The countdown of getting into the top B-schools has begun, and you must get ready for this roller-coaster ride. So, ready to take the thrilling journey towards the corporate world? Surely, you do! Fasten your seatbelt and stay prepared for CAT 2017 that is going to be held on 26th November, 2017. Besides IIMs, many premier MBA institutes including MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, IMI Delhi and IMT Ghaziabad will accept CAT score for admission to PGDM/MBA 2017-20 batches. This year, it is said that the cut offs in prestigious MBA colleges would fall anywhere 70 to 99 percentile range and this cut off many include IIMs as well.
However, make sure to note that most of the top B-schools accepting CAT scores have either closed their application procedures or are on the verge of closing. Therefore, don’t be late and start applying to such colleges well before their last date of applications. According to the industry trends and increase in Return on Investment, doing an MBA from a premier institute would come in handy for students as it holds an exciting and bright future for them. Out of 3500 MBA colleges in India, somewhere around 200 reputed colleges are going accept CAT score 2017. Moreover, seeing the rapid rise in past placement records, it’s suggested that number is going to rise more in the coming years.
It is believed that most of the premier B-schools accepting CAT 2017 score such as MDI, FMS, IMI, TAPMI and IMT will keep their CAT cut offs for the year 2018-20 MBA batch almost around the same percentile as they were during the previous year. Moreover, the cut offs range to get admission into top MBA colleges next year would fall in the range of 80 to 99 percentile including IIMs.
To make it helpful for you to know about the CAT cut offs, placement record highlights, fee structure and last date of applications for admission of top MBA colleges, we have come up with the following list:
IMI New Delhi was incepted with the hand-on collaboration with International Management Institute, Geneva. It is among one of the seven premier institutes to be accredited by the SAQS (South Asia Quality Systems) for maintaining quality assurance standards. The institute is also among the top 5 colleges in India to receive the international association, AMBA accreditation.
Top Recruiters: ICICI Bank, HCL, Fair Trade (International), McKinsey, , Citibank J. P. Morgan Chase, HSBC, Deloitte, Reckitt Benckiser, Ernst & Young, GEP, HUL and Asian Paints.
IMT Ghaziabad is among the top B-schools in India and has the reputation of producing best talents. It follows to work according to the recent trends and moulds the selection process accordingly. Moreover, IMT focuses more on innovation and ideas. It has opened application process for PGDM 2018-20 batch at its four campuses, IMT Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Dubai. Mahindra & Mahindra, Google, D.E. Shaw, Microsoft and Whirlpool are among the many top recruiters that come to offer placement.
XIM Bhubaneswar is again one of the reputed MBA colleges in India and is accredited by SAQS. It is moving quite well to get the international AACSB accreditation as well. Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Asian Paints, BPCL and Deloitte are among the top recruiters who come to offer lucrative placements.
K J Somaiya has autonomous status, granted by UGC and also notified by Mumbai University. It offers full, time, executive and part-time MBA programmes in business management. At doctoral level, it also offers Masters in Computer Applications and Doctoral Programmes. Google, HUL, GEP, HSBC, Amazon, Invesco and Crisil are among the top companies that visit to offer placements.
GIM Goa is a reputed MBA college and is highly ranked. It is well-known in offering quality management programme. It also has international collaborations and is a prestigious member of AACSB, the reputed international accreditation agency. The PGDM at GIM is approved by AICTE and is recognized by AIU as equivalent to MBA.
Deloitte, Arcesium, IFMR Capital, Wipro Technologies, Godrej & Boyce and HUL are some of the top companies that visit the campus to offer placements.