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CMAT 2025: Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility

CMAT 2025CMAT 2025 will be organized by NTA (National Testing Agency) at national level. CMAT known as Common Management Admission Test conducted for admission in management courses. AICTE – Approved Institutions, University Departments, Constituent Colleges & Affiliated Colleges will accept the CMAT 2025 scores for providing admission. CMAT exam will be conducted through computer based mode. Suitable candidates will be selected for admission in PG management courses like MBA, PGDM etc. Here we have provided details about CMAT 2025 exam including exam date, application form, eligibility, preparation tips, syllabus etc.

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CMAT 2025 Overview

Name of ExamCMAT (Common Management Admission Test)
Conducting AuthorityNTA (National Testing Agency)
Mode of ExamOnline mode
CoursesPG management courses
Exam FrequencyOnce in a year
Exam CategoryNational Level
Exam DateMay 2025
Duration of Exam180 Minutes
Application ModeOnline only

CMAT 2025 Exam Dates

Here we have given the tentative CMAT exam dates 2025:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form released2nd week of March 2025
Last date to submit online application form3rd week of April 2025
Application correction window4th week of April 2025
Exam city slip releaseMay 2025
Availability of Admit CardMay 2025
CMAT Exam date3rd week of May 2025
Answer key available3rd week of May 2025
Answer key objection windowMay 2025
Final answer key releaseJune 2025
Result DeclarationJune 2025

CMAT 2025 Application Form

Before filling the application, students can check the instructions given below:

  • CMAT 2025 registration will be started from second week of March 2025.
  • Incomplete application form by candidates will lead to rejection.
  • Only online mode will be available to fill the application.
  • Scanned passport size photograph, signature & PwD certificate (if applicable) will be required to upload in the application form.
  • Authority will also provide the CMAT correction facility from fourth week of April 2025.
  • The last date to apply for CMAT exam will be till third week of April 2025.
  • Do not forget to take printout of the application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • CMAT application fee payment will be done through online mode.
  • SBI or HDFC Bank Gateway through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI can be used for online fee payment.
  • Once paid, the application fee will not be refunded or carried forward under any circumstances.
  • The category wise application fee is mentioned below:
CategoryMaleFemale
General candidatesRs. 2000/-Rs. 1000/-
General-EWS/ SC/ ST/ OBCRs. 1000/-Rs. 1000/-
TransgenderRs. 1000/-

How to Apply for CMAT 2025

  • Step-1: Visit the website of CMAT 2025 (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Register online using your Email ID & phone number.
  • Step-3: Fill details in the application form and note down the system generated application number.
  • Step-4: Upload the scanned documents in prescribed format.
  • Step-5: Pay the application fee using online payment gateway.
  • Step-6: A confirmation page will be generated and make sure to take printout of it.

CMAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should check their eligibility criteria given below whether they are eligible for exam or not:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be a citizen of India to apply for CMAT.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit prescribed by the authority.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed a bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university or colleges.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates should also check the eligibility criteria prescribed by their respective university for admission.

CMAT 2025 Exam Pattern

Candidates preparing for the exam can check here CMAT exam pattern 2025:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be regulated through computer based mode.
  • Language: The language of the exam will be English only.
  • Duration: The duration of exam will be total 180 minutes.
  • Sections: CMAT exam is divided into various sections such as Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, General Awareness, Language Comprehension etc.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will get four marks and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Section wise Question Weightage:

SectionNo. of QuestionMaximum Marks
Logical Reasoning2080
General Awareness2080
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation2080
Language Comprehension2080
Innovation & Entrepreneurship2080
Total100400

CMAT 2025 Syllabus

CMAT syllabus 2025 will be prescribed by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). It will be released through online mode in the PDF format. Candidates may download the syllabus by visiting the website.

Candidates should prepare for the exam as per the officially prescribed syllabus only. The questions will be asked from Logical Reasoning, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, General Awareness, Language Comprehension, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation etc.

CMAT 2025 Preparation Tips

Below we have provided some beneficial CMAT preparation tips 2025 to score good rank in the exam:

  • Go through the official exam pattern & syllabus and try to cover all topics.
  • Make a time table and divide time for each section.
  • Make short notes on the difficult topics and revise them on daily basis.
  • Practice mock test and solve previous years question papers.
  • Do meditation & yoga and stay stress free.
  • Take a proper sleep of six to seven hours and maintain your health.

