CMAT Exam 2021: Syllabus,Pattern, Registration, Exam Date Updates and Notification


CMAT Exam 2021

Common Management Admission Test

Exam Level


Exam Format


Conducted Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of Exam

Once A Year

Exam Category

National Level Exam

Mode of Payment


Mode of Exam




CMAT Exam 2021

CMAT is an entrance exam in MBA, PGDM, exclusive PGDM, AND PGCM courses. Conducted for candidates who want admission for a postgraduate degree in their dream college or any standard college accepting CMAT Exam marks. CMAT Exam is conducted by NTA in CBT mode. CMAT 2021 will organise in two batches to ensure the ability of students in different segments.

CMAT 2021 Exam conducted by NTA at the end week in the month of January in morning and evening batch.

  • Registration of CMAT Exam is starting from 23 December 2021
  • Participants holding a bachelor degree from any stream can apply for CMAT Exam.
  • The Exam duration is 3 hrs and that measure the ability of the student in Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness. 
  • All colleges approved by AICTE accept CMAT Marks for post-graduate management courses

NTA (National Testing Agency) approved by Union Cabinet in 2017 as an autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance exams. From 2019, All major exams conducted by CBSE and AICTE will be conducted by NTA 2019.

From 23 December 2020, the application process begins and ends on 1 March 2021. Participants can pay their registration fees till 22 Jan 2021. For admissions to nearly 500 AICTE approved private colleges including University departments, constituent colleges, and management institutions across India the CMAT marks are required. Nearly about 54,516 participants appeared for the CMAT Exam. Until 2018, as per the rules of MHRD (of Human Resource Development), CMAT approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).

CMAT Eligibility 2021

Criteria: CMAT Exam is conducted by NTA from 2019 onwards; participants are notified that there will be no change in the CMAT Exam Eligibility 2021 procedure of the CMAT Exam.

  • CMAT 2021 Exam is planned to organize on 31 March 2021 CBT mode.
  • The CMAT Exam dates will be published on the official website of NTA
  • The CMAT Exam is conducted in two shifts a day i.e. morning and evening.
  • Registration of the CMAT Exam will begin on 23 December 2020.
  • The timing duration of the CMAT Exam is 3 hrs and it is an online exam conducted to measure the ability of participants in Quantitative technique, logical reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness.
  • CMAT Exam is providing facilities to colleges to select good participants.
  • All AICTE Approved colleges accept CMAT scores.
  • Participants will get their admit cards in the starting week of January at

CMAT Important Dates 2021

The Important dates of the CMAT Exam 2021 Exam will be declared by NTA. Important CMAT Exam Dates 2021 will contains a complete schedule with detail of the complete process of admission. CMAT important dates will contain the date of application form is available to the date of result declaration. The last date for uploading the scanned image of the student’s photo and signature is also included in important dates. The last date of fee payment and the date of admit card is also listed on important dates.



CMAT 2021 Official Notification

15 December 2020

CMAT 2021 Registration Date

23 Dec 2020 to 22 Jan 2021

CMAT 2021 Admit Card Date

24 March 2021

CMAT 2021 Exam Date

31 March 2021

CMAT 2021 Result Date

Announced Soon











CMAT Exam Registration 2021

CMAT Application process 2021 From 23 December the registration will begin and interested participants can visit the official website to fill the form online.

There are 4 steps to apply for CMAT exam:

  1. Register for the Online Application Form at the official website
  2. Fill in the necessary information CMAT Exam Registration 2021 Application Form
  3. Scanning and Uploading of Required Documents
  4. Complete the Payment of Application Fees



Release of CMAT 2021 Notification

15 December 2021

CMAT 2021 Registration Begins from

23 December 2020

Last date for CMAT 2021 Registration

22 January 2021

Last Date to Upload Images

22 January 2021

Last Date to Make Payment

23 January 2021

Release of CMAT Admit Card

Announced soon

CMAT 2021 Exam Date

31 March 2021

CMAT Exam Pattern 2021

From 2021 CMAT Exam will be conducted by NTA so it can be expected that CMAT Exam Pattern 2021 remain unchanged like the previous pattern. The exam is planned for 31 March 2021 and it is organized in two batches.

