CMAT 2020: Application, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

CMAT 2020The common management admission test (CMAT 2020) will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a national level entrance exam which is conducted for those who wants to take admission in management programs. CMAT score is considered by various management institutions located in India. Through CMAT, candidates can get admission in PGDM, MBA, PGCM & Executive PGDM programmes. Read this article for complete information regarding CMAT 2020 exam including dates, application form, exam pattern, admit card, result, etc.

CMAT 2020 Exam Dates

The aspirants can check here tentative examination schedule for CMAT 2020. Check the schedule and start your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
Online Registration1st week o November 2019
Image Correction1st week of December 2019
Last Date for Online Registration2nd week of December 2019
Admit Card Availability1st week of January 2020
Date of ExamLast week of January
Result Announcement1st week of February
Score card availability2nd week of February

CMAT 2020 Application Form

The eligible candidate can apply online for CMAT 2020. The applicants have to go through the few steps in order to submit the application form.

  • Candidate can submit CMAT 2019 application form through online mode
  • The registration will be started from first week of November 2019.
  • The applicant can register till second week of December 2019.
  • With the valid email address candidate will have to register themselves to fill the further application form.
  • Applicants have to enter correct details on the application form such as contact information, personal, educational details, email ID and exam center choices.
  • No change in the category will be entertained after the last date of CMAT application form and no subsequent changes will be effective for CMAT Score 2020.
  • Applicants have to upload the required documents along with the application form.
  • Do not forget to take printout of application form for future reference.

Application fee:

Applicants have to make the payment of application fee through online mode by using credit card/ debit card/ net banking or via E-Challan. It can also be submitted through Cash Payment in SBI MOPS. The fee details are mentioned in below table:

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC CandidatesRs. 1400/-
Female/ST/SC/PWDRs. 700/-
Check Here – How to Fill CMAT Application Form

CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate can check eligibility criteria for CMAT 2020 below:

  • Nationality: The applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • Age limit: No age limit for appearing in CMAT exam.
  • Academic qualification: Candidate having a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institute can apply.
  • Appearing: Those who are appearing in final semester of the qualifying exam can also apply but they must qualify the exam and satisfy other admission conditions.

CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Here candidate can check some of important information regarding CMAT exam pattern:

  • Mode of Exam: The examination will be organized in online (computer based) mode.
  • Type of Questions: There will be objective type questions asked in the exam.
  • Duration of Exam: Time duration for exam will be 3 hours.
  • Total Marks: The exam will be of 400 marks.
  • Language of paper: The exam will be asked in English language
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
Quantitative techniques and data interpretation25100
Logical reasoning25100
Language comprehension25100
General awareness25100
Total 100400

CMAT 2020 Syllabus

There are some important topics for the CMAT Syllabus are given below-

  • Language Comprehension: Reading Passage, Synonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary, Sentence Correction etc.
  • Logical Reasoning: Number and Letter series, Binary Logics, Venn diagram, Puzzles, Syllogisms, Blood relations, Seating arrangements etc.
  • Quantitate Techniques: Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportions, Profit and Loss etc.
  • General Awareness: India and the world, Current Affairs, Awards, History, Polity and Science, etc.

Preparation Tips

Here are some preparation tips given below for the preparation of CMAT 2020 examination.

  • Always know the complete syllabus given by the official authority for the examination.
  • Make proper study schedule and follow it regularly.
  • Do not skip any important topic of the syllabus.
  • Always aware with the exam pattern and the syllabus.
  • Keep yourself healthy for the exam

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: CMAT 2020 last date for online registration will be the second week of December 2019.
Answer: Yes, you can submit the application fee in offline mode via e-Challan or cash.
Answer: The documents you need to upload are your scanned signature, passport size photograph and thumb impression, and class 10th & 12th mark sheets.
Answer: No, you cannot apply for the CMAT 2020 examination.
Answer: No, there are no age restrictions for taking CMAT 2020 exam.
Answer: Time duration for CMAT 2020 exam will be 180 minutes.
Answer: CMAT 2020 is a computer based test. In 2020 it will be conducted in the last week of January 2020.

CMAT 2020 Admit Card

The applicant can download the CMAT admit card through online mode. It is expected that authority will release the admit card probably in the month of January 2020.

The admit card will contain the information like date of exam, venue of the test, candidate’s name, etc. Candidate must bring a printout of the admit card, photo identification card, original and attested photocopy of cast certificate at the exam centre.

CMAT 2020 Answer Key

National testing agency will release the answer key through online mode. Answer key will be released by the authority after few days of the written test. The candidate has to download the answer key as per the exam code they have taken.

In case of any discrepancy in the answer key, candidates can write an official letter to the exam conducting authority. After reviewing the objections from the candidates the final answer key will be released.

CMAT 2020 Result

The candidate can obtain the score card by entering roll number and date of birth. The score card will be available probably in the month of February 2020. The CMAT result will not be available through any other mode except online.

CMAT score card will be valid for current academic session only. CMAT score card would not be taken into consideration for the next academic session. Keep the printout of the score card till the final admission.

CMAT 2020 Counselling

The CMAT 2020 counseling process will be conduct by the each participating institution individually. The applicants have to register themselves on the particular institution website for taking part in their admission procedure. Applicants have to fill their preference of college and course at the time of counselling.

In the counselling round candidates have to submit their original documents to the admitting authority. They also might to submit counselling fees as well at the time of taking admission.

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  1. Safoora says:

    Can i register now for cmat exam or i have to wait till 1st weak of november 2019

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