JBIMS Selection Criteria 2020 and Cutoff Requirements

Published: | September 02, 2019
JBIMS Mumbai Selection Process 2020

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Get to know the expected JBIMS cut-off 2020 along with JBIMS selection criteria for 2020 for JBIMS 2020 admissions.

One of the top MBA colleges in India, JBIMS Mumbai is a sought-after college for MBA courses by students from all across the country. Started in the year 1965, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. It is one of the oldest and best b-schools in India.

List of Programmes Offered by JBIMS in 2020

JBIMS offers both full-time and part-time courses in different areas of management. You can check the list of PG management courses offered by JBIMS here -

Type of Programme

Name of the Programme
Full-Time Programmes
  1. Masters in Management Studies (MMS) Programme
  2. M.Sc Finance
  3. Master in Human Resource Development & Management (MHRDM)
  4. Doctoral Programme
Part-Time Programmes
  1. Master in Marketing Management (MMM)
  2. Master in Human Resource Development & Management (MHRDM)
  3. Master in Information Management (MIM)
  4. Master in Financial Management (MFM)

Also Read: IIFT: Guide to Programmes, Selection Process and Exam Pattern

JBIMS conducts its admission process on the basis of either CAT, MAH-CET or GMAT scores. Indian students can only apply either through CAT scores or MAH-CET scores. The institute has a defined cutoff basis which the students are streamlined before calling them for the JBIMS selection process.

JBIMS initially shortlists on the basis of their CAT or MAH-CET score. In order to qualify the phase one of the selection processes, the candidates must secure the minimum cutoff in either of the two exams mentioned above.

Entry Requirements in 2020 for MMS at JBIMS Mumbai

Following are few of the things that the institute considers before shortlisting a candidate for the MMS programme:

  • Past academic performance (10th, 12th and graduation)
  • Quality & content of the answers in the application form
  • Quality of work experience and organisations that a candidate has worked for (if any)
  • Extra-curricular activities and other accomplishments of the candidate

JBIMS Expected Cutoff Requirements 2020

JBIMS will release the CAT, GMAT and MAH-CET cutoff for PG management courses after the exams have been conducted. Meanwhile, candidates can check the expected cutoff for 2020 here.

Student Category

CAT Score (Percentile)

MH-CET Score (Percentile)


Reserved (SC/ST/OBC)


Physically Disabled


PIO and children of Indian workers in Gulf countries



NOTE: Securing the cutoff mentioned above does not guarantee admission in JBIMS. The score of students who get shortlisted may be higher than this.

JBIMS Cut-off 2019

Other than the expected scores mentioned above in the table, candidates can also check the previous year’s cut-off to the entrance exams accepted at JBIMS Mumbai to anticipate JBIMS 2020 cut-off. Here are the links that will help candidates in the same.

MAH-CET 2019 Cut-off

CAT 2019 Cut-off

GMAT 2019 Cut-off

JBIMS Selection Process 2020

JBIMS selection is done in two phases for all types of programmes. Check the table for reference:


Phase 1 / AR

Phase 2 / IPA
MMS / MSc Finance Candidates are shortlisted based on their overall performance in either CAT or MAH-CET. The score of each section of either of the exams is evaluated. Shortlisted students are then called for personal assessment where they have to clear the Group Activity, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds.
Part-time programmes Selection is done strictly on the basis of MAH-CET score and the application of the student (previous academic performance). In Phase 2 the candidates have to clear the Written Test and the Personal Interview in order to be selected for JBIMS.

JBIMS has structured the weightage of every component in both the rounds i.e. AR and IPA. Candidates must do well in both the rounds to secure a seat at JBIMS Mumbai.

Also Read: Know all About Cut-Off Details & Selection Process at NITIE Mumbai

Components and Weights: Evaluation of Candidate's Profile (AR)

The evaluation of the candidate's performance and the candidate's profile for the PG management admissions at JBIMS is based on the following components.





Marks in 10th, 12th and Graduation


Extra-curricular / Work Experience






Components and Weights: In-Person Assessment Round (IPA)

Phase 2 of JBIMS Selection Process 2020 will include a group activity, group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI). candidates who pass this phase make it to the MMS programme at JBIMS Mumbai. Given below are the components of the IPA round and their weightage.



Group Activity


Group Discussion


Personal Interview




JBIMS Final Selection Process 2020

The JBIMS Mumbai final selection process is carried out after both the rounds i.e., AR and IPA are done. After that, all the components of both rounds add up to the total composite score of the candidate based on the weightage of each of the components. Each candidate is awarded a composite score for the final selection. Here is how the composite score is calculated:

Composite Score = 0.60 (AR) + (In-Person Assessment Round or IPA)

Usually, if a candidate scores 153 out 200 in MAH-CET, she/he must have secured 99 percentile in the exam, however, in order to secure 100 percentile, a candidate will have to score close to 163 – 165 marks in MAH-CET. Apart from the CAT or MAH-CET score, the candidate also needs a strong academic background to qualify for JBIMS final selection process 2020.

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