Year:
CAT
Rank College Name
1
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Score: 424.71
  • Rating: AAAAA
2
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • Score: 395.78
  • Rating: AAAAA
3
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Score: 387.08
  • Rating: AAAAA
4
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Indore
  • Score: 370.23
  • Rating: AAAAA
2
In Pvt.
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
  • Score: 365.74
  • Rating: AAAAA

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5
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Score: 361.89
  • Rating: AAAAA
6
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  • Score: 360.18
  • Rating: AAAAA
7
In Govt.
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai
  • Score: 351.32
  • Rating: AAAA+
8
In Govt.
Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Score: 346.88
  • Rating: AAAA+
9
In Govt.
Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Score: 346.82
  • Rating: AAAA+
10
In Govt.
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Score: 345.63
  • Rating: AAAA+
11
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  • Score: 335.98
  • Rating: AAAA+
12
In Govt.
Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Score: 332.51
  • Rating: AAAA+
13
In Govt.
Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Score: 332.12
  • Rating: AAAA+
3
In Pvt.
SPJIMR, Mumbai
  • Score: 317.84
  • Rating: AAAA+
15
In Govt.
Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Score: 312.59
  • Rating: AAAA+
16
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
  • Score: 312.49
  • Rating: AAAA+

Admission Open Now

17
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak
  • Score: 308.22
  • Rating: AAAA+
4
In Pvt.
TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal
  • Score: 305.97
  • Rating: AAAA+
18
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Score: 305.35
  • Rating: AAAA+
19
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Shillong
  • Score: 303.64
  • Rating: AAAA+
5
In Pvt.
International Management Institute, Delhi
  • Score: 301.9
  • Rating: AAAA+
6
In Pvt.
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
  • Score: 300.77
  • Rating: AAAA+
20
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
  • Score: 298.68
  • Rating: AAAA
21
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Ranchi
  • Score: 297.23
  • Rating: AAAA
22
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
  • Score: 292.54
  • Rating: AAAA
23
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
  • Score: 288.61
  • Rating: AAAA
7
In Pvt.
Institute of Rural Management, Anand
  • Score: 285.22
  • Rating: AAAA
8
In Pvt.
IBS Business School, Hyderabad
  • Score: 281.23
  • Rating: AAAA
26
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
  • Score: 279.45
  • Rating: AAAA
11
In Pvt.
Goa Institute of Management, Goa
  • Score: 270.78
  • Rating: AAAA
12
In Pvt.
IFMR Graduate School of Business, Sri City
  • Score: 268.4
  • Rating: AAA+
27
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Amritsar
  • Score: 268.4
  • Rating: AAA+
28
In Govt.
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad Prayagraj
  • Score: 266.03
  • Rating: AAA+
30
In Govt.
Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technological University, Delhi
  • Score: 262.83
  • Rating: AAA+
13
In Pvt.
Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
  • Score: 262.12
  • Rating: AAA+
31
In Govt.
National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad
  • Score: 255.02
  • Rating: AAA+
14
In Pvt.
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
  • Score: 254.81
  • Rating: AAA+
32
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam
  • Score: 254.08
  • Rating: AAA+
33
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Technology Indian School of Mines Dhanbad
  • Score: 253.77
  • Rating: AAA+
15
In Pvt.
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
  • Score: 253.24
  • Rating: AAA+
16
In Pvt.
Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • Score: 248.67
  • Rating: AAA+
17
In Pvt.
Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram
  • Score: 248.65
  • Rating: AAA+
35
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Nagpur
  • Score: 248.09
  • Rating: AAA+
18
In Pvt.
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  • Score: 246.3
  • Rating: AAA+
20
In Pvt.
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi
  • Score: 245.69
  • Rating: AAA+
36
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya
  • Score: 244.94
  • Rating: AAA+
37
In Govt.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior
  • Score: 242.77
  • Rating: AAA+
21
In Pvt.
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
  • Score: 242.76
  • Rating: AAA+
38
In Govt.
National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • Score: 241.0
  • Rating: AAA+
39
In Govt.
National Institute of Technology Warangal
  • Score: 240.48
  • Rating: AAA+
40
In Govt.
Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Score: 240.09
  • Rating: AAA+
41
In Govt.
Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur
  • Score: 238.38
  • Rating: AAA+
22
In Pvt.
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore
  • Score: 237.06
  • Rating: AAA+
42
In Govt.
School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
  • Score: 236.91
  • Rating: AAA+
23
In Pvt.
VIT Business School, Vellore
