Top B Schools accepting CAT

General

Stage 1: WAT-PI shortlist
Institute Section I Section II Section III Overall
IIM A- PGP 80 80 80 90
IIM A-FABM NA NA NA NA
IIM B 85 DI:80, LR: 85 80 90
IIM C 80 80 80 90
IIM L- PGP 85 85 85 90
IIM L-PGP ABM 75 75 75 80
IIM L- PGP SM 80 80 80 85
IIM Kozhikode 80 80 80 90
IIM Indore 80 80 80 90
IIM Shillong 70 70 70 NA
IIM Kashipur 80 80 80 90
IIM Rohtak 80.07 DI:80.58, LR: 80.07 80.58 96.6
IIM Ranchi(PGDM) 80 80 80 90
IIM Ranchi PGDHRM NA NA NA NA
IIM Raipur 80 80 80 90
IIM Trichy 80 80 80 90
IIM Udaipur 80 80 80 90
6 New IIMs were inaugurated in 2015
IIM Nagpur 80 80 80 90
IIM Sirmaur 75 75 75 80
IIM Bodh Gaya-Bihar 80 80 80 90
IIM Amritsar No sectional cut-offs for 2015-17. However, expected to be introduced for 2016-18 but no data on website 85
IIM Vishakhapatnam 80 80 80 90
IIM Sambalpur Orissa 80 80 80 90

NC-OBC

Stage 1: WAT-PI shortlist
Institute Section I Section II Section III Overall
IIM A- PGP 75 75 75 85
IIM A-FABM NA NA NA NA
IIM B 75 DI:70 LR: 75 70 80
IIM C 75 75 75 85
IIM L- PGP 77 77 77 82
IIM L-PGP ABM 68 68 68 72
IIM L- PGP SM 72 72 72 77
IIM Kozhikode 70 70 70 80
IIM Indore 70 70 70 80
IIM Shillong 70 70 70 NA
IIM Kashipur 72 72 72 81
IIM Rohtak 70.04 DI: 70.05, LR: 70.04 70.05 75.04
IIM Ranchi(PGDM) 72 72 72 81
IIM Ranchi PGDHRM NA NA NA NA
IIM Raipur 72 72 72 81
IIM Trichy 72 72 72 81
IIM Udaipur 72 72 72 81
6 New IIMs were inaugurated in 2015
IIM Nagpur 72 72 72 81
IIM Sirmaur 68 68 68 72
IIM Bodh Gaya-Bihar 72 72 72 81
IIM Amritsar No sectional cut-offs for 2015-17. However, expected to be introduced for 2016-18 but no data on website 70
IIM Vishakhapatnam 70 70 70 80
IIM Sambalpur Orissa 70 70 70 80

SC

Stage 1: WAT-PI shortlist
Institute Section I Section II Section III Overall
IIM A- PGP 70 70 70 80
IIM A-FABM NA NA NA NA
IIM B 50 50 50 70
IIM C 65 65 65 70
IIM L- PGP 55 55 55 75
IIM L-PGP ABM 50 50 50 70
IIM L- PGP SM 50 50 50 70
IIM Kozhikode 50 50 50 65
IIM Indore 55 55 55 60
IIM Shillong 60 60 60 NA
IIM Kashipur 60 60 60 75
IIM Rohtak 45.46 DI:45.3, LR: 45.46 45.3 65.06
IIM Ranchi(PGDM) 60 60 60 75
IIM Ranchi PGDHRM NA NA NA NA
IIM Raipur 60 60 60 75
IIM Trichy 60 60 60 75
IIM Udaipur 60 60 60 75
6 New IIMs were inaugurated in 2015
IIM Nagpur 60 60 60 75
IIM Sirmaur 50 50 50 70
IIM Bodh Gaya-Bihar 60 60 60 75
IIM Amritsar No sectional cut-offs for 2015-17. However, expected to be introduced for 2016-18 but no data on website 70
IIM Vishakhapatnam 60 60 60 75
IIM Sambalpur Orissa 55 55 55 60

