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CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 has been set by AICET, the conducting body of CMAT. This year, CMAT Exam will be going to be conducted on 21 January 2018 for which applicants can check their minimum qualifications required to appear in the CMAT Exam 2018. CMAT Eligibility criteria for  2018-20 session is somewhat similar to any other MBA Entrance exams for the interested applicants for the CMAT Exam can check their CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018, given below this page.

cmat eligibility criteria

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018


Nationality:  Applicants who are applying for the CMAT entrance exam 2018 must be the citizen of India only, NRI/Foreign candidate are not eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification: Applicants must have a valid bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks can apply for the CMAT 2017. Reserved category candidates have relaxation of 5%, they need to have minimum 45% marks in graduation to be eligible.

Graduation Pattern: Applicants must have completed their previous studies in (10+2+3/4) which means, they must have completed their graduation of minimum 3 years after passing out from class 12 or students who have completed their graduation from the distance learning institutes which are recognized my MHRD can also apply

Institutional Qualification:  The Institute from where the applicant has completed their graduation must be recognised by AICTE or Ministry of Human Resource and Development.

Undergraduates:  Applicants who are in the final semester of their graduation and will complete their graduation till the commencement of the classes of MBA with the minimum percentage in aggregate can also apply.

PWD Applicants: Physically challenged applicants with 40% disability or less can apply for the CMAT Exam 2018. The candidates who have any one of the given below disability can apply.

  • Visually Impaired
  • Physically Handicapped
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Dumb

CMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 for Scribe Reader

Applicants can also request for the Scribe/Reader prior to the test or applicants may have to arrange them on their own, the eligibility criteria for Scribe/Reader is as follows:

  • Scribe/reader must not be friend or family member of the candidates.
  • He/she must be of 19years of age on the date of test i.e. January 28, 2016.
  • He/she must not be involved in any academic tutoring or preparation for the test to be administered.
  • Scribe/reader must produce his/her date of birth proof in original and must be suitable as per the above-mentioned conditions


Indian citizens only

Graduation Discipline/Stream

Graduation in any stream/discipline is eligible

Minimum Aggregate % in graduation

50% (45% for SC/ST)

Minimum duration of graduation

3 years

Physically disabled candidates

Candidates with minimum 40% disability can apply

Scribe/Reader allowed

Yes, on prior request to test centres


CMAT Exam 2018 Dates

Eligible candidates have to apply for the CMAT Exam as per the schedule is given below, any application submitted after the due date will not be accepted in any case. It is advised to the applicants to go through the CMAT Exam dates.



CMAT Registration begin

21 October 2017
(10:00 PM onwards)

The last date to register for CMAT

15 December 2017

CMAT Admit Card

January 2018

CMAT Exam Date

21 January 2018

CMAT Result 2018

First week of February 2018


CMAT Eligibility 2018 - Important notes

  • CMAT Eligibility mentioned above is only applicable for the commencement of the CMAT Exam 2018.
  • However, it is not same as that of required by the CMAT Accepting institutes and colleges as every college/institute has their own eligibility criteria for the admissions followed by the selection process.
  • Applicants have to contact individually to the CMAT Accepting colleges after the result declaration of the CMAT Exam.

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