CMAT stands for Central Management Admission Test, which is an entrance examination annually conducted by Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management in Nepal. Tentatively CMAT entrance examination is conducted in the month of September/October. Tribhuvan University has made the CMAT entrance examination compulsory to get admission for the following degrees:
- Bachelor in Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
- Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)
- Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)
- Bachelor of Information Management (BIM)
- Bachelor of Mountaineering Studies (BMS)
- Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA)
CMAT is only applicable to Tribhuvan University in Nepal. There are different criteria and entrance examination procedures for universities other than TU.
According to the Faculty of Management at Tribhuvan University, to take the CMAT exam, students must meet the following criteria.
|CMAT Eligibility Component
10+2, PCL or Equivalent in any discipline
Students who have passed grade 11 and are waiting for grade 12 results can also apply minimum
1.8 or more
Second division marks minimum
|Minimum grade in the subject of grades 11 and 12
|D+ grade in each
There are four major areas in the CMAT Syllabus. For the CMAT entrance examination, candidates must prepare for all four areas individually. Following are examples of the areas.
1. Verbal Ability
Verbal ability is a kind of English language fluency testing in CMAT which includes vocabulary, synonyms & antonyms, suitable prepositions, Idioms and phrases, and passages and questions.
2. Quantitative Ability
This testing is done to check the mathematical aptitude of students like probability, ratio and proportions, statistics, commission, taxation and vat, matrix and determinants, and so on.
3. Logical Reasoning
This test examines the thinking ability of the student including types of relation, odd one-out arguments and flow chart, pure logic, common sense logic, guest logic, etc.
4. General Awareness
Assessment of general knowledge(GK) of students in diverse fields like current affairs – business & economy, sports, politics, management theories, science and literature, Interesting facts / current facts is also an examination technique.
The 90 minutes CMAT exam consists of altogether 100 objective questions containing 25 questions in each section with a total weight of 100 marks. The students must secure at least 40% to qualify for the examinations. The four sections hold 25 marks individually.
|Questions and marks distribution
Is there a negative marking on CMAT?
No, there isn't a negative marking on CMAT. Marks are counted based on their total right answers. Although wrong answering doesn't subtract your marks from the right answer it is recommended to answer all the questions than leaving without solving them.
Also See: Edusanjal Online CMAT Preparation Class
CMAT Exam 2023
|Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University
|CMAT Full Form
|Central Management Admission Test
Sharwan 28, 2080 (August 13, 2023) to Bhadra 31, 2080 (September 17, 2023)
Date of CMAT
Ashoj 13, 2080 (September 30, 2023)
CMAT Exam Centers
The CMAT admit card is given to candidates by TU Constituent/Affiliated Colleges, who also notify exam centers using the symbol number on the admit card. According to their symbol number, students must go to the exam location.
Mode of Examination
The CMAT entrance exam consists of both written exam and interview.
The 90 minutes CMAT exam consists of altogether one hundred (100) objective questions containing twenty (25) questions in each section with a total weight of 100 marks. The students must secure at least 40% to qualify for the examinations.
The colleges running the program also conduct the individual presentations and interviews for selecting suitable candidates. Applicants securing above cut off point marks in the CMAT will be short-listed. Then the shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and selected for admission.
Admissions will be strictly on the basis of merit list. The merit list is prepared on the basis of
- 60% of marks secured in the CMAT Entrance examination;
- 30% of marks secured in percentage in plus two or equivalent;
- 10% Interview.
How to apply for the CMAT exam?
- Registration can be done online and offline. For online registration, the CMAT application form is accessible on the Faculty of Management website at www.fomecd.edu.np and www.tudoms.org.
- The online CMAT Application form is to be submitted to any campus offering respective programs, paying Rs. 1,000.
- Contact the respective campuses/colleges or visit the FoM website for further information.
How to prepare for CMAT?
The first thing to know while preparing for CMAT is CMAT structure, pattern, or syllabus. Once you know the syllabus you can practice. It isn't necessary to join a coaching class if you have enough study materials.
But the students who think they need proper guidance to prepare for CMAT can prepare by the following methods.
- Self-preparation using study materials
- Joining a coaching class provided by various institutes online or offline
- Through online LMS (Learning Management system)
The ideal method for preparing for the CMAT is through the LMS (Learning Management System). LMS provides flexibility to the students who want to accomplish their educational goals. LMS is indeed less complex and more effective than any alternative system. To assist and prepare students for success on the CMAT entrance test, Edusanjal, which has been offering educational services for the past ten years, now offers an online LMS for CMAT.