CMAT Answer Key 2022: Download PDF with Question Paper

CMAT 2022 Answer Key – National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the CMAT answer key a week or two after the exam is over. Candidates can download it online at cmat.nta.nic.in. A direct link for downloading the answer key for CMAT 2022 can also be accessed from below. Candidates can access it using their application number and date of birth. It can be used to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score as per the marking scheme. Candidates can also challenge the NTA CMAT Solution Key if they think that the solution is incorrect. For more details on CMAT 2022 solutions, scroll down the page below.

CMAT Answer Key 2022

Check Here: The link to download the CMAT Answer Key 2022 will be available soon.

The exam conducting body first released the provisional answer key which is released after the exam is over. After the objections are submitted, the final answer key with the necessary changes is released. Candidates can also check the schedule for the release of the CMAT 2022 answer key from the table below.

CMAT Answer Key 2022 Tentative Schedule
CMAT 2022 exam date4th week of Feb 2022
Display of Answer Key of CMAT 20221st week of Mar 2022
Last Date to challenge the solution keyTo be notified
Release of the final answer keyTo be notified
Declaration of the resultTo be notified

Highlights of CMAT Answer Key 2022

Candidates can check the key highlights for CMAT answer key 2022 for slot 1 & slot 2 from below.

  • The answer key of CMAT will be released online.
  • The NTA first releases the provisional answer key.
  • After challenging the answer key, the NTA releases the final answer key.
  • The fee for raising an objection is Rs 1000/- for each question.
  • If the answer is correct, then the fee is refunded to your bank account.

How to Download CMAT Answer Key 2022?

The National Testing Agency releases the CMAT Answer Key on its official website. Hence, the step by step process to download the solution key is as follows:

1st Step: Click on the direct link on the page above to download the answer key.

2nd Step: After this, you will need to log in by entering the application number and date of birth.

3rd Step: Click on the submit button.

4th Step: Once you submit the login details, in the next screen, your candidate dashboard will open in which you need to click on the relevant link for viewing the answer key.

5th Step: As you click on the relevant link, the CMAT answer key will be now visible on the screen.

6th Step: After this, you can cross-check your answers and calculate your marks.

How to Calculate Marks Using CMAT Answer Key 2022?

The CMAT scores can be calculated using the marking scheme. Hence, the process to calculate is as follows-

  • For every correct answer, you need to add 4 marks.
  • 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • There was no negative marking for unattempted answers.
  • If more than one option is correct as per final answer key, then multiple correct options get: 4 marks.
  • Moreover, if the question is wrong: 4 marks is given all candidates.

To calculate the probable score in the CMAT entrance exam, you can check the formula below.

CMAT 2022 Total Score = No. of correct answers x 4 – 1 x Number of incorrect options

P- percentile score and N- number of candidates appearing for the exam.

How to Calculate CMAT Percentile 2022?

NTA will prepare the CMAT 2022 result in the form of percentile which can be calculated by the students easily by using the formula as given below.

Percentile (P) = 100 x No. of candidates who appeared in the entrance exam with a raw score equal to or less than the candidates divided by the total number of candidates who appeared in the CMAT exam.

For example, if 10,000 candidates appeared in the CMAT entrance exam and a candidate gets Rank 1 then his/her CMAT percentile score shall be 99.99. For a better insight, check the example below.

Percentile (P)= 10,000 -1 (rank)/ 10,000 x 100= 99.99

CMAT Score vs Percentile 2022

From the table below, students can check the expected percentile for the score as calculated by them using the answer key.

Scores out of 400 marksExpected CMAT Score in percentile
335-34099.95 +
31599.9 +
28095 +
27090 +
200-25081 to 89 +

CMAT 2022 Question Paper and Response Sheet

Along with the CMAT 2022 provisional answer key, NTA also releases CMAT 2022 response sheet and question paper as well. CMAT 2022 response sheet also contains the questions and options as marked by the candidates during the examination. With the help of the question paper and response sheet, the candidates can tally their answers marked in the exam. 

Steps to Download CMAT 2022 Question Paper

To download the question paper CMAT 2022 for your respective slot, you may follow the steps given below.

1st Step: Click on the official link on the page above.

2nd Step: After you have logged in by entering the following details-

  • Application number
  • Date of birth or password.

3rd Step: Thereafter, click on the tab ‘View Question Paper’.

4th Step: In the next screen, CMAT 2022 response sheet & question paper will be displayed in pdf format.

5th Step: You can also save the question paper & response sheet on your device for reference.

How to Challenge CMAT 2022 Answer Key?

Candidates get a one-time facility to challenge the answer key of CMAT 2022. If a candidate is not satisfied with the answers published by NTA, then he or she can challenge the solution key. The link remains active for a short time, therefore the candidates must submit it before the due date. So, the process to challenge the answer key is as follows-

  • Visit the official website of CMAT
  • Then, click on the challenge answer key.
  • Enter the details application number, date of birth etc.
  • Check the questions in chronological order. Select the question that you want to challenge. 
  • Submit the challenge with justified reason. 
  • Lastly, pay the fee for challenging the question.

Objection Fee for CMAT Answer Key 2022

To submit the objection form, candidates will need to pay the following amount of fee (as per last year’s information).

  • Amount to Pay– Rs 1000/- each question to challenge.
  • Mode of Payment – Online using debit/credit card or Internet Banking. 

CMAT Final Answer Key 2022

The final answer key releases after the provisional answer key. After challenging the solution key, the examiner goes through the errors to review. After checking the responses, the authority publishes the final answer key. The candidates cannot submit any challenge after the release of the final answer key. 

CMAT Result 2022

National Testing Agency (NTA) releases CMAT result 2022 in online mode along with the final answer key pdf. Candidates will require their CMAT login credentials to download the scorecard for CMAT 2022. There is no provision for rechecking / revaluation of results.

CMAT is a national-level entrance examination that is conducted for admission to MBA programs of participating institutes. The selection procedure consists of mainly three rounds of Written Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview, however, it may differ from institute to institute.

CMAT Answer Key 2022 FAQs

Ques. When will the CMAT Answer Key 20222 be released?

Ans. The CMAT answer key will be released soon after the completion of the exam.

Ques. How to check the answer key of CMAT 2022?

Ans. Candidates can check the answer key by entering the application number, date of birth, and security pin.

Ques. How to challenge the CMAT 2022 answer key?

Ans. Applicants can challenge the solution key by logging in to the candidate portal. They have to select the question to challenge and submit the required proof. The challenge is accepted if the payment of the challenge fee is done. 

Ques. Can we challenge the CMAT Final Answer Key 2022?

Ans. Yes, you can challenge the answer key. However, the link will remain active for a short period of time.

Ques. What is the fee to submit challenges in the CMAT answer key?

Ans. Candidates have to pay Rs 1000/- each question to challenge the answer key. The fee has to be paid online using a debit/credit card or Internet Banking. 

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