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Top Best MBA CAT CET Classes in Umroli
Top Best MBA CAT CET Classes in Umroli

Top Best MBA CAT CET Classes in Umroli

Top Best MBA CAT CET Classes in Umroli

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CAT 2020

One of the biggest MBA entrance exams, CAT is conducted every year by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on a rotational basis. CAT is a computer-based test held for admissions in elite B-Schools across India. A seat in these institutions promises high pay-packages and a rewarding career in the corporate world. As such, CAT remains one of the most sought-after competitive examinations and attracts graduates from all streams. The score is not only accepted by the IIMs, but also by other 100+ top notch B- Schools across the country. Approximately 4,000 seats are offered by the IIMs.

Though the official registration of CAT will start in the month of August and the test will be conducted in November, we bring you the important dates of the commencement of the CAT so that you have a fair idea about CAT and plan your preparation accordingly.

Most likely, CAT 2020 will be conducted on the last Sunday of November .

CAT 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)

CAT 2020 Exam Details CAT 2020 Exam Dates
CAT Notification release date Last week of July, 2020
CAT 2020 Registration Start Date First week of August, 2020
CAT 2020 Last date for Online Registration Last week of September, 2020
CAT 2020 Issue of Admit Card Last week of October, 2020
CAT 2020 Exam Date (Tentative) Last week of November, 2020
Releasing of Answer Key 1st week of December, 2020
CAT 2020 Result Announcement Second week of January, 2021

CAT 2020 Important Facts

A quick overview of important facts about CAT:

Name of test Common Admission Test (CAT)
Purpose of test Qualifying test for admission to 20 IIMs and over 100 B-schools across India
Conducted by To be Announced
Exam type National level
Periodicity Once in a year
Score/Percentile Validity One Year
Annual Number of Test Takers Over 2.44 lakh in 2019
Pattern of Test MCQs and Non-MCQs
Number of Questions 100
Test Duration 3 hours
Negative Marking -1 for each wrong answer in MCQs
No negative marking for Non-MCQs or TITA
Syllabus Questions from VARC, QA and DI & LR
Mode of Conduct Computer-based (Online test)
CAT 2020 Convenor To be announced
Application Fee (tentative figures) Rs. 1900/- for General & NC-OBC candidates
Rs. 950/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates
Reservation of seats in IIMs and B-schools As per the Government of India regulations
Official Website

CAT Elligibilty Criteria

AT (Common Admission Test) is a computer-based selection test conducted by IIMs as a prerequisite for entry into their MBA programs. It is held every year by IIMs on a rotational basis. 100+ top B-schools of the country accept the score. IIMs offer 4000+ seats for admission into their management programs. CAT Registration begins in the first week of Aug 2020, for the exam in November.

Graduates from various streams aspire to pursue MBA from top management schools. Before applying for CAT 2020, go through the detailed eligibility criteria for the exam:

  1. A candidate is eligible to appear in CAT 2020 if he/she holds a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.

The candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) categories, need at least 45% marks.

  1. The degree must have been awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  2. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination and those who have already completed degree examinations but are awaiting results are also eligible. Such candidates, if qualified, will be allowed to join the course conditionally, only if they produce a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University/institution.

The candidate needs to submit the certificate by June 30, 2021 (issued on or before June 30, 2021) stating that the candidate has fulfilled all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.

  1. The percentage of marks will be calculated based on the calculation pattern followed by the concerned University/Institution.

In case of CGPA or grades, the conversion is based on the process defined by the concerned university or institution. If any University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting grades/CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

Some more eligibility facts for CAT 2020:

  • You can appear for CAT even if you have done graduation in the old system of graduation, provided that UGC recognises the degree.
  • Mere fulfilment of minimum CAT eligibility criteria will not ensure shortlisting by IIMs.
  • The candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process.
  • There is no age bar to appear for CAT exam.

What is the difference between CAT and IIM eligibility criteria?

The only difference is:

You are allowed to appear in CAT 2020 exam with two years of graduation in the old system, but you are not allowed to pursue the management course at IIM unless you have completed graduation degree with minimum three years duration. Except this, the eligibility for CAT & IIM admissions remains the same.

Over the years, the eligibility for CAT has more or less remained same since 2014. Visit for more information on CAT 2020.

