# CMAT Paper Analysis 2024, Shift-wise Analysis, Difficulty Level

by Girish Sharma Thu 16 May 2024 03:31 PM 950

CMAT Paper Analysis 2024 is now live. The CMAT exam 2024 shifts 1 and 2, were conducted from 9 am to 12 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm respectively, on May 15, 2024. CMAT exam analysis is prepared based on experts' reviews. In this article, we will share the CMAT 2024 paper analysis  of both shifts, shift-wise analysis, which includes an in-depth discussion of the test structure, its difficulty level, good attempts, and the expected cutoffs etc.

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2024

Check out the important specifications of CMAT 2024:

 Particular Details Total Number of Questions 100 Questions Duration 3 hours Total Marks 400 Marks Per Correct Question 4 Marks Marks Per Incorrect Question 1 Mark

Also Check, CMAT Answer Key 2024

## CMAT Exam Analysis 2024: Question Paper Pattern

The CMAT 2024 test had five sections, with 20 questions in each part for a total of 80 marks. You can see how hard each part of the CMAT exam was.

 CMAT Section Number Of Questions Maximum Mark Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (QT & DI) 20 80 Logical Reasoning (LR) 20 80 Language Comprehension (LC) 20 80 Language Comprehension (LC) 20 80 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 20 80

## CMAT Exam Analysis 2024: Shift-Wise Difficulty Level

Each section in the CMAT section has a different difficulty level to have a balanced paper overall. It is also done to test the right skill of the candidate. Check out the section-wise difficulty level of both shifts below:

### CMAT Shift 1 Paper Analysis 2024

The CMAT 2024 exam has five sections with 20 questions each: Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The total time given to attempt all 100 questions is 180 minutes (3 hours).

 CMAT sections CMAT 2024 Shift 1 Difficulty Level No.Of Questions Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (QT & DI) Easy - Moderate 20 Logical Reasoning (LR) Easy - Moderate 20 Language Comprehension (LC) Moderate 20 General Awareness (GA) Moderate 20 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Moderate 20 Overall Slightly easier than last year. Easier Quant and LR increase importance of other 3 sections

### CMAT Shift 2 Paper Analysis 2024

The NTA held the CMAT Shift 2 Exam Analysis 2024 in a computer-based test mode, with 100 questions across 5 sections and a 3-hour time limit. The exam's difficulty level has been updated based on expert and student reviews. Check complete CMAT shift 2 paper analysis on below table:-

 CMAT sections CMAT 2024 Shift 2 Difficulty Level No.Of Questions Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (QT & DI) Easy - Moderate 20 Logical Reasoning (LR) Easy - Moderate 20 Language Comprehension (LC) Moderate 20 General Awareness (GA) Moderate 20 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Moderate 20 Overall Quant, LR same difficult as last year, Language comprehension slightly harder than last year, GK was tough, entreprenuship was slightly easier than last year

Also Check, CMAT Score Calculator 2024

## CMAT Previous Year Paper Analysis

In the past, candidates found the Quant and DI sections of the CMAT exam to be challenging. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship section had moderate difficulty with a focus on current affairs. Language Comprehension was considered easy with more questions on antonyms-synonyms and para jumbles.

Candidates can check the CMAT Previous Year Paper analysis (2023-2017) provided here to get an idea about the expected difficulty level for CMAT 2024 exam

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2023

The CMAT 2023 exam had a moderate difficulty level in the morning session and was relatively easier in the afternoon. The Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation section was more challenging than the other sections. A detailed analysis of both sessions, No Of questions, Marks per question, Good Attempts, Difficulty level can be found below.

 Section No Of questions Marks per question Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20 4 80 Easy Logical Reasoning 20 4 80 Easy Language Comprehension 20 4 80 Easy General Awareness 20 4 80 Medium Innovation and Entrepreneurship 20 4 80 Medium Total 100 400

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2022

The CMAT 2022 exam had 100 multiple choice questions in 5 sections with a negative marking of 25%. It was a 3-hour exam worth 400 marks. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship section was moderately difficult, Language Comprehension and Logical Reasoning were easier than last year, Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation were tougher than last year, and General Awareness was less focused on current affairs and of moderate difficulty.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Innovation & Entrepreneurship 20 80 Easy Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 20 80 Easy-Moderate Logical Reasoning 20 80 Easy-Moderate Language Comprehension 20 80 Easy General Awareness 20 80 Moderate

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2021

The CMAT 2021 exam was held on March 31 in two slots, with an optional section given an extra half hour. The computer-based exam lasted for three hours with five sections of 25 multiple-choice questions each. Correct answers were given four marks and a penalty of one mark for every wrong answer. There was no sectional time limit, and candidates could move freely across sections throughout the exam duration.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100 Moderate General Awareness 25 100 Moderate-Difficult Logical Reasoning 25 100 Easy-Moderate Language Comprehension 25 100 Moderate Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Optional) 25 100 Moderate Total 100+25 400+100 Moderate

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2020

The Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section of the exam had easy to moderate level questions, with six questions on reading comprehension and the rest on verbal ability. The general awareness section was considered difficult by candidates, with some ambiguous questions on topics such as the Indian Constitution and recent acts of Parliament.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation Analysis 25 100 Easy Logical Reasoning 25 100 Moderately Difficult Language Comprehension 25 100 Easy General Awareness 25 100 Difficult Total 100 400 Moderate

## CMAT Paper Analysis 2019

The CMAT 2019 Shift-2 exam was moderately difficult with a focus on current affairs and static facts in the GK section. The cut offs are expected to be low and the exam was rescheduled in Srinagar for January 29, 2019. This is the first CMAT conducted by NTA.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Language Comprehension 25 100 Moderate to difficult Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100 Quant Moderate, DI difficult Logical Reasoning 25 100 Moderate General Awareness 25 100 Moderate to difficult

## CMAT Exam Analysis 2018

The CMAT 2018 was not surprising and had a moderate difficulty level, but Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness were slightly harder. Students found half of the Data Interpretation and the General Awareness section to be difficult, but hoped to do well in the Quant and Language Comprehension sections as they were easier to understand.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100 Moderate Logical Reasoning 25 100 Moderate to Difficult Language Comprehension 25 100 Moderate General Awareness 25 100 Moderate to Difficult

## CMAT Exam Analysis 2017

The General Awareness section of an exam covered topics such as economic developments, government policies, and initiatives like Demonetization and Digital India. Arithmetic had the most questions, with other topics like Algebra, Geometry, and Modern Math also included. The reading comprehension section had four passages, with three being short and one being lengthy. The Logical Reasoning section had independent questions rather than set-based ones.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Difficulty Level Language Comprehension 25 100 Easy Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100 Easy Logical Reasoning 25 100 Moderate General Awareness 25 100 Tough

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