Top MBA Colleges To Apply After the CAT 2023

List of Non-IIM Colleges to apply before and after the CAT 2022 Exam

List Of Top MBA Colleges To Apply After The CAT 2023

With the CAT 2023 exam completed, aspirants now shift their focus to securing admissions in top non-IIM MBA colleges. While applying to IIMs is a part of the CAT process, certain prestigious B-schools have separate application procedures with varying deadlines. This article aims to guide aspirants on the list of top non-IIM colleges to apply for, both before and after the CAT 2023 exam.

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Understanding the application deadlines is crucial as they vary across different B-schools. Some deadlines may precede the CAT exam, while others extend beyond it. Being aware of these timelines ensures that candidates don’t miss out on opportunities for admission to the best MBA colleges.

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Top MBA Colleges To Apply After CAT 2023

Some other top MBA colleges are usually closed their application forms after the CAT exam or after the declaration of CAT results. It is better to be aware of the other top MBA colleges that can be applied to after the CAT 2023 exam. Check out the below table that consists of the top MBA colleges to apply to after the CAT 2023 examination.

Institute Application Opening Status Application Closing Date Cut-offs (Expected)*
Official Website
FMS November 2023 first week Jan 29, 2024 98+
NITIE Mumbai (IIM Mumbai) Started January 31, 2024 97+ Apply Now
SJSOM IIT Bombay First week of January 2024 January 31, 2024 90+
DMS IIT Delhi First week of January 2024  January 31, 2024 90+
VGSOM IIT Kharagpur Not Yet Started
5th February, 2024


DMS IIT Roorkee Not Yet Started January 31, 2024 (Tentative) 90+
DIME IIT Kanpur Not Yet Started last week of January 2024. 90+
XIMB Bhubaneshwar Not Yet Started February 29, 2024. 90+ Apply Now
SIMSREE Not Yet Started 2nd Week of March, 2024 99.9 (MAH CET)
DFS Delhi University Started January 8, 2024. 95+ Apply Now
KJ Somaiya, Mumbai Not Yet Started March 31, 2024. 85+ Apply Now
Great Lakes Chennai Not Yet Started Cycle 2 : 4th Jan, 2024 85 Apply Now
Welingkar Mumbai Started Jan 10, 2024 80+ Apply Now
GIM Goa Started January 2, 2024 85+ Apply Now
IMT Nagpur Not Yet Started February 28, 2023 75+ Apply Now
IMT Hyderabad Not Yet Started Jan 31, 2024 Tentative 75+ Apply Now
LBSIM Delhi Started December 31, 2023 80 Apply Now
TAPMI Manipal Not Yet Started January 31, 2024 85+ Apply Now

*The cutoffs are for the General category and based on previous years. They may vary slightly for the upcoming batch. Candidates are advised to check the respective college websites for the same.

These are the list of MBA colleges that can be applied to after the CAT 2023 examination. We will update this article whenever any colleges on this list open the application forms. The candidates are also advised to follow the colleges’ official websites for the latest updates, or one can follow this article, as we will update the deadlines of the application forms.

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