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Top 10 Colleges that Accept CMAT Scores In India

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandUpdated On: April 30, 2022 11:22 am IST | CMAT

CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is conducted for admission to PGDM & MBA programmes of AICTE approved B-schools in India. 

Top 10 Colleges that Accept CMAT Scores In India

CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is conducted for admission to PGDM & MBA programs of AICTE approved B-schools in India. CMAT is an online computer-based test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on April 9, 2022.  Candidates post the exam must check the CMAT 2022 results which has been released on April 29. A national-level admission test enables management institutes to select the most suitable students for management programs in India.

Although several well-known management institutes take into consideration the scores obtained in this exam, the list of top ten institutes across India that acknowledge this test is as under. Check CMAT 2022 Live Updates here

Top 10 Colleges that Accept CMAT Scores In India

Here are the top 10 colleges accepting CMAT scores in India.

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education:

The College was established in October 1913 and was the first college offering commerce education in entire Asia. The college is affiliated with the University of Mumbai. It offers two full-time courses which are Masters of Management Studies (MMS) and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM). The college also offers scholarships to meritorious students.

SIMSREE Admission Process

Goa Institute of Management, Goa:

Goa Institute of Management is an autonomous institute accredited by the All India Council of Technical Education of the Government of India (AICTE). The college was established in 1993 and is known for offering quality education in management. Goa Institute of Management offers PGDM programs in multiple disciplines. 

GIM Goa Admission Process

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management (AIM), New Delhi:

The management institute is well known for providing excellent placements to its students. The school is approved by AICTE and is also recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. The institute has five programs under its MBA chapter. It has a very distinguished and highly qualified faculty.

AIM New Delhi Admission Process

Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool), Mumbai:

This business school is counted amongst the best business schools in India. It has its branches in Mumbai and Bangalore with the Mumbai one being the older centre. The institute offers programs across a wide array of industries. The institute is approved by the AICTE.

WeSchool Mumbai Admission Process

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow:

Jaipuria is an AICTE approved group of institutes with its centres in Lucknow, Noida, Jaipur, and Indore. It offers a two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). It is one of the premier groups of B-schools in India. The institute is AICTE approved and has 'A-grade accreditation by NAAC.

JIM Lucknow Admission Process

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore:

XIME is one of the top-rated business schools in India. The school has fully residential campuses in Bangalore and Kerala, Kochi. The institute pioneered the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS) which is a platform for management education in Brazil, India, China, South Africa, and Russia. It holds the prestigious accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) of the United States. It offers a post-graduate diploma in Management (PGDM) and Executive/ Entrepreneurship Development Programmes.

XIME Bangalore Admission Process

Prestige Institute of Management and Research(PIMR)

PIMR is a private institute specializing in Management Education. It is located in the Indore city of Madhya Pradesh. The institute offers courses in MBA, Advertising, and Mass communication. It was ranked 36th in the B-School Survey 2014 by Business World. The institute is affiliated with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya and is also approved by AICTE. The institute is ISO 9001:2008certified.

PIMR Indore Admission Process

Sri Balaji Society's Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM), Pune:

BIMM is a well-known private Business School located in Pune, India. The institute offers two-year Management Diploma Programmes that are approved by the AICTE to its residential students. The school has an MOU with SAP India Pvt. Ltd. For online training course.

BIMM Pune Admission Process

Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad (IMS) Ghaziabad:

The institute was established in 1990 and is accredited to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University. It is approved by the AICTE. The institute is ISO 9001:2008 certified and International Accreditation Organization (IAO) accredited. It has an MOU with Jamia Hamdard and the University of Atlanta, USA. The institute offers two years full-time Post-Graduate Programme in Business Management.

IMS Ghaziabad Admission Process

SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysuru:

SDMIMD is one of the premier B-Schools in the country. The institute is promoted by the Shree Dharamsthala Manjunatheswara Educational Trust which has been managing educational institutes of repute for the past 42 years. The institute has a 100% placement record and its MBA program is approved by the AICTE. The institute is in collaboration with Texas A&M University, Shanghai University, and the British University Dubai for student exchange programs.

SDMIMD Mysuru Admission Process

Other MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores In India

Some other well-known MBA colleges that accept CMAT scores in India are provided in the table below.

Lovely Professional UniversityPhagwara
Hindustan Institute of Technology and ScienceChennai
ABES Engineering CollegeGhaziabad
Parul UniversityVadodara
D Y Patil University School of ManagementMumbai
Versatile Business SchoolChennai
Surana CollegeBangalore

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Post CMAT 2022 result declaration, you can check the CMAT 2022 Cutoff. You can also check the table provided below to know the list of MBA colleges for the different percentile of CMAT exams.

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