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CMAT Results: 29th April 2022

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If your performance in XAT, CAT and other MBA entrance exams wasn’t anywhere near good in 2021, you can focus your energies on the CMAT exam which will be held on 9th April 2022. The marks scored in this exam are accepted in some of the leading business schools or in other words the top CMAT colleges in India. In this detailed write-up on the top CMAT colleges, we will take you through the institutes that will accept the CMAT 2022 score and the possible CMAT 2022 cut-offs.

The more than 1000 AICTE approved PGDM and MBA colleges which will accept the CMAT 2022 cut-offs and scores for admission to their 2022 MBA/PGDM batch can be essentially bracketed together as CMAT colleges. The CMAT 2022 exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in one shift on 9th April 2022. Until last year, this exam used to be conducted by the AICTE and it will be the first time that this exam will be conducted in two sessions rather than one.

A great multitude of MBA colleges will accept the CMAT score this time and the admission to these institutes will be open till February 2022. The precise CMAT score requirement to get admitted to these schools will be based on their corresponding admission policies for the next academic year and also on their CMAT score requirement last year. If we take a closer look, these institutes are essentially private PGDM colleges or University business schools offering MBA degrees among many others. The CMAT cut-offs set by these institutes may vary from one school to the other. Many of them also consider the CMAT sectional cut-offs while shortlisting the candidates.

Almost all the Maharashtra MBA colleges that offer AICTE approved PGDM, MMS (Master of Management Studies) or MBA programs and are participating in the CAP (Centralised Admission Process) 2022, conducted by the DTE Maharashtra will accept the CMAT 2022 score. The DTE Maharashtra had categorically clarified via its notification in October 2017 (reference 2A/ADM/MBA-MMS/2017/1221) that all the Maharashtra MBA colleges will accept the CMAT score for admitting All India category candidates to their Master of Business Administration programs if their admission process is under the DTE Maharashtra’s governance.

Top CMAT Colleges that accept the CMAT Score

Below provided is a list of top CMAT colleges that accept CMAT score. This list has been created based on the CMAT cut offs of last year, along with the corresponding program fees of each institute:

MBA College

Expected Cut off Percentile

Fee (₹ in lakhs)

Goa Institute of Management

98.50

9.79

BIMTECH Greater Noida

95+

12.00

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

95+

 

Dept. of Management Sciences, University of Pune, PUMBA

90+

2.45

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

90+

11.93

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai

90+

1.36

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

85+

11

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

80+

6.50

Institute for Financial Management Studies & Research

90+

12

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow

80+

9.25

SIES College of Management Studies

80+

6.30

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bengaluru

80+

10

KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar

80+

11.95

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

80+

8

International School of Business & Media, Pune

80+

8.9

ITM, Mumbai

80+

9.20

AIMS School of Business

80+

9

Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi

80+

5.5

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management

80+

6.5

New Delhi Institute of Management

80+

8.25

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies

95+

6.00

MBA ProgramSome key points related to CMAT 2022 Cut Offs set by CMAT Colleges

  • It is only after the CMAT 2022 results which are going to be announced in April, 2022 where an announcement regarding the actual CMAT 2022 cut-offs will be made by the CMAT colleges.
  • More than 1000 participating institutes will accept the CMAT score this time.
  • It is important that candidates apply separately to all the CMAT colleges they are interested in.
  • It is also important for students to meet the cut off criteria and other important requirements set by the CMAT colleges to qualify for admission to those institutes.
  • Apart from meeting the CMAT 2022 cut off, the shortlisted students will also need to go through the other selection procedures laid out by the specific MBA colleges. The selection procedure might comprise of personal interviews, writing ability tests and/or group discussions.
  • 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.

The expected cut off percentiles with respect to the CMAT scores

It can be safely inferred based on the past trends that anyone getting an overall CMAT score in the range of 225 to 230 will fall in the 99 percentile, while students who score around 190 marks will fall in the 95 percentile range. If we look at the CMAT scores and the cut off percentiles of the past years, the table will more or less have the following figures this time around:

Cut Off Percentile Range

Overall CMAT Score

99

220 to 230

95

180 to 190

90

160 to 170

85

150 to 160

80

135 to 140

75

125 to 130

70

115 to 120

65

105 to 110

60

100 to 105

Common FAQs

Q1. Is CMAT result 2022 out?
A1. NTA is likely to release CMAT 2022 exam result on April 26, 2022 after considering all the objections of CMAT answer key and after release of CMAT final answer keys.

Q2. What is a valid CMAT score?
A2. Candidates will be able to check the CMAT result 2022 at the official website, cmat.nta.nic.in.

CMAT Score Range out of 400 Marks

CMAT Percentile Range after score normalization 

345-350

100

281-340

90-99.99

201-280

81-89

171-200

71-80

141-170

61-70

116-140

51-60

Below 116

Below 51

Q3. How to see the CMAT result?
A3. Step 1: Visit the official website of CMAT- cmat.nta.nic.in. Step 2: Log in with required credentials such as date of birth and application number to be filled. Step 3: CMAT 2022 scorecard will appear on the screen. Step 4: Download the scorecard for further procedures

Q4. Is CMAT score same as percentile?
A4. No, the CMAT Score is not same as percentile. 

Q5. Which colleges are accepting CMAT?
A5. Top B-Schools Accepting CMAT 2022 Score.

1. Goa Institute of Management

2. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

3. Dept. of Management Sciences, University of Pune, PUMBA

4. KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

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

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