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CMAT Result 2020: Scorecard, Merit List & Cut off

Updated On - July 9th 2019 by KARISHMA KHATRI

NTA will release CMAT Results 2020 tentatively in the 1st week of February, 2020 in the form of scores. Before that, the answer keys and recorded responses of MCQs will be displayed on the official website if NTA (

  • CMAT Scorecard represents a scaled score for each section, total score as well as the percentile ranking.
  • NTA will also release CMAT Merit List on the official website.
  • All AICTE-Approved Institutions accept CMAT Score for post-graduate management courses. Check CMAT Top Participating Colleges

CMAT 2020 Result Date

CMAT Scores have a validity of only one year. Candidates must note down the important dates given below:

EventDate (Tentative)
CMAT 2020 Exam DateJanuary 27, 2020
CMAT Result Date 2020February 5, 2020
Case Discussion or Personal Interview rounds will be held inFebruary - March 2020
Release of CMAT 2020 Final Merit ListMarch 2020

Check CMAT 2020 Exam Dates

How to Check the CMAT 2020 Result?

Candidates can check their result by following the given steps-

  1. Open
  2. On the right side, check for “Download Score Card.”

CMAT Result

  1. Enter your registered Email ID and Password.
  2. After clicking on the ‘Sign In’ button, a new window will appear.
  3. Download CMAT 2020 Score Card and take its printout for future correspondence. 

Steps to Check CMAT Past Results

In case, a candidate has misplaced the CMAT Score Card, candidates may follow the below-mentioned steps to check the past CMAT Result.

  1. Visit the official website of CMAT.
  2. Check for Past Results tab and click on it.
  3. Choose the year for which result has to be checked.
  4. Click the link which reads- View Score Card.
  5. Enter the registered Email address and Password.
  6. Click on Sign in and download CMAT Score Card.

Check CMAT Exam Pattern

Details Mentioned on CMAT Score Card

CMAT 2020 Score Card is an important document that is required to be carried at the time of CMAT Counselling. Following details would be mentioned in the scorecard.

  • Name of the candidate
  • Date of birth
  • Father’s name
  • Category and Gender
  • Roll Number
  • Registration number
  • Sectional and overall marks obtained in CMAT 2020
  • Percentile
  • Respective rank 
  • Qualifying Status of CMAT Result 
  • Contact details

Copy of CMAT Scorecard


CMAT Score Calculation

The marking scheme followed in CMAT is as follows:

  • Correct response will be awarded +4
  • Incorrect response will face a penalty of -1
  • No response will receive 0

CMAT Percentile Calculation

A simple formula is used to determine the percentile of a candidate:

Formula: Percentile P = ( (N - your rank)/ N) x 100

(Where P stands for percentile and N is the total number of candidates appeared for the exam)

Score Range in CMAT

The following table lists the range of scores possible on the different sections of CMAT:

SectionScore Range
Quantitative Skills0-100
Language Skills0-100
Logical Reasoning skills0-100
General Awareness0-100

About CMAT Scores

  • CMAT Result will be compiled based on the final answer keys.
  • After Result Declaration, no grievance about the answer key(s) will be entertained.
  • The raw (actual) marks obtained by the candidate will be considered further for computation of CMAT 2020 Result.
  • No scorecard will be dispatched to the candidates. 
  • There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/re-checking of the Score.

CMAT Answer Keys 2020

  • After CMAT 2020, the NTA will display answer keys and responses of multiple choice questions on the NTA’s website.
  • Candidates, who are not satisfied with the answer keys and recorded responses, may challenge the answer keys.
  • Candidates can challenge the answer keys by filling an online application form and paying a processing charge of INR 1000 per question.
  • The processing charge can be paid by credit/debit card/Net banking.
  • The processing fee once paid, is non-refundable.
  • NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.

CMAT Result Analysis

Given below is the comparative analysis of CMAT Result of the past 4 years. This table will help you analyze the possible score vs rank for CMAT 2020.  

RankCMAT 2019 ScoreCMAT 2018 ScoreCMAT 2017 ScoreCMAT 2016 Score

What after CMAT Results 2020?

Post declaration of CMAT Result, candidates are tested through GD/Essay and PI round. Every institute has a different selection process.

  • Qualified candidates are required to visit the respective institutes for which they have applied for the final selection.
  • Multiple rounds of selection are conducted at the campus of the concerned institute. 
  • About 1000 AICTE Approved institutes accept CMAT 2020 scores.

Here is a brief about the CMAT Selection Process:

  • A candidate’s academics, work experience, CMAT score, Case Discussion, and Personal Interview would be analysed for preparing the final merit list.
  • It judges a candidate’s knowledge of the diverse topics, confidence, ability to counter pressure, etc.
  • In GD, the candidates will be asked to discuss a case for 15-20 minutes.
  • Candidates will be then shortlisted for a personal interview based on their performance in case discussion.

CMAT 2020 Merit List

NTA prepares CMAT 2020 Merit List once the results are announced and answer keys are published. The merit would be published on the official website of the NTA. CMAT 2020 Merit List is prepared based on the candidate’s performance in the exam. Candidates scoring higher marks would be placed higher in the ranking as well as the merit list.

CMAT 2020 Tie Breaker Criteria

In case of a tie among the CMAT raw scores of two or more candidates,the council will use the following order of merit among the CMAT sectional scores as a tie-breaker to award rank to the candidates:

  • Quantitative and Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Language Comprehension
  • General awareness

CMAT Cut Off

CMAT Cut off varies from college to college and course to course. The graph displaying previous year cut off of some of the prominent institutes accepting CMAT scores (expected) is shown below:

CMAT Cut off

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores

  • Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai
  • MET Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, (BIMTECH) Greater Noida
  • Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • Institute of Financial Management and Research, Changambakkam
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai
  • Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore

CMAT Result FAQs

Ques: Will I get to see my test score on test day?

Ans: No.

Ques: What will be the validity of my CMAT 2020 test scores?

Ans: It will be valid for one year only, that is 2020-21

Ques: CMAT scores will be accepted by which institutes?

Ans: CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.

Ques: Can I check my CMAT past year scores?

Ans: Yes, you can check your previous year CMAT scores from the official website.

Ques: When CMAT 2020 result is expected to be released?

Ans: CMAT 2020 result is expected to release in the first week of February 2020 at

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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