100 Institutes accepting CAT 2020 scores

100 Institutes accepting CAT 2020 scores

Are you preparing for CAT 2020? This article lists 100 Best institutes that accept CAT scores with their tentative percentile cut-offs and average salary figures. So, chalk out your plan to ace the CAT accordingly, and get into an institute of your choice. 

By Kamlesh Sajnani, Managing Director – IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd.

Before we get to the list of 100 best institutes, let’s take a look at the points to be understood and myths to be addressed regarding CAT.

Points to be Understood and Myths to be Addressed:

  1. IIMs are Not the Only institutes that accept CAT Scores.
    • CAT is accepted by 1000+ Management Institutes in India approved by the AICTE.
    • These 1000+ institutes do not need 99%ile in CAT for admission.
    • 75% of these 1000+ institutes accept CAT scores above 50 percentile in order to get into their programs.
  2. The application to the IIMs is one of the least expensive applications in our country.
    • CAT gives you a window to apply to all the 30+ programs of the 20 IIMs.
    • There is no restriction on applying to the number of IIMs or any of their programs through CAT.
    • A simple calculation shows that the per program application fee is Rs.66/-. 
  3. CAT is one of the approved tests of the HRD ministry of the Government of India.
  4. CAT is the most popular Management Test In India.

Given below is our list of 100 best institutes that accept CAT as a part of their selection process.

This list has been created based on the salary statistics (average salary) published by these institutes on various platforms including their respective websites.  Although, we have listed 100 institutes – with their salary in this article, there will be others that offer placement opportunities. We suggest that you visit their respective websites for information on their placements.

The list below consists of 4 columns –  name of the institute, location and average salary* and range of percentile (based on data from last year) required to get a call from the institute. The percentile is critical and will help you appreciate the effort needed for your CAT preparation. Remember, percentile is only one of the criteria considered for admission to any Management institute—most institutes have additional parameters for offering you a final admit; Group Discussion / Personal Interview/ Interview forms / Essays / Academic track record / gender / category and so on.

