Top MBA Colleges that Accept CAT Percentile Below 90 Other than IIMs

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: December 22, 2023 12:16 pm IST | CAT

Students with CAT percentile below 90 can pursue PGDM and MBA courses at reputed B-schools in India other than the IIMs. Check out the top MBA colleges accepting CAT 2023 percentile below 90 other than IIMs.

Top B-Schools Accepting CAT Percentile Below 90

Non IIMs Accepting CAT 2023 Percentile Below 90: Not every candidate is able to realize their goal of passing the Common Admission Test (CAT) with a percentile score of 90 or higher. The majority of the CAT applicants often score below the 90th percentile. However, students should not give up on their hopes of getting into prominent B-schools in India for management courses just because they did not get 90 percentile on the CAT exam.

There are several reputed colleges and universities that accept applicants with CAT scores below the 90th percentile. Now that the CAT result 2023 has been declared on December 21, 2023, candidates who have scored below 90 can start exploring their options. In this article, we have provided several categories of B-schools that accept different ranges of CAT scores. Candidates must be aware of all the options available before deciding on admission to a certain B-school.

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Colleges Accepting Less Than 90 Percentile in CAT 2023

With the proper amount of research, candidates can find various colleges that offer MBA admissions with CAT scores below the 90 percentile. Some of these colleges are even at par with the premier institutes like the IIMs when it comes to quality of education. We have provided the list of MBA colleges other than IIMs accepting CAT percentile between 80-90, 70-80, 60-70, and 50-60. Candidates who fall in the given range of CAT percentile can find the best colleges and choose the one they wish to study MBA. For a complete list of the MBA colleges between these CAT percentile ranges, you can check the links given below:

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in CAT 2023

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 70-80 Percentile in CAT 2023

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 60-70 Percentile in CAT 2023

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 50-60 Percentile in CAT 2023

MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in CAT 2023

Find out colleges that accept 80-90 percentile in CAT exam for management admission and other important details like courses offered and course fees in the table below.

Institute Name

Location

Courses Offered

Total Fees

Accepted Entrance Exams

Institute for Financial Management and Research

Chennai

MBA

Rs 14,56,000

XAT Exam, CMAT Exam

Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune

Pune

MBA

Rs. 1,32,000

MAH MBA CET, MAT Exam

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education

Mumbai

PGDM, Masters in Financial Management (MFM), Masters in Marketing Management (MMM)

Rs. 1,36,000-1,53,000

MAH CET, CMAT

National Institute of Technology

Durgapur

MBA

Rs. 1,92,000

CAT

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kgp

Kharagpur

MBA

Rs. 10,31,000

CAT

Nirma University

Ahmedabad

MBA

Rs. 10,92,000

CAT

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 11,00,000

XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA Exam, GMAT Exam

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research

Mumbai

PGDM

Rs. 11,04,000

XAT, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, MHCET, GMAT

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha and Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 12,25,000

MAT and CMAT

Institute of Finance and International Management

Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 13,93,333

MAT, GMAT

Amity Business School

Noida

MBA

Rs. 14,12,000

GMAT, CMAT

T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

Manipal

PGDM, PGDM Healthcare, PGDM HR, PGDM Banking, and Finance

Rs. 15,10,000

XAT and GMAT

Institute of Rural Management (IRMA)

Anand, Gujarat

PGDM Rural Management, Executive PGDM in Rural Management

Rs. 15,17,000

XAT and IRMASAT Exam

Loyola Institute of Business Administration

Chennai

PGDM

Rs. 15,38,000

XAT

Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM)

Trichy

MBA

Rs. 15,50,000

CAT

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

PGDM, PGPM

Rs. 15,86,000

GMAT, XAT, CMAT

FORE School of Management

Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 16,98,000

XAT, GMAT

Goa Institute of Management

Goa

PGDM, Executive MBA

Rs. 18,07,000

XAT, GMAT and CMAT

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

PGDM, PGDM for Women

Rs. 19,00,000

XAT, GMAT

Trinity College for Management and Technology

Ghaziabad

PGDM

RS. 2,12,000

MAT, ATMA and XAT

National Institute of Technology

Tiruchirappalli

MBA

Rs. 2,97, 850

CAT

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

PGDM

Rs. 2,97,000- Rs 18,85,000

CMAT, XAT and GMAT

MICA

Ahmedabad

PGDM (Communications)

Rs. 21,00,000

XAT and GMAT

ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management

Gwalior

MBA, PGDM

Rs. 3,38,000- Rs 6,70,000

CAT

Delhi School of Management (DSM)

