Tag: Best Books for CMAT Exam Preparation

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducts National level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) twice a year i.e. first in September, and Second in February for selection of suitable students in all management programmes approved by AICTE. Each Candidate is eligible to appear in both the exams and the better of the two scores will be used for the admission for each academic year. Also, there is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT.

Educational Qualification Required : The eligibility criteria for admission to CMAT Management programs (Diploma and Post Graduation) is as mentioned below:
1) Management (PGDM, MBA and similar): 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.
2) Management (PGCM): Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 Yrs duration.
3) Management (Executive PGDM): Any recognized Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years duration and a minimum of 5 years relevant managerial / supervisory experience. And obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.

NOTE: Graduates in any discipline or Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission can apply for CMAT online.

AICTE Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam Pattern: CMAT is a computer-based test (CBT) conducted online (It cannot be taken in paper-pencil mode). It is having four sections as below-

Sr. No. Section Name Max. Questions Max. Marks Time Allotted
1 Quantitative Techniques &
Data Interpretation
25 100

180 minutes

2 Logical Reasoning 25 100
3 Language Comprehension 25 100
4 General Awareness 25 100

NOTE: There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each correct answer there are 4 marks, and for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for AICTE Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam or CMAT Exam are suggested as below.

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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