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CMAT Syllabus 2018

Updated On - January 4th 2018 by SOUMYA SEHGAL

CMAT 2018 Syllabus- All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) does not release an official syllabus for CMAT. However, on the basis of CMAT Question Papers, we have curated CMAT Syllabus for all four sections- Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

CMAT 2018 is scheduled for January 20 in online mode. The paper will have 25 questions from each section, each carrying 4 marks. The total duration of CMAT Exam is 3 hoursCheck complete CMAT Exam Pattern

The updated section-wise CMAT Syllabus is given below. Read on.

CMAT Syllabus 2018-Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

  • This section is designed to assess a candidate’s numerical aptitude and basic mathematical ability.
  • It also evaluates the rate of problem solving capability of the candidates and their understanding of certain mathematical concepts.
  • Data interpretation includes interpretation of data given in various statistical forms like Pie charts, graphs etc. and solving problems based on the interpreted data.
  • The candidates must know various short cuts to calculations like common multiple digit multiplications, log tables, squares and cubes in order to enhance the problem-solving speed.

Detailed CMAT Syllabus for QA/DI

CMAT Syllabus 2018 for QA/DI
Geometry(Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc.)
Ratios and ProportionPercentages
In-equations Quadratic and linear equationsAlgebra
Profit & LossAverages
Partnership (Accounts)Time-Speed-Distance
Work and timeNumber system
HCF & LCMGeometric Progression
Arithmetic progressionArithmetic mean
Geometric meanHarmonic mean
Number Base SystemBODMAS
MensurationAllegation & Mixtures
WorkPipes and Cisterns
Simple Interest & Compound InterestSet Theory
Venn diagramInstallment Payments
Permutations CombinationsTrigonometry
VectorsBinomial Expansion
Co-ordinate geometryLogarithm
CalendarMaxima & Minima Progression
Surds & IndicesComplex numbers

Read more about  CMAT QA/DI Section

CMAT 2018 Syllabus-Logical Reasoning

This section is devised to evaluate the candidates’ ability to solve various problems logically and analytically. The various topics included in this section are:

CMAT Syllabus 2018 for Logical Reasoning
Critical reasoningVisual reasoning
Seating ArrangementSelection
DirectionBlood Relations
Assumption-Premise-ConclusionAssertion and reasons
Clocks and CalendarsAnalogy Test
Cause and EffectsRanking Tests
Statements and assumptionsIdentifying valid inferences
Identifying argumentsStatements and conclusions
Cause and EffectIdentifying probably true probably false
Matrix ArrangementsNon Verbal Reasoning

Read more about  CMAT Logical Reasoning Section

CMAT 2018 Syllabus- Language Comprehension

This section assess the candidates’ command over the English language, his Reading Comprehension ability and Critical Reasoning. The questions in this section includes the following topics:

CMAT Syllabus 2018 for Verbal Ability
Verbal ReasoningSyllogisms
Contextual usageAnalogies
AntonymsFill In the Blanks
Jumbled paragraphsSentence Correction
Foreign language words used in EnglishSentence completion
Sentence correctionOdd one out
IdiomsOne word substitution
Different usage of same word Fact Inference and Judgement (FIJ)

Read more about  CMAT Verbal Ability Section

CMAT Syllabus 2018- General Awareness 

This section covers two topics- Current Affairs and Static GK. Candidates can prepare from the topics given below:

CMAT Syllabus 2018 for General Awareness
Current AffairsBusiness
Punch line of companiesTop officials of big companies
Major corporate eventsFamous award and prizes
World RecordsBooks and authors
GeographyInternational organizations
Important quotationsSocial issues
Politics Everyday life

Read about CMAT Result

CMAT 2018 Sample Papers

Practicing sample papers are an integral part of preparation for any examination. All aspiring candidates of CMAT 2018 must go through all kinds of available CMAT Sample Papers and Previous Years’ papers. By doing so, the candidates will get an idea of the CMAT 2018 Exam Pattern and the level of difficulty of the question paper. They can also learn to manage time in the examination by practicing the sample papers.

Besides that, CMAT Sample Papers act as a means of self-evaluation for the upcoming examination. It will also give an exposure to the candidates about the varieties of questions that can come in the CMAT 2018 Question Paper. 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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