CMAT 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

CMAT 2024: It is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted once a year to offer admission into various management programs. The exam is conducted by the NTA and earlier it was conducted by the authority of AICTE. CMAT is a national-level entrance examination conducted by NTA for admission into various management courses. Admission will be provided to the students into various management institutions in India on the basis of their CMAT Scores. Over 1000 educational participating institutions offer admission through CMAT score. Those candidates who want to be eligible for admission will have to qualify for the respective cut off which will be released by each participating institution. Apart from this, students are also required to clear the GD & PI round which will be organized by the respective institution.

CMAT 2024 Exam Dates

Events Dates
Online registration start date 3rd week of December 2023
Last date to apply online 1st week of March 2024
Online correction date 1st week of March 2024
Admit card release date 3rd week of March 2024
Entrance exam date last week of March 2024
Provisional answer key 1st week of April 2024
Final answer key 2nd week of April 2024
Result declaration 2nd week of April 2024
Scorecard release date 3rd week of April 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation in any discipline from any recognized university is required.
  • Candidates who are appearing in their final year of graduation are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit to apply for this exam.

CMAT 2024 Application Form

The application forms will be available online on the official website of NTA. Candidates need to make sure to submit the application form before the last date of submission. The application process is completed in three steps:

  • Filling up the application form with basic credentials.
  • Providing all the personal, professional, and academic details (if any).
  • Lastly payment of application fee through various modes such as credit card, debit card, internet banking, etc.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General candidates Boys- Rs. 1600/- Girls- Rs. 1000/-
EWS/OBC candidates Boys- Rs. 1000/- Girls- Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PWD Boys- Rs.800/- Girls- Rs.700/-
Transgender Rs.700/-

Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam The exam will be conducted through online mode (Computer Based Test)
Exam Pattern There will be 100 questions which are divided into 4 sections with 25 questions each.
Negative Marking Deduction of 1 mark for each wrong answer.
Duration 3 hours
Syllabus Language Comprehension, Quantitative Techniques, and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness.
Marks and Medium The exam will be conducted in the English language and the maximum marks are 400.

CMAT 2024 Result

After the release of the final answer key, the National Testing Agency releases the result. To prepare the result, the actual marks obtained by the candidate in the exam are considered. The scorecard can be easily downloaded by the students through online mode by visiting the official website. No offline mode of result or scorecard declaration will be there.

CMAT 2024 Answer Key

Provisional as well as final answer key of CMAT is released by NTA on its official website. Through the CMAT Answer key, candidates can easily calculate or evaluate the score of the exam based on their answers in the examination. Candidates will also be provided with a choice to challenge the released provisional answer key. For challenging the answer key, they are required to pay the fee (non-refundable) of Rs.1000 per question. The fee can be paid through debit, credit card, or net banking. The final answer key has been released after it on the official website.

CMAT 2024 Counselling

The authority will not conduct any common admission procedure for counseling. The candidates, who will qualify for the entrance test, will have to participate in the selection procedure which will be separately organized by the CMAT participating institutions. The admission criteria will be different for every institution.

The participating institutions will also conduct GD and PI rounds after the entrance examination for the final selection of the candidates. Only those students can take part in GD and PI rounds, who successfully qualify for the entrance examination. After GD and PI round is held, the students will be invited by the authority for the document verification procedure. Students must be ready with their original copies of all the documents and certificates. Students must stay updated and check the official website of the participating institutions from time to time to get all the updates.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: Who will conduct CMAT?

Ans. It will be conducted by the NTA- National Testing Agency.

Question: Where will the online application forms be released?

Ans. Applicants can fill the form on the official website of NTA.

Question: When will the CMAT result be declared?

Ans. In the 1st week of April 2024.

Question: What are the exam stages of CMAT?

Ans. It is conducted under 3 stages i.e. Entrance examination, Group Discussion Round, and Personal Interview Round.

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