Delhi

MBA, Executive MBA

Rs. 3,80,000 - Rs 4,70,000

CAT

Woxsen School of Business

Hyderabad

PGDM

Rs. 34,60,000

NMAT by GMAC, GMAT

University Business School (UBS)

Chandigarh

MBA, MBA HR, MBA International Business, Executive MBA

Rs. 35,000

CAT

National Institute of Technology

Rourkela

MBA

Rs. 4,68,000

MAT, XAT, GMAT

Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 5,70,000

GMAT

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Ranchi

MBA

Rs. 5,89,00

MAT, XAT, GMAT

Indian Institute of Forest Management

Bhopal

PGDFM

Rs. 6,24,000

XAT

DoMS, IISc

Bangalore

MBA

Rs. 70,000

GMAT

Alliance School of Business

Bangalore

MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM

Rs. 8,14,000- 17,95,000

GMAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA, CMAT/NMAC by GMAC

Institute of Public Enterprise

Hyderabad

MBA, PGDM, Executive MBA

Rs. 8,15,000

GMAT, CMAT

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WIMDR)

Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 8,64,000

XAT, ATMA, CMAT, GMAT

Balaji Institute of Modern Management

Pune

PGDM

Rs. 8,90,000

CMAT, MAT

Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi

MBA

Rs. 98,888

CAT

SCMS Cochin School of Business

Cochin

PGDM

Rs.. 7,50,000

CMAT, KMAT

MBA Colleges Accepting 70-80 Percentile in CAT 2023

Find out colleges that accept 70-80 percentile in CAT for management admission and other important details like courses offered and course fees in the table below.

Institute Name

Location

Courses Offered

Total Fees

Accepted Entrance Exams

NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

PGDM – Finance/ Marketing/ HR

Not Available

XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA

International College of Financial Planning

Mumbai

MBA

PGDM

Not Available

-

VIT Deemed University

Chennai

MBA

Not Available

VIT MBA Entrance Exam

National Institute of Technology

Warangal

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 1,79,000

MAT

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

Harihar (Karnataka)

PGDM

Rs. 10,48,000

MAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT

Amrita School of Business

Bangalore

MBA

Rs. 10,60,000

XAT, MAT, CMAT

School of Petroleum Management

Gandhinagar

MBA

Rs. 10,61,800

XAT

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

Harihar & Pune

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Management Development Programme (MDP)

Postgraduate Programme in Business Analytics and Decision Science (PGP BA & DS)

Rs. 10,85,000

XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, MAH CET

BIMTECH

Greater Noida

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 11,00,000

XAT, CMAT, MAT

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Pilani

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 11,10,000

XAT

National Institute of Bank Management

Pune

PGDM

Rs. 12,00,000

XAT, CMAT

Institute of Financial Management and Research

Chittoor

MBA

Rs. 12,00,000

XAT, CMAT, GMAT, GRE

School of Management and Entrepreneurship – Shiv Nadar University

Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh)

MBA

Rs. 13,00,000

SMAT (Shiv Nadar University Management Aptitude Test), CMAT, NMAT, XAT, GMAT

Alliance University

Bangalore

MBA

PGDM

Rs. 13,50,000

GMAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, NMAT, AMAT (Alliance Management Aptitude Test)

Bharathidasan Institute of Management

Trichy

MBA

Rs. 13,74,900

Only CAT

Flame School of Business (FLAME Deemed University)

Pune

MBA

MBA Communications Management

Rs. 15,00,000

XAT, MAT, CMAT, MAH-CET, GMAT

SOIL Institute of Management

Gurgaon

PGDM, PGPM, PGPM in Human Resources, PGPM in Analytics and Digital (PGPM-AD)

