Top Colleges Accepting CMAT score

There are over 1500 CMAT-accepting colleges in India. Here, we provide you with the list of reputed CMAT colleges along with their approximate cut-off score and percentile.

About CMAT

National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Common Management Admission Test - CMAT as a screening test for admissions to 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.

For more details you can refer to CMAT notification 2024.
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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.

Factors to Consider while Choosing the Right B-school

There are a lot of factors that you should keep in mind before deciding the institute to which you should apply like quality of faculty and students, placements, fee structure, infrastructure, etc. An aspirant should know about the colleges accepting CMAT scores and prepare accordingly for the entrance.

According to various studies, a prestigious and reputed MBA school can help students in a better grooming process. This is one of the most sought-after attributes when considering applying for a B-school. Also, the placements and career choices after completing the management studies at a B-school matter a lot for the candidates. The average salary package after completing the course is a concerning issue for the aspirants.

Admission Process of CMAT-accepting Colleges

After getting shortlisted as per their CMAT scores, the candidates are called for the next admission rounds, which usually include essay writing test, group discussion, extempore, personal interview, etc. The final selection is based on the candidate's profile, past academic records, work experience and performance in admission rounds. Most of the CMAT Colleges offer MBA/PGDM in a variety of specializations like finance, operations, marketing, human resource management, business analytics, etc.

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List of CMAT Colleges

After extensive research, we have listed out all the good colleges under CMAT.

(Alphabetical Order)
Website CMAT Cut Off Percentile CMAT Cut Off Score
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85 180
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore 70+  120+
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra 75+  160+
Birla Institute of Management Technology, (BIMTECH) Greater Noida 95+  200+
Christ University, Bangalore 70+ -
Doon Business school, Dehradun - 160+
Department of management Studies,NIT Durgapur - 150+
Flame University School of Business (FLAME) Pune 80+  140+
Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida 60+ -
GIBS Business School, Bangalore 70+  120+
GITAM School of International Business - 150+
Goa Institute of Management, Goa 95+  200+
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 95+  200+
Institute of Financial Management and Research, Changambakkam 95+  200+
International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS), Bangalore 70+  120+
International Institue of Management Studies (IIMS), Pune 70+  120+
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 70+ 120+
Indus Business Academy, Bangalore - 200+
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur 70+ -
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad 70+ -
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai 99+ 280+
Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, Delhi 80+  140+
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 80+  140+
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 95+  200+
KIIT School of Rural Management, Bhubaneshwar 80+  140+
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Pune 60+ -
Lovely Professional University, (MBA), Phagwara 80+ -
LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85+ -
MET Institute  of Management, Mumbai 97+ 210+
MIT School of Business, Pune 70+  120+
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur 45+ -
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai - 220+
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior 80+ -
Rajalakshmi School of Business, Chennai 70+  120+
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai 95+  200+
SDM Institute For Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore - 120+
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai - 230+
SCMS Cochin School of Business, Cochin - 100+
Xavier Institute of Social service, Ranchi 65+ -
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore 95+  200+
The above-given list of CMAT colleges will help you ensure your choices after the results are announced. The candidate should be open to admission to any of the above universities/ institutes for a great MBA course preparation. Do your research well before applying to any of the B-schools and then strategize for CMAT preparation.
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