NMAT Cut off: Get NMAT Previous Years' Cut off Here

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Abhishek Dhawan

Abhishek DhawanSenior Executive – Editorial

Updated on Feb 3, 2022 02:29 IST

NMAT cutoff is the closing score at which the admission is closed. All participating institutes close admission for MBA courses at specified rank secured by the candidate in NMAT. The cutoff is decided every year based on multiple factors such as total applicants, difficulty level, number of seats and more. Candidates who qualify as per the NMAT cutoff are selected for admission into the participating institutes. For more details on NMAT cut off such as determining factors, analysis of past NMAT cut off trends and NMAT by GMAC selection process to gain better insight on these important aspects in the following segments of the article.

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What is NMAT Cut-off

  • NMAT cut off is the minimum score obtained by candidates for the selection round.
  • The cut off levels are determined individually by the NMAT participating institutes
  • Basis the campus and institute, NMAT cut off may be released either as scores or as a percentile
  • Some institutes fix NMAT cut off based on MBA/PGDM programs
  • Test takers who qualify for the NMAT cut off levels are shortlisted for successive selection rounds
  • As many as 42 B-Schools from across India and 24 international B-schools accept NMAT scores
  • The overall NMAT cut off level generally remain between 150-250

Factors Determining NMAT cut-offs

Cut-offs for admission through NMAT are determined on the basis of several factors, like:

  • Number of seats in the particular course
  • Difficulty level of NMAT exam
  • Number of NMAT application forms received
  • Number of candidates who appeared in the exam
  • Past years cut-offs and admission trend

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NMAT 2020 Expected Cut-off

Sections

Expected Cutoff

Quantitative Skills

73+

Logical Reasoning

79+

Language Skills

85+

Overall

205-250

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NMAT cut off 2020

NMAT cut-offs 2020 is being announced by the NMAT participating colleges as the NMAT 2020 results have been declared on the official website of NMAT by GMAC. The NMAT cut off 2020 is expected to range between 205 to 250. Candidates can check below expected NMAT cut off 2020 for each participating colleges, for reference:

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NMAT Colleges

Courses

Cut off Score/Percentile

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Hyderabad

  • MBA
  • MBA HR
  • MBA Analytics and Decision Science
  • PGDM Courses at all campuses
  • MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

248+ (NMIMS Mumbai)

220+ (NMIMS Bangalore and NMIMS Hyderabad)

Indian School of Business (ISB)

Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics

140+ NMAT scores

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

MBA (HRM)

85+ NMAT percentile

MBA (RM)

50+ NMAT percentile

  • MBA (SM)
  • MBA (MBF)
  • MBA (UMG)

40+ NMAT percentile

SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai

International Master in Business

200+ NMAT scores

Alliance School of Business, Alliance University

MBA/PGDM

100+ NMAT scores

ITM Business School

PGDM iConnect

65+ NMAT percentile

ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad

MBA/PGDM

150+ NMAT scores

BSE Institute Ltd.

  • Masters in Global Financial Markets
  • Masters in Financial Technology

180+ NMAT scores

Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida

MBA/Global MBA

85+ NMAT percentile  

Bennett University - Delhi, NCR

MBA

65+ NMAT percentile

Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad

PGDM and PGPXP

160+ NMAT scores

Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh

MBA

150+ NMAT scores

ISBR Business School, Bengaluru

PGDM

140+ NMAT scores

Amity University, Delhi-NCR

  • MBA (AI & Consulting)
  • MBA (IB & AI)
  • MBA (CI & SM)
  • MBA (Entrepreneurship)
  • MBA (Finance)
  • MBA (HR)
  • MBA (Logistics)
  • MBA (Marketing & Sales)
  • MBA (Retail Management)
  • MBA (Supply Chain Management)
  • MBA (Transport and Logistics)
  • MBA (Telecom Management)
  • MBA (International)
  • MBA in Construction Project Management

60+ NMAT percentile

MBA in International Business

45+ NMAT percentile

SRM University

MBA

180+ NMAT scores

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun

MBA

140+ NMAT scores

BML Munjal University, Delhi

  • MBA
  • MBA (Accounting & Finance)
  • MBA (Analytics)

150+ NMAT scores

VIT University, Vellore

MBA

50+ NMAT percentile

Jindal Global Business school - Delhi/NCR

MBA

65+ NMAT percentile

Section-wise NMAT Cutoff 

Candidates can check below the section-wise NMAT cut off for NMIMS Mumbai in the below table. 

