B-Schools Accepting CAT Scores, IIMs & Non-IIMs Placement, cutoff

B-Schools Accepting CAT Scores

B-Schools Accepting CAT Scores: There are countless opportunities for MBA/PGDM degrees and this is one of the main reasons that many students pursue MBA/PGDM courses after graduation. CAT is conducted by IIM and it is one of the most prestigious management exams for admission to B-school in India. Common Entrance Test (CAT) is a national-level online entrance test conducted by IIMs for admission to management programs. Moreover, many top MBA/PGDM colleges accept CAT scores for MBA/PGDM admission in India.

About CAT

CAT is conducted by IIMs for admission in IIMs which are the premier B-schools accepting CAT scores for admission in India. CAT is conducted once every year and on the last week of Sunday. This is Nation level online test. Every year, the number of candidates appearing for the CAT exam increases, resulting in increased competition. In addition, the cut-off percentile for IIMs also increases. So, candidates search for top MBA/PGDM B-Schools in which they can get admission through a CAT score. To help those candidates out, we have provided in this article the top B-Schools that accept.

Highlights of CAT 2022

S. No ParticularsDetails
1Name of the ExamConducting Body IIM Bangalore Common Admission Test (CAT) 2023
2Conducting BodyIIM Bangalore
3Purpose of the ExamSelection of Candidates for Admission to Postgraduate Business Administration Courses – MBA
4Participating InstitutesIIMs, IITs, IISc, etc.
5Mode of ApplicationOnline
6Exam ModeOnline
7Type of QuestionsObjective
8  Number of SectionsThree
9Total Number of Questions76
10Total Time Duration2 hours
11Negative MarkingYes, -1 mark for MCQs

MBA/PGDM is one of the popular courses, and most candidates opt for it as it offers a wide variety of career options along with a high salary and associated perks.

CAT Exam Overview

Many B-schools and other management institutes accept CAT scores to offer admission in MBA, PGDM, and other PG management courses. CAT is a computer-based test that will be conducted in 150 cities across the country. CAT 2022 exam will be conducted to provide admission to elite B-schools across the country. Below, we have provided an overview of the CAT 2022 exam for the sake of the candidates:

S. NoParticularDetails
2Details of CAT ExamCLICK HERE
3Last 10 Yrs Solved question paper of CATCLICK HERE
4Practice Test series for CATCLICK HERE

CAT 2022 Exam Details

Top B-Schools Accepting CAT Scores for Admission

As mentioned above, the best colleges for management courses are the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). At present, the number IIMs in India is 20. The top ones are listed below:

S. No Name of IIMsShort Name of InstituteLocation
1Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad  (IIM Ahmadabad)Ahmadabad, Gujarat  
2Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore  (IIM Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
3Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata  (IIM Kolkata)Kolkata, West Bengal
4Indian Institute of Management, Luck now  (IIM Luck now)Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
5Indian Institute of Management, Indore  (IIM Indore)Indore, Madhya Pradesh
6Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode  (IIM Kozhikode)Kozhikode, Kerala
7Indian School of Business, Hyderabad Campus  (IIM Hyderabad)Hyderabad, Telangana

Top MBA/PGDM Colleges with High Placement Records

The table below contains the top MBA/PGDM colleges accepting CAT scores other than IIMs. These colleges have a high placement record in various fields for management students.

S. No Name of MBA CollegesShort Name of InstituteLocation
1Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi  Delhi (FMS DU)Delhi
2Management Development Institute, Gurgaon(MDI, Gurgaon)Gurgaon, Haryana
3National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai(NITIE Mumbai)Mumbai, Maharashtra
4Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology(DMS IIT Delhi)Delhi
5Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology(SJMSOM IIT)Mumbai, Maharashtra
6SPJIMR, MumbaiSPJIMR, MumbaiMumbai, Maharashtra
7Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur(VGSOM IIT)Kharagpur, West Bengal
8Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras(DMSIITM)Chennai
9Indian Institute of Management, Raipur(IIM Raipur)Raipur, Chhattisgarh
10Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee(IIT Roorkee)  Roorkee, Uttarakhand
11Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu(IIT Tamil Nadu)Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
12Indian Institute of Management, Kanpur(IIM Kanpur)Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
13Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai(GLIM Chennai)Chennai, Tamil Nadu
14TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal(TAPMI Manipal)Manipal, Karnatak
15Rajiv Gandhi Indian Insitute of Management Shillong(RGIIM Shillong)Shillong, Meghalaya
16Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore(DMSIIS Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
17Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad  (IMT Ghaziabad)  Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Top MBA/PGDM non-IIMs Colleges with Good Placement Records

