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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2020) is a national level management entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency starting 2019. Until 2018, NTA CMAT exam was conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. 64,582 candidates registered and appeared for CMAT 2019 exam and were conducted in 84 cities across 25 states and UTs in India. The CMAT 2020 score will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. Before we take a look at the best MBA colleges in India that accept CMAT exam score, here are the highlights of the CMAT 2020 exam:

  1. CMAT 2020 exam is an online (computer-based test).
  2. CMAT 2020 exam is conducted across two slots (morning and afternoon).
  3. The total duration of the CMAT 2020 exam is three hours or 180 minutes.
  4. Unlike previous years, CMAT 2020 will only be conducted once a year.
  5. The registration for CMAT 2020 is expected to start by November 2019 and end by the first week of December 2019.
  6. The CMAT 2020 exam is expected to be held during the last weekend of January 2020.
  7. The eligibility for CMAT 2020 is:
    1. Applicant must be a citizen of Indi
    2. Graduates in any discipline can apply for CMAT 2020 exam.
    3. Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for 2020-21 can also apply for CMAT 2020 online exam.
    4. There is no age bar.
  8. The exam pattern for CMAT 2020 exam is:

CMAT 2020 Exam Section

Total Questions

CMAT 2020 Marking Scheme

Correct Answer

Incorrect Answer

Total

  1. Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation

25

+4

-1

100

  1. Logical Reasoning

25

+4

-1

100

  1. Language Comprehension

25

+4

-1

100

General Awareness

25

+4

-1

100

Total

100

400

 

  1. The difficulty level of the CMAT 2020 exam is expected to be moderate.
  2. Candidates must apply separately for each of the CMAT 2020 participating colleges and go through their respective admission process.

 

Let us take a look at the top MBA colleges in India that accept the CMAT exam score:

 

S. No.

CMAT 2020 Accepting MBA Colleges

 Courses Offered

Cut off Percentile

Fee (₹ in lakhs)

Details About Admission/Eligibility

1

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

  1. PGDM
  2. PGDM (Big Data Analytics)
  3. PGDM (Health Care Management)

90+

9.79

Program Details & Admission Process

2

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

PGPM

90+

 

Admission Details

3

Dept. of Management Sciences, University of Pune, PUMBA

MBA++

90+

2.45

Program Eligibility & Details

4

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

  1. PGDM, PGDM (International Business)
  2. PGDM (Retail Management)
  3. PGDM (Financial Services)
  4. PGDM (Communication)
  5. PGDM (Health Care Management)

90+

11.93

Admission Details

5

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai (SIMSREE.)

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management
  2. Masters of Management Studies (MMS)

90+

1.36

Program Admission Criteria and Details

6

Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

  1. PGDM
  2. PGDM (e-Business)
  3. PGDM (Business Design)
  4. PGDM (Research & Business Management)
  5. PGDM (Healthcare)
  6. PGDM (Media & Entertainment)
  7. PGDM (Rural Management)
  8. PGDM (Retail Management)

90+

11

Eligibility & Program Details

7

Institute for Financial Management Studies & Research, Chennai

MBA

90+

12

Program Details

8

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, Noida, Jaipur, Indore

  1. PGDM
  2. PGDM (Financial Services)
  3. PGDM (Marketing)
  4. PGDM (Retail Management)
  5. PGDM (Service Management)

80+

9.25

Admission Process

9

SIES College of Management Studies

  1. PGDM
  2. PGDM (Pharmaceutical Management)
  3. PGDM (Biotechnology)

80+

6.3

Eligibility & Admission Process

10

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bengaluru

PGDM

80+

10

Program Details & Eligibility

11

KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar

MBA Full Time

80+

11.95

Program Details & Eligibility

12

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  2. PGDM Banking Insurance and Financial Services
  3. PGDM International Business
  4. PGDM Retail Marketing
  5. PGDM Human Resource Management

80+

8

Admission Process & Details

13

ITM Group of Institutions, Mumbai, Chennai, Navi Mumbai, Warangal

  1. PGDM iConnect,
  2. PGDM iConnect (International Business)
  3. PGDM iConnect (Retail Management)
  4. PGDM iConnect (Human Resource Management)
  5. PGDM iConnect (Financial Markets)

80+

9.2

Program Details & Eligibility

14

Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi

PGDM

70+

7.15

Admission Process

PGDM - IB

55+

7.15

PGDM - RM

50+

7.15

15

AIMS School of Business

MBA

60+

9

Selection Process & Details

16

BIMTECH Greater Noida: Birla Institute of Management Technology

PGDM Insurance Business Management

80+

9

PGDM (IBM) Program Details & Eligibility

 

 

PGDM Retail Management

 

9

PGDM (RM) Program Details & Eligibility

17

Christ University Bengaluru: Institute of Management

MBA - Marketing

70+

37.4 / 40.8

Program Details & Eligibility

MBA - Business Analytics

37.4 / 40.8

MBA - Finance

37.4 / 39.1

MBA - HR

37.4 / 38.2

MBA - Lean Operations & Systems

37.4 / 38.2

18

Calcutta Business School, Kolkata

PGDM

70+

6.85

Admission Procedure & Eligibility

19

GITAM School of International Business, Vishakhapatnam

MBA

70+

8.5

GSIB Program Eligibility & Details

20

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

PGDM-BE (Business Entrepreneurship)

70+

12.56

Eligibility & Selection Process

Essential things to keep in mind related to CMAT 2020 Cut Offs as set by various CMAT Participating Colleges:

  1. CMAT 2020 cutoff will be announced only after the CMAT 2020 results are published in February
  2. More than 1000 participating institutes accept the CMAT 2020 score.
  3. Candidates must apply individually to each CMAT accepting colleges of their choice.
  4. In addition to the CMAT 2020 cutoff released by the respective institute, students must check the other important eligibility requirements set by the CMAT colleges to qualify for admission to those institutes.
  5. Cutoff for CMAT 2020 score will help candidates get shortlisted for further rounds, which will be conducted by the respective college. The selection procedure mostly comprises of personal interviews, writing ability tests, and group discussions. Certain institutes may conduct their entrance exam also.

The final decision of admission to an MBA College will rest entirely with the Institute and will be based on the CMAT score, overall academic profile, experience, and performance in WAT-GD-PI. Please check the respective college or institute’s website to get an idea about the weightage of each component.

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