What is CMAT in Nepal?
Central management aptitude test (CMAT) is an entrance test conducted by the faculty of management on TU. This page has crucial information about CMAT result, CMAT preparation guide, CMAT question format, and CMAT examination Nepal date.
CMAT is a mandatory exam that needs to be taken to get enrolled in BBA, BBM, BHM, BIM, BTTM, or any management-related subjects. The minimum criteria to get admission is to score at least 40 marks out of 100 in CMAT examination. CMAT exam is important for getting enrolled in Tribhuvan University affiliated management colleges.
How to prepare for CMAT Exam
To prepare for CMAT, one can simply join CMAT preparation classes. There are many CMAT classes around the Kathmandu valley. Some colleges even provide preparation books as guide. This books help students approaching the CMAT examination.
Candidates can even find other guides which include study material along with model papers and previous papers as well. Some preparation classes in Nepal are:
- Pathshala bridge course in New Baneshwor, St. Xavier in New Baneshwor
- Cambridge in Chabahil, A-one in Kalanki
- Axis in Putalisadak, 1 One 11 Baagbazar, and many more.
Applicants who don’t want to join classes shouldn’t worry too much. They can get guides and even the course of 11 and 12 help a lot to score good mark in CMAT.
CMAT entrance Exam and Interview
Every applicant who wants to join BBA/BIM/BHM/BTTM should appear in CMAT. Tribhuvan University conducts CMAT every year to students who have recently appeared in 10+2 and A level board exams. Applicant having CGPA 1.8 in grade 11 and 12 or minimum score of second division marks in 10+2, PCL or equivalent in any discipline are eligible to apply for CMAT.
Applicants must get minimum score of 40 out of 100 in order to pass CMAT test. Interview is conducted for the short listed applicant for the selection of applicant in respective college where the form has been filled. Applicant can apply in other colleges if he/ she doesn’t want to get enrolled in the same college.
CMAT Exam Question Format
Applicant appearing in CMAT should really understand the standard testing pattern to score better in test. Test must be completed in 90 minutes and consists of altogether 100 objective questions with four sections containing 25 questions in each.
- Verbal (English)ability
- Quantitative( Math) ability
- Logical reasoning
- General awareness
CMAT question type – Verbal ability
This test consists of topics like; synonyms, antonyms prepositions, sentence, passage, comprehension passage and questions, idioms and phrases.
CMAT question type – Quantitative Ability
This section includes mathematical aptitude of applicant. The topic under this test are sets and number system, statistics, integers, probability, indices, functions and graphs, permutation and combination, matrices ,and many more.
CMAT question type – Logical reasoning
This ability checks thinking ability of applicants through topics. The topics are series test, coding and decoding, ranking, blood relation. Similarly it also includes odd man out, venn-diagram, problem figures, thematic test. The other inclusion are missing number test, direction test and similar relationship
CMAT question type – General Awareness
This section asses the intelligence level of students through topics like politics, mythology, history of Nepal, word history, geography and population, science and technology, sports, book and authors, famous quotes and more.
Candidates preparing for CMAT should not only focus on the above topics but should also possess some information on ongoing situations in a country. This could help applicants to stand as a better scorer in CMAT.
CMAT Examination Entrance exam date
You can fill CMAT form online and submit to any college offering respective programs (BBA/BIM/BHM/BTTM) by paying Rs. 1000. CMAT exam takes place usually every year generally in the month of November. This year (2018) applicant can fill up their form from October 09 to November 16. The admission of this test is on November 24, 2020 on Saturday at 8:00 a.m.