Common Management Admission Test
Common Management Admission Test

CMAT 2024: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Pattern, Result

CMAT 2024 registration has commenced from March 29, 2024. Interested candidates can register on the official website , The last date to apply is April 18, 2024.
CMAT 2024 Exam

CMAT 2024 Exam

CMAT 2024 Exam: The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the CMAT exam 2024 in computer-based test (CBT) mode. The exam is conducted for admission to management programs at different colleges and institutes. To appear for the exam, aspirants must fulfil the CMAT eligibility criteria released by NTA. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university or institute to appear for the exam. There is no age limit to apply for the CMAT 2024 exam.

After clearing the CMAT exam 2024, participating colleges release the cutoff list. Based on the cutoff score, students are invited to the Group Discussion & Interview round. The final list is released separately by participating colleges based on the performance of candidates in the written examination and GD/Interview rounds. Top institutes like Great Lakes Chennai, SIMSREE, and JBIMS require a CMAT score of above 98 percentile for MBA admission.

Latest updates 

  • The CMAT 2024 registration has commenced on the official website. The registration window for CMAT 2024 opened on March 29, 2024 and the last date to apply is April 18, 2024 (upto 11:50 PM). Candidates can visit the official website and register themselves for the exam.
  • As per the offcial notification, CMAT 2024 exam will be conducted in May 2024. Candidates can access the official notification below.

CMAT 2024 Registration - PDF Download

Candidates preparing for the CMAT 2024 exam must be aware of the exam pattern & syllabus. As per the CMAT exam pattern 2024, there are five sections in the question paper each carrying 20 questions: Quant & DI, Logical Reasoning, VARC, General Knowledge, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Students can also download the CMAT syllabus 2024 subject-wise to know the types of questions asked in the examination.

CMAT 2024 Exam: Highlights

Aspiring students wishing to take admission to the MBA program can check the highlights of the CMAT exam in the table below:



Exam Name

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of the Exam


Mode of Exam


Exam Medium

English Only

Total Questions


Number of Sections

  • Language Comprehension
  • Quant & DI
  • Logical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Question Type


Total Marks


Duration of Exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

CMAT 2024 Exam Dates

The CMAT 2024 application form is now available on the official website from March 29 to April 18, 2024. The CMAT 2024 exam will be conducted in May 2024. Interested candidates can check the tentative CMAT 2024 dates in the table below:



CMAT 2024 Registration Start date

March 29, 2024

CMAT 2024 Registration Ends

April 18, 2024 (upto 11:50 PM)

Correction in Particulars in Application Form

April 19 to April 21, 2024

CMAT 2024 City Intimation Slip

To be announced

CMAT 2024 Admit Card

To be announced

CMAT 2024 Exam Date

May 2024 

CMAT 2024 Result

May-June 2024

CMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Students who want to apply for the CMAT 2024 exam must fulfil the eligibility criteria. As per CMAT 2024 eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must have a bacherlor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university
  • Students must have 50% marks in their graduation; 45% marks required for SC/ST/PwD candidates
  • There is no age limit to apply for the CMAT 2024 exam
  • Only Indian citizens can apply for the exam

CMAT 2024 Registration

Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply for the CMAT 2024 exam. NTA will start the CMAT 2024 registration likely in February 2024. The steps to apply for the exam are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of NTA
  • Click on the CMAT 2024 Registration link
  • Fill in personal and educational detail
  • Pay the CMAT application fee
  • Submit the application form
  • Take a printout of the receipt

CMAT Application Fee





INR 2000

INR 2000


INR 1000

INR 1000


INR 1000

INR 1000


INR 1000

CMAT 2024 Admit Card

CMAT 2024 admit card will be released tentatively in April-May 2024 by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on its official website. The admit card can be downloaded by candidates using their registration number and date of birth. The admit card contains various details mentioned on it. These details are as follows:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth of the Candidate
  • Exam Centre Name
  • Exam Centre Address
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Candidate’s Signature

CMAT Exam Pattern 2024

Aspirants preparing for the CMAT 2024 can check the exam pattern in the table below:


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension



General Awareness



Innovation & Entrepreneurship



CMAT Syllabus 2024

The National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the CMAT syllabus on its official website. The syllabus includes various topics & sub-topics from five subjects: Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Interested candidates can download the subject-wise CMAT syllabus 2024 from the link given below:

CMAT Syllabus PDF

CMAT 2024 Result

NTA releases the CMAT 2024 result on its official website after the successful conclusion of the exam. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results using their roll number and other credentials. NTA releases the CMAT scorecard which contains the section-wise score and total score obtained by candidates in the exam. 

After the release of the result, participating colleges will separately release the CMAT cutoff for MBA admission. Top institutes offer admission to the MBA course to candidates who have a percentile in the range of 98-100. To score above the 99% percentile, students must have a CMAT score of above 330-340 marks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who conducts the CMAT 2024 exam?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the CMAT exam 2024.

When will CMAT 2024 exam be conducted?

The National Testing Agency will conduct the CMAT exam 2024 in May 2024. The exact exam date will be soon announced by NTA on its official website.

How many questions are there in CMAT exam?

There are 100 questions in the CMAT exam each carrying 4 marks.

Is there negative marking in CMAT exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer in the CMAT 2024 exam.

How to download CMAT Syllabus 2024 PDF?

The CMAT syllabus PDF is available in the article above. Candidates can scroll above to download the PDF.

What is CMAT application fee?

The CMAT application fee for General Candidates is INR 2000. For other categories, the application fee is INR 1000.

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