With the ever increasing demand for management jobs all across the world, Students from all over India are preparing themselves for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), for admission in MBA colleges and diploma management courses in India. This exam is held at a national level which is conducted by AICTE. If the students are able to crack the exam they would be eligible to get admission in any of the 4000+ B schools which is recognized by AICTE all across India.

Students who have completed their graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate from a recognized university are eligible to apply for the CMAT exam. Students who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply. The registration date to apply for the exam starts in the first week of December and ends by the first week of January, and the exams are usually held in the mid weeks of February.

To clear the Exam students can seek a lot of help from sample question papers and reference books that are available online and in the market. There are various coaching centers that also provide training and coaching to clear the CMAT exam.
The CMAT question paper is divided into four part 100 marks each. The first part includes Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical reasoning second, Language comprehension third, and General Awareness thereafter. The question papers include multiple choice answers which will test your knowledge in different field. There will also be negative marking for each wrong answers and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. After the test is conducted the selection of the candidates is based on the merit of the written test. The marks awarded in the test to the candidates will be in the end used to give admission in the AICTE approved institutes and Universities.

There are thousands of AICTE approved institutes all across the country which gives quality education in management field. Students can go through a details analysis of each and every college that are under AICTE and one can join any college that he/she desires after clearing the exam. These colleges and institutes also guarantees placements for students and also provide scholarship to students who do exceptionally well in the academics.

Some of the top institutes and colleges for management studies in India are:
1. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (IIM A).
2. Faculty of management studies, University of Delhi
3. XLRI Xavier Labour Research institutes, Jamshedpur
4. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM C)
5. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM B)

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