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CMAT Exam 2023: Notification, Admit Card, Result & Answer Key

About CMAT 2023

CMAT 2023: National Test Authority (NTA) will release the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) notification probably in the third week of February 2024. Along with the official CMAT notification, NTA will start the CMAT 2024 registration window on its official website- Those candidates who have completed their graduation or pursuing their final year for the same are eligible to apply for CMAT 2024.

About CMAT Exam

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to over 500+ MBA colleges across India. CMAT score is accepted by some of the top B-schools in India including Great Lakes Institute of Management, JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai, and PUMBA. 

CMAT 2023 will be held in computer-based mode and the exam duration will be of 180 minutes wherein candidates will have to answer 100 questions for 400 marks. CMAT 2024 exam will be held in around 124 cities across the country.

CMAT Exam 2023 - Overview

CMAT full form/ Exam nameCommon Management Admission Test
Popularly known as CMAT Exam
CMAT Exam conducting bodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
CMAT score accepting colleges
  • PUMBA Pune - Department of Management Sciences Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • VIT Business School, Vellore
  • MSU Baroda - Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  • AIMS Institutes, Bangalore
  • KJ Somaiya SIMSR - K J Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Doon Business School, Dehradun
  • Welingkar Mumbai - Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research
  • ITM Navi Mumbai - ITM Business School
  • XIME Bangalore - Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • SIMSREE Mumbai - Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education
  • IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL - Jagdish Sheth School of Management
CMAT Exam Official

CMAT entrance test- What changed last year

  • Last year CMAT was held in one shift only as compared to the previous year where the exam was conducted in two different shifts- Shift 1 from 9 AM to 12 PM and Shift 2 from 3 PM to 6 PM.
  • NTA has decreased the number of exam centres from 153 to 124.
  • Last year, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship section was added as an additional section in the CMAT paper pattern and an additional 30 minutes was allotted for this section. But as per the revised CMAT exam pattern, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship section is now mandatory for CMAT exam.
  • The number of questions in CMAT in each section has reduced to 20 from 25 and each section now carries 80 marks.

Last year CMAT exam analysis

There were two to 4 tricky questions overall. The QA and DI section of CMAT was easy and 17-18 questions were a good attempt. The Logical Reasoning section was of easy level too with questions from alphabets, series, blood relations, and more. Candidates who attempted around 15 questions in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship section are likely to clear the sectional cutoff.

CMAT Exam Pattern 2024

CMAT Particulars

CMAT Details

CMAT Exam mode

Computer-Based (CBT) mode

CMAT exam time duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Total number of questions in CMAT 2023

100 questions

Number of questions in each section

20 questions

Marks allotted for every correct answer

4 marks

Negative marking in CMAT Exam

Yes (scheme applicable)

Sectional time limit


CMAT 2023 Highlights

Full Exam NameCommon Management Admission Test
Short Exam NameCMAT
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)2000 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOnline
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Participating Colleges876
Exam Duration3 Hours

CMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

National Testing Agency will release the eligibility criteria of CMAT exam 2023 in the official notification. Applicants who fulfill the academic qualifications, age limit as specified in eligibility criteria can apply for the CMAT entrance exam.

CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria:

  1. Nationality: To apply for CMAT 2023, students must be citizens of India.
  2. Academic qualifications: Graduates in any discipline from recognized institutes can apply for the CMAT exam. Final-year students can also apply for the computer-based online CMAT 2023.
  3. Age limit: There is no age limit for appearing in the CMAT exam.

CMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria - Course Wise

  • For PGCM - A bachelor’s in any discipline.
  • For Executive PGDM - Candidate must have completed their graduate degree in any discipline with a minimum of five years of work experience.
  • For MBA & PGDM - He/ She should have finished their graduate degree in any discipline.

CMAT 2023 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

National Testing Agency (NTA) will start the CMAT 2023 registration process probably in the third week of February. The CMAT 2023 registration last date will be third week of March tentatively. Candidates can access CMAT 2023 application form by visiting the official website-

The CMAT 2023 registration fees will be Rs 2,000 for General/ EWS/OBC-NCL (Male) and Rs 1,000 for the female, transgender, and reserved category candidates. The steps to fill out the application form for the CMAT exam are given below.

Steps to fill CMAT Application Form

1st Step: CMAT 2023 Registration - Use the 'New Candidate Registration’ link to go to the CMAT Registration Form 2023. Enter all the personal details (Name, Email ID, Phone Number), create a password, and choose the security question and answer to complete CMAT 2023 registration.

NOTE: Upon successful registration, NTA will issue the CMAT exam application number to be used for login.

2nd Step: Apply for CMAT- Using login credentials (Application Number and Password), log in to the application form page to fill in other details as required. Four test cities must also be chosen as per preference.

3rd Step: Uploading of Documents - Scanned images of photograph, signature, and PwD certificate, if applicable must be uploaded as per specifications.

Documents needed for CMAT 2023 registration

Documents/ DetailsSpecifications
Scanned coloured Photograph in JPG/JPEG formatbetween 10 kb to 200 kb
Scanned Signature in JPG/JPEG formatbetween 4 kb to 30 kb

4th Step: CMAT 2023 registration Fee payment - The application fee of CMAT 2023 can be paid either through Credit/ Debit card, Net banking, PayTM, UPI, e-Challan, etc.

