COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT) :CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted by Indian Institute Of Managements (IIMs) for its admission to Post Graduate (P.G) Programmes and Fellow Programmes. Candidates aspiring to get admission to the 6 Indian Institutes of Managements need to appear for the Common Admission Test. Apart from the IIM's, 40 other Management Institutes use the CAT score for short listing the candidates. CAT is conducted once in a year usually in the month of November.

IIM-CAT : Entrance Exam
Common Admission Test (CAT) is for students who want to pursue Post Graduate level Management Degree from world renowned IIM’s. With Growing Reputation of IIM’s in the world for management education and emergence of powerful alumni for IIM’s in the Global Corporate sector made IIM’s a destination to dream for all students aspiring for managerial studies in India. Also the placement records of these institutes with salary packages run into several lakhs made IIM’s first and foremost choice among students. As popularity increases the number of students twisting their arms for this CAT exam also increases many fold over recent years. This naturally converges all the toughest youth minds of India over this exam and that makes the exam toughest that means which requires some serious preparation. CAT has been rated as the most difficult MBA entrance test in the world by the Economist Intelligence 2003 Survey Over the year many other institutes also accept this CAT score for their admission processes. Actually there is growing momentum to make CAT as a single entrance exam for all business schools in India. Also effort is undergoing to get world accreditation for CAT.

S. No.Name of the Institute/UniversityCity Website
1Academy of Management
2AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)
3AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)
4Alcozin Institute of Management &Information TechnologyNoida
5Amity Business SchoolNoida
7Apeejay Institute of Management & Information TechnologyNew Delhi
8Apeejay School of MarketingNew Delhi
9Asia Pacific Institute of ManagementNew Delhi
10Birla Institute of Management Technology.Greater Noida
11BLS Institute of
13Centre for Management
14Delhi School of e-LearningNew
15Delhi School of Professional Studies &
16DPC Institute of ManagementNew Delhi
17Dr Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of
18EMPI InstitutionsNew
19Fortune Institute of International BusinessNew
20Global Institute of Management TechnologyNew Delhi
21Graduate School of Business & AdministrationGreater
22Guru Nanak Institute of ManagementNew Delhi
23IILMNew Delhi
24IILM Academy of Higher LearningGreater
25IILM Institute for Higher
27Indian Institute of FinanceNew
28Institute of Business Administration & ManagementNew Delhi
29Institute of Clinical Research ( India )New
30Institute of Management
31Institute of Management
32Institute of Marketing & ManagementNew
33Institute of Productivity &
34Institute of Productivity &
35Institute of Productivity &
36Institute of Productivity &
37Institute of Professional Excellence &
38Institute of Technology &
39Integrated Academy of Management &
40International Institute for Special
41International Management CentreNew
42Ishan Institute of Management & TechnologyNew
43Jagan Instt of Management
44Jagannath International Management SchoolNew
45Jaipuria Institute of
46Janhit Institute of Education & InformationGreater
47Jamia HamdardNew
48Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management &
49Lloyd Institute of Management & TechnologyGreater
50Maharishi Institute of ManagementNoida
51Management Education & Research InstituteNew
52Master School of
53National Institute of AdvertisingNew
54New Delhi Institute of ManagementNew
55NIA Business SchoolNew
56NICE Management CollegeMeerut
57NIILM UniversityNew
59Nimbus Academy of ManagementDehradun
60Omkarananda Institute of Management &
61Rai UniversityNew
62Regional Institute of Management & Computer
63Shiva Institute of Management
64Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of
65Skyline Business SchoolNew
66Sri Sringeri Sharada Institute of ManagementNew
67Tecnia InstituteDelhi
68The Delhi School of CommunicationNew
69The NIS AcademyNew
70Academy for Studies on Tourism & ResearchTirupati
71Acharya Institute of Management &
72Adhiyamaan College of
73AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)
74AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)
75Alliance Business
76Ambedkar Institute of Management
77Asan Memorial Institute of
78Bharatiya Vidya
79CBM CollegeCoimbatore
80Christ College Institute of ManagementBangalore
81Dayananda Sagar Business
82Dhruva College of
83Fatima College (For women)Madurai
84Indian Institute of Plantation
85Indo-American School of
86Institute of Business Management &
87Institute of Finance & International
88INTECH Institute of Business
89Jai Bharath Arts & Science CollegePerumbavoor
90Lourdes Matha College of Science & TechnologyTrivandrum
91Mar Athanasios College for Advanced
92MATS School of Business & Information
93MP Birla Institute of
94MS Ramaiah Institute of
95MSN Institute of Management &
96National Institute of Human Resources DevelopmentChennai
97Nehru College of Engineering & Research
98Nehru College of
100Ohio-Manipal School of
102PKR School of Management Studies (For women)Gobichettipalayam
103Pondicherry UniversityPondicherry
104Prathap Institute of Management
105Rajagiri School of
110RL Institute of Management
111School of Communication & Management
112SCMS School of Technology &
113Siva Sivani Institute of
114Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Science &
115Sona School of
116T John CollegeBangalore
117TIME Business SchoolTirupati
118Westfort Higher Education
119Academy of Business
120AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)
121AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)
122Academy for Professional
123Annex College of Management
124Asian Workers Development
125Bengal College of Engineering &
126Bengal Institute of Technology &
127Bharatiya Vidya
128CMCE AcademyBokaro
129Dr BC Roy Engineering
130Eastern Institute of
132Global Institute of ManagementCuttack
133Heritage Institute of
134IBAT School of
135Indian Institute of Science &
136Institute of Management
137Institute of Management & Information
138Institute of Professional Studies &
139LN Mishra College of Business
140Rajdhani College of Engineering &
141Regional College of
142Rourkela Institute of Management
143Royal School of Management &
144Sairam CollegeBhubaneswar
145Sikkim Manipal Institute of
146SN Sinha Institute of Business
148The NIS
149The University of
151Xavier Institute of Social
152AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)
153AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)
154Asia Pacific Institute of
155Centre for Management Research &
156Guru Nanak Institute of Management
158Indian Institute of Management
159Indian Institute of e-Business
160Indian Institute of Rural
161Institute of Agri Business Management-Rajasthan Agricultural
162Institute of Business Management &
163Institute of Health Management
164Institute of Rural ManagementJodhpur
165International University for Human
167JK Institute of Technology & ManagementNavi
168Kavikulguru Institue of Technology &
169Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science &
170Mody Institute of Technology & Science (For women)
175Som-Lalit Institute of Management
176Suryadatta Institute of Management & Information

