Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination for entry into MBA programmes across colleges/universities in India. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Test will be conducted by the specialist autonomous body NTA (National Testing Agency) from 2019 onwards. Candidates have to log on to the NTA website www.ntacmat.nic.in to apply for the test.
The CMAT is a three hour computer based online test (CBT) to evaluate the candidate's ability in various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.
CMAT score is accepted by more than 1000 participating institutes, in colleges and universities across India. All Indian citizens with graduation (10+2+3) can apply for the test. Final year students whose result will be declared before the commencement of admission can also apply.
|Name of Exam||CMAT ( Common Management Admission Test)|
|For admission to||MBA & PGDM/PGP programmes|
|Level of exam||National|
|Conducted by||NTA (National Testing Agency)|
|Mode of Exam||Online Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Validity of score||One academic year|
|Periodicity of exam||Once a year|
|Number of chances||Unlimited|
|Date of official notification / Starting of Registration||1.11.2018|
|Date of Exam||January 28, 2019|
|Date of Result||February 8, 2019|
|Eligibility||Citizens of India
Bachelor's degree in any discipline
Final year Degree students can also apply
No age restriction
|Fee||General category- INR 1400
SC/ST/Transgender/women- INR 700
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Other information||*Dates are tentative|