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Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

The abbreviation of CMAT is Common Management Admission Test, an online entrance test conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) for granting admission in courses like MBA/PGDM. The score card of CMAT is accepted by 1000 colleges i.e. B-Schools of India. The registration process starts on 23rd December 2020. The examinations will be conducted on February 22, 2021.

Fast Facts about Common Management Admission Test (CMAT):

Features Details 
Exam NameCommon Management Admission Test (CMAT)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Exam Syllabus·         Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

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·         Logical Reasoning

·         Language Comprehension & Verbal Ability

·         General Awareness

Exam Pattern100 questions in MCQ format
LanguageEnglish
Exam FeesRs 2,000 (General category male)

Rs 1,000 (General category female)

Exam PurposeAdmission into 1005 MBA colleges
Course OfferedMBA/PGDM
No. of Test Cities153
Exam Helpdesk No.0120-6895200
Exam Websitehttps://www.nta.ac.in

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Eligibility Criteria:

  • An Aspirant must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Aspirant who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT).

Important dates for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

The registration process has begun from 23rd December 2020, Below provided is the schedule for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

CMAT EventsCMAT Exam Dates Salient Features
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) registration start date23-Dec-2020Date of commencement of CMAT registration process online on NTA website
Registration end date22-Jan-2021Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) registration process to conclude
Last date of fee payment23-Jan-2021Payment of application can be done until 11:59 PM
Image correction 25-Jan to 30-Jan-2021Candidate can upload new image and signature if required
Admit card download beginsTo be announcedTo be available on the official website
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) exam22-Feb-2021

27-Feb-2021

Exam to be held from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in 153 cities
CMAT answer key releaseTo be announcedCMAT answer key, question paper and individual response sheets available on NTA website
Result announcementTo be announcedScorecards to be released on the official website along with all India rank list

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Registration Process:

Like other Entrance Exam the registration process is almost same. The complete application cum registration process is online and the application form for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is available at the official website of NTA. The steps to register for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) are provided below:

Step – 1 Online registration via entering the basic details of the aspirant like

Name, Date of Birth, E-mail ID, Contact No, etc.

Step – 2 Creation of a Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) account with the User ID and Password, this

Could done by confirmation of registration via OTP/email

Step – 3 Filling the complete Application form by furnishing the personal and

Academic details.

Step – 4 Uploading passport sized photograph and signature in a prescribed

Format and file size.

Step – 5 Payment of the registration fee for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) via debit/credit card.

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Application Fee:

The application fee is different for the different sections of the society. The application fee is provided below:

Rs 1600 for general category (Boys)

Rs 1000 for general category (Girls)

Rs 1000 for OBC (NCL)/EWS

Rs 800 for SC/ST/PH (Boys) and Rs 700 for SC/ST/PH (Girls)

Rs 700 for Transgender

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam Pattern:

There are 100 questions asked in Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam, every correct answer will give 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The questions will be asked from the subjects like Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation. The overlook to the Exam Pattern is provided below in the tabulated format:

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam Pattern

Sections4 (Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness
Number of Questions100
Number of Questions per section25
Marks Per Question4
Total Marks400
Negative Marking-1
Sectional Time LimitNo
Difficulty LevelModerate to Difficult
Duration2 hours

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Exam Centres:

There are 153 cities in which Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is going to be conducted. Candidates will choose the centers which are nearest to them and these options will be provided to the candidates at the time of filling up the application form. The list of the cities with the states is mentioned below in tabular format:

StateCityCity Code
Andaman and NicobarPort BlairAN01
Andhra Pradesh

 