Percentile Range Name of the Institute City State Average Salary (In lakh per annum)
97+ Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad Gujarat 25.83
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) Bengaluru Karnataka 26.18
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) Kolkata West Bengal 28
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM Lucknow) Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 24.25
94+ Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode Kozhikode Kerala 23.08
Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur (IIM Kashipur) Kashipur Uttarakhand 13.82
Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi (IIM Ranchi) Ranchi Jharkhand 15.11
Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak (IIM Rohtak) Rohtak Haryana 13.07
Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (IIM Shillong) Shillong Meghalaya 18.76
Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli (IIM Trichy) Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 14.96
Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur (IIM Udaipur) – PGP Udaipur Rajasthan 12.25
Indian Institute of Management, Raipur (IIM Raipur) Raipur Chhattisgarh 14.53
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 25.6
IIT Bombay, Shailesh J.Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM) Mumbai Maharashtra 20.98
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 20.88
Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon Gurugram Haryana 22.05
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Dept of Management Studies New Delhi Delhi 22.69
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 26.36
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 24.1
90+ Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore) Indore Madhya Pradesh 22.92
IIT Kharagpur, Vinod Gupta School of Management Kharagpur West Bengal 18.1
Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) (XIMB) Bhubaneswar Odisha 15.42
IIT Roorkee, Department of Management Studies Roorkee Uttarakhand 10.33
IIT Madras, Department of Management Studies, Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 14.38
International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 13.07
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh 13.6
Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi New Delhi Delhi 12.15
Department of Commerce, MHROD, Delhi University Delhi Delhi 10.68
Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi, South Campus  New Delhi New Delhi 12.15
Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University Delhi Delhi 11.72
Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar (IIM Amritsar) Amritsar Punjab 11.78
UBS Chandigarh Punjab 11.78
85+ Indian Institute of Management, Bodhgaya (IIM Bodhgaya) Bodhgaya Bihar 11.02
Indian Institute of Management, Jammu Jammu Jammu 11.2
Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur (IIM Nagpur) Nagpur Maharashtra 13.13
Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIM Sambalpur) Sambalpur Odisha 11.61
Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur (IIM Sirmaur) Sirmaur Himachal Pradesh 11.28
Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam (IIM Visakhapatnam) – PGP Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 13.08
Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Trichy Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 9.3
IIT Kanpur, Department of Industrial & Management Engineering, Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh 12.77
MICA – The School of Ideas, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Gujarat 13.9
FORE School of Management, New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 10.8
Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Goa Goa Goa 11.72
Great Lakes Institute of Management, (GLIM) Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 10.14
Great Lakes Institute Of Management, (GLIM) Gurgaon Gurgoan Haryana 9.15
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand Anand Gujarat 12.84
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) Mumbai Maharashtra 10.5
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi (LBSIM) New Delhi 9.2
SDA Bocconi Asia Center (formerly MISB Bocconi), Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 11.13
T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal Manipal Karnataka 11.5
Nirma University Ahmedebad Ahmedabad Gujarat 8.7
80+ Christ University Institute Of Management, Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 6.85
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 8.7
Indian Institute Of Social Welfare And Business Management, Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal 6
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, (LIBA) Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu 10
Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Bengaluru Karnataka 9.19
Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai Maharashtra 9
MET Institute Of Management, Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 5.5
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME), Kochi Kochi Kerala 5.99
70+ BITS Pilani Pilani Rajasthan 9.77
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh 8.27
National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune Pune Maharashtra 9.67
DMS – NIT Trichy Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 6.9
Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 7.2
Praxis Business School, (PGDM) Kolkata West Bengal 7.15
Praxis Business School (Data Science) Kolkata West Bengal 8.9
Praxis Business School (Data Science) Bangalore Karnataka
Praxis Business School (Cyber Security) Kolkata West Bengal
Indian Institute Of Forest Management , Bhopal Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 7.5
Institute Of Management Technology, Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 7.17
Institute Of Management Technology, Nagpur Nagpur Maharashtra 7.64
Institute For Technology And Management , Navi Mumbai Navi Mumbai  Maharashtra 8.5
MANAGE – Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 7.8
Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management (AIIM), Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Gujarat 6.32
Alliance School of Business, Alliance University, Bangalore – MBA Bengaluru Karnataka 7
Centre for Management Studies (CMS), NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad Telangana 11
NIT Surathkal The School Of Management Surathkal Karnataka 5.5
Institute Of Management Development And Research, Pune Pune Maharsahtra 5.46
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Gujarat 7.4
School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL), PGP-BL, Haryana Gurugram Haryana 7.82
Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad Murshidabad West Bengal 9.03
55+ DMS – DTU Delhi Delhi Delhi 6
Gitam School Of International Business, Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 6.5
ISBM – Pune Pune Maharashtra 8.8
Amity Business School, Noida Noida Uttar Pradesh 6.67
Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Gujarat 8.15
AIMS Institutes, Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 6.5
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 6.25
Army Institute of Management,  Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal 4.97
BIMM, Pune Pune Maharashtra 6.5
FLAME University, Pune Pune Maharashtra 5.3
ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad  Hyderabad Telangana 6.9
Institute of Business Studies And Research (IBSAR), Navi Mumbai Navi Mumbai Maharashtra 4
Institute Of Rural Management, Jaipur Jaipur Rajasthan 4
IPE Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 3.2
National Insurance Academy (NIA), Pune Pune Maharashtra 8.23
New Delhi Institute of Management, New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 6.5
Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM), Madurai – MBA Madurai Tamil Nadu 5
Xavier Institute of Social Service, XISS, Ranchi Ranchi Jharkhand 5.87
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*Average Salary: Some of the statistics could be from last year, so please refer to the institutes’ websites in case you are interested.

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