5th Step: Download of Confirmation Page - Finally, download and take a printout of the confirmation page of CMAT 2023 for future reference.

Application Fees

General OnlineMale₹ 2000
SC, ST, EWS, OBC OnlineTransgender, Male₹ 1000
SC, OBC, ST, EWS, General OnlineFemale₹ 1000
SC, OBC, ST, General, EWSPWDOnlineTransgender, Female, Male₹ 1000

CMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency (NTA) has introduced a new section in the CMAT exam from last year onwards. Students interested in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programmes can now opt for this new section in addition to the regular sections in the CMAT exam. Know details of the CMAT 2023 exam pattern below.

CMAT Exam Pattern 2023



Mode of exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration of the CMAT exam3 hours

Total Number of Questions

100 questions

Section-wise Questions20 questions

Total Marks

400 marks

Slots/ ShiftsTwo Shifts

CMAT Exam Time

  • 1st shift: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 2nd shift: 3:00  to 6:00 PM

CMAT 2023 Marking Scheme

  • +4 Marks for Each Right Answer
  • -1 Mark for Incorrect Answer

Section Wise CMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber  of QuestionsTotal ma rks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation



General Awareness



Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension



Innovation & Entrepreneurship (additional section)20




CMAT 2023 Admit Card

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CMAT admit card in online mode at Applicants can download the admit card of CMAT 2023 by entering their CMAT login credentials like application number and date of birth.

Candidates must keep the CMAT 2023 hall ticket safe till admissions are completed as a duplicate one will not be issued. CMAT exam self-declaration form is necessary to carry along with CMAT 2023 admit card to the test centre.

How to download CMAT admit card 2023?

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Click on the CMAT 2023 admit card link.

Step 3: Enter Application No and Password or Date of Birth.

Step 4: Click on the "Download Admit Card" button on the page.

Step 5: Check details and save the admit card in PDF format and take a printout of the same.

CMAT 2023 Admit Card - How to retrieve CMAT Application Number?

Aspirants who have forgotten their CMAT 2023 application number can retrieve it using the facility provided by the NTA authorities on its official CMAT website. To do so, students can use the "Find Application Number" link here. Steps to follow

Step 1: Find and visit the link "Find CMAT exam application number" at

Step 2: Enter the required details like Candidate Name, Father Name, Mother Name, Date of Birth and Security Pin (case sensitive).

Step 3: Click on "Get application number" to avail of the CMAT application number.

CMAT Admit Card 2023 - Details mentioned

Candidate RelatedCMAT exam-related

Candidate' Name

CMAT 2023 Roll number

Father's Name

CMAT exam centre address

Date of birth

CMAT 2023 date and time


Signature and Photograph of the candidate


Instructions for CMAT exam

CMAT Admit Card Image - Sample

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Details in NTA CMAT Admit Card 2023

This CMAT admit card 2023 consists of three pages,

  • Page 1: contains the Centre details and self Declaration (Undertaking) form regarding COVID-19.
  • Page 2: has "Important Instruction for the candidates".
  • Page 3: has "Advisory for candidates regarding COVID-19". The candidates have to download all three pages.

CMAT 2023 Admit Card Self-Declaration (Undertaking) form

From last year onwards, the NTA has also attached a self-declaration form on the CMAT 2023 Admit Card, which is mandatory to fill out. Students should indicate whether or not they have had flu-like symptoms (Cough/ Fever/ Sore throat/ Breathlessness/ Runny Nose/ Body ache) in the past 14 days and whether they have been in contact with a person whose COVID and their travel history have been confirmed.

Important Instructions for Candidates printed in CMAT admit card 2023

  • As a precaution for COVID-19, the students must reach centre as indicated against Reporting/ Entry time at Centre, in the CMAT Admit Card.
  • No students shall be permitted to enter after the gate closing time.
  • No students shall be permitted to leave the examination room/ hall before the end of the examination.
  • On completion of the examination, please wait for instructions from the invigilator and do not get up from your seat until advised. The candidates will be permitted to move out, one at a time only.
  • All candidates are required to download and read carefully, the instruction and advisory for COVID given with the CMAT 2023 admit card and strictly adhere to them.
  • The admit card is provisional, subject to satisfying the eligibility conditions as given in the information bulletin.
  • Students are suggested to visit the examination venue, a day in advance to see the arrangements at the centre, so that they do not face any problems on the day of the examination.
  • If religion/ customs require you to wear specific attire, please visit centre early for thorough checking and mandatory frisking.
  • No candidates would be allowed to enter the examination centre, without CMAT exam admit card and undertaking, valid ID proof, and proper frisking. Frisking through a handheld metal detector (HHMD), will be carried out without touching the body.
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry only the following items with them into the examination venue:
    • Personal Transparent Water Bottle
    • Personal Hand Sanitizer (50 ml)
    • A simple transparent Ball Point Pen
    • Admit card along with self-declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
    • Additional passport-size photograph for pasting on the attendance sheet
    • Original valid ID proof (PAN card/ Driving Licence/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card/ Ration Card)
    • Mask and gloves
  • Before reaching the centre, candidates must enter the required details in the self-declaration (Undertaking) in legible handwriting, paste the photograph and put a thumb impression and get the signature of a parent at the appropriate place. They should ensure that their left-hand thumb impression is clear and not smudged.
  • The candidates must bring a PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority if claiming relaxation under the PwD category.
  • Candidates are NOT allowed to carry any personal belongings including electronic devices, mobile phones, and other banned/ prohibited items listed in the information bulletin to the examination centre.
  • Shoes/ footwear with thick soles and garments with large buttons are NOT permitted.
  • Blank paper sheets for rough work will be provided in the examination hall/ room. Candidates must write their name and roll number at the top of each of the sheets and must drop the sheet in the designated drop box without fail, before leaving the examination hall. Failure to do so may result in the non-evaluation of your answers.
  • No candidates should adopt any unfair means or indulge in any unfair examination practices. All the examination centres are under surveillance of CCTV and equipped with Jammers.

