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Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score

May 12, 2023 by Admin
Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score

The National Testing Agency will release the CMAT 2023 answer key online in the third week of May on its official website. As a result, applicants who took the CMAT entrance exam in 2023 can shortly check the official NTA CMAT website for the answer key.

The CMAT exam's answer key will be available online as a response sheet. By paying the necessary cost (Non-Refundable), candidates may challenge the answer key within a set timeframe. Authorities will likely disclose the final CMAT results 2023 in the last week of May once the answer key challenge window has expired.

In addition, by entering the login information they created while registering for the exam, candidates can download the CMAT exam's answer key. In addition, they will need to submit separate applications for admission to participating colleges. Candidates who qualify for the CMAT exam will be selected for further group discussion and a personal interview. Finally, the final CMAT 2023 merit list will be posted based on candidates' overall results.

CMAT 2023 Answer Key How to Download?

  • Visit the CMAT 2023 website at cmat.nta.nic.in.
  • The security pin, password, and CMAT 2023 registration number.
  • There will be two choices: "challenge answer key" and "view question paper".
  • The answer key can be viewed and downloaded by clicking the "challenge answer key" link.
  • Verify the response by comparing it to the answer key.

What are the steps to challenge the answer key?

  • Candidates may protest the provided answers after NTA releases the CMAT exam 2023 answer key.
  • They must sign in and flag the responses they disagree with.
  • Each question will cost them Rs 1,000.
  • The evidence supporting their complaint must also be uploaded in a file no larger than 1 MB, and it can only be in the.jpg,.png, or.pdf formats.
  • The fee may be paid with a debit card, credit card, or net banking.

CMAT 2023 Exam Analysis

CMAT 2023 tests are administered in two shifts. The CMAT exam's first shift was simple, while the second was moderate. All other sections were simple, except the quantitative techniques and data interpretation component.

  • CMAT 2023 was a simple to moderate test.
  • The CMAT is simple in comparison to other MBA entrance tests.
  • The CMAT 2023 question paper comprises 20 questions in each section, each worth four marks.
  • Candidates must carefully select questions because there is a negative marking in the CMAT.
  • The quantitative techniques and data interpretation components are rather challenging.
  • The logical reasoning component is simple to moderate.
  • Language comprehension is substantially simpler than the CAT, XAT, and IIFT.
  • General awareness is typically more difficult when there are queries about static GK and global events.
  • Questions on innovation and entrepreneurship are simple and based on fundamental concepts in business.

Question Paper Breakup Analysis

The five sections of the question paper each have an equal amount of questions. View the anticipated section-by-section degrees of difficulty for the various CMAT 2023 sections.


No. of questions

CMAT 2023 Difficulty level

Quantitative Techniques & data interpretation



Logical reasoning



Language comprehension



General Awareness



Innovation & Entrepreneurship



CMAT 2023 Result

NTA will soon announce the CMAT 2023 Result Date. On the official NTA CMAT website, you can obtain the CMAT 2023 scorecard. Candidates must provide their application number, date of birth, and security pin to view their CMAT 2023 results and obtain their scorecard.

  • Go to the official website of CMAT
  • Find the "Download CMAT 2023 scorecard link" under candidate activity.
  • Enter information on the login page upon page opening, including the Application number, Birthdate, and Security Pin.
  • Select the submit tab.
  • The CMAT 2023 outcome will be shown on the screen as a scorecard.
  • To use it later, save it as a PDF file.

CMAT 2023 Cutoffs for top colleges

The cutoff of the CMAT test is the minimum score or percentile students need to attain admission into MBA and PGDM courses given by management colleges across India.

Top Colleges accepting CMAT 2023

CMAT 2023 Expected Cut off

JBIMS Mumbai


Goa Institute of Management, Goa




We School Mumbai


Pune University Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA DMS)


XISS Ranchi


MET Institute of Management, Mumbai


Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore


Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi


Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida


IFIM Business School, Bangalore


Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi


Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune


WeSChool Bangalore


Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

200 marks

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

300 marks

Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad


PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore


Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow


School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin


KIAS Harihar & Pune


Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai


Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad


AIMS Bangalore


Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior


Pune University Department of Management Studies, Pune


MIT School of Business, Pune

200 marks

Lovely Professional University (MBA), Phagwara


SDMIMD, Mysore


University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun


Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur & Hyderabad


Doon Business School, Dehradun


Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai


SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai


Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi


Acharya School of Management, Bangalore


Dehradun Institute of Technology (MBA), Dehradun


ITS Institute of Management, Greater Noida

50 percentile

Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida

60 percentile

BIMTECH Greater Noida

75 percentile

National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur

45.5 percentile

Alliance School of Business, Bangalore

100+ score