MBA Colleges Accepting Cut Off of 70-80 Percentile in CAT

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Vipra Shrivastava
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Updated on Sep 22, 2022 15:15 IST

There is no dearth of good MBA colleges for CAT 70-80 percentilers. Take a look at the list of colleges accepting CAT score range of 70 to 80 percentile and make the right choice.

CAT cut off score 70-80 percentile

Students who score CAT percentile in the range of 70 to 80 must not feel sad about the result as there's a lot of avenues for realising the MBA dream, even if it is not through an IIM. 

One question that runs in the mind of a candidate who scores between CAT percentile 70 to 80 is, “Will I be able to secure a seat in an MBA college of good repute?” Well, the answer to this question is: Yes, candidates who score between 70 to 80 percentile in the CAT exam can also study in a reputed management school and fulfil their dream of pursuing an MBA.

You don't really need a top ranked MBA college to study. A well recognised college/university with latest syllabus, good infrastructure, pedagogy, specialisations and placements are all that you need for pursuing MBA. And there are a number of well reputed MBA colleges accepting CAT score in the range of 70 to 80 percentile.  So, don't worry about your CAT result. Just make sure to make the right decision. In this article, we have shared a list of all the top MBA colleges in India with CAT cut off range of 70-80 percentile.

Aspirants must check the admission process and selection criteria of these institutes individually to make the decision. Those who will score 80 percentile and above in CAT 2022 will be called for GD/WAT and PI by the top MBA colleges in India.The admission process of MBA institutes commonly has three stages:

  • Selection of candidates on the basis of CAT scores
  • Group Discussion/Written Ability Test/Personal Interview
  • Final Selection

Now, let's take a look at some of the top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT score of 70-80 percentile. 

MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score of 70 to 80 Percentile

Given below is the list of some of the top MBA colleges accepting CAT score of 70 to 80 percentile. The colleges are listed in alphabetical order, and not in order of any preference.

MBA Colleges

MBA/PGDM Fee (approx.)

Amity University, Raipur

INR 4.79 lakh

Alliance School of Business - Alliance University, Bangalore

INR 13.50 lakh

Amity University, Gwalior

INR 6.65 lakh

Amity University, Mumbai

INR 10.00 lakh

Amity University, Jaipur

INR 6.68 lakh

Amity University, Noida

INR 13.44 lakh

Amity Business School, Noida

INR 13.44 lakh

Amity International Business School (AIBS), Noida

INR 11.76 lakh

Amity University, Lucknow

INR 8.64 lakh

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management (AIM, Delhi)

INR 9.65 lakh

Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

INR 12.00 lakh

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS-Pilani, Pilani

INR 7.56 lakh

Jagdish Sheth School of Management (Formerly IFIM Business School)

INR 12-18 lakh

GITAM School of Business

INR 6.60 lakh

Christ University-Institute of Management, Bangalore

INR 17.87 lakh

CMS Business School, J.P. Nagar, Bangalore

INR 9.90 lakh

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon

INR 11.76 lakh

GNA University, Phagwara

INR 3.24 lakh

IBS Business School, Ahmedabad

INR 8.03 lakh

IBS Business School, Gurgaon

INR 8.03 lakh

Infinity Business School, Gurgaon

INR 8.04 lakh

Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

INR 10.04 lakh

IIKM Business School, Calicut

INR 4.00 lakh

IBS Business School, Bangalore

INR 8.03 lakh

Indus Business School, IIEBM, Pune

INR 7.50 lakh

ICOFP - International College of Financial Planning, Mumbai

INR 6.39 lakh

ICFAI University, Mizoram

INR 2.44 lakh

IBS Business School, Mumbai

INR 8.03 lakh

IBS Business School, Pune

INR 8.03 lakh

IBS Business School, Jaipur

INR 8.03 lakh

JK Lakshmipat University-Institute of Management, Jaipur

INR 6.46 lakh

Jaipur National University (JNU), Jaipur

INR 3.36 lakh

JRE Group of Institutions (JRE), Greater Noida

INR 6.90 lakh

Lotus Business School, Pune

INR 2.08 lakh

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

INR 4.64 lakh

MATS University, Raipur

INR 3.40 lakh

IIM Shillong

INR 13.00 lakh

School of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar

INR 8.20 lakh

School of Business Studies - Sharda University

INR 8.93 lakh

SRIRAM Group of Institutions, Greater Noida

INR 2.40 lakh

Universal Business School, Mumbai

INR 8.78 lakh

Vignan's University, Guntur

INR 2.70 lakh

XIME Kochi

INR 7.50 lakh

XIME Bangalore

INR 10.00 lakh

*Fee mentioned in the table above is basis the previous academic year. The fee amount may change for the upcoming academic year.

