CMAT Score Normalization Process - Check Composite Score Formula
CMAT Score Normalization: As the CMAT 2022 exam will be held in the last week of March in two shifts, the candidates will get different questions for one exam session. Therefore, candidates from shift one may get somewhat difficult question papers from shift two. To avoid differences arising in the difficulty level of the CMAT question papers used in different slots, NTA applies the score normalization process for CMAT.
Candidates who get relatively rigorous question papers in CMAT 2022 are at risk of getting lower marks than those who get relatively easy question papers. Therefore, to ensure that there are no pros or cons for any candidate due to the different difficulty levels of the exam, the NTA will use the CMAT score normalization procedure to prepare the merit list.
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What is CMAT Normalization Process?
CMAT normalization is a procedure for comparing the performance of candidates in multiple session papers and is similar to that adopted in other national-level entrance tests conducted in India. For normalization across sections, the NTA will use a percentile balance. To understand the CMAT normalization process, let us first understand the CMAT percentile calculation.
To avoid putting any students at an advantage between the difference in difficulty level of the CMAT 2022 question papers, NTA uses the CMAT score normalization process. Normalization is a tried and tested process used for many MBA entrance exams in India in addition to CMAT 2022. Through CMAT normalization, the score of the students facing the difficult question paper will be increased and the score of the students facing the easy question paper will be reduced.
Step 1: Distribution of Students
Step 2: Preparing of CMAT Result 2022
Step 3: Compilation of NTA CMAT Score
CMAT Merit List 2022
CMAT results will be published in the form of a merit list of each candidate that includes section marks, overall marks, section percentile, and overall percentile. Check out the image below.
CMAT Percentile Scores
From the picture above, you can see that the CMAT percentile scores are based on the comparative performance of all the candidates in the exam sessions. Basically, the marks obtained by each candidate are converted from 100 to 0 for each session.
The CMAT percentile score refers to the percentage of candidates who scored EQUAL TO OR BELOW (raw scores) a certain percentile in the CMAT exam. Therefore, the first place (highest scorers) in each session will get 100 percent. Scores obtained between high and low scores are also converted into appropriate percentile. The formula for CMAT percentile calculation is:
Number of candidates (in the ‘Session’ with raw score EQUAL TO OR LESS than the candidate) X 100
The total number of the candidates who appeared in the ’Session’
In this Careers360 article, we explained the CMAT score normalization process, including the percentile calculation, the normalization formula, the method used for normalization, etc. The CMAT percentile calculation as described by the NTA is given below.
Lowest Raw Score and Percentile Score:
The percentile score of all the lowest original marks depends on the total number of candidates appearing for the respective sessions.
Highest Raw Score and Percentile Score:
All of the highest raw scores will have a normalized percentile score of 100 for their respective session.
CMAT Normalization: How CMAT Result is Prepared
To prepare the CMAT result by the normalization process, the Selection Commission will divide all the selectors equally into two sessions:
CMAT Exam Shift 1 and Shift 2
This will ensure that there is no bias in the distribution of candidates who clear the exam. Moreover, the chance of such a bias is remote as a large population exam is spread across the country.
CMAT 2022 results for each session would be prepared in the form of;
Percentiles Scores of Total raw scores
The percentages for each candidate will be calculated by the formula given below.
Total Percentile (TP1) = 100 x (No. of candidates who appeared from the session with raw score EQUAL TO or LESS than T1 score/ Total No. of candidates who appeared in the session)
Preparation of CMAT Result and Merit List
CMAT percentile scores for total raw scores for all shifts (Shift 1 and Shift 2) will be combined and called NTA scores to be used for the preparation of the merit list. In case, CMAT percentiles for the multi-shifts (shift 1 and shift 2) being unequal, the lowest will be the eligibility cutoff for that category for all students across all exam sessions.
If 40 percent marks are equivalent to 79 percentile in Shift 1 and 80 percentile in Shift 2, those with or equal to 79 percentiles in both shifts (100 to 79 percentile scores) will eligible in the general category.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CMAT Score Normalization Process - Check Composite Score Formula
Question: What is CMAT Score Normalization Process?
CMAT Normalization Process is used by the National Testing Agency to adjust the scores of students according to the difficulty level of their CMAT question paper in their shift.
Question: Who conducts the CMAT Normalization Process 2022?
CMAT Score Normalization Process is conducted by the National Testing Agency, the conducting body for CMAT exam 2022.
Question: Why is the CMAT Normalization Process important?
CMAT Score Normalization Process ensures that no students benefit or are put at a disadvantage due to the difference in the difficulty level of the question paper for their shift.
Question: What is the NTA CMAT Score?
NTA CMAT score is the merged normalized percentile score across two shifts. It is used to identify the merit and for the CMAT 2022 seat allocation process.
Question: What is CMAT Percentile?
CMAT Percentile of a student is the percentage of students who have a score equal to or below that student in any particular shift.
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CMAT Registration starting from for government colleges ?
CMAT is one of the important national level MBA entrance exams for MBA/PGDM 2022-24 batch in the AICTE approved management institutes and will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) as computer based test of three hours duration. The high score in CMAT will offer MBA admission opportunity in 1000 AICTE approved MBA/PGDM colleges.CMT Registration is likely to be started on November 1,2021.Application form submission closes at midnight on January 10,2022.CMAT Exam date is February 22,2022(May change).
Here are name of some Top government college accepting CMAT score for admission:
Chandragupt institute of management,patna
University of Jammu.
is it is possible to get admission in department of management and sciences ,pune college for MBA through CMAT ? And I m also a non - Maharashtrian .
Hi Aastha. Yes it is possible to get admission in Department of Management Sciences , Pune for MBA. For Maharashtra candidates, students have to qualify MH-CET exam. Whereas for Outside Maharashtra Candidates (OMS), students can apply through CMAT or CAT or MH-CET.
Last date to apply for CMAT and mat for government colleges ?
The students who wish to appear for the MAT 2021 exam can register on the official website of AIMA-MAT. The MAT application fee is Rs 1,650. The last date to apply for MAT CBT was September 6. MAT is a speed based entrance exam conducted for admission to over 700 MBA colleges in India.
CMAT registration process is expected to open on November 1, but due to Covid-19 pandemic all the CMAT 2022 exam related activities may be delayed. There are 1000+ AICTE approved MBA/PGDM institutes that will accept CMAT 2022 score for admission to their flagship MBA/PGDM 2022-24 batch.
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if I dont have CMAT then i get admission or not . CMAT is compulsory to get admission in prestige college indore or not
The eligibility criteria to pursue MBA in Prestige Institute of Management and Research is passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university securing 50% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved categories, admission is based on CMAT scores however candidates who couldn't appear for this exam in such case they can also go for admission based on the merit of the qualifying examination, there are specializations in advertising and public relations, financial administration, international business, marketing management, personnel administration. , If we go through last year placement reports then MBA Financial Administration had the highest placement percentage of 92% and this domain saw an increase of 1% in placement compared to the preceding year, the median package was Rs 4.80 lakhs, MBA is offered in full time and part time, explore more detailed information regarding this at https://www.pimrindore.ac.in/post-Graduate.html
documents required for davv dte counselling for mba through CMAT?
Mentioned below are the documents required in DAVV CET:
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- Print out of marks obtained
- Marksheet of class 10th and 12th
- Transfer certificate
- Migration certificate
- Caste certificate
- Income certificate
- MP domicile certificate
- PWD certificate
- E w S certificate
- Gap affidavit
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