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NMAT Cut off 2021: Check Expected & Previous Year Cut offs 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

NMAT Cut off 2021 is the minimum score required by the candidate to participate in the admission process of NMIMS and other NMAT score accepting colleges. NMAT 2021 cut off will be released separately by the participating colleges on their official website after the declaration of NMAT by GMAC 2021 Result tentatively in February 2022. Based on the expert NMAT 2021 exam difficulty analysis and registration statistics, NMIMS NMAT cut off percentile is expected to be in the range of 92-97 percentile. Candidates must check the expected section-wise NMAT Cut off scores tabulated below:

Section NMAT Cut Off 2021 (Expected)
Language Skills 74+
Logical Reasoning 70+
Quantitative Skills 72+
Overall 215-235

Clearing the sectional as well as overall cutoffs will be mandatory to proceed to the further rounds of NMAT 2021 selection process. Based on the previous years’ cut off analysis, a normalized score of at least 230, equivalent to 98+%ile would be required to get into NMIMS Mumbai whereas, for NMIMS Bangalore, a score of 215-220 would be sufficient. Also, NMAT Cut off for other top colleges like VIT Vellore, XIMB, and KJ Somaiya ranges between 92-97 percentile with the scaled score between 180-250. Check NMAT Score Accepting Colleges

NMIMS NMAT Cut off 2021

NMIMS NMAT Cut off 2021 (Expected)

NMIMS Campus NMAT Cut off score NMAT Cut off percentile Fee (in lakhs)
NMIMS, Mumbai 235+ 98-99 20.80
NMIMS, Bangalore 220+ 91-94 18.10
NMIMS, Hyderabad 210+ 90-92 16.50
NMIMS Indore 200+ 85-90 15.00
NMIMS Navi Mumbai 180+ 80-85 16.54

Section-wise Expected NMAT Cut off 2021 for NMIMS

Candidates must go through the expected sectional NMAT 2021 cut off for NMIMS campuses tabulated below.

NMIMS College Sectional Cut offs
Quantitative Aptitude Logical Reasoning Language Skills
NMIMS Mumbai 76 78 80
NMIMS Hyderabad 70 73 73
NMIMS Bengaluru 74 73 75
NMIMS Indore 55 58 60
NMIMS Navi Mumbai 65 67 64

NMAT College Predictor 2021

Candidates who have appeared for NMAT 2021 exam must use the college predictor tool to predict their chances of getting a call from the eligible colleges based on their expected scores and percentile. NMAT 2021 College Predictor uses the previous year cut off data of 70+ colleges that accept NMAT scores for MBA/ PGDM admissions. Check NMAT College Predictor 2021

NMAT Cutoff-wise List of Colleges

NMAT Cutoff-wise List of Colleges

Based on the analysis of NMAT previous year cut offs 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017, we have provided below the list of colleges with cut offs above 90, 80, 70, and 60 percentiles respectively. It has been observed that the cut off for these colleges is usually in these given ranges every year.

NMAT Colleges with NMAT Cut off Above 90 percentile

NMAT college NMAT cut off percentile
NMIMS Mumbai Campus 95+
NMIMS Bengaluru Campus 91+
NMIMS Hyderabad Campus 90+
XIM, Bhubaneswar 90+

NMAT Colleges with NMAT Cut off Above 80 percentile

NMAT College NMAT cut off percentile
VIT, Vellore 85+
SRM University, Chennai 80+
Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida (Delhi NCR) 85+
SDA Bocconi, Mumbai 80+

NMAT Colleges with NMAT Cut off Above 70 percentile

NMAT College NMAT cut off percentile
IBS (ICFAI B-schools), Hyderabad & 9 other cities 75+
Alliance University, Bangalore 70-75
BSE Institute Ltd, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad 75-80
WOXSEN, Hyderabad 75+
Amity University, Noida (Delhi NCR) 70+

NMAT Colleges with NMAT Cut off Above 60 percentile

NMAT College NMAT cut off percentile
Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh 65+
UPES, Dehradun 65+
BML Munjal University, Gurgaon 65+
ITM, Navi Mumbai 65+
Mody University, Laxman Garh (Jaipur) 60+
GSIB, Visakhapatnam 65+
HBS, Hyderabad 60+

Also Check NMAT 2021 Score vs Percentile

K J Somaiya NMAT Cut off 2021

K J Somaiya Institute of Management is one of the top AICTE approved MBA colleges located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Candidates who have taken NMAT 2021 can apply for MBA 2022-23 admissions at the institute.

