Quant variety must for cracking NMAT 2015
Quantitative Aptitude + Data Interpretation
Difficulty level: Moderate
Important areas: Geometry, Arithmetic and DI
Key features
The section had at least one question from each topic under QA and DI.
The topics covered includes mainly arithmetic (averages, percentage, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, time and distance, time and work.)
Modern Maths including Geometry, PnC Probability
Apart from it, there was a good balance of questions between Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency.
Overall, NMAT is a predictable paper. A correct attempt of 30 to 35 questions can be termed a good score.
Important topics….. Quant section must for cracking NMAT 2015
Area | Questions |
Data Interpretation | 16 |
Arithmetic | 9 |
Data Sufficiency | 6 |
Geometry | 4 |
PnC Probability | 3 |
Time Work | 3 |
Time Speed | 3 |
Numbers | 2 |
Equations | 2 |
Total | 48 |
NMIMS Selection process consists of two stages and has three components. Based on the performance in the NMAT examination, only short listed candidates are called for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Duration of the NMAT written Test will be 120 Minutes and comprises of questions from following sections. Given below is the section-wise breakup of the NMAT paper along with the individual cut-offs of the respective sections:
Sr . No. | Sections | Number of Questions | Time Duration | Cut-off |
1 | Language Skills | 32 | 22 Minutes | 55 |
2 | Quantitative Skills | 48 | 60 Minutes | 61 |
3 | Logical Reasoning | 40 | 38 Minutes | 74 |
Total | 120 | 120 | 209 |
Important 5 Points to be remembered by the students:
- Students need to clear sectional as well as overall cut-off to qualify for GD/PI.
- No negative marking is there
- NMAT is more of a speed-based test rather than a test of knowledge. Candidates need to attempt 120 questions in 120 minutes. Each section is timed (Details given in the table above)
- Each question carries three marks.
- Work experience in executive/management capacity will be preferred while shortlisting of candidates for GD/PI.
Quant variety must for cracking NMAT 2015
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