Expire On: 2017-12-18 08:00 PM

CMAT 2018, Last date: December 18

Application has been invited for the CMAT (Common Management Admission Test) 2018 examination. CMAT 2018 examination is organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) across the country. CMAT is a national level examination which is organized for providing admission into management courses (PGDM, MBA, PGCM, Executive PGDM, etc.). All AICTE-Approved Institutions, colleges & universities consider the CMAT scores for providing admissions. CMAT exam is an online computer based test will be conducted on 21st January 2018.

Important Dates:



Application form release

20th October 2017

Last date to submit the online application

18th December 2017

Mock test available

26th October 2017

Admit card release

5th January 2018

Exam date

21st January 2018

Answer key release

1 or 2 weeks after the examination

Declaration of result

14th February 2018


  • The CMAT Application Form is available via online mode through the website.
  • To fill the application, candidates have to read the instructions and register themselves.
  • Make the fee payment using online or offline mode.
  • After fee payment, fill the remaining details in the application form.
  • Candidates are needed to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Check carefully before submitting the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to take the printout of the application for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for general & OBC) and Rs. 700/- (for SC, ST & PD candidates).
  • The fee payment can be done via online mode through Credit card / Debit card or Net Banking.
  • Students can also make fee payment through the Challan payment at any branch of SBI bank.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality: Only Indian citizen can apply for this exam.
  • Qualification: Students must hold a graduation degree in any stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the final year of graduation whose result will be announced before the commencement of admission they can also apply.

Exam Pattern:

  • Duration: The exam duration will be three hours (180 minutes).
  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized in online mode (computer-based test).
  • No. of Question: There will be total 100 questions asked, 25 questions from each section.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will comprise of objective type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be provided for each correct answer (+4 maks).
  • Negative marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 maks).
  • The detailed exam pattern is given here:


No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Logical Reasoning



General Awareness



Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation



Language Comprehension







Admit Card:

Admit card will be released via online mode on 5th January 2018. Students name, photograph, signature, roll number, test centre, exam date & timing will be mentioned in the admit card. The admit card will also be sent to the candidates by the authority to the registered Email ID. Without valid admit card, students will not be permitted to sit in the examination.


The result will be provided to students on 14th February 2018. Students can check the result via online mode through the website. The CMAT score will be valid for the admission to the academic year of 2018-2019. Students are advised to take the printout of the CMAT result and keep it safe till the admission process gets finished.