Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2017 is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. 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 2017. CMAT exam will be conducted only once a year . This year, CMAT 2017 is scheduled to be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017and Sunday, January 29, 2017 (reserved day).
The fee for general/ OBC candidates appearing for CMAT is Rs.1400/-; whereas for female /SC/ST/PWD category, the application fee is Rs.700/- which needs to paid via online mode using credit card/ debit card/ net banking or by cash payment in SBI bank. If you are opting for cash payment, select the option and take 3 print outs of the challan which will appear on the screen. Candidates are advised to fill in the details and deposit at the nearest SBI branch with cash.
The CMAT is a three hour computer based 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. There will be 25 questions in each section.
A trial test will be made available from Thursday, December 15, 2016 onwards. Candidates are advised to take the trial test to have a feel of the online test and navigation functionality. The CMAT 2017 exam score will be valid for the admissions to academic year 2017-18 only.
- Registration start date: Monday, October 10, 2016.
- Registration end date: Saturday, December 10, 2016.
- Download of admit card: Friday, January 13, 2017.
- Date of CMAT: Saturday, January 28, 2017 and Sunday, January 29, 2017 (reserved day).
- Declaration of result: Friday, February 10, 2017.
For the list of colleges accepting CMAT score in India, please click here.