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CAT or Common Admission Test is a national-level management entrance exam held for admission to MBA and PGDM programs. The exam is conducted by IIMs on a rotational basis, CAT 2019 will be organized by IIM Kozhikode on November 24, 2019 in computer-based mode.
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CAT Registration has been started on August 7, 2019. Candidates having bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks can apply on the official website of CAT. Last date to apply for the exam is September 20.
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Once you have made a successful attempt, the next thing which you need to work on is the choice of Top MBA colleges accepting CAT score. Candidates will be shortlisted for around 3500 seats in IIMs thus bringing down the success ratio to 0.02%. The competition in CAT has always been close but this year, it is even more difficult to make your way to the elite IIMs.
After the declaration of CAT result, all the participating institutes will release their separate cut off list. Applicants score equal or more than CAT Cut Off marks are called for the selection process which includes Group Discussion and Personal Interview round. The final selection is done through the overall performance of the candidates.
Candidates who have scored less than 90 percentiles are fretting on which Institute can they apply to. Aspirants who will score 90 percentiles and above, and crack GD/WAT and PI successfully can easily make it to the top B-schools. Each IIMs also has its own admission criteria.
Based on the CAT percentile the institutes have been divided into different tiers. When we are talking about the range or less than 90 percentiles, there are 9 institutes that fall in the range of 80-90 percentile score include the following:
International Management Institute is another good management college in Delhi and may fulfill your dream of pursuing PGDM. A score of minimum 650 in GMAT, apart from having an excellent academic background may also take your through. IMI doesn’t accept XAT scores.
Institute of Management Technology is one of the sought-after B-schools in Delhi NCR. Necessary weight-age to past academic background, work experience is available. This will be beneficial to you and will add to the chances of getting admission.
Birla Institute of Management Technology is also a good B-school in India and has all the facilities including a very good placement record. Admission seekers should apply to this Institute online.
T A Pai Management Institute, a highly-ranked management Institute, is situated in the university town of Manipal in Karnataka. Those who scored a percentile of more than 80 in CAT / XAT should apply online for admission.
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai is a highly-ranked management institute. A percentile of 85+ might get you into this B-school. If you are looking for a good management institute and have scored a little over 80, you should apply here.
Balaji Institute of Modern Management is situated in Pune. The Institute has a good placement record. BIMM accepts CAT/ XAT/ MAT /CMAT scores. However, the XAT/MAT/CMAT scores will be equalized to the value of CAT score. Applicants are supposed to apply online in accordance with the dates they choose for GD/PI/WAT round at one of the 26 centers across the country.
LIBA (Loyola Institute of Business Administration), one of the coveted B-schools of the country will accept CAT/XAT percentile in the range of 80 to 90. This highly ranked Institute has an excellent placement record.
Institute for Financial Management and Research is situated in Chennai. The Institute has a good placement record and is a highly ranked one. Your academic background will also play an added role in final admission.
Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad is also one of the good management institutes in the country. If you have scored a percentile of 80+, it is advisable to apply online to this B school.