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B Hari Aditya | Updated: Mar 05, 2021, 18:26 IST

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CMAT Exam 2021 - CMAT Entrance Exam Eligibility, Syllabus, Important Dates, How to Apply and Counselling Procedure
CMAT Exam 2021 - At cmat.nta.nic.in, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has opened a form correction window, The most recent CMAT 2021 exam date, according to nta.ac.in, is May 8th. The NTA has yet to reveal the exam date, but the most recent official notification suggests that it will be held in March or April, Candidates who called the National Testing Agency's helpline say they were told the exam date would be announced soon. The registration process has come to a close. The CMAT was supposed to take place on February 22nd and 27th. The details of CMAT Exam 2021 is available on this page, candidates can get the complete details of CMAT Exam 2021 such as exam notification, CMAT Exam Syllabus, CMAT registration procedure, exam eligibility, CMAT exam model papers, admit card, result, and counselling details. Keep checking this page to know up-to-date information on the CMAT Exam 2021.

CMAT Exam 2021 - CMAT Entrance Exam Eligibility, Syllabus, Important Dates, How to Apply and Counselling Procedure

CMAT Exam 2021 -  To be Conducted

New Update on 05-03-2021: CMAT Exam 2021 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) has opened a form correction window at cmat.nta.nic.in. According to nta.ac.in, the latest CMAT 2021 exam date is May 8th. However, the NTA has yet to announce the exam date, and the most recent official notice indicates that the exam will take place in March or April. Candidates who called the NTA helpline say they were told the exam date would be released soon. The registration period has ended. CMAT was scheduled to be held on the 22nd and 27th of February, but it was postponed by NTA. In addition, the AICTE has suggested changing the exam pattern to include an options portion. The Popular Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level MBA entrance exam administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and previously administered by the AICTE for admission to AICTE-approved MBA and PGDM colleges in India. Candidates can check the complete details in this article.

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CMAT Exam 2021  

New Update 22-02-2021: CMAT Exam 2021 - NTA has not released any notification for the exam date yet and the last official notice says that the exam will be in March or April. On 12 February, NTA has issued the CMAT 2021 admit card for the CMAT Exam 2021. NTA has once again reopened the CMAT 2021 application form filling window which is from February 12 to March 01. The last date to pay the fees for the CMAT 2021 application form is March 2. The new date for the 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. CMAT is conducted by NTA (National testing Agency). CMAT is organized every year. CMAT 2021 will be organized through online mode. CMAT Exam 2021 is conducted to offer admission into various Management courses. The CMAT Exam 2021 is the national level entrance test. The Official Authority, The CMAT 2021 Score is accepted by more than 1000 (One Thousand) Institutions across the country for taking admission into the Management Courses. Candidates can check the complete details in this article.

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CMAT Exam 2021 Important Dates

CMAT Exam 2021 Important Events CMAT Exam 2021 Dates  
Online registration and submission of Application Form (complete in all respect) through NTA Website: cmat.nta.nic.in 23 December 2020 to30 January 2021  
Last date for successful transaction of Examination fee (through SBI/ HDFC Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking & Paytm Payment Modes
06 Feb 2021 up to 11:59 Pm
 
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only
01 – 02 February 2021
 
CMAT 2021 application form released again 14 Feb 2021  
Online registration and submission of Application Form including uploading of photograph and signature) (up to 05.00 p.m. of 1st March, 2021) 12 February 2021- 1 st March 2021  
Last date of successful final transaction of fee (through SBI/HDFC Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/Paytm up to 11.50 p.m.)  02 Mar 2021  
Downloading of Admit Cards by the candidate’s from the NTA website 21 Apr 2021 (to be confirmed)  
Date of Examination 08 May 2021 (to be confirmed)  
Display of Recorded Responses and Provisional Answer Keys on the Website for inviting challenges To be announced later through the website.  
Declaration of Result on NTA Website 22 Jul 2021 (to be confirmed)  

CMAT Exam 2021 Notice

CMAT Exam 2021 Examination Postponement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is CMAT?

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an entrance test for PG courses. This entrance test is computer-based which is conducted in a single session to test the candidate's skills in various sections such as Quantitative Aptitude, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. CMAT was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). CMAT will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to PG courses such as MBA and PGDM. 

