AICTE Common Management Admission Test – 2019 (CMAT – 2019)

AICTE Common Management Admission Test – 2019 (CMAT – 2019)

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Last updated on June 20th, 2018 at 05:51 pm


Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year for MBA/PGDM admissions across India. It is a three hour computer based test which evaluates the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. The test scores are accepted by all AICTE – approved management institutes/university departments/constituent colleges and affiliated colleges. CMAT 2019 is expected to be conducted in the month of January 2019.

Suggested: Learn in detail about MAT 2018.

List of Contents

  1. CMAT Important Dates.
  2. CMAT Exam Date.
  3. Medium of Examination.
  4. Mode of Examination.
  5. CMAT Eligibility Criteria.
  6. How to Apply?
  7. CMAT Exam Pattern.
  8. CMAT Admit Card.
  9. CMAT Results.
  10. Counselling.
  11. Useful Links.

CMAT 2019 Important Dates

Tentative dates
Registration start date2nd or 3rd week of October, 2018
Registration end date2nd or 3rd week of December, 2018
CMAT 2019 Exam date3rd week of January, 2019
Result Declaration1st or 2nd week of February, 2019
Print out of score cards1st or 2nd week of February, 2019

Mode of Answering

CMAT 2019 will be a computer based online test and will be conducted in a single session.

CMAT 2019 Exam Date

CMAT 2019 will be held in the 3rd week January 2018.

Medium of Examination

Based on the previously conducted exams, CMAT 2019 too would be conducted in English only.

CMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria


Applicants must be a citizen of India.

Qualifying examination

Graduates in any discipline from a recognized university can apply for CMAT 2019.

Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2019-20 can also apply for CMAT

Age limit

There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT 2019.

Number of attempts 

The exam is conducted only once every year, so the candidate can appear only once per year. Though, there is no restriction in the number of attempts.

CMAT 2019 Application Form

CMAT Registration 2019 haven’t started yet, but it is expected to release by 2nd or 3rd week of October 2018.

The registration for the exam is only via online mode. Detailed instructions for the online application and registration process will be available on this website

CMAT 2019 Admit Card

CMAT 2019 Admit cards will be downloadable once it is available on the website ( The tentative date will lie in the 1st week of January, 2019. The applicants need to print the admit cards and produce it during the day of the exam. Admit cards won’t be sent as a hard copy by mail, but a copy of the admit card will be sent to the email address provided by the applicant.

CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam duration

CMAT 2019 will be 180 minutes or 3 hours long. There will be no breaks provided in between.

  • Type of exam

It is a computer based test. It consists of both objective questions presented as Multiple choices (MCQ’s) as well as objective type questions.

  • Maximum marks

There are 4 sections and each section has a total of 100 marks. Thus, an applicant is awarded a total out of 400 marks.

  • Total number of question

Each of the 4 sections comprise of 25 questions, which sums up to a total of 100 questions in the paper.

  • Marking scheme

Correct answers are awarded 4 marks and there shall be negative marking for wrong answers. For each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.

Type of questionsNo. Of questionsMaximum marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
Logical Reasoning25100
Language Comprehension25100
General Awareness25100

CMAT 2019 Result

The CMAT 2019 results will be made available online in their website ( tentatively in the month of February 2019.

The candidates can download their scorecards from the website using their respective login credentials. Along with the scorecard, AICTE will also release an all India merit list, where the candidates can view their roll number, name, rank and score.

CMAT 2019 Counseling

CMAT 2019 counseling will tentatively begin from May 2019. The candidates will be allotted college, according to their rank in the merit list. The same merit list will be sent to various management colleges for the allotment of seats through the central counseling. Simultaneously, if counseling isn’t conducted or the candidate wishes to apply directly to a B-School,  they can approach the colleges directly with their score cards for admission.

Application of linkLink
Official website of conducting body (AICTE)
CMAT 2019 Official websiteYet to be released.
Application portalYet to begin functioning.
CMAT 2019 Official brochureYet to be published.


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