CMAT 2020 Exam

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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) is going to be conducted on January 24, 2020, for the management aspirants willing to pursue programmes such as PGDM and MBA from B-schools in India. CMAT 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which will be an Online examination. 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. 

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CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The CMAT 2020 eligibility criteria include the minimum requirements that a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible to take the exam. The eligibility criteria for CMAT 2020 is prescribed by the National Testing Agency (NTA). CMAT is a gateway for management aspirants to get admission into MBA and PGDM programmes offered at AICTE-approved B-Schools across India and to ensure a smooth passage into the CMAT 2020 participating colleges, the aspirants must fulfil all the CMAT 2020 eligibility norms laid ...

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CMAT 2020 Syllabus

The CMAT 2020 Syllabus clearly describes the subject and the sub-topics that the test takers need to prepare in order to confidently face the online examination. Once candidates are aware of the syllabus of CMAT 2020, they can start with their exam preparation. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a test that enables the aspirants to take admission in reputed and recognised management institutions of India. It is an examination that will be conducted in January 2020 in online mode ...

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CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

It is very important to understand the CMAT 2020 exam pattern in order to be completely prepared prior to the exam day. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an online examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to PGDM and MBA courses. Candidates who qualify the examination will become eligible for admission in various AICTE approved institutes across the country. To appear for CMAT, candidates must successfully apply for it. For this, candidates can refer to the ...

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CMAT 2019 Exam Analysis (LIVE)

The detailed CMAT 2019 exam analysis for both Slot I and Slot 2 is available now. The first session of CMAT 2019 ended at 12.30 PM. As per the analysis of CMAT 2019 Slot-1, the test was on predictable lines. While the overall difficulty level of the paper was easy, Verbal section was slightly more difficult and Data Interpretation turned out to be time-consuming. GK was also quite twisted in terms of the difficulty level. The CMAT cut-offs may go ...

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How to Prepare for CMAT 2020

Are you planning to register for one of the most popular and recommended management entrance exam CMAT 2020 and yet have not found out how to prepare for CMAT 2020? If yes, then you must know that the examination requires a lot of hard work and dedication with full concentration. Clearing Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020 requires a good CMAT 2020 preparation strategy, which will help you pave a path for AICTE approved management institutions of India. Therefore, in ...

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CMAT 2020 Participating Colleges

The list of CMAT 2020 participating colleges includes the names of those colleges that will accept CMAT 2020 scores. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a popular exam taken by management aspirants in order to become eligible for admission in over 500 participating institutes. Around 70,000 candidates appear for the entrance test every year to pursue management education from some of the best B-Schools in India. With prior knowledge regarding the CMAT 2020 participating institutes, the candidates can ...

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CMAT 2020 Result

The CMAT 2020 Result will be announced by NTA on the official website of CMAT in the first week of February 2020. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level, computer-based management entrance test. Every year, a large number of candidates apply for this online test. Until the year 2018, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) used to be the conducting authority of CMAT. However, CMAT 2020 examination will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). To view the ...

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CMAT 2020 Selection Process

The CMAT 2020 selection process is expected to commence in the fourth week of February and will be stretched till the second week of March 2020. While cracking CMAT2020  is an important step to become eligible for admission in AICTE approved Institutions and Universities, clearing the stage of the CMAT 2020 selection process is yet another milestone for the same. The call for the beginning of the selection process of CMAT 2020 will be announced shortly after the declaration of  ...

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CMAT 2020 Cut-Off

Once the results of CMAT 2020 are declared, the participating institutes will release the CMAT 2020 cut-off list. The cut-off marks of CMAT 2020 are the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will be required to score in order to be considered for admission in various B-Schools and institutes. CMAT 2020 is likely to be conducted in January 2020 and the result of the exam is expected to be released in the first week of February 2020. Candidates meeting the cut-off criteria of CMAT ...

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Best Books for CMAT 2020

The best books for CMAT 2020 is a must while preparing for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), which is a popular exam that will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for all the management aspirants. To crack an exam of a national-level like CMAT 2020, one of the first steps is to find the CMAT 2020 best books for preparation. Although there is no shortage of best CMAT 2020 preparation books in the market, choosing the best ones can prove to be a ...

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CMAT 2020 Percentile Predictor

The CMAT 2020 Percentile Predictor is the mechanism to check the probable percentile score that the candidates might score in the CMAT 2020 examination. With the help of the percentile predictor for CMAT 2020, candidates will be able to analyse their performance in the examination they will give. The CMAT 2020 Percentile Predictor will be made LIVE only after the completion of the online CMAT 2020 examination. The CMAT predictor tool for 2020 will calculate the number of correct questions ...