Scholarships/Financial Assistance :

It is the endeavor of the IIMs that no student be denied opportunity to pursue the Post-Graduate Program in Management for want of adequate financial resources. Substantial need-based scholarship schemes covering even up to 100% of expenses are available.
(Please see the write-up on each IIM included in the CAT bulletin for details).

As per Government of India requirement 15% and 7½% seats are reserved for SC and ST candidates. 3% seats are reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD) of which 1% each is reserved for low-vision/blindness, hearing impairment and locomotors disability / cerebral palsy. IIM-CAT : Centers

CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted by IIMs (Indian Institute Of Managements) for its admission. The IIM's in India are: Indian Institute of Management , Bannerghatta High Rd , Bangalore -560076
Indian Institute of Management , Vastrapur, Ahmedabad-380015
Indian Institute of Management, REC Campus, Calicut-673601, Kerala
Indian Institute of Management , Joka, Kolkata-700027
Indian Institute of Management, Sector I, Aliganj Extension, Lucknow-226022
Indian Institute of Management, Rajendra Nagar, Indore 452016

The programmes conducted by IIMs are as follows: Post Graduate (P.G) Programmes Fellow Programmes
With sectoral programmes on : Agricultural & Rural Development, Energy & Power, Human Settlements & Environment, Population & Health, Transportation & Education Management

Specialisation is available in Management Accounting, Business Policy, Environmental Factors, Finance, Marketing, Information systems, Human Resources, International Trade, Operation Research, Production etc.

Post-Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP) IIM Ahmedabad : PGP and PGP-ABM
IIM Bangalore : PGP
IIM Indore : PGP
IIM Kozhikode : PGP
IIM Lucknow : PGP and PGP-ABM

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0 # Nishith 2019-03-15
I belong to Bareilly, plz tell me As per 2016 ranking, which is the best MBBS college in India
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0 # Mukesh 2019-03-16
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Bareilly- Rohilkhand Medical College & Hospital ; Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences
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0 # Priyansh 2019-03-12
Hii, I am from Sonipat, plz tell me What is the difference between NEET and AIPMT for MBBS Admission?
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0 # Pallavi 2019-03-13
Both NEET and AIPMT are conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS Courses, NEET is national level test, while AIPMT is conducted by CBSE for admission to these courses in government medical and dental colleges of all places including Sonipat
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0 # Priyansh 2019-03-08
Hello sir, I am 3rd year student, I want to pursue MBA from Rajnandgaon,Please suggest top B-School over there.
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0 # Jagan 2019-03-09
Hello, after, MBA will be the right career option, you can find here the list of good B-Schools in Rajnandgaon- MBA in Rajnandgaon
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0 # Jayesh 2019-02-22
Hello, I am from Faridkot, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Mukesh 2019-02-23
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Faridkot.
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0 # Harikiran 2019-02-18
Hello sir, I am 3rd year student, I want to pursue MBA from ,Please suggest top B-School over there.
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0 # Mukesh 2019-02-19
Hello, after, MBA will be the right career option, you can find here the list of good B-Schools in - MBA in
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0 # Tushar 2019-02-08
Hello, I am from Dibrugarh, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Pallavi 2019-02-09
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Dibrugarh.
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0 # Aayush 2019-02-08
Is there any age restriction applicable to apply to the B. Ed course, plz suggest good b.ed colleges in Jalandhar as well
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0 # Pallavi 2019-02-09
Most NCTE recognized institutions from across the country require that applicants must have completed at least 18 years of age in the year of admission, some b.ed colleges in Jalandhar are Government College-Jalandhar ; Paradise College Of Education, Gita Colony, Kala Sangian Road, Jalandhar. ; MK College of Education ; St Soldier College of Physical Education
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0 # Jayesh 2019-01-11
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Ramanathapuram,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Jagan 2019-01-12
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Ramanathapuram, they will admit you.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hello, I have done B.Sc Honors in Mathematice, am I eligible for MBA, if yes plz suggest MBA colleges in Damoh
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Yes, you are eligible for MBA, any graduate can do MBA if one have maths in 12th, find the list of MBA colleges in Damoh here- MBA in Damoh
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hello, i have completed 12th with 92% marks, now i want to take admission in best engineering college in Peren, plz share the list
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hii, You secured very good percentage, you can get best engineering college, plz check here Engineering in Peren
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