August 13, 2019

CMAT Syllabus Test Pattern 2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct computer based Common Management Admission Test (CMAT-2020) on  in two shifts from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. for admission to various management programs across the country. The result of CMAT-2020 will be declared as CMAT Score which will be accepted by over 1000 participating institutes. 

CMAT 2020 Exam Dates :

November 1st , 2019
November  30th, 2019
Admit Card Download
December 24th, 2019

Dates of Examinations
January 24th, 2020

Date of Announcing Result
February 3rd, 2020

CMAT Syllabus Test Pattern 2020 : The participating institutes of CMAT-2019 are the institutions which will be accepting the CMAT Score. Candidates must apply separately to the desired CMAT-2020 participating institutes with the CMAT Score 2019. Then, each participating institute will release their respective cut – off CMAT Score which candidates should meet to get qualified for admission to that particular institute. Once qualified, the candidates will have to appear for selection procedure of that particular institute which may comprise of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The final selection of the candidates will be on the basis of the candidates performance based on above. Candidates are advised to see the details of the admission process of each participating institute of CMAT-2019 on their respective website. CMAT Official Website

The medium of Question Paper is English only: 

Type of questions                   No. of questions            Max marks
Quantitative Techniques -
and Data Interpretation                  25                                    100
Logical Reasoning                         25                                    100
Language Comprehension             25                                    100
General Awareness                        25                                    100

There are 4 marks for each correct answer. There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted. At the test centre, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with rough papers for calculations and a Pen/Pencil. After the test, candidate must leave the rough papers at the desk. Rough work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the examination room/hall.

CMAT 2020 Test Practice Centers :
National Testing Agency (NTA) has established a network of Test Practice Centres spread all over India to help the students aspiring to appear in examinations to be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. The students can practice and train themselves before the examination for the “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode of examinations. The experienced, qualified and professional Nodal officer and staff available at the TPC will help and motivate the students to clear their doubts and solve problems and to make them familiar with the CBT mode of examinations.

CMAT 2020 Guidelines for Computer Based Test : 

Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination.

- Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.

- One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) should be taken for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during CMAT Examination.

- Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Ration Card

- PwD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category

The CMAT 2020 candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time. Registration desk will be closed 60 minutes prior to the examination.

CMAT 2020 Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Hall/Room after 8:30 a.m. in first shift and after 1:30 p.m. in second shift. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

The CMAT 2020 candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA’s website for entry in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.

No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent /Invigilators. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

For details see the NTA Website 
CMAT Website