CMAT Question Papers 2021 with Solutions (Released) - Download PDFs Here!
CMAT Question Papers 2021 - Along with CMAT preliminary answer key, NTA had also released CMAT question paper for slot 1 and 2. One of the important aspects while preparing for the exam is to prepare through the previous year's CMAT question papers 2021. It is important to have the whereabouts of the battlefield in order to achieve victory. Similarly to score well one must have CMAT 2021 question papers of the previous year. With the help of CMAT question papers, candidates can have an idea about the CMAT exam pattern, type of questions, and difficulty level of the question paper. Aspirants can now download the previous year's CMAT question papers from this article. Also, we attached the CMAT expected paper 2021 for the upcoming CMAT exam. By referring to the CMAT 2021 expected paper, candidates can get an idea about the upcoming CMAT 2021 question paper. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at a national level for admission to the MBA program of institutes accepting CMAT scores. Read this article by Careers360 to know in detail how to download the CMAT question papers 2021.
CMAT 2021 Analysis and Expected Cutoff
CMAT Score vs Percentile
CMAT Previous Year Question Papers
Refer to the table below to download the 2020, 2019, 2018 CMAT question papers. CMAT 2021 has conducted in an online mode. To know how and where from the questions are asked? Then go through the CMAT 2021 expected paper pdf from our Careers360.
Previous Years CMAT Question Papers
How to Download CMAT Expected Paper 2021
Step 1: First, go to our Careers360 site.
Step 2: Then find and visit the CMAT section.
Step 3: It holds the CMAT 2021 expected question paper, CMAT analysis, CMAT cutoff, and etc.
Step 4: Choose the required CMAT expected paper 2021 pdf link and click over the link.
Step 5: It will download automatically in pdf format.
NOTE: It is not an actual CMAT 2021 question paper. It is a sample of CMAT question papers preferred by experts and top coaching institutes.
CMAT Test Practice Centres
National Testing Agency has created test practice centre networks across India. Through these practice centres, candidates can train themselves for the computer mode examination and become familiar with how to appear for the exam. To assist aspirants, qualified and experienced staff and nodal officers will be available at practice centres. With the help of staff, students can become familiar with the mode of examination and will result in motivation and a clearer idea for the exam.
CMAT Exam Pattern 2021
NTA has prescribed the exam pattern of CMAT 2021 upon the release of notification. Refer to the table below to know the key features of the CMAT exam pattern 2021.
Highlights of CMAT Exam Pattern 2021
Mode of examination
Computer Based Test (CBT)
210 minutes (180 + 30 minutes- optional)
Total No. of Questions
Nature of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
(+) 4 Marks for every correct answer
CMAT Syllabus 2021
Once candidates know the complete exam pattern, now it's important to know what all topics are needed to be covered and what to be studied through CMAT 2021 syllabus. However, students must note that NTA does not release the official syllabus of CMAT 2021, however, Careers360 brings you the compiled CMAT syllabus 2021 on the basis of the previous year's question papers.
CMAT Analysis - Previous Year
On interacting with the CMAT candidates, there were mixed reactions upon the difficulty level of the question paper. As per the students, the previous year's Quantitative Ability was easy whereas, general knowledge was the difficult one. The previous year's exam was held in one slot for a duration of three hours. Various coaching institute experts on CMAT analysis found that the paper was easy in comparison to other national-level entrance examinations that were held during the year.
CMAT Mock Test
Practicing CMAT mock test is one of the best ways of preparing for the entrance exam. The mock test of CMAT is based on the official CMAT exam pattern and syllabus and aims to help candidates in improving their CMAT preparation. CMAT mock test 2021 also helps candidates to gauge their current performance, modify their preparation plan and re-strategize the areas of improvement.
Top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score: Location-wise
Students can check from the list below, their preferred top MBA college in their preferred city for admission through CMAT 2021 score.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CMAT Question Papers 2021 with Solutions (Released) - Download PDFs Here!
Question: Can I switch between the sections while giving CMAT 2021?
Yes candidates can switch from one section to another as per their preference.
Question: Is there any sectional time limit in CMAT 2021?
No there is no sectional time limit.
Question: What is the marking scheme of CMAT 2021?
As per the marking scheme of CMAT 2021:
For every correct answer +4 marks will be credited
For incorrect answer 1 mark shall be deducted
Question: What are the total number of sections?
CMAT 2021 paper was divided into five sections namely,
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Questions related to CMAT
I had appeared for the CMAT 2021 exam and got 83 percentile my question is that Should I write ICET 2021 also OR CMAT is enough for getting placement in a good college. note: I belong to a middle-class family and I am fully dependant on scholarships Also I belong to the OC category & from Telangana
hello syed zubair
I hope you are doing good . With reference to your query , I would glad to inform you that you have scored a very good percentile in cmat. At this their is no need to give any extra exam because you already holds percentile that has increased your chances of getting admission in good buisness schoo. As a being a middle class candidate , you can easily took education loan for these colleges .
Birla insitute of technology , jaipuria institute of management are some of the good options
You can refer to the following link for more options
Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future
I got 47percent in cmat 2021 which all collages accept with this score
Since you have obtained very bad percentile, there are rarely some Colleges who does accept Candidates with such a low percentile.
1. National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur,
CMAT score accepted- 45 percentile+, fees- 6.50 lacs almost
2. Indra School of Business Studies, Pune
Accepted CMAT Score- 40 percentile+, fees- 7.50 lacs almost
Though you have not mentioned your obtained score, it is not possible predicted you CMAT score but you have scored more than 100 then there is a chance in one more Institution
Alliance School of Business (ASOB), Banglore
Accepted CMAT Score- 100+, fees- 14.50 lacs almost.
can I convert Simsree at 99.89%tile in CMAT, All India Rank 57?
I assume you are asking about Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, It offers management courses on below mention stream:
Full time :
Masters of Management Studies affiliated by university of Mumbai.
Ph.D- It is a Three Years Full Time Programme affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
Part time :
Master’s Degree In Financial Management
Master’s Degree In Marketing Management
Admission is conducts by dte Of maharastra. DTE of maharastra selects students by means of Centralized Admission Process (CAP) which are conducted by CET Cell and seats are allotted exclusively on the merit basis.
you need to participate in cap counselling. CAT, cmat score are also accepted.
what is the percentile for 173 marks in cmat??
Calculating the exact percentile score with marks scored is difficult as it depends on various factors like highest score in CMAT, lowest score in CMAT, the total number of students appeared etc. As the above mentioned data changes every year the percentile vs marks trend also changes. Based the previous year percentile vs marks trend with 173 marks the percentile score will be in between 65-70 approximately. The percentile score is the total number of candidates who have scored equal or less than you. To check the detailed CMAT percentile vs marks trend click on the link below
To know how to calculate the percentile score and other details click on the link below
To know the colleges in which you may get seat with CMAT score you can use our CMAT college predictor tool
what is the minimum cmat cutoff to get into imt hyderabad. i have scored 82 percentile in cmat, 9.8 cgpa in 10th, 80% in 12th(science) and 80 % in graduation. I am a fresher in 3rd year of clg. do i have chances of getting imt hyderabad?
Hello astha mukul
I hope you are doing good. Firslty I happily wants to tell you that you have good profile in academics . The imt hyderabad cut off went somewhere 75 percent in 2019 and 80 percentile in 2020 . This year expected cut off is btw 75-85 percentile. At your percentile chances are very good for getting a call from imt as your scores in 10+2 and graudation is also very decent . For converting the call try to prepare hard for gd and pi
Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future