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CMAT 2020 Admit Card

The CMAT 2020 admit card will be released as per the CMAT schedule and once the application process of CMAT 2020 is complete. The exam conducting authority, i.e. National Testing Agency (NTA) will publish the admit card for CMAT 2020 in the month of January 2020. It is important for the candidates to know that if due to any means they have failed to submit the application form of CMAT or if their forms have been rejected, then such candidates will not ...

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How to Apply for CMAT 2020

It is important for candidates to understand the complete process of how to apply for CMAT 2020, and then get started with the application procedure. While checking the complete application process for CMAT 2020, candidates are also advised to go through the CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria once. This will help candidates to check the eligibility of their candidature and then proceed with the registration process. As it is a national-level examination, candidates must look for all detailed information related to the ...

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CMAT 2020 Mock Test

To assess your level of preparation for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), you must practice CMAT 2020 mock test papers on a regular basis. From 2020, CMAT will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into various management programmes. Mock tests for CMAT 2020 will not only help improve the speed and accuracy of solving different kinds of questions, but they will also help in identifying the right type of questions to attempt first on the day of the actual ...

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CMAT 2020 Answer Key

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020 answer key will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA). With the help of CMAT 2020 answer key, candidates can calculate their probable scores and get to know how they performed in the entrance exam. CMAT is a gateway for students to get admission in various postgraduate management courses offered by popular B-schools in India.

The CMAT examination is expected to be conducted in 84 Cities across 25 States/UTs in the month of ...

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CMAT 2020 Coaching Institutes

For the management aspirants, the CMAT 2020 coaching institutes will play a huge role in their pursuit of cracking CMAT and securing a seat in one of the top CMAT colleges across the country. With the help of the top coaching institutes for CMAT 2020, the aspirants can make their exam preparation journey easy and hassle-free. CMAT, short for Common Management Admission Test is an online management entrance exam that is conducted at the national level for all the CMAT aspirants. After the ...

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CMAT Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA) is the new conducting body of the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). The creation of NTA has been approved as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation to conduct various entrance exams such as JEE, NEET, CMAT, GPAT and UGC NET for admission in courses offered at higher educational institutions. NTA is expected to take up other examinations gradually. Until 2018, AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) was the organising body for CMAT. 

CMAT 2020 Important Dates

CMAT 2020 important dates are available now. The important dates of CMAT 2020 can be checked below - 

Events Schedule
CMAT 2020 Application Process Start Date November 01, 2019
CMAT 2020 Application Process End Date November 30, 2019
CMAT 2020 Admit Card Date Availability December 24, 2019
CMAT 2020 Date of Examination January 24, 2020
CMAT 2020 Results Announcement Date February 03, 2020 

All About CMAT 2020

The CMAT is usually held in two sessions and all details about the CMAT exam has been mentioned here below. All the applicants 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 Highlight

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

Dual shift (morning and afternoon)

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

400marks for 100 questions

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for all wrong answers

CMAT Application Process


CMAT Practice Test

The National Testing Agency conducts CMAT practise test for the CMAT applicants. It would help the candidates to know the CMAT exam pattern and all other details of the CMAT 2020 practise 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 which 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 which accept the CMAT scores for admission. Such colleges are called CMAT Participating colleges. 

Some of the CMAT participating colleges are:

JIBMS Bombay


 IMT Nagpur

BIMTECH Greater Noida


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 taken on 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 section. The entire section must be attended within the stipulated time. 

  5. Applicants 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 the 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.

Agartala Faridabad Mohali
Ahmedabad Gandhinagar Mumbai
Ahmednagar Ghaziabad Mysore
Amritsar Gulbarga Nagpur
Amravati Gurgaon Nanded
Allahbad Guwahati Nasik
Aurangabad Gwalior Navi Mumbai
Banglore Gautam Budh Nagar(Noida/Gr.Noida) Panaji
Bareilly Hyderabad Patna
Bhavnagar Indore Ponda
Belgaum Jabalpur Pune
Bhilai-Durg Jaipur Rajkot
Bhubneswar Jammu Raipur
Bhopal Jamshedpur Ranchi
Bhuj Jodhpur Shimla
Chandigarh Kadi Solapur
Coimbatore Kanpur Solan
Chennai Kochi Srinagar
Davangere Kolhapur Surat
Dehradun Kolkata Thane
Dhule Kozhikode Trivandrum
Delhi Lucknow Udaipur
Dhanbad Ludhiana Vadodara
Dharwad Mangalore Varanasi
Durgapur Meerut Visakhapatnam

Contact Details

National Testing Agency (NTA)

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


Important Dates

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CMAT 2020 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 01 Nov to 07 Dec, 2019 (*Tentative)
Admit Card Date 07 Jan, 2020 (*Tentative)
Exam Date 28 Jan, 2020 (*Tentative)
Declaration of Result Date 05 Feb, 2020 (*Tentative)
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