Rs. 15,33,226

XAT, MAT, NMAT

IBS Business School

Hyderabad

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 16,02,000

NMAT, IBSAT

Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University

Chennai

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 2,00,000

-

Galgotias University

Greater Noida

MBA

Rs. 3,00,000

MAT, XAT

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textile Management

Coimbatore

MBA in Textile Management

MBA in Retail Management

MBA in Apparel Management

Rs. 3,00,000

CUET-PG

University Business School – Panjab University

Ludhiana

MBA

Rs. 3,08,740

Only CAT

Indian School of Mines

Dhanbad

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

MBA in Business Analytics

Rs. 3,57,900

JEE Main, JEE Advanced

JK Lakshmipat University – Institute of Management

Jaipur

MBA

Rs. 5,00,000

CMAT, XAT, ATMA, MAT

FMS, Manav Rachna University

Faridabad

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 5,97,000

MAT, XAT, SNAP, ATMA, MRNAT

National Institute of Financial Management

Faridabad

PGDM

Rs. 6,00,000

-

Indian Institute of Forest Management

Bhopal

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 6,24,000

XAT

LM Thapar School of Management

Mohali

MBA

Rs. 6,86,920

XAT, NMAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT, GRE

JRE Group Of Institutes

Greater Noida

PGDM

Rs. 7,00,000

MAT, XAT, CMAT

GITAM Deemed University

Visakhapatnam

MBA

Rs. 7,20,000

XAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, GITAM GAT 

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Noida

PGDM

Rs. 7,34,000

-

Indian Institute of Health Management Research

Jaipur

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 7,40,000

MAT, XAT, NMAT, CMAT, ATMA

Christ University

Bangalore

MBA/PGDM

Rs. 7,54,000

MAT, GMAT, CAT, CMAT, ATMA, XAT, GRE

International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS)

Bangalore

PGDM

MBA

MBA+PGDM

Rs. 7,80,000

GMAT, CMAT, MAT

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 8,95,000

MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Indore

PGDM

Rs. 9,40,000

-

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Lucknow & Jaipur

PGDM with dual specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations and Strategy

PGDM in Service Management

Rs. 9,50,000

MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA

Institute of Management – Nirma University

Ahmedabad

MBA

Rs. 9,52,000

-

Colleges Accepting 60-70 Percentile in CAT 2023

Check out the comprehensive list of colleges that accept 60-70 percentile in CAT for management admission in the table below.

Institute Name

Location

Courses Offered

Total Fees

Accepted Entrance Exams

Amrita School of Business – Dept. of Management Studies

Kochi, Amritapur, Coimbatore & Bengaluru

MBA

Amritapuri campus – Rs. 7.9 L

Bangalore campus – Rs. 11.8 L

Coimbatore campus – Rs 12 L

Kochi campus – Rs. 7.9 L

CAT

Symbiosis Dept. of Health Sciences

Pune

MBA

NA

SNAP

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research

Pune

MBA

NA

SNAP

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communications

Pune

MBA

NA

SNAP

Christ University Institute of Management

Bangalore

MBA

Rs. 10,00,000

GRE, GMAT, MAT, CAT, CMAT, XAT & ATMA

Institute of Management, Nirma University

Ahmedabad

MBA

Rs. 10,62,000

CAT

IIKM Business School

Calicut

MBA (with PGPM and ERP training) programs

Rs. 2,75,000

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA

Doon Business School (DBS)

Dehradun

MBA, PGDM + SAP & PGDM + Global

Rs. 3,15,000

MAT, CAT, CMAT, XAT & GMAT

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani

Mesra, Lalpur, and Noida

MBA

Rs. 3,81,900

CAT, XAT

Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS)

West Bengal

PGPIBM & MBA, PGPBM & MBA, PGPFM & MBA

Rs. 3,88,000

CAT

International Institute of Business Studies

Noida

PGDM & MBA

Rs. 4,00,000

CAT, IBSAT, MAT, XAT & ATMA

International School of Business Studies (IIBS)

Bangalore

PGDM & MBA

Rs. 4,00,000

CAT, MAT, CMAT

The Indian Institute of Financial Planning

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 4,50,000

CAT, MAT & FPMT

Christ Institute of Management (CIM)

Pune/ Lavasa & Bengaluru

PGDM in Finance, HR, Marketing & Business Analytics

Rs. 5,00,000

CAT, CMAT, MAT, MAH-MBA/MMS-CET & Admission Eligibility Test (AET) conducted by the CIM

United World School of Business

Ahmedabad & Kolkata

PGDM

Rs. 5,10,000

CAT, MAT, GMAT, XAT

LM Thapar School of Management

Patiala

MBA

Rs. 5,17,000

CAT, CMAT, GMAT

KIIT School of Management

Bhubaneshwar

MBA

Rs. 5,25,000

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, KIITEE MGMT, GMAT

JK Business School

Gurgaon

PGDM

Rs. 5,50,000

CAT, MAT

FOSTIIMA Business School

New Delhi

MBA

Rs. 5,65,000

CAT, XAT, MAT & MAH CET

International Institute of Management Studies (IIMS)

Pune

PGDM & PGDM (Retail)

Rs. 5,76,000

CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA

Indus Business Academy (IBA)

Greater Noida & Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 6, 62, 000

CAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT, GRE, CMAT, MAH-CET, KMAT, PGCET etc.

