Top MBA Colleges in India Accepting CMAT Score in 2024

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: February 09, 2024 11:12 am IST | CMAT

Check out the list of top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024 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

Top MBA colleges in India accepting CMAT score in 2024 include JBIMS, GIM Goa, K J Somaiya, Great Lakes Chennai, IMT Nagpur, and BIMTECH. These are known for excellent pedagogy, infrastructure, training, industry exposure, placements, and other facilities. Apart from these, there are more than 1,000 AICTE-approved CMAT accepting colleges in India for MBA/PGDM admission. The admission process for MBA colleges accepting CMAT score will begin after the CMAT result 2024 declaration.

Candidates with a valid CMAT score and a Bachelor's degree completed over 3 years with a minimum aggregate of 50% are eligible for admission to these institutes. The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national-level entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into management programs in India. There are many top colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024 in India that have been listed here along with their expected cut-off. Let's check them out!

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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score 2024 Based on NIRF Rankings

Candidates can find the top colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024 in India based on NIRF rankings:

Name of the College

NIRF Ranking 2023

NIRF Ranking 2022

NIRF Ranking 2021

NIRF Ranking 2020

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

31

31

24

23

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

38

44

38

37

Amity University, Noida

28

28

29

41

Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

48

56

44

47

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

33

36

35

48

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2024 Scores and Expected Cutoff

Given below is a list of top CMAT colleges in India along with their scores and expected cutoff:

Name of the College

Location

Expected CMAT Cut-Off

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies

Mumbai

320

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

200

Birla Institute of Management Technology

Greater Noida

230

IMT Nagpur

Nagpur

230

MET Mumbai

Mumbai

218

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Lucknow

230

KIIT School of Management

Bhubaneswar

230

ITM Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai

230

Department of Management Sciences University of Pune

Pune

200

MAEER's MIT School of Business

Pune

158

IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University

Sri City

200

Xavier Business School

Kolkata

245

NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

245

NSHM Knowledge Campus

Kolkata

259

IES Management College and Research Centre

Mumbai

220

Calcutta Business School

Kolkata

210

Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research

Mumbai

210

Xavier Institute of Social Service

Ranchi

210

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan`s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management

New Delhi

210

Acharya Institute of Technology

Bangalore

159

Prestige Institute of Management

Indore

158

DC School of Management and Technology

Pullikkanam

159

ITM School of Business

Gwalior

160

Institute of Rural Management

Jaipur

164

Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies

Cochin

173

Balaji Institute of Telecom and Management

Tathawade

177

KIIT School of Management

Bhubaneshwar

230

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Noida

180

ITM Business School

Navi Mumbai

184

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research

Bangalore

186

Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences

Bangalore

186

VIT Business School

Vellore

194

Siva Sivani Institute of Management

Secunderabad

195

Thiagarajar School of Management

Thirupparankundram

203

M.S Ramaiah Institute of Management

Bangalore

205

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

Harihar

208

Christ University Institute of Management

Bengaluru

220

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Chennai

220

SCMS Cochin School of Business

Cochin

220

Globsyn Business School (GBS)

Kolkata

220

Indus Business Academy

Bangalore

230

International School of Business and Media (ISBM)

Pune

230

Chandragupt Institute of Management

Patna

230

SIES College of Management Studies

Navi Mumbai

232

AIMS Institutes

Bangalore

230

SDM Institute for Management Development

Mysore

230

Chetana's R. K. Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

230

GITAM School of International Business

Visakhapatnam

210

GITAM Hyderabad Business School

Hyderabad

210

Rajalakshmi School of Business (RSB)

Chennai

210

Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management

Hyderabad

200

EMPI Business School

New Delhi

200

Alliance School of Business

Bangalore

211

PSG Institute of Management

Coimbatore

213

Balaji Institute of Modern Management

Pune

220

Institute of Public Enterprise

Hyderabad

200

Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

230

Birla Institute of Technology

Mesra

233

Goa Institute of Management

Goa

260

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

246

Welingkar Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

244

Institute for Financial Management and Research

Changanbakkam

281

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

280

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business

Kolkata

200

National Institute of Technology

Durgapur

205

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

310

ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management

Gwalior

267

Department of Business Management, Osmania University

Hyderabad

-

BK School of Business Management

Gujarat University

-

University of North Bengal

Siliguri

-

Institute of Management Studies, Ranchi University

Ranchi

-

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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2024 Score: Fees and Placement Package

The average fees and placement packages at the top CMAT accepting colleges in India have been provided below.

