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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2021 Scores, Cut offs & Fees

Janvi Bhambri
Janvi BhambriPublished On: July 14, 2021 | CMAT

Check out the list of MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2021 score along with their expected cut-offs here. CMAT 2021 was conducted on March 31. 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

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination conducted for admission to management programmes in India. There are many top MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2021 score in India which have been listed here along with their expected cut-off.

About CMAT 2021

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 and General Awareness. 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 2021 scores along with their expected cut-off.

CMAT 2021 was conducted on March 31 at various centres across the country. You can find the detailed CMAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 score.

CMAT 2021 answer key was released on April 3 and CMAT 2021 result will be released soon. So, we thought it will be helpful to give you a sneak peek into all the management colleges in India that accept CMAT scores 2021.

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2021 Score and Expected Cutoff

Giveb below is a list of the top MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2021 score and their 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 MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2021 score below.

Also Read: What After CMAT 2021 Result? Check How to Apply for MBA Admission

MBA Colleges in West India Accepting CMAT 2021 Score

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

MBA Colleges in South India Accepting CMAT 2021 Score

Given below is a list of MBA colleges in South India that offer admissions based on CMAT 2021 scores.

MBA Colleges in North India Accepting CMAT 2021 Score

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

MBA Colleges in East India Accepting CMAT 2021 Score

The following popular MBA colleges in East India accept the score of CMAT 2021 for admissions.

How to Apply to Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2021 Scores

Candidates may apply to any MBA college accepting CMAT scores by filling 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.

Candidates can also complete the Common Application Form of Collegedekho in order to apply for admission directly. Those are facing any issue 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.

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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.

What is the CMAT cutoff for top colleges?

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

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

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

Do CMAT colleges also accept other MBA entrance exams?

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

How can I apply to colleges accepting CMAT?

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

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.

Do all CMAT colleges also accept MAT?

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

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.

Which are the top MBA colleges that accept CMAT scores?

Following are the top MBA colleges in India that accept the scores of CMAT exam: JBIMS Mumbai, KSOM Bhubaneswar, GLIM Chennai, SIMSR Mumbai, PUMBA, XBS Kolkata, XISS Ranchi, Welingkar Bangalore, VIT Business School Vellore, GITAM Hyderabad etc.

How many college accept CMAT score?

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

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