Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level computer-based management entrance test. The test is conducted by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). CMAT 2017 will be held on Sunday, January 28, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The exam will be held for three hours. No update about change in exam pattern has been notified yet. CMAT was earlier held twice in a year September and February. CMAT will now be held once a year. CMAT scores are accepted by various B-schools and management colleges across India for admission into MBA, PGDM and PGP courses. Click here to view the important dates.
To apply for CMAT, candidates need to log in to official website of CMAT. While filling up application form, aspirants need to select dates and three cities (test venues) for online examination in the order of preference. Thereafter, candidates will be allotted dates and test centers on first come first served basis. Actual allotment, however, will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.
Test Fee; Test fees for General and OBC candidates is Rs 1400 + Bank charges, while for SC/ST/PD candidates it is Rs 700 + Bank charges. Test Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances, informed an official notification. Candidates can apply online via Net Banking / Credit / Debit Card through www.aicte-cmat.in. One can also opt for Cash Payment through challan generated online and cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI). All details pertaining to CMAT January 2017 will be uploaded on the official website soon.
CMAT exam is held for 180 minutes. The test comprises of hundred questions divided in four sections: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. There is negative marking of one (1) mark for each wrong answer. To understand CMAT exam pattern, candidates can avail sample tests from the CMAT website. The sample test is uploaded few days after the official notification is out. Aspirants can get a feel of the online test and navigation functionality, while serious aspirants would be midway in their preparation cycle. CMAT 2017 test details are yet to be announced. Here are a few important details for CMAT 2017 exam: At the test venue, each and every candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations.
After the test, one must leave behind the scratch paper at the desk. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. No breaks are given during the test.
Here are CMAT exam eligibility criteria 2017:
Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of graduate courses (10+2+3) are also eligible for CMAT, provided the results are declared before commencement of admission for 2017. There’s no age limit for CMAT exam