CMAT Exam 2017- AICTE CMAT 2017 Analysis, Result Date

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  • Date: 2017-01-31 15:10:08
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CMAT 2017 Result Date AICTE CMAT 2017 Analysis 

CMAT Jan 2017 was conducted on January 28, on a single day and in two slots from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM and from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Each centre accommodated a vast number of students. The biometric authentication process went off smoothly at most centers.

This is the Analysis of the first Slot.

Overall, the test was simpler than last year and mostly of an easier level as compared to CMAT 2016. For a change, time was not at a premium and some students reported to have completed the paper in less than 3 hours, leaving them time to check their answers

The sections were:

·         Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation - 25 questions

·         Logical Reasoning - 25 questions

·         Language Comprehension - 25 questions

·         General Awareness - 25 questions  

Each of the four sections had many easy questions. The Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation section had 2-3 moderately difficult questions, the rest were easy. The Logical Reasoning section had 1-2 difficult questions. The Language Comprehension section contained 5-6 difficult questions; the rest were of an easy-medium level of difficulty. The GK section was moderately challenging, with around 7 difficult questions.

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In the General Awareness Section, questions were related to current economic developments and government policies like Demonetization, Digital India initiatives, Ease of Doing Business. One of the questions was on Noble Prize 2016 awarded for Music.

CMAT 2017 exam had easy questions on mix of all the Quant areas like Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Number system, Modern Math among others.

Reading Comprehension had the major share in Language comprehension section with 15 questions. In Logical Reasoning section, all questions were independent, and not set based.

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CMAT EXAM 2017 ANALYSIS

Exam Pattern: No change

CMAT 2017 exam had 100 questions in MCQ format. There were 4 sections with 25 questions in each section. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks in CMAT and every wrong answer will carry a penalty of -1 negative mark. Total maximum marks are 400.

Section

Total questions

Marks for each correct answer

Total marks

Negative Marks for each wrong answer

Difficulty level

Language Comprehension  

25

    4

100

  -1

Easy

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

25

    4

100

  -1

Easy

Logical Reasoning

25

    4

100

  -1

Moderate

General Awareness

25

    4

100

  -1

Tough

 


SECTIONAL ANALYSIS, PERCENTILE & SCORES 
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation (Quant & DI)

Total questions

25

Difficulty level

Easy to moderate

Major Topics

Arithmetic – Profit & Loss, percentage; Number system; Algebra; Geometry; Modern Math

Good attempts for 96-99 sectional percentile

20-22

 


The share of questions on Data Interpretation in CMAT remained low again with 4-5 questions out of total 25 questions. Those who attempted the easy questions first and then moved to difficult questions in this section would emerge as winner.

 

Logical Reasoning

Total questions

25

Difficulty level

Moderate

Major Topics

Arrangements, Family tree, groups

Question types

Individual questions not based on sets

Good attempts for 95-99 sectional percentile

19-21

 

 
Language Comprehension

Total questions

25

Difficulty level

Moderate

Major topics

RC Passages, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, vocabulary usage

Share of RC passages – 15 questions

3 Short RC passages with 3 questions each
1 Long RC passage with 6 questions

Question types

Directly related to RC passage

Good attempts for 95-99 sectional percentile

20-22

 


Language comprehension in CMAT had questions on Verbal Ability as well Reading Comprehension. CMAT had 4 passages with a total of 15 questions. Overall the section was easy but a few of the questions were of higher difficulty also.

Most of the questions were easy to answer but a few questions following the short passages were difficult. Remaining 10 questions focused on vocabulary; grammar; fill in the blanks, statements.

 

General Awareness (GK)

Total questions

25

Difficulty level

Moderate to difficult

Major topics

Current affairs, static GK

Good attempts for 95-99 sectional percentile

14-18

 

 
Going by its reputation of being a game changer, GK had mix of questions on current affairs and on conventional topics.

There were questions on Brahmos Missile; Brahmaputra River; which country apart from India resorted to Demonetization and later withdrew it; Ease of doing business; Nobel Prize awardees in the field of Music; pillars in the digital India logo among others.

 

Expected sectional cut offs


Section

Total attempts

Percentile at 90% accurate attempts

Percentile at 80% accurate attempts

Percentile at 70% accurate attempts

Quant & DI

20-22

99

98

95

Language Comprehension

20-22

99

98

95

Logical Reasoning

19-21

99

98

95

General Awareness

14-18

99

97

95

 


 

Expected overall percentile cut offs

Overall score

Cut off percentile

220-230

99

180-190

95

160-170

90

150-160

85

135-140

80

125-130

75

115-120

70

105-110

65

100-105

60

 


 

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CMAT Result 2017 Date

Common Management Admission Test 2017 is an national level entrance examination organized by All India Council for Technical Education as per the guidelines of MHRD. Candidate who are qualified in the exam are provided with admission in to various Management Programmes. This Year CMAT is Held on 28th January 2017. Applicants in huge number have completed the three hour examination. To the selected candidates admissions are given in AICTE Approved Management Colleges.

As the exam is completed successfully the candidates are looking for AICTE CMAT 2017 Result Date which will be announced on 10th February 2017 (Expected). The Steps given below can help the candidates to download the results of the examination.

§  First visit the official site of the organization aicte-cmat.in

§  Then to the left the candidates can find an direct link to CMAT Result 2017

§  From this link the candidates can get their results.

§  Provide the details to Know CMAT 2017 Result.

§  Take a printout of these results for future reference.

 

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