In terms of a placement record, the below listed MBA colleges stand out:

S. No Name of MBA CollegesShort Name of InstituteLocation
1Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi (IIM Ranchi)(IIM Ranchi)Jharkhand
2Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur (IIM Udaipur)(IIM Udaipur)Rajasthan
3Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak (IIM Rohtak)(IIM Rohtak)Rohtak
4International Management Institute, Delhi (IMI Delhi)(IMI Delhi)Delhi
5Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRM Anand)(IRM Anand)Gujarat
6International Business School, Hyderabad (IBS Hyderabad)(IBS Hyderabad)Telangana
7Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (JBMS Mumbai)(JBMS Mumbai)Maharashtra
8Indian Institute of Management, Kanpur (IIM Kanpur)      (IIM Kanpur)Uttar Pradesh
9Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal (IIFM Bhopal)(IIFM Bhopal)Madhya Pradesh
10Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai(PLN WIMDR Mumbai)Maharashtra
11Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur(IIT Kharagpur)West Bengal
11Institute for Financial Management and Research, Sri City(IIFMR Sri City)Andhra Pradesh
12University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh(UBS PU Chandigarh)Chandigarh- Chandigarh
13Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad(MNNIT Allahabad)Uttar Pradesh
14Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai(LIBA Chennai)Tamil Nadu
15Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technological University(DSM DTU)Delhi
16Goa Institute of Management, Sattari(GIM Sattari)Goa
17Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore(ASB Coimbatore)Tamil Nadu
18Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani(BITS Pilani)Rajasthan
19Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University  (XIM XU)Bhubaneswar  

Top MBA/PGDM Non-IIMs Colleges with Decent Placement Record

Here, we have listed the third group of management colleges that have good placement records.

S. No Name of MBA CollegesShort Name of InstituteLocation
1National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad  (NIAEM Hyderabad)Hyderabad, Telangana
2Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi  (IMS BHUVaranasi)Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
3Nirma University, Ahmedabad  (NU Ahmedabad)Ahmedabad, Gujarat
4Institute of Financial and International Management, Bangalore  (IFIM Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
5Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi  (LBSIM Delhi)Delhi
6Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli  (BIM Trichy)Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
7Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida  (BIMT Greater Noida)  Uttar Pradesh
8National Institute of Technology Rourkela  (NIT Rourkela)Rourkela, Odhisa
9Indian Institute of Technology Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad    (IIT ISM Dhanbad)Dhanbad, Jharkhand
10Institute of Public Enterprises, Hyderabad  (IPE Hyderabad)Hyderabad, Telangana
11Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior  (ABV IIITM Gwalior)Gwalior, Bihar
12FORE School of Management, Delhi(FSM Delhi)Delhi
13Department of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli    (DMS NIT Trichy)Tiruchirapalli
14Jaipuria Institute of Technology, Lucknow  (JIT Lucknow)Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
15National Institute of Technology, Warangal  (NIT Warangal)Warangal, Telangana
16Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram    (TSM Thirupparamkunram)Thirupparankundram, Tamil Nadu
17Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi(DBE DU)Delhi
18Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore  (XIME Bangalore)        Bangalore, Karnataka
19ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai  (ITM Navi Mumbai)Mumbai, Maharashtra
20Amity Business School, Noida(ABS Noida)Noida, Uttar Pradesh
21VIT Business School, Vellore(VITBS Vellore)Vellore, Tamil Nadu
22Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune(BIMM Pune)Pune, Maharashtra
23Indian Institute of Health Management, Jaipur(IIHM Jaipur)Jaipur, Rajasthan
24Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat (JGBS Sonipat)Sonipat Haryana
25PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore(PSGIM Coimbatore)Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
26Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad(IIMT Hyderabad)Hyderabad, Telangana
27Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University(PUMBA Pune)Pune, Maharashtra
28Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata(IISWBM Kolkata)Kolkata, West Bengal
29Shri Daharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute of Management Development, Mysore(SDMIMD Mysore)Mysore, Karnataka
30Indian Institute of Management Nagpur(IIM Nagpur)Nagpur, Maharashtra
31Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, Delhi(JIMS Delhi)Delhi
32Jaipuria Institute of Management, NoidaNoida (JIM Noida)Noida, Uttar Pradesh
33Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya(IIM Gaya)Gaya, Bihar
34Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Ahemadabad(AIIM Ahmedabad)Ahmedabad, Gujarat
35KIIT School of Bhubaneswar(KOSM Bhubaneswar)Bhubaneswar, Odisha
36Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Cochin(RCBS Cochin)Cochin, Kerala
37Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi (XISS Ranchi)Ranchi, Jharkhand
38Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal(MAHE Manipal)Manipal, Karnataka
39SCMS Cochin School of Business, Cochin(SCMS Cochin)Cochin, Kerala
40SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai(SRMIST Chennai)       Chennai, Tamil Nadu
41Institute of Business Management and Research, IPS Academy, Indore(IBMR IPS Academy)Indore, Madhya Pradesh
42MS Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore(MSRIM Bangalore)     Bangalore, Karnataka
43AIMS Institutes, Bangalore  (AIMSI Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
44PES University, Bangalore  (PESU Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
45Alliance School of Business, Bangalore(ASB Bangalore)Bangalore, Karnataka
46Birla Institute of Technology, MesraBIT MesraRanchi, Jharkhand
47Fortune Institute of International Business, DelhiFIIB DelhiDelhi
48GITAM Institute of Management, VisakhapatnamGITAMIM VisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
49Indian Institute of Management, AmritsarIIM Amritsar Amritsar, Punjab
50International Management InstituteIMI KolkataKolkata, West Bengal
51Malviya National Insitute of Technology, Jaipur(MIIT Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
52KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, MumbaiKSIMSR MumbaiMumbai Maharashtra
53National Institute of Technology, Durgapur  NIRT DurgapurDurgapur, West Bengal
54Pondicherry University, PondicherryPU PondicherryKalapet, Pondicherry
55Shiv Nadar University, DadariSNU DadriDadri, Uttar Pradesh
56Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, MumbaiSIMSREE MumbaiMumbai, Maharashtra
57Tezpur University, TezpurTU Tezpur          Tezpur, Assam

