B-School Cut-offs

The cut-off set by your dream B-school is generally the first thing you want to know after your exam! For most B-schools, the first criterion for shortlisting suitable candidates is the score obtained in entrance tests like CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, SNAP Test, IIFT Test etc. In this article, you will learn about the latest cut-off percentile/score of the popular colleges.

B-school Admission Criteria

Every year, lakhs of management aspirants appear for the challenging entrance tests in order to get admission to PGDM/MBA programmes of reputed institutes. Generally, every B-school shortlist several hundreds of candidates, which is 8-10 times the number of admission seats. While some institutes consider only the total scores in entrance tests, others also consider sectional scores, in deciding the cutoff for the GD/PI/WAT round.

B-Schools adopt different methodologies for the final selection of candidates. For this, different weightages are assigned to test scores, academic records, GD/ GE/ PI/ WAT score, profile of the candidate and work experience (if any).

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The given list of cut-offs will give you a brief idea of the expected cut-off percentiles/ scores in popular MBA colleges in India. It will help you to select the best B-school to target according to your performance in the entrance test.

MBA Colleges Cut-Off 2022
The stated figures indicate the CAT cut-off 2021 of the popular B-schools. The cut-off for 2022 session will stay more or less the same.
College Name Cut Off (Percentile) Details
BIMTECH Cut Off 75 (CAT) View
CHRIST Cut Off 60 (CAT) View
FMS Cut Off 53.851 (composite score) View
Fore School of Management Cut Off 85.75 (CAT) View
GIM Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
GREAT LAKES Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore Cut Off 70 (CAT) View
IFMR Chennai Cut Off 75 (CAT) View
IIFM Bhopal Cut Off 80 (CAT) View
IIFT Cut Off 115-120 (IIFT) View
IIM Ahmedabad Cut Off 80 (CAT) View
IIM Bengaluru Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIM Calcutta Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIM Indore Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
IIM Kozhikode Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIM Lucknow Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIM Nagpur Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIM Shillong Cut Off 75 (CAT sectional cut-off) View
IIM Vishakhapatnam Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
New IIMs Cut Off 80-95 (CAT) View
IIT Delhi MBA Cut Off 92 (CAT) View
IIT Kanpur Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIT Kharagpur MBA Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
IIT Madras MBA Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IIT Bombay MBA Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
IIT Roorkee MBA Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
IMI Delhi Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
IMT Ghaziabad Cut Off 93 (CAT) View
IRMA Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
ISB Cut Off 710 (GMAT)/ 311 (GRE) View
JBIMS Cut Off 95 (CAT)/ 99 (MH-CET) View
JIMS Cut Off 60-75 (CAT) View
K.J Somaiya Cut Off 87 (CAT) View
LBS Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
LIBA Cut Off 80 (CAT) View
MDI Gurgaon Cut Off 94 (CAT) View
Narsee Monjee Cut Off 208 (NMAT) View
NIRMA Cut Off 80 (CAT) View
NITIE Cut Off 86 (CAT) View
SIBM Pune Cut Off 97 (SNAP) View
SIIB Cut Off 92 (SNAP) View
SP Jain Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
SRCC Cut Off 424+ (admission test) View
SCMHRD Cut Off 95-96 (SNAP) View
SCIT Cut Off 75 (SNAP) View
SIOM Cut Off 80 (SNAP) View
SIBM BENGALURU Cut Off 85 (SNAP) View
SIMS Cut Off 77 (SNAP) View
SITDM PUNE Cut Off 83 (SNAP) View
SIMC Cut Off 70 (SNAP) View
SSBF Cut Off 60 (SNAP) View
TAPMI Cut Off 85 (CAT) View
TISS Cut Off 63 (TISSNET) View
UBS Chandigarh Cut Off 90 (CAT) View
Welingkar Cut Off 75 (CAT) View
XIMB Cut Off 90 (CAT/XAT) View
XIME Cut Off 75 (CAT/XAT) View
XISS Cut Off 45 (CAT/XAT) View
XLRI Cut Off 94+ (XAT)/ 710+ (GMAT) View
Note: Cut-off percentile may be different for different MBA/PGDM specialisations. The above-given figures are for general MBA/PGDM only. Several B-schools, including IIMs, make profile-based calls, so their cut-off criteria may be low but other factors (academic records, work experience, skills, etc.) are also taken into account while shortlisting. Further, most reputed B-schools also have section-specific cut-offs.
Test Specific Cut-off
From the following table, you can access the test-specific cut-off percentile/ scores of related B-schools:
Test Name List of Participating Institutes & their Cut-offs
CAT View
XAT View
MAT View
CMAT View
SNAP View
IIFT View
NMAT View
TISS-NET View
MH-CET View
IBSAT View
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