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CMAT

About CMAT 2019

Common Management Admission Test, better known as CMAT is a national level postgraduate entrance exam pertaining to all management programmes. CMAT 2019 will be conducted on January 20. While CMAT was launched and conducted by AICTE in 2012, CMAT 2019 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). CMAT 2019 is a computer-based online exam of 3 hours comprising of multiple choice objective questions. The CMAT scores are required for admission to around 500 AICTE approved B-schools including University departments, constituent colleges, and management institutions across India. As many as 65,000 candidates take the test. Until 2018, it was administered by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) annually as per the regulations of MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India.

CMAT 2019 Important Dates

Registration Start Date 01 Nov, 2018

Registration End Date 30 Nov, 2018

Admit Card Download starts 07 Jan, 2019

Exam Date 28 Jan, 2019

Result Date 10 Feb, 2019

Announcement of All India Merit List 17 Feb, 2019 (Tentative)www.aicte-cmat.in

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

CMAT 2019 has a few basic eligibility criteria that candidates must meet before beginning the registration procedure. Below are the CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria-

  • He/She must be a citizen of India.
  • Final year students of Bachelor's programmes are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must obtain a bachelor's degree of a minimum three-year duration from any discipline.
  • Age Limitation- There is no age bar for applying for CMAT entrance exam.
CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 for Specific Programmes

Candidates will be eligible for MBA and PGDM programmes only after meeting the minimum requirements of each mentioned programme. Prospective test takers can check the CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria for the programmes below-

CMAT Eligibility Criteria

S No.

Programme

Eligibility

Duration

1

MBA & PGDM

Minimum three years duration Bachelor's degree with 50 per cent score for General/OBC category and 45 per cent for SC/ST applicants

Two years

2

Executive PGDM

Minimum three year duration Bachelor's degree with minimum 5 years of work experience.

- Candidate must obtain at least 50 per cent (General/ OBC) and 45 per cent (SC/ST category)

15 months

3

PGCM

Minimum three-year duration Bachelor's degree.

More than one year but less than two years

CMAT 2019 Application Process

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online and Offline Male ₹ 1400
OBC Online and Offline Male ₹ 1400
SC PWD Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 700
ST PWD Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 700
General Online and Offline Female ₹ 700
OBC Online and Offline Female ₹ 700

As per the official notification by the National Testing Agency (NTA), CMAT 2019 application form will be made available online from November 1, 2018, and the last date to submit the form is November 30, 2018. Prior to filling the CMAT application form 2019, candidates need to register themselves in the web account of NTA by providing their basic credentials. The application form can be successfully filled in three simple steps-

  • Filling the online registration with basic credentials.
  • Fill up the Application Form; Personal, Academic and Professional details, if any.
  • Payment of Application Fee; Can be paid through Net banking, Debit/ Credit Card, and Cash deposit at SBI Bank.

While filling the application form of CMAT 2019, candidates need to select exam date and as many as three test cities as per their convenience. Examinees will be allotted test dates and exam centres on first come first serve basis and the allotment will solely depend on the availability of test slots in the choice of exam cities selected during the CMAT 2019 application procedure.

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam conducting authority, National Testing Agency (NTA) prescribes the CMAT 2019 exam pattern. The total duration of the computer-based online CMAT exam is 180 minutes and it consists of four distinct sections, namely, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

As per the CMAT exam pattern 2019, a total of 100 questions are equally divided amongst the four sections (25 X 4 = 100). Each question carries four marks and the maximum score that can be obtained is 400. Each correct answer will fetch +4 marks and each incorrect will be penalised with a negative marking of -1 mark.

Mode of Exam Sections Number of Questions Total marks
Online Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
Total 100 400

CMAT 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar
Bhuj
Kadi
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
Amravati
Aurangabad
Thane
Dhule
Solapur
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nashik
Navi Mumbai
Nanded
Pune
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Kanpur
Lucknow
Meerut
Noida
Varanasi
Punjab Mohali
Amritsar
Ludhiana
Karnataka Bengaluru
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Mangalore
Mysore
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
West Bengal Durgapur
Kolkata
Haryana Gurgaon
Faridabad
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Himachal Pradesh Solan
Shimla
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jodhpur
Udaipur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
Kerala Kochi
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Goa Panaji
Ponda
Bihar Patna
Tripura Agartala
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Chhattisgarh Bhilai

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