Colleges Accepting GMAT Score in India

The Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) is increasingly becoming popular in India with a lot of MBA colleges using GMAT scores for admission to their management courses. In fact, in quite a few B-schools in India (more than 100), GMAT has replaced previously popular entrance exams like MAT, CMAT etc.

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Here's a list of all the top MBA colleges in India using GMAT scores and also a look at the range of GMAT scores (cut off) required to get admission:

  1. ISB, Hyderabad campus & Mohali campus

    ISB Hyderabad campusThe Hyderabad campus of Indian Business School (ISB); Image courtesy:

    ISB has established itself as a world-class business school from the time it started offering management programs in 2001. It now has two campuses - in Hyderabad and Mohali. Both the campuses use GMAT scores for admission to their 1 year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP.) Read more about ISB Hyderabad.

    Average GMAT score required for ISB Hyderabad: 600 - 770
    Average GMAT score required for ISB Mohali: 590 - 770

  2. S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

    S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
    SP Jain's Mumbai campus boasts of a lake too!

    A globally top-ranked b-school, S.P.Jain's 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Management is equivalent to an MBA and accepts GMAT scores apart from CAT & XAT scores. Read more about SPJIMR.

    GMAT score required for SP Jain, Mumbai: At least 650 for Indian applicants & 600 for international candidates

  3. IIM, Ahmedabad

    IIM Ahmedabad

    It is only IIM Ahmedabad's Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) that accepts GMAT scores for admissions. The other 2 year programs like PGP & PGP-FABM accept only CAT scores for Indian applicants. GMAT scores are accepted only for international or overseas candidates

    Average GMAT score range for IIM-A's PGPX: 695 - 728

  4. IIM, Bangalore

    IIM Bangalore

    The one year Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (EPGP) offered to professionals with 4 - 12 years of work experience, requires a GMAT or GRE score.

    Average GMAT score for IIM Bangalore's EPGP: 710

  5. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai


    The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) of Great Lakes (GLIM, Chennai) uses GMAT scores apart from other Indian exams like CAT, XAT etc. Even though the official website states that there is no minimum GMAT score (overall profile of candidate is considered), the profile of current students and alumni gives us a good idea about Great Lakes' GMAT cut off.

    Minimum GMAT score for Great Lakes, Chennai: 650

  6. IIM, Calcutta
  7. XLRI, Jamshedpur
  8. IIM, Lucknow
  9. IMT, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Nagpur & Dubai
  10. IIM, Indore
  11. ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad & Mumbai
  12. IIM, Kozhikode
  13. MDI, Gurgaon
  14. FMS, Delhi
  15. TAPMI, Manipal
  16. Dept. of Management, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan
  17. XIM, Bhubaneswar
  18. IIFT, Delhi & Kolkata
  19. Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  20. K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
  21. School of Management and Entrepreneurship - Shiv Nadar, Mumbai University, Greater Noida
  22. MICA, Ahmedabad
  23. PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
  24. TISS, Mumbai
  25. IMI, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar & Kolkata
  26. Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Ahmedabad
  27. VIT Business School, Vellore
  28. School of Business, Alliance University, Bangalore
  29. Birla Institute of Management Technology, Noida
  30. Amity Business School, Noida
  31. Europe Asia School of Business, Pune
  32. IIT-DMS, Delhi, Kanpur, Bombay, Madras, Roorkee & Kharagpur
  33. ISBF, Delhi
  34. IIM, Ranchi
  35. School of Management - SRM University, Chennai
  36. IIM, Rohtak
  37. National Institute of Securities Markets, Mumbai
  38. IIM, Shillong
  39. FLAME, Pune
  40. IIM, Tiruchirappalli
  41. Mysore Royal Academy, MYRA School of Business, Mysore
  42. IIM, Udaipur
  43. Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies
  44. IIM, Raipur
  45. Harihar& Pune
  46. IFMR, Chennai
  47. NIFT, Delhi
  48. NIT, Surathkal
  49. Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad
  50. ApeejayStya University, School of Management Sciences, Noida
  51. School of Business Studies, Sharda University, Noida
  52. IILM Institute of Higher Education, New Delhi
  53. Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore
  54. GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  55. Asia Graduate School of Business, Hyderabad
  56. Amrita School of Business, Amrita ViswaVidyapeetham, Amritapuri
  57. BIMS, Bangalore
  58. Bangalore, Kochi & Coimbatore
  59. IISWBM, Kolkata
  60. IILM Graduate School of Management, Greater Noida
  61. ITM, Mumbai
  62. Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad
  63. Jindal Global Business School, O.P Jindal University, Sonipat
  64. NIIT, Neemrana (ICICI Business Leadership Program)
  65. Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi
  66. Acharya School of Management, Bangalore
  67. School of Telecom Management, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune
  68. AIMS School of Business, BangaloreAdministrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad
  69. SOIL, Gurgaon
  70. Aegis School of Business and Telecommunication, Navi Mumbai
  71. Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
  72. Amity Institute of Telecom Technology and Management, New Delhi
  73. Apex Institute of Management, Pune
  74. TERI School of advanced Sciences, TERI University, Delhi, Pune
  75. Asian School of Business Management (ASBM), Bhubaneswar
  76. Bangalore, Mumbai & Guwahati
  77. B I I M, Bangalore
  78. College of Commerce, Shivaji University, Pune
  79. Centre for Management, Mumbai
  80. International School of Management Excellence, Bangalore
  81. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gujarat
  82. Doon Business School, Dehradun
  83. G L Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Nodia
  84. International School of Telecom Technology and Management, Hyderabad
  85. Galgotias Business School, Uttar Pradesh, Greater Nodia
  86. IFIM Business School, Bangalore
  87. ISBR Business School, Bangalore
  88. IIBM School of Business, Allahabad
  89. Institute of Management, JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur
  90. Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Mgmt., Kolkata
  91. JRE School of Management, Greater Noida
  92. Indian School of Business, Indore
  93. School of Management, International Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar
  94. IBA, Bangalore
  95. Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore
  96. Lotus Business School, Pune
  97. College of Commerce and Management, Pune
  98. Faculty of Management, Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Jamnagar
  99. School of Management, Udaipur
  100. Spicer Memorial College, Secundrabad
  101. National Management School, Chennai
  102. National Schools of Business and Management Private Limited, Chennai
  103. Praxis Business School, Kolkata
  104. Pune Institute of Business Management, Pune
  105. Vanguard Business School, Bangalore
  106. Sadhana Centre for Management & Leadership Development, Pune
  107. Delhi School of Business, Delhi
  108. Sunstone Business School, Noida
  109. SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore
  110. School of Economics, Pune
  111. TASMAC, Pune
  112. MISB Bocconi - Bocconi India, Mumbai

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