CAT exam Pattern

Common Admission Test (CAT) is held annually for admissions in IIMs and other elite B- Schools in India. CAT is one of the most competitive examinations that attracts graduates from all streams seeking admissions in the best management institutions. Every year lakhs of students strive hard to get admission in top-notch institutions and make a rewarding career in the corporate world with high-pay packages

CAT is known to be an unpredictable paper and the CAT exam pattern is changed almost every year to surprise the students. Remaining true to their unpredictable nature, CAT examiners had introduced several structural changes in CAT 2015 test pattern. In this article, we look at the expected CAT 2020 exam pattern and understand the nuances of the exam pattern. The CAT paper pattern comprises three major sections namely- ‘Quantitative Aptitude (QA)’, ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)’ and ‘Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)’. The VARC section has 34 questions, DILR section has 32, and the QA section has 34 questions.

CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Given below is the CAT 2020 exam pattern based on CAT 2019 Paper Pattern:

Particulars Details
Exam Window Two Sessions on one Day
Total No. of Sections Three- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA)
Test Duration 3 hours
Mode of Conduct Computer-based (Online test)
Total No. of Questions 100
Duration of each section of CAT 2020 1 hour
Negative Marking -1 for each wrong answer in MCQs
No negative marking for Non-MCQs or TITA
  • Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice type. Instead, direct answers are to be typed on the screen.
  • A basic on-screen calculator will be allowed for computation.
  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

On the face of it, it might seem that the changes introduced in CAT 2015 will continue in 2020 as well. However, these changes, although important, should not be difficult to adjust to. The basics of preparation for CAT continue to remain the same. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practice, time management, and accuracy are still critical for belling the CAT! Are you ready?

CAT Exam Pattern of Previous Years

The pattern for CAT 2020 paper is expected to be on the same lines as the CAT 2019.

CAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) 34
VA – 10
RC – 24
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 32
LR – 24
DI – 8
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 34
Total No. of Questions 100

CAT Exam Pattern – Total Number of MCQ Vs Non-MCQ Questions

Section No. Section Name Total Number of Questions Number of Multiple Choice Questions Number of Non-MCQs (TITA Questions)
I Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 34 27 7
II Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 24 8
III Quantitative Ability 34 23 11
Total 100 74 26

While CAT 2014 had only 2 sections: ‘Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and Data Interpretation’ and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC) and Logical Reasoning (LR)’, CAT 2015 reverted back to the practice of three sections: ‘Quantitative Aptitude (QA)’, ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)’ and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC)’. The same pattern continued in 2017,2018 and 2019 we expect something similar in 2020 also.

Major Changes in CAT 2015:

As we mentioned above, the major changes introduced in CAT 2015 were:

  1. Sectional Timing:After a break of few years, there was a sectional time limit in CAT. The first section was verbal ability, followed by DI and LR and then Quantitative Ability. The sectional time limit was one hour for each section.
  2. One-Day Exam:CAT 2015 was held on a single day i.e. 29th November 2015, in two sessions: morning (9am to 12 noon) and evening (2pm to 5pm), as against CAT 2014, which was held over a period of 20 days.
  3. Introduction to ‘TITA’ Questions:In CAT-2015, there were questions called ‘Type in the Answer’ type questions. In these questions, candidates were required to type in the answers, instead of choosing one from multiple-options. There were 10 such questions in the verbal section and around 15 each in the rest of the sections. These questions had no negative marking. These questions continued in 2017 and 2018 and are expected to continue in 2019 also.
  4. On-screen Calculator:For the first time in the history of the exam, use of basic on-screen calculators were permitted in CAT 2015 and is anticipated to continue in 2020.

CAT Syllabus 2020

CAT Syllabus – The first step towards your CAT preparation is to have the complete information and knowledge of CAT 2020 Syllabus and important areas for CAT. CAT syllabus has been designed to assess the prospective admission-seekers’ suitability for MBA education. The CAT exam is the primary filter used by all the 20 IIMs and several hundred other reputed colleges like S.P. Jain, FMS, MDI, etc. for admission to their MBA programs. It has both MCQs and non-MCQs based test with penalties for wrong answers. IIMs don’t specify the syllabus as such but based on previous year papers we have developed a comprehensive list of important topics and areas for CAT.

CAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: Expected Topics

CAT Verbal Ability is one area which has seen the maximum change in topics and structure over the last three years. Going by the topics that appeared in the CAT 2019 exam, you need to prepare for the following important topics:

  • Reading Comprehension: Out of the 34 questions in the exam, 24 questions were from this area.
  • Paragraph Summary: This is another area which has gained prominence over the last couple of years.
  • Para-jumbles & Misfit Sentences: These two topics have become a regular in the exam over the last couple of years.

If you look at the above topics, you should be able to notice the absence of a significant number of topics. Remember, the CAT syllabus is not set in stone and this means you should prepare for topics which have been a part of the exam over the last few years. CAT Syllabus covered all the important topics that have appeared in the last few years are:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Grammar & Usage (including questions based on common Grammar errors, Confusing Words, & Phrasal Verbs)
  • Vocabulary based questions (mainly Fill in the blanks).

There are some other topics in Verbal Ability which you should cover. These topics are important from the standpoint of other MBA entrance exams:

  • Vocabulary Topics: Synonym-Antonym based questions, Cloze Passage, Analogies or Reverse Analogies, Meaning-Usage Match, Idioms and Phrases, Secondary Shades of Meaning, Usage, Associated words, Antonyms, etc.
  • Verbal Reasoning: Fact-Inference-Judgement
  • Grammar: Sentence Correction

Remember, Grammar-based questions test the candidate’s capability to mark and correct grammatical errors. CAT generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like use of articles, prepositions, use of modifiers, subject-verb agreement, parallel construction, phrasal verbs, redundancy etc.

CAT Syllabus for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

  • Caselets, Tables, Bar Graphs, Column Graphs, Line Charts, Venn Diagrams, Pie Charts, Combination of two or more types linked to each other
  • Games & Tournaments, Number and Letter Series, Calendars; Cubes, Clocks, Venn Diagrams, Binary Logic, Seating Arrangement; Syllogism; Logical Matching; Logical Sequence; Logical Connectives; Blood Relations.

CAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

  • Number Systems; LCM and HCF; Profit, Loss and Discount; Percentages; Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Simple and Compound Interest ; Ratio and Proportion; Averages; Quadratic Equations; Linear Equations; Complex Numbers; Logarithm; Binomial Theorem; Sequences and Series; Surds and Indices; Inequalities; Probability; Permutation and Combination; Set Theory; Functions; Geometry; Mixtures and Alligations; Trigonometry; Coordinate Geometry; and Mensuration.

How To Prepare For CAT 2020?

1. Study the CAT Exam Pattern

Common Admission Test or CAT, as it is commonly known, comprises three major sections namely- ‘Quantitative Aptitude (QA)’, ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)’ and ‘Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)’. In CAT 2019, the verbal section (VARC) had 34 questions, data interpretation (DILR) had 32 questions, and the quant section (QA) had 34 questions.

CAT 2020 Exam Pattern
Exam Window Two sessions on one day
Duration 180 Minutes (three hours)
Total no. of sections Three- Verbal ability and Reading Comprehension(VARC),Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA)
Total Marks 100
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: +3
Incorrect Answer : +1
No negative marking for MCQs
No penalty for unanswered questions

2. Study the Syllabus for CAT 2020

Major areas to be covered:-
i. CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Syllabus:-

CAT Verbal Ability is one area which has seen the maximum change in topics and structure over the last three years. After analyzing the topics that appeared in the CAT 2019 exam, you need to study the following topics:

  • Reading Comprehension: It is a major component in the CAT exam and out of the 34 questions in the VARC section, 24 questions were from this area.
  • Paragraph Summary: This is another area which has gained prominence over the last couple of years and checks a student’s reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Para-jumbles & Misfit Sentences: Over the last couple of years, many questions have come from this area. One should bear in mind that sometimes the sentences could be lengthy and arranging them could be a time-consuming task.
  1. A) There are few other topics which you need to study and they are mentioned below:-
  • Critical Reasoning .
  • Paragraph Completion.
  • Grammar & Usage (including questions based on common Grammar errors, Confusing Words, & Phrasal Verbs).
  • Vocabulary based questions (mainly Fill in the blanks).
  1. B) Suggested below are a list of other verbal topics which have relevance in other MBA entrance exams:-
  • Vocabulary Topics: Synonym-Antonym based questions, Cloze Passage, Analogies or Reverse Analogies, Meaning-Usage Match, Idioms and Phrases, Secondary Shades of Meaning, Usage, Associated words, Antonyms, etc.
  • Verbal Reasoning: Fact-Inference-Judgement.
  • Grammar: Sentence Correction.
  1. CAT Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Syllabus:-

