CMAT Result 2018

Feb. 15, 2018 21730 anangsha.patra

CMAT Result 2018CMAT Result 2018: The result of CMAT has been declared by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) on February 15 at 7.30 pm. To check CMAT result 2018, candidates have to login with their ID and password. Following this, candidates have to enter roll number and date of birth (DOB).Along with the result, the examination authority has released the scorecard. The result displays the marks obtained by candidates as well as the All India Merit rank. On the basis of a candidate's scores and rank, the  participating institutes will call for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT). The cutoff of CMAT will be released by the participating institutes.  Candidates are offered final admission for the management programmes based on their performance in GD, PI and WAT. CMAT 2018 was conducted in computer-based mode on January 20, 2018. Read this article to know more on CMAT result, calculation of score, merit list, scorecard and cutoff.


CMAT result dates 2018

The table below contains the dates related to the announcement of result, scorecard and merit list.

Dates of CMAT 2018 result

Sr.No. Events Dates
1 CMAT 2018 exam January 20, 2018
2 Official CMAT Answer Key 2018 released on  January 25, 2018
3 CMAT result to be announced on February 15, 2018
4 CMAT 2018 scorecard to be released February 15, 2018
5 CMAT merit list to be announced February 15, 2018


How to check CMAT result 2018?

The step by step guide to check result is explained below.

Steps to check CMAT 2018 result

Step 1: Click on the link ‘CMAT 2018 result’ provided below on this page

Step 2: Enter email id and password

Step 3: Candidates have to again enter their roll number and date of birth to check the result status

Step 4: Click on the 'View Result' button

Step 5: Candidate's form id, roll number, name, marks obtained and all india merit number is displayed on the screen

Step 6: Download scorecard from the link sent by the examination authority to the email id. 

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Details in CMAT result 2018

CMAT  result include the following details.

Category Details
Candidate’s details Name and roll number of candidates
Scores Overall and sectional scores obtained by candidates
Ranks and percentile All India rank of candidates derived on the basis of total score as well as overall and sectional percentile


CMAT 2018 score card

CMAT 2018 scorecard have the sectional and overall scores, rank, candidate and exam details. A link to download the scorecard are sent to a candidate's registered email id. Candidates have to download the scorecard online. The hard copy of CMAT score card will not be sent to candidates by post. CMAT scores are valid for one year from the date of declaration of result. The snapshot of CMAT scorecard is given below.

Snapshot of CMAT scorecard

CMAT result

What is CMAT Merit List?

On the basis of total scores in CMAT, AICTE prepares the All India Merit List (AIR). The scores of candidates are calculated by following the marking scheme. While assigning ranks of candidates for CMAT merit list tie-breaking method is applied.In case scores are same of more than one candidate, ranks are calculated on the basis of the sectional score - Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. However, in case more than one candidate secures the same rank then it is sorted as per their names in the alphabetical order.

CMAT 2018 result: Calculation of scores

CMAT scores are calculated in the following manner.

  • For correct answer candidates scored +4
  • For wrong answer -1 was deducted
  • No marks was assigned to questions left unattempted.

CMAT result 2018: Know what is percentile & its calculation

CMAT percentile indicates how much candidates have scored below or above other candidates.  The percentile is calculated by the following formula.

Percentile P = ( (N- Rank of the candidate)/ N) x 100


  • P indicates the percentile
  • N is the total number of candidates appeared for the exam

What lies next after CMAT result 2018?

On the basis of candidates rank and cutoff of CMAT they are called for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT). The selection procedure varies as per the participating institutes.Final admission is given taking into consideration CMAT score and performance in GE, PI or WAT.

CMAT Result 2018 – Analysis of the result in the past 3 years

Rank CMAT 2017 Score CMAT 2016 Score CMAT February 2015 Score CMAT February 2014 Score
1 350 300 305 317
2 329 296 305 303
3 328 296 295 303
4 327 288 291 302
5 325 288 289 301
6 316 285 283 296
7 316 283 278 296
8 316 283 277 295
9 315 283 276 294
10 315 278 274 290


CMAT result 2018 FAQs

Ques: What to do if I have any query related to CMAT result?
For any queries related to result candidates should contact the examination authority. All disputes concerning result of CMAT will be subjected to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territory of New Delhi only.

Ques: What if I cannot download my CMAT scorecard?
Ans: Candidates can call CMAT customer care number or can write to them through email if they cannot access their CMAT scorecard.

Ques: What is the purpose of CMAT scores?
CMAT scores will be used for allotment of seats or further counselling process for admission to AICTE approved colleges and universities.

CMAT 2018 Cutoff

The cutoff of CMAT is the minimum marks that candidates need to score to become eligible for next round of selection process. The cutoff will be released by the participating institutes after the declaration of result. As per experts, the cutoff is expected to be 99 percentile. Candidates can check below for the previous year’s CMAT cutoff.

CMAT 2017 cutoff


Institute Name
CMAT Cutoff Percentile
CMAT Cutoff Score
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai
Goa Institute of Management, Goa
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai
We School Mumbai
Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS)
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai
XISS Ranchi


About CMAT 2018

CMAT is a national level exam conducted for admission to MBA and PGDM programmes in colleges and universities approved by AICTE. The exam was held for the three-hour duration and comprised section on Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

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