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CAT Cutoff 2021 - Know CAT IIM & Non-IIM Cut off, Qualifying CAT Percentile, Category Wise Cut Off Here

B Hari Aditya | Updated: Mar 02, 2021, 14:58 IST

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CAT Cutoff 2021 - Know CAT IIM & Non-IIM Cut off, Qualifying CAT Percentile, Category Wise Cut Off Here
CAT Cutoff 2021 - Cutoff of CAT 2021 for MBA admissions 2021 will be released by top IIMs in India and other top B-schools accepting CAT scores every year depends on the difficulty level of the exam and other factors, CAT Cut off 2021 will be announced by the specified authority soon on the official website. The CAT Cutoff 2021 refers to the minimum percentile a test taker must obtain to eligible for the next round of the CAT selection process. Currently, IIM Lucknow, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Bangalore, and IIM Raipur have released the CAT cutoff 2020 for 2021 admission. Here students have to know all details of CAT cutoff 2020, important dates, the procedure to calculate CAT Cutoff 2021, and so on. Check Expected CAT Cutoff 2021 and previous year cut off in this article below.


CAT Cutoff 2021 - Know CAT IIM & Non-IIM Cut off, Qualifying CAT Percentile, Category Wise Cut Off Here

CAT Cutoff 2021 To be Released

New Update on 02-03-2021: CAT Cutoff 2021 - Various IIMs will release the CAT cut off 2021. The CAT Cutoff 2021 is the minimum score needed for examinees to be called for the MBA exam process. For general category students, the CAT Cutoff for IIM is usually 99 to 100 percentile. The CAT 2021 threshold for reserved group students is marginally lower, at 97 to 98 percentile. For top MBA colleges like SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, and others, the estimated cutoff for CAT 2021 is 95 to 99 percentile. CAT Cutoff 2021 will be released in two forms as CAT Qualifying Cutoff and CAT Final Cutoff.

Check CAT Cutoff 2021

CAT Cutoff 2021 - Important Dates

For the purpose of enrolling in IIMs or other B-schools, it is necessary for the candidates to be aware of the CAT 2021 important dates. Details of the CAT registration starting and end date, the CAT exam date, declaration of CAT result, and the cut off of the CAT are given under the CAT important dates.

Event

Date

CAT 2021 Exam Date

Last Sunday of November 2021

Final Answer key of CAT 2021

Second Week of December 2021

CAT Result 2021 declaration date

Third Week of December 2021

CAT Cutoff 2021

Third Week of December 2021


What are the Types Of CAT Cutoff 2021?

CAT Appeared candidates must note that there are two types of CAT 2020 cutoff for IIM admission, like qualifying cut off and final cut off. Other institutes accepting CAT Exam 2020 score for admission too fix a minimum cut off to shortlist aspirants for admission. Here we have provided CAT cut-off 2020, including determining factors, the difference between qualifying and final cutoff, previous years cut off, and expected cutoff for MBA Admission 2020.

  • For candidates to get admission into any IIMs or any Top MBA Colleges in India, the minimum CAT Cut off 2020 is expected to be 90 percentile. And All the 20 IIMs and other top B-schools in India fix their CAT Cut Off 2020 Percentile for selection of students for admission. The CAT cut-off 2020 remains high (99 + percentile) for access to top IIMs as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, & IIM Kozhikode. 

CAT 2020 Cut off Related Dates

Candidates can check the CAT Cut off 2020 related dates mentioned in the following table below. (Also Read CAT 2020 Exam Date)

CAT 2020 Cut Off Events

CAT Cut off 2020 Dates

Registration Process

August 5 to September 23, 2020

CAT 2020

November 29, 2020

Declaration of Result

The second week of January 2021

CAT Cutoff 2021

January to February 2021

IIMs CAT Cutoff 2021 (Latest for 2021 Admissions)

Category

VARC

DI & LR

QA

Aggregate

General

70

70

70

80

NC-OBC-cum-Transgender

65

65

65

75

SC

60

60

60

70

ST

50

50

50

60

PWD (General, NC-OBC-cum-transgender, SC)

60

60

60

70

PWD (ST)

50

50

50

60

What are the Factors Determining CAT Cut Off 2021?

