About CMAT 2020

Common Management Admission Test, also known as CMAT is a national level postgraduate entrance exam pertaining to all management programmes. CMAT 2020 is an online (computer-based) exam of 3 hours comprising multiple choice objective questions. The entrance exam will be conducted on January 24, 2020. The application process will start from November 1,  2019, and will end on November 30, 2019. CMAT 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

The CMAT result 2020 will be declared on February 3, 2020 in online mode. Earlier, NTA  will release the answer key of CMAT 2020 in first week of February. The CMAT scores are required for admission to around 500 AICTE approved B-schools including University departments, constituent colleges, and management institutions across India. As many as 54,516 candidates appeared for the test. Until 2018, it was administered by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) annually as per the regulations of MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: National Testing Agency
Duration 3 Hours

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CMAT 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

01 Nov, 2019 - 30 Nov, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

24 Dec, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

24 Jan, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

03 Feb, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

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The CMAT eligibility criteria is prescribed by National Testing Agency (NTA). All aspiring CMAT test takers should meet the below mentioned eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020.

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Graduates in any discipline from recognised institutes can apply for CMAT
  • Final year students of Graduate Degree courses (10+2+3) whose results would be declared before the admission procedure starts for the academic year 2020-21 are also eligible for the computer-based online CMAT examination.

Applicants must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the CMAT 2020 exam. In case they do not fulfill all the eligibility criteria, their candidature will get cancelled during the admission phase. 

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CMAT 2020 application form will be started from November 1, 2019 and the last date to submit the form will be November 30, 2019.  The last date to upload the scanned image of photograph & signature will be first week of December 2019.  Prior to filling the CMAT application form 2020, candidates need to register themselves in the web account of NTA by providing their basic credentials. 

The application form could be successfully filled in three simple steps-

  • Filling the online registration with basic credentials

  • Fill up the Application Form; Personal, Academic and Professional details, if any.

  • Payment of Application Fee; Can be paid through Net banking, Debit/ Credit Card, and Cash deposit at SBI Bank.

At the time of registration, candidates would need a valid e-mail id and contact number. While filling the application form of CMAT 2020, candidates need to select the exam date and as many as four test cities as per their convenience. Examinees will be allotted test dates and exam centres on first come first serve basis and the allotment will solely depend on the availability of test slots in the choice of exam cities selected during the CMAT 2020 application procedure.

 CMAT 2020 Application Fee

Category

Gender

Application fee

General/NC-OBC/SC/ST/PwD 

Male

Rs. 1400

General/NC-OBC/SC/ST/PwD

Female and Transgender

Rs. 700


Image Format & Size

While filling the application form, candidates would need to upload the scanned image of their passport size photograph and signature. The below-given points explain the format and size for both.

  • Scanned image of passport size photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb)
  • Scanned image of the signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, General, SC, OBC PWD Online Male ₹ 1400
ST, General, SC, OBC PWD Online Female, Transgender ₹ 700

Student Appearing Vs Seat Available

Year Student Appeared Seats Available
2019 54516 None
Quantitative techniques and data interpretation
Logical reasoning
Language comprehension
General awareness

The exam conducting authority, National Testing Agency (NTA) prescribes the CMAT 2020 exam pattern. The total duration of the computer-based online CMAT exam is 180 minutes and it consists of four distinct sections, namely, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

As per the CMAT exam pattern 2020, a total of 100 questions are equally divided amongst the four sections (25 X 4 = 100). Each question carries four marks and the maximum score that can be obtained is 400. Each correct answer will fetch +4 marks and each incorrect will be penalised with a negative marking of -1 mark.                                                                   

            

Mode of Exam

        
            

Sections

        
            

Number  of Questions

        
            

Total marks

        
            

      Online

        
            

Quantitative             Techniques & Data Interpretation

        
            

25

        
            

100

        
            

General             Awareness

        
            

25

        
            

100

        
            

Logical             Reasoning

        
            

25

        
            

100

        
            

Language             Comprehension

        
            

25

        
            

100

        
            

Total

        
            

100

        
            

400

        


                                                                                                                                                                                        

The admit card of CMAT 2020 will be released by National Testing Agency on December 24, 2020. The online CMAT 2020 admit card will be available to candidates who will successfully submit the application form before the deadline. Applicants will have to download the admit card by entering their login credentials. 

The details to be mentioned on the CMAT admit card 2020 are the following-

  • Candidate' Name
  • Father's Name
  • Roll number of candidate
  • Signature and Photograph of the candidate
  • Venue details of CMAT 2020 exam
  • Date and Time of the Test
  • Instructions to be followed during the exam

CMAT 2020 admit card is the mandatory document to be carried at the exam centre. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

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Documents Required at Exam

  • CMAT 2019 Admit Card
  • Photo ID

NTA will publish CMAT 2020 answer key along with the questions in first week of February 2020. Both the answer key and response sheet of CMAT 2020 will be available till first week of February 2020. Test takers can check the CMAT answer key 2020 by logging into the web account using their login credentials. Candidates will be able to view and print the answer key available on the website and check the correct answers to each question. The answer key of CMAT helps candidates in checking their answers with the correct answer choice thus estimating their scores. It also aids in estimating their admission chances to respective institutions.

