CMAT 2018

CMAT 2018CMAT 2018 - Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance test held for admission to MBA and PGDM programme across its participating institutes. The entrance exam is conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year. CMAT 2018 allows B-schools to screen applicants that best suit their requirements. Each year AICTE conducts the CMAT for over 1000 B-schools spread across the country. Taking a cue from previous year records, CMAT 2018 is likely to take place in the last week of January 2018, while its registration is likely to begin in the second week of October 2017. The national level MBA entrance exam is a computer based test of three hours duration. According to the CMAT exam pattern 2018, the management entrance exam will comprise four sections: Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation. The CMAT 2018 scores are likely to be accepted by over 1000 B-schools that are approved by the AICTE. In this article, candidates can access the complete information pertaining to CMAT 2018 including its important dates, application form, eligibility criteria and admit card to name a few.

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Exam Name: Common Management Admission Test

Commonly Known As: CMAT

Exam Type: National

Exam Category: PG


Conducting Body: 
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

 

CMAT Important Dates 2018

 

AICTE- the conducting body will release the important dates of CMAT 2018 by the second week of October 2017. Below aspirants can find the tentative dates of the entrance exam:

 

CMAT 2018 Important Dates

Event

Date

CMAT Application start date

Second week of October 2017

Last date to fill CMAT Application form

Last week of December 2017

Trail Test starts from

Second week of December 2017

CMAT Admit card

Second week of January 2018

Test date

Last week of January 2018

CMAT Result cum merit list

First week of February 2018

Print of score cards

Second week of February 2018

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

According to the CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria stated by AICTE, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The candidates must hold a graduate degree of minimum three years from a recognised Indian Institute

  • General category applicants must obtain minimum 50% at graduation level, while SC/ST category must obtain 45%

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India

  • There is no age limit to appear for CMAT 2018

  • Final year graduates awaiting their results can also apply for CMAT 2018

CMAT Application Form 2018

 

CMAT 2018 application form is expected to be available in the second week of October 2017. The application process for CMAT 2017 will be online. In the application form of CMAT 2018, candidates have to fill in details pertaining to their personal, professional and academic life. The CMAT 2018 application is a three step process.

  • CMAT Online Registration

  • Payment of CMAT application fee

  • Fill up the application form

CMAT Application Fee

Category

Application fee

General/OBC

Rs. 1400

SC/ST/Pwd/Female

Rs. 700

CMAT Application Fee Payment Mode:

 

The application fee can be paid via three modes:

  • Cash deposit at SBI Bank

  • Debit/ Credit Card

  • Net-banking

CMAT Exam Pattern 2018

 

CMAT 2018 is likely to be a computer-based online test which has to be taken in three hours duration. As per the exam pattern of CMAT 2018, candidates will come across four sections such as Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

 

Below table brings to you the exam pattern of CMAT 2018:

 

CMAT 2018 Exam Pattern

S No.

Sections

Number of questions

Total marks

1

Logical Reasoning

25

100

2

Language Comprehension

25

100

3

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

25

100

4

General Awareness

25

100

 

Total

100

400

CMAT Exam Centers 2018

 

The national level management entrance exam will be held across 62 cities. The table below mentions the cities where candidates can expect to take the CMAT 2018:

 

CMAT 2018 Exam Centers

Agartala

Bhubaneswar

Gulbarga

Kanpur

Nagpur

Srinagar

Ahmedabad

Bhuj

Gurgaon

Kochi

Nasik

Surat

Ahmednagar

Chandigarh

Guwahati

Kolhapur

Navi Mumbai

Trivandrum

Allahabad

Chennai

Gwalior

Kolkata

Noida

Udaipur

Amravati

Coimbatore

Hyderabad

Kozhikode

Panaji

Vadodara

Amritsar

Davangere

Indore

Lucknow

Patna

Varanasi

Aurangabad

Dehradun

Jabalpur

Ludhiana

Pune

Visakhapatnam

Bangalore

Delhi

Jaipur

Mangalore

Rajkot

Bareilly

Dhanbad

Jammu

Meerut

Raipur

Bhavnagar

Dharwad

Jamshedpur

Mumbai

Ranchi

Bhopal

Durgapur

Jodhpur

Mysore

Shimla

CMAT Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of CMAT 2018 will be made available for only those applicants who will successfully register for the entrance exam. The CMAT 2018 admit card is likely to be available for download in the second week of January 2018. Candidates are likely to receive the notification of the CMAT admit card 2018 both online and on their registered email address.

 

CMAT Result 2018

 

The result of CMAT 2018 is likely to be announced in the first week of February 2018. As per previous year's trend, the CMAT result 2018 may be made available in the form of merit list. The CMAT 2018 result will be sent to the registered communication address by the officials. It is on the basis of the CMAT merit list that the candidates are likely to be shortlisted and called in for further admission process.

 

CMAT Merit List 2018

 

The conducting body will release the merit list of CMAT 2018 along with the result. The CMAT 2018 merit list will include candidate's name, rank scored and the sectional and overall marks obtained in the national level exam. AICTE may release the merit list of CMAT 2018 in the first week of February 2018. The CMAT Merit list will be made available in a PDF format.

 

CMAT Cutoff 2018

 

CMAT 2018 cutoff will be the minimum marks candidates are required to score in order to obtain admission into the participating institutes across India. AICTE- the conducting body will release the cutoff of CMAT 2018. The CMAT cut off 2018 will decide which candidate is likely to move into the next round of selection.

 

Below aspirants can check the tentative CMAT cutoff (previous year cutoff):

 

CMAT Cutoff

CMAT Participating Institutes 2018

 

CMAT 2018 scores will be accepted by the participating institutes of the entrance exam for admission into the MBA and PGDM courses across the country. According to the conducting body- AICTE, CMAT 2018 will be accepted over 1000 B-schools spread across India.

 

Listed below are some of the top CMAT participating institutes:

 

CMAT 2018 Participating Institutes

CMAT Selection Procedure 2018

 

After the CMAT merit list 2018 is released by the conducting body, candidates will then have to apply to the participating institutes of CMAT. Then the preferred participating Institute will proceed with the selection procedure of CMAT which comprises three main steps:

  • Group Discussion (GD)

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

  • Personal Interview (PI)

Address: All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE)
7th Floor, Chanderlok Building
Janpath
New Delhi-110 001
India
Phone: 022-40679404

Fax: 022-25814283

 

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