Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level computer-based management entrance test. The test is conducted by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It is a three hour online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.

CMAT 2018 registrations began on October 20, 2017 and the exam will be held on January 21, 2018.

CMAT comprises of four steps:

STEP 1: Application process

To apply for CMAT 2018, candidates need to register on the official CMAT website as new user. On successful registration, a login ID will be shared which can be used for all login purposes.

STEP 2: Admit Card

CMAT 2018 admit cards will be available for download on the official website, as per the schedule. Registered candidates can download their admit cards till the day before exam.

STEP 3: CMAT 2018

CMAT 2018 will be held in online mode on the scheduled date. Duration of the exam will be 180 mins and the candidates will have to solve 100 questions in MCQ format. The candidates must reach their exam centre an hour before commencement of the exam.

STEP 4: CMAT 2018 result

CMAT 2018 result will be declared by AICTE on the scheduled date. The candidates can download their scorecards from the official website. CMAT scores are valid for admission to all AICTE approved Institutes/University/Colleges.

CMAT 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for CMAT 2018 is:

  • The aspirant should be a graduate in any discipline
  • Final year students of graduate courses (10+2+3) are also eligible for CMAT, provided the results are declared before commencement of admission for 2018
  • There’s no age limit for CMAT
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India

CMAT 2018 Process

To apply for CMAT 2018, candidates need to log on to official website of CMAT. Exam registrations began on October 20, 2017.

While filling up application form, aspirants need to select dates and three cities (test venues) for online examination in the order of preference. Thereafter, candidates will be allotted dates and test centres on “first come first served” basis. Actual allotment, however, will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city.

Test Fee

Test fees for General and OBC candidates is Rs 1400 + Bank charges, while for SC/ST/PD candidates it is Rs 700 + Bank charges.

“Test Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances,” informed an official notification.

Mode of Payment

Candidates pay the application fee via Net Banking / Credit / Debit Card through One can also opt for Cash Payment through challan generated online and cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI)