CMAT 2020
Richa Kapoor, 23 Sep 2019, #CMAT
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CMAT 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has officially released the important dates for CMAT 2020. The authorities will release the CMAT 2020 application form on November 1, 2019, in online mode and will end on November 30, 2019. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) exam will be held in computer-based mode across 84 cities on January 24, 2020. Around 65,000 candidates are likely to apply for CMAT 2020. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of CMAT will be able to apply for the same. CMAT 2020 admit card will be available for download from December 24, 2019. The answer key of CMAT will be released in the first week of February along with the candidate responses. CMAT 2020 result will be declared on February 3, 2019 in online mode. Admissions to more than 1000 B-Schools in the country are on the basis of CMAT 2020 scores. Check all the details about CMAT exam such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, admit card, answer key, result, etc in the article below.

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Quick Facts about CMAT 2020

Particulars

Details

Name of the exam

Common Management Admission Test

Common Name

CMAT

Name of exam body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Mode of the exam

Computer based exam

Category of the exam

National Level PG Entrance Exam

Duration of the exam

3 hours

Frequency of CMAT 2020

Once in a year

Validity of the score

One year

CMAT-2020-Overview

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CMAT 2020 Important Dates

The important dates of CMAT 2020 comprises the complete schedule of the entrance exam comprising of start and end date for filling the application form, the start date for the availability of the admit card, the answer key and result date.

Important Dates for CMAT 2020

S.No

Event

Date

1

Start date for the availability of the application form of CMAT 2020

November 1, 2019


2

End date for filling CMAT 2020 application form

November 30, 2019

3

Start date for downloading of CMAT admit card 2020

December 24, 2019

4

CMAT 2020

January 24, 2019

5

CMAT 2020 Answer Key 2020

First week of February 2020

6

Announcement of CMAT 2020 result (scorecard)

February 3, 2020

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before filling the CMAT application form, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria which is prescribed by NTA. The eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020 comprises the academic qualifications which the candidates must meet, age criteria and nationality.

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Academic Qualifications - Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation or have completed their graduation can apply for CMAT 2020.

Age Criteria - As per CMAT 2020 eligibility criteria, there is no age limit for those candidates who can appear in the entrance exam.

Nationality - Only citizens of India can appear for CMAT 2020.

CMAT Application Form 2020

NTA will release the application form for CAT 2020 in online mode on November 1, 2019 and the last date to fill the form is November 30, 2019. Candidates will have to follow the steps that are given below to fill the CMAT 2020 application form:

Steps to fill CMAT Application Form 2020

Step 1 - CMAT Registration

Step 2 - Login to fill the CMAT 2020 application form

Step 3 - Upload scanned images of photograph and signature - The photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast). Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb in JPG/JPEG format. Size of scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb in JPG/JPEG format.

Step 4 - Pay the CMAT application fee

Step 5 - Print Confirmation Page

CMAT 2020 Application Fee

Category

Application fee

Female/Transgender

Rs 700

General, SC, ST, PWD, NC-OBC

Rs 1400 (Male Candidates)

Mode of Fee Payment

Candidates can pay the fee through any of the following modes such as:

  • Online : Through Debit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking

  • Offline: Through E-Challan of SBI bank - Candidates must generate E-Challan and download it. They must download it and visit the nearest SBI bank on the following day to pay the fee in cash.

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CMAT Exam Centres 2020

The exam centres of CMAT 2020 are those cities where the entrance exam will be conducted. Candidates have the option to choose at least four cities where they wish to appear for CMAT 2020 exam. NTA will hold CMAT in 183 centres in 84 cities across 24 States/UTs.

