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The result of CAT 2021 has been declared on January 03, 2022. The Common Admission Test (CAT) was conducted on November 28, 2021 by IIM Ahmedabad. The exam was conducted in three sessions: morning, afternoon and evening, across 400 exam centres across the country. Around 2.31 lakh candidates have registered for the exam. Those who score above 90 percentile in CAT target IIMs but there are others who look for MBA colleges accepting 50-60 percentile in CAT 2021. A low score in CAT does not mean that you have to give up on your dream of pursuing an MBA. There are many colleges that you can still consider if you score 50-60 percentile in CAT 2021.
This article will make this task easier for you by bringing you the list of MBA colleges accepting 50-60 percentile in CAT. Candidates can predict their percentile by using the CAT 2021 Percentile Predictor to figure out their chances of admission in IIMs and other top management colleges in India. You can apply for MBA admissions on the basis of CAT score 2021.
|CAT 2021 Cut Off||CAT College Predictor 2021|
What is the CAT Exam?
CAT exam tests the candidate on Quantitative Ability (QA), Reading Comprehension (RC), Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical Reasoning (LR) on the basis of which he/she will be eligible for MBA Admissions 2021. Meanwhile, candidates can also go through CAT exam analysis to get a better idea of how the paper is going to be.
MBA Colleges for 50-60 Percentile in CAT 2021
The table below lists the colleges along with their location, courses offered, total fees and other entrance exams accepted.
Other Entrance Exams accepted
XAT, MAT and EAT (Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test)
MAT, XAT, CMAT
MAT, XAT, ATMA
MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM
Rs. 7,50,000-Rs. 9,00,000
MAT, KMAT, XAT
PGPBM+MBA, PGPFM+MBA, PGPIBM+MBA
Rs. 3,08,000- Rs 6,28,000
Rs. 5,15,000 - Rs 9,79,000
Rs. 2,00,000(1st Year)
Rs. 2,80,000-Rs. 9,00,000
XAT, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, GMAT, CMAT
Rs. 4,10,000(First Year)
XAT, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, GMAT, and CMAT
Rs. 8,25,000 - Rs 8,50,000
XAT, GMAT, CMAT
MAT, XAT, CMAT
XAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT
Rs. 8,50,000- Rs 9,00,000
MAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT
CMAT, XAT, ATMA, MAT
|Birla Institute of Technology (BIT)||Mesra Jharkhand||MBA||Rs.5,80,000||XAT, CMAT, MAT|
|Institute of Public Enterprise||Hyderabad||PGDM||Rs. 8,15,000||XAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT|
|Amrita School of Business||Bangalore||MBA||Rs 10,60,000||XAT/GMAT/GRE/MAT/CMAT|
|Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management||Kolkata||MBA||Rs. 5,50,000||MAT/VU-MAT|
|MIT School of Technology Management||Pune||MBA||Rs. 7,50,000||XAT/MAT/GMAT|
Other Popular MBA Colleges Accepting 50 - 60 Percentile in CAT 2021
Apart from these colleges, there are other colleges also which accept 50-60 percentile in CAT 2021 and the colleges are as follows:
CAT is a national-level management entrance exam, conducted every year by the IIMs. Candidates who clear CAT will be eligible for admission to various management courses such as PGDM, Post Graduate Programme (PGP), Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM), Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM), Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP), and Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX) at the IIMs across the country. CAT exam is the first and the most important step in securing admission in a good management school but after that, you need to clear the Group Discussion round, and then impress the panellists in the Personal Interview round.
Also read: CAT Score vs Percentile Analysis
Alternative Options for Students Scoring 50-60 Percentile in CAT 2021
Candidates who have a score of 50-60 percentile in CAT need not fret as there are other top B-schools such as Symbiosis, XLRI and Narsee Monjee which conduct their own entrance exams. Management aspirants can choose to appear for the exams conducted by these institutes. It is not just the score in the entrance exam which is considered but also the performance in class 10th and 12th along with the graduation percentage or CGPA which helps the candidate get a place in one of the top B-schools.
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Apart from the 20 IIMs, CAT scores are widely used for admission to various B-schools across the country. The cutoff for IIM remains very high every year (90-100) but the final selection of the candidate is done on the basis of the academic performance, CAT score and performance in Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). However, in case, you are not able to score as high as that, the above list will help you shortlist MBA colleges that will accept CAT percentile between 50 to 60.
Also read: List of IIM Colleges in India
List of MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score 2021
Given below is the list of other MBA colleges accepting CAT score 2021 which candidates can refer to:
Want to learn more? Check out our article on all about the CAT exam. If you have any questions, please write to us on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone. To apply at top MBA colleges in India, fill the Common Application Form (CAF).
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