ST

Stage 1: WAT-PI shortlist
Institute Section I Section II Section III Overall
IIM A- PGP 60 60 60 70
IIM A-FABM NA NA NA NA
IIM B 50 50 50 70
IIM C 60 60 60 70
IIM L- PGP 50 50 50 70
IIM L-PGP ABM 45 45 45 65
IIM L- PGP SM 45 45 45 65
IIM Kozhikode 40 40 40 55
IIM Indore 45 45 45 50
IIM Shillong 50 50 50 NA
IIM Kashipur 50 50 50 65
IIM Rohtak 41.45 DI: 41.59, LR: 41.45 41.59 60.01
IIM Ranchi(PGDM) 50 50 50 65
IIM Ranchi PGDHRM NA NA NA NA
IIM Raipur 50 50 50 65
IIM Trichy 50 50 50 65
IIM Udaipur 50 50 50 65
6 New IIMs were inaugurated in 2015
IIM Nagpur 50 50 50 65
IIM Sirmaur 45 45 45 65
IIM Bodh Gaya-Bihar 50 50 50 65
IIM Amritsar No sectional cut-offs for 2015-17. However, expected to be introduced for 2016-18 but no data on website 70
IIM Vishakhapatnam 50 50 50 55
IIM Sambalpur Orissa 45 45 45 50

DAP

Stage 1: WAT-PI shortlist
Institute Section I Section II Section III Overall
IIM A- PGP 70 70 70 80
IIM A-FABM NA NA NA NA
IIM B 50 50 50 60
IIM C 65 65 65 70
IIM L- PGP 55 55 55 75
IIM L-PGP ABM 50 50 50 70
IIM L- PGP SM 50 50 50 70
IIM Kozhikode 40 40 40 55
IIM Indore 45 45 45 50
IIM Shillong 50 50 50 NA
IIM Kashipur 50 50 50 65
IIM Rohtak 50.42 DI: 53.23, LR: 50.42 53.23 75.04
IIM Ranchi(PGDM) 50 50 50 65
IIM Ranchi PGDHRM NA NA NA NA
IIM Raipur 50 50 50 65
IIM Trichy 50 50 50 65
IIM Udaipur 50 50 50 65
6 New IIMs were inaugurated in 2015
IIM Nagpur 50 50 50 65
IIM Sirmaur 50 50 50 70
IIM Bodh Gaya-Bihar 50 50 50 65
IIM Amritsar No sectional cut-offs for 2015-17. However, expected to be introduced for 2016-18 but no data on website 70
IIM Vishakhapatnam 50 50 50 55
IIM Sambalpur Orissa 45 45 45 50

IIMs Final Admit

Indicative cut-off percentiles for final call (Final Admit)   
B-school Sectional Percentile Overall Percentile
IIM A Each Section: 94 Gen: 99.67,
OBC:
96.42,
SC:
90.68,
ST:
81.10,
DA:
86.76
IIM B Each Section: 90 90
IIM C Each Section: 90 95
IIM L Each Section: 85 99
IIM Kozhikode Each Section: 80 98
IIM Indore Each Section: 85 98
IIM Shillong Each Section: 85 98
IIM Kashipur Gen: QADI: 80.58, VALR: 80.07,
OBC:
QADI: 70.05, VALR: 70.04,
SC:
QADI: 45.30, VALR:45.46,
ST:
QADI: 41.59, VALR: 41.45,
DAP:
QADI: 53.23, VALR: 50.42
Gen: 96.60,
OBC:
75.04,
SC:
65.06,
ST:
60.01,
DAP:
75.04
IIM Rohtak
IIM Ranchi(PGDM and PGDHRM)
IIM Raipur
IIM Trichy
IIM Udaipur

Other Top 20 B Schools

B-School Test Overall Percentile Cut-offs  Sectional percentile cut-offs
BIM, Trichy CAT Gen: 86.5,OBC/PWD/DA: 70,SC/ST: 50  No Sectional Cut-offs
FMS, Delhi CAT/GMAT (FN) Gen: 98.54, GMAT: 650, OBC: 90.60, SC: 78.71, ST: 60.57, PH-1: 67.54, PH-2:17.50, PH-3:83.89, CW-1: 10.34, CW-2: 23.02, CW-3:9.00, CW-4:3.93, CW-5: 78.45

