As per the latest reports, the CMAT 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which has replaced AICTE that was earlier responsible for various entrance exams. The official date for CMAT 2020 exam is 24th January 2020. So, before applying for the entrance test, aspirants are advised to get familiar with the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020 in order to find out whether they are eligible to register for the MBA entrance test.
Why is Eligibility Criteria Important?
Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:
- To know whether you are fit to appear in the exam or not.
- To know the minimum qualification that is required to appear in the exam
- To avoid any scope of disappointment when you clear the entrance.
CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The CMAT 2019 entrance examination is for admissions into CMAT MBA programs across its centers. NTA has determined the following CMAT 2019 eligibility criteria for aspirants:
- A candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university
- He must be a citizen of India
- Those in their final year of degree can also apply for the CMAT 2020
CMAT Exam: No. of Attempts
If the candidate has appeared previously for the CMAT exam, he/she can again apply for the CMAT 2020. There is no limit for number of CMAT attempts that a candidates can give in consecutive years.
CMAT Exam: Age Limit
CMAT MBA entrance exam has no age bar. However, if you apply for the MBA institute, you will have to check their admission policy before seeking admission.
CMAT Exam: Special Relaxation
For Physically Disabled (PD) Candidates, as per the “Persons with Disability Act, 1995”, candidate appearing for CMAT in India qualifies to be a Physically Disabled (PD) candidate if he/she suffers from any of the listed disabilities, to the extent of not less than 40% as certified by a medical authority. Following are the categories defined by AICTE for PWD candidates:
- Visually impaired
- Physically handicapped
- Hearing Impairment
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CMAT 2020: Exam Highlights
CMAT Exam is a computer-based test which consists of objective type questions (MCQs). It is conducted for the duration of 180 minutes i.e. 3 hours. There are a total of 100 questions of four marks each. And for every wrong response, there is a penalty of -1 mark. Candidates can start getting registered for the exam from 1st November on the NTA website dedicated to CMAT exam.
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