Along with the CMAT 2020 answer key, candidates are allowed to file objection, for any disputable answer/response. However, the objections will not be considered without a proper reference document. File size should be less than 1 MB and in .jpg, .png, .pdf format only. The processing charge for filing an objection is Rs. 1000 per question. The same can be paid via debit card/credit card/net banking.

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NTA (National Testing Agency) will declare CMAT 2020 result on February 3, 2020. Candidates have to login in order to check the CMAT 2020 result and download the scorecard. The scorecard is made available in the form of merit rank which indicates the candidate's Roll number, Rank and the obtained Score; can be viewed and downloaded by entering the login credentials (ID and Password) already created while registering for the exam. The CMAT result includes candidates’ section-wise and overall secured scores, percentile and All India Rank. NTA has not released the merit list yet.

Post announcement of the result, the CMAT 2020 participating institutes will declare their respective cutoff scores, considering the overall result. Only the qualified candidates are eligible to participate in further selection rounds. The selection procedure comprises a Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT). After the completion of selection procedure candidates will be shortlisted for the final admission to all management courses.

National Testing Agency will not release CMAT 2020 cutoff to shortlist candidates for the selection procedure; however, the affiliated institutes will declare their respective cutoff after the result gets officially announced. The cutoff of CMAT 2020 is the minimum score or percentile candidates need to obtain for attaining admission into MBA and PGDM programmes offered by management institutes across India. The factors that will determine the CMAT 2020 cutoff are-

  • Total number of candidates appeared in CMAT 2020
  • Number of seats available
  • Number of qualified candidates
  • Level of difficulty pertaining to CMAT exam.

National Testing Agency, the new CMAT administering authority will conduct the selection procedure. As per the officials, the participating institutes will conduct their respective selection procedures for the candidates who would obtain the cutoff scores. The CMAT 2020 selection procedure varies within institutes. The selection procedure of CMAT 2020 mostly comprises of GD (Group Discussion), PI (Personal Interview) or WAT (Written Ability Test).

Documents Required at Counselling

  • 10th or Secondary Exam Mark sheets and certificates
  • 12th or Higher Secondary Exam Mark sheets and certificates
  • CMAT 2019 Admit Card
  • Any professional degree certificate, if any
  • Work experience certificate, if any
  • Photo ID Proof

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what is the cmat cut off score for imt hyd

Ronak Gala Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019

The CMAT cutoff score for IMT HYDERABAD is around 200 marks. It obviously varies each year. It depends on various factors like number of candidates appearing and also the paper level. Try to score 95+ percentile to be somewhat confident enough to get a good college.

To know more about the cutoffs in CLAT exam, refer to our website..

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cmat-cutoff

Best wishes. Thank you.

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which among states accept cmat

Aditya kumar Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

Hello there!

Greetings!

List of colleges accepting cmat exam are:-

  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • VIT Business School, Vellore
  • Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.

For more and detailed information go through https://bschool.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-mba-colleges-in-india-accepting-cmat

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do CMAT HAVE ONLIME OR OFFLINE EXAMINATION?

Anupam Kumar Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019

Hey there

CMAT is computer based exam and it's duration is 3 hours. Also it's has multiple choice questions. CMAT 2020 is conducted by NATA on 24th January.

Check deatailed eligibility criteria for CMAT

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://bschool.careers360.com/exams/cmat&ved=2ahUKEwiWxPGN4KXlAhUN63MBHXfMC08QFjAAegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw1o_41wJmVkECp3gR0bDi2F&cshid=1571399940715

Good luck

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I had completed my graduation in BBA(58%) 3yrs. 2016 regular and Mcom.(39%) 2yrs 2018 private so can I apply for this Institute by CMAT exam

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019

Hello,


You seem to have missed out the name of the institution regarding which you're seeking information for its admission process. You can write it down in the comment box below this.


Anyway, as per the eligibility criteria for CMAT candidates needs to be a graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks for general and OBC categories while SC and ST need a minimum of 45% marks.

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I want list of names of colleges in India accepting the scores of CAT NMAT SNAP CMAT IIFT.

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello,


Colleges that accept SNAP scores-


  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] - Pune
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru


IIFT Scores are accepted by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) with their campus in New Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada.


Go through the following to know about colleges that accept scores of different entrance test-


For CAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-participating-institutes


For NMAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/top-b-schools-accepting-nmat-scores-and-cutoffs


For CMAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/top-b-schools-accepting-cmat-scores



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