Got your CAT and XAT results? Know the B-schools to apply for
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 - 5:05 p.m. IST by Sreetama Datta
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With the declaration of CAT and XAT results, MBA aspirants are now much clear about the B-schools they can apply for. As they know their percentile, it is imperative that they would apply to those B-schools in which the cutoff percentile would match that of the aspirants’ percentiles. Moreover, the application deadlines for most of the top B-schools is approaching. To help the MBA aspirants with the applications, this article of Careers360 brings the list of top B-schools whose application process is open at present along with the admission details and last date for the batch of 2020-22.

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The table below brings you the details of the B-schools conducting admission for 2020-22 batch.

Top B-schools and their Admission Details


Application Deadline

Entrance Exams Accepted

International Management Institute (IMI) Delhi

January 21, 2020

CAT 2019 or GMAT

Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU)
January 25, 2020CAT 2018

Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad

January 31, 2020

CAT 2019 or XAT 2019 or GMAT

Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Sri City

Professional round - February 4, 2020

General round -

March 3, 2020

CAT 2019 or XAT 2020 or CMAT 2019 or GMAT & GRE (taken on or after 1st January 2016)

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai

January 10, 2020

CAT 2019 or XAT 2020

Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), New Delhi


CAT 2019 or GMAT

Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Greater Noida

January 30, 2020

CAT 2019 or XAT 2019 or GMAT 2018-19

We School Mumbai

January 26, 2020

CAT 2019 or XAT 2020 or ATMA December 2020 or February 2020 or CMAT 2020 or MAH CET 2020 or GMAT (2016 onwards)

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Cycle 1- January 10, 2020

Cycle 2- February 25, 2020

CAT 2018/2019 or XAT 2019/2020 or GMAT taken after 1st January 2016 or CMAT 2019

Note: The B-schools have been arranged in random order

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The B-schools would shortlist the applicants based on their performance in the MBA entrance exams. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the final selection rounds including Group Discussion or Case Studies or Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds. Final merit list would be generated on the basis of candidates’ performance in entrance exams, selection rounds and their profile, which includes parameters like past academic records and work experience.

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PGDM/MBA Admissions 2020 Open | 4 Institutes: BIMM, BITM, BIIB, BIMHRD | Highest CTC 18.5 LPA

The final selection rounds will be conducted from February to March 2020 and the programmes will commence from July 2020.

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The next MAT will be conducted in the month of May.

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Hrisheekesh Singh 22nd Feb, 2020

Hi Rohan,

In CAT Exam the questions are of a decent level so I recommend you to study from standard books.

These are some of the standard books for preparation of CAT Exam:-

QA Books:-

  • How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma
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LR and DI books:-

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I hope this information helps you.

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which are the best private colleges for intrigated MBA (BBA+MBA) ???

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 22nd Feb, 2020


Following private colleges offer integrated MBA program-

Jindal Global Business School, Sonepat

Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

NMIMS, Mumbai

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Doon Business School (DBS), Dehradun

Gitam Institute of Management, [GIM] Vishakhapatnam


Whats the CAT cutoff for MBA in DSM, DTU?

Shiksha 22nd Feb, 2020


DSM, DTU for MBA takes only CAT scores. The safe CAT percentile for all the courses is 65 percentile. Although different courses have different cut offs.

Its a below average college. (íts not recommended to join this, but if you don't have any options left then go)

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Mayank Chowdhary 22nd Feb, 2020

Hi Chung!! Hope you are doing well!! CAT is one of the most important exams of our country. CAT was initially started by Indian institute of Management. It is a computer based test. The benefits of giving CATs and cracking it are that you will be eligible to take admission for a graduate management program in colleges across the country. CAT score is considered by a large amount of management Colleges of our country and many students try their best to crack it as it gives them a chance to move towards their management learning goal.

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