NMAT 2015 final strategy with exact breakup by Rohan Dhall

Dream score:
230-240/360………don’t worry about normalization……your only focus should be on getting as many questions right as possible……only key to success!!!!!

Breakup of scores:
Quant/di/ds:- 75-95……..Expected sectional cutoff score: 73
Excellent score:-80+

Verbal:- 60-70……. Expected sectional cutoff score: 54
Excellent score:- 65+

Logical reasoning(most imp section):-75-90
Excellent score: 85+
Now comes the most imp question……. How do I achieve this?????

Expected nmat paper pattern

Quant/di/ds:-
Quant:-(32-35 ques expected)

1) number system:- 3-4 ques
2) simplification:- 2 ques
3) ratio and proportion:- 2 ques
4) indices and surds:- 1ques
5) percentage:- 1ques
6) profit and loss:- 2ques……very imp chapter
7) partnership:- 1ques
8) average,mix and alligation:- 2ques
9) time,speed and distance:- 2ques…..(imp)
10) simple and compound interest:- 2ques
11) geometry:- 2ques
12) sequence and series:- not imp…..
13) linear,quadratic and inequalities:- 2-3 ques…..Imp for nmat
14) clocks and calendar……1ques (guaranteed)…….Do illustrations only……
15) logarithms…..1ques……
16) functions…..1ques
17) probabilty …..V imp…..1ques-2ques
18) probability……2ques…..Imp

19) set theory…..Imp….Can appear in lr section also……

20) co-ordinate geometry…….3ques….
21) height and distances…..1ques

Data interpretaion……(most difficult section in nmat)……calculation intensive…….(9-10 ques expected)…..Calculation intensive……

Topics:-
1)bar graph……1 set……3ques
2)pie chart…….Most imp…….3ques
3)table……1set…….3ques

Data sufficiency…….(jackpot section)……..
4-5ques expected……….Do basic problems given in cetking books

Section 2(verbal section)
32 questions:-
Expected breakup:-

1)reading comprehension:- 3sets
12-14 ques……expected time to be taken 8-9mins…….
2)vocab based question(most imp in nmat)
7-8 ques…….U will realize the imp of word power made easy after u are done with your nmat paper……so it’s better to start doing that book now……lol!!!!!
3)sentence correction,grammer based ques,fill in the blanks…….3-4 ques
4)preposition……3-4 ques…….It’s kind of a cakewalk!!!!!
5)strong and weak arguments,assumption……2-3ques
6)parajumbles……1-2 ques(not that imp for nmat)

Section3(lr section)……
Lr section will decide whether u are going into nmims or not……trust me it’s a damn imp section……score of 80+…..And u will be having fun in nmims campus for next 2 years…….

Expected breakup(all cet related topics comes in nmat)

1)number series……1-2 ques
2)family tree……1ques
3)strong and weak argument……2ques
4)course of action……2ques
5)assumption…..Inference……3ques
6)cubes and dice…..1ques
7)matrix based problem…..3ques(v imp)
8)input output tracing…..6ques(nmat special)………very imp…..
9)arrangement based lr ques
Linear arrangement:-3ques
Circular arrangement:-3ques
Condition based lr ques:-3 ques……

10)coding-decoding……2ques
11)direction based ques…..1ques
12)syllogism……2-3ques……
13)letter series…..1-2 ques
14)analogy,ranking based ques……1ques…..

Overall difficulty level: easy to moderate……5-6 will be cat ques out of 120…….So don’t worry!!!!!!

Final tips:-
Practise cet lr ques
Practise illustrations or solved examples from arihant cmat book……
Verbal prep is same as what we are doing for cat!!!!
Give as many mocks as possible…….
Try to attempt all 120 ques in 120 mins……!!!!!

So finally……it’s time to get your act together and get ready to crack nmat………all the best for nmat……..

From:-
Rohan dhall
Converted nmims

 
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