CMAT Exam Date 2024: Registration, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and more [Check Here]

Author : Akanksha

Updated On : March 30, 2024

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Overview: The CMAT exam date 2024 is scheduled to be conducted by the NTA in the month of May. CMAT exam date registration has begun from March 29, 2024. Let's check all the important updates around the CMAT exam for 2024 in this blog!

Table of Content:

  1. What is CMAT Exam
  2. CMAT Exam Date and Schedule [Latest Updates]
  3. CMAT Exam Highlights
  4. Admission Process via CMAT Exam
  5. CMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria
  6. CMAT Exam Pattern
  7. CMAT Exam Syllabus
  8. CMAT Exam Registration Process
  9. CMAT Exam Fee
  10. CMAT Exam Cities/Centers 2024
  11. CMAT 2024 Results
  12. CMAT Exam Cut-off 2024
  13. CMAT Exam 2024 Admit Card
  14. CMAT Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

What is the CMAT exam?

  • The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a National Level exam for admission to management programs in India.
  • The CMAT exam facilitates AICTE-affiliated/ participating institutions' selection of eligible graduate candidates for admission to management courses in such institutions.
  • Until 2018, the test was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Since 2019, NTA has been conducting the CMAT exam.
  • The CMAT exam is a 3-hour computer-based test that evaluates the candidate's ability across various sections, such as Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness.

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CMAT Exam Date and Schedule [Lates Updates]

CMAT Exam 2024 Events CMAT Exam Date 2024
CMAT Exam Date 2024 registration starts 29 March 2024 
CMAT Exam Date Registration ends 18 April 2024 (upto 11:50 P.M.)
CMAT Exam Date Correction Window 19 April 2024 to 21 April 2024
CMAT Exam Date City Allotment Intimation To be announced later on website
CMAT Admit Card 2024 Download To be announced later on website
CMAT exam Date 2024  In the month of May 2024
CMAT exam duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
CMAT 2024 answer key release and challenge One week after the exam
CMAT Exam Language Mode English
CMAT 2024 result declaration Last week of May 2024

CMAT Exam 2024 Highlights

CAT Exam Particulars CAT Exam 2024 Details
CMAT Full Form Common Management Aptitude Test (CAT)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA) [was conducted by AICTE till 2019]
Exam Level National Level Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of Exam

Conducted in CBT (Computer Based Test) mode

CMAT Exam Date 2024

First or second week of May 2024 (to be announced through official website)

CMAT Exam Duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
CMAT Exam Timings To be notified on the official website
CMAT Exam Fees
  • UR Male- Rs. 2000
  • UR Female- Rs. 1000
  • Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Male- Rs. 1000
  • Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Female- Rs. 1000
  • Third gender- Rs. 1000
Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT exam 2024
Exam Purpose Admission to all AICTE - Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges
Courses Offered MBA/ PGDM/ MMS Programs
CMAT pattern
  1. Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  2. Logical Reasoning
  3. Language Comprehension
  4. General Awareness
  5. Innovation & Entrepreneurship
No. of test cities Over 110 
CMAT exam website cmat.nta.nic.in 
Exam helpdesk no.
  • Email- dgmcs.cc@sbi.co.in
  • Contact Number- 18004253800

Read More: Benefits of CAT Exam for Pursuing MBA

Admission Process Through CMAT Exam 2024

Candidates are advised to read the details of the admission process of each Participating Institute of CMAT exam 2024 on their respective websites.

CMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor‟s Degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor‟s Degree, whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2024-25, can also apply for CMAT exam 2024.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT exam 2024.

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CMAT Exam Pattern 2024

Type of questions No. of questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20 80
Logical Reasoning 20 80
Language Comprehension 20 80
General Awareness 20 80
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 20 80
Total 100 400

Marking Scheme of CMAT Exam 2024

  • Each question carries 4 marks.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 4 marks.
  • For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Unanswered/un-attempted will be given no marks.
  • To answer a question, the candidate must choose the correct option.
  • However, after the Challenges of the Answer Key process, in case there are multiple correct options or changes in the key, only candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.
  • In case a Question is dropped due to a technical error, all candidates shall be given full marks, irrespective of whether they have attempted it or not.

