CMAT 2020 Exam – Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Pattern

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CMAT 2020 Exam – Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Pattern

CMAT 2020 will be conducted in online format for admission to AICTE approved MBA/ PGDM courses 2020-22 batches. Find out exam pattern, structure of CMAT exam, and Admit card details.

The CMAT or Common Management Admission Test is an online entrance test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBA/PGDM courses in over 1000 B-schools across India. CMAT is conducted every year in the month of January and the result is declared in February. CMAT 2020 was held on January 19, 2020 in two shifts and the result was announced on February 6, 2020.

Highlights of CMAT 2020

CMAT Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

National

CMAT Periodicity

Once in a year

CMAT Number of Shifts

2  (9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm)

CMAT Official Website

ntacmat.nic.in

CMAT Mode of Application

Online

CMAT Exam Mode

Online

Type and Number of Questions

100 Objective Questions

CMAT Duration

3 Hours

CMAT Marking Scheme

+4 for a correct response, -1 for an incorrect response

CMAT Score Validity

1 year

CMAT Score Accepting Colleges

1000+ colleges

CMAT Helpdesk

9644440101

CMAT 2020 Overview

Name of the Exam

Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT)

Category of the Exam

National Level PG Exam

Name of the Exam Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Mode of Exam

Computer-Based Exam

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Frequency of Test

Annually

Objective of CMAT

1000+ B-school offering MBA/PGDM programme

Validity of the Score

One Year

 

CMAT 2020 Exam Schedule

While the official notification of CMAT 2020 is expected to release in October, given below are the CMAT Exam Dates for your reference:

 

CMAT 2020 Events

Date (Tentative)

CMAT 2020 Official Notification

October 9, 2019

CMAT 2020 Registration Date

November 12- December 17, 2019

CMAT 2020 Admit Card Date

January 15, 2020

CMAT 2020 Exam Date

January 19, 2020

CMAT 2020 Result Date

February 6, 2020

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criterion of CMAT 2020 comprises the academic qualifications which the candidates must meet, age criteria and nationality.

Academic Qualifications - Those Candidates who are in their final year of their graduation or have completed their graduation, they can apply for CMAT 2020.

Age Criteria - As per CMAT 2020 eligibility qualification criteria, there is no age limit for those applicants who can appear in the entrance exam.

Nationality - Only those candidates who are native of India, they can appear for CMAT 2020.

CMAT Application Form 2020

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the application form for CAT 2020 in online mode tentatively in the first week of November and the last date for filling the form will be the first week of December. In order to fill CMAT 2020 application form, applicants will have to follow the steps that are given below:

Steps to fill CMAT Application Form 2020

Step 1 - Click at the official link to fill the application form https://ntacmat.nic.in

Step 2 - Register and therefore login to fill the application form

Step 3 - Enter all the mandatory details in the application form of CMAT 2020

Step 4 - Upload the necessary scanned documents

Step 5 - Pay the registration fee for the CMAT 2020

Step 6- Download the application and take a print out of the form

CMAT 2020 Application Fee

Category

Male (INR)

Female (INR)

General/ Non-creamy layer OBC

1400

700

SC/ ST/ PWD

700

700

Transgender

700

Mode of Payment of Fees

Candidates can pay the fee through different modes such as:

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Cash deposited at SBI bank

The fee for the application form of CMAT 2020 cannot be paid in cash. If the candidate is willing to pay in cash, they will have to generate Challan by visiting the official website or visit the nearest SBI bank on the following day for the generation of challan.

CMAT Exam Centers 2020

The exam centers of CMAT 2020 are those cities where the entrance exam will be conducted.Candidates have the choice to choose at least four cities wherever they want to appear for CMAT 2020 examination.

Agartala

Gulbarga

Nagpur

Ahmedabad

Gurgaon

Nasik

Bhubaneswar

Kanpur

Srinagar

Bhuj

Kochi

Surat

Ahmednagar

Guwahati

Navi Mumbai

Chandigarh

Kolhapur

Trivandrum

Allahabad

Gwalior

Noida/Greater Noida

Tirunelveli

Warangal

Madurai

Chennai

Udaipur

Kolkata

Tirunelveli

Warangal

Madurai

Mohali

Ghaziabad

Nanded

Coimbatore

Faridabad

Vadodara

Amravati

Hyderabad

Panaji

Dhule

Kozhikode

Varanasi

Amritsar

Indore

Patna

Davangere

Lucknow

Visakhapatnam

Aurangabad

Jabalpur

Pune

Dehradun

Ludhiana

Bhilai-Durg

Thane

Solan

Ponda

Solapur

Kadi

Vijayawada

Bangalore

Jaipur

Rajkot

Delhi

Mangalore

Anand

Bareilly

Jammu

Raipur

Dhanbad

Meerut

Belgaum

Bhavnagar

Jamshedpur

Ranchi

Dharwad

Mumbai

Mangaluru

Bhopal

Jodhpur

Shimla

Durgapur

Mysore

Sambalpur

Guntur

Nellore

Tirupati

Kurnool

Rajahmundry

Amritsar

Panchkula

Durg

Madgaon

Bhilai

Bhilai Nagar

Bhatinda

Bhavnagar

Mehsana

Hamirpur

Gandhinagar

Hisar

Ludhiana

 

CMAT Exam Pattern 2020

The Test pattern of CMAT 2020 includes the sort of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, the duration of the exam, marking scheme, total number of questions that will be asked in each section.

Exam Pattern of CMAT 2020

Sections

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

General Awareness

25

100

Logical Reasoning

25

100

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

25

100

Language Comprehension

25

100

Total

100

400

 

Marking Scheme for CMAT 2020

 Candidates would be given four marks for each correct question and for each incorrect answer one mark was deducted.

CMAT Syllabus 2020

Syllabus of CMAT 2020 will include the topics from which the questions will be asked. Some of the sections that are part of CMAT syllabus 2020 include (i)Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation (ii)Logical Reasoning (iii)General Language (iv)Comprehension

CMAT 2020 Syllabus

General Awareness

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning

Comprehension and Language

Current Affairs of National and International Economy

Science in Everyday Life

Culture

Sports News

History

Trade Awareness

Literature

Geography

Politics

Tabulation

Pie Chart

Bar Chart

Line Graph

Permutations & Combinations

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

In-equations

Number Systems

Time-Speed-Distance

Work and Time

Profit and Loss etc.

 

Analytical Reasoning

Cause and Effects

Coding and Decoding

Analogy Test

Symbol Based Problems,

Statements Arguments,

Blood Relationship Tests,

Direction and Distance Test

Inferences

Matrix Arrangements

Linear Arrangements etc.

Sentence Correction

English Grammar

One-word Substitution

Paragraph Completion

Synonyms and Antonyms

Sentence Improvement

Reading Comprehension

Jumbled Para, etc.

Best Books For CMAT 2020

In order to score well in the entrance examination of CMAT 2020, candidates can refer to the books that are given below in order to make their fundamentals strong.

CMAT 2020 - Best Books for Preparation

Name of the book

Name of the author / Publication

MAT solved papers

Disha experts

The Pearson MAT super course with CD

Pearson

Barron’s guide for MAT

Eugene D. Jaffe

Study package for MAT

Arun Sharma

MAT Entrance Guide

Deepak Agarwal

CMAT Admit Card 2020

National Testing Agency will release the admit card online on 15th January. Candidates will be able to download the CMAT 2020 admit card by entering the required login details. Candidates would be able to download the admit card of CMAT 2020 till the test day. Along with CMAT admit card 2020, candidates must carry with them a valid identity proof to the test centre. The following details are mentioned in the CMAT 2020 admit card.

  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Name of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Date of the exam
  • Time of the exam
  • Address of the test centre
  • Exam day guidelines

CMAT Mock Test 2020

The mock test of CMAT 2020 is going to be released by NTA ahead of the computer based examination. Candidates can practice from the CMAT mock test 2020 and get an idea about the total number of questions that will be asked, how they can navigate between different sections. With an aim to make sure that the candidates can practice well for the examination, NTA will set up the test centers for CMAT mock exam. The officials at the test practice centers will assist the candidates to take up the mock tests.

CMAT Answer Key 2020

The National Testing Agency will release the answer key of CMAT 2020 in online mode by 28th January. Candidates will be able to download CMAT 2020 answer key by entering the necessary login details. If the candidates find any discrepancy in CMAT answer key 2020, they can challenge it within the given time. NTA will release their final answer key of CMAT after taking into consideration the challenges created. With the assistance of CMAT answer key 2020; candidates will be able to assess the possible marks that they will be able to score.

CMAT Result 2020

The result of CMAT 2020 will be declared by NTA 6th February. Candidates will be able to download the result by entering the required login details. CMAT result 2020 will be in the form of scorecard. The merit list of CMAT will be prepared on the basis of the result that has been declared. Candidates who qualify the entrance examination, they’ll be able to enter in the next round of selection.

 

I hope this article was helpful and provided you with all the information you need,

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