CUET BHM 2020 was conducted on 17th May 2020. This year, the candidates had to attend the exam online from their homes due to the lockdown following COVID-19. Christ University BHM Entrance Test is conducted as a part of the admission procedure for the Hotel Management course at Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. The CUET BHM 2020 was conducted in three rounds including the Christ University Entrance Test (CUET), Skill Assessment, Personal interview, and Micro presentation. Your performance in your higher secondary exam would also be taken into consideration.

CUET BHM 2020 info

General Overview of CUET BHM 2020

The following is an overview of the exam:

Number of Questions120
Total marks120
Duration2 hours
Marking Scheme1 mark for the correct answer-0.25 marks for the wrong answer
Number of sections6
Difficulty levelModerate to High

The six main sections contain 20 marks each in the Christ University BHM Entrance Test and they are:

  • General English
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Analysis and interpretation
  • Fundamental Accounting

Section-wise analysis of CUET BHM 2020

1. General English 

This was the easiest part of everything. The questions in this part followed the pattern from previous years, which was an advantage for the students who had practiced using the previous year’s question papers. Reading comprehension was the part of this section that was responsible for a lot of marks. Careful reading and analysis easily improved the score of a candidate. Other topics covered included synonyms, antonyms, vocabulary, etc. The pattern and types of questions are as follows:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Correcting sentences
  • Filling in the blanks
  • Identifying the errors
  • Identifying grammatical components
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2. Reasoning Ability

CUET BHM 2020 followed the same pattern of previous year question papers for this section too. The section was overall easy, but there were a few questions that proved a little tricky for candidates. This made the difficulty of the section moderate. The areas from which questions were asked for this section are:

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Series
  • Direction and Distance
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Reasoning and Assumptions
  • Blood Relations
3. General Knowledge

This section was easy for the students who are generally updated with current affairs. Others found it a little tough. Questions were asked regarding national and international events that took place in the past year. Some general questions about history and science were also asked. The topics of current affairs asked are as follows

  • Heads of famous companies and institutions 
  • Awards and honors
  • Political News
  • Sports News
  • Environmental News
  • Eminent Personalities
4. Quantitative Aptitude 

This section was a little tougher compared to the other sections as questions involving maths were asked. Though all the math questions were based on the basic knowledge you learned in school, students who had not taken the subject found it difficult. Candidates who had an interest in the subject found this section very easy. The overall level of difficulty for this section was thus moderate to high. Some of the questions were very easy while some others were tricky. The areas from which the questions were asked are:

  • Algebra
  • Simple and Compound interest 
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Series and Sequences
  • Profit and Loss 
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5. Data Analysis and Interpretation

The difficulty level of this section was low to moderate. Students who have learned statistics in school found this section very easy. It is suggestible that students preparing for CUET BHM go through the NCERT textbook chapter of Statistics, to ace this section. Questions are asked from the sections:

  • Pie-chart
  • Bar Graphs
  • Tables
  • Mean and Median
6. Fundamental Accounting

This section was a little difficult for students from streams other than commerce. This section checked the basic knowledge of students in accounting. Most of the questions were asked from the topics covered in the syllabus of classes 11th and 12th. The section included theoretical questions from accounting. Some of the important topic covered by this section are:

  • Journal entry
  • Assets, Liabilities, and Equities
  • Definitions
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Accounting Instruments
  • Accounting for Inventories 
  • Accounting Transactions
  • Accounting Equations and Basic Conceptual Knowledge

Analysis of previous year exam question papers is very important in preparing for any competitive exam, especially in the case of CUET BHM. It helps in understanding the pattern and the areas from which questions are asked. Hope this article helped you to get an idea about CUET BHM 2020. If you are interested, check out the article Christ University Exam Preparation Strategy.