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CMAT Cutoff 2021 for GLIM: Know Admission Dates, Eligibility, & Expected Cut Off
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Urvashi Singhal

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While AICTE does not release an official CMAT 2021 cutoff to shortlist applicants, Great Lakes announces its individual cutoff. Also, many coaching centers release the expected CMAT Cutoff 2021 at their websites. Going by the past year trends, a minimum score of 180 is required to get an interview call from GLIM.

Most likely, this year’s cutoff will release in the third week of February 2021, once CMAT Result is declared on February 7, 2021. CMAT cutoff is the first level of screening of candidates for admission to MBA or PGDM program in GLIM. Along with the cutoff, it is essential to hold a Bachelor’s degree to apply. Read CMAT Selection procedure

GLIM 2021 Admission Dates
GLIM 2021 Admission Dates

CMAT cutoff will be announced in February 2021. CMAT 2021 is scheduled to be held in last week of Januray, 2021.  Check the below table for all important dates.

Events Dates
Commencement of PGDM application November 2020
Last date to apply for PGDM program January 2021
CMAT 2021 cutoff date February 2021

Check all CMAT 2021 Exam Dates

CMAT Expected Cutoff 2021

CMAT Expected Cutoff 2021

The prime intention behind creating the cutoff list is to choose the qualifying applicant, out of the total examinees. The seats accessible for assigning admission in the B-Schools are restricted, along these lines, a need of cutoff emerges here.

The cutoff list fundamentally drills down the base imprints for every one of the classes and courses, which will be obligatorily be required to be secured by each applicant.

Given below is the section-wise cutoff for CMAT 2021:

Sections CMAT cutoff
Quantitative Technique and Data Interpretation 50
Logical Reasoning 55
Language Comprehension 45
General Awareness (GK) 40
Overall 180 marks

Factors influencing CMAT Cut-off 2021

Cut-off released by GLIM depends on the following factors:

  1. Number of applicants appearing for CMAT
  2. Number of applicants passing the exam
  3. Number of seats available
  4. Difficulty level of CMAT question paper

Eligibility Criteria for Great Lakes

Eligibility Criteria for Great Lakes

It is mandatory to qualify any of the exams among GMAT, CAT 2018/2019, XAT 2019/2020, CMAT 2019/2020. 

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  1. Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (10+2+3) from a recognized university. 
  2. Work experience is not compulsory for this program.
  3. Fresh graduates or candidates in the final year of graduation can also apply.
  4. Graduates up to 5 years of work experience can apply.

Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university in India or abroad. 
  2. They must have a minimum of 5 years of work experience.
  3. Previous academic performance, extra-curricular activities, achievements are also taken into consideration.

Post Graduate Certificate in International Management (PGCIM)

  1. Applicants must hold Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university in India or abroad. 
  2. They must have a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

CMAT Selection Procedure 2021

CMAT Selection Procedure 2021

After the release of CMAT Cutoff, GLIM begins its selection procedure. It comprises of:

  1. Group Discussion (GD)
  2. Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT)

Applicants will be given admission on the basis of their performance in these rounds. Selected candidates will participate in CMAT Counselling, expected to begin from March 2021.


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