CMAT 2022: Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a National Level Entrance Test conducted by National Test Agency (NTA). The application form will be released in the 4th week of December 2021. The main aim of the examination is to shortlist the candidates for admission in management programs of various participating AICTE approved colleges/institutes/universities across the country.
CMAT Registration will be started soon and the details will be announced on the official website. The application process usually in online mode. Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) is a national-level computer-based entrance test, conducted by National Test Agency, every year, to offer admissions to aspiring candidates into various AICTE approved MBA and PGDM courses in top B-Schools. Read on to find out more.
CMAT 2022: Overview
Before going further with CMAT exam details, let us get you an overview of the same:
|Name Of The Exam||Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Category||National Level PG Entrance Exam|
|Frequency Of CMAT||Once in a year|
|Validity Of The Score||One year|
|CMAT Full Form||Common Management Admission Test|
|Purpose Of Conducting CMAT||To offer admissions into various management programs as offered by the participating institutes|
|Types Of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Sections||Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation |
Language Comprehension and Verbal Ability
What is CMAT Exam 2022?
CMAT 2022: Common Management Admission Test in short known as CMAT Exam is a national level exam conducted by the officials of NTA (National Testing Agency). CMAT acts as a gateway for MBA/PGDM admissions into 1000 B-Schools in India. Candidates who wish to secure admission in MBA/PGDM courses in top B-Schools in India can appear in the CMAT exam.
CMAT 2022 Exam Dates
Along with the CMAT information bulletin NTA also released the CMAT important dates:
|CMAT Events||CMAT Exam Dates|
|Registration Begins||04th week of Dec 2021|
|CMAT Application 2022||04th week of Dec 2021|
|CMAT Last Date To Apply 2022||04th week of Jan 2022|
|Online Form Correction Window||Feb-March 2022|
|Availability Of CMAT Admit Card 2022||04th week of March 2022|
|CMAT Exam Date 2022||04th week of March 2022|
|CMAT 2022 Answer Key||April 2022|
|CMAT Result Declaration||To Be Released|
CMAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Before filling CMAT application forms, it is advisable for all aspiring students to go through the eligibility criteria described by the conducting body thoroughly. It must be noted that the candidature of the students at any given point of time may get cancelled if found ineligible as per the eligibility criteria.
CMAT Eligibility Criteria is as follows:
- Nationality: Students who are citizens of India can apply for the exam.
- Academic Qualifications: Students with a graduation degree from any recognized university or institution are eligible to apply for the exam. Appearing students can also apply.
- Age Criteria: There is no age limit for candidates who wish to appear for the CMAT exam.
CMAT 2022 Application Form
The application form for CMAT 2022 will available soon on the official website. The release date of notification with the application form is expected to be in the fourth week of December 2021. The students can fill the CMAT Application Form with the help of the official website or refer to this article. It must be noted that no application forms after the last date of submission will be entertained. Before discussing the application process, let us have a look at the important documents required to complete the application process.
Documents required to fill CMAT Registration Form:
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- Class 10th mark sheet
- Class 12th mark sheet
- Graduation mark sheet
- PWD/DA certificate (if applicable)
- Recent passport size photo preferable against a white background (10 kb to 200 kb in JPG/ JPEG format)
- Scanned signature of the candidate on a white paper (4 kb to 30 kb in JPG/ JPEG format)
How Can I Apply For CMAT 2022?
In order to fill the CMAT application form, you will be required to follow the steps mentioned below:
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website of NTA to fill the form.
- – 2nd Step: Click on the ‘Apply For CMAT 2022’ button and register yourself.
- – 3rd Step: You will be redirected to CMAT 2022 registration page.
- – 4th Step: Click “New Registration” to register yourself.
- – 5th Step: You will be redirected to a new page where all the instructions regarding filling the application form will be mentioned along with a link to download the ‘Information Bulletin’.
- – 6th Step: Read the instructions carefully, scroll to the end, tick the check box & click ‘Click here to Proceed’.
- – 7th Step: CMAT 2022 Registration page will open. Enter your personal details, address, choose a password, enter a security pin and click ‘Submit’.
