NMAT CutOff 2020- Expected & Previous Year Cutoffs, Selection Process

    NMAT Cutoff scores are applicable in all of the 30 participating institutes that accept NMAT percentiles. Ranging from autonomous institutes to private colleges along with University B-schools, each individual setup has its own benchmark of cutoff-score acceptance. Apart from overall NMAT Cutoffs, sectional cutoffs are also given preference at several institutes that accept candidatures from NMAT appearing aspirants.

    The official cutoff for some of the prominent institutes will be post declaration of NMAT Results. To address queries of NMAT aspirants, we have analysed the cut off trends of the entrance examination of previous years’. Read the article to know more about NMAT Cut Offs.

    NMAT Cut Off- Key Intakes

    NMAT Cut Off- Key Intakes

    1. NMAT cutoff for top MBA colleges like VIT, XIMB, NMIMS goes in the range of 92-96 which is fairly high.
    2. Based on the previous year paper analysis, 77-83 questions should be solved in 120 minutes.
    3. A normalized score of 200 equivalent to around 91.1% is required to get into NMIMS Bangalore whereas for NMIMS Mumbai, score of 208 and a percentile of 94% is needed.
    4. On the other hand, 90% is required for NMIMS Hyderabad, XIMB and 70% for MISB Bocconi.
    5. A student who wants to score above 99 percentile must get a score of around 230 while 95 percentile can be achieved by scoring 212 marks. A score above 200 would get you around 90 percentile.
    6. Priority should be to attempt 80 questions with 85% accuracy.

    Section Wise NMAT Cutoff 2018

    SectionMumbai Campus CutoffBangalore Campus

    Quantitative Skills

    Logical Reasoning6050
    Language Skills5755

    Section Wise NMAT Cutoff 2017

    SectionMumbai Campus CutoffBangalore Campus

    Quantitative Skills

    Logical Reasoning6060
    Language Skills6050

    MBA Colleges accepting NMAT score with cutoff 90% and above

    MBA collegeCityNMAT cut off percentile scoreFee (Rs.in lakhs)Average Placement (Rs. in lakhs)

    MBA Colleges accepting NMAT score with cutoff 80% and above

    MBA college/UniversityCityNMAT cut off percentileFee (Rs.in lakhs)Average placement (Rs. in lakhs)
    SRM UniversityChennai806.005.00

    MBA Colleges accepting NMAT score with cutoff 70% and above

    MBA college/UniversityCityNMAT cut off percentileFee (Rs.in lakhs)Average placement (Rs. in lakhs)
    MISB BocconiMumbai70+18.2510.19
    IBS (ICFAI B-schools)Hyderabad & 9 other cities706.256.9
    Alliance UniversityBangalore708.007.5
    BSE Institute LtdMumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad701.50NA
    Shiv Nadar UniversityGreater Noida (Delhi NCR)7012.09NA

    MBA Colleges accepting NMAT score with cutoff 60% and above

    MBA college/UniversityCityNMAT cut off percentileFee (Rs.in lakhs)Average placement (Rs. in lakhs)
    Amity UniversityNoida (Delhi NCR)6511.003.5
    Thapar School of ManagementMohali656.457
    BML Munjal UniversityGurgaon659.807.00
    ITMNavi Mumbai659.307.00
    Mody UniversityLaxman Garh (Jaipur)604.763.05

    NMAT Score Accepting Colleges

    NMAT Score Accepting Colleges

    NMAT score is accepted by more than 35 colleges in India and by few universities worldwide. Cut off is calculated in order to set the minimum criteria required by the aspirants to get selected for further rounds. An extensive list of NMAT accepting colleges along with their program fees and other relevant information is provided.

    InstituteCoursesAverage Fee (MBA/PGDM)
    SVKM's NMIMS, MumbaiMBA1.24 L
    SVKM's NMIMS, BangaloreMBA4.67 L
    SVKM's NMIMS, HyderabadMBA8.50 L
    Xavier University, BhubaneswarMBA23.77 L
    Indian School of Business (ISB)Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics31.01 L
    Alliance School of Business, Alliance UniversityMBA/PGDM10.61 L
    ITM Business SchoolPGDM iConnect5.21 L
    SDA Bocconi Asia Center, MumbaiInternational Master in Business18.60 L
    ICFAI Business School (IBS), HyderabadMBA/PGDM12.61 L
    Shiv Nadar University, Greater NoidaMBA/Global MBA26.98 L
    Woxsen School of Business Management, HyderabadPGDM and PGPXP10.59 L
    Bennett University - Delhi, NCRMBA5.35 L
    ISBR Business School, BengaluruPGDM8.69 L
    Thapar School of Management, ChandigarhMBA16.27 L
    Amity University, Delhi-NCRMBA8.58 L
    SRM UniversityMBA1.65 L
    BML Munjal University, DelhiMBA12.81 L
    VIT University, VelloreMBA3.48 L
    Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCRMBA12.80 L

    Determination of cut off is made by each participating college for admission into its MBA/PGDM programme. Some institutes release their cut-offs in scores while some release it in the form of percentile. Candidates who meet the cut off criteria proceed with further admission process including Group Discussion (GD), Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI).

