How to Fill CMAT 2018 Application Form

How to Fill CMAT Application FormHow to Fill CMAT 2018 Application Form - CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is an annual MBA entrance exam conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The application process for CMAT is completely online. If you are applying for the first time, the step by step guide on How to fill CMAT 2018 application form by Careers360 will ease the process for you.


The application window for the national level management entrance exam started from October 18. Only eligible candidates must apply for the test before the deadline of December 25, 2017. The application form has a three-step process and is completely online. Applicants have to first register and login with valid credentials on the website. Let us have a look at the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2018

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As per the criteria, candidates must have a recognised graduation degree with minimum percentage 50 percenr (45 percent for SC/ST). Final year graduation students also apply. The CMAT application process broadly has three steps:

  1. CMAT Registration

  2. Payment of application fee

  3. Fill up the application form

How to fill CMAT 2018 Application Form


In order to fill the CMAT 2018 Application Form, candidates first need to create an account in which they have to upload scanned picture and signature while following the Registration Form.


Before starting the CMAT 2018 application procedure, candidates must ensure the pre-requisites, as provided below:

  • A valid e-mail id and password

  • All qualification details you need to enter in the CMAT 2018 application form

  • Scanned photograph with dimension 140 x 160 (60 KB), and scanned signature with dimensions 60 x 90 (30 KB)

  • A Valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number

  • A valid Credit / Debit card in case you want to pay online

  • Last, a printer to print 3 copies of challan, in case you are planning to pay by cash at bank

Step 1: Visit the official website, and click on the tab –New Registration for CMAT 2018. Upon clicking on this tab, applicants have to fill up the registration form by filling up the mandatory fields with personal information like name, parents' name, date of birth, category, gender, religion, phone number, email address. 





Fields with red star mark indicate mandatory fields.




In the next part of the CMAT registration form, candidates have to enter three preferred cities and enter the captcha text.

CMAT 2018 Application Form


Candidates will receive CMAT 2018 login credentials through email and SMS in the registered contact addresses.

CMAT Login Details


Upon receiving the User ID and password, applicants have to click on proceed and they will be re-directed to the payment page. 


The payment process has to be completed through online of offline modes. Under the online mode of payment, the application fee can be paid by credit/debit card or net banking, In the offline mode, candidates can pay by cash at State Bank of India branch by submitting challan. The instructions for the offline mode of payment is as follows.


CMAT payment



The fee for General / OBC candidates appearing for CMAT is Rs.1400 + Bank charges as applicable; whereas for Female /SC/ST/PWD category candidates fee is Rs.700 + Bank charges as applicable.





After paying the CMAT application fee fee, candidates will receive a message of the payment. They have to log-in again with the credentials, and proceed further to fill the application form. Here they have to enter their full residential address and upload their passport size photograph, and signature as per the dimensions stated in the instructions before. 

The dimensions of the passport size photograph should not be more than 140 x 160 and should be less than 60 KB. The signature has to be 60 x 90 dimensions and not more than 30 KB. 


After personal and educational details, enter your qualifications. Once you do, click on the Save and Next button. Refer to the image below.



Once you have filled the complete form, we suggest you once again check the complete data entered by clicking on VIEW/MODIFY button. Clicking on VIEW/MODIFY button will allow you to modify your data in case you want to modify Once you are sure that all the data entered is accurate, you will have to accept a declaration and click on I AGREE. The system will re-confirm to you for SUBMIT. Once you confirm, your form will get finally SUBMITTED and no change in the data is possible after.


 Upon clicking on the 'I Agree' tab, the application procese of CMAT 2018 will be successful. 

CMAT 2018 application completion



Only those candidates, who successfully complete the process, will be able to download the CMAT 2018 admit card from January 16, 2018 by the officials. The candidates have to download the admit card, take the print, and carry the same at the test centre as a proof of registration. 


Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) will be held in a single day window on January 20, 2018. Although the original exam date was January 21, it was preponed by a day by AICTE, the exam conducting body. CMAT result is expected to be declared in the second week of February, 2018, in the form of score cards on the official website.



First Published On : 13 Aug 2014 05:38 PM IST

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