CMAT 2024 Exam Live Updates; Shift 1 and Shift 2 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Cut Offs

CMAT 2024 Exam Live Updates; Shift 1 and Shift 2 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Cut Offs

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CMAT 2024 exam was held today at various test centres across India. The exam was held in two shifts and its duration will be 3 hours. CMAT 2024 , both shifts was moderate this year. Check here CMAT 2024 exam live updates including shift wise pattern, question paper, analysis, answer key, expected cut offs, etc.

CMAT 2024 exam live updates

CMAT 2024 live updates -exam analysis

CMAT 2024 exam was held today in two shifts. The first shift was held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and second shift was held from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Over 70,000 candidates are expected to appear for CMAT exam which is being held in computer based test mode at various test centres across India.

CMAT 2024 shift 1 and shift 2 both were moderate. There were no surprise questions and the pattern was same as last year. Overall good attempts for CMAT 2024 can be around 75-80. 

CMAT is a national level exam conducted by the NTA. Its score is accepted by all AICTE approved colleges. Candidates who will qualify CMAT 2024 exam, will be eligible for admission to MBA/PGDM courses offered by over 1,300 MBA colleges in India.

CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern

There is no change in the CMAT exam pattern. Check below the sectional break up of the CMAT question paper.

Sections

No. of Questions

Maximum Mark

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

20

80

Logical Reasoning

20

80

Language Comprehension

20

80

General Awareness

20

80

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

20

80

Total

100

400

 CMAT 2024 Exam Guidelines

  • Candidates appearing for CMAT 2024 should carry two copies of their admit card to the test centre.
  • They should carry a photo ID card issued by the government of India for identification process.
  • They must reach the examination centre as per the reporting time mentioned in their CMAT admit card 2024.
  • Gates will close 30 minutes before the exam time, so candidates must reach before that.
  • They must not carry any electronic item, metal item, bags and any sort of valuable.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry stationary items other than a blue/black ball point pen.

Also Read: Live Updates: MAH MBA CET 2024 final answer key out; result expected soon

LIVE UPDATE

Update 33 mins ago

CMAT 2024 Exam Live Updates

  • 8:19 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 score vs percentile

    Given below is the table indicating how much CMAT 2024 score will convert into how much percentile.

    CMAT Percentile

    CMAT score 2024 (expected)

    99.5

    305

    99

    295

    95

    262

    90

    245

    80

    215

     

  • 7:14 PM IST15 May 2024

    Official CMAT 2024 answer key release date

    Official CMAT 2024 answer key is expected to be released in 2-3 days, most likely by May 19, 2024. NTA has not announced the official release date though.

  • 6:47 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 2, number of good attempts

    The difficulty level of CMAT 2024 shift 2 was same as shift 1 so the number of good attempts is similar:

    MAT 2024 Sections

    Number of Good Attempts

    Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

    16-17

    Logical Reasoning

    16-17

    Language Comprehension

    16-17

    General Awareness

    11-12

    Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    11-12

    Total

    70-75

     

  • 6:28 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 Shift 2 ends, difficulty level same as shift 1

    As per the initial reports coming in for CMAT 2024 shift 2, the difficulty level of shift 2 was same as shift 1, i.e. moderate. Detailed analysis to follow soon.

  • 5:31 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam live updates: Expected cut offs soon

    Shiksha will Share expected CMAT 2024 cut offs, estimated on the basis of shift 1 and shift 2 soon. The expected cut offs will help you in assessing your admission chances.

  • 5:00 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam: shift 2 to end at 6:00 pm

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 is underway at various examination centres across India. The session will get over at 6:00 pm.  

  • 4:21 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 2, expected difficulty level

    CMAT 2024 shift 2, sectional difficulty level is expected to be:

    • English: Easy
    • Quantitative Aptitude: Moderate
    • Logical Reasoning: Easy
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Easy
    • General Knowledge: Moderate
  • 3:55 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 Shift 2 Question Paper break up

    The CMAT question paper 2024 shift 2 will have 100 questions. Here’s the break up:

    CMAT Sections

    Number of Questions

    Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

    20

    Logical Reasoning

    20

    Language Comprehension

    20

    General Awareness

    20

    Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    20

  • 3:29 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 Shift 2 expected to be moderate

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 is expected to be moderate. The test structure and question type will be same as shift 1. There is usually not much difference between CMAT question papers in terms of difficulty level.

  • 3:04 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 starts

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 has commenced at various test centres. Entry gates are closed and no entry is allowed at the venues until 6 pm. The second shift of CMAT 2024 is expected to have the same types of questions as asked in shift 1. 

  • 2:45 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 1- GK topics and questions

    GK had question on Lionel Messi, panchayat system, constitution day, civilization, ancient empires, kathakali, Asian Games 2026, green revolution, etc.

  • 2:23 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 1- topics and questions

    Some of the topics from which questions were asked in shift 1 of the CMAT 2024 exam include:

    • One complicated quant set. There was one question each from geometry, algebra and speed time and distance
    • Statement assumption question in Verbal section was grammarbased
    • There were subject verb agreement questions too
    • There was a question based on dice in the Logical Reasoning section
    • There was a chocolate distribution question
  • 2:02 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam: no surprise questions

    In the first shift of the CMAT 2024 no surprise questions were reported. The exam pattern was same with 20 questions per section.

  • 1:48 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 at 3:00 pm, entry started

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 will begin from 3:00 pm. Candidates who have been allotted the second slot have started to reach the test centres.

  • 1:24 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 1 analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

    The quantitative aptitude section of CMAT 2024 shift 1 was moderate and the questions were of the usual type. There were a total of 20 questions and 16-17 questions will be considered a good attempt.