30% weightage to QA & DI/LR
40% weightage to VARC

IIFT, Delhi Own Test Gen: 48.5 , NC-OBC: 43.5, SC/ST/PH: 38.5 E 8.75 DILR 8.68 GA .82 QA 4.34
IIT-Delhi CAT 98.07 (all Categories) No Sectional Cut-offs
IIT-Kharagpur   CAT Gen: 95, OBC: 85, SC/ST/PWD: 80 No Sectional Cut-offs
IMT, Ghaziabad CAT/XAT/GMAT CAT/XAT: 95, GMAT: NA No Sectional Cut-offs
IRMA, Anand CAT/XAT + ISC(own test-Issues of Social concern) *CAT (89.203)+ own test: *Gen: 55.80, OBC:47, SC: 34, ST: 34, DAP: 34 Sponsored: 34 Sec 1:QADI: 50
Sec 2: VALR: 40 
JBIMS, Mumbai- MMS and Msc Finance MH-CET/CAT CET/CAT: Gen 99.98 No Sectional Cut-offs
MDI, Gurgaon CAT PGPM/PGP-HRM/PGP-IM: Gen: 96 Sec 1:QADI: 70
Sec 2: VALR: 70
MICA, Ahmedabad   CAT/XAT/GMAT+ MICAT No standard cut-offs. Individuals taking the MICAT must attempt and complete all the sections of the test satisfactorily to qualify for the GE & PI.  
NITIE, Mumbai CAT PGDIM:Gen: 97,PGDISEM: Gen: 93,  OBC/PD: 90, SC/ST:75 Both Sections PGDIM: 90, PGDISEM: 80 
NMIMS, Mumbai NMAT by GMAC MBA and MBA –HR: 208 MBA Pharma: 160 MBA and MBA –HR: QS 65, LS 50, LR 55
MBA Pharma: QS 45, LS 50 LR 45
S.P. Jain, Mumbai CAT/XAT/GMAT(Tests taken between 1st January 2013 and 30th December 2015) CAT/XAT: 85, GMAT score: 650 CAT/XAT: each section 70
SCMHRD, Pune SNAP Gen: 96.5, Kashmiri Migrants:78, SC: 80.25,ST/PWD/DA: 50.45 No Sectional Cut-offs
SIBM, Pune SNAP MBA: Gen: 98.21, Kashmiri Migrants:85, SC: 68.06,ST/PWD/DA: 33.97
MBA IB:  Gen: 83.66, Kashmiri Migrants:NA, SC: 26.21,ST/PWD/DA: 1.85
No Sectional Cut-offs
SJMSOM, Mumbai CAT Gen: 99.08 No Sectional Cut-offs
TAPMI, Manipal-PGDM and PGDM-B&FS CAT, XAT and GMAT 2014 & 2015 PGDM and PGDM-B&FS: CAT/XAT: 80+, GMAT 600+ No Sectional Cut-offs
PGDM-HCM CAT, XAT, GMAT 2014 & 2015 and MAT Sept & Dec 2015. PGDM-HCM: CAT/XAT/MAT: 80+, GMAT 600+ No Sectional Cut-offs
TISS, Mumbai TISS-NET Gen: 75, OBC: 64, SC/ST: Approx 50 No Sectional Cut-offs
XIM, Bhubaneshwar-MBA in BM, MBA in HRM, MBA in RM, MBA in SM CAT/XAT/GMAT taken in 2014 or 2015/X-GMAT CAT/XAT: 94, GMAT: 550 CAT: QA 84, VA 94, LR 91
XAT: QA 60, VA 75, DM 65 
XLRI, Jamshedpur XAT/GMAT (NRI/Foreign candidates) XAT: BM: 96, HRM: 94.4, GMP: 69

