CMAT Cut Off Marks 2020 - Previous Years (2019, 2018) Cut Off

Exam Date : February 22, 2021 To February 27, 2021
Result Date : March 10, 2021

CMAT Cut Off will be released by different colleges for the exam, every year and is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) But, this was only till 2018. CMAT 2020 Merit List will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates have to clear the overall CMAT Cut Off if they have to pass the exam. 

The exam doesn't have any CMAT Sectional Cut Off. So, the candidate should bear that in mind. Here are some updates related to the cut off, which candidates have to follow before commencing for Counselling Process.

CMAT Cut Off 2020 will be available after the declaration of Result of the exam, on February 3, 2020. Colleges under the exam will release their admission cut off individually as the exam conducting body, the NTA doesn’t determine CMAT Cut Off.

Factors Determining CMAT Cut Off

The CMAT Cut Off Criteria will be decided by respective colleges on different factors and factors are specified as below:

  • Total Seats available in colleges. The cut off will be later classified as CMAT Colleges Cut Off depending on the individual institutions.
  • The total number of candidates passed in the exam
  • The number of candidates appearing for the exam.
  • Degree of Complexity  

CMAT Cut Off 2020

The CMAT 2020 Cut Off is not released yet. It will be updated here as soon as it does. The cut off is likely to be similar to the expected CMAT 2020 Cut Off marks. The candidates can look at the expected marks and estimate the cut off marks for the desired institute. All the participating colleges will release the cut off scores after the declaration of the results. Candidates must secure the CMAT 2020 Cut Off and clear the selection process in order to proceed with the admissions to their desired institute. 

CMAT Expected Cut Off

The expected CMAT Cut Off 2020 is given below college wise. The candidates can take a look at the expected cut off for 2020, which has been determined and set by the expert analysts based on the previous years cut off scores. 

CMAT Expected Cut Off 2020
Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores Expected CMAT Cut Off
Goa Institute of Management 95-99
SIMSREE, Mumbai 99+
IPE, Hyderabad 90-95
JBIMS Institute, Mumbai 99.9+
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management 95-99
Great Lakes Institutes of Management 95-99
Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management 85
Welingkar Institute of Management, Bangalore 80
Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai 85
The University of Pune, Department of Management Sciences 95-99
IFIM, Bangalore 85
NIBM, Pune 85
XISS, Ranchi 80
IMT, Hyderabad 80
NL Dalmiya Institute of Management 85
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 85
ITM, Navi Mumbai 80
IMT, Nagpur 80
IFMR, Chennai 85

CMAT Top Colleges with Cut Off

Candidates can check out the most popular and searched colleges for the counselling process and the expected CMAT Cut Off for that institution is provided. They are listed below for reference.

  • Welingkar CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 80
  • Great Lakes CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 95-99
  • PUMBA CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 90
  • JBIMS CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 99.9+
  • NL Dalmia CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 85
  • SIMSREE CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 99+
  • BIM Tech CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 90
  • NIBM Pune CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 85
  • Goa Institute of Management CMAT Cut Off 2020 - 95-99
  • IFMR CMAT Cut Off - 85

Note: Most of the candidates are unable to meet the expected cutoff by top colleges due to minus marks scored in the CMAT Exam.

CMAT Merit list

The CMAT Cut Off will be released in the form of a merit list, on the official website. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of the cut off scores secured by the candidates. The following are the details mentioned on the merit list

  • Name of the candidates
  • CMAT Cut Off scores
  • Section wise scores
  • Percentile secured
  • Cut Off rank
  • Registration or roll number

CMAT Cut Off 2019

Highlights of CMAT Cut Off 2019 is given in the tabular format below. These figures are tentative and can be used for references only.

