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.