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Top Colleges Accepting CAT Scores 2024 - CAT Participating Institutes in 2024

Top Colleges Accepting CAT Scores 2024 - CAT Participating Institutes in 2024

Edited By Himanshu Shekhar | Updated on Mar 21, 2024 11:17 AM IST | #CAT

CAT Participating Institutes 2024- A total of 21 IIMs and more than 1000 B-schools in India fall under the category of CAT participating institutes. Those who will take CAT 2024 will be able to check CAT result probably in the third week of December 2024. Candidates will have to download their scorecard as CAT participating institutes including IIMs will use the CAT 2024 score to shortlist candidates for the next rounds of the admission process which may include GD, PI, etc.

CAT Participating Institutes 2024

CAT cutoff for IIMs is expected to go around 98 to 100 percentile. Check the CAT cutoff for other MBA colleges under the CAT exam. The final merit list of candidates selected for admission will be prepared based on composite scores of the CAT 2024, GD/PI, and WAT. Academic records of a candidate also hold importance in the selection for admission.

CAT-accepting colleges will use these parameters along with other factors for the final shortlisting of candidates for admission to MBA/ PGDM programmes. A simplified CAT exam colleges list will be provided in this article to provide a fair opportunity for candidates to choose their dream MBA college.

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Apart from the CAT score and performance in PI/ GD/ WAT, MBA colleges through CAT 2024 scores also consider the candidate's past academic performance as well as their work experience. Read the full article by Careers360 to know all the details about CAT participating colleges in India.

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CAT Participating Institutes 2024- IIMs and seat intake

Candidates can check the list of IIMs and their seat intakes through the table that is given below.

CAT Participating IIMs 2024

The above-mentioned total number of seats is based on past year IIM admission criteria. We will update once the respective IIMs will notify us.

Other top MBA colleges accepting CAT score

In addition to IIMs, several top MBA colleges in India, both private and government, accept CAT scorecards. Candidates can check the list of other top B-schools that use the CAT exam to admit candidates in the table below.

Government CAT-Affiliated Colleges in India

Private Top CAT Colleges in India 2024

CAT College List 2024- State-wise

State name

Institute name

Andhra Pradesh

GITAM School of International Business

Chandigarh

Chitkara Business School

University Business School, Chandigarh

Gujarat

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

School of Petroleum Management, PDPU

Institute of Management, Nirma University

Institute of Rural Management, Anand

Amrut Mody School of Management

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

MICA

Jharkhand

Xavier Institute of Social Service

Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior

Indian Institute of Forest Management

Odisha

Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)

KIIT School of Management, KIIT University

Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University

Asian School of Business Management

Telangana

Hyderabad School of Business Management

Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad

University of Hyderabad (School of Management Studies), Hyderabad

West Bengal

Army Institute of Management, Kolkata

International Management Institute, Alipore

Institute 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

Praxis Business School, Kolkata

Assam

Department of Business Administration, Tezpur

Jawaharlal Nehru School of Management Studies

Delhi

Fore School of Management

Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi

Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management

Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Technical Campus

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

Haryana

National Power Training Institute

BML Munjal University

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon

Karnataka

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

ISBR Business School

Indus Business Academy

National School of Business

Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology

T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

CMS Business School (Jain University)

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

GIBS Business School

Institute of Finance & International Management (IFIM)

Indian Institute of Science

International School Of Management Excellence

AIMS Institute of Higher Education (AIMS Institutes)

Myra School of Business

National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal

Maharashtra

Institute Of Management Technology, Nagpur

Institute For Technology And Management

Flame School of Business

Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

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

National Institute Of Bank Management

Balaji Institute of Management & Human Resource Development (BIMHRD)

Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)

Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management (BITM)

S P Jain Institute of Management & Research

Indian Institute of Cost and Management Studies & Research

Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB)

K J Somaiya Institute of Management

National Insurance Academy

SDA Bocconi Asia Centre

Panjab

LM Thapar School of Management

University Business School

Bihar

Development Management Institute

Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP)

Jammu & Kashmir

The Business School, Jammu

Goa

Goa Institute of Management

Kerala

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

Rajasthan

Institute Of Agri-Business Management

CCS National Institute of Agricultural Marketing

BITS Pilani

Uttar Pradesh

Institute Of Management Technology (IMT)

Birla Institute of Management Technology

Shri Ram Murti Smarak International Business School

Galgotias University

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

Shri Ram Murti Smarak International Business School

Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad

Master School of Management

J.R.E Group of Institutions

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

Institute of Management Studies, Noida

Indian Institute Of Finance

Shiv Nadar University

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)

