CMAT – CMAT acronym as Common Management Admission Test is conducted by All India council for Technical Education (AICTE)  for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes approved by AICTE .

CMAT Eligibility

Aspiring candidates should have a Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration with at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.

For some course like Executive PGDM the aspiring candidate should have Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years duration and a minimum of 5 years relevant managerial / supervisory experience.

However candidates appearing in final year exam can also apply for CMAT exam.

CMAT Exam Syllabus

CMAT exam consists of question from

  1. Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
  2. Logical Reasoning
  3. Language Comprehension
  4. General Awareness

CMAT Exam Pattern

Subject Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 100
Logical Reasoning 100
Language Comprehension 100
General Awareness 100

There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted. Duration of exam will be 180 minutes

CMAT Exam Dates

CMAT Exam normally held in the month of February.

How to apply for CMAT Exam?

Aspiring candidates can register for CMAT exam in following given steps:


First time you will enter as NEW USER. Here you will read the instructions carefully, accept the declaration and proceed as instructed.

Second  step is for Self registration: Here you need to enter few basic details. Submitting this page will generate a unique 8 digit password. This password will be shown on your screen and will be sent to you via e-mail and SMS.

From now onwards, whenever you wish to login to the registration portal, you will come as an EXISTING USER and login with your e-mail id and this unique 8 digit password. This completes your self registration.

For payment you can choose any one of the following given Modes of payment.

ONLINE PAYMENT:
You can select ONLINE PAYMENT mode and then do the payment using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking. Once your payment is successfully done, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and sms. Once you have received the successful payment confirmation, you can proceed with the remaining part of registration process.

CASH Payment in bank:
You can select this option to pay by CASH at any of the designated SBI bank branch. Once you select this option and proceed, you will see a CHALLAN on your screen with your details already filled in it. You need to take a PRINT OUT of this CHALLAN, fill in the details wherever required in all three copies, walk in to your nearest SBI bank branch and deposit the CASH.

After that complete the application form and submit the form.

CMAT Exam Fee

For General/OBC: Rs.1200 + Bank charges as applicable

For SC/ST/PD: Rs.600 + Bank charges as applicable

CMAT Contact Details

For any kind of detailed information you can contact

7TH Floor, Chanderlok Building, Janpath,
New Delhi – 110 001
Fax Number: 022-28576329
Tel: 022-40369695
Website: www.aicte-india.org
Email: customercare@aicte-cmat.in

CMAT Test Centres

Test centers for taking CMAT exam are:

Agartala, Agra,  Ahmadabad, Allahabad, Ambala,  Amritsar, Aurangabad,Bhuwaneshwar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal,Chandigarh, Chennai,Coimbatore, Cuttack,Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Dharwad, Durgapur,Ghaziabad, Gulbarga, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior,Hardwar, Hisar, Hosur, Hyderabad,Indore,Jaipur, Jammu, Jabalpur, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur,Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode,Lucknow, Ludhiana,Madurai, Mumbai, Mysore,Nagpur, Noida,Panaji, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune,Rajkot, Raipur, Ranchi,Shimla, Siliguri, Surat,Trichurapalli, Trivandrum,Vizag