CMAT Exam

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online computer-based test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), India. CMAT is a national-level admission test that allows students to get into various institutions that offer proper management courses approved by the main body of AICTE. 

 

The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE Approved Colleges /institutions/universities like K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Goa Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, and many more. CMAT Exam mostly occurs in January every year with all the registration processes beginning from November. The examination is conducted in online mode and the duration of the exam is three hours. The CMAT Exam paper consists of 100 questions ranging from Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension to General Awareness. The CMAT score is valid for a year. 

 

Eligibility

For General and NC/OBC candidates, these pointers are to be kept in mind to sit for the CMAT 2021 Exam

  1. The candidate must be a resident of India to apply
  2. The candidate must hold a valid Bachelors’ degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent GP to appear for the CMAT Exam
  3. Candidates in the final year of graduation, who still have not completed graduation are also eligible to apply for CMAT 2021
  4. In that case, if a candidate passes the CMAT Exam and gets selected by a college then he/she will be given provisional admission
  5. Candidates must have 50% marks in their provisional degree
  6.  
For SC/ ST/PWD candidates, these pointers are to be kept in mind in order to sit for the CMAT 2021 Exam
  1. The Candidate must be a resident of India to apply
  2. The candidate must hold a valid Bachelors’ degree with at least 45% marks or equivalent CGPA in order to appear for the CMAT Exam
  3. Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for the  CMAT 2021
  4. In that case, if a candidate passes the CMAT Exam and gets selected by a college then he/she will be given provisional admission
  5. Candidates have 45% marks in their provisional degree 

Exam Structure

The CMAT Exam paper has 4 sections in total. Each section has 25 questions each with maximum marks of 100. The total paper is 400 marks.

The CMAT 2021 examination paper is expected to be of this format

Sections

No of Qs (MCQs)

Maximum Marks

Logical and Analytical reasoning

25

100

Quantitative aptitude

25

100

English

25

100

General awareness

25

100



Marking Scheme

The candidate gets + 4 for every correct answer and -1 for every incorrect answer. For the CMAT 2021 paper, the same marking scheme is been expected to follow.

Registration Process

 

  • Step 1. Go on the website – https://cmat.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx 
  • Step 2. Fill the application form
  • Step 3. Enter (Captcha) security code
  • Step 4. Preview the provided information
  • Step 5. Upload all the required documents
  • Step 6. Pay the amount of application fee for the CMAT exam
  • Step 7. Download the confirmation page which will display after successful payment

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Registration Fee of CMAT 2021

 The application fee for the CMAT Exam varies a bit from one category to another.

Gender

Category

Amount

MALE

General

1600/-

  • General- EWS
  • OBC (NCL)

1000/-

SC/ST/PWD

800/-

FEMALE

General

1000/-

  • General- EWS
  • OBC (NCL)

1000/-

SC/ST/PWD

700/-

Important Dates For CMAT 2021

The first week of January is the expected date for the CMAT Exam. The registrations are expected to open their gates from the first week of November and the entire process almost takes up a time duration of one month. 

STAGES

TENTATIVE DATES

Registration starts

The first week of November 2020

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The second week of November 2020

registration ends

The first week of December 2020

last date for payment of fees

The first week of December 2020

last date to select test cities

The first week of December 2020

admit card download begins

The fourth week of December 2020

CMAT 2021 EXAM

The first week of February 2021

 

TOP 25 Colleges in India accepting CMAT and their Cut-Offs

These top 25 MBA colleges accept CMAT scores and are highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA/ PGDM colleges of India. Also mentioned is the expected cut-off CMAT score of all these colleges for the year 2021. Choosing the right college means choosing the right path to success. For someone appearing for CMAT 2021, this is the list of colleges to check.

Sr. No

College Name

Location

Website

Expected
Cut-off
score

01.

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of
Management Studies

Mumbai

https://jbims.edu/

320

 

02.

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies
and Research

Mumbai

http://simsree.org/Simsree/

310

03.

K J Somaiya Institute of Management
Studies and Research

Mumbai

https://simsr.somaiya.edu/en

200

04.

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

https://www.greatlakes.edu.in/

200

05.

Prin. L.N. Wellingkar Institute of
Management Development Research

Mumbai

https://www.welingkar.org/

186

06.

Department of Management Sciences
University

Pune

https://www.pumba.in/

158

07.

Goa Institute of Management

Goa

https://www.gim.ac.in/2020/index.php

200

08.

SIES College of Management Studies

Navi Mumbai

http://www.siescoms.edu/

230

09.

BIMTECH

Greater Noida

https://www.bimtech.ac.in/

200

10.

AIMS School of Business

Bangalore

https://theaims.ac.in/

204

11.

Institute for Financial Management
& Research

Chennai

https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/

230

12.

Jagan Institute of Management Studies

Rohini, Delhi

https://www.jims.in/

180

13.

New Delhi Institute of Management

New Delhi

https://www.accurate.in/

220

14.

International School of Business
& Media

Pune

https://www.isbm.ac.in/

230

15.

ITM Group Of Institutions

Mumbai

https://www.itm.edu/

184

16.

KIIT School of Management

Odisha

https://kiit.ac.in/schools/school-management/

204

17.

Xavier Institute of Management and
Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

https://www.xime.org/

190

18.

Vignana Jyothi institute of
Management

Hyderabad

https://vjim.edu.in/

204

19.

SCMS Cochin School of Business

Cochin

https://www.scms.edu.in/

150

20.

Adarsh Institute of Management and
Information Technology

Bangalore

https://www.adarshaimit.org/

150

21.

M S Ramaiah Institute of Management

Bangalore

http://msrim.in/

184

22.

FIIB

New Delhi

https://www.fiib.edu.in/

170

23.

EMPI Business School

New Delhi

https://www.empi.ac.in/empi/

200

24.

International Institute of Management
Studies

Pune

https://www.iimspune.edu.in/

184

25.

Jaypee Business School

Noida Delhi NCR

http://www.jbs.ac.in/mba-admission-procedure

200

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