NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – Expected and Previous Years’ Cutoff 

NMAT by GMAC cutoff is the minimum percentile score that must be obtained by the candidates to qualify for the further NMAT selection rounds (including Personal Interview, Group/Case Discussion and Written Ability Test). All the participating institutes prepare their own NMAT by GMAC cutoff to shortlist the test takers. NMAT by GMAC cutoff score is influenced by multiple factors such as the number of candidates taking NMAT by GMAC, previous year’s cutoff trends, etc. 

Some of the top B-schools across India accept NMAT for admission in MBA/PGDM programmes. NMIMS, XIMB, VIT, and SRM University are some of the prominent participating institutes that have the highest NMAT by GMAC cutoff every year. Get a detailed overview on NMAT by GMAC cutoff including the determining factors, previous years’ cutoff and the expected NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020. 

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NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – Determining Factors

The cutoff for NMAT by GMAC 2020 will vary from one institute to another. However, the factors that determine the NMAT by GMAC cutoff remain the same for all the NMAT by GMAC participating institutes. The list below mentions all the factors that are considered in determining the NMAT by GMAC cutoff: 

  1. Seat intake capacity in a particular institute/course
  2. Difficulty level of NMAT by GMAC entrance test
  3. Number of test-takers
  4. Previous years’ cut-off trends
  5. Highest percentile score in NMAT by GMAC 

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – Key Highlights

  1. GMAC sends the NMAT score of the candidates to the institutes selected by them while filling the NMAT by GMAC application form
  2. Candidates will have to visit the websites of the NMAT participating institutes of their preference to check the NMAT cut off 
  3. NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020 may get released in the form of score or percentile, depending upon the choice of the participating institute
  4. NMAT cut off for reputable colleges like NMIMS, XIMB, and VIT goes above 85%
  5. To get admission in any of the NMIMS campuses, candidates are required to qualify a cut off percentile score of at least 90%

Expected NMAT by GMAC Cutoff 2020 

None of the NMAT by GMAC participating institutes have released their cutoffs yet. The table below shows the expected NMAT by GMAC cutoff for the year 2020.

Expected Cutoff for NMAT by GMAC 2020

Name of the University/ InstituteCampusNMAT by GMAC Cutoff Percentile
Alliance UniversityBangalore72
Amity UniversityNoida (Delhi NCR)66
BML Munjal UniversityGurgaon65
BSE Institute LtdMumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad71
GITAM School Of International Business BusinessVisakhapatnam66
IBS (ICFAI B-schools)Hyderabad & 9 other cities72
ITMNavi Mumbai66
MISB BocconiMumbai71+
Mody UniversityLaxman Garh (Jaipur)61
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbai95
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesBangalore92
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesHyderabad92
Shiv Nadar UniversityGreater Noida (Delhi NCR)72
SRM UniversityChennai82
Thapar School of ManagementMohali66
Vellore Institute of TechnologyVellore87
WOXSEN School of BusinessHyderabad73
Xavier Institute of ManagementBhubaneshwar91

Note – The NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020 mentioned in the table above is indicative only, and will be updated with the release of the NMAT by GMAC cutoff by different participating institutes

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff 2019

Previous year’s NMAT by GMAC cutoffs is one of the major factors affecting the current year’s cutoffs too. Any institute having a higher cutoff previously will most probably not follow a downward trend in the NMAT by GMAT cutoff 2020. However, if the other factors are competitive enough to push the curve, the NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020 may witness a downfall. The NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2019 is mentioned in the table below.

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff 2019 

MBA CollegeCityNMAT Cutoff Percentile Score
Mody UniversityLaxman Garh (Jaipur)60
Amity UniversityNoida (Delhi NCR)65
Thapar School of ManagementMohali65
BML Munjal UniversityGurgaon65
ITMNavi Mumbai65
GITAM School Of International Business BusinessVisakhapatnam65
IBS (ICFAI B-schools)Hyderabad & 9 other cities70
Alliance UniversityBangalore70
BSE Institute LtdMumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad70
Shiv Nadar UniversityGreater Noida (Delhi NCR)70
WOXSEN School of BusinessHyderabad70
SRM UniversityChennai80
Vellore Institute of TechnologyVellore85
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesHyderabad90
Xavier Institute of ManagementBhubaneswar90
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesBangalore91
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbai94
MISB BocconiMumbai70+

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – Previous Year’s Sectional Cutoff for NMIMS

Check out the previous year’s sectional cutoff for shortlisting candidates for further NMAT selection process at NMIMS campuses. 