Medium of CMAT exam 2024

The medium of the Question Paper shall be in English only.

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CMAT Exam Syllabus 2024

CMAT exam Syllabus for Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Fraction and Decimals
  • Work and Time
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • In-equations
  • Allegation & Mixtures
  • Partnership
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Number Systems
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph
  • Probability
  • Graph
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

CMAT exam Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

  • Linear Arrangements
  • Analogy Test
  • Symbol Based Problems
  • Statements Arguments
  • Blood Relationship Tests
  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effects
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Statements Assumptions
  • Inferences
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Ranking Tests
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Sequencing

CMAT exam Syllabus for Language Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension
  • One-word Substitution
  • Jumbled Para
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Correction
  • English Grammar
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • English Usage Errors
  • Synonyms and Antonyms

CMAT exam Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Current Affairs of National and International
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • Literature
  • History
  • Sports News
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Trade Awareness
  • Personalities in News

CMAT exam Syllabus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Understanding Innovation and Business Concept
  • Exploring the Life Cycle of Innovation
  • The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship and Startups
  • Fostering Entrepreneurial Development
  • Strategies for Launching a New Venture
  • Differentiating Types of Startups
  •  The Impact of Government Policies on Entrepreneurship

CMAT Exam Registration Process

  1. Register online with your email and mobile number via cmat.nta.nic.in
  2. Complete the application form and note your application number. Upload:
    • A recent photo (10Kb-200Kb), color or B&W, with 80% of your face visible (ears included) against a white background.
    • Your signature (4Kb-30Kb).
    • PwD certificate (50Kb-300Kb), if applicable.
  3. Pay the fee via SBI/HDFC, using Net Banking, Debit/Credit Card, or UPI, and save the payment proof.
  4. After payment, download, save, and print the confirmation page for your records.
  5. These steps can be completed all at once or separately. Your application is deemed successful only after the fee transaction is confirmed.

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CMAT Exam Registration Fee [Category-wise]

Fee payable for CMAT – 2024
(through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-Banking/UPI)
General (UR) Male- ₹ 2000/- Female- ₹ 1000/-
Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Male- ₹ 1000/- Female- ₹ 1000/-
Third gender ₹ 1000/-
*Applicable service/processing charges & GST over and above the Examination fee, are to be paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank/ Payment Gateway Integrator.

CMAT Exam Centers 2024

Once the CMAT exam date for 2024 is released, following will be the cites where CMAT exam 2024 will be conducted in an online mode:

Sr. No STATE CITY
1 ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR PORT BLAIR
2 ANDHRA PRADESH GUNTUR
3 ANDHRA PRADESH KURNOOL
4 ANDHRA PRADESH NELLORE
5 ANDHRA PRADESH RAJAHMUNDRY
6 ANDHRA PRADESH TIRUPATHI
7 ANDHRA PRADESH VIJAYAWADA
8 ANDHRA PRADESH VISAKHAPATNAM
9 ARUNACHAL PRADESH ITANAGAR/NAHARLAGUN
10 ASSAM DIBRUGARH
11 ASSAM GUWAHATI
12 BIHAR GAYA
13 BIHAR MUZAFFARPUR
14 BIHAR PATNA
15 BIHAR BEGUSARAI
16 CHANDIGARH/MOHALI CHANDIGARH/MOHALI
17 CHHATTISGARH BHILAI NAGAR/DURG
18 CHHATTISGARH RAIPUR
19 DELHI DELHI-NCR
20 GOA PANAJI
21 GUJARAT AHMEDABAD/GANDHINAGAR
22 GUJARAT ANAND
23 GUJARAT BHUJ
24 GUJARAT MEHSANA
25 GUJARAT RAJKOT
26 GUJARAT SURAT
27 GUJARAT VADODARA
28 GUJARAT VALSAD/VAPI
29 HARYANA FARIDABAD
30 HARYANA GURUGRAM
31 HARYANA KURUKSHETRA
32 HIMACHAL PRADESH BILASPUR (HIMACHAL PRADESH)
33 HIMACHAL PRADESH HAMIRPUR (HIMACHAL PRADESH)
34 HIMACHAL PRADESH SHIMLA
35 JAMMU AND KASHMIR JAMMU
36 JAMMU AND KASHMIR SRINAGAR
37 JHARKHAND DHANBAD
38 JHARKHAND JAMSHEDPUR
39 JHARKHAND RANCHI
40 KARNATAKA BELAGAVI(BELGAUM)
41 KARNATAKA BENGALURU
42 KARNATAKA DHARWAD/HUBBALLI(HUBLI)
43 KARNATAKA GULBARGA
44 KARNATAKA MANGALURU(MANGALORE)
45 KARNATAKA MYSURU(MYSORE)
46 KERALA ERNAKULAM
47 KERALA KOTTAYAM
48 KERALA KOZHIKODE
49 KERALA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
50 KERALA THRISSUR
51 LADAKH LEH
52 LAKSHWADEEP KAVARATTI
53 MADHYA PRADESH BHOPAL
54 MADHYA PRADESH GWALIOR
55 MADHYA PRADESH INDORE
56 MADHYA PRADESH JABALPUR
57 MADHYA PRADESH SAGAR
58 MAHARASHTRA AHEMEDNAGAR
59 MAHARASHTRA AMRAVATI
60 MAHARASHTRA AURANGABAD (MAHARASHTRA)
61 MAHARASHTRA JALGAON
62 MAHARASHTRA KOLHAPUR
63 MAHARASHTRA MUMBAI/NAVI MUMBAI
64 MAHARASHTRA NAGPUR
65 MAHARASHTRA NANDED
66 MAHARASHTRA NASHIK
67 MAHARASHTRA PUNE
68 MAHARASHTRA SOLAPUR
69 MAHARASHTRA THANE
70 MAHARASHTRA WARDHA
71 MANIPUR IMPHAL
72 MEGHALAYA SHILLONG
73 MIZORAM AIZAWL
74 NAGALAND DIMAPUR
75 NAGALAND KOHIMA
76 ODISHA BALASORE (BALESWAR)
77 ODISHA BERHAMPUR-GANJAM
78 ODISHA BHUBANESWAR
79 ODISHA JEYPORE / KORAPUT
80 ODISHA SAMBALPUR
81 PUDUCHERRY PUDUCHERRY
82 PUNJAB AMRITSAR
83 PUNJAB BHATINDA
84 PUNJAB LUDHIANA
85 PUNJAB PATIALA/ FATEHGARH SAHIB
86 RAJASTHAN JAIPUR
87 RAJASTHAN JODHPUR
88 RAJASTHAN KOTA
89 RAJASTHAN UDAIPUR
90 TAMIL NADU CHENNAI
91 TAMIL NADU COIMBATORE
92 TAMIL NADU MADURAI
93 TAMIL NADU TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
94 TELANGANA HYDERABAD
95 TELANGANA KARIMNAGAR
96 TELANGANA WARANGAL
97 TRIPURA AGARTALA
98 UTTAR PRADESH AGRA
99 UTTAR PRADESH ALLAHABAD/PRAYAGRAJ
100 UTTAR PRADESH BAREILLY
101 UTTAR PRADESH GORAKHPUR
102 UTTAR PRADESH KANPUR
103 UTTAR PRADESH LUCKNOW
104 UTTAR PRADESH MEERUT
105 UTTAR PRADESH VARANASI
106 UTTARAKHAND DEHRADUN
107 UTTARAKHAND HALDWANI
108 UTTARAKHAND ROORKEE
109 WEST BENGAL KOLKATA
110 WEST BENGAL SILIGURI

CMAT Exam Results 2024

  • Once the CMAT exam date is released and the exam is conducted, the result for CMAT exam 2024 will be available on the website cmat.nta.nic.in only.
  • CMAT exam result will be compiled based on Final Answer Keys.
  • No grievance with regard to Answer Key(s) after Declaration of Result of CMAT exam 2024 will be entertained. 
  • The raw marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the CMAT 2024 result.
  • No Score Card will be dispatched to the candidates.
  • There is no provision for rechecking/re-evaluation/re-totaling of the result/score.

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CMAT Exam Cut-off 2024

NTA does not participate in the admission counseling for Management Programs.

