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CAT Cutoff 2022 for IITs/IISc - Check Category-wise Cutoff, Selection Process

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: January 16, 2023 12:08 pm IST | CAT

The scores obtained in CAT are accepted by multiple top MBA colleges including 8 IITs and IISc Bangalore. Here is all you need to know about selection criteria and CAT Cutoff for IITs, and IISc.

CAT Cutoff for IITs, IISC

CAT cutoff for IIT, IISc is the minimum percentile or score required by candidates for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses. A total of 8 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) offer MBA courses along with various other popular CAT participating institutes and IISc Bangalore provides a Master of Management (M. Mgt) program for management aspirants. The selection criteria at each of these colleges are very different from each other. The CAT 2022 cutoffs for IIT and IISc are released on the official website and it changes every year. It usually falls in the range of 80 to 98 percentile.

IITs and IISc accepting CAT scores are some of the top colleges for MBA admission in India. In order to be considered for MBA admission in India, it is crucial to satisfy the CAT cutoff released by IITs, IISc. Candidates must note that the CAT scores is one of the many admission criteria set by these institutes. There are numerous other criteria that are integral for MBA admissions in IIT and IISc. Students can go through this entire article to gather all the information about IIT, IISc CAT Cutoff 2022!

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IITs and IISc MBA Admission 2023: Register & Apply for CAT 2022

Prior to enrolling in IITs and IISc for MBA admission, candidates need to register and appear for the CAT 2022 exam. The key dates for the CAT 2022 exam have been provided in the table below:
CAT 2022 Exam EventsKey Dates
CAT 2022 Registration Begins onAugust 3, 2022
Last Date to Register for CAT exam 2022September 14, 2022 
CAT 2022 Application & Registration FeeRs.2300/-
CAT 2022 Admit card Download BeginsOctober 27, 2022
Last Date for CAT 2022 Admit Card DownloadNovember 27, 2022
CAT 2022 Exam DateNovember 27, 2022 (Concluded)
CAT 2022 Result DateDecember 21, 2022 (Released)

IITs and IISc MBA Admission 2023: Application & Final Selection Dates

After the release of the CAT 2022 exam results, the application procedure for IITs and IISc MBA admission 2023 will begin in the first week of January 2023 and last for around a month. IITs MBA Admissions 2023 important dates are as follows:

IIT 2023 Important Dates

Name of IIT IIT MBA Admission 2023 Begins OnIIT MBA admission 2023 Ends OnSelection Process for IITs MBA Admission 2023 Begins OnGD-PI-WAT Dates
IIT BombayJanuary 5, 2023January 31, 2023March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT Delhi January 5, 2023January 31, 2023March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT RoorkeeJanuary 5, 2023January 31, 2023March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT Kharagpur January 5, 2023January 31, 2023 March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT Madras January 5, 2023February 5, 2023  March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT Kanpur January 5, 2023January 31, 2023 March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT-ISM Dhanbad January 5, 2023January 31, 2023 March 20231st week of March 2023
IIT Jodhpur January 5, 2023February 28, 2023 March 20231st week of March 2023

IISc 2023 Important Dates

EventsDates for 2023
Application form to release onOctober 1, 2022
Last date for submitting the application formOctober 31, 2022
Interview DateNovember 21 - 25, 2022
Reporting datesJanuary 2023
Joining of classes beginsJanuary 2, 2023

Factors Determining CAT Cutoff for IITs, IISc

Some of the factors that determine the CAT Cutoff for IITs and IISc are as follows:

  • Total number of students appearing for the exam

  • Total number of seats available in each participating institute

  • Exam performance of the candidates

  • The difficulty level of the exam

  • Ranking as well as the reputation of the college

Qualifying CAT 2022 Cutoff Vs Final CAT 2022 Cutoff

The qualifying CAT 2022 cutoff and the final CAT 2022 cutoff are different in IITs and both of them are released separately. Here are the basic differences between the two:

Qualifying CAT 2022 Cutoff

Final CAT 2022 Cutoff

Minimum eligibility cutoff in order to sit for WAT-PI-GD rounds 

Minimum eligibility cutoff fixed by the college for selection of deserving students

Satisfying the cutoff does not mean students will get to sit for WAT-PI-GD rounds

Satisfying the cutoff does not mean students will be offered admission at the college

It is fixed before the result announcement

It is finalised after the announcement of the result

It is announced by each participating MBA college with their notification of admission & selection criteria

It is not announced officially by any institute

Read More: List of MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in CAT 2022

Qualifying CAT 2022 Cutoff for IIT

The qualifying CAT 2022 cutoff for IIT for the batch 2023-2025 has been captured below. This table will provide a rough idea about the expected qualifying CAT 2022 cutoff for the upcoming academic session:

College Name

General Category

SC/ST/ PwD Category

IIT Delhi

90 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Kanpur

85 percentile

75 percentile

IIT Madras

96 percentile

--

IIT Kharagpur

90 percentile

75 percentile

IIT Dhanbad

80 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Bombay

90 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Roorkee

90 percentile

70 percentile

IIT Jodhpur

Direct admission to applicants with 98 percentile or above

--

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Final CAT 2022 Cutoff for IIT

