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CMAT 2018 score to be accepted by top MBA Colleges in Maharashtra

Jan 23, 2018 13:29 IST
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    Planning to take admission in any of the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra? Than CMAT 2018 might be your best bet of grabbing an MBA seat. This year, majority of the B-schools in Maharashtra will accept the AICTE-CMAT 2018 exam score for admission to MBA programmes. This year, around 60,000 candidates have appeared for CMAT 2018 exam and are likely to try their luck of getting admission at top MBA colleges in Maharashtra like JBIMS Mumbai and K J Somaiya. Let’s check out other details related to this move below.

    Top MBA colleges in Maharashtra to accept CMAT 2018 Score

    Top MBA colleges in Maharashtra like JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa have announced that they would be accepting CMAT 2018 score for MBA admission 2018. The AICTE-CMAT 2018 exam score will be accepted almost all major B-schools in Maharashtra for admission to 2018-20 batches. The news has come as a great relief for MBA aspirants who have not done well in the upcoming CAT 2018 as this gives them another opportunity to target top MBA colleges in Maharashtra.

    While the news has been received with cheerful applauds by MBA aspirants, they have to keep in mind that colleges are still free to set their own selection criteria over CMAT 2018 score. These autonomous colleges may set independent CMAT 2018 cut-offs to shortlist candidates for their colleges. Similarly, some colleges may also consider set sectional cut-off criteria for selection of candidates.

    Only CAT and CMAT are national level MBA entrance test: DTE Maharashtra

    The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra / DTE Maharashtra has also confirmed that CMAT 2018 score will be accepted for MBA admission 2018. All MBA colleges in Maharashtra who would be participating in the DTE Maharashtra Centralized Admission Process (CAP) will accept CMAT 2018 score for admitting students.

    DTE Maharashtra has announced that only CMAT 2018 and CAT 2017 will be considered as national level exams and accordingly the scores of only these two exams would be considered for admitting all-India level candidates. All B-schools in Maharashtra have 15% of the seats reserved for all-India candidates and these seats will only be filled on the basis of CAT 2017 or CMAT 2018 score. In addition to this, MAHCET 2018 score would also be considered for admission process. However, all other top MBA entrance exams such as XAT 2018, MAT and ATMA scores will not be considered for admission process.

    CMAT Cut-off score / percentile in Maharashtra B-schools

    If you are also one of the MBA aspirants who are interested in meeting might also want to know the tentative CMAT cut-offs they might face during the admission procedure. For your benefit, we have listed down the CMAT cut-offs of last year for top MBA colleges in Maharashtra below.



    CMAT cut off percentile




    K J Somaiya



    N L Dalmiya Institute of Management












    AIMS Institutes












    O.P. Jindal Global University

    Sonepat (Haryana)








    About CMAT 2018 Exam

    The Common Management Admission Test or CMAT is a national level MBA entrance test that is conducted by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). The CMAT exam score is accepted for 1000+ AICTE accredited B-schools in the country. This year, around 60,000 candidates have appeared for CMAT 2018 exam.

    For more news and updates related to the MBA 2018 admission, CMAT 2018 exam and other MBA entrance exams, please visit mba.jagranjosh.com. If you liked this article, please share it among your friends and other MBA aspirants to let them know about CMAT 2018 score being accepted by top MBA colleges in Maharashtra. To get these articles directly in your email inbox, please subscribe to our newsletter.

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