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February 26, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration & Application: Exam Registration To Open Soon; Check Step By Step Process- How to Fill the Form, Registration Fees; Exam in May

Conducted by National Testing Agency, 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.   

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CMAT 2024 Registration & Exam Dates

CMAT 2024 Registration date and the CMAT Application form dates are the same. CMAT 2024 application form submission will be treated as successful only after making the payment of CMAT Application Form Fees 2024. After the last date to fill CMAT form 2024 gets over, NTA allows a grace period of few hours or one day to pay the CMAT 2024 application fee to finally submit the CMAT application form. CMAT 2024 Registration & exam dates are shared below:

CMAT Registration & Exam 2024 Timelines 
CMAT 2024 Dates 
CMAT Registration 2024 start date
End of February, 2024
CMAT Registration 2024 Last date
March 25, 2024 till 5.00 PM
CMAT 2024 Last Date to Pay CMAT Application Fee
March 25, 2024 till 11.50 PM
CMAT Registration Fee 2024 (General category)
Rs.2000/-
CMAT Registration Fee 2024 for Reserved Category
Rs. 1000/-
How to Pay CMAT 2024 Registration Fees?
Pay through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI / Paytm Wallet
Correction in Particulars of CMAT 2024 Application Form on the website only
First week of  April 2024
CMAT 2024 Exam Date
May 5, 2024
CMAT 2024 Result Date
3 Weeks after the exam

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The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an important and one of the largest national level MBA entrance exams for MBA admission 2024 in 1000 MBA/PGDM colleges which offer AICTE approved management programs. Around 1 lakh candidates register and apply for CMAT every year.  

 

Table of Contents

  1. CMAT 2024 Highlights
  2. Mode of Filling CMAT Application Form: Online Only
  3. How to Fill CMAT 2024 Application Form Online? Check Process at a Glance
  4. CMAT Registration 2024 Fee & Application Fee
  5. CMAT Registration 2024: Step by Step Process
  6. CMAT 2024: How to Create and Use Password? Key Instructions
  7. Important Points for CMAT Registration 2024
  8. Important Documents for CMAT Registration 2024

1. 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 Batch
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/-

2. Mode of Filling CMAT Application Form: Online Only

No other CMAT registration and application process exists now, except the CMAT online application form submission. Besides, CMAT exam registration and application form can be completed in one go or in different stages. You have to complete the CMAT exam application process online only as the CMAT offline application process has been discontinued. For CMAT exam registration you should visit NTA-CMAT test website. The CMAT Exam registration and CMAT exam application form can be completed only after making payment of CMAT 2024 fee. 

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3. How to Fill CMAT 2024 Application Form Online? Check Process at a Glance

CMAT Application form filling procedure and CMAT online registration 2024 process is shared below. It may be noted that the candidates have to complete the CMAT online registration 2024 before proceeding for CMAT application step wise form filling procedure.

  • Register online on the NTA-CMAT 2024 Test website with basic details.
  • After completing the CMAT online registration 2024 and submitting the CMAT registration form, you will get the CMAT ID & Password. Login with it and proceed to complete the CMAT application form step wise.
  • Upload your latest scanned color passport size photo at the time of CMAT online Registration 2024. (Your photograph should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Candidate must provide Correct Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number and Email Address as these details cannot be changed once the CMAT registration is complete. All above information is required to complete the CMAT 2024 Online Registration and application form.
  • No CMAT application form correction and change of test city requests will be entertained once candidates have completed their CMAT Online Test 2024 payment.
  • Ensure that the information you have filled in the CMAT 2024 application form is accurate.

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4. CMAT Registration 2024 Fee & Application Fee

CMAT 2024 Registration Fee is Rs.2000/- Details of CMAT Registration fee 2024 for each category are as under:

CMAT Registration & Examination Fee Detail
Applied For
 
Boys
Girls
Fee payable for CMAT - 2024
General
Rs. 2000
Rs. 1000
EWS/OBC-NCL
Rs. 1000
Rs. 1000
SC/ST/PwD
Rs. 1000
Rs. 1000
Transgender
                     1000
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

4.1 Pay CMAT Examination Fee by Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/Paytm/SBI

  • The candidate has to select Net banking/Debit card/Credit card/HDFC Credit Card/ Paytm Services/through SBI option to pay the application fee till 11.50 PM on the last date to register.
  • Follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee.
  • After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the candidates have to approach the concerned bank for refund of amount. However the candidate has to make another payment/transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated

5. CMAT Registration 2024: Step by Step Process

CMAT 2024 Registration process and CMAT 2024 Application form can be completed in following five steps:

  1. Apply for CMAT 2024 Online Registration using your Email ID and Mobile Number before close of CMAT Registration date
  2. Fill up the CMAT 2024 Application form Online and note down the system generated application number
  3. Upload Scanned images of  Photo & Signature of prescribed size in CMAT Form as below
  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
  5. Download the CMAT Registration 2024 confirmation page after submission

CMAT 2021 Registration Process Step 1

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Please follow the instructions for each step and proceed to complete your CMAT Registration 2024 and application form as below:

 

CMAT 2021 Registration Process Step 2

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 Step 1: Apply for CMAT 2024 Online Registration
As a new candidate you need to go for ‘New Candidate Registration’. This will open the CMAT registration form for new candidates. At this page, you should enter all the personal details, create password, and choose a security question and answer to complete the first step of CMAT registration form.

