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Key Details You Must Know Before CMAT 2019 Exam


CMAT 2019, a common admission test conducted by AICTE across India, opens the opportunity for candidates pursue PGDM, MBA, PGCM, and executive PGDM. The CMAT examination will be held on January 28, 2019. The examination will be conducted in two shifts- morning and evening. The scores obtained in the CMAT entrance exam help students get admission into AICTE approved colleges. So, if you too are an aspirant appearing for CMAT 2019 exam, here’s detailed information about the syllabus, application format and all the other details that you need.

Key Details You Must Know Before CMAT 2019 Exam

CMAT 2019 Exam Date

The table below will provide all the important dates of the exam

Application Form

The registration has started for CMAT. To apply for the exam, candidates needs to:
1. Register online
2. Proceed and fill in the necessary details such as Personal Information, Educational Qualification
3. Pay the required application fee
4. Upload the scanned image and signature

CMAT Application Fees

Candidates need to pay the following fee for CMAT 2019:


CMAT Changes

1. The biggest change is CMAT will be held in two shifts.

2. The second change is candidates can now select from 4 cities instead of 3 during 2019 registration.

Though NTA is the new exam conducting body for CMAT, they have clarified that there will no significant changes in the exam pattern, application fee and eligibility criteria. In addition to the minor changes, NTA will also provide an online form correction facility.


The eligibility criteria are as under:
Nationality: Indian citizens can apply for the exam
Academic Qualification: Candidates must complete graduation in any discipline. In addition, candidates in the final year of graduation can also fill CMAT application form.

Syllabus of CMAT 2019

Though the syllabus is not fixed, here’s some idea about the syllabus of the exam.
Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation: The following topics are covered under this section:

Number systems
2. Ratio and proportion
3. Speed, time and distance
4. Time and work
5. Profit and Loss
6. Percentages
7. Pipes and Cisterns
8. Mensuration
9. Geometry
10. Pie Chart
11. Partnership

Logical Reasoning

The section includes the following topics. A student’s reasoning capacity is tested under this section:

1. Analytical Reasoning
2. Linear Arrangements
3. Statements Arguments
4. Sequencing
5. Inferences
6. Statements and Conclusion
7. Non-Verbal Reasoning
8. Symbol based problems
9. Ranking Tests

Language Comprehension

The section checks a student’s ability to understand and read English. The test consists of:

Para Jumble
3. One-word substitution
4. Reading comprehension
5. Paragraph comprehension

General Awareness
The section includes topics that check a student’s presence of mind as well as their knowledge about what is happening all over the world. This is the reason it is important to stay updated about the national and international events.

CMAT 2019 Admit Card

Students who successfully submit the examination form with complete payment before the last date will receive the CMAT 2019 admit card on January 7, 2019. Applicants can get their admit cards via online mode only. Note that students will not receive their admit card via post. It is mandatory for students to take a print out of the admit card from the website.