BM Sectional: VA & LR: 77.47 , DM: 78.042, QA&DI: 88.60, HRM Sectional: VA & LR: 69.128, DM: 68.978, QA&DI: 69.00

Other Institutes

B-School Test Overall Percentile Cut-offs  Sectional percentile cut-offs
Acharya IoM, B'lore MAT/ CMAT/CAT/ATMA/ XAT MAT score 500+
CAT/CMAT/CAT/ATMA/ XAT: 50+
No Sectional Cut-offs
Alliance Academy GMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA /CMAT/NMAT by GMAC/AMAT CMAT score: more than 200, CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/AMAT Gen/OBC: 90 and ST/SC:70 No Sectional Cut-offs
Amity Noida CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/NMAT/Amity own entrance test Non Sponsored: MAT:  650 Or CAT/XAT : 85, GMAT score : 550 AND Sponsored: MAT Score : 600 Or CAT/XAT : 75 percentile Or GMAT Score : 500 . No Sectional Cut-offs
Army IoM, Kolkata CAT Gen: 60 Gen, Army wards: 50 No Sectional Cut-offs
BIMTECH, Noida PGDM & PGDM (IB): CAT 2015/XAT 2016/valid GMAT 2015-16 score, PGDM (RM) & PGDM (IBM):  CAT 2015/XAT 2016/valid GMAT 2015-16 score/MAT 2015-16
Dec 2015/Feb 2016/CMAT 2015-16 Feb 2016
PGDM & PGDM (IB),PGDM (RM) & PGDM (IBM):75  No Sectional Cut-offs
BITS, Pilani CAT and GMAT 70 No Sectional Cut-offs
Christ College CAT /XAT / ATMA/ MAT(September - 2015 or December 2015)/ GMAT 2015 MAT 600 and above and CAT/XAT/CMAT:70 No Sectional Cut-offs
DMS- IISc Bangalore CAT 80+ No Sectional Cut-offs
DoMs NIT Durgapur CAT 82 No Sectional Cut-offs
DoMs NIT Trichy CAT 83+ No Sectional Cut-offs
DMS- NIT Surathkal CAT 70+ No Sectional Cut-offs
DMS- DTU Delhi CAT NA No Sectional Cut-offs
FMS BHU Varanasi CAT CAT: 79.31 No Sectional Cut-offs
FORE, Delhi PGDM, PGDM IB:XAT/ CAT/ GMAT(the GMAT examination should have been taken on or after January 1, 2014). PGDM: 88.56, PGDM IB:84.28 No Sectional Cut-offs
GIM, Panaji PGDM, PGDM HCM: CAT/XAT/ CMAT CAT: 90, XAT: 80, CMAT:97 Each Section: 60
Gitam school of IB, Vizag CAT, XAT, MAT (Sep’15, Dec’15, Feb’16 and May’16), GET’16, GMAT/CMAT  CAT/XAT : 50, MAT : 70
CMAT score: 150+
GMAT score : above 400
No Sectional Cut-offs
Great Lakes, Chennai-PGPM 1 year CAT scores of the year 2014 and 2015, XAT scores of the year 2015 and 2016 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2013 or CMAT scores of the year 2016. Profile based (approximate: 90) No Sectional Cut-offs
PGDM 2 years CAT scores of years 2014 and 2015 or XAT scores of years 2015 and 2016 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2014 or CMAT scores of the year 2016 or MAT taken scores taken after Jan 1, 2015. Profile based (approximate: 90) No Sectional Cut-offs
Great Lakes,Gurgaon-PGPM energy CAT* scores of the year 2014 and 2015, XAT* scores of the year 2015 and 2016, CMAT scores of 2015 and 2016 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2013. Candidates without any of the above valid scores are advised to register for Great Lakes Aptitude Test(GREAT) Profile based No Sectional Cut-offs