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FAQs on MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Score 70-80 Percentile

Q: Is 70-80 percentile in CAT considered a good result?

A: While CAT percentile in the range of 70 to 80 cannot be considered as a very good score, but it is an above-average score that can get candidates a seat in a good MBA institute.

Q: Can I expect calls from IIMs with CAT 70-80 percentile?

A: Candidates belonging to reserved categories can expect calls from one of the new IIMs. In case of General category, unless the candidate has an exceptional profile or older IIMs decide to reduce the CAT cutoff at the shortlist or eligibility level, it is difficult to get shortlisted by IIMs with CAT 70-80 percentile.

Q: Which are some of the top BMBA colleges which consider candidates with CAT 70-80 percentile?

A: Some of the top MBA colleges accepting CAT 70-80 percentile are IIM Shillong, XIME Bangalore, BITS Pilani, BIMTECH Greater Noida, Christ University Institute of Management Bangalore, ICFAI Business school (multiple campuses), to name a few.

Q: Which MBA colleges with CAT 70-80 percentile cutoff have fees less than INR 10 lakh?

A: Some of the MBA colleges with CAT cutoff between 70 to 80 percentile with less than INR 10 lakh fees include Amity University (Raipur, Gwalior, Jaipur, Lucknow campuses), BITS Pilani, GITAM School of Business, IBS Business School campuses, XIME Kochi among others.

Q: Which are some of the top MBA colleges in North India with CAT cut off 70-80 percentile?

A: Some of the noted MBA colleges in North India accepting CAT 70-80 percentile include BITS Pilani, Amity University (Noida, Lucknow and Jaipur), BIMTECH Greater Noida, Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon, IBS Business School Gurgaon, JK Lakshmipat University Institute of Management Jaipur, Jaipur National University, etc.

Q: Which are some of the top MBA colleges in South India with CAT cut off 70-80 percentile?

A: Some of the best B-schools in South India accepting CAT 70-80 percentile include XIME (Bangalore and Kochi), Alliance School of Business Bangalore, Jagdish Sheth School of Management Bangalore, GITAM School of Business Hyderabad, Christ University Bangalore, IBS Business School Bangalore and Vignan’s University Guntur, to name a few.

Q: Which are some of the top MBA colleges in West India with CAT cut off 70-80 percentile?

A: Management institutes located in West India, that accept CAT scores in 70-80 percentile range include Amity University Mumbai, IBS Business School (Ahmedabad, Pune and Mumbai), Institute of Management Nirma University Ahmedabad, Indus Business School Pune, International College of Financial Planning Mumbai, School of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar and Universal Business School Mumbai to name a few.

Q: Which are some of the top MBA colleges in East India with CAT cut off 70-80 percentile?

A: The number of B-schools with CAT cut off percentiles of 70 to 80 in East India is far lesser as compared to the other parts of the country. The MBA institutes of East India with CAT cut off 70-80 percentile are IIM Shillong and ICFAI University Mizoram.

Q: What is the selection procedure of the MBA colleges accepting CAT scores of 70-80 percentile?

A: The selection procedure for MBA admission varies from institute to institute. The common selection procedures include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Some B-schools conduct both WAT and GD, some conduct either of the two. PI is the common selection process that is conducted in all B-schools.

Q: Apart from the CAT scores, what are criteria are considered for final selection at the MBA colleges accepting 70-80 percentile?

A: Apart from CAT scores, other criteria which are considered before extending the final admission offer include performance in WAT/GD and PI, past academic records and work experience.

Q: If I secure more than 80 percentile in CAT, is there an assurance of getting an admission offer?

A: Even if a candidate has more than 80 percentile, it won’t guarantee a final admission offer. Along with a high CAT percentile, applicants have to perform well in the final selection rounds and have a sound academic and professional background.

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I think there is an error here.Surely IIM Shillong won't accept 70-80 percentile score.Please clarify again.

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Bhumika Saxena

a year ago

yes exactly! I was thinking the same.

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