CAT

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 StudiesDehradunwww.amsdoon.com
2AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgdm.htm
3AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgditm.htm
4Alcozin Institute of Management &Information TechnologyNoida 
5Amity Business SchoolNoida 
6Amrapali InstituteHaldwaniwww.amrapaliinstitute.org
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 ManagementGhaziabadwww.blsim.org
12BLS UniversityGhaziabadwww.blsuniversity.com
13Centre for Management DevelopmentModinagarwww.cmd.edu
14Delhi School of e-LearningNew Delhiwww.dsel.shtr.org
15Delhi School of Professional Studies & ResearchDelhiwww.dspsr.shtr.org
16DPC Institute of ManagementNew Delhi 
17Dr Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of ManagementKanpurwww.ghsmr.org
18EMPI InstitutionsNew Delhiwww.empiindia.com
19Fortune Institute of International BusinessNew Delhiwww.fiibindia.com
20Global Institute of Management TechnologyNew Delhi 
21Graduate School of Business & AdministrationGreater Noidawww.gsbaindia.org
22Guru Nanak Institute of ManagementNew Delhi 
23IILMNew Delhi 
24IILM Academy of Higher LearningGreater Noidawww.iilm.ac.in
25IILM Institute for Higher EducationGurgaonwww.iilminstitute.org
26IIMT CollegeMeerutwww.iimtindia.com
27Indian Institute of FinanceNew Delhiwww.iif.edu
28Institute of Business Administration & ManagementNew Delhi 
29Institute of Clinical Research ( India )New Delhiwww.icrindia.com
30Institute of Management EducationGhaziabadwww.imesahibabad.org
31Institute of Management StudiesGhaziabadwww.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in
32Institute of Marketing & ManagementNew Delhiwww.immindia.com
33Institute of Productivity & ManagementMeerutwww.ipmindia.org
34Institute of Productivity & ManagementGhaziabadwww.ipm.edu
35Institute of Productivity & ManagementLucknowwww.ipmlucknow.org
36Institute of Productivity & ManagementKanpurwww.ipmkanpur.com
37Institute of Professional Excellence & ManagementGhaziabadwww.ipemgzb.com
38Institute of Technology & ScienceGhaziabadwww.itsgzb.ac.in
39Integrated Academy of Management & TechnologyGhaziabadwww.inmantec.edu
40International Institute for Special EducationLucknowwww.iiseindia.com
41International Management CentreNew Delhiwww.imc.ac.in
42Ishan Institute of Management & TechnologyNew Delhiwww.ishanfamily.com
43Jagan Instt of Management StudiesDelhiwww.jimsindia.org
44Jagannath International Management SchoolNew Delhiwww.jagannath.org
45Jaipuria Institute of ManagementGhaziabadwww.jaipuriainstitute.org
46Janhit Institute of Education & InformationGreater Noidawww.janhit.ac.in
47Jamia HamdardNew Delhiwww.jamiahamdard.edu
48Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management & TechnologyBareillywww.lbsimt.com
49Lloyd Institute of Management & TechnologyGreater Noidawww.limt.org
50Maharishi Institute of ManagementNoida 
51Management Education & Research InstituteNew Delhiwww.fesws.com
52Master School of ManagementMeerutwww.masterindia.com
53National Institute of AdvertisingNew Delhiwww.niaindia.org
54New Delhi Institute of ManagementNew Delhiwww.ndimdelhi.org
55NIA Business SchoolNew Delhiwww.niaindia.org
56NICE Management CollegeMeerut 
57NIILM UniversityNew Delhiwww.niilmuniversity.org
58NIMTGhaziabad 
59Nimbus Academy of ManagementDehradun 
60Omkarananda Institute of Management & TechnologyRishikeshwww.oimt.org
61Rai UniversityNew Delhiwww.raiuniversity.edu
62Regional Institute of Management & Computer TechnologyMandigobindgarhwww.rimtph.com
63Shiva Institute of Management StudiesGhaziabadwww.shivaims.com
64Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of TechnologyDehradunwww.sgrrits.com
65Skyline Business SchoolNew Delhiwww.skylinecollege.com
66Sri Sringeri Sharada Institute of ManagementNew Delhiwww.srisim.org
