CMAT Cutoff 2018


CMAT Cutoff 2018CMAT Cutoff 2018 – The cutoff of CMAT is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection procedure. CMAT cutoff is released by the participating institutes that accepts CMAT score. The cutoff is likely to be released after the declaration of result. CMAT 2018 cut off will vary as per the institutes and depends on factors such as difficulty level of test, availability of seats, number of test takers. CMAT cutoff of top business schools ranges in between 290 to 200. CMAT 2018 exam is scheduled to be conducted on January 21. Candidates can check below previous years and expected CMAT cutoff.



CMAT 2018 cutoff dates

CMAT cutoff will be declared in February. CMAT result will be announced on February 14, 2018. For more details candidates can check the table below.

CMAT cutoff dates

Events Dates
CMAT 2018 examJanuary 21, 2018
CMAT 2018 result to be announcedFebruary 14, 2018
CMAT cutoff to be releasedFebruary 2018

What is CMAT cutoff 2018?

CMAT cutoff is the minimum marks decided by the participating institutes to call candidates for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Candidates securing equal to or more than the cutoff will be shortlisted for next round of selection procedure. CMAT cutoff might be in the form or percentage or percentile.

CMAT expected cutoff 2018

CMAT expected cutoff of various participating institutes is released by the coaching institutes. The expected cutoff has been prepared based on the previous years’ cutoffs released by management institutes. Candidates can check expected CMAT cutoff below

CMAT Cutoff Scores 2018 (Expected)

S.No.Institute NameCMAT Cutoff PercentileCMAT Cutoff Score
1.Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai99.92285
2.Goa Institute of Management, Goa99.85260
3.K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai99.20246
4.We School Mumbai99.06244
5.Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS)96.42210
6.MET Institute of Management, Mumbai97.27218
7.XISS Ranchi95199
8.Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore90180
9.Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore85
10.Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai85
11.Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi85180
12.IFIM Business School, Bangalore85
13.Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior84
14.Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida82170
15.Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara80
16.Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi75160
17.Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune75160
18.PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore75
19.School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin75
20.Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad75
21.BIMTECH Greater Noida75
22.Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad70
23.Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore300
24.Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai280
25.SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai232
26.N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai227
27.Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali220
28.University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun213
29.Singhad Institute, Pune200
30.Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad200
31.MIT School of Business, Pune200
32.IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai198
33.Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi180
34.Indira School of Business Studies, Pune160
35.Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow60
36.Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune60
37.Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai60
38.Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad60
39.AIMS Bangalore60
40.Doon Business School, Dehradun60

Factors affecting CMAT cutoff 2018

CMAT cutoff will depend on the following factors.

  • Exam’s difficulty level
  • Availability of seats
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam

CMAT 2018 Merit list

CMAT merit list will be prepared based on the scores obtained by candidates in the exam. The merit list will contain the rank, overall and sectional scores and percentile. Based on a candidate’s rank in the merit list as well as CMAT cutoff, they will be called for GD and PI. The percentile will be calculated using the formula.

Percentile P = ( (N- Rank of the candidate)/ N) x 100

Note: P is the percentile and N is the total number of candidates appeared for the exam.

How the scores will be calculated in CMAT 2018?

CMAT scores will be calculated through the following method.

  • Candidates for correct answer will score + 4 marks
  • -1 mark deducted for wrong answer
  • No marks will be awarded for questions left unattempted.

CMAT result 2018

CMAT result will be announced online and will be available in the form of merit list. CMAT result 2018 will have roll number, name, score, rank and percentile of all the candidates. CMAT scorecard will be released after the declaration of result. On the basis of a candidate’s performance in GE, PI or WAT as well as CMAT scores will be offered admission to various management programmes in institutes and universities approved by AICTE. CMAT scores will be valid for the academic year 2018-19.

CMAT participating institutes

CMAT scores will be accepted for admission to over 1000 management institutes affiliated under AICTE. On the basis of CMAT cutoff, candidates will be selected to these participating institutes. The participating institutes will be conduct the GD and PI. Candidates can check below top CMAT participating institutes.

Lists of CMAT participating institutes

S. No.Name of the CollegeCity
1Doon Business SchoolDehradun
2Teri UniversityDelhi
3Asia Pacific Institute of ManagementDelhi
4KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and ResearchMumbai
5Jaipuria Institute of ManagementNoida
6Birla Institute of TechnologyMesra
7Dr. DY Patil Institute of ManagementPune
8Acharya Bangalore Business SchoolBangalore
9Indian Institute of Social Welfare and BusinessKolkata
10Indira School of Management StudiesPune
11Indian Institute of Plantation ManagementBangalore
12Future Business SchoolKolkata
13Acharya Bangalore Business SchoolBangalore
14KIIT School of ManagementBhubaneswar
15ITM Business SchoolBangalore

About CMAT 2018

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). CMAT comprises Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

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    • Hi Lokesh

      With 88.4 percentile, you can apply for the following colleges in Pune –
      Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management, Pune
      ASM Institute of International Business and Research, Pune
      Indira Global Business School, Pune
      Indira School of Business Studies, Pune

  1. sir i have 90.81persintile and score166 in suggestwhich college i go.and we find call later fr.imt nagpur and kirloskar harihar for admission.urgent rep pl.

  2. i got 61.42 percentile overall were can i get addmision in gujarat or maharastra?? i belong from gujarat is there any minority sector for gujarat in mahrastra institute??