CMAT 2021 - Common Management Admission Test

Updated on
Friday, April 9, 2021

CMAT 2021: Result Out, Check Cut off in top MBA colleges with Admission Open

Latest Updates: NTA has released CMAT 2021 exam result on April 9, 2021 in evening for the 52327 candidates who appeared in CMAT 2021 exam on March 31, 2021. Prior to CMAT result declaration, NTA released the CMAT final answer keys after verifying the objections raised to challenge the provisional answer keys. You can download your score card from official CMAT 2021 exam website nta.cmat. Many top MBA colleges are open with their admission process for few more days. As the CMAT 2021 exam was delayed and was held on March 31, these MBA colleges will close their admission process shortly to commence their academic session in time.

 

A total number of 71490 candidates had registered for CMAT exam 2021 and out of them 52327 candidates appeared for the exam. NTA conducted CMAT 2021 in 153 Cities at 278 test venues.  273 Observers, 120 City-Coordinators, 19 Regional Coordinators & 2 National Coordinators were deployed to oversee the smooth and fair conduct of the examination which was conducted in CBT Mode. All the test takers are included in the CMAT 2021 result merit list.

 

AICTE had overhauled the CMAT 2021 exam pattern to 125 questions from 100 and increased the test duration to 3½ hours from 3 hours.

 

How to check CMAT result

MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Exam
The list of CMAT exam accepting colleges is released by AICTE as well as National Testing Agency. There are around 1000 MBA/PGDM colleges who accept the CMAT exam score for admission. Below are some of the best MBA colleges accepting CMAT exam score in India

 

Top 10 MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2021

Institute Name & Location
CMAT Cut off Percentile Score
JBIMS Mumbai
99-100
SIMSREE Mumbai
85-90
IMT Hyderabad
85-90
K J Somaiya Mumbai
85-90
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai/Gurgaon
85-90
PUMBA Pune
85-90
GIM Goa
85-90
IFMR Chennai
80-85
BIMTECH Greater Noida
75-80
IMT Nagpur
75-80

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved Top MBA colleges accepting CMAT

 

CMAT 2021 Final Answers released before Result Declaration: 8 Answers Dropped
A few hours before the release of CMAT 2021 result, NTA released CMAT 2021 exam final answer key on April 9. Answers to many CMAT questions were dropped as they were found incorrect by experts and were not included in score calculation. Key highlights are

  • Official CMAT 2021 final answer keys were released in the evening on April 9 at cmat.nta.nic.in
  • CMAT answer keys were released separately for shift-1 and shift-2 question papers
  • Two Answers were dropped from the shift-1 CMAT question paper and were not counted for score calculation. It means that there were two answers less than total answers taken into account for score calculation for shift-1
  • Six Answers were dropped from shift-2 CMAT question paper and were not counted for score calculation. It means that there were six answers less than total answers taken into account for score calculation for shift-2
  • With the release of CMAT final answer keys, candidates can now finally match their responses with correct answers and check whether they are awarded correct score and percentile in their CMAT score card
  • CMAT final answer keys and score card offer the opportunity to check your admission chances in top B-schools. Many top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score for admission 2021 are open with their admission process

Earlier NTA released CMAT candidates’ response sheets with question paper with provisional answer keys on April 3 giving the opportunity to calculate their CMAT 2021 score and percentile overall and section wise. The last date to raise objection and challenge the answer key was April 5 till 5 PM.

 

NTA conducted CMAT 2021 on March 31, 2021 in two slots - Morning and Evening. Experts rated the exam as of higher difficulty level than last year with difficult GK, more RC based questions. Quant was reported of moderate difficulty level while LR section remained easy. Read More. This year  NTA had changed the CMAT exam  pattern, duration and maximum score in the exam. NTA conducted CMAT exam for MBA/PGDM admission 2021on behalf of AICTE which changed the CMAT 2021 exam pattern to 125 questions from 100 earlier and increased the test duration to 3½ hours from 3 hours earlier.   Important changes by AICTE in the CMAT exam pattern were as under:   

