One of the popular MBA entrance exams, Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardised computer-based exam of duration 3.5 hours, is the most widely used and trusted indicator of academic success in MBA and other graduate business degree programs.
This exam tests the students quantitative, analytical writing, verbal and reading skills. In India, there are around 100+ B-Schools which accept the GMAT score obtained from the GMAT exam. This MBA entrance exam has started replacing the most popular MBA entrance exams like CAT, CMAT, etc. If you want to know the names of the Indian Business Schools, which accepts GMAT scores, the blog aims to provide the list of Indian B-Schools and educational institutes which accepts GMAT scores for taking admission of students into various MBA, PGDM and Executive programs.
List of Indian B-Schools Accepting GMAT Score
Here is a list of top leading Indian schools, which accepts GMAT scores and range of GMAT scores (cutoffs) required by students to get admission into various business programs:
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is one of the prestigious and renowned B-Schools in India, which offers various programmes in management. The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) offered by IIM-A, is the only management program, for which GMAT scores are accepted from Indian and foreign students for admission. For the other two programmes of IIM-A like PGP & PGP-FABM, only CAT scores are accepted from Indian applicants, and GMAT scores are accepted from foreign students. Average GMAT Score range which is accepted by IIM-A for its PGPX programme: 695 – 728.
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and Mohali campus
Started in the year 2001, the Indian School of Business is a private business institution and world-class business school from the time it started offering management programs. There are two campuses of Indian School of Business(ISB), main campus in Hyderabad and other campus in Mohali. For 1-year Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP), ISB accepts GMAT scores from Indian and foreign students for admission. Average GMAT Score for ISB for Hyderabad Campus: 710, and Mohali Campus: 708
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
Founded in the year 1981, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research is an autonomous institute, located in the financial centre of India, Mumbai. A globally top-ranked B-School, Given below is a list of management programs offered by the institute which accepts GMAT scores apart from CAT & XAT scores:
● Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
● Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP)
● Global Master of Business Administration (GMBA)
GMAT score required for admission to S.P. Jain by Foreign Applicants: 600 and Indian applicants: 650.
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Incorporated in the year 2004, Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai is considered amongst leading business schools of India. There are two world class campuses of GLIM, one in Chennai and the other in Delhi-NCR. This institute offers various full-time management programs in several domains of business. Apart from Indian MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, etc., GLIM uses GMAT scores for taking admission of students into its Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP) program. The Minimum GMAT score to get the admission to Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai: 600.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
Started in the year 1984, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) is a renowned business school in India, which has received recognitions from reputed organisations , such Association of MBAs and AACSB. Presently, IIM-Lucknow offers 3 postgraduate, 2 executive and 2 fellow programmes in management. For admission in 1-year International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) program, IIM-Lucknow accepts GMAT scores. Average GMAT score for IIM-Lucknow IPMX program: 710.
Other Indian B-Schools which accepts GMAT scores, for admission to their various management programs:
● Institute of Management Technology (IMT) – Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Nagpur & Dubai
● Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-Calcutta)
● ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad & Mumbai
● Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-Indore)
● K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
● Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi & Kolkata
● Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
● XLRI, Jamshedpur
● Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-Kozhikode)
● Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI, Gurgaon)
Hope the blog has listed down the names of leading Indian Business Schools, which accepts GMAT scores for various management programs.