Attempting CAT exam is just a battle half won. You are attempting CATs because you want to get admitted to your dream b-school. To do that, you need to start registering NOW! CAT 2019 results will be out on 7th January, 2020. There are 100+ top Indian MBA colleges that will be accepting CAT score this year, including the 20 IIMs. These colleges will start releasing the shortlists of the selected candidates, immediately after the CAT exam result declaration for MBA admission 2020. To find out more on b-schools that accept CAT scores, read this article that gives you a compiled list of MBA colleges, seats, cutoffs, application deadline, and other related information.
Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Exam 2019 Scores
You tried your level best, still did not get 99%ile for CATs? The cut-offs for IIM admissions are always way too high and the selection criteria is also not very easy going. There are other top b-schools in the country that also accept CAT scores. Let's take a look at top 25 colleges accepting CAT score apart from IIMs.
|B-School||Seats||CAT Cut-Offs||Registration Deadline||Form Fees||Fees (INR in Lacs)||Placement Salary (Avg)|
|SJMSOM (IIT B)||120||90+||11.01.2020||1600||8.75||20.8|
|DMS (IIT D)||115||90+||27.01.2020||1600||8.8||18.47|
|IIFT (Delhi & Kolkata)||440||90||04.11.2019||1650||16.70||20.07|
|IMT Nagpur||120||70+||Jan 2020||2000||14||7.5|
|KJ SIMSR||138||82+||Jan 2020||2800||13.65||9.45|
|SDABAC||150||No min Cut-offs||20.11.2019 (Round 1)||2500||18.6||11.13|
|FORE School Of Management||180||85+||23.12.2019||1947||15.98||10.8|
|Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management, Kolkata||120||70+||12.12.2019||1000||3||7.5|
|Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai||180||86||15.02.2020||2500||7||11|
|Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Gurgaon||60||90+||30.11.2019 (Cycle 1)||2000||14.5||10.1|
* The fees structure and admission is for general category.
* NA means the cut-off has not been announced yet.
* At time some colleges close admissions and then re-open again after CAT Results. Don’t lose your hope just yet.
By now you would have already submitted applications for IIMs of your choice. This list is therefore curated to help you identify your b-schools based on seats, cut-offs, fees and average salary after placement.
*Cut-offs indicate percentiles
|B-School||Seats||CAT Exam Cut-offs||Fees (INR in Lacs)||Placement Salary (Avg)|
* Registration for all the IIMs are already closed. The deadline to submit the mark-sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2020
To conclude, make sure to refer to this list post CAT. You can figure out where you stand post the exam. Best of luck!