Accurate Institute of Management & Technology

University Of Lucknow

Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Management Studies

NTPC School of Business

Institute of Advanced Management & Research

IILM Graduate School of Management

CAT Result 2024

CAT 2024 results will be announced by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) probably in the third week of December. CAT 2024 result will be announced in the form of a scorecard. The scores of the candidates show how well they did in the exam. Candidates can download their CAT scorecard at the official CAT website, using the necessary login details such as CAT ID and password. The scorecard of CAT 2024 consist details like sectional scores, percentile, and overall CAT score. Candidates should take a printout of the CAT scorecard and keep it safe as they will need it throughout the admission process.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How can I apply for MBA admission in any CAT institute?

Candidates can apply for MBA admission in the participating institute of CAT by filling the MBA application form of the respective college.

2. Which top MBA college can I get with 50 percentile in CAT?

There are many B-schools which offer admission to MBA programmes to candidates with 50 percentile in CAT 2023. A few of them are:

  • Shanti Business School (Ahmedabad)
  • Institute of Marketing & Management (New Delhi)
  • Karnavati University (Gandhinagar)
  • Narayana Business School (Ahmedabad)
  • ASM's Group of Institutions (Pune)
  • Universal Business School (Karjat)
3. What is the validity of CAT scorecard?

CAT scorecard will be valid for one year. CAT 2024 scorecard will be valid till i.e. December 31, 2025.

4. How many times is the CAT exam held in a year?

CAT exam is held once a year in online CBT mode only.

5. When will CAT 2023 result to be declared?

The CAT result 2024 will probably be announced in the third week of December. 

6. When will the CAT exam to be held?

The CAT 2024 exam will probably be held on November 24.

7. Is CAT necessary for MBA?

In order to take admission into IIMs, CAT is mandatory. Apart from that candidates can appear for other national level MBA entrance exam. There are many B-schools which offers direct admission into MBA program.

8. How many attempts for CAT are allowed?

There is no limit to appear for CAT. One can appear for Common Admission Test (CAT) as much times as they want.

9. Is CAT necessary for MBA?

In order to take admission into IIMs, CAT is mandatory. Apart from that candidates can appear for other national level MBA entrance exam. There are many B-schools which offers direct admission into MBA program.

10. Is there any CAT exam in 2024?

Yes, the CAT 2024 exam will probably be held on November 24.

11. What is a good score in CAT 2024?

A good score in CAT 2024 is of range 97-99 percentile. 

12. Who will be conducting CAT 2024?

IIMs conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) on a rotational basis. IIM Lucknow will conduct the CAT exam this year.

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Hello,

Getting admission to an IIM without taking the CAT is possible through alternative routes such as:

1. Executive MBA (PGPX,EPGP,ect .)  : Many IIMs offer Executive MBA programs for experienced professionals, which may require GMAT scores instead of CAT .

2.Integrated programs: Some IIMs offer integrated programs like IPM (Integrated Program in Management), where admission cab be based on entrance exams other than CAT.

3.Doctoral programs (Ph.D.): Some IIMs accept GMAT/GRE scores for their doctoral programs .

4. Specialized Courses: IIMs offer various short-term and ccertificate programs that don't require CAT scores.

Check the specific IIM websites for detailed admission criteria and processes for these programs .


The Common Admission Test, is a computer based standardized test conducted in India. It is one of the most prestigious and competitive entrance exams for admission into postgraduate management programs, Including MBA, in various Indian Institutes of Management and other top business schools across the country.

To know more about CAT 2024 like exam date, eligibility, syllabus and more, click on the below link.

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-2024


Comparing the difficulty between CAT (Common Admission Test) and GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) depends on various factors including individual strengths, preparation strategies, and the specific requirements of the programs you are applying to. Invicta Consultancy can provide tailored guidance based on your career goals and academic background to help you decide which exam aligns best with your aspirations and strengths. Each exam assesses different skills: CAT primarily focuses on quantitative and verbal abilities required for management education in India, while GMAT evaluates analytical writing, integrated reasoning, quantitative, and verbal skills for admission into graduate management programs worldwide.

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Generally admissions are given based on your rank. So based on your overall percentile in JEE your rank could be between 56470 - 63480 approximately.

Unfortunately, Based on the marks you scored, it will be difficult to get admitted into NIT Trichy under OBC category. However there is also a second chance for you to attend for JEE, so I recommend you to take that chance and score better.

