CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020
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CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 -  The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CMAT 2020 eligibility criteria for all the candidates along with other detailed information. CMAT eligibility criteria 2020 will include the parameters which the candidates must meet in order to appear for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). The eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020 will include the educational details such as the minimum marks required by candidates to be eligible to appear in the exam. CMAT eligibility criteria will also include the total number of seats that are reserved for candidates belonging to different categories. CMAT 2020 will be conducted in the last week of December 2019 into two slots. To know in detail about CMAT eligibility criteria 2020, read the complete article that is given below.

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Important Dates of CMAT 2020

CMAT 2020 important dates include the admission schedule of the entrance exam.

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CMAT 2020 Important Dates


Important Dates*

Commencement  of Registration Form 

First week of November 2019

CMAT registration form deadline

Second week of December 2019

Payment of CMAT Registration form 2020-last date

Second week of December 2019

CMAT 2020 Admit cards availability

Second week of January 2020

CMAT exam date

Last week of January 2020

Display CMAT Answer key 

In the month of January 2020

CMAT results 

By the second week of February 2020

* Dates given in the table are tentative and will be updated as soon as they are released by the authorities. 

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CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020- Academic Details

The following educational qualifications are laid down under the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020,  

  • Students must hold a graduate degree

  • Those students who are in the final year of graduation can also apply for CMAT 2020 

Nationality and Age Criteria for CMAT 2020

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.

  • There is no age limit to apply for CMAT 2020

Eligibility Criteria of CMAT 2020 - Course Wise

Course name 


Executive PGDM

Graduation degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.

Students belonging to SC or ST category must obtain graduate degree with a minimum of 45 % marks.

experience of minimum five years


Graduate in any discipline


Graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks for general and OBC categories.

Students under SC and ST categories must obtain a minimum of 45% marks.

CMAT 2020 Reservation Policy

The reservation policy is also mentioned in CMAT eligibility criteria 2020. Private participating institutes of CMAT 2020 have different reservation policy. However, institutes which are run by the central government, their reservation policy is mentioned in the table below.

Reservation Criteria for different Categories



Scheduled Caste 


Scheduled Tribe


Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)



  • Each category would constitute 5% reservation for Persons with Disabilities.

  • Candidates who don't fall under OBC-NCL category must choose General. 

  • Categories of disabilities (should not be less than 40%) are as follows :

    • Deaf and hard of hearing

    • Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness

    • Blindness and low vision

    • Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy

    • Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses 

CMAT 2020- Participating Institutes

Some of the Institutes that are participating under CMAT 2020 are:

  1. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

  2. Goa Institute of Management, Goa

  3. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore

  4. Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune

  5. MYRA School of Business, Mysore

  6. Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

  7. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

  8. Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business (IISWBM), Kolkata

  9. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

  10. Future Business School, Kolkata

  11. WeSchool Mumbai & Bangalore

  12. TERI University, Delhi

  13. Indira School of Business Studies, Pune

  14. Dr. DY Patil Institute of Management, Pune

  15. KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

  16. ITM Business School, Bangalore

  17. Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE) Mumbai

  18. Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore

  19. Doon Business School, Dehradun

  20. Pune University MBA (PUMBA) Department of Management Sciences

  21. Acharya Bangalore Business School, Bangalore

  22. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow

  23. Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore

CMAT 2020 Application Form

Application form of CMAT 2020 will be available during the first week of November 2019. CMAT 2020 application form would be available in online mode only. While filling the application form of CMAT 2020 students must keep all the necessary information ready with them in order to avoid any kind of rush at the last moment.

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