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April 9, 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


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.


Read more for complete details on CMAT Results, CMAT Toppers, how to download score card, CMAT cut offs in top MBA colleges and more.


CMAT 2021 Exam Result Released – Highlights
NTA conducted CMAT exam on March 31, 2021 with many changes in exam pattern, duration, introducing an additional section on Innovation & Entrepreneurship in two sessions of 3½  hours duration at 278 centres in 153 cities. Here are key highlights:


Gender/category-wise number of candidates registered and appeared in CMAT 2021:

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CMAT 2021 exam was conducted in two sessions. Over the years CMAT exam has remained at moderate difficulty level. The CMAT cut offs to top MBA colleges remain between 90 and 99 percentile. It is expected that a raw score of 320+ out of 400 maximum marks can award 99 percentile in CMAT 2021. A new section on Innovation & Entrepreneurship course with 25 questions carrying 100 marks was added to CMAT 2021 question paper.


CMAT 2021 Result: 10 Points

  • CMAT result 2021 is compiled on the basis of final CMAT answer keys
  • No grievance with regard to answer key after declaration of CMAT 2021 result will be entertained
  • The raw (actual) marks obtained by a candidate in CMAT 2021 are converted to percentile score. Read More (Link to score vs percentile page)
  • CMAT result 2021 is available for download on NTACMAT official website
  • NTA has released the CMAT result 2021 alongwith your Score card
  • No hard copy of CMAT score card will be dispatched to the candidates. The candidates should download their score cards from the website only.
  • There is no provision for re-valuation/re-checking of the CMAT Score
  • A National Merit Ranking (All India Rank) has been arrived based on the Score secured against Total Score
  • All the CMAT test takers are ranked in the CMAT 2021 merit list as per the scores and percentile they have secureed in the exam

No Rechecking or Revaluation of CMAT Scores Allowed
If not satisfied with your CMAT scores, you cannot get your CMAT score card 2021 revaluated. There will be no rechecking or revaluation facility of scores available for NTA CMAT 2021 after declaration of result. NTA provides the facility to challenge the official CMAT answer key to all the test takers before the declaration of CMAT result. 

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Login at NTA-CMAT Website to Download CMAT Result
Before you can download your CMAT result, you need to login at NTA-CMAT website. The step by stepprocess to download NTA CMAT exam result and score card is given below: 


cmat score card login

Please note that CMAT exam is now conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) and not by AICTE.


CMAT 2021 Result: Merit List & its components
NTA has announced the All India Merit list based on the scores obtained by the candidates in computer based Common Management Admission Test CMAT-2021. A national merit ranking is arrived based on the Total Score giving weightage to sectional score also. Accordingly, a candidate with equal sectional scores as per the difficulty level in CMAT exam may get a higher percentile and thereby a higher rank in the merit list.


The CMAT merit list indicates Roll number, Rank and the Score of all the candidates. CMAT-2021 score is valid for the MBA admission 2021. 

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How to Check CMAT 2021 Result?
After the CMAT 2021 result is declared by NTA, you can check the complete result with merit list and can view your CMAT score card by login on NTA CMAT 2021 official website 


How to Download CMAT 2021 Score Card?
You can download your CMAT score card 2021 in following three steps:

  • Step-1: Got to NTA CMAT 2021 website
  • Step-2: Click on Download Score Card
  • Step-3: Enter CMAT 2021 Application number & Password Or enter CMAT 2021 Application number & Date of Birth.

The electronically generated CMAT 2021 score card is downloaded. The CMAT 2021 score card download will be available till the middle of March 2021. Please note that No Separate Score Cards will be sent by email or by post to the candidates.


CMAT 2021 Score Card: Components
Your CMAT 2021Score card will have following details and scores:

  • Your personal details, CMAT 2021 application number, date and slot of exam
  • CMAT 2021 overall raw score as well as CMAT percentile score
  • CMAT 2021 sectional raw score as well as sectional percentile score
  • CMAT 2021 Result will have the merit list without sectional cut offs placing all the candidates rank-wise
  • CMAT 2021 score card will remain valid for MBA admission 2021 during entire academic session
  • CMAT 2021 Merit list consists of all the candidates who appeared in the exam
  • CMAT 2021 Result will not disqualify any candidate who has taken the exam.
  • All the test takers are given a rank in the CMAT 2021 merit list

Last Year (CMAT 2020) Result: Key Highlights

  • 100 percentile in CMAT 2020 was awarded at 347 marks out of 400, as against at 372 marks in 2019
  • 99 percentile in CMAT was awarded at 282 marks as against 310 in 2019
  • Only 1 candidate has scored 100 percentile. Mr Gopaljee Jha obtained 100 percentile at a score of 347 marks and was awarded Ist Rank
  • Ms Kalisetty Udaya Sandhya Lakshmi Devi obtained 99.9936806 percentile at a score of 338 and topped among female candidates
  • Mr Tanuj Daga obtained 99.8862505 percentile at a score of 310 and topped among Person with Disability (PwD) candidates
  • All the 63297 candidates who appeared in CMAT 2020 have qualified CMAT exam
  • No candidate was disqualified 
  • CMAT answer key with question paper and response sheet was released by National Testing Agency with the last date to challenge the official CMAT answer key as  February 2, 2020. The objection form to the answer keys had to be submitted online with the candidate CMAT login ID 

CMAT Score Card: How it Looks Like?
After downloading the CMAT 2021 score card, you will be able to verify all your scores. The CMAT 2021 score card contains all the following details and scores type: 

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CMAT 2021 Scoring pattern
The Scores obtained in CMAT are calculated by assigning:

  • Maximum Total Marks are 400 for 100 questions
  • +4 marks awarded for the each correct answer
  • -1 mark penalty for each wrong answer
  • 0 mark for no answer

CMAT 2021 Score Card: 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).


Order of Merit in CMAT 2021: In Case of Equal Total Scores
In case scores are same for more than one candidate in CMAT 2021 result, 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 Result 2021: Top MBA colleges Accepting CMAT
Based on the CMAT score card and the place assigned in merit list of CMAT result 2021, there are more than 600 MBA colleges in which you can explore MBA admission 2021 opportunity across the country. Besides, 400 MBA colleges exist in Maharashtra who will accept CMAT 2021 score card for admission to their flagship MMS/MBA/PGDM 2021-23 batch. Top B schools accepting CMAT scores need around 75 to 99 percentile to shortlist the candidates.

CMAT result declaration is expected on time as the MBA admission in most of the MBA colleges accepting CMAT remains open in the month of February. 

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CMAT Result trends
CMAT result declaration trends during previous years reflect that CMAT 2021 result will be on time as was in previous years CMAT result. CMAT suffered the maximum delay in releasing the result two years ago but afterwards it got on track. A short glimpse below will clarify the point:

CMAT exam year
CMAT exam date
CMAT Result date
CMAT 2021
March 31, 2021
April 10, 2021 (Expected)
CMAT 2020
January 28, 2020
February 4, 2020
CMAT 2019
January 28, 2019
February 5, 2019
CMAT 2018
January 20, 2018
February 15, 2018
CMAT 2017
January 28, 2017
February 8, 2017
CMAT 2016
January 17, 2016
January 21, 2016

The participating institutes of CMAT-2021 are the institutions offering AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes and will be accepting the CMAT Score. Candidates must apply separately to the desired CMAT-2021 participating institutes with the CMAT Score 2021. Then, each participating institute will release their respective cut – off CMAT Score which candidates should meet to get qualified for admission to that particular institute. 

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