Pune Institute of Business Management

Pune

MBA, PGDM & ExecutiveMBA

Rs. 6,00,000

CAT & NMAT

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS)

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 6,10,000

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA

Asian Business School (ABS)

Noida

PGDM

Rs. 6,30,000

CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA or any other state-level exam

International School of Business & Media

Kolkata

PGDM

Rs. 6,40,000

CAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT

International School of Business & Media (ISB&M)

Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 7,00,000

CAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT

MIT School of Telecom Management (MITSOT)

Pune

MBA

Rs. 7,25,000

CAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT, ATMA, CMAT

New Delhi Institute of Management

New Delhi

PGDM & MBA

Rs. 7,25,000

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT

School of Petroleum Management (PDPU)

Ahmedabad

MBA

Rs. 7,37,400

CAT & XAT

Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS)

Bangalore

MBA, PGDM & Executive PGDM

Rs. 7,56,000

KMAT, MAT & XAT

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Noida

PGDM

Rs. 7.5 L – Rs. 9.5 L

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA

AIMS Institutes (AIMS) Peenya

Bangalore

MBA

Rs. 8,10,000

CAT & MAT

School of Business Studies (Sharda University)

Greater Noida

MBA

Rs. 8,70,000

CAT

Institute for Technology & Management (ITM)

Navi Mumbai

PGDM

Rs. 9,30,000

CAT

ITM Business School

Mumbai

PGDM

Rs.11,50,000

CAT, CMAT, XAT

Colleges Accepting 50-60 Percentile in CAT 2023

Here is a comprehensive list of colleges that accept 50-60 percentile in CAT for management admission.

Institute Name

Location

Courses Offered

Total Fees

Accepted Entrance Exams

Amrita School of Business

Bangalore

MBA

Rs 10,60,000

XAT/GMAT/GRE/MAT/CMAT

Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore

MBA

Rs 6,97,000

XAT, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, GMAT, CMAT

School of Management Sciences (SMS)

Lucknow

MBA, PGDM

Rs. 1,40,760

MAT

Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)

Greater Noida

PGDM

Rs. 12,00,000

CMAT, MAT

International Management Institute (IMI)

Kolkata

PGDM

Rs. 12,40,118

GMAT, XAT

International Management Institute (IMI)

Bhubaneswar

PGDM

Rs. 12,47,000

XAT, GMAT, CMAT

Institute of International Trade

Kolkata

PGPM

Rs. 2,00,000(1st Year)

MAT

Indian Institute of Financial Planning (IIFP)

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 2,80,000-Rs. 9,00,000

MAT

School of Management Sciences

Varanasi

PGDM, MBA

Rs. 2,88,000

MAT, XAT, CMAT

Bengal Institute of Business Studies

Kolkata

PGPBM+MBA, PGPFM+MBA, PGPIBM+MBA

Rs. 3,08,000- Rs 6,28,000

MAT, XAT

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI)

Ahmedabad

PGDM

Rs. 4,05,000

XAT, MAT and EAT (Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test)

Indus Business School (IIEBM)

Pune

PGDM

Rs. 4,10,000(First Year)

XAT, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, GMAT, and CMAT

Doon Business School

Dehradun

MBA, PGDM

Rs. 5,15,000 - Rs 9,79,000

MAT

Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management

Kolkata

MBA

Rs. 5,50,000

MAT/VU-MAT

GITAM Institute of Management

Visakhapatnam

MBA

Rs. 7,20,000

XAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT

School of Communication and Management Studies (SCMS)

Cochin

PGDM

Rs. 7,50,000

KMAT

MIT School of Technology Management

Pune

MBA

Rs. 7,50,000

XAT/MAT/GMAT ​

Acharya Bangalore Business School

Bangalore

MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM

Rs. 7,50,000-Rs. 9,00,000

MAT, KMAT, XAT

Asian Business School

Noida

PGDM

Rs. 7,65,000

MAT, XAT, ATMA

SIES College of Management Studies

Mumbai

PGDM

Rs. 7,70,000

CMAT, XAT, ATMA, MAT

Jagannath International Management School (JIMS)

New Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 7,95,000

MAT

PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM)