Follow these steps for admission using your CMAT result score 2024:

  • Apply individually to your chosen institutions that accept the CMAT score.
  • Wait for these institutions to announce their CMAT 2024vscore cut-offs.
  • Ensure your score meets or exceeds these cut-offs to qualify for admission.
  • Qualified candidates must then go through the institution's selection process, which may include a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • Your final selection will depend on how well you perform in both the GD and PI stages.

CMAT Exam Admit Card 2024

  • CMAT exam admit card for 2024 are provided provisionally, contingent upon meeting eligibility criteria.
  • Download your admit card from the NTA website and attend the exam at the specified center, date, and time as mentioned on it.
  • Entry to the exam center is strictly according to the schedule and location on your CMAT admit card.
  • If unable to download the CMAT admit card, contact the Help Line from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions listed on your CMAT admit card during the exam.
  • Report any discrepancies in your admit card details or photo/signature to the Help Line from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Attend the exam with the downloaded CMAT admit card; corrections will be addressed by NTA subsequently.

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CMAT Exam Preparation Tips

Following are some expert tips that could help you if you are preparing for CMAT exam 2024:

  • Leverage Past Papers: Enhance reasoning and problem-solving skills by practicing with previous years' CMAT question papers and online mock tests.
  • Leverage Experience: If you've taken any national-level MBA entrance exams, use that experience to your advantage, as the CMAT syllabus overlaps significantly with other exams.
  • Start Early: Begin your CMAT preparation at least six months in advance to ensure thorough coverage of all topics.
  • Practice with Mock Tests: Regular practice with mock tests helps simulate the actual exam environment. Analyze your performance to identify areas for improvement and adjust your study plan accordingly.
  • Strengthen Your Basics: Ensure you have a strong grasp of fundamental concepts, especially quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and language comprehension. If necessary, use textbooks, online resources, and tutorials.
  • Develop Reading Habits: For sections like Language Comprehension and Indian and Global Environment, regular reading of newspapers, journals, and magazines can significantly enhance your comprehension skills and general awareness.

Conclusion: With determination and the right strategies, you're well on your way to acing the CMAT exam and advancing your management career.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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CMAT Exam Date 2024: Registration, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and more [Check Here]

Author : Akanksha

March 30, 2024

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Overview: The CMAT exam date 2024 is scheduled to be conducted by the NTA in the month of May. CMAT exam date registration has begun from March 29, 2024. Let's check all the important updates around the CMAT exam for 2024 in this blog!

Table of Content:

  1. What is CMAT Exam
  2. CMAT Exam Date and Schedule [Latest Updates]
  3. CMAT Exam Highlights
  4. Admission Process via CMAT Exam
  5. CMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria
  6. CMAT Exam Pattern
  7. CMAT Exam Syllabus
  8. CMAT Exam Registration Process
  9. CMAT Exam Fee
  10. CMAT Exam Cities/Centers 2024
  11. CMAT 2024 Results
  12. CMAT Exam Cut-off 2024
  13. CMAT Exam 2024 Admit Card
  14. CMAT Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

What is the CMAT exam?

  • The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a National Level exam for admission to management programs in India.
  • The CMAT exam facilitates AICTE-affiliated/ participating institutions' selection of eligible graduate candidates for admission to management courses in such institutions.
  • Until 2018, the test was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Since 2019, NTA has been conducting the CMAT exam.
  • The CMAT exam is a 3-hour computer-based test that evaluates the candidate's ability across various sections, such as Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness.

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CMAT Exam Date and Schedule [Lates Updates]

CMAT Exam 2024 Events CMAT Exam Date 2024
CMAT Exam Date 2024 registration starts 29 March 2024 
CMAT Exam Date Registration ends 18 April 2024 (upto 11:50 P.M.)
CMAT Exam Date Correction Window 19 April 2024 to 21 April 2024
CMAT Exam Date City Allotment Intimation To be announced later on website
CMAT Admit Card 2024 Download To be announced later on website
CMAT exam Date 2024  In the month of May 2024
CMAT exam duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
CMAT 2024 answer key release and challenge One week after the exam
CMAT Exam Language Mode English
CMAT 2024 result declaration Last week of May 2024

CMAT Exam 2024 Highlights

CAT Exam Particulars CAT Exam 2024 Details
CMAT Full Form Common Management Aptitude Test (CAT)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA) [was conducted by AICTE till 2019]
Exam Level National Level Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of Exam

