CMAT 2024 Registration Dates, Process, Fees, Exam Dates, Top CMAT Colleges; Live Updates

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Updated on February 22, 2024
CMAT 2024 Registration is to Open any time on February 16 or 17 in the evening hours. Along with opening the CMAT registration process, National Testing Agency will release CMAT 2024 exam dates on its website https://cmat.nta.nic.in/. Around 1000 MBA/PGDM colleges will accept CMAT 2024 exam score for admission 2024. Read below the important CMAT 2024 registration dates, fees, process, CMAT exam dates, Top Colleges
CMAT 2024 Registration Date

Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2024 is one of the top MBA entrance exams for admission to MBA/PGDM programs offered by 1000+ AICTE approved MBA Colleges. CMAT 2024 Exam is expected to be held in May 2024. Top Colleges Accepting CMAT Score include JBIMS Mumbai, Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, BIMTECH Greater Noida, IFMR Krea University Chennai. CMAT 2024 Registration Process is expected to open very soon in February month itself.  

CMAT 2024 Registration and Exam Dates

Exam Activity
CMAT 2024 Dates
CMAT Notification 2024 Release
End of February, 2024
CMAT 2024 Registration Start Date
End of February, 2024
CMAT Registration 2024 Last date
March 2024 last week
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI / Paytm Wallet
March 2024 last week
CMAT 2024 Application Form Correction Dates
First week of April 2024
CMAT 2024 Admit Card Download start date
Last week of April 2024
CMAT Exam Date
May 5, 2024 (Expected)
Exam Duration
3 Hours
Result Date
Three weeks after the exam

CMAT 2024 Highlights

CMAT 2024 exam offers MBA admission opportunity in more than 1000 AICTE approved MBA colleges in India and among them are some of the prominent management institutes. CMAT is an important but an easier MBA entrance exam. Following are the key CMAT Exam 2024 highlights and other important details:

CMAT Exam Conducting Body
National testing Agency (NTA)
CMAT Full Form
Common Management Admission Test
Number of MBA colleges under the Exam
1000+
Exam Slots
Two Slot Exam of 3 Hrs Duration for each slot
Mode of CMAT Entrance exam 2024
Online Computer Based Test
CMAT 2024 Score Validity for MBA Admission
2024-2026 Batch
CMAT 2024 Medium of Question Paper
English

CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern

  • CMAT 2024 exam will have 100 questions divided in 5 sections.
  • The exam duration is 3 hours.
  • There is no individual sectional time limit and the candidate can move between the sections within overall time limit
  • The overall composition of CMAT 2024 exam will have 20 MCQs in each section as follows:
CMAT 2024 Exam Sections
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks Section-wise
Language Comprehension  
 20
80
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
 20
80
Logical Reasoning
 20
80
General Awareness
 20
80
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
 20
80
Total: Sections-5
100
400

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  12.30 PM, February 22, 2024

CMAT 2024 Highlights

CMAT 2024 exam offers MBA admission opportunity in more than 1000 MBA colleges in India and among them are some of the prominent management institutes. It is an important but an easier MBA entrance exam. Following are the key CMAT Exam 2024 highlights and other important details:

CMAT Exam Conducting Body
National testing Agency (NTA)
CMAT Full Form
Common Management Admission Test
Number of MBA colleges under the Exam
1000+
CMAT Exam Date 2024
May 5, 2024 (Expected)
Exam Slots
Two Slot Exam of 3 Hrs Duration for each slot
Mode of CMAT Entrance exam 2024
Online Computer Based Test
CMAT Entrance exam full form
Common Management Admission Test
CMAT 2024 Score Validity for MBA Admission
2024-2026 academic session
Total Questions in CMAT Entrance Exam
100
Sectional Division of Questions
5 Sections with 20 Questions in Each Section
Exam sections in CMAT 2024
Quantitative Technique; Logical Reasoning; Language Comprehension; General Awareness; Innovation and Entrepreneurship
CMAT 2024 Medium of Question Paper
English
Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme for Right Answers
+ 4 Marks for each right answer
CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme: Maximum Score
400 Marks for 100 questions
Negative Marking in CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme
- 1 mark for each wrong answer
CMAT Percentile Calculation
CMAT score card displays the following scores:
  • Displays CMAT Overall Percentile Score
  • Displays CMAT Percentile Score
  • Displays All India Rank
CMAT Score Card does not Display the following
  • Does not display your Raw score in CMAT Exam out of 400 Marks
Importance of Taking the exam
Top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa, PUMBA, Great Lakes, BIMTECH, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, among others accept CMAT score
Application process
Online
Exam Application Fee for Boys
Rs.2000/-
Application Fee for Girls
Rs.1000/-
Application Fee for EWS/OBC-NCL 
Rs.1000/-
Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD
Rs.1000/-