CMAT 2025 Exam Centers

Port Blair, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Patna, Chandigarh, Raipur, Delhi, Panaji, Ahmedabad, Faridabad, Shimla, Jammu, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Leh, Kavaratti, Gwalior, Mumbai, Pune, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, Sambalpur, Puducherry, Amritsar, Jaipur etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Yes, with good preparation strategy you can crack this exam.

Answer: CMAT exam will be held only one time in a year.

Answer: The application form will be started from the month of March 2025.

Answer: Yes, the exam conducted every year and any official details regarding CMAT 2025 exam has not been announced yet.

Answer: Candidates can check the syllabus from above given section.

Answer: The application form will be submitted till the third week of April 2025.

Answer: Candidates with bachelor degree in any stream are eligible to apply.

Answer: The exam will be conducted in the month of May 2025.

CMAT 2025 Advance Exam City Slip

Before releasing the admit card, NTA will release the CMAT exam city slip 2025. It will be available before one week of the releasing of admit card. Candidates will be able to download the city slip through online mode.

The exam city slip will be issued in the month of May 2025. Candidates have to enter their login details to download the slip. City allotted to the candidates for their exam will be mentioned in the slip.

CMAT 2025 Admit Card

Downloading of CMAT admit card 2025 will be started from the month of May 2025. Candidates name, roll number, exam center, date & time and other exam instructions will be indicated in the admit card. Hall ticket will be available via online mode only.

Admit card along with the duly filled declaration will be necessary in the exam center. If candidates are not able to download their admit card than they should contact the help desk immediately. No offline mode will be provided to get the admit card.

CMAT 2025 Answer Key

The answer key of CMAT 2025 will be published after completing the entrance examination. It will be released through online mode on the website. Appeared candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores with the help of answer key. It will consist with all the correct answers of the asked questions in the exam.

NTA will also provide the challenge facility through online mode. In case of any mistake in the key, candidates will raise an objection against the answer key.  Candidates will have to fill a online form with Rs. 1000/- per questions as an objection fee. After analyzing all the raised objection, the final answer key will be published by the authority.

CMAT 2025 Result

CMAT 2025 result will be released by the authority through online mode only. It will be announced in the last week of May 2025. Those appeared candidates in the entrance examination will be eligible to download the result. An All India Merit list of the candidates will also be published on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in exam.

The merit list will include details such as names, roll number, score, and percentile of each section. Candidates will also be able to download the scorecard from the website. The CMAT 2025 scorecard will be considered for admission to the academic year, which will be taken into consideration by different AICTE- Approved colleges/ Institutions and universities.

CMAT 2025 Cut Off

Through online mode, the CMAT 2025 cut off will be released by the authority on the website. It will be released separately by each participating colleges after releasing the result. A separate cut off will be released as per the category of the candidates. Each participating institutes conducts its own selection procedure to offer admission after the release of cut off.

There will be various parts includes in CMAT 2025 selection procedure such as Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI), and Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds. ON the basis of selection procedure, the final admission list will be prepared by the authority.

CMAT 2025 Counselling

CMAT 2025 counselling procedure will be organized after the declaration of merit list through online mode. National Testing Agency (NTA) will not organize a centralized counselling for CMAT 2025. A merit list will be prepared by the authority on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the exam.

Different participating institutes and universities will organize a counselling procedure based on the scorecard of CMAT 2025. During counselling procedure, candidates will have to carry the original documents for verification procedure. On the basis of the scores of CMAT 2025, filled choices, & availability of seats, the seats will be allotted to the qualified candidates.

Documents Required During Counselling:

  • Class 10th & 12th mark sheet and certificate
  • Graduation mark sheet and certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Valid ID proof
  • Address Proof
  • CMAT 2025 Admit Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • CMAT 2025 Scorecard

Participating Institutes of CMAT 2025

Candidates can check the given section to know the participating institutes of CMAT 2025:

  • Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  • Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore
  • Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Sona School of Management, Salem
  • KL University Business School, Guntur
  • MIT School of Business, Pune
  • Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior
  • Doon Business School, Dehradun
  • Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
  • Acharya School of Management, Bangalore
  • Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi
  • National Educational Trust’s MET Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • VIT Business School, Vellore

In case of any query related to CMAT 2025 Exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.

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