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CMAT 2020 Exam

Yash DhamijaUpdated On: 06 Feb, 2020 11:07 IST

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About CMAT 2020

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level entrance exam which is held once a year for admission to AICTE approved institutions and Universities and Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges offering management courses. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) was conducted on January 28, 2020, for the management aspirants willing to pursue programmes such as PGDM and MBA from B-schools in India. CMAT 2020 is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in online mode (in single session). CMAT exam is conducted once in a year where right from the CMAT application process until the conduct of the CMAT entrance exam is an online process.

CMAT 2020 Information Brochure

CMAT 2020


CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The CMAT 2020 eligibility criteria include the minimum requirements


CMAT Study Plan, Preparation Strategy and Timetable

If you are a CMAT aspirant, then you must


CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

It is very important to understand the CMAT 2020


CMAT 2020 Syllabus

The CMAT 2020 Syllabus clearly describes the subject and


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Best Books for CMAT 2020

The best books for CMAT 2020 is a must


CMAT 2020 Coaching Institutes

For the management aspirants, the CMAT 2020 coaching institutes


CMAT Application Form 2020 (Closed)

CMAT 2020 application form filling process has been now


CMAT 2020 Mock Test

To assess your level of preparation for the Common Management


CMAT 2020 Admit Card - Released Now

The CMAT 2020 admit card has been released by


CMAT Exam Analysis 2020 (LIVE)

One of the most sought after national level MBA


CMAT 2020 Percentile Predictor

The CMAT 2020 Percentile Predictor is the mechanism to


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CMAT 2020 Answer Key (Released)

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020 answer key


CMAT 2020 Result (Out)

The CMAT 2020 Result has been announced by NTA


CMAT 2020 Cut-Off

Once the results of CMAT 2020 are declared, the


CMAT 2020 Participating Colleges

The list of CMAT 2020 participating colleges includes the


CMAT 2020 Selection Process

The CMAT 2020 selection process is expected to commence in


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CMAT 2020 Important Dates

Check out the important dates of CMAT 2020 can be checked below - 

CMAT 2020 Application Process Start DateNovember 01, 2019 (Started)
CMAT 2020 Application Process End DateDecember 10, 2019 (Closed)
Choice of Exam City for CMAT ExamNovember 01 to December 12, 2019
CMAT 2020 Admit Card Date AvailabilityDecember 24, 2019 
CMAT 2020 Answer Key Date AvailabilityJanuary 30, 2020
CMAT 2020 Date of ExaminationJanuary 28, 2020 (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM)
CMAT 2020 Results Announcement DateFebruary 04, 2020 (Out)

All About CMAT 2020

All the candidates who are applying for CMAT must go through all the pointers given below and click on the Readmore@CMAT 2020  to know more about the CMAT entrance examination. 

CMAT Exam: Key Highlights

Qualifying the CMAT helps the aspiring candidates of MBA to get admission in more than 500 MBA colleges situated in India. CMAT is one of the prominent and comparatively easy examination for all the management institutes. Here are some key highlights of the CMAT examination. Also, know in details about the key points Readmore@CMAT Key Highlights

CMAT Conducting Body 

National Testing Agency (Previously AICTE)

No. of Colleges Accepting CMAT Score



Every year in the month of January

CMAT exam session

Morning Session

Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Examination

Full form of CMAT

Common Management Admission Test

CMAT Application Fee

INR 1400/-

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

400 Marks for 100 Questions

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for all wrong answers

CMAT Application Process

Online Mode 

CMAT Practice Test

The National Testing Agency conducts CMAT practice test for the CMAT applicants. It would help the candidates to know the CMAT exam pattern and all other details of the CMAT 2020 practice test. If the candidates wish to practice for CMAT then they can visit Readmore@CMAT 2020 Mock Test 

New Changes in CMAT 2020 Examination

Some of the new changes that have been made in CMAT 2020 examination which is to be conducted by National Testing Agency

CMAT 2020 exam conducting body

NTA (now)

AICTE (earlier)

Mode of examination



Training for CMAT test-taking 

NTA starts training candidates for CMAT 2020 from August 2019


CMAT Registration 

No changes proposed

AICTE use to increase the CMAT application fee every year. 