Advisory for candidates regarding COVID-19

The NTA will implement social distance measures prior to the Government of India guidelines during the current session of COVID to ensure the health and safety of candidates.

Preparation at the CMAT exam centre

  • Standard operating procedures for implementing safety precautions and for maintaining the required standard of hygiene will be implemented.
  • Before the test starts, the seating area including monitors, keyboards, mouse, webcam, desk, and chair will be thoroughly sanitized. All door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons, etc. will be disinfected.
  • The gap between the 2 seats will be maintained as per GOI guidelines.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at entry and inside the exam venue at various places for candidates and centre staff to use.
  • Thermo guns will be used to check the body temperature of candidates.
  • Bar code readers will be available at the entry point to scan the bar code of the CMAT 2023 admit card. The hall number will be informed to the candidates at this point.
  • It is ensured that all the processes are touch-free, to the maximum possible extent, to ensure social distancing norms.

Pre-Examination Preparation

  • Candidates are to check reporting time at centre given in the CMAT admit card and to reach centre as per reporting time only to avoid any crowding at the centre at the time of entry and to maintain social distancing.
  • Candidates should fill the CMAT 2023 admit card and undertake it completely and properly, as per instructions.
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue as mentioned in Student's Instruction.
  • Candidates need to maintain a space of at least 6 feet from each other at all times.
  • Lab numbers will not be displayed outside the centre to avoid any crowding at any one place in any situation.

Documents to carry with admit card of CMAT 2023:

The following documents must be carried by all candidates on the CMAT exam day and shown on demand else they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

  1. Passport-size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form). This will be pasted on the attendance sheet at the exam centre during CMAT 2023.
  2. Any valid and non-expired authorized Govt photo IDs in original- PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card
  3. PwD certificate (if applicable)

Note: If the name of the candidate has changed due to events such as marriage etc, such candidates must show the relevant documents at the time of the exam like Marriage Certificate / Divorce / Decree / Legal Name Change Document.

Unable to download the CMAT 2023 Admit Card?

  • Candidates must contact the helpline between 10 am to 5 pm for help in case they are unable to download the admit card of CMAT 2023 or mail .
  • Candidates can also try clearing the browser cache and try again.

Steps to take in case of discrepancy in CMAT Exam Hall Ticket

  • Candidates who find any discrepancy in the details mentioned on the CMAT admit card must call and mail the NTA helpline.
  • They will be allowed to write CMAT 2023 with the downloaded admit card but will need to coordinate with NTA for correction.
  • While mailing NTA for corrections, candidates must attach a copy of their application form for the CMAT exam and the admit card to clearly indicate the discrepancies.

CMAT Exam Dates 2023: National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CMAT 2023 dates on the official CMAT website, As per the schedule of previous years, the exam will be conducted in the second week of April 2023. The CMAT 2023 result will be declared in the last week of April.

This article on CMAT exam dates mentions tentatively the CMAT 2023 admit card date, CMAT exam date, CMAT 2023 result dates, and other relevant CMAT dates. CMAT will be conducted as a computer-based test by NTA, the conducting body. Read the entire article to get further detailed information on CMAT dates 2023.

CMAT Exam Dates 2023

Candidates can check all the important dates of CMAT 2023 from the table given below:

CMAT Dates

CMAT Events

CMAT 2023 Dates

CMAT 2023 registration starts on

Third week of February 2023

CMAT 2023 registration last date

Third week of March 2023

Last date to pay CMAT 2023 application feeThird week of March 2023
CMAT 2023 application form correction window datesThird week of March 2023

CMAT admit card release date

To be announced

CMAT exam date 2023

Second week of April 2023

CMAT provisional answer key

To be announced

CMAT answer key challenge last date

To be announced

CMAT 2023 result date

To be announced

CMAT Important Dates 2023 - Highlights

Candidates can check here all the major detailed highlights of CMAT 2023 dates here:

CMAT Registration Date 2023

The CMAT exam registration form will be available online mode from the third week of February 2023 tenatatively. Candidates will be able to fill out the online CMAT application form at The CMAT 2023 registration last date will be around the third week of March 2023 The process includes registration, filling out the CMAT application form, and payment of application fees. CMAT application form correction window will be opened and the last date for making corrections will be likely in the third week of March 2023 as well.

