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

CMAT Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date


18/Oct/2017 to 18/Dec/2017  10:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date


05/Jan/2018 to 20/Jan/2018  

Exam Date
Exam Date


21/Jan/2018  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

CMAT Exam Insights

Trend of Students Appearing for Exam

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Exam Difficulty Level

  • Easy
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Year 2017
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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

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

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.

More Insights About CMAT Exam

Geographical Diversity

Top Following States

  • Maharashtra
  • Uttar Pradesh

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Academic Performance of Exam Followers

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Degreewise Students Bifurcation

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Work Experience

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