CMAT Exam Centres

Agartala

Gulbarga

Nagpur

Ahmedabad

Gurgaon

Nasik

Bhubaneswar

Kanpur

Srinagar

Bhuj

Kochi

Surat

Ahmednagar

Guwahati

Navi Mumbai

Chandigarh

Kolhapur

Trivandrum


Allahabad/Prayagraj

Gwalior

Noida/Greater Noida


Chennai

Udaipur

Kolkata

Mohali

Ghaziabad

Nanded

Coimbatore

Faridabad

Vadodara


Amravati

Hyderabad

Panaji

Dhule

Kozhikode

Varanasi


Amritsar

Indore

Patna

Davangere

Lucknow

Visakhapatnam


Aurangabad

Jabalpur

Pune

Dehradun

Ludhiana

Bhilai-Durg


Thane

Solan

Ponda

Solapur

Kadi

Vijayawada


Bangalore

Jaipur

Rajkot

Delhi

Mangalore

Anand

Bareilly

Jammu

Raipur

Dhanbad

Meerut

Belgaum

Bhavnagar

Jamshedpur

Ranchi

Dharwad

Mumbai

Mangaluru

Bhopal

Jodhpur

Shimla

Durgapur

Mysore

Sambalpur

Guntur

Nellore

Tirupati

Kurnool

Rajahmundry

Amritsar

Panchkula

Durg

Madgaon

Bhilai

Bhilai Nagar

Bhatinda

Bhavnagar

Mehsana

Hamirpur

Gandhinagar

Hisar

Ludhiana

Tirunelveli

Warangal

Madurai




CMAT Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates appearing for CMAT 2020 must have an inkling of the exam pattern during their preparation. The exam pattern of CMAT 2020 includes the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, total questions, the duration of the exam, marking scheme.

Exam Pattern of CMAT 2020

Sections

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

General Awareness



25

100

Logical Reasoning



25

100

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation



25

100

Language Comprehension



25

100

Total

100

400

Marking Scheme for CMAT 2020 - Candidates would be given four marks for every correct question and for every incorrect answer one mark was deducted.

CMAT Syllabus 2020

Knowledge of the CMAT 2020 syllabus is an integral part of the preparation process. Syllabus of CMAT 2020 will include the topics from which the questions will be asked. Some of the sections that are part of CMAT syllabus 2020 include (i) Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (ii) Logical Reasoning (iii) General Language (iv) Comprehension

CMAT 2020 Syllabus

General Awareness



Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning

Comprehension and Language

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy

  • Science in Everyday Life

  • Culture

  • Sports News

  • History

  • Trade Awareness

  • Literature

  • Geography

  • Politics

  • Tabulation

  • Pie Chart

  • Bar Chart

  • Line Graph

  • Permutations & Combinations

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • In-equations

  • Number Systems

  • Time-Speed-Distance

  • Work and Time

  • Profit and Loss etc.



  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Cause and Effects

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Analogy Test

  • Symbol Based Problems,

  • Statements Arguments,

  • Blood Relationship Tests,

  • Direction and Distance Test

  • Inferences

  • Matrix Arrangements

  • Linear Arrangements etc

  • Sentence Correction

  • English Grammar

  • One-word Substitution

  • Paragraph Completion

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Sentence Improvement

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Jumbled Para, etc.

Best Books For CMAT 2020

To crack CMAT, candidates can refer to the books that are given below such that their preparation goes strong and they win the race.

CMAT 2020 Reference Books

Name of the book

Name of the author / Publication

MAT solved papers

Disha experts

The Pearson MAT super course with CD

Pearson

Barron’s guide for MAT

Eugene D. Jaffe

Study package for MAT

Arun Sharma

MAT Entrance Guide

Deepak Aggarwal

CMAT Admit Card 2020

National Testing Agency will release the admit card of CMAT 2020 on December 24, 2019 in online mode. Candidates can download the CMAT 2020 admit card by entering the requisite login details. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of CMAT 2020 till the day of the exam that is January 24, 2020. Candidates must carry a valid identity proof along with the admit card to the test centre. The following details will be mentioned in the CMAT 2020 admit card.

  • Photograph of the candidate

  • Name of the candidate

  • Signature of the candidate

  • Roll number of the candidate

  • Date of the exam

  • Time of the exam

  • Address of the test centre

  • Exam day guidelines

CMAT Mock Test 2020

The mock test of CMAT 2020 will be released by NTA ahead of the computer based exam. Candidates can practice from the CMAT mock test 2020 and get an idea about the total number of questions that will be asked, how they can navigate between different sections. With an aim to ensure that the candidates can practice well for the exam, NTA will set up the test centres for CMAT mock exam. The officials at the test practice test centres will assist the candidates to take up the mock tests.