Coimbatore

MBA

Rs. 8,00,000

MAT/TANCET/ATMA

Institute of Public Enterprise

Hyderabad

PGDM

Rs. 8,15,000

XAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT

International School of Management Excellence

Bangalore

PGDM

Rs. 8,25,000 - Rs 8,50,000

GMAT, CMAT

FOSTIIMA Business School

New Delhi

MBA+PGDM

Rs. 8,50,000

MAT

Apeejay School of Management

Delhi

PGDM

Rs. 8,50,000- Rs 9,00,000

MAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT

Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

Pune

PGDM

Rs. 8,90,000

MAT, XAT, CMAT

International Institute of Management Studies

Pune

PGDM

Rs. 9,00,000

MAT

AIMS Institutes

Bangalore

MBA

Rs. 9,11,000

KMAT

New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM)

New Delhi

MBA, PGDM

Rs. 9,70,000

MAT, XAT, ATMA, GMAT, CMAT

Birla Institute of Technology (BIT)

Mesra Jharkhand

MBA

Rs.5,80,000

XAT, CMAT, MAT

Make sure that you register for the colleges that you are eligible for and read the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying. There are other good institutes as well that offer various PGDM and MBA programs to candidates who have a CAT percentile below 90.

Also Read:Steps to Follow for Admission to Top MBA Colleges

How to Choose MBA Colleges that Accept CAT Percentile Below 90

There are many factors that you may consider while selecting an MBA college that accepts CAT Percentile Below 90. Some of the important factors are listed below.

How to Choose MBA Colleges that Accept CAT Percentile Below 90

  • Placements: You should choose an MBA college that has a good placement record. You can also check the tie-ups of the college with industries.

  • Fee Structure: Fee Structure is one of the most important factors when selecting an MBA college. You should select the college that falls within your budget. 

  • Programs Offered: It is better to check the program offered by the college before moving to the admission process. You should check if the college offers your desired course.

  • Infrastructure: You may check the facilities offered by the college before finalizing it. A good college would have at least 4-5 labs where you can practice your learning.

  • Recognition: The PGDM or MBA course offered by the college must be recognized or approved by any government organization. You can check the official website of the college to know further details about approvals and recognitions.

Admission Process of Colleges That Accept CAT Percentile Below 90

MBA colleges adopt an almost common process of admission with slight differences. The steps for admission to an MBA course or a PGDM course courses offered by colleges that accept CAT percentile below 90 can be found below.

Admission Process of Colleges That Accept CAT Percentile Below 90

Step 1: Once the CAT 2023 results are announced, check the CAT 2023 cutoff for your desired college. The cutoff must match your score in the exam.

Step 2: Fill out the application form for your desired college and submit your CAT scores. A separate form must be filled out for every college.

Step 3: If shortlisted, you will be called for the interview process at the college. Every college has a separate interview process, which may include WAT/ GD and PI.

Step 4: Colleges create the final merit list of candidates based on their overall performance. Candidates who are included in the merit list must pay the fee and confirm admission.

Also Read: Top 20 MBA Colleges in South India

Private MBA Colleges for Direct Admission 

You can also check some MBA colleges provided below if you have scored below the 90 percentile in CAT.

College

Course Fee

OM Sterling Global University, Hisar

INR 1,20,000

SUN International Institute for Tourism & Management, Vishakhapatnam

INR 3,10,000

Indus University, Ahmedabad

INR 1,70,000

Garden City University, Bangalore

INR 4,25,000

Manav Rachna University, Faridabad

INR 5,97,000

KL University, Guntur

INR 5,15,000

Marwadi University, Rajkot

INR 2,40,000


Now that you know the colleges that accept CAT scores below 90, you must also prepare for the subsequent stages of admission i.e. the Written Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview. Although most colleges have their selection procedure, a personal assessment is often given a lot of importance.

Also Read:Trending GD Topics to Boost Preparation for MBA Admission

Each stage of personal assessment has its own weightage that is considered while evaluating the final composite score. The final selection and merit list of shortlisted candidates is prepared on the basis of composite scores.

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FAQs

What are the top B-schools that accept CAT percentile below 90 other than IIMs?

Some of the top B-schools that accept CAT percentile below 90 other than IIMs are International Management Institute, New Delhi, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad and Birla Institute of Management Technology, Noida

How can I check the CAT cutoff of the Non IIM colleges?

You can check the CAT cutoff of the Non IIM colleges from their official website. You can also contact the admission authorities of the college to know details regarding the cutoff.

Can I apply for admission in Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad with 90 percentile in CAT?

Yes, you can apply for admission to the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad with 90 percentile in CAT. However, you will have to clear GD/ PI rounds to get admission in the college.

