Top B-schools Accepting MAT Scores and Cutoffs

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Conducted quarterly every year, MAT scores are taken into consideration for the seats being offered by colleges for MBA. The management examination is scored out of a total of 200 and then after normalization, it is scaled to 800 and calculated. The normalization is done such that the variation in the difficulty level of the MAT Tests conducted in multiple years, can be neutralized and negated. Since there is no specific cut off margin MAT has their own cutoffs for each year.

The topmost colleges accept scaled up scores of above 600 and they are as follows:

Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

MAT Cut off that is to be expected: 600+

The institute well known for its management studies has strict policies regarding its cut-offs, It is required of them to have a tough competition for better results and output, the intake is low so it pretty difficult spot.

TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal

Expected MAT Cutoff: 600+

TA Pai Management Institute is giving competition to IIMs in terms of excellence and academics. The facilities provided is top class and is a turning point in most students. The institute has a conversion percentage of 80% that is impressive that is the pre-placement turnovers or summer internships and other competitions. Companies like Google, Ford, IBM and other big names in the market offering the highest package of 19.4 LPA come down to Manipal for the placements.

BIT Mesra

Expected MAT Cutoff: 600+

BIT, Mesra is known for their flagship management program that has been seen and appreciated throughout the country. Packages as high as 6.7 LPA isn’t uncommon when considered and seen under the university’s guidance. If Dell, Deloitte and Royal Bank of Scotland are your desired companies, Mesra is the top choice.

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore

Course Fee for 2 years: 8 lakhs

Expected MAT Cutoff: 600+

Xavier, as the name suggests, has had a backbone of the brand name and the joyous record of having exemplary performance. With salaries that have gone up to 11.5 to 12.5 LPA, there has been a subsequent rise in the way the college is performing, hence the need for a good cut off is mandatory in the institute.


Expected MAT cut off: 600+

NIT Warangal, not new to the way they have always performed is silently on the rise to dominate the market for management. In addition to being one of the sought-after engineering colleges in India they are in fact rising to be one of the most sought-after management colleges too.  The highest packages have gone up to 12LPA, but the average is of 4-5 LPA.

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

Expected MAT Cutoff: 600+

In the year 1964, the institute was set up to carry forward the studies of policies and public enterprise issues. However, in recent years, it has turned into one of the most sought-after institutes by management students. The cutoff to has seen a quite a rise. Students with scores only above 600 can expect to get a seat in this esteemed institute. Run privately providing all the latest facilities to ensure balanced growth of the students, is something the university has been following. The highest package from Bharti AXA has gone up to 12LPA.

Management Development Institute (MDI) Murshidabad

Expected MAT Cut off: 600+

The first university to acquire global recognition. The Placement of the institute has followed an exemplary record since its inception with latest placement records of 11.94 LPA as the highest package and 4.92 LPA as the average package. The cut off for MDI Murshidabad is expected to be around 600- 610 in MAT. Students with their MAT Scores above than the minimum can apply at the institute’s official website and appear for their GD-PI-WAT round.

Though a score of 500-600 might look good on paper, it is feasible to score way above for a good seat anywhere nowadays. With competition soaring, the need to perform better and better has increased too. Students are giving there all to get scores way above to be accepted in a good business school. The increasing demand for management studies too has increased the need to raise cutoffs.

1 comment
  1. @shadow_skywalker
    I got 99.63%ile in MAT which college should i choose
    September 2019