CMAT Admit Card Date 2023

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CMAT 2023 admit card in onine mode after the conclusion of the CMAT 2023 exam. The provisionally registered candidates for the CMAT exam 2023 will be downloading their admit card of CMAT from the NTA website. The CMAT admit card 2023 will include all details pertaining to entrance tests such as the candidate’s name and roll number, exam centre details, reporting time as well as exam day guidelines.

CMAT Exam Date 2023

The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level entrance test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) annually. The CMAT 2023 exam will be conducted in a computer-based mode in one shift probably in the second week of April 2023. The questions will be asked from Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and General Awareness. There will be a new additional section Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

CMAT Answer Key Date 2023

The CMAT provisional answer will be released in online mode wherein candidates will have the option to check the answers they marked. Following this, an objection window will be open where candidates can challenge the CMAT provisional answer key till the given date before the final CMAT 2023 answer key gets released in the last week of April.

CMAT Result Date 2023

NTA will declare the CMAT 2023 result in online mode at the official website- With the help of CMAT exam result 2023, candidates will be able to check details like sectional percentile, total percentile, sectional score, total score, rank, etc. More than 1000 AICTE-approved B-schools will offer MBA admission on the basis of CMAT scores.

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) will specify the CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria along with all the parameters which one has to fulfill before filling out the application form for CMAT 2023. Those candidates who wish to take CMAT must check the CMAT eligibility criteria 2023 which includes the required marks in the qualifying exam, past educational qualification, age bar, etc.

Apart from that, the CMAT eligibility criteria also specifies the nationality of the candidate. NTA annually conducts CMAT entrance exams across the country in Computer Based (CBT) mode. Candidates are advised to go through the article to know all about CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria. Apart from that read the full article to know the entire schedule of CMAT 2023, minimum marks required to appear for CMAT and related information.

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Key Highlights

Prior to filling out the CMAT 2023 application form, candidates must adhere to the following factors related to CMAT eligibility criteria. Check the detailed CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria which include minimum qualification, age limit, etc are mentioned below. To have better insights related to CMAT eligibility, candidates will have to read the whole article thoroughly.

  • Qualifying exam - Candidates should have done their minimum of three years of graduation in any stream.

  • Age limit - There is no age bar set by NTA to appear for CMAT 2023

  • Nationality- Candidates must have citizenship in India.

Course wise CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria

  • For Executive PGDM - Candidate should have done their Graduation degree in any discipline along with five years of minimum experience.

  • For PGCM - Graduate in any discipline

  • For MBA and PGDM - Candidates should have done their bachelor’s in any discipline.

CMAT Exam Dates 2023

Candidates can check all the important dates related to CMAT 2023. In order to know all the dates related to CMAT, candidates can get updated with all the events such as start and end date of CMAT application, availability of CMAT 2023 admit card, exam date, and so forth.

Schedule of CMAT 2023

CMAT Events

CMAT Dates

CMAT 2023 registration starts on

Third week of February 2023

Last date to fill CMAT application form 2023

Third week of March 2023

Last date for CMAT fee paymentThird week of March 2023
Corrections in CMAT application formThird week of March 2023

CMAT 2023 admit card release date

To be announced

CMAT exam date 2023

Second week of April 2023

CMAT provisional answer key

To be announced

CMAT answer key challenge date

To be announced

CMAT Registration 2023

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will released CMAT 2023 application form probably in the third week of February. Candidates can do their CMAT 2023 registration till third week of March. CMAT registration can be done in online mode only. Prior to filling the application form of CMAT 2023, checking its eligibility criteria is the foremost thing. While filling CMAT application form, candidates need to enter their personal and academic qualification details. Apart from that one will have to upload all the required documents such as photograph and signature.

CMAT Registration 2023 - National Testing Agency (NTA) will release CMAT 2023 application form probably in the third week of February 2023. Interested and eligible candidates can fill the CMAT application form by visiting the official website- Candidates will be able to submit their CMAT 2023 online form till third week of March. Post the closure of the CMAT application for correction window, NTA will release CMAT admit card in online mode.

Students who have obtained 50% qualifying marks in their Bachelor's degree were eligible to fill out the CMAT 2023 application form. Final-year students could also apply and appear for the CMAT 2023 entrance exam. Read this article to learn about the CMAT registration 2023, the steps to fill out the CMAT application form, exam dates, registration fees, registration last date, and the CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria.

CMAT Registration 2023 - Overview

Those who planned to take MBA admissions 2023-25 have to apply for the NTA CMAT exam 2023. CMAT application fee is Rs 2,000 (for male candidates) and Rs 1,000 (for female, transgender, and reserved category) candidates. Before filling CMAT 2023 application form, candidates must check the CMAT eligibility criteria.



Exam name

Common Management Admission Test

Commonly known as


CMAT 2023 Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Mode of CMAT Application Form 2023Online Mode

CMAT Official website

Seat reservation

As per the government of India

CMAT 2023 helpline number


CMAT Registration Dates 2023

CMAT 2023 registration date comprises of start and end date for filling the CMAT 2023 application form as well as the dates for making the required changes if any in the CMAT application form 2023. All the CMAT 2023 registration dates mentioned in the table are the latest as per the official NTA CMAT website.

