Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020 Exam

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CMAT Exam 2020 - Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result

Master of Business Administration course makes an individual learn to lead, organize, and adjust in a variety of business environments and to successfully manage the things. There are several premier institutes in India that offer an MBA course so to get admission in that individual has to clear the test. Common Management Admission Test is one of them. Till 2018, this exam was conducted by the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), but as per the recent announcement made by the Ministry of HRD of India the exam will be now conducted by the newly formed “National Testing Agency (NTA)”. There will be no change in the eligibility, exam pattern and other details. The CMAT 2020 score will be accepted by all the AICTE approved B-schools for their PG management courses.


Important Dates of CMAT 2020


CMAT Exam Events

Important Dates

Online Application Process begins

1st November 2019

End Date of Online Application Process

November 30, 2019

Admit Card Issuance 

December 24, 2019

CMAT 2020 Exam

 28th January 2020 (Tuesday)

Timings of Examination 

9.30 am to 12.30 Am

Answer Key Availability

The date will be displayed on NTA’s website

Result Declaration

Latest by February 7, 2020

Score Card

Candidate can download their scorecard from the website


Highlights Of CMAT Exam


Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

Official Website,


Contact Number


Mode of Exam

Computer-Based Test

Type of questions

Objective type questions

Number of questions


Number of sections


Examination Duration

Three Hours

Marking Scheme

For each right answer four marks will be given

Negative Marking

There will be a deduction of one mark for the wrong answer

The date for Choice of city

01.11.2019 to 02.12.2019 (11.50 pm)

Allotment of Test City/ Centre for CMAT 2020

The city of the exam will be selected by the applicants only after submission of examination fees on first come - first serve basis.


CMAT Eligibility Criteria


In order to appear for the CMAT, the applicant should meet the eligibility criteria.


Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing in the CMAT 2020.


Qualification: Graduates in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) can also apply. 


Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply.


CMAT Registration Fee



Fee Payable


Boys – INR 1600/-

Girls- INR 1000/-


Boys – INR 1000/-

Girls – INR 1000/-


Boys – INR 800/-

Girls – INR 700/-


INR 700/-



Note: Service/processing charges & Goods & Service Tax (GST) are to be paid by the applicant as applicable.


Marks Distribution

The candidate appears in the CMAT exam has to attempt four different sections. Sections-wise distribution is as follows:



Name of Subject

Number of questions


Logical Reasoning 



General Awareness




Language Comprehension



Data Interpretation and Quantitative Aptitude







Syllabus For CMAT 2020 Exam


As the exam conducting authority has been changed from AICTE to NTA, so as of now NTA has not published any syllabus. Therefore, considering the statement there will be no change in the syllabus and exam pattern, please go through the table mentioned below:


For Logical Reasoning 

For Quantitative Aptitude

For Language Comprehension 

For General Awareness 

  • Linear Arrangements
  • Statement Arguments
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Sequencing
  • Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Analogy Test
  • Inferences
  • Statements and conclusions
  • Direction and Distance Test
  • Statements Assumption
  • Blood Relationship tests
  • Non-verbal reasoning
  • Ranking Tests
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Partnership
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Quadratic And linear Equation
  • Percentages
  • Profit and loss
  • Time and Work

·Para jumble

·One-word substitution



·Reading Comprehension

·Paragraph Completion


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