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Registration Dates for CMAT 2021: Application Window Reopened (Feb 10 - Feb 25) - Check Details

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandPublished On: February 15, 2021 | CMAT

NTA has reopened the application window of CMAT 2021 and the exam has been postponed. The CMAT 2021 registrations have begun again from Feb 10, 2021 and will continue till Feb 25, 2021.

Registration Dates for CMAT 2021

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level management entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). CMAT 2021 registration had initially begun on Dec 23, 2020 and closed on Jan 31, 2021. However, the NTA has reopened the application process of CMAT 2021 on Feb 10 and it will continue till Feb 25, 2021. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) was scheduled to be conducted on February 22 and 27, 2021 but it has been postponed now.

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. The exam pattern of CMAT 2021 has been changed and an additional optional section of Innovation & Entrepreneurship has been added to the exam. CMAT 2021 exam will be held in over 109 cities and 245 test centres all over India.

Here are all the CMAT 2021 important dates.

Important Dates for CMAT 2021

The CMAT 2021 dates have been announced. Take a look at all the important dates for CMAT 2021 here.


Tentative Schedule

CMAT 2021 Registrations Start

December 23, 2020

CMAT 2021 Registrations Close

January 22, 2021

Reopening of CMAT 2021 Registration WindowFebruary 10, 2021
Closing of the CMAT 2021 Registration WindowFebruary 25, 2021 (5 pm)

CMAT 2021 Admit Card Availability

To be Announced

CMAT 2021 Exam Date

To be Announced

CMAT 2021 Answer Key Date Availability

To be Announced

MAT 2021 Results Announcement Date

To be Announced

Also Read: CMAT 2021 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

400 marks 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 2021 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 CMAT

CMAT 2021 Exam Day Guidelines

MBA Colleges for Low Percentile/ Score in CMAT

CAT vs CMAT, NMAT, XAT, SNAP, IIFT & Other MBA Entrance Exams

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