GMAT cutoff varies on the number of candidates appearing for exam, number of seats available, average GMAT score, and other parameters. Admission to the major business schools around the world requires you to submit GMAT scores and English language proficiency test scores. There are more than 1600 business schools around the world that accept GMAT scores.
GMAT Cutoff 2021
Almost every business school has set a GMAT cutoff for admission. Many schools focus on the total marks scored in GMAT, whereas few of them set minimum score requirements in individual sections. The total GMAT score is 800, and most of the top-rated business schools around the world set the GMAT cutoff around 700. Thus, 700 would be a good GMAT score.
- Harvard GMAT cutoff is 729 and more.
- Rotman School of Management GMAT cutoff is not specified. You will need to have appeared for GRE or GMAT and that score needs to be submitted. Although it is necessary for you to have a minimum work experience of two years in the finance sector.
- Stanford GMAT cutoff is around 720-740. To date, the class of 2022 at Stanford has the highest GMAT average score of 733.
- Wharton GMAT cutoff is not specified. The average GMAT score in the class of 2022 is 722, and the median GMAT score is 730.
- NUS GMAT cutoff or the average score for the class of 2022 is 670. 90% of the applicants in the MBA program are international students.
GMAT Cutoff for International B-Schools
More than 2100 colleges accept GMAT scores for admission in management programs. Two types of courses are available by the universities: Masters in Management (MIM) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA). The MIM programs are a specialty of European universities.
GMAT Cutoff For Top B-Schools in India
GMAT cutoff for top b schools in India varies every year according to the quantity and quality of applicants.
- ISB GMAT cutoff is set around 710-740. It is one of the prominent business schools in India and has campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali. For admission in the PGP and EEO programs minimum of two years’ work experience is required. While YLP (PGP deferred) allows admission to students studying in the last year of college.
- SP Jain GMAT cutoff at the Mumbai campus has been set at 85th percentile which is equivalent to a GMAT score of 690.
- XLRI GMAT cutoff for admission in PGDM(BM) is 720 and above, for PGDM(HRM) is 700 and above, and for PGDM(GM) is 630.
- There are a lot of IIM business schools in India. While IIM Calcutta has no minimum requirement for admission, GMAT cutoff for IIM executive MBA in Bangalore requires to score a minimum of 709 in GMAT for EPGP class.
GMAT Cutoff for Indian B-Schools
Note: The cut-off marks are tentative and based on the previous years’ GMAT Cutoff.
Factors Determining GMAT Cutoff for an Institution
In different institutions, the GMAT cutoff 2020 is different. In addition, for different courses of business GMAT cutoff scores may vary. In India itself, the number of examinees increased from 29,432 to 30,590 in last 5 years and the number of candidates with a GMAT score of 600 and 700 had significantly increased.
The key factors determining GMAT Cutoff are:
- Total number of candidates appearing for GMAT
- Total number of seats available
- The difficulty level of the examination
- Total number of candidates qualifying GMAT
GMAT cutoff for abroad is sometimes higher than the GMAT cutoff requirements in the Indian universities – the main reason behind this can be the higher level of competition in the foreign B-schools and growing demand of international students to study there.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.