Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT in Western India

Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT in Western India

Western India is a hub of some of the best Business Schools. Top MBA colleges here offer the add-on advantage of higher exposure to a variety of industries ranging from pharma, FMCG, IT, etc. The diverse industrial presence of various Indian and Global companies makes Western India a sought after place to get enroll in MBA colleges based there. With the MBA admissions season going on for the year 2017-2019, CATKing brings you the list of top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT in Western India

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List of Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT in Western India

1. Indian Institute of Management IIM, Ahemdabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is a government institute located in Vastrapur, Ahmedabad. The institute was established in the year 1961 set up by the Government of India with the collaboration of the Government of Gujarat and Indian industry as an independent institute. The Institute gives guidance, coaching, consulting, and research in management. In 2018, the IIM Ahmedabad is the No. 1 management institute by the NIRF, Management ranking. IIM Ahmedabad is consistently rated as the Top B-School in India by reputed national agencies like Outlook, Business Today, Business India, etc. IIMA aims to educate leaders of the future where they contribute their effort to make a difference in the organizations and to the world around them.

The Campus of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is surrounded by lush green oases. The campus of IIMA is spread over 100 acres of land in which institute provides modern teaching with the latest technologies. The classroom of IIMA is facilitated with modern teaching mounted with LCDs projectors to make the learning the easy & effective. The institute has five seminar halls & Dormitories with a total capacity of around 750 students.

Courses offered:

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives PGPX
  • Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business ManagementPGP-FABM
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

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2. Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur

Established in 2011, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur is situated at Balicha, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan. Being an autonomous management institute in the city of Udaipur, IIM is one of the well-known institutes for providing quality management institute. The institute is accredited from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and is rated 3rd among Indian business schools based on research published in leading global journals. Also, IIM Udaipur has secured 13th rank in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) among top management colleges of India and 1st among the new all Indian Institute of Management.

The campus of Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur covers almost 300 acres of land in the city of Jaipur. IIM Udaipur constitutes of many world class facilities which facilitate the students to learn better . Classrooms and Academic block of the college are equipped with projectors where live lectures of experts and faculties of some other reputed institutes take place. The sports facility of IIM Udaipur has many sports like football, cricket, volleyball, table tennis and basketball. Residential Facility is available at the campus which provides a housing place for the students who got admitted in the college which can be opted by the faculties also. Students can find books of different authors at the college library.

Courses offered:

  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  • Fellow Program in Management MDP for Women
  • Entrepreneurs Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)

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3. S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research (popularly known as SPJIMR, Mumbai) is the most prestigious management school, situated in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is an autonomous institute with entrepreneur agility and a part of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

SPJIMR, Mumbai consistently ranked amongst the Top-10 management institutes in the country. Founded in 1981 by the then British PM, Margaret Thatcher, SPJIMR mission is to Influence Practice and Promote Value-based Growth.

SPJIMR offers PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) course in a full-time residential mode in various specializations including Finance, Information Management, Marketing Management and Operations & Supply Chain Management. The institute also offers Post Graduate Program in Management, Global Management Program (GMP), Post Graduate Management Program for Women (PGMPW), Fellow Program in Management (FPM) and some Executive Certificate courses in various specializations.

Courses offered:