CMAT Entrance Exam 2020 full notification

About CMAT - 2020

CMAT 2020 Exam got over at 12.30 PM on January 28, 2020. as computer based test. The exam was conducted in a single slot from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM by NTA as a computer based test. More than 65000 candidates appeared in CMAT out of 74486 registered candidates. The exam was conducted in 104 cities across the country at 245 test centres from 30 States and Union Territories.

CMAT 2020 overall analysis reveals that the test has remained on predictable lines with moderate difficulty level but more difficult Verbal, Tricky Logical Reasoning and time taking Data Interpretation. GK has focused on current affairs along with static facts. The cut offs are not expected to go high.

This article by experts shares detailed CMAT 2020 analysis, expected cut offs for JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa, Great Lakes among other top MBA colleges

CMAT 2020 Important Dates

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CMAT 2020 registration start date

November 1, 2019

Registration process is online

Registration end date

November 30, 2019

Registration process closes at 11:50 pm.

Registrations extended

December 10, 2019

Fee can be paid till December 11, 2019

Image correction window open

November 11, 2019

Candidate can upload new image and signature if required

Image correction window closes

December 11, 2019

Last date to remove image discrepancy

Admit card download begins

December 24, 2019

To be available on the official website

CMAT 2020 exam

January 28, 2020

Exam postponed from January 24 to 28; to be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Result announcement

February 7, 2020

Scorecards to be released on the official website

CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The CMAT 2020 eligibility criteria have been prescribed by National Testing Agency (NTA). All aspiring CMAT test takers should meet the below mentioned eligibility criteria of CMAT 2020.

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Graduates in any discipline from recognised institutes can apply for CMAT
  • Final year students of Graduate Degree courses (10+2+3) whose results would be declared before the admission procedure starts for the academic year 2020-21 are also eligible for the computer-based online CMAT examination.
  • Applicants must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the CMAT 2020 exam. In case they do not fulfill all the eligibility criteria, their candidature will get cancelled during the admission phase

CMAT 2020 Application Process

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Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC, ST, SC PWD Online Male 1400
General, OBC, ST, SC PWD Online Female, Transgender 700

CMAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam conducting authority, National Testing Agency (NTA) prescribes the CMAT 2020 exam pattern. The total duration of the computer-based online CMAT exam is 180 minutes and it consists of four distinct sections, namely, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.
As per the CMAT exam pattern 2020, a total of 100 questions are equally divided amongst the four sections (25 X 4 = 100). Each question carries four marks and the maximum score that can be obtained is 400. Each correct answer will fetch +4 marks and each incorrect will be penalised with a negative marking of -1 mark.

CMAT 2020 Selection Process

National Testing Agency, the new CMAT administering authority will conduct the selection procedure. As per the officials, the participating institutes will conduct their respective selection procedures for the candidates who would obtain the cutoff scores. The CMAT 2020 selection procedure varies within institutes. The selection procedure of CMAT 2020 mostly comprises of GD (Group Discussion), PI (Personal Interview) or WAT (Written Ability Test).