CMAT 2019
Ranjini Basu, 22 Aug 2018, #CMAT

CMAT 2019 – National Testing Agency (NTA) would be conducting the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019 on January 28. CMAT is a national level entrance test conducted for admission to MBA and PGDM programmes. This entrance exam was previously administered by AICTE and from 2019 onwards, it will be officially administered by NTA. CMAT 2019 will allow B-schools to shortlist applicants that best suit their requirements. The national level MBA entrance exam is a computer-based test of three hours.

The online application form of CMAT 2019 would be made available from November 1; candidates can fill their forms latest by November 30, 2018. Aspirants must be an Indian citizen and a holder of the graduate degree of minimum three years from any recognised Indian Institute to be eligible for CMAT exam. More than 64,000 candidates appear for CMAT exam. Careers360, in this article, has projected all the relevant information pertaining to CMAT 2019 including its important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, cutoff, and selection procedure.

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CMAT 2019 Overview

Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test

Commonly Known As

CMAT

Exam Category

National Level PG entrance examination

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Examination Mode

Computer-Based Test

Total duration of the Exam

180 minutes

Frequency of Test

Once in a Year

Purpose of Test

For postgraduation admissions to 500 B-Schools approximately

Score Validity

One Year

CMAT 2019 Important Dates

 

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NTA- the new conducting body has released the date of CMAT 2019 exam as well as the opening and closing dates of the application form. Prospective test takers can find the exam dates from the table provided below-

 

CMAT Important Dates 2019

Events

Dates

Notification Released

July 7, 2018

CMAT 2018 Application start date

November 1, 2018

Last date to fill CMAT Application form

November 30, 2018

CMAT Admit card

January 7, 2019

CMAT 2019 Test date

Monday, January 28, 2019

CMAT Answer Key

January, 2019

CMAT 2019 Result cum score card

February 10, 2019

Print of scorecards

February 10, 2019

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

 

As per the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2019, as stated by NTA, applicants must meet the following parameters to be able to become eligible for the test.

  • The candidates must obtain a graduate degree of minimum three years from any recognised Indian Institute.

  • General category applicants must obtain minimum 50 per cent at the graduation level, while SC/ST category must secure 45 per cent.

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India

  • There is no age limit for appearing in CMAT 2019

  • Final year graduates awaiting their results can also apply for CMAT 2019.

CMAT Registration 2019

 

NTA notified that the CMAT 2019 application form will be made available from November 1, 2018, until November 30, 2018. The application form of CMAT 2019 will be available in online mode only. In the CMAT application form 2019, candidates will have to fill in details of their personal, professional and academic credentials.

 

What is the CMAT 2019 Application Procedure?

 

The CMAT application form 2019 can be filled in three simple steps-

  • CMAT Online Registration

  • Fill up the application form

  • Payment of CMAT application fee

During the process of application form filling, test aspirants need to select exam date and as many as three test cities in the order of preference. Candidates will be allotted test dates and exam centres on first come first serve basis. The allotment will also depend on the availability of test slots in the choice of exam cities selected during the CMAT 2019 application process.

 

CMAT Application Fee

Category

Application fee

General/OBC

Rs. 1400

SC/ST/Pwd/Female

Rs. 700

CMAT Application Fee Payment Mode: The application fee can be paid via three modes:

  • Cash deposit at SBI Bank

  • Debit/ Credit Card

  • Net-banking

Kindly note- Application Fee cannot be paid through Bank Demand Draft or Cheque. It can be paid through online or Cash at any of the SBI branches. For making the cash payment, one needs to generate Challan through the official portal and visit the nearest SBI bank on the next day of challan generation to pay the required cash.

 

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019

 

CMAT 2019 is scheduled to be conducted online (computer-based test) and the total duration of test would be 180 minutes. According to the exam pattern of CMAT 2019, candidates will encounter four sections such as Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

 

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

S No.

Sections

Number of questions

Total marks

1

Logical Reasoning

25

100

2

Language Comprehension

25

100

3

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

25

100

4

General Awareness

25

100

Total

100

400

Marking Scheme - As per the marking scheme of CMAT 2019, for each correct answer, four (4) marks would be awarded and for each wrong answer, one (1) mark will be deducted.

 

CMAT Syllabus 2019

 

As of now, NTA did not prescribe any fixed syllabus of CMAT 2019. The CMAT 2019 syllabus comprises of Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Basic Mathematics (mostly arithmetic from standard 1 to 10). CMAT syllabus 2019 will be segregated into various topics ranging from Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Language Comprehension and Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation.

 

CMAT Syllabus

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning

GeneralLanguage

Comprehension Awareness

  • Tabulation,

  • Pie Chart,

  • Bar Chart,

  • Line Graph,

  • Permutations & Combinations,

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest,

  • In-equations,

  • Number Systems,

  • Time-Speed-Distance,

  • Work and Time,

  • Profit and Loss, etc.