CAT cut off the 2020 percentile for each institute depends on numerous factors. Some main factors list out below.

  • The difficulty level of the CAT Exam
  • Number of Students who appeared for the CAT exam
  • Number of aspirants who passed in the CAT exam
  • Number of seats in a particular institute(IIMs)
  • Ranking of the institute(IIMs).

What are the factors taken into account for calculating CAT Cutoff 2021?

CAT 2020 Cutoff is calculated based on various factors like the total number of CAT test-takers, the total number of seats, the difficulty level of the exam, and so on. CAT takers who would like to be eligible for further rounds of the IIMs selection process should meet both the sectional and overall cutoff. Every year, CAT is conducted on a rotational basis for MBA/PGDM admissions in top B-schools in the country. Read this article to know the estimated CAT Cutoff 2021 of the 20 IIMs and the other top B-schools. As we discussed earlier, the CAT Cutoff 2021 percentile/marks will be calculated based on various factors. They are as follows, 

  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Total number of test-takers
  • Total number of candidates qualifying for the next rounds
  • Total number of available seats
  • Institute reputation or ranking 

Generally, the CAT Cutoff 2021 for old IIMs and other top B-schools like FMS (University of Delhi), MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, and so on are 99 percentile. The CAT cut off for new IIMs such as IIM Sambalpur, IIM Ranchi, etc have a cutoff of 90 percentile and above. On the contrary, the cutoff for B-schools that comes under Tier-II to IV will be from 80 to 50 percentile.

How to Check CAT Cutoff 2021?

Are you looking for the CAT Cutoff? Looking for the best source to know the previous year's cutoff and expected CAT cutoff 2019? If so, here it is. The following section explains the steps to check CAT Cutoff 2021, 

  • Visit this page and check for the CAT Cutoff 2021.
  • Scroll down to check the previous year's CAT cutoff and expected cutoff for 2019 quickly.

What is the Previous Year Cutoff for IIMs?

Do you want to know the previous year CAT cutoff of IIMs and other B-schools? Knowing the CAT cutoff before the result helps you to know your eligibility for further rounds of the selection process. Here is the CAT Cutoff for various B-schools and IIMs, 

IIM Ahmedabad CAT cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC cum Transgender

SC

ST

PwD

VARC

70

65

60

50

60

DI & LR

70

65

60

50

60

QA

70

65

60

50

60

Overall

80

75

70

60

70

IIM Bangalore CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

85

75

70

60

60

DI & LR

80

70

65

60

60

QA

80

70

65

60

60

Overall

90

80

75

75

75

IIM Calcutta CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

SC

ST

NC-OBC

PwD

VARC

≥80

≥65

≥60

≥75

≥60

DI & LR

≥80

≥65

≥60

≥75

≥60

QA

≥80

≥65

≥60

≥75

≥60

Overall

≥90

≥70

≥70

≥85

≥70

IIM Lucknow CAT Cutoff 2017

Courses

Sections

General

SC

ST

OBC-NC

PwD



 

PGP

VARC

85

55

50

77

50

DI & LR

85

55

50

77

50

QA

85

55

50

77

50

Overall

90

70

65

82

65



 

PGP-ABM

VARC

80

55

50

72

50

DI & LR

80

55

50

72

50

QA

80

55

50

72

50

Overall

85

65

60

77

60



 

PGP-SM

VARC

80

55

50

72

50

DI & LR

80

55

50

72

50

QA

80

55

50

72

50

Overall

85

65

60

77

60

IIM Kozhikode CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

SC

ST

NC-OBC

PwD

VARC

80

50

40

70

40

DI & LR

80

50

40

70

40

QA

80

50

40

70

40

Overall

90

65

55

80

55

IIM Indore CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

OBC (NC)