CMAT Answer Key 2020

National Testing Agency will release the answer key of CMAT by first week of February in online mode. Candidates will be able to download CMAT 2020 answer key by logging in. Candidates can calculate their probable marks using the answer key of CMAT 2020. Candidates who find any discrepancy in CMAT answer key 2020 can challenge it by paying Rs 1000 per question within the stipulated time. NTA will release the final answer key of CMAT after taking into account the objections raised.

CMAT Result 2020

NTA will declare the result of CMAT 2020 on February 3, 2020 in online mode. Candidates can download the result by entering the necessary login details. CMAT result 2020 will be in the form scorecard. The merit list of CMAT will be prepared on the basis of the result that has been declared. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam, they will be able to participate in the next round of selection. Along with the CMAT 2020 result, candidates will also get the score card. The scorecard of CMAT 2020 will contain the maximum marks, marks obtained in each section, total marks and the NTA score as well. CMAT scorecard 2020 also mention the total percentile.

CMAT Merit List 2020

The merit list of CMAT 2020 will be released soon after the result. CMAT merit list 2020 will include the name of the candidate, rank and marks secured as well as the sectional marks. Candidates will be able to download the CMAT 2020 merit list in the pdf format. The merit list will also comprise the roll number and category of the candidate.

CMAT Cutoff 2020

Candidates who appear for CMAT look for the cutoff marks for admissions. The cutoff of CMAT 2020 is the minimum marks which the candidates will have to score to be eligible to apply for admission to different participating institutes. CMAT 2020 cutoff will be determined by taking into account various parameters such as the difficulty level of the question paper, total number of seats available, past years cutoff trends and total number of candidates who applied for the course.

CMAT Cutoff for Past Year (2019)

CMAT Participating Institutes 2020

Institutes that offer admissions on the basis of CMAT score are deemed as participating institutes. The participating institutes of CMAT 2020 comprise those colleges which will offer admission to the candidates who meet the requisite cutoff. More than 1000 B-Schools will offer admission to the candidates across India based on the CMAT score. Some of the CMAT 2020 participating institutes are given below in the table:

CMAT 2020 Participating Institutes

CMAT Selection Procedure 2020

The selection procedure of CMAT 2020 comprises group discussion, written ability test and personal interview of those candidates who have qualified the exam. Such candidates will be shortlisted by the participating institutes to participate in CMAT selection procedure.

Group Discussion

As part of CMAT 2020 selection procedure, candidates will be divided into a group of eight to ten and they will be assigned a topic. Within a span of five to ten minutes, candidates will be assessed on the following parameters:

  • Participation Level

  • Conversation Skills

  • Initiation Skill

  • Managerial Skills

  • Closure Skills

  • Confidence Level

  • Negotiation Skills

It is not mandatory that the selection procedure of CMAT 2020 for all the participating institutes will be the same. Some of the institutes might just have a personal interview wherein the candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their academic qualifications, work experience, hobbies, interests etc.

CMAT Counselling 2020

Candidates who clear the entrance exam, they will have to take part in the counselling of CMAT wherein they will have to fill the choice of college in which they want to take admission. In order to take part in CMAT 2020 counselling, candidates will have to follow the steps that are given below:

Step 1 - Online registration

Step 2 - Choice filling

Step 3 - Document Verification

Step 4 - Allotment of seats

Step 5 - Reporting to allotted college

Contact Address

Block C-20/1A/8, Sector 62,

Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida -201309 (UP)

Official Website- www.ntacmat.nic.in

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CMAT 2020

Question: In which mode will the CMAT application form be available?

Answer:

CMAT 2020 application form will be available in online mode from November 1, 2019.

Question: What type of questions will be asked in CMAT 2020? Will there be any change in the exam pattern of CMAT 2020?

Answer:

Candidates will have to answer multiple-choice questions. If there is any change in the exam pattern, then the authorities will notify the students well in advance.

Question: How will the participating institute admit candidates on the basis of CMAT 2020?

Answer:

The participating institutes of CMAT 2020 will release their respective cutoff. If the candidate meets the cutoff, they will be called by the institute for the next round of selection which is group discussion and personal interview.

Question: What is the eligibility criteria for CMAT 2020?

Answer:

Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation or have completed their graduation will be eligible to apply for CMAT 2020. As such, there are no age criteria for appearing in the exam. However, candidates must be a citizen of India.

Question: What is the marking scheme for CMAT 2020?

Answer:

Candidates will get four marks for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

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