CMAT Eligibility – Check the CMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria in Details Here

CMAT Eligibility:  The  National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the CMAT 2021 Eligibility on the official website of Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). CMAT facilitates AICTE affiliated/ Participating Institutions to select suitable graduate candidates for admission to the Management Courses in such Institutions. Any graduate candidate or appearing final year can apply for the CMAT 2021. The candidate must check their eligibility before filling the application form. For more details about CMAT Eligibility, keep reading this article.

CMAT Eligibility

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CMAT Eligibility

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s Degree, whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for the academic year 2021-22, can also apply for CMAT-2021. The candidate must be a citizen of India. There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT – 2021.

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In the case of Institutes run by the Central Government, the reservation would be applicable as mentioned below:

  • 15% of the seats Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates.
  • 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates.
  • 27% seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) candidates as per the Central List.
  • 10% of the seats for General Economically Weaker Sections (General -EWS) candidates.
  • Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability.

Each category will have 5% reservations for the candidates with 40% or more disability as defined in Section 2 (r) and (zc) of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016.

In the case of the Institutes run/aided/recognized by State Governments, the reservation policy of the respective State Governments shall be applicable.

CMAT Eligibility Special Note

All the programs of study covered under Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination(UPSEE), which was conducted by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow, will also be conducted by National Testing Agency w.e.f. 2021 onwards.

For the Academic Year (2021), Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow will use the score sheet of CMAT 2021 for admission to MBA (Master of Business Administration) Course in its affiliated Colleges across the State of Uttar Pradesh.

NTA has no role in Counselling for admission to the Management Programmes

Candidates must apply separately to the desired CMAT-2021 participating Institutions with the CMAT Score 2021. Thereafter, each Participating Institution will release their respective cut-off CMAT Scores which a candidate should meet to get qualified for admission to that particular Institution. Once qualified, the candidate will have to comply with the selection procedure of that particular Institution, which may comprise of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The final selection of the candidate will be based on the candidate’s performance in GD & PI.

Candidates are advised to read the details of the admission process of each Participating Institute of CMAT-2021 on their respective websites.


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