FMS Exam Pattern, Insights and Details

FMS ( Faculty of management studies) is an online entrance exam for those candidates who are going to appear for MBA (2year) full-time course. Before appearing for FMS, candidates need to get register themselves for CAT (Common Aptitude Test) After qualifying the CAT they are eligible for FMS. The eligibility for FMS is that a candidate must hold a graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate in graduation & 45% for SC/ST students. The exam covers Topics broadly from the following subjects: Quantitative Aptitude covers Ratio & Proportion, averages, ages etc.  Data Interpretation - Generally covers topics Tables, Line graphs, pie-charts etc. The reasoning section generally covers Topics from logical & analytical reasoning, English comprising of Grammer & reading comprehension. The last date for applying to FMS is 25 Nov-2019 with registration fees of Rs.1000 and others who fall under SC, ST and PWD categories had to pay Rs. 350

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Key Highlight
of FMS
Type of Exam:
Objective Exam
Application Fees:
1000/- for General & Rs 350/- for (SC/ST/PWD Candidates)
Admission Procedure:
Candidates will be shortlisted based on CAT 2019 Scores Date For Gd / PI: Postponed
Eligibility Criteria:
General Graduation-50% OBC/PWDCW-45% SC/ST-Passing marks
Application Form:
Till 25 Nov 2020

Important Dates: FMS 2020

  • Registration Open – Online: 10 October, 2019
  • Registration Close (Online): 25 November, 2019 
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on CAT 2019 Scores
  • Date For Gd / PI:  Postponed


FMS (CAT) Entrance Exam Exam Pattern

FMS does not conduct entrance exams. It accepts CAT exam score. Please see CAT Exam Pattern

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on CAT 2019 Scores
  • Date For Gd / PI:  Postponed

Understanding the Competition in FMS MBA Exam: 

Understanding the competition is an important step before appearing for any competitive exam, so it is for FMS. The FMS (Faculty of Management Studies) CAT is one of the most awaited entrance tests for management aspirants.The candidates need to outperform others to secure a spot in the shortlist for the Written test, GD (Group Discussion) and finally PI (Personal Interview) process.

FMT is a test of mental strength and ability to take the pressure. In any business organization, the manager has to undergo stress and face market reality to maintain the positioning of the company's Brand. Hence, in this context, FMS aspirants are being tested not only for their quantitative skills and language skills but an added pressure of time & management. FMS MBA exam helps the aspirants those who want to work in an International business environment.

Syllabus: FMS 2020

Quantitative Ability : Topics that would be covered : Number systems , HCF and LCM , Percentages , Profit , loss and discount , Simple and compound interest , Speed , time and distance , Time and work , Mensuration , average , ratio and proportion , linear equations , quadratic equations , complex numbers , logarithm , progressions , binomial theorem , surds and indices , inequalities , permutations and combinations , probability , functions , set theory , geometry , co-ordinate geometry , trigonometry.

Data Interpretation : Tables , column graphs , line charts , bar graphs , pie chart , venn diagram , caselets. All the data is given in this form.

Logical Reasoning : Number and letter series , clocks , calendars , cubes , venn diagrams , binary logic , seating arrangement , logical sequence , logical matching , logical connectives , syllogism , blood relations.
Verbal ability : Synonyms , antonyms , English usage , grammar , sentence correction , fill in the blanks , cloze passage , analogies , reverse analogies , jumbled paragraph , summary questions , verbal reasoning , facts , inferences , judgement , reading comprehension , idioms , phrases , use of articles , prepositions

Preparation Tips for FMS 2020
·         You need to finish all sections of FMS 2020, which means you need speed with accuracy in order to attempt questions. The more you practice, the better chances you have of acing this exam.
·         Make Maths and reasoning section your strong suit, practise questions to solve them within time to increase efficiency.
·         Remember negative marking is a factor here. Therefore, try not to attempt those questions for which you are not confident.
·         Manage your time properly; give appropriate amount of time to each section. Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests as possible. Youth4work provides online mock tests ; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit.
·         It is very important to maintain proper health, so you don’t fall sick on the big day. Give your brain appropriate time to refresh itself. Don’t rush too much information into your head than its limit allows. Take it slow and steady. And get at least eight hours of sleep each night.

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