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 28, 2020. The application process will start from November 1,  2019, and will end on December 10, 2019. CMAT 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

The CMAT result 2020 will be declared by February 7, 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 - 10 Dec, 2019

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

24 Dec, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

28 Jan, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

07 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 started from November 1, 2019 and the last date to submit the form is 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.

 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
General Online Male ₹ 1600
General, EWS, OBC Online Male ₹ 1000
OBC, EWS, General Online Female ₹ 1000
SC, ST Online Male ₹ 800
SC, ST Online Female ₹ 700
General, OBC, EWS, SC, ST Online Transgender ₹ 700
General, OBC, EWS, SC, ST PWD Online Male ₹ 800
General, OBC, EWS, SC, ST PWD Online Female ₹ 700

Student Appearing Vs Seat Available

Year Student Appeared Seats Available
2019 54516 None

CMAT 2020 Syllabus

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.

CMAT 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar
Bhuj
Kadi
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Mehsana
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
Amravati
Aurangabad
Thane
Dhule
Solapur
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nashik
Navi Mumbai
Nanded
Pune
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Kanpur
Lucknow
Meerut
Noida
Varanasi
Punjab Mohali
Amritsar
Ludhiana
Panchkula
Karnataka Bengaluru
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Mangalore
Mysore
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Sambalpur
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Tirunelveli
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
West Bengal Durgapur
Kolkata
Haryana Gurgaon
Faridabad
Hisar
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal
Himachal Pradesh Solan
Shimla
Hamirpur
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jodhpur
Udaipur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
Kerala Kochi
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Goa Panaji
Ponda
Margao
Bihar Patna
Tripura Agartala
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Guntur
Nellore
Vijayawada
Kurnool
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair

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 7, 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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list of those colleges in mumbai accepting cmat score whose application form i need to fill before cmat exam?

Sanjanaleekha 9th Dec, 2019

Hi there,

There are several top colleges in Mumbai which accept CMAT scores for admission to there management course, for your reference i have attached a link which provides a list of colleges in Mumbai accepting CMAT scores, https://bschool.careers360.com/colleges/ranking/top-mba-colleges-in-mumbai-accepting-cmat-score

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niharika cherry 6th Dec, 2019

Hello Maithili, CMAT(Common Management Admission Test)  is conducted by national testing agency, the deadline for the registration is extended from November 30,2019 to December 10,2019. You can use this opportunity.

You can visit https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cmat-registration for other useful information about CMAT.

Hope this helps.

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cmat Que paper for MBA enterence Exam

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Greetings!

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These papers will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising these papers  and you will also get to know your preparation level by solving these sample papers and previous year papers. Good luck for your examination....

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how I can get cmat examination fees refund?

Anonymous 6th Dec, 2019

Hello there. Hope you are doing good. I would like to tell you that the registration fees of CMAT exam will not be refunded under any circumstances. If the payment confirmation page is not displayed, only then you will be getting the refund for unsuccessful transaction. But, once the registration is done, you cannot get the refund for your CMAT exam registration fees.

I hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future.

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cmat cutoff of Gim goa for sc student?

Anonymous 4th Dec, 2019

Hello there! Hope you are doing good.
The CMAT cut off for the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) for SC student is 95 percentile.
The eligibility criteria to pursue PG programmes is as follows -

1. You must have a bachelor’s  degree or equivalent. (10+2+3) from a recognised university.
2. You need to have a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in a 3 year bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
3. Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.

Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future!

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