✤ CMAT Exam
The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE- Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges /Affiliated Colleges.
CMAT-2022 will be conducted by NTA as three hour entrance examination in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode to evaluate the candidates’ ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness, for admission to the Management Courses in the Academic Session 2022-23. The participating Institutes of CMAT-2021 are the Institutions which will be accepting the CMAT Score.
The candidates aspiring for admission to MBA Course in the affiliated Colleges/Institutes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow, which was earlier covered under UPSEE, are required to apply for the CMAT – 2022, since the Score Sheet of CMAT – 2022 shall be used for admission to the MBA Course in AKTU affiliated Colleges/Institutes in the Academic Year 2022-23.
Candidates must apply separately to the desired CMAT-2022 participating Institutions with the CMAT Score 2022. Thereafter, each participating Institution will release their respective cut off CMAT Scores which a candidate should meet to get qualified for admission to that particular Institution. Once qualified, the candidate will have to comply with the selection procedure of that particular Institution, which may comprise of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The final selection of the candidate will be based on the candidate’s performance in GD & PI.
A 1. Following Steps may be followed to Apply Online:
All the 3 Steps can be done together or at separate timings. The submission of Application of a candidate could be considered as successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her.
|Full Exam Name||Common Management Admission Test|
|Short Exam Name||CMAT|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||2000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
National Testing Agency will release the eligibility criteria of CMAT exam 2023 in the official notification. Applicants who fulfill the academic qualifications, age limit as specified in eligibility criteria can apply for the CMAT entrance exam.
CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria:
CMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria - Course Wise
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
National Testing Agency (NTA) will start the CMAT exam 2023 registration process probably in the third week of February. The CMAT 2023 registration last date will be third week of March.
The application fee for CMAT 2023 will be Rs 2,000 for General/ EWS/OBC-NCL (Male) and Rs 1,000 for the female, transgender, and reserved category candidates. The steps to fill the application form for the CMAT exam are given below.
1st Step: CMAT Registration 2023 - Use the 'New Candidate Registration’ link to go to the CMAT Registration Form 2023. Enter all the personal details (Name, Email ID, Phone Number), create a password, and choose the security question and answer to complete CMAT 2023 registration.
NOTE: Upon successful registration, NTA will issue the CMAT exam application number to be used for login.
2nd Step: Apply for CMAT- Using login credentials (Application Number and Password), log in to the application form page to fill in other details as required. Four test cities must also be chosen as per preference.
3rd Step: Uploading of Documents - Scanned images of photograph, signature, and PwD certificate, if applicable must be uploaded as per specifications.
Documents needed to register for CMAT 2023
|Scanned coloured Photograph in JPG/JPEG format||between 10 kb to 200 kb|
|Scanned Signature in JPG/JPEG format||between 4 kb to 30 kb|
4th Step: CMAT Fee payment - The application fee of CMAT 202 can be paid either through Credit/ Debit card, Net banking, PayTM, UPI, e-Challan, etc.
5th Step: Download of Confirmation Page - Finally, download and take a printout of the confirmation page of CMAT 2023 for future reference.
|EWS, ST, OBC, SC||Online||Transgender, Male||₹ 1000|
|EWS, ST, OBC, SC, General||Online||Female||₹ 1000|
|EWS, ST, OBC, SC, General||PWD||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 1000|
|Name of the book||Name of the author|
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis|
|English Grammar||Wren & Martin|
|30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary||Norman Lewis|
|Business English and Communication||John O E Clark|
|A Communicative Grammar of English||Geoffrey Leech and Jan Svartvik|
|The Students Companion||Wilfred D Best|
|The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT||Nishit K Sinha|
|How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT||Arun Sharma (McGraw Hill Education|
|Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and other MBA Examinations||TIME|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||Dr. R S Aggarwal|
Books on Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (CMAT 2023)
|Book Name||Author/ Publisher Name|
|Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT||Nishit K Sinha (Pearson)|
|How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT||Arun Sharma (McGraw Hill Education)|
Best books for Quantitative Ability (CMAT 2023)
|Book Name||Author/ Publisher Name|
|Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMs||Sarvesh K Verma (Arihant)|
|How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT||Arun Sharma (McGraw Hill Education)|
|NCERT Mathematics Books for class 8th, 9th and 10th||NCERT|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Dr. R S Aggarwal|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||Abhijit Guha (McGraw Hill Education)|
National Testing Agency (NTA) has introduced a new section in the CMAT exam from last year onwards. Students interested in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programmes can now opt for this new section in addition to the regular sections in the CMAT exam. Know details of the CMAT 2023 exam pattern below.
CMAT Exam Pattern 2023
|Mode of exam||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Duration of the CMAT exam||3 hours|
|Total Number of Questions||100 questions|
|Section-wise Questions||20 questions|
|Total Marks||400 marks|
|Slots/ Shifts||Two Shifts|
|CMAT Exam Time||1st shift: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM2nd shift: 3:00 to 6:00 PM|
|CMAT 2023 Marking Scheme||+4 Marks for Each Right Answer-1 Mark for Incorrect Answer|
Section Wise CMAT 2023 Exam Pattern
|Sections||Number of Questions||Total ma rks|
|Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation||20||80|
|Innovation & Entrepreneurship (additional section)||20||80|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|