  • 1:07 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 1 analysis- Language Comprehension

    The language comprehension section of CMAT 2024 shift 1 was easy and the RC passages were of the usual type. There were a total of 20 questions in this section and 16-17 questions will be considered a good attempt.

  • 12:49 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 Shift 1- early analysis

    CMAT 2024 exam is over now and as per initial reports the exam was of moderate difficulty level. There were no surprise questions in the exam.

  • 12:14 PM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024, Shift 1 over, paper analysis awaited

    CMAT 2024 analysis for the first shift will be shared here soon. According to the initial CMAT exam review, the difficulty level this year was moderate to high. 

  • 11:39 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 live updates: Shift 1 to get over at 12:00 pm

    CMAT 2024 Shift 1 will get over at 12:00 pm. There will be rest of 3 hours before Shift 2 of the exam begins.

  • 11:09 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 live updates: Number of questions per section

    Every section has 20 questions. It is no mandatory to solve all the questions, so candidates can choose to solve questions as per their strength areas.

  • 10:39 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 answer key date

    CMAT 2024 answer key release date has not been shared by the NTA, but one can expect it to be released by May 19, 2024. The official CMAT answer key 2024 will be released along with candidate response sheet.

  • 10:14 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 marking scheme

    • +4 for every correct attempt
    • -1 for every incorrect attempt
    • 0 for every unanswered question
  • 9:52 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 sectional break up

    CMAT 2024 question paper is divided into 5 sections having equal number of questions:

    Sections

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Mark

    Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

    20

    80

    Logical Reasoning

    20

    80

    Language Comprehension

    20

    80

    General Awareness

    20

    80

    Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    20

    80

    Total

    100

    400

  • 9:24 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 live updates: Exam difficulty level

    CMAT exam difficulty level is expected to be moderate, if the NTA decides to not change the difficulty level from previous years.

  • 9:07 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 shift 2 started, exam analysis after the session

    CMAT 2024 analysis for shift 1 will be shared here after it is over. It will include CMAT difficulty level, section wise and topic wise break up as well as number of good attempts.

  • 8:33 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 Shift 1 to start soon

    CMAT 2024 Shift 1 will start at 9:00 am. The session will be conducted for 3 hours. There is no sectional time limit and bio break in CMAT. Candidates need to time themselves well for the 3-hour marathon.

  • 8:02 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam: Gates to close soon

    Candidate identification process is underway and the test centre entry gates will close soon. After the  gates have been closed, no one will be allowed to enter the venue until the exam is over.  

  • 7:36 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024, shift 1: Candidates reaching exam centre

    CMAT 2024, Shift 1 candidates have started to reach their respective examination centres. The exam will commence at 9:00 am.

  • 7:05 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam today, first shift starts at 9:00 am

    CMAT 2024 exam will be held today across India in two shifts. The first shift will begin at 9:00 am and the reporting time for it is 7:30 am.

  • 4:23 AM IST15 May 2024

    Number of colleges accepting CMAT scores

    There are over 1300 MBA colleges in India that accept CMAT score for admission. These include government as well as private colleges.

  • 1:29 AM IST15 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam: Identification process

    CMAT 2024 identification process includes document verification and frisking. Candidates must follow the process and cooperate with the test centre staff.

  • 11:48 PM IST14 May 2024

    Number of passport size photos to carry to CMAT 2024 test centre

    Candidates must carry at least two copied of their passport size photo to affix on the attendance sheet. They must preferably carry the same photo as they uploaded in the CMAT 2024 application form.

  • 11:12 PM IST14 May 2024

    Number of CMAT 2024 admit card copies to carry

    Candidates must carry two copies of CMAT 2024 admit card to their examination centre. Both copies will be signed and stamped by the authorities. One copy will have to be submitted at the test centre and one copy will have to be retained.

  • 10:20 PM IST14 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 live updates: NTA-CMAT centres

    CMAT 2024 will be conducted at various NTA test centres, that are equipped with computer systems for candidates to take test on. Every candidate will be allotted one computer system to punch in their answers in the online test form.

  • 9:46 PM IST14 May 2024

    Dress Code for CMAT 2024

    • Candidates must refrain from wearing outfits with pockets.
    • Cap and headgears are not allowed
    • Metal accessories are also not allowed
  • 9:23 PM IST14 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam day: Don’ts

    • Reach your exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned in your CMAT 2024 admit card
    • Carry two copies of your CMAT 2024 admit card
    • Carry two passport size photographs
    • Carry a blue black ball point pen
    • Complete your test on time
    • There is no sectional time limit in CMAT, so time yourself well
  • 9:00 PM IST14 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam day: Dos

    • Do not carry phone, watch, calculator, earphone or any other electronic item
    • Do not reach your test centre late
    • Do not argue with CMAT test centre staff
    • Do not carry stationary items like books, notebooks, rough sheets
    • Do not carry bags and valuables
  • 8:46 PM IST14 May 2024

    Documents to carry to CMAT exam centre 2024

    Apart from the CMAT admit card 2024, candidates need to carry any one of the following documents tomorrow:

    • PAN card
    • Driving Licence
    • Voter ID
    • Passport
    • Aadhaar Card
    • E-Aadhaar Card
    • Ration Card
    • Aadhaar Enrolment Number
  • 8:37 PM IST14 May 2024

    CMAT 2024: number of exam slots

    This year, CMAT exam is being conducted in two slots. The first slot will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and the second slot will be held from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Every candidate’s slot has been mentioned on their admit card.

  • 8:27 PM IST14 May 2024

    CMAT 2024 exam tomorrow – download admit card

    CMAT 2024 exam is schedule tomorrow. Candidates who have still not downloaded their CMAT 2024 admit card must do so now, as digital copy will not be accepted at the test centre.

    CMAT 2024 admit card download link: https://exams.nta.ac.in/CMAT/

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