67Tecnia InstituteDelhi 
68The Delhi School of CommunicationNew Delhiwww.thedelhischoolofcommunication.com
69The NIS AcademyNew Delhiwww.thenisacademy.com
70Academy for Studies on Tourism & ResearchTirupati 
71Acharya Institute of Management & SciencesBangalorewww.acharyainstitutions.org
72Adhiyamaan College of EngineeringHosurwww.adhiyamaan.com
73AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/pgdm.htm
74AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgditm.htm
75Alliance Business AcademyBangalorewww.alliancebschool.org
76Ambedkar Institute of Management StudiesVisakhapatnamwww.aimsbschool.org
77Asan Memorial Institute of ManagementChennaiwww.asaneducation.com
78Bharatiya Vidya BhavanBangalorewww.bhava-marshall.org
79CBM CollegeCoimbatore 
80Christ College Institute of ManagementBangalore 
81Dayananda Sagar Business schoolBangalorewww.dayanandasagarbschool.org
82Dhruva College of ManagementHyderabadwww.dhruvacollege.net
83Fatima College (For women)Madurai 
84Indian Institute of Plantation ManagementBangalorewww.iipmb.com
85Indo-American School of BusinessVisakhapatnamwww.iasb.ac.in
86Institute of Business Management & TechnologyBangalorewww.ibmtedu.org
87Institute of Finance & International ManagementBangalorewww.ifimbir.com
88INTECH Institute of Business ManagementBangalorewww.intechibm.org
89Jai Bharath Arts & Science CollegePerumbavoor 
90Lourdes Matha College of Science & TechnologyTrivandrum 
91Mar Athanasios College for Advanced StudiesTiruvallawww.macfast.org
92MATS School of Business & Information TechnologyBangalorewww.mats.ac.in
93MP Birla Institute of ManagementBangalorewww.mpbim.com
94MS Ramaiah Institute of ManagementBangalorewww.msrim.com
95MSN Institute of Management & TechnologyKollamwww.msnimt.org
96National Institute of Human Resources DevelopmentChennai 
97Nehru College of Engineering & Research CentreThrissurwww.nehrucollege.ac.in
98Nehru College of ManagementCoimbatorewww.nehrucolleges.com
99NIILM UniversityBangalorewww.niilmuniversity.org
100Ohio-Manipal School of BusinessBangalorewww.ohiomanipal.edu
101PESITBangalorewww.pes.edu
102PKR School of Management Studies (For women)Gobichettipalayam 
103Pondicherry UniversityPondicherry 
104Prathap Institute of Management SciencesCochinwww.scmscochin.com
105Rajagiri School of ManagementCochinwww.rajagiri.edu
106Rai UniversityBangalorewww.raiuniversity.edu
107Rai UniversityChennaiwww.raiuniversity.edu
108Rai UniversityKochiwww.raiuniversity.edu
109Rai UniversityHyderabadwww.raiuniversity.edu
110RL Institute of Management StudiesMaduraiwww.rlinstitutes.com
111School of Communication & Management StudiesCochinwww.scmscochin.com
112SCMS School of Technology & ManagementCochinwww.scmscochin.com
113Siva Sivani Institute of ManagementSecunderabadwww.ssim.ac.in
114Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Science & TechnologyKochiwww.sngist.ac.in
115Sona School of ManagementSalemwww.sonamgmt.org
116T John CollegeBangalore 
117TIME Business SchoolTirupati 
118Westfort Higher Education TrustThrissurwww.westforthospitalgroup.com
119Academy of Business adminstrationBalasorewww.abaindia.com
120AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgdm.htm
121AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgditm.htm
122Academy for Professional ExcellenceKolkatawww.apexindia.org
123Annex College of Management StudiesKolkatawww.annexcollege.com
124Asian Workers Development InstituteRourkelawww.awdi-bbmt.org
125Bengal College of Engineering & TechnologyDurgapurwww.bcetdgp.ac.in
126Bengal Institute of Technology & ManagementKolkatawww.multiplegroup.com
127Bharatiya Vidya BhavanKolkatawww.bimscal.org
128CMCE AcademyBokaro 
129Dr BC Roy Engineering CollegeDurgapurwww.bcrec.net/org
130Eastern Institute of ManagementKolkatawww.eimcal.net
