Registration Dates for CMAT 2021 - Registrations Expected to Start on Nov 1

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandPublished On: October 14, 2020 | CMAT

NTA is yet to announce the schedule for CMAT 2021 and while candidates wait for the official dates, they can check this tentative CMAT 2021 schedule by CollegeDekho. Here is the closest estimate for the dates of registration, admit card, exam conduction and result declaration for CMAT 2021.

Registration Dates for CMAT 2021

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level management entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is most likely to be conducted on January 24, 2021, but this is yet to be confirmed by NTA.

CMAT 2021 is conducted for admission to PGDM and MBA at some of the top B-schools in India. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by AICTE but NTA took over the exam in 2019 and now it is the sole conducting body of CMAT. Over 70,000 students register for CMAT every year to compete for a seat in management colleges.

CMAT is a three-hour computer-based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension & General Awareness. CMAT 2021 exam will be held in over 109 cities and 245 test centres all over India.

Here is all of the important about the CMAT 2021 important dates.

Important Dates for CMAT 2021

The CMAT 2021 will be announced by NTA soon. Till then, candidates can check the tentative schedule for CMAT 2021 given in the table below. The following information will be updated as soon as an official schedule is announced.


Tentative Schedule

Estimated Date

CMAT 2021 Registrations Start

1st week of November 2020

November 1, 2020

CMAT 2021 Registrations Close

2nd week of December 2020

December 10, 2021

CMAT 2021 Admit Card Availability

3rd week of December 2020

December 24, 2021

CMAT 2021 Exam Date

3rd week of January 2021

January 24, 2021

CMAT 2021 Answer Key Date Availability

4th week of January 2021

To be announced

CMAT 2021 Results Announcement Date

1st week of February 2021

February 5, 2021

Also Read: TS ICET 2020 Important Dates

CMAT 2021 Highlights

Given below are the highlights of CMAT 2021

Total number of questions in the CMAT Exam


Sectional division of CMAT exam

4 sections with 25 questions

CMAT difficulty level

Easy to Moderate

Maximum CMAT Score Achievable

400marks for 100 questions

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for all wrong answers

CMAT Application Process


Also Read: SNAP Important Dates

Post CMAT exam, you can see the CMAT 2020 Paper Analysis and also see the CMAT cut-offs for admission to over 500 B-schools in India. Check the list of colleges accepting CMAT given below.

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 50-60 Percentile in CMATTop 10 Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores in West India
MBA Colleges for Low Percentile/ Score in CMATTop 10 Colleges accepting CMAT scores in North India

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