Quantitative Ability 

Logical Reasoning 

Language Skills 

73+

79+

85+

Stage wise NMAT Selection Rounds

In order to seek admission for an MBA course programme in NMIMS or other NMAT score accepting colleges, the primary step is to appear for the NMAT exam. After clearing the exam, candidates are shortlisted for the successive rounds of the selection process. Check different selection rounds mentioned below-

1. First students appear for NMAT by GMAC exam

2. Students need to clear the minimum NMAT cut off marks in order to get shortlisted for successive selection rounds

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NMAT selection process

The NMAT selection process for admission through NMAT comprises, Group Discussion (GD) or Case Discussion (CD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). The NMAT participating institutes conduct these rounds individually and according to their respective admission schedule.

Group Discussion:

For the Group Discussion (GD) round of NMAT selection process, candidates are divided into different groups of 7-10 members in each of the group. Each group is then given a topic for discussion.

or

Case Discussion:

Some institutes conduct Case Discussion round in place of Group Discussion round. If students need to appear for the Case Discussion round, they need to first know that, CD round is similar to preparing for a GD round. However, it is somewhat different. In Case Discussion round, a structured discussion of any specific situation will be given as a case. Students will need to make at least 2-3 meaningful entries quickly, say in a span of 15 mins. 

Personal Interview:

The GD round is followed by the Personal Interview round for NMAT selection process. In this round, members from the B-School’s internal selection committee and independent experts of the field interview the candidate. The panel asks the candidate questions from management, current affairs and events from across the world.

Written Ability Test:

Many NMAT accepting colleges conduct Written Ability Test along with the GD and PI round in the NMAT selection round. In the Written Ability Test, candidates will be tested on their writing and communication skills. For the written test too, the B-School’s selection committee assign a topic to write on in 15-20 minutes.

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Prepare for the GD, PI and WAT rounds by downloading the documents below.

Current_Affairs_Guide_2020_

GD_PI-2020-21

Given below is the list of factors that take into consideration at the time of NMAT final selection of candidates for 2021 admissions to the management program:

  • NMAT 2020 score
  • Personal Interview
  • Group Discussion
  • Academic record
  • Work Experience
  • Academic/Gender diversity
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FAQs Regarding NMAT 2021 Cut-offs

Q: What is NMAT Cut off?

A: NMAT Cut off in simple words mean is a process by which candidates can be shortlisted for further selection rounds such as- Group Discussion (GD)/Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview. The cut-offs list is determined by each participating college and therefore the minimum marks/ percentage required to get selected differs.

Q: Who fixes the NMAT cut off?

A: The NMAT cut off is fixed by each of the participating colleges for admissions into MBA or PGDM programmes.

Q: What factors determine the NMAT cut-offs?

A: Important factors determining NMAT cut-offs are- the number of seats in the particular course, the difficulty level of the NMAT exam, the Number of NMAT application forms received, the number of candidates who appeared in the exam as well past years trend of cut off and admission.

Q: What factors lead to the NMAT selection process?

A: NMAT Score, personal interview, group discussion, academic record, work experience and academic or gender diversity are a few factors that determine the NMAT selection process.

Q: How many B-Schools accept NMAT scores?

A: As many as 42 B-schools accept NMAT scores across India.

Q: What is the range of NMAT cut-offs?

A: It is seen that the NMAT score generally ranges between 150 and 200 overall scores for admission. For the top B-schools, the cut-off ranges from 210-250. 

Q: Does the NMAT exam follow negative marking?

A: No, there is no negative marking system followed in the NMAT exam. On the right answer to each question, test takers get three marks for it and on not answering or answering wrong, they lose just three marks.

Q: Will there be section cutoffs in NMAT cut off?

A: Yes NMAT cut-offs 2021 does have sectional cutoffs included in it.

Q: If I fail to meet the NMAT cut off criteria, will I get admission?

A: No, it is clearly laid in the policies of participating colleges accepting NMAT scores that, if candidates do not meet the NMAT cut off criterion they will not be able to qualify for the further rounds of the selection process.

Q: How can I know about the NMAT cut-offs of different colleges?

A: The cut-offs of different colleges are different so once the colleges decide on the NMAT cutoffs they will officially release the set level of cut off individually. However, for reference purposes, they can check the past year NMAT cut-offs to understand the level of a particular college.

Q: Will there be a campus-wise cut off for NMAT?

A: Yes, there will be campus- wise cut off released by different participating institutions for NMAT. Each of these participating institutions will release their sectional cut off marks.

Q: What will the NMAT Scorecard contain?

