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CAT registration last dead extended by 5 days

The last date for submission of application forms for common admission test (CAT) for admissions to the IIMs has been extended by five days. Previously the last date of the application submission was 22nd september 2016. Now the last date is moved to September 27th 2016 till 5 pm.

Cat exam date will be conducted this year on December 4th and admit card can be downloaded on October 18th.

“The primary reason for the extension is to facilitate the applicants who are still in the process of completing their applications. There are many applicants in this stage, and we have been getting a lot of requests from them,” said Professor Rajendra K Bandi, CAT 2016 convenor.

“The total number of submitted applications (as at 3:30 p.m.) is 2.08 lakhs, which is far in excess of the applications for the comparable period last year.

The corresponding number last year was 1.83 lakhs,” Bandi added. The extension of the deadline has been notified on the CAT website.

Dyslexic students are not eligible for IIM-Indore course

Premier management institute not allowing to aspirants with dyslexia to apply for five-year Integrated Management Programme (IMP)

Only people with disabilities low vision blindness, hearing impairment and locomotor disability/cerebral palsy are allowed under the quota for people with disabilities. Previously there was option of other was available in online application form but now that has been removed. 3% seats are reserved for the people with disabilities.

We need to wait for the reaction from the activists. This is something new has been seen in recent years. Institute’s step is clearly a demotivating signals for the people with  disabilities.

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.

Difference between CAT and CMAT (CAT vs CMAT)

For taking admission in management programmes in India, candidate can either go for CAT, CMAT or GMAT.Here we are discussing difference between CAT and CMAT.

CAT

CMAT

1. CAT is conducted by IIMs. CMAT is conducted by AICTE.
2. Apart from 13 IIMs another 100 colleges accept CAT scores.  Many colleges accept CMAT scores.
3. CAT has been conducted once in a year between October and November. CMAT first paper has been conducted twice in a year.
4. 2 lakh
5. 13 IIMs, NITIE, MDI, SPJIMR etc JBIMS – MUMBAI, SIMSREE- MUMBAI, SIMSREE – MUMBAI and many more
6. Duration: 140 minutes(2 hours 20 minutes) 180 minutes (3 hours)
7. Approximate 2 lakh candidates participated. Approximate 4 lakh candidates participated.
8. Students can not move back to sections. Students can move back forth to/from sections.
9. 2 sections 30 questions each, 70 minutes each 4 sections 25 questions each
10. First Section : Quantitative ability & Data interpretation
Second Section : Verbal ability & Logical reasoning
First Section: Quantitative Techniques & Data
Interpretation
Second Section: Logical Reasoning
Third Section: Language Comprehension
Fourth Section: General Awareness
11. There is negative marking in the exam, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted & for correct answer candidate will get Three marks will be awarded There is no penalty for questions that are left unanswered. There is negative marking in the exam, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted & for correct answer candidate will get four marks will be awarded.

CAT vs CMAT

CAT vs CMAT

CAT vs CMAT

CMAT 2013 Additional Test

AICTE  is going to conduct an additional online all India CMAT examination for year 2013-14  to facilitate those candidates who could not appear in earlier CMAT.

The candidates can make maximum two attempts for the academic year 2013-14 and better of two scores will be used for admission.

Important Dates for CMAT 2013-14 (Additional Test)

  1. Registration window opens on 10.03.2013
  2. Last Date for Online Registration- 10.04.2013
  3. Print out of Hall ticket From 03.05.2013
  4. Computer based test dates 19.05.2013 to 22.05.2013
  5. Test Timings 9.30 am – 12.30 pm
  6. 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm
  7. Declaration of result 01.06.2013
  8. Print out of Score Cards From 01.06.2013 to 01.07.2013

Eligibility

  • Graduates in any discipline or Final year students of Graduate Courses can apply for CMAT online.
  • The candidates, who have already appeared in both the CMAT held in September, 2012 and February, 2013 will not be allowed to appear in this test.
  • Registration online from 10th March, 2013 to 10th April, 2013 on website www.aicte-cmat.in
  • Choice of 3 cities for online examination in the order of preference.
  • Allotment will be based on first come first served. Actual allotment however will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.

