CMAT 2024 Response Sheet - Download CMAT Answer Key Here

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliUpdated On: February 09, 2024 08:40 am IST | CMAT

The CMAT 2024 response sheet will be released in May 2024, tentatively. This article goes into detail about the CMAT 2024 answer key including how to download it, steps to raise objections, and more.

CMAT Response Sheet

CMAT response sheet 2024, which includes the candidate's responses to every question in the CMAT question paper along with the correct solutions, will be released one week after the exam is conducted in April/May 2024. The response sheet contains all of the answers marked by a candidate in the exam and the correct options for all of the questions so that candidates have an easier time tallying their own responses to the correct solutions and also checking for discrepancies if any. An analysis of a candidate's performance on the CMAT may be done using a CMAT response sheet. Candidates will have the chance to calculate their exam scores using all of the data contained in the CMAT 2024 answer key.

CMAT Response Sheet 2024 - Direct Link to Download (To be Updated)

NTA releases the provisional response sheet first and candidates are invited to raise objections (if any).  The answer key challenge window will be open for a few days after the exam. After taking all of the objections into consideration, the CMAT 2024 final answer key will be released along with the CMAT Result 2024 approximately three weeks after the exam. 

A CMAT response sheet is meant as a resource for interested candidates to gauge their performance in the exam. Using all of the information given in the CMAT 2024 answer key, candidates can calculate their marks in the exam. The important dates, highlights, steps to download and use the CMAT response sheet, details mentioned on the CMAT response sheet and all of the related updates can be checked in this article.

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How to Challenge CMAT 2024 Answer Key

NTA has laid down the process to raise objections to the CMAT 2024 answer key. The process to challenge the CMAT 2024 answer key is mentioned below.

  1. Visit the CMAT official website.

  2. Log in using Registration No. and Password.

  3. Click on the Challenge Answer 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. 200 for every question challenged.

Also Read: How to Challenge CMAT 2024 Answer Key

Important Dates for CMAT 2024 Response Sheet

The table below contains the important dates regarding the CMAT 2024 response sheet and CMAT exam.



CMAT 2024 Exam Day

April/May 2024

CMAT 2024 Response Sheet Release

May 2024

CMAT 2024 Objection Window Opens

May 2024

CMAT 2024 Objection Window Closes

May 2024

CMAT 2024 Final Answer Key


CMAT 2024 Result


CMAT 2024 Response Sheet Overview

To help you check your performance and answers in the exam, NTA releases the response sheet every year. The response sheet, as the name suggests, contains the responses you have provided to the questions that appeared in the exam. It is an exact copy of the answers you have entered in the CMAT exam. CMAT Response Sheet is an answer key for the CMAT 2024 exam. Using the response sheet, you can calculate your tentative score for the exam.

How to Download the CMAT 2024 Response Sheet

Once the official website of the CMAT 2024 exam has been updated by the NTA, candidates who have appeared for the exam will be able to access their response sheet from the CMAT official website. The steps to download the CMAT 2024 response sheet have been given below.

  1. Use the direct link to download the CMAT response sheet given on this page OR you can 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 2024 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 CMATexam will be able to access the Response Sheet.

Details Mentioned on the CMAT 2024 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

Calculating CMAT 2024 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 exam. The final score can only be found out in the final results for the CMAT exam that have been declared since the final scores are calculated after the normalization by the exam conducting body.

CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme

Candidates who are interested in calculating their exam scores must know about the CMAT 2024 marking scheme, which is a part of the CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The marking scheme followed for the CMAT exam is as follows.

CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme

Marks for Correct Answer

+4 per answer

Marks for Incorrect Answer

-1 per answer

Marks for Unanswered Questions


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Steps to Calculate Score with CMAT 2024 Answer Key 

Here are the steps to calculate CMAT 2024 Raw Scores using the response sheet.

  1. Count the number of correct answers in the CMAT 2024 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 2024 raw score using the formula given below.

CMAT 2024 Raw Score = 4 x (No. of Correct Answers) - 1 x (No. of Wrong Answers)

About CMAT 2024 Exam

CMAT 2024 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 May. 

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) exam,. However, the CMAT exam has a much more moderate difficulty level.

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What is the CMAT Response Sheet?

CMAT Response Sheet is a document containing the list of questions asked in CMAT along with the responses marked by the candidate as well as the correct answer to each question.

When is the CMAT Response Sheet released?

The CMAT Response Sheet is usually released within a week after the exam has been been conducted.

Who releases the CMAT Response Sheet?

CMAT Response Sheet is released by the conducted body i.e. the National Testing Agency (NTA).

How do I download the CMAT Response Sheet?

CMAT Response Sheet can be accessed after you have signed in on the CMAT official website with your Application No. and Password. The direct link to access CMAT response sheet can be found on this page.

What is the process to challenge the CMAT Answer Key?

Challenges to the CMAT Answer Key can be raised by signing in on the official website, clicking on the challenge answer key link, finding the question having discrepancy, marking the correct option, uploading supporting documents and paying the fee.

Is there any fee to challenge the CMAT Answer Key?

Yes, a fee of Rs. 1000 has to be paid for every question challenged in the CMAT Answer Key. If a challenge raised by the candidate is found to be correct, the fee is refunded.

What are the important details mentioned on the CMAT Response Sheet?

Details such as the name, application number, roll, number, question IDs, option IDs, status of question, marked option and correction option will be mentioned on the CMAT Response Sheet.

How can I calculate my score with the CMAT response sheet?

In order to calculate your CMAT score, match your responses in the response sheet with the correct options and count the number of correct and incorrect answers. Then, you can calculate your score using the marking scheme of CMAT.

What is the marking scheme used for CMAT?

As per the marking scheme of CMAT, candidates are awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer in the exam.

Is the score calculated with the CMAT answer key the same as the final score?

No, you will be able to calculate your raw score by using the CMAT Answer Key. Your final score will be calculated after normalization and will be included in your CMAT result.

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