A: NMAT Score Card consists of candidates' secure scores in each section, the overall score as well as an overall score and percentile ranking.

Q: What is the duration of the NMAT exam?

A: The NMAT exam is a computer-based test for 120 minutes of duration. There are multiple-choice questions across three sections.

Q: Will the successive rounds of the selection process of the NMAT exam be tricky?

A: The successive rounds of the selection process will not go smooth if students do not prepare well for the GD and PI round. For the Group Discussion round, selected candidates should avoid being proactive in nature.

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I have 143 marks in CMAT and 173 in NMAT exam. Can I get admission in DAVV through DTE counseling for MBA in Financial Administration?

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Saransh Jain

Beginner-Level 2

4 days ago

If your CMAT score is above 85 percentile, then you have a good probability to bag IMS & IIPS.

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Which are the colleges for MBA in HRM course? What is its fees and cutoff through NMAT?

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Sonima Dwivedi

Contributor-Level 6

6 days ago

Top B schools that accept MBA :
NMIMS Mumbai
Vellore institute of technology Vellore
Xavier institute of Management Bhubaneswar
SRM University Chennai
S. P. Jain of Mumbai
These are top for MBA in HRM.

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How to prepare for NMAT 2022 exam?

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Yashasvi Gupta

Beginner-Level 2

2 weeks ago

You should start studying from YouTube. There are lot of free resources you can opt for. Also don't forget to practice last year question papers. They are an aid to practice. Try giving sample papers and keep a timer for yourself. Focus more on mathematics.

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How to scale NMAT exam if my quant is a bit weak?

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Abhishek Sharma Sharma

Beginner-Level 3

2 weeks ago

The level of difficulty of the quant section varies from easy to medium, in comparison with the CAT. While in CAT. Most questions are based on indirect application of the concepts, but in NMAT the questions are more direct in nature. IME MANAGEMENT is extremely crucial here and NMAT is a speed dr...The level of difficulty of the quant section varies from easy to medium, in comparison with the CAT. While in CAT. Most questions are based on indirect application of the concepts, but in NMAT the questions are more direct in nature. IME MANAGEMENT is extremely crucial here and NMAT is a speed driven exam. The level of difficulty of the quant section varies from easy to medium, in comparison with the CAT. While in CAT. Most questions are based on indirect application of the concepts, but in NMAT the questions are more direct in nature. NMAT not just checks your ability to solve hard questions, but it tests your ability to solve maximum questions in the given time. Solve NMAT Mock Tests Arithmetic plays a crucial role in Quant preparation as it is a kick-starter.

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Which top colleges accept SNAP, NMAT, MAT and CMAT exam scores?

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Shahrukh Khan

Beginner-Level 5

4 weeks ago

Basically top colleges SEE the score of CAT exams, according to that basic you get admission in the top colleges in India CMAT is also good, but I suggest you that focus on CAT exam.

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Shubham Mehta

Contributor-Level 6

4 weeks ago

Basically top colleges see the score of CAT exams, according to that basic you get admission in the top colleges in India CMAT is also good, but I suggest you that focus on CAT exam.

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Suneha kumari

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

There are many interest exam like MAT ATMA NMAT XAT etc. That do not have any reservation. Although a score range between 230 to 240 which is around 19% time is considered as a good school in NMAT exam As compared to CAT XAT and other such MBA exam NMAT is definitely easier but it is not the easi...There are many interest exam like MAT ATMA NMAT XAT etc. That do not have any reservation. Although a score range between 230 to 240 which is around 19% time is considered as a good school in NMAT exam
As compared to CAT XAT and other such MBA exam NMAT is definitely easier but it is not the easier to crack the reason been time and NMAT is essentially a time base test and you have to be very quick in attempting the maximum number of correct question if not all.

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Should I apply for PGDM or MS? Which exam should I give among CAT, NMAT and SNAP?

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Lokesh joshi

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

It is better to go for a Master's programme over a PG Diploma as a Master's degree is considered more valuable than PG Diploma. With the Master's degree your education is considered stronger and you can further go for Ph.D. And for Master's degree and exam NMAT is preferred more as it is a nation...It is better to go for a Master's programme over a PG Diploma as a Master's degree is considered more valuable than PG Diploma. With the Master's degree your education is considered stronger and you can further go for Ph.D. And for Master's degree and exam NMAT is preferred more as it is a national level exam.

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Can NMAT exam be given in multiple slots? For example, first exam on 15 October, second on the next date and so on.

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Vinay Khatri

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Yes, but you have to schedule it before time, because it is on a first come and first serve basis.

