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CMAT Exam 2023

Common Management Admission Test

Exam Level


Exam Format


Conducted Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of Exam

Once A Year

Exam Category

National Level Exam

Mode of Payment


Mode of Exam




CMAT Exam Pattern 2022

CMAT Exam will be conducted by NTA In 2022 so it can be expected that CMAT Exam pattern remains unchanged like the previous pattern. The exam is planned for 20th March 2022 and it is organised in two batches.

Official Mock test will release by NTA form the preparation of CMAT exam at the official website of NTA ( It will help the participants to make known with the screen, layout and navigation.

Read more to ensure details about CMAT Exam pattern, marking scheme, Mock Test and other important topics.

CMAT Exam Pattern in Details

  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based mode. 
  • Medium of Exam: The medium should be English only.
  • Nature of Questions: Objective type (MCQs)
  • Marking Scheme: Students get 4 marks for each right answer and there will be negative marking also for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
  • Number of Questions – Total 125 questions are there divided into 25 questions per section.


No. Of Questions

Total Marks

Language Comprehension



Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation



Logical Reasoning



General Awareness



Innovation & Entrepreneurship



CMAT Exam Pattern for QA/DI

  • For this section of CMAT Exam, the participants must practice their speed and accuracy. The important factor is calculation only when it comes to answering the questions in this section.
  • In this section, questions come only single not in the sets.
  • The integral part of the section is Arithematic operations and modern maths.
  • Participants should have good efficiency in solving questions from topics like Time and Distance, Geometry, Numbers, Profit and Loss, Simple equations and Time and Work.

CMAT Exam Pattern for Logical Reasoning

  • In this section, the questions come from general topics like Puzzles, Statements and Conclusions, Cause and effect, Assumptions and Conclusions and missing term in the figure.
  • Arrangement topics like linear, seating, sequencing and arranging with conditions were also asked.

CMAT Exam Pattern for Language Comprehension

  • In this section, the commonly asked questions were Para-jumbles fill in the blanks, identification of word meaning by selecting correct synonym and antonym, idioms, sentence correction, identification of correct sentence, etc.
  • Reading comprehension is most important for this section so participants have to read newspaper and novels etc. to increase their reading habit and sharpen their verbal skills.
  • The 500-600 words long passages are not too difficult so there is no fixed rule on framing the questions in RC.

CMAT Exam Pattern for General Awareness

      • General knowledge questions divided into 3 sections i.e. Conventional, Current and Business & Economics. 
      • For this section, the participants should be well known the latest current affairs; especially in the two sections were Business and Economics.


Ansal University

Victoria University

IIBS Bangalore

UPES Dehradun


IIMT Group


EMPI Business School



Alliance University

Presidency university