You can check the colleges you are eligible for using the below link.

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1-radian measures 600. (True/False)

Option: 1

True


Option: 2

False


$111111^2$ = 

Option: 1

123456654321


Option: 2

123454321


Option: 3

123454321


Option: 4

12345654321


1111112 =___________ 

Option: 1

 123456654321


Option: 2

1234554321


Option: 3

123454321


Option: 4

12345654321


159702 is divisible by

Option: 1

7


Option: 2

9


Option: 3

11


Option: 4

6


1600 satellites were sent up by a country for several purposes. The purposes are classified as broadcasting (B), communication (C), surveillance (S), and others (O). A satellite can serve multiple purposes; however a satellite serving either B, or C, or S does not serve O. 

The following facts are known about the satellites: 

1. The numbers of satellites serving B, C, and S (though may be not exclusively) are in the ratio 2: 1:1. 

2. The number of satellites serving all three of B, C, and S is 100. 

3. The number of satellites exclusively serving C is the same as the number of satellites exclusively serving S. This number is 30% of the number of satellites exclusively serving B. 

4. The number of satellites serving O is the same as the number of satellites serving both C and S but not B. 

Question:

What best can be said about the number of satellites serving C? 

Option: 1

Must be between 450 and 725 

 


Option: 2

Cannot be more than 800 
 


Option: 3

Must be between 400 and 800 

 


Option: 4

Must be at least 100 


1600 satellites were sent up by a country for several purposes. The purposes are classified as broadcasting (B), communication (C), surveillance (S), and others (O). A satellite can serve multiple purposes; however a satellite serving either B, or C, or S does not serve O. 

The following facts are known about the satellites: 

1. The numbers of satellites serving B, C, and S (though may be not exclusively) are in the ratio 2: 1:1. 

2. The number of satellites serving all three of B, C, and S is 100. 

3. The number of satellites exclusively serving C is the same as the number of satellites exclusively serving S. This number is 30% of the number of satellites exclusively serving B. 

4. The number of satellites serving O is the same as the number of satellites serving both C and S but not B. 

Question:

What is the minimum possible number of satellites serving B exclusively? 

Option: 1

100


Option: 2

200


Option: 3

500


Option: 4

250


1600 satellites were sent up by a country for several purposes. The purposes are classified as broadcasting (B), communication (C), surveillance (S), and others (O). A satellite can serve multiple purposes; however a satellite serving either B, or C, or S does not serve O. 

The following facts are known about the satellites: 

1. The numbers of satellites serving B, C, and S (though may be not exclusively) are in the ratio 2: 1:1. 

2. The number of satellites serving all three of B, C, and S is 100. 

3. The number of satellites exclusively serving C is the same as the number of satellites exclusively serving S. This number is 30% of the number of satellites exclusively serving B. 

4. The number of satellites serving O is the same as the number of satellites serving both C and S but not B. 

Question:

If at least 100 of the 1600 satellites were serving O, what can be said about the number of satellites serving S? 

Option: 1

At most 475 

 


Option: 2

Exactly 475 
 


Option: 3

At least 475 

 


Option: 4

No conclusion is possible based on the given information 


1600 satellites were sent up by a country for several purposes. The purposes are classified as broadcasting (B), communication (C), surveillance (S), and others (O). A satellite can serve multiple purposes; however a satellite serving either B, or C, or S does not serve O. 

The following facts are known about the satellites: 

1. The numbers of satellites serving B, C, and S (though may be not exclusively) are in the ratio 2: 1:1. 

2. The number of satellites serving all three of B, C, and S is 100. 

3. The number of satellites exclusively serving C is the same as the number of satellites exclusively serving S. This number is 30% of the number of satellites exclusively serving B. 

4. The number of satellites serving O is the same as the number of satellites serving both C and S but not B. 

Question:

 If the number of satellites serving at least two among B, C, and S is 1200, which of the following MUST be FALSE? 

Option: 1

The number of satellites serving C cannot be uniquely determined 

 


Option: 2

The number of satellites serving B is more than 1000 
 


Option: 3

All 1600 satellites serve B or C or S 

 


Option: 4

The number of satellites serving B exclusively is exactly 250 


2839155 is divisible by

Option: 1

2


Option: 2

7


Option: 3

55


Option: 4

None of the above


'a' for which x^{2}-ax+9= 0 can be written as square of a linear factor is

Option: 1

6


Option: 2

-6,6


Option: 3

\left ( 6,\infty \right )


Option: 4

\left ( -\infty,-6 \right )


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