  • Analytical Reasoning,

  • Cause and Effects,

  • Coding and Decoding,

  • Analogy Test,

  • Symbol Based Problems,

  • Statements Arguments,

  • Blood Relationship Tests,

  • Direction and Distance Test,

  • Inferences,

  • Matrix Arrangements,

  • Linear Arrangements,etc

  • Literature,

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy,

  • History,

  • Trade Awareness,

  • Science in the Everyday Life,

  • Politics,

  • Geography,

  • Culture,

  • Sports News, etc,

  • Sentence Correction,

  • English Grammar,

  • Paragraph Completion,

  • Sentence Improvement,

  • Reading Comprehension,

  • Synonyms and Antonyms,

  • One-word Substitution,

  • Jumbled Para, etc.

 

CMAT Admit Card 2019

 

The admit card of CMAT 2019 will be available for only those applicants who will successfully register for the entrance exam and pay the correct application fee from January 7, 2019, onwards. Candidates are likely to receive the notification of the CMAT admit card 2019 on their registered email address. Candidates should download the admit cards latest before one day of the test date, i.e. January 28, 2019, by entering their login credentials.

 

The following details would be mentioned on the CMAT 2019 admit card-

  • Candidate’s photo

  • Name and Signature of the candidate

  • CMAT Roll number

  • CMAT Test Date,

  • CMAT Test Time,

  • Reporting time at the venue

  • Venue Name and Address

  • Brief instructions for the aspiring test takers

CMAT 2019 Mock Test

 

Following the previous trends of AICTE, NTA is likely to release the CMAT 2019 mock test for the aspirants which will help them gain insights on the exam pattern, structure and navigation system. It is a demo test offered to prospective test takers to acclimatise the technicalities of CMAT 2019. Once the mock test of CMAT 2019 is officially available, candidates can check the same in this article.

 

CMAT 2019 Exam Centres

 

The national level management entrance exam is expected to be conducted across 73 cities Pan-India. The table below projects the cities where candidates can expect to take the CMAT 2019:

 

CMAT Exam Centres

Agartala

Bhubaneswar

Gulbarga

Kanpur

Nagpur

Srinagar

Ahmedabad

Bhuj

Gurgaon

Kochi

Nasik

Surat

Ahmednagar

Chandigarh

Guwahati

Kolhapur

Navi Mumbai

Trivandrum

Allahabad

Chennai

Gwalior

Kolkata

Noida

Udaipur

Mohali

Coimbatore

Ghaziabad

Faridabad

Nanded

Vadodara

Amravati

Dhule

Hyderabad

Kozhikode

Panaji

Varanasi

Amritsar

Davangere

Indore

Lucknow

Patna

Visakhapatnam

Aurangabad

Dehradun

Jabalpur

Ludhiana

Pune

Bhilai-Durg

Thane

Solapur

Solan

Kadi

Ponda

 

 

 

 

 

Bangalore

Delhi

Jaipur

Mangalore

Rajkot

Bareilly

Dhanbad

Jammu

Meerut

Raipur

Bhavnagar

Dharwad

Jamshedpur

Mumbai

Ranchi

Bhopal

Durgapur

Jodhpur

Mysore

Shimla

CMAT Answer Key 2019

 

NTA will be releasing the answer key of CMAT 2019 in the form of PDF. Candidates can check the CMAT 2019 answer key by entering their login credentials and they can also fill objection if required within the stipulated date and time as mentioned by the conducting officials.

 

CMAT Result 2019

 

The result of CMAT 2019 will be announced on February 10, 2019. The CMAT 2019 result will be available to test takers via online mode only. The CMAT 2019 result or scorecard download link will be sent to the registered email address by the officials. It will be on the basis of the CMAT 2019 merit list that the candidates will be shortlisted and called in for further admission process.

 

CMAT 2019 Merit List

 

National Testing Agency is expected to release the merit list of CMAT 2019 after the result. The CMAT 2019 merit list will include candidate's name, rank secured by him/her, the sectional and overall marks obtained in the national level exam. The merit list of CMAT 2019 will be made available in a PDF format. However, the CMAT 2019 merit number will be mentioned in the result which candidates can check the same by logging in using the CMAT Roll Number and Date of Birth of the respective examinees.

 

CMAT Cutoff 2019

 

The cutoff of CMAT 2019 is the minimum scores candidates are required to obtain in order to fetch admission into the participating institutes across India. The CMAT 2019 cutoff score will be released by the respective participating institutes after the official declaration of CMAT result 2019. The previous year’s CMAT cutoff (2018) will help candidates understand the tentative cutoff scores of CMAT 2019. Aspirants can check the CMAT cutoff (previous year’s cutoff) -

 

Previous Year CMAT Cutoff

CMAT Participating Institutes 2019

 

CMAT 2019 scores will be accepted by all the participating institutes of the entrance exam for admission into the MBA and PGDM programmes across the country. According to the conducting body- NTA, CMAT score will be accepted over 500 B-schools established across India. Listed below are some of the top CMAT 2019 participating institutes-

 

CMAT Participating Institutes

CMAT Selection Procedure 2019

 

Post declaration of the CMAT 2019 merit list by the conducting body NTA, candidates will be required to apply to the participating institutes of CMAT. Then the preferred participating Institute/s will further proceed with the selection procedure of CMAT which will comprise of three main selection rounds, namely,

  • Group Discussion (GD)

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

  • Personal Interview (PI) 

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