CMAT Cutoff 2018

CMAT CutoffCMAT Cutoff 2018 - AICTE does not release the CMAT 2018 cutoff to shortlist candidates for the selection procedure. However, many experts are likely to release institute-wise CMAT cutoff 2018 after the results of CMAT are out. The CMAT 2018 result was declared on February 15, 2018.  The CMAT 2018 cutoff is the minimum marks candidates will be required to obtain to successfully attain admission into MBA and PGDM programme across the country. As per previous year's IMS expert prediction, a score of 235-240 could land candidate a GD & PI call from B-schools like GIM, while a score of 275-280 could get a call from institute like KJSOM. CMAT cutoff 2018 will be released by each participating institutes based on which candidates will be shortlisted for the selection procedure. In this articles, candidates will be able to access the expected cutoff of CMAT 2018.

Latest: CMAT 2018 Result announced.


CMAT 2018 has been conducted on January 20, 2018 (Saturday) in two slots, in online mode.

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Important Dates for CMAT Cutoff 2018



CMAT Exam Date

January 20, 2018

CMAT result

February 15, 2018

CMAT Cutoff

February 2018

Factors determining the CMAT Cutoff 2018


The cutoff that will be released by the CMAT participating institutes depend on the following factors:

  • Number of candidates' appearing for the CMAT

  • Number of seats available

  • Number of candidates' passing the entrance exam

  • Difficulty level of CMAT paper

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CMAT 2018 Cutoff of top B-schools (Expected)

Previous Year CMAT Cutoff


Below candidates can check the previous year cutoff of CMAT that will help them get an estimate of scores required to get into a particular institute.


CMAT Cutoff

Institute Name

Cut off

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai

99.92 percentile (285)

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

99.85 percentile (260)

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai

99.20 percentile (246)

We School Mumbai

99.06 percentile (244)

Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS)

96.42 percentile (210)

XISS Ranchi

95 percentile (199)

MET Institute of Management, Mumbai

97.27 percentile (218)

Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore

90 percentile (180)

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

85 percentile (180)

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

82 percentile (170)

IFIM Business School, Bangalore

85 Percentile

Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai

85 percentile

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

75 percentile (160)

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

75 percentile (160)

Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore

85 percentile

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad


Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore


Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad

70 percentile

PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

75 percentile

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow

60 percentile

School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin

75 percentile

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune

60 percentile

Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai

60 percentile

Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad

60 percentile

AIMS Bangalore

60 percentile

Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior

84 percentile

Pune University Department of Management Studies, Pune

60 percentile

MIT School of Business, Pune


Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara

80 percentile

SDMIMD, Mysore

50 percentile

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun


Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad

70 percentile

Doon Business School, Dehradun

60 percentile

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali


IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai


Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai


SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai


N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai


Singhad Institute, Pune


Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi


Acharya School of Management, Bangalore

60 percentile

Dehradun Institute of Technology (MBA), Dehradun

50 percentile

ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida

50 percentile

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad

75 percentile

Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida

60 percentile

BIMTECH Greater Noida

75 percentile

National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur

45.5 percentile

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Buldana


Indira School of Business Studies, Pune


Alliance School of Business, Bangalore

100+ score

CMAT Selection Procedure 2018


After the CMAT 2018 cutoff is released by the participating institutes, each institute will conduct its selection procedure. The CMAT selection procedure will comprise of:

  • Group Discussion (GD)

  • Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT)

Candidates will be given admission on the basis of their performance in these rounds. More than 64,000 candidates appeared for the CMAT 2018 exam. 



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I hav scored 96.17 % in CMAT 2018 & 89.84 in MAH CET 2018..will i get any good MMS college or should i apply for PGDM programmes seperately

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