Is CAT necessary to pursue MBA?

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    Sahil Rahi

    5 years ago
    No CAT is not necesary to do MBA. There are many other exams which you can apply for and can do MBA. Some of them include- MAT, GMAT, IIFT and XAT.
    You can give any of these tests and do MBA. Although, seats are already filled up for this academic session. You can apply for next year.
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    Himanshu Madan | Contributor-Level 9

    5 years ago
    No, you can also go for MAT, CMAT, IIFT, SNAP and NMAT. All the best. You will get a good college if you clear any of the exams above. CAT is only important to get admission in IIMs.
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    Taslim Arif Btech student. Believe in social work | Contributor-Level 8

    5 years ago
    No, but better to give CAT examination, because MBA from any IIM is a miracle in itself. You can also do MBA from any other private colleges without CAT, but all good private colleges takes CAT performance. So, I will suggest you to give CAT examination. Best of luck. For MBA in abroad, you have to give GMAT exam.
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    Ankit Kumar University of Delhi | Guide-Level 15

    3 years ago
    No, CAT is not necessary to do MBA. There are many other exams, which you can apply for and can do MBA. Some of them include- MAT GMAT IIFT and XAT. You can give any of these tests and do MBA. Although, seats are already filled up for this academic session. You can apply for next year.
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    Satyam Jain

    5 years ago
    Hello,See if you want to get admission in a reputed college you will have to take CAT because CAT score is accepted by the majority of colleges. Other good colleges conduct their own entrance test like FMS and IIFT .The entrance exams other than CAT which you can take are:-1. XAT (Xavier Admission Test)Xavier Business schools conduct XAT. XLRI-Jamshedpur, XIM-Bhubaneshwar, XIME-Bangalore, Loyola-Chennai, GIM-Goa, etc., accept XAT scores.2. Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET)The IITs conduct JMET. Other than the IITs, IISc also accepts JMET scores for management course intake.3. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)Symbiosis conducts SNAP.... view more
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    Abhishek Desai | Scholar-Level 17

    3 years ago
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    Absolutely not. CAT is necessary only if you want to pursue MBA from an IIM or a top-ranked non-IIM. There are other exams as well which you can give to get admission into similar reputed B-schools like XAT, CMAT, SNAP, IIFT, NMAT, MAH-MBA CET, etc.
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    SACHIN SINGH Punctual and Organised. | Guide-Level 11

    3 years ago
    No, I won't say that it is mandatory but if you try it will be a better option. Otherwise, you can also get admission by taking entrance exams of different institutions and scoring well. But, CAT will definitely give your career a boost.
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    Sanjana Sodhi Develop a passion for learning. | Contributor-Level 9

    3 years ago
    Yes, the eligibility criteria for seeking admission in a majority of B-Schools for MBA / PGDM is that candidate must be a graduate with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a University recognised by Association of Indian Universities / AICTE/ UGC, etc. Candidates appearing final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for MBA/ PGDM programs provided they complete all formalities of the examinations before June/ July in year in which candidate is planning to take admission. Also, the candidates must have taken either one of the management entrance exams such as CAT MAT XAT NMAT, SNAP IIFT CMAT ATMA etc. Based on t... view more
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    Raj shakya #ReadyToHelp | Scholar-Level 16

    3 years ago
    No, but better to give CAT examination, because MBA from any IIM is a miracle in itself. You can also do MBA from any other private colleges without CAT but all good private colleges consider your performance in CAT. So, I will suggest you give CAT examination. To pursue MBA abroad, you need to take GMAT.
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    Syed Asif | Guide-Level 12

    3 years ago
    Well, CAT is mandatory to take admission in all the IIMs and also some renowned B-schools prefer CAT score. But if you want to go for MBA from any other B-school apart from that then you can attend any other national/state level or university level entrance exam.

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