MBA aspirants who are taking CMAT second test starting from tomorrow till February 25th must note that following FAQs:
Q. What is the duration and pattern of the test?
A. The total duration is 3 hours. CMAT is a multiple choice test, delivered in 4 sections; the actual test will contain 100 questions. For further details, refer to Test Duration & Pattern.
Q. Do I have any breaks during the test?
A. No, you will not be given any breaks during the test.
Q. Will I be provided with any scratch paper for rough work and calculations during the test?
A. At the test center, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room. On completion of the test, candidates will have to hand back all the scratch paper to the Administrator.
Q. What is the reporting time for the test?
A. One Hour and Thirty minutes prior to the test time. For the test beginning at 9.30 am, you must reach the test center no later than 8:00 AM. Similarly for the test beginning at 2.30 pm, you must reach the test center no later than 1:00 PM.
Q. What are the identification documents, required to be carried to the test center?
A. Candidates will need to bring the following identification documents on the test day:
a. CMAT 2012 Admit Card with recent passport sized photo pasted on it.
b. At least one original (not photocopied / scanned copy) and valid (not expired) photo identification. The name on your photo identification must match your name as entered in the CMAT application. Acceptable forms of photo identification types are limited to Driver’s license, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, UID card or a notarized Affidavit (in English) with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address. Photocopies of the original are not acceptable. Candidates will not be permitted to take the test if photo identification is not presented.
c. Notarized copy of Xth Mark sheet or equivalent Important: Admit Card and one photo identification, mentioned above, are mandatory in order to take test.
(Note: You will have to store all other personal items at the test center at your own risk. Please do not bring any other items to the test center, as they are not permitted into the testing center.)
Q. Does the name need to match with the names appearing on the identification documents?
A. Yes. Your name needs to be exactly identical to the name on your Xth Mark sheet or equivalent.
(Note: – If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, you must show the relevant document mentioned below and submit a photocopy at the time of the test, interview and at the time of joining a program.
• Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, Legal Name Change Document)
Q. What are the permitted materials I can bring with me to the test center?
A. None. You will not be permitted to bring any personal items to the test center, including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc.