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CMAT 2024 - Result (Out), Answer Key PDFs, Question Papers, Cutoff, Marks vs Percentile

CMAT 2024 - Result (Out), Answer Key PDFs, Question Papers, Cutoff, Marks vs Percentile

Edited By Anusha Bhalotia | Updated on Jun 06, 2024 06:42 PM IST | #CMAT

CMAT 2024 result was announced by NTA on June 6. Candidates who appeared on the CMAT 2024 exam, which was held on May 15, 2024, can check their results for the CMAT 2024 exam in online mode at Candidates can use the CMAT login credentials to check the CMAT result 2024. Earlier, the authority released the CMAT provisional answer keys along with the question papers and response sheets on May 23, 2024. Read this article to know more details about CMAT 2024 result date, exam analysis, required cutoff of CMAT, etc.

What is CMAT?

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) entrance test is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to the MBA/ PGDM programmes. Around 50,000 candidates appear for the CMAT 2024 entrance test annually. There are more than 1300 B-schools accepting CMAT scorecard in India like JBIMS, SIMSREE, Great Lakes, K J Somaiya, JAGSOM Bangalore, BIMTECH, SDMIMD, etc.

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The CMAT 2024 exam had 100 questions equally divided into five sections of 20 multiple-choice questions in each section. This speed-based MBA entrance exam includes questions from quantitative aptitude, data interpretation skills, logical reasoning, verbal ability, English language comprehension, innovation and entrepreneurship and general knowledge.

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CMAT 2024 - Exam Highlights

Check out the overview of CMAT 2024 exam, which has the CMAT 2024 answer key release date, cutoff, CMAT 2024 exam analysis, result date, etc.


Full Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test

Short Exam Name


Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam



Mode of CMAT 2024 Application


CMAT 2024 Syllabus

  • Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Language Comprehension & Verbal Ability
  • General Awareness
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CMAT Application Fee (General)

Rs. 2000 (Online)

Mode of CMAT Exam

CBT mode

Mode of Counselling


CMAT Participating Colleges


CMAT Exam Duration

3 Hours

Important CMAT 2024 Dates

Candidates can refer to the important CMAT 2024 exam dates given below.

CMAT 2024 Events

CMAT 2024 Dates

CMAT 2024 registration starts on

March 29, 2024

Last date to fill CMAT 2024 exam form

April 18, 2024
April 23, 2024

Last date for CMAT 2024 exam fees payment

April 18, 2024
April 23, 2024

Corrections in CMAT 2024 application form

April 19 to 21, 2024
April 24 to 26, 2024

CMAT 2024 admit card release date

May 6, 2024

CMAT 2024 exam date

May 15, 2024

CMAT answer key 2024 release date (provisional)

May 23, 2024

CMAT 2024 answer key challenge date

May 23 to 25, 2024, till 9 pm

CMAT 2024 result declaration

June 6, 2024

CMAT 2024 Result

Candidates can check their CMAT 2024 results in the form of a scorecard on the CMAT official website - To check the CMAT 2024 result and download the CMAT scorecard, candidates must enter their application number, date of birth, and security pin.

How to Check CMAT 2024 Result?

The CMAT 2024 result can be checked by following the steps:

  • Visit the CMAT website -
  • Under candidate activity, look for the "download CMAT 2024 score card" link
  • Enter details on the login tab, including the Application number, Date of birth, and Security PIN
  • Click on the ‘submit’ tab
  • The screen will display the CMAT 2024 result in the form of a scorecard
  • Save it as a PDF file for future use
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CMAT 2024 Cut Offs

The CMAT exam cutoff represents the minimum score or percentile necessary for candidates to secure admission into MBA and PGDM courses offered by management institutes throughout India. Individual institutes associated with CMAT will likely announce their specific CMAT cutoffs after the declaration of the CMAT 2024 results. Given below are the expected CMAT 2024 cutoffs.

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CMAT 2024 Selection Process

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved institutes will conduct the CMAT 2024 selection process after the declaration of the result/merit list. As per the officials, the CMAT exam participating institutes will conduct their respective selection procedures for the candidates who obtain the cutoff scores. The CMAT 2024 selection criteria vary within institutes. The CMAT 2024 selection process comprises of:

  • GD (Group Discussion)
  • PI (Personal Interview)
  • WAT (Written Ability Test)
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CMAT 2024 Admit Card

The National Testing Agency issued the admit card of CMAT 2024 exam in online mode at the official website - The CMAT 2024 admit card is available to download from May 6 onwards. Applicants can download the NTA CMAT 2024 exam admit card by entering their CMAT login credentials such as application number and date of birth.

Candidates can download the CMAT admit card by following the given steps:

  • Visit the CMAT official website-
  • Click on the download link of the CMAT admit card
  • Enter the CMAT Application No and Password or Date of Birth.
  • Click on the "Download CMAT exam Admit Card" button on the page.
  • Check details and save the admit card in PDF format and take a printout of the same.

Check Out: CMAT 2024 exam day guidelines and strategies to crack the test

CMAT 2024 Preparation

To crack the CMAT 2024 exam, following a well-structured strategy is important. Candidates must keep in mind the following key points to ace CMAT 2024.

  • Familiarise yourself with the best CMAT preparation books and key topics that enhance preparation.
  • Before diving in, thoroughly grasp the CMAT 2024 syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Initiate a meticulous six-month CMAT preparation plan, considering the moderate to high difficulty level of the exam.
  • Practice CMAT sample questions and mock tests regularly and analyse your performance.
  • Align your approach with other MBA entrance exams for a comprehensive CMAT 2024 preparation strategy.

