CMAT Cutoff 2020: Check CMAT 2020 Expected Cut Off, CMAT 2020 Score vs. Percentile

CMAT Exam Notification: February, 2022

CMAT Cutoff 2020, CMAT Cut Off for various colleges

CMAT 2021 Exam is condcuted by the National Testing Agency instead of AICTE starting 2019. The CMAT 2021 exam will be held in one shift on 31 March 2021. After the CMAT 2021 Result is announced soon, the CMAT 2021 cutoff list will be declared for almost 1000 AICTE approved institutions and colleges that accept the CMAT 2020 score. Around 70000 students will appear for the CMAT 2021 exam.

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT 2020 Score

CMAT Cutoff 2021: Important Dates

CMAT 2021 registration reopens

10-Feb-2021

Registration ends

01-Mar-2021 (5:00 PM)

Last date for payment of fees

02-Mar-2021 (11:50 PM)

Admit card download begins

24 March 2021

CMAT 2021 exam

31 March 2021

CMAT 2021 result declaration

To be announced

CMAT Syllabus 2020 : Download Free PDF of Latest CMAT Syllabus

CMAT Expected Cut Off 2021

CMAT Cutoff 2021: Determination Factors

There are multiple factors based on which the cutoff for CMAT 2021 exam is calculated. The major factors that affect the cutoff for CMAT 2021 exam are:

1.    Number of candidates who have appeared for the CMAT exam 2021
2.    Total number of available seats under the various management programmes in all the participating institutes 
3.    Total number of candidates who have passed the CMAT 2021 exam
4.    The difficulty level of the CMAT exam 2021
5.    Overall caliber of the students appearing in the CMAT exam 2021

CMAT 2021 Expected Score vs Percentile

CMAT Cutoff 2020: Expected Cutoffs

The overall cutoff against the CMAT 2021 score is expected to be:

CMAT 2021 Score - Overall

Expected CMAT 2021 Percentile

180+

74-76

 200+

84-85

240+

95-97

300+

99 -100

CMAT 2021 Section Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

CMAT 2021 Sectional Score

Percentile

50

67-69

60

75-77

70

82-84

80

91-93

90

97-99

CMAT 2021 Section Language Comprehension

CMAT 2021 Sectional Score

Percentile

50

68-70

60

79-81

70

88-90

80

95-97

90

98-100

CMAT 2021 Section Logical Reasoning

CMAT 2021 Sectional Score

Percentile

50

49-50

60

62-64

70

74-76

80

86-88

90

93-95

CMAT 20201Section General Awareness

CMAT 2021 Sectional Score

Percentile

50

78-80

60

86-88

70

90-92

80

93-95

90

95-97

CMAT Cutoff 2021: Previous Year Cutoffs

Below is the cutoff for CMAT 2020 released by various top colleges that accept the CMAT score. This will help students get an estimate of how high the cutoff for 2021 CMAT exam may go. Apart from that, the factors listed above also affect the cutoffs.

CMAT 2020 Accepting Colleges

Expected CMAT 2020 Cutoff Percentile

CMAT 2019 Cutoff Percentile

JBMIS Mumbai

99+

99.92

GIM, Goa

95+

99.85

KSOM, Bhubaneshwar

95+

99.2

SIMSREE, Mumbai

99+

 

Great Lakes, Chennai

95+

99.06

IPE, Hyderabad

90+

 

Welingkar, Mumbai

85+

 

IFMR, Chennai

85+

 

Jaipuria Institute of Management

85+

82

IMT, Hyderabad & Nagpur

80+

 

XISS, Ranchi

80+

95

It is also important for students to keep an idea about the CMAT sectional cutoffs as well. This helps the students prepare for the CMAT exam 2020 accordingly. Here is the look at the sectional cutoff out of 100 marks is:

CMAT Paper Sections CMAT Projected Cut Off
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Language Comprehension 45
General Awareness 40
Logical Reasoning 55

CMAT Cutoff 2020: Key Highlights

1.    Each year the students may get different percentile for the same score. 
2.   Usually the candidate who gets the highest score gets 100 percentile. But the percentile score also depends on the sectional scores and sectional percentile. Thus there are chances that candidates with different score may have the same percentile as well.
3.    A look at the statistics for 100 and 75 percentile score are:

CMAT Exam Year CMAT Exam Score out of 400 CMAT Percentile
2017 350 100
2017 165 75
2016 300 100
2016 125 75

4.    If we compare, the overall performances over the previous years, CMAT 2017 was better as compared to CMAT 2016. The total number of students who got 90+ percentile was higher in CMAT 2017(5921) than in CMAT 2016(5511). Here is a look at the total number of students getting 90+ percentile over the last 2 years:-

CMAT Percentile

5.    Each college affiliated to AICTE releases their separate cutoffs each year. Candidates must check the official websites for each college to keep track of the cutoff and counselling process.

CMAT Cutoff 2021: Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ1. What are the sets after CMAT 2021 result is declared?
A. Those who clear the respective CMAT 2021 participating institute’s cutoff score will have to appear for selection procedure of that particular institute. Each college has its own selection procedure. The candidates have to appear for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) individually. The CMAT 2020 final selection of the candidates is on the basis of a candidate’s performance based on both the rounds.

FAQ2. Is there sectional cutoff in CMAT 2021?
A. NTA will release sectional and overall score. It depends on the respective participating college if they want to consider the sectional score or only the overall score.

FAQ3. Does NTA announce CMAT cutoff for the participating institutes?
A. No. NTA does not announce CMAT cutoff for its participating institutes. It will only release the CMAT 2021 result with the sectional and overall score. The selection process is subjective to the respective participating institutes.

FAQ4. When will the CMAT 2021 cutoff be declared?
A. After the CMAT 2021 result is announced by National Testing Agency (NTA), the CMAT 2020 participating institutes will release their individual CMAT 2020 cutoff list.

FAQ5. Which colleges accept CMAT 2021 score?
A. Around 1000 AICTE approved colleges will accept CMAT 2021 score. The IIMs do not accept CMAT 2021.

FAQ6. How to calculate CMAT 2021 score?
A. The CMAT 2021 raw score is calculated using the formula:

CMAT 2021 Score = (No. of Correct Answers * 4) – (No. of Incorrect Answers * 1)

The percentile is calculated by the following formula:

Percentile = ((Total number of candidates appearing for exam) – (Rank of the candidate))/ (Total number of candidates appearing for exam) x 100

FAQ7. What to do if there are issues in downloading CMAT 2021 scorecard?
A. For any queries or concerns regarding the download of the CMAT 2019 admit card, scorecard and result, the candidates must contact the National Testing Agency till the time the option to download the e-admit card and scorecard is available.

The contact details of National Testing Agency are as follows:

Address

Block C-20/1A/8, Sector-62,

IITK Outreach Centre,

Gautam Buddh Nagar,

Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)

 Telephone No. 

7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526

Email

cmat.nta2019@gmail.com

FAQ8. Is it mandatory to clear sectional cutoff in CMAT 2021 exam?
AIt completely depends on the college to which you are applying. If the CMAT 2021 participating college has set sectional cutoff, you will need to clear it, else the overall cutoff is enough.

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