MAT Cutoff 2017 – The result of MAT 2017 May exam has been announced and the cutoff is expected to be released soon. The candidates who have appeared for MAT May exam must obtain the minimum cutoff marks to get shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds of the participating B-Schools. The B-Schools that accept MAT scores will take into consideration a number of factors while calculating cutoff scores. These include the total number of candidates, difficulty level of the test and number of seats in the institutes. Each of the institutes will release its own cutoff list that may vary from one another. Also, the cutoff marks of MAT May will differ according to the category of the candidate. On the basis of cutoff scores, the candidates will be invited for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). The selection procedure may differ from institute to institute. MAT exam was held on May 7 (paper based mode) and May 13 (computer based mode). In this article, the candidates can find complete information on MAT cutoff 2017.
MAT 2017 Cutoff for May Session
MAT 2017 result has been announced and the cutoff scores are expected to be released soon. The cutoff scores are the minimum scores that the candidates must obtain to get shortlisted for the further selection procedure of the participating Institutes. These shortlisted candidates are required to appear for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds of the Institutes. Each Institute will have their own cutoff marks and will vary from each other.
Expected MAT 2017 Cutoff
It is expected that AIMA and the participating Institutes will keep the cutoff scores similar to that of the MAT 2016 Cutoff scores. The table below furnishes the expected MAT 2017 Cutoff scores of the few top-rated MAT Participating Institutes.
|S.No.||B-Schools||Expected MAT 2017 Cutoff Scores|
|1.||Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship||700|
|2.||Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad||650|
|3.||Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune||600|
|4.||PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore||600|
|7.||Amity Business School, Noida||500|
|8.||Alliance School of Business, Bangalore||500|
|9.||IFIM Business School||500|
|10.||Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences||500|
|12.||SRM school and SRM University||500|
|14.||Christ Institute of Management||400|
Factors Impacting the MAT 2017 Cutoff
After the announcement of the MAT Result 2017, the candidates are advised to visit the official website of Participating Institutes. These institutes will be preparing the cutoff scores on the basis of the following factors –
- The total number of candidates applied for the test.
- The total number of candidates appeared for the test.
- The reservation policy of the Institute.
- The level of difficulty of the exam.
- Previous year’s cutoff scores/percentile.
MAT 2017 Cutoff – Important points
The candidates who appeared for MAT must remember the following points –
- Along with the Institutes, the cutoff scores will vary.
- The cutoff marks will highly be influenced by the total number of applicants and seats. If the number of candidates is more than the available seats, then the cutoff will be high, else vice versa.
- The candidates scoring well/high in the test will have higher chances of getting admission into the participating Institutes.
The participating institutes will soon be releasing the list of shortlisted candidates. These candidates are required to appear for the pre-admission rounds of the Institutes. The selection process of the various Institutes will vary from each other. However, the common selection pattern of these institutes are –
- Group Discussion (GD)
- Personal Interview (PI)
- Written Ability Test (WAT)
The final selection will be based on the candidate’s overall performance in the MAT, GD, PI, WAT, past academic record (if necessary), and other necessary criteria of the Institutes.