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CMAT Exam Date 2024

The CMAT 2024 Exam Date has been announced, and the Common Management Admission Test will happen on May 15, 2024, Wednesday. More than 70+ thousand students will take the CMAT exam. This exam mainly tests the knowledge of 5 subjects – Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

The exam will be for a total of 3 hours. The CMAT exam is of 100 marks paper and 100 questions will be asked in the exam. Read the full article to know more about the CMAT admit card 2024, CMAT exam pattern, CMAT syllabus, CMAT previous years paper, and CMAT accepting colleges.

CMAT Exam 2024

CMAT Exam date 2024 was announced through an official notification on April 24th. THE CMAT 2024 admit card is expected to be released in the 4th week of April 2024. After the examination, the National Testing Agency will release the CMAT answer key 2024 3rd Week of May 2024. Candidates can challenge that answer key within a limited time and a final CMAT answer key will be made based on the grievances.

In the 2nd week of June NTA will announce the CMAT results. With the CMAT scores 2024, applicants can get admission into 1,300 Business schools in India. Some of the best CMAT-accepting B schools are Great Lakes Institute of Management, JBIMS, SIMSREE, Welingkar Mumbai, K J Somaiya Mumbai, and PUMBA. Some other government and private college names that accept the CMAT scores are given at the end of the article.

CMAT 2024 Important Dates

The CMAT exam is conducted to admit students in MBA or PGDM courses. The CMAT Exam 2024 will be held in 124 exam centers throughout India. It is a national-level examination conducted once a year. Read the upcoming CMAT 2024 important events below.

CMAT 2024 Important Dates
CMAT registration March 29 to 23 April 2024
CMAT admit card release date
4th week of April 2024
CMAT 2024 exam date May 15, 2024
CMAT answer key release and challenge date 3rd Week of May 2024
 CMAT Final Answer Key one week after the challenge window closes
CMAT Result date 2nd Week of June 2024
CMAT Official Website

CMAT Admit Card 2024

CMAT Admis card is generally published one week before the national level exam. If we observe this year’s CMAT exam date 2024, we expect the CMAT 2024 admit card to be released in the 4th week of April.

After the declaration of the admit card candidates can visit the official website at https://cmat.nta.nic.in/ to download their hall tickets. They can use CMAT application number 2024 and DOB to get their admit card.

CMAT Exam Pattern 2024

  • The CMAT 2024 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • The exam is held in a single shift from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
  • The CMAT Question Paper 2024 has a total of 5 sections.
  • The full question paper will be in English medium.
  • The five sections are –
    1. Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation,
    2. Logical Reasoning,
    3. Language Comprehension
    4. Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    5. General Awareness
  • The total Duration of the exam is 180 minutes.
  • 100 questions is asked in the CMAT paper.
  • 4 answer choices will be given.
  • Total Marks are 400.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • -1 negative marking for an incorrect answer.
CMAT Question Paper Pattern 2024 – Section Wise 
Sections Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 80 20
Logical Reasoning 80 20
Language Comprehension 80 20
General Awareness 80 20
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 80 20

CMAT Previous Year Papers

CMAT Previous year’s paper is very important to know last year’s paper pattern and difficulty level here we provided the CMAT question paper 2023 PDF with Solution. Download the pdf and practice to measure your preparation level.

CMAT Previous Year Paper pdf Download links
CMAT question paper 2023 PDF with Solution

CMAT Syllabus 2024

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) prescribed the syllabus for the CMAT 2024 exam. Here we have mentioned the all-important chapter of 5 sections. Revise all of this chapter before May 15th.

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning Language Comprehension General Awareness Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Tabulation Analytical Reasoning Reading Comprehension Literature
Concepts of Entrepreneurship
Mean, Mode, Median Analogy Test English Usage Errors Trade Awareness Overview
Geometry Direction and Distance Test Synonyms Geography
Evolution of Entrepreneurship in India
Pipes and Cisterns Linear Arrangements English Grammar Indian Constitution
Framework of Entrepreneurship Theories
Simple Interest and Compound Interest Blood Relationship Tests Paragraph Completion Politics
Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development
Time-Speed-Distance Ranking Tests Antonyms History
Theories and Models of Entrepreneurship
Probability Statements and Arguments Jumbled Para Current Affairs of National and International Economy
Dimensions of Entrepreneurship
Alligation & Mixtures Coding and Decoding One-Word Substitution Economics
Models of Entrepreneurship
Profit and Loss Statements Assumptions Verbal Ability Culture
Emerging Models of Corporate Entrepreneurship
Permutations & Combinations Sequencing Sentence Correction Personalities in News
Rural Entrepreneurship
Percentages Inferences Idioms Sports News
Entrepreneurial Society
Work and Time Statements and Conclusion Phrases Science in Everyday Life
Entrepreneurial Culture
Matrix Arrangements
Principles of Business Organisation
Quadratic and linear equations
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Women Entrepreneurship
Symbol Based Problems
Emerging Trends in Social Entrepreneurship
Algebra Number Series
Motivation, Communication and Leadership
Line Graph
Cause and Effects
Number System Venn Diagram
Ratio and Proportion
Binomial Theorem
Pie Chart, Bar Chart

CMAT Cut Off 2024

CMAT cut-off has gone above 80% in the last few years. Here we have projected the CMAT cut off 2024 of top CMAT Score accepting colleges. The cut off can be changed.

Colleges Accepting CMAT CMAT Cut Off (%) Colleges
CMAT Cut Off
IFIM, Bangalore 85 NDIM Delhi 85
IFMR, Chennai 85 IMT, Hyderabad 80
Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management 85 IMT, Nagpur 80
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 85 XISS, Ranchi 80
Xavier Business School, Xavier University 85 Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon 85
NIBM, Pune 85 IPE Hyderabad 80
NL Dalmia Institute of Management 85 SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai 80
BIMTECH, Greater Noida 80 Chetana Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai 80
XIME, Bangalore 80 Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 80
ISBM, Pune 80 KIIT School of Management 80
ITM, Navi Mumbai 80 Welingkar Institute of Management, Bangalore 80
Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai 85

CMAT Accepting Colleges

16 top colleges who accepts the CMAT scores have been listed below.

  1. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai
  2. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  3. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  4. Indus Business Academy, Bangalore
  5. KIIT School of Rural Management, Bhubaneshwar
  6. Christ University, Bangalore
  7. N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  8. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore
  9. Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai
  10. BIMTECH, Greater Noida
  11. Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  12. KIIT School of Management
  13. Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad
  14. Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
  15. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
  16. KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

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Is the CMAT exam Date 2024 announced?

Yes, CMAT 2024 exam will be conducted on May 15th.

Is the CMAT form out for 2024?

The CMAT Application Form 2024 filling process ended on 23rd April.

What is the course of CMAT 2024?

CMAT is an entrance test to get into top MBA colleges.

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