SC

ST

PwD

VARC %ile rank

80

70

55

45

45

DI & LR %ile rank

80

70

55

45

45

QA %ile rank

80

70

55

45

45

Overall

90

80

60

50

50

IIM Visakhapatnam CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

OBC (NC)

SC

ST

DA

VARC

85

75

60

50

50

DI & LR

80

70

60

50

50

QA

80

70

60

50

50

Overall

90

80

75

55

55

IIM Ranchi CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

OBC (NC)

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

60

50

30

30

DI & LR

80

60

50

30

30

QA

80

60

50

30

30

Overall

90

78

60

40

40

IIM Bodh Gaya CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

OPEN

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

>80

>55

>50

>30

>50

DI & LR

>80

>55

>50

>30

>50

QA

>80

>55

>50

>30

>50

Overall

>90

>75

>55

>35

>65

IIM Nagpur CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

72

65

50

40

50

DI & LR

72

65

50

40

50

QA

72

65

50

40

50

Overall

90

81

65

40

65

IIM Sambalpur CAT cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

>=80

>=60

>=50

>=30

>=30

DI & LR

>=80

>=60

>=50

>=30

>=30

QA

>=80

>=60

>=50

>=30

>=30

Overall

>=90

>=78

>=60

>=40

>=40

IIM Kashipur CAT cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

60

50

30

30

DI & LR

80

60

50

30

30

QA

80

60

50

30

30

Overall

90

78

60

40

40

IIM Raipur CAT Cutoff 2017

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

72

60

50

50

DI & LR

80

72

60

50

50

QA

80

72

60

50

50

Overall

90

81

75

65

65

IIM Shillong CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

75

60

50

75

50

DI & LR

75

60

50

75

50

QA

75

60

50

75

50

Overall

75

60

50

75

50

IIM Rohtak CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

45

40

70

50

DI & LR

80

45

40

70

50

QA

80

45

40

70

50

Overall

85

60

60

75

60

IIM Trichy CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

60

50

72

50

DI & LR

80

60

50

72

50

QA

80

60

50

72

50

Overall

90

75

75

81

65

IIM Udaipur CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

60

50

72

50

DI & LR

80

60

50

72

50

QA

80

60

50

72

50

Overall

90

75

75

81

65

IIM Kashipur CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

80

60

50

72

50

DI & LR

80

60

50

72

50

QA

80

60

50

72

50

Overall

90

75

75

81

65

IIM Sirmaur CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

75

50

45

68

50

DI & LR

75

50

45

68

50

QA

75

50

45

68

50

Overall

80

70

65

72

70

IIM Jammu CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

75

50

45

68

50

DI & LR

75

50

45

68

50

QA

75

50

45

68

50

Overall

80

65

60

72

70

IIM Amritsar CAT Cutoff

Sections

General

NC-OBC

SC

ST

DA

VARC

70

50

30

55

30

DI & LR

70

50

30

55

30

QA

70

50

30

55

30

Overall

90

55

35

70

35

Check the CAT Cutoff 2021 in the above section. Hope, you have learned how the CAT score is calculated.

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CAT 2021 Cut Off 2021 - FAQ

1. What are the factors to be determining CAT 2021 Cut off?

The CAT 2020 cutoff depends on the difficulty level of the CAT 2021 exam and other factors.
 

2. What is the Expected CAT Cut off 2021?

IIMs and other experts have released the expected CAT 2021 cutoff after the exam Completed.

3. What is the Minimum Percentile for CAT 2021 Cut off?

CAT 2021 Cut off refers to the minimum percentile a test taker must obtain to qualify for the next round of selection process.

4. How many Slots to conduct CAT 2021 Exam?

CAT exam 2021 was will be conducted in two slots, forenoon and afternoon, in November, 2021. 

5. What Should do after CAT Cut off 2021?

Candidates appearing for CAT 2021 exam must qualify the sectional as well as the overall cutoff to get shortlisted for the next rounds of the CAT Selection Process like WAT-GD/PI.
 


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