Conducted in CBT (Computer Based Test) mode

CMAT Exam Date 2024

First or second week of May 2024 (to be announced through official website)

CMAT Exam Duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
CMAT Exam Timings To be notified on the official website
CMAT Exam Fees
  • UR Male- Rs. 2000
  • UR Female- Rs. 1000
  • Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Male- Rs. 1000
  • Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Female- Rs. 1000
  • Third gender- Rs. 1000
Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT exam 2024
Exam Purpose Admission to all AICTE - Approved Institutions / University Departments / Constituent Colleges / Affiliated Colleges
Courses Offered MBA/ PGDM/ MMS Programs
CMAT pattern
  1. Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  2. Logical Reasoning
  3. Language Comprehension
  4. General Awareness
  5. Innovation & Entrepreneurship
No. of test cities Over 110 
CMAT exam website cmat.nta.nic.in 
Exam helpdesk no.
  • Email- dgmcs.cc@sbi.co.in
  • Contact Number- 18004253800

Read More: Benefits of CAT Exam for Pursuing MBA

Admission Process Through CMAT Exam 2024

Candidates are advised to read the details of the admission process of each Participating Institute of CMAT exam 2024 on their respective websites.

CMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor‟s Degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor‟s Degree, whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2024-25, can also apply for CMAT exam 2024.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT exam 2024.

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CMAT Exam Pattern 2024

Type of questions No. of questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20 80
Logical Reasoning 20 80
Language Comprehension 20 80
General Awareness 20 80
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 20 80
Total 100 400

Marking Scheme of CMAT Exam 2024

  • Each question carries 4 marks.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 4 marks.
  • For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Unanswered/un-attempted will be given no marks.
  • To answer a question, the candidate must choose the correct option.
  • However, after the Challenges of the Answer Key process, in case there are multiple correct options or changes in the key, only candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.
  • In case a Question is dropped due to a technical error, all candidates shall be given full marks, irrespective of whether they have attempted it or not.

Medium of CMAT exam 2024

The medium of the Question Paper shall be in English only.

Learn About: S.P Jain and its MBA Admission

CMAT Exam Syllabus 2024

CMAT exam Syllabus for Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Fraction and Decimals
  • Work and Time
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • In-equations
  • Allegation & Mixtures
  • Partnership
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Number Systems
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph
  • Probability
  • Graph
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

CMAT exam Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

  • Linear Arrangements
  • Analogy Test
  • Symbol Based Problems
  • Statements Arguments
  • Blood Relationship Tests
  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effects
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Statements Assumptions
  • Inferences
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Ranking Tests
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Sequencing

CMAT exam Syllabus for Language Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension
  • One-word Substitution
  • Jumbled Para
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Correction
  • English Grammar
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • English Usage Errors
  • Synonyms and Antonyms

CMAT exam Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Current Affairs of National and International
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • Literature
  • History
  • Sports News
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Trade Awareness
  • Personalities in News

CMAT exam Syllabus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Understanding Innovation and Business Concept
  • Exploring the Life Cycle of Innovation
  • The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship and Startups
  • Fostering Entrepreneurial Development
  • Strategies for Launching a New Venture
  • Differentiating Types of Startups
  •  The Impact of Government Policies on Entrepreneurship

CMAT Exam Registration Process

  1. Register online with your email and mobile number via cmat.nta.nic.in
  2. Complete the application form and note your application number. Upload:
    • A recent photo (10Kb-200Kb), color or B&W, with 80% of your face visible (ears included) against a white background.
    • Your signature (4Kb-30Kb).
    • PwD certificate (50Kb-300Kb), if applicable.
  3. Pay the fee via SBI/HDFC, using Net Banking, Debit/Credit Card, or UPI, and save the payment proof.
  4. After payment, download, save, and print the confirmation page for your records.
  5. These steps can be completed all at once or separately. Your application is deemed successful only after the fee transaction is confirmed.