Mentioned below is the list of topics to be studied well for CAT 2020 exam:-

Caselets, Tables, Bar Graphs, Column Graphs, Line Charts, Venn Diagrams, Pie Charts, Combination of two or more types linked to each other Games & Tournaments, Number and Letter Series, Calendars; Cubes, Clocks, Venn Diagrams, Binary Logic, Seating Arrangement; Syllogism; Logical Matching; Logical Sequence; Logical Connectives; Blood Relations.

iii. CAT Quantitative Ability Syllabus:-

Number Systems; LCM and HCF; Profit, Loss and Discount; Percentages; Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Simple and Compound Interest ; Ratio and Proportion; Averages; Quadratic Equations; Linear Equations; Complex Numbers; Logarithm; Binomial Theorem; Sequences and Series; Surds and Indices; Inequalities; Probability; Permutation and Combination; Set Theory; Functions; Geometry; Mixtures and Alligations; Trigonometry; Coordinate Geometry; and Mensuration.

3. Strengthen your basics

Once you have gone through the syllabus and exam pattern, start working on the fundamentals of each topic. With a good conceptual clarity, you will gain greater accuracy in less time. Regular reading is essential to get a hold on verbal ability section. The other two sections demand you to invest a good amount of time in practicing the concepts. After getting yourself well-versed with the basics, start solving sectionwise and chapterwise test papers.

4. Give CAT Mock Tests regularly

CAT preparation is considered incomplete if you have not attempted the mocks. CAT sample papers or CAT test series are designed to make the students understand the level of the paper. Moreover, the mock results give a clear indication of the CAT aspirant’s strengths and weakness as regards to the subject areas of the CAT entrance exam. Also, you will have ample time to improve your weak areas and simultaneously strengthen your strong areas to improve your score.

5. Analyze the Mock Tests thoroughly and prepare a study plan

This is a step which most CAT aspirants skip in their journey of the entrance exam. This exercise of assessing the mocks will provide a clear picture as to where one stands and also give you a guideline to formulate test strategy. You should bear in mind the importance of each section and its relevance to the CAT exam while designing the study plan.

CAT 2020 Registrations

is the most popular MBA entrance exam, conducted to provide admissions in more than 100 top B-schools across India. The exam is held by IIMs every year in the month of November/December. Based on CAT scores, IIMs offer more than 4,000 seats in various management programs.

Approximately 3 lakh candidates applied for the CAT exam last year, out of which almost 2 lakh appeared for the exam. This year, CAT was conducted on 24th November and the detailed notification was available from July/August.

CAT application is to be submitted in online mode only. Generally, CAT application form is to be filled in three simple steps-:

  1. Registration (Creating a Profile)
  2. Logging in to CAT Website (with system generated user ID and password)
  3. Submitting the CAT Application Form (Enter the details and make online payment)

Before filling the online form, here are some essential points to keep in mind:

  • CAT 2020 registration will be open for almost 45 days from the start date of registration.
  • While filling the online form for CAT 2020, you will need to select the relevant management programmes in all the 20 IIMs.
  • You are required to carefully read the instructions that appear at the start of the CAT application before filling the form.
  • Your candidature will be treated as invalid if you fill any incorrect information in the application. Additionally, the CAT registration fee will be forfeited.
  • You can save and exit the registration form any number of times to edit and complete it later till you finally submit the application.
  • Fee can be paid only after completing the online registration and application form.
  • Your application form will remain incomplete and you will not be allowed to appear in CAT 2020 exam, if you do not pay the requisite exam fee.
  • CAT exam registration and application fee is Rs.1900/- for general candidates and Rs 950/- for SC,ST& PWD candidates.