    Check NMAT Selection Procedure

    NMAT Cut Off-Determining Factors

    NMAT 2020 Cut Off-Determining Factors

    Various parameters are taken into consideration while deciding the cutoff for NMAT:

    • Number of seats available in a particular course.
    • The difficulty level of the exam.
    • Number of applicants for NMAT 2020.
    • Total number of candidates who actually appeared for the exam.
    • Previous years’ cut-offs and admission trends.
    factors affecting nmat cutoff

    How is the Composite NMAT Merit List Prepared?

    The weightage of various factors considered for preparing the composite merit list of NMIMS is given below. The final merit list of NMAT by GMAC is made keeping in mind all these:

    NMAT by GMAC Score70%
    Group Discussion (GD)10%
    Personal Interview10%
    Academic Performance5%
    Work Experience5%

    NMAT Selection Process

    NMAT 2020 Selection Process

    The selection process for admission to MBA/PGDM programs via NMAT 2020 may be different for different participating institutes. However, major components include group discussion and personal interview and release of final scorecard based on past academic record, work experience and other factors. Given below is the list of factors that will be taken into consideration at the time of final selection for 2020 admissions:

    • NMAT 2020 score
    • Personal Interview
    • Written Ability Test
    • Group Discussion
    • Academic record
    • Work Experience
    • Academic/Gender diversity

    For more details on NMAT 2020 exam, visit Collegedunia’s page NMAT 2020.

    Check International Institutes accepting NMAT Scores!

    NMAT Important Dates

    NMAT 2020 Important Dates

    GMAC will release NMAT 2020 Results in January 2021, after which the official cut-offs will soon be made public. Students will be able to download their scorecard from March 2021.

    NMAT Exam 2020

    November 4, 2020 (Wednesday) to January 30, 2020 (Saturday)

    NMAT 2020 ResultFebruary 2021 (tentatively on 3rd week)
    Scorecard Download Last DateMarch 2021

    Check Last 3 Year NMAT by GMAC Paper Analysis

    NMAT Cutoff FAQs

    NMAT 2020 Cutoff FAQs

    Ques: What is the expected cutoff for NMIMS, Mumbai?

    Ans: 90 percentile is the expected cut off for NMIMS, Mumbai

    Ques: Which are the top 5 institutes for which I should attend NMAT exam?

    Ans: These are the top 5 institutes:

    • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
    • IBS Business School, Hyderabad
    • Alliance School of Business, Banglore
    • VIT Business School
    • Vellore SRM University, Chennai

    Ques: Name some colleges in Bangalore which accept NMAT score?

    Ans: NMIMS, Bangalore Alliance University, Bangalore.

    Ques: Is there any reservation criteria for NMAT?

    Ans: Yes, 30% seats are reserved for women

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Prajakta Vankhande

    i have scored 181 in nmat...which b schools can get...i really need help and guidance regarding this

    06 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Prajakta, sorry to say but 181 is a poor score. Thus, you are very less likely to get admission in any of the reputed B-School. You can still try getting admission in NMIMS Navi Mumbai.

    06 Jan, 2020 10:48

    Is their is sectional cut off for pharma mba in nmims

    04 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sagar, you can check the Exam Pattern of this exam to clear the doubt from here.

    04 Dec, 2019 11:18
    Aakash Sharma

    What is the cut off score required for Shiv Nadar University in NMAT?

    04 Jan, 2019 00:20

    Hi Aakash, you can contact on given number 91-120-3819100, 91-120-4183660

    13 Feb, 2019 18:50

    I have scored 146 in NMAT'17. I wanted to take admission for MBA(Finance/ HR), which colleges can I get into? (Mostly I am looking for colleges in Pune, Banglore)

    02 Dec, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Snehal, The MBA cutoff score is 208. Candidates with below marks 208 are not eligible to apply for counselling process.

    15 May, 2018 17:10
    stuti jain

    I scored 180 in NMAT 2017, and i know the cut off will be 208 or so, but since 30% seats are reserved for women in NMIMS , are there any chances I'll receive a call from it??

    25 Nov, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Stuti, Candidates have to qualify the NMAT exam to avail the seats reserved for women in NMIMS

    15 May, 2018 13:25

    I have scored 150 marks/150 scaled in NMAT, so i am very much confuse in selecting college and i am not able to find the right college with this marks, so please let me which best college i can opt with this marks with good placement ratio.

    06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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