NTA CMAT 2021 result and final answer key released; get direct link & cutoff of top CMAT colleges

NTA has released the CMAT 2021 result along with final answer key at cmat.nta.nic.in. Download NTA CMAT scorecard and get details on CMAT cutoff of top MBA colleges.

NTA CMAT 2021 result and final answer key released; get direct link & cutoff of top CMAT colleges
Team Careers360 | Apr 9, 2021 - 11:32 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the CMAT 2021 result along with the final answer key today, on April 9. Both, CMAT result and answer key 2021 are available on cmat.nta.ac.in. Candidates will have to enter their application number and date of birth for checking CMAT results 2021 login. However, the final CMAT answer key 2021 can be downloaded in pdf format from the NTA CMAT official website homepage. This year, a total number of 71490 candidates registered, and out of this, 52327 candidates appeared for the CMAT exam 2021 on March 31 at 278 centres.

UPDATE: MBA/PGDM applications Open:  Great Lakes Institute of Management APPLY Online.

Click here to check CMAT 2021 results

Click here to download final CMAT 2021 answer key of Shift 1 and 2

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is now expected to release the CMAT 2021 merit list and CMAT 2021 toppers list after declaring the CMAT exam result. CMAT merit list will contain candidates' scores, percentile, and all India CMAT rank. However, the CMAT toppers list 2021 will display the name of CMAT exam toppers, their overall and section-wise CMAT percentile and score 2021. The CMAT merit list and toppers list will be published on the official website in pdf format.

NTA CMAT results 2021: Key points one must note

  • NTA has released the CMAT results along with the final answer key of CMAT 2021.

  • No hardcopy of the scorecard will be dispatched. It can only be downloaded from www.cmat.nta.ac.in.

  • NTA score is not the same as the percentage of marks obtained.

  • The score of the new section, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, will not be considered for final calculation of CMAT result.

  • CMAT 2021 score will be accepted by over 1000 AICTE-Approved MBA/PGDM institutes and universities.

  • Some of the top colleges accepting CMAT percentile are JBIMS, Welingkar Mumbai, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, IFMR, IMT, GIM Goa, PUMBA, Great Lakes, BIMTECH.

  • CMAT cutoff for all these top colleges remains between 95 to 99+ percentile.

  • It is expected that a raw score of 330+ out of 400 maximum marks can award 99+ percentile

How to check CMAT results and download scorecard?

Follow the below steps to check the result of CMAT 2021 and download the CMAT exam scorecard.

Step 1- Visit the official website of CMAT NTA - cmat.nta.nic.in.

Step 2- Click on the “CMAT 2021 NTA scorecard” tab.

Step 3- Now, the screen will display a login page where one needs to enter the CMAT application number, date of birth and security pin.

Step 4- Click on the “Submit” tab

Step 5- The computer screen will display CMAT 2021 result-cum-scorecard.

Step 6- Download it and take a printout of it for future reference.

CMAT score vs percentile - Expected top range

CMAT 2021 Score range (out of 400 maximum marks)

Expected CMAT 2021 percentile

345-350

100

281-340

90-99.99

201-280

81-89

171-200

71-80

141-170

61-70

116-140

51-60

Below 116

Below 51

How to calculate CMAT score and percentile?

The CMAT score and percentile 2021 has been calculated using the below formula:

Total Percentile (TP1) = 100 x (Number of candidates appeared from the session with raw score EQUAL TO or LESS than T1 score/ Total No. of candidates appeared in the session)

Check this table below to understand the process of calculating CMAT score.

Candidate

ABC

XYZ

Questions answered

100

88

Correct answers

75

80

Wrong answers

25

8

Marks for correct answers

75*4= 300

80*4= 320

Marks for wrong answers

25*1= 25

8*1= 8

CMAT score

300-25= 275

320-8= 312

CMAT 2021 result: Expected CMAT cutoff 2021

CMAT cut-off is the minimum CMAT score and percentile required to be obtained by examinees for getting shortlisted for the further selection rounds of the CMAT accepting colleges CMAT scores 2021 will be accepted by over 1000 AICTE approved colleges/universities across the country for admission to various postgraduate management courses. The table below lists some of the top B-schools accepting CMAT 2021 percentile and their expected cutoff.

Institutes

Expected Cutoff

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai

99.99 percentile (Minimum 335)

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

99.8 percentile (Minimum 302)

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai

99.20 percentile

We School Mumbai

99.06 percentile

Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS)

96.42 percentile (Minimum 262)

XISS Ranchi

95 percentile (Minimum 255)

MET Institute of Management, Mumbai

97.27 percentile

Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore

90 percentile (Minimum 234)

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

85 percentile

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

82 percentile

IFIM Business School, Bangalore

85 Percentile

What after CMAT result 2021 announcement?

CMAT participating institutes will shortlist the candidates based on the CMAT cutoff decided by the colleges and CMAT score and percentile obtained by the candidates. These candidates will be invited to participate in the further selection rounds which usually comprise a written ability test (WAT, group discussion (GD), and a personal interview (PI)

CMAT Statistics Comparison: 2020 vs. 2021

Category

CMAT 2021 (Appeared)

CMAT 2020 (Appeared)

Male

Female

Male

Female

General

17,064

15,987

21,913

20,199

Gen-EWS

2,229

1,050

1,922

900

OBC- NCL

7,452

5,232

8,650

5,791

SC

1,500

1,104

1,805

1,248

ST

341

275

479

387

PwD

71

22

144

Total (M & F)

28,657

23,670

34,769

28,525

Overall

52,327

63,279

No Transgender registered for CMAT 2021

CMAT 2020 statistics: Transgender

  • Transgender - SC (01), ST (01), OBC-NCL (02)

  • Total Transgender Registered: 04

  • Total Transgender Appeared: 03

CMAT 2021 Statistics

Gender and Category wise number of candidates registered:

Category

Female

Male

Total

General

22,381

23,399

45,780

Gen-EWS

1,317

2,781

4,098

OBC- NCL (Central List)

6,849

9,796

16,645

SC

1,659

2,263

3,922

ST

395

507

902

PwD

33

110

143

Total

32,634

38,856

71,490

Gender and Category wise number of candidates appeared:

Category

Female

Male

Total

General

15,987

17,064

33,051

Gen-EWS

1,050

2,229

3,279

OBC- NCL (Central List)

5,232

7,452

12,684

SC

1,104

1,500

2,604

ST

275

341

616

PwD

22

71

93

Total

23,670

28,657

52,327

This year, live CCTV surveillance was carried at CMAT test centres using 7138 cameras and 2762 jammers were installed to prevent unfair practice by the examinees via mobile or any other electronic device. A total number of 273 observers, 120 city coordinators, 19 regional coordinators & 2 national coordinators were deployed to oversee the smooth conduct of CMAT 2021.

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