Top MBA Colleges taking CMAT Scores

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conducts the Common Management Admission Test - CMAT as a screening test for admissions to more than 1,500 management colleges that offer MBA or/ and PGDM programs. Some of the top ranked colleges in India use CMAT scores for admission to their management programs. A few of these include KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (Mumbai), Goa Institute of Management (Goa), SIMSREE (Mumbai), etc.

Unless you have a clear picture about all the participating institutes, you cannot really prepare yourself for the application process of a B-school of your choice. The comprehensive list of B-schools accepting CMAT scores will help you apply to the suitable institutes.


There are a lot of factors that you should keep in mind before deciding the institute in which you should apply like, quality of faculty and students, placements, fee structure, infrastructure, etc.

After extensive research, we have listed all the institutes under CMAT. Following is a description of the CMAT colleges ranking:

CMAT Colleges Ranking
(Alphabetical Order)
WebsiteExpected Cut Offs (Percentile) Expected Cut Offs (Score)
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhiwww.asiapacific.edu85180
Alliance School of Business, 120+
Birla Institute of Technology, 160+
Birla Institute of Management Technology, (BIMTECH) Greater 200+
Christ University, Bangalorechristuniversity.in70+-
Doon Business school,
Department of management Studies,NIT Durgapur
Flame University School of Business (FLAME) 140+
Galgotias Business School, Greater Noidawww.galgotiacollege.edu60-
GIBS Business School, Bangalorewww.gibsbschool.com70+ 120+
GITAM School of International
Goa Institute of Management, 200+
Great Lakes Institute of Management, 200+
Institute of Financial Management and Research, 200+
International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS), 120+
International Institue of Management Studies (IIMS), 120+
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabadwww.ipeindia.org70+120+
Indus Business Academy,
Institute of Management Technology (IMT),
Institute of Management Technology (IMT),
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbaijbims.edu99.92285
Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, Delhiwww.jimsindia.org80+ 140+
Jaipuria Institute of Management, 140+
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, 200+
KIIT School of Rural Management, 140+
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies,
Lovely Professional University, (MBA), Phagwarawww.lpu.in80+-
LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbaiwww.welingkar.org85+-
MET Institute  of Management, Mumbaiwww.met.edu97.27218
MIT School of Business, Punewww.mitsob.net70+ 120+
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM),
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research,
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwaliorprestigegwl.org84-
Rajalakshmi School of Business, 120+
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbaisimsree.org95+ 200+
SDM Institute For Management Development (SDMIMD)
SIES College of Management Studies,
SCMS Cochin School of Business,
Xavier Institute of Social service,
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalorewww.xime.org95+ 200+