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CAT 2021 Cut Offs Of Top B-Schools in India

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: August 04, 2021 | CAT

Here are the CAT 2021 cutoffs for some of the top MBA colleges in India. The CAT 2021 exam will be conducted on November 28 and the CAT results will be out in the 2nd week of January 2022.

CAT Cut Off Of Top B-Schools in India

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 exam wll be conducted on November 28 and results will be out by 2nd week of January 2022. Once the CAT result is out, it will push the management admission season in India to its full swing. The top MBA colleges in India, including the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) will release the CAT 2021 cutoff and open admissions for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) courses.

Candidates aspiring for admission to management courses in India must ensure that they have a good knowledge of the MBA Admission Process and Selection Criteria of the top B-Schools in India. MBA admissions are done on the basis of the overall profile as well as the personality of a candidate, and what a candidate may lack in one area may be compensated by another. So, it is important to do a detailed analysis of the selection criteria and weightage set by the respective colleges and create an application accordingly.

Now is the right time to analyze your performance and evaluate your percentile basis which you can shortlist colleges. CollegeDekho has come up with estimated CAT cutoffs for some of the top B-Schools in India with the help of the analysis done by a renowned coaching institute to help you shortlist colleges that you are eligible for.

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CAT 2021 Cutoff for Selection in Top B-Schools

CAT is the most popular MBA entrance exam in India conducted at the national level for management admissions in India. All of the top Indian B-Schools accept CAT scores for admissions. Once the CAT exams results are announced, top management colleges in India start releasing their respective cutoffs, which is the minimum percentile required by a candidate to be eligible to apply to the respective college. Management aspirants can find the CAT 2021 cutoffs for top MBA colleges in India given in the table below.

S.NoName of the InstituteCAT 2021 Cutoff
IIM Nagpur85
2IIM Amritsar85
3IIM Bodh Gaya90
4IIM Vishakhapatnam85
5IIM Ranchi94
6IIM Udaipur90
7IIM Raipur94
8IIM Kozhikode85
9IIM Tiruchirapalli95
10IIM Kashipur90
11IIM Sirmaur94
12IIM Rohtak95
13IIM Jammu90
14TA Pai Management Institute85
15Loyola Institute of Business Administration80+ (Expected)
16Institute for Financial Management and Research80 (Expected)
17Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad90 (Expected)
18SP Jain Institute of Management and Research85
19Xavier's Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar91
20IIT Delhi90
21IIT Bombay90
22Management Development Institute93+
23Faculty of Management Studies97+

NOTE - Some of these are perceptual estimates only. Actual cutoffs may vary according to colleges discretion.

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So here’s the list of top business schools and their CAT cutoffs. Students must remember that these are not the cutoffs set by the respective institutes. These numbers have been formulated after detailed research and analysis of CAT cutoffs in the past few years. Also, having scored the minimum cutoff does not ensure admission in the respective colleges. Other criteria such as past academic performance, work experience, academic and gender diversity also play an important role in the selection criteria.

IIM Admissions: List of Shortlisted Candidates 2021

Candidates interested in checking the list of shortlisted candidates by various IIMs can refer to the articles given below.

Name of IIMList of Shortlisted Candidates for IIMs 2021-23
IIM CalcuttaIIMC Shortlisted / Waitlisted Candidates List
IIM AhmedabadIIMA Shortlisted / Waitlisted Candidates List
IIM BangaloreIIMB of Shortlisted / Waitlisted Candidates List
IIM IndoreIIM-IDR Shortlisted / Waitlisted Candidates List
IIM LucknowIIML Shortlisted / Waitlisted Candidates List

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Candidates belonging to categories other than the general category must get in touch with the college to get an estimate of the CAT cutoff before applying.

It is important that you target your colleges smartly as both time and money are important assets. Apply only to those colleges for which you have qualified the minimum eligibility criteria as well as the estimated CAT cutoff. If you have any doubt related to CAT 2021 cutoff, you can ask them on the Collegedekho QnA zone.

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What is the CAT 2020 cutoff of IIM Nagpur?

The overall CAT 2020 cutoff of IIM Nagpur is 85. The sectional cutoff of IIM Nagpur is 72 for VARC, DILR and QA sections.

What are the major factors that determine the CAT cutoff of top B-Schools of India?

Some of the major factors that determine the CAT cutoff are previous years’ cutoff, number of seats available for admission and reservation policy.

Where can I check the CAT 2020 cutoff of top B-Schools of India?

You can check the CAT 2020 cutoff of all the top B-Schools of India from their official website.

Is the CAT cutoff different for all the top B-Schools in India?

Yes, all the top B-Schools in India have a separate CAT cutoff.

What is the CAT 2020 cutoff?

CAT 2020 cutoff is the minimum marks/ percentile, you must have scored in the CAT exam to get admission in the selected college.

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