The CMAT notification 2022 was released on 16th February 2022, and the CMAT exam 2022 is scheduled to be held on 9th April 2022. So candidates are advised to start their preparations as early as possible to ace the CMAT exam successfully. In order to score well in CMAT 2022, candidates need to solve CMAT Previous years’ question papers. Candidates can check the CMAT question paper 2020 and CMAT question paper 2019.
In this article,
- CMAT Exam Pattern 2022
- CMAT Question Paper 2020
- Download CMAT Previous Years’ Papers
- Advantages of Solving the CMAT Previous Years’ Question Papers
In 2021, the CMAT paper had an optional section, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which had 25 questions. In this article, we will discuss in detail the CMAT exam previous years’ question paper pattern to help the candidates get familiar with the exam pattern and CMAT syllabus. Also, we have curated the CMAT question paper with the solution in pdf.
CMAT Exam Pattern 2022
The CMAT question paper 2020 consisted of 4 sections – Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. Each section consisted of 25 questions, and the candidates had to attempt the CMAT Question paper 2020 in 3 hours. However, the CMAT Question paper 2021 had 5 sections – Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, and an optional section, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was added. The candidates who opted for Innovation and Entrepreneurship were given additional 30 minutes to solve the newly added Innovation and Entrepreneurship section. The CMAT question paper 2022 will consist of 5 sections as well. The detailed CMAT Exam pattern 2022 and the 2020 & 2021 exam patterns are given below.
|Sections||No. of Questions|
|CMAT 2020||CMAT 2021||CMAT 2022|
|Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation||25||25||20|
|Innovation & Entrepreneurship||–||25 (Optional)||20|
Each correct response in the CMAT exam 2022 carries +4 marks, and for each incorrect response, -1 will be deducted. However, no marks will be deducted for unattempted questions. CMAT question paper 2022 will consist of a total of 400 marks.
CMAT Question Paper 2020
It is necessary that candidates solve the CMAT question paper 2020 to prepare well for the exam. The paper consisted of 4 sections, as mentioned above. Each section had 25 questions. Candidates can download the CMAT question papers for a better understanding of the exam pattern.
Download CMAT Previous Years’ Papers
The medium of the CMAT exam is English only, and it is a Computer Based online test. Candidates need to practise the CMAT previous years’ question papers so that they can understand the difficulty level of the exam and the type of questions asked. The table below provides the link to the CMAT previous years’ question papers pdf, and candidates can download them easily.
|CMAT 2020||CMAT 2020 Question Paper PDF|
|CMAT 2019||CMAT 2019 Question Paper PDF|
There are innumerable benefits of solving the CMAT previous years’ papers. Listed below are some of the benefits of solving the CMAT Previous years’ question papers:
- Candidates can understand the papers well and get themselves acquainted with the exam pattern. They get to know the important scoring sections in the paper.
- By practising the CMAT mock test, candidates also get a real-time experience of the paper.
- Candidates get to know their weak areas/topics and can further work on them to enhance their performance.
- Solving the previous years’ question papers will increase the speed, and it will also greatly help in time management.