CMAT 2024

CMAT 2024: Exam date, Registration, Exam Pattern

CMAT 2024

Common Management Admission Test(CMAT) will be conducted by National Testing Agency(NTA). CMAT 2024 will be conducted on in March 2023 in 2 different slots. 

  • Shift 1: 9:00 A.M. to 12/12:30 P.M.
  • Shift 2: 3:00 P.M. to 06:00/06:30 P.M.


CMAT 2024 Important Dates

Particulars Tentative Dates
CMAT 2024 Registration begins Feb 2024
CMAT 2024 Registration last date March 2024
CMAT 2024 Hall ticket Will be announced
CMAT 2024 Exam date Will be announced
CMAT 2024 Result Will be announced
Application Fee

Rs. 2000(Gen Open Male)

Rs. 1000(Gen Open Female, Reserved categories, Transgender)

Exam Time

9 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm


CMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must have completed graduation – 50% Marks For General Category & 45% for ST/SC/PWD category
  • The students in the final year of graduation can also apply
  • There is no age limit

CMAT 2024 Exam Pattern – Major Change

Total 5 sections and 100 questions – Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Language Comprehension, Innovation and Entrepreneurship(optional). Each section has 20 questions.

Section Questions Marks
Quant & DI 20 80
Logical Reasoning 20 80
General  Awareness 20 80
Language Comprehension 20 80

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

20 80
Total 100 400

CMAT 2024 Marking Scheme

Correct answer +4 marks, Wrong answer -1 mark

CMAT Test Duration: 3 hours (3 hours 30 minutes for students who opted for Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

CMAT Past Papers PDF

Year Question Paper with Solution
2021 Download
2020 Download
2019 Download
2018 Slot 1 Download
2018 Slot 2 Download

CMAT 2024 Syllabus

CMAT Language Comprehension

  • English Grammar
  • Jumbled Para
  • Sentence Correction
  • English Usage Errors
  • Paragraph Completion
  • One-word Substitution
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Reading Comprehension

  CMAT Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart
  • Partnership
  • Geometry
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Probability
  • Allegation & Mixtures
  • Profit and Loss
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Percentages
  • Work and time
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Fraction and Decimals
  • Graph
  • Number Systems

  CMAT Logical Reasoning

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Linear Arrangements
  • Statements Arguments Sequencing
  • Matrix Arrangements
  • Number Series
  • Cause and Effects
  • Analogy Test
  • Blood Relationship Tests
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Inferences
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Symbol Based Problems
  • Direction and Distance
  • Test Ranking Tests
  • Statements Assumptions

  CMAT General Awareness

  • Literature
  • Indian Constitution
  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  • Personalities in News
  • Sports News
  • Economics
  • Science in the Everyday Life
  • Culture
  • History
  • Politics
  • Trade Awareness
  • Geography

CMAT 2024 Preparation Books

The difficulty level of CMAT is definitely less as compared with CAT, XAT, SNAP & IIFT. The CMAT 2019 exam was easy compared with CMAT 2018. One can refer RS Aggarwal books or Arun Sharma books to prepare for CMAT 2024 exam. If you are preparing for MBA CET 2021 exam then use the same material.


Top B-Schools accepting CMAT score 


All the MMS/MBA colleges accept CMAT score through the All India Quota

    1. JBIMS
    2. Sydenham
    3. Welingkar
    4. PUMBA
    5. SIES
    6. COEP
    7. Chetana
    8. Xavier
    9. MET
    10. Indira
    11. Lala’s
    12. Thakur
    13. Alkesh Dinesh Modi
    14. Vivekanand

Name of InstituteFees in LakhAverage Package
Lakh per Annum
GIM Goa1611+
IFMR Chennai128+
GLIM Chennai16+11+
XISS Ranchi85+
BIMTECH Noida10+7+
IMT Nagpur11+6+
NIBM Pune129+
NIA Pune11+8+
Christ University Bangalore86+
XIME Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi137
KIIT Bhubaneshwar1212
Shri Balaji Society Pune86+
NDIM Delhi8.256
IIEBM Pune8+5+
IMS Ghaziabad86
IMDR Pune4+5
IBS Pune8+6
GITAM Visakhapatnam7+5+

All MBA/MMS Colleges in Maharashtra accept CMAT score through the All India Quota in CAP Rounds. GD-PI is carried out for the PGDM admission process.

  • Sydenham – MMS
  • KJ Somaiya – PGDM
  • Welingkar  – MMS/PGDM
  • NL Dalmia – PGDM
  • Xavier – MMS
  • Chetana – MMS/PGDM
  • IES – PGDM
  • Indira – MBA/PGDM
  • Lala’s – MMS
  • Thakur – MMS
  • Rizvi – MMS

CMAT 2024 Study Material

The study material for the MBA CET exam can be used for CMAT exam preparation. We provide free monthly updates for General Awareness in the form of PDF. It contains a monthly PDF with 200 questions with answers. No need to purchase books if you are already using books from RS Aggarwal or Arun Sharma, class notes will also work.

Read more: CMAT 2024 Study Material 

CMAT 2024 Registration

Visit the official website and keep the following documents ready for the registration process.

  • A computer with proper internet connectivity
  • The particulars of a valid Government ID proof
  • The Date of Birth (as mentioned in the Class X Board Certificate)
  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration
  • Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt IDs.
  • Educational/Qualification details
  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against a white background
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)
  • PwD certificate (file size: 50kb to 300kb) in jpg/jpeg format.
  • List of City of your choice (Refer Annexure-IV for Cities)
  • Bank account details for payment of the fee.
  • A valid e-mail Id as important communications will be made on this e-mail Id
  • A valid mobile number as important information via SMS will be sent to this number
  • A valid debit/credit card or Net banking account for ONLINE payment

CMAT 2024 Result

The CMAT 2024 result date is not announced

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