Published On : Wed, Jan 23rd, 2019

Know these top MBA institutes to offer admission below 90 Percentile Score

CAT is one of the reputed national exams for MBA aspirants. CAT 2018 was conducted on 25th November in computer- based format and the result for the same has been announced on 5th January 2019. The exam was conducted by the IIMs and is the entrance exam for admission in IIMs, IITs, MDI, FMS, IMT, IMI and 30,000 other MBA schools. After the result declaration, the participating institute releases the cutoff list. The applicants who score equal or more to the CAT cutoff 2018 score will be called for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round. Then the final selection of the candidates is done on the basis of overall performance.

Candidates who secured 90 to 100 percentile in CAT cutoff 2018 score can get admission in top MBA institutes. Those who have secured less than 90 percentile in CAT cutoff 2018 are looking forward to which B-schools they can apply to get admission as it is very difficult for them to get a call from the top business schools such as IIMs. The article shows the top MBA Institutes that offer admission to the aspirants scoring below 90 percentile. There are 9 institutes that come in the range of 80-90 percentile score. There are 2 tables in which table 1 shows the institutes that accept percentile 85-90 and in the second table are the institutes which accept percentile ranging from 80-85. There are several institutes which offer admission below 90 percentile. Hence the aspirants must have a look on such institutes so that they can apply for admission timely.

B-School CAT Cutoff Percentile
VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur 90 Percentile
DMS, IIScBanglore 90 Percentile
TAPMI, Manipal 86 Percentile
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 90 Percentile
Goa Institute of Management 90 Percentile
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi 90 Percentile
SP Jain Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 85 Percentile


B-School CAT Cutoff Percentile
Institute of Financial of Management and Research, Mumbai 85 percentile
Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai 85 Percentile
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore 85 Percentile
Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore 85 Percentile
Institute of Management and Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 85 Percentile
University Business School, Punjab University, Chandigarh 85 Percentile
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai 85 Percentile
FORE School of Management, New Delhi 85 Percentile
Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy 85 Percentile
ABV – Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior 80 Percentile
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai 80 Percentile
Institute of Rural Management, Anand 80 Percentile
Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technical University, Delhi 80 Percentile
DMS, NIT Trichy 80 Percentile
Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology, Allahabad 80 Percentile
MANAGE Hyderabad 80 Percentile
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra 80 Percentile
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 80 Percentile
Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune 80 Percentile
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela 80 Percentile
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore 80 Percentile
SCMS Cochin School of Business, Cochin 80 Percentile
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur 80 Percentile
Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune, Pune 80 Percentile
Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad 80 Percentile
BharatiyaVidyaBhavan’s Usha and Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management, New Delhi. 80 Percentile


Since the IIM institutes require high cutoff for admission as the exam is very tough to crack, it is advisable for students to apply in these institutes listed above as they do not require high cutoff score.

All the best to the aspirants for admission process!!