CMAT Exam Date 2023: Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is an aptitude test which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for getting students admitted into MBA/PGDM courses. CMAT is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India. The NTA has announced the commencement dates of the CMAT 2023 exam in the official notification published on its official website https://cmat.nta.nic,in. Candidates must submit CMAT 2023 application form by 13th March 2023 (5 pm). CMAT Application forms are filled by about 70,000 candidates every year. NTA will soon release the CMAT Exam Date 2023 on its official website ( and

CMAT 2023 Exam Summary

CMAT 2023 Exam consists of Objective-type questions of total of 100 marks ranging from sections including Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension & Verbal Ability, General Awareness and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Check out the table below to know about the key highlights of the CMAT 2023 Exam.

CMAT 2023 Exam Summary
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam NameCommon Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2023
LevelNational Level
CategoryEntrance Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam Duration3 Hours
Courses OfferedMBA/PGDM
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CMAT Exam Date 2023

The exam dates for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2023 will be announced shortly by National Testing Agency (NTA). CMAT 2023 exam will be conducted in a computer based mode. The CMAT exam will be conducted in a single shift from 3 pm to 6 pm across the country. Probably CMAT exam date 2023 will be released in 2nd week of March. Once the CMAT 2023 Exam Date is announced officially, we will be updating the same here.

CMAT 2023- Important Dates

Candidates are advised to keep a  check on all the CMAT 2023 important dates in order to avoid any deadline pressure. Bookmark this article to save all these CMAT 2023 Important dates given below.

CMAT 2023 Important Dates
CMAT 2023 Notification release date13th February 2023
CMAT 2023 Application Starts 13th February 2023
CMAT 2023 Application window closes13th March 2023
CMAT 2023 Last day of Application fee submission13th March 2023
CMAT 2023 Application Form correction 14th to 16th March 2023
CMAT 2023 Exam DateTo be notified
CMAT 2023 ResultTo be notified


CMAT 2023 Exam Notification

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official notification regarding CMAT 2023 registration for the Common Management Admission Test or CMAT 2023 exam. Candidates must submit CMAT 2023 application form by 13th March 2023 (5 PM). CMAT 2023 score would be accepted by 1300 B Schools (government and private) in India including Great Lakes Institute of Management, JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai and PUMBA.

CMAT 2023 Notification- Click to Download PDF

CMAT 2023 Registration Link

CMAT 2023 Registration window has been inactive now. Candidates are advised to read the instructions given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website carefully before filling out the CMAT 2023 application form. Candidates not complying with the Instructions shall be summarily disqualified. CMAT 2023 Application form could be filled through “Online” mode only. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one CMAT 2023 application i.e. multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will not be accepted.

CMAT 2023 Registration Link [Active]- Click Here

CMAT 2023 Application Fee

The CMAT 2023 Application Fee window would be open till 13th March 2023. The CMAT 2023 Application fee has to be paid by the candidates willing to appear for the CMAT 2023 exam via online mode only. No request for refund of the CMAT 2023 Application fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstance. The CMAT 2023 Application fee to be paid by different categories has been given in the table below.

CMAT 2023 Application Fee
CategoryApplication Fee (Male)Application Fee (Female)
General (UR)Rs. 2000/-Rs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL)Rs, 1000/-Rs. 1000/-
Third Gender Rs. 1000/-Rs. 1000/-

Steps to fill the CMAT 2023 Application Form

CMAT 2023 Registration process consists of 2 steps- Registration of the candidate and Application form filling. CMAT 2023 application form must be filled very carefully keeping all the instructions given by NTA in mind. Filling up of incorrect details might lead to the rejection of candidature. The entire CMAT 2023 Application Process would be carried out via online mode only. Adhere to the steps given below to fill the CMAT 2023 application form easily.

Part A- CMAT 2023 Candidate Registration

Candidates who are appearing for the CMAT 2023 exam for the first time will have to register themselves and generate credentials. For candidates who are already registered can directly log in to fill out the CMAT 2023 application form. CMAT 2023 registration could be done in the following ways.

