CAT 2017 PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES
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CAT is conducted for admissions into the post graduate management programmes of the IIMs and other top premier B-Schools in the country. Its score is accepted by all the major management colleges/institutes of India. Candidates must note that the CAT 2017 score will be the only entrance exam score that the IIMs will accept for admission purpose. Hence, candidates aspiring to gain admission into one of the IIMs will be required to appear for this test.
There are 20 Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) in India and one of them – IIM Jammu has started its first batch in 2016. The IIMs are all autonomous public business schools that offer various PG diplomas in management. The complete list of all participating IIMs is given below –
|List of IIM Institute|
|IIM Bodh Gaya|
The IIMs consider a lot of other factors apart from the CAT score in the admission process, such as work experience, marks in class Xth, class XIIth and under graduate degree. The selection process of IIMs is rigorous and tough. Hence, the candidates who eventually get selected are the best of the best.
The credibility of the IIMs is known world over and being a part of these institutes definitely adds majorly to a person’s resume. Some of the biggest multinationals recruit from only these IIMs and no other college. Therefore, candidates from every aspect of profession appear for the CAT every year, in hopes to crack it and make it to one of the most coveted B-schools in the country.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad or IIM-A) is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and was the second IIM to be established, after IIM Calcutta, in 1961.
Full-time post graduate programmes offered by IIM-A are:
IIM Ahmedabad's PGP programme was ranked #15 by The Financial Times in its Masters in Management Ranking 2015. On the other hand, Global MBA Ranking 2015 placed the institute at #24.
Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM-I) is located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh in India and was established in 1996. It offers the following academic programmes -
IIM Indore has been ranked 10 in National Institutional Ranking Framework which was published by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, in April 2017.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) is situated in Joka, Calcutta, West Bengal, India. It was the first Indian Institute of Management to be established in 1961. IIM Calcutta is the only triple accredited business school in India.
Programmes offered are:
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India and was the third IIM to be founded, in 1973. It offers the following programmes:
Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (IIM-S) is located in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya and was the seventh IIM to be established in India, in 2007. It offers the following programmes:
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) is located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established in 1984 and was the fourth one of the 20 IIMs in India. The programmes offered are:
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) is located in Kerala, India and was the 5th IIM to be set up. It offers the following programmes:
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak (IIM-R) is located in Rohtak, Haryana, India. It was the eighth IIM to be founded and offers the following programmes:
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIM-T) is located in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 2011 as the eleventh IIM to be established and is mentored by IIM-B. It offers the programmes mentioned below:
Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM Raipur) is located in Chhattisgarh and is the tenth IIM to be set up in the country. The programmes offered are –
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM-U) is located in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India and was founded in 2011. The programmes offered are as given below –
Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM R) is located in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India and is the ninth IIM to be founded. It offers:
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur (IIM-K) is located in Kashipur, Uttarakhand, India and was set up in 2011. It offers the following programmes:
Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur (IIM-SBP) is situated in Sambalpur, Odisha, India and was established in 2015. It is mentored by IIM Indore and offers various management programmes. The first batch commenced in 2015 with 48 students.
Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIM-N) is located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India and was set up in 2015. IIM Nagpur offers a two-year Post Graduate Program (PGP), equivalent to an MBA. The batch strength as of now is restricted to 60.
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIM Vizag) is located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India and started its first batch in 2015. It currently offers a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management and has batch strength of 60 students.
Indian Institute of Management Amritsar (IIM Amritsar) is located in Amritsar, Punjab, India and was established in the year 2015. It offers a two-year Post-graduate Programme in Management, which is equivalent to an MBA. It is being mentored by IIM Kozhikode and has batch strength of 45.
Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya (IIM-BG) is located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar in India and was founded in 2015 as the sixteenth IIM in the country. It is being mentored by IIM Calcutta, which has previously mentored IIM Ranchi as well.
Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur (IIM-S) is located in Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh and was set up in 2015. It is being mentored by IIM Lucknow.
Indian Institute of Management Jammu (IIM-J) is located in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India and is the latest addition to the collection of IIMs. It will start its first batch in August 2016 and is being currently mentored by IIM Lucknow.
Common Aptitude Test (CAT) 2017 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore for admissions into the post graduate management courses of 20 IIMs and over 100 other B-schools.
The number of non-IIM institutes that accepted CAT 2015 score for providing admissions in MBA courses was 111. This year, the number of such total B-schools is expected to rise further more. The CAT is the toughest and largest entrance examination held in the country every year.
Over 2 lakh students applied for CAT last year. Every candidate, who is serious about pursuing a career in the field of management, makes it a priority of taking the CAT and its score is accepted by every major B-school in the country.
Apart from 20 IIMs, there are 15 national institutes that will be participating in the CAT 2017 process and the rest of the participants will be private B-schools. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), National Institute of Technology (NIT), FMS and Delhi University are some of the national institutes that will join in the CAT 2017 admission process. On the other hand, some of the private institutes that will be a part of CAT 2017 consist of MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad.
The complete list of CAT 2017 Non-IIM participating institutes is given below.
The expected date of exam for CAT 2017 is in the last week of November, 2017. The participating institutes of Cat 2016 admission procedure will announce their respective cut-off as soon as the results for the exam are declared. The further rounds of selection process will depend on the merit list prepared on the basis of this minimum cut-off.
Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website of CAT 2017 and keep themselves updated with the latest announcements. It is also recommended to frequently visit the websites of the participating institutes to be aware of any notices that they might bring out.
Applicants should especially remember to check the websites of those specific institutes that they wish to apply for on the basis of their CAT 2017 score. Information regarding form filling, minimum cut-off and selection procedure will be made available on respective websites of the participating institutes.
The CAT 2017 Exam Dates have been released on 31st July 2017.
|Process||Exam Date||Read More|
|Registration Process||August 8. 2017 – September 22, 2017||How to Fill CAT 2017 Application Form|
|Online Tutorial and Sample Paper released||October 18, 2017||CAT 2017 Practice Papers|
|Admit Card Download||From October 18, 2017, 01:00 pm till exam day||Download CAT 2017 Admit Card|
|Test Date||November 27, 2017|
|Result Declaration||Mid of January 2017||CAT 2017 Result|
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