CMAT Exam

CMAT (Common Management Admission Test)

CMAT Overview


CMAT or Common Management Admission Test is a national level entrance test. It is conducted   by National Testing Agency every year in regular interval of time. This computer based exam is conducted for admission towards different management programs offered by reputed Institutions of the nation. CMAT 2021 is expected to be conducted in the month of January 2021 across different centers of the country.

CMAT Exam Highlights


Features Details 
Exam NameCommon Management Admission Test (CMAT)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Exam SyllabusQuantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning Language Comprehension & Verbal Ability General Awareness
Exam Pattern100 questions in MCQ format
LanguageEnglish
Exam FeesRs 1600 (General category male) Rs 1000 (General category female)
Exam PurposeAdmission into 1005 MBA colleges
Course OfferedMBA/PGDM
No. of Test Cities75
Exam Helpdesk No.0120-6895200
Exam Website https://www.nta.ac.in

CMAT Eligibility Criteria


The following are the eligibility criteria for CMAT exam;

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • He/ She must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a well-recognized University.
  • The minimum aggregate marks include 50% for general category students and 5 % relaxation for reserved category students.
  • Final year degree students can also apply for the exam.
  • Along with the above mentioned eligibility criteria Executive MBA courses requires 5 years of experience whereas all other courses have only bachelor’s degree as edibility.

CMAT 2020 Important Dates


CMAT EventsCMAT Exam Dates
CMAT 2021 registration start dateFirst week of November, 2020 
Registration end dateFourth week of November, 2020 
Image correction Second week of November to First week of December, 2020 
Admit card download beginsFourth week of December, 2020
CMAT 2021 examFourth week of January, 2021
CMAT answer key releaseFourth week of January, 2021
Result announcementFirst week of February, 2021

CMAT Registration


The registration process for CMAT 2021 begins in first week of November 2020 and will continue till second week of December 2020. Candidates need to follow the following steps to complete the registration:

  • Candidates need to register themselves on their official website.
  • Create a strong password and select a security question.
  • Then fill the details and get a registration number which the applicants need to keep for future requirements.
  • After registration, candidate is required to proceed with the form fillup where he / she has to provide all the necessary details like date of birth, address, educational qualification, experience, exam center, etc.
  • After previewing the form, the applicant is asked to upload the documents at the provided links.
  • Finally submitting the form by paying the application fees.
  • The application fees for General category students are 1600 INR. For female/ EWS/ OBC candidates the fees is 1000 INR. SC/ ST/ PWD candidates have to pay 800 INR and female SC/ ST and transgender have 700 INR as application fees.
  • The candidates can pay the money by credit card/ debit card/ net banking or e- challan method.
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CMAT Exam Pattern


The CMAT exam is conducted for a total time of 3 hours. The entire question paper is divided into 4 sections:

  1. General Awareness
  2. Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation
  3.  Logical Reasoning
  4. Language Comprehension

All the sections consist of 25 questions. For each correct question 4 marks are awarded and for each incorrect question 1 mark is deducted. There is no sectional time limit for the exam. So, students need to complete all the questions within 3 hours.

CMAT SYLLABUS


SectionsTopics
Quantitative Techniques and Data InterpretationTabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc. Probability HCF & LCM Quadratic and linear equations Geometric Progression Graph Arithmetic progression Simple Interest and Compound Interest Arithmetic mean Percentages Geometric mean Averages Harmonic mean, median  and mode Geometry BODMAS Profit and Loss Set Theory Mensuration Ratios and Proportion Fraction and Decimals Work and Time Time-Speed-Distance Number Systems In-equations Alligation & Mixtures Partnership Algebra Permutations & Combinations Pipes and Cisterns
Logical ReasoningAnalytical Reasoning Non-Verbal Reasoning Cause and Effects Analogy Test Statements Arguments Direction and Distance Test Number Series Statements Assumptions Coding and Decoding Inferences Sequencing Linear Arrangements Symbol Based Problems Blood Relationship Tests Statements and Conclusion Matrix Arrangements Ranking Tests
Language ComprehensionEnglish Grammar Sentence Improvement English Usage Errors Reading Comprehension One-word Substitution Jumbled Para Sentence Correction Paragraph Completion Synonyms and Antonyms Idioms and Phrases
General AwarenessHistory Science in everyday life Politics Economics Trade Awareness Indian Constitution Sports News Current Affairs of National and International Economy Geography Culture Personalities in News

CMAT Cut off


InstituteCut Off Percentiles for 2020Cut Off Percentiles for 2019
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies99.9+99.92
Goa Institute of Management95-9999.85
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research95-9999.2
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai95-9999.06
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi8095
IFIM Business School, Bangalore8585
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida8582

CMAT Exam Center List


PORT BLAIRGULBARGALUDHIANA
GUNTURDHARWAD/HUBBALLI(HUBLI)JAIPUR
KURNOOLMANGALURU(MANGALORE)JODHPUR
NELLOREMYSURU(MYSORE)KOTA
RAJAHMUNDRYUDUPI/MANIPALUDAIPUR
TIRUPATHIERNAKULAM/ANGAMALY/MOOVATT UPUZHASIKAR
VIJAYAWADAKOTTAYAMCHENNAI
VISAKHAPATNAMKOZHIKODECOIMBATORE
ITANAGAR/NAHARLAGUNTHIRUVANANTHAPURAMMADURAI
DIBRUGARHTHRISSURTIRUCHIRAPPALLI
GUWAHATILEHTIRUNELVELI
MUZAFFARPURKAVARATTIHYDERABAD/SECUNDERABAD/RAN GA REDDY
PATNABHOPALKARIMNAGAR
CHANDIGARH/MOHALIGWALIORWARANGAL
BHILAI NAGAR/DURGINDOREAGARTALA
RAIPURJABALPURAGRA
DELHI/NEW DELHISAGARALLAHABAD/PRAYAGRAJ
PANAJI/MADGAONAHMEDNAGARBAREILLY
AHMEDABAD/GANDHINAGARAMRAVATIGHAZIABAD
ANANDAURANGABAD (MAHARASHTRA)GORAKHPUR
BHAVNAGARDHULENOIDA/GREATER NOIDA
MEHSANAKOLHAPURKANPUR
RAJKOTMUMBAI/NAVI MUMBAILUCKNOW
SURATNAGPURMEERUT
VADODARANANDEDVARANASI
AMBALANASHIKDEHRADUN
FARIDABADPUNEROORKEE
GURUGRAMSOLAPURKOLKATA
HISSARTHANESILIGURI
BILASPUR(HIMACHAL PRADESH)IMPHALJAMSHEDPUR
HAMIRPUR(HIMACHAL PRADESH)SHILLONGRANCHI
SHIMLAAIZAWLBELAGAVI(BELGAUM)
SOLANDIMAPURBENGALURU
JAMMUKOHIMASAMBALPUR
SRINAGAR (J & K)BERHAMPUR-GANJAMPUDUCHERRY
DHANBADBHUBANESWARAMRITSAR
BHATINDA

CMAT Results


CMAT 2021 results are expected to be released in the first week of February 2021. The candidate needs to visit the official website and link on the link provided. After entering the application number, security pin and date of birth, the applicant can view the results which he/ she can download and keep for future requirements.

The result scorecard includes name, rank, sectional score, total score, sectional percentile and total percentile.

Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores


Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, MumbaiTaxila Business School, Jaipur
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, MumbaiKIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar
N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, MumbaiBirla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida
Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, DelhiGreat Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Indus Business Academy, BangaloreAIMS Institutes, Bangalore
JIMS, Rohini-Jagan Institute of Management StudiesChrist University – Institute of Management

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