CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

CMAT Eligibility CriteriaCMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - The eligibility criteria of CMAT 2018 will be the minimum qualities that a candidate must possess in order to seek admissions into MBA and PGDM programmes across India. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will be responsible for creating the criteria based on which candidates will be allowed to take CMAT. The application for CMAT 2018 had commenced on October 18, 2017, and the last date to apply was December 25, 2017. Before proceeding to fill the CMAT application form 2018, a candidate must verify whether s/he has the minimum qualities to appear for the entrance exam. CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria state that a candidate must have a compulsorily have a Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration from a recognised institute. It is crucial for candidates to understand the CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria before applying for the national level entrance exam as no candidate's application form will be entertained if s/he does not meet the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2018. 

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CMAT eligibility criteria 2018 will help candidates understand the required criteria they need to meet before applying and appearing for CMAT 2018. The entrance exam will be held on January 20, 2018.


In this article, candidates can get insights on the complete CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria before applying for CMAT 2018.


Highlights of CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018


CMAT 2018 has some basic eligibility criteria that candidates must meet before beginning the application process. Below is the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2018:

  • S/he must be a citizen of India

  • Final year students of Bachelor's programmes are also eligible to apply

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree of a minimum three-year duration from any discipline

Age Bar - There is no age bar for applying for CMAT entrance exam.


CMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Specific Programmes


Candidates will be eligible for MBA and PGDM programme after meeting the minimum requirements of each programme. Below, applicants can check the CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria for the programmmes:


CMAT Eligibility criteria

S No.






Minimum three years duration Bachelor's degree with 50% score for General/OBC category and 45% for SC/ST applicants

2 years


Executive PGDM

Minimum three year duration Bachelor's degree with minimum 5 years of work experience.

- Candidate must obtain at least 50% (General/ OBC) and 45% (SC/ST category)

15 Months



Minimum three-year duration Bachelor's degree.

More than 1 year but less than 2 years

CMAT Application Form 2018


Once a candidate verifies that s/he meets the requirement of the test, they can begin the application process in online mode. The last date to fill the CMAT application form 2018 was December 25. While filling the application form of CMAT 2018, applicants must make sure they fill the correct details regarding their personal, academic and professional lives. The CMAT application form 2018 procedure has three steps namely registration of the candidate, payment of the registration fee and lastly, filling the form. During the application process, candidates can also select test centres spread across 62 cities.


CMAT 2018 is a national level management based test held for candidates who want to pursue management based programmes across the country. It is held once in a year and is conducted by the AICTE. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is said to be accepted by over 1000 B-schools across India.



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In last 5 days of your preparation you should focus on your strength. This is the time where you should not start with anything new. You should take as many as mock test series to analyse yo...Read More
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