Check here: Is CAT Compulsory for Pursuing MBA

CMAT Exam Registration Fee [Category-wise]

Fee payable for CMAT – 2024
(through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-Banking/UPI)
General (UR) Male- ₹ 2000/- Female- ₹ 1000/-
Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL) Male- ₹ 1000/- Female- ₹ 1000/-
Third gender ₹ 1000/-
*Applicable service/processing charges & GST over and above the Examination fee, are to be paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank/ Payment Gateway Integrator.

CMAT Exam Centers 2024

Once the CMAT exam date for 2024 is released, following will be the cites where CMAT exam 2024 will be conducted in an online mode:

Sr. No STATE CITY
1 ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR PORT BLAIR
2 ANDHRA PRADESH GUNTUR
3 ANDHRA PRADESH KURNOOL
4 ANDHRA PRADESH NELLORE
5 ANDHRA PRADESH RAJAHMUNDRY
6 ANDHRA PRADESH TIRUPATHI
7 ANDHRA PRADESH VIJAYAWADA
8 ANDHRA PRADESH VISAKHAPATNAM
9 ARUNACHAL PRADESH ITANAGAR/NAHARLAGUN
10 ASSAM DIBRUGARH
11 ASSAM GUWAHATI
12 BIHAR GAYA
13 BIHAR MUZAFFARPUR
14 BIHAR PATNA
15 BIHAR BEGUSARAI
16 CHANDIGARH/MOHALI CHANDIGARH/MOHALI
17 CHHATTISGARH BHILAI NAGAR/DURG
18 CHHATTISGARH RAIPUR
19 DELHI DELHI-NCR
20 GOA PANAJI
21 GUJARAT AHMEDABAD/GANDHINAGAR
22 GUJARAT ANAND
23 GUJARAT BHUJ
24 GUJARAT MEHSANA
25 GUJARAT RAJKOT
26 GUJARAT SURAT
27 GUJARAT VADODARA
28 GUJARAT VALSAD/VAPI
29 HARYANA FARIDABAD
30 HARYANA GURUGRAM
31 HARYANA KURUKSHETRA
32 HIMACHAL PRADESH BILASPUR (HIMACHAL PRADESH)
33 HIMACHAL PRADESH HAMIRPUR (HIMACHAL PRADESH)
34 HIMACHAL PRADESH SHIMLA
35 JAMMU AND KASHMIR JAMMU
36 JAMMU AND KASHMIR SRINAGAR
37 JHARKHAND DHANBAD
38 JHARKHAND JAMSHEDPUR
39 JHARKHAND RANCHI
40 KARNATAKA BELAGAVI(BELGAUM)
41 KARNATAKA BENGALURU
42 KARNATAKA DHARWAD/HUBBALLI(HUBLI)
43 KARNATAKA GULBARGA
44 KARNATAKA MANGALURU(MANGALORE)
45 KARNATAKA MYSURU(MYSORE)
46 KERALA ERNAKULAM
47 KERALA KOTTAYAM
48 KERALA KOZHIKODE
49 KERALA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
50 KERALA THRISSUR
51 LADAKH LEH
52 LAKSHWADEEP KAVARATTI
53 MADHYA PRADESH BHOPAL
54 MADHYA PRADESH GWALIOR
55 MADHYA PRADESH INDORE
56 MADHYA PRADESH JABALPUR
57 MADHYA PRADESH SAGAR
58 MAHARASHTRA AHEMEDNAGAR
59 MAHARASHTRA AMRAVATI
60 MAHARASHTRA AURANGABAD (MAHARASHTRA)
61 MAHARASHTRA JALGAON
62 MAHARASHTRA KOLHAPUR
63 MAHARASHTRA MUMBAI/NAVI MUMBAI
64 MAHARASHTRA NAGPUR
65 MAHARASHTRA NANDED
66 MAHARASHTRA NASHIK
67 MAHARASHTRA PUNE
68 MAHARASHTRA SOLAPUR
69 MAHARASHTRA THANE
70 MAHARASHTRA WARDHA
71 MANIPUR IMPHAL
72 MEGHALAYA SHILLONG
73 MIZORAM AIZAWL
74 NAGALAND DIMAPUR
75 NAGALAND KOHIMA
76 ODISHA BALASORE (BALESWAR)
77 ODISHA BERHAMPUR-GANJAM
78 ODISHA BHUBANESWAR
79 ODISHA JEYPORE / KORAPUT
80 ODISHA SAMBALPUR
81 PUDUCHERRY PUDUCHERRY
82 PUNJAB AMRITSAR
83 PUNJAB BHATINDA
84 PUNJAB LUDHIANA
85 PUNJAB PATIALA/ FATEHGARH SAHIB
86 RAJASTHAN JAIPUR
87 RAJASTHAN JODHPUR
88 RAJASTHAN KOTA
89 RAJASTHAN UDAIPUR
90 TAMIL NADU CHENNAI
91 TAMIL NADU COIMBATORE
92 TAMIL NADU MADURAI
93 TAMIL NADU TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
94 TELANGANA HYDERABAD
95 TELANGANA KARIMNAGAR
96 TELANGANA WARANGAL
97 TRIPURA AGARTALA
98 UTTAR PRADESH AGRA
99 UTTAR PRADESH ALLAHABAD/PRAYAGRAJ
100 UTTAR PRADESH BAREILLY
101 UTTAR PRADESH GORAKHPUR
102 UTTAR PRADESH KANPUR
103 UTTAR PRADESH LUCKNOW
104 UTTAR PRADESH MEERUT
105 UTTAR PRADESH VARANASI
106 UTTARAKHAND DEHRADUN
107 UTTARAKHAND HALDWANI
108 UTTARAKHAND ROORKEE
109 WEST BENGAL KOLKATA
110 WEST BENGAL SILIGURI

