These exams are conducted twice a year, once in February and the other one in September.
A graduate in any discipline or final year students of graduate courses can apply for the CMAT Exam.
For Management Programs (MBA, PGDM, PGCM etc.), a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 50% marks is required (45% if the student is from a reserved category).
For an Executive Management Program, a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 50% marks is required (45% if the student is from a reserved category) and a minimum of 5 years of work experience in a supervisory or a managerial role is required.
Test Pattern and Duration:-
The type of questions that will be asked under the CMAT Entrance Exam can be classified as follows.
There will be 25 questions in each category with a maximum of 100 marks. 4 marks are given for every correct answer. There is negative marking in this exam. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 180 minutes. The expected time of completion per section is 45 minutes. A candidate can move back and forth between sections. There are no breaks during the test.
Important Dates for the CMAT Entrance Exam September 2014:-
The candidate has a choice of selecting the dates (3 options) and the cities (3 options) on a first-come first-serve basis.
The CMAT Entrance Exam is a computer based test, where the candidate reads the question on the computer terminal and chooses the right answer, by clicking on the given options.