Apart from the above stated things, you need some documents to complete your application form. Following is the list of documents you will require while filling your CAT application:

  1. Marksheets of class 10th, 12th, bachelor’s degree/diploma and higher education, if any.
  2. Work experience certificate, if applicable.
  3. Scanned images of your passport size photo and signature. (The photo should not be more than six months old and should have a white background).
  4. Scanned image of passport size photo should have dimensions: 35mm X 45mm and the scanned image of signature should be of dimensions: 1000mm X 35 mm. Both the files should be in .jpg or .jpeg format and the file size should not be more than 80KB each. The image needs to be clear with a minimum resolution of 150px.
  5. Applicable Certificates required to be uploaded.
  6. Fee payment instruments to pay CAT exam fee – Debit/Credit cards, Net banking, etc.

Finally, it is recommended that you make a list of the IIM programmes to which you wish to apply.

The detailed CAT registration and application process is discussed as follows:

Step 1 – CAT Registration 2020

  1. Go to the official website ( and click on ‘Register Now’. This will generate your login credentials.
  2. Enter the required details (Name, Date of Birth, Email Address, Mobile Number) in the fields provided. Ensure that you have entered correct details, especially the contact details so that you do not face any problem in receiving information regarding the test. Go through the following instructions while filling up the fields in CAT registration/application form:
    • Name – The name should be same as mentioned in your 10th Standard or SSC Certificate. If there is a change of name due to marriage or any other reason, you will need to submit a valid document (court affidavit/marriage certificate) to support the same.
    • Date of birth – Be careful in using the virtual calendar to enter your date of birth.
    • Email address – The email id must be a valid one. The CAT ID/username will be sent to this email address. For overseas candidates, both Username and Password will be sent via email.
    • Mobile number – The mobile number should be a valid one as the password will be sent via SMS at this number. The number should be India based and of 10 digits. Other mobile numbers should be prefixed with the area code.
  1. After filling the details, enter the captcha displayed on the screen to verify and authenticate your CAT registration.
  2. You will receive the CAT 2020 login credentials through Email and SMS. The CAT Serial Number/User ID will be sent to the email address provided by you and the password will be sent via SMS to your registered mobile number.
  3. Select the ‘I Agree’ checkbox to ensure the submission of your CAT registration form.

Step 2 – Login to CAT Website

The next step is to login to the official website using the system generated User ID & Password and fill your CAT application form. In case you forget the password, click on ‘Forgot Password’ tab on the ‘Existing User’ login window and a new password will be sent to your registered email id.

Keep the following instructions in mind before filling the detailed application form:

  • All the ‘*’ marked fields are mandatory to fill.
  • You need to fill all the required information and upload scanned copies of the requisite documents.
  • Before proceeding to the every next section, click on ‘Save & Continue’.
  • Use the mouse to move to the next field instead of using the ‘Tab’ key.
  • You may complete the application process in multiple sessions by logging in the next session. But make sure that you have properly saved the application form fields before logging out in the previous sessions.
  • After the payment of application fee, you will not be allowed to make any changes in the information or documents submitted.

Step 3 – Fill and submit CAT Application Form 2020

After logging in, you can start filling the CAT application form. Generally, the form is divided into five sections:

  1. Personal Details:
    It includes: Name, father’s/husband’s/guardian’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, candidate’s gender, category, communication address, mobile number and email address.
    The candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC category needs to provide details like the serial number of caste/tribe, State/UT of caste/tribe and caste/tribe name. If the candidate is a PWD category, he/ she needs to select the ‘Yes’ option and provide details like PWD category and disability percentage.
    Further, you will have to upload a scanned copy of the following documents:
    • Passport size photograph and signature
    • Category proof document, if applicable
    • PWD/DA certificate, if applicable
  1. Academics:
    Here, you are required to enter your past academic records of: SSC/10th standard/equivalent details, HSC/12th standard/equivalent details, bachelor’s degree details, master’s degree details and other professional degree details
  2. Work Experience:
    In case of full time work experience, you will need to provide the following details: industry type and work experience (in months).
    Only full time work experience after the graduation will be considered. Part time/ project/ internship/ pre-graduation work experience should not be entered and will not be considered as work experience.
  3. Programmes
    In this section, you will have to select the programmes you wish to apply for. You can choose any number of programmes. For each selected programme, you will have to select an interview city.
    Further, you will have to select any four test cities from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, you will be allotted one among the four preferred cities and either of the two selected sessions.
  4. Payment
    You can pay the application fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking after confirming the details filled in the form. After the successful payment transaction, you will be redirected to the Application Summary with your payment transaction number.

