Top MBA Colleges for MAT Exam 2024 [Based on NIRF Ranking]

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Colleges for MAT Exam 2024: The MAT 2024 Exam is all set to be conducted in February 2024, tentatively. Soon thereafter, the MAT results will be announced in March 2024. The result will give the aspirants a fair idea about MBA and PGDM course admissions. This will happen after the students check their MAT percentile and all the admission prospects for all the MBA colleges accepting MAT scores. So, we have compiled a blog on all the top business colleges that will accept you based on your scores. But before we move ahead with the blog, here is a quick overview of the MAT exam. 

Exam NameManagement Aptitude Test (MAT)
Number of MAT accepting collegesMore than 1500 colleges
Admission ProcessMAT Exam + GD-PI-WAT
Average Admission FeesINR 20,000 to INR 40 lakhs
(for a 2-year programme)
Top SpecialisationsMBA in Human Resource Management,
Operation Management,
Finance etc.
Official Website

Must Read: Top MBA Colleges in India

List of 9 Best MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score 2024

Every year hundreds of students take exams to get admission to top MBA colleges. Out of which, almost 100 lakh students qualify every year. The number of universities and colleges participating in India has increased to more than 200 as compared to 90 which was in 2022. Following this, we have compiled a list top 9 MBA colleges for the MAT exam. (state-wise).

Name of MBA Colleges Average Tuition Fees
(in INR)
Eligibility Criteria City/Location
Bennett University 6 lakhsUG degree with 50% aggregateGreater Noida
Asian Business School8 lakhsUG degree with 50% aggregateNoida
Techno India Group7 LakhsBachelor’s degree with a 50%
or equivalent CGPA.
Institute of Management Study5 LakhsGraduates from a recognized university
with English as a compulsory language.
International School of Management 4 LakhsBachelor’s degree with a minimum 50% score Patna
Adamas University 6 LakhsBachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregateKolkata
CT University3 LakhsA minimum of 50% from a recognized universityLudhiana
Flame University11 Lakhs(Tech/ B.E. or equivalent) with at least an overall “B” grade or 55%.
Candidates in their final year can also apply
Institute of Rural Management 7 LakhsBachelor’s degree or final year mark sheet with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.Jaipur

MBA Colleges for MAT Exam 2024 – NIRF Ranking 

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is provided to higher educational institutions for ranking. It is based on factors like faculty, research, infrastructure etc. Mentioned below is the table to know the NIRF ranking for 2023.

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT ScoreNIRF Ranking 2023
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)1
Christ University, Bangalore 13
Lovely Professional University 38
Alliance University151
KLU Guntur28
National Institute of Technology (NIT)58

Also Read: NIRF Management Ranking 2023: Full List of Colleges

Colleges in India Accepting MAT Score of 80 – 100 Percentile

If you are in the 80-100 percent category then you have high chances of getting admission to some of the top colleges. One of the top MBA colleges for the MAT exam is IMS Ghaziabad offers admission to students. In the table mentioned below, find the list of top colleges that fall into this category. 

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score Expected MAT Score 2024
IPE Hyderabad95 to 100
Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida90 to 95
Delhi School of Business (DSB) Delhi85 to 90
BIMTECH Greater Noida95 to 100
Amrita School of Business Coimbatore95 to 100
MATS MIME Bangalore (Jain University) 95 to 100
Institute of Management Studies (IMS) Ghaziabad85 to 90

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score of 60 – 75 Percentile

Check out the list of colleges that accept MAT scores of students who fall under the 60 to 75 per cent category.

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score Expected MAT Score 2024
SOIL Institute of Management 70 to 75
AIMS School of Business (AIMS Institutes)70 to 75
VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore72 to 75
Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow72 to 75
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi 70 to 75
Sri Sri University Cuttack68 to 70
NSB Academy Bangalore 68 to 79

Colleges Accepting MAT Score of 50 – 60 Percentile

Here’s the list of colleges that accept candidates’ MAT scores that fall in the 50 to 60 per cent category.

MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Score Expected MAT Score
Jaipuria Institute of Management Indore50 to 70
GNOIT Greater Noida50 to 60
Pune Business School Pune50 to 70
CII School of Logistics, Amity University Noida50 to 70
Aditya School of Business Management (ASBM) Mumbai50 to 70
Siva Sivani Institute of Management 50 to 70
ATLAS SkillTech University Mumbai50 to 70

What Happens After an MBA College Accepts MAT Score 2024?

Once the MBA colleges accept MAT scores, all the candidates will have to appear for further rounds. This will include personality tests and the Writing Ability Test (WAT) conducted by the colleges. All those candidates who get selected are then notified of the further process. Post all of this, the candidates are required to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round. 

Based on the performance of these rounds, the candidates are offered admission under the Management programmes of top MBA colleges.

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Is the MAT exam preferable for getting admission to an MBA course?

One of the biggest advantages of taking the MAT exam is that its scores are accepted by almost all international schools. It is accepted by more than 600 MBA colleges in India. It is one of the largest MBA entrance tests in the country.

Is 70 percentile a good score in MAT?

Scoring 70-80 percentile in the MAT exam is considered to be good. The score will be accepted by more than 800 colleges. 

What is the highest MAT score?

The highest MAT score is considered to be on a scale of 199 to 800. 

This was all about the “colleges for MAT exam.” For more informative blogs, check out our Management Exams Section, or you can learn more about us by visiting our Indian exams page.

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