CAT 2022: Low score accepting top MBA colleges; CAT score vs percentile

CAT exam 2022: Expecting to get a low CAT 2022 score? Check out CAT score vs percentile 2022 and list of MBA colleges in India accepting low CAT scores.


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Himanshu Shekhar | December 5, 2022 | 01:00 PM IST

NEW DELHI- Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore will announce the CAT 2022 result probably in the second week of January 2023. However, candidates must have calculated their probable score using the provisional CAT answer key 2022 and CAT response sheet. CAT percentile predictor tool can be used further to know the approximate percentile. The main aim of MBA aspirants giving the CAT exam is to get into one of the top MBA colleges of India. When it comes to MBA admission, IIMs are the foremost choice of every CAT aspirant. Apart from 20 IIMs, there are more than 100 non-IIMs that use the CAT score for MBA admission.

Old IIMs and most of the top colleges in India accept 95-99+ CAT percentile for MBA admission. Candidates with a CAT percentile of 95 to 99+ have plenty of MBA college options open to them, but candidates with a CAT percentile as low as 50 or 60 to 70 must know that they also have a lot of options available to pursue MBA courses from good B-schools. Here is the list of top B-Schools accepting low CAT scores segregated based on the CAT percentile.

Top MBA colleges accepting low CAT exam score

MBA colleges in India accepting 80-90 CAT percentile

CAT colleges accepting 70-80 CAT percentile

Top MBA colleges accepting 60-70 CAT percentile

MBA colleges accepting 50-60 CAT percentile

Indian Institute of Financial Management and Research, Changambakkam

Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad

AIMS Institutes, Bangalore

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad

New Delhi Institute of Management, New Delhi

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

PES University, Bangalore

Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad

Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow & Jaipur

KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar

Acharya Institute of Management, Bangalore

Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textile Management, Coimbatore

IBS Business School, Bangalore

School of Management Sciences, Varanasi

University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune

Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Kochi

MANAGE, Hyderabad

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai

Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur

Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad and Noida

Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur

Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy

Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University, Chennai

Karunya University Business School, Coimbatore

Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore

University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh

FMS, Manav Rachna University, Faridabad

Army Institute of Management, Kolkata

Veltech Business School, Chennai

CAT score vs percentile 2022

Marks obtained in CAT 2022 entrance exam will be converted into a scale from 100 to 0. The CAT 2022 percentile for each section will be normalized and then the overall CAT percentile will be calculated.

CAT percentile range

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MBA Admission: How to apply to MBA colleges accepting low CAT exam scores?

Candidates are suggested to evaluate their CAT 2022 percentile using the CAT percentile predictor tool, answer key and response sheet. Based on the percentile, shortlist the MBA colleges they wish to go for and then checkout their MBA admission criteria and selection process. The MBA admission selection rounds comprises the Group Discussion (GD), Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI). Thereafter, candidates must keep tracking the MBA admission dates by visiting the official website of the respective MBA colleges and fill the form as soon as their application window opens.

MBA colleges will determine the CAT cut-off 2022 and shortlist candidates accordingly. Shortlisted candidates will be called by colleges to participate in the MBA admission rounds. Candidates will be given final admission based on their performance in these rounds.

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