What is CMAT?

CMAT or Common Management Admission Test is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is a multiple choice objective type test conducted for the admission to around 1,000 AICTE approved B-schools across India. Around 55,000 candidates take the test. Since 2016, CMAT is conducted once a yea..Read More

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CMAT Application Details

  • Create an account at the AICTE website by registering through email ID and uploading scanned photograph and signature in requisite dimension.
  • The size of photo should be 140 x 160 (≤ 60Kb). The size of signature file should be 60 x 90 (≤ 30Kb).
  • Enter few basic details like your name, parent’s name, your date of birth, category, gender, religion, and other as mentioned.
  • You will receive a 6 digit password.
  • Click on proceed button to pay the application fee.


CMAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.
  • Final year Bachelor’s Degree students can also apply, provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria within the stipulated schedule.


CMAT Exam Fee

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CMAT Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Four
CMAT Exam Section Number of TopicsNumber of QuestionsSection Score
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning
Language Comprehension
General Awareness
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CMAT Exam Centers

CMAT exam will be held at 62 centers across the country

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CMAT Counselling Details

  • Candidates are shortlisted by participating institutes on the basis of their cutoffs and score/rank obtained at CMAT.
  • Candidates have to participate in Group Discussion/Essay Writing/Written Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds.
  • Participating B-schools conduct separate selection procedure.
  • Final selection list or merit list is announced on the basis of performance in CMAT and GD/WAT and PI rounds.



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Sachin Mitwal 5 hours ago

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Sachin MitwalLast Seen: 5 hours 12 min agoJoined on: 19-Mar-2018Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: In Graduation

If i have 75 marks in cmat can get addmission in pimr or iips

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Akshay Kadam Expert 3 hours ago

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Akshay KadamLast Seen: 1 hour 50 min agoJoined on: 03-Sep-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Sachin I need to clarify one thing that you have 75 marks in CMAT or 75 percentile?Because unfortunately, 75 marks are not at all good enough to get admission in both PIMR and IIPS Devi Ahilya Univers...Read More
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Neelam MaheshwariLast Seen: 7 hours 52 min agoJoined on: 02-Aug-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above

A student who has already applied for sies & Welingkar & called for gdpi in April, on basis of cmat,.

do they again have to apply for cap rounds? if student has given mhCET ,is she automatically registered for cap rounds!

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Akshay Kadam Expert 1 day ago

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Akshay KadamLast Seen: 1 hour 50 min agoJoined on: 03-Sep-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Neelam, if you have already got a call for SIES & Wellingkar for the next round of GD-PI on the basis of CMAT score then you don't need to apply for CAP round again because CAP round is to s...Read More

Pratibha 3 days ago

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Pratibha Last Seen: 2 days 11 hours agoJoined on: 07-Sep-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I did not give MAHCET this year, but my CMAT score is 229 (95.53%tile). What good colleges in Maharashtra could I get? Non- Maha, General.

I did not give MAHCET this year, but my CMAT score is 229 (95.53%tile). What good colleges in Maharashtra could I get? I am non-Maharastra G

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Sreetama DattaLast Seen: 1 day 11 hours agoJoined on: 24-May-2013Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Pratibha! You may apply to the following B-schools:WeSchool MumbaiKJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & ResearchPUMBAKIAMS PuneNL DalmiaSIES CollegeDr. D Y Patil Institue of Management P...Read More
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Kishan Kumar Sharma KKSLast Seen: 1 day 22 hours agoJoined on: 02-Jan-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above

My CMAT 2018 score is 165. My overall percentile are 77.01%. My AIR is 14814. Plz suggest the best college for my profile in INDORE (M.P.) ?

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Manisha Gupta 3 days ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 1 day 12 hours agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
According your score you can apply the colleges for Jaipuria Indore, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore etc. You can also check your other chances with CMAT Pathfinder tool.CMAT Pat...Read More
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Chetan DedhiyaLast Seen: 2 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 15-Mar-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I got 75 marks in cmat 2018 and 27.82% percentiles. which college is better for me pleas suggest me.

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Pankaj Goyal 3 days ago

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Pankaj GoyalLast Seen: 7 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 05-Feb-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hello Chetan, Your Marks is considerably Low... Under such situation, you should either reappear CMAT or take admission through management quota (Donation process)...

Gud luck

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