CMAT Question Papers : Download Previous Year Question Papers PDF

CMAT Question Papers : Download Previous Year Question Papers PDF

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: May 11, 2021CMAT 2021 Result announced. Check all the important details about CMAT 2021 official notification here including dates, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation strategy and more. 
CMAT 2021 Result announced. Check all the important details about CMAT 2021 official notification here including dates, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation strategy and more. 
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CMAT Previous Year Question Papers

Solving CMAT Question Papers is one of the best ways to understand the paper pattern, revise the syllabus and prepare a strategy to ace the exam. candidates must download the CMAT Question Paper pdf and solve them in an exam setting to ascertain the level of preparation and work accordingly. 

CMAT 2022 Exam pattern was recently changes and a new section has been added,  the CMAT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Section. Below you can find the previous year CMAT question paper for your reference along with other information about the question paper. It also helps you understand the weightage of various topics asked in the exam. Read all about the CMAT 2022 Exam

Download the CMAT Previous Year Question Papers

CMAT Exam is held in an online mode. BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts have compiled the questions for you in a systematic manner. You can access the CMAT question papers with answers from the direct link mentioned below. 

YearQuestion Paper Link
2020Download CMAT Question Paper 2020
2019Download CMAT Question Paper 2019

Advantages of Solving CMAT Previous Year Question Papers

It is highly recommended by all the toppers and faculty that every aspirant must solve CMAT Question papers. Here are a few reasons how the papers can aid your preparation and score. 

  • A thorough analysis of the question paper provides a weightage distribution of all the topics of the syllabus. You can prioritise the syllabus completion accordingly. 
  • After solving the question paper, analyse to understand your weakness and fill in the gaps accordingly. 
  • The papers also help you understand the exam pattern in a proper manner. Check the CMAT Exam pattern
  • Improves your time management and speed of solving the paper. 
  • As there is negative marking in CMAT, it is wise to determine the best manner to solve the paper for minimum mistakes. 

CMAT Question Paper Pattern

As per the latest update, AICTE has introduced an additional (optional) section Innovation and Entrepreneurship for candidates who wish to pursue the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme. Check the CMAT question paper pattern below.

  • The time duration to solve the question paper is 3 hours (180 minutes)+ 30 minutes (optional)
  • There is a negative marking of 01 marks for every incorrect answer. 

Also, check CMAT Syllabus 

CMAT 2021 Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks 

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (QT & DI)



Logical Reasoning (LR)



Language Comprehension (LC)



General Awareness (GA)



Innovation & Entrepreneurship (optional)






CMAT Question Paper Analysis

It is highly beneficial for aspirants to go through the question paper analysis of the previous year. The trend analysis and section-wise questions asked help you structure the exam preparation in a more efficient manner. 

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  • The CMAT exam is conducted online only.

  • The CMAT 2021 question paper will have five sections: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and General Awareness.

  • Yes, you will get the previous year papers free of cost.

  • Candidates will get 3 hours to complete the exam. You will get 30 minutes extra if you opt for Innovation & Entrepreneurship optional section.

  • There is no negative marking for skiping the questions.