CAT 2016 was held on 4 December, 2016. Depending on your CAT scores, you will get admission to the top B-Schools in India, i.e. Indian Institutes of Management, IIMs. Every IIM in India has a certain cutoff percentile are a criteria which needs to be met for you to seek admission to these B-Schools.
This year there was a decrease in overall cutoff at IIM Ahmedabad however, at other IIMs the overall cutoff percentile has remained the same with a minor change here and there.
You will find the cutoff scores of 12 IIMs in the tabular format, below. Go through them for an overall understanding of where you stand in terms of which school you can apply to for admission into their management programs.
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Being a well-known and one of the top management schools in India, the overall cutoff has always been on the higher side at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad). However, for General Category candidates for the 2017-19 batch the cutoff percentile has reduced to 80 from 90 for the year 2016-17.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) is one of the top B-schools in India. Considering its position, the overall cutoff percentile is bound to be on the higher side. The cutoff percentile for General Category candidates stands at a staggering 90 while the least cutoff percentile is 75 for SC, ST and DA candidates.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) has released the cutoff percentile and it stands at 90 for General Category candidates while it is 70 for SC, ST and PWD/DA candidates.
The overall cutoff for management programs at Indian Institute of Management Lucknow stands at 90 for General Category candidates; sectional cutoff is 85.
IIM Indore cutoff percentile for General Category candidates is 90 while the sectional cutoff is 80. The lowest overall cutoff is 50 and sectional cutoff is 45, for ST and PWD candidates.
As you can see, IIM Kozhikode has released the overall CAT percentile and sectional percentile along with the Class X and Class XII percentile as well. For General Category candidates the cutoff percentile for CAT stands at 90 while the lowest is 55 for ST and PWD candidates.
IIM Tiruchirappalli, also known as IIM Trichy, has a cutoff percentile of 90 for General Category candidates. There has been no definitive change in the overall and sectional cutoff percentile at IIM Trichy in the last few years.
The cutoff percentile for General Category candidates at IIM Udaipur stands at a high of 90 while the lowest cutoff percentile stands at 65 for ST & DAP candidates. There has not been much change in the cutoff percentile at IIM Udaipur in the last couple of years.
IIM Shillong shared the cutoff list of not only CAT scores but the SSC, HSC and graduation cutoff percentile as well. There is no mention of overall cutoff percentile but the sectional cutoff stands at 70 for General Category candidates.
The overall cutoff for General Category candidates in 90 percentile at IIM Raipur while the least cutoff percentile stands at 65 for DAP & ST candidates. Again, there has been no major change in the cutoff percentile over the last few years.
The overall cutoff for General Category candidates, at IIM Kashipur, is 90 percentile while the least is 65 percentile for ST & DAP candidates. The cutoff has somewhat remained the same throughout the years with the only increase in cutoff percentile for PWD and DAP candidates.
The overall cutoff for General Category candidates is 85 percentile. It has remained on the same lines for the past few years. The cutoff at IIM Rohtak is usually lesser as compared to other IIMs in the country.