Name of the MBA College

Average Fees (in INR)

Average Placement (in INR)

Great Lakes Institute of Management

17.75 Lakhs

10.53 Lakhs

BIMTECH Greater Noida

13.00 - 17.00 Lakhs

12.80 Lakhs

Delhi School of Business (DSB) Delhi

9.25 Lakhs

8.25 Lakhs

IFMR Graduate School of Business Krea University

14.56 Lakhs

13.50 Lakhs

Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) Hyderabad

8.00 Lakhs

6.12 Lakhs

Amrita School of Business Coimbatore

12.86 Lakhs

6.72 Lakhs

IES’s Management College And Research Centre, Mumbai

9.12 Lakhs

7.50 Lakhs

National Insurance Academy (NIA) Pune

9.43 Lakhs

12.50 Lakhs

Woxsen University Hyderabad

13.90 Lakhs

 8.60 Lakhs

Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida

12.50 Lakhs

11.49 Lakhs

Chandragupt Institute of Management - CIMP Patna

7.65 Lakhs

7.00 Lakhs

MATS MIME Bangalore (Jain University)

9.25 Lakhs

10.50 Lakhs

Top MBA Colleges Accepting 90+ Percentile in CMAT 2024

Check the list of top MBA colleges accepting 90+ percentile in CMAT 2024.

MBA College Name

Approx. Percentile

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS)

99.96+

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies And Research And Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE)

99.90+

KIIT School of Management (KSOM)

99.2+

Goa Institute of Management (GIM)

95+

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR)

95+

Savitribai Phule Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA)

95+

Great Lakes Institute of Management

95+

University of Pune, Dept of Management Sciences

95+

Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE Hyderabad)

90+

Institute Of Management Development and Research

90+

Top Colleges Accepting 70-90 Percentile in CMAT 2024

The average fees and placement packages at the CMAT top colleges in India accepting 70-90 percentile have been provided below.

Name of the MBA College

Average Fees  (in INR)

Average Placement  (in INR)

Indus Business Academy - IBA Bangalore

9.45 Lakhs

7.02 Lakhs

VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore

7.02 Lakhs

8.14 Lakhs

Rajagiri Business School: RBS Kochi

6.00 Lakhs

7.90 Lakhs

SOIL Institute of Management

12.90 Lakhs

10 Lakhs

BIMTECH PGDM-Insurance Business Management

13.00 Lakhs

9.38 Lakhs

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS Rohini ) Delhi

 8.70 Lakhs

 7.60 Lakhs

Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow

12.50 Lakhs

 7.40 Lakhs

International School of Business and Media (ISB&M) Pune

11.8 Lakhs

8.8 Lakhs

New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi

10.60 Lakhs

7.00 Lakhs

Jagannath International Management School (JIMS Kalkaji) Delhi

8.70 Lakhs

 7.50 Lakhs

BIMTECH PGDM- Retail Management

13.00 Lakhs

9.38 Lakhs

Alliance School of Business - Alliance University Bangalore

14 Lakhs

8 Lakhs

Sri Sri University Cuttack

6.60 Lakhs

5.55 Lakhs

NSB Academy Bangalore

8.30 Lakhs

7.10 Lakhs

Globsyn Business School (GBS) Kolkata

7.95 Lakhs

6.10 Lakhs

SIES School of Business Studies, Navi Mumbai

9 Lakhs

7.28 Lakhs

International Institute of Management Studies (IIMS) Pune

7.92 Lakhs

6.50 Lakhs

Top Colleges Accepting 50-70 Percentile in CMAT 2024

Listed below are the names of the CMAT best colleges accepting 50-70 percentile.

S.No.

Name of the College

1

Pune Business School, Pune

2

Siva Sivani Institute of Management

3

Jaypee Business School (JBS), Noida

4

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore

5

Amrita School of Business (ASB), Kochi

6

Jaipuria School of Business, Ghaziabad

7

Rajalakshmi School of Business, Chennai

8

IMS Ghaziabad

9

CII School of Logistics, Amity University, Noida

10

Aditya School of Business Management (ASBM), Mumbai

11

Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai

12

Adarsh Institute of Management And Information Technology - AIMIT, Bangalore

Region-wise MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2024 Scores 

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

CMAT Colleges in West India 

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

SIMSREE, Mumbai

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

SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai

N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai

Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS)

ASM, Pune

Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management, Pune

Sinhgad Institute, Pune

Indira Institute of Management, Pune

DSIMS (Durga Devi Saraf Institute of Management Studies), Mumbai

Sri Balaji Society, Pune

Balaji Institute of Modern Management - BIMM Pune

Balaji Institute of Telecom and Management- BITM Pune

Balaji Institute of International Business - BIIB Pune

MIT SOB Pune

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Pune

Universal Business School, Mumbai

Balaji Institute of Management & Human Resource Development - BIMHRD Pune

Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai

International Institute of Management Studies, Pune

FLAME, Pune

CMAT Colleges in South India 

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

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Tamil Nadu

IFIM, Bangalore

MS Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore

Acharya School of Management, Bangalore

VIT, Vellore

Alliance University, Bangalore

Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore

SRM School of Management, Tamil Nadu

Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad

Vignana Jyoti Institute of Management, Hyderabad

CMAT Colleges in North India 

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

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

IILM Institute of Business and Management, Gurgaon

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

NDIM, New Delhi

Accurate Institute of Management, Noida

BULMIM, New Delhi

Apeejay School of Management, Delhi

Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi

Jaypee Business School (JBS), Noida

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini

Delhi School of Business, New Delhi

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CMAT Colleges in East India 

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

Anugrah Narayan College, Patna

Institute of Business Management, Patna (IBM), Patna

International School of Management, Patna

LN Mishra Institute of Economic Development Social Change, Patna

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission into top colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024 may vary as per the college. Students are advised to check the requirements before applying for admission. We have mentioned below the basic eligibility criteria for MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores in 2024.