Official Mock test will release by NTA form the preparation of the CMAT exam at the official website of NTA ( It will help the participants to make known with the screen, layout, and navigation.

Read more to ensure details about CMAT Exam pattern, marking scheme, Mock Test, and other important topics.

CMAT Exam Syllabus 2021

The CMAT 2019 Exam is conducted by NTA doesn’t release any official CMAT Exam Syllabus 2021 of CMAT exam. However, the most important topics of the CMAT Exam is created on the base of the previous paper on the CMAT Exam. The best way to prepare for the CMAT Exam is the previous year's papers and some sample papers only.

The CMAT Exam 2021 is conducted by NTA in two batches.

CMAT is an exam having objective-type questions and is a computer-based exam.

After the release of official notification, the Mock test is released by NTA for the requirement of participants for their preparation.

CMAT Exam Question papers 

The best way to prepare for the CMAT Exam is only to solving the sample question papers and previous question papers. Participants will be able to perform much better and clear to understand the pattern and difficulty level while attempting and practicing regularly the previous papers of CMAT. It is a higher level entrance exam conducted online for management courses so it should be clear that the use of previous year papers and sample papers to clear the CMAT Exam.

CMAT Question Papers 2021 are available in online mode. To easily start practicing on the previous papers participants have to download the papers from the website and take their hardcopy and start practicing it on a regular basis, papers are available free of cost. To make preparation most accurate and to increase answers solving speed and achieve a good rank in the CMAT Exam the previous papers will be the best source to the participants.

CMAT Exam Admit Cards 2021

The CMAT Exam Admits Cards 2021 released by NTA on 24 March 2021 at the official portal of To download the admit cards participants have to just enter their application no. and password issued by NTA.

  • CMAT Exam 2021 is planned to conduct in two batches on 31 March 2021.
  • The registration for CMAT Exam 2021 begins on 23 December 2020.
  • The exam will conduct in a computer-based mode in a day.
  • If any participant opted for a scribe, so he/she must submit an ID proof with an affidavit to prove it.
  • To take entry in CMAT exam centre student must carry valid ID proof.

CMAT Exam Centres 2021

The final list of exam centres of CMAT Exam Centres 2021 is released by NTA once the notification is out for students. There should be nearby expected 89 exam cities in India where the entrance exam will conduct.

The participant can choose a maximum of 4 centres for the exam in the order of preference at the same time as exam registration.

  • The final exam centre will publish on the CMAT Admit card of the student.
  • The city of exam centre is allotted to the student on the basis of slots are there.
  • To take entry into the exam centre student must have to carry a valid photo ID proof with their admit card of the CMAT Exam.

CMAT Exam Result 2021

The CMAT Exam Result 2021 will be announced soon by NTA  in the form of scores but before the final scores, the answers keys and the recorded response of multiple-choice questions will be displayed on the official website of NTA.

CMAT marks list shows the measured marks for each separate section of the exam, then the total marks will be displayed as a percentage also.

CMAT Exam merit list will also be published on the official website of NTA.

All colleges if approved by AICTE will easily accept CMAT marks for Post graduation courses offered.

CMAT Exam Cut Off

NTA doesn’t release the cut-off list to select the participants for the selection for admission in colleges. After the announcement of the result, other colleges accept the CMAT marks will release their separate cut-off marks list. CMAT Cut Off 2021 marks are called as minimum marks that a student must score to take admission in approved college and fix their seat as well for MBA and PGDM courses in India. In comparison to the previous year, IMS experts say that the minimum marks of 235-300 ensure a student for GD and PI round from colleges like GIM, whereas minimum required marks 275-280 can ensure a student get admission in big-level colleges like KJSOM. Selected students will take part in CMAT selected rounds like group discussion and personal Interviews.

Ansal University

Victoria University

IIBS Bangalore

UPES Dehradun


IIMT Group


EMPI Business School



Alliance University