CMAT 2018 Common Management Admission Test Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility

CMAT 2018

On the basis of CMAT 2018 score, eligible students will get admission into AICTE-Approved Institutions, University Departments, Constituent Colleges and Affiliated Colleges!! So, applicants who want to get admission into management courses such as PGDM, MBA, PGCM, Executive PGDM, must apply for Common Management Admission Test which is going to be conducted on 21st January 2018. Interested students who have all requisite eligibility norms can apply by submitting the CMAT 2018 Online Application Form before 15th December 2017. For other details regarding CMAT 2018 such as Important Dates, exam pattern or more must go through below given information.

Every year Common Management Admission Test is a national level entrance examination held by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. CMAT is three hour computer based online test which will be conducted in single session to check the ability of the applicants in different segments as Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. Other relevant details of CMAT 2018 must go through this page which is well created by the team member of

CMAT 2018 Exam Date

Issuance of application form21st October 2017
Ending date for CMAT Registration15th December 2017
AICTE CMAT Exam Date21st January 2018
Date of CMAT Exam ResultTo be announced
Answer key release1 or 2 weeks after the examination
Declaration of result2nd week of February 2018
Print out of score cardTo be announced

CMAT 2018 Registration

  • CMAT 2018 Application Form will be submitted via online mode only.
  • CMAT registration 2018 will be commenced from 21st October 2017.
  • Registration will be continued till 15th December 2017.
  • Fee payment will be made either online or offline mode.
  • Candidates must upload scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format.
  • Candidates must take printout of the application for further use.

Know How to do AICTE CMAT candidate login: CMAT Login 2018

CMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

One should confirm all eligibility of CMAT 2018 examination from here-

  • Only Indian citizen nationals can apply.
  • Students shall hold Graduation degree or equivalent in any stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Students appearing in final year of Graduation they can also apply but only those whose result will be announced before commencement of admission.
CMAT 2018 Application Fee

While submitting the CMAT 2018 online application form one have to pay the Rs. 1400/- (for general & OBC) and Rs. 700/- (for SC, ST & PD candidates) as application fees via online mode through Credit card / Debit card or Net Banking as well as through Challan payment at any branch of SBI bank.

CMAT 2018 Exam Pattern
  • Exam Mode: Examination is organized in online mode (computer based test).
  • of Question: Total 100 questions will be asked, 25 questions from each section.
  • Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes) will be allotted
  • Type of Question: Question paper is of objective type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer Four marks will be provided (+4 marks).
  • Negative marking: There will be negative marking 1 mark (-1 mark) will be deducted for each wrong answer.
SectionNo. of QuestionMaximum Marks
Logical Reasoning25100
General Awareness25100
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
Language Comprehension25100
CMAT 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus for CMAT examination involves topics from Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Language Comprehension. Equal no. of questions will be asked from each topic.

CMAT 2018 Online Registration Process 

Step 1: Interested students are required to visit the official site that is

Step 2: Select the suitable link of “CMAT 2018 notification” available at the menu bar.

Step 3: Now go through all details regarding CMAT Exam 2018 notification carefully and ensure all eligibility.

Step 4: Thereafter proceed to CMAT 2018 “apply online” link.

Step 5: Those who are already registered can apply directly however new users have to fill CMAT 2018 Online registration form with all requited details

Step 6: Then, submit the details to complete CMAT 2018 Registration Process and get automated user Id or password.

Step 7: After this, proceed to next step login with user Id or password and fill up CMAT Online application with all required detail.

Step 8: Now upload photographs and signature / testimonials as required.

Step 9: The pay up mandatory application fees through online or offline mode.

Step 10: At last, press the “submit” tab and get print of the CMAT 2018 Application Form for future use.

Check Here Details Of: CMAT Registration

Examination Cities
Navi MumbaiUdaipur
CMAT 2018 Admit Card

All the candidates who are going to participate in Examination must have hall ticket as without it no one will be able to get entry in the examination hall. So must download you call letter through official site or get it directly from our web portal.

CMAT 2018 Answer key

Answer sheet will be released within 2-3 days of Examination. Participants who want to check correct and incorrect answers of the question asked in the exam, must download paper solution from the official site.

CMAT 2018 Result

Scorecard will be released by the official authority on the website soon after the execution of the examination. So, who want to check the performance outcome can also get it directly from

Also Check Here: CMAT Merit list

CMAT 2018 Cut Off

Applicants will be able to score marks equals to or more then stipulated cut off, that candidates will be qualified. Cut off marks will be released after declaration of result on the official website.

Colleges Accepting CMAT Score
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai5292.66
Institute for Financial Management and Research, Changambakkam8281.34
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai12260.42
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai15243.25
Goa Institute of Management, Goa16241.5
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra18233.17
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore19229.55
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad22223.98
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune24220.12
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai38214.66

 Check Out: Top 50 MBA Colleges in India

Common Management Admission Test 2018 FAQ’s

Question 1: Is CMAT going to be conducted ONLINE twice a year?

Answer: No, CMAT exam will be conducted only once a year and it is going to be conducted on 21st January 2018

Question 2: How is the computer-based online examination different from the conventional paper-based examinations?

Answer: In computer-based online exam, candidate just read question on computer and hit on correct answer, whereas paper-based examination one read a paper booklet and use pencil/pen to darken the ovals on answer sheet.

Question 3: Can I take the test from any computer?

Answer: No, candidate has to take test on pre-assigned computer at the test venue fixed by authority.

Question 4: What does a Computer Based Test look like?

Answer: To know how Computer Based Test looks like visit, as CMAT trial test is available to make all candidates familiarized with functionality and navigation of actual Computer Based test.

Question 5: How many questions are there in each of these sections?

Answer: 25 Questions will be asked from in each section.

Question 6: Can I move back and forth between the four sections?

Answer: Yes, you can move back and forth in different four sections.

Question 7: What is the duration of the test?

Answer: Test must be completed within 180 minutes.

Question 8: Will there be negative marking in CMAT exam?

Answer: Yes, there will be negative marking, 1 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer

Question 9: What is the scoring pattern and rule for marking?

Answer: For correct answer 4 marks will be given and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answers.

Question 10: Who is eligible to take CMAT 2018?

Answer: Those who have Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) Programmes or appearing in final year examination from a recognized institution/university are eligible to take CMAT 2018


Those who want to fetch other details regarding CMAT 2018 one must go through the official link. Stay tuned with us to get all latest updated directly for this web portal.

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