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AICTE has announced the exam date for CMAT 2016-17. The test will be held on 17 January 2016. The registration for CMAT 2016 is expected to commence soon. Check out the notification for announcement of CMAT Exam Date in the article below.
For the year 2016-17, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India will be conducting the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) only once. The test will be held on 17 January 2016. To appear for CMAT 2016, the candidates will be required to fill and submit CMAT Application Form. The registration procedure is expected to commence soon. This year, AICTE cancelled the conduct of exam in September 2015 and announced the conduct of CMAT only once a year. The candidates can read more on cancellation of CMAT September and exam date announcement by accessing the respective links provided below. Also, to know about CMAT application form, application fee, schedule of important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card etc, read the article below.
Graduates in any discipline or Final year students of Graduate Courses can apply for CMAT.
- Management (PGDM, MBA and similar) Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination
- Management (PGCM) Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration
- Management (Executive PGDM) Any recognized Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years duration and a minimum of 5 years relevant managerial, supervisory experience. Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.
The candidates desirous to apply for CMAT 2016-17 will be required to get themselves register online. They will have to fill and submit CMAT Application Form to appear for CMAT 2016. Also they will be required to pay requisite application fee while registering for the test using available payment modes. The application form is expected to release soon and will be made available on the official website of CMAT.
To register for CMAT, the candidates will be required to enter as “New User” and fill a self-registration form by entering a few basic details. On submission of this form, a unique 6 digit password will be generated. This password will be sent to the candidates via e-mail and SMS. Thereafter, using this password and ID, the candidates will have to login to the registration portal for filling the application form and pay application fee. After re-login, the candidates must pay the application fee and fill the application form correctly to complete the CMAT registration process.
The candidates belonging to General category will be required to pay Rs. 1400/- + Bank charges as applicable for any test centre chosen in India while the candidates belonging to Reserved categories will be required to pay Rs. 700/- + Bank charges as applicable.
The fee is non refundable and can be paid either online via Credit Card, Debit Card, Net banking or through cash at any SBI Bank branch in India against the Challan generated online at the time of the registration.
As told earlier, the CMAT MBA Exam is a computer based test. The test will be held on a single day. The questions asked in the exam will be objective type. The CMAT Exam Pattern can be easily understood from the details given below –
Test Duration – 180 minutes (03 hours) duration
For each wrong answer – 1 mark will be deducted
For each correct answer – 1 mark will be awarded
Type of Questions No. of questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques &
Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
All the duly registered candidates (registered before the last date) will only be issued the admit card. The candidates will be required to download their CMAT admit card online from the official website as these will not be sent individually to any candidate via post or courier. The candidates ought to carry their admit cards to their respective test centres on the date of the examination for having entry into the examination premises.
The result will most probably be announced in February 2016. It will be declared online and will be uploaded on the official website of CMAT. The candidates will be required to login into their respective accounts using “Existing User” link on the official website for checking the result. The result of CMAT will furnish the section-wise score and total score of the candidates.
Online Registration CMAT 2016: 03.11.2015 to 20.12.2015
Test Date: 17 January 2016
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