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Punjab Technical University (PTU) MBA Cutoff 2021 - Cutoff Rank, Factors, Importance

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: May 27, 2021 | CMAT

PTU conducts the centralized counselling process for the allotment of seats to MBA colleges in Punjab. Each year, it releases the category-wise cut off rank for affiliated colleges participating in the counselling. Check out the MBA Admission Cut Off Rank for various MBA colleges in Punjab here.

Punjab Technical University (PTU) MBA Cut Off

I K Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) Jalandhar, commonly referred to as PTU, is the competent authority that conducts admission to MBA courses offered by IKGPTU and other affiliated colleges. The university holds the centralized counselling process for the allotment of seats to more than 34 MBA colleges in Punjab that are affiliated with the university. Admissions to the seats available in these colleges are based on the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) scores. More information about the admission process can be found at the link given below.

MBA Admissions in Punjab 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

In this article, you can check the cut off rank of MBA colleges affiliated with PTU. Also, check related information about the PTU MBA cut off.

PTU MBA Admissions Cut Off Rank 2021

The following table displays the cut off rank for various MBA colleges affiliated with PTU as per last year's data.




I K Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus


A. S. Group of Institutions (ASGI), Khanna



Aman Bhalla Institute of Engineering and Technology (ABIET), Pathankot



Bhai Gurdas Group Of Institutions (BGGI), Sangrur



Chandigarh Business School of Administration (CBSA), Mohali



CKD Institute of Management and Technology (CKDIMT), Amritsar



DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology (DAVIET), Jalandhar



Dips Group Of Institutions, Jalandhar



Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology (GJIMT), Mohali



Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Ludhiana



Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (GNDEC), Ludhiana



Khalsa College for Women (KCW), Ludhiana



Lyallpur Khalsa College of Engineering (LKCE), Ludhiana



Malout Institute of Management and Information Technology (MIMIT), Malout



PCTE Group of Institutes, Ludhiana







PCTE Group of Institutes, Ludhiana: MBA (IB)



Punjab Institue of Management and Technology, Khana, Ludhiana



Pyramid College of Business and Technology, Phagwara



Quest Group of Institutions (QGI Punjab), Mohali



Rayat Bahra Group of Institutes, Hoshiarpur



Rayat Group of Institutes, Nawanshahr





Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engg & Technology, Mohali



St. Soldier Group of Institution(SSGI), Jalandhar





Swami Satyanand College of Management & Technology, Amritsar



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What is PTU MBA Cut Off?

PTU releases the Cut Off Rank for various colleges each year. The PTU MBA Cut Off is basically the closing rank of candidates who were allotted seats to a college in any particular round of MBA admissions in Punjab. Only candidates who clear the cutoff are offered admission to any particular college. The cut off is different for each round and is calculated individually for each college.

Factors Affecting PTU MBA Cut Off 2021

The PTU MBA Cut Off for any round or college depends on the following factors:

  • Seat Intake/ Availability of Vacant Seats

  • Applications received through centralized counselling

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Importance of PTU MBA Cut Off 2021

The PTU MBA Cut Off is a very important metric that helps a candidate decide whether they can get admission to an MBA college in Punjab. Only candidates with a rank equal to or lower than the cutoff rank will be allotted a seat in any college. The previous year cut offs provide a candidate with a reference for the same purpose. However, it must be noted that the cut off for a year is not influenced by the previous year's cut off. It can vary every year depending on the factors described above.

About PTU MBA Counselling Process 2021

The PTU MBA Counselling Process starts with the candidates registering on the PTU Admissions website (, filling up the application form and paying the counselling fee. Based on the credentials entered by the candidate, PTU prepares the merit list of candidates in which each candidate is assigned a Rank. The Rank preparation is done as per the rules & regulations laid down by the Punjab Government as well as by the participating universities. Seats are then allotted to individual candidates based on their Rank prepared by the PTU.

PTU MBA Counselling Dates 2021

The schedule for the centralized online counselling for Punjab MBA Admissions session 2021-22 is yet to be announced by PTU. The updated dates will be available here soon.



