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Exam: 20th January 2018

Status: Registrations to begin on 1st November

CMAT Exam Information

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level B-school admission entrance examination. From 2019, CMAT is to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The CMAT score is accepted by all All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) -Approved Institutions or University Depts., Constituent Colleges and Affiliated Colleges.

The application form for CMAT 2019 Registration will be released from 1st November 2018 and the CMAT will be conducted on 20th January 2018.

To view more official updates, regularly visit the official NTA website linked here NTA Official Homepage

CMAT 2019 Important Dates

CMAT 2019 Activity Schedule Dates
 Commencement of Online Application Form 01 Nov 2018
 The last date to apply will be 30 Nov 2018
 CMAT 2019 exam will be conducted on 28 Jan 2019

CMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • Anyone holding Bachelors degree (graduation) in any discipline can apply for CMAT exam.
  • Final year students of Graduate Courses (12 + 3) can also apply for CMAT. Note that only those whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2019-20 are eligible.

CMAT 2019 Application

CMAT 2019 application forms will be available from 22nd October 2018 onwards on the NTA website.

  • Application is to be made in ON-LINE Mode only.
  • No offline submission of Application Form will be taken into account.

CMAT Application Process

Step 1: Registration

  • First applicants must log on to the CMAT Official Website
  • Before applying, make sure you have a valid email address and phone number.
  • Step 1: Register yourself as a New User. You will need to complete Self Registration which is submitting some basic details about yourself.
  • After clicking Submit, you cannot make any changes to this information.
  • On Submitting a unique 6 digit password will be generated – it will be displayed on screen, and communicated via message and email.
  • For all subsequent logins, you can choose Existing User option and use the 6 digit password to logins.

Step 2: Payment of CMAT Fee

Candidates have two options for this:

i) ONLINE PAYMENT

  • Payment can be done using Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking
  • On successful completion of payment, you will receive a confirmation E-mail and SMS.

ii) CASH Payment in SBI bank

  • Print 3 copies of Challan
  • Fill in required details on the Challan
  • Deposit challan along with cash amount at SBI branch
  • Cash Deposit will be accepted only from the next day of your Challan generation (eg: If I generate challan on 24th, payment can only be done on 25th)
  • In 48 hours you will receive confirmation mail/SMS.

Application Fee

Category  Application Fees
General/OBC candidates Rs. 1400/-
Female/SC/ST/PWD candidates  Rs. 700/-

Step 3: Filling up of Remaining Details

  • On filling the complete form, check the complete data entered by clicking on VIEW/MODIFY button.
  • After ensuring accuracy of all data entered, you have to accept a declaration and click on I AGREE.
  • The system will confirm if you wish to SUBMIT – no change in the data is possible after this.

The Registration process is then complete. Candidates can preview the form and print the same if they wish to.

Document Upload Information

Document  Photo Size File Size
Scanned Photograph 140 x 160 ≤ 60Kb
Scanned Signature 60 x 90 ≤ 30Kb

The files should follow the JPG or JPEG format and use a white background for the images.

Note: The applications will begin from 1st November 2018 and the corresponding links will be updated here.

Click Here for Application Form Link Updates from NTA  NTA CMAT 2019 Application Form Post

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

CMAT follows a set exam pattern. As per last year (2018), there will be no change in CMAT Exam Pattern. Aspirants can check the exam pattern elaborated below.

Mode of paper: Computer-based. (Online mode)

Duration of this exam: 3 hours or 180 minutes

Maximum marks: 400 marks

Total number of questions: 100 questions

Question type: Objective type (MCQ)

Number of sections: 4 sections

Section No. of Qs Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
25
100
Logical Reasoning
25
100
Language Comprehension
25
100
General Awareness 25 100

Marking Scheme

  • Duration of test is 180 minutes (3 hours)
  • 4 marks will be allotted to every correct answer.
  • Negative marking – for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.
  • No deducting and allotting of marks in case of unanswered questions.

Tip: Students must take the Online Trial Test through which they will get familiar with the exam pattern and the marking scheme. Students will get a clearer picture of layout, design and navigation functionality for the CMAT 2019.

CMAT 2019 Syllabus

CMAT consists of the 4 sections – Quantitative Techniques, English Comprehension, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness. The broad topics covered under the sections are as follows –

Quantitative Techniques:  Number Systems, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Pipes & Cistern, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Quadratic & Linear Equation, Line graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, and Partnership.

Logical Reasoning: Linear Arrangements, Statements Arguments & Assumptions, Sequencing, Matrix Arrangements, Number Series, Analogy Test, Blood Relations, Coding and Decoding, Inferences, Statements and Conclusion, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Symbol Based Problems, Direction, Distance, and Ranking.

English: Vocabulary, Para Jumble, Paragraph Completion, Error finding, One- word Substitution, Synonyms & Antonyms, and Reading Comprehensions.

General Awareness: General awareness is a very vast section. Basically, it focuses on the current affairs. Keep yourself up to date with the latest news and events.

CMAT 2019 Result

  • The Result of CMAT 2019 will be released online on the official website of NTA. The results can be expected in the first week of February.
  • In the Score Card, candidates will be able to view their absolute score as well as percentile (for both sectional and overall score). Every test-takers ranks will receive details about their rank.
  • CMAT Scores are valid for one academic year, i.e., 2019 to 2020.
  • Candidates who get shortlisted after CMAT will be called for interview rounds in respective college depending on prescribed cutoff.

CMAT Cutoff

CMAT scores are used to determine cutoff criteria for 950 – 1000 B-Schools. Many prestigious MBA Programmes such as that of K J Somaiya, JBIMS, PUMBA, IFMR, N L Dalmiya accept CMAT scores.

Every institution determines its own cutoff and candidates qualify for further rounds depending on this cutoff. Below is a list of some prominent B-Schools accepting CMAT and their respective cutoffs for the year 2018:

Institute/B-School Cut off
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai 99.92 percentile (285 marks)
Goa Institute of Management 99.85 percentile (260 marks)
K J Somaiya Institute (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 99.20 percentile (246 marks)
Savitri Bai Phule Pune University – Dept. of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS) 96.42 percentile (210 marks)
XISS, Ranchi 95 percentile (199 marks)
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai 97.27 percentile (218

marks)

Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore 90 percentile (180 marks)
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore 85 percentile
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85 percentile (180 marks)
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85 Percentile
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85 percentile
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior 84 percentile
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75 percentile (160 marks)
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune 75 percentile (160 marks)
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 75 percentile
School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin 75 percentile
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad 75 percentile
BIMTECH Greater Noida 75 percentile
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 200 marks
Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University 70 percentile
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad 70 percentile
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 60 percentile
Kirloskar Institute for Advanced Management Studies, Pune 60 percentile
AIMS Bangalore 60 percentile
MIT School of Business, Pune 200 marks
Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara 80 percentile
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun 213 marks
Doon Business School, Dehradun 60 percentile
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali 220 marks
IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai 198 marks
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 280 marks
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai 232 marks
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 227 marks
Singhad Institute, Pune 200 marks
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi 180 marks
Acharya School of Management, Bangalore 60 percentile
Dehradun Institute of Technology (MBA), Dehradun 50 percentile
ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida 50 percentile
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur 45.5 percentile
Indira School of Business Studies, Pune 160 marks