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 2020: (Tentative)

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 2019 registration is likely to start from November 01, 2019, to December 7, 2019, as announced by the NTA. The exam is going to be held on January 28, 2019 (Tentative).

NTA will conduct the CMAT 2020 exam instead of AICTE. CMAT 2020 registration and application process remains online and can be completed in a few minutes.

Application Date:

From November 01, 2019, to November 30, 2019, (Up to 5:00 PM) 

CMAT 2020 Application Fee:

For General/OBC Candidates - INR 1400/-
For SC/ST/PwD Candidates - INR 700/-

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 2020 Exam Centres:

A candidate has to choose up to three cities based on their preference for choosing the exam centres of CMAT 2020. The CMAT 2020 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 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on January 28, 2020 (Tentative), through online mode. The CMAT 2020 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 2020

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 2020 result on February 2020. 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 January 28, 2020. 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. 

Click here to read the public note on CMAT result 2020

CMAT Result Dates 2020 (Tentative)

Events Dates
CMAT Exam January 28, 2020
CMAT Result February 6, 2020
CMAT Scorecard February 2020
CMAT Merit List February 2020

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
NTA Announced CMAT 2020 Exam Dates

NTA has released the exam dates for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020. Aspirants who seek admission to management courses can explore the complete schedule of CMAT 2020. 

CMAT Exam Dates 2020

  • Registration Dates: November 1 to 30, 2019
  • Downloading of Admit Cards: December 24, 2019
  • Dates of Examinations: January 24, 2020
  • Date of Announcing Result: February 3, 2020

Interested candidates can register for the exam between November 1 and  30, 2019. The CMAT entrance exam will be held in online mode. The test will be held along with the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2020 exam. Check complete CMAT exam schedule 2020 here.

22 August 2019
NTA Released CMAT 2019 Result

The National Testing Agency has released the CMAT 2019 examination result. Candidates who have appeared for the examination conducted on January 28 can visit the official website to check their result. 

A total of 54,516 candidates appeared for the examination out of 64,582. The National Merit Ranking (All India Rank) has been arrived at based on the marks secured against total marks. In case the total marks are the same for more than one candidate, then the rankings will be based on the sectional score. 

The merit list indicates roll number, rank, NTA score and the marks obtained of all the candidates. The CMAT 2019 scorecard is valid only for the academic year 2019-20. Candidates have to note that the admission authorities and institutions are free to take their decision during admission. 

Click here to check CMAT 2019 result

Mr Sharma Navanshu Surendra obtained a perfect NTA score and got 1st rank.

7 February 2019
CMAT Answer Key 2019 Released: Know How To Challenge

The organising body, National Testing Agency (NTA), has released the answer key for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019 examination. Candidates who have appeared for the examination on January 28 can visit the official website to check the answer key. 

NTA has also provided an option to challenge the answer key. Candidates need to pay INR 1000 as fee for challenging each question. The payment should be made only through the online method. The testing agency will refund the amount if the challenge is correct. 

Click here to check CMAT answer key 2019

Candidates can access the CMAT answer key with their login credentials - application number and password/date of birth. 

4 February 2019
CMAT Admit Cards 2019 Released On NTA Website

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) admit card 2019. Candidates who have registered for the management entrance examination can visit the official website to download the CMAT admit card 2019. NTA has also released the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) admit cards along with CMAT admit card.  

Candidates need to use their login credentials to download the CMAT admit card 2019. The CMAT admit card will be available online on the NTA's website till the exam date, i.e., January 28, 2019.  

Click here to download the CMAT admit card 2019 

The CMAT is a computer-based test conducted in a single session to test the candidate's ability in quantitative technique, logical reasoning, language comprehension and general awareness. The total duration of the exam is three hours. 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer, however, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

7 January 2019
Last Date Extended To Apply Online For CMAT 2019

National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date to apply online for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). According to the sources, the last date to apply online for the CMAT is December 7, 2018. Interested candidates who have not yet started their registration process for the CMAT are advised to check the revised dates. 

In order to apply for CMAT, candidates should possess a minimum 50% marks in any graduation discipline. It is 45% for candidates belonging to reserved categories. The final year students of graduate courses can also apply for CMAT 2019. Candidates should visit the official website of NTA to apply online for the CMAT. Check the CMAT application procedure here. 

CMAT, a national level computer-based entrance examination conducted for admission to management programmes, would be conducted on January 28, 2019. The examination will be conducted in two shifts – morning and evening. Check the CMAT exam dates here. 

28 November 2018
CMAT 2019: Apply Online Before November 30
Online Registrations For CMAT To Begin From November 1
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