Registration & Fee Payment

To be announced

Declaration of Rank

To be announced

Choice Filling

To be announced

Seat Allotment

To be announced

Online Reporting

To be announced

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MBA Colleges in Punjab for Direct MBA Admission 2021

Candidates who do have not appeared for an entrance exam or have not registered for PTU MBA Counselling can apply for direct MBA admission in management quota seats. Following are some private MBA colleges in Punjab offering direct admission to MBA.


Annual Fees (approx.)

Chandigarh Group Of Colleges, Jhanjeri (CGC), Mohali

Rs. 92,000

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara

Rs. 3.8 lakhs

Chitkara University (CU), Patiala

Rs. 1.1 lakhs

Sunstone Eduversity, Rayat-Bahra Mohali Campus (Sunstone), Mohali

Rs. 1.57 lakhs

Chandigarh University (CU), Chandigarh

Rs. 1.95 lakhs

Swami Vivekanand Institute Of Engineering & Technology (SVIET), Chandigarh

Rs. 80,000

GNA University (GNAU), Phagwara

Rs. 1.67 lakhs

Gulzar Group Of Institutes (GGI), Ludhiana

Rs. 75,000

Indo Global Group Of Colleges (IGC), Mohali

Rs. 90,000

Chandigarh Group of Colleges - (CGC), Landran, Mohali

Rs. 92,000

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Who conducts the centralized counselling for MBA admissions in Punjab?

I K Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) has been appointed as the competent authorized to conduct the centralized counselling process for MBA admissions in Punjab.

Which entrance exam is accepted for PTU MBA Counselling?

Seat allotment through PTU MBA Counselling is conducted through the CMAT score of the candidate.

What is the PTU MBA Cut Off rank?

PTU MBA Cut Off Rank is the rank on which the seat allotment for any particular round of counselling was closed.

Is the PTU MBA Cut Off of a college same every year?

No, the PTU MBA Cut Off rank of a college varies as it is calculated independently for each round of allotment.

Which are the factors that affect the PTU MBA Cut Off rank of a college?

The factors on which the PTU MBA Cut Off Rank of a college depend are a) seat intake of the college and b) number of applications received by the college.


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hey i want to pursue MBA but in Punjab only so which college is best for me that assure me best job after pursuing MBA? please suggest me.

-Gurpreet KaurUpdated on July 14, 2021 11:31 AM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Placements in your MBA course largely depend on various factors including your performance in the course, reputation of college etc. Hence, when choosing an MBA course from a placement point of view, it is best to check their previous year placement records to get an idea.

There are a number of colleges in Punjab that offer good placements in the MBA course. Some of the popular ones that you can consider include:


Dear Sir,I just wanted to ask that is entrance exam necessary to take admission in a reputed college (like IMT ,NMIMS) for distance MBAOr one can get direct admission ?More than 8 year of work ex in banking sector

-Vivek BhartiUpdated on July 14, 2021 10:29 AM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

It depends on the institute you are applying for. Some institutes may accept scores of top MBA entrance exam for admission to their Distance MBA course while others may conduct their own entrance exam. However, some institutes such as the NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education may offer direct admission on the basis of the graduation score of the candidate. For more info, check our article on Distance MBA in India.

For admissions-related help, call our toll-free helpline number 18005729877.

Thank you.


I want to pursue MBA from LPU. If I did not appear for any entrance exam like CAT, MAT or XAT then can I get admission?

-Narain sharmaUpdated on July 13, 2021 11:38 AM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student

Yes, you can apply for MBA admission at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara even if you have not appeared for CAT, MAT or any other entrance examination. However, you will have to appear for the University's own entrance examination (LPUNEST). The entrance examination will help you get a scholarship based on your bachelor scores and performance in the entrance examination. The college will also conduct a personal interview round. Once you have cleared all the rounds, you will have to submit an amount of INR 10,000 as the initial amount for admission. Besides this, you will have ...


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