CMAT - Common Management Admission Test 2019

Common Management Admission Test – CMAT 2019 will be held in two shifts on Monday January 28, 2019. The first shift of CMAT 2019 exam will be from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM and the second shift of CMAT 2019 exam is scheduled from 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM. There is no change in the CMAT 2019 exam structure. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the CMAT 2019 exam for the first time in place of AICTE

 

CMAT 2019 Registration process has started in the afternoon on November 1, 2019 after a delay of few hours by NTA due to some technical glitches. Instead of activating the registration link on the main page of Management Exam on its website, the CMAT registration link is now placed at ntacmat.nic.in.  

 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the CMAT 2019 exam on January 28, 2019 for the first time in place of AICTE. CMAT 2019 Registration is open from November 1 to November 30, 2019. 

 

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National Testing Agency (NTA)

NTA, a newly created test conducting body, is conducting the entire CMAT 2019 exam process alongwith other exams which were conducted by other agencies earlier. NTA will use highly secured IT software and encryption to ensure delivery of tests just in time. This will ensure no leakages and other malpractices. National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by Government of India as a testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. NTA has replaced AICTE as exam conducting authority. AICTE conducted CMAT exam till 2018. CMAT is now known as NTA-CMAT instead of AICTE-CMAT. From 2019 onwards, NTA will conduct the CMAT exam and as such CMAT 2019 is the first CMAT exam conducted by NTA 

 

The National Testing Agency is entrusted to address all the issues related to test preparation, test delivery and test marking.  The National Testing Agency is to assess competence of candidates for admissions,  standard of exam, efficiency, transparency and error free Test delivery of CMAT and other exams.  NTA would initially conduct those entrance examinations which were being conducted by the AICTE as CMAT, GPAT; CBSE such as JEE Main for B.Tech and B.Arch courses, NEET UG for MBBS / BDS courses, National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) and others. Other examinations will be taken up gradually after NTA is fully geared up.

NTA will keep the revised CMAT 2019 exam similar to past CMAT exam pattern. Accordingly, CMAT 2019 will be a three hour computer based online test, conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across four sections like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

 

CMAT 2019 Important Dates

CMAT 2019 Exam Date
Key Date
Remarks
CMAT 2019 Registration starts
November 1, 2018
Online on NTA CMAT 2019 Exam website
CMAT 2019 Registration Closes
November 30, 2018
Online submission of Application form Ends
CMAT 2019 Admit Card Download starts
January 7, 2019
No Hard copy of CMAT Admit card will be sent
CMAT 2019 Exam Date
January 28, 2019
3 hours 2 shifts exam: Shift 1- 9.30AM to 12.30 PM
Shift 2- 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM
CMAT 2019 Result Date
February 8, 2019
 As announced by NTA

 

NTA to Train CMAT 2019 Aspirants
NTA will open centres across India, from August 2018 onwards, to make candidates understand about the revised CMAT 2019 exam pattern, navigation, test taking strategy among other details.  The key changes and features of CMAT 2019 conducted by NTA are:

 

CMAT 2019 Vs CMAT 2018

Exam Details
CMAT 2019
CMAT 2018
CMAT Exam Date
January 27, 2019
January 20, 2018
CMAT conducting Agency
National Testing Agency (NTA)
All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
CMAT Testing Mode
Computer Based
Computer Based
Training for CMAT Test Taking Methodology/Navigation
NTA to open centres across India from August 2018 onwards to train candidates to understand CMAT Test Taking Strategy
AICTE published sample test taking and navigation guidelines on its website
Changes in the cost of Registration
No change proposed
AICTE used to increase CMAT registration fee each year
Sectional Composition of CMAT
No change, same 4 sections exam with 100 questions
Remained same with 4 sections 100 questions
Scoring Pattern
Remains same with +1 mark for each right answer
+1 for each correct answer
Difficulty Level
Expected to go down
Remained moderate to Difficult

 

Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) 2019 is online computer based exam, conducted by AICTE. CMAT 2018 is the official gateway for admissions to the University and AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes for 2019-21 batch across the country.

