CMAT Exam Pattern

CMAT is conducted in online mode in two slots (Morning and Noon). The exam consists of four sections: Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation and General Awareness. Each section has 25 questions, making a total of 100 questions and each carrying four marks.


  • CMAT is a computer-based online entrance exam for admission into AICTE approved B-schools.

  • CMAT is conducted in two slots and has four sections.

  • The total number of questions are 100, with each section having 25 questions.

  • ThereĀ are four options for each question.

  • The time duration of the entrance exam is 180 minutes.

  • There was no sectional time limit.

Section-wise Details

Sections Number of questions Total marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
Total 100 400

Marking Scheme

Each correct answer will be awarded +4 marks. Also, there will be a negative marking of -1 mark for each incorrect answer.