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CMAT 2022 Exam Live Updates: Paper Analysis, Expected Cutoff, Answer Key and Rank Predictor

Shreya Sareen
Shreya SareenUpdated On: April 09, 2022 07:16 pm IST

CMAT exam 2022 was conducted on April 9. This time the exam was held in a single shift from 3 to 6 PM. Check live updates for the exam here.

CMAT 2022 Live Updates

CMAT 2022 was conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) on April 9, 2022. This year, the exam was conducted in a single shift from 3 to 6 PM. The question paper for CMAT 2022 had 5 total sections, carrying 4 marks each. The total marks for the CMAT exam were 400 with 100 total questions. Test takers who appeared for the exam must check out the live updates of the exam on this page.

Also Read: CMAT 2022 Unofficial Answer Key - Check Questions with Answers

 In CMAT 2022, 20 questions were asked from all the 5 sections earlier, 25 questions were asked from each. The innovation & entrepreneurship section is now compulsory to attempt and 20 questions had to be answered carrying four marks each. Exam takers will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer and 1 marks quill be deducted for each incorrect response made by the applicants. For unattempted questions, no marks will be awarded. 

CMAT 2022 Important Exam Dates

All the important dates pertaining to the CMAT exam 2022 have been provided below.


Important Dates

CMAT 2022 Exam Date 

April 9, 2022

CMAT Answer Key 2022 Release Date

To be notified

CMAT 2022 Result Announcement Date

To be notified

CMAT Merit List 2022 Release Date

To be notified

CMAT 2022 Analysis - Overall and Sectional with Scoring Pattern

Candidates can find the revised pattern for CMAT exam in the table mentioned below. 

Exam Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks Section-wise

Language Comprehension  



Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation



Logical Reasoning



General Awareness



Innovation & Entrepreneurship 






CMAT 2022 Exam Live Updates

Here are the CMAT 2022 live exam updates!

CMAT Exam 2022 Live Updates

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Section-wise difficulty level

    The most difficult section of CMAT 2022 was the General Awareness section. The easiest section of the exam was the Logical Reasoning section.

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:45 PM IST

    The overall difficulty level of the CMAT exam was

    The overall difficulty level of the CMAT exam was reported to be moderate and candidates found some questions tricky. DI section was lengthy. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Result Expected Date

    Know when CMAT 2022 result will be out? Check CMAT exam expected result date here. The result for CMAT 2022 exam is likely to be out by the end of April.

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:25 PM IST

    CMAT Exam 2022 Expected number of good attempts

    Candidates can check the expected number of good attempts in CMAT 2022 for each section. The exam comprised 5 sections.

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    How to check CMAT 2022 answer key?

    CMAT 2022 answer key will be out shortly. You can check the CMAT exam 2022 answer key date, steps to check, instructions here.

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    What's next after CMAT exam 2022

    Now since the CMAT exam 2022 is over, what lies next? Candidates can expect the unofficial answer key and then later the provisional answer key to be out. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Over

    CMAT 2022 concludes at 6 pm. Candidates will now be able to check CMAT exam analysis which will include the difficulty level of the various sections and overall exam.

  • Apr 09, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Cutoff for Top MBA Colleges

    CMAT 2022 cutoff for top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores is usually between 95-99 percent every year. The cutoff for CMAT 2022 is also expected to remain stable.

  • Apr 09, 2022 04:50 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Memory-based Question Paper

    Candidates can check CMAT 2022 memory based question paper here once the exam gets over at 6 pm. The question paper will have answers to the questions asked in the exam.

  • Apr 09, 2022 04:10 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 unofficial answer key

    Candidates can take a look at the CMAT 2022 unofficial answer key once the exam is over. It will have the correct answers along with the questions asked in the CMAT exam 2022.

  • Apr 09, 2022 03:30 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Exam Ongoing

    CMAT exam 2022 is underway. The exam began at 3 pm and will go on till 6 pm. Once the exam is over, candidates can check CMAT 2022 analysis here.

  • Apr 09, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Exam about to begin

    CMAT exam 2022 is about to begin in the next 15 minutes. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre without their CMAT 2022 admit card and valid ID proof.

  • Apr 09, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Response Sheet

    With the CMAT 2022 provisional answer key, CMAT 2022 response sheet is also released. It comprises all the questions and options marked by the candidate.

  • Apr 09, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Documents needed for CMAT 2022 exam admission

    CMAT 2022 scores are accepted by more than 1000 B-schools. On the day of admission basis CMAT score 2022, candidates need to carry the following documents:

    • CMAT scorecard 2022

    • Domicile certificate

    • Passport size photographs

    • CMAT call letter

    • Class 10 and 12 mark sheet

    • Category certificate (if any)

    • Graduation mark sheet

    • CMAT 2022 admit card

    • Medical certificate

  • Apr 09, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    CMAT exam 2022 selection process

    Once the CMAT exam is over and the result is out, the participating institutes will conduct the CMAT exam 2022 selection process. It will comprise mostly three rounds - Written Ability, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

  • Apr 09, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    How to Challenge CMAT exam answer key 2022?