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What are the benefits of NMAT exams?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

2 months ago

Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. NMAT by GMAC is a national-level exam for admission to MBA/ PGDM courses offered by NMIMS and other top colleges that accept NMAT scores. Until 2015, NMAT was conducted by NMIMS and since then NMAT exam has been conducted by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (G...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. NMAT by GMAC is a national-level exam for admission to MBA/ PGDM courses offered by NMIMS and other top colleges that accept NMAT scores. Until 2015, NMAT was conducted by NMIMS and since then NMAT exam has been conducted by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC). Based on previous year cut offs, NMAT Cut off is above 95+ percentile for NMIMS Mumbai and 91+ percentile for NMIMS Hyderabad & Bengaluru campuses. For other top colleges like XIMB, VIT Vellore, SRM University, the cut off ranges between 90-95 percentile. Around 40+ B-schools in India and 25 colleges located in Philippines, Nigeria, Morocco, and South Africa accept NMAT scores and candidates can choose 5 colleges for admission during the registration process. NMAT 2022 exam will have 108 questions divided equally into 3 sections- Language Skills, Logical Reasoning, and Quant. As per NMAT 2022 Exam Pattern, the duration of the exam will be 120 minutes. There will be no negative marking and 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer. Hope it helps.

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Surbhi Sahu

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

The NMAT scores obtained by a medical school applicant at any given examination year are deemed sufficient and valid as basis for evaluating applicants for admission to a college of medicine. NMAT by GMAC allows you to self schedule the preferred NMAT by GMAC exam date to appear in NMAT exam. NMA...The NMAT scores obtained by a medical school applicant at any given examination year are deemed sufficient and valid as basis for evaluating applicants for admission to a college of medicine. NMAT by GMAC allows you to self schedule the preferred NMAT by GMAC exam date to appear in NMAT exam. NMAT by GMAC exam offers three chances of taking the test including two retakes to improve your score. This gives students opportunity to do their best. NMAT is an important national level MBA entrance test leading to MBA Admission in NMIMS Mumbai and other top MBA colleges. GMAC is the exam conducting body for NMAT by GMAC. A score range between 230 to 240 which is around 90 percentile is a good score in NMAT Exam.

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When will the portal be open for NMAT exam? I want to apply for 2023 intake.

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

2 months ago

Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. NMAT Scheduling 2022 will begin alongside NMAT registration in the first week of August 2022. NMAT 2022 Scheduling window will be open till the 3rd week of November 2022. Scheduling for the exam will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. GMAC allows candidate...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. NMAT Scheduling 2022 will begin alongside NMAT registration in the first week of August 2022. NMAT 2022 Scheduling window will be open till the 3rd week of November 2022. Scheduling for the exam will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. GMAC allows candidates to self-schedule their NMAT exam. Candidates can select the exam center, exam date, and slot as per their preference and real-time availability. Check NMAT 2022 Exam Dates
NMAT scheduling feature will get activated on the candidates login page on the official website after the successful completion of NMAT 2022 Registration. NMAT Applicants must note that they will receive a confirmation email on their registered email id from GMAC after the successful completion of NMAT Scheduling 2022. NMAT Applicants must note that they will receive a confirmation email on their registered email id from GMAC after the successful completion of NMAT Scheduling 2022. NMAT 2022 exam is expected to be conducted over a 75-day testing window from Oct-Dec 2022. Hope it helps.

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heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 17

2 months ago

Hi. NMAT 2023 Admissions will get started by GMAC. NMAT (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test) is a university level entrance examination organized by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC). NMAT is a PG level exam for admission in various management courses like MBA & PGDM offered at NMIMS Un...Hi. NMAT 2023 Admissions will get started by GMAC. NMAT (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test) is a university level entrance examination organized by Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC). NMAT is a PG level exam for admission in various management courses like MBA & PGDM offered at NMIMS University and other renowned B-schools across India.
NMAT 2023 Exam Dates
Check tentative NMAT Exam dates for 2023 session in given below table:
Events Starting Dates and Ending Dates
Registration starts 1st week of August 2022- 2nd week of November 2022
Registration (Late) 2nd week of November 2022- 2nd week of November 2022
Scheduling 1st week of August 2022- 3rd week of November 2022
Re-scheduling 1st week of August 2022- 4th week of December 2022
NMAT Exam date 2nd week of October 2022- 4th week of December 2022
Registration- Retake 3rd week of October 2022- 4th week of December 2022
Retake scheduling 3rd week of October 2022- 4th week of December 2022.

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