CMAT 2018: Registration, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

CMAT 2018All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) organizes the CMAT 2018 (Common Management Admission Test) across the country. CMAT is a national level examination which is organized for providing admission into management courses (PGDM, MBA, PGCM, Executive PGDM, etc.). All AICTE-Approved Institutions, colleges & universities consider the CMAT scores for providing admissions. CMAT exam is an online computer based test conducted in the month of January 2018. Here we are providing details about CMAT 2018 examination, including application form, eligibility, exam dates, pattern, etc.

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Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

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CMAT 2018 Exam Date

The tentative dates of CMAT 2018 examination is mentioned below:

Application form release2nd week of October 2017
Last date to submit the online applicationLast week of December 2017
Admit card available3rd week of January 2018
Exam dateLast week of January 2018
Answer key release1 or 2 weeks after the examination
Declaration of result2nd week of February 2018

CMAT Registration 2018

  • The CMAT Application Form 2018 will be available via online mode through the website.
  • CMAT registration will be started from the second week of October 2017.
  • To fill the application, candidates have to read the instructions and register themselves.
  • Make the fee payment using online or offline mode.
  • After fee payment, fill the remaining details in the application form.
  • Candidates are needed to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format.
  • Check carefully before submitting the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to take printout of the application for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for general & OBC) and Rs. 700/- (for SC, ST & PD candidates).
  • The fee payment can be done via online mode through Credit card / Debit card or Net Banking.
  • Students can also make fee payment through the Challan payment at any branch of SBI bank.

Eligibility Criteria

Here we are providing the basic eligibility criteria of CMAT 2018 examination:

  • Nationality: Only Indian citizen can apply for this exam.
  • Qualification: Students must hold a graduation degree in any stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the final year of graduation whose result will be announced before commencement of admission they can also apply.

CMAT Exam Pattern

  • Duration: The exam duration will be three hours (180 minutes).
  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized in online mode (computer based test).
  • No. of Question: There will be total 100 questions asked, 25 questions from each section.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will comprises of objective type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be provided for each correct answer (+4 maks).
  • Negative marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 maks).
  • The detailed exam pattern is given here:
SectionNo. of QuestionMaximum Marks
Logical Reasoning25100
General Awareness25100
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
Language Comprehension25100

CMAT Syllabus

There is not any fixed syllabus is prescribed for CMAT examination. The syllabus will have various topics from Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Language Comprehension. Equal questions will be asked from each topic. Students should prepare for the exam from these topics.

How to Prepare for CMAT

  • Find out all the details about the syllabus and prepare accordingly.
  • Make a strategy plan for your preparation and follow it wisely.
  • Prepare from the best books and study materials available in the market or internet.
  • Practice the mock test and previous year question papers it will help you to know more about the exam pattern.
  • Mark the difficult topics and discuss them with your tutor or class fellows.
  • Maintain your health, take nutritious diet and do exercise and yoga.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You can apply through online mode for this exam.
Answer: The registration will be started from the second week of October 2017.
Answer: The application fee is Rs. 1400/- (for general & OBC) and Rs. 700/- (for SC, ST & PD candidates).
Answer: Yes, fee payment can be made through the Challan of SBI bank.
Answer: No, this examination will be conducted once in a year.
Answer: Yes, one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Answer: There is no age limit to appear for CMAT.
Answer: No data can be corrected or modified after the final submission.

Answer: The exam duration will be three hours (180 minutes).

Still any question, leave your comment.

CMAT Admit Card 2018

CMAT hall ticket 2018 will be released via online mode in the third week of January 2018. Students name, photograph, signature, roll number, test centre, exam date & timing will be mentioned in the admit card. The admit card will also be sent to the candidates by the authority to the registered Email ID. Without valid admit card, students will not be permitted to sit in the examination.

CMAT Result

The result will be provided to students in the second week of February 2018. Students can check the result via online mode through the website. The CMAT score will be valid for the admission to academic year of 2018-2019. Students are advised to take printout of the CMAT result and keep it safe till the admission process gets finished.

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CMAT Counselling 2018

The counselling process will be started after the declaration of merit list. A merit list will be prepared according to the marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance test. Candidates can appear in the counselling organized by various institutions and universities on the basis of CMAT score. Candidates have to bring the required documents and fees at the time of counselling. Seats will be provided to students on the basis of CMAT scores, filled choices and availability of seats.

If you have any other queries about CMAT 2018, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Mahesh Margam says:

    Are there any additional certificates required by OBC candidates?

  2. rahul ranjan says:

    Am final year student can be apply cmat exame

  3. Minaz Hodekar says:

    From where can I get the study material for cmat exams

  4. Riya Purohit says:

    What will be the admission date ?

  5. Anonymous says:

    i am in the final year of my graduation can i apply for cmat?. Cmat 2018

  6. Yash says:

    If i give exam in 2018 intact, will it consider for 2019 intact??

  7. Nimesha Das says:

    Iam a 2-nd year student. My course will be complete on July 2018.I want to do MBA after finishing without losing my academic year.Is CMAT 2018 will helps me to get seat in a recognized institution?

  8. smita says:

    how many numbers need to score to qualify CMAT In genral category?

  9. Amit says:

    Cmat college name

  10. Aaqib says:

    I jus want to know that, KU has introduced semester system from 2015. so, the last sem will be in june as per the examination schedule bt those students u r perusing any graduation how can they be able to get eligibility in cmat..
    Even if they have passed there all sems……

  11. Kadri Nashrin says:

    What is the procedure for International student?

  12. Kadri Nashri says:

    What is the procedure for International student?

  13. Shubham Bhaiswar says:

    Good afternoon mam, i am Shubham Bhaiswar,studied at RTM Nagpur University . Mam I have completed my B.Sc graduation in 4 years instead of 3 years so can I eligible for CMAT exam..??

  14. Bhumika says:

    Actually i am in 3rd sem of B.B.A. so i can give CMAT exam??

  15. Divyansh shrivastav says:

    Actually m in 5th sem of my My graduation result will be get in july2018.
    Cmat will result will be applicable or not ?

  16. tanya chohan says:

    what is the passing marks for the clearing the exam?

  17. Anuradha says:

    How many times I can attempt CMAT ?
    I mean how many times I can give CMAT?

  18. Swathi says:

    Is this cmat results help to get admission in our required college

  19. Meha says:

    Can I pass chat exams without tuition ??!..

  20. manish says:

    if i have not passed second year of graduation can i apply for it

  21. Saandeep says:

    My degree course will end by may 2018.Can I take cmat 2018.

  22. rohitkothavale says:

    I am graduated . when the registration term valid for 2018exam term.

  23. Shaikh Faid says:

    Now I am in 2nd year BCA so I can apply for 2017 18 academic year

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