Change in CMAT: CMAT will be held only once in a year

The AICTE has passed the resolution to conduct Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) exam only one time every year. CMAT was conducted twice a year to give students two opportunities to take the test.

Initially the exam was scheduled to be held in September this year, however it was postponed and now the aspirants will have to take the exam in January 2016. “Since 2012, AICTE has been conducting CMAT twice in an academic year during September and February for admission to PG programmes in management.

In the month of July, the council had announced that it will provide information about CMAT in the first week of August, but that has been delayed.Students are waiting for the notification.

CMAT is a national-level admission test for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes affiliated by AICTE. It will be conducted as the main exam for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programmes for the academic year 2015-16.