All about CMAT exam

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CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is an aptitude test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBA/PGDM courses in over 1,000 B-Schools across India.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The CMAT aspirant must have completed graduation in any discipline or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Final year Graduation students (10+2+3) are also eligible to apply for CMAT 2022 but they will have to present passing certificate at the time of admission

It evaluates a candidate’s ability in Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness areas. A new optional section on Innovation and Entrepreneurship with 25 questions of 30 minutes duration is also added.

  • The first option is of 3 hours Exam which is divided in 4 sections with 25 questions in each section. The sections are Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness
  • The second option is of 3½ hours exam which is divided in 5 sections with 25 questions in each section. The sections are Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • There will be 100 questions for 3 hours exam and 125 questions for 3½ hours exam.
  • All are of objective type questions in MCQs form.
  • Question difficulty level is easy to moderate
  • Each correct answer is awarded +4 Mark
  • Each wrong answer is penalized with negative marking of -1 mark
  • No Individual Time limit to attempt question paper. Candidates can attempt any question from any section within the overall CMAT exam time limit
  • Merit Score and percentile is calculated on the basis of 4 sections.
  • CMAT score card displays Actual score obtained out of 400/500 Marks, Sectional score obtained and the sectional and overall percentile obtained in the Exam

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