CMAT Registration Dates

CMAT Events

CMAT Dates

CMAT registration date 2023

To be announced

Last date to fill CMAT application form 2023

To be announced

Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI / Paytm Wallet

To be announced

CMAT 2023 application form correction window

To be announced

CMAT 2023 admit card release date

To be announced

CMAT exam date 2023

To be announced

CMAT provisional answer key

To be announced

CMAT answer key challenge date

To be announced

CMAT final answer key

To be announced

CMAT 2023 result date

To be announced

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before applying for CMAT 2023, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2023.

  • Applicants should have done their graduation in any discipline.

  • Those who are in the final year of graduation can also apply for CMAT 2023.

  • Nationality - Candidates must be Indian citizens.

  • Age Limit - There is no age bar for CMAT 2023

Documents and Other Details to be kept ready before filling out CMAT 2023 Application Form

Before filling out the application form, candidates must keep the following documents and information ready with them.

  • Qualification details

  • A working computer which should be connected with good internet services.

  • Scanned passport size photograph

  • Scanned signature

  • Valid phone number and Email Id

  • Credit/ Debit card or Net banking details

Photograph and Signature (Specification & Dimension)

Students must adhere strictly to the specification of the required documents. Scanned copies must be clear.




Passport size photograph


Between 10 KB - 200 KB



Between 4 KB - 30 KB

Web Browser to be used while filling CMAT Registration 2023 form

Candidates must ensure that they have any one of the following web browsers so that they do not face any problems while filling the application form:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet explorer

How to fill the CMAT Registration Form 2023?

While filling out the CMAT 2023 registration form, candidates need to follow the steps that are given below so that they do not face any problems.

Steps to fill the CMAT Registration Form


  • Step 1 - Visit the CMAT official website.
  • Step 2 - Now click on the tab which states 'Apply for CMAT 2023'.
  • Step 3 - A new page will open where the candidate will have to provide all the required details under the new candidate registration tab.
  • Step 4 - After the CMAT registration 2023, a login id and password will be generated.
  • Step 5 - Re-login and enter all the personal, academic, contact details in the CMAT 2023 application form.
  • Step 6 - Preview the provided information mentioned in the CMAT 2023 registration form.
  • Step 7 - Upload all the required documents.
  • Step 8 - Pay the amount of application fee for the CMAT exam.
  • Step 9 - Download the confirmation page which will display after successful payment.
  • Step 10 - Take the printout of the CMAT 2023 registration form for future reference.

How to fill CMAT Application Form 2023?

Step 1 - CMAT 2023 Registration

  • Firstly, candidates will have to register for CMAT 2023 and will have to keep safely the application number that has been generated.

  • Now candidates need to create a strong password and while setting up a password for CMAT registration 2023, they have to choose a security question so that in the future if the candidate forgets the password, it can be retrieved.

  • Now candidates will have to fill in all the details accordingly.

  • After providing and submitting all the personal details, the CMAT 2023 registration number will be generated.

  • Now login again by using credentials to fill the application form for CMAT 2023.

Note: Keep safe generated CMAT 2023 application number as it will be used to complete other steps and for future reference.


Resetting the Password of CMAT 2023 Registration Form?

  • Candidates will have to choose a security question and remember it’s answered as well.

  • While resetting a password, authorities will send a verification code through SMS at the registered mobile number.

  • Reset the password by clicking on the link that is sent on the registered email ID of the candidate.

Step 2 - Fill the Application Form of CMAT 2023

After registration, candidates will be directed to the application form of CMAT 2023, wherein he or she will be required to fill the following details

  • Name of the candidate

  • Father’s name

  • Mother’s name

  • Date of birth

  • Gender

  • State of the residence

  • Category

  • PwD more than 40% (Yes/ No)

  • Types of disability (Options will be provided)

  • Whether a candidate needs a scribe reader?

  • Disability category for scribe reader

  • Nationality

  • Are you diabetic or not?

Now in the application form of CMAT 2023, candidates will have to provide information regarding the programme and exam city that candidates wish to apply for -

  • 1st choice for exam city

  • 2nd choice for exam city

  • 3rd choice for exam city

  • 4th choice for exam city

Now candidates will have to provide educational/ academic details in the CMAT registration form 2023. The candidate will be required to furnish the following information in the CMAT 2023 registration form.

  • Qualification

  • Pass status

  • Exam name

  • University name

  • Passing year/ appearing

  • Result mode

  • Marks obtained


Step 3 - Enter Security (Captcha) code

  • After filling in qualification details, candidates need to enter the security code which will flash on the screen. Candidates need to type the same in the provided box.

  • After filling in the captcha code, click on the “Submit” tab.

Step 4 - Preview the CMAT Registration Form 2023

  • After submitting the CMAT 2023 application form, candidates will have to review the filled application form.

  • Candidates must recheck all the information in the CMAT application form and edit it if they have made some errors. After verification of each section candidates will be required to mark in “parameters checklist to be verified”

  • After the verification of all the information click on the “I agree” button. Lastly, click on the final submission tab.

Step 5 - Upload documents

  • Now candidates need to upload the scanned passport size photograph and signature as per the required size and format mentioned in the registration form of CMAT 2023.

  • Candidates can upload the documents in colored or black and white forms.

