MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Cut Off in Range 60-70 Percentile

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Vipra Shrivastava
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Updated on Apr 6, 2023 13:44 IST

Is 60 percentile good in CAT? Yes, it is. Take a look at top MBA Colleges accepting CAT score 60 to 70 percentile. Check details of admissions and fees of CAT 60-70 percentile colleges.

CAT score between 60 to 70 percentile may not be the best score for realising your MBA dream but it isn't end of the road either.  There are many B-Schools in India which are within your reach even witth 60-70 CAT percentile. If you appeared for CAT 2022 and score between this range, the ideal thing to do is go for a retake or appear for other MBA entrance exams as well for improving the score. But if you are looking for a good MBA college to pursue management programme in this academic session only, you need to shortlist the colleges that accept CAT score between 60-70 percentile. 

Every MBA college's admission process includes Group Discussion (GD), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The B-schools select candidates for admission on the basis of CAT exam result obtained that year. One should be well aware of the minimum CAT percentile required for admission and annual fees of the college beforehand. MBA aspirants must shortlist institutes based on their CAT percentile and then make a preparation plan. Read below the list of popular MBA colleges accepting CAT score 60-70 percentile. 

MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score 60-70 Percentile Range

Given below is the list of MBA colleges accepting CAT score 60 to 70 percentile range. The colleges have been listed alphabetically, not in order of any preference.

CAT 60-70 percentile colleges

MBA/PGDM Fee (approx.)

AIMS Institutes (AIMS), Bangalore

INR 9.65 lakh

Amrita School of Business - Bangalore

INR 10.60 lakh

Acharya Bangalore B-School

INR 8.10 lakh

Asian Business School (ABS), Noida

INR 7.45 lakh

Amrita School of Business, Kochi

INR 6.60 lakh

Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS), Kolkata

INR 4.64 lakh

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

INR 7.56 lakh

Christ Institute of Management, Pune

INR 7.00 lakh

Doon Business School (DBS), Dehradun

INR 6.75 lakh

Eastern Institute For Integrated Learning In Management, Kolkata

INR 4.25 lakh

FOSTIIMA Business School, Delhi

INR 7.75 lakh

International Institute of Business Studies, Noida

INR 4.45 lakh

International School of Business and Media (ISB&M) Bangalore

INR 7.60 lakh

International School of Business & Media, Kolkata

INR 8.10 lakh

IIKM Business School, Calicut

INR 4.55 lakh

IILM Institute for Higher Education, Delhi

INR 12.90 lakh

International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore

INR 7.45 lakh

International School of Business & Media, Pune

INR 12.52 lakh

Institute of International Trade, Kolkata

INR 2.00 lakh

Indus Business School, IIEBM, Pune

INR 7.50 lakh

International Institute of Management Studies, Pune

INR 7.20 lakh

Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

INR 10.04 lakh

ISBR Business School

INR 8-10 lakh

Presidency College

INR 4.74 lakh

Justicec KS Hegde Institute of Management

INR 4.80 lakh

Jagannath International Management School, Delhi

INR 7.95 lakh

Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi (JIMS ), Rohini, Delhi

INR 8.00 lakh

Lotus Business School (LBS, Pune)

INR 2.08 lakh

New Delhi Institute of Management

INR 9.30 lakh

Pune Institute of Business Management (PIBM), Pune

INR 3.10 lakh

PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

INR 6.75 lakh

Sanskar Educational Group, Ghaziabad

INR 1.19 lakh

SSN School of Management (SSN SOM), Chennai

INR 5.00 lakh

School of Business Studies - Sharda University, Greater Noida

INR 8.93 lakh

School of Petroleum Management-PDPU, Ahmedabad

INR 8.20 lakh

The Indian Institute of Financial Planning, Delhi

INR 4.50 lakh

*Fees mentioned in the table may change in the upcoming academic year.

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FAQs on CAT Cut Offs and Admission

Q: Is CAT 60-70 percentile considered a good score?

A: The top IIMs do not accept a CAT percentile below 92 for admission. However, some good institutes accept score ranging between CAT 60 to 70 percentile for shortlisting of candidates and selecting them for final admission. Most of these institutes belong to Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. These colleges may not be as popular as top colleges but are nonetheless equipped with good infrastructure, faculty and placement cell. The course fee in these colleges is also comparatively less. 