CMAT Exam Results 2024

  • Once the CMAT exam date is released and the exam is conducted, the result for CMAT exam 2024 will be available on the website cmat.nta.nic.in only.
  • CMAT exam result will be compiled based on Final Answer Keys.
  • No grievance with regard to Answer Key(s) after Declaration of Result of CMAT exam 2024 will be entertained. 
  • The raw marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the CMAT 2024 result.
  • No Score Card will be dispatched to the candidates.
  • There is no provision for rechecking/re-evaluation/re-totaling of the result/score.

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CMAT Exam Cut-off 2024

NTA does not participate in the admission counseling for Management Programs.

Follow these steps for admission using your CMAT result score 2024:

  • Apply individually to your chosen institutions that accept the CMAT score.
  • Wait for these institutions to announce their CMAT 2024vscore cut-offs.
  • Ensure your score meets or exceeds these cut-offs to qualify for admission.
  • Qualified candidates must then go through the institution's selection process, which may include a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • Your final selection will depend on how well you perform in both the GD and PI stages.

CMAT Exam Admit Card 2024

  • CMAT exam admit card for 2024 are provided provisionally, contingent upon meeting eligibility criteria.
  • Download your admit card from the NTA website and attend the exam at the specified center, date, and time as mentioned on it.
  • Entry to the exam center is strictly according to the schedule and location on your CMAT admit card.
  • If unable to download the CMAT admit card, contact the Help Line from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Carefully read and follow the instructions listed on your CMAT admit card during the exam.
  • Report any discrepancies in your admit card details or photo/signature to the Help Line from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Attend the exam with the downloaded CMAT admit card; corrections will be addressed by NTA subsequently.

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CMAT Exam Preparation Tips

Following are some expert tips that could help you if you are preparing for CMAT exam 2024:

  • Leverage Past Papers: Enhance reasoning and problem-solving skills by practicing with previous years' CMAT question papers and online mock tests.
  • Leverage Experience: If you've taken any national-level MBA entrance exams, use that experience to your advantage, as the CMAT syllabus overlaps significantly with other exams.
  • Start Early: Begin your CMAT preparation at least six months in advance to ensure thorough coverage of all topics.
  • Practice with Mock Tests: Regular practice with mock tests helps simulate the actual exam environment. Analyze your performance to identify areas for improvement and adjust your study plan accordingly.
  • Strengthen Your Basics: Ensure you have a strong grasp of fundamental concepts, especially quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and language comprehension. If necessary, use textbooks, online resources, and tutorials.
  • Develop Reading Habits: For sections like Language Comprehension and Indian and Global Environment, regular reading of newspapers, journals, and magazines can significantly enhance your comprehension skills and general awareness.

Conclusion: With determination and the right strategies, you're well on your way to acing the CMAT exam and advancing your management career.

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