COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSIONS TEST Exam Pattern
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COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSIONS TEST (CMAT) 2016 17
CMAT is a computerbased test (CBT) which will be conducted once a year from 201617. In CBT, a candidate will read the questions on a computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option. There are four sections in the test. The sections are The duration of test is 180 minutes, with no break during this time window. So, students could move back and forth between sections. This means that the sections are not timed individually, and is on the students to manage timing between the sections, while ensuring that they show their competency in all the sections. Test Pattern:
There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer. 
XLRI ADMISSION TEST (XAT)
There is no prescribed syallabus but some of important topics covered each sectionwise are as under
Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making  
Conditions and Grouping Test  
Data Arrangement
Test 
Complex Arrangement 

Logical Ability(Caselets)  
Decision Making  
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning  
Verbal Ability  
English Grammar based questions  
English Proficiency  Analogy  
Fill in the Blanks  
Parajumble  
English Comprehension  
Logical Reasoning  
Fact Inference Judgement  
Passage Conclusion  
Statement Argument  
Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability  
Data Interpretation  
Caselets  
Table Chart  
Data Sufficency  
Quantitative Ability  
Elementary Mathematics  
Arithmetic  Number System  
Ratio and Proportion  
Additional Topic in Arithmetic  Problems on Trains  
Clock and Calendar  
Mixtures and Alligation  
Unitary Method  Time and Distance  
Commercial Maths  Profit and Loss  
Interest  
Geometry  Triangles  
Circles  
Mensuration  
Algebra  
Permutation and Combinations  
Sequence And Series  
Trigonometry  Heights and Distance  
Linear Programming  
Coordinate Geometry  Cartesian Plane and lines  
Probability 
XLRI ADMISSION TEST (XAT) Exam Pattern
XLRI ADMISSION TEST (XAT)
XAT 2016 exam pattern is changed.
The Total no of question is 78 instead of 84
and The Total time is 170 minutes instead of 140 minutes
It will have four sections (i) Quantitative Ability (ii) English Language & Logical Reasoning (iii) Decision Making (iv) GK and Essay. The marks of General Knowledge will not be used for determining the percentile and cut off at first stage of selection. However it is used by XLRI and some other Associate Member Institutes at the time of final selection