  • Score: 236.57
  • Rating: AAA+
24
In Pvt.
FORE School of Management, Delhi
  • Score: 236.42
  • Rating: AAA+
25
In Pvt.
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Score: 235.22
  • Rating: AAA+
26
In Pvt.
IIHMR University, Jaipur
  • Score: 232.96
  • Rating: AAA+
27
In Pvt.
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
  • Score: 232.78
  • Rating: AAA+
28
In Pvt.
FLAME University, Pune
  • Score: 232.48
  • Rating: AAA+
29
In Pvt.
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune
  • Score: 231.4
  • Rating: AAA
30
In Pvt.
GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  • Score: 231.35
  • Rating: AAA
31
In Pvt.
Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat
  • Score: 231.34
  • Rating: AAA
32
In Pvt.
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  • Score: 231.0
  • Rating: AAA
33
In Pvt.
Amity Business School, Noida
  • Score: 229.95
  • Rating: AAA
34
In Pvt.
SCMS Cochin School of Business, Cochin
  • Score: 228.6
  • Rating: AAA
35
In Pvt.
SSN School of Management, Kalavakkam
  • Score: 228.56
  • Rating: AAA
36
In Pvt.
LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dera Bassi
  • Score: 228.47
37
In Pvt.
MS Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Score: 227.99
  • Rating: AAA
38
In Pvt.
Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad
  • Score: 227.88
  • Rating: AAA
42
In Pvt.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
  • Score: 225.02
  • Rating: AAA
43
In Pvt.
Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur
  • Score: 224.82
  • Rating: AAA
44
In Pvt.
Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Ahmedabad
  • Score: 223.5
  • Rating: AAA
45
In Pvt.
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
  • Score: 222.87
  • Rating: AAA
46
In Pvt.
KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar
  • Score: 222.08
  • Rating: AAA
47
In Pvt.
Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Cochin
  • Score: 221.04
  • Rating: AAA
48
In Pvt.
Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, Delhi
  • Score: 219.58
  • Rating: AAA
49
In Pvt.
NITTE School of Management, Bangalore
  • Score: 218.29
  • Rating: AAA
50
In Pvt.
AIMS Institutes, Bangalore
  • Score: 218.13
  • Rating: AAA
51
In Pvt.
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
  • Score: 217.63
  • Rating: AAA
53
In Pvt.
Sona School of Management, Salem
  • Score: 216.22
  • Rating: AAA
54
In Pvt.
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • Score: 215.83
  • Rating: AAA
55
In Pvt.
KL University Business School, Guntur
  • Score: 215.35
  • Rating: AAA
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Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore
  • Rating: AAAA
--
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Rating: AAAA
--
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • Rating: AAAA
--
Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli
  • Rating: AAA+
--
Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida
  • Rating: AAA+
--
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • Rating: AAA+
--
IFIM Business School, Bangalore
  • Rating: AAA+
--
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune
  • Rating: AAA+
--
Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • Rating: AAA+
--
Balaji Institute of International Business, Tathawade
  • Rating: AAA
--
Chitkara Business School, Patiala
  • Rating: AAA
--
Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Rating: AAA
--
Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
  • Rating: AAA
--
GITAM Hyderabad Business School, Hyderabad
  • Rating: AAA
--
GITAM Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam
  • Rating: AAA
--
GLA University, Mathura
  • Rating: AAA

Top MBA Colleges in India accepting CAT score

Students who seek management education play an important part in the development of the country. The career opportunities available with an MBA degree are uncountable and this is one of the major reasons why a large number of students pursue an MBA after graduation. CAT is one of the entrance exams that is commonly accepted by most of the top MBA Colleges in India. Common Entrance Test (CAT) is a computer-based national level entrance test which is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) for admission to management institutes. IIM Kozhikode declared  CAT result 2019  on January 4, 2020. All the IIMs accept CAT score for admissions. Some of the IIMs that accept CAT scores are given below:

According to previous year’s statistics, the total number of candidates appearing for the CAT examination is high. One of the reasons for this is that there are more than 1000 top B-Schools in India accepting CAT score for admission in different management courses. Apart from IIMs, some of the top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score are Management Development Institute Gurgaon, Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi (FMS), Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,  and National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. There are many factors that make the above-mentioned MBA colleges in India as top colleges accepting CAT score. The academic output and placement opportunities are two important things offered by these MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score which makes this exam one of the biggest entrance exams in the country for management courses.

