CMAT 2024 – Dates, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

CMAT 2024 – The application form will release in February 2024. CMAT is a national-level entrance test for admission to management programmes all over India. It is conducted by NTA (National testing agency). Till 2018, CMAT is conducted by AICTE (All India Council of technical education) but since 2019, it is conducted by the National testing agency. The purpose of the CMAT entrance exam is to offer admission into various management programs or equivalent courses throughout the country. CMAT scorecard is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. CMAT exam takers can participate in MBA counselling of UPSEE.

In the Academic year of 2024, AKTU (Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow) will also use the scorecard of CMAT to offer admission to MBA (Master of Business Administration) in its affiliated colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh.  In this article, we will discuss the complete CMAT. To know more about it, go through this article.

What is CMAT Exam?

CMAT stand for Common Management Admission Test is a national-level entrance exam which is conducted by a National testing agency to offer admission to Management programmes or equivalent course. The exam will be conducted once a year and there is no limit to attempting the exam. After qualifying for this entrance exam, the Aspirant may have to go through group discussions and personal interviews to take admitted to the Management course.

Here we are providing all the important links which are related to CMAT Exam 2024, Aspirant’s can use these links according to their needs.

Official WebsiteClick Here
BulletinClick Here
Apply nowClick Here
Login PortalClick Here
FAQClick Here
HelplineClick Here

CMAT 2024 Important dates

Here is given below all the important dates which are related to CMAT Exam 2024, aspirants have to proceed accordingly.

Registration BeginFebruary 2023
Last date to applyMarch 2023
Last date of application fee (up to 11:50 pm)March 2023
CorrectionMarch 2023
Admit card releasedApril 2022
CMAT Exam dateApril 2022
Result DeclaredMay 2022

CMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Here is given the eligibility criteria which is required to appear in the CMAT Exam 2024.


  • To appear in CMAT exam, the Aspirant must be Indian

Age criteria

  • There are no age restrictions for CMAT exam.

Education qualification

  • Aspirants must have a 4-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification after 10 + 2 from any recognised board in any stream.

Note – Final year appearing aspirants are also eligible to appear in the entrance exam of CMAT.

CMAT 2024 Admission procedure

First, aspirants have to fill out the online application form by visiting the official website of CMAT. Aspirants can pay the application fee within 2 days of the last date of the online application form. Aspirants have to choose the city of the entrance exam and then Aspirant’s have to download their admit card which is available approx two weeks before the entrance exam then aspirants have to appear in the entrance exam at the examination centre whose details are available on the admit card of CMAT and then answer key of CMAT will be released on the official website within two days after the entrance exam and then result of CMAT will be declared approx 1 month after the entrance exam.

Candidates have to download their CMAT results and participate in the counselling. Aspirants are allotted seats in the respective institution according to you their CMAT score, preference etc. Final admission may be based on group discussion and personal interviews which is conducted by the respective Institute.

CMAT 2024 Application Form

The application form for CMAT will release in the month of November. Aspirants can fill out their application form by visiting the official website. Below is the procedure to fill CMAT application form.

First aspirants have to register themselves by visiting the official website of CMAT  by entering a valid email id and valid mobile number which is active and then creating a password and choosing a security question and then saving the password, the security question and its answer after that aspirant will receive an application number after registration is over. Aspirants have to fill out the entire application form by logging in to their portal and then aspirants have to upload passport-size photographs and scan images of signatures and then aspirants have to pay the non-refundable application fee.

CMAT 2024 Admit card

CMAT admit card will release two weeks before the entrance exam. Aspirants can download the admit card by visiting the official website of CMAT. Admit card contains information about Aspirants along with the date, time and venue of the entrance exam. If Aspirants found any incorrect information on the admit card CMAT does not access their admit card then they have to contact the helpdesk immediately. Aspirants do not have to carry any electronic equipment at the exam centre.

CMAT 2024 Exam pattern

Here is given the exam pattern of the CMAT entrance exam which aspirants have to know.

  • The entrance test will be conducted only in online mode.
  • Objective-type or multiple-type questions will be asked in the entrance test.
  • A total of 100 questions will be asked in the entrance exam.
  • The duration of the entrance exam will be of 3 hours.
  • The whole question paper will be 400 marks.
  • There will be negative markings. One mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • The entrance Exam will be available only in the English language.
  • All Questions will carry equal marks
  • Each section will contain 25 Question’s
  • Questions will come from a total of 4 sections Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, and General Awareness.

CMAT 2024 Answer Key

The answer key of the CMAT entrance exam will release within 2 days after the entrance exam on the official website of CMAT. Aspirants can download the answer key CMAT from the official website and they have the option to challenge or claim any answer to the CMAT answer key within a specific time period. Aspirants can expect their approximate marks or rank of CMAT entrance on behalf of the CMAT answer key.

CMAT 2024 Results

The result of CMAT exam will declare in the month of February. Aspirants can download their CMAT results by visiting the official website to log in to their portal by entering the required detail. CMAT Results will contain the personal information of Aspirants like the Aspirant’s name, gender, date of birth etc along with obtained marks and rank. If aspirants are unable to download their results or found any incorrect detail on their results then they have to contact the helpdesk.

CMAT 2024 Selection procedure

Qualifying Candidates may have to go through a group discussion and Personal Interview which is conducted by the respective college or test takers of CMAT can participate in MBA counselling of UPSEE.

CMAT 2024 Document required

Aspirants have all the required documents which are the following.

  • Mark-sheet of class 10th & 12th
  • Degree mark-sheet
  • Migration certificate
  • Category Certificate if required
  • Transfer certificate
  • CMAT admit card
  • CMAT result
  • Passport size photograph

CMAT 2024 Top colleges

The list of Top Colleges of CMAT is the following.

  • Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
  • Taxila Business School, Jaipur
  • K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar
  • N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida
  • Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • Indus Business Academy, Bangalore
  • AIMS Institutes, Bangalore

CMAT 2024 Help desk

If aspirants face any type of problem during registration or filling out a form or any other then they can contact the below details between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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