MBA/PGDM Admissions Open 2021 | Apply Now!
Great Lakes, PGPM & PGDM Admissions EDII Ahmedabad, PGDM-E Admissions
UPES University MBA Admission Open 2021 NMIMS Mumbai MBA Entrepreneurship 
Lexicon MILE Pune, PGDM Admissions 2021 IFMR GSB-KREA University, MBA Admissions
SOIL Gurgaon 1 Year PGPM & 2 Year PGDM  ITM Navi Mumbai PGDM Admissions 2021
MASTERS' UNION SCHOOL OF BUSINESS VIT VELLORE, MBA ADMISSIONS 2021
IBA Bangalore, PGDM Admissions Open JAIPURIA Group, PGDM Admissions open
NDIM New Delhi, PGDM Admissions 2021-23 IMT NAGPUR PGDM ADMISSIONS 2021-2023

 

CMAT 2021: Important changes
National Testing Agency (NTA) had announced following important changes in CMAT 2021:

  • Exam Dates Postponed: CMAT-2021 Entrance Examination date was postponed to March 31, 2021 from Feb 22/27.
  • Exam Pattern Changed with Option for New Course: AICTE had changed the examination pattern with a new course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. An additional (optional) section in CMAT 2021 was added with 25 questions. The details are as follows:
New Section Name
No. of Questions
Additional Time
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
25
30 minutes

Those candidates who had not applied earlier, could apply during the extended period of registration till March 1. Candidates who had applied earlier could also opt for this new course by editing their Application Form during the correction window which was made available from March 4 to 7, 2021.  

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CMAT 2021: Important Dates
CMAT 2021 important dates, exam Schedule, start and last date to apply, and other exam related activities were as under:

CMAT 2021 Exam Activity
Important Date
Exam Registration start date
December 23, 2020
Last date to apply
March 1, 2021
Last Date to pay CMAT Exam Fee
March 2, 2021
CMAT 2021 Exam Fee
For Male: Rs.2000
For Female: Rs.1000
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online
March 4 to 7, 2021
Admit Card Download start date from NTA website
March 24, 2021
Last date to download CMAT  Admit card
March 31, 2021
CMAT 2021 Exam Date
March 31, 2021
Exam Duration
3 hrs for candidates not opting for new course
3½ Hours for candidates opting for new course
CMAT 2021 Exam Time
Shift-1: 9 AM to 12/12.30 Noon
Shift-2: 3 PM to 6/6.30 PM
Result Date
April 9, 2021 afternoon

Delay in CMAT 2021: Offered Good Opportunity to Score High
There are 1000+ AICTE approved MBA/PGDM institutes that will accept CMAT 2021 score for admission to their flagship MBA/PGDM 2021-23 batch. One-Two months delay in CMAT 2021 exam date offered good opportunity to prepare well for the exam and score high to get shortlisted by some of the top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score. 

 

Key Evaluation Areas in CMAT Exam 2021
The three hour computer based online CMAT exam evaluated a candidate’s ability in Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness areas. This year a new optional section on Innovation and Entrepreneurship with 25 questions of 30 minutes duration was also added.

 

CMAT 2021 score will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, Welingkar Mumbai, PUMBA among others.   

 

What is CMAT?
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a government organized computer based national level MBA entrance examination for entry into 1000 AICTE approved management programmes (MBA/PGDM) all over India. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by AICTE, now the Test is conducted by the National Testing Authority (NTA) constituted by Government of India. More than 70,000 candidates apply for CMAT every year. Last year 74486 candidates had applied for CMAT exam. CMAT offers unique opportunity to all the test takers as none of them is disqualified in its result.  

 

CMAT 2021
NTA had earlier shared two exam dates for CMAT 2021- February 22/February 27, 2021. With the change in CMAT exam pattern, CMAT exam date was postponed to March 31, 2021.

