filter your search allcollegesexamnews



CMAT 2018 Answer Key, Analysis & Question Paper with Solution

Last Updated - February 02, 2018

AICTE has released the CMAT 2018 answer key and question paperCMAT 2018 has been successfully conducted on January 20 in online mode. AICTE is expected to release CMAT Result in the first week of February. The scores will be accepted by AICTE-approved colleges in India. CMAT Cutoff for top colleges is expected to touch 98.

CMAT 2018 was of moderate difficulty level. The exam had a total of 100 objective questions. +4 marks were awarded for each correct answer, while -1 marks were deducted for an incorrect answer. Check CMAT Exam Pattern

It must be noted that AICTE does not release an official CMAT Answer Key. However, the top coaching institutes do release the question paper with solutions unofficially.

Candidates can use CMAT 2018 answer key to calculate their probable CMAT Score and analyse their chances of getting shortlisted for next rounds of admission. 

How to Download CMAT Answer Key 2018?

To download the CMAT answer key, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Visit the official website of an institute releasing CMAT Answer Key
  2. Look for the answer key of CMAT 2018 link which matches your question paper code
  3. Click on the answer key and download the PDF file
  4. Match your answers with the answer given in the file.

Candidates can keep the CMAT 2018 answer key safe for future reference.

Benefit of CMAT Answer Key 2018

  • The answer key can be used by candidates to calculate their marks that they are likely to score in CMAT.
  • It helps the candidates draw an idea about their performance in the test. This can be easily done by matching the answers given in the test with the answers provided in the answer key.
  • With the help of their estimated score, candidates can find out whether they will be able to make it to the college of their choice. Candidates can check the previous year cutoffs of CMAT Colleges and determine if they will be able to get into their preferred college.

CMAT 2018 Analysis

Before we proceed to CMAT Paper Analysis, it is important to understand the paper pattern and structure. CMAT Exam has 100 objective questions from 4 section. Their break-up is given below:

Question Paper SectionsQuestionsMarks
Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation25100
Logical Reasoning25100
Language Comprehension25100
General Awareness25100

Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

The difficulty level for Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation section was of Moderate. Questions were asked from Arithmetic, Numbers, Geometry, Modern Math, Algebra and Data Interpretation.

CMAT SyllabusCMAT Exam Pattern

Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning section comprised of 25 questions of moderate difficulty level with some complex questions. Questions were from Data Sufficiency, Analogy, statement assumptions, Blood relations, family tree, Deductive Logic, Venn diagrams, statement assumptions, analogy, Syllogisms.

Language Comprehension

Comprehension has been a bit complex to answer. Tasks included reading Comprehension paragraphs and answer questions.

General Awareness

This section has been very difficult for the candidates as compared to CMAT previous year question papers. Questions ranged from different aspects of covering Indian polity, Current Affairs, etc.

CMAT 2018 Cutoff

AICTE doesn’t release an official CMAT Cutoff. However, it can be obtained from other sources like coaching institutes, colleges, etc.

More than 1000 colleges declare their individual course and category wise CMAT cutoff. You can check it below:

College NameCMAT 2018 cutoff (Marks/ Percentile)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai285/99.92 percentile
Goa Institute of Management, Goa260/99.85 percentile
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai246/99.20 percentile
We School Mumbai244/99.06 percentile
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai218/97.27 percentile
Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS)210/96.42 percentile
XISS Ranchi199/95 percentile
Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore180/90 percentile
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi180/85 percentile
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida170/82 percentile
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi160/75 percentile
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management , Pune160/75 percentile

*Candidates clearing CMAT Cutoff will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) by the colleges. Check CMAT selection procedure



No Comments To Show


Related News & Articles

February 13, 2018CMAT 2019

CMAT Cut off 2018 for IMT Gha ..

Check the expected & previous year CMAT cutoff for ...

February 06, 2018CMAT 2019

CMAT Cutoff 2018 for JBIMS

Check expected cutoff for JBIMS through CMAT 2018. ...

February 03, 2018CMAT 2019

CMAT Cutoff 2018 for Goa Inst ..

Check the expected cutoff for GIM through CMAT 201 ...

February 03, 2018CMAT 2019

CMAT Cut off 2018 for KJ Soma ..

Check the expected cutoff for KJ Somaiya through C ...