Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)


CMAT 2019 Eligibility, Pattern, Exam Dates, Application Form.

The Common Management Admission Test, CMAT 2019 is carried out by the AICTE (All India Council for Technological Education). It is an online test generated by the computer. CMAT Test is a national level test which helps educational institutions chooses suitable potential candidates for admissions. These tests are normally used for management programs. It is an entrance test for Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP). CMAT conduct exam in January 2019 and application announced in the month of October 2018.

How do CMAT Exam benefit for appearing for MBA?

The AICTE launched exam so that students would have to give only one exam instead of multiple exams and this would relieve their stress as they would also have to study less and repetitive studies would be omitted. This also helped ease some financial tension from the backs of the families of the students as they would only have to pay the fees for one exam rather than multiple examinations. Many institutes except the score of CMAT for MBA Career also, The CMAT exam was previously held twice a year, now it has been held only once a year, mostly in January month. 

CMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria


The Graduates who have scored a 50% in any course, as well as students studying in their final year of their Graduate Course, are eligible to apply for the test. The candidate applying for the Common Management Admission Test CMAT 2019 should be a citizen of India; NRIs are included in these criteria. AICTE has planned on introducing CMAT exam abroad as well for NRIs, Foreign Nationals etc to give to gain admission in Indian institutions.

  • For CMAT test candidate should be Indian of origin.

  • The Candidates from class 10 + 5 in any manner can apply.

  • For CMAT Exam No age bar requires to state.

CMAT 2019 Exam Dates



What are the dates of CMAT 2019 Exams? 

The CMAT 2019 Exams are expected in month January 2019. The table below has details of examination for 2019:


Realizing  Application  Form

October 2nd week of     2018

Availability of Admit Card

December 4th week of   2018

Exam Date

January 4th week of      2019

Realizing of Answer Key

After completing exam   2019

Result Day

February 2nd week  of   2019

Note: - All the Dates are tentative.

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern


The following details are CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern:

The CMAT tests are three hours long and take place in two turns with the 400 marks questions. In CMAT test 2019 there are four sections in each paper and each of these sections contains 25 questions. Each correct answer is worth 4 marks and every incorrect answer causes one negative point. The basic syllabus for the Common Management Admission Test for MBA includes Quant, Data Interpretation, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning.

 The four sections of the paper of CMAT TEST 2018 are:

Types of Questions

No's of Marks/ Question

 Logical Comprehension

 100 /25

 General Awareness

 100 /25

 Quantitative Technique

 100 /25

 Language Comprehension

 100 /25






The basic understanding of the CMAT Syllabus is that it the mathematical section revolves around Basic Mathematics i.e. the material we studied from grades 1-10. The English includes vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, jumbled sentences and fills in the blanks. The General Knowledge section is like a recommendation towards students to stay updated on the happenings around them, an advice to read the newspapers daily and any good reading material is accepted for General Knowledge preparation.

CMAT 2019 Application Form:


CMAT application form 2019 is only filled Online and an Offline mode is not available for filling CMAT exam form.

  • To apply for CMAT exam 2019 candidate has to visit the official website.

  • The candidate has to fill all the details in the form properly by filling all the elements across given to apply for the exam. The updates will release soon as available.

  • A candidate has to select three cities along with the CMAT test dates for an Online test 

  • The fees for General category shall applicable 1400 /-  and for SC/ST/PD candidates it is Rs 700 /-.

  • The payment mode is Online such as Debit /  Credit card. Also, can pay cash to any S.B.I bank in India.

CMAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Candidates should note that Admit Card will be sent and collected via only yours registered email id's only, keep inbox check update.

  • Realizing of Hall ticket will be held from January 3rd week 2019.

CMAT 2018 Result Declaration

  • Checking out your Results is only via Online mode and have to log in to the official website.

  • Declaration of Results on February 2nd week 2018.

FAQ for CMAT 2019: 

Q 1: Does CMAT score is accepted by B-Schools in India for securing the admission for MBA?

A 1: Mostly CMAT score is accepted by 1500 Top B Schools in India and many other private institutes of MBA uses the score of CMAT for admission.

Q 2: Will there be a counseling for college admission after CMAT result? 

A 2: After result declare different colleges will announce cutoffs with their criteria, those candidates who are eligible with the lowest cutoff can apply for pre-admission. Candidate may have to appear a small test like GD, PI, and WAT. After completing the successful test candidate can apply for a admission.

Q 3: What would I do if I missed out CMAT exam for the same year? 

A 3: I missed out CMAT exam for any reason you can also have the other exam option CAT or XA

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