CMAT is central management aptitude Entrance test taken by Tribhuvan University. Every applicant of BBA/BIM/BHM/BTTM /BBM/BMS/BPA Programme is required to appear in the Entrance Test (CMAT) conducted by Faculty of Management, TU. The test follows the standard testing pattern and includes areas like Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness.


The CMAT entrance exam consists of both written exam and interview.

Written Exam:

The 90 minutes CMAT exam consists of altogether one hundred (100) objective questions containing twenty-five (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.

Merit List

Admissions will be strictly on the basis of merit list. The merit list is prepared on the basis of

  • 60% - CMAT Entrance examination;
  • 30% - grades in plus two or equivalent;
  • 10% - Interview.

According to the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University to participate in the CMAT examination students must secure a

  • minimum of ‘C’ Grade in all the subjects of 11 and 12 &
  • 1.8 CGPA (Overall) or second division marks in 10+2.
    1. Verbal Ability (25 %)
    Vocabulary (list of probable words); synonyms & antonyms
    Suitable Prepositions
    Idioms and phrases
    Passage and questions
    2. Quantitative Ability (25 %)
    Ratio & Proportions
    Defined functions
    Set Theory
    Fraction and decimal
    Matrix and determinants
    Sequence & Series
    Unitary Method
    Indices ( Law of Indices)
    Digits & Age
    Permutation and combinations
    Simple and Compound interests, Profit and loss
    Commission, taxation and vat
    HCF & LCM
    Probability ( principle of counting)
    Quadratic equation
    Log & Exponent
    3.Logical Reasoning ( 25 %)
    Type of relations
    Odd one out
    Figures & relations
    Arguments & Flow chart – Pure logic, common sense logic & Guest logic
    4. General Awareness (25 %)
    Current affairs – business & economy, sports, politics
    Management theories
    Science & Literature
    Interesting facts / current facts


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