  • The candidates must have completed a 3 years bachelor's degree program in any field with at least 50% aggregate marks. The reserved category candidates will be given a relaxation of 5%.

  • Students in their final year may also apply to MBA colleges accepting CMAT score. However, admission will be subject to the final score obtained by the candidate.

  • There is no age limit to applying to MBA colleges accepting CMAT score.

How to Apply to Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score in 2024?

Candidates may apply to top colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024 by filling out the application form. They can either collect the application form directly from the campus or they can fill out 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.

Also ReadCMAT 2024 Normalization Process

CMAT 2024 Selection Process

After the CMAT 2024 result announcement, the participating institutes of the entrance exam will release the cutoff scores for further screening. CMAT 2024 selection process 2024 includes Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI), or Written Ability Test (WAT).  The final list of selections will be prepared based on a candidate's CMAT score, performance in GD/PI/WAT, and academic qualification.

Steps Involved in CMAT 2024 Selection Process

Step 1: Appearing for the CMAT 2024 exam.
Step 2: Declaration of the CMAT 2024 result
Step 3: Shortlisting of candidates for GD/PI based on CMAT scores.
Step 4: Final selection based on CMAT score, performance in GD/PI, and educational background.

The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-approved Institutions/ University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/ Affiliated Colleges. You can also use our CMAT 2024 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 2024 scores.

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Candidates can also fill out our Common Application Form to apply for admission into top MBA colleges accepting CMAT score in 2024. Those facing any issues while applying for admission may call 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!

FAQs

Can I apply to IIMs with CMAT scores?

No, you can’t apply to IIMs with CMAT scores. To get admission into Indian Institutes of Management, candidates must qualify for Common Admission Test (CAT). Those who meet the sectional and overall cutoff scores are called for further selection rounds. The final selection is done on the basis of CAT scores, performance in GD/PI, academic background, work experience, and more.

What is the cutoff for top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores?

The cutoff for top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores goes from 95 to 99 percentile every year. However, the cutoff varies for CMAT colleges and depends on several factors such as the number of applicants, exam difficulty level, etc. The top colleges include JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, KJSIMSR Mumbai, Goa Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Pune University Department of Management Sciences, etc.

Do CMAT colleges also accept other MBA entrance exams?

Yes, MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores may also accept other entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, SNAP, MAH MBA CET, AP ICET, TS ICET, and more. Before applying to the college, make sure to check which entrance exam scores are accepted for admission into MBA/ PGDM programmes.

How can I apply to MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores?

To apply to MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores, candidates need to appear for the CMAT exam as well as fill out the application form of the particular college. If they meet the minimum CMAT cutoff requirements set by the specific college, then they will have to participate in selection rounds like GD/ PI/ WAT. Those who clear the selection rounds will be considered for final admission while also considering their CMAT scores, academic performance, and other factors.

Is CMAT more difficult than CAT?

No, CMAT is not more difficult than CAT. Common Admission Test is considered the toughest MBA entrance exam in India. CMAT has a moderate to tough difficulty level, and qualifying for it is easier than CAT. With valid CMAT scores, candidates can get admission into more than 1000 MBA colleges in India.

Are CMAT scores accepted by good MBA colleges?

Yes, CMAT scores are accepted by some of the best MBA colleges in India like JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, KJSIMSR Mumbai, Goa Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS), and Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi.

Which are the top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores?

The top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores include the following.

  • JBIMS, Mumbai
  • Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
  • SIMSREE, Mumbai
  • KJSIMSR, Mumbai
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida
  • Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS)
  • Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi

How many MBA colleges accept CMAT scores in India?

More than 1000 MBA colleges accept CMAT scores in India. These colleges include JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, KJSIMSR Mumbai, Goa Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS), and Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi.

Which are the top MBA colleges accepting 90+ CMAT percentile?

Some of the top MBA colleges accepting 90+ CMAt percentile are Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Sydenham Institute of Management Studies And Research And Entrepreneurship Education, KIIT School of Management, Goa Institute of Management, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, PUMBA Pune, etc.

Which are the top MBA colleges accepting 70-90 CMAT percentile?

The top MBA colleges accepting 70-90 CMAT percentile include Indus Business Academy - IBA Bangalore, VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore, Rajagiri Business School: RBS Kochi, SOIL Institute of Management, BIMTECH PGDM-Insurance Business Management, Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS Rohini ) Delhi, Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow, International School of Business and Media (ISB&M) Pune, etc.

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