Top MBA Colleges Other than IIMs Accepting CAT 2019 Score. Check top Non-IIMs Business Schools admission fees, CAT cutoff score, NIRF 2019 rankings, MBA admission, what are the top MBA colleges in India
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Top MBA Colleges Other than IIMs Accepting CAT 2019 Score | Fees, CAT Cutoff Score

Every MBA aspirant have dreams of graduating from the best of the best colleges- the Indian InstituteS of Management (IIMs). Every candidate appearing for the MBA Entrance Exam, Common Admission Test (CAT) wishes of studying in an IIM. Does this mean that other MBA colleges do not hold any higher value? No, that is not the case. Here, in this article we are sharing the top MBA Colleges other than IIMs, which are accepting CAT Score for admission.

Students studying in other premier non-IIM Business schools are just as talented as their IIM counterparts. The average salary of students graduated from the top MBA colleges like FMS Delhi, SPJIMR are much higher than IIM Lucknow and other new IIMs.


Find out the top non-IIM colleges accepting CAT 2019 scores, their NIRF 2019 rankings, fees among other details, which would be useful to apply for admission and pursue MBA programme.

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Top MBA Colleges other than IIMs, Why Choose?

  • Quality over IIM Tag– If you have to invest your money and time in an MBA programme, always choose better quality over the IIM tag. Colleges like FMS, SPJIMR are comparable and better than New IIMs and some old IIMs (except for the A, B and C).
  • Placement Opportunities– If you have offers from some top B-Schools (including new generation IIMs and non-IIMs), read the placement report of the previous year. It will help you to analyse which college has a bigger network.
  • ROI– Always calculate the ROI for your time and money. Compare the joining fees with the median salary of placed students. There are many more colleges like FMS, IIT KGP, IIT Bombay, etc that have better ROI than some of the IIMs.

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Top 30 B-Schools (Non-IIM)

The following colleges are ranked as the top management institutes based on several parameters by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). All the following colleges accept CAT score percentile to shortlist applicants for the next stages.

Check the median salary of the graduates of each top MBA college along with their NIRF ranking and approx CAT cut-off score.

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S.No NIRF Ranking 2019 Name of the Institute Median Salary of Placed Graduates (2017-18) Academic Year Approx CAT Cut-off Percentile
1 6 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal Rs. 14,76000 90+
2 9 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Rs. 16,54000 95+
3 10 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Rs. 17,00000 90+
4 11 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Rs. 10,00000 90+
5 12 Management Development Institute (MDI) Rs. 18,30000 94+
6 15 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Rs 12,00000 95+
7 16 S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai Rs. 21,25000 92+
8 17 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu Rs. 6,50000 80+
9 18 Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai Rs. 9,50000 90+
10 20 SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai Rs. 14,04000 94+
11 22 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Rs. 11,82300 85+
12 27 International Management Institute, New Delhi Rs. 11,30000 90+
13 29 National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai Rs. 17,50000 95+
14 30 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar Rs. 6,00000 80+
15 32 Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Rs. 6,00000 80+
16 33 T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal Rs. 10,45000 85+
17 35 Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi Rs. 20,50000 98+
18 36 Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai Rs. 9,00000 80+
19 38 Fore School of Management, New Delhi Rs. 10,10000 85+
20 39 Banaras Hindu University Rs. 7,03000 85
21 40 Nirma University Rs. 7,77000 80+
22 41 Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad Rs. 11,00000 90+
23 42 Alliance University, Bengaluru Rs. 10,14000 80
24 44 Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar Rs. 12,70000 90
25 45 International Management Institute Kolkata Rs. 7,47000 65+
26 46 Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore Rs. 4,00000 70-75
27 47 Institute for Financial Management and Research, Andhra Pradesh Rs. 7,70000 80
28 50 Goa Institute of Management, Goa Rs. 10,00000 85-95
29 51 Institute of Rural Management, Anand Rs. 10,00000 80
30 54 K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai Rs. 9,00000 80+

Note- College listed as per their NIRF 2019 rankings.

NIRF Ranking Parameters

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources
  • Research and Professional Practice
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach and Inclusivity
  • Perception

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