CMAT 2021 Result, Scorecard, Merit List and Cutoff

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    CMAT 2021 Results will be declared by National Testing Agency (NTA) on official website tentatively in first week of February 2021.  Applicants will receive their marks in the form of a scorecard which will include a scaled score for each section, their total scores as well as their overall percentile ranking. Candidates can access their results in online mode using login credentials. Applicants who clear CMAT Cutoff are eligible to apply to more than 1000 AICTE approved institutes.

    • CMAT Merit List popularized as the ‘All India Rank (AIR)’  will also be released by NTA. It depicts every candidate’s score on a national level and places the scores in a comparative scale with other candidates.
    • Results are released after thoroughly assessing the objections posed by the candidate against answer keys on its official website. Candidates can crosscheck their responses with the correct option ID stated in the answer key.
    • Some of the best tier 2 colleges that accept less than 90 percentile in CMAT include Galgotias Business School, Jaipuria Institute of Management, EMPI Business School, and GIBS Business School. CheckCMAT Selection Process

    Over 63, 297 candidates appeared for CMAT 2020 session, showing an increase in candidate turnout from CMAT 2019.

    CMAT Result Dates

    CMAT 2021 Result Dates

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

    EventDates (Tentative)
    CMAT 2021 Exam Date4th Week of January 2021
    CMAT Result Date 20211st Week of February 2021
    Release of CMAT 2021 Final Merit List1st Week of February 2021
    Case Discussion or Personal Interview rounds will be held inFebruary - March 2021

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    How to Check CMAT 2021 Result?

    How to Check CMAT 2021 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 2021 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  Top B Schools Accepting CMAT Score

    Details on CMAT Scorecard

    Details Mentioned on CMAT Score Card

    CMAT 2021 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 2021 
    • Percentile
    • Respective rank 
    • Qualifying Status of CMAT Result 
    • Contact details

    How are CMAT Score Calculated

    How are CMAT Score Calculated?

    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 the 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 the computation of CMAT 2021 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

    CMAT Answer Keys 2021

    • NTA releases CMAT Answer Keys along with candidates’ response sheet on the official website i.e. Candidates who were not satisfied with the answer keys and recorded responses challenged the answer keys. Candidates were able to 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 2019 Answer Key and Merit List PDF’s

    Particulars Details
    CMAT 2020 Final Answer Key PDF Link
    CMAT 2020 Final Merit ListPDF Link

    CMAT Toppers 2020

    Topper NameTotal MarksOverall PercentileRank
    Gopaljee Jha3471001
    Fahad Nizam34299.99842012
    Jeet Mukherjee34099.99684033
    Gautam Bhugra34099.99684034
    Tushant Kumar33899.99368065
    Kalishetty Udaya33899.99368066
    Nidshish Deshpande33599.99368067

    CMAT Result Analysis Over the Years

    Given below is the comparative analysis of CMAT Result of the past 4 years. This table will help you analyze the score vs rank for CMAT 2021.  

    RankCMAT 2020 ScoresCMAT 2019 ScoreCMAT 2018 ScoreCMAT 2017 ScoreCMAT 2016 Score

    What after CMAT Results?

    What after CMAT 2021 Results?

    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 2021 scores. 

    Top CMAT Colleges and Cutoff 

    CMAT 2021  Cutoff (Expected)College/University 
    99.8SIES, Dalmia 
    99Top 10 Colleges 
    90 Great Lakes Chennai (PGDM), GIM Goa (PGDM), KJ Somaiya, PUMBA (PGDM), IFMR (PGDM), N.L Dalmia (PGDM)
    80 BIMTECH, IMT Nagpur, XIME Bangalore, Jaipuria, KSOM Bhubaheshwar, SIES, JIMS Rohini, Chetana
    75Jaipuria Noida, NDIM New Delhi, XIME Chennai, Christ University 

    To know moreCheck CMAT Cutoff

    Here is a brief about the CMAT Selection Process:

    • A candidate’s academics, work experience, CMAT score, and overall personal aptitude will be put under tight scrutiny during the selection round. Check  CMAT 2021 Selection Process
    • It judges a candidate’s knowledge of the diverse topics, confidence, ability to counter pressure, etc.
    • Candidates will be then shortlisted for a personal interview based on their performance in the group discussion. 

    *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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