CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019
Ranjini Basu, 26 Nov 2018, #CMAT
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CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 – National Testing Agency (NTA) has prescribed CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria based on which test takers will be allowed to appear in the test. The eligibility criteria of CMAT 2019 are the minimum parameters that an aspirant must meet in order to seek admissions into MBA and PGDM programmes. To fill the CMAT application form 2019, a candidate must have obtained a Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration from a recognised institute. It is vital for applicants to understand the CMAT eligibility criteria 2018 before applying for the test, as no candidate's registration form will be entertained if he/she does not meet the eligibility criteria. The CMAT entrance exam will be conducted on January 28, 2019, in two slots (Morning and Afternoon). In this article, Careers360 brings forth the relevant information pertaining to CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria including eligibility parameters, programme specific eligibility etc.
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Highlights of CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

CMAT 2019 has a few basic eligibility criteria that candidates must meet before beginning the registration procedure. Below are the CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria-

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  •  He/She must be a citizen of India

  •  Final year students of Bachelor's programmes are also eligible to apply

  •  Candidates must obtain a bachelor's degree of a minimum three-year duration from any discipline

  • Age Limitation- There is no age bar for applying for CMAT entrance exam.

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 for Specific Programmes

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Candidates will be eligible for MBA and PGDM programmes only after meeting the minimum requirements of each mentioned programme. Prospective test takers can check the CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria for the programmes below- 

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Minimum three years duration Bachelor's degree with 50 per cent score for General/OBC category and 45 per cent for SC/ST applicants

Two years


Executive PGDM

Minimum three-year duration Bachelor's degree with minimum 5 years of work experience.

- Candidate must obtain at least 50 per cent (General/ OBC) and 45 per cent (SC/ST category)

15 months



Minimum three-year duration Bachelor's degree.

More than one year but less than two years

CMAT Application Form 2019

The CMAT registration 2019 had started from November 1, 2018, and the last date to apply was extended to December 7, 2018. Earlier the deadline for registration was November 30, 2018. Once candidates verify the CMAT eligibility criteria 2019, they ought to begin the application process available via online mode. While filling the application of CMAT 2019, applicants must provide the personal, academic and professional details accurately. The CMAT registration 2019 has four steps namely registration of the candidate, filing the application form, uploading of candidates' Photograph and Signature, and lastly payment of the registration fee. The last date to pay the registration fee and upload the requisite documents was December 8, 2018.

CMAT 2019 is a national level management based test held for candidates who want to pursue management based programmes across the country. It will be held once every year and conducted by a new governing authority, NTA instead of AICTE. CMAT is said to be accepted by over 500 B-schools across India.

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