  • KJ Somaiya accepts NMAT scores for admission to its MBA/ MBA IB/ MBA RM/ MBA FS/ MBA IMC/ MBA HR courses. Apart from NMAT, K J Somaiya also accepts CMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores.
  • K J Somaiya does not release section-wise cut offs and considers only the overall NMAT Cut off for admission.
  • Based on last year’s data, KJ Somaiya NMAT Cut off is expected to be in the range of 225-230.
  • Candidates meeting NMAT cut off 2021 will be eligible to participate in the shortlisting process that will include case study, group discussion, and personal interview rounds.
  • Candidates applying at K J Somaiya through NMAT 2021 must note that NMAT scores will be given a weightage of 35% in preparing the final merit list. Other parameters will include GP & PI scores, work experience, and educational qualifications. 

Tabulated below is the list of courses and the number of seats offered for admission:

Course Seats
MBA  240+ Supernumerary Seats
MBA Financial Services 60
MBA Retail Management 60
MBA IMC 60
MBA Human Resources 30

Read more about K J Somaiya 2021 Cut off & Admission Process

People Also Ask

Ques. What is NMIMS NMAT Cut off?

Ans. NMAT Cut off is the minimum score and percentile required by the candidate to be eligible for proceeding to the further rounds of NMAT selection process. NMAT Cut off 2021 for NMIMS Mumbai is expected to be in the range of 95-97 percentile. However, the cut off for NMIMS Hyderabad and Bangalore is expected to be between 92-94 percentile. 

Ques. What is considered a good score in NMAT exam to get a seat in NMIMS Mumbai?

Ans. Based on the analysis of previous years’ data, it has been observed that the cut off score of NMIMS Mumbai is the highest. So, a score of 230-235 is 98+ percentile and this score is enough to get into NMIMS Mumbai & other campuses and other top colleges including XIMB, SDA Bocconi, VIT University, and more.

Ques. I have taken NMAT 2021 twice. Which of the 2 scores will be considered?

Ans. GMAC has allowed the candidates to appear 3 times for NMAT 2021 exam during the 75-day test window (Oct 14 to Dec 27). In case, the candidate appears for the exam more than once, then the best score of the 2 or 3 attempts can be used by the candidate for meeting the cut off criteria.

Ques. How is NMAT Cut off calculated?

Ans. NMAT Cut off is calculated by NMIMS on the basis of various factors. The major factors considered are the number of seats available for admission, the number of candidates who appeared for the exam, NMAT scores, and previous year NMAT cut offs of the respective institutes.

Ques. Is 200 a good score in NMAT?

Ans. A score of 200 is considered a good score in NMAT. However, it might not be sufficient for admission to NMIMS Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru as their cut off is usually above 210. Candidates with a score of 200 can seek admission in other top colleges as per the 2021 ranking- Bennett University, ISBR Business School, IBS Hyderabad, SDA Bocconi, and Alliance University, Bangalore.

Ques. Is NMAT Score accepted by SP Jain Institute of Management & Research?

Ans. Yes, NMAT score is accepted by SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) for admission to its PGMPW (Post Graduate Management Programme for Women) program. To be eligible for admission, candidates also need to meet the other eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Minimum work experience of 4 years
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Career break of more than 1 year.

Ques. Is which form is NMAT Cut off released- score or percentile?

Ans. NMAT Cut off is released individually by the respective participating institutes. Hence, some institutes declare the cut off in the form of percentile while others declare it in the form of NMAT scores (both sectional & overall).

NMAT Cut off 2020

NMAT Cut off 2020

NMAT College Cut-Off Score / Percentile
NMIMS, Mumbai 235+ score
NMIMS, Bangalore 220+ score
NMIMS, Hyderabad 220+ score
ISB, Hyderabad 140+ score
XIM, Bhubaneswar 90+ percentile
Shiv Nadar University 85+ percentile
SDA Bocconi Asia Centre, Mumbai 200+ score
SRM University 180+ score
VIT, Vellore 200+ score
ISBR Business School, Bengaluru 140+ score

NMAT 2020 Sectional Cut off

Sections NMIMS Mumbai Cut off NMIMS Bangalore/ Hyderabad Cut off
Logical Reasoning 79+ 70+
Quantitative Aptitude 73+ 65+
Language Skills 85+ 75+
NMAT Cut off 2019

