Common Management Admission Test Exam

What is CMAT Exam?

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level computer-based entrance examination, which is conducted for admission to management programmes in colleges approved by AICTE across the country.

As per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, CMAT was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) till 2018. From 2019 onwards, the exam is going to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

It is a is a three-hour computer-based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

AICTE in its mission to reduce the burden of students in attending to multiple examinations has launched the first national level Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) in the year 2012 for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programs approved by AICTE. 

CMAT 2021

The CMAT 2020 score will be accepted by all AICTE Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Almost in 13 states, including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka among others accept CMAT exam scores along with CAT for admission to 400+ B schools in their MBA programmes.

The government has officially notified CMAT as their official test. In addition, many B-schools offering AICTE approved PGDM programs will be using the CMAT 2020 scores.

The CMAT 2021 registration is likely to start from December 23, 2020, to January 22, 2021, as announced by the NTA. The exam is going to be held on February 22/27, 2021.

NTA will conduct the CMAT 2021 exam instead of AICTE. CMAT 2021 registration and application process remains online and can be completed in a few minutes.

Application Date:

From December 22, 2020, to January 23, 2021, (Up to 5:00 PM) 

CMAT 2021 Application Fee:

Fee Details Male Female
General (UR) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS/SC/ST/PwD/OBC-(NCL) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
Transgender Rs. 1000/-

A candidate has to follow certain rules and regulations before applying for this entrance exam. To know more about this click on the URL link, i.e.

CMAT 2021 Exam Centres:

A candidate has to choose up to three cities based on their preference for choosing the exam centres of CMAT 2021. The CMAT 2021 centre will be allowed based on the availability.

Agartala Bhuj Guwahati Kolkata Nanded
Ahmedabad Chandigarh Gwalior Faridabad Panaji
Ahmednagar Chennai Ghaziabad Kozhikode Patna
Allahabad Coimbatore Hyderabad Lucknow Pune
Mohali Dhule Indore Ludhiana Ponda
Amravati Davangere Jabalpur Kadi Rajkot
Amritsar Dehradun Solan Mangaluru Raipur
Aurangabad Solapur Jaipur Meerut Ranchi
Thane Delhi Jammu Mumbai Shimla
Bengaluru Dhanbad Jamshedpur Mysuru Srinagar
Bareilly Dharward Jodhpur Nagpur Surat
Bhavnagar Durgapur Kanpur Nasik Thiruvananthapuram
Bhopal Kalaburagi Kochi Navi Mumbai Udaipur
Bhubaneswar Gurgaon Kolhapur Noida Vadodara
Varanasi Vishakapatnam Bhilai-Durg    

The CMAT 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on February 22/27, 2021, through online mode. The CMAT 2021 exam pattern will have some changes in the question paper almost every year. All the aspirants have to know more about the exam pattern where a candidate will get some idea to tackle this exam. Click on this URL, i.e. to know more about the detailed exam pattern.

About National Testing Agency (NTA):

NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.

NTA is the newly formed body by the centre to conduct JEE Main, GPAT, NEET UG, UGC NET, and CMAT entrance exams through online mode from 2019 onwards.

CMAT Result 2021

The organising body of the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for releasing the result. The Agency will be released the CMAT 2021 result on March 2021. The results were released in the form of merit rank which displays the roll number, rank and the score of all the test takers.

NTA released the result of each candidate who appeared for the examination on February 22/27, 2021. Candidates will find section-wise and overall scores in the result. Candidates can submit their login credentials to check their CMAT result. The scores have been calculated by assigning +4 marks for the correct answer and -1 mark for an incorrect answer. However, 0 mark was assigned for no answer. 

Aspirants have to know how CMAT ranks will be assigned. If more than one candidate secures similar scores, the sectional scores will be considered for ranking. If the candidates secure the same rank, then the same rank will be allotted to them based on the alphabetical order. NTA has also released the merit list based on the scores.

The most important candidates have to know is the admission authorities or institutes are free to take their decision during admission. They can give weightage to a particular section based on their requirement.

CMAT Result Dates 2021 (Tentative)

Events Dates
CMAT Exam February 22/27, 2021
CMAT Result March, 2021
CMAT Scorecard March, 2021
CMAT Merit List March, 2021

Steps To Check CMAT Result

Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA-CMAT – 

Step 2: Click on the exam result link on the homepage.

Step 3: Enter the login credentials.

Step 4: Submit the details to access the result.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the result for future reference. 

What You Will Find On CMAT Result Scorecard 

  • Candidate's name
  • Rank
  • Sectional score
  • Total score
  • Sectional percentile
  • Total percentile
CMAT 2021 Notification Released

The NTA has released the CMAT 2021 notification. The online applications were accepted between December 23, 2020, and January 22, 2021. 

The CMAT 2021 exam will be conducted on 22/27 February 2021. NTA has also provided an option to make corrections in the particulars of application forms. The entrance exam is conducted for entry into management courses. 

24 December 2020
CMAT Result 2020 Declared

The NTA has released the CMAT result 2020. Candidates who have appeared for the written examination conducted on January 28 can visit the official website to check their results. 

Candidates should use their login details such as application number and date of birth to access the CMAT result 2020. It is advised to download the CMAT result and take a printout for future reference. 

Click here for CMAT result 2020

The Agency also released the CMAT final answer key 2020 along with merit list of CMAT 2020. 

5 February 2020
CMAT 2020 Admit Card Released

The NTA has released the CMAT admit card 2020. Candidates who have registered online for the examination can download the CMAT admit card from the official website. The written exam will be held on January 28, 2020.

Candidates should use their login details such as application number and password/ date of birth. One should take a printout of the CMAT admit card and carry the same to the examination centre. The admit card will be available on the official site until the exam date. 

CMAT is a national-level management entrance examination conducted for admission to management courses offered by various B Schools across.

24 December 2019
Last Day To Apply Online For CMAT 2020

The NTA will be closing the registration process for CMAT 2020 today, i.e., November 30. Interested candidates who have not yet filled the application form can visit the official website to apply online. One should pay the prescribed application fee amount to complete the registration process. 

CAMT 2020 exam will be held on January 24. The admit cards will be released on December 24, 2019. The CMAT result likely to be announced on February 3, 2020. The entrance exam will be held in online mode. It consists of sections such as quantitative ability, English language, general awareness and logical reasoning. 

30 November 2019
CMAT 2020 Image Correction Option Available Now

The NTA  has opened the image correction option for the CMAT 2020 applicants on the official website i.e. Candidates who have registered for the CMAT exam with an inappropriate image can upload a fresh image one more time. 

Candidates should visit the official site and click ''Remove Image Discrepancy' link to change the image. One should submit the application number, password and security pin to complete the image remove process. 

The online application process for CMAT 2020 will be accepted between November 1 and 11, 2019.  The exam will be held on January 24, 2020. 

11 November 2019
Online Registration Started For CMAT 2020
CMAT 2020 Notification To Be Released On November 1
NTA Announced CMAT 2020 Exam Dates
NTA Released CMAT 2019 Result
CMAT Answer Key 2019 Released: Know How To Challenge
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