ICFAI, Hyderabad GMAT (2013 onwards) IBSAT/ CAT/NMAT CAT: 60, GMAT: more than 500 No Sectional Cut-offs
IFMR, Chennai CAT/ XAT/GMAT & GRE (taken in the last five years) /CMAT Profile Based. No Sectional Cut-offs
IIFM, Bhopal   CAT/ XAT Gen: 80, SC: 50 , ST: 45 , OBC/PWD/DA: 60  No Sectional Cut-offs
IIRM, Jaipur MAT / CAT / CMAT / XAT / ATMA (AIMS) Composite Score CAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT: 55 +
MAT score : 500-600 
No Sectional Cut-offs
IISWBM, Kolkata CAT MBA and MHRM: 85 to 90 No Sectional Cut-offs
IIT - Kanpur CAT CAT: Gen/OBC: 85, SC: 75,ST: 75  No Sectional Cut-offs
IIT-Madras Regular: CAT Sponsored:CAT/XAT/MAT, GMAT- FN 93 No Sectional Cut-offs
IIT-Roorkee CAT 93 No Sectional Cut-offs
IMDR-Pune CAT,XAT,MAT,ATMA,MH-CET & C-MAT CAT: 75, XAT/CET/CMAT/ATMA/MAT: 90 No Sectional Cut-offs
IMI, Delhi Delhi Campus: CAT/GMAT PGDM: 91.6, PGDM HRM: 86, PGDM B&I: 87, GMAT :650 QADI: 65, VALR: 60
IMT, Nagpur CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT(January 1, 2012 – March 31, 2016) CAT/XAT: 80,CMAT score
O: 80% of total  marks, GMAT score: 500
No Sectional Cut-offs
IPE Hyderabad CAT/XAT/MAT
/ATMA/CMAT
CAT/XAT/CMAT
/ATMA/MAT- above 50 /
GMAT score:  450 to 500 + ACADEMICS
No Sectional Cut-offs
ISB&M Pune   CAT/ XAT/ ATMA / JMET / CMAT CAT/XAT: 60, ATMA: 70, CMAT score: 120 No Sectional Cut-offs
ITM Navi Mumbai   CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA & State Entrance Exam for MBA Profile based No Sectional Cut-offs
K.J. Somaiya, Mumbai CAT /XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT (taken after 16 February 2013)  PGDM: CAT/XAT: 85, CMAT: 94.17 (score: 157) M.M.S: As per DTE MH-CET Gen H:99.24 OHU: 99.16 AI: 99.9 No Sectional Cut-offs
LIBA, Chennai   CAT/ XAT CAT: 80, XAT: 86 Not Available
LBSIM, Delhi CAT 85 No Sectional Cut-offs
MANAGE, Hyderabad CAT 55 No Sectional Cut-offs
MBE, Delhi CAT 90 No Sectional Cut-offs
MET Mumbai 1) M.M.S- MH-CET 2) PGDM: MAH-CET / CMAT / CAT / XAT / ATMA 1) M.M.S: As per DTE MH-CET Gen H:96.29, OHU: 94.71, AI:98.32 2) PGDM:profile based No Sectional Cut-offs
MFC, Delhi CAT Gen: 90+ , OBC/SC/ST O: above 80 No Sectional Cut-offs
MHROD, Delhi CAT Gen:93, OBC/SC/ST/PWD/DA: 88 No Sectional Cut-offs
MIB, Delhi CAT 90 No Sectional Cut-offs
NIAM, Jaipur CAT/CMAT CAT: 64.25 No Sectional Cut-offs
NDIM Delhi CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, AIMA or a similar nationalised entrance exam approved by AICTE/Supreme Court for Management studies can apply CAT/XAT/CMAT-both/MAT/ATMA: 50  No Sectional Cut-offs
NIBM, Pune CAT/ATMA/CMAT CAT/CMAT: 75,ATMA: 89 No Sectional Cut-offs
NIRMA, Ahmedabad CAT 80 No Sectional Cut-offs
