CAT Participating Institutes 2018
Vikas Gaur, 5 days ago, #CAT

CAT Participating Institutes 2018 – The B-schools which will accept the scores of CAT for their admission process are considered as CAT 2018 participating institutes. Apart from 20 IIMs, there are more than 100 B-schools in India which will accept the scores of CAT 2018. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is the latest to join the list of participating institutes of CAT 2018. Till date, the number of CAT participating institutes 2018 is 111 as listed on the official website of the exam. The exam centres were available in all major cities of the country. The participating institutes of CAT 2018 will consider the scores of the exam from eligible candidates in order to accept applications for shortlisting purpose. Apart from Indian B-schools, Singapore Management University also accepts the CAT score. After the announcement of CAT 2018, participating institutes will have to register with IIMs in order to conduct their admission through CAT scores. IIM Calcutta conducted CAT 2018 on November 25, Sunday. In this article of Careers360, we bring the list of all CAT Participating Institutes 2018 and other relevant information.
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Before knowing the names of the participating institutes for CAT 2018, we bring to you the list of 20 IIMs along with the number of seats offered by them.

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Both Government run and private B-schools fall in the list of CAT 2018 participating institutes. There are around 90 private B-schools in the list. Here is the list of top government and private B-schools:

The following table brings to you the state-wise CAT participating colleges 2018 excluding IIMs. 

CAT Participating Institutes 2018 – State wise

Non - IIM Member Institutions


Institute Name

Andhra Pradesh

GITAM School of International Business




Chitkara Business School

University Business School, Chandigarh




School of Petroleum Management, PDPU

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Institute of Rural Management, Anand

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Institute of Management, Nirma University


Amrut Mody School of Management




Xavier Institute of Social Service



Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior

Indian Institute of Forest Management




Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University

KIIT School of Management, KIIT University

Asian School of Business Management

Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)



Tamil Nadu

National Institute of Technology, Trichy

Institute of Financial Management & Research

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM)

Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Loyala Instute Of Business Administration




Hyderabad School of Business Management

Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad

University of Hyderabad (School of Management Studies), Hyderabad

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad



West Bengal

International Management Institute, Alipore

Army Institute of Management, Kolkata

Management Development Institute (MDI) Murshidabad

Instutute of Engineering and Management

Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM)

Eastern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM)

National Institute of Technology - Durgapur




Department of Business Administration, Tezpur

Jawaharlal Nehru School of Management Studies




Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Technical Campus

Fore School of Management

Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi

Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management

University of Delhi(Dept. of Commerce, Financial Studies & Business Economics)

Jawaharlal Nehru University (School of Management and Entrepreneurship), New Delhi




National Power Training Institute

BML Munjal University

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon




Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

ISBR Business School

National School Of Business

T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology

Indus Business Academy

CMS Business School (Jain University)

Institute of Finance & International Management (IFIM)

Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (Bangalore)

International School Of Management Excellence

GIBS Business School

Myra School of Business

Indian Institute of Science

National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal

Alliance University

AIMS Institute of Higher Education (AIMS Institutes)




Institute Of Management Technology, Nagpur

Institute For Technology And Management

Flame School of Business

Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

Balaji Institute of Management & Human Resource Development (BIMHRD)

Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (Mumbai)

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)

Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay

National Institute Of Bank Management

Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB)

Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management (BITM)

S P Jain Institute of Management & Research

Indian Institute of Cost and Management studies & Research

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research

National Insurance Academy

SDA Bocconi Asia Centre




LM Thapar School of Management

University Business School




Development Management Institute

Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP)




Goa Institute of Management



Jammu & Kashmir

The Business School, Jammu




Rajagiri Business School



New Delhi

Fortune Institute Of International Business

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management

New Delhi Institute of Management

International Management Institute

Apeejay School of Management




BITS Pilani

CCS National Institute of Agricultural Marketing

Institute Of Agri Business Management



Uttar Pradesh

Institute Of Management Technology (IMT)

Birla Institute of Management Technology

Shri Ram Murti Smarak International Business School

Galgotias University

Master School of Management

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-A) - Allahabad

J.R.E Group of Institutions

Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad

Institute of Management Studies, Noida

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology

Indian Institute Of Finance

Shiv Nadar University

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)

Accurate Institute of Management & Technology

Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Management Studies

IILM Graduate School of Management

University Of Lucknow

NTPC School of Business

Institute of Advanced Management & Research

Many B-schools with specialised management programmes such as Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) Hyderabad, MICA Ahmedabad, IIFM Bhopal, Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore etc, are in the list of CAT participating institutes 2018. 

The CAT 2018 result is expected to be declared in the second week of January 2019. After the result declaration, the CAT 2018 participating institutes will release their CAT cutoff and will shortlist the candidates accordingly and that will be the beginning of CAT 2018 selection process. The final merit list will be released in the month of April-May, 2019.

The official exam notification was released on July 29. As per the important dates of CAT 2018, the registration for CAT 2018 started from August 8 and will end on September 26. 

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