131EIILM UniversityKolkatawww.eiilmuniversity.ac.in
132Global Institute of ManagementCuttack 
133Heritage Institute of TechnologyKolkatawww.heritageit.edu
134IBAT School of ManagementBhubaneswarwww.ibat.ac.in
135Indian Institute of Science & ManagementRanchiwww.iismr.org
136Institute of Management BhubaneswarBhubaneswarwww.imbians.com
137Institute of Management & Information ScienceBhubaneswarwww.imis.ac.in
138Institute of Professional Studies & ResearchCuttackwww.ipsarhouse.com
139LN Mishra College of Business ManagementMuzaffarpurwww.lnmcbm.org
140Rajdhani College of Engineering & ManagementBhubaneswarwww.rcemindia.org
141Regional College of ManagementBhubaneswarwww.remindia.org
142Rourkela Institute of Management StudiesRourkelawww.rims-edu.com
143Royal School of Management & TechnologyBhubaneswarwww.royalschool.org
144Sairam CollegeBhubaneswar 
145Sikkim Manipal Institute of TechnologySikkimwww.manipal.edu
146SN Sinha Institute of Business ManagementRanchiwww.snsibm.com
147Tezpur UniversityTezpurwww.tezu.ernet.in
148The NIS AcademyKolkatawww.thenisacademy.com
149The University of BurdwanBurdwanwww.buruniv.ac.in
151Xavier Institute of Social ServiceRanchiwww.xiss.ac.in
152AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgdm.htm
153AIMA - Centre for Management Education (PGDITM)Multi-locationwww.aima-ind.org/aima/cme/pgditm.htm
154Asia Pacific Institute of ManagementJaipurwww.icmai.com
155Centre for Management Research & DevelopmentPunewww.cmrd.org
156Guru Nanak Institute of Management StudiesMumbaiwww.gnims.com
157Gyan ViharJaipurwww.gyanvihar.org
158Indian Institute of Management TrainingPunewww.iimtpune.com
159Indian Institute of e-Business ManagementPunewww.iiebm.com
160Indian Institute of Rural ManagementJaipurwww.iirm.ac.in
161Institute of Agri Business Management-Rajasthan Agricultural UniversityBikanerwww.iabmbikaner.org
162Institute of Business Management & ResearchPunewww.ibmr.org
163Institute of Health Management ResearchJaipurwww.iihmr.org
164Institute of Rural ManagementJodhpur 
165International University for Human TransformationRaipurwww.iuht.shtr.org
166IPS AcademyIndorewww.ipsacademyonline.com
167JK Institute of Technology & ManagementNavi Mumbaiwww.jkinstitute.com
168Kavikulguru Institue of Technology & ManagementRamtekwww.kits.edu
169Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science & ManagementJaipurwww.maism.com
170Mody Institute of Technology & Science (For women)Lakshmangarhwww.modyinst.com
171NIILM UniversityMumbaiwww.niilmuniversity.org
172NIILM UniversityRaipurwww.niilmuniversity.org
173Rai UniversityMumbaiwww.raiuniversity.edu
174Rai UniversityPunewww.raiuniversity.edu
175Som-Lalit Institute of Management StudiesAhmedabadwww.somlalit.org
176Suryadatta Institute of Management & Information ResearchPunewww.suryadatta.org

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).
 Reservations:
 
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
http://www.iimb.ernet.in
Indian Institute of Management , Vastrapur, Ahmedabad-380015
http://www.iimahd.ernet.in
Indian Institute of Management, REC Campus, Calicut-673601, Kerala
http://www.iimk.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management , Joka, Kolkata-700027
http://www.iimcal.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management, Sector I, Aliganj Extension, Lucknow-226022
http://www.iiml.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management, Rajendra Nagar, Indore 452012
http://www.iimidr.ac.in

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:
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 Calcutta : PGP-PGDM, PGP-PGDCM and PGP-PGDBM
IIM Indore : PGP
IIM Kozhikode : PGP
IIM Lucknow : PGP and PGP-ABM 

 

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