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CMAT 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Common Management Admission Test 2020 or CMAT 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to MBA and PGDM. CMAT 2020 is conducted by National Testing Agency.

CMAT for the year 2020 has been announced by National Testing Agency and will be held on 28/01/2020. The application forms will be available from 01/11/2019 till 10/12/2019. The exam is in online mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 24/12/2019. Result is expected to be announced on 04/02/2020.

For Course(s)

To get all details about CMAT 2020Download Brochure

CMAT 2020 Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2020 - 21 can also apply for CMAT - 2020 computer based test (CBT). 

The candidate must be a citizen of India.

There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT - 2020

CMAT 2020 Exam Centers

Online Dates

Date Centers
28/01/2020 Port Blair, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Itanagar, Naharlagun, Guwahati, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Chandigarh, Bhilai, Durg, Raipur, Delhi, New Delhi, Madgaon, Panaji, Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Ambala, Faridabad, Hisar, Gurugram, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan, Jammu, Leh, Srinagar, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Udupi, Dharwad, Angamaly, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Muvattupuzha, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kavaratti, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Dhule, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Thane, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Dimapur, Kohima, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Ganjam, Sambalpur, Amritsar, Bathinda, Ludhiana, Mohali, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Ranga Reddy district, Secunderabad, Warangal, Agartala, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Dehradun, Roorkee, Kolkata, Siliguri

CMAT 2020 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form01/11/2019 10/12/2019
Admit Card Release Date24/12/2019 -
CMAT 2020 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 28/01/2020
  • Declaration of result04/02/2020-
    To get all details about CMAT 2020Download Brochure

    CMAT 2020 Prospectus

    Link: View/Download

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    Timing of the Examination:  

    First Shift
    09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    CMAT 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Fee payable for CMAT - 2020

    General / Non creamy layer OBC

    Gen - EWS / OBC (NCL)
    SC / ST / PwD 


    Boys - Rs 1600/-Girls - Rs.1000/-
    Boys – Rs 1000/-Girls - Rs.1000/-
    Boys - Rs 800/- Girls - Rs. 700/-
    Rs - 700/-

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Candidates have to apply for CMAT-2020 “Online” ONLY by accessing the NTA CMAT website .  The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected

    It is suggested that you have the following ready before starting the filling of the application form: 

    • A computer with good Internet connectivity
    • All your qualification details
    • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG / JPEG format (size between 10 kb - 200 kb)
    • Scanned clear signature in JPG / JPEG format (size between 4 kb – 30 kb) 
    • A valid e - mail Id as all communication will be made on this e - mail Id
    • A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number
    •  A valid debit / credit card or Net banking account if you want to pay ONLINE
    • A printer connected to your system to print e - challan and confirmation page
    • Download information Bulletin. Read it carefully to ensure your eligibility and acquaint with the requirements for submission of Online Application Form.

    Follow following 5 (Five) Steps to Apply Online:

    • Step - 1 : Fill in the online Application Form and Note down the system generated  Application Number 
    • Step - 2 : Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Passport size Photograph (between 10 kb - 200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4kb - 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format. 
    • Step - 3 : Make payment of fee using Credit / Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI, PAYTM and keep  proof of fee paid. 
    • Step - 4 : Print at least four printout of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee
    • Step - 5 : Choose the city for giving the examination CMAT - 2020

    All the 5 Steps can be done together or separately also.

    • The final submission of online Application form will remain incomplete if Step-2, Step–3 and Step-4 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
    • No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained
    • The entire application process of CMAT - 2020 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees and Printing of Confirmation page. Therefore, candidates are not required to send / submit any document(s) including Confirmation page to NTA through Post / Fax / By Hand.
    • Candidates are advised to keep visiting the NTA’s website regularly for latest updates and to check their SMS / e-mails.
    • The NTA can make use of the data generated for the purpose of research and analysis.

    All the candidates who have submitted the online application and paid the examination fee till last date will be allowed to appear in CMAT-2020 and their admit cards will be uploaded on the website as per schedule. The NTA do neither verify the information filled by the candidates in the application form nor verify any certificate of category/educational qualification for deciding the eligibility of candidates. The certificates of educational qualification and category (if applied under reserved category) will be verified by the concerned institution. The candidates are, therefore, advised to ensure their eligibility and the category (if applying under reserved category). The NTA will, in no way, be responsible for any wrong/incorrect information furnished by the candidate(s) in their online application form. The letter/e-mails in this regard will not be entertained by the NTA.

