CMAT 2018

CMAT 2018CMAT 2018 - Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2018 has been successfully conducted on January 20, 2018 in two slots (Slot 1- 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and Slot 2 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM). The exam pattern of CMAT 2018 remained unchanged and as per the students who appeared for the exam, the difficulty level was easy to moderate. CMAT is a national level entrance test held for admission to MBA and PGDM programme. The entrance exam is conducted by AICTE every year as per the directions of MHRD, Government of India. CMAT 2018 allows B-schools to screen applicants that best suit their requirements. The national level MBA entrance exam is a computer-based test of three hours duration.

The CMAT 2018 entrance exam comprises four sections: Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation. The result and merit list for CMAT 2018 will be announced on February 14, 2018. The CMAT 2018 scores are likely to be accepted by over 1000 B-schools that are approved by the AICTE. The application form of CMAT 2018 was available from October 18 to December 25, 2017. In this article, candidates can access the complete information pertaining to CMAT 2018 including its important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card and result to name a few.

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CMAT Overview

  • Exam Name: Common Management Admission Test

  • Commonly Known As: CMAT

  • Exam Category: Nation level PG exam

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

  • Examination Mode: Computer-based test

  • Frequency of Test: Once in a Year

  • Purpose of Test: For admissions to all AICTE approved 1000+ B-schools

  • Score Validity: One Year

CMAT 2018 Important Dates

 

AICTE- the conducting body has released the important dates of CMAT 2018. Below aspirants can find the exam dates of the entrance exam:

 

CMAT Important Dates

Events

Dates

Notification Released

October 11, 2017

CMAT 2018 Application start date

October 18, 2017

Last date to fill CMAT Application form

December 25, 2017

Trail Test starts from

October 25, 2017

CMAT Admit card

January 11, 2018

CMAT 2018 Test date

January 20, 2018

CMAT 2018 Result cum merit list

February 14, 2018

Print of scorecards

February 14, 2018

CMAT 2018 Analysis

 

According to the first slot's candidates, the overall difficulty level of CMAT 2018 was easy to moderate. The exam pattern was same as the previous year. Language Comprehension was the easiest section while the Quantitative section was the toughest. The GK questions were mostly based current affairs and Logic questions were largely on Caselets. Careers360 brings to you the detailed CMAT 2018 analysis by experts for the benefit of the candidates.

 

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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

Institute

CMAT Cut off

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

75 percentile

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

75 percentile

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

82 percentile

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

85 percentile

XISS Ranchi

95 percentile

Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS)

96.42 percentile

MET Institute of Management, Mumbai

97.27 percentile

We School Mumbai

99.06 percentile

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai

99.20 percentile

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

99.85 percentile 

CMAT Result 2018

 

The result of CMAT 2018 will be announced on February 14, 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 2018 Merit List

 

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 will release the merit list of CMAT 2018 on February 14, 2018. The CMAT Merit list will be made available in a PDF format.

 

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) 

CMAT Exam Pattern 2018

 

CMAT 2018 is scheduled 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.

 

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 Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of CMAT 2018 was available for only those applicants who have successfully registered for the entrance exam. The CMAT 2018 admit card was available for download on January 11, 2018. Candidates were likely to receive the notification of the CMAT admit card 2018 on their registered email address. Candidates can download their CMAT admit cards until the day before the test by entering their login credentials.

 

CMAT 2018 Syllabus

 

There is no fixed syllabus prescribed by AICTE for CMAT. The syllabus of CMAT 2018 revolves around Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Basic Mathematics (mostly arithmetic from standard 1 to 10). CMAT syllabus 2018 will be divided into various topics from Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Language Comprehension and Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation. 

 

CMAT 2018 Mock Test

 

AICTE has released CMAT 2018 mock test for the aspirants which will help them gain insights on the exam pattern, structure and navigation system. In order to take the CMAT mock test - Click here

 

CMAT 2018 Exam Centres

 

The national level management entrance exam will be held across 73 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

Mohali

Coimbatore

Ghaziabad

Faridabad

Nanded

Vadodara

Amravati

Dhule

Hyderabad

Kozhikode

Panaji

Varanasi

Amritsar

Davangere

Indore

Lucknow

Patna

Visakhapatnam

Aurangabad

Dehradun

Jabalpur

Ludhiana

Pune

Bhilai-Durg

Thane

Solapur

Solan

Kadi

Ponda

 

 

 

 

 

Bangalore

Delhi

Jaipur

Mangalore

Rajkot

Bareilly

Dhanbad

Jammu

Meerut

Raipur

Bhavnagar

Dharwad

Jamshedpur

Mumbai

Ranchi

Bhopal

Durgapur

Jodhpur

Mysore

Shimla 

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 was available from October 18 onwards until December 25, 2017. The application form of CMAT 2018 was available online only. In the CMAT application form 2018, candidates had to fill in details pertaining to their personal, professional and academic life. The CMAT 2018 application process is a three-step process.

  • CMAT Online Registration

  • Payment of CMAT application fee

  • Fill up the application form

During the application form filling process, applicants had to select exam date and as many as three test cities in the order of preference. Candidates will be allotted test dates and exam centres on first come first serve basis. The allotment will also depend on the availability of test slots in the choice of exam cities entered during the application process.

 

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

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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For CMAT sample paper, I would suggest you to check the given link below. There you can find the sample paper of 2017.

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I hve done 1oth in 2007,12th in 2010,nd graduation in 2016.so i hve 4 gap year.so will i get good mba college,i am going to appear CMAT,MAT

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Sanjeev generall a year gap is not a problem while going to pursue your MBA degree from any b-school. But that year gap is considered to be good for 1-2 years.  Generally, students take year...Read More

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