CMAT Exam 2022: Registration opens soon; check pattern, syllabus, preparation tips

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct CMAT 2022 in CBT mode. Check all the details on CMAT, syllabus, pattern and more.

CMAT Exam 2022: Registration opens soon; check pattern, syllabus, preparation tips
Himanshu Shekhar | Jan 18, 2022 - 4:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI- National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon start the CMAT registration 2022 process for MBA admission. The CMAT exam 2022 application form will be available in online mode only on the official website - Graduates interested in pursuing MBA or other postgraduate management courses must apply for the Common Management Admission Test. CMAT exam date 2022 is likely to fall in the last week of March.

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While online CMAT registration 2022 form filling, candidates will have to pay the application fee of Rs 2,000/- (male candidates) and Rs 1,000/- (for female, transgender, and reserved category). The CMAT application fee can be paid in online mode using a credit/ debit card or net banking. Along with the CMAT online application fee, candidates will have to provide details about past academic details.

CMAT Registration 2022- Important dates



CMAT 2022 registrations start date

Last week of January 2022

Last date to fill CMAT 2022 online form

Second week of March 2022

CMAT 2022 exam date

Last week of March 2022

*Provided dates are tentative and subject to change.

CMAT eligibility criteria 2022

  • Candidates should have completed their graduation (bachelor’s) degree in any stream from a recognized university.

  • There is no age limit to appear for the CMAT entrance test.

  • Those who are pursuing the final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible to appear for CMAT 2022

Steps to fill CMAT application form 2022

Candidates can refer to the following steps while filling CMAT 2022 application form.

Step 1- Visit the official website of CMAT

Step 2- Register for CMAT 2022

Step 3- Fill the application form of CMAT 2022

Step 4- Enter security code

Step 5- Upload all the required documents

Step 6- Pay the application fee for CMAT 2022

Step 7- Download the confirmation page and keep it safe for future reference

CMAT exam pattern 2022

Going by past year trends, CMAT 2022 question paper is expected to have 125 questions, and candidates will get a total of 180 minutes + 30 minutes (option section) to solve the entire CMAT question paper. Check out the sectional break-up of the CMAT paper pattern.

Section name

Number of questions


Quantitative techniques and data interpretation



Logical reasoning



Language comprehension



General awareness



Innovation and Entrepreneurship (optional)



CMAT marking scheme 2022

  • For every correct response, four marks will be given

  • For every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted

CMAT syllabus 2022

Check out some section-wise major topics related to the CMAT 2022 syllabus.

Sections in CMAT exam

CMAT Important Topics

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

  • Quadratic and linear equations

  • Graph

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • Percentages

  • Averages

  • Geometry

  • Profit and Loss

  • Mensuration

Logical Reasoning

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Linear Arrangements

  • Analogy Test

  • Symbol Based Problems

  • Statements Arguments

  • Blood Relationship Tests

  • Direction and Distance Test

  • Statements and Conclusion

Language Comprehension

  • Sentence Improvement

  • English Usage Errors

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Reading Comprehension

  • One-word Substitution

  • Jumbled Para

  • Idioms and Phrases

General Awareness

  • Literature

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy

  • History

  • Sports News

  • Science in everyday life

  • Politics

  • Geography

CMAT preparation tips 2022

  • First and foremost, candidates must have an in-depth understanding of the CMAT syllabus and CMAT exam pattern.

  • Candidates preparing for the CMAT 2022 entrance test should have a distributive learning strategy.

  • Candidates must try to make their CMAT study plan in such a way that at least two sections per day come in their study pattern.

  • Candidates must have the right set of books to prepare for CMAT exam 2022.

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