CMAT 2019 Notification: Important dates and requisite information

Every year, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducts Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), a national level entrance examination as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. It is a three-hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session and the candidate has to fill the application form by visiting the official website. The candidate's ability is evaluated across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.
The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE- Approved University / Departments/ Affiliated Colleges.
The courses offered by various institutes accepting CMAT scores include:
  • The courses offered by various institutes accepting CMAT scores include:
  • MBA-Masters in Business Administration
  • PGCM-Post Graduate Course in Management
Important Dates
The CMAT exam date in all probability will be 28th January 2019.
Registration Start Date1st November 2018
Registration End Date7th December 2018
Admit Card Download Date10th January 2019
Date of CMAT 2019 Exam28th January 2019
Declaration of CMAT 2019 Result10th February 2019 (tentative)
The CMAT exam is taken by around 50,000 candidates. Its importance is increasing with each passing year because of growing number of CAT aspirants and cut throat competition for B-school admissions.
A quick overview of important facts about CMAT:
Name of testCommon Management Admission Test (CAT)
Purpose of testQualifying test for admission to 150+ B-schools across India recognized by national and state governments as well as other private B-schools.
Conducted byAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Exam typeNational level
PeriodicityOnce in a year
Score/Percentile ValidityOne Year
Annual Number of Test TakersAround 53000 in 2017
Pattern of TestMCQs
Number of Questions100
Test Duration3 hours
Negative Marking-1 for each wrong answer in MCQs
SyllabusQuestions from Quant-DI, LR, Logical Comprehension and General Awareness
Mode of ConductComputer-based (Online test)
Application FeesRs. 1400 for General/NC-OBC category
Rs. 700 for SC/ST/PD category
Official Website
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Now you have an idea about when the CMAT exam is conducted and when the CMAT notification is released. So you can plan your preparation in advance and perform to your level best in the final battle.
Happy Preparation!