NMAT Cut Off 2021 | Check Previous Year NMAT Cut Off – 2014 to 2020

NMAT Cut Off 2021 – The NMAT 2021 Exam Pattern has been modified for this year and is similar to 2020 pattern. As a result, aspirants are again curious to know the Expected Cutoff for NMAT 2021 and how close will it be to the NMAT previous years. The number of questions has been reduced and will be conducted in the adaptive format. In this exam, candidates have to attempt 108 questions in 120 minutes. Candidates need not be told, how important is the previous year’s cut-off? The previous year cut-off helps in understanding what to be expected in the paper. Trends show that the expected NMAT Cut off may lie between 210 and 250. NMAT 2021 Notification is out, here’s a series of previous year and expected NMAT Cut Off 2021.


NMAT Cut Off 2021

NMAT 2021 Cutoff is released based on the NMAT written test performance, GD/PI and considering factors like academic performance and work experience. NMAT Cut off 2021 will be announced once the tests are over. We’ll add the NMAT 2021 cutoff in this space once released. Meanwhile, candidates can have a look at the expected cut off for 2021 in the next section.

Expected Cut Off for NMAT 2021

Top B-schools Accepting NMAT Scores release their cutoff scores for various PGDM and MBA courses. The NMAT 2021 cutoff is expected to lie between 210 and 250 overall score for admission to the new academic session 2021-23.

Factors Effecting NMAT Cutoff 2021

NMAT cut off 2021 does not fluctuate as much and is expected to stick to its previous trends. The NMAT 2021 cutoff off  is decided based on multiple factors given below –

  • Number of candidates appearing
  • Reservation of different categories
  • Number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of NMAT by GMAC 2021
  • Past year cut off trend

Expected NMAT 2021 Cutoff is tabulated below – 

SectionsNMAT 2021 Cutoff
Logical Reasoning80+
Quantitative Skills75+
Language Skills85+

NMAT Pattern 2021

Let’s have a look at the NMAT 2021 Exam pattern.

NMAT 2021 Pattern includes three sections and is similar to NMAT 2020 Syllabus. NMAT will consist of 108 questions with a total marks of 360. Aspirants will have a total of 120 hours timed section-wise. NMAT Exam Pattern 2021 is mentioned below. 

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Name of the SectionNo. of QuestionsTime Allotted (Mins)Score Range
Language Skills362812-120
Quantitative Skills365212-120
Logical Reasoning364012-120

Prior to the start of the test, there will be a 2-minute period for the test taker to agree to the Non-Disclosure Agreement, a 10-minute tutorial, and a 3-minute period for section selection and sequencing.


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NMAT Previous Year Cut Off For Years 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

In the below table, you can check past year NMAT cutoff by participating institute. With the help of these analyses, you can get a clear idea about expected cutoff by accepting institutes. 

NMAT 2020 Cut Off

SectionsCut off
Logical Reasoning65-70
Quantitative Skills70-75
Language Skills62-65

NMAT Cut Off 2019

ProgramLanguage Skills (96)Quantitative Techniques (144)Logical Reasoning (120)Overall Cutoff
Full-Time MBA Program/MBA Banking/MBA Capital Market/MBA HR557461208
Full-Time MBA Pharmaceutical Management505050169
PGDM Bangalore and Hyderabad Campus557055200

NMAT Cut Off 2018

SectionCut-off Mumbai campus)Cut-off (Bengaluru and Hyderabad Campus)
Quantitative Skills6560
Logical Reasoning6050
Language Skills5755

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NMAT Cut Off 2017

SectionCut-off Mumbai campus)Cut-off (Bengaluru and Hyderabad Campus)
Quantitative Skills6565
Logical Reasoning6060
Language Skills6050

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NMAT Cut Off 2016

SectionCut-off Mumbai campus)Cut-off (Bengaluru and Hyderabad Campus)
Quantitative Skills7470
Logical Reasoning6155
Language Skills5555

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NMAT Cut Off 2015

NMAT 2015 cut off is tabulated below. NMAT 2015 was based on the regular NMAT Exam pattern.

SectionCut-off Mumbai campus)Cut-off (Bengaluru and Hyderabad Campus)
Quantitative Skills7060
Logical Reasoning5550
Language Skills5050

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NMAT Cut Off 2014

SectionCut-off Mumbai campus)Cut-off (Bengaluru and Hyderabad Campus)
Quantitative Skills7060
Logical Reasoning6150
Language Skills5550

NMAT 2021 Selection Process

The selection process for admission to MBA/PGDM programs via NMAT 2021 isdifferent for different participating institutes. However, major components include GD/PI and release of final scorecard which includes predefined weightage on past academic record, work experience, and other factors. Given below is the list of factors that will be taken into consideration at the time of final selection for 2021 admissions:

  • NMAT 2021 score
  • Personal Interview
  • Written Ability Test
  • Group Discussion
  • Academic record
  • Work Experience
  • Academic/Gender diversity

This has brought us to the end of this article NMAT Cut Off for the previous year. Stay tuned with Oliveboard for more exam related information.

NMAT 2021 Cut Off FAQs

What is the expected cutoff for NMIMS, Mumbai?

90 percentile is the expected cut off for NMIMS, Mumbai

Which are the top 5 institutes for which I should attend NMAT exam?

These are the top 5 institutes:
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
IBS Business School, Hyderabad
Alliance School of Business, Banglore
VIT Business School
Vellore SRM University, Chennai

Name some colleges in Bangalore which accept NMAT score?

NMIMS, Bangalore Alliance University, Bangalore.

Is there any reservation criteria for NMAT?

Yes, 30% seats are reserved for women

What is NMAT Cut off?

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 participation colleges and therefore the minimum marks/ percentage required to get select differs.

Who fixes the NMAT cut off?

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

What will be the expected cutoff of NMAT 2021?

Keeping in mind the past trends, the NMAT 2021 cut off is likely to be from 210 to 250 overall scores.

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