About AICTE-CMAT 2016

Published On: 05 Dec 2011

 | Last Updated On: 04 Nov 2015

AICTE CMATAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has announced the exam dates for online Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2016), which will be held in January 2016. The computer based CMAT will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2016.

CMAT is conducted for taking admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and similar, PGCM and executive PGDM programs offered at the AICTE approved institutes across the country for the commencing session 2016. It will be a single day exam instead of earlier multiple days.

Eligibility Criteria for AICTE-CMAT 2016:

Graduates in any discipline or final year students of graduate programs are eligible to apply.

  • Candidates should have recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 yrs duration.

Application Procedure for AICTE-CMAT 2016:

  • Candidates can apply online.
  • Application fee is Rs.1400/- for general & OBC candidates and is Rs.700/- for SC/ST/PWD and all women candidates.
  • Candidates can do the payment in either of the two modes mentioned below:
    • Mode I: Online Payment: Candidates can select online payment mode and then do the payment using credit card/debit card/net banking.
    • Mode II: Cash Payment in SBI Bank: Candidates can select this option to pay by cash at any of the designated SBI bank branch.
For more details and information on CMAT application procedure, please click here.

Paper Pattern for AICTE-CMAT 2016:


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension



General Awareness



  • There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.
  • The duration of exam will be 180 minutes.

Important Dates:

  • Registration end date: Thursday, December 10, 2015.
  • Download of admit card: Tuesday, January 05, 2016.
  • Date of CMAT: Sunday, January 17, 2016.
  • Declaration of result: Thursday, January 21, 2016.
  • Print out of score cards: Thursday, January 21, 2016.

For more details and information about AICTE-CMAT 2016, please visit here.

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