NMAT Cut off 2019

College Language Skills (96) Quantitative Aptitude (144) Logical Reasoning (120) Overall Cutoff
NMIMS Mumbai (Full-time MBA Program/ MBA Banking/ MBA Capital Market/ MBA HR) 55 74 61 208
NMIMS Mumbai (Full-time MBA Pharmaceutical Management) 50 50 50 169
NMIMS Bangalore (PGDM) 55 70 55 200
NMIMS Hyderabad (PGDM) 55 70 55 200
NMAT Cut off 2018

NMAT Cut off 2018

Section NMIMS Mumbai Cut off NMIMS Bangalore Cut off
Quantitative Skills 65 65
Logical Reasoning 60 50
Language Skills 57 55
Total 209 200
NMAT Cut off 2017

NMAT Cut off 2017

Section NMIMS Mumbai Cut off NMIMS Bangalore Cut off
Quantitative Skills 65 65
Logical Reasoning 60 60
Language Skills 60 50
Total 210 190
NMAT Cut off 2016

NMAT Cut off 2016

Section NMIMS Mumbai Cut off NMIMS Bangalore Cut off
Quantitative Skills 74 70
Logical Reasoning 31 55
Language Skills 55 55
Total 208 200
Factors Determining NMAT Cut Off

Factors Determining NMAT Cut Off 2021

Various parameters are taken into consideration while deciding the cutoff for NMAT:

  • The number of seats available in a particular course.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Number of applicants for NMAT 2021
  • The total number of candidates who actually appeared for the exam.
  • Previous years’ cut-offs and admission trends.
NMAT Admission Process

NMAT 2021 Admission Process

NMAT 2021 Admission process involves appearing for NMAT exam, clearing the cut offs, appearing for GD, WAT, and PI rounds, and the release of the final merit list of shortlisted candidates.

Take NMAT by GMAC exam: Firstly, candidates need to take NMAT 2021 exam scheduled for 75 days from Oct 14 to Dec 27, 2021.

Clear NMAT Cut off: After the declaration of NMAT result, the respective participating colleges will release their sectional and overall NMAT cut offs. Candidates who have scored above the minimum cut offs will be eligible to take part in the further rounds of selection.

Group Discussion (GD): Candidates will be divided into groups of 7-10 and a relevant topic will be given for discussion. Candidates will be judged for their vision, viewpoints, leadership skills, and decision-making skills.

Personal Interview (PI): The GD round will be followed by the PI round. Candidates will be interviewed by a panel of experts and members of the internal selection committee. This round is mainly conducted to analyse the candidate’s personality, his/ her confidence and knowledge of important current affairs. Check NMAT 2021 GD/ PI Preparation

Release of Final Merit List: The final selection criteria for admission to MBA/PGDM programs via NMAT 2021 may be different for different participating institutes. Given below is the list of factors that will be taken into consideration at the time of final selection for 2021 admissions:

  • NMAT 2021 score
  • Personal Interview
  • Written Ability Test
  • Group Discussion
  • Academic record
  • Work Experience
  • Academic/Gender diversity

Read detailed NMAT 2021 Selection Process

NMIMS MBA 2022-24 Seat Intake

Tabulated below is the course-wise number of seats available at NMIMS campuses for MBA admissions through NMAT 2021 exam.

NMIMS Campus Name of the MBA Program Seats Available
NMIMS Mumbai MBA (2 year full-time program with specialization in Finance/Information Systems/Marketing/ Operations) 600
NMIMS Mumbai MBA- Human Resources 120
NMIMS Mumbai MBA- Decision Science & Analytics  60
NMIMS Mumbai MBA- Pharmaceutical Management 120
NMIMS Mumbai MBA- Business Analytics 240
NMIMS Hyderabad MBA  120
NMIMS Hyderabad MBA- Business Analytics 60
NMIMS Navi Mumbai MBA  120
NMIMS Indore MBA  60
NMIMS Bengaluru MBA  120
Frequently Asked Questions

NMAT 2021 Cut off FAQs

Ques. What is the expected NMAT 2021 Cut off for SDA Bocconi?

Ans. SDA Bocconi offers MBA and Executive MBA courses in International Business through NMAT scores. NMAT 2021 Cut off score for SDA Bocconi is expected to be 200.


Ques. What is the expected NMAT 2021 cutoff for NMIMS, Mumbai?

Ans. Based on the previous year's cut off analysis, candidates can expect NMAT 2021 Cut off for NMIMS, Mumbai to be in the range of 95 to 98 percentile. For other NMIMS campuses, the cut off can be expected to be in the range of 93-96 percentile.


Ques. Which are the top 10 MBA institutes apart from NMIMS that accept NMAT 2021 scores?