  • Passport size photo must be legible and clear

  • After uploading documents enter the security pin and click on the ‘Upload’ tab.


Step 6 - Pay the amount of the application fee for CMAT 2023 application form.

Candidates can make the payment of application fees for CMAT 2023 through any one of the following modes.

  • Credit card

  • Debit card

  • Net banking

  • E-challan

CMAT Application Form Fee 2023






Rs 2000/-

  • General - EWS

  • OBC (NCL)

Rs 1000/-


Rs 1000/-



Rs 1000/-

  • General - EWS

  • OBC (NCL)

Rs 1000/-


Rs 1000/-


Rs 1000/-

  • Fill in all the required details of the card or bank and make the payment.


Step 7 - Download the confirmation page which will display after successful payment.

Note: In case the confirmation page is not displayed, then it will mean that payment has been rejected and the amount will be refunded in the same account.


CMAT Registration 2023- Important Points to Remember

  • Candidates have to fill in all the details required correctly in the CMAT 2023 application form else it will be considered incomplete.

  • While creating a password, candidates must adhere to the following terms -

    • Password must be 8-13 characters

    • Consisting of one lowercase letter

    • Use at least one special character

    • Must use one numeric digit

  • Once payment gets done, will not be refunded under any circumstances.

  • Registration and application form filling is completely online.

Queries Related to CMAT Registration Form 2023

Candidates can refer to the below table for any queries if they have any related to CMAT 2023



Phone Number

Sri Sita Ram Malik

+91 9990125888

Through SMS

Type - UNHAPPY (add text)


Customer Care

(011) 23407121/23407657/23407447/ 23407480


1800112211 (24*7) 18004253800 (24*7)

CMAT 2023 Application Form Correction Window

Candidates who want to make corrections in the submitted CMAT application form 2023, will have to follow the below procedure. The CMAT correction window will open after the closure of the CMAT 2023 registration process.

How to edit CMAT application form?

  • Visit official NTA CMAT 2023 website
  • Click on the “CMAT Application Form Correction 2023” link.
  • Log in using the CMAT application number, password, and security pin.
  • Next, click on the button “Correction in Application Form” at the bottom of the webpage.
  • Edit the CMAT 2023 application form.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.

Instructions for CMAT correction form 2023

Before going to make a correction in the submitted CMAT application form, applicants should follow the CMAT guidelines.

  • Correction is a one-time process in the application form of CMAT that is filled in after the update on any data is not allowed under any circumstances. Students are advised to finalize the application form carefully.
  • The CMAT 2023 correction window is accessible only to those who have completed all registration processes during the registration period and have paid the CMAT registration fee.
  • After correction, students are advised to pick up the printout of the revised confirmation page for future reference.

What after the CMAT correction facility?

After the completion of the CMAT correction process, the authorities will release the admit card to all the registered candidates. The NTA will announce the release date of the CMAT 2023 admit card soon. To download admit card of CMAT 2023, students have to enter their application number and password

CMAT Exam Centres 2023

When filling out the application form for CMAT 2023, candidates will have to select any four cities from the list of 153 cities, as per their preference. CMAT 2023 exam centres are those cities where the CMAT exam will be conducted. The exact address of the CMAT exam centre will be displayed on the admit card of CMAT 2023.

CMAT Selection Procedure 2023 - All India Council for Technical Education or AICTE approved institutes will conduct the selection procedure of CMAT 2023 after the declaration of the result/merit list. These are the institutes that accept CMAT scores on the basis of which students are shortlisted for the CMAT 2023 selection procedures. The participating institutes will conduct CMAT selection procedure 2023 after the declaration of the CMAT 2023 result.

CMAT is a national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to MBA programs of participating institutes. CMAT selection procedure 2023 will consist of mainly three rounds of Written Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview. CMAT selection procedure may vary from institute to institute. Check the article on CMAT below to know in detail about the selection procedure of CMAT 2023, important dates pertaining to CMAT, the admission process, and so forth.

CMAT Selection Procedure Dates 2023

The selection process of CMAT accepting institutes will likely commence in the last week of April 2023/the first week of May 2023. Check the schedule below for CMAT 2023.

CMAT Exam Dates 2023


Tentative Dates

CMAT 2023 exam date

April 09, 2023

Declaration of Result

To be notified

Commencement of selection process

To be notified

CMAT Selection Procedure 2023

AICTE approved institutes will begin the selection procedure of CMAT 2023 after the declaration of the result. CMAT 2023 selection procedure will be conducted in three phases as mentioned below:

  • Release of CMAT Score / Merit List

  • Group Discussion

  • Written Ability Test or Personal Interview

Release of CMAT Score/Merit List

National Testing Agency will release the CMAT scorecard tentatively in the last week of April 2023 based on which candidates will be shortlisted for the selection rounds. Each participating institute of CMAT 2023 will release its individual list of shortlisted candidates. Students who will be shortlisted will have to appear for the selection process on the prescribed date, day, and venue.

Group Discussion

  • Institutes accepting CMAT scores will conduct the first round of group discussions. This round is supposed to be held in the following manner:

  • Firstly the shortlisted candidates will be given a topic for discussion which will be based on current affairs or business situations.

  • Then, the students will be grouped into 10 or more students and will be assigned an individual group topic.

