Complete Details for the CMAT 2022 Exam

A career in business management has all the ingredients to become the “perfect job” you can seek as a corporate professional. Therefore, it’s only fair that the aspirants should go through a few rigorous rounds of academic and personality tests to ensure that their true talent shines bright.

CMAT is one such exam that opens the gateway for business management aspirants to secure admissions to some of the best B-schools in India.

Endeavor Careers assists in formulating an optimized exam preparation strategy when you sign-up for CMAT preparation online. You get access to video lectures, printed modules, world-class trainers, personal mock interviews, career counseling, and a lot more.

Have a look at the table below to understand the CMAT 2022 exam structure, marking scheme, and much more:

CMAT Exam Particulars Details
CMAT exam conducting body  National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of CMAT 2022 Examination Computer-Based (CBT) mode
CMAT exam time duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
Total questions 100
Number of questions per section 20
Marks granted for a correct answer 4
Negative Marking Yes (1 mark to be deducted for an correct answer)
Maximum Attainable Marks 400
Examination Shifts 2 Shifts


What is the Syllabus for CMAT 2022?

CMAT 2022 will have a total of 5 sections covering language, quants, reasoning, and much more. Each section will have 20 questions. Therefore, you’ll have 3 hours during the exam to answer 100 questions.

You don’t need to worry about all these things when you sign-up for Endeavor’s MBA-CMAT 2022 magic toolkit course. You get 90+ video lectures, more than 100 tests for all the topics, 30+ mock tests, downloadable e-books, and a lot more in this course.

Here’s a detailed overview of the CMAT 2022 exam sections and section-wise distribution of questions and marks:

CMAT 2022 Exam Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Section-wise
Language Comprehension   20 80
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20 80
Logical Reasoning 20 80
General Awareness 20 80
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 20 80
Total Sections: 5 100 400

Note that you can appear for Endeavor’s scholarship tests and enroll yourself into pocket-friendly courses like the CMAT 2022 magic toolkit compact for your CMAT preparation online.

CMAT 2022 – Important Dates and Events

Students and management aspirations should keep a note of these important dates before starting their CMAT preparation online:

Events Dates (Announced and Tentative)
CMAT 2022 registration start date February 16, 2022
Last date for CMAT 2022 Application Submission March 17, 2022
Application correction window March 19 to 21, 2022
Availability of Examination Admit Card To be announced
CMAT 22 Exam Date To be announced
Announcement of CMAT Result 2022 To be announced

We advise all the CMAT 2022 aspirants to not wait till the last date and register as well within time to avoid last-minute hiccups.

How to Prepare for the CMAT 2022 Examination?

Phase 1: Cover the Syllabus

Covering the syllabus for any examination isn’t as straightforward as it sounds. Why? It’s because there are several distractions and wrong practices that keep you away from covering all the topics that are part of your CMAT course.

Mistakes like overspending time on a particular topic, leaving too much for the fag end of your preparation strategy are a few classical examples. However, we, at Endeavor Careers, ensure that this doesn’t happen to our candidates.

Our curated study material helps you in your CMAT preparation online. Our trainers solve your doubts instantly to remove any roadblocks in your learning journey. Therefore, it’s imperative to follow a structured learning approach to ensure you cover the entire CMAT 2022 curriculum.

Phase 2: Restrict Your Study Material and References

Yes, you read that right! You need to proactively restrict the study material you leverage in your CMAT preparation. A lot of books hamper your preparation strategy, just as too many cooks spoil the broth.

How can you do that? Here are a few pointers that can help:

  • Get rid of similar (or almost similar) books/notes
  • Avoid asking your friends and colleagues for their reference books
  • Don’t include any new book mid-way through your CMAT preparation journey

Following these simple steps can help you curate the study material. It’s a vital aspect of your CMAT preparation because with so many distractions already out there, you don’t want your books to become one.

Phase 3: Appear for Mock Tests

Join a CMAT test series 2022 whenever you finish the entire exam syllabus. Test series have an additional role to play apart from acclimatizing you with the test’s environment. You comprehend a lot about time management, stress management, and more by appearing in a mock test series.

Endeavor’s curated mock test series offers the best CMAT mocks that focus on quality more than quantity. Our mantra for conducting mocks is simple – each mock should take you a step closer to glory. We don’t want our students to line up for mocks one after the other without even analyzing how they’re performing.

It’s critical for students to appear for the test series with utmost sincerity. Moreover, your mannerisms, punctuality, and zeal to score good marks should remain consistent, be it a mock test or the real one.

Phase 4: Revise and Revisit

Revisions become easier and more efficient when you’ve prepared quality notes. A notebook that contains all the formulas, a copy that has all the important questions, and a few loose pages that remind you about the topics you need to give that extra minute.

Don’t just run through the notes while revising. Pick a topic, recall everything that you remember, be it a theorem or a formula, and then take a glance at the book. It’s imperative to “question before revision” to ensure that all the bells ring at the right time when you see any topic that’s part of the CMAT course.

In case you weren’t able to cover a few topics during your preparation journey, bid them adieu because you shouldn’t touch anything new in the revision phase. Lastly, try to maintain a calm head and relax before the exam day.

Plan for CMAT 2023 in Advance with Endeavor Careers!

CMAT 2023, much like CMAT 2022, would be conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency). You can take a head-start by starting your CMAT 2023 preparation journey by joining Endeavor Careers’ CMAT batch.

We offer end-to-end learning programs, one-to-one mentoring sessions, curated mock test series, weekly assessments, and a lot more. Our students from previous batches are our testimony to the hard work that all our trainers and mentors put in every single day.

Here’s wishing the CMAT 2022 candidates all the luck in the world and welcoming CMAT 2023 aspirants to become a part of Endeavor’s family!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is the CMAT exam easier than CAT?

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) ranges in the difficult bracket of medium to hard. The Common Admission Test (CAT) has a difficulty level of hard to very hard. Therefore, CMAT is a slightly easier exam when compared to CAT.

In which cities would CMAT 2022 be conducted?

CMAT 2022 would be a CBT (computer-based test) exam conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency). The exam would be held in more than 150 cities. A few cities out of these 150+ cities include Port Blair, Guntur, Vijayawada, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Shimla, Srinagar, Indore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mirzapur, Delhi, Bengaluru, and many more.

What is the CMAT 2022 exam eligibility?

The candidate appearing for CMAT 2022 must be an Indian citizen with a Bachelor’s degree recognized by AICTE, UGC, or the Indian government. The students should meet the minimum percentage criteria as per their course, and there’s no maximum age criteria for CMAT 2022.

Which colleges accept CMAT 2022 scores?

Several prestigious management institutes like the Great Lakes Institute of Management, JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai, PUMBA, and more accept CMAT scores in India.

Should I join a coaching institute for CMAT preparation?

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question as it varies from one student to another. However, Endeavor Careers is a prestigious coaching institute that offers the best CMAT online coaching for your exam preparation. The experienced trainers at Endeavor are some of the best brains in the country and their strategic insights streamline your CMAT preparation journey.

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