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Top 10 Colleges that Accepts CMAT Scores in India

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandUpdated On: April 30, 2022 10:49 am IST | CMAT

CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is the test for admission to the MBA programmes of all the AICTE approved institutes. Find the top ten colleges accepting CMAT scores below.

Top 10 Colleges that Accepts CMAT Scores in India

CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test is the test for admission to the MBA programmes of all the AICTE-approved institutes and university departments of the states. The CMAT exam 2022 was held on April 9 from 3 to 6 PM. The scores of CMAT will be accepted for MBA/PGDM admission by more than 1000 institutes/colleges. CMAT 2022 result has been released.

CMAT is an online computer-based test that is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India. A national-level admission test enables the management institutes to select the most suitable students for the management programmes that are approved by AICTE. Although some of the most 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.

Top MBA colleges Accepting CMAT 2022 Scores

Candidates can find the top 10 MBA colleges accepting CMAT 2022 scores in India below.


MBA Colleges

Annual Fees

Annual Placement


Great Lakes Chennai

17.15 lakhs

11 lakhs


GIM Goa: Goa Institute of Management

17.21 lakhs

10.71 lakhs


K J Somaiya Institute of Management Mumbai

18.78 lakhs

9.41 lakhs


BIMTECH Greater Noida

12 lakhs

8.2 lakhs


Welingkar WE School Mumbai

12.89 lakhs

9.2 lakhs


IFMR GSB KREA University Sri City Near Chennai

14.56 lakhs

10 lakhs


Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon

16.65 lakhs

12.8 lakhs


Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow

10.45 lakhs

6.73 lakhs


XIME Bangalore

11 lakhs

7.73 lakhs



11.2 lakhs

7.7 lakhs

Great Lakes Chennai

It is one of the Youngest Top Ranked Institutes and one of the top B-schools in India to get top rankings. It has been ranked 24th in the NIRF 2021 Management Ranking. The most popular flagship programme offered by the institute is PGPM (1 year) and PGDM Corporate Program (2 years) It has more than 9000 alumni spread across 30 countries. It accepts valid scores of CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT. Those who didn't appear in any of the prominent management entrance exams have to appear for Great Lakes Aptitude Test (GLAT).

Goa Institute of Management (GIM Goa) 

GIM Goa is an autonomous business school in India and has been rated top 4 B-schools in the world by Positive Impact Rating 2021. The management institute has been accredited by AICTE and NBA. The institute accepts scores for entrance exams such as CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT for admission to the PGDM programme. The other courses offered by the institute are  PGDM- Big Data Analytics PGDM- Banking, PGDM-Healthcare Management, Insurance, and Financial Service. The top recruiting companies providing placement opportunities are Accenture,  JPMorgan Chase, and Co., Cognizant, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Deloitte, IBM, etc.

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Mumbai

The institute is a private autonomous B-school established in 1981 and has been ranked 56 by the NIRF rankings 2021. It is famous for its 2 years full-time flagship MBA program. The admissions are provided to the MBA programme based on the CAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ NMAT/GMAT scores followed by GD and PI. The institute provides great placement in sectors like Financial Services, IT & ITES, Banking and Insurance Sector, Consulting & FMCG. During the placemats 2022, the highest salary recorded is INR 26.5 LPA. 

BIMTECH Greater Noida

BIMTECH is a private autonomous college accredited by NAAC with an ‘A+’ grade and regarded as one of the top management colleges in India. The institute has been ranked 44 by NIRF Rankings 2021. It provides 2-year full-time flagship in the PGDM programme. Besides the PGDM programme, it offers other courses like PGDM (Insurance Business Management),  PGDM (Retail Management), PGDM (International Business), Executive PGDM, FPM, and EFPM programs. The admissions are given based on CAT/GMAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT scores followed by a PI (Personal Interview). Top recruiters of the institute are Accenture, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd, Birlasoft, Capgemini, ADP Inc., Acuity Knowledge Partners, Cians Analytics, CGI Inc., Darwin box,  Collegedunia, Deloitte, etc. 

Welingkar WE School Mumbai

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research is one of the top management colleges in India. It offers a full-time flagship PGDM program of 2 years. The other courses offered are Healthcare Management, Business Design, Research & Business Analytics, Rural Management, E-Business, Retail Management, Media & Entertainment. Students are given admissions based on XAT, CAT, GMAT, ATMA, scores. 

IFMR GSB KREA University Sri City Near Chennai

It is a private B-school established in 1970. The university offers a full-time flagship MBA programme of two years. The annual intake for the programme is 180 students. It provides admissions based on CAT CMAT/XAT/GMAT/ NMAT/ GRE scores followed by application screening, Writing Ability Test (WAT), and PI round. The major recruiters of the institute are Deloitte, KPMG, JP Morgan & Chase, Wells Fargo, PwC, EY, etc.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon

It is one of the youngest B-schools in India and has been ranked among the top 5 emerging B-School in India by NHRDN. The institute offers full-time AICTE-approved flagship programs of 2-year MBA (PGDM) for professionals with 0-2 years of work experience and 1 year MBA(PGPM) for professionals with work experience. It accepts scores of CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT to provide admission to PGPM and PGDM programmes. 

Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow

It is one of the top management institutes which has ranked 68 in the NIRF rankings 2021. The management institute offers a full-time AICTE-approved flagship PGDM programme for two years. The admissions are given based on CAT/ CMAT// MAT/ XAT GMAT scores, followed by Group discussion and PI round.

XIME Bangalore

It is one of the top management colleges in India. The institute offers 2-year full-time PGDM programme. Admissions are given to aspirants securing at least 75 percentile in the entrance exams such as XAT/ CAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ATMA/ GMAT. It has a strong B-Schools network with several prominent institutions in countries like France,  Russia, China, the USA, Brazil, and South Africa. 


The institute is a premier B-School accredited by NBA and AICTE in Mysore established in 1993. It offers various management courses like PGDM, PGCM, and PGPSM. The institute provides admission based on the CMAT/MAT/KMAT/CATXAT/NMAT etc. The major recruiters of the institute are AIM High Consulting, Bajaj Capital, Asian Paints, ANZ, Dell, Brandcomm, Bosch, Café Coffee Day, etc.

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