The final CAT 2022 cutoff for IIT for batch 2023-2025 is given below. Students can get an idea about the expected final CAT 2022 cutoff for the upcoming 2023-2025 batch:

College Name

CAT 2022 Cutoff

IIT Delhi

General: 98 percentile
Reserved: 97 percentile

IIT Kanpur

95 percentile

IIT Madras

96 percentile

IIT Kharagpur

90 percentile

IIT Dhanbad

80 percentile

IIT Bombay

98.5 percentile

IIT Roorkee

94.6 percentile

IIT Jodhpur

90 percentile

CAT Cutoff for IISc Bangalore

Provided below is the CAT Cutoff for IISc Bangalore MBA Admissions 2023. Students can get an idea about the expected CAT Cutoff for IISc MBA admissions 2023:

Exam Name

General

EwS

OBC

SC

ST

PH

KM

CAT

99.19

97.17

95.85

84.44

65

90

90

Read More: List of MBA Colleges Accepting 60-70 Percentile in CAT 2022

Section-wise CAT Cutoff for IITs

IITs release sectional as well as overall CAT cutoffs 2022 and students need to meet both in order to be eligible for admission at the MBA offering institutes. The expected sectional CAT cutoff for IIT has been given below:

IIT Delhi

Given below is the section-wise CAT Cutoff for IIT Delhi:

Category

Section 1 Percentile: VARC

Section 2 Percentile: DILR

Section 3 Percentile: Quant

Overall CAT Percentile

Open (General)

80

80

80

90

SC

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

ST

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

NC- OBC

72

72

72

81

PwD

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

IIT Kanpur

Provided here is the section-wise CAT Cutoff for IIT Kanpur:

Category

Section 1 Percentile: VARC

Section 2 Percentile: DILR

Section 3 Percentile: Quant

Overall CAT Percentile

Open (General)

50

50

50

92.5

IIT Madras

The section-wise CAT Cutoff for IIT Madras is given below:

Category

Section 1 Percentile: VARC

Section 2 Percentile: DILR

Section 3 Percentile: Quant

Overall CAT Percentile

Open (General)

50

50

50

85.11

IIT Kharagpur

The table below contains the section-wise CAT cutoff for IIT Kharagpur:

Category

Section 1 Percentile: VARC

Section 2 Percentile: DILR

Section 3 Percentile: Quant

Overall CAT Percentile

Open (General)

50

50

50

85

IIT Bombay

Here is the section-wise CAT Cutoff 2022 for IIT Bombay:

Category

Section 1 Percentile: VARC

Section 2 Percentile: DILR

Section 3 Percentile: Quant

Overall CAT Percentile

Open (General)

80

80

80

90

SC

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

ST

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

NC- OBC

72

72

72

81

PwD

53.3

53.3

53.3

60

Read More: List of MBA Colleges Accepting 50-60 Percentile in CAT 2022

IIT, IISc Selection Criteria

Each IIT and IISc has a different set of admission criteria to shortlist deserving students. Some colleges give more weightage to the WAT-PI rounds while others give more importance to CAT scores. There are numerous selection parameters that IITs and IISc consider before offering admission to candidates and a few of them have been mentioned below:

CAT 2021 IIT IISC Admission Criteria

Here are the detailed selection criteria for IIT, IISc MBA admissions:

Name of the IITIITs MBA Eligibility CriteriaAdmission Process
IIT DelhiMBA: Bachelor's degree with an average CGPA of 60% (6 out of 10) for general applicants and 55% for candidates who are SC/ST (5.5 CGPA out of 10).

MBA Telecom: A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, technology, pharmacy, or a BSc in agricultural engineering

‘Or’

An undergraduate degree in one of the physical, mathematical, or chemical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, electronics, computer application, operations research, statistics, environmental science, agriculture, or computational/information science, or an undergraduate degree in business, economics, CA, or ICWA. SC/ST students scored 55% on average (CGPA of 5.5 out of 10), whereas general applicants obtained 60% (6 CGPA out of 10). 

