NMAT Cut Off Marks 2020: Previous Years (2019, 2018) Cut Off

Exam Date : February 2, 2021 To February 8, 2021
Result Date : February 12, 2021

The NMAT Cut Off is the minimum score required to be scored by candidates in the exam for admissions into MBA and PGDM courses in NMIMS, its affiliated universities, and other top business schools in the country accepting the exam scores. The NMAT Cut Off score is determined by the participating institutes and is regulated by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The NMAT Cut Off may be released in the form of a score or percentile. NMAT scores are accepted by around 40 business schools in India.

The NMAT Cut Off 2021 will be released after the exam is conducted. Candidates that score the minimum marks prescribed in the NMAT cut off criteria will be eligible to appear for the further rounds of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The NMAT Cut Off 2021 details are illustrated below.

NMAT Cut Off 2021 Highlights

The NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The exam serves as a gateway for students seeking admissions into MBA and PGDM courses into NMIMS and various affiliated universities. NMAT scores are also accepted by business schools other than NMIMS and its affiliated universities. NMAT was acquired by GMAC in 2015, and the exam has since been referred to as NMAT by GMAC. GMAC governs the events related to the NMAT exam such as application commencement, admit card release, and results declaration. The NMAT Cut Off is decided by the GMAC every year.

Factors Determining NMAT Cut Off 2021

The NMAT Cut Off will be depending on the following factors

  • The difficulty level of the NMAT exam.
  • The number of candidates appeared for the NMAT exam.
  • The number of NMAT application forms received.
  • The previous years' trends of the NMAT exam.
  • The number of seats available in the different colleges under NMAT 2021.

Expected NMAT Cut Off 2021

The expected section-wise NMAT Cut Off for MBA in HR/ Capital Marketing/ Banking and MBA in Pharmaceutical Management is provided below:

NMAT (Expected) Cut Off 2021 
Course Name Language Skills Cut off Quantitative Aptitude Cut off Logical Reasoning Cut off Overall Cut off
MBA in HR/ Capital Marketing/ Banking 55 74 61 208
MBA in Pharmaceutical Management 50 50 50 169

NMAT Cut Off - Selection Process

Different participating institutes have different selection processes for the MBA programs offered by them. However, there are common elements across all the individual selection processes. The list of elements in the selection processes across the various universities is as follows:

  • NMAT 2021 Score
  • Personal Interview
  • Written Ability Test
  • Group Discussion
  • Academic Record
  • Work Experience
  • Academic/ Gender Diversity

NMAT Cut Off - Composite Merit List Preparation

Each element in the selection process based on the NMAT Cut Off carries a certain amount of weightage that will determine a candidate's eligibility into the various MBA and PGDM courses. The weightage of each element in the selection process is given below:

Weightage of NMAT Selection Process Elements
NMAT Selection Process Element Weightage
NMAT by GMAC Score 70%
Group Discussion (GD) 10%
Personal Interview 10%
Academic Performance 5%
Work Experience 5%

NMAT Cut Off for Previous Years

The NMAT Cut Off for 2019 and 2018 are compiled below. Analysing the cut offs from the previous years will give candidates an idea of the minimum marks they would require to clear the NMAT 2021 exam.

NMAT Cut Off 2019

The table below details the NMAT Cut Off 2019 for various participating institutes based on the scores and percentiles:

NMAT Cut Off 2019
Institutions
NMAT Cut Off 2019
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) 140 - 145
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies 200 - 215
Amity Business School, Gurgaon 65 percentile
Alliance University 100 - 105
Woxsen School of Business Management 160 - 165
Indian School of Business (ISB)(For Certificate Programme in Business Analytics – CBA)
Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
ISBR Business School 140 - 145
SRM University 180 - 185
Amity Business School, Noida 60 percentile
Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University 140 - 145
Jain University – CMS Business School
ICFAI Business School (IBS), in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Pune, Gurgaon, Dehradun, Bengaluru & Mumbai 150 - 152
Xavier School of Human Resource Management – Bhubaneswar 85 - 87 percentile
Bennett University
Thapar School of Management 140 - 145
Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
Amity Business School, Gwalior 65 percentile
SPJIMR, Mumbai (For PGMPW)
SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai 200 - 205
School Of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar
School of Inspired Learning
Amity Business School, Mumbai 65 percentile
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai 150 - 155
BSE Institute Limited
Amity Business School, Jaipur 65 percentile
Xavier Faculty of management (Urban Management & Governance) – Bhubaneswar 40 percentile
Amity Business School, Lucknow 65 percentile
Universal Business School, Raigad
VIT University 85 percentile
Xavier School of Sustainability – Bhubaneswar 40 percentile
BML Munjal University
Athena School of Management, Mumbai
Shiv Nadar University 60 percentile
Mody University 40 percentile
GITAM School of International Business (GSIB), Visakhapatnam 140 - 145
Xavier School of Rural Management – Bhubaneswar 50 percentile

NMAT Cut Off 2018

The NMAT Cut Off 2018 is detailed for the various participating institutes based on the scores and percentiles:

NMAT Cut Off 2018
NMAT Colleges Cut off score/percentile
SVKM'S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
SVKM'S Narsee Monjee Institue of Management Studies, Bangalore
SVKM'S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Hyderabad 
200+ NMAT scores
Indian School Business (ISB) 140+ NMAT scores
Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar 170+ NMAT scores
SDA Bocconi Asia centre (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai   200+ NMAT scores
Alliance School of Business, Alliance University  100+ NMAT scores
ITM Business School  65+ NMAT scores
ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad  150+ NMAT scores
BSE Institute PVT. 180+ NMAT score
Shiv Nadar University, Great Noida  85+ NMAT scores
Bennett University, Delhi NCR  65+ NMAT scores
Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad 160+ NMAT scores
Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh 150+ NMAT scores
ISBR Business School, Bengaluru 140+ NMAT scores
Amity University, Delhi NCR  60+ NMAT scores
SRM University  180+ NMAT scores
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun 140+ NMAT scores
BML Munjal University, Delhi  150+ NMAT scores
VIT University, Vellore 50+ NMAT scores
Jindal Global Business school-Delhi NCR 65+ NMAT scores

Colleges accepting NMAT Score

The list of NMAT accepting colleges is tabulated below. These colleges have a cut off limit of their own.

Colleges Accepting NMAT score
MISB Bocconi, Mumbai IBS B-schools, Hyderabad & other locations
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Sciences, Mumbai Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Sciences
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Sciences, Bangalore SRM University
Alliance University, Bangalore BSE Institute Ltd., Mumbai & other locations
Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida WOXSEN, Hyderabad
Amity University, Noida Thapar School of Management, Mohali
UPES, Dehradun BML Munjal University, Gurgaon
ITM, Navi Mumbai Mody University, Jaipur
GSIB, Visakhapatnam -- 

NMAT Sectional Cut Off

The section-wise NMAT Cut Off for 2018, 2017, and 2016 are detailed in the tables mentioned below:

NMAT Sectional Cut Off 2018

The table below shows the section-wise NMAT Cut Off for 2018:

NMIMS Institute Quantitative Skills Logical Reasoning Language Skills Total Cut Off
Mumbai Campus 65 60 57 209
Bangalore Campus 65 50 55 200

NMAT Sectional Cut Off 2017

The table below shows the section-wise NMAT Cut Off for 2017:

NMIMS Institute Quantitative Skills Logical Reasoning Language Skills Total Cut Off
Mumbai Campus 65 60 60 210
Bangalore Campus 65 60 50 190

NMAT Sectional Cut Off 2016

The table below shows the section-wise NMAT Cut Off for 2016:

NMIMS Institute Quantitative Skills Logical Reasoning Language Skills Total Cut Off
Mumbai Campus 74 31 55 208
Bangalore Campus 70 55 55 200

NMAT Score & Cut Off - MBA Colleges

The tables below show the details of the colleges providing admissions based on the candidates' NMAT Cut Off scores:

MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores - 90% Cut Off

The table below shows the list of MBA colleges that provide admissions based on the NMAT Cut Off scores being 90% or more:

MBA Colleges accepting NMAT Scores of 90%
Institute Name City Cut Off Percentile Score Fees (INR in Lakhs)
NMIMS Mumbai 94 17.44
NMIMS Bangalore 91 9.80
NMIMS Hyderabad 90 9.05
XIM Bhubaneshwar 90 13.18

MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores - 80% Cut Off

The table below shows the list of MBA colleges that provide admissions based on the NMAT Cut Off scores being between 80% and 90%:

MBA Colleges accepting NMAT Scores of 80%
Institute Name City Cut Off Percentile Score Fees (INR in Lakhs)
VIT Vellore 85
SRM University Chennai 80

MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores - 70% Cut Off

The table below shows the list of MBA colleges that provide admissions based on the NMAT Cut Off scores being between 70% and 80%:

MBA Colleges accepting NMAT Scores of 70%
Institute Name City Cut Off Percentile Score Fees (INR in Lakhs)
MISB Bocconi Mumbai  70+  18.25 
IBS Hyderabad (+ 9 other cities) 70  6.25 
Alliance University Bangalore  70 
BSE Institute Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkota, Ahmedabad  70  1.50 
Shiv Nadar University Greater Noida 70 12.09
WOXSEN Hyderabad 70 17.30

MBA colleges accepting NMAT scores - 60% Cut Off

The table below shows the list of MBA colleges that provide admissions based on the NMAT Cut Off scores being between 60% and 70%:

MBA Colleges accepting NMAT Scores of 60%
Institute Name City Cut Off Percentile Score Fees (INR in Lakhs)
Amity University Noida  65 11.0
Thapar School of Management  Mohali  65 6.45
UPES  Dehradun  65 10.52
BML Munjal University  Gurgaon  65 9.80
ITM Navi Mumbai 65 9.30
Mody University Laxman Garh 65 4.76
GSIB Vishakapatnam 65 7.50
HBS Hyderabad 65 7.50

NMAT 2021 Important Dates

NMAT 2021 Important Dates
Event Dates
NMAT 2021 Exam February 2, 2021 to February 8, 2021
NMAT 2021 Result February 12, 2021
NMAT 2021 Scorecard Download March 2021

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