Introduction

All India council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducts the Common Management Admissions Test (CMAT) 2014 as an entrance test for admission to 4000+ colleges that offer MBA and 500 colleges which run postgraduate diploma in management programs. The exam scores will be valid for admission to B-schools in India except the IIMs (Indian Institute of Management). The IIMs will continue to accept CAT scores as their admission criteria.

The CMAT is generally conducted twice in year in the months of February and September.

Programmes

Master In Business Administration

Eligibility

  • Candidates who are graduates in any discipline or are in final year of their graduation can apply for CMAT 2014.
  • In case of foreign nationals the eligibility will be as per recognition and equivalence standards notified by Association of Indian Universities.
NOTE: The eligibility criteria for admission to Management programs (Diploma and Post Graduation) is as mentioned below

1
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
2
Management (PGCM) Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration
3
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

Examination

SECTIONS QUESTIONS MARKS

Logical Reasoning
25 100
Language Comprehension
25 100
Quantitative Techniques & DI
25 100
General Awareness
25 100







There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted Duration of exam will be 180 minutes
A Trial test will be available from 10th Aug. onwards for the candidates to have a feel of the online test and navigation functionality. Candidates are advised to go though them carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, layout, and navigation.

At the test venue, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations. After the test, candidate must leave the scratch paper at the desk. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. No breaks will be given during the test.

Application Procedure

Pre-requisites before starting the CMAT Registration:
We suggest you have the following ready before starting the CMAT registration process
1. A Computer with good Internet connectivity so that there is no breakage of Internet during registration
2. All your qualification details as you need to enter them while registering for CMAT exam
3. You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours taken on a
white background. The size of this photo should be 140 x 160 (60Kb)
4. You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a
white background. The size of this signature file should be 60 x 90 (30Kb)
5. A Valid e-mail id which you will be using at least for the next 6 months. All communication will be done on this e-mail id
which you will enter while registering for CMAT exam
6. A Valid mobile number as all information via sms will be sent to this number
7. A valid Credit / Debit card in case you want to pay ONLINE
8. A Printer connected to your system as you will have to PRINT 3 copies of CHALLAN in case you are planning to pay by
CASH at the bank

Registering for CMAT is a 3 Step process as mentioned below:
Step 1) Read Instructions and Self Registration: First time you will enter as NEW USER. Here you will read the instructions
carefully, accept the declaration and proceed. Now you need to do Self Registration. Here you need to enter few basic details.
Please ensure you enter the correct details on this Self Registration form and verify it before you click on SUBMIT button on this
page. Once you SUBMIT this page, you cannot edit any data entered on this page. Submitting this page will generate a unique 6
digit password. This password will be shown on your screen and will be sent to you via e-mail and sms. From now onwards,
whenever you wish to login to the registration portal, you will come as an EXISTING USER and login with your e-mail id and this
unique 6 digit password. This completes your self registration
Step 2) Payment Process: You can do the payment in either of the two modes mentioned below
Mode i) ONLINE PAYMENT: You can select ONLINE PAYMENT mode and then do the payment using Credit card / Debit card /Net Banking

Once your payment is successfully done, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and sms. Once you have received the successful
payment confirmation, you can proceed with the remaining part of registration process
Mode ii) CASH Payment in SBI bank: The Indian candidates can select this option to pay by CASH at any of the designated SBI
bank branch only for payment in Rs for appearing in test in India. Once you select this option and proceed, you will see a CHALLAN
on your screen with your details already filled in it. You need to take 3 PRINT OUTS of this CHALLAN, fill in the details wherever
required in all the copies, and walk in to your nearest SBI bank branch located in India with CASH on the next day of generation of
Challan. Cash Deposit will be accepted only from the next day of your Challan generation
E.g. If you Generate and Print the Challan copies on 3rd July, 2013, then walk in to the nearest SBI bank branch with Challan copies and CASH from 4th July, 2013 onwards. Similarly if you PRINT the CHALLAN copies on 4th July, 2013, then walk in to the nearest SBI bank branch with Challan copies and CASH from 5th July, 2013 onwards.

NOTE: The last date to pay CASH in bank is 22nd August, 2013 and from there onwards to complete registration is 24th August, 2013.
In return to the CASH Deposit, the bank will give you one copy of CHALLAN with their stamp and a JOURNAL number written on it.
Please ensure the JOURNAL number written is clearly visible before you leave the bank.

Now that you have deposited the CASH and got the acknowledgement CHALLAN, you need to wait for 48 hours. In these 48 hours,
your payment will get updated in the registration portal.
You will receive an e-mail and sms confirming that your payment data has got updated in the registration portal. Then you need to re
login to the portal proceed with the remaining part of registration process
Step 3) Now that you are done with the payment, you need to fill the remaining part of the form. Once you have filled the complete
form, we suggest you once again check the complete data entered by clicking on VIEW/MODIFY button. Clicking on VIEW/MODIFY
button will allow you to modify your data in case you want to modify
Once you are sure that all the data entered is accurate, you will have to accept a declaration and click on I AGREE. The system will
re-confirm to you for SUBMIT. Once you confirm, your form will get finally SUBMITTED and no change in the data is possible after
this SUBMIT

You will see a message on your screen stating “Thank you for successfully registering for the AICTE CMAT Sept, 2013 exam.
Please login from 12th September, 2013 onwards to download your exam ADMIT CARD.

Institutes

ALL AICTE APPROVED COLLEGES

Exam Date

26.09.2013 to 30.09.2013


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