All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducts national-level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) every year. There are 3500+ AICTE approved B-schools which are expected to take CMAT scores. It is a computer-based test (CBT), conducted once in a year in January.
CMAT is conducted in online mode in two slots (Morning and Noon). The exam consists of four sections: Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation and General Awareness. Each section has 25 questions, making a total of 100 questions and each carrying four marks.
The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted as computer based test in 62 cities of India for admission in the post graduate management programs of AICTE approved institutes. You have an option of selecting date and three cities (in order of preference) for appearing in the test.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) releases CMAT application form in online mode only. The application form process comprises registration, fee payment and filling up the application form. It is necessary for applicants to first register for the CMAT in order to take the management entrance test. Candidates can choose up to three test centres as per their convenience while filling up application form.
The national level management entrance exam CMAT 2018 was successfully conducted on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Around 70,000 candidates appeared for the test from 73 cities across India. The exam was conducted in two slots. The exam pattern remained unaltered this year. Overall difficulty level was easy to moderate.
CMAT, commonly known as the Common Management Aptitude Test, is an MBA entrance exam conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Every year around 50,000 MBA aspirants appear in the test. A list of some premier business schools (in no specific order) that accept CMAT scores.
AICTE does not release CMAT cutoff to shortlist candidates for the selection procedure. The cutoff is the minimum marks candidates are required for getting admission into MBA and PGDM programme across the country. CMAT cutoff is released by each participating institutes based on which candidates are shortlisted for the selection procedure.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the CMAT merit list in the second week of February. The CMAT merit list includes All India Rank (AIR), candidate name, section wise and overall score and percentile. The merit list is available in the form of PDF and you can view their total marks obtained and the merit rank in the same.
The CMAT selection procedure is conducted by the official participating institutes after the results are declared. The selection procedure is held for only those candidates who secure the cutoff scores. The procedure varies within institutes, however most of the institutes comprises of two specific rounds - GD (Group Discussion), PI (Personal Interview) or WAT (Written Ability Test).