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Top B-schools accepting 90+ percentile CAT Score

Jan 5, 2019 11:52 IST
    Top B-schools accepting 90+ percentile CAT Score
    Top B-schools accepting 90+ percentile CAT Score

    Live Updates: CAT 2018 results are out and candidates can check the CAT 2018 scorecard on the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in.

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    Wondering which B-school will accept 90+ CAT percentile for MBA admissions? Worried if you will miss out the chance to join your dream B-school even after scoring 90+ percentile in CAT 2018 Result?

    With CAT 2018 Results announced, it is time for aspirants to start finalizing the MBA College for admissions. For CAT 2018, the exam conducting body i.e. IIM Calcutta had released the CAT 2018 answer key as well as CAT 2018 response sheet for the exam. This helped many aspirants to predict their CAT score and CAT percentile and start planning for MBA admissions much in advance. However, due to the normalization policy, the Raw score of aspirants will altered to make it an even playing field for test-takers of Slot 1 and Slot 2. This is the prime reason that aspirants are still nervous or jittery about the final CAT percentile and CAT score they might get in the final result.

    90+ percentile doesn’t guarantee IIM Admissions

    While many aspirants believe that scoring 90+ percentile can work in their can help them bag a seat in any of the top B-schools including the 20 IIMs, the story might be a little different. Different B-schools follow different admission policy and selection guidelines for MBA admissions, in which CAT score is only one of the factors. Academic Diversity, Gender Diversity, Academic Background, Work Experience and many other factors come into the picture during the selection process.

    Also, all the candidates securing 90+ percentile in CAT may receive calls from several B-schools for admissions, but it is also important to understand which B-school is the right choice for you. There are many other top B-schools apart IIMs that can prove to be ideal for you. For instance, FMS might be an ideal choice for you, if you come from financially weak background and are unwilling to take burden of an education loan.

    Therefore, merely waiting for a call from an IIM after scoring 90+ percentile might not be the ideal choice. It is better to go through the below-given list, understand the admission eligibility and selection criteria and also prioritize your requirements beforehand.

    B-schools accepting 98+ percentile CAT score

    If you have managed to secure 98+ percentile, then you can be certain of a call from any of the top B-schools including the IIMs. With top percentile in the bag, you can stake a claim to seat in your dream B-school including IIM BLACKIS i.e. IIM Bangalore, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Calcutta, Kozhikode, Indore and Shillong. If you are not looking at IIMs, you can also apply to FMS Delhi and DMS IIT Delhi B-schools for MBA admissions. Other B-schools that are within your reach with 98+ percentile would be:

    B-School

    Cutoff Percentile (Approx)

    IIM Ahmedabad

    99+

    IIM Bangalore

    99+

    IIM Calcutta

    99+

    IIM Lucknow

    99+

    IIM Indore

    98+

    DMS, IIT Delhi

    98+

    SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

    98+

    FMS, University of Delhi

    98+

    B-schools accepting 95 to 98 percentile CAT score

    For CAT aspirants who have secured between 98 to 95 percentile, there are many B-schools available, including the new IIMs. In addition, there are many other Tier 1 B-schools that you can apply to for admission. The key among them include:

    B-School

    Cutoff Percentile

    (Approx)

    IIM Kozhikode

    95+

    IIM Shillong

    95+

    IIM Ranchi

    95+

    IIM Rohtak

    95+

    IIM Raipur

    95+

    IIM Trichy

    95+

    IIM Kashipur

    95+

    IIM Udaipur

    95+

    IIM Bodh Gaya

    95+

    NITIE Mumbai

    97+

    MDI Gurgaon

    96+

    VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur

    95+

    DoMS, IIT Madras

    95+

    IMT Ghaziabad

    96+

    The B-schools that accept 98 to 95 percentile score are also known for giving due importance to the academic background as well as work experience of the candidate in the selection process. Additionally, candidates will surely have to go through further screening rounds i.e. GD – PI and WAT as part of the selection process.

    B-schools accepting 90 to 95 percentile CAT score

    Scoring between 90 to 95 percentile in the CAT 2018 exam would be the most tricky for the candidates. As, these candidates will not get a call from any of the top IIMs, they will have to target Tier 1 and Tier 2 B-schools for MBA admissions. It is not that there is any dearth of MBA colleges that will accept candidates with percentile between 90 to 95, but instead candidates have a very wide range of choice in this percentile range as a number of renowned private B-schools also accept candidates with this percentile range. The list of B-schools that accept 90 to 95 percentile CAT score is given below:

    B-School

    Cutoff Percentile

    (Approx)

    IIM Nagpur

    90+

    IIM Visakhapatnam

    90+

    IIM Sirmaur

    90+

    IIM Sambalpur

    90+

    IIM Amritsar

    90+

    IIM Jammu

    90+

    Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

    93+

    Goa Institute of Management, Goa

    92+

    DIME, IIT Kanpur

    92+

    DoMS, IIT Roorkee

    90+

    Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

    90+

    IISWBM Kolkata

    90+

    BIM Trichy

    90+

     

    For more details about B-schools accepting different CAT percentiles and to get details about the admission and selection criteria of top B-schools, visit www.jagranjosh.com/mba.

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