  • As the group discussion will begin, students will be marked on the basis of the following parameters:

    • Negotiation skills

    • Encouragement skill

    • Creative and logical thinking

    • Real-life scenarios

    • Closure skills

    • Leadership qualities

    • Managerial skill

    • Initiation skill

Personal Interview/ Written Ability Test

  • Students qualifying for the group discussion will be further called for either a personal interview or written ability test or both.

  • In the personal interview round, students will have to appear physically in front of the interviewee for face-to-face interaction.

  • During the interview process, students will be assessed based on the following parameters:

    • Ability to explain past academic records

    • Personality

    • Prior work experience(s)

    • Confidence

    • Creativity and innovation

  • Candidates appearing for a personal interview must surely prepare themselves with the questions like “What are your strengths and weaknesses” and “self-introduction”.

  • The interviewee may assess a student's capability to take in pressure and managerial skills by asking interlinked questions. The candidate must justify his statements and answer smartly.

  • In addition to a personal interview, some institutes might conduct a written ability test (WAT). In this round, students will be given a topic to present their opinion on. Through this round, the authorities will analyze the candidate’s writing skills. To sail through these rounds, students are advised to read the newspaper on a daily basis.

CMAT Final Merit List 2023

On the basis of the candidate’s cumulative performance, the final merit list will be prepared by the participating institutes of CMAT 2023. The final list will include the name of the candidates who will have cleared all the criteria of selection rounds. Some institutes will notify the student’s status through email or call letters.

What are the Documents Required for CMAT Admission 2023?

CMAT scores are accepted by more than 1000 B-schools. Students are advised to keep themselves updated with the admission dates by visiting the official website of the institute they desire to take admission in. On the day of admission based on CMAT score 2023, students must carry the following documents:

  • CMAT scorecard 2023

  • Passport size photographs

  • Domicile certificate

  • Category certificate (if any)

  • Common management admission test call letter

  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheet

  • Graduation mark sheet

  • CMAT 2023 admit card

  • Medical certificate

CMAT Exam Pattern 2023 - The National Testing Agency (NTA), will release the CMAT 2023 exam pattern for those candidates who want to pursue an MBA program at the top B-schools of India. NTA is expected to introduce major changes in the CMAT exam pattern 2023 with five sections and the number of questions reduced to 20 in each section.

CMAT is a national-level entrance exam that is expected to be held in the first week of April 2023 and its score is accepted by all the AICTE- Approved Universities and Institutions. The language of the CMAT exam is also prescribed in the CMAT paper pattern and it will be conducted in English medium. Before proceeding, candidates need to know all the details about CMAT 2023 exam pattern, such as exam time duration, CMAT marking scheme, CMAT total marks, sections from which questions will be asked, etc.

CMAT Exam Pattern 2023: Overview

CMAT exam pattern 2023 will consist, of the total number of questions, time duration, section-wise total marks, exam mode, and exam medium. Through the exam pattern of CMAT 2023, aspirants will get to know the exam parameters. As per the exam pattern, CMAT will be conducted in Computer-based (CBT) mode.

CMAT 2023 Test Pattern



CMAT exam conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam mode

Computer-Based (CBT) mode

CMAT exam time duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Total number of questions


Number of questions in each section


Marks allotted for every correct answer

4 marks

Negative marking

Yes (Scheme applicable)

CMAT Paper Pattern 2023: Section-wise questions and marks

As per CMAT 2023 paper pattern, the test will consist of a total of 100 questions and the total time will be given 180 minutes.

CMAT 2023 Sectional Distribution

Section name

Number of questions


Quantitative techniques and data interpretation



Logical reasoning



General awareness



Language comprehension



Innovation and Entrepreneurship



CMAT Marking Scheme 2023

  • For every correct response, four marks will be given.

  • For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.

  • To answer a question candidate will have to choose a correct option from the multiple correct choices there are multiple correct options to a particular question then candidates who attempted it correctly as per the final answer key will be awarded marks.

  • Unattempted questions will not be marked.

  • In case a question is dropped or ignored then all students will get four marks (if the question is attempted or not).

CMAT Previous Year's Paper Analysis

Section nameNumber of questionsGood attemptsLevel of difficulty
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation2518-20Moderate
Language Comprehension2517-19Easy
Logical Reasoning2521-23Easy to moderate
General Awareness259-11Difficult


CMAT 2023 Syllabus

CMAT 2023 syllabus will comprise all the topics from which questions will be asked in the CMAT entrance test. With the help of provided topics which are listed below, candidates can map out their CMAT preparation strategy.