Other Details

  1. Categories: General/OBC SC/ST/PD
  2. For General: Rs.1200 + Bank charges as applicable
  3. OBC SC/ST/PD : Rs.600 + Bank charges as applicable
  4. Note: Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstance.
  5. Mode of Payment, Net Banking / Credit / Debit Card
  6. Online through www.aicte-cmat.in , Cash Payment Through challan generated online and Cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India

Test Venue:

Ahmadabad, Coimbatore, Kanpur, Patna, Ahmednagar, Davangere, Kochi,Pune, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kolhapur, Rajkot, Amravati, Delhi, Kolkata, Raipur, Amritsar, Dharwad, Kozhikode, Ranchi, Aurangabad, Gulbarga, Lucknow, Shimla, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Madurai, Surat, Belgaum, Guwahati, Mangalore, Trivandrum, Bellary, Gwalior, Meerut, Udaipur, Bhavnagar, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Vadodara,Bhopal, Indore, Mysore, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Bhuj, Jaipur, Nasik, Chandigarh, Jammu, Noida,Chennai, Jodhpur, Panaji.

Admission Process:

  • The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counseling or otherwise as per their notified admission procedure.
  • In case there is no central counseling Scores awarded will be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes/University Departments.

 
Contact:  customercare@aicte-cmat.in or Helpline number 022-40679404

CMAT registration open till September 2

Registrations for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) will be accepted till September 2. The CMAT has been made compulsory for students seeking admissions in MBA and MCA colleges approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) from 2013-14.

The CMAT will be held on October 1. Officials said that students will be able to download their hall ticket number by September 15. The results will be declared on September 17.

Aptech, which conducts training and learning services, is conducting the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) mandated by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) from September 27 to October 1.

Officials said that the CMAT will be held at four centers — Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, and Rajkot. The CMAT paper will be of three hours and account for 400 marks. The paper will have 100 questions.

For the first time, the CMAT paper will have the provision of negative marking. The paper’s medium will be English as the Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GCET) was also in English.

After CMAT, students will not have to appear for the local GCET and myriad management entrance tests favored by management colleges all over the country. The GCET was conducted by the Gujarat Technological University. The CMAT will be conducted by a national agency.

Banking on the technical superiority and a glitch-free process witnessed last year, the project duration has been reduced from nine days to five days this time around.

The number of cities, where the examination will be conducted, has been increased to 64 cities. This will eventually lead to a rise in the number of centres.

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Are you ready for CMAT 2013

COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT)- 2013

AICTE has launched the National level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes approved by AICTE since 2012-13.

 

  • AICTE has now decided to conduct CMAT twice a year.
  • The notification is issued to announce the schedule for conducting first Test of Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) for admission for academic year 2013-14.
  • The students will be eligible to appear in both the exam and best of the two scores will be used for admission for 2013-14.

Eligibility
Graduates in any discipline or Final year students of Graduate Courses can apply for CMAT online.

Registration

  •  online from 3rd August 2012 to 2nd September 2012 on website www.aicte-cmat.in
  •  choice of 3 cities for online examination in the order of preference.
  •  Allotment will be based on first come first served. Actual allotment however will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.

Test Fee

  • General/OBC  Rs.1200 +Bank charges as applicable
  • SC/ST/PD     Rs.600 + Bank charges as applicable

Note: Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstance.

Admission Process

  • The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counseling or otherwise as per their notified admission procedure.
  • In case there is no central counseling Scores awarded will  be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes/University Departments.

Information Sources
E-mail Id : customercare@aicte-cmat.in
Helpline number : 022-40679404
Phone support availability: 03rd August, 2012 to 17th November,
Fax Number: 2012 (24X7) 022-25814283

CMAT Schedule 2013

Aptech conducts first CMAT exam

Aptech, the global leader in training & learning services, successfully conducted the first Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) mandated by The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). 

CMAT examination was conducted online and received a good response from students and colleges alike.

Attendance of 83% was recorded all over India across the 61 cities and 68 centers over the 9 day period.

