Common Management Admission Test Exam

What is CMAT Exam?

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level computer-based entrance examination, which is conducted for admission to management programmes in colleges approved by AICTE across the country.

As per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, CMAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) till 2018. From 2019 onwards, the exam is going to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

It is a is a three-hour computer-based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

AICTE in its mission to reduce the burden of students in attending to multiple examinations has launched the first national level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) in the year 2012 for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programs approved by AICTE.

CMAT 2019:

The CMAT 2019 score will be accepted by all AICTE Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Almost in 13 states, including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka among others accept CMAT exam scores along with CAT for admission to 400+ B schools in their MBA programmes.

The government has officially notified CMAT as their official test. In addition, many B-schools offering AICTE approved PGDM programs will be using the CMAT 2019 scores.

The CMAT 2019 registration is likely to start from November 01, 2018, to November 30, 2018, as announced by the NTA. The exam is going to be held on January 28, 2019.

NTA will conduct the CMAT 2019 exam instead of AICTE. CMAT 2019 registration and application process remains online and can be completed in a few minutes.

Application Date:

From November 01, 2018, to November 30, 2018, (Up to 5:00 PM)

CMAT 2019 Application Fee:

For General/OBC Candidates - INR 1400/-
For SC/ST/PwD Candidates - INR 700/-

A candidate has to follow certain rules and regulations before applying for this entrance exam. To know more about this click on the URL link, i.e.

CMAT 2019 Exam Centres:

A candidate has to choose up to three cities based on their preference for choosing the exam centres of CMAT 2019. The CMAT 2019 centre will be allowed based on the availability.

Agartala Bhuj Guwahati Kolkata Nanded
Ahmedabad Chandigarh Gwalior Faridabad Panaji
Ahmednagar Chennai Ghaziabad Kozhikode Patna
Allahabad Coimbatore Hyderabad Lucknow Pune
Mohali Dhule Indore Ludhiana Ponda
Amravati Davangere Jabalpur Kadi Rajkot
Amritsar Dehradun Solan Mangaluru Raipur
Aurangabad Solapur Jaipur Meerut Ranchi
Thane Delhi Jammu Mumbai Shimla
Bengaluru Dhanbad Jamshedpur Mysuru Srinagar
Bareilly Dharward Jodhpur Nagpur Surat
Bhavnagar Durgapur Kanpur Nasik Thiruvananthapuram
Bhopal Kalaburagi Kochi Navi Mumbai Udaipur
Bhubaneswar Gurgaon Kolhapur Noida Vadodara
Varanasi Vishakapatnam Bhilai-Durg    

The CMAT 2019 exam is scheduled to be held on January 28, 2019, through online mode. The CMAT 2019 exam pattern will have some changes in the question paper almost every year. All the aspirants have to know more about the exam pattern where a candidate will get some idea to tackle this exam. Click on this URL, i.e. to know more about the detailed exam pattern.

About National Testing Agency (NTA):

NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.

NTA is the newly formed body by the centre to conduct JEE Main, GPAT, NEET UG, UGC NET, and CMAT entrance exams through online mode from 2019 onwards.

Online Registrations For CMAT To Begin From November 1

As per the directions of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be the conducting body of the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) from this year onwards. NTA will be accepting the online applications for CMAT between November 1 and 30, 2018.  

Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as per the guidelines of HRD ministry. The test is conducted to select the candidates for admission to management programs. The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-approved institutions/ universities/ constituent colleges/ affiliated colleges.

Graduates from any discipline can apply for the CMAT test. Final year students of graduate courses and whose result will be declared prior to the commencement of admission are also eligible to apply for the exam. To know more about the CMAT eligibility criteria, click here

CMAT is a computer-based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments such as quantitative technique, logical reasoning, language comprehension and general awareness. Click here for the CMAT's exam pattern. 

 The entrance exam for CMAT will be conducted on January 28, 2019. The results will be declared on February 10, 2019. Click here to check all the important dates for CMAT. 

8 October 2018

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