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Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination for entry into management programmes. Earlier the exam was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. But Now from this year, the Test will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Both the first and second shifts of CMAT 2019 were successfully conducted on January 28, 2019. The CMAT result 2019, CMAT merit list 2019, and the final answer key of CMAT were declared on February 6, 2019, in online mode.

CMAT 2019Common Management Admission Test is also known as CMAT. The exam is conducted for admission to MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM and PGCM courses. It is a three-hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

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Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019

The CMAT scores are required for admission to around 500 AICTE approved B-schools including University departments, constituent colleges, and management institutions across India. As many as 54,516 candidates appeared for the test. Until 2018, it was administered by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) annually as per the regulations of MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India.

CMAT 2019 Brief Description

Features Specifications
Name of Examination Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)
Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA)
CMAT 2019 Exam Date 28th January 2019
Level of CMAT Examination National level
Category Bachelor’s degree
Mode of Exam Online
Duration of Examination 180 Minutes
Total Number of Questions 100 Questions
Languages for the Examination English

Why Choose CMAT Entrance Exam ?

Before going to deep, let us have a look at some of the silent features of CMAT Entrance Exam 2019, Which will give you the answer why choose this Entrance exam

  •  CMAT 2019 is the National level examination for admission to MBA Degree Courses  National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting authority which organizer the CMAT examination every year in various Government of India.
  • CMAT 2019 application forms are available online only.
  • Those candidates, who will commit Mistake during application filling, they can make it correct in January 2019.

So, if you have already made up your mind be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about CMAT Admission Test 2019. Let us first have a brief look at the Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of CMAT 2019.

CMAT Application Form 2019

The online registration will be released on 1st November 2018. The last date to submit the online registration form is 7th December 2018. Candidates can fill the application form through the online mode. Below we have mentioned the steps how to apply for the examination.

How to Apply?

 Here we have mentioned the step by step procedure to apply for the examination candidates can fill their application form in just a few seconds by following these simple steps:

  • The candidate has to Visit on the official site i.e., cmat.nta.nic.in/
  • Apply for Online Registration. Click here
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates must note down their unique application number which will be generated during registration.
  • Candidates can make a correction in the application during the verification process at the designated centres.
  • There is no need to send the printed application to the board.

Application Fee

The CMAT Application Fee which has to be paid at the time of submission of application form of CMAT 2019 is different for different categories. Aspirants may check in the table given below the requisite application fee to be paid at the time of CMAT 2019 Application form submission.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General/Non-creamy layer OBC INR- 1400/- (For Boys)
INR- 700/- (For Girls)
SC/ST/PWD INR- 700 (For Boys & Girls)
Transgender INR- 700/- (All)

CMAT 2019 application fee can be a summit in Online mode. Aspirants may choose from the following mode of payment of CMAT application fee 2019:

  • Internet Banking (SBI/other Banks)
  • Credit Cards (domestic/International)
  • Debit Card (SBI / other Banks)
  • UPI
  • Cash Deposit (through e-challan in any of the SBI branches across India
    Payment page of SBI MOPS will prompt for appropriate credentials to be keyed in for
  • particular payment mode and ask for the user’s confirmation.

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

Aspirants should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the CMAT exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing CMAT exam is given below

Qualification Required

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for the academic year 2019-20 can also apply for CMAT-2019 computer based test (CBT).


  • All Candidates who living in India can apply for this exam.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT-2019.

Category wise seat reservation

S.no. Category Reservation Percentage
1. Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
2. Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
3. OBC (Other Backward Classes)/ NCL (Non-Creamy layer) 27%
4. Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 5%

CMAT Exam Pattern 2019

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2019) will be an Online test to be held in India. The questions will be in mix set multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

Section No. of Question Marks
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Total 100 400

Basic Guidelines

  • No. of Question: Total 100 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through Online mode.
  • Marking Scheme: +4 marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 180 minutes.
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation/Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness.
  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions.

CMAT Syllabus 2019

CMAT 2019 Syllabus is prescribed by the NTA. The level of the examination is of 10+2 or equivalent level exam. The detailed syllabus is listed below.

CMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

S. no. Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
1. Data interpretation
2. Problem-solving
3. Data sufficiency
4. Arithmetic
5. Geometry
6. Modern mathematics
7. Algebra
8. number systems

CMAT Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

S. no. Logical Reasoning
1. Family tree
2. Arrangement
3. Numeric grid
4. Coding and series

CMAT Syllabus for Language Comprehension

S. no. Language Comprehension
1. Anonyms, and Synonyms
2. Language usage and their rules
3. Para jumble
4. Syntax and correct grammar
5. Vocabulary
6. Fill in the blanks
7. Idioms
8. Reading comprehension

CMAT Syllabus for General Awareness

S. no. Syllabus for General Awareness
1. Personalities
2. Books and authors
3. History
4. Economics
5. Politics
6. Business
7. Current Affairs of National
8. Sports
9. International Economy
10. Social Developments
11. Entertainment
12. Personalities in News

Highly Recommended Books

Aspirants who’re preparing for CMAT exam can check the best and appropriate books and learn about the subject matter to crack the CMAT exam. Here in this article, we have discussed some best books associated with the CMAT 2019 exam. These top recommended books for CMAT 2019 contain Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General awareness books which will lend a hand the candidates of their exam preparation.

Subject Important Books for CMAT 2019
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Agarwal, Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha, Data Analysis & Interpretation Data Sufficiency by Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan.
Logical Reasoning A modern approach to logical reasoning by RS Agarwal,
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT by Arun Sharma, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit Sinha
Language Comprehension The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT by Nishit K Sinha, A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by Dr R S Aggarwal, Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations (Time).
General Awareness News Paper:- The Hindu, Hindu Business Line, Business World, Management Compass Career Launcher etc.

CMAT Admit Card 2019

Those Admission seekers who have registered successfully will be able to download the admit card of CMAT 2019 in online mode on 7 January 2019. Name of the students, exam centre address, timings for the exam and other details will be present on the admit card of CMAT 2019. Candidates are advised to bring the admit card to the examination centre along with a passport size photograph. Failure to present the admit card at the exam centre of CMAT 2019 will make the candidates ineligible to attempt the exam.

CMAT Answer Key 2019

The CMAT 2019 answer key will be released on 1st February 2019. CMAT Answer Key will be published on its official website. The aspirant may have an opportunity for an online challenge against the answer key. All of the right answers to the questions asked in the offline entrance examination of CMAT 2019 will be present in the answer key. Those aspirants, who are not satisfied with the answer keys and recorded responses, may challenge by filling the online application form and paying a processing charge of Rs.1000/- per question. The processing charge can be paid by credit/debit card/Net banking. The processing charge once paid is non-refundable.

CMAT Result 2019

According to Official instructions, NTA will declare the result of CMAT 2019 on 6th February 2019. The result will release via online mode through the website. Students can Cheak their results by entering their roll number and other required details. The scores secured by the candidates in CMAT 2019 exam will be available in the result. The result of CMAT 2019 has to be downloaded by the candidates since it will be required during the CMAT admission process.

CMAT Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of CMAT 2019 is the minimum aggregate score any candidate needs to obtain to successfully attain admission into MBA and PGDM programmes offered by management institutes across India. CMAT 2019 exam result has been declared already with higher CMAT score cutoffs for all the percentile range. Although there may not be any change in the CMAT 2019 percentile cut off in the MBA colleges for MBA admission 2019, the same percentile needs higher CMAT 2019 score cut off.

Minimum Qualifying Cut-off CMAT-2019

S.No. Name of the Institute Expected Cut-off
1. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai 99.92% (285)
2. K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 99.20% (246)
3. We School Mumbai 99.06% (244)
4. SIMSREE 99.96%
5. Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS) 96.42% (210)
6. MET Institute of Management, Mumbai 97.27% (218)
7. XISS Ranchi 95%(199)
8. Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore 90% (180)
9. Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore 85%
10. Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85%
11. Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85%(180)
12. IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85%
13. Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior 84%
14. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 82%(170)
15. Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara 80%
16. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75%(160)
17. Dr D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune 75%(160)
18. PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 75%
19. School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin 75%
20. Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad 75%
21. BIMTECH Greater Noida 75%
22. Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad 70%
23. Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore 300
24. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 280
25. SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai 232
26. N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 227
27. Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali 220
28. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun 213
29. Singhad Institute, Pune 200
30. Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 200
31. MIT School of Business, Pune 200
32. IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai 198
33. Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi 180
34. Indira School of Business Studies, Pune 160
35. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 60%
36. Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune 60%
37. Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai 60%
38. Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad 60%
39. AIMS Bangalore 60%
40. Doon Business School, Dehradun 60%
41. Goa Institute of Management, Goa 99.85% (260)