 

CMAT Score Accepted by AICTE Approved MBA/PGDM Colleges
All the CMAT top colleges accepting CMAT 2019 exam score are the ones offering AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes. They include top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM, Great Lakes among others. According to AICTE, ‘All AICTE approved Institutes / Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges of Universities are expected to accept CMAT scores. The specific notifications issued by Universities and State Governments are available at CMAT website.’

 

5 steps mba admission process through cmat 2019

 

No Other MBA Entrance by NTA
CMAT is the only MBA/PGDM exam earlier conducted by AICTE and now by NTA WEF CMAT 2019. No other MBA/PGDM entrance in 2019 is to be conducted by NTA under aegis of AICTE. CMAT is one of the largest National Level MBA/PGDM entrance examination and is conducted once a year in the month of January, as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

 

Universities in 13 states including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka among others accept CMAT exam scores alongwith CAT for admission to their MBA programmes. The governments have officially notified CMAT as their official test. In addition, many B-schools offering AICTE approved PGDM programs will be using the CMAT 2019 scores. CMAT scores are accepted by around 400+ B schools running AICTE approved management programmes in India. It is the 2nd largest MBA/PGDM entrance test after CAT in the country. More than 60000 candidates register and apply for CMAT every year.

 

If you don’t get good scores in CAT/XAT/SNAP, the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is the answer to your MBA/PGDM needs leading to 400+ AICTE approved B-schools across the country.

 

CMAT 2019 is a 3 hour computer based online test which will be conducted in a single session across the country in more than 60 test cities to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. The questions are in MCQ format.

 

With effect from 2016 CMAT has become a yearly exam.  The CMAT 2019 exam full schedule is made available by NTA now. CMAT is the computer based online exam. Earlier till 2015, there used to be 2 CMAT exams in one year. The first CMAT used to be held in the month of September while the second followed in the month of coming February. 

 

Registration for CMAT 2019 is on-line process. Last date to register for CMAT 2019 is December 15, 2018.​

Register for CMAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 01-11-2018 10:00 AM to 30-11-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 07-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 10-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)

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CMAT Exam Centres 2019

CMAT 2019 will be held in 84 test cities across the country on January 28, 2019 in morning and evening shifts. The exam will be held at more than 100 test venues. The CMAT test cities 2019 are spread across the country. The number of CAT 2019 test centres are increased as compared to last year. All the CMAT 2019 test centres have been assigned specific codes so that candidates can instantly know with the code which CMAT test city has been assigned to them. The name of the CMAT test city 2019 allotted to the test taker will be indicated in the CMAT Admit Card along with the test venue.

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CMAT 2019 Eligibility

National Testing Agency (NTA) has prescribed following major points that determine the AICTE-CMAT eligibility criteria:

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CMAT 2019 Registration

CMAT 2019 Registration process has started in the afternoon on November 1, 2019 after a delay of few hours by NTA due to some technical glitches. Instead of activating the registration link on the main page of Management Exam on its website, the CMAT registration link is now placed at ntacmat.nic.in. 

 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the CMAT 2019 exam on January 28, 2019 for the first time in place of AICTE. CMAT 2019 Registration is open from November 1 to November 30, 2019.

 

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CMAT Syllabus 2019

CMAT Syllabus 2019 for CMAT exam to be held on January 28, 2019 by NTA, contains the expected topics on which questions would be asked in CMAT 2019 exam. You should be aware about the sectional composition of CMAT syllabus and their weightage in CMAT exam. Although National Testing Agency (NTA) has not officially released the CMAT syllabus 2019 document, the CMAT syllabus 2019 PDF free download as prepared by India’s top CMAT experts and past CMAT toppers is available.