    The candidates are required to check the status of fee payment at NTA website and if the status is ‘OK’ the candidate will be able to take the printout of Confirmation Page. In case, the fee payment status is not ‘OK’ the candidates are advised as following :-

    • If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status is not OK, it means the transaction is cancelled and the amount will, automatically, be refunded to concerned credit / debit card within 15 days. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the OK fee status.

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    The Revised schedule shall be as under:

    Successful transaction of fee

    01.11.2019 to 01.12.2019  (through Credit / Debit Card / Net  Banking / UPI and PAYTM Service up to 11.50 p.m.) 

    01.11.2019 to 11.12.2019 (through Credit / Debit Card / Net Banking / UPI and PAYTM Service up to 11.50 p.m.) 
    Choice of City01.11.2019 to 02.12.2019 (upto 11:50 p.m.) 01.11.2019 to 12.12.2019 (upto 11:50 p.m.)

    CMAT 2020 Syllabus

    Type of questions
    No. of questions
    Maximum marks
    Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
    Logical Reasoning
    Language Comprehension
    General Awareness


    • Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
    • Logical Reasoning 
    • Language Comprehension
    • General Awareness 

    CMAT 2020 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date24/12/2019

    Admit Card Download Url

    Link: View/Download

    CMAT 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Online Dates

    • 28/01/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    • At the test centre, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with rough papers for calculations and a Pen. After the test, candidate must leave the rough papers at the desk. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the examination room / hall.
    • Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instrument / Geometry / Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, Any kind of Paper / Stationery / Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone / Ear Phone / Microphone / Pager, Calculator, Camera, Tape Recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. in the examination Room/ Hall.


    • Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their Question Paper only. Any conversation or gesture or disturbance in the Examination Room / Hall shall be deemed as misbehavior. If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his / her candidature shall be cancelled and he / she will be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of offence. 
    • Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, and bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card inside the Examination Room/Hall. If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his / her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.
    • The Candidates, especially those who are carrying the barred items, including the metallic objects such as Kara and Kirpan etc., should report their respective Examination Centers one and half hour before the gate closing time, for ensuring timely checking / frisking and entry to the Examination Hall.
    • If upon screening at the Examination Centre, it is discovered that any candidate is actually carrying, within the ‘Kara’ and ‘Kirpan’, a suspect device, he / she may be asked not to take it in the Examination Hall (as directed by the Hon’ble Delhi High Court vide its Order dated 03.05.2018). The decision of NTA on unfair means will be final and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.


    • Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination.
      • Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.
      • One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) should be taken for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during CMAT Examination. 
      • Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) – PAN card / Driving License / Voter ID / Passport /  Aadhaar Card (With photograph) / Ration Card 
      • PwD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category. The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time. Registration desk will be closed 60 minutes prior to the examination.
    • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time. Registration desk will be closed 60 minutes prior to the commencement of examination.
    • Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Center after 8:30 a.m. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
    • The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA’s website for entry in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
    • A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.
    • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his / her seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent / Invigilators. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room / Hall.
    • Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting etc. in the Examination Room/Hall is strictly prohibited.
    • For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of tests for any reason, the NTA shall not be responsible for conduct of re-test, under any circumstances.

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    The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded / printed from the NTA’s website for entry in the examination room / hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

    To get all details about CMAT 2020Download Brochure

    CMAT 2020 Challenge/Corrections

    Methodology for challenge

    After the CMAT - 2020 examination, the NTA will display answer keys and Question Paper Attempted by the candidate on the NTA’s CMAT website. The details of the date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website. The candidates, who are not satisfied with the answer keys, may challenge by filling online application form and paying a processing charge of Rs.1000 / - per question. The processing charge can be paid by credit / debit card / Net banking. The processing charge once paid is non - refundable.

    The NTA’s decision on the answer key challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.

    CMAT 2020 Results

    Result Declaration04/02/2020

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    • The result will be compiled on the basis of final answer keys. No grievance with regard to answer key(s) after declaration of result of CMAT - 2020 will be entertained. The raw (actual) marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the result of CMAT - 2020. No score card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score cards from the NTA CMAT website only.
    • There shall be no provision for re - valuation / re - checking of the Score. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. 
    • The National Testing Agency (NTA) is an examination conducting body and will provide CMAT Score 2020. The NTA does not collect the information regarding total number of seats available in the institutions and reservation criteria followed by the institutions. 

    Rules for tie-breaking: -

    • A National Merit Ranking (All India Rank) will be arrived based on the Score  secured against Total Score. In case scores are same for more than one candidate, the ranking will be done on sectional scores considered in the order of: - Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness. 
    • Candidates having less negative responses in the paper.
    • Candidates older in age.

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