CMAT Structure & Eligibility

Earlier CMAT was conducted twice a year till 2015. But with effect 2016, CMAT is conducted only once a year. The test structure shall remain the same for 2017 as mentioned below:

Type of Questions No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100

Duration of test is 180 minutes (3 hours).

There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.

At the test venue, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations. After the test, candidate must leave the scratch paper at the desk. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. No breaks will be given during the test.

Eligibility: Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

Test Date: 28th January 2017 (29th January 2017 is a reserved day)

Test Duration: Test will begin at 9:30 AM

Test Mode: Online

Marking Scheme:  Each correct answer shall be rewarded 4 marks. Negative marking: 1 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.


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