Common Management Admission Test – 2018 (CMAT – 2018)

Common Management Admission Test – 2018 (CMAT – 2018)

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CMAT 2018 application portal is open now.

Introduction


Common Management Admission Test or CMAT is a national-level management entrance examination conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The exam is held every year according to the directions of the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-approved institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges for admissions to their management program (MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM etc.).

CMAT 2018 will be an online computer-based test (CBT) conducted in the month of January 2018. CMAT score is accepted by more than 2500 institutes and more than a lakh students appear for the examination every year.

Suggested: Apply for the IBSAT Exam 2017 examination.

List of Contents


  1. CMAT Important Dates.
  2. CMAT Exam Date.
  3. Medium of Examination.
  4. Mode of Examination.
  5. CMAT Eligibility Criteria.
  6. CMAT Exam Pattern.
  7. How to Apply?
    1. Application fee.
    2. Photograph and Signature Specifications.
    3. Registration Steps.
  8. CMAT Syllabus.
  9. CMAT Admit Card.
  10. CMAT Test Centers.
  11. CMAT Results.
  12. CMAT Score Card.
  13. Important Links.

CMAT 2018 Important Dates


Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
Application Window Opens 20th October 2017
Application Window Closes 15th December 2017
Issuance of Admit Cards 2nd week of January 2018
Date of CMAT 2018 Exam 21st January 2018
CMAT 2018 Results Yet to be announced (2ndweek of February 2018)
Availability of Score Cards Yet to be Announced (2nd week of February 2018)

CMAT 2018 Exam Date


CMAT 2018 shall be held in the 21st January 2018.

Medium of Examination


CMAT shall be conducted in ENGLISH only.

Mode of Examination


CMAT will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) and thus shall be conducted online. 

CMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Nationality


Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification


Candidate must have completed his/her graduation in any stream or discipline from a recognized college or university, to be eligible for the exam.

Candidates in their final year of graduation (10+2+3), whose results are declared before the commencement of admission for the academic year 2018-19, are also eligible for taking the exam.

Age Limits


There is no upper age limit or cap on the number of attempts for CMAT Exam. 

CMAT 2018 Exam Pattern


CMAT 2018 will be a 3-hour (180 minutes) long exam. It will be a single-day, single-session exam, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, unlike previous years. There shall be 100 questions in total with 25 questions in each section.

Each question carries 4 marks, while there is negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.

The various sections in CMAT 2018 are as follows:

Section No of Questions Marks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation 25 100
Logical Reasoning 25 100
Language Comprehension 25 100
General Awareness 25 100
Total 100 400


A Trial Test will be made available online in December 2017 so that candidates can get a feel of the online test and navigation functionality.
 

Candidates shall be provided with rough sheets for calculations on the day of the exam. The rough paper should be left at the desk after the exam. Rough work is not allowed on any other paper/sheet.

Pattern Summary


Particulars Exam Data
No of Questions 100
Duration 180 minutes (3-hours)
Marking Scheme
  • 4 marks for a correct answer.
  • 1 mark deducted for the wrong answer.
Total Marks 400 marks
Qualifying marks As per cut off
Subject/Sections
  • Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation – 25Qs.
  • Logical Reasoning – 25Qs.
  • Language Comprehension – 25Qs.
  • General Awareness – 25Qs.
Mode of Answering Computer-based Test (CBT)

 

How to Apply for CMAT 2018?


CMAT 2018 application portal is open now. Please follow the link http://www.aicte-cmat.in/Candidate/SelfRegistration.aspx to begin registration.

Application Fee


The application fee for CMAT 2018 will be Rs. 1400 for General/OBC candidates and Rs. 700 for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates tentatively.

The application fee can be paid through either of the following modes:

  • Online (Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card).
  • SBI Challan that can be paid at the nearest SBI branch through cash. Cash Deposit shall be accepted only from the next day of generation of the Challan.

Photograph and Signature Specifications


Candidates need to upload scanned copies of signature and photograph while applying online, as per the following specifications

  • Signature – Dimensions: 60 x 90; white background; less than 30 KB in size.
  • Photograph – Dimensions: 140 x 160; passport-size color with white background; less than 60KB in size.

Registration Procedure


  • To register, the candidate has to enter his/her personal details like name, email ID and contact number. After the details are entered, the form is submitted and a 6-digit password is generated for future use. The form details cannot be edited after the form submission.
  • The candidate then needs to pay the application fee in any of the modes mentioned earlier.
  • The last stage needs the candidate to upload the signature and photograph as per the specifications mentioned earlier.

CMAT 2018 Syllabus


There is no fixed or pre-determined syllabus for CMAT 2018. The sections tested shall be

  1. Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation,
  2. Logical Reasoning,
  3. Language Comprehension
  4. General Awareness.

All the sections are given equal weight in the paper and thus candidates need to prepare for all of them accordingly.

Detailed Syllabus will follow soon.

CMAT 2018 Admit Card


The admit cards for CMAT 2018 will be issued from the 3rd week of January 2018.

Candidates can download the admit card from the official CMAT website: http://www.aicte-cmat.in. The admit card is mandatory for appearing in the examination and strictly not transferable.

CMAT 2018 Test Centers


The test centers of CMAT 2017 are available on the official website. Please check: http://www.aicte-cmat.in/college/test-cities.aspx.

List of test centers for CMAT 2018 shall be uploaded soon.

CMAT 2018 Results


The results for CMAT 2018 will tentatively be announced in the 2ndweek of February 2018. The results will be available on the CMAT website.

CMAT 2018 Score Card


The CMAT 2018 Score Cards will be published online on the CMAT website and candidates can download it from there after the results have been announced.


Action Link
CMAT 2018 Official Website http://www.aicte-cmat.in/
CMAT 2018 Test Centers http://www.aicte-cmat.in/college/test-cities.aspx
CMAT 2018 Registration link http://www.aicte-cmat.in/Candidate/SelfRegistration.aspx
CMAT Login Page http://www.aicte-cmat.in/Candidate/Login.aspx
Steps of Application http://www.aicte-cmat.in/Documents/CMAT-HOW-TO-APPLY.pdf
CMAT Score Card Download N/A
CMAT Merit List N/A

 

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