The scores will be based on overall merit, quantitative section, logical reasoning questions, comprehension, and general knowledge questions.

CMAT will release individual scores of these sections, which can be viewed by candidates as well as institutes who have registered CMAT to consider its scores for admissions.

Commenting on the glitch-free tests, Aptech CEO & MD, Ninad Karpe said, “We are happy that the process went as smooth as expected and we have received a positive response from all corners.

“I also congratulate the students and colleges for being part of the online tests. It greatly benefits the stakeholders in conducting tests with utmost transparency, eases the burden of logistics for both colleges & students taking the tests.”

Be Ready for CAT Group Discussions

Common Admission Test (CAT) results have been declared,I guess you all are waiting for — GD-PI.Colleges are also waiting for you to attend their GD and PI..

Are you ready for GD – PI ? Are you happy with your CAT scores? Are you planning for next attempt(1 year drop)..

There are many colleges apart from IIMs which can be your preferred choice for MBA.I would say if you get 1 of below colleges then its fine rather waiting 1 more year for IIM.

You have to show your talent in field during job after completing this degree (MBA).Getting degree from a big college not make you successful but your field work would make you successful.

Here is a list of GD PI dates for few of good colleges.

S P Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR),Mumbai GD PI DATE first week of February.

Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, GD PI would be conducted in Third week of March and the second week of April

The National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE),GD PI would be conducted in second and third week of March

Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSoM), IIT Mumbai, GD PI would be conducted in February 10 with the process scheduled between 2 to 5 March.

Institute of Management Technology (IMT) has decided to accept CMAT scores for their Nagpur and Hydrabad campuses for 2012. However, admission to the Ghaziabad campus will still be taken on the basis of CAT scores.GD-PI for the Ghaziabad campus is scheduled for February 1.

Department of Management Studies (DMS), Indian Institute of Technology,GD PI would be conducted on March 23-26, while the final results will be announced a month later on April 25. The application registration date of the institute started on January 13 and will continue till the 27th,

TA Pai Management Institute, application registration dates from January 15 to February 15 (as XAT results will be announced by the end of this month), TAPMI Manipal. The GD-PI round will commence after February 25 and will be completed by the end of March, The institute will not be accepting CMAT

Mudra Institute of Communication (MICA) in Ahmedabad first week of April. The application submission deadline for the institute is January 30. MICA that also holds its own admission test, the Mudra Institute of Communication Admission Test (MICAT), scheduled to take place either in the last week of February or the first week of March this year, will not accept CMAT scores this year.

School of Management (VGSoM), IIT, Kharagpur, ranked 25th, started accepting applications from December 27, 2011. The final date for accepting applications by the institute is January 27. Their GD-PI sessions are scheduled in four places. In Mumbai, they will take place from March 9 to 12, in Kolkata from 20 to 22 March, in Delhi from 27 to 30 March and in Bangalore from April 3 to 6. The institute will not be accepting CMAT scores this year.

IIT Kanpur’s Industrial and Management Engineering (IME probably schedule interview round in the last week of March.The institute has extended the last date for application submission from January 27 to February 3 due to some problem in its website.

All dates are tentative and subject to change.Notices for the exact GDPI dates can be found on college sites.Information have been collected from the Public information available on internet.Studyfreak is not responsible for any date change.

CAT registration will open from August 17

This year the test will be conducted at 36 cities in the country. The results will be available on the website on January 11, 2012. Candidates must retain the printout of their score cards, which are valid only until December 31, 2012. Subsequent to that date, no queries related to issuance of CAT 2011 score cards would be entertained.
CAT 2011 will be held from October 22 to November 18 during a 20-day testing window period. For details, visit www.catiim.in or contact the IVRS number at 1800-103-7833.
The registration for the Common Admission Test 2011, which holds the key to 13 IIMs and other B-schools, starts on August 17 and will end on September 28. Candidates can register by logging on to www.catiim.in. CAT 2011 vouchers can be obtained from branches of Axis Bank and their associated outlets from August 17 to September 26, for `1,600 for the general category and `800 for SC/ST candidates.