CAT Participating Institutes 2017


CAT Participating Institutes 2017CAT Participating Institutes 2017 – Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most popular entrance examinations in India. Over 2 lakh MBA aspirants are likely to appear for CAT 2017 exam. The widespread acceptance of CAT exam is one of the key factors that have contributed to its huge popularity in India. The number of CAT participating institutes 2017 is likely to be more than 100. Apart from 20 Indian Insititute of Management (IIMs), there are several other management institutes and colleges that accept CAT scores. These include both government and private colleges.


It must be noted that the CAT exam is conducted by IIMs on the rotational basis. Therefore, it is mandatory for the participating institutes of CAT 2017 to register themselves with IIMs if they want to conduct their admission through CAT scores. IIMs are counted among the most prestigious educational institutes in India. As CAT is conducted by IIMs, it enjoys high credibility. This is one of the key reasons that explain a large number of CAT exam participating institutes. Here, the candidates can find complete information on CAT participating institutes 2017.

CAT Participating Institutes 2017 – IIMs

IIMs are the most sought-after management institutes in India. With the addition of IIM Jammu, the total number of IIMs in India has gone up to 20. The MBA aspirants who want to study in IIM need to appear for CAT 2017 exam. The table given below provides information on IIMs including the courses offered and the number of seats available –

CAT Participating Institutes 2017 – IIMs

S. No. Name No. of Seats (Tentative)
1 IIM Ahmedabad 385
2 IIM Amritsar 60
3 IIM Bangalore 412
4 IIM Bodh Gaya 60
5 IIM Calcutta 462
6 IIM Indore 550
7 IIM Jammu 45
8 IIM Kashipur 210
9 IIM Kozhikode 353
10 IIM Lucknow 436
11 IIM Nagpur 60
12 IIM Raipur 210
13 IIM Ranchi 155
14 IIM Rohtak 170-180
15 IIM Sambalpur 140
16 IIM Shillong 120
17 IIM Sirmaur 60
18 IIM Tiruchirappalli 120
19 IIM Udaipur 180
20 IIM Visakhapatnam 60

Top CAT 2017 Participating Institutes

Most MBA aspirants in India want to secure a seat in one of the IIMs. They are known for their top-quality infrastructure, high education standards and excellent placements. That said, however, there is life beyond IIMs! There are several other governments and private institutes where the candidates can seek admission on the basis of CAT result 2017. Here are some of the top CAT participating institutes (other than IIMs) –

  • Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon
  • SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
  • T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal
  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
  • Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFT), Bhopal
  • National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management, Hyderabad

CAT Participating Institutes 2017 – State-wise List

CAT result is accepted by many leading institutes across the country. Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh are some of the major states with a large number of participating institutes. Other states too have management institutes that offer admission on the basis of CAT score. The below table contains the state-wise list of CAT participating institutes 2017. Each of the participating institutes will release its own merit list and invite the students for counselling.

Non – IIM Member Institutes
State Name of the Institute
Andhra Pradesh GITAM School of International Business
Assam Department of Business Administration, Tezpur university
Jawaharlal Nehru School of Management Studies, Assam University
Bihar Development Management Institute
Chandragupta Institute of Management Patna (CIMP)
Chandigarh Chitkara Business School
University Business School, Chandigarh
Delhi Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Technical Campus
Jagan Institute of Management Studies
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management
IMM-Fostiima Business School (IFBS)
New Delhi Institute of Management
Delhi School of Economics – University of Delhi (Dept. of Commerce, Financial Studies & Business Economics)
Apeejay School of Management
IILM Institute for Higher Education
Fore School of Management
International Management Institute
Fortune Institute Of International Business
Faculty of Management Studies
Asia-Pacific Institute of Management
Goa Goa Institute of Management
 Gujarat School of Petroleum Management, PDPU
Institute of Management, Nirma University
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad
Institute of Rural Management, Anand
Haryana National Power Training Institute
O P Jindal Global University
BML Munjal University
Management Development Institute (MDI)
Jammu & Kashmir The Business School(University of Jammu)
School of Business, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Campus
Jharkhand Xavier Institute of Social Service
Karnataka Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies
ISBR Business School
International School of Management Excellence
International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS)
Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
AIMS Institute of Higher Education (AIMS Institutes)
T.A. Pai Management Institute
GIBS Business School
Myra School of Business
Indus Business Academy
National Institute of Technology
Institute of Finance and International Management (IFIM)
Alliance School of Business (Alliance University)
Kerala Rajagiri Business School
Madhya Pradesh Jaipuria Institute of Management Indore
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior
Indian Institute of Forest Management
Maharashtra Institute of Management Technology
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research
National Institute of Bank Management
Institute for Technology and Management
Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
National Insurance Academy
Flame School of Business
Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)
S P Jain Institute of Management & Research
N L Dalmia Institute of Management studies & Research
Odisha Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)
Asian School of Business Management
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
KIIT School of Management, KIIT University
Punjab LM Thapar School of Management
University Business School – Ludhiana
Rajasthan BITS Pilani
Institute of Agri Business Management
Jaipuria Institute of Management
Tamil Nadu National Institute of Technology
Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Institute of Financial Management & Research
Loyala Instute Of Business Administration
VIT Business School
Telangana Hyderabad School of Business Management
Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad
Vignana Jyothi Institute Management
University of Hyderabad (School of Management Studies)
Institute of Public Enterprise
Uttar Pradesh Institute of Management Technology (IMT)
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-A) – Allahabad
Asian Business School
Indian Institute of Finance
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
Shiv Nadar University
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
Galgotias University
Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad
Accurate Institute of Management & Technology
Banaras Hindu University, Institute of Management Studies
Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
Uttarakhand College of Agri Business Management, GBPUAT
Doon Business School-Global
University Of Lucknow, Department Of Business Administration
West Bengal International Management Institute (Alipore)
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM)
Management Development Institute (MDI) Murshidabad
Institute of Engineering and Management
Army Institute of Management, Kolkata
Eastern Institute of Integrated learning in Management (EIILM)

CAT 2017 exam shall be held in the first week of December 2017. A good score in CAT exam will make it easier for the candidates to realise their dream of pursuing an MBA programme from a top management institute in India. The candidates are advised to visit this page regularly for latest information on CAT 2017 participating institutes.