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Day 4 & Day 5 analysis of CMAT September 2015-16

Published On: 30 Sep 2014 | Last Updated On: 30 Sep 2014

Day 4 and Day 5 of the Common Management Admission Test September 2015-16 First Test (CMAT September 2015-16 First Test) were held on Sunday, September 28 and Monday, September 29, 2014. There were no surprise elements in the examination on these 2 days.

CMAT September 2015-16 First Test was conducted from Thursday, September 25 till Monday, September 29, 2014.

The CMAT test consists of four sections, namely, Quantitative Technique (QT) and Data Interpretation (DI), Language Comprehension (LC), Logical Reasoning (LR) as well as Current/General Awareness (C/GA).

The questions on the last two days of the examination were comparatively easier, although the LC and Quant sections included few difficult questions. DI and LR had time-consuming questions. However, the test was overall moderate on these 2 days, with only a few tough questions in each section.

Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation:

The questions in the Quant section on Day 4 and Day 5 were moderate. There was an assortment of questions based on Geometry, Algebra, Permutation-Combination, Profit and Loss, Numbers, Mensuration, etc. Although it was not a tough section, few questions were time-consuming. The DI questions were lengthy.

Language Comprehension:

The section had three Reading Comprehension (RC) passages consisting of 300 to 400 words, which were followed by 15 to 16 questions. All the passages were moderate. The questions on the RC passages were mainly on facts, inference, etc. The section also had questions on Fill in the Blanks, Correction of Errors, Vocabulary and Jumbled Sentences. Altogether 10 questions out of 25 were based on core English grammar, use of Synonyms and Antonyms, use of Prepositions, Tenses, Subject Verb Agreement, etc. Candidates need to have clarity on basic concepts to do well in this section. The questions were of mixed type, with more moderate and a few tricky questions.

Logical Reasoning:

The reasoning problems on the last 2 days were easier. The questions were not in sets and one question had to be answered on each data, which made the overall section little time-consuming. The section had questions on Circular Arrangement, Venn Diagrams, Routes, etc. Some questions were time-consuming but the overall section was easy.

Current/General Awareness:

The questions in this section on Day 4 and Day 5 of CMAT September 2015-16 First Test were not tough, although they were different from regular ones. The questions mainly focused on General Awareness. The section had a mix of conventional as well as international General Knowledge (GK). A majority of the questions were based on Constitution of India, General Science, Fiscal system of India (including taxation, type of tax, etc.), Sports, World Affairs and Abbreviations.

To access the CMAT Sept 2015-16 Day 1 analysis, please click here.

To access the CMAT Sept 2015-16 Day 2 analysis, please click here.

To access the CMAT Sept 2015-16 Day 3 analysis, please click here.

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