List of Non IIM MBA Colleges to Apply to Before & After CAT Exam

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: September 21, 2020 | CAT

Since the CAT registration process is underway, it is important to stay updated with the application dates of some of the top B-Schools. Some B-Schools where you have to apply before and after the CAT exam are listed here.

List of Non IIM MBA Colleges to Apply to Before & After CAT Exam

The CAT application process started on 5th August 2020. You can visit the official website of CAT 2020 in order to fill the application form of CAT 2020. The last date to submit the application fee is 23rd September 2020. No candidate will be allowed to register after the deadline.

It must be noted that you will be able to apply to all the MBA or PGDM programs of all the 20 IIMS with the help of CAT application form. There are no extra charges to apply for these IIMS. You can choose any number of courses you want to apply at IIMs. 

However, there are some top management B-Schools of India where you will have to apply separately by filling the application form of these B-Schools before the CAT exam. This article will help you know the list of colleges to apply to before and after CAT 2020.

Table of Contents

List of Colleges to Apply to Before and After CAT Exam

Top Colleges to Apply to Before CAT 2020 Exam

Top Colleges to Apply after CAT 2020 Exam but before CAT Result

Top Colleges to Apply after CAT 2020 Exam

Top Colleges which Accept Scores of Other Entrance Exams

How to Select MBA Colleges

List of Colleges to Apply to Before and After CAT 

All the top B-Schools of India have been divided into two main categories namely: Colleges to apply to before CAT 2020 exam, Colleges to apply to after CAT 2020 but before result and Colleges to apply to after CAT 2020 result. You are advised to be updated with the application dates of all the top B-Schools so that you do not miss the deadline of applying to these colleges. 

Also Read:CAT 2020 Application Form Correction - Dates, Process, Guidelines

Top Colleges to Apply to Before CAT Exam

There are two main colleges MDI Gurgaon and FMS Delhi where you have to apply before the CAT examination. The application process for these colleges will be completed before the exam. You are advised to visit the official website of theses colleges to check their application dates. 

College

NIRF Ranking

Application Dates

Program

Fee(Annually)

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana

10

Application opens:  16th September 2020

Application closes: 27th November 2020 

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

INR 10.8 lacs

Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGP-HR)

INR 10.5 lacs

Post Graduate Programme in International Business (PGP-IB)

INR 12.5 lacs

PGDM (Executive Management Program)

INR 3.19 lacs

Faculty of Management Studies - University of Delhi

35(2019)

To Be Announced

Master of Business Administration

INR 10,480

Executive MBA

INR 50,000 

Top Colleges to Apply to After CAT 2020 Exam but before CAT Result

These colleges allow you to fill the application form after the CAT exam. However, you will have to complete the registration before the CAT result. Notifications regarding the application form will be updated on the official website of these colleges.

College

NIRF Ranking

Application Dates

Program

Fee(Annually)

S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

18

Application opens:  28th September 2020

Application closes: 27th November 2020 

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

INR 16 lacs

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

INR 17 lacs

Post Graduate Management Program for Women

INR 9.7 lacs

Post Graduate Executive Management Programme (PGEMP)

INR 8 lacs

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

37

Application opens:  14th September 2020

Application closes: 27th November 2020 

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

INR 8.8 Lacs

PGDM Dual Country Programme

INR 8.8 Lacs

Executive PGDM

INR 9.8 lacs

Delhi University

To Be Announced

Master of Business Administration

INR 3-4 Lacs

Also Read: How to Apply for Category Certificates (SC / ST / NC-OBC / PWD / EWS) for CAT 2020

Top Colleges to Apply to after CAT 2020 Exam

You can apply to the rest of the colleges once the CAT 2020 result has been declared. You can prepare a list of colleges where you want to apply to for admission. Some of the well known MBA colleges where you can apply for admission after the CAT is provided below.

College

Program

Fees(Annually)

IITs

MBA

INR 6-8 lacs

IMI New Delhi

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

INR 8.57 lacs

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management PGDM(HRM)

INR 8.57 lacs

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Banking & Financial Services)

INR 8.57 lacs

Executive PGDM

INR 6 lacs

KIIT University Bhubaneswar

MBA

INR 2.6 lacs

Ansal University, Gurgaon

MBA

INR 4 lacs

Executive MBA

INR 3 lacs

CT Group of Institutions

MBA

INR 87,000

The ICFAI University, Dehradun

MBA

INR 2.58 lacs

Manav Rachna University, Faridabad

MBA

INR 2.3 lacs

Quantum University, Roorkee

MBA

INR 1.92 Lacs

Jagannath University, Jaipur

MBA

INR 77,500

Executive MBA

INR 77,500

Also Read:List of Documents Required for CAT 2020 Registration & Application Process

Top Colleges Accepting Scores of Other MBA Exams

There are many other colleges that accept scores of some other entrance exams apart from CAT. You can consider these colleges while looking for MBA admission. 

CollegeExamCourse

Fee(Annually)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

SNAP

Master of Business Administration

INR 10.25 lacs

MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

INR 6 lacs

Executive MBA

INR 9.4 lacs

NMIMS Mumbai

NMAT

Master of Business Administration

INR 10 lacs

Executive MBA

INR 5 lacs

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

INR 7.2 lacs

MICA, Ahmedabad

MICAT/ GMAT/ XAT

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

INR 8.25 lacs

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

TISSNET

Executive PGDM

INR 3.2 lacs

Post Graduate Diploma

INR 2 lacs

Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur

XAT

PGDM (Human Resource Management Programme)

INR 11.9 lacs

PGDM (Business Management Programme)

INR 11.9 lacs

PGDM (General Management Programme)

INR 21 lacs

Executive Fellow Programme in Management

INR 8.5 lacs

IIFT Delhi

IIFT

MBA in International Business

INR 7.6 Lacs

Executive PGDM

INR 5.1 Lacs

How to Select MBA Colleges?

Since it is not possible for anyone to apply to all the all MBA colleges, you are advised to sort out the colleges wisely. You can refer to some points provided below while applying for admission at any MBA college.

  • Visit the official website of the college to know about the annual fee and courses offered by a particular college.

  • Prepare a list of the college that you have shortlisted for admission

  • You are advised to apply to at least 2-3 colleges of each percentile range so that you do not face any difficulty once the result is declared. 

  • You can fill the application form available on the official website of the college or you can also fill our Common Application form in order to apply for admission at these MBA colleges.

  • Some of the major factors that you may consider while selecting MBA colleges are infrastructure, location, faculty, ranking and placement offered.

Factors to consider while selecting MBA College

It must be noted that admission to all these colleges will be done on the basis of their admission process. You can check the admission process of the selected college in order to know more about their admission process. Besides this, if you are facing any problem while selecting a good MBA college or while filling the CAT application form, you can clear your doubts by consulting our experts on the Collegedekho QnA zone.

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