 


  12.00 PM, February 22, 2024

Why to Appear in CMAT 2024 Exam? Check Key Benefits

MBA aspirants find so many MBA entrance exams which are conducted at national, state and institute level and get confused which MBA entrance exam they should apply and appear. While the comparison among top MBA entrance exams with CMAT is shared at the end of this article, the key USPs of CMAT exam below will guide you why you should appear in CMAT 2024

  • Moderate difficulty MBA entrance exam
  • No test taker is disqualified in CMAT exam even if he/she scores zero marks
  • CMAT offers MBA/PGDM admission opportunity in AICTE approved management Institutes
  • By the time CMAT is conducted, you will have already appeared in other top MBA entrance exams like CAT;  XAT; NMAT; SNAP among others. So, no extra efforts to prepare for CMAT are required as CMAT exam has same sectional composition and has lower difficulty level
  • Most of the top MBA/PGDM colleges in India accept CMAT score for admission. They include K J Somaiya, Welingkar, PUMBA, Great Lakes, GIM Goa, IMT Nagpur, BIMTECH Greater Noida and 330 MBA/MMS colleges in Maharashtra, among others. Check the complete list of top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score

CMAT 2024 score will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges for admission 2024.

 


  4.00 PM, February 21, 2024

What is CMAT?

CMAT exam full form is Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). It is a government organized computer based national level MBA entrance examination for entry into 1000 AICTE approved management programmes (MBA/PGDM) all over India. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by AICTE, now the Test is conducted by the National Testing Authority (NTA) constituted by Government of India. More than 70,000 candidates apply for CMAT every year. CMAT offers unique opportunity to all the test takers as none of them is disqualified in its result.  

 


  3.30 PM, February 21, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration: Step by Step Process

The Registration & Application process for CMAT 2024 is online and remains open for more than a month from the start date of CMAT registration at NTA website. CMAT registration will close at 11.50 PM on the last date to apply. You can complete the CMAT registration 2024 in following five steps:

CMAT Registration: Complete in 5 Steps

CMAT Exam Registration process can be completed in five simple steps as below:

  • Step-1: Create login at CMAT.NTA website - https://cmat.nta.nic.in/
  • Step 2: Fill the CMAT Registration 2024 Form 
  • Step 3: Upload Images on Registration Form 2024
  • Step 4: Make Payment of Registration Fee
  • Step 5: View Registration summary, Save the filled in Form.. 

  3.00 PM, February 21, 2024

CMAT Registration Trends

The CMAT Examination 2023 was conducted by NTA on 04 May 2023 in 126 Cities at 248 Centres. A total number of 75209 candidates had registered for the exam and out of them 58035 Candidates appeared in CMAT 2023 marking a sharp increase in number of applicants and test takers over previous year

CMAT Exam Year

CMAT 2023

CMAT 2022

Total Applicants

75,209

58,956

No. of Test Takers

58,035

51,144

 


  4.00 PM, February 16, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration Start Date

CMAT 2024 Registration process will open anytime in soon. It is expected that NTA will open CMAT 2024 registration on February 16 or 17, 2024 in evening hours. NTA makes CMAT registration date announcement along with the release of CMAT notification.  CMAT Registration process is online. If you ask- Will CMAT 2024 registration date be announced today? – Yes, It is very much possible that CMAT Registration date may be announced today or tomorrow.  

 


  3.30 PM, February 15, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration Start Date

CMAT 2024 Registration process will open anytime in soon. It is expected that NTA will open CMAT 2024 registration on February 15 or 16, 2024 in evening hours. NTA makes CMAT registration date announcement along with the release of CMAT notification.  CMAT Registration process is online. If you ask- Will CMAT 2024 registration date be announced today? – Yes, It is very much possible that CMAT Registration date may be announced today or tomorrow.  

