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NMAT Score vs Percentile, Percentile Calculator, Scoring System
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NMAT Score vs Percentile is a system that tells the candidates where they stand with respect to their NMAT scores compared to other candidates who have attempted NMAT. For eg, if a candidate has 95 percentile, they belong to the top 5% scorers of NMAT. The conversion of the NMAT scores of the percentile varies year by year. 

NMAT Score vs Percentile

Based on the previous years NMAT Percentile and Cut Off scores, it is possible to determine the scores vs percentile for NMAT. Candidates can refer to the following table: 

Score in NMAT NMAT Percentile
230-240 99
210-215 95 
>200 90

College Wise Score vs Percentile

NMAT Score vs Percentile: College Wise

College Percentile Required  Scores (Approximately)
NMIMS Mumbai 94 208
NMIMS Bangalore 91 200
NMIMS Hyderabad 90 200
XIMB  90 200
MISB Bocconi  70 170

Also Check: NMAT vs SNAP: Which is Better?

NMAT Scoring System

NMAT Scoring System

Given below is the scaled scoring for NMAT: 

Section Scaled Score Range
Quantitative Skills 0 - 144
Language Skills 0 - 96
Logical Reasoning Skills 0 - 120
TOTAL 0 - 360
  • All raw test scores are calculated on the basis of a common scale. 
  • All scores are equalized to ensure fairness. 
  • The percentile calculation is done only after all candidates have attempted the exam. 

For more information check, How are NMAT Scaled Scores Calculated?

NMAT Highest Scores

Year of Exam NMAT Topper NMAT Score NMAT Percentile 
NMAT 2019 Highest Score Madhur Mehta 214 98
Nitesh Pandhi 210 98


NMAT Sectional Cutoff

NMAT 2020 Sectional Cutoff

Sections Expected Cutoff
Logical Reasoning 65-70
Quantitative Skills 70-75
Language Skills 62-65

For more information, check Cutoff for NMAT

NMAT Cut Off Scores

NMAT Cut Off Scores

MBA college Expected NMAT cut off percentile
NMIMS Mumbai Campus 94
NMIMS Bengaluru Campus 91
NMIMS Hyderabad Campus 90
XIM, Bhubaneswar 90
VIT, Vellore 85
SRM University, Chennai 80
SDA Bocconi, Mumbai 70+
IBS (ICFAI B-schools), Hyderabad & 9 other cities 70
Alliance University, Bangalore 70
BSE Institute Ltd, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad 70
Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida (Delhi NCR) 70
WOXSEN, Hyderabad 70
Amity University, Noida (Delhi NCR) 65
Thapar School of Management, Mohali 65
UPES, Dehradun 65
BML Munjal University, Gurgaon 65
ITM, Navi Mumbai 65
Mody University, Laxman Garh (Jaipur) 60
GSIB, Visakhapatnam 65

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Frequently Asked Questions

NMAT Score vs Percentile FAQs

Ques. What is a good score in NMAT?

Ans. A score range between 230 – 240 which is around 90 percentile is a good score in NMAT Exam.

Ques. How many times a candidate is allowed to take the exam?

Ans. The candidates are allowed to take the exam for a maximum of three times.

Ques: Is there any reservation criteria for NMAT?

Ans: Yes, 30% seats are reserved for women

Ques: What is the expected cutoff for NMIMS, Mumbai?

Ans: 90 percentile or a score greater than 200 is the expected cut off for NMIMS, Mumbai

Ques: Will the score be mentioned on the NMAT score card?

Ans: Details mentioned on the NMAT score card are as follows: 

  • Scaled score for each section
  • A total Score
  • A percentile ranking

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


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