Also, you will receive an application confirmation email at your registered email id. The email contains information about communication and CAT admit card details. You can only appear in the allotted time slot.

Don’t forget to carry an original Photo ID proof, along with your admit cards to the exam venue.

CAT Cutoffs

Common Admission Test or CAT is the most popular MBA entrance exam in our country as it is a gateway to the coveted IIMs and other top B-Schools. CAT is a very competitive exam with approximately 2 lakh candidates vying for about 5000 seats in the IIMs. Some of the major changes were introduced in CAT 2015. Instead of being held in a 20-day window like 2014, CAT 2015 was held in two shifts on a single day, 29th November 2015. The same format continued in the following years. The computer-based CAT features English, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation as its components. Moreover, the introduction of the on- screen calculator and the non MCQs in the test was a major shift from the conventional pattern. This year, CAT was held on 24th November. Next year, most likely CAT will be conducted on last Sunday of November.

CAT scores are used as a primary screening tool by B-Schools for short listing candidates for the GD/ PI round. CAT results are generally out in the month of January. CAT cut offs this year are also expected to be similar to last year’s cut offs. Normally, the cut offs for old IIMs have been higher than those for new IIMs. Also, the CAT cut off scores for non-IIMs are lower than that of the IIMs. However, in the recent years, the IIMs have started focusing on profile-based shortlisting with a lower CAT cut off.

Following is a comprehensive list of institutes based on their CAT Cut Offs:

Rating Approx. cut-off percentiles Gen. Institutes
CAT Percentile 90+ (includes profile-based) IIM-B, IIM-C, IIM-K, IIM-I, IIM-N, IIM-V, IIT-B, IIT-D, IIT-KH
CAT Percentile 80+ (includes profile-based) IIM-A, IIM-L, SPJIMR, NITIE, IIM-Asr, IIT-KN
A CAT Percentile 90+ IMT-G, UBS-CHD, GLIM, PUMBA, DU

CAT Colleges

CAT is the the most popular MBA entrance exam in our country. Last year, around 2 lakh students appeared for this exam. One of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) conducts it every year. CAT 2019 is a prerequisite for admissions into various management programs offered by the IIMs, IITs, FMS and various other CAT affiliated institutes. There are a lot of factors that you should keep in mind before deciding the institute you should apply for and finally join. The various parameters like, quality of faculty and students, placements, fee structure, infrastructure, etc must be considered.

After extensive research we have compiled a comprehensive list of all the institutes accepting CAT scores. The institutes have been broadly divided into the categories: A+, A, B+ and B. Following is a description of the top rankings (A+ and A):

A+ 100% Placement with multiple job offers; Average salary 10-18 lakhs p.a.
A Normally 100% Placement; Average salary 6-14 lakhs p.a.

Following is a table with comprehensive listing of institutes under CAT along with their ranking, cut-offs and last date of application:

Institutes with Rating “A+ or A”

Institutes with Rating “A+ or A” Last Date to Apply Test Website Expected cut Offs(Percentile)
Dept. of Financial Studies, Univ. of Delhi, New Delhi 6thJanuary 2019 CAT 90+
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 25thFebruary 2019 CAT, CMAT,
IIT, Delhi 27thJanuary 2019 CAT 90+
IIT, Kanpur 27thJanuary 2019 CAT, XAT, SNAP
IIT, Kharagpur 27thJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT 90+
IIT, Madras 29thJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT 95+
IIT, Mumbai 27thJanuary 2019 CAT 90+
IIT, Roorkee 27thJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT 94+
Institute of Management Technology – Ghaziabad 31stJanuary 2019 CAT, XAT,
GMAT 90+
Jamna Lal Bajaj Institute of Mgt Studies, Mumbai 20thJune 2019 MHCET, CAT CAT- 95+, MHCET- 98+
K.J. Somaiya Inst. Mgt. & Research, Mumbai 10thJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT
XAT, CMAT CAT- 87+, XAT- 75+, CMAT- 97+
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai 1st February 2019 CAT 86+
T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal 18thJanuary 2019 CAT,GMAT,
GMAT- 630 marks
University Business School – PU, Chandigarh 15thJanuary 2019 CAT 90+