Top MBA/PGDM Colleges with Above Average Placement Records

If you are not able to get admission to any top management college then you can opt for these colleges. These colleges also have good placement opportunities and better than average salaries.

S. No MBA College NamesShort Name of InstituteLocation
1Acharya Bangalore B-School, Karnataka  ABBS KarnatakaBangalore, Karnataka
2Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University,AMSMU AhmedabadAhmedabad, Gujarat
3Army Institute of Management, West BengalAIM West BengalKolkata, West Bengal
4Balaji Institue of International Business, TathawadeBIIB TathawadeTathawade, Maharashtra
5Chitkara Business School, ChandigarhCBS ChandigarhChandigarh, Punjab
6Christ University, Bangalore  CU BangaloreBangalore, Karnataka
7Dhruva College of Management, Hyderabad DCM HyderabadHyderabad, Telangana
8Doon Business School, Dehradun   DBS DehradunDehradun, Uttarakhand
9Dr. VN Bedekar Institute of Mangement Studies, Thane    DVNBIMS ThaneThane, Maharashtra
10Entrepreneurship and Management Processes InternationalEMPI DelhiNew Delhi, Delhi
11Faculty of Management Studies, Manav Rachna Institute of Research and StudiesFMSMRIRS FaridabadFaridabad, Uttar Pradesh
12GITAM Hyderabad Business School, Hyderabad GITAMHBS HyderabadHyderabad, Telangana
13GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida  GBIMR Greater NoidaUttar Pradesh
14Indian Institute of Management, JammuIIM JammuJammu and Kashmir
15Indian Institute of Management, SambalpurIIM SambalpurSambalpur, Odhisa
16Indian Institute of Management, SirmaurIIM SirmaurSirmaur, Himachal Pradesh
17Indus Business Academy, Bangalore                  IBA BangaloreBangalore, Karnataka
18Indus Business SchoolIBS PunePune  Maharashtra
19Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad IMS GhaziabadUttar Pradesh
20Institute of Management Studies, Noida         IMS NoidaUttar Pradesh
21Institute of Management Technology,NagpurIMT NagpurMaharashtra
22International School of Business and Media, PuneISBM PuneMaharashtra
23International School of Management Excellence, BangaloreISME BangaloreKarnataka
24ITM School of Business, Gwalior    IITMSB GwaliorBihar
25Jagannath International Management School, KalkajiJIMS KalkajiNew Delhi
26Jaipuria Institute of Management, IndoreJIM IndoreMadhya Pradesh
27Jaiupuria Institute of Management, JaipurJIM JaipurRajasthan
28Jaypee Business School, Noida       JBS NoidaUttar Pradesh
29Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management, UdupiJKSHIM UdupiKarnataka
30Karunya School of Management, CoimbatoreKSM CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
31KCT Business School, Coimbatore           KCTBS CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
32Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, HariharKIAMS HariharKarnataka
33Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra         Ku KurukshetraHaryana
34KV Institute of Management and Information Studies, Coimbatore     KVIMIS CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
35LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar University        LMTSMU ThaparPatiala, Punjab
36MIT School of Business, PuneMITSB PuneMaharashtra
37Mody University, SikarMU SikarRajasthan
38Myra School of Business, MysoreMSB MysoreKarnataka
39National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, JaipurNIAM JaipurRajasthan
40National Insurance Academy, PuneNIA PuneMaharashtra
41NITTE School of Management, BangaloreNITTESM BangaloreKarnataka
42Pune Institute of Business Management, Pune       PIBM PuneMaharashtra
43Rajagiri Business School, Kochi      RBS KochiKerala
44SASTRA University, ThanjavurSARU ThanjavurTamil Nadu
45School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, DehradunSB-UPES DehradunUttarakhand
46Sharda University, Greater Noida,  SU Greater NoidaUttar Pradesh
47Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, KatraSMVDU KatraJammu and Kashmir
48Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad      SSIM SecunderabadTelangana
49SSN School of Management, KalavakkamSSNSM KalavakkamChennai
50Universal Business School, Raigad  UBS RaigadMaharashtra
51Vel’s Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai      VISTAS ChennaiTamil Nadu
52Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, HyderabadVJIM HyderabadTelangana
53Woxsen School of Business, HyderabadWSB HyderabadTelangana

