CMAT 2018: Exam Notification release this week - confirms AICTE; keep your documents ready

CMAT 2018
Monday, October 09 2017, 03:05 PM
CMAT 2018 exam notification for admission to MBA/PGDM 2018-20 batch in AICTE approved B-schools, will be released in a day or two but before this week end, this has been confirmed to MBAUniverse.com by Dr. N. H. Siddalingaswamy, Director (e-Governance), All India Council for Technical Education
“Notification will contain all the information regarding CMAT 2018 & GPAT 2018 including Examination Dates” Dr. N. H. Siddalingaswamy, Director (e-Governance), AICTE

CMAT 2018 exam notification for admission to MBA/PGDM 2018-20 batch in AICTE approved B-schools, will be released in a day or two but before this week end. Confirming the release of CMAT 2018 notificate release date to MBAUniverse.com, Dr. N. H. Siddalingaswamy, Director (e-Governance), All India Council for Technical Education informed last week “Notification regarding CMAT 2018 & GPAT 2018 will be released next week. Notification will contain all the information regarding CMAT 2018 & GPAT 2018 including Examination Dates.” 

AICTE will conduct Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) in the month of January 2018 as an online computer based exam in a single day & single session.  CMAT is now a yearly test and is not held twice a year any longer.

Immediately with the release of CMAT 2018 notification by AICTE, the CMAT 2018 registration process will begin and will remain open till the second week of December 2017.

CMAT 2018 will remain an online exam for admission to AICTE approved MBA/ PGDM courses 2018-20 batch across the country. It is expected that there could be structural and content based changes in CMAT 2018.

Since the CMAT 2018 will remain valid for admission to AICTE approved management programmes in the academic year 2018-20, the candidates who are planning to explore admission opportunity in MBA/PGDM programmes in 2018 need to register and apply for CMAT 2018.

Earlier on October 5, AICTE Chairman Dr Anil Saharsabudhe had shared with MBAUniverse.com, “CMAT (and GPAT) Advisory Committee Meeting is scheduled on October 6 & 7, 2017. Immediately after this meeting, Notification regarding CMAT 2018 (and GPAT 2018) will be released.”   

Accordingly, MBA aspirants planning to explore admission opportunity in AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes should get ready with their required documents to register and apply for CMAT 2018.

CMAT 2018: Eligibility Criteria
CMAT 2018 aims to select suitable students for admission in management programmes in 400 B-schools across the country. The CMAT 2018 registration process is online. The CMAT 2018 eligibility criteria require you to possess:

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Graduates in any discipline can apply for CMAT exam.
  • Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2018-19 can also apply for CMAT online exam

Documents required to complete CMAT 2018 Registration
AICTE suggests the candidates to have the following ready before starting the CMAT registration process

  • A Computer with good Internet connectivity so that there is no breakage of Internet during registration
  • All your qualification details as you need to enter them while registering for CMAT 2018 exam
  • You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours taken on a white background. The size of this photo should be 140 x 160 (60Kb)
  • You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a white background. The size of this signature file should be 60 x 90 (30Kb)
  • A Valid e-mail id which you will be using at least for the next 6 months. All communication will be done on this e-mail id which you will enter while registering for CMAT exam
  • 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
  • A Printer connected to your system as you will have to PRINT 3 copies of CHALLAN in case you are planning to pay by CASH at the bank

Although CMAT was conducted in a single day last year on January 28, 2017, the next day was kept a reserve day to face any eventuality in case the single day exam had some problem. It is expected that same process would be followed for CMAT 2018.

The details about CMAT 2018 registration fee including GST, registration dates, exam dates, result date will also be announced along with the CMAT 2018 notification release.

CMAT 2018 scores will be accepted by around 400+ B schools running the AICTE approved management programmes in India. It is the 2nd largest MBA/PGDM entrance test after CAT in the country. Management institutes affiliated to Universities in thirteen states of Chhatisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland,  Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and other private B schools approved by AICTE accept the CMAT scores. Besides, all the Maharashtra state B-schools accept CMAT scores through their centralized admission process conducted by Government of Maharashtra.

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on AICTE - CMAT 2018

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MBA/PGDM Admissions 2018 Open - Important Dates
For your benefit, MBAUniverse.com has listed important MBA/PGDM Admission Application Deadlines. Check now: 

XLRI – XAT 2018
Application to XAT is open till November 30 without late fee and till December 15 with late fee
MDI Gurgaon
Application for PGPM 2018-20 at MDI Gurgaon is open till November 24, 2017
IMI New Delhi
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at IMI New Delhi is open till December 4, 2017
NMIMS Mumbai – NMAT
Application to NMAT by GMAC and for MBA admission at NMIMS, is open till October 3
IMT Ghaziabad
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at IMT Ghaziabad is open till November 24, 2017
XIM Bhubaneshwar
Application for MBA 2018-20 at XIM Bhubaneswar is open till December 8, 2017
SCMHRD, Pune – SNAP 2017
SNAP 2017 registration is open till November 24, 2017
Great Lakes Chennai and Gurgaon
The application for 2 years PGDM 2018-20 is open till Feb 25, 2018
LIBA Chennai
Online Application for PGDM 2018-20 at LIBA is open till January 31, 2018 at a cost of Rs.1500/-
IBSAT 2017
Application to IBSAT 2017 is open till December 12, 2017
CIMP Patna
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at CIMP is open till March 2nd week, 2018
SDMIMD Mysore
Online & offline Application for PGDM 2018-20 at SDMIMD is open till February 28, 2018 with application fee of Rs.1250/-
SOIL Gurgaon
Application for PGP 2018-19 at SOIL is open till February 25, 2018
SIBM Hyderabad – SNAP 2017
To apply to SIBM Hyderabad, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-H in the SNAP Form
SIBM Bengaluru
To apply to SIBM Bengaluru, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-B in the SNAP Form
 

 

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