The next step in the registration is filling up the application form. In this part, you have to fill all the like education details for class 10, 12, graduation and you must also select test cities. Out of 109 cities, you will be required to choose any 4 exam centres you wish to take the test from, at your convenience and comfort.
You will be redirected to a page where you will have to upload the scanned images of yourself and your signature.
- a) Size of your scanned image must be between 10 kb to 200 kb in JPG/ JPEG format.
- b) The size of your scanned signature must be between 4 kb to 30 kb in JPG/ JPEG format.
CMAT Application Fee Details
After uploading the scanned images, you will be required to submit the CMAT application fee 2022. It must be noted that the mode of payment will be online only. You can pay the application fee using Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services. The application fee for CMAT is as follows:
|CMAT Registration Fee For General Category||Rs. 2000|
|CMAT Registration Fee For OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST/ Gen-EWS/ PwD Candidates||Rs.1000/-|
|CMAT Registration Fee For Transgender Candidates||Rs.1000/-|
Download application form
After making the payment, you will be redirected to your complete application form. Go through all the information, and make sure the information added by you is correct. Make sure to download your application form and keep it safe with you until the admission process gets over.
CMAT 2022 Exam Centres
NTA will conduct the CMAT exam in total of 183 exam centres in 109 cities. While filling the application forms, the students will get the choice to select any 4 desired test centres of their choice. The allotted exam centre and slot will be mentioned on your admit card, and no request for changes will be entertained by the conducting body. CMAT exam centres are as follows:
|States||City||City Code||Seats provision|
|ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR||PORT BLAIR||AN01||70|
|HIMACHAL PRADESH||BILASPUR(HIMACHAL PRADESH)||HP01||230|
|JAMMU AND KASHMIR||JAMMU||JK02||900|
|SRINAGAR (J & K)||JK04||900|
|TELANGANA||HYDERABAD/SECUNDERABAD/RAN GA REDDY||TL01||7500|
CMAT 2022 Exam Pattern
CMAT is an online exam, to be conducted in computer-based mode. The exam will be conducted for a time duration of 180 minutes. There will be a total of 100 MCQs, carrying 4 marks each. It must be noted that there is a provision of negative marking in this exam, and 1 mark each will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The complete CMAT Exam Pattern is provided in the table below:
|Marking Scheme||For every correct answer, 4 marks each will be rewarded For every incorrect answer 1 mark each will be deducted|
|Duration Of Exam||3 hours|
|Mode Of Examination||Online|
|Total Number Of Questions||100|
|Number Of Sections||4 |
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
|Number Of Shifts||2|
09:00 AM to 12:00 P03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
CMAT 2022 Syllabus
The CMAT Syllabus covers topics from Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. There will be 25 questions each from the given sections. The detailed syllabus for CMAT is as follows:
|Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation||Comprehension and Language||General Awareness||Logical Reasoning|
|Bar Chart, In-equations, Line Graph, Number Systems, Permutations & Combinations, Pie Chart, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Tabulation, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and Time, etc.||English Grammar, Jumbled Para, One-word Substitution, Paragraph Completion, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, Sentence Improvement, Synonyms and Antonyms, etc.||Culture, Current Affairs of National and International Economy, Geography, History, Literature, Politics Science in Everyday Life, Sports, News Trade Awareness, etc.||Analogy Test, Analytical Reasoning, Blood Relationship Tests, Cause and Effects, Coding and Decoding, Direction and Distance Test, Inference, Linear Arrangements, Matrix Arrangements, Statements, Arguments, Symbol Based Problems, etc.|
CMAT Admit Card 2022
Admit cards for CMAT will be made available for download by NTA tentatively in the first week of January 2022. Candidates appearing for the exam will be able to download CMAT hall ticket using their login ID and password. It must be noted that no candidate will be allowed to sit in the exam without their admit cards; the window to download admit card will be open till the day of the exam. Also, make sure to carry a valid ID proof to the allotted test centre.
The following information will be mentioned on CMAT admit card:
- Address of the test centre allotted
- Date and time of the exam
- Exam day guidelines
- Name of the candidate
- Photograph and signature of the candidate
- Roll number of the candidate
CMAT Mock Test 2022
The exam conducting body, i.e. NTA will release the mock tests for CMAT 2022 on the official website. Also, NTA will set up various mock test centres to help aspiring students practice for the exam and get an idea about the pattern and syllabus of the exam. These official mock test centres will help and assist the candidates to know how the actual exam will be. Also, taking Mock Test for CMAT 2022 on Embibe will assist you in improving your test-taking speed and help you in time management.
CMAT 2022 Answer Key
The official answer keys for the CMAT exam will be released by NTA on April 2022. Candidates will be able to download the CMAT Exam Key from the official website of NTA. Answer key will help you calculate your probable marks, and see whether you stand a chance to grab a seat on the basis of your CMAT score. In case of any discrepancy found by candidates in the official answer key, they can also challenge the answer key by paying Rs.1000 per question within the predetermined time. NTA will then release the final answer key, after considering the objections raised by the candidates.
CMAT 2022 Result
The result for CMAT 2022 will be released by NTA on the official website. By entering the login credentials you will be able to check your CMAT Result. On the basis of the scores secured by the candidates, a merit list will be prepared, and then on the basis of the merit list, candidates will move towards the admission process. Along with the result, candidates will get their CMAT scorecard as well. On the scorecard the maximum marks, marks obtained in each section by the candidate, and the total marks obtained will be mentioned.
CMAT 2022 Merit List
Soon after the declaration of CMAT result, the merit list will be released. Merit list will be made available for download on the official website of NTA. Along with the name, category, roll number, and rank secured by the candidate, CMAT merit list will also include sectional marks obtained by the candidate.
CMAT 2022 Cut Off
The minimum marks to be scored by the candidates in order to be eligible for admissions into one of the participating institutions are the cut off marks. CMAT cutoff will be determined based on several factors and parameters. On the basis of the difficulty level of the questions, number of seats available, and number of applications the cut off will be decided.
CMAT Participating Institutes
Institutes or colleges that will be offering admissions on the basis of CMAT scores are known as the participating institutes. There are 100 of B-Schools offering admissions to aspiring candidates on the basis of their CMAT scores. Some of the most popular CMAT participating institutes are as follows:
- Acharya Bangalore Business School, Bangalore
- Alliance School of Business, Bangalore
- Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi
- Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune
- Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
- Doon Business School, Dehradun
- Dr DY Patil Institute of Management, Pune
- Future Business School, Kolkata
- Goa Institute of Management, Goa
- Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
- Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore
- Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business (IISWBM), Kolkata
- Indira School of Business Studies, Pune
- Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
- ITM Business School, Bangalore
- Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
- Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
- KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
- MYRA School of Business, Mysore
- Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
- Pune University MBA (PUMBA) Department of Management Sciences
- Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore
- Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE) Mumbai
- TERI University, Delhi
- WeSchool Mumbai & Bangalore
- Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
CMAT Selection Procedure 2022
After satisfying the cut off described by the participating institutes, students will need to go through the selection process to get into their desired college. Under the CMAT selection process, candidates will need to undergo group discussion, written ability test, and a personal interview. Though, the selection process may vary from institution to institution. The aim of CMAT selection process is nothing but to evaluate the confidence, managerial, analytical, and communication skills of the candidates.
CMAT 2022 Counselling
After qualifying CMAT exam, candidates will need to take part in the counselling process, where they will need to fill in their choice of college they want to get in. CMAT counselling process will include the following steps:
- – 1st Step: Online registration
- – 2nd Step: Filling of Choice filling
- – 3rd Step: Document Verification
- – 4th Step: Allotment of seats
- – 5th Step: Reporting to the allotted college
FAQs – CMAT 2022 Exam
Here are some questions that will answer the query you are searching for:
|Q. How can I apply for CMAT 2022? |
A. You can apply for CMAT by visiting the official website or via the direct link provided on this page.
|Q. Is CMAT good for MBA? |
A. You can take any other MBA entrance exam as well or you can directly take admission into the institute offering MBA courses. However, to get a decent college it is always advised to appear for a national level entrance test like CMAT.
|Q. What documents do we need for registration of CMAT 2022?|
A. You will need Class 10,12 and Graduation mark sheets and a recent passport size photo and a scanned signature.
|Q. What is the validity of CMAT score Card 2022? |
A. The scorecard is only valid for 1 year.
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