Foreign Universities Accepting CAT Score

The Common Admission Test is conducted by IIM to take admission in post graduation management programme. So, CAT scores are accepted by all the IIM’s and more than 100 B-schools. Even more, there are some foreign universities which accept CAT scores. It is an advantage that you can pursue higher education from foreign universities through CAT. Though most of the universities require that you have professional work experience to pursue the management course. The course available is MBA or Masters in Management(MIM) for the students. The scores of GMAT or GRE are also accepted by these foreign universities. In the article below, you will find the list of the International MBA Colleges accepting CAT scores and their admission criteria.

International B-Schools Accepting CAT Score

In addition to the foreign colleges accepting CAT scores, Last year one international B-school of Singapore, Singapore Management University, joined the group of CAT participating institute. France, Germany are the major countries having colleges considering CAT scores.

Name of the B- School Country Name of the Program
ESCP Europe Business School Germany Master in Management (MiM)
SKEMA Business School France Master in Management (MiM)
EDHEC Business School France Master in Management (MiM)
Singapore Management University Singapore Master of Science in Management (MM)
SP Jain School of Global Management Dubai, Singapore, Sydney Masters of Global Business
ESSEC Business School France MSc in Management

#1. ESCP Europe Business School

The B-school is situated in Germany. It takes admission through GMAT, GRE, CAT or TAGE-MAGE. Final admission will through 30 minutes Skype interview. Selected students will receive the email to confirm their admission to the programme. The application will open in October 2018 for admission in September 2019.

Course Fees (Excluding cost of living)

  • €15,800 for EU citizens per year
  • €19,900 for non-EU citizens per year

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#2. SKEMA Business School

SKEMS is situated in France. The school offers MIM course through TAGE MAGE or GMAT or GRE or CAT. You also need English language proficiency test scores and two letter of recommendation. The application will start soon in October 2018.

Course Fee

  • Master 1 year: €12 000
  • Master 2 year: €12 000
  • Optional gap year: €500

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#3. SP Jain School of Global Management

Apart from Mumbai Campus, there are campuses for SPJain in Dubai, Singapore, Sydney. The admission is taken through GMAT score of 700+ or CAT/SPJAT score of 95 percentile and above. While applying for SP Jain you can also apply simultaneously for the campus written above.

Course Fee: 52,368 USD (Overall)

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#4. EDHEC Business School

The EDHEC conducts the MIM programme and does take admission fee via CAT. You will able to know the full information after registering at the official website

#5. Singapore Management University

The University offers MSc in Management which is a full time 18 months course. It accepts scores of GMAT / GRE / SMU AT / CAT.

Course Fee S$44,081 (Approximately)

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#6. ESSEC Business School

The school in France offers  MSc in Management  GMAT or GRE  (validity 5 years)Tage-Mage (validity 2 years)or CAT (validity 1 year). Once you fill the application form, the interview round will take place to complete the last round of the application process.

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