CMAT

Common Management Admission Test

Exam Name

CMAT 2021

Exam for Course Level

PG Level

Mode

Online

Exam Duration

180 Minutes

No of Test Cities

75 Cities across 35 states

Courses Offered

MBA/PGDM

Registration Dates

1st November 2018 to 7th December 2018

Exam Date

To be Announced

Documents to keep ready before filling the CMAT Application form

Candidates need to keep a few documents ready with them before filling the CMAT application form. The following list clearly explains the set of documents to keep ready,

  1. Aspirants should keep all their prior academic qualification details ready. 
  2. A scanned photo of the candidate.
    • Dimension should be 140 * 160
    • Size should be less than or equal to 60 KB, and the photo should be in JPEG/JPG format.
  3. Scanned signature of the aspirant with clarity on a white background 
    • Signature dimension should be 60 * 90.
    • Size should be less than or equal to 30 KB and ensure that the signature is in JPEG/JPG format.
  4. A valid mobile number and valid email address for further communication.
  5. A valid debit/credit card to make the payment 
  6. A printer should be connected to the Personal Computer (PC) or laptop so that one can take 3 copies of the challan if he/she plans to deposit the fees via cash at the bank.

What is the Syllabus for CMAT 2021?

CMAT syllabus covers all the important topics under quantitative techniques, data interpretation, general awareness, logical reasoning, comprehension and language. Students should be aware of CMAT syllabus before applying for the exams. This helps them to plan and prepare well for the CMAT exams. Check out the below given table that shows the syllabus of CMAT 2021.

Sections

Topics

General Awareness

  • Current affairs of national and international economy
  • Science in everyday life
  • Culture
  • Sports news
  • History
  • Trade awareness
  • Literature
  • Geography
  • Politics

Logical Reasoning

  • Analytical reasoning
  • Cause and effects
  • Coding and decoding
  • Analogy test
  • Symbol based problems
  • Statements arguments
  • Blood relationship tests
  • Direction and distance test
  • Inferences
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Linear arrangements

Comprehension and Language

  • Sentence correction
  • English grammar
  • One word substitution
  • Paragraph completion
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Sentence improvement
  • Reading comprehension
  • Jumbled para

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Tabulation
  • Pie chart
  • Bar chart
  • Line graph
  • Permutation
  • Combination
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest
  • In-equations
  • Number systems
  • Time
  • Speed
  • Distance
  • Work and time
  • Profit and loss

To know more, click on CMAT Syllabus.

What are the Test Cities available for CMAT?

CMAT will be conducted at various cities across India. Candidates are allowed to select up to 3 test cities. Candidate’s 1st preference for the test city will be given the highest priority. Though, the final test cities will be allotted to the aspirants based on the availability of seats. Following are the test cities for CMAT 2019:
 

Agartala

Kolkata

Davangree

Shimla

Jodhpur

Raipur

Panaji

Bangalore

Ahmedabad

Amritsar

Dehradun

Gurgaon

Kanpur

Durgapur

Patna

Ludhiana

Ahmednagar

Kozhikode

Delhi

Srinagar

Kochi

Ranchi

Pune

Bareilly

Allahabad

Aurangabad

Dhanbad

Guwahati

Kolhapur

Gulbarga

Rajkot

Mangalore

Amravati

Lucknow

Dharwad

Surat

Bhavnagar

Hyderabad

Mysore

Varanasi

Gwalior

Mumbai

Vadodara

Chennai

Meerut

Udaipur

Bhuj

Jammu

Trivandrum

Bhubaneswar

Jabalpur

Navi Mumbai

Bhopal

Indore

Nagpur

Coimbatore

Jamshedpur

Noida

Chandigarh

Jaipur

Nasik

Visakhapatnam

What is the Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme of CMAT?

CMAT 2021 is a computer-based test and it will be held soon. CMAT will be conducted in a single session. Based on the previous CMAT, it is expected that CMAT 2021 would be conducted in English only. Candidates who crack CMAT can be eligible for further process. Here is the CMAT 2021 exam pattern,

Type of Questions
CMAT questions will be based on the following topics,

  • Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Language Comprehension
  • General Awareness

Total Number of Questions

  • There will be 100 questions in total and 25 questions from each section.

Maximum Marks

  • The maximum marks for each section are 100

Duration

  • The total exam duration is 3 hours (180 minutes)

Marks for correct and incorrect answers

  • 4 marks for each correct answer
  • 1 mark will be reduced for each incorrect answer
  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.
  • Total marks are 400

To know more information, click CMAT Exam Pattern.

Information on CMAT Answer Key

CMAT answer key 2021 is the list of all the answers to the questions asked in the CMAT exams. CMAT answer key allows the candidates to check their answers before the original CMAT results are released. Students can download the CMAT answer key from online. Students are given an option to challenge the answer key on the given dates if necessary. CMAT answer key helps the students to estimate their expected score in CMAT results. Follow the below given steps to check CMAT answer key.