Selection Parameters

ParticularsWeightage
Class 10 marks1
Class 12 marks2
CAT score (Overall CAT score/Maximum CAT Score)50
Extracurricular activities5
Aggregate graduation marks4
Personal interviews25
Work experience3
Written aptitude test10
Total100
Written Ability Test and Personal Interview
IIT Bombay
  • A four-year bachelor's or master's degree with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 for General Category or 6 for SC/ST category) or a minimum aggregate of 60% for General category or 55% for SC/ST category.
  • A minimum CPI of 6.5 (6 in the case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST category) out of 10 is also required, or CA/ICWA with a bachelor's degree and at least a 60% overall average (or a 55% average for candidates in the SC/ST category).
Written Ability Test and Personal Interview
IIT Kharagpur
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, Medicine, or similar disciplines for a minimum duration of 4 years
  • Master’s degree in Economics/Science/Commerce. Candidates must have had Mathematics or Statistics at the Bachelor’s level.
  • At least 60% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a scale of 10 points for GE/NC-OBC candidates
  • Minimum 55% aggregate of 6.0 CGPA on a scale of 10-points for SC/ST/PwD candidates
Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview
IIT Madras
  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 60% aggregate for General category.
  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 55% aggregate for SC/ST/PwD category.
Written Ability Test and Personal Interview
IIT Kanpur
  • Candidates must have graduated in BTech, BE or B Arch, BSc Engineering, BSc with Maths, MSc with Maths, MA in Economics with Mathematics.
  • Candidates in the General category must possess a minimum of 65% aggregate (CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale) & SC/ST category students must have at least 55% aggregate (CGPA 5.5 on a 10-point scale).
Group Discussion and Personal Interview
IIT-ISM DhanbadMBA & MBA in Business Analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate or CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 for candidates in the General category.
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 55% aggregate or CGPA of 6.0 for candidates in the SC/ST/PD category.
Written Ability Test and Personal Interview
IIT RoorkeeBachelor’s degree in any discipline of Engineering  or Technology
or
Master’s degree in any discipline
Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview
 IIT Jodhpur
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate or CGPA of 6.0 out of 10 for candidates in the General category.
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 55% aggregate or CGPA of 5.5 for candidates in the SC/ST/PD category.
Candidates must submit a recorded video clip of their introduction along with the questions:
  • Why do you want to enrol in the MBA programme at SME, IIT Jodhpur?
  • Tell us about any situation where you have demonstrated leadership, empathy, or teamwork.

IISc Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility criteria for applying to IISc have been provided below:
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or technology, or equivalent.
  • Exams equivalent to the B.Tech and B.E degrees offered by organisations of engineers recognized by the MOE, UPSC, and AICTE.
  • Candidates with a B.E/ B.Tech degree, with a First Class, and must have qualified in the GATE exam and hold a valid GATE score card, or CAT 2022 or GMAT with a valid score card having validity as on 1st August 2023.

IITs and IISc MBA Admission 2023: Application Fees

You must pay a separate application fee, which is mentioned below, to apply for each IIT and IISc MBA admission in 2023. In addition to enrolling for IITs and IISc MBA Admission 2023, you must first register for the CAT 2022 Exam, for which you must pay the necessary registration and application fees, as indicated below:
ParticularsFee for General, OBC & EWS CategoryFee for SC/ST/PwD category
CAT 2022 Registration FeesRs.2300Rs.1150
IIT MBA Admission 2023 Application Fee Rs.1600Rs. 800
IISc MBA Admission 2023 Application FeeRs. 800Rs. 400

IITs and IISc MBA Admission 2023: Selection Processes

Candidates can go through the detailed selection processes at the IITs and IISc by clicking on the links below:

IIT Delhi Selection Process

IIT Kanpur Selection Process

IIT Madras Selection Process

IIT Kharagpur Selection Process

IIT Dhanbad Selection Process

IIT Roorkee Selection Process

IIT Bombay Selection Process

IIT Jodhpur Selection Process

IISc Bangalore Selection Process

To get selected for IITs or IISc MBA admission, students need to give their best performances in all the selection rounds. To know more about the selection criteria of each college they can visit the official website of the institute or write to us in the QnA zone.

For any admission-related assistance, they can also talk to our admission experts by simply dialling the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or filling up the Common Application Form.

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FAQs

Which is the best IIT for MBA/PGDM courses?

Based on CAT scores, seven IITs offer MBA programs. They are all listed among the top 50 MBA programs in India. IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, and IIT Bombay are among the top 10 universities in the most recent NIRF rankings. As a result, even though all IITs are suitable for enrolling in an MBA program, the top MBA program is offered at IIT Kharagpur, according to NIRF rankings.

Are IITs better than IIMs for MBA/PGDM courses?

IITs provide MBA students a fantastic study environment as well as fantastic placement prospects (with starting salary packages of a minimum INR 10,00,000). The seven IITs that accept CAT scores for admission provide some of the top 50 MBA programs on the planet. IITs such as IIT Bombay, Kharagpur, and Delhi have higher NIRF rankings than the newest IIMs, despite the fact that top IIMs like IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, and others are better for MBA than IITs. IITs are consequently preferable to IIMs in specific situations.

How are the campus placement opportunities for MBA graduates at IITs?

Placements at the IITs are some of the best in the country. MBA graduates have a promising career after graduating from an Indian Institute of Technology. The institutes have placement cells that improve campus placements, summer internships, and student-industry collaboration. IIT MBA graduates can anticipate annual salaries between INR 10 and 12 lahks.

When do IITs start accepting MBA applications for 2023-2025?

The IITs start accepting MBA applications in the first week of January, following the release of the CAT exam results. The full application procedure must be finished by January 31, 2023, and is done online only. There is a 1,000 INR application fee for IITs.

What is the minimum CAT percentile/score required for MBA admission at IITs?

Since IITs are one of the most prestigious institutes in India, seeking admission to IITs for any course is tough. IITs will begin the MBA Admission 2023–25 batch application process after the CAT 2022 results are announced. The general category cutoff for the IIT's CAT ranges from 80 to 99 percentile.

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