CMAT Exam Syllabus- Section wise topics

Section name


General awareness

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy

  • Literature

  • Sports news

  • History

  • Politics

  • Science in everyday life

  • Culture

  • Geography

  • Trade awareness

  • Economics

  • Indian Constitution

  • Personalities in News

CMAT Quant Syllabus

  • Probability

  • Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph

  • Graph

  • Quadratic and linear equations

  • Percentages

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • Geometry

  • Averages

  • Mensuration

  • Profit and Loss

  • Fraction and Decimals

  • Ratios and Proportion

  • Time-Speed-Distance

  • Work and Time

  • In-equations

  • Number Systems

  • Partnership

  • Allegation & Mixtures

  • Permutations & Combinations

  • Algebra

  • Pipes and Cisterns

Language Comprehension

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Reading comprehension

  • Sentence Improvement

  • English Usage Errors

  • English Grammar

  • Paragraph completion

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • Sentence correction

  • One-word Substitution

  • Jumbled Para

Logical Reasoning

  • Blood Relationship Tests

  • Direction and Distance Test

  • Symbol Based Problems

  • Statements Arguments

  • Linear Arrangements

  • Analogy Test

  • Cause and Effects

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Sequencing

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Ranking Tests

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Inferences

  • Matrix Arrangements

  • Number Series

  • Statements and Conclusion

  • Statements Assumptions

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CMAT Exam Pattern- Points to consider

  • At the time of taking CMAT 2023 candidates can switch from one section to another and there is no sectional time limit.

  • Candidates must note that there is a negative marking of one mark for each incorrect response and for every unattempted question no mark will be given.

  • No stationary item will be allowed inside the CMAT examination hall except pen/ pencil.

  • CMAT is a Computer-based test, students will be provided a rough sheet for extra work.

  • No bio breaks will be allowed at the time of the CMAT exam.

MAT Syllabus 2023: All India Management Association (AIMA) has a prespecified syllabus for candidates who wish to appear for Management Aptitude Test (MAT). Candidates are advised to check the MAT syllabus and exam pattern as it will help them prepare for the exam and secure a good score in the AIMA MAT entrance exam. AIMA MAT syllabus 2023 is based on previous years’ question papers depending on the types of questions that will be asked in the exam. Read all about the MAT syllabus 2023 in the article given below.

MAT Syllabus 2023

Students must check the MAT syllabus 2023 to get a glimpse of the type of questions that will be asked. Knowing the MAT syllabus in advance will help the candidates to draw a clear-cut strategy in advance for the preparation for the exam. MAT is conducted four times a year in a computer-based (CBT), internet-based mode (IBT), and pen and paper-based mode (PBT).

The syllabus of the MAT exam 2023 is divided into five key sections namely Language Comprehension, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Mathematical Skills, Indian & Global Environment, and Intelligence & Critical Reasoning. There are 40 questions in each section of MAT 2023. The difficulty level of questions asked in the exam ranges from easy to moderate level.

MAT 2023 Syllabus


No. of questions

Total number of questions

Language Comprehension




Data Analysis and Sufficiency


Mathematical Skills


Intelligence and Critical Reasoning


Indian and Global Environment


MAT Exam Syllabus 2023: Section Wise

Each section of the MAT exam has an equal number of questions in MCQ format. Even though the Indian and Global Environment section is not included in the calculation of the marks, it has 40 questions. Check the section-wise weightage below.

MAT Syllabus 2023 for English Language and Reading Comprehension

English language skills are tested in almost every entrance exam for MBA/ PGDM. This is because language comprehension is one of the essential requirements to enter into the business world in terms of presentation and many other aspects. It is necessary for candidates to have a good hold of grammar and vocabulary. The sub-topics from which questions are asked are:

Syllabus for the English language

Synonyms and Antonyms

Sentence Correction

Idioms and phrases

Fill in the blanks

Para jumbles

The odd word one out

Word replacement

Reading Comprehension Passage

MAT Syllabus 2023 for Mathematical Skills

This is basically a quantitative aptitude section where your mathematical solving skills and strong concepts up to class 12 come into play. You need to be aware of the shortcut tricks as you have to solve the questions within a stipulated time. You need to spot and solve the easiest questions at first and then move toward the more difficult questions.

Do not spend too much time on a single question if you do not know the answer. Hence ace at mental calculation rather than solving on pen and paper.

MAT Syllabus 2023 for Mathematical Skills

Number systems


Profit and loss


Time and Work

Pipes and Cisterns

Ratio and Proportion

Mixtures and Allegations

Time speed and Distance


Profit and loss


Permutations and Combinations


Functions and Graphs

Linear and Special Equations

MAT Syllabus 2023 for Data Analysis and Sufficiency

This section comprises 40 questions and gauges your analytical skills. You need to be aware of all types of graphs like line charts, bar graphs, pie graphs, mixed graphs, and tabular forms. Candidates must keep in mind that it is a practice-intensive section. The syllabus for it is given below:

Syllabus of MAT - Data Analysis and Sufficiency

Data Charts

Graphs - Line X-Y graphs

Bar diagrams & charts including Simple, Stacked, and Composite Bar charts

Pie charts

Data tables

Caselet based data

Data sufficiency

Venn diagram

Mixed charts and graphs


MAT Syllabus 2023 for Indian and Global Environment

This section consumes very little time as compared to other sections. So candidates are advised to solve this section at the end. Aspirants need to start brushing up their GK from the very early phase from which they start to prepare for MAT 2023. Newspapers, monthly magazines, subscribing to news alerts on your desktops, and mobiles can come to your rescue. Also, this section has no weightage when it comes to calculating the overall percentile of MAT.

MAT 2023 Syllabus - Indian and Global Environment

Business awareness

Who’s who




Social Issues

Monetary and fiscal tools

International Organizations

Constitution of India

Geography, History, and Civics

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