The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) February 2014 was conducted from 20 February till 24 February, 2014. More than one lakh registrations were received for the computer based test. The test was overall predictable and easy to moderate level.
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI)
There were 25 questions in this section from Algebra, Arithmetic, Percentages, Ratio, Geometry and Modern Mathematics. About 15 questions were easy and quick to solve and 7 to 8 were moderate. There were two DI question sets table and pie chart were easy. Overall, the section was easy to moderate, with only couple of tough questions.
Verbal Ability (VA)
Out of 25 questions, 15 questions were from reading comprehension. The section had one question each from Logical Continuation and Fact, Inference and Judgement. There were five passages of Reading Comprehension (RC), with three questions per passage. The average length of passage varried from 300 to 500 words. There were questions from vocabulary, parajumble and grammar also. Overall, the section was easy.
Analytical Reasoning (AR)
In this section, about a couple of questions each were framed on Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Cubes, Syllogisms, Clocks and Calendars, True-False Statements, Statement Conclusions, etc. The majority of the questions were on Conditional Reasoning (8 questions) and Arrangements (5 questions). There were two questions on Data Sufficiency, which can be termed easy to moderate. Merely two questions in this section can be considered tough. Overall, the section was moderate.
General Awareness (GA)
There was a blend of static and dynamic General Knowledge (GK) questions in this section. Overall, the section was moderate. About 7 to 8 questions were from current affairs and the remaining were from static GK. There were couple of image based questions as well.