Sectional change in CMAT 2020

4 sections for 100 marks

[No Changes proposed]

4 sections for 100 marks 

[No changes prosed]

Scoring pattern

1 mark for every correct answer

4 marks for every correct answer

CMAT Registration Process

The CMAT registration process is done online after the CMAT application process concludes. The CMAT application process usually begins in the month of November every year. There are a few steps that the applicants must follow in order to register themselves for CMAT. Here the steps to register for CMAT has been discussed briefly. If the applicants wish to know the details then they can Readmore@CMAT 2020 Registration and Eligibility

Step 1:  Candidates will have to create a login

Step 2: Fill the CMAT registration form 2020

Step 3: Upload the photograph and all other required documents on the registration form

Step 4: Pay the CMAT 2020 registration fee 

Step 5: View the CMAT registration summary and save the filled form. 

CMAT Participating Colleges

There are more than 500 colleges that accept the CMAT scores for admission. Such colleges are called CMAT Participating colleges. 

Some of the CMAT participating colleges are:

  • JIBMS Bombay

  • PUMBA Puna

  •  IMT Nagpur

  • BIMTECH Greater Noida

  • SIMSREE Mumbai

  • N.L Dalmia

  • Welingkar, Mumbai

  • IFMR Chennai

If the candidates wish to know about the rest of the participating colleges of CMAT then they can Readmore@CMAT 2020 Participating Colleges

CMAT MBA Admission Process

The CMAT MBA admission process is divided into 5 simple steps. The CMAT MBA admission procedure takes place through the following 5 steps which are;

  • Registration for CMAT

  • Choose the B-Schools and Apply

  • CMAT examination is taken in online mode.

  • CMAT Answer key and Result

  • Wait for the CMAT Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Aptitude Test (WAT) rounds to commence

Selected candidates will have to attend the Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Aptitude test. Know more about the Readmore@CMAT 2020 Admission Process

CMAT Admission Process (FLOWCHART)

CMAT Exam Pattern

  1. CMAT examination is conducted for 3 hours

  2. There will be 100 objective type questions 

  3. There will be 4 sections of 25 questions

  4. No individual time limit for each of the sections. The entire section must be attended within the stipulated time. 

  5. Candidates of CMAT 2020 can know more about the CMAT 2020 admission if they carefully go through the Readmore@CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern 

CMAT Syllabus

The CMAT syllabus contains all the required information about the CMAT entrance test and also about the kind of questions that could be asked in the Computer-Based Test. The analysis of old question papers of CMAT helps to predict the difficulty level of the examination. The CMAT syllabus also helps the candidates to understand the important sections of the examination and hence to know more the applicants must Readmore@CMAT 2020 Syllabus

CMAT Admit card

The CMAT admit will be available from the 1st week of January and it will be available for the candidates who have registered successfully for the CMAT entrance exam.  All the registered candidates would be able to download the admit card for CMAT from the official site of NTA. The important dates will be given out and the applicants will be able to download the CMAT admit card from the official site. Know how to download the CMAT admit card from Readmore@CMAT 2020 Admit Card.

CMAT Results 

The CMAT Results will be declared on the official site of the National Testing Agency. The candidates will have to just download the CMAT result and also can take out a printout if required. The steps to log in and check the result for CMAT is mentioned in Readmore@CMAT 2020 Results.

CMAT Score need for admission in MBA colleges

The marks required for admission in MBA colleges is actually the CMAT cut-off scores. The CMAT cut-off is set basically to choose the best possible candidates for admission in the colleges. Read Readmore@CMAT 2020 cut-off.

CMAT 2020 Exam Centers

The list of CMAT 2020 exam cities is tentative. The following list is based on the exam centers for last year's examination.

AurangabadGwaliorNavi Mumbai
BangloreGautam Budh Nagar(Noida/Gr.Noida)Panaji

Contact Details

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Address: C-20 1A/8 ,Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 


Important Dates

CMAT 2020 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 01 Nov to 10 Dec, 2019
Admit Card Date 07 Jan, 2020
Exam Date 28 Jan, 2020
Declaration of Result Date 05 Feb, 2020
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