CMAT 2013-14 Registration Begins on 1 Nov 2012. CMAT Exam from 21-15 Feb 2013

Nishatha Abraham Bijeesh updated on : 15 Jan 2016

The 2nd CMAT for academic session 2013-14 will be conducted by AICTE from 21-25 February 2013.

Second CMAT for 2013-14 from 21-25 February 2013

The dates for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2012), the national, computer-based entrance exam conducted by AICTE for admissions to post graduate programmes in management for the year 2013-14 have been announced. This is the second CMAT for the year 2013-14 and will be held from 21 February - 25 February 2013.


The first CMAT for the year 2013-14 was held from 27 September to 1 October 2012.


(Also read: Online CMAT to be held Twice a Year from 2013-14 Academic Session: AICTE)


About CMAT

CMAT (Common Management Admission Test) is the only test for admission to MBA programmes in AICTE approved institutions and University Departments of all the states, and one of the five tests for PGDM programmes for 2013-14.

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.

Important Dates second CMAT for 2013-14 Academic Session

Registration window for CMAT opens

1 November 2012

Last Date for Online Registration

2 January 2013

Hall Ticket Print Out (CMAT 2012 Admit Card) can be downloaded from

11 February 2013

Computer based CMAT Dates

21 - 25 February 2013
Test Timings: 2 slots
9:30am to 12:30pm
2:30pm to 5:30pm

CMAT Results

13 March 2013

Score Cards can be printed from

13 March – 17 April 2013


Eligibility Criteria for second CMAT for 2013-14 Academic Session

Graduates in any discipline or final year students of graduate courses can apply for CMAT

Registration Process for second CMAT for 2013-14 Academic Session

The test fee for CMAT exam is Rs. 1200 for the General and OBC category candidates and Rs. 600 for the SC/ST/PD candidates plus the applicable bank charges.

You have to register online on the website between 1 Nov 2012 & 2 Jan 2013 & choose 3 cities for the computer based CMAT in the order of your preference. The allotment of the test-city will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Allotment would also be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city

Test Cities

CMAT 2013-14 would be held across 64 cities in India. These cities are Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Ananthapur, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bareily, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Dharwad, Durgapur, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Panaji, Patna, Prakasam, Pondicherry, Pune, Rajkot, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Siliguri, Srinagar, Surat, Trichurapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam and Warangal.

Mode of Payment for CMAT

1. Net Banking / Credit / Debit Card: online payment through the website
2. Cash Payment: Through challan generated online and cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI)

Admission Process after CMAT

The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counselling. In case there is no central counselling, the scores awarded will be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes or University Departments.

CMAT Pattern

According to a tender released by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) on 30th June 2012, CMAT is expected to have 100 questions and would be of three hours (180 minutes) duration covering the following four subjects:

(i) Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation (QTDI)
(ii) Logical Reasoning (LR)
(iii) General Awareness (GA) 
(iv) Language Comprehension (LC)

CMAT 2012 exam for 2012-13 academic session was held between 20 – 28 February 2012 & had 4 sections with 25 questions each.

Related Articles:

Online CMAT to be held Twice a Year from 2013-14 Academic Session: AICTE

CMAT not the "Only" MBA Test; CAT, XAT, ATMA, MAT also Valid: Supreme Court

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