  • Visit the CMAT official page.
  • Students will have to login using the credentials.
  • Click on the “Display question papers and CMAT Answer Key” tab to download the answer key along with the question paper.
  • The answer key in downloaded in PDF format.

Students can compare their answers with the official answer and can calculate their scores. But if they find that any of the answers are wrong, they have an option to challenge the answer key. Follow the below given steps to challenge CMAT answer key.

  • Visit the CMAT official page.
  • Login using the credentials like application number and password.
  • Click on “Challenge Answer Key”.
  • Choose the appropriate answer that is to be challenged.
  • Finally click “Save Claims” to submit the objection.
  • You will be directed to a page where you can upload your explanation that supports the objection.
  • The uploaded file should be in the .jpg, .png or .pdf format and should not exceed 1MB in size.
  • By submitting, you will be directed to the payment page where you will have to make a payment of Rs.1000 per question either using net banking or credit or debit card.
  • The payment paid for challenging an answer is non-refundable.

Click on CMAT Answer Key to know more information.

Information on CMAT Selection Process

All the candidates who are qualified in the CMAT exams 2021 will be called for further selection rounds based on their scores. In these selection rounds, the candidates’ skills are tested. Students are the shortlisted after each round and based on their performance they are called for the final round of selection process. The interview includes the below mentioned rounds.

  • Group discussion
  • Personal interview or Written ability test
  • Final selection

Group discussion

Candidates who has been selected by the participating universities are called for the group discussion. Group discussion is held by organising the students into groups of 7 to 10 members. The person in charge will provide a topic to each group and candidates will have to discuss on the provided topic. Topics are based on current affairs, politics or economics. Candidates will have to share their opinions, views and actively participate in the group discussion. Communication skills, leadership, negotiation and managerial skills of the candidates are tested through group discussion.

Personal interview or Written ability test

Those are short listed in the group discussion round will be called for the next process that is either for a personal interview or a written ability test. Written ability test is where the candidates will be asked to answer a few questions and write about some topic related to current affairs as provided. The writing skills, fluency and grammatical skills are tested through this round. Sometimes instead of written test, the candidates are directly asked to attend a personal interview. Here the senior interviewer asks a few questions to the candidate to check their communication skills. Also the academic qualifications of the candidates are checked by a panel of interviewers.

After all the rounds, the candidates are finally selected.

Key Points to Remember before CMAT Registration 

  1. The National Testing Agency will administer CMAT 2021.
  2. Aspirants should pay the mentioned application fee as follows, 
    • General/ OBC categories - Rs. 1400 + bank charges
    • SC/ST/PWD category - Rs. 700 + bank charges
  3. Candidates should pay the application fee either be paid in cash or online using their credit, debit or net banking. If you plan to pay cash, you will need to generate a Challan through the website of CMAT and visit the SBI bank. Candidates are not allowed to pay the fees through cheque or demand draft. 
  4. Aspirants should register through a valid email address as the email is used for further communication.
  5. Candidates are allowed to select up to 3 test cities. Based on the availability of seats, the test centres will be allotted to the candidates.
  6. Aspirants are not allowed to make any changes once they have submitted the CMAT 2019 application form.
  7. Cancellation of application or refund of the fee is strictly not allowed, under any circumstances.
  8. The application fee will not be refundable in casecandidatess miss their test or do not appear for the exam on the scheduled time, location, and date.

Go through the information provided here about CMAT and if you are willing to participate in CMAT, wait until the registration begins. 

Disclaimer: The above information is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site is provided in good faith, however we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on the Site.
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Exams 2021 - FAQ

1. How many times is CMAT exam held in a year?  

The CMAT is held once a year in the month of January. The exam is conducted at various exam centres across 75 cities in India. You could choose the test city according to your preference.

2. What is the reservation criteria for CMAT?  

There is no reservation criteria for CMAT. However, CMAT participating institutes have to abide by reservation criteria for educational institutions set by the Government of India.

3. What is the CMAT application fee for SC/ST/PwD students?  

CMAT application fees for SC/ST students is as follows: Boys: Rs 800 Girls: Rs 700

4. What is NTA-CMAT Test Practice Centre?  

NTA has established a network of Test Practice Centres spread across India to help the students practice and train themselves for online exam.

5. What is the reservation criteria for CMAT?  

There is no reservation criteria for CMAT. However, CMAT participating institutes have to abide by reservation criteria for educational institutions set by the Government of India.


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