Top-35 MBA Colleges Without CAT In India

Top MBA Colleges without CAT

Most of the top MBA colleges in India are making the CAT entrance exam mandatory in their admission process. Candidates must need to reach the CAT cut off of the respective colleges to get admission to that college. Most of the students have the question “Can we do MBA without CAT?”. Yes, there are some other top MBA colleges without CAT in India. This article provides you with a list of the best MBA colleges in India without the CAT entrance exam.

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Candidates are advised to check out the following list that contains the top MBA colleges without CAT score requirements in their admission process with their fees, Average salary/CTC (Placements) and the entrance exams other than the CAT exam in their admission process.

MBA Colleges Without CAT In India (Fees, Placements & Entrance Exams)

Here is the list of the MBA colleges without CAT in India is not arranged based on any ranking and the fees details in this table may slightly vary. Candidates are advised to follow the official websites of the respective colleges before making the decisions.

Institute Entrance Exam Fees Average CTC
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad GMAT 39.63 Lakhs 34.07 LPA
XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur
XAT 16.8 Lakhs 30.7 LPA
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research GMAT / CAT 19 Lakhs 32.05 LPA
IIFT, Delhi GMAT 21.08 Lakhs 25.16 LPA
MDI Gurgaon CAT / GMAT 21.34 Lakhs 23.15 LPA
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai MAH-CET / MAT /GMAT 6 Lakhs 27.63 LPA
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) TISSNET
40.6 K
23 LPA
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune
SNAP 17 lakhs 13 LPA
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
SNAP 20.5 Lakhs 23.06 LPA
NMIMS, Mumbai NMAT 21.90 Lakhs 18.45 LPA
IMT, Ghaziabad XAT / CAT / GMAT 19.53 Lakhs 15.28 LPA
Institute of Rural Management Anand, Gujarat
IRMASAT / XAT / CAT 14 Lakhs 14.33 LPA
Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar XAT / CAT / GMAT / X-GMT 20.2 Lakhs 17.54 LPA
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai XAT / GMAT / CAT 18.75 Lakhs 12.50 LPA
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
BITSAT / GMAT / CAT / BAAT 11.10 Lakhs 8.33 LPA
Goa Institute of Management CMAT / CAT / XAT / GMAT 18 Lakhs 12.14 LPA
SIMSREE – Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Research and Entrepreneurship Education CMAT / ATMA / XAT / CAT / MAH-CET / MAT 1.5 Lakhs 10.97 LPA
International Management Institute, Delhi
CAT/ XAT/ GMAT 19.25 Lakhs 15.48 LPA
MICA – Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad XAT / MICAT  21 Lakhs 14.01 LPA
L.N.Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai CAT / XAT / CMAT / ATMA / GMAT 13 Lakhs 9.2 LPA
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai CAT / XAT / CMAT / GMAT / NMAT 18.78 Lakhs 10.95 LPA
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology KIITEE 14.50 Lakhs 6.5 LPA
BIMTECH – Birla Institute of Management Technology CAT / XAT 12 Lakhs 9.19 LPA
DoMS, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
GATE / CAT / GMAT 5.33 Lakhs 26.8 LPA
IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB), Tamil Nadu CAT / XAT / NMAT / CMAT / GRE / GMAT 14.56 Lakhs 10 LPA
IMT Hyderabad XAT / CAT / GMAT 12.03 Lakhs 9.6 LPA
IMT Nagpur XAT / CAT / GMAT 12.12 Lakhs 10 LPA
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow CAT / XAT / MAT / CMAT / GMAT 11 lakhs 10.51 LPA
Department of Management Sciences University of Pune (PUMBA) CMAT / CAT / MH-CET Under Revision 6.74 LPA
SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai CAT / MAT / XAT/ CMAT / ATMA / MAH-CET 9 Lakhs 7.2 LPA
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad CAT / XAT / CMAT / MAT / GMAT 7.5 Lakhs 6.5 LPA
N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
CAT / XAT / MHCET / CMAT / ATMA / MAT / GMAT 13.2 Lakhs 7 LPA
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi
XAT / CAT / CMAT 8.9 Lakhs 5 LPA
National Institute of Bank Management, Pune
XAT / CAT / CMAT / GMAT / GRE 12 Lakhs 10.03 LPA
AIMS School of Business, Bangalore MAT / CAT 8.75 Lakhs 5.5 LPA
NDIM – New Delhi Institute of Management  CAT / XAT / CMAT / MAT / ATMA / GMAT 9.75 Lakhs 6.5 LPA
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA / CMAT / GMAT 8.15 Lakhs  5.8 LPA
T. A. Pai Management Institute, Karnataka
16 Lakhs 13 LPA
FORE School of Management, Delhi CAT / XAT / GMAT 16.98 Lakhs 14.04 LPA
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi CAT / XAT / GMAT 12.90 Lakhs 11.3 LPA


In order to get admission to these MBA colleges, the candidate must have a minimum of 50% aggregate in the bachelor’s degree and must have a valid score in the MBA entrance examinations respectively. Most of the colleges have opened their admissions and the candidates are advised to follow the official websites of the respective colleges and apply before the deadline for applications.

Direct Admission In MBA Without Entrance Exam

The direct admission process in MBA colleges without an entrance exam can be possible if you have reached the following factors.

  • If you completed your graduation with a merit score then you can more chances to get direct admission to MBA without CAT.
  • If you have work experience between 1 to 3 years, then you will be preferred for admission.
  • Sports at State or National level or have excelled in extracurricular activities then there will be more chances to get direct admission to the MBA colleges without the CAT exam.

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