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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2022 Scores, Cut offs & Fees

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: May 09, 2022 05:35 pm IST | CMAT

Check out the list of top CMAT colleges along with their expected cut-offs here. Also, find the region-wise list of CMAT accepting colleges in North India, South India, West India, and East India.

MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score

CMAT colleges have begun the admission process for the exam takers who appeared for the entrance exam. Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to management programmes in India. There are many top CMAT colleges in India which have been listed here along with their expected cut-off. Here is a sneak peek into all the management colleges in India that accept CMAT scores 2022. The CMAT 2022 result was released on April 29, 2022. Around 51144 test-takers appeared for the entrance exam. However, there is no display of percentile scores on the CMAT scorecard this year.

Top CMAT Colleges Based on NIRF Rankings

Aspirants can find the list of top CMAT colleges in India based on NIRF rankings.

Top CMAT Colleges in IndiaNIRF Ranking 2021

NIRF Ranking 2020

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai2423
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad3837
Amity University, Noida2941
Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida4447
Goa Institute of Management, Goa3548

Top CMAT Accepting Colleges: Score and Expected Cutoff

Given below is a list of the top CMAT colleges along with their scores and expected cutoff.

Name of the InstitutionLocation Expected CMAT Cut-Off
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management StudiesMumbai320
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and ResearchMumbai200
Birla Institute of Management TechnologyGreater Noida230
IMT NagpurNagpur230
MET MumbaiMumbai-
Jaipuria Institute of ManagementLucknow230
KIIT School of ManagementBhubaneswar230
ITM Navi MumbaiNavi Mumbai230
Department of Management Sciences University of PunePune200
MAEER's MIT School of BusinessPune158
IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA UniversitySri City200
Xavier Business SchoolKolkata245
NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and ResearchMumbai245
NSHM Knowledge CampusKolkata259
IES Management College and Research CentreMumbai220
Calcutta Business SchoolKolkata210
Xavier Institute of Social ServiceRanchi210
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan`s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of ManagementNew Delhi210
Acharya Institute of TechnologyBangalore159
Prestige Institute of ManagementIndore158
DC School of Management and TechnologyPullikkanam159
ITM School of BusinessGwalior160
Institute of Rural ManagementJaipur164
Rajagiri Centre for Business StudiesCochin173
Balaji Institute of Telecom and ManagementTathawade177
KIIT School of ManagementBhubaneshwar230
Jaipuria Institute of ManagementNoida180
ITM Business SchoolNavi Mumbai184
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and ResearchBangalore186
Acharya Institute of Management and SciencesBangalore186
VIT Business SchoolVellore194
Siva Sivani Institute of ManagementSecunderabad195
Thiagarajar School of ManagementThirupparankundram203
M.S Ramaiah Institute of ManagementBangalore205
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management StudiesHarihar208
Christ University Institute of ManagementBengaluru220
SCMS Cochin School of BusinessCochin220
Indus Business AcademyBangalore230
International School of Business and Media (ISBM)Pune230
Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna230
SIES College of Management StudiesNavi Mumbai230
AIMS InstitutesBangalore230
SDM Institute for Management DevelopmentMysore230
Gitam School of International BusinessVisakhapatnam210
GITAM Hyderabad Business SchoolHyderabad210
Rajalakshmi School of Business (RSB)Chennai210
Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and ManagementHyderabad200
EMPI Business SchoolNew Delhi200
Alliance School of BusinessBangalore211
PSG Institute of ManagementCoimbatore213
Balaji Institute of Modern ManagementPune220
Institute of Public EnterpriseHyderabad230
Xavier Institute of Management & EntrepreneurshipBangalore230
Birla Institute of TechnologyMesra233
Goa Institute of ManagementGoa200
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and ResearchMumbai243
Welingkar Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai260
Institute for Financial Management and ResearchChanganbakkam281
Great Lakes Institute of ManagementChennai200
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and BusinessKolkata200
National Institute of TechnologyDurgapur205
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and ResearchMumbai310
ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and ManagementGwalior267
Department of Business Management, Osmania UniversityHyderabad-
BK School of Business ManagementGujarat University-
University of North BengalSiliguri-
Institute of Management StudiesRanchi University-

You can also find the list of zone-wise/ region-wise colleges accepting CMAT scores below.