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CMAT Pattern

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019 is now prepared and announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in place of AICTE. NTA will conduct CMAT 2019 on January 28, 2019 as computer based test. The CMAT 2019 exam pattern, according to NTA, is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

 

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CMAT Mocks and Previous test papers

CMAT question papers are the CMAT question bank for the CMAT 2019 exam. CMAT question papers, CMAT 2019 Mock Tests, CMAT Sample papers and CMAT previous question papers help you to understand the right pattern of questions expected in CMAT exam and the strategy to crack it.

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CMAT Cut off

CMAT 2019 score cut offs will be used by more than 1000 MBA colleges accepting CMAT for MBA admission 2019. The admission process based on CMAT cutoff for MBA/PGDM 2019-21 is open till January/February 2019 in many top MBA colleges like  K J Somaiya, IFMR, N L Dalmiya, GIM, Welingkar among others who will shortlist candidates for admission on the basis of CMAT score cut offs. Besides, top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA among others also accept CMAT cut offs.

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CMAT Admit Card

CMAT 2019 Admit Card download will begin on January 10, 2019 onwards. National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CMAT 2019 Admit Card instead of AICTE. The CMAT 2019 exam date as announced by NTA is January 27, 2019.  

 

Candidates will be allowed to download their CMAT 2019 admit card from NTA CMAT website instead of AICTE-CMAT website. The CMAT 2019 Hall Ticket download facility as per the past trends, will begin in the afternoon of the pre-announced CMAT Admit Card Date.

 

CMAT Admit Card Download Process

 

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CMAT Preparation

How to prepare for CMAT 2019 exam to be held on January 27, 2019, is an important question before the CMAT aspirants. From this year onwards, CMAT will be conducted by NTA and not by AICTE which conducted CMAT till 2018. Since CMAT remains an online computer based test, the exact CMAT past test paper is not available nor anyone is authorized to publish it except NTA, AICTE or MHRd Government of India. However, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced that CMAT 2019 will not be much different from CMAT 2018 and earlier CMAT exams.

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CMAT 2019 Answer Key

CMAT 2019 Answer keys on the lines of other national level exams are expected to be released by NTA before declaration of CMAT result on February 10, 2019. Since, CMAT is a single session exam on January 28, 2019, it would be easy for National Testing Agency to release the CMAT answer keys for all the 100 CMAT questions as against the exams which are held in multiple sessions on multiple days.

 

5 Facts About CMAT Answer Keys 2019

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CMAT Selection Procedure

Selection procedure of CMAT 2019 is more governed by the MBA/PGDM admission policy of the individual B-schools. However, the CMAT selection procedure 2019 for MBA admission 2019 will begin only after the CMAT result is declared on February 10, 2019. NTA the CMAT 2019 exam conducting authority will frame the CMAT 2019 selection procedure that includes the CMAT exam process, CMAT Result and disseminating the CMAT individual scores with percentile.

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CMAT Analysis

CMAT 2018 Analysis (Update 2.30PM, Jan 20) Moderate Exam to increase cut offs

The cut offs are expected to increase as CMAT 2018 was found easier than last year. It is anticipated that an overall score of 228 will get 99 percentile while a score of 190 marks may get 95 percentile.

 

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CMAT Result And Score Card

CMAT 2018 Merit list with 64448 candidates who appeared in CMAT this year has been announced by AICTE on February 17. There are three candidates with 100 percentile in CMAT 2018 as against two in 2017 and one in 2016. 

Rank

Roll No

Candidate Name

QTDI

LR

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CMAT Percentile Predictor

You will be eager to know your CMAT 2019 percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate CMAT percentile calculation, after taking your CMAT 2019 exam on January 28, 2019. The best CMAT percentile predictor should give you the nearest CMAT percentile calculation so that you may decide whether you would be shortlisted by the top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, GIM, among others for MBA/PGDM admission 2019 based on your CMAT 2019 predictions on your percentile score.

 

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