CMAT Result

CMAT 2017 result was declared by AICTE on February 8, 2017 – 2 days prior to scheduled date of announcement. CMAT Result 2017 was earlier proposed to be declared on February 10, 2017. There are 59181 candidates in the CMAT 2017 Merit list as against 55084 candidates in CMAT 2016. The candidates can download the electronically generated score card with complete details using their login details from from 09th Feb to 8th Mar 2017. Separate Score Cards will not be sent by email or by post to the candidates.

CMAT result does not disqualify any CMAT test taker and all the candidates are assigned merit ranks as per the raw scores and percentile scores obtained by them in CMAT 2017 exam.


CMAT 2017 score card will consist of following types of scores –

  •  Sectional Raw Scores
  •  Sectional percentile
  •  Overall raw score
  •  Overall percentile score

All the candidates who appeared in CMAT 2017 exam have found a place in the CMAT 2017 Result merit list which 59181 candidates. According to AICTE “The results will rank all the candidates who appeared in the test based on their aptitude towards the management education in the order of their merit. Candidates will not be declared as eliminated from the admission process in the AICTE approved management programme. On the contrary the aim is to facilitate the institutions to select the suitable candidates.”


CMAT 2017 Result Analysis & Scoring Trends
CMAT 2017, the 2nd annual CMAT exam was easier than the CMAT 2016 – the 1st Annual CMAT. Accordingly, CMAT 2017 result reflects the higher scoring pattern leading to lower percentile. This year the candidates who have scored higher marks have been able to achieve the same level of percentile that was awarded in last year CMAT.


2 candidates with 100 percentile in CMAT 2017
There are 2 candidates in CMAT 2017 who have scored 100 percentile. However there is gap of 21 marks between the 2 candidates who have scored 100 percentile in CMAT result 2017.

Saras Suhane has scored 350 marks out of 400 and has got 100 percentile. The 2nd candidate is Lagnajit Das who has scored 329 marks and has also been awarded 100 percentile. Last year there was only 1 candidate Jivtesh Singh who had scored 100 percentile at a score of 300 marks. 


Exam year Number of 100 percentilers Names of candidates with Marks obtained Number of 99 to 99.99 percentilers Score range of 99 to 99.99 percentile Number of candidates with 95 to 98.99 percentile Score range of 95 to 98.99 percentile
CMAT 2017 2 Saras Suhane - 350;
Lagnajit Das - 329
592 264 to 328 2368

229 to 264

CMAT 2016 1 Jivtesh Singh - 300 552 222 to 296 2203 185 to 222


CMAT Result leading to top MBA colleges
Based on the CMAT score card and the place assigned in merit list of CMAT 2017 result, there are more than 400 MBA colleges in which you can explore admission opportunity for 2017-19 programme across the country. Besides, same number of MBA colleges exist in Maharashtra who will accept CMAT 2017 score card for admission to their flagship MMS/MBA/PGDM 2017-19 batch.

If you have already applied to your preferred B-schools, you should get ready for GD-PI-WAT round. Besides, there are still a few top MBA colleges to which you can apply for admission.


CMAT 2017 merit List & its components
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has announced the All India Merit list based on the scores obtained by the candidates in computer based Common Management Admission Test CMAT-2017 conducted online on Jan 28, 2017. A national merit ranking is arrived based on the Total Score. The merit list indicates Roll number, Rank and the Score of all the candidates. CMAT-2017 score is valid for the admissions of academic year 2017-18.


Scoring pattern
The Scores obtained have been calculated by assigning:
+4 marks for the correct answer
-1 mark for incorrect answer
0 mark for no answer


Order of Merit in case of equal total scores
In case scores are same for more than one candidate, the ranking is done on sectional score considered in the order of:
- Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
- Logical Reasoning
- Language Comprehension
- General Awareness

If more than one candidate secures same ranking going by the above process, the same Rank is assigned to all of them but is displayed by sorting their names alphabetically. The Rank of the subsequent candidate is then extended by the number of additional students having the same Rank. For example if 3 students are at 25th Rank then subsequent student will be ranked as 28th.


CMAT 2017 – Percentile calculation formula
Percentile is calculated using the formula:
Percentile P = ( (N- your rank)/ N) x 100 (Where P is percentile and N is total number of candidates appeared for exam).


Cut offs with moderate scores
At a score of 265, 99 percentile has been awarded in CMAT 2017. Similarly with the score of 229 candidates have scored 95 percentile in CMAT.

Top B schools accepting CMAT scores need around 75 to 99 percentile to shortlist the candidates. A glimpse on the CMAT 2017 result trends may reflect the true picture on CMAT scoring pattern and percentile cut offs.


Process to download CMAT score card
The candidates can download the electronically generated score card with complete details using their login details from from February 9, to March 8 2017. Separate Score Cards will not be sent by email or by post to the candidates.

The admission authorities and institutions, however, will be free to take their own decision at the time of admission as to what weightage they wish to give to a particular section.