CAT Exam 2020 Results – Top MBA Schools Accepting Cut Offs for 2021 Session

Last Modified: 19 Jul 2024

After the announcement of CAT 2020 Result on 02nd January 2021 by the official exam conducting body i.e. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, now candidates can avail the list of top MBA colleges that accepts the CAT 2020 scores. These management institutes has released the cut-off percentile to accept candidates for the various management courses and offers admissions to them. Candidates can obtain their Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020 Result and the released CAT 2020 Cut-off percentile by accessing the official website of CAT.

Astonishing candidates who have scored more than 90 percentile in the CAT 2020 exam held on 29th November 2020 are eligible to take admissions in the top IIMs across the country, however those who didn’t achieve or scored 90 percentile, they don’t need to be disheartened as they can still participate at the listed non-IIM member institutions.  Below you can find the complete list of non-IIM institutes that grants admission to the candidates who have scored less than 90 percentage in the CAT 2020 examination.

CAT 2020 Examination – Important Highlights

This year, IIM-Indore had made some major changes in the exam pattern of CAT 2020. The exam was conducted in three sessions and the duration was reduced to 120 minutes. Till last year the exam was conducted in two sessions and for three hours in each session. There were three sections in the question paper namely: verbal ability and reading comprehension, data interpretation and logical reasoning, and quantitative ability and candidates were given 40 minutes to solve each section. They were not allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

Factors Determining CAT Cut Off

CAT cut off percentile for each institute depends on several factors. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of aspirants who appeared for the exam
  • Number of aspirants who passed in the exam
  • Number of seats in a particular institute
  • Ranking of the institute

List of Top MBA Institutes Accepts CAT 2020 examination result with cut-off percentile

The institutes name mentioned below accepts the scores less than 90 percentile of the CAT 2020 candidates:

Leading Management Institutes

CAT Cutoff percentile

IIM Delhi


BIMTECH, Greater Noida


IMT Ghaziabad


IIM, Tiruchirapalli




TAPMI, Manipal


SPJIMR, Mumbai


LIBA, Chennai


IIM, Shillong


IFMR, Chennai


BIMM, Pune


NIRMA University, Ahmedabad


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List of Top B-Schools Accepts CAT 2020 examination result with cut-off percentile

The institutes name mentioned below accepts the scores in between 70 to 80 percentile of the CAT 2020 candidates:

Leading Management Institutes

CAT Cutoff percentile

Amity University (Raipur, Mumbai, Gwalior, Jaipur, Noida, Lucknow)


Amity Business School, Noida


AIBS, Noida


Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi




Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida


Bengaluru School of Management Studies, GITAM University, Doddaballapur Rd., Bangalore


CMS Business School, J.P. Nagar, Bangalore


Christ University – Institute of Management, Bangalore


IIKM Business School, Calicut


Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME Kochi and Bangalore)


MATS University, Raipur


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CAT 2020 Exam Result Schedule

Check out the below guided table to understand the complete CAT 2020 exam result schedule:


Important Dates

CAT 2020 Exam

29th November 2020

CAT 2020 Answer Key

31st December 2020

CAT 2020 Results

02nd January 2021

IIM Shortlist

January 2021

Selection Procedure

February to March 2021

Final Selection

April 2021

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CAT 2020 Exam Scorecard Download Procedure

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Indore declared the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020 result at the authorized portal. The aspirants who will successfully give their Common Admission Test 2020 can download the Scorecard with the help of the following methods:

  • First, visit the official website of CAT –
  • A link of the results will be available, click and open it.
  • Need to enter the username and password generated at the time of registration.
  • You will have an access to the scorecard of CAT 2020 exam.
  • Download and take a printout of it for future reference as no hard copy of the scorecard will be sent separately.

CAT 2020 Exam Scorecard – Details to Check

Here is the list of information that candidates will find written on their scorecard of CAT 2020 Exam.

  • Registration number and user ID
  • Name of the candidate, gender and age
  • DOB – Date of Birth
  • Date and time of the examination
  • Contact details and email id of the candidate
  • The scaled score of Section- I (Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension), II (Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning) and III (Quantitative Aptitude)
  • Percentile of Section I, II and III
  • Overall scaled score and the percentile

CAT 2020 Exam Result – Overview

  • The CAT 2020 scorecard is eligible only until 1year i.e. till 31st December 2021.
  • Any query post the CAT selection process is to be sorted by the respective IIM campus and CAT centre will not have any say in the matter.
  • The overall scaled scores in the scorecard are the total sum of the three sections of the exam put together.
  • In any case, if aspirant furnishes wrong information, his/her application and further process will be cancelled.
  • The IIM and Non –IIM schools follow their own selection process, whereas, CAT scores are just to shortlist the candidates out of the pool.
  • The CAT 2020 scorecard will be available only when candidates successfully take part in CAT 2020 exam. The scorecards should be downloaded as soon as it is released because no separate copy will be issued to the aspirants by the officials.

CAT 2020 Result (Declared) – Meet the Toppers

Listed below are the names of some of the candidates who have scored 99+ percentile in CAT 2020. Nine students have score 100 percentile. All of them are male and from engineering background.

CAT 2020 Toppers' Name

CAT 2020 Score

Ekansh Agarwal

99.98 percentile

Aditya Devalla

99.97 percentile

Shivam Kumar

99.95 percentile

Swarnadeep Ghosh

99.92 percentile

Anand Rajkumar Mishra 

99.92 percentile

Sabyasachi Mishra

99.90 percentile

Dipanshu Arora

99.86 percentile

Adit Sajanwala

99.85 percentile

Rupesh Waishya

99.80 percentile

Manas Kumar Pradhan

99.78 percentile

Ravi Prinshu

99.78 percentile

Ronin Hatake

99.73 percentile

Yash Manpuria

99.70 percentile

Kshitiz Garg

99.61 percentile

Vanshaj Garg

99.59 percentile

Karan Dutta

99.56 percentile

Aditya Shankar

99.53 percentile

Abhinav Pali

99.45 percentile

Tapan Sharma

99.46 percentile

Gaurav Dhawan

99.29 percentile

Sangram Bansal

99.17 percentile

Raunak Panda

99.15 percentile

Aarav Ankur Sinha

99.10 percentile

Himani Garg

99.05 percentile

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