Common Management Admission Test
  • About Exam

    Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2017) is a national level entrance examination which is conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is an online computer based test. Every year large number of candidates apply for this exam. The test is held for the candidates who are interested in management courses offered by the various management colleges in India. Here in this article we are providing you the detailed information regarding registration, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, exam dates, application form, etc.

  • Eligibility

    AICTE has prescribed the eligibility criteria to appear for this test, which must be satisfied by all the candidates interested in taking this test. They must ensure that they satisfy the eligibility conditions of CMAT, before filling the application form. Non-fulfillment of the same may lead to disqualification of the candidature irrespective of the stage of admission a candidate will be. The eligibility norms are as follow –

    1. The candidate should be an Indian citizen and can apply for the test irrespective of his or her age.
    2. He/she must have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institute.
    3. Also, final year pursuing students of Graduate courses whose result will be declared before commencement of admissions for the academic year 2017-18 are also eligible to apply.

  • Test Duration & Pattern

    Duration of exam : 180 minutes

  • Exam Format

    SectionNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
    Logical Reasoning25100
    Language Comprehension25100
    General Awareness25100
    Duration of exam : 180 minutes
    4 marks allotted for every correct answer
    1 mark deducted for each incorrect answer

  • Important Dates

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    Commencement of Online RegistrationEither in September or 1st week of November 2016
    Last date to fill and submit the online application form2nd week of December 2016
    Last Date to submit application fee in cash at SBI Bank2nd week of December 2016
    Trial Test will be available in2nd week of December 2016
    Admit Card to be released in1st week of January 2017
    CMAT 2017 to be held in2nd week of January 2017
    Date of Result declaration and release of Merit List3rd week of January 2017

  • How to Apply

    The candidates eligible and interested in applying for this test will be required to get themselves registered online. AICTE is expected to release the application form in first week of November 2016. For the ease of the candidates, a direct link to register for the test will be provided here in this article also. The applicants must fill and submit the CMAT 2017 Application Form only after ensuring that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. 

    To register for the test, the candidates will have 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 was generated. This password was 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 the requisite application fee.  

    CMAT Application Fee 2017 

    The candidates will be required to pay a non-refundable registration fee while filling the application form. This fee can be paid online via Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking or by depositing cash at any SBI Bank branch in India against the online generated challan. The amount of the application fee is as follow –

    • For General category candidates – Rs. 1400/- + Bank Charges
    • For Reserved category candidates – Rs. 700/- + Bank Charges

  • Official Website

    aicte-cmat.in