CMAT 2019 Registration, Exam date, Eligibility, Application form, Syllabus

AICTE CMAT 2019 : Notification, Exam date, Registration, Eligibility, Online Application form, Syllabus, Important dates, Exam pattern, How to Apply, Last date for Apply online, Answer Key, Admit card, Result and other news given below

AICTE CMAT 2019 : Exam date, Registration, Notification, Application form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Common Management Admission Test- CMAT is a national level entrance examination organized  by All India Council For Technical Education ( AICTE) on behalf of Government of India . Online Applications are invited from candidates admissions criteria to all Management Programs ( MBA, PGDM, PGCM, Executive PGDM) in all AICTE approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent / Affiliated colleges across the country for the academic session 2019-2020. CMAT 2019 exam is an online 3-hour Computer Based Test conducted in the month of January. 

Organization         : AICTE, Government of India

Official Website     :

Level of Exam       : National Level

Mode of Exam       : Online (CBT)

Registration Fee and Payment

General / OBC Male candidates
Rs 1400/-
Female candidates (All Categories)
Rs 700/-
Rs 700/-

Fee Payment

The payment of registration fee would be through online (Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card) as well as through offline, payment at bank counters using SBI-challan.

Eligibility Criteria for CMAT 2019

Nationality and Domicile

1. Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.

Educational Qualifications

1. The candidate must be completed graduation in any discipline.

2. Final year candidates of graduate courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement admission for 2019-2020 can also apply for CMAT exam .

3. The eligibility for different Post Graduate Management Programmes in AICTE affiliated institutions.

Management (PGDM, MBA and Similar)
Recognized Bachelors Degree of Minimum 3-Year duration obtained At least 50% (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination
Manage Management (PGCM)
More than 1-Year but less than 2-Years
Recognized Bachelors Degree of Minimum 3-Years duration
Management (Executive PGDM)
15 Month
Any recognized Bachelors Degree minimum 3-Years duration and a minimum of 5-Years relevant managerial / supervisory experience obtained at least 50% (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for entrance exam.

Important Dates for CMAT 2019

Starting Date for Online Registration
2nd week-October-2018
Last Date for Online Registration
3rd week-December-2018
Downloading of Admit Card
2nd week-January-2019
Date of Examination
3rd week-January-2019
Declaration of Result
1st week-February-2019
Downloading of Score card
2nd week-February-2019

How to Apply- CMAT 2019 Online Application form / Registration

The candidate after satisfying the eligibility criteria, can apply online mode at official website only. The registration process will be held in two phases, in the first phase the  candidate can fill the online application while in the second phase aspirant are required to pay the application fee. Candidate shall take printout of the application and store it for future reference.

Step-1 :  Read Instructions and Self Registration

1. Logging to the official website, click on the link  ” New Registration” . 

2. Read all the instructions to fill up the registration form, Now click on box  “I have read the instructions…….i am ready to start the registration process“, appearing as above submit button.

3. Then registration form will be appear on the new screen, fill the required details and and verify it before you click on “Submit” button.

Step-2 :  Payment Process

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.

Cash Payment in SBI Bank

The 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 printout 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.

Step-2 :  Submission of Application form

4.  Now that you are done with the payment, you need to fill the remaining part of the form.

5. Fill the entire academic, study , reservation and personal details . Upload photo and signature .

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. After you will see a message on your screen stating “Thank you for successfully registering for the AICTE GPAT 2019 exam, take the printout of the filled application for future reference. 

Information required for filling online application

1. Hall ticket Number of the Qualifying Degree

Marks Memo / Hall ticket Number of Degree

 2. Date of Birth

Birth certificate / 10th or Equivalent certificate

3. Income of Parents (Income is less than Rs 2.0 lakhs or more than Rs 2.0 lakhs)

The income certificate issued by competent authority

4. Category (SC, ST, BC……etc)

The certificate is issued by competent authority

5. Recent passport size digital color photograph (60 KB ) signature (60 KB)

6. Examination center to which candidate wishes to appear exam.

7. Gender (Male / Female)

8. Valid E-Mail and Mobile number of the candidate.

Test Centers 

The candidate should fill the name of examination centre where she wants to appear in the exam. Examination centre once opted by the candidate shall not be changed under any circumstances, however authority reserves the right to allot any centre in view of the exigencies.  


The exam is going to be very competitive as thousands of students has applied for the test, therefore is recommended the syllabus increase chance of doing well in the test.

➣ Quantitative Techniques and Interpretation 

➣ Language Comprehension

➣ Logical Reasoning

➣ General Awareness

Exam Pattern for CMAT 2019

The entrance test will consist of 100 objective type and multiple choice questions in 3 hours duration. Each question has four options out of which one is correct. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted from score for each wrong answer. The unanswered questions will receive will nil marks.

Subject Area
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning
Language Comprehension
General Awareness

A Trial test will be available from 3rd week-Dec-2018. onwards for the candidates to have a feel of the online test and navigation functionality. Candidates are advised to go through them carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, layout, and navigation.

Admit Card 

Hall tickets have to be downloaded from the official website tentatively from 2nd week January. Candidates after successful completion of online registration can download admit cards through online from official website by using User Id and password . The candidate may please note that Admit cards will not be sent by post & mail.

Answer Key for CMAT 2019

AICTE , Government of India will publish the answer key of the test in the official website. Candidate can calculate their marks in entrance test, after knowing the total number of answers correctly marked by them, with the help of key. If any candidate has complaints regarding the key  questions the same shall be submitted to organizing authority in writing a along with supporting documents being challenges before date of result.

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