 

On completion of the form you will receive a message from NTA-CMAT 2024 informing you about your CMAT 2024 Application form number. You can use your application number and password to complete the next steps of application form and all other subsequent logins in future.

 

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Step 2: Fill Up CMAT Application Form
After reviewing your CMAT registration form and finally submitting it, you are directed to the CMAT 2024 Application form. Follow the instructions carefully and fill up all the remaining personal details. You can also complete the CMAT Application Form later with your system generated Application Number and created Password.

 

You need to choose four test cities in order of preference to appear in CMAT 2024. Be careful while selecting the test cities from drop down menu.

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Step 3: Upload Scanned Photo & Signature
Next step in the CMAT application process is to upload scanned Images of your Photograph and Signature of required size. Please note to upload the correct Photograph and Signature on this page of CMAT application form, as the facility for correction in images will not be given later. To upload the photo and signature in correct format and size, please Note the following:

 

Required Format of Scanned Photo and Signature
Please note that Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format

 

Size of Photograph to be Uploaded in CMAT Registration Form

  • The Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb
  • It can be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (Without Mask) visible including ears against white background
  • The photograph should have clear contrast

Size of Signature to be Uploaded in CMAT Registration Form

  • Size of scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb
  • The signature image should be taken in Blue/Black ink on a white paper

Size of PwD Certificate (If applicable)
PwD certificate (file size: 50kb to 300kb) should be in jpg/jpeg format.

 

CMAT 2021 Registration Process Step 5

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Step 4: Pay CMAT Registration Fee
CMAT Registration & Application fee can be paid online through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/e-Challan. You have to select Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of CMAT Application fee. CMAT Registration Fee 2024 includes the CMAT 2024 Application Fee and CMAT 2024 Exam fee.

CMAT 2021 Registration Process Step 6

 

Step 5: Download & Take Print of CMAT Application Form
After making successful payment of CMAT registration and exam fee, you can download and print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, the CMAT fee payment transaction is cancelled then and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account. Now the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.

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6. CMAT 2024: How to Create and Use Password? Key Instructions

Important Instructions about NTA CMAT Password are shared below:

  1. During CMAT registration 2024, candidate will be required to choose PASSWORD and Security Question and its Answer. Candidate is advised to remember his/her Password for all future logins. The Password must be as per the following Password policy.
  2. Password must be 8 to 13 character long.
  3. Password must have at least one Upper case alphabet.
  4. Password must have at least one Lower case alphabet.
  5. Password must have at least one numeric value.
  6. Password must have at least one special characters eg.!@#$%^&*-
  • For subsequent logins for CMAT registration, candidate will be able to login directly with his/her respective system generated Application Number and the chosen Password.
  • Candidate is advised not to disclose or share his/her password with anybody. Neither NTA nor NIC will be responsible for violation or misuse of the Password of a candidate. Candidate can change his/her passwords after login, if desired.

Candidate should remember to log out at the end of his/her session so that the particulars of the candidate cannot be tamperedor modified by unauthorized persons.

 

The Application Number printed on the computer generated Confirmation Page must be mentioned in all such correspondences. It is therefore essential to note down the application number printed on the Confirmation Page. 

7. Important Points for CMAT Registration 2024

Understand the important points about CMAT 2024 registration process:

  • Review Each Page: Before finally submitting the CMAT registration and application pages, you should review and verify the details in each page. For example, before submitting the Online Registration Form of CMAT 2024, you must review all your personal details, address, date of birth, mobile number, email Id among others and confirm the action on the page before submission. If you wish to change any particulars, you can do it by clicking on ‘Edit Registration Form’ button.
  • Click on I Agree: You have to click on the declaration that all the particulars that you have filled in the registration form are correct before final submission. 
  • Option to Fill CMAT Application in One Go or Separately: All the Steps of CMAT Registration and application 2024 completion can be done together or at separate timings.
  • Check for Successful Submission of CMAT Application: The submission of Application of a candidate could be considered as successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her.   

8. Important Documents for CMAT Registration

Keep the following documents ready before starting the CMAT application process 2024:

  • A Computer with good Internet connectivity so that there is no breakage of Internet during CMAT registration.
  • All your qualification details as you need to enter them while registering for CMAT exam.
  • You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours taken on a white background. The size of this photo should be between 10KB and 200 KB.
  • You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a white background. The size of this signature file should be 4 KB and 30 KB.
  • A Valid e-mail id which you will be using at least for the next 6 months. All communication will be done on this e-mail id which you will enter for CMAT exam Registration.
  • A Valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number.
  • A valid Credit / Debit card in case you want to pay ONLINE.
  • A Printer connected to your system as you will have to PRINT 3 copies of CHALLAN in case you are planning to pay by e-challan at the bank.

9. CMAT 2024: AICTE Vs NTA

The CMAT 2024 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which conducts entrance exams for higher education. AICTE no longer conducts CMAT entrance exam. CMAT 2024 will be an  online computer based test of three hours duration as was last year. The CMAT 2023 exam will have 100 questions equally divided into 5 sections with 20 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in each section. 

 

CMAT Registration 2024 process is online. CMAT 2024 application form is clubbed with CMAT Registration form. CMAT 2024 Registration form fee is Rs.2000/- for Male candidates and Rs.1000/- for Female candidates. The fee should be paid online only. Besides, the CMAT 2024 application fee is also included in the CMAT registration process. CMAT 2024 registration and application process can be completed in a few minutes. 

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