CMAT 2020 Application Form – Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria

CMAT 2020 Application Form: Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance exam for admission into management programmes. The online registration and application form will start on 1st November 2019 and close on 30th November 2019. CMAT 2020 exam will be held on 24th January 2020. CMAT score will be useful to get the admission into various management university/institutes/colleges. Here students can get the details about CMAT application form 2020, eligibility criteria, and exam dates.

Facts about CMAT 2020

Examination Name: Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

Conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)

Courses: MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM, PGCM

Frequency of Examination: Once a year

Number of Institutes Under CMAT 2020 Score: Over 1000 Participating Institutes

Validity of CMAT Score: 2020-2021 Academic session


CMAT 2020 Application Form

Important Dates of CMAT 2020 Exam

Events Dates
Starting Date of CMAT 2020 Registration 1 November 2019
Closing Date for Submission of Online Application 30 November 2019
Printing of Admit card 24 December 2019
CMAT 2020 Exam 24 January 2020
Timing of Examination First Shift: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Second Shift: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Announcement of Result 3 February 2020
Downloading of Score Card Second week of February 2020 (tentatively)

CMAT 2020 Application Form

Students are advised to should ensure the eligibility criteria for the CMAT exam before filling the application form. The CMAT registration will start from on 1 November 2019 and close on 30 November 2019. The application process of filling the CMAT application form has the five steps to complete the entire process. These steps are listed as follows.

  • Registration
  • Fill the application form
  • Upload the images of candidate’s photograph and signature
  • Pay the application fees
  • Print the confirmation page

Step 1: Registration

Candidates should provide valid details such as their full name, mobile number, email address. After submitting the above details the application number will be sent to the registered email id. Their login credentials will be used for completing the remaining process of registration.

Step 2: Filling the CMAT Application Form 2020

Students should log in the official page of CMAT 2020 to complete the remaining part of the registration process. In this stage, applicants should provide their basic details like Name, Father and Mother name, DOB, Gender, Category, Educational qualification details, ID proof, etc. Students should check and ensure that the entered details are correct before the submission of the basic and educational details. After submitting this, candidates are automatically move to the uploading process of necessary documents.

Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature

Candidates should keep their clear photograph and signature with adequate size and good quality for uploading the documents in this stage. The size of the scanned photograph should be in 10kb to 200kb and the scanned photograph should be in 4kb to 30kb. Applicant’s photograph should be colored or black/white (but clear contrast).

Note: Students are advised to upload the photograph and signature as the facility for correction in uploaded images will not be given.

Step 4: Paying Application Fees

There are two modes are available to pay the application fees i.e., online mode and offline

Online mode: Select any method from Credit/Debit/Net Banking.

Offline mode: State Bank of India (SBI) E-challan.

After the uploading process has been done, it will navigate into payment gateway for paying the applicable fees for the examination. The application fees may be varies based on the candidate’s category. The candidate has to select the Credit/Debit/Net Banking option to pay the application and follow the online instruction at the time of paying the application fees to complete the payment of fees. According to the candidate’s category, the application fees are mentioned below as follows.

Category Application Fees
General / OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Male – Rs. 1400/- Female – Rs. 700/-
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / Person with Disability Male – Rs. 700/- Female – Rs. 700/-
Transgender Rs. 700/-

Note: Service and Processing charges & GST to be paid by the candidates based on the candidate’s transaction methods (Credit/Debit/Net Banking).

CMAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are mandatory for appearing in the CMAT examination. Students who wish to apply the CMAT 2020 examination should fulfill the below mentioned eligible requirements.


  • Applicants must be an Indian citizen

Education Qualification

  • Candidates should have completed the bachelor’s degree of minimum three years in any discipline from a recognized university/institution.
  • Students should be secure their graduate aggregate marks of a minimum of 50% in any discipline.
  • Students who pursuing their final year studies (10+2+3) whose result will be released before the beginning of the admission for the next academic year 2020-2021 can eligible for CMAT 2020 examination.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit to appearing the CMAT exam

CMAT 2020 Reservation

Category Reservation
General 50.5%
Other Backward Classes (NCL) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7.5%
Person with Disability (PwD) 5% from each category


If students want to get an admission from a particular university/institute/constituent/affiliated colleges (Approved by AICTE) based on the CMAT score should check the reservation applicable that institute.

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