Top Colleges with CAT Cut-Off and Fees

Candidates who are preparing to appear for CAT must be well aware of the types of colleges and their course fees and the CAT cutoff percentile. Let’s see:

S. No B-SchoolsShort Name of InstituteCourse FeesCAT Cut Off
1AIMS Institute, BangaloreAIMSI BangaloreINR 8.10 Lakh60 percentile
2Asia- Pacific Institute of Management, DelhiAPIM DelhiINR 8 Lakhs75 percentile
3Amity Business SchoolABSINR 10.92 Lakh85 percentile
4BITSoM MumbaiBITSoM MumbaiINR 22 LakhNo minimum cutoff required
5Department of Management Studies- Indian Institute of TechnologyDMSIITINR 4 Lakh98.04 percentile
6Fortune Institute of International Business, DelhiFIIB DelhiINR 6.60 Lakh50 percentile
7Goa Institute of Management, GoaGIM GoaINR 13.85 Lakh90 percentile
8Institute of Management Technology, NagpurIMT NagpurINR 15 Lakh50 percentile
9IILM Institute for Higher EducationIILMIHEINR 12 Lakh60 percentile
10Institute of Management, Nirma UniversityIMNUINR 10.62 Lakh80.04 percentile
11International Management Institute, DelhiIMI DehliINR 14.96 Lakh90 percentile
12JIMS, Rohini Sector 5JIMS RohiniINR 4 to 8 Lakh60-75 percentile
13Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of ManagementLBSIMINR 8.95 Lakh87 percentile
14Management Development Institute GurgaonMDI GurgaonINR 25 Lakh97 percentile

Placement Statistics of Top MBA/PGDM Colleges in India

Top MBA/PGDM colleges in India accept CAT scores which are known for placements. CAT is conducted by IIMs, and IIMs are primarily known for their placement reports. The placements of IIM Ahmedabad state that the highest package was given to the students of this college recently at 22.90 LPA. Similarly, other top MBA colleges in India also accept scores that provide excellent placement assistance.

Most frequently asked questions for CAT

Check below frequently asked questions related to top MBA colleges accepting CAT scores:

Which is the best college for MBA?

Answer: In India, the best colleges for MBA are IIMs. There are 20 IIMs in India. IIM Ahmedabad is one of the most sought-after MBA aspirants for its world-class infrastructure, great education, and placement record.

What is the required cut-off for IIM Ahmedabad for general category students?

Answer: For general category students, the CAT cut-off requirement for IIM Ahmedabad is 80 percent. Students will also have to go through a personal interview process. After conducting the personal interview with IIMA for admission, IIM Ahmedabad announces the selected students’ names with a time frame for admission

What is the CAT cut-off to get admission to IBS Hyderabad?

Answer: To get admission to IBS, Hyderabad, a candidate must have secured at least 85 percentile in CAT. The admission process of ISB Hyderabad includes group discussions (GD) and personal interviews (PI).

Is CAT score accepted only in IIMs?

Answer: CAT scores are also acceptable in many non-IIM institutes. There are 1200 B-schools in India that offer admission to MBA or PGDM programs on the basis of CAT scores.

Do I need to apply separately for non-IIMs?

Answer: Yes, for admission to non-IIMs candidates have to apply separately for each institute. Candidates should check the application deadline of the desired institute and fill out the form.


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