CAT 2016 Percentile Slots and MBA Colleges You Can Opt for!

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 28 Sep 2017
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Here is a list of top MBA colleges falling under different CAT 2016 percentile slots and some of the other top MBA exams apart from CAT. Have a look!

CAT 2016 Percentile Slots and MBA Colleges

While preparing for the CAT exam, aspirants have to go through a lot of stages to achieve a high CAT 2016 percentile and eventually a top college. But what if they don’t achieve their desired CAT 2016 percentile? Is it the end of the road? Well, not really. There are a plethora of good colleges offering some top notch courses as well as some other exams which the candidates can appear for. 

To help CAT 2016 aspirants ease their choice and make the informed decisions, we have here provided an exclusive list for students who have scored more than 95 Plus percentile in CAT 2016 exam to those who have scored below 60. Check out CAT 2016 percentile which slot you fall in and find the best B-School options that you can consider for your MBA degree. 

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95+ Percentile:

An aspirant who achieves a CAT cut off above 95 percentile is most likely to get admission in any of the top MBA colleges in India, including the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). Most of the IIMs have their own CAT Admission process, and candidates have to clear the PI and WAT rounds in order to seek admission in these top colleges.

College

Location

CAT Cut-Off

MHRD Ranking*

Indian Institute of Management

Bangalore

90

1

Indian Institute of Management

Ahmedabad

90

2

Indian Institute of Management

Calcutta

90

3

Indian Institute of Management

Lucknow

90

4

Indian Institute of Management

Udaipur

95

5

International Management Institute

New Delhi

90

7

Indian Institute of Technology

Kanpur

95

9

Management Development Institute

Gurgaon

96

11

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

95

16

*The MHRD Rankings are based on the General Category.

75 – 95 Percentile:

A CAT 2016 percentile of a student falling in the range of 75-95 can get him/her admission in any of the top 30 colleges in India, including some of the IIMs, depending upon their exact CAT 2016 cut off.
 

College

Location

CAT Cut-Off

MHRD Ranking*

Indian Institute of Management

Kozhikode

90

6

Indian Institute of Forest Management

Bhopal

80

8

Indian Institute of Management

Indore

90

10

Indian Institute of Management

Rohtak

85

19

FORE School of Management

New Delhi

85

23

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

90

31

Institute of Management Technology

Nagpur

94

39

*The MHRD Rankings are based on the General Category.

60 – 75 Percentile:

Though students getting a CAT 2016 percentile in the range of 60-75 will not be able to seek admissions in the IIMs or other top business schools in the country, there are some good colleges offering specialised programmes that students can opt for.

College

Location

CAT Cut-Off

MHRD Ranking*

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

65

30

Christ College

Bangalore

65

-

Institute of Management Technology

Hyderabad

65

-

International School of Business and Media

Pune

68

-

Institute of Public Enterprise

Hyderabad

70

38

 
*The MHRD Rankings are based on the General Category.

Below 60 Percentile:

Students who get a CAT 2016 percentile below 60 can opt for certain good colleges having low CAT cut off. If they don’t want to wait another year to appear for the CAT exam, they can opt for these colleges mentioned below. Alternately, they can appear for other competitive management exams like XAT, MAT, NMAT, etc.
 

College

Location

CAT Cut-Off

MHRD Ranking*

National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management

Hyderabad

60

-

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Noida

50

26

Army Institute Of Management & Technology

Noida

50

35

Lingaya’s  University

Faridabad

58

40

M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Management

Bangalore

50

-

*The MHRD Rankings are based on the General Category.

Other Competitive Exams:

Aspirants who could not score a high CAT 2016 percentile or could not seek admission in their dream college must not lose their heart. There are various state level as well as national level examinations conducted all across the country for admissions to plenty of reputed B-Schools.
 

Exam

Conducting Body

Xavier’s Aptitude Test (XAT)

Xavier’s Labour and Research Institute (XLRI)

Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT)

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

Symbiosis International University (SIU)

Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

All India Management Association (AIMA)

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT)

ICFAI Business School

MICA Common Aptitude Test (MICAT)

MICA

 

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