Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score: There are more than 100 MBA Colleges which accept CAT Score for their admission process for full time MBA programmes. IIMs are the foremost among the MBA colleges accepting CAT scores. There are 20 IIMs at present and all the IIMs accept only CAT scores for admission. There are many other highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA colleges in India which accept CAT score. These institutes will consider CAT performance as the basic criteria followed by academic excellence and work experience as the key parameters for their PGDM admissions. 

We earlier brought to you Best MBA in Finance Colleges in India and Best MBA Colleges in MarketingIn this article, we bring to you top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT 2019 score for their admission.

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score

College City Expected General Cutoff
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A) Ahmedabad 99.6 (sectionals considered)
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-B) Bangalore 99.6 (sectionals considered)
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-C) Calcutta 99.6 (sectionals considered)
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-L) Lucknow 99.4 (sectionals considered)
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-I)  Indore 98.2 (sectionals considered)
Indian Institute of Management (IIM-K) Kozhikode 98.6 (sectionals considered)
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi 98.2 (High weightage for VA Section)
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai 97 (PGDIM) 88 (PGDISEM) – Sectionals around 90 should be good for PGDIM and 85 for PGDISEM
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon 95 overall – 78+ Sectionals should be good
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai 97 overall
Indian Institutes of Technology – Bombay Bombay 98.5 overall 
Indian Institutes of Technology – Delhi Delhi 96 overall 
Indian Institutes of Technology – Kharagpur Kharagpur 95 overall
Indian Institutes of Technology – Kanpur Kanpur 95 overall
Indian Institutes of Technology – Roorkee Roorkee 95 overall
Indian Institutes of Technology – Madras Madras 95 overall
New IIMs – PGP/ PGDM Kashipur, Raipur, Rohtak, Trichy, Udaipur 94 overall with 80 sectionals
Indian Institute of Management (IIM Ranchi – HRM) Ranchi 92 overall 
S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) Mumbai 96 overall + Profile 
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad 93 overall
International Management Institute (IMI Delhi – PGDM) Delhi 92 overall 
International Management Institute (IMI DELHI – HRM) Delhi 87 overall
Institute of Management Technology (IMT Nagpur) Nagpur 88 overall
Institute of Management Technology (IMT Hyderabad) Hyderabad 85 overall
Xavier Institute of Management (XIM Bhubaneswar) Bhubaneswar 92 overall 
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa 90 overall
KJ Somaiya Mumbai – PGDM Mumbai 92 overall 
KJ Somaiya Mumbai – IB Mumbai 86 overall
Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai 90 overall
T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI Manipal) Karnataka 85 overall
MHRM IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur 88 overall
Welingkar Mumbai Mumbai 75 overall
Loyola Chennai Chennai 85 overall
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Chennai 85 overall
University Business School (USB) Chandigarh 87 overall
NIRMA University Ahmedabad 82 overall
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) Delhi 82 overall
Department of Business Economics (DU) Delhi 85 overall
Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM) Trichy 85 overall
Vanguard Business School Bangalore 70 overall
IFIM Business School Bangalore 50 overall
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani 80 overall
Delhi School of Management Delhi 80 overall
BIMTECH Noida 82 overall
Christ University Bangalore 70 overall
Alliance University Bangalore 70 overall
National Institute of Technology Surathkal Karnataka 80 overall
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore 60 overall
National Institute of Technology Trichy Trichy 80 overall
Balaji Institute Of Modern Management (BIMM) Pune 60 overall
Amity University Noida/Gurugram 75 overall
Jaipuria National University Lucknow/ Noida 70 overall
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) Delhi 70 overall
SDMIMD Mysore 60 overall
Indian School of Business Management (ISBM) Pune 60 overall
MISB Bocconi Mumbai 70 overall
MIT Pune Pune 70 overall
IILM Noida Noida 70 overall
EMPI Business School Delhi 50 overall
AIMS Institutes Bangalore 60 overall
Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) Delhi 65 overall
Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) Hyderabad 65 overall
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Vellore 70 overall
MYRA School of Business Mysore 70 overall
Indus Business School Bangalore 65 overall
Fore School of Management – Flagship Delhi 90 overall
Fore School of Management – HR Delhi 85 overall

All these MBA colleges in India accept CAT 2019 scores for MBA admission 2020. Although a few highly ranked MBA colleges also accept other exam scores like XAT, the scores of CAT 2019 is the gateway to top MBA colleges in India. It must be noted that the MBA colleges accepting CAT exam scores are not only the 20 IIMs but also includes the top MBA colleges in India as shared above and hundreds of others. 

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