CMAT Response Sheet 2021 - Download CMAT Answer Key Here

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: October 25, 2020 | CMAT

CMAT 2021 Provisional Response Sheet is expected to be released by the last week of January 2021. This article goes in detail about the CMAT 2021 Answer Key including how to download, steps to raise objections and more.

CMAT Response Sheet 2021 - Dates, Details, How to Download, Mark Calculation, Question Paper

CMAT 2021 Response Sheet is the answer key of CMAT, which is released by NTA every year. The provisional response sheet for CMAT is expected to be released in the last week of January.

After that, NTA will start receiving objections to the CMAT answer key from the candidates. The final answer key will be released later on in February 2021.

Candidates will be able to download their CMAT 2021 Answer Key using the direct link available below.

CMAT 2021 Response Sheet - Direct Download Link (TBA)

The CMAT response sheet is meant as a resource for interested candidates to gauge their performance in the CMAT exam.

Using all of the information given in the CMAT 2021 answer key, candidates can calculate their marks in the CMAT exam.

The important dates, highlights, steps to download and use to the CMAT response sheet, details mentioned on the CMAT response sheet etc.

Important Dates for CMAT 2021 Response Sheet

The table below contains the important dates regarding the CMAT 2021 response sheet and CMAT exam.

EventTentative Dates
CMAT 2021 Exam Day24 January 2021
CMAT 2021 Response Sheet Release4th week of January 2021
CMAT 2021 Final Result1s week of February 2021

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CMAT 2021 Response Sheet Overview

To help you check your performance and answers in the CMAT exam, NTA releases the CMAT response sheet every year.

The response sheet, as the name suggests, contains the responses you have provided to the questions that appeared in the CMAT exam. It is an exact copy of the answers you have entered in the CMAT exam.

Basically, CMAT Response Sheet is an answer key for the CMAT 2021 exam. Using the CMAT response sheet, you can calculate your tentative score in the CMAT exam.

How to Download the CMAT 2021 Response Sheet

Once the official website of the CMAT 2021 exam has been updated by the NTA, candidates who have appeared for the exam will be able to access their CMAT 2021 response sheet from the CMAT official website.

The steps to download the CMAT 2021 response sheet have been given below.

  1. Use the direct link to download CMAT response sheet given on this page
    visit the CMAT official website -

  2. Click on the 'Display CMAT Question Paper and Response' link available on the CMAT exam homepage.

  3. Enter login credentials - Application No. and Password and click on the Submit button.

  4. You will now be able to access your response sheet for the CMAT 2021 exam. You can also download and take a printout of the response sheet from the same page.

NOTE: Only the candidates who have appeared for the CMAT 2021 exam will be able to access the Response Sheet.

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Details Mentioned on the CMAT 2021 Response Sheet

The following information is available on the CMAT Response Sheet.

  1. Name of the Candidate

  2. Application Number and Roll Number

  3. Date and Time of exam

  4. Subject

  5. Question IDs

  6. Option IDs (for all 4 options)

  7. Status of the Question (whether answered / unanswered / marked for review etc.)

  8. Selected Option ID

  9. Correct Option ID

How to Challenge CMAT 2021 Answer Key

NTA has laid down the process to raise objections to the CMAT 2021 Answer Key. The process is given below.

  1. Visit the CMAT official website.

  2. Log in using Registration No. and Password.

  3. Click on the Challenge Anwer Key option.

  4. The answer key will be displayed. Check for discrepancies.

  5. In the questions with discrepancies, mark the option that you think is correct.

  6. Click on Save.

  7. Upload documents supporting objections in the next window.
  8. Save and pay the requisite fee.

  9. Candidates are required to pay Rs. 1000 for every question challenged.

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Calculating CMAT 2021 Score Using CMAT Response Sheet

Candidates who have downloaded the CMAT Response Sheet can use it to calculate their tentative score or Raw Score in the CMAT exam.

The final score can only be found out in the final results for the CMAT exam have been declared, since the final scores are calculated after normalisation by the exam conducting body.

CMAT 2021 Marking Scheme

Candidates who are interested in calculating their exam scores must have a knowledge of the CMAT 2021 Marking Scheme, which is a part of the CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

The marking scheme followed for the CMAT exam is as follows.

CMAT 2021 Marking Scheme
Marks for Correct Answer+4 per answer
Marks for Incorrect Answer-1 per answer
Marks for Unanswered Questions0

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Steps to Calculate Score with CMAT 2021 Answer Key 

Here are the steps to calculate CMAT 2021 Raw Scores using the CMAT response sheet.

  1. Count the number of Correct Answers in the CMAT 2021 Response Sheet.

  2. Count the number of Wrong Answers in the Response Sheet.

  3. Unanswered questions have no impact on your Raw Score in the CMAT exam.

  4. Calculate the CMAT 2021 Raw Score using the formula given below.

CMAT 2021 Raw Score = 4 x (No. of Correct Answers) - 1 x (No. of Wrong Answers)

About CMAT 2021 Exam

CMAT 2021 is one of the management entrance exams in India conducted at the national level. It is mostly accepted for admission to Tier-2 MBA colleges in India. It is a yearly exam held in the month of January. CMAT registrations usually start in the month of November and go on till December.

The syllabus for the CMAT exam is similar to some of the top-level MBA entrance exams in India such as the Common Admissions Test (CAT). However, CMAT exam has a much more moderate difficulty level.

Also Read:CMAT 2020 Exam Analysis - Slot 1 & Slot 2

This is the management admission season and India's top B-Schools in India such as the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are on the lookout for talented candidates for admission to their PGP courses. The Common Admission Process (CAP) 2020 is also about the begin in the month of February. This is a time when candidates interested in pursuing a managerial career can take full advantage of the plethora of opportunities available and get admission to their choice of B-School.

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