How To Apply For NTA CMAT 2021?

NTA is the conducting body of CMAT 2021. One can apply for CMAT 2021 in an online mode at the official site The candidates have to do the registration in order to fill the form.  Only the eligible candidates can participate in the NTA CMAT 2021 online procedure. There are various steps to apply online such as registration, online form, upload scanned images, and payment of examination fee. Qualifying the CMAT 2021, one will get admission in the management institutions of India. Get the details of the applying procedure of CMAT 2021 from the article given below. 

NTA CMAT 2021 Application Form Dates

Candidates must check the dates of the important events here:

Important Event Dates
Online Application Starts23rd December 2020
Last date to fill the CMAT 2021 Form22nd January 2021
Last date to pay the application fee (through SBI/ HDFC Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking & Paytm Payment Modes upto 11:50 pm)23rd January 2021
CMAT 2021 Application Correction Facility 25th to 30th January 2021

Latest update: For the Academic Year (2021), Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow will also 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.

CMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates must check the eligibility requirement.

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • There is no age restriction.
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. 
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2021-22 can also apply for CMAT-2021 computer based test (CBT).

How To Apply For NTA CMAT 2021 ?

There are total of 4 steps that candidates need to follow in order to fill the form:

1Online Registration 
2Fill the online application form
3Upload the scanned photograph and signature
4Make the payment of the application fee. 

Let’s look into the steps in detailed form to apply for CMAT 2021:

  • Visit the official site of CMAT 2021 and click on the “CMAT Apply 2021”.

Step 1: Registration 

The new candidates have to do the registration in order to fill the form.

Register yourself by entering the information related to:

  • Personal Details: Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, D.O.B, Gender Type, Identity Type, Identification No.  
  • Present Address: Address, Locality, City/Town/Village, Country, State/UT, District, Pin Code, Mobile No., Email Address. 
  • Permanent Address: Address, Locality, City/Town/Village, Country, State/UT, District, Pin Code
  • Choose Password: Password, Confirm Password, Security Questions, Security Answer 
  • Security PIn.

This process will lead to the generation of the application no.  

Step 2: Complete The Application Details

Candidate’s need to enter the details required by login into their account using the application number, password, and security pin. 

NTA CMAT 2021 Application Details

Step 3: Upload The Scanned Photograph and Signature, PwD certificate (wherever applicable)

Image specification:

Image File DimensionFile Format
Photograph Between 10KB to 200KB JPG/JPEG
SignatureBetween 4KB to 30KB JPG/JPEG
PwD certificate Between 50KB to 300KBJPG/JPEG

Step 4: Pay The Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee only  in an online mode through SBI/HDFC/PAYTM Credit Card/DEbit Card/Net Banking & UPI Payment Modes (Last date for successful transaction of examination fee is 23rd Jan 2021 upto 11:50 PM)

CategoryMale Female
General (UR)Rs 2000Rs 1000
Gen-EWS/ SC/ST/PwD /OBC-(NCL)Rs 1000Rs 1000

For Transgender ₹ 1000/-

Important Instruction About “Password”

While doing the registration, the candidates are required to choose their own password by entering the password, security questions and answer,

Following are the password policy candidates have to keep in mind while entering the password:

  • Password must have 8 to 13 characters long
  • Password must have at least one Upper case alphabet
  • Password must have at least one Lower case alphabet
  • Password must have at least one numeric value.
  • Password must have at least one special characters [email protected]#$%^&*

CMAT 2021 Application Correction Facility

NTA will open the correction window for the registered candidates of CMAT 2021. Through this process candidates can make changes in the information entered while filing the application form. Thus one can make the changes in the application form from 25th to 30th Jan 2021 for the session 2021-22. After the closure of the correction period, NTA will not modify/edit or alter any information entered by the candidates at any circumstances.

How To Retrieve Forgotten CMAT Application Number?

If the candidates forgets their application no., they can retrieve the application no. through the following process. 

  • Visit the official site of CMAT 2021
  • Click on the “Apply For CMAT 2021”
  • Now click on the “Forgot Application No.”
Retrieve Forgotten CMAT Application Number
  • Now enter the Candidate name, father name, mother name, D.O.B and security pin. And then click on the Get Application Number.
CMAT 2021 Application Number

Following the above steps one can retrieve their application no. 

After completion of application process, candidates can download CMAT 2021 Admit Card

How To Reset CMAT 2021 Password?

Follow the steps to reset the password:

  • Visit the official site of CMAT 2021
  • Click on the “Apply for CMAT 2021”
  • Now click on “Forgot Password”
Reset CMAT 2021 Password
  • Given the 3 options, reset the password and then click on Continue:
Using Security Question & its Answer you chose during Form filling .
Using a verification code sent via text message (SMS) to your Registered Mobile No.
Using a reset link sent via Email to your Registered Email address.
Options available for Reset CMAT 2021 Password
  • Accordingly answer the details required and set the password

NTA CMAT Application Form 2021 FAQs

Q 1:  How to apply for NTA CMAT 2021?

Ans: Candidates can apply for CMAT 2021 in an online mode.

Q 2: What is the mode of the CMAT 2021 Application fee payment?

Ans: Candidates have to do the online payment  through SBI/HDFC/PAYTM Credit Card/DEbit Card/Net Banking & UPI Payment Modes. 

Q 3: What if I forgot my CMAT Application no. and Password?

Ans: If you forgot your application no. and password then you can easily retrieve it through the process mentioned in the article.

Q 4: Is there a correction facility in CMAT 2021 Application form?

Ans: Yes, there is a facility to make corrections in the CMAT Application Form. For the session 2021, editing facility is available from 25th to 30th Jan 2021.

Q 5: What all things need to be uploaded while filling the CMAT online form 2021?

Ans: One needs to upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature. As per the need, a PwD certificate is also needed to be uploaded. 

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