  • This year CMAT exam was conducted in two shifts instead of a single shift last year. Shift-1 was from 9AM to 12.30 PM and Shift-2 was from 3PM to 6.30 PM. The precaution taken due to Covid-19 pandemic to reduce the single shift strength of test takers at a test centre.
  • CMAT 2021 exam was conducted in 153 cities at 278 test centres all over India as online computer based test.
  • CMAT 2021 Exam pattern had 100/125 questions equally divided into 5 sections of 25 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in each section.

Read this comprehensive article, prepared by MBA Exam experts, to know more about Key Facts like CMAT eligibility, registration process, exam pattern & syllabus, Admit Card Download process, how to prepare for CMAT 2021, CMAT score accepting colleges, cut offs in various MBA colleges  among other key details.

 

CMAT Exam Highlights
CMAT 2021 exam score card offers MBA admission opportunity in more than 1000 MBA colleges in India and among them are some of the prominent management institutes. CMAT is an important but an easier MBA entrance exam. Following are the key Exam highlights and other important details:

Exam Conducting Body
National testing Agency (NTA)
Number of MBA colleges under the Exam
1000+
Exam Date
March 31, 2021
Exam Slots
Slot-1: 9AM to 12.30 PM; Slot-2: 3PM to 6.30 PM
Mode of CMAT Entrance exam 2021
Online Computer Based Test
CMAT exam full form
Common Management Admission Test
Score Validity for MBA Admission
2021-2022 academic session
Total Questions in Exam
125
Sectional Division of  Questions
5 Sections with 25 Questions in Each Section
Exam details section wise
Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
CMAT 2021 Medium of Question Paper
English
Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Maximum Score
500 Marks for 125 questions
Negative Marking
- 1 mark for each wrong answer
Required Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
90+
Importance of Taking the exam
Top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa, PUMBA, Great Lakes, BIMTECH among others accept CMAT score
Application process
Online
Exam Application Fee for Boys
Rs.2000/-
Application Fee for Girls
Rs.1000/-
Application Fee for EWS/OBC-NCL 
Rs.1000/-
Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD
Rs.1000/-

CMAT 2021 Exam Analysis: Test Pattern, Duration, Sectional composition & Scoring pattern
CMAT 2021 test paper had a time duration of three and half hours with 125 objective type questions in MCQs form. Key highlights are

  • Question difficulty level was easy to moderate
  • Exam was divided in 5 sections with 25 questions in each section. The sections are Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Each correct answer was awarded +4 Mark
  • Each wrong answer was penalized with negative marking of -1 mark
  • No Individual Time limit to attempt question paper. Candidates could attempt any question from any section within the overall time limit of 3½  hours.
  • Merit Score and percentile is calculated on the basis of sectional scores.
  • CMAT score card displays Actual score obtained out of 400/500 Marks, Sectional score obtained and the sectional and overall percentile obtained in the Exam
CMAT 2021 Exam Sections
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks Section-wise
Language Comprehension  
25
100
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
25
100
Logical Reasoning
25
100
General Awareness
25
100
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
25
100
Total: Sections-4
125
500

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How to Prepare for CMAT Exam?
Over the years CMAT exam pattern and syllabus has not changed. So the exam preparation is also not very difficult. Reading good preparation books, practicing with sample papers and CMAT previous year papers with solutions are a good tool for exam preparation.

 

CMAT 2021 exam Preparation can get you admission to MBA 2021 in good MBA colleges. It is high time that CMAT exam preparation must be started without any further delay as per the exam pattern. 

 

One of the important points which differentiate CMAT exam preparation from other exams is the separate section with 25 questions on ‘Logical Reasoning’ which has questions based on reasoning only. The LR Preparation for the exam and the strategy to prepare for this important section is to be properly planned and followed to score high. 

 

The exam preparation strategy needs more focus on all the four sections. It requires your focus on following:

  • When to Start exam Preparation?
  • How to prepare?
  • Which are the best Preparation Books?
  • What is the best preparation material available apart from the books?
  • Preparation Tips by CMAT Toppers
  • Whether to Prepare with Coaching or Self prepare - which is better?
  • If time is short, How to prepare for CMAT Online?
  • Exam Taking Strategy - how to crack the Exam with High score?

