About CMAT

Know about the CMAT exam paper, colleges accepting CMAT score, registration procedure, past years’ exams’ detailed analysis, practice mock online CMAT tests to clear the cutoff scores and get admission in best MBA colleges in India through CMAT.

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level admission test for admission in all management programs approved by AICTE.
From 2016, the exam is held once in a year in the month of Jan.
AICTE has now decided to conduct CMAT in Foreign Countries for facilitating eligible NRIs/PIOs and foreign nationals to appear in CMAT for seeking admission in institutions in India following CMAT merit list for 2015-16 under special provisions defined in AICTE Approval Processand against all vacancies left after completion of centralized admission in management institutions.

Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination.

Test Duration & Pattern (2017)
Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Duration of exam : 180 minutes
4 marks allotted for every correct answer
1 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Note: One can switch between sections or between questions at any point of time during the test.
Exam Format
CMAT is a computer-based test (CBT). A candidate reads the questions on a computer terminal and chooses an answer by clicking on the correct option.

Important Dates (2017)
Events CMAT 2016 CMAT 2017
Registrations November 3 – December 13, 2015 October 10 – December 10, 2016
Availability of printed hall ticket From January 5, 2016 From January 8, 2017
Computer based test dates (India) January 17, 2016 January 28 & 29, 2017
Test timings (India) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Result declaration January 21, 2016 Feb 08, 2017
Availability of printed score card January 21, 2016 Feb 08, 2017

Colleges Under CMAT
List of registered colleges accepting CMAT scores: CMAT associated colleges.

How to Apply
Step I: Enter as New User
Step II: Self registration- Enter details to get an 6 digit password. Re-login to the registration portal as an EXISTING USER with your e-mail id and this unique 6 digit password to complete self-registration.
Step III: Payment Process – Either online or cash
ONLINE: Select ONLINE PAYMENT mode and then pay using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking. On the completion of the payment, a confirmation email and SMS is sent to you.
CASH: Select PAY BY CASH, print the already filled-in challan and deposit the cash in any designated bank branches of State Bank of India. Within 48 hours, a confirmation e-mail and SMS is sent to you stating that the payment data has been updated in the registration portal. After this, proceed with the remaining part of registration process, and enter details filled by the bank authorities on the challan.
Step IV: Fill the remaining part of the form
Step V: Click on the PREVIEW button and print the form if required
Step VI: Download the admit card from the date given

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