CMAT 2021 Syllabus

MBA PGDM Exam details

CMAT 2021 Syllabus

CMAT 2021 is a national level entrance exam conducted at all India level to take participation in the admission process of Management Colleges. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT ) 2021 scores will be accepted by all AICTE approved MBA /PGDM Institutions and Universities.

CMAT is the only exam that is accepted by many colleges for conducting various stages in their admission process. Candidates who qualify for the cut-off specific colleges and universities will go to the next stages like Group Discussion /Group Exercise, Essay writing, and Personal Interviews. CMAT Scores are accepted by different Top B-School In India like DMS Pumba, Nirma University, NIA Pune, NIBM Pune, Great lakes, and IFMR – GBS KREA University Chennai. CMAT Question paper is a computer-based exam that will be conducted in English language only. There will be 4 sections and each will contain 25 questions. Duration for the CMAT 2021 Exam is 3 hours and there will be 4 marks allotted for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

More than 70000 candidates appear for the CMAT exam every year to take admission into Top MBA/ PGDM Colleges in India. To qualify the cut off of Top B-Schools or universities like PUMBA, Nirma University, Tapmi, NIA, NIBM, IFMR Chennai and XIME Bangalore candidates require a lot of smart preparation and dedicate time study schedule for better understanding of all the topic covered in the CMAT Exam/Candidates need to concentrate for all the section such as Quantitative Ability, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

Below is the list of topics that may be included in the CMAT 2021 Exam:-

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation



Quadratic & Linear Equations




Simple interest & Compound Interest



Work & Time


Number System



Alligations & Mixtures


Permutations & Combinations


Language Comprehension


English Usage Errors

Paragraph Completion

Sentence Correction

Sentence Rearrangement

Reading Comprehension

Antonyms - Synonyms

One Word Substitution

Logical Reasoning 



  Statement –Conclusion

Symbol-based problems

Cause and effect

Critical reasoning

True and False Statements


Blood relationship test

Sequences and series

Linear arrangements

Strong - Weak arguments

Statements and assumptions


Series, Coding and decoding

General Awareness 

Indian Constitution

World History

Science and Technology



Economic and Business

Current Affairs

Science & Technology

Books and Prizes

International Affairs


Policies and Schemes

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