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CMAT Exam 2020:

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Key Highlights:

CMAT 2020 exam offers MBA admission opportunity in more than 600 MBA colleges in India and among them are some of the prominent management institutes. CMAT entrance exam is one of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exams. Following are the key highlights and other important CMAT exam details:

CMAT 2020 Exam Conducting Body
National testing Agency (NTA)
Number of MBA colleges under CMAT 2020
CMAT Exam Date 2020
January 28, 2020 (Postponed from earlier Jan 24)
CMAT Entrance Exam Sessions
Held in 2 Shifts Morning & Afternoon separately
Mode of CMAT Entrance exam 2020
Online Computer Based Test
CMAT exam full form
Common Management Admission Test
 Exam Application Fee for Boys
 Application Fee for Girls Rs.1000/-
 Application Fee for EWS/OBC-NCL Rs.1000/-
CMAT 2020 Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD Rs.800/-
CMAT 2020 Score Validity for MBA Admission
2020-2021 academic session
Total Questions in CMAT Exam
Sectional Division of CMAT exam
4 Sections with 25 Questions in Each Section
CMAT exam details section wise
Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness
CMAT Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Maximum CMAT Score
400 for 100 questions
Negative Marking in CMAT exam
Yes, 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
Required CMAT exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
Importance of Taking CMAT 2020 exam
Top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa, PUMBA, among others accept CMAT exam score
CMAT exam application process

CMAT 2020 Important Dates
The CMAT 2020 important dates, exam Schedule, eligibility, start and last date to apply for CMAT 2020 exam, last date to download CMAT 2020 admit card and other CMAT exam details are as under:

CMAT Exam Details
CMAT 2020 Important Dates
Remarks on CMAT exam details & Dates
 Registration starts
November 01, 2019
Online on NTA CMAT website
Last date to apply for  Registration
December 10, 2019
Online submission of Application form Ends
CMAT 2020 Admit Card Download start date
December 24, 2019
No Hard copy of CMAT Admit card will be sent
Last date to download CMAT 2020 Admit card
January 28, 2020
Download Admit Card latest by CMAT  exam date
CMAT  Exam Date
January 28, 2020 (Postponed from earlier Jan 24)
3 hours 2 shifts exam: Shift 1- 9.30AM to 12.30 PM
Shift 2- 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM
CMAT  Result Date
February 3, 2020
Score card download starts in afternoon

CMAT Exam 2020: Test Training
NTA has opened centres across India, from August 2019 onwards, to make candidates understand about the revised CMAT 2020 exam pattern, navigation, test taking strategy among other details.  NTA has introduced some changes in CMAT exam. The test training will help the candidates to understand all about the revised CMAT exam pattern.

Important Changes in CMAT exam
The key changes and features of CMAT 2020 conducted by NTA are:

Exam Details
CMAT conducting Agency
National Testing Agency (NTA)
All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
CMAT Testing Mode
Computer Based
Computer Based
Training for CMAT Test Taking Methodology/Navigation
NTA training at centres across India from August 2019 onwards to train candidates to understand CMAT Test Taking Strategy
AICTE published sample test taking and navigation guidelines on its website
Changes in the cost of CMAT Registration
No change proposed
AICTE used to increase CMAT registration fee each year
Sectional Composition of CMAT
No change, same 4 sections exam with 100 questions
Remained same with 4 sections 100 questions
Scoring Pattern
Remains same with +1 mark for each right answer
+4 for each correct answer
Difficulty Level
Expected to go down
Remained moderate to Difficult

MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Exam
The list of CMAT exam 2020 accepting colleges is released by National Testing Agency and is also available on AICTE website. There are around 600+ MBA/PGDM colleges who will accept CMay 2020 exam score for MBA admission 2020. Here are some of the best MBA colleges accepting CMAT exam score:

  • JBIMS Mumbai
  • SIMSREE Mumbai
  • K J Somaiya Mumbai
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai/Gurgaon
  • PUMBA Pune
  • GIM Goa
  • IFMR Chennai
  • IMT Nagpur
  • BIMTECH Greater Noida (Specialized Programmes)
  • Welingkar, Mumbai
  • N L Dalmia