  1. Visit the official NTA website at / .
  2. Click on New Registration link.
  3. Fill in the details of online Registration using your own Email Id and Mobile No.
  4. Note down the system-generated Application Number once the registration is done.

Part B- CMAT 2023 Application Form 

To fill the CMAT 2023 application form correctly, follow these given steps.

  1. Login to the site again with the Registration credentials.
  2. Fill up the application form with all the necessary details carefully.
  3. Upload the required scanned image of a recent photograph.
  4. Upload the scanned image of the candidate's signature.
  5. A scanned image of the PwD certificate if applicable must also be uploaded.
  6. Pay the CMAT 2023 Application fee using SBI/HDFC Bank through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI and keep proof of fee paid.
  7. Download, save and print a copy of the Confirmation Page of the Application Form (which would be downloadable only after the successful remittance of the fee) for future reference.

Documents Required to fill CMAT 2023 Application form

Candidates must keep these listed documents handy to fill up the CMAT 2023 application form.

  1. Class 10th Marksheet
  2. Class 12th Marksheet
  3. Graduation Marksheet (if passed)
  4. Address  Proof
  5. Caste Certificate (If applicable)
  6. Pwd Certificate (If applicable)
  7. Email Id
  8. Phone Number
  9. Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking

CMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are going to appear for CMAT 2023 exam must adhere to the following factors related to CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria. Candidates must fulfil all the listed criteria to apply for CMAT 2023 exam. For the detailed CMAT 2023 eligibility criteria including minimum qualification, age limit, etc refer to the table below.

CMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India
Age limitThere is no age limit restriction for candidates who want to appear for CMAT Exam
Educational Qualifications
  1. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  2. Candidates appearing for the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree, whose result will be declared before the commencement of admission for the academic year 2023-24, can also apply for CMAT-2023.

CMAT 2023 Exam Pattern

CMAT 2023 exam will be of 400 marks with a total of 100 questions. Candidates must refer to the CMAT 2023 exam pattern before sitting for the CMAT 2023 exam to strategically attempt the questions.

  1. Every correct answer will earn 4 marks.
  2. For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.
  3. Unanswered/un-attempted will be given no marks.
  4. In case a Question is dropped in CMAT 2023 exam due to some technical error, full marks shall be given to all the candidates irrespective of the fact who have attempted it or not.
CMAT 2023 Exam Pattern
SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation2080
Logical Reasoning2080
Language Comprehension2080
General Awareness2080
Innovation & Entrepreneurship2080

CMAT 2023 Syllabus

The CMAT 2023 Syllabus is prescribed by AICTE. CMAT 2023 Syllabus includes topics from sections such as Quantitative Techniques, Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Reasoning. The topics to be covered for CMAT 2023 has been discussed in detail in the table given below.

CMAT 2023 Syllabus
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
  1. Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Line Graph
  2. Probability
  3. Quadratic and linear equations
  4. Graph
  5. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  6. Percentages
  7. Averages
  8. Geometry
  9. Profit and Loss
  10. Mensuration
  11. Ratios and Proportion
  12. Fraction and Decimals
  13. Work and Time
  14. Time-Speed-Distance
  15. Number Systems
  16. In-equations
  17. Allegation & Mixtures
  18. Partnership
  19. Algebra
  20. Permutations & Combinations
  21. Pipes and Cisterns
Logical Reasoning
  1. Analytical Reasoning
  2. Cause and Effects
  3. Non-Verbal Reasoning
  4. Linear Arrangements
  5. Analogy Test
  6. Symbol Based Problems
  7. Statements Arguments
  8. Blood Relationship Tests
  9. Direction and Distance Test
  10. Statements and Conclusion
  11. Number Series
  12. Statements Assumptions
  13. Inferences
  14. Matrix Arrangements
  15. Ranking Tests
  16. Coding and Decoding
  17. Sequencing
Language Comprehension
  1. English Grammar
  2. Paragraph Completion
  3. Sentence Improvement
  4. English Usage Errors
  5. Synonyms and Antonyms
  6. Reading Comprehension
  7. One-word Substitution
  8. Jumbled Para
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Sentence Correction
CMAT General Awareness Syllabus
  1. Literature
  2. Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  3. History
  4. Sports News
  5. Science in everyday life
  6. Politics
  7. Geography
  8. Culture
  9. Economics
  10. Trade Awareness
  11. Personalities in News
  12. Indian Constitution

CMAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023- Click to Check

CMAT 2023 Admit Card

The candidate has to download the CMAT 2023 Admit Card from the NTA website and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and time. Candidates are advised to carry CMAT 2023 admit card to the exam as no candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination centre without the same. In case candidates are unable to download CMAT 2023 Admit Cards from the website, they may approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The candidates are advised to read the instructions mentioned on the CMAT 2023 Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

CMAT 2023 Exam Centre

NDA has released the list of cities where CMAT 2023 Examination Centers are located. Candidates are advised to appear at the CMAT 2023 exam centre on the same date and time as shown on their Admit Cards at their own cost. The candidate will have the option of choosing four cities for the CMAT 2023 exam during the Online Application. The list of cities to be serving as CMAT 2023 Exam centres is given below.

CMAT 2023 Exam Centre
StateCitiesCity Code
Andaman And NicobarPort BlairAN01
Andhra PradeshGunturAP07
ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar/DurgCG01
Himachal PradeshBilaspur (Himachal Pradesh)HP01
Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)HP03
Jammu And KashmirJammuJK02
Madhya PradeshBhopalMP03
Aurangabad (Maharashtra)MR04
Mumbai/Navi MumbaiMR16
OdishaBalasore (Baleswar)OR02
Jeypore / KoraputOR19
Patiala/ Fatehgarh SahibPB08
Tamil NaduChennaiTN01
Uttar PradeshAgraUP01
West BengalKolkataWB10

CMAT 2023 Answer Key

The NTA will display CMAT 2023 Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website: The candidates would be provided an opportunity to challenge the CMAT 2023 Provisional Answer Keys with a non-refundable online payment of ₹ 200/- per question. The CMAT 2023 provisional Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days. Only paid challenges made during stipulated time through key challenge link will be considered. The CMAT 2023 Final answer key would be declared after the examination of challenges received by the subject experts and then the CMAT 2023 Results will be declared based on it. 

CMAT 2023 Result

The CMAT 2023 result will be published based on CMAT 2023 Final Answer Keys.  The candidates are advised to download their CMAT 2023 Score Cards from the website: and There is no provision for rechecking/re-evaluation/re-totalling of the CMAT 2023 result/score and no query in this regard will be entertained. The CMAT 2023 results would be deciding parameter for further shortlisting of students for the admission process.

CMAT 2023 Cut-Off

CMAT 2023 Cut-off is the minimum score required by the candidates to qualify for the selection rounds of the desired institute. CMAT cut-offs are decided on the basis of many parameters and are released by NTA after the successful commencement of the exam. CMAT is a national-level entrance test conducted for admission to MBA/PGDM in participating institutes.  CMAT 2023 expected cut-off and list of colleges accepting them, by keeping the previous year's trends in mind have been given below.

CMAT 2023 Cut-Off
Name of CollegesCMAT Cut-off
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai99.9
Goa Institute of Management, Goa95-99
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai95-99
SIMSREE, Mumbai99+
Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS)95-99
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai95-99
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi95


CMAT 2023: FAQs

Ans. The CMAT exam date 2023 has not yet been released.

Ans. CMAT is held just once every year.

Ans. The eligibility criteria for CMAT 2023 has been discussed in detail in this article.

Ans. The candidates will have 3 hours to attempt the CMAT 2023 exam.

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