GunturAP07
KurnoolAP10
NelloreAP11
RajahmundryAP13
TirupathiAP16
VijayawadaAP17
VisakhapatnamAP18
Arunachal PradeshItanagar/NaharlagunAL01
AssamDibrugarhAM01
AssamGuwahatiAM02
BiharBhagalpurBR02
DarbhangaBR04
GayaBR05
MuzaffarpurBR06
PatnaBR07
Chandigarh/MohaliChandigarh/MohaliCH01
ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar/DurgCG01
RaipurCG03
DelhiDelhiDL01
GoaPanajiGO01
GujaratAhmedabad/GandhinagarGJ01
AnandGJ02
BhavnagarGJ03
BhujGJ17
HimatnagarGJ14
JamnagarGJ06
MehsanaGJ08
RajkotGJ10
SuratGJ11
VadodaraGJ12
Valsad/VapiGJ13
HaryanaAmbalaHR01
FaridabadHR01
GurugramHR01
HissarHR01
Himachal PradeshBilaspurHP01
HamirpurHP03
ShimlaHP06
SolanHP07
JammuJammuJK02
Jammu and KashmirSrinagarJK04
JharkhandDhanbadJH02
JamshedpurJH03
RanchiJH04
KarnatakaBelagavi (Belgaum)KK02
BengaluruKK04
Dharwad/Hubballi (Hubli)KK10
GulbargaKK08
Mangaluru (Mangalore)KK12
Mysuru (Mysore)KK14
Udupi/ManipalKK17
KeralaErnakulamKL04
KottayamKL11
KozhikodeKL12
ThiruvananthapuramKL17
ThrissurKL18
LadakhLehLL01
LakshwadeepKavarattiLD01
Madhya PradeshBhopalMP03
GwaliorMP06
IndoreMP07
JabalpurMP08
SagarMP12
MaharashtraAhmednagarMR01
AmravatiMR03
AurangabadMR04
DhuleMR10
KolhapurMR14
Mumbai/Navi MumbaiMR16
NagpurMR17
NandedMR18
NashikMR19
PuneMR22
SolapurMR27
ThaneMR28
ManipurImphalMN01
MeghalayaShillongMG01
MizoramAizawlMZ01
NagalandDimapurNL01
KohimaNL02
OdishaBalasore (Baleswar)OR02
Berhampur-GanjamOR03
Bhawanipatna/KalahandiOR18
BhubaneswarOR04
Jeypore/KoraputOR19
SambalpurOR09
PuducherryPuducherryPO01
Punjab

 

AmritsarPB01
BhatindaPB02
LudhianaPB05
Patiala/Fatehgarh SahibPB08
RajasthanJaipurRJ06
JodhpurRJ07
KotaRJ08
SikarRJ09
UdaipurRJ11
Tamil NaduChennaiTN01
CoimbatoreTN02
MaduraiTN08
TiruchirappalliTN14
TirunelveliTN15
TelanganaHyderabadTL01
KarimnagarTL02
WarangalTL07
TripuraAgartalaTA01
Uttar PradeshAgraUP01
AligarhUP02
Allahabad/PrayagrajUP03
Ambedkar NagarUP25
AzamgarhUP19
BalliaUP20
BandaUP26
BarabankiUP27
BareillyUP04
BastiUP28
BijnorUP21
BulandshahrUP29
ChandauliUP41
DeoriaUP30
EtawahUP31
FaizabadUP06
FirozabadUP22
GhaziabadUP07
GhazipurUP23
GorakhpurUP08
Jalaun (Orai)UP32
JaunpurUP24
JhansiUP10
KanpurUP11
KushinagarUP33
Lakhimpur KheriUP34
LucknowUP12
MathuraUP13
MauUP35
MeerutUP14
MirzapurUP36
MoradabadUP15
MuzaffarnagarUP16
Noida/G NoidaUP09
PratapgarhUP43
RaebareiliUP37
SaharanpurUP38
ShahjanpurUP39
SonbhadraUP42
SultanpurUP40
VaranasiUP18
UttarakhandDehradunUK01
HaldwaniUK02
RoorkeeUK06
West BengalKolkataWB10
SiliguriWB11

Exam Day Guidelines for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT):

Preparation for the exam as well as for the exam day is one of the crucial things that an aspirant must keep in his mind. Keeping this in mind there are some points that is to be taken into consideration on exam date:

  • Carry your admit card of Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) as hard copy, soft copy/digital copy is not acceptable at the exam centers.
  • Reach 2 hours before the examination timing.
  • Don’t carry valuables/electronics gadgets as these are not allowed in the examination room.
  • Carry one of the below mentioned Photo Id Proof at the examination centre:

Aadhar card

PAN card

Voter ID card

Passport

Driver’s license

FAQs

Q.1     Which agency conducts Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)?

Ans.    NTA (National Testing Agency) is responsible for conducting Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). 

Q.2     What is the application fee for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)?

Ans     The application fee is different for different sections of the society:

Rs 1600 for general category (Boys)

Rs 1000 for general category (Girls)

Rs 1000 for OBC (NCL)/EWS

Rs 800 for SC/ST/PH (Boys) and Rs 700 for SC/ST/PH (Girls)

Rs 700 for Transgender

Q.3     Is Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online or offline exam?

Ans     Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a online examination.

Q.4     What are eligibility criteria for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)?

Ans     The eligibility criteria for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is

  • An Aspirant must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Aspirant who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT).

Q.5     What is the frequency of Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)?

Ans     Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an annual exam conducted once in a year.

Q.6     What are the age criteria for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)?

Ans     There is no criteria for upper ages but an aspirant must of 20 years of age

which is the minimum age for this exam.