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CMAT 2021 Registration: How to Fill Application Form
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CMAT 2021 Registration: How to Fill Application Form And What To Avoid

News excerpt: CMAT 2021 Registration starts on November 18 2020, and the last date to apply is Dec 2020. Check how to fill the application form and what must be avoided while filling the same.

CMAT 2021 Registration portal will be opened soon by NTA; the conducting body of this exam. CMAT is conducted to facilitate institutions and colleges approved by NTA to select students for admission in their management program. It is an online test scheduled for Jan 24, 2021 in 245 CMAT Exam Centers

  • CMAT 2021 Registration is expected to commence from Nov 18 and end on Dec 20, 2020.

  • Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria of the CMAT exam can apply by paying CMAT registration fee of INR 1600 (male) or 1000 (female).

  • CMAT 2021 Application Form can be filled in online mode only at the official website.

While registering for CMAT, a candidate may face certain glitches such as irregular internet connection which must be avoided at any cost. The following article explains the registration process for CMAT and what are the issues or glitches one may face while registering for CMAT.

CMAT 2021 Registration Process

CMAT 2021 Registration can be completed in 3 simple steps. Last day to complete the CMAT Registration process is Dec 20, 2020, and the last date to make an online payment is December final week, 2020 (Tentative). Candidates who will meet the CMAT Eligibility criteria can apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria for CMAT broadly covers the following points:

  • The aspirant must be a citizen of India.

  • Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks.

  •  Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply to CMAT online exams whose results will be declared before commencement of the 2020-21 academic year.

CMAT Registration Fee and application fee for General/OBC category candidates is INR 1600 and for SC/ST/PD and all Girl, candidates are INR 1000.

Steps to register

CMAT 2021 Registration can be completed in 3 simple steps. Start with registration, the second step is to fill up the CMAT 2021 Application form and the third step is to make payment.

Step 1: Registration for CMAT 2021

  • Enter as a NEW USER. Read all the instructions carefully and then Accept the declaration and proceed.

  • Self Registration Process - You have to fill in your Basic Details such as name, parent’s name, date of birth, email address. Make sure you have filled all details correctly and verify before you click on SUBMIT button. Once SUBMITTED, no change is allowed on this page.

  •  After you click SUBMIT, the page will generate a 6 digit unique Password. This password will be displayed on the screen and will be sent to you via email and SMS. This password and your email address will be your Login Details to the CMAT Registration Portal.

Step 2: Completion of the Application Form

After successful registration, the next step is to fill the application form you will need to fill the remaining parts of the form such as Academic details. It is suggested that you once verify the details filled in the application form by clicking on the VERIFY button. In case there are some discrepancies you can modify your data of CMAT Registration by clicking on the VERIFY button. Candidates can print and keep a copy of Application form for their future reference.

Step 3: Make Payment

A candidate can pay the CMAT Application fees either online through Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card or can deposit cash payment in any branch of State Bank of India through challan generated online. Fees once submitted will not be refunded under any circumstances. Details process of fee payment is given below in this article.

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How to pay CMAT Application Fee?

Payment of CMAT 2021 Application fee can be done in two ways:

Online  Payment - Candidates can select for ONLINE PAYMENT and then make their payment using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. Once a candidates’ payment is successfully done. They will receive the confirmation email and SMS and they can proceed to Step 3 of the CMAT 2021 Registration.

The last date to submit the fee online and complete the registration process for CMAT 2021 Exam is in the final week of December, 2020 .

Cash Payment - Candidates can select for PAY BY CASH and make payment only at any designated branch of SBI. This option is only available to candidates living in INDIA and wishes to appear for the test in India.

After selecting this option and a challan will be generated. Candidates will see a Challan with their details already filled. Candidate needs to take 3 print outs of this challan and fill in the details of the bank in all three copies, and go to the nearest SBI branch and make the payment by cash. The cash deposit will be accepted from the next day after the Challan generation. Bank will also charge INR 40 as bank charge in addition to the registration fee.

Candidates should note that they must deposit cash at least 2 days before the closing of CMAT registration as it takes 48 hours to update the payment on the registration portal. The bank will give back one copy of the challan with their stamp and journal number, candidates should also ensure that the Journal number mentioned in the challan returned by the bank is clearly visible before leaving the bank.

After 48 hours of making the cash payment, the candidate will receive the confirmation email and SMS that the payment has been updated on your registration portal. The last date to deposit CASH in the bank is the final week of December, 2020 and to complete registration is December 20, 2020.

Candidates should also NOTE that the fee once paid either online or through cash will not be refunded under any circumstances.

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Mistakes to Avoid while CMAT 2021 Registration

Candidates will have to complete all CMAT 2021 Registration processes online only. To complete the CMAT Registration process smoothly and error-free, NTA has suggested a few key points, arrangement for required documents before beginning the registration process and avoid any kind of mistakes. All the key points suggested by NTA are mentioned below:

  • No internet interruption during CMAT Registration - Candidate should ensure that their computer internet connectivity is good and no breakage/interruption occurs during the registration process.

  • No mistake on Academic details - Candidate should gather all their qualification details and fill them correctly during CMAT registration.

  • Provide a valid email address and mobile number - Candidate should provide a valid email address and mobile number while registering for CMAT 2021. All communication regarding CMAT 2021 will be done on this email address and mobile number.

  • Scanned Photo & Signature should be of the correct size- Candidates need to upload their scanned photo and signature while registration process. Therefore, candidates should keep ready their scanned Photo and Signature took on the white background of size 140 x 160 pixel (60kB) and 60 x 90 pixel(30kB) respectively.

  • Check the Validity of CREDIT/DEBIT CARD - In case of making payment Online, candidates should ensure that their CREDIT/DEBIT CARD is valid to have a smooth transaction and avoid loss of money.

  • Candidates should ensure to take 3 hard copies of CHALLAN in case they are planning to make payment by CASH at the bank.

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