CMAT Important Dates 2019

The online application form will be released on 1st November 2018. the last date to submit the online application form will be 7th December 2018. The Complete exam Dates and Schedule are given below:

Event Important Date
CMAT 2019 Application Form released 1st November 2018
Last Date to Submit the Application form 7th December 2018
Last date to upload photograph, signature, and pay the application fee 8th December 2018 (11:50 pm)
Release of CMAT Admit Card 7th January 2019
CMAT 2019 exam  date 28th January 2019 (Monday)- Two Shifts:
First shift – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (concluded)
Second shift – 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm (concluded)
CMAT 2019 Answer Key 1st February 2019
Last date to view Question Paper and Candidate’s Response Sheet 3rd February 2019
CMAT Result declared February 6, 2019
Print of CMAT Score Cards On or before February 8, 2019

CMAT 2019 Exam Centers

CMAT-2019 will be conducted in the following cities, provided there are sufficient
numbers of candidates in the city.

State wise list of Cities in India for CMAT-2019:

State City City Code
Andhra Pradesh Guntur AP01
Kurnool AP02
Nellore AP03
Rajahmundry AP04
Tirupati AP05
Vijayawada AP06
Visakhapatnam AP07
Bihar Patna BR01
Chandigarh Chandigarh/Mohali/Panchkula CG01


Bhilai/Durg/Bhilai Nagar CG02
Raipur CG02
Delhi/New Delhi Delhi/New Delhi DL01
Goa Panaji/Madgaon GO01




Ahmedabad GJ01
Anand GJ02
Bhavnagar GJ03
Gandhinager GJ04
Kadi/Mehsana GJ05
Rajkot GJ06
Surat GJ07
Vadodara GJ08



Faridabad HR01
Gurugram HR02
Hisar HR03
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur HP01
Pradesh Shimla HP02
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu JK01
Srinagar (J&K) JK02 JK02
Jharkhand Dhanbad JH01
Jamshedpur JH02
Ranchi JH03
Karnataka Belagavi (Belgaum) KK01 KK01
Bengaluru KK02
Davnagere KK03
Dharwad KK04
Gulbarga KK05
Mangaluru KK06
Mysore KK07


Kochi KL01
Kozhikode KL02
Thiruvananthapuram KL03

Madhya Pradesh


Bhopal MP01
Gwalior MP02
Indore MP03
Jabalpur MP04


Ahmednager MR01
Amravati MR02
Aurangabad MR03
Dhule MR04
Kolhapur MR05
Mumbai MR06
Nagpur MR07
Nanded MR08
Nashik MR09
Navi Mumbai MR010
Pune MR011
Solapur MR012
Thane MR013



Bhubaneswar OR01
Sambalpur OR02



Amritsar PB01
Bhatinda PB02
Ludhiana PB03



Jaipur RJ01
Jodhpur RJ02
Udaipur RJ03

Tamil Nadu


Chennai TN01
Coimbatore TN02
Madurai TN03
Tirunelveli TN04



Hyderabad TL01
Warangal TL02
Tripura Agartala TA01


Uttar Pradesh






Allahabad/ Prayagraj UP01
Bareilly UP02
Ghaziabad UP03
 Greater Noida/Noida UP04
Kanpur UP05
Lucknow UP06
Meerut UP07
Varanasi UP08
Uttarakhand Dehradun UK01
West Bengal Kolkata WB01

Important Links

Aspirant before going CMAT 2019 exam, candidates must check the most important links regarding all the information of CMAT 2019 exam.

Subjects Description
CMAT 2019 Admission: Application Form| Dates| Syllabus Click Here
Download CMAT 2019 Admit Card Here… Click Here
CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern: Types of Question| Marking Scheme Click Here
CMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age| Qualification| Nationality Click Here
CMAT 2019 Syllabus: Get Latest Syllabus & Study Materials Click Here
CMAT 2019 Counselling: Counselling Process| Seat Allotment Click Here
Download CMAT 2019 Sample Papers in PDF: Get Free PDF Click Here
Get highly recommended Books for CMAT 2019 Click Here
CMAT 2019 Cut-off: Check expected & Previous Year Cutoff Click Here
CMAT 2019 Seat Matrix: Know Seat Allotment Process Click Here

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