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CMAT, commonly known as the Common Management Aptitude Test, is an MBA entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This year, more than 60,000 candidates have appeared for the exam out of 64,582 candidates. If you are a CMAT test taker, knowing the list of top B-schools accepting CMAT scores along with their cut off will not only help you in setting your goal but also prepare you for admissions once the results are declared. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by AICTE, which was taken over and conducted by NTA from 2019. Although the mode of the exam continued to be computer-based, instead of multiple day windows, the exam is held in a single day and slot across the country. The CMAT exam pattern also continues to be the same.
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Unless you know which are the participating institutes and their cut-offs, you cannot really prepare yourself for the application process of a B-school of your choice. The list of CMAT cut-offs for top B-schools accepting CMAT scores will help you apply to the suitable institutes based on their applications vis-Ã -vis their scores. The cut-offs of the top B-schools accepting CMAT scores can be defined according to three parameters, scores, ranks and percentiles. In the table given below, we share with you the top B-schools accepting CMAT scores for the present and the upcoming academic year.
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Note: The B-schools are arranged according to their Careers360 ranks, starting from the Public B-schools followed by Private B-schools. The ranks of the B-schools which have been referred to as 'Not Ranked' have not participated in the ranking or were not deemed eligible as per the Careers360 ranking eligibility criteria. Some B-schools do not have a particular cutoff score or percentile, for which, we have denoted the cutoff as Not Applicable (NA).
Top B-schools Accepting CMAT Scores and Cutoffs
CMAT Cut Off in Percentile/ Score/ Rank
Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai
256 score (MMS)
248 score (PGDBM)
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
Goa Instiute of Management, Goa
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai
Pune University Department of Management Studies, Pune
School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune
200 score + Profile based shortlisting
33 (KIAMS Harihar)
Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
MIT School of Business, Pune
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS), Bangalore
Doon Business School, Dehradun
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali
IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
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
Dehradun Institute of Technology (MBA), Dehradun
ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad
Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida
BIMTECH Greater Noida
Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi
Mumbai Educational Trust’s (MET) Institute of Mgmt, Mumbai
Dr. D Y Patil Institute of Management, Pune
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Buldana
Indira School of Business Studies, Pune
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore
As you can see, the CMAT cut off for B-schools ranges from 45 percentile to 90+ percentile. As per as the scores are concerned, the cut-off score range from 160 to 285. Some B-schools also accept CMAT ranks as cut off. When the CMAT result is declared, the candidates can see his or her score and rank. The top B-schools accepting CMAT scores in India which also have the highest cutoff percentiles as follows:
Goa Institute of Management
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai
Remember, this is just a small portion of the top B-schools accepting CMAT scores. There are several other top B-schools which are participating institutes for CMAT scores. However, the cut-offs of the top B-schools accepting CMAT scores might change according to various factors namely the number of candidates taking the exam, difficulty level of the exam to name a few.
You can check your admission possibility at CMAT participating institutes by entering your sectional and overall scores at the Careers360 CMAT Pathfinder tool.
However, there is a caveat. The cut-offs of the top B-schools accepting CMAT scores are only an indication of the quality of students the institutes look for admitting in the management programmes. Apart from the cutoffs there are various criteria for shortlisting and selection such as past academic records, work experience to name a few. Hence, it cannot be guaranteed that obtaining the cutoff percentile will ensure a call from the B-schools you have applied.
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I can tell you that the
for General / OBC candidates appearing for
is Rs.1400 + Bank
as applicable; whereas for Female /SC/ST/PWD category candidates
is Rs.700 + Bank
And also after the
2020 Last Date is over, NTA allows a grace period of one day to pay the
CMAT Registration fee
CMAT Application Form Fees
National Testing Agency (NTA) will begin the registration of CMAT 2020 from November 1, 2019. It will be held only in online mode. The last date for filling the CMAT registration form 2020 is November 30, 2019.Admit card will be available on 24th Dec, 2019 and exam will be held on 24th January.
One needs to keep following information ready before filling registration form-
Steps to fill CMAT 2020 Registration Form
Step 1- Register for CMAT 2020
Candidate must first register themselves for CMAT 2020 and should keep a note of the application number generated.
They must create a password and choosing the security question in case they forget the password in the future, it would help them to recover it, further it will be required to fill in all the details in the form appropriately.
After submitting the personal details, the CMAT 2020 registration number will be generated.
Log in again with the CMAT logging in with the application number and password.
Step 2- Fill the application form
After log in, candidates will be directed towards page of application form which requires following details-
Date of birth
State of residence
PwD more than 40%- yes/no
Types of disability- (options would be provided)
Whether you need scribe reader?
Disability category for scribe reader-
Are you diabetic?
Next section includes the information regarding the programme and exam city that student wants to apply for-
1st choice for exam city
2nd choice for exam city
3rd choice for exam city
4th choice for exam city
Candidates need to fill in the educational qualifications which involves the following information:
The name of the examination
The name of the university
Year of passing/appearing
Result mode, and
Step 3 - Enter the Security code-
After completion of the qualification details, students need to enter the security code that they will be needing to type the same text as provided.
After filling the security code click on submit.
Step 4- Preview the information mentioned in registration form of CMAT 2020
After submitting the application form of CMAT 2020, students will get to review the page.
Candidates must verify all the information in CMAT registration form and edit it if they have made any error. After verifying each section students will be required to mark in “parameters checklist to be verified.”
Once the information is verified click on “I agree” in the declaration section. Lastly, click on final submit.
Step 5 - Upload the documents
In this step, students are required to upload the scanned passport size photograph and signature as per the format and size mentioned in the CMAT registration form 2020
Passport size photograph must be clear and legible with JPG/JPEG format between 10 kb–200 kb
Signature should be in JPG/JPEG format between 4 kb–30 kb
Documents can be uploaded the documents in black and white or coloured form.
After uploading documents fill the security pin and then click on ‘upload.’
Students would be directed to the next page to preview the documents uploaded.
It will involve the options to edit the application form and edit uploaded documents. Once the information is confirmed click on ‘pay examination fee rs. XXX/-’
Step 6 - Payment of fees for CMAT application form 2020
Candidates can make the payment of application fees for CMAT 2020 through any one of the following mode:
Fill in the details of the card or bank and make the payment
Step 7 - Download Confirmation Page Displayed After Successful Payment.
For Female and Trangender, it's 700+ service tax and charges against the following category-
For Male, it's 1400+ service tax and charges against the following category-
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Dear Tanuja, The selection process is different from Institute to Institute. Once CMAT results have been declared, all the participating Institutions will release their respective cut offs for each Category. Interested and qualified Candidates can apply online at their official websites. Based on CMAT score, there are 2 further rounds based on which candidates will be further shortlisted. They are Group Discussion and Personal Interview, Based on your performance, the final merit list will be prepared . So you should apply to each college individually. For complete selection procedure and information on CMAT, please visit our page at:
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