COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST

CMAT or Common Management Admission Test is a national-level entrance test held every year for admission to MBA or PGDM programme. CMAT is conducted every year by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), as per as the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. CMAT scores are considered for selection of students by over 1000 B-Schools across India that are approved by AICTE.

CMAT is a computer-based test of three hours duration that assesses the candidate’s ability across the various segments of Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness.  

ELIGIBILITY

As per the eligibility norms of CMAT as cited by AICTE, an aspirant must fulfill following parameters:

  •        The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from  a recognized University or Institute with at least 50% marks ( 45% for reserved category) in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  •        The duration of graduation programme should be of minimum 3  years.
  •        The candidates who are in the final year of graduation can also  apply in the same year, provided they complete their graduation and all other requirements in stipulated time.
  •         There is no age-limit to apply for CMAT.

 

EXAM PATTERN

Any change in the pattern has not been yet notified by AICTE for Common Management Admission Test 2019.

Highlights of CMAT 2019:-

  •        The mode of examination is three-hour long computer-based test held only in one session every year in the month of January.
  •         There are a total of 100 objective questions, 25 from each section.
  •         The division of section and questions are as follows:

S.No.

Section

Questions from each section

Total Marks

1

Language Comprehension

25

100

2

Logical Reasoning

25

100

3

Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation

25

100

4

General Knowledge

25

100

Total

100

400

 

  •         The Marking Scheme is as follows:
  1.         Correct answer: +4 marks
  2.         Incorrect answer: -1 marks 

 

APPLICATION & REGISTRATION PROCESS:

The candidates must ensure the fulfillment of below-mentioned basic requirements before applying for CMAT 2019:

  1.       Valid email address
  2.        Valid phone number
  3.        Marksheets of class X, XII, graduation or provisional certificate as   the case may be.
  4.        Scanned images of the passport-size photograph (recent with   white background) and signature in the prescribed size.
  5.        Bank details for payment of Application Form Fees or 3 Challans     in  case of offline payment.

 STEPS FOR SUCCESSFUL REGISTRATION:

The candidates can register for CMAT 2019 examination from the official website of CMAT 2019, http://www.aicte-cmat.in after the announcement of date by AICTE.

The registration is a simple three-step process:

  1.         Register online to get user-id and password.
  2.         Log-in with use of the system generated login credentials.
  3.         Fill the details and submit the application form by making an online payment ( or offline payment as the case may be).

TEST FEE

The fees for the application form is Rs 1400/- (excluding Bank Charges) and Rs 700/- (excluding Bank Charges) for general and reserved category (including female candidates) respectively.

TEST CENTRE:

The applicants while filling the form are given the option to select dates and three cities as their preferred test venue. However, final dates are allotted on ‘first come, first served basis’ and as per the availability of slots.

MODE OF PAYMENT:

The candidates can pay the test fee offline or online via Debit/ Credit card or Net Banking.

ADMIT CARD

The candidates can download the admit card for CMAT 2019 examination from the date it is issued from the official website.

STEPS TO DOWNLOAD THE ADMIT CARD:

  •         Visit the official website aicte-cmat.in
  •         Log in with the user id and password.
  •         Download the admit card
  •         Take out the print out.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

S.N

DATES

EVENTS

1

Oct-18

REGISTRATIONS BEGIN

2

Dec-18

REGISTRATIONS END

3

Jan-19

DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD

4

Jan-19

CMAT 2019 EXAM

5

Feb-19

CMAT 2019 RESULTS