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CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency (NTA) has introduced a new section in the CMAT 2024 exam. Candidates can check the details of the CMAT 2024 exam pattern below.

CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern


CMAT Events

Mode of exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration of the CMAT exam

3 hours

Total Number of Questions

100 questions

Section-wise Questions

20 questions

Total Marks

400 marks

Slots/ Shifts

Two Shifts

CMAT Exam Time

  • 1st shift: 9 AM to 12 PM
  • 2nd shift: 3 PM to 6 PM

NTA CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme

  • +4 Marks for Each Right Answer
  • -1 Mark for Incorrect Answer

Section-Wise CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern


Number of Questions

Total marks

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation



General Awareness



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension



Innovation & Entrepreneurship (additional section)






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CMAT 2024 Syllabus

Candidates are often concerned with questions like What is the syllabus for CMAT 2024? Or What are the important topics of CMAT 2024? Given below is the section-wise CMAT 2024 syllabus to address these questions.



Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph
  • Probability
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Graph
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Geometry
  • Profit and Loss
  • 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 Reasoning

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effects
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Linear Arrangements
  • Analogy Test
  • Symbol Based Problems
  • Statements Arguments
  • Blood Relationship Tests
  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Number Series
  • Statements Assumptions
  • Inferences
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Ranking Tests
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Sequencing

Language Comprehension

  • English Grammar
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • English Usage Errors
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • One-word Substitution
  • Jumbled Para
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Correction

CMAT General Awareness Syllabus

  • Literature
  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  • History
  • Sports News
  • Science in everyday life
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Trade Awareness
  • Personalities in News
  • Indian Constitution

CMAT 2024 Exam Analysis

As per previous year trends, CMAT 2024 is generally of moderate difficulty level. By referring to the previous year's CMAT exam analysis, candidates can get an idea of the difficulty level of the exam.

CMAT Analysis: Section-wise Difficulty Level


Number of Questions

Marks per Question

Maximum Marks

Overall LOD

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation




Easy to moderate(QA- 15 and DI-5)

Logical Reasoning




Easy (14 questions and VL 6 question)

Language Comprehension





General Awareness





Innovation and Entrepreneurship









CMAT 2024 Answer Key

The NTA released the answer key for the CMAT 2024 exam in online mode on its CMAT official website. Candidates can download the CMAT 2024 answer key by entering their login credentials, which are created at the time of CMAT exam registration.

  • Go to the official website of CMAT 2024 -
  • Enter CMAT 2023 Registration Number, Password, and Security PIN.
  • Two options - "challenge answer key" and "view question paper" will crop up on the screen
  • Click on the "challenge answer key" to view the answer key and download it.
  • Match the answer key and verify the response.

Candidates can challenge the CMAT answer key by filling out an online form on the CMAT website and paying fees of Rs. 200 per question.

Also Check: CMAT 2024 Score Vs Percentile

CMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

National Testing Agency releases the eligibility criteria of the NTA CMAT 2024 exam along with the official CMAT notification. Applicants who fulfill the academic qualifications, and age limit as specified in the CMAT eligibility criteria can apply for the CMAT 2024 entrance exam.

CMAT 2024 Exam eligibility criteria:

  • Nationality: To apply for CMAT 2024, the candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Academic qualifications: Graduates who have completed a degree in any discipline from recognized institutes are eligible to apply for the CMAT exam. Final-year students can also apply for the computer-based online CMAT 2024 exam.
  • Age limit: There is no age limit for appearing in the CMAT exam.

Course-wise CMAT 2024 eligibility criteria:

  • For Executive PGDM - Candidates should have completed their Graduation degree in any discipline along with five years of minimum experience.
  • For PGCM - Graduate in any discipline
  • For MBA and PGDM - Candidates should have completed their bachelor’s in any discipline.

CMAT 2024 Registration

The CMAT 2024 registration has commenced on March 29 and applicants can apply until April 23, 2024. Before completing the CMAT 2024 application form, candidates must meet the CMAT eligibility criteria. While filling out the CMAT registration form candidates will have to submit all the necessary documents and personal and academic details. The correction window will be available from April 24 to 26.

Steps of filling CMAT 2024 registration form:

  • To begin, visit the CMAT official website-
  • Process with CMAT online registration by providing your name, date of birth, email ID, and phone number.
  • Confirm your registration and create a CMAT account along with a user ID by verifying through OTP or email.
  • Proceed to fill out the CMAT application form by providing your personal and academic information.
  • Upload a passport-size photograph and a scanned signature in the specified format.
  • Complete the CMAT registration process by making the payment of CMAT fees using a credit/debit card or Internet banking.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When CMAT 2024 is to be held?

The CMAT 2024 was held on May 15, 2024.


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Questions related to CMAT

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Hello aspirant,

Students gearing up for CMAT 2024 should utilize past CMAT question papers and other model papers to enhance their readiness. Accessing PDFs of previous CMAT question papers familiarizes students with the exam's format and the types of questions typically posed. This resource also aids in identifying key topics for study based on past CMAT papers.

To get the previous year question papers with solutions, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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Hope this information helps you.

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level Entrance Examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. It is an Online computer-based test held annually for admission to various Management programs offered by AICTE - approved institutions and university departments in india.

Click on the below link to download the previous question papers.

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Colleges that accept the CMAT will each declare the CMAT cut off date of 2024. As more than 1000 B-schools throughout the country accept CMAT scores for admission to their MBA and PGDM programs, applicants should aim for a 100 percentile on the exam, which is between 345 and 360 points.

To know the cutoff of top colleges in Gujrat, you can visit the website by following link:

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