CMAT- Common Management Admission Test
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online computer-based test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), India. It is a national-level admission test for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programs approved by AICTE
CMAT eligibility criteria:
Applicants from all streams i.e. Arts, Commerce, Science can appear for the examination. It is mandatory that one has a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum duration of 3 years to be eligible.
For CMAT registration: link – https://cmat.nta.nic.in/
CMAT Syllabus :
|Logical Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangements, Number Series, Matrix Arrangements, Blood Relationship Tests, etc.|
|Language Comprehension||Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English Usage Errors, Para jumbles, etc.|
|General awareness||Literature, Constitution, Current affairs, Geography, History, Culture, Trade awareness, politics, Economy|
C-MAT Question paper pattern :
|Exam pattern :|
|Mode of exam||Computer-Based (CBT)|
|Type of questions||Objective or MCQ|
|Number of sections||4 (Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, English and General Awareness)|
|Duration of exam||180 minutes|
|Number of questions||100; each section will have 25 questions|
|Total marks||400 marks|
|CMAT marking scheme||+4 for each correct answer
-1 for each wrong answer
Some helpful insight into the CMAT examination :
|CMAT 2021 Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)||Conducted by AICTE from 2014 to 2018|
|Exam Level||National||Exclusive Management entrance test conducted by NTA|
|CMAT Periodicity||Once in a year||Till 2015 it was conducted twice every year|
|CMAT Official Website||cmat.nta.nic.in||nta.nic.in (Management Entrance Test Section)|
|CMAT Mode of Application||Online||Document Uploading, fee payment, and Admit Card Download in Online Mode|
|CMAT Exam Mode||Online||3 Hour Computer Based Test in a single session|
|CMAT Score Validity||1 year||NTA Releases Merit List along with Scorecard|
|CMAT Score Accepting Colleges||1000+ colleges||By all AICTE Approved Colleges|
CMAT official website
|7042399521/ 7042399525/ firstname.lastname@example.org|
CMAT colleges :
- Great Lakes Institute of Management, Tamil Nadu.
- IFIM, Bangalore.
- MS Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore.
- Acharya School of Management, Bangalore.
- VIT, Vellore.
- Alliance University, Bangalore.
- Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore.
- SRM School of Management, Tamil Nadu.
Frequently asked questions :
Is Cmat easier than a cat?
CMAT is regarded to be a much easier exam than CAT. Despite this, the total number of test-takers for CAT is around thrice the number of CMAT
Which is better MAT or CMAT?
CMAT is relatively easier to crack as compared to CAT. The CMAT exam was introduced with the objective to reduce the stress student’s experienced when preparing for a management entrance exam. MAT on the other hand is conducted 4 times a year and allows students access to the second tier b-schools in the country
Is Cmat worth giving?
NATIONAL MBA EXAM ACCEPTED BY TOP B-SCHOOLS: CMAT is a higher level national MBA entrance test as compared to MAT and ATMA. CMAT offers admission opportunity in higher-level MBA/PGDM colleges
Is Cmat compulsory for MBA?
Either of that MBA degree is helpful.But to pursue an MBA, one has to write an Entrance Exam. Especially to get a seat in IIMs and some top b-Schools which can give high boosting points to your career MBA Entrance Exams like CAT, GMAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, NMAT are mandatory
Does symbiosis accept CMAT score?
CMAT is not applicable for symbiosis, SNAP is the entrance test applicable for symbiosis. Symbiosis is one of the institutes in India conducting its own entrance test.