CMAT 2012 Date –27 September to 01 October 2012 .
Update(15-Oct-2011): CMAT Exam 2012 Date announced
Update(10-Jan-2012): Date for Online Registration Extended
What is CMAT – Common Management Aadmission Test?
CMAT is Common Entrance Exam for All those Management institutes in India who are AICTE Approved as well running MBA and Post Graduate Diploma in Management courses. This Entrance Exam has been designed to reduce the extra burden of Students who want to appear for Management courses. Now those students do not need to worry for different entrance exam for each institute, rather they need get prepared for CMAT to get admission all Top MBA Colleges in India which comes under AICTE Approval.
How Many Colleges will accept the CMAT
The idea will give you chance to appear for admission around 4000 B-Schools that offer MBA and another 500 which run diploma programs will accept CMAT scores for their program
Difference between CAT and CMAT
Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) and entrance exams conducted by deemed universities will remain as it is.
Structure of CMAT
AICTE has announced its intention to conduct CMAT as an online computer based test (though the possibility of it being a paper-and-pencil test in the year 2012 is still not ruled out). The test will contain MCQs(multiple choice questions) based on four sections viz. Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. The test duration will be around 3 hours.
Disclaimer: AICTE has not yet finalized the modalities of the exam.