Read More How to Prepare for CMAT Exam

 

CMAT 2021 Syllabus: At par with other MBA entrance exams
The exam Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other national level MBA entrance exams. Past question papers and the exam pattern reveal that CMAT syllabus does not throw tough questions in the exam, although the syllabus topics are same.

 

The syllabus is based on past exam pattern and types of questions that appear in the exam. The best way to get hands-on feel and practice on question topics covered in CMAT syllabus, is to go through the previous exam papers and attempt CMAT Mock tests.. Read More

 

MBA Colleges in Delhi Accepting CMAT

MBA Colleges in Delhi Accepting CMAT score
Expected CMAT Cut off percentile
Admission Status
BIMTECH Greater Noida: Birla Institute of Management Technology
80-85
Open | Apply Now
School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon
80-85
Open | Apply Now
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini Delhi
80-85
Open | Apply Now
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi
80-85
Open | Apply Now
Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida
80-85
Open | Apply Now
IMS Ghaziabad
80-85
Open | Apply Now
UPES Dehradun
75-80
Open | Apply Now
VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business Delhi
75-80
Open | Apply Now
IMS Unison Dehradun
70-75
Open | Apply Now
IMS Ghaziabad (University Courses Campus)
70-75
Open | Apply Now

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved MBA colleges accepting CMAT in Delhi

 

MBA Colleges in Mumbai Accepting CMAT

MBA Colleges in Mumbai accepting CMAT Score 
Expected CMAT Cut Off 
Admission Status
JBIMS Mumbai
99-100
To be announced
Institute of Management Technology Nagpur
80-85
Open | Apply Now
Prin. L. N. Welingkar WE School Mumbai
80-85
Open |  Apply Now
SIMSREE Mumbai
80-85
To be announced
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai
80-85
Open | Apply Now
Chetna CIMR Mumbai
75-80
To be announced
ITM Group of Institutions Navi Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
IES Management IES MCRC Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
Vivekanand Business School (VBS) Mumbai
65-70
Open | Apply Now

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved MBA colleges accepting CMAT in Mumbai

 

MBA Colleges in Bangalore Accepting CMAT

Top MBA Colleges in Bangalore Accepting CMAT Score
Expected CMAT Cut off percentile
Admission Status
Jagdish Sheth School of Management
80-85
Open | Apply Now
WE School: Prince L.N.Welingkar Institute of Management, Bangalore
75-80
Open |  Apply Now
Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore
75-80
Open | Apply Now
AIMS School of Business (AIMS) Bangalore
70-75
Open | Apply Now
IAME Bangalore
70-75
Open | Apply Now
NSB Bangalore
70-75
Open | Apply Now
St. Joseph Institute of Management, Bangalore
65-70
To be announced
Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology- AIMIT Bangalore
60-65
To be announced

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved MBA colleges accepting CMAT in Bangalore 

 

MBA Colleges in Pune Accepting CMAT

Top MBA Colleges in Pune Accepting CMAT Score
Expected CMAT Cut off percentile
Admission Status
PUMBA: Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University
85-90
To be announced
Balaji Institute Of Modern Management (BIMM) Pune
80-85
Open | Apply Now
International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) Pune
80-85
Open | Apply Now
National Insurance Academy (NIA) Pune
75-80
Open | Apply Now
Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB) Pune
75-80
Open | Apply Now
Pune Business School Pune
70-75
Open | Apply Now
International Institute of Management Studies (IIMS) Pune
70-75
Open | Apply Now
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership and Excellence (MILE) Pune
65-70
Open | Apply Now

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved MBA colleges accepting CMAT in Pune

 

MBA Colleges in Hyderabad Accepting CMAT

Top MBA Colleges in Hyderabad Accepting CMAT Score
Expected CMAT 2020 Cut off percentile
Admission Status
IPE Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise
75-80
Open | Apply Now
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management - VJIM Hyderabad
75-80
Open | Apply Now
IIRM Hyderabad
65-70
Open | Apply Now
GITAM Hyderabad Business School (GHBS)
70-75
Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM) Secunderabad
70-75
Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management Hyderabad
70-75
ICBM-School of Business Excellence (ICBM SBE) Hyderabad
60-65

