CMAT to be conducted only once in a year
Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT), which was conducted by AICTE twice in a year, will now be conducted only once. A declaration for the same has been made by the All India Council of Technical Education which shall be implemented from the next academic session i.e. 2015-16 onwards.
The exam that was supposed to be conducted in the month of September this year has been discarded. The exam will now be conducted in January 2016. The MBA aspirants aiming to crack CMAT will have to wait till January 2016 to make their attempt.
The Vice-Chairman of AICTE, Avinash Pant said, "Since 2012, AICTE has been conducting CMAT twice in an academic year during September and February for admission to PG programmes in management. But, now it will be conducted once in a year. For CMAT scheduled in January 2016, a notification will be released soon."