CMAT Cut Off 2019 in Percentile
Institute Cut off Percentile
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research 99.2 percentile
Goa Institute of Management 99.85 percentile
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies 99.92 percentile
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 99.06 percentile
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85 percentile
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi 95 percentile
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 82 percentile
BIT, Mesra  75 percentile
BIMTECH, Greater Noida 75 percentile
DY Patil School of Management, Pune 75 percentile

CMAT Cut Off 2018

Minimum CMAT Cut Off 2020 is expected to touch 97-99 percentile. As per these cutoffs, candidates will be selected for further selection rounds. Once the result will be declared, each school will release their cutoffs for each category. There are more than 400 schools that are affiliated to the NTA, which also accept the exam's scores for admission. Highlights of CMAT Cut Off 2018 percentile is given in below table format: 

CMAT Cut Off 2018 in Percentile
Institutes CMAT Cut Off percentile
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune 75
Goa Institute of Management, Goa 99.85
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 82
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 99.2
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai 97.27
Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS) 96.42
We School Mumbai 99.06
XISS Ranchi 95

B-Schools Accepting CMAT Cut Off Score

There is a difference between the CMAT Cut Off Percentile and the score. A specific formula is available to calculate the percentile. CMAT Cut Off is widely accepted among the colleges in India. CMAT cut off varies between Public Business school and Private school.

Public Business Schools

Highlights of CMAT Cut Off criteria of Public Business schools, for the year 2018, are tabulated below:

CMAT Cut Off 2018 for Public Business Schools
B-Schools CMAT Cut off Percentile
Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad 60 percentile
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research, and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai 256 score (MMS)248 score (PGDBM)
Department of Management Studies, NIT Durgapur 156 score

Private Business Schools

Highlights of CMAT Cut Off Percentile for Private Business Schools, for the year 2018, are tabulated below:

CMAT Cut Off 2018 for Private Business Schools
Institutes of Business  CMAT Cut Off Percentile  CMAT Cut Off Score
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai - 280 score
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85 percentile -
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 90 percentile -
Goa Institute of Management, Goa - 260 score
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85 Percentile  
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad - 200 score
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore - 300 score
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 75 percentile -
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 60 percentile -
School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin 75 percentile -
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune 60 percentile + Profile-based shortlisting -
Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai 60 percentile -
Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad 60 percentile -
AIMS Bangalore 60 percentile -
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Bangalore 85 percentile -
Pune University Department of Management Studies, Pune 60 percentile -
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 60 percentile -
MIT School of Business, Pune - 200 score
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior 84 percentile -
SDMIMD, Mysore 50 percentile -
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun - 213 Score
Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS), Bangalore - 260 score
Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara 80 percentile -
Doon Business School, Dehradun 60 percentile -
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali - 220 out of 400
IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai - 198 score
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad 70 percentile -
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi - 199 score
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai - 232 score
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai - 227 score
Singhad Institute, Pune - 200 score
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi - 180 score
Acharya School of Management, Bangalore 60 percentile -
Dehradun Institute of Technology, Dehradun 50 percentile -
ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida 50 percentile -
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad 75 percentile -
Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida 60 percentile -
BIMTECH Greater Noida 75 percentile -
Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi 75 percentile -
Mumbai Educational Trust’s (MET) Institute of Mgmt, Mumbai 75 percentile -
Dr D Y Patil Institute of Management, Pune 75 percentile -
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur 45.5 percentile -
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Buldana - 40 score
Indira School of Business Studies, Pune - 160 score
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore - 100+ score

Previous Years CMAT Cut Off Scores as per Ranking

Ranks of CMAT Cut Off score with respect to the previous years of the exam, is given below in the form of a tabular column. Candidates can use this tabulation as an overall reference.

CMAT Cut Off Scores for previous years
Ranking CMAT Cut Off 2017 CMAT Cut Off 2016 CMAT Cut Off 2015 CMAT Cut Off 2014
1 350 300 305 317
2 329 296 305 303
3 328 296 295 303
4 327 288 291 302
5 325 288 289 301
6 316 285 283 296
7 316 283 278 296
8 316 283 277 295
9 315 283 276 294
10 315 278 274 290

Apart from knowing the CMAT Cut Off scores, candidates should make sure to go through the selection procedure for the admissions into renowned institutions.

CMAT Selection Procedure

After the release of the results and the CMAT Cut Off scores, the candidates will be shortlisted based on those scores and will be subjected to a variety of stages of tests. These tests vary from institution to institution, and hence candidates are requested to know the complete format. The following are the stages involved in the CMAT Selection Procedure:

  •  Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview
  • Written Ability Test
  • Final Selection

Candidates can visit the CMAT counselling page for further information about the selection procedure. 

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