Ans. Top 5 MBA institutes that will accept NMAT 2021 scores are:

  • XIMB, Bhubaneshwar
  • ISB, Hyderabad
  • Alliance School of Business, Bangalore
  • SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai
  • VIT Vellore
  • SRM University, Delhi NCR, Sonepat
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • ITM, Navi Mumbai
  • BML Munjal University
  • ISBR Business School, Mumbai

Ques. What are the factors affecting NMAT Cut off?

Ans. For determining NMAT Cut off, the following factors are taken into consideration:

  • Difficulty level of NMAT exam
  • Number of candidates who appear for the exam
  • Number of Seats Available
  • Previous Year Cut off and admission trends

Ques. What are some of the top colleges in Bangalore that accept NMAT scores for admission?

Ans. Top colleges in Bangalore that accept NMAT scores for admission are:

  • NMIMS, Bangalore
  • Alliance University, Bangalore
  • ICFAI Business School, Bangalore
  • ISBR Business School, Bangalore

Ques. I have cleared the overall NMAT 2021 cut off, but not the sectional cut off. Am I eligible for admission?

Ans. No, you are not eligible for participation in further rounds of selection. It is mandatory to clear both sectional and overall NMAT Cut offs for admission. Clearing only the overall cut off will not make you eligible for MBA admission based on NMAT scores.


Ques. What is the expected NMAT 2021 Cut off for KJ Somaiya Institute of Management?

Ans. KJ Somaiya Institute of Management is one of the top MBA/ PGDM colleges approved by UGC. Based on previous year trends, KJ Somaiya NMAT Cut off 2021 is expected to be in the range of 220-230 for MBA 2022-24 admission.


Ques. What is the sectional cut off for NMAT 2021?

Ans. NMAT 2021 sectional cut offs will be released by NMIMS. Based on previous year cut offs, the sectional NMAT Cut off is tabulated below:

Section NMAT Cut Off 2021 (Expected)
Language Skills 76+
Logical Reasoning 70+
Quantitative Skills 75+
Overall 210-250

Ques. Which NMIMS Campuses have the highest and the lowest cut off?

Ans. NMIMS Mumbai has the highest cut off of around 94+ percentile. NMIMS Hyderabad & Bengaluru have NMAT cut offs in the range of 90-94 percentile. However, based on previous years’ analysis, NMIMS NMAT Cut offs for Navi Mumbai & Indore campuses are the lowest at 80-85 percentile.


Ques. How is the final merit list prepared for NMAT MBA admissions?

Ans. The final merit list is prepared after taking into account the scores obtained in NMAT exam, performance in GD/ PI rounds, academic records, and work experience. Given below is the expected weightage that will be assigned to various parameters for preparing the final NMAT 2021 MBA admissions list:

Factor Weightage
NMAT by GMAC Score 70%
Group Discussion (GD) 10%
Personal Interview 10%
Academic Performance 5%
Work Experience 5%

Ques. How many B-Schools accept NMAT scores for MBA/ PGDM admissions?

Ans. There are more than 42 B-schools in India that accept NMAT scores for admission to MBA/ PGDM programs. Also, NMAT scores are accepted by 25+ colleges located in Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, and the Philippines.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


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Anonymous
i have scored 181 in nmat...which b schools can get...i really need help and guidance regarding this
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Hi Prajakta, sorry to say but 181 is a poor score. Thus, you are very less likely to get admission in any of the reputed B-School. You can still try getting admission in NMIMS Navi Mumbai.
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Is their is sectional cut off for pharma mba in nmims
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Hi Sagar, you can check the Exam Pattern of this exam to clear the doubt from here.

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What is the cut off score required for Shiv Nadar University in NMAT?
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Anonymous
Hi Aakash, you can contact on given number 91-120-3819100, 91-120-4183660
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Anonymous
I have scored 146 in NMAT'17. I wanted to take admission for MBA(Finance/ HR), which colleges can I get into? (Mostly I am looking for colleges in Pune, Banglore)
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Hello Snehal, The MBA cutoff score is 208. Candidates with below marks 208 are not eligible to apply for counselling process.
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I scored 180 in NMAT 2017, and i know the cut off will be 208 or so, but since 30% seats are reserved for women in NMIMS , are there any chances I'll receive a call from it??
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Hello Stuti, Candidates have to qualify the NMAT exam to avail the seats reserved for women in NMIMS
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Anonymous
I have scored 150 marks/150 scaled in NMAT, so i am very much confuse in selecting college and i am not able to find the right college with this marks, so please let me which best college i can opt with this marks with good placement ratio.

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