CMAT – Common Management Admission Test 2019
Common Management Admission Test is a national-level computer-based management entrance test. The test is conducted by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It is a three hour online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.
CMAT 2019 was successfully held on January 28, 2019, between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm. Three candidates have scored perfect 100 (overall) this year.
CMAT 2020 is expected to be held in the third week of January 2020
CMAT 2019 Contact Information
ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (AICTE)
7th Floor, Chanderlok Building
Janpath, New Delhi-110 001
Telephone Number: 022-40679404
Fax Number: 022-25814283
Official Website : http://aicte-cmat.in
Phone Number :02240679404
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The eligibility criteria for CMAT 2020 is:
1.The aspirant should be a graduate in any discipline
2.Final year students of graduate courses (10+2+3) are also eligible for CMAT, provided the results are declared before commencement of admission for 2020
3.There’s no age limit for CMAT
4.The candidate must be a citizen of India
Get detailed information about all CMAT 2019 important dates such as exam date, registration date, application date, result date and much more on CATKing.
|Registration – Online||20-10-2019 10:00 AM to 25-12-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)|
|Admit Card Release||12-01-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)|
|Exam Date & Timings- Online||Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:00 (Tentative)|
|Result||11-02-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)|
CMAT comprises four steps:
STEP 1: Application process
To apply for CMAT 2020, candidates need to register on the official CMAT website as new user. On successful registration, a login ID will be shared which can be used for all login purposes.
STEP 2: Admit Card
CMAT 2020 admit cards will be available for download on the official website, as per the schedule. Registered candidates can download their admit cards till the day before exam.
CMAT 2019 will be held in online mode on the scheduled date. Duration of the exam will be 180 mins and the candidates will have to solve 100 questions in MCQ format. The candidates must reach their exam centre an hour before commencement of the exam.
STEP 4: CMAT 2020 result
CMAT 2020 result will be declared by AICTE on the scheduled date. The candidates can download their scorecards from the official website. CMAT scores are valid for admission to all AICTE approved Institutes/University/Colleges.
To apply for CMAT 2020, candidates need to log on to official website of CMAT. Exam registrations will begin in October 2019.
While filling up application form, aspirants need to select dates and three cities (test venues) for online examination in the order of preference. Thereafter, candidates will be allotted dates and test centres on “first come first served” basis. Actual allotment, however, will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.
CMAT is one of the few all-India common management aptitude tests which allow the test taker to choose exam date and centre as per their convenience. The process of booking exam slot and centres will be done while filing the application form for CMAT 2020.
Dates and test centres will be allotted on “first come first served” basis. Actual allotment, however, will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city. The exam is usually held on two days, but last year it was held on one day. The second day was kept reserved in case of any unforeseen situation.
Here’s the tentative list of test cities for CMAT 2020:
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CMAT exam pattern has five main sections: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability and General Knowledge. CMAT syllabus revolves around Basic Mathematics (mostly arithmetic from standard 1 to 10), Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
Take a look at the detailed CMAT 2020 syllabus:
First prepare topics related to basic school arithmetic.Then move on to advanced topics like:
1.Permutation and Combination
Pay attention to the following topics while preparing for CMAT 2020 exam
4.Fill in the blanks
Students are advised to follow the leading newspapers to stay updated on current affairs. A daily habit of spending 30 to 40 minutes on newspapers is a good long-term investment. For static General Knowledge, students can use any good reading material and memorise as much as possible.
CMAT exam is held for 180 minutes. The test comprises of hundred questions divided in four sections: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. There’s negative marking of one (1) mark for each wrong answer.
|Type of Questions||Number of questions||Maximum Marks|
|Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation||25||100|
To understand CMAT exam pattern, candidates can avail sample tests from the CMAT 2019 website. The sample test are uploaded few days after the official notification is out. Aspirants can get a feel of the online test and navigation functionality.
Here are a few important points about CMAT 2020 exam:
1.At the test venue, each and every candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations.
2.After the test, one must leave behind the scratch paper at the desk.
3.Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room.
4.No breaks are given during the test.
CMAT 2018 was held today, January 28, 2019, at about 75 test centres across the country. As per reports, the exam was conducted smoothly at all the centres without any glitch. The exam got over at 12:30 pm and soon all about the question paper was known.
According to experts, the CMAT 2019 question paper was moderate to difficult, with lengthy Data Interpretation and tricky Logical Reasoning. The General Knowledge section this year was surprisingly difficult.
The CMAT 2019 exam analysis reveals that the candidates did not face any surprise question out of all 100 questions asked, but a few questions required them to pay extra attention due to their twisted form.
The application form is available at this URL (click to visit)
CMAT 2020 application forms will be available from the month of October. To apply for CMAT 2020, candidates need to register on the official CMAT website as new user. On successful registration, a login ID will be shared which can be used for all login purposes.
Thereafter, candidates will be allotted dates and test centres on “first come first served” basis. Actual allotment, however, will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.
Candidates can pay the application fee via Net Banking / Credit / Debit Card through www.aicte-cmat.in. One can also opt for Cash Payment through challan generated online and cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI).
Test fees for General and OBC candidates is Rs 1400 + Bank charges, while for SC/ST/PD candidates it is Rs 700 + Bank charges.
“Test Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances,” informed an official notification.
Mode of Payment
Points to keep in mind while applying:
1.Fill all the fields with correct information
2.Do not leave any field marked mandatory, empty
3.Check all the information entered before submitting. Once submitted the form cannot be edited
4.Upload a recent passport sized photo of self and a copy of scanned signature
CMAT 2020 admit cards will be available for download on the official website from the date notified in the official schedule. Registered candidates can download their admit cards by using their registered email ID and password.
Go to the official website
Click on admit card section
Enter email ID and password
Download admit card
The CMAT 2020 admit card will have the following details:
2.Name and signature of the candidate
3.CMAT Roll number
6.Reporting time at the venue
9.Brief instructions for the candidate
The candidates are advised to check the details and take two print outs of the CMAT 2020 admit card. In case of any discrepancy or inability to take a print out, the candidates must contact CMAT helpdesk at the following phone number
It is mandatory to carry a copy of the admit card to the exam centre. Candidates not carrying their admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the exam. Thus, they must download their admit cards as hard copies of the same will not be sent to anyone.
The candidates are advised to keep their admit cards safely with them till the admission process is over.