CMAT 2021: Application (Till 31st Jan), Exam Date (Out), Eligibility, Pattern

IIFT 2020 Admit CardCMAT 2021 Application Form has been extended till 31st January 2021. Exam will be conducted on 22nd/ 27th February 2021 through online mode. The entrance test of CMAT is every year organized by NTA. It is a national level entrance test conducted for admission into various management courses. Students are provided admission into various management institutions situated in the country on the basis of CMAT Scores. Over 1000 participating institutions can accept admission through CMAT score. To be eligible for admission, candidates are required to qualify the respective cut off which will be released by each participating institutions. Also, students are required to clear the GD & PI round which will be organized by the respective institution. In this article, we have provided complete details related to CMAT 2021 application, dates, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Exam Pattern

  Eligibility Syllabus FAQs

CMAT 2021 Notifications – Registration Extended

newiconCMAT 2021 Application form has been extended till 31st January 2021. Check here for application details.

newiconCMAT 2021 Exam Date has been announced. It will be conducted on 22nd/ 27th February 2021.  Check here for exam dates details.

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CMAT 2021 Exam Dates

Check CMAT Exam dates for various events like application, admit card, exam, result, etc. in the below given table:

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of online registration23rd December 2020
Last date to register30th January 2021
Last date of fee payment online31st January 2021
Online Correction in the particulars1st to 2nd February 2021
Availability of Admit CardJanuary/ February 2021
CMAT 2021 Exam22nd/ 27th February 2021
Declaration of resultMarch 2021
Availability of scorecardMarch/ April 2021

CMAT 2021 Application Form

Know CMAT 2021 Application Form details in the below given section:

  • The application process of CMAT 2021 has been started from 23rd December 2020 through online mode.
  • To fill the application form, students have to first register themselves by entering their valid email id, phone number, name and other details.
  • After registration, students get their login details through which students can login in future. Students are advised to keep their login id safely.
  • All the details entered while registration and filling up of application must be filled correctly. Authority will also provide correction facility from 1st to 2nd February 2021.
  • The steps in the application process includes – Online Registration, filling up of application, uploading of images (photograph & signature), application fee payment & printing of application and confirmation page.
  • While uploading of documents, students must take care to upload the images as per the specified format and size.

Application Fee:

Payment Mode: The fee payment of CMAT will be done through online mode using debit/ credit card / net banking /PayTM/ UPI/ CANARA/ ICI Bank (upto 11:50 p.m. up to bank hours).

The application fee of CMAT is discussed below:

CategoryApplication Fee (in Rs.)
For BoysFor Girls
General candidates20001000
General – EWS/ OBC- NCL/ SC/ ST/ PWD candidates10001000
Check Here – How to Fill CMAT Application Form

CMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students can check below the CMAT Eligibility criteria:


  • The applying candidate must be an Indian Citizen.

Age Criteria:

  • There is no age limit for appearing in the CMAT 2021.


  • Candidates having Bachelors degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for CMAT. Also students who are appearing in the final year of their degree and whose result will be declared before the start of admission session of 2021-2022 will be eligible for CMAT 2021.

CMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Students can know complete details of CMAT Exam pattern in the below given section:

  • Exam mode: CMAT 2021 will be conducted in online (computer based) mode.
  • Paper Duration: Time duration of the paper will be of 3 hours.
  • Type of questions: Objective type of questions will be present in the paper.
  • Total Marks: Paper will be of total 400 marks.
  • Medium Language: The paper will be available in English language.
  • Marking Pattern: 4 marks will be given for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer, 1 mark will deducted.

Students can check the distribution of questions and marks in the below given table:

TopicsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
General Awareness25100
Logical Reasoning25100
Language Comprehension25100

CMAT 2021 Syllabus

CMAT Syllabus is discussed below:

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

CMAT 2021 Preparation Tips

Students can check below CMAT Preparation Tips for good preparation of exam:

  • Go through the syllabus and pattern details recommended for CMAT.
  • Take mock test and analyze the exam preparation.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers for good practice.
  • Make a study routine and follow it regularly.
  • Make notes of important points and go through these notes regularly.
  • Revision is essential so students must revise the notes prepared by them on a regular basis.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: CMAT 2021 Application has been started from 23rd December 2020.

Answer: CMAT 2021 exam will be organized in online mode on 22nd/ 27th February 2021.

Answer: Yes, authority will also provide correction facility from 1st to 2nd February 2021.

Answer: The application fee payment can be made through online mode using debit/ credit card / net banking /PayTM/ UPI.

Answer: No, there is no age limit prescribed for appearing in CMAT.

Answer: Yes, you can apply provided your result should be declared before the start of admission session of 2021-2022.

Answer: No, NRI or foreign nationals are not eligible to apply for CMAT.

Answer: As per the marking scheme, 4 marks will be given for each correct answer. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

CMAT 2021 Admit Card

The admit card of CMAT 2021 will be uploaded on the website after the successful completion of application process. Students will be able to download CMAT admit card by entering their login details. It will be released in February 2021.

On the exam day, only the students who will bring printed copy of admit card, one passport size photograph, one photo id proof and PWD certificate (if applicable) will be allowed entry in the exam hall. The reporting time at the exam centre, exam centre/city, exam time, exam instructions and other details will be mentioned in the admit card.

CMAT 2021 Answer Key

NTA will release provisional as well as final answer key of CMAT 2021 on the website. It will be released in the month of February/ March 2021. Through CMAT Answer key, it will be possible for the candidates to calculate probable score of the exam.

Also, candidates will be able to challenge the released provisional answer key. For challenging the answer key, students will be required to pay processing fee (non-refundable) of Rs.1000 for per question. It can be paid through debit/credit card/ net banking method. The final answer key will be displayed after it on the website.

CMAT 2021 Result

After the final answer key will be displayed NTA will release the CMAT result which will be compiled based on the key. For the preparation of the result, the actual marks obtained by the candidate will be considered. The result will be declared in March 2021.

Students will be able to download the scorecard of CMAT by online mode through the website. No scorecards will be dispatched to the candidates through offline mode.

CMAT 2021 Counselling

For CMAT Counselling there will be no common admission procedure conducted by the authority. The qualified candidates will be required to participate in the selection procedure separately organized by the participating institutions. The admission criteria will vary for various institutions.

The participating institutions will organize GD and PI round for the selection of the candidates. Students will be required to stay connected with the preferred institute to keep a check on the admission schedule announced for admission. After the GD and PI rounds, the qualified candidates will be finally selected for their document verification round. Students must be ready with their complete documents/ certificates.

If you have any other query related to CMAT 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 17 Comments
  1. Aarushi says:

    cMAT registration start or not

  2. Harsh Dwivedi says:

    Whenever registration start for cmat

  3. priya says:

    Is their any sectional cutoff for CMAT exam and

  4. prly shrma says:

    when will the registration start for cmat 2021?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far official didn’t have announce any specific dates for commencement of registration however you can expect the registration in the month of December 2020.

  5. Balasankar says:

    When does the registration starts for CMAT 2021?

  6. Siddarth says:

    Cmat 2021 has been delayed ? Right …mba universe has mentioned it ..exam date is on 27/28 Feb 2021

  7. Gangish says:

    Has cmat 2021 registration started??or i m late?

  8. Megha pandya says:

    Has CMAT 2021 registration started?

  9. sangita says:

    has CMAT 2021 registration started

  10. preethi gandhi.A says:

    CMAT 2021 Exam applying website is Not shown…So please say how to apply..

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