CMAT Exam Details, Eligibility And Exam Pattern

CMAT stands for Common Management Admission Test. It is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Every year lakhs of students from each and every part of the county take this entrance to get enrolled for MBA and other management programs under various top level management colleges in India. To get detailed information regarding CMAT, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, exam dates, CMAT admit card; kindly read the article thoroughly.CMAT exam details

CMAT is an online computer based test and the duration of the exam is three hours. Till 2015, CMAT was held twice in a year. But last year AICTE had decided to conduct the examination once in a year on 3rd Sunday of January. So, CMAT 2017 will be held on January 28, 2017. And the result of the entrance will be declared in February 2017. Candidates appearing for CMAT 2017 can download their CMAT admit card after 2nd week of January.

Currently more than 1000 management institutes accept CMAT score and the number is increasing day by day. Some of the renowned institutes which accepts CMAT score for their management courses are Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Goa Institute of Management etc.

CMAT Eligibility Criteria

Like all other national level entrance, CMAT also has some eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by the candidates. If you want take this entrance, first ensure that you must satisfy the eligibility conditions of GMAT 2107 which are mentioned below.

  • The candidate must be an Indian National.
  • He/she must complete a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration.
  • The lower age of the candidate for the test is 21 years.

CMAT Exam Pattern

Type of Exam: Objective Type

Duration: The test is having the duration of three hours.

No. of Questions: The question paper consists of 100 questions.

Total Sections: The question paper has 4 sections and each section consists of 25 marks

Marking: Each correct answer carry four marks. And for each incorrect answer one mark will be get deducted.

CMAT Application Procedure

Application procedure is very simple which actually a 3 step process is. Candidates who would like to take the entrance can visit official website of CMAT i.e. After opening the website fill up the registration form and click on the submit button. Before submitting the form, check twice that all the information is correct. Because once submitted you can’t change any data on the page. You will get a unique 6 digit code on your screen, email and on your mobile.  Keep the password safely for future use. CMAT admit card will be sent to the email address provided by you. Apart from that, you can also print your admit card by visiting website

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