N.L.Dalmia CAT/CMAT (both)/XAT/MH-CET M.M.S: Home university: 97.76 , Other than Home university: 96.87, All India: 99.46. PGDBM: profile shared(GD-PI) No Sectional Cut-offs
NMIMS Bengaluru NMAT 196 QS 60, LS 50, LR 50
Praxis, Kolkata Business Analytics: CAT/ XAT/ Analytical Assessment Test conducted by Praxis Business School CAT/XAT O:60  Quant section: 80
  Business Management: CAT, XAT/CMAT- past 3 years,GMAT,GRE,MAT past 2 years, Praxis Admission test CAT/XAT: 60 /GMAT/GRE/CMAT: 80  /MAT/own test: 90 No Sectional Cut-offs
PSG Institute Coimbatore MBA: MAT/CAT/ATMA &TANCET
PGDM: MAT/CAT/ATMA
MAT score: 600+ CAT: 160 score Only 1 Section: English language: MAT- 50% and CAT - 40%
PUMBA Pune CAT/MAT/ATMA/XAT/MH-CET. M.M.S: As per DTE MH-CET, AI:99.09 No Sectional Cut-offs
SCIT, Pune SNAP Gen: 68, SC: 23, ST/DA/PWD: 13, Kashmiri migrants: 51 No Sectional Cut-offs
SDMIMD Mysore CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT CAT/XAT: 70, CMAT score: 120, GMAT score: 500 and above No Sectional Cut-offs
Shri Ram College Delhi Own Test held on 21st February 2016 NA applicable but cut-offs NA
SIBM, Bangalore SNAP Gen: 90, SC: 43.09, ST/DA/PWD: 16.05, Kashmiri migrants: 71 No Sectional Cut-offs
SICSR SNAP Gen: 68, SC: 11, ST/DA/PWD: 2, Kashmiri migrants: 33 No Sectional Cut-offs
SIES, Mumbai CAT/ CMAT / ATMA / MAT / MH-CET / XAT M.M.S: All India: 99.71.PGDM: Profile based No Sectional Cut-offs
SIMC Pune SNAP 68 No Sectional Cut-offs
SIOM Nashik SNAP Gen: 77-79, SC: 30, ST/DA/PWD: 20, Kashmiri migrants: 58 No Sectional Cut-offs
SIIB, Pune SNAP Gen: 83, SC: 27, ST/DA/PWD: 2, Kashmiri migrants: 65 No Sectional Cut-offs
SIMS, Pune SNAP Defence 55, Industry sponsored:75  No Sectional Cut-offs
SITM, Pune SNAP Gen: 72, SC: 34, ST/DA/PWD: 24, Kashmiri migrants: 62 No Sectional Cut-offs
SSBF SNAP Gen: 68, SC:24, ST/DA/PWD: 14, Kashmiri migrants: 52 No Sectional Cut-offs
UBS, Chandigarh CAT MBA and MBA- HR,MBA- IB: 88 Each section: 10 % of the score
Welingkar, Mumbai  CAT/ATMA/XAT /  CMAT/MHCET  /GMAT  (2012  onwards) PGDM, PGDM E-Biz,PGDM Business Design, PGDM HCM, PGDM (Rural M), PGDM (Retail M): Profile based, MMS: MH-CET Gen H: 98.87 OHU: 98.78 AI: 99.76 No Sectional Cut-offs
XIME, Bangalore XAT/CAT/CMAT/MAT  CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT: 70 No Sectional Cut-offs
XISS, Ranchi   XAT/ CAT/ CMAT Gen/OBC: 1) PGDM HRM-XAT /CMAT /CAT: 65, 2) PGDM RM & IT -XAT /CMAT /CAT: 30, PGDM Fin & Mkt -XAT/CAT /CMAT : 50 SC/ST: 1) PGDM HRM-XAT /CMAT Sep/CAT: 40, 2) PGDM RM, IT, Fin, Mkt -XAT /CMAT Sep/CAT: 20 No Sectional Cut-offs

Disclaimer: The Cut-offs provided are Indicative based on the 2016-18 Admission policy for Stage 1 process of short listing as mentioned on respective IIMs / Other B-schools websites. Wherever CAT 2015 cut-offs were not available, CAT 2014 cut-offs have been considered.

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