CMAT Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of CMAT is the minimum qualities that you must possess in order to seek admissions into MBA and PGDM programmes across India. You must have a Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration from a recognised institute.


  • You must be a citizen of India.

  • Final year students of Bachelor's programmes are also eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree of a minimum three-year duration from any discipline.

  • Age Bar: There is no age bar for applying for CMAT entrance exam.

Eligibility Criteria for Specific Programmes

Candidates will be eligible for MBA and PGDM programme after meeting the minimum requirements of each programme.

# Programme Eligibility Duration
1 MBA & PGDM Minimum three years duration Bachelor's degree with 50% score for General/OBC category and 45% for SC/ST applicants 2 years
2 Executive PGDM Minimum three year duration Bachelor's degree with minimum 5 years of work experience.- Candidate must obtain at least 50% (General/ OBC) and 45% (SC/ST category) 15 Months
3 PGCM Minimum three-year duration Bachelor's degree. More than 1 year but less than 2 years