Read complete List of AICTE/UGC approved MBA colleges accepting CMAT in Hyderabad

 

MBA Admission Process with CMAT 2021

5 steps mba admission process through cmat 2019

CMAT Admit Card Download: Know the process 
The CMAT admit card was available for download after two weeks from the last date to apply for CMAT was over. All provisionally registered candidates for CMAT exam 2021 could download their Admit Card from NTA website. No admit card was sent as hard copy to the candidate’s registered address.. Read More

 

CMAT: An Easy Question paper 
The CMAT colleges cut offs in MBA admission are not very high although the question paper and scoring pattern award liberal marks to exam takers. The cut offs especially among top 20 colleges are slightly higher as compared to other MBA colleges, since the merit position in top 20 colleges is based on little higher cut offs. 

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CMAT Result Declaration: Download Score Card from NTA Website
CMAT exam result was declared on April 9, 2021 in evening hours. The Result is available for download on NTA CMAT official Website and no score card is sent by post or E-mail.. Read More

 

CMAT Score Needed for Top MBA colleges
‘How much score 2021 is required to get admission in one of the top MBA colleges?’ Cut offs in these MBA colleges vary from institute to institute. Apart from the overall score, many colleges also consider CMAT sectional score.

 

Most of these MBA colleges are autonomous, University B-schools offering MBA degree, private PGDM colleges. The cut off in good MBA colleges go in the range of 80 to 90+ percentile.

 

To help MBA aspirants searching for top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores, MBAUniverse.com has prepared a list of MBA colleges with their expected cut off.. Read More 

 

CMAT Registration
The Registration & Application process for CMAT was online. It remained open for more than two months from December 23, 2020 to March 1, 2021 at NTA website.

 

Registration Process: 5 Steps
CMAT Exam Registration process was online. It could be completed in five simple steps:

  • Step-1: Create login
  • Step 2: Fill the CMAT Registration 2021 Form 
  • Step 3: Upload Images on Registration Form 2021
  • Step 4: Make Payment of Registration Fee
  • Step 5: View Registration summary, Save the filled in Form.. Read More

MBA Colleges in Maharashtra to Accept CMAT Exam Score
The Higher and Technical Education Department, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra has clarified while determining the entrance exam eligibility of All India category candidates for MBA/MMS admission process in Government, University affiliated, private aided and unaided Maharashtra MBA colleges, that All India Candidature Candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidate will be considered for MBA/MMS admission on the basis of obtaining non zero positive score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority; CAT -conducted by Indian Institute of Management; CMAT; GMAT among others.

 

National Testing Agency is Created by GoI to Conduct CMAT
NTA, a newly created test conducting body, conducted the entire CMAT 2021 exam alongwith other exams which were conducted by other agencies earlier. NTA uses highly secured IT software and encryption to ensure delivery of tests just in time. This ensures no leakages and other malpractices. National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by Government of India as a testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. NTA has replaced AICTE as exam conducting authority. AICTE conducted CMAT exam till 2018. CMAT is now known as NTA CMAT instead of AICTE-CMAT. From 2019 onwards, National Testing Agency has been assigned to conduct the CMAT exam.

 

The revised CMAT exam is similar to past exam pattern. It is a 3 hours or 3½ hours (Optional) computer based online test, conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across four/five sections like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and optional course Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

 

Score Accepted by AICTE Approved MBA/PGDM Colleges
All the top colleges accepting CMAT 2021 exam score are the ones offering AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes. They include top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM, Great Lakes among others. According to AICTE, ‘All AICTE approved Institutes / Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges of Universities are expected to accept CMAT scores. The specific notifications issued by Universities and State Governments are available at CMAT website.’