Other Institutes with Rating “B+ or B”

Institutes with Rating “B+ or B” Last Date to Apply Test Website Expected cut Offs(Percentile)
Birla Institute of Mgt & Technology, Greater Noida/Bhubaneshwar 31stJanuary 2019 CAT, XAT,
Department of Mgt Sciences, University of Pune, Pune 8thJune 2019 CAT, MHCET,
Fore School of Management, New Delhi 22ndJanuary 2019 CAT, XAT,
GMAT CAT/XAT- 85+, GMAT score- 600+
IMS Ghaziabad NA* CAT, CMAT, MAT CAT- 60+, CMAT- 600 marks, MAT- 500 marks
Indus Business Academy, Bangalore / Greater Noida 15thMarch 2019 CAT, CMAT, ATMA
MAT, GMAT, XAT CAT- 70+, XAT- 60+, CMAT/ATMA- 80+, MAT- 500 marks
Institute of Finance & International Management, Bangalore 15thJune 2019 CAT, GMAT, XAT 70+
International School of Business & Media Pune / Bangalore/ Kolkata 31stJanuary 2019 CAT, XAT CAT- 70+, XAT- 60+
IMI – Bhubaneswar 31stJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT,
ITM Business School, Mumbai 30thApril 2019 CAT, XAT, GMAT,
MAT, CMAT, NMAT, etc. 60+
LM Thapar School of Management, Patiala 10thJune 2019 CAT, XAT, CMAT,
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai 20thFebruary 2019 CAT, XAT 80+
Mittal School of Business – LPU, Jalandhar 20thJuly 2019 CAT,CMAT,
Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad 30thJanuary 2019 CAT, GMAT, XAT 80+
Nirma University – Inst.of Management, Ahmedabad 7thFebruary 2019 CAT, GMAT 80+
Pune Institute of Business Mgt, Pune NA* CAT, XAT, PMAT
Sydenham Institute of Mgt Studies, Research & Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai 22ndJune 2019 CAT,MAT, XAT
Symbiosis Department of Health Sciences, Pune 31stDecember 2018 SNAP 55+
Symbiosis Inst of Computer Studies & Research, Pune 7thJanuary 2019 SNAP 55+
Symbiosis Inst of Media & Comm, Pune 18thJanuary 2019 SNAP 70+
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Mgt, Nasik 7thJanuary 2019 SNAP 80+
Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Bengaluru 16thJanuary 2019 SNAP 70+
Symbiosis School Of Sports Sciences, Pune 18thJanuary 2019 SNAP 55+
Welingkar Institute of Mgt Dev. & Research, Mumbai / Bengaluru 15thMarch 2019 CAT, GMAT, ATMA,
Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad 31stMarch 2019 CAT, CMAT,
Xavier Institute of Mgt & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore 5thMarch 2019 CAT, CMAT, ATMA,
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi 25thFebruary 2019 CAT, CMAT,
XAT 45+

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The Prayas India is the winner of many awards for quality preparation:

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The Prayas India Classroom Features:

The Prayas India believes in Quality Preparation and has below features:


Only Subject Matter Expert and Experienced Faculties who have a clear understanding of Exam pattern and latest updates.


The Prayas India is known for its Smart Preparation of the Exam. The proper use of Technology makes preparation simplified. We have many Apps & Games that are very useful in learning many difficult important topics and also with fun.


We follow Learnà –>Practice –>Analyze Method in our preparation which means in each and every topic, we do practices on questions and give Tests to analyze it.


The Prayas experts help aspirants to define proper strategies to prepare for the exam. Time Management, Consistency, and proper guidelines are important factors for any of the competitive exams.


There is a mentor for each and every student, who tracks all progress, performance, and improvement. The mentor gets connected individually to understand the requirement.


The Prayas believes in setting Goals, taking corrective actions and achieving it. Each student must have a clear vision of course completion, revision, mock tests so that preparation should go on the correct path. The Prayas India designs a micro-level plan for the same.


The Prayas India provides below mentioned study materials:

  • Teacher’s Notes
  • Specially Designed The Prayas Study Materials
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  • LIC AAO Examination
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