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:
- 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.
- 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/-.
- CAT is one of the approved tests of the HRD ministry of the Government of India.
- 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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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