How to choose MBA colleges that accept CAT Percentile Below 90?

You can choose the MBA Colleges that accept CAT percentile below 90 on the basis of their fee structure, placements and rankings

How can I apply for admission in any Non IIM B-School?

You can apply for admission in any Non IIM B-School by filling the application form. You can also apply for admission to the college by filling the common application form of Collegedekho.

Which college is best for an MBA at 90 percentile in CAT 2023?

The best colleges for an MBA at 90 percentile in CAT 2023 are DMS, IISc Bangalore; VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur; K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai; Goa Institute of Management; and Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi. 

Is 75 percentile a good CAT score?

No, 75 is not particularly a good CAT score. While a CAT percentile between 70 and 80 cannot be regarded as a good score, it is an above-average score that can give applicants an opportunity to apply for admission to reputable MBA institutes like the National Institute of Technology, Warangal; VIT Deemed University, Chennai; Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar (Karnataka), etc. 

What are the courses offered by top B-schools accepting 80 to 90 percentile in CAT?

The courses offered by top B-schools accepting 80 to 90 percentile in CAT are MBA, PGDM, Masters in Financial Management (MFM), Masters in Marketing Management (MMM), PGDM Healthcare, PGDM HR, PGDM Banking and Finance, PGDM Rural Management, Executive PGDM in Rural Management, PGPM, PGDFM, PGDM for Women, Executive MBA, PGDM (Communications), MBA HR, and MBA International Business.

What are the other entrance exams accepted by top B-schools accepting 80 to 90 percentile in CAT?

The other entrance exams accepted by top B-schools accepting 80 to 90 percentile in CAT are Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET), Management Aptitude Test (MAT), AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT Exam) by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT), and IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT). 

Is 85 a good percentile in CAT?

Yes, 85 is a good percentile in CAT, if you are not focused on seeking admission to the IIMs only. A lot of reputable government and private MBA colleges with excellent pedagogy and placement records are open to MBA applicants with an 85 percentile on the CAT. Some of the top CAT 85 percentile colleges include SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai, Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore, VGSoM IIT Kharagpur, Department of Management Studies – IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee, Institute of Finance and International Management Bangalore, TAPMI Manipal, IMT Nagpur, etc.

What are the specialized B-schools that accept an 85 percentile on the CAT?

MICA Ahmedabad and IRMA Anand are the specialized B-schools that accept an 85 percentile on the CAT. While IRMA offers an MBA in Rural Management, MICA offers a PGDM in Communication.

What are the courses offered by top B-schools accepting 70-80 percentile in CAT?

The courses offered by top B-schools accepting 70-80 percentile in CAT are MBA, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)– Finance/ Marketing/ HR, Management Development Programme (MDP), Postgraduate Programme in Business Analytics and Decision Science (PGP BA & DS), MBA Communications Management, Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), PGPM in Human Resources, PGPM in Analytics and Digital (PGPM-AD), MBA in Textile Management, MBA in Retail Management, MBA in Apparel Management, MBA in Business Analytics, PGDM with dual specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations and Strategy, and PGDM in Service Management.

Is it hard to score 90 percentile in CAT?

No, it is not difficult to score 90 percentile in CAT. A large number of students have been able to score 90 percentile in mock tests by the time the CAT exam approaches. An overall score of 103 fetches a candidate a 90 percentile. 

Is 60 percentile good in CAT?

No, 60 percentile is not regarded as a good score in CAT if you are aiming at seeking admission to the IIMs and top MBA colleges. In that case, a CAT score of 90+ percentile is considered good. A 60-90 percentile in CAT is considered good enough if you desire to seek admission to tier 2 and tier 3 MBA colleges. Christ University Institute of Management Bangalore, Nirma University Ahmedabad, Doon Business School (DBS) Dehradun, Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS) West Bengal, and International Institute of Business Studies Noida, etc. accept 60 to 70 percentile in CAT. 

What other admission components other than CAT scores are considered for admission to top B-schools accepting CAT percentile below 90?

The other admission components other than CAT scores considered for admission to top B-schools accepting CAT percentile below 90 are academic profile, professional experience, non-engineering background, and gender diversity. A 20 to 30 percent weightage is given to candidates scoring 90% and above marks from Class 10 onwards. A professional with a working experience of 2 to 3 years is awarded a weightage of 5 to 10 percent. An additional weightage of 2 to 5 percent is given for academic diversity. A weightage between 3 and 5 percent is given to female candidates. 

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