Top MBA Colleges accepting CAT score in 2020

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Update on
December 6, 2019

 

Top MBA Colleges accepting CAT score
More than 300 top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score for MBA admission.  Apart from IIMs, CAT MBA colleges include FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, IITs, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, JBIMS Mumbai among others.

 

To help MBA aspirants searching for CAT colleges, MBAUniverse.com has segregated the colleges accepting CAT score in different percentile range in descending order – CAT percentile from 90 to 50. Click on the College Name to get more information.

 

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT: 90-100 Percentile
Not only the IIMs, there are highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA/ PGDM colleges among the MBA colleges accepting CAT score. Some of the prominent MBA colleges excluding IIMs, accepting CAT percentile 90 & above are:  

 

B-School
Range of CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile
Admission Status
97-98
Closed
95-97
To Open in March 2020
94-95
Closed
International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi
90-92
Open | Apply Now
90-92
Closed
XIM-Xavier University Bhubaneswar
90-93
85-90
Closed
IIT BOMBAY Mumbai
90-92
85-90
To Open after CAT 2019 Result

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT: 80-85 Percentile
Top MBA colleges accepting CAT 80 percentile and above are highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA/ PGDM colleges in India. The list is given below  

B-School
Range of CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile 
Admission Status
TAPMI Manipal
80-85
Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Chennai
80-85
MICA Ahmedabad
80-85
K J Somaiya Mumbai
80-86
IRMA Anand
80-85
Welingkar Mumbai
80-85
Open | Apply Now
LBSIM New Delhi
80-85
FORE School of Management (FSM) New Delhi
80-85
Open | Apply Now
GIM Goa
80-85
Open  Apply Now
80-85
Open
80-85
Open
BIMTECH, Greater Noida
80-85

 

MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Percentile: 70-80

Many MBA colleges accepting CAT percentile in the range of 70-80 award greater weightage to the profile of the applicants than only the CAT exam score. They are good MBA colleges with consistent placements. The list of some of the prominent MBA colleges is shared below:

 

B-School
Range of CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile
Admission Status
ICFAI Business School Hyderabad 
75-80
75-80
Open
75-80
Open
SDMIMD Mysore
75-80
75-80
Open
Sri Balaji University Pune (BIMM, BIMHRD, BIIB, BITM)
70-75
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani
70-75
To Open Shortly
IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University 
70-75
KIIT School Of Management - KSOM Bhubaneswar
70-75
ITM Navi Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
Open
SOIL Gurgaon
70-75
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
Open | Apply Now
IPE Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
Open
70-75
SDA Bocconi Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
70-75
70-75
Open
70-75
Open
BIM Trichy: Bharathidasan Institute of Management
70-75
Open | Apply Now
VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore
70-75
Open | Apply Now
O P Jindal University, Sonepat (Delhi NCR)
70-75
Open | Apply Now

MBA Colleges Accepting CAT: 60-70 Percentile
Surprisingly, there are many good MBA colleges accepting CAT who instead of looking for high CAT percentile score, consider many other factors like profile of the candidates, academic and extra-curricular achievements in their admission process. These MBA colleges accepting CAT percentile have kept their required percentile in the range of 60 to 70 for admission. A list of some of the top MBA colleges accepting CAT 60 percentile and above is given below:

B-School Range of CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile  Admission Status
International Institute of Management Studies (IIMS) Pune 65-70 Open
Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) New Delhi  60-65 Open
Delhi School of Business (DSB) New Delhi 60-65 Open | Apply Now
J K Business School Gurgaon 60-65 Open | Apply Now
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management (BULMIM) 60-65 Open 
Lexicon Management Institute of Leadership and Excellence (MILE) Pune 65-70 Open | Apply Now
Suryadatta Institutes of Management Pune 65-70 Open 
GITAM Hyderabad Business School (GHBS) 65-70 Open
Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM) Secunderabad 65-70 Open
Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management Hyderabad 65-70 Open
Gitam School of International Business (GSIB) Visakhapatnam 60-65 Open
St. Joseph Institute of Management, Bangalore 65-70 Open

MBA Colleges Accepting CAT: 50-60 Percentile
Your CAT exam score in the range of 50-60 percentile can offer you MBA admission in a good MBA college provided you have a consistent good academic record. Below is shared a list of some prominent MBA colleges accepting CAT 50-60 percentile for admission.

B-School Range of CAT 2019 Cut Off Percentile    Admission Status 
EMPI Business school New Delhi 55-60 Open
GIBS Business School Bangalore 55-60 Open | Apply Now
Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology: AIMIT Bangalore 55-60 Open
IIBS Bangalore 55-60 Open
RSB Chennai: Rajalakshmi School of Business 55-60 Open | Apply Now
MITCON Institute of Management Pune 55-60 Open
Apeejay School of Management (ASM) New Delhi 55-60 Open
Jaypee Business School, Noida 55-60 Open
CII School of Logistics, Amity University, Noida 55-60 Open

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT: 20 IIMs 
IIMs are the foremost among the MBA colleges accepting CAT score since they conduct CAT as their only entrance exam for MBA admission. There are 20 IIMs at present and all the IIMs accept only CAT score for admission. You can check the Fee and placements and other details about IIMs on this page

Institute Name
Fee (Rs. in lakhs)
Average salary (Rs. in lakhs)
23
25.83
21
25.36
21.50
24.54
14.16
NA
16
20.79
17
20.67
15.1
16.07
14
16.79
14
14.91
13.54
13.20
13
14.53
12.5
12.24
12
12.61
11.5
12.35
10.34
 9.2
10
11.93
12.73
11.85
11
10.90
11
 9.33
12.75
11.20

Read More to know the CAT cut offs at IIMs

 

Top University MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score
Not only Private University but also IITs and Central Government Universities like Delhi and Mumbai Universities, are included among the top MBA colleges accepting CAT score in their MBA admission 2020. Following are some of the top university MBA colleges accepting CAT score:

MBA College
MBA Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
Average salary in Placement  (Rs. in Lakhs)
1.92
23.1
16
19.06
6
18.91
8
16.54
6
16.29
17.3
14.31
1.36
10.92

All these MBA colleges in India will accept the CAT scores for MBA admission 2020. Although a few highly ranked MBA colleges also accept other exam scores like XAT, the scores of the largest MBA entrance exam CAT 2019 is the gateway to top MBA colleges in India. It must be noted that the MBA colleges accepting CAT exam scores are not only 20 IIMs but also include top MBA colleges in India as shared above and hundreds of others. 

 

A few of the top MBA colleges like IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad might reopen their admission process for a limited period to help the CAT 2019 test takers to apply for MBA admission 2020. To check the CAT cut offs, fee, placement and admission status of the top MBA colleges accepting CAT 2019 scores, click here

 

 

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