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The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level computer-based entrance examination, which is conducted for admission to management programmes in colleges approved by AICTE across the country.

It is a is a three-hour computer-based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate's ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

The CMAT 2022 registration is likely to start from February 16, 2022, to March 17, 2022 (Tentative), as announced by the NTA. The exam is going to be held on April 09, 2022 (Tentative).

NTA will conduct the CMAT 2022 exam instead of AICTE. CMAT 2022 registration and application process remains online and can be completed in a few minutes.

Application Date:

From February 16, 2022, to March 17, 2022, (Up to 5:00 PM) - Tentative

CMAT 2022 Application Fee:

Fee Details Male Female
General (UR) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS/SC/ST/PwD/OBC-(NCL) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
Transgender Rs. 1000/-  

CMAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern Overview Table

Exam Conducting Authority   National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of Exam  Online Mode
Exam duration 180 minutes
Number of questions 100
Marks for correct answer 4 marks for each correct answer
Number of Sections Four + one (optional)
Name of sections Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension & General Awareness + Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Optional subject)
CMAT 2022 Registration Process Begins 16th February 2022
CMAT exam April 09, 2022
CMAT Result Declaration 29th April 2022
CMAT Result May, 2022


CMAT Eligibility Criteria

Component Eligibility Requirement
Citizenship The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
Minimum Education   Graduate from a recognized university/institute with a minimum of 15 years of education in any discipline.
Minimum Percentage of Marks in Graduation       50% Marks For General Category 
45% for SC/ST/PWD category
Eligibility for Candidates in Final Year of Graduation Final-year Graduate students (10+2+3) whose results are expected to be released before the start of the academic year 2022-23 can apply.
Age Limit to apply for CMAT 2022 No Age Limit Restriction


There are no restrictions on CMAT Age Limit. Candidates can apply as many times as they desire as long as they fulfill the other criteria.

All the candidates must satisfy the CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 such as the required educational qualifications to be able to apply for the CMAT exam which is as described below:

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree, whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for the academic year 2022-23 can also apply.

The National Testing Agency selects candidates for various management Institutes across the country through CMAT. The candidates who desire to apply for these courses must be Indian citizens. Your application is also accepted by the Organization if you are a citizen of India as long as you satisfy the eligibility criterion set by NTA.

NTA has not released any particulars regarding the number of attempts that are allowed to appear for the CMAT recruitment process. As there are no restrictions on the age limit, candidates can apply as many times as they desire as long as they fulfill the other criteria.


CMAT Syllabus


Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning
Language Comprehension
General Awareness
Innovation and Entrepreneurship


CMAT Exam Pattern

Computer-Based Test

The exam is conducted for 3 hours
Each question carries 4 marks.
For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.
Un-answered/un-attempted will be given no mark

subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 20



3 Hours

Logical Reasoning 20



Language Comprehension




General Awareness




Innovation & Entrepreneurship (optional)







 3 Hours


CMAT Exam Marking Scheme

Type of Answer Marking Scheme
Correct Answer +4
Incorrect Answer -1
Unattempted Answer 0 (No negative marking)



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  • Exam Name CMAT
  • Exam LevelNational Level
  • EligibilityBachelor's Degree
  • Preparation Period2 to 3 months
  • Duration of Exam180 minutes
  • Mode of Examonline
  • CMAT Total FeesRs. 2000 per year
  • Frequency 2 times in a year
  • Passing Criteria