CMAT (Common Management Admission Test) is a national-level entrance exam for admission to management programmes in AICTE approved MBA Colleges in India. Till 2018, it was conducted by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) in single session every year as per the instructions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
CMAT - Direct Admission in Top Colleges
Now it is conducted by newly created government institution, NTA (National Testing Agency) in two sessions every year in online mode.

CMAT or other Entrance Exams are usually conducted to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

Exam Pattern

Sections No. of Ques. Marks/Ques. Negative Marks Total Marks
Language Comprehension 25 4 -1 100
QA and DI 25 4 -1 100
Logical Reasoning 25 4 -1 100
General Awareness 25 4 -1 100
Total 100 400

Top Colleges Accepting CMAT
There are thousands of MBA Colleges across the country; here we have shortlisted few colleges accepting CMAT Scores to select most appropriate students for MBA or PGDM Programmes.

  • JBIMS Mumbai
  • SIMSREEE Mumbai
  • KJ Somaiya Mumbai
  • LN Welingkar Mumbai
  • PUMBA (Pune University)
  • Goa Institute of Management
  • NL Dalmia Mumbai
  • IFMR Chennai
  • Great Lakes Chennai & Gurgaon
  • BIMTECH Noida
  • XISS Ranchi
  • IMT Nagpur & Hyderabad
  • XIME Bangalore
  • Christ University Bangalore
  • IFIM Business School Bangalore
  • ITM Navi Mumbai
  • MET Mumbai
  • SIES Mumbai
  • Alliance University Bangalore
  • Jaipuria Noida

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