 

CMAT is one of the largest National Level MBA/PGDM entrance examination and is conducted once a year in the month of January, as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

 

Universities in 13 states including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka among others accept CMAT exam scores alongwith CAT for admission to their MBA programmes. The governments have officially notified CMAT as their official test. In addition, many B-schools offering AICTE approved PGDM programs will be using the CMAT 2021 scores. More than 1000 B schools running AICTE approved management programmes in India accept the CMAT score. It is the 2nd largest MBA/PGDM entrance test after CAT in the country.

 

If you don’t get good scores in CAT/XAT/SNAP, the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is the answer to your MBA/PGDM needs leading to 1000+ AICTE approved B-schools across the country. With effect from 2016, CMAT has become a yearly exam as against twice a year exam.  Earlier till 2015, there used to be 2 CMAT exams in one year. The first CMAT was held in the month of September while the second followed in the month of coming February. 

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Test Training
NTA opens centres across India after releasing CMAT exam notification, to make candidates understand about the revised CMAT exam pattern, navigation, test taking strategy among other details.   The test training will help the candidates to understand all about the revised CMAT exam pattern. Next CMAT 2022 is expected in the month of January 2022 and the registration process for CMAT 2022 is expected to start in October 2021.

 

Important Changes in CMAT exam
The key changes and features of the exam are:

Exam Details
For CMAT 2022
Earlier Exams
CMAT conducting Agency
National Testing Agency (NTA)
All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
Testing Mode
Computer Based
Computer Based
Training for CMAT Test Taking Methodology/Navigation
NTA training at centres across India from December 2021 onwards to train candidates to understand Test Taking Strategy
AICTE published sample test taking and navigation guidelines on its website
Changes in the cost of Registration
Increased to Rs.2000
Was Rs.1000
Sectional Composition
No. of sections increased to 5 with total 125 questions
4 sections with 100 questions
Scoring Pattern
 +4 mark for each right answer
+4 for each correct answer
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Moderate to Difficult

  CMAT-2022 Exam day Guidelines

  • Download your Admit Card from the NTA’s website cmat.nta.nic.in
  • Check details as indicated on the Admit Card:
  • Check Reporting Time at Centre
  • Check Gate Closing time of test Centre 
  • Date of Examination 
  • Test Timings 
  • Venue of Test 
  • You should visit the Examination Centre, a day before the examination and familiarize yourself with the location and means of reaching the venue of the Test on time
  • Reach the venue of the Test at the Reporting Time mentioned in the Admit Card. If you report beyond the Gate Closing time of Centre, you will not be allowed to enter in the Test venue. 

Items You Should Carry at Exam Centre
Carry with you only following items:

  • Admit Card on a clear colour printout on A4 size paper
  • One Passport size photograph (same as uploaded with the Online Application Form) to be pasted on the Attendance Sheet at the Centre
  • A valid Photo ID Proof in ORIGINAL (PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/E- Aadhaar/Ration Card/ Bank Passbook with Photograph). 
  • One ball point pen
  • Please note that ID Cards issued by Schools/ Colleges/ Universities/ Coaching Centres, AADHAR enrollment receipt without AADHAR NUMBER and PHOTOCOPIES OR Images Stored in mobile phones etc will NOT be accepted
  • No Candidate would be allowed to enter the Examination Centre, without identity verification
  • PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category. 
  • If Diabetic, can carry banana or other prescribed eatables

Don't Carry the following
Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instrument/ Geometry/ Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed) if so prescribed, Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, to wear/carry any type of watch including Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets/ devices in the Examination Hall/Room 

 

There may not be any provision for safe keeping of valuables at the Centre. 

