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COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Notification

Common Management Admission Test is a national level entrance exam to postgraduate management programme approved by AICTE. National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the official notification for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct computer based Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) all over India. The CMAT application forms will be made available from November onwards. Graduates can apply for the same through official website i.e. www.ntacmat.nic.in before the last date.

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COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Exam Pattern

Every year National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts recruitment for CMAT exam. The total duration of the computer-based online exam is 180 minutes. As per the exam pattern there are four different sections and each section has 25 questions with 100 marks. Each correct answer is of 4 marks and each incorrect answer will have a negative marking of 1 marks. The medium of exam is English only.

SubjectsNo. of questionsMaximum marks
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100

COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Exam Syllabus

Before starting CMAT it is important that aspirants are well verse with topics and the detailed syllabus for the exam. CMAT will have objective questions from Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning, English, General Awareness. Since the selected candidate will have a chance to horn their management skill in one of the best management institute, so the level of exam can be expected to be high. The topics related to each sections is given in detail below. You can check and start your preparation.

COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Eligibility Criteria

To apply for CMAT an aspirant should meet various eligibility Criteria like Education Qualification, Age Nationality, Number of attempts permissible etc. There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT-2021. For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. 

ReservationPercentage
Schedule Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Classes belongs to the “Non Creamy layer” (OBC-NCL) 27%
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 5%

COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Exam Calendar

NTA releases notification for CMAT examination every year. The CMAT notification will have all the details related to exam date, release of result, online application and closing link. A candidate is advised to go through the official notification before applying online so that he/she do not miss any update. Further details in the table below-

COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Exam Dates

EVENTSDates
On-line submission of Application Form To be announced
Date for uploading the scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph and Candidate’s Signature To be announced
Date for successful final transaction of fee To be announced

COMMON MANAGENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) College wise Cut-Off

Before you start your preparation, you need to get an idea about the last year exam scenario. Every institution determines its own cut-off and candidates qualify for further rounds depending on this cut-off. Below is a list of some prominent B-Schools accepting CMAT:

Institute/B-SchoolCut off
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai 99.92 percentile (285 marks)
Goa Institute of Management 99.85 percentile (260 marks)
K J Somaiya Institute (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 99.20 percentile (246 marks)
XISS, Ranchi 95 percentile (199 marks)
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore 85 percentile
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85 Percentile
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85 percentile
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75 percentile (160 marks)
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune 75 percentile (160 marks)
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 75 percentile
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad 75 percentile
BIMTECH Greater Noida 75 percentile
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad 70 percentile
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune 60 percentile
MIT School of Business, Pune 200 marks
Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara 80 percentile
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 280 marks
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai 232 marks
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 227 marks
Singhad Institute, Pune 200 marks

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COMMON MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (CMAT) Application Fee

 The application fee for CMAT varies from one category to another. Male candidates belonging to general category have different fee than the female category and candidate belonging to reserved category. Detailed fee details are mentioned below-

Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee (Non-Refundable
MaleFemale
General/Non-creamy layer OBC Rs. 1400/- Rs. 700/-
SC/ST/PwD Rs.700/- Rs.700/-
Transgender Rs 700/-

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