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Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 28 Oct, 2021 13:12

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CMAT 2022 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

CMAT is a common entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency. Since CMAT is one of the well known MBA entrance exams in India, students have many queries regarding the pattern, registration process, syllabus, admit card preparation and results. In order to help the students with different questions on CMAT 2022, we have prepared a list of frequently asked questions. These will help the CMAT aspirants to clear all their doubts regarding the entrance exam.

When will CMAT 2022 be conducted?The CMAT 2022 exam is likely to be conducted in the last week of January 2022.
Has the CMAT 2022 exam pattern changed?Yes, the exam pattern of CMAT was revised last year. Find the detailed CMAT 2022 exam pattern on CollegeDekho.
What are the changes in the CMAT 2022 exam pattern?Another section called 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship' was added to CMAT 2022. This will be an optional section for candidates who aspire to pursue an MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Has the duration of CMAT 2022 changed?The duration of CMAT 2022 is the same. However, an extra 30 minutes have been allocated to the optional section of 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship'. Therefore, candidates who attempt this section will be given an additional half an hour to complete the exam.
Has the CMAT 2022 registration started?The CMAT 2022 application process is expected to begin in November 2021 and go on until January 2022.
How many times is CMAT conducted in a year?

CMAT is conducted only once a year.

Can I carry a calculator on CMAT exam day?

No, you can not carry a calculator on CMAT exam day. You can only access the onscreen calculator for calculations.

I do not have an Aadhaar card. Which document can I carry on the exam day as proof of identification?

If you do not have an Aadhaar card, you can carry any identity proof approved by the Government of India such as a Driving License or Ration Card.

How can I apply for CMAT 2022?The application process of CMAT 2022 is completed in online mode. Candidates can visit the official website to fill and submit the application form for CMAT 2022 before the deadline ends. Check the detailed CMAT 2022 application process here.
Is CMAT an online exam?

No, CMAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) exam. CBT requires candidates to sit in front of a computer terminal (node) allocated to them. Candidates will then need to answer the questions using the computer mouse.

Is CMAT tougher than CAT?CMAT is considered to be a much easier exam than CAT. Apart from that, the total number of test-takers of CMAT is about one-third of that of CAT.
What things are not allowed inside the CMAT exam centre?

Candidates are not allowed to carry calculators, mobile phones, cameras, Bluetooth devices, pencil boxes, bags and wristwatches inside the exam centre

How to rectify mistakes in the CMAT application form after submission?

NTA will open a window to edit the errors in the CMAT application form. Candidates can download the information brochure of CMAT to know how to edit forms during the form correction window.

Can I submit the CMAT application form offline?

No, you can apply for CMAT 2022 through “Online” mode only. The Application

Do I have to carry the CMAT admit card on exam day?

Yes, you will have to carry the CMAT admit card on exam day. You will also have to carry a simple transparent Ballpoint Pen, one ID proof and 2 passport size photographs

What percentage of seats are reserved for SC candidates in CMAT?

Around 15% of seats are reserved for SC candidates in CMAT. Besides this, 7.5% sears are reserved for ST and 10% seats are reserved for General -EWS candidates

I forgot my login password. How can I recover my login password?

You can retrieve your login password by clicking on the “Forget Password” provided on the login page. The detailed procedure to recover the CMAT password is provided here.

What documents are required to fill the application form for CMAT 2022?

Candidates will have to attach a scanned copy of the photograph and signature to fill the application form for CMAT 2022. All the documents and details required to fill the application form for CMAT are provided here.

Is the CMAT application fee the same for general and reserved candidates?

No, the application fee for general category candidates is INR 1600 while the application fee for reserved category candidates is INR 1000.

Do I have to send any documents via post for CMAT registration?

No, the complete registration process of CMAT is online. You will not have to send any document through Post/ Fax/ WhatsApp /Email/ by hand.

What will be the medium of the question paper of CMAT?

The medium of the CMAT Question Paper shall be in English only.

How can I check whether a college accepts CMAT scores or not?

You can check the admission process of the selected college to know whether it accepts the CMAT scores or not.

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