CAT Cut Off for IIMs & Top MBA Colleges

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Update on
November 21, 2019

 

CAT Cut Off for IIMs & Top MBA Colleges

CAT score cut offs are used for MBA admission by 20 IIMs, FMS, SPJIMR, MDI, IMI, IITs, JBIMS and hundreds of other top B-schools in India. Out of the 2.44 lakh candidates who have applied for CAT exam 2019, more than 40,000 candidates will be offered MBA admission in 2020-22 batch on the basis of CAT 2019 score cut offs!

 

CAT Results will be announced in the morning of January 7, 2020. Now that you will have your CAT 2019 Percentile with you, if you are searching for Cut Offs for IIMs and other top B-schools, you are at the right place.

 

This article by MBAUniverse.com experts will help you find out:

  • CAT 2019 Cut offs for as announced by 20 IIMs for MBA admission 2020
  • CAT cut offs in top MBA colleges in India like FMS, SPJIMR, MDI, IMT, IMI, XIMB, accepting CAT Cut Off for MBA admission 2020
  • MBA Colleges Cut off that match your CAT Scores and Percentile for admission 2020

Top 10 IIM CAT 2019 Cut Offs for Admission 2020

All the 20 IIMs have announced their minimum CAT 2019 cut offs to shortlist the candidates for final selection round. The CAT 2019 Cut off for IIM admission 2020 are based on latest actual data sourced from the IIMs so that you can use it with confidence. Below are shared the top 10 IIMs CAT cut offs for admission 2020:

Top 10 IIMs
CAT 2019 Cut off percentile as Announced by IIM (Minimum criteria)
80
85
85
90
90
90
95
90
IIM Udaipur
95
IIM Rohtak
95

CAT Cut off For Top MBA Colleges
Following are the CAT cut off for top MBA colleges in India with expected CAT cut offs in the different percentile range for admission 2020.

 

Top B-School CAT Cutoff: CAT 80 Percentile & Above
Below are the top B-School CAT Cutoffs for admission 2020. The CAT cut offs in these MBA colleges is 80+ percentile

Top B Schools
Expected CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile
Admission Status
97
Open
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon
94
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SPJIMR Mumbai
85
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International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi
90
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Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad
90
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K J Somaiya SIMSR Mumbai
85
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T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal
85
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FORE School of Management (FSM) New Delhi
85
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Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) New Delhi
85
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Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) Chennai
80
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80
Open
IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University
80
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Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon
80
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Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Greater Noida
80
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80
Open
80
Open
80
Open
SDMIMD Mysore
80
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WE School: Prince L.N.Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai
80
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CAT Cut off For MBA Colleges:  CAT 50 Percentile & Above
Following are some of the best MBA colleges with CAT Cut offs in percentile range of 50 and above:

B Schools
Expected CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile
Admission Status
School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon
75-80
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Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore
75-80
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Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini Delhi
70-75
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New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi
70-75
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Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida
70-75
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IMS Ghaziabad
70-75
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AIMS School of Business (AIMS) Bangalore
70-75
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PES University
70-75
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70-75
Open
BIM Trichy: Bharathidasan Institute of Management
70-75
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VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore
70-75
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SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai
70-75
SDA Bocconi Mumbai
70-75
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IES Management IES MCRC Mumbai
70-75
Chetna CIMR
65-70
ITM Group of Institutions
65-70
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New IIMs CAT cut offs for Admission 2020
CAT 2019 cut offs announced by new IIMs is higher than top IIMs. However the expected CAT cut offs 2019 in new IIMs may not go as high as in top IIMs.

New & Baby IIMs
IIM CAT 2019 cut off percentile as announced by the IIM
IIM Raipur
95
IIM Ranchi
95
95
IIM Nagpur
90
IIM Visakhapatnam
85
IIM Amritsar
85
IIM Bodhgaya
95
IIM Jammu
90
IIM Sirmaur
90
IIM Sambalpur
95

CAT Cut offs: Difference in Admission Policy and Actual Application
CAT Cut off 2019 for IIMs and other top MBA Colleges carry two different aspects in their admission policy. For example, IIMs announce their admission policy with low CAT score cut off percentile requirement but the actual CAT score cut off percentile is much higher at the time of shortlisting. Therefore there will be a difference in MBA Colleges Cut Off 2019 as announced in their admission policy and CAT 2019 Cut Off Marks as actually applied by these B-schools at the time of shortlisting for final admission round.

 

CAT 2019 score cut offs in IIMs and other prominent MBA Colleges have been announced for MBA admission 2020. Although, IIM Cut off 2019 for CAT percentile score as announced by the 20 IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta among others, reflect the minimum CAT 2019 cut offs required to be considered for shortlisting, the actual CAT score cut off in all the IIMs may go much higher.

 

Similar is the case at FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, IMI New Delhi, IRMA Anand, IMT Ghaziabad, XIM Bhubaneswar among other MBA colleges accepting CAT Score with cut off percentiles. The actual CAT Cut Off for top MBA Colleges for MBA admission 2020 may go higher than their threshold CAT cut off requirement.

 

Admission to the flagship MBA/PGDM 2020-22 programmes in number of top MBA colleges is based on CAT 2019 score cut offs.  CAT 2019 test takers searching for MBA admission while looking for the suitable MBA colleges where they can apply, should refer the above relevant information on how good the B-school is alongwith the idea of CAT score requirement for shortlisting.