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CMAT Sept 2015-16 results out; 43,212 candidates qualify

Published On: 30 Oct 2014 | Last Updated On: 30 Oct 2014

The Results of the Common Management Admission Test September 2015-16 First Test (CMAT September 2015-16 First Test) were declared earlier today, that is, Thursday, October 30, 2014, by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Altogether 43,212 candidates have qualified the examination, as per reports.

Printout of score cards can be taken from today till Sunday, November 30, 2014. The candidates can download the score card using their login details. No separate score card will be sent by email or post to the candidates.

To view the CMAT September 2015-16 First Test All India Merit List, please visit the official website or click here. The information includes the Candidate Name, Rank, Roll Number, Total Score and Percentile Score (section-wise and Grand Total).

The passed candidates have scored from the highest marks of 323, second highest 313, third 311 to the lowest - 40 out of a total of 400. Altogether 11 examinees have scored between 300 and 323 marks. AICTE has awarded raw marks with the percentile.

Two examinees have scored 100 percentile, four acquired 99.99 percentile and another four have got 99.98 percentile. Among girl candidatess, the highest scorer got 99.99 percentile and has been ranked fifth.

The scoring pattern for the examination was: +4 marks for correct answer; -1 mark for incorrect answer and 0 mark for no answer.

The national merit ranking has been prepared on the basis of the total score. If scores are same for more than one candidate, the ranking has been prepared based on sectional scores. If more than one candidate gets the same ranking, the same rank has been allotted to all of them but has been displayed by placing their names in the alphabetical order. The rank of the following candidate has then been extended by the number of added students with the same rank.

The Percentile has been calculated using the formula: Percentile P = ( (N - candidate rank)/ N) x 100 (Where P is percentile and N is total number of candidates who appeared for exam).

In CMAT February 2014, the maximum score was 317 out of 400.

CMAT September 2015-16 was held from Thursday, September 25 to Monday, September 29, 2014. Around 53,000 aspirants appeared for the test, according to officials of AICTE. The overall examination was of moderate level with no surprise elements, as per test-takers and academic experts.

The test had four sections, namely, Quantitative Technique (QT) and Data Interpretation (DI), Language Comprehension (LC), Logical Reasoning (LR) and Current/General Awareness (C/GA).

CMAT is conducted twice a year, in the months of September and February, to grant admissions for one academic session. Aspirants can appear for both the tests or one test, depending on their preference. The candidates are given two opportunities to appear in CMAT - first in September, 2014 and second in February, 2015. The better of the two scores will be used for admission for 2015-16.

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