NMAT by GMAC Sectional Cutoff 2019 for NMIMS

SectionNMIMS Mumbai campus cut-offNMIMS Bengaluru and Hyderabad campus cut-off
Quantitative Skills6560
Logical Reasoning6050
Language Skills5755

NMAT by GMAC – Selection Process

NMAT by GMAC participating institutes will have their own selection processes to grant admission to the candidates who qualify NMAT 2020 as per the cutoff. The participating institutes of NMAT are supposed to consider all/any of the below-mentioned parameters for admissions.

  1. NMAT 2020 score
  2. Group Discussion/ Case Discussion 
  3. Personal Interview
  4. Written Ability Test
  5. Academic record
  6. Work Experience
  7. Academic/Gender diversity

After all the rounds have been conducted, a final merit list is prepared. All the participating institutes define their own specified weightage to different NMAT selection rounds. However, the common thing that all colleges follow while preparing the final merit list is that the most amount of weightage is given to the NMAT by GMAC score.

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – Preparation of Merit List for NMIMS Admissions

After conducting all the rounds of the selection process, NMIMS will prepare a final merit list for shortlisting the names for admission. While preparing the merit list, NMIMS gives a certain weightage to each round of NMAT by GMAC selection process, mentioned in the table below.

Preparation of Final Merit List for Admission

NMAT by GMAC Score70%
Group Discussion (GD)10%
Personal Interview (PI)10%
Academic Record5%
Work Experience5%

Candidates must note that no additional weightage will be given to work experience of less than 6 months

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NMAT by GMAC – Colleges Accepting NMAT Scores

Around 37 institutes accept NMAT by GMAC score in order to shortlist candidates for their individual selection process. The list of participating institutes for NMAT by GMAC is as follows.

NMAT by GMAC Participating Institutes

S.NoName of the Institute
1SVKM’s NMIMS, Mumbai
2SVKM’s NMIMS, Bangalore
3SVKM’s NMIMS, Hyderabad
4Indian School of Business (ISB)
5Master’s Union School of Business
6SPJIMR – Mumbai
7Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
8IILM University
9Myra School of Business
10SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai
11ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad and other locations
12School of Inspired Leadership (Soil)
13Alliance University, Bangalore
14Athena School of Management – Mumbai
15Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
16Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
17Bennett University – Delhi, NCR
18Universal Business School
19Woxsen School of Business Management, Hyderabad
20Thapar School of Management, Chandigarh
21ISBR Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
22Jain University – CMS Business School
23Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
24BSE Institute Limited, Mumbai
25Amity University, Delhi NCR
26SRM University, Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
27University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun
28BML Munjal University, Delhi
29VIT University, Vellore
30ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
31Mody University, Rajasthan
32GITAM School of International Business
33Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR
34Lovely Professional University – Phagwara, Punjab
35IIHMR University – Jaipur, Rajasthan
36IFIM Business School, Bengaluru, Karnataka
37VijayBhoomi University

NMAT by GMAC Cutoff – FAQs

✔️ Who will release the NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020?

All the participating institutes of NMAT by GMAC will release their own cutoff on their official websites. All the institutes have their own criteria for determining NMAT by GMAC cutoff.

✔️ Do the participating institutes prepare the cutoff list using the NMAT by GMAC percentile score or scaled score?

The NMAT by GMAC cutoff list preparation parameters vary at different institutions. Some of the participating institutes prepare the NMAT by GMAC cutoff list using the scaled scores whereas some of the institutes use the NMAT percentile score. However, the main motive remains the same i.e. shortlisting the candidates for further NMAT selection process.

✔️ Does qualifying the NMAT by GMAC cutoff of any institute secures my admission in that particular institute?

No. Qualifying as per the NMAT by GMAC cutoff will only shortlist the candidate for the further selection rounds of the institutes. The admission is done on the basis of the final merit score secured by the candidates on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam as well as the selection rounds of their preferred institutes.

✔️ What are the factors considered by affiliated institutes to prepare the NMAT by GMAC cutoff list?

NMAT by GMAC affiliated institutes will prepare the NMAT by GMAC cutoff 2020 based on various factors such as the intake capacity of each institute, previous year’s cutoff trend, NMAT by GMAC difficulty level, number of test-takers in NMAT by GMAC, etc.