Also Read: What After CMAT 2022 Result? Check How to Apply for MBA Admission

CMAT Colleges in West India 

Check the list of CMAT accepting colleges in West India that provide admission based on their scores.

CMAT Colleges in South India 

Given below is a list of colleges accepting CMAT scores in South India that offer admissions based on their scores.

CMAT Colleges in North India 

Given here is the list of top CMAT colleges in North India accepting scores for admission.

CMAT Colleges in East India 

The following popular CMAT colleges in East for admissions have been provided below.

How to Apply to Top CMAT Accepting Colleges 2022

Candidates may apply to CMAT colleges by filling out the application form. They can either collect the application form directly from the campus or they can fill the online application form. Given below is the general application process.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the college.

Step 2: Click on the admission notice or link to apply.

Step 3: Register on the college website and created login credentials.

Step 4: Log in using the created credentials and complete the application.

Step 5: Make sure you submit your CMAT scores in the application.

Step 6: Pay the fee and submit the application.

CMAT 2022 Selection Process

After the CMAT 2022 result announcement, the participating institutes of the entrance exam will release the cut off scores for further screening. CMAT selection process 2022 includes Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI), or Written Ability Test (WAT).  The final list of selections will be prepared based on the aspirant's performance in CMAT scores, GD/PI as well as WAT rounds.

About CMAT 2022

CMAT is a three-hour computer-based online test (CBT) that is conducted to evaluate the candidate’s ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness and Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE approved Institutions/ University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/ Affiliated Colleges. In this article, you can find a list of colleges accepting CMAT 2022 scores along with their expected cut-off.

CMAT 2022 is conducted by NTA every year at various centres across the country. After the exam completion, you can find the detailed CMAT 2022 exam analysis from CollegeDekho experts here. Also, here you can understand the CMAT Score vs Percentile process in detail to estimate your score in the exam. CollegeDekho has also launched a CMAT 2022 Percentile Predictor where you can input details after the exam and predict your score in the CMAT exam and accordingly shortlist MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2022 scores.

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Candidates can also complete the Common Application Form of Collegedekho in order to apply for admission directly. Those who are facing any issues while applying for admission, may call on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Our experts will guide them through the admission process as well as the eligibility criteria of the college.


How many college accept CMAT scores in India?

More than 1,500 MBA colleges in India accepts CMAT scores for admission to their MBA and PGDM courses.

Which are the top CMAT Colleges in India?

Colleges accepting CMAT scores are JBIMS Mumbai, KSOM Bhubaneswar, GLIM Chennai, SIMSR Mumbai, PUMBA, XBS Kolkata, XISS Ranchi, Welingkar Bangalore, VIT Business School Vellore, GITAM Hyderabad, etc.

Is CMAT accepted by good MBA colleges?

CMAT is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India conducted by the NTA. It is accepted by many of the top b-schools in India except for the IIMs.

Do all CMAT colleges also accept MAT?

No, many colleges accept CMAT scores but do not accept MAT scores. CMAT is generally accepted by higher-level colleges as compared to MAT.

Is CMAT more difficult than CAT?

CMAT is a much easier exam as compared to CAT. The overall difficulty level of the exam is comparable to MAT.

How can I apply to CMAT accepting colleges?

You will have to fill out the application form for each CMAT college separately. You will be required to submit your CMAT scores along with the college's application form.

Do CMAT colleges also accept other MBA entrance exams?

Yes, CMAT colleges for MBA/PGDM admissions may accept other MBA entrance exams such as CAT, MAT, XAT, etc.

Do CMAT colleges release a common cutoff for all entrance exams?

No, separate cutoff is released for entrance exams for admission to a CMAT college. A candidate has to satisfy individual cutoffs issued by a college for admission.

What is the cutoff for top CMAT colleges?

The cutoff varies for CMAT colleges and depends on several factors such as the number of applicants, exam difficulty level, etc. However, for top MBA colleges, the CMAT cutoff generally ranges from around 250 to 300.

Can I apply to IIMs with CMAT?

No, admission to IIMs is not possible with CMAT scores as IIMs only accept CAT scores for admission.

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