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Inside the Examination Hall

  • Blank paper sheets for rough work will be provided in the examination Hall/Room. 
  • Write Your name and Roll Number at the top of the sheet and must return the sheets and Admit Card to the Invigilator, before leaving the examination Hall/Room.
  • Enter required details in the Attendance Sheet in legible handwriting, put your signature, Left Hand Thumb Impression and paste the Photograph at the appropriate place. Ensure that Your Left Hand Thumb Impression is clear and not smudged. 
  • No Candidate should adopt any unfair means or indulge in any unfair examination practices. The candidature of candidates in case of impersonation will be automatically cancelled without any notice  

Register for CMAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 23-12-2020 10:00 AM to 01-03-2021 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 24-03-2021 10:00 AM to 31-03-2021 09:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 09:00 to 12:30 (Confirm), Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 15:00 to 18:30 (Confirm)
    Result: 09-04-2021 08:00 PM (Confirm)

CMAT toppers

Jugad Singh Grewal, Ludhiana
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CMAT 2021 Eligibility

CMAT 2021 Exam Eligibility Criteria as released by NTA on December 23, 2020 comprise two major CMAT Exam Eligibility requirements as under:

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CMAT Registration 2021

CMAT 2021 Registration & Application: Key Changes, Dates, Fee, Step by Step Process

 

Latest Update: CMAT 2021 application error correction window has been opened again on March 4, 2021 late evening by NTA after close of extended CMAT 2021 registration date on March 1. The Application edit window is reopened after second phase of registration is over. Earlier it was also opened after first phase of CMAT registration was over on January 30. CMAT application error edit option is open till 5 PM on March 7, 2021.

 

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CMAT Pattern 2021

Latest Update: AICTE has changed the CMAT 2021 exam question paper pattern. Now CMAT test paper will consist of 125 questions divided in 5 sections instead of earlier 100 questions divided in 4 sections. CMAT test duration is also increased to 3½ hours from earlier 3 hours. Read below revised CMAT 2021 exam pattern, sectional composition and other important changes in question paper

 

National Testing Agency (NTA) the CMAT exam conducting body has announced revised CMAT exam date as March 31, 2021. Earlier CMAT dates were February 22 and 27, 2021.

 

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CMAT Mock 2021

CMAT 2021 Exam will be held in March 31, 2021 as computer based test of three and half hours duration divided in 5 sections. The exam will be conducted by NTA on behalf of AICTE for MBA/PGDM admission 2021. CMAT Mock Tests are the best preparation tool that can help CMAT exam test takers to score well. To help CMAT Aspirants, Experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared many CMAT Mock Tests with different difficulty level based on the latest CMAT Exam Pattern. Answer Keys and Solutions for each CMAT Mock Test is also available. So check your readiness now for CMAT Exam!  

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CMAT Syllabus 2021

CMAT 2021 Exam date is postponed to March 31, 2021 from earlier date of February 22/27, 2021 with many changes in its exam pattern and syllabus. CMAT 2021 will be conducted in two separate slots. The CMAT 2021 Syllabus for each slot remains the same.

 

CMAT syllabus 2021 is revised with the increase in number of CMAT exam sections. Now there are five sections in CMAT Exam instead of earlier four sections.

 

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CMAT Admit Card 2021

Latest Update: NTA has released CMAT 2021 Admit card  on March 24, 2021 after 12 Noon. The time for CMAT 2021 release was 10 AM but it was delayed by a  few hours. You can download CMAT admit card from NTA CMAT website with your login credentials. CMAT 2021 exam date is March 31, 2021. Many other changes are announced by NTA in CMAT 2021 exam pattern, extension in registration date among others.

 

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CMAT Preparation

CMAT 2021 Exam Preparation should be started now as NTA has already released CMAT exam schedule with the test pattern for CMAT 2021 exam. The NTA CMAT 2021 is scheduled on February 22/27, 2021 and with little time left for the exam date, the CMAT preparation must be started well in advance as per the revised CMAT exam pattern. It may be noted that CMAT 2021 will be conducted by NTA and not by AICTE.  

 

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CMAT Cut off 2021

Latest Update:  Consequent upon the release of CMAT 2021 exam result is out on April 9, 2021, top MBA colleges have announced the CMAT cut offs for admission 2021 to their flagship MBA/PGDM programmes. CMAT exam was held on March 31, 2021 in two shifts. With the help of CMAT Cut Offs, Scores and percentile you can check your admission chances in top MBA colleges by matching your percentile with B-school cut offs as detailed below.

