NMAT Cut Off 2018 – Expected Cut off for NMAT accepting colleges


The NMAT Cut off 2018 is what students must look to score at least for appearing in post-online test stages, i.e. Group Discussion and Interview. The NMAT Exam is going to be held during the period 4 October-  17 December 2018. Since 2015, GMAC is the organizer of this competitive examination, thus it’s well known this year as NMAT by GMAC 2017. This is a great opportunity for students aiming for admission to some of the finest Indian universities in the field of management such as SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad among many others.

It is mostly observed that candidates appearing for NMAT exam are most likely trying for admissions into Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. So, here is the

NMAT Cutoff criteria

A number of factors are taken into account while deciding the NMAT cutoff for a particular year. The most significant of them are:

  • Number of seats available for admission
  • Number of applicants
  • NMAT 2017 Score statistics
  • Reservation policies of institutions

NMAT cutoff Marking Scheme




Total Marks

NMAT Sectional Cutoff


Logical Reasoning




Language Skills




Quantitative Techniques







NMAT Expected Cutoff

The NMAT cutoff was between 208-210 last year. It is expected to lie in the same range this time as well. Sectional cutoff that can be expected for 2017 are:

  1. Logical reasoning – 50
  2. Language skills – 55
  3. Quantitative techniques – 60

The table below shows the cutoff distribution for last year:

NMIMS Campus Quantitative Techniques Logical Reasoning Language Skills Overall Score
MBA & MBA in HR (Mumbai) 65 50 55 207
MBA Pharma (Mumbai) 45 45 45 160
PGDM Programme (Bangalore & Hyderabad) 60 50 50 190

A clear perspective of the upcoming exam’s cutoff can be framed by observing the above-mentioned cutoffs. The maximum range of cutoff marks can also be estimated if one goes through the previous records of NMAT cutoffs.

Institutional NMAT 2018 cut off ( Expected)

The following is the list of institutions which would release NMAT cut off 2018 individually through their own official websites and the NMAT cut off for some of the institutes is given below.

NMAT Accepting Institutes

NMAT Cut off

NMIMS Mumbai




NMIMS Bangalore and Hyderabad


IBS Hyderabad


Woxsen Business School, Hyderabad


UPES Dehradun


Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida

60 percentile

Alliance School of Business, Alliance University, Bangalore


LM Thapar School of Management


Amity University

60 percentile


NMAT Participating Institutes

  • SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
  • SRM University
  • Alliance University
  • BML Munjal University
  • ICFAI Business School (IBS)
  • VIT University
  • Ansal University
  • Mody University
  • NIIT University
  • Shoolini University
  • Thapar School of Management
  • Woxsen School of Business Management
  • Amity University
  • Chitkara University
  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
  • Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
  • Institute of Management, JK University, Jaipur
  • Shiv Nadar University
  • GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam

Please note that the GMAC has no control over the NMAT cut set by the other colleges. Each college individually sets the percentile/score which a candidate must be scoring in order take admission into that institute. Candidates having great aspirations of getting admission in one of the most prestigious private B-schools must take the NMAT. It is a great chance to get a strong and substantial exposure in terms of management education and work experience.