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.
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:
- ISB, Hyderabad campus & Mohali campus
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.)
- S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
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.
GMAT score required for SP Jain, Mumbai: At least 650 for Indian applicants & 600 for international candidates
- 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
- 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
SOIL Institute of Management
SOIL Institute of Management started its journey 10 years ago and is based out of the start-up & innovation hub of India – Gurgaon. Co-created with 32 partner companies (Indian and International) the institute has a legacy of more than 1000 alumni. The institute’s leadership curriculum is based on traditional Indian Vedic & spiritual principles and it is the best example of blending the wisdom of traditional India with the business practices of the New India.
SOIL offers 3 full-time programs:
- 1-year PGPM Business Leadership
- 1-year PGPM Human Resources
- 2-year AICTE Approved PGDM in Business Design
Offering specializations in Analytics, Marketing, Finance and HR, our transformational programs are number 1 in India for accelerated career growth. SOIL also offers the best ROIs in the industry, the average CTC for the institute is INR 9.5 Lacs.