 

A total number of 71490 candidates had registered for CMAT exam 2021 and out of them 52327 candidates appeared in the exam. NTA conducted CMAT 2021 in 153 Cities at 278 test venues on March 31. All the test takers are included in the CMAT 2021 result merit list.

 

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CMAT Exam Centres 2021

CMAT 2021 exam cities are increased to 153 as against 104 last year. CMAT exam 2021 will be conducted across the country at more than 250+ exam centres. CMAT 2021will be held on February 22/27, 2021 in two shifts of 3 hours duration from 9 AM to 12 Noon and from 3PM to 6PM. 

 

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CMAT Analysis 2021

Breaking News – CMAT 2021 Results Released; Download your Scorecard

National Testing Agency (NTA) had released the CMAT 2021 score card today, April 9. Aspirants who took CMAT exam can download their result from the official website. A total number of 71,490 candidates were registered for this examination of which 32,634 women and 38856 male. But only 52,327 candidates appeared for the examination. The examination was conducted in 153 cities in 278 centres.

 

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CMAT Answer Key 2021

CMAT 2021 Final Answer key Released: Many wrong answers dropped from Score Calculation; Match your Responses with Correct answers

A few hours before the release of CMAT exam 2021 result on April 9, NTA released the CMAT 2021 final answer key on its website cmat.nta.nic.in. However, the CMAT takers were given no time to check again the final official CMAT answers as given by National Testing Agency as the CMAT result immediately followed the answer key. Answers to many CMAT questions were dropped as they were found incorrect.

 

CMAT 2021 Final Answer Key: Key Highlights

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CMAT Selection Procedure

Selection procedure of CMAT 2021 is more governed by the MBA/PGDM admission policy of the individual B-schools. However, the CMAT selection procedure 2021 for MBA admission 2021 will begin only after the CMAT result is declared in February 2021. NTA the CMAT 2021 exam conducting authority will frame the CMAT 2021 selection procedure that includes the CMAT exam process, CMAT Result and disseminating the CMAT individual scores with percentile. After it, the CMAT admission process is completed by the respective B-school or the university for MBA admission 2021.

 

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CMAT Score Vs Percentile

NTA has released the CMAT 2021 result on April 9, 2021 within a few hours after release of CMAT final answer keys. CMAT result offers admission chances in 1000+ AICTE approved MBA/PGDM colleges. CMAT 2021 exam was conducted on March 31, 2021 in two shifts.

 

71490 candidates had registered for CMAT exam 2021 and out of them  52327 candidates appeared for the exam. NTA conducted CMAT 2021 in 153 Cities at 278 test venues.  All the test takers are included in the CMAT 2021 result merit list. Many top MBA colleges are open with their admission process for few more days. As the CMAT 2021 result is out now, these MBA colleges will close their admission process shortly to commence their academic session in time.

 

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CMAT Result 2021

Breaking News – CMAT 2021 Results Released; Download your Scorecard

CMAT 2021 result is out now! After releasing the CMAT 2021 final answer keys, NTA has released CMAT 2021 Result within few hours on April 9, 2021 in Evening. Alongwith the result, CMAT 2021 score card download process has also started. You can download the score card from official CMAT exam website. CMAT 2021 exam was conducted on March 31, 2021 in two shifts. More than 1000 AICTE approved Management Institutes will offer MBA admission 2021 on the basis of CMAT scores. Read More

 

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CMAT Percentile Predictor

CMAT percentile predictor below enables you to check your CMAT 2021 percentile in a few seconds with your performance in CMAT exam immediately after coming out of the testing hall on March 31,  2021. CMAT 2021 percentile predictor will be live on CMAT exam date by taking into consideration number of test takers, CMAT exam difficulty level-overall and sectional among other parameters.

 

Key Changes in CMAT 2021
This year NTA has made substantial changes in CMAT exam 2021. There are now 4 section exam and 5 section exam. Candidates were allowed to opt for either CMAT exam. Since the 5th section is not mandatory to attempt, MBAUniverse.com percentile predictor is based on mandatory 4 sections with 100 questions.

 

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