    To challenge the CMAT exam answer key 2022, candidates will have to visit the official website and click on 'challenge answer key' option. Then, click on the option Ids for the questions they wish to raise objections against. Then, they can select choose file and upload supporting documents.

  • Apr 09, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Validity of CMAT 2022 score

    CMAT exam score is valid for one year. For instance, CMAT 2022 score is valid for admission to the 2022-23 academic session only. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    What is CMAT 2022 percentile?

    CMAT 2022 percentile is the percentage of candidates that have scored equal to or below that particular percentile in the exam. So, the highest scorer of each session will get the same percentile in CMAT. The marks secured in between the lowest and highest scores are also converted to CMAT percentiles.

  • Apr 09, 2022 01:00 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Merit List

    NTA also releases the merit list of candidates who pass the CMAT exam 2022 along with their percentile and all India rank along with the CMAT result.


    NTA will also release the merit list of candidates passing the exam along with their percentile and all India rank along with the CMAT result.

  • Apr 09, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Exam dress code

    There isn't any dress code as such for the CMAT exam 2022. However, it is advisable to wear plain jeans/ trousers, T-shirts with no pockets, slippers and avoid shoes. Jewellery is not allowed inside the exam hall. Clothes having large buttons and footwear having thick soles will not be allowed.

  • Apr 09, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    CMAT Exam 2022 Tie Breaking Criteria

    If two or more candidates score the same in CMAT 2022, the ranking will be done on the basis of the CMAT sectional score in the following order:

    • Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

    • Logical Reasoning

    • Language Comprehension

    • General Awareness

  • Apr 09, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    CMAT 2022 Cutoff

    NTA does not specifically release CMAT 2022 cutoff. The MBA colleges/institutes that accept CMAT exam score release their individual cutoff. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 11:55 AM IST

    CMAT Exam 2022 difficulty level

    The CMAT exam 2022 difficulty level over the years has been moderate. However, certain questions in the GK and Logical Reasoning sections have been challenging.

  • Apr 09, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    CMAT 2022 Exam score accepted by 1000 MBA colleges

    CMAT 2022 exam score is accepted by almost 1000 MBA/ PGDM colleges in Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad for admission. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 11:25 AM IST

    CMAT Answer Key 2022 to be out a few days after the exam

    CMAT answer key 2022 is expected to be released a few days after the exam. It will comprise section-wise questions, the right answer and candidate's response to each of them.

  • Apr 09, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    No rechecking of scores allowed in CMAT 2022 exam

    If candidates are not happy with their CMAT 2022 exam score, they cannot get their scorecard rechecked. Candidates only have the option to challenge the CMAT answer key before the CMAT 2022 result announcement.


  • Apr 09, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    CMAT Exam 2022: What to expect from the Innovation and Entrepreneurship section

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been added as a mandatory section for CMAT 2022 exam. Find out what candidates can expect from this section.

  • Apr 09, 2022 10:40 AM IST

    CMAT Exam 2022: Things not allowed

    Candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic devices or gadgets such as mobile phones, calculators, earphones, or smartwatches, inside. They can also not carry any book or paper, and no eatables are allowed.

  • Apr 09, 2022 10:25 AM IST

    CMAT 2022: Things Allowed in the Exam Hall

    Candidates are allowed to carry a transparent water bottle, hand sanitiser, ballpoint pen, and a face mask to the CMAT 2022 exam centre. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 10:10 AM IST

    CMAT 2022: Expected Date of Result

    CMAT 2022 result is expected to be released by the last week of April. Once the official answer key is released, NTA might release the result within 7-10 days. 

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:50 AM IST

    Candidates should report to the exam centre by 2 pm for CMAT 2022 exam

    Candidates should report to the exam centre at least an hour before CMAT 2022 exam begins. The exam will begin at 3 pm.

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:35 AM IST

    Candidates to get +4 for every correct answer in CMAT exam 2022

    As per the marking scheme for CMAT exam 2022, candidates will get +4 marks for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:20 AM IST

    Number of sections in CMAT exam are 5

    The number of sections in the CMAT 2022 exam are 5 - Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    Candidates to solve 100 MCQs for CMAT exam 2022

    There will be 100 MCQs in the CMAT exam 2022. Candidates will need to solve these questions in 180 minutes.

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:10 AM IST

    CMAT 2022 exam pattern revised

    CMAT exam pattern has been revised this year. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship section has been made mandatory now. It was optional earlier. The number of questions has also reduced to 20 from 25.

  • Apr 09, 2022 09:00 AM IST

    CMAT to be used for MBA Law

     CMAT exam will also be used by the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) for admission to the newly launched MBA Law programme.

  • Apr 09, 2022 08:50 AM IST

    CMAT 2022 to be Conducted as a Computer Based Test

    CMAT 2022 to be conducted as a Computer Based Test in over 120 cities across India. Check the list of documents required to carry on the CMAT 2022 exam day

  • Apr 09, 2022 08:35 AM IST

    CMAT 2022 Today at 3:00 PM

    CMAT 2022 is being conducted today, and the time of the exam is 3 to 6 PM. Here is the list of documents required to carry to the exam centre


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