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Screwed up the CAT? Here is how you can fulfil your MBA Dream this year!

Screwed up the CAT? Here is how you can fulfil your MBA Dream this year!
22 December

Screwed up the CAT? Here is how you can fulfil your MBA Dream this year!

Screwed up the CAT? Here is how you can fulfil your MBA Dream this year!

 

After the release of the response sheet and correct answers by IIM-K, Many aspirants around us are upset because of the low scores. Many of them are demotivated and think that they won’t be able to make it to good B-School in the upcoming academic year! But remember, if IIM’s are the Rolls Royce, Bentley or Ferrari of B-Schools then there are other great colleges which can be the Mercedes S-Class or the BMW 7-series. So let’s lookout rationally and see which one can be your ride!

 

Here is a list of Top 25 B-Schools in India


 

1.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahemdabad

2.

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

3. 

Xavier Labour and Research Institute, Jamshedpur

4.

S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

5. 

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

6.

Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University

7. 

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

8.

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

9.

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

10.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi 

11. 

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 

12.

NITIE, Mumbai

13.

IMT, Ghaziabad

14.

XIM, Bhuwneshwar

15.

SIBM, Pune

16.

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur 

17.

Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

18.

Goa Institute of Management

19. 

IIM Shillong

20.

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai

21.

SCMHRD, Pune

22. 

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

23. 

Great Lakes, Chennai

24. 

Indian Institute of Management, Trichy

25.

Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur

 

Here is the list of Top 25 B-Schools of India and don’t worry as the number just represents the serial number and not the rank. So if we consider the colleges in this list then 12 out of the 25 colleges consider scores other than that of CAT.


 

S.No

B-School

Exam score accepted

1.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahemdabad

CAT

2.

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

CAT

3. 

Xavier Labour and Research Institute, Jamshedpur

XAT

4.

S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

CAT, XAT

5. 

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

CAT

6.

Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University

CAT

7. 

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

CAT

8.

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

CAT

9.

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

CAT

10.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi 

IIFT

11. 

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 

NMAT

12.

NITIE, Mumbai

CAT

13.

IMT, Ghaziabad

CAT, XAT, CMAT

14.

XIM, Bhuwneshwar

XAT, X-GMAT

15.

SIBM, Pune

SNAP

16.

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur 

CAT

17.

Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

CAT

18.

Goa Institute of Management

CAT, XAT, CMAT

19. 

IIM Shillong

CAT

20.

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai

CMAT, MHCET

21.

SCMHRD, Pune

SNAP

22. 

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

TISSNET

23. 

Great Lakes, Chennai

CAT, XAT, CMAT

24. 

Indian Institute of Management, Trichy

CAT

25.

Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur

CAT

 

In terms of percentage, 48% of colleges prefer XAT, CMAT, IIFT, NMAT, SNAP scores. So if you have screwed up your CAT you still have the opportunity to be in Top 25 B-schools of India.

To help you more we can give options of other very good B-Schools of India that accept XAT and CMAT Scores.

 

XAT score accepting colleges with their cut off for admission in percentiles 

 

B-School

XAT 2019 cut off (percentile)

XLRI, Jamshedpur

94 - 96

XIM, Bhuwneshwar

90 - 92

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

90

IMT Ghaziabad

90

MICA Ahmedabad

80

Great Lakes

80

TAPMI Manipal

80

Goa Institute of Management

85

K J Somaiya, Mumbai

85

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)

80

FORE School of Management, New Delhi

85.25

LIBA Chennai

80

BIMTECH Greater Noida

75

IFMR

75


Here’s a bonus from team Kitabee to help you achieve a good score.  here is the link to XAT previous year Decision Making questions file: https://www.kitabee.in//lessons/must-do-questions-for-preparation/must-do-questions-for-xat-preparation/decision-making-dm-for-xat-

 

CMAT score accepting colleges with their cut off for admission in percentiles


 

B-School

CMAT 2019 cut off (percentile)

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

99.92

Goa Institute of Management

95 - 99 

Great Lakes, Chennai

90 %ile plus

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies And Research And Entrepreneurship Education(SIMSREE), Mumbai

99.60

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies And Research, Mumbai

99.20

Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research
 

99.06

PUMBA: Department of Management Sciences University of Pune

96.42


 

There are other entrance exams like TISSNET and MICAT for which you should definitely prepare for as TISS, Mumbai is considered one of the top B-School to learn Human Resources and MICA for Marketing.

The tables above are to show you that nothing is lost if you make it right at the end of the B-school entrance season. So pull up your sleeves and prepare to get the best ride to sail high in your career. Wishing you good luck!!!

Must do questions for xat preparation

 
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