CMAT, commonly known as the Common Management Aptitude Test, is an MBA entrance exam conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Every year around 50,000 MBA aspirants appear in the test. A list of some premier business schools (in no specific order) that accept CMAT scores.

College Name Location
JBIMS Mumbai
K J Somaiya Mumbai
GIM Goa
SIES Mumbai
N L Dalmia Mumbai
Welingkar Mumbai
IMT Nagpur
Sydenham Mumbai
IBA Bangalore
IHMR Bangalore
ABBS Bangalore
GLIM Chennai
XIME Bengaluru
MICA Ahmedabad
UPES Dehradun
IPE Hyderabad
NIT Durgapur

The CMAT cutoff for B-schools ranges from 45 percentile to 90+ percentile. As per as the scores are concerned, the cut-off score range from 160 to 285. Top B-schools accepting CMAT scores in India which also have the highest cutoff percentiles are:

  1. Goa Institute of Management
  2. SIMSREE Mumbai
  3. K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai
  4. XISS Ranchi

Top B-schools Accepting CMAT Scores and Cutoffs

B-School
CMAT Cut Off
Public B-Schools
Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad 60 percentile
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai

256 score (MMS)

248 score (PGDBM)

Private B-Schools  
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 280 score
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 244 score
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 246 score
Goa Instiute of Management, Goa 260 score
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 200 score
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore 200 score
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 250 score
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 200 score
Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai 200 score
Pune University Department of Management Studies, Pune 200 score
School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin 200 score
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune 200 score
Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad 200 score
AIMS Bangalore 250 score
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore 200 score
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 170 score
MIT School of Business, Pune 200 score
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior 220 score
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun 213 Score
Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS), Bangalore 180 score
Doon Business School, Dehradun 160 score
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali 220 score
IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai 100 score
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad 150 percentile
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi 199 score
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai 232 score
N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 227 score
Singhad Institute, Pune 200 score
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi 180 score
Acharya School of Management, Bangalore 150 score
Dehradun Institute of Technology (MBA), Dehradun 100 score
ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida 100 score
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad 250 score
Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida 150 score
BIMTECH Greater Noida 200 score
Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi 160 score 
Mumbai Educational Trust’s (MET) Institute of Mgmt, Mumbai 218 score
Dr. D Y Patil Institute of Management, Pune 160 score
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur 100 score
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Buldana 140 score
Indira School of Business Studies, Pune 160 score
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore 100+ score