Top MBA Colleges in India accepting CAT score -  Cutoff 2018

Colleges

General

NC-OBC 

SC

ST

PWD/DAP/DA (General, NC-OBC-cum-transgender, SC)

IIM Ahmedabad

80

75

70

60

70

IIM Calcutta

≥90

≥85

≥70

≥70

≥70

IIM Lucknow

90

82

70

65

65

IIM Udaipur

90

78

50

30

40

IIM Visakhapatnam

90

80

75

55

50

IIM Indore

90

80

60

50

50

IIM Bangalore

90

80

75

70

60

IIM Kozhikode

90

80

60

55

55

IIM Ranchi

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Nagpur

90

81

65

40

55

IIM Raipur

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Sirmaur

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Rohtak

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Trichy

95

78

78

40

40

IIM Kashipur

90

81

75

65

65

IIM Bodh Gaya

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Shillong

75

-

60

50

50

IIM Jammu

95

78

60

40

40

IIM Sambalpur

95

78

60

40

40


Expected Cutoff for Various Top MBA Colleges in India accepting CAT score


Fee Structure of Top MBA Colleges in India accepting CAT score

Name 

Fees 

IIM Ahmedabad 

Rs. 23,00,000 

IIM Bangalore 

Rs. 21,00,000 

IIM Calcutta 

Rs. 27,00,000 

IIM Lucknow

Rs. 14,16,000

IIM Udaipur

Rs. 16,67,000 

IIM Visakhapatnam

Rs. 13,00,000

IIM Indore

Rs. 16,00,000 

IIM Kozhikode

Rs. 17,50,000

IIM Ranchi

Rs. 15,30,000

IIM Nagpur

Rs. 13,75,000

IIM Raipur

Rs. 14,20,400 

IIM Sirmaur

Rs. 10,34,000

IIM Rohtak

Rs. 14,75,000

IIM Trichy

Rs. 11,80,000/- plus applicable taxes

IIM Kashipur

Rs. 14,75,000

IIM Bodh Gaya

Rs. 10,60,000

IIM Shillong

Rs. 13,00,000

IIM Jammu

Rs. 13,80,000

IIM Sambalpur

Rs. 13,03,000


Ranking plays an important role while selecting a college. It helps students understand which college is better than the other one. Each Year, NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) ranks MBA colleges in India on the basis of different factors such as teaching, learning, and resources, outreach and inclusivity, and perception. Along with NIRF, Careers360 also ranks MBA colleges after analyzing many factors like research output, publication, academic productivity etc.. 

As per the NIRF ranking of the previous year, the above-mentioned colleges are among the top B-schools accepting CAT scores. For example, the NIRF ranking of FMS amongst the top MBA colleges in India is 35th. Also, it holds 10th rank among government MBA colleges according to the ranking given by Careers360. 

Candidates planning to appear for CAT should check the eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities. In order to be eligible for CAT, candidates should obtain a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate marks. Only those candidates who will meet the criteria will be eligible for admissions to top MBA Colleges in India accepting CAT score. 

Exam Pattern of CAT 

S. No

Particulars

Details

1

Duration of the CAT 2019 entrance exam

3 hours - Other Categories

4 hours- PwD Category

2

Time for each section

60 minutes

3

Time for each section- PwD Category

80 minutes

4

Mode of CAT 2019

Computer-based exam

5

Total Number of questions

100

6

Duration of each section of CAT 2019

1 hour

7

Negative marks for every wrong answer

-1

8

Marks for each question

3


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Placement statistics of top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score? 

The top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT scores are known for their good placement statistics. Each year, CAT is conducted by one of the IIMs and IIMs are well known for their soaring placement reports. Placement statistics of IIM Ahmedabad states that the median package offered to students of this college was 22.80 LPA for the previous year. Similarly, other top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score also offer excellent placement support. According to the summer placement report of MDI, last year, the average stipend offered to students was 2.10 lakhs. Other top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score also offer good placement support to the students. 

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