Q: Which of the top B-schools consider candidates with 60-70 percentile in CAT?

A: A good number of management institutes across India accept CAT score between 60-0 percentile. Some of the top B-schools accepting CAT 60 to 70 percentile include the following:
  • Christ Institute of Management Pune
  • Doon Business School
  • ISBR Business School
  • BITS Pilani
  • IILM Institute for Higher Education
  • Nirma University

Q: Which B-schools accepting CAT 60-70 percentile cutoff have fees less than INR 5 lakh?

A: Institutes that offer MBA/PGDM admissions to the students with CAT 60-70 percentile has an average fee of INR 6 lakh (approximately). Fees of institutes including PIBM, SSN SOM, Indian Institute of Financial Planning, LBS Pune, Presidency College, among others, is below INR 5 lakh. These colleges also have provision of merit based scholarships which the candidates can avail if they meet the eligibility and requirements.

Q: Can I expect calls from IIMs if I score 60-70 percentile in CAT?

A: There is a very faint chance of any IIM calling candidates having 60-70 CAT percentile even though they have exceptional portfolio and caste/PwD category.The IIMs consider candidates with over 90 percentile in CAT and the lowest they go in terms of cut offs is 85 percentile. However, IIMs are not the only institutes offering MBA. There are over 1,300 B-schools in India offering MBA and PGDM degrees.

Q: How to know if the CAT participating institute is good or not?

A: Aspirants can consider the institute rankings and reviews to know whether the MBA Institute is good or not. NIRF rankings by MHRD can help decide the institute for management admission. They should also consider the following for determining whether the B-School is good and suitable for them or not:
  • Faculty 
  • Infrastructure
  • Latest pedagody and course curriculum
  • Number of specialisations being offered
  • Industry exposure and internships
  • Tie-ups with international institutes
  • Fee structure
  • Boarding facilities 
  • Extra curricular activities
  • Placement record

Q: Which institutes are ranked by NIRF accepting 60-70 CAT percentile?

A: The follwoing colleges are ranked by NIRF among top 100 management institutions. These institutes have accepted 60-70 percentile for MBA/PGDM admissions in the past.
  • Institute of Management Nirma University
  • JIMS Delhi
  • PSG College of Technology

Q: What is the CAT admission process?

A: The CAT admission process for all institutes includes personality assessment test which is conducted by the instiutes individually. All the institutes accepting CAT percentile shall have a separate selection process. The common selection procedures include
  • Written Ability Test (WAT)
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Personal Interview (PI) 

Q: What are the factors affecting the CAT cut off percentile?

A: The factors that affect a CAT cut off for any college are listed below:
  • Highest CAT score in that year
  • Difficulty level of the CAT exam
  • Previous year’sCAT  cut off score 
  • Number of seats on offer
  • Reservation criteria

Q: I scored 63 percentile in CAT. Which college can I apply to?

A: Candidates can find several institutes accepting CAT percentile between 60-70. Some institutes include AIMS Institute Bangalore, JIMS Rohini, NDIM, and DBS Dehradun. You can check the full list of MBA colleges accepting CAT percentile in the range of 60-70 above on this page.

Q: Which colleges in Delhi accept CAT percentile below 70 for MBA/PGDM admission?

A: Institutes that have previously accepted CAT percentile between 60-70 in Delhi include, NDIM, FOSTIIMA Business School, IILM Institute for Higher Education, Jagannath International Management School. You can check the full list of MBA colleges accepting CAT percentile in the range of 60-70 above on this page.

Q: Will my work experience help in case I score low in CAT?

A: No, that will not be helpful as the CAT score is used for shortlisting of candidates at the first stage of admission process. In the first stage, only the CAT score and academic record - class 10, class 12 and Graduation scores are taken into consideration. The institutes consider work experience for selection of candidates at the final stage after the candidates have appeared for GD-WAT-PI.

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Lachman Tewary

7 years ago

Correction- The actual CAT CUTOFF and FEES for Christ University Institute of Management,Bangalore - 70 PERCENTILE AND 6,75,000 INR reference -

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