CMAT 2021 Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Preparation, Cut Off, Colleges
CMAT 2021 exam registration will begin in November. Read all about CMAT exam ncluding dates, fees, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, preparation, admit card, result and cut off.
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Common Management Admission Test or CMAT 2021 will be held in the last week of January. Conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), CMAT 2021 will be held at 245 exam centres in 104 cities across India. The exam will be conducted in online mode and the question paper will comprise four sections – Quantitative Techniques & Data, Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. CMAT 2021 registrations will being in November. The application fee is Rs 1,600 for male candidates and Rs 1,000 for female candidates.
CMAT score is accepted by the over 1000 B-schools for admission to MBA/PGDM courses. The exam tests the aspirants’ verbal, analytical and logical reasoning abilities. In this article, you will read all about CMAT 2021 exam dates, registrations, fees, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result and preparation.
CMAT 2021 Dates
CMAT exam is conducted in the last week of January, every year. CMAT 2020 was held on January 28. In 2021, it is expected to be held around the same time.
|CMAT 2021 Events||CMAT 2021 Dates|
|CMAT 2021 registration process begins||First week of November, 2020|
|Registration process ends||Second week of December, 2020|
|Admit card download||Third week of December, 2020|
|CMAT 2021 exam||Third week of January, 2021|
|Answer key release||Fourth week of January, 2021|
|CMAT 2021 result declaration||First week of February, 2021|
CMAT Eligibility Criteria
Minimum qualification required to appear for CMAT exam is Graduation. Check CMAT eligibility criteria below.
- Graduation in any discipline or equivalent from a recognized university.
- Final year Graduation students are also eligible to apply for the exam
- There is no minimum aggregate cut off to apply.
- There is no age limit to apply for CMAT
CMAT 2021 Registration
CMAT registration is an online process conducted for about a month on the official website of the NTA. Given below is the process of CMAT 2021 registration and filling up of application form.
Step 1: Register online with name, date of birth, city, mobile number and email OD
Step 2: Fill the CMAT application form with personal and academic details and choice of test city
Step 3: Upload scanned image and signature in prescribed dimension
Step 4: Pay CMAT registration fees through debit card, credit card, online banking or mobile wallets
CMAT registration fee is different for different category students. Check below, category-wise CMAT fees.
|General / EWS/OBC-NCL (Male)||Rs 1,600|
|General / EWS/OBC-NCL (Female)||Rs 1,000|
|SC, ST, PWD (Female)||Rs 700|
|SC, ST, PWD (Male)||Rs 800|
CMAT Exam Pattern 2021
CMAT is an online exam conducted for three hours. The question paper is divided into four sections with 25 questions each. For each right question, four marks will be awarded and for each wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
CMAT Syllabus 2021
CMAT syllabus is prescribed by the NTA and is in line with other MBA entrance exams. Given below are important topics covered under CMAT syllabus.
|Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation||Geometry, Algebra, trigonometry, Time-Speed-Distance, Allegation & Mixtures, Graph, Quadratic and Linear Equations, etc.|
|Logical Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangements, Number Series, Matrix Arrangements, Blood Relationship Tests, etc.|
|Language Comprehension||Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English Usage Errors, Para-jumbles, etc.|
|General Awareness||Economy, Business, World, Politics, Sports, Culture, Society|
CMAT 2021 Admit Card
CMAT 2021 admit card can be downloaded from the official website from the scheduled date. CMAT admit cards will be available in online mode only and can be downloaded until the exam day. Given below are the steps to download CMAT 2021 admit card.
- Log on to the official website of NTA-CMAT
- Click on ‘download admit card’
- Enter application ID and password or date of birth
- Click on ‘admit card’ tab to download
- Save CMAT admit card on desktop or take a print out
CMAT 2021 Result
CMAT 2021 result will be announced in the first week of February. The scorecards will be available for download on the official website. Check the steps below to download CMAT result 2021.
- Log on to NTA-CMAT official website
- Click on ‘View CMAT 2020 scorecard‘ tab
- Enter your CMAT 2021 application number and password or date of birth
- Download CMAT scorecard and save it on your desktop
Along with CMAT result an all India merit list will be released, containing names of CMAT test takers and their sectional as well as overall scores. Before the result, NTA will release CMAT question paper and answer keys, for candidates to know how they fared in the exam.
CMAT Cut Offs
CMAT cut offs are determined by participating colleges individually as per their selection criteria. Listed below are cut off percentiles of top colleges accepting CMAT score.
|Colleges Accepting CMAT score||Expected CMAT Cut Off Percentiles|
|Goa Institute of Management||95-99|
|KJ Somaiya Institute of Management||95-99|
|Great Lakes Institute of Management||95-99|
|University of Pune, Dept of Management Sciences||95-99|
|Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai||85|
|Welingkar Institute of Management, Bangalore||80|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management||85|
|NL Dalmiya Institute of Management||85|
|ITM, Navi Mumbai||80|
|Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida||85|
CMAT Exam Preparation
CMAT preparation requires single-minded focus and dedicated effort. To make a CMAT exam preparation plan, the candidates must thoroughly know the exam pattern and syllabus. Given below are some of the most read CMAT preparation articles on CollegeKampus.