CAT 2023: Top MBA colleges in India accepting IIM CAT scores for admission

IIM CAT 2023 exam notification is expected soon at These are the top Bschools accepting CAT scores for MBA admission.

CAT 2023: Top MBA colleges in India accepting IIM CAT scores for admission IIM CAT 2023 notification will be released soon at (Source: Pexels)
Arpita Das | Jul 27, 2023 - 4:06 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Going by past trends the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2023 notification is expected by this weekend. The exam, often known as the IIM CAT, is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), is one of the most coveted management entrance exams in India, opening doors to some of India's most prestigious B schools.

The exam is crucial for admission to the IIMs and also to top management institutes, both public and private. Some MBA colleges consider CAT scores for admission even if they have their own admission exams.

The CAT exam assesses candidates' quantitative aptitude, data interpretation, verbal ability and logical reasoning skills. It is an online computer-based test and is usually conducted in late November or early December.

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The official CAT website where the notification will be published is The application process, exam dates, and other essential details will be included in the notification. Given below are some of the top bschool offering admission based on CAT 2023 exam scores.

1. Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs): The IIMs are the most prestigious management institutes in India and are known for their world-class faculty, rigorous academic curriculum and excellent placement records. CAT scores are the primary criteria for admission to the various post-graduate management programmes offered by these institutes.

2. Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi: FMS, Delhi, is one of the oldest business schools in the country and boasts a rich legacy of producing business leaders. CAT scores play a significant role in the selection process for this esteemed institute.

3. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi - Department of Management Studies: IIT Delhi's Department of Management Studies offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme and considers CAT scores for admission. The institute's strong industry connection and focus on technology-driven management education make it an attractive choice for aspiring managers.

4. Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur: XLRI is renowned for its human resources and business management programs. CAT scores are one of the key factors considered during the selection process, along with group discussion and personal interview rounds.

5. SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai: CAT scores are an essential component of the admission process, and candidates are also evaluated based on their profile and achievements.

6. Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon: MDI is a leading B-school known for its academic excellence and industry-oriented curriculum. CAT scores are an integral part of the selection criteria for the various management programmes offered by the institute.

7. Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad: IMT Ghaziabad is renowned for its innovative and contemporary management education. CAT scores play a vital role in the selection process, along with group exercises and personal interviews.

8. National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai: NITIE is dedicated to fostering excellence in the industrial and business sectors. CAT scores are considered along with group discussion and personal interview rounds for admissions.

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Securing a high percentile in CAT opens up opportunities to pursue management education in these prestigious institutions. As the admission process unfolds, candidates are advised to stay updated on the individual college websites for specific admission criteria and timelines.

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