CMAT Exam Dates

CMAT Exam Dates are mentioned in this article. Check the important dates of CMAT and its eligibility criteria. Candidates who meet the eligibility conditions of CMAT are eligible to apply for CMAT 2019. This article explains the CMAT registration procedure, details of CMAT 2019 notification, and important dates of CMAT. Know more about CMAT here.

Last modified:2019-10-14

What is CMAT Exam?

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level entrance test which is conducted for admission to MBA and PGDM programmes in the AICTE approved colleges. CMAT will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on January 27, 2019. This national-level entrance exam was conducted by AICTE and from 2019 onwards, it will be officially conducted by NTA. CMAT is a computer-based online test for 3 hours.

CMAT 2019 online application form will be available online. Candidates must be a citizen of India and a degree holder of minimum 3 years of course from any recognised Indian Institute to apply for CMAT. Around 64,000 candidates appear for CMAT exam every year. This article provides all the information related to CMAT 2019 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, registration link, selection procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, cutoff, and result.

CMAT Important Dates

National Testing Agency (NTA) will be administering CMAT from 2019 onwards. NTA will also release mock tests for practice before the exam at CMAT 2019 will be conducted only in online mode. As per the latest news, CMAT exam will be conducted on January 27, 2019. The following are the important dates related to CMAT,

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  1. Notification release: CMAT notification 2019 will be available soon on the official website of NTA. Interested aspirants who want to apply for CMAT can get the detailed notification here once it will be released officially.
  2. Registration begins and ends: As per the latest news, CMAT registration will start soon.
  3. Admit Card: Admit card is important to carry to the examination hall. NTA will be releasing CMAT admit card before the exam. i.e., January 2019.
  4. CMAT Exam date: CMAT exam will be held on January 27, 2019, in various test centres across India.
  5. Answer Key and Result: CMAT Answer Key and result will be released by the officials once the exams get over. CMAT Result will be declared tentatively in the 1st week of February 2019.

Who are all can apply for CMAT?

Candidates who meet the eligibility conditions of CMAT will be eligible to apply. Hence, read CMAT eligibility criteria clearly before applying for CMAT. The following are the eligibility conditions of CMAT,

Education: The educational qualification to meet is also follows,

  • Candidates should have completed his/her graduation from the recognised University/Institute.

Minimum Marks needed: The following explains the minimum marks must have secured to apply for CMAT, 

  • General and OBC categories: At least 55% marks 
  • SC/ST: 45% marks needed

Nationality: The nationality details of CMAT eligibility criteria is given below,

  • An aspirant must be a citizen of India.

Age limit: 

  • Minimum age limit: 21 years
  • No maximum age limit

What is the Exam Pattern of CMAT?

Candidates who apply for CMAT have to check the CMAT exam pattern as it guides you to prepare a study plan. Prepare for the exam by referring CMAT exam pattern. CMAT exam is a computer-based test conducted in online mode. CMAT exam details are given below. 

Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

CMAT Exam Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website

Mode of Exam

Computer-based test, online

Type of Questions


Total No of Questions


Total number of sections

4 sections

Questions from each section

25 Questions

Name of the sections

Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Comprehension, and General Awareness

Marks for each correct answer


Marks deducted for each incorrect answer


Exam Duration

3 Hours

How to Apply for CMAT?

Candidates who are interested to apply for CMAT exam should register as a new user on the official website of CMAT. The official website of CMAT is Interested candidates should apply before the last date. The CMAT registration starts from October and ends on December. Following steps explain the procedure for applying CMAT,

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the CMAT registration link
  • Fill in all the required fields without any error.
  • Upload the necessary documents, your passport size photograph, and signature if needed.
  • Cross-check the entire details and submit the application form.

Follow these simple steps to apply for CMAT successfully.

How to download CMAT Admit Card?

Candidates who are going to attend CMAT exam should download CMAT admit card. Aspirants who carry admit will be allowed to enter into the examination hall. Hence, it is must to download and take a printout of your CMAT admit card. CMAT test takers can download their hall ticket on the official website a few days prior to the exam. Check the details mentioned in CMAT admit card before the exam so you can resolve if any error found in your hall ticket. Follow the steps given below to download CMAT admit card effectively, 

  1. At first, visit the official website (
  2. Check for the admit card download link
  3. Enter your registration number/email Id and password
  4. Download the PDF file and save it in your desktop
  5. Take a printout of it 
  6. Paste your photograph in the space provided

Additionally, candidates should carry any of their photo-proof identity cards along with CMAT admit card. 

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