NMAT Cut Off Marks 2021: Previous Years (2020, 2019, 2018) Cut Off

Sep 15, 2021 | Management

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The NMAT cut off is the minimum score required to be scored by aspirants in the exam for admissions into MBA and PGDM courses in NMIMS, its affiliated universities, and other top business schools in the country that accept the NMAT scores. The NMAT cut off score is determined by the participating institutes and is regulated by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The cut off may be released in the form of a score or percentile. Candidates who manage to score the minimum cut off will be eligible to appear for the further rounds of admission- the Group Discussion (GD), and the Personal Interview (PI). Candidates can go through the contents of this page for more details.

Factors determining NMAT Cut Off 2021

To determine the cut off for the exam, GMAC considers the following factors:

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

NMAT Expected Cut Off 2021- Section-wise

The section-wise NMAT expected 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 Expected Cut off 2021- Institution-wise

The NMAT expected cut off 2021 that is done institution-wise for all the participating in the NMAT 2021 colleges. The expected NMAT colleges cut off for the year 2021 has been tabulated below. 

College
Expected NMAT 2021 Cut Off
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS Mumbai)
200+
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS Bangalore and Hyderabad)
180+
Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Bhubaneswar
200+
Woxsen Business School, Hyderabad
160+
ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad
150+
ISBR Business School
170+
BSE Institute Limited
200+
Alliance University
100+
Amity University
200+
Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
150+
SRM University Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
250+
Thapar School of Management
150+
Shiv Nadar University
200+
Bennett University
180+
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
160+
BML Munjal University
200+
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
200+
VIT University 250+
Mody University
200+
GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
200+

NMAT Cut Off- Selection Process

Different participating institutes follow different selection processes for the MBA programs. However, there are some common elements across all the individual selection processes.

  • 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 for 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 2020, 2019, and 2018 are compiled below. Analyzing 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 2020 Cut off
Name of Participating Institutes Cutoff Score in NMAT
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS Mumbai) 212
Xavier School of Human Resource Management - Bhubaneswar MBA-HRM: 87 percentile
Xavier School of Rural Management - Bhubaneswar MBA Rural Management - 50 percentile
Xavier School of Sustainability - Bhubaneswar MBA in Sustainability Management - 40 percentile
Xavier Faculty of management (Urban Management & Governance) - Bhubaneswar MBA in Urban Management and Governance - 40 percentile
SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai Average 200 score
SPJIMR, Mumbai (For PGMPW) NA
Indian School of Business (ISB)(For Certificate Programme in Business Analytics - CBA) NA
ICFAI Business School (IBS) 150+
Shiv Nadar University 60 percentile
Alliance University 100+
VIT University 85 percentile
Amity Business School, Noida For Non Sponsored category- 60 percentile
For Sponsored category- 50 percentile 
Amity Business School, Jaipur 65 percentile
Amity Business School, Mumbai 65 percentile
Amity Business School, Lucknow 65 percentile
Amity Business School, Gurgaon 65 percentile
Amity Business School, Gwalior 65 percentile
Thapar School of Management 140+
Woxsen School of Business Management 160+
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) 140+
GITAM School of International Business (GSIB), Visakhapatnam 140+ score
Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University 140+ score
SRM University 180+
BML Munjal University No cutoff
Mody University 40 percent
ISBR Business School 140+
Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University NA
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai 150+
Bennett University NA
BSE Institute Limited NA
Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCR NA
School Of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar NA
Universal Business School, Raigad NA
Jain University - CMS Business School NA
Athena School of Management, Mumbai NA
School of Inspired Learning NA

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

Apart from NMIMS, various other well-reputed B-schools accept NMAT scores for admission. The list of some renowned institutions is provided below:

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 for NMIMS

The cut off for each of the sections of the NMAT question paper is given below. For admission to NMIMS, the candidates were required to attain the scores mentioned in these tables. The candidates must observe that the cut off for the Mumbai campus of NMIMS is slightly higher than the Bangalore campus.

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

Given below is the cut off for various other MBA colleges that accept NMAT scores for admission. The candidates can check the percentile scores which they need to attain to get admission to the corresponding B-school. 

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 6
SRM University Chennai 80 6

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 79%:

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 8
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 69%:

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 60 4.76
GSIB Vishakapatnam 65 7.50
HBS Hyderabad 60 7.50

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