Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2013-2014
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2013-14 (First Test)Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online computer-based test conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India. It is a national-level admission test for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes approved by AICTE.
The first edition of CMAT will be conducted in 2012. For 2012, there are around 4 lakh seats in the AICTE-approved management programmes in India, which will be covered by the test. The 2012 Exam will be conducted from 20th to 28th Feb 2012 and the Results will be declared on 11 March 2012.
By 2011, there were a number of entrance exams for management programmes in India. These included CAT, JMET, state-specific exams, exams conducted by management associations of MBA institutes and exams conducted by private colleges. AICTE launched CMAT to reduce the burden (physical, mental and financial stress) of students in attending to multiple examinations.
AICTE has launched the National level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes approved by AICTE since 2012-13.
The candidates who have graduated from a recognized University in any discipline or Final Year students can also apply.
The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counseling In case there is no central counseling Scores awarded will be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes or University Departments.
CMAT is a test of 180 minutes duration. There are four sections, which are Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. The total number of questions is 100, with 25 questions in each section. There is no negative marking scheme and for each correct answer, there is four marks.
CMAT 2012 exam was held in a nine day window from Monday, February 20, 2012 to Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
As mentioned by Dr. S S Mantha, Chairman, AICTE in an exclusive interview with MBAUniverse.com, CMAT would be held twice a year from now on, this being the first test of the year. The next exam would be held in January-February, 2013. The candidates would be eligible to take both the tests and the best of the two scores will be used for the admission in the academic year 2013-14.
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How To Apply:
The registration fee for CMAT exam is Rs. 1200 for the General and OBC category candidates and Rs. 600 for the SC/ST/PD candidates along with the Bank charges.
The candidates have to give three cities in order of preference. According to AICTE, “Allotment will be based on first come first served. Actual allotment however will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.”
CMAT 2013-14 exam for September-October would be held in 64 cities across India. These cities are Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Ananthapur, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bareily, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Dharwad, Durgapur, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Panaji, Patna, Prakasam, Pondicherry, Pune, Rajkot, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Siliguri, Srinagar, Surat, Trichurapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam and Warangal
The Registration window opens on Friday, August 3, 2012.
The last date for Online Registration is Sunday, September 2, 2012.
The print of the Hall Tickets would be available from Saturday, September 15, 2012.
The computer based CMAT exam will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 to Monday, October 1, 2012.
The result will be declared on Wednesday, October 17, 2012.
The Score Cards can be printed from Wednesday, October 17, 2012 to Saturday, November 17, 2012.
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