CAT 2017

CAT Accepting Colleges 2018 - Check list of Colleges Accepting CAT Score

CAT Accepting Colleges 2018 - Every year, management aspirants struggle to find the perfect CAT accepting colleges in India. This year, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, will be conducting CAT exam on 25 November 2018. There are 20 IIMs offering over 4000 seats on the basis of IIM CAT score. Apart from the IIMs, there is more than 100 CAT accepting colleges 2018. CAT exam 2018 will be held in a computer-based mode, and it will contain 100 questions carrying three marks each. After the announcement of CAT result 2018, these colleges accepting CAT score will be releasing the list of candidates shortlisted for next admission process, i.e. the Written Ability Test and Personal Interview. These CAT participating institutes will shortlist candidates on the basis of their performance in the exam. Go through this article for complete details on CAT accepting colleges 2018, the number of seats, selection process, steps to apply, etc. here.

Latest Update: CAT Notification to be available on 29 July 2018

CAT Accepting Colleges 2018 - How to apply for IIMs?

It is one of the major questions that candidates often face after the announcement of CAT notification 2018. The answer is quite simple. While applying for CAT 2018, candidates by default apply for the 20 IIMs, and no extra form is required to be filled. However, during the counselling rounds of these CAT accepting colleges 2018, candidates are required to submit the necessary documents and pay the requisite fees to complete the admission process.

CAT Accepting Colleges 2018 - How to apply for non-IIMs?

Unlike the IIMs, for these CAT accepting colleges 2018, candidates are required to fill in the application form of the individual institute they choose to apply. Admission process of these CAT participating institutes will be quite similar to the IIMs. For details and updates regarding the application process of these colleges accepting CAT score, candidates are required to visit the official websites of these colleges accepting CAT score 2018.

CAT Exam Dates 2018

CAT aspirants are advised to keep a track of the exam schedule. With the help of CAT important dates 2018, candidates can avoid missing deadlines. Check the list of CAT exam dates from the table below


CAT Dates

CAT Notification

29 July 2018

CAT Registration

Second week of August 2018

Last date to apply

Last week of September 2018

CAT admit card

Last week of October 2018

CAT Exam Date

25 November 2018

CAT Result

First week of January 2018

CAT Accepting Colleges 2018 - List of IIMs

The table below provides the list of IIMs and the number of seats - 

Name of IIM

 No. of seat

Name of IIM

 No. of seat

IIM Ahmedabad


IIM Nagpur 


IIM Amritsar 


IIM Raipur 


IIM Bangalore 


IIM Ranchi 


IIM Bodh Gaya 


IIM Rohtak 


IIM Calcutta


IIM Sambalpur 


IIM Indore 


IIM Shillong


IIM Jammu


IIM Sirmaur


IIM Kashipur 


IIM Tiruchirapalli 


IIM Kozhikode 


IIM Udaipur


IIM Lucknow 


IIM Visakhapatnam


CAT Accepting Colleges - Non-IIMs

Apart from the above mentioned 20 IIMs, there is also other CAT accepting colleges 2018 in all the States of India. They are as follows:



Andhra Pradesh

GITAM School of International Business


  • Department of Business Administration, Tezpur University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru School of Management Studies, Assam University


  • Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP)
  • Development Management Institute, Patna


  • Chitkara Business School, Panjab University
  • University Business School, Chandigarh


  • Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Jasola, New Delhi
  • Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi
  • Fortune Institute Of International Business, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
  • International Management Institute, New Delhi
  • New Delhi Institute of Management.
  • Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Technical Campus, Pitampura, Delhi. 


Goa Institute of Management, Panaji


  • Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar
  • Institute of Management, Nirma University
  • Institute of Rural Management, Anand
  • MICA  Ahmedabad.
  • School of Petroleum Management, PDPU, Gandhinagar


  • BML Munjal University, Haryana
  • Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon
  • National Power Training Institute, Haryana

Jammu & Kashmir

  • School of Business, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Campus
  • The Business School, University of Jammu, Jammu Tawi


Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi


  • Alliance School of Business, Alliance University.
  • International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS)
  • International School of Management Excellence, Karnataka
  • Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar
  • Myra School of Business, Mysore
  • TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal


Rajagiri Business School, Kochi

Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Forest Management


  • Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)
  • Flame School of Business, Pune
  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur 
  • Institute For Technology and Management, Navi Mumbai
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
  • National Institute of Bank Management
  • National Insurance Academy
  • S P Jain Institute of Management & Research


  • Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Bhubaneshwar.
  • KIIT School of Management, KIIT University.
  • Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University.


LM Thapar School of Management, Mohali


  • BITS Pilani
  • Institute of Agri Business Management, Bikaner

Tamil Nadu

  • Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM), Tiruchirappalli
  • Institute of Financial Management & Research, Chennai


  • Hyderabad School of Business Management, Patancheru (M)

    Dist. Medak

  • Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad

  • University of Hyderabad (School of Management Studies)
  • Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad

Uttar Pradesh

  • Accurate Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida
  • Asian Education Group, Noida
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • Indian Institute Of Finance, Uttar Pradesh
  • Institute of Management Studies (Banaras Hindu Univ.), Varanasi
  • Institute of Management Studies, Noida
  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Noida
  • Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Budha Nagar 


Doon Business School-Global, Dehradun

West Bengal

  • Army Institute of Management, Kolkata
  • Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata
  • Eastern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM), Kolkata 
  • Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata 
  • International Management Institute (Alipore), Kolkata 
  • Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad

About CAT 2018

Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most prestigious management entrance exams conducted every year by one of the IIMs. CAT 2018 is being held in a computer-based format for admission to the IIMs and top-rated management institutes. The test will contain 100 questions (both MCQs and non-MCQs). For each correct answer, three marks will be awarded while one mark will be deducted for wrong answers. CAT notification 2018 is scheduled to be available on 29 July 2018. Candidates are advised to keep visiting this page for more details on CAT accepting colleges 2018.

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