 


  3.00 PM, February 15, 2024

How to Fill CMAT 2024 Registration Form? Step by Step Process
CMAT registration and application form can be complete in 5 simple steps. You first need to login at official CMAT 2024 website at NTA and fill CMAT 2024 Online Registration form using your Email ID and Mobile Number. The step by step process how to fill CMAT 2024 Registration and Application form is as below:

  • Step-1: Apply for CMAT 2024 Online Registration using your Email ID and Mobile Number before close of CMAT Registration date
  • Step-2: Fill up the CMAT 2024 Application form Online and note down the system generated application number
  • Step-3: Upload Scanned images of  Photo & Signature of prescribed size in CMAT Form as below
  • Step-4: Pay the CMAT 2024 Registration & Application Fee using SBI/HDFC Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/Wallet and keep proof of fee paid
  • Step-5: Download the CMAT Registration 2024 confirmation page after submission

  2.00 PM, February 15, 2024

CMAT exam fee 2024 category wise is as below:

Category of CMAT Applicant
CMAT 2024 Registration Fees
CMAT Registration Fee for Boys
Rs.2000/-
CMAT Registration Fee for Girls
Rs.1000/-
CMAT Registration Fee for EWS/OBC-NCL 
Rs.1000/-
CMAT Registration Fee for SC/ST/PwD
Rs.1000/-

 


  1.00 PM, February 15, 2024

How to make payment of CMAT 2024 Registration and application form fees?

You need to pay Online the CMAT 2024 Registration & Application Fee using SBI/HDFC Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/Wallet and keep proof of fee paid.

 


  10.00 AM, February 15, 2024

Top CMAT 2024 Score Accepting Colleges: JBIMS Mumbai to Accept CMAT

JBIMS Mumbai is one of the top MBA colleges that will accept CMAT 2024 score for MBA admission 2024. NTA releases a list of about 1000 AICTE approved MBA colleges that accept CMAT exam score for admission. More and more B-schools who accept CMAT score, are added every year while some have announced not to accept the CMAT score. This year one of the reputed B-schools GIM Goa has announced not to accept CMAT 2024 score for admission 2024.

 


  6.15 PM, February 14, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration Release Date
CMAT 2024 Registration process will open on February 18, 2024 or after. NTA will make CMAT 2024 registration date announcement along with the release of CMAT notification.  CMAT Registration process is online. If you asking Will CMAT 2024 registration date be announced today? – No, it will not be announced today and may take 3-4 days more.

 


  6.00 PM, February 14, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration Eligibility
The minimum CMAT 2024 registration eligibility criteria to apply and appear in CMAT exam is Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 50% marks. There is no age limit to register for CMAT exam

 


  5.00 PM, February 14, 2024

How to Fill CMAT 2024 Registration Form?
You first need to login at official CMAT 2024 website at NTA and fill CMAT 2024 Online Registration form using your Email ID and Mobile Number. After this, you will get, a system generated application number on successful registration. Move forward to Upload Scanned images of  Photo & Signature of prescribed size in CMAT Form and pay the CMAT registration and exam fee as given above. Download the CMAT Registration 2024 confirmation page after submission

 


  4.30 PM, February 14, 2024

How to make payment of CMAT 2024 Registration and application form fees?
You need to pay Online the CMAT 2024 Registration & Application Fee using SBI/HDFC Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/Wallet and keep proof of fee paid.

 


  4.00 PM, February 14, 2024

CMAT 2024 Exam dates

The expected CMAT 2024 exam date is May 5, 2024. NTA will conduct CMAT exam in two slots Morning and Evening. The exam will be held by National Testing Agency (NTA) and will be of 3 hours duration. Many changes are introduced in CMAT exam by National Testing Agency during last few years.

 


CMAT 2024 Accepting Top MBA/PGDM Colleges: GIM Goa Not to Accept CMAT this Year

NTA releases a list of about 1000 AICTE approved MBA colleges that accept CMAT exam score for admission. More and more B-schools who accept CMAT score, are added every year while some have announced not to accept the CMAT score. This year one of the reputed B-schools GIM Goa has announced not to accept CMAT 2024 score for admission 2024.