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 2022

The CMAT 2021 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 2021 scores.

The CMAT 2022 registration is likely to start from February 16, 2022, to March 17, 2022 (Tentative), as announced by the NTA. The exam is going to be held on April 09, 2022 (Tentative).

NTA will conduct the CMAT 2022 exam instead of AICTE. CMAT 2022 registration and application process remains online and can be completed in a few minutes.

Application Date:

From February 16, 2022, to March 17, 2022, (Up to 5:00 PM) - Tentative

CMAT 2022 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 2 Exam Centres:

A candidate has to choose up to three cities based on their preference for choosing the exam centres of CMAT 2022. The CMAT 2022 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 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on April 09, 2022, through online mode. The CMAT 2022 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 2022

The organising body of the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for releasing the result. The Agency will be release the CMAT 2022 result on May/April 2022. The results will be released in the form of merit rank which displays the roll number, rank and the score of all the test takers.

NTA will release the result of each candidate who will be appeared for the examination on April 09, 2022. 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 2022 (Tentative)

Events Dates
CMAT Exam April 09, 2022
CMAT Result May, 2022
CMAT Scorecard May, 2022
CMAT Merit List May, 2022

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 Exam On March 31, Check Latest Updates

The NTA is conducting the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2021 exam on March 31 in two shifts, from 9 am to 12/12:30 pm and from 3 pm to 6/6:30 pm. 

Candidates who are aspiring to appear in the exam should provide the self-declaration form. The entrance exam is conducted for admission to management courses in the participating institutes. 

31 March 2021
CMAT 2021 Admit Card Released

The NTA has released the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) admit card 2021. It has released the admit card for the entrance exam scheduled to be held on March 31, 2021. 

The Agency will be conducting the CMAT entrance exam for admission to management courses across the nation. Candidates should download the admit card and carry the hard copy of the same to the examination centre. 


24 March 2021
CMAT 2021 Registration Window To Close Soon

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is all set to close the registration window of the Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) 2021. Interested candidates who have not yet registered can fill the application forms before March 1, 2021, on the official website -

The admit card will be released in the second week of March and exams will be conducted in the first week of April 2021.


1 March 2021
CMAT 2021 Exam Postponed

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2021 exam. The exam was postponed due to a proposal from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) regarding the change of the exam pattern. 

The official notice reads, "The new date for CMAT-2021 Examination will be intimated soon on the website of NTA. It is likely to be in the last week of March-2021 or early April-2021." 

It has also activated the registration window. The online applications will be accepted till March 2, 2021. 

16 February 2021
CMAT 2021 Correction Window To Close Today

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will close the correction window on February 2, 2021. Candidates who want to make changes in their registration form can now do so by logging in to the official website at 

Candidates need to enter their application number, password, and security pin to login and make changes. The national-level entrance exam will be conducted in computer-based mode on February 22 and February 27, 2021. 

2 February 2021
CMAT 2021: Application Window To Close Soon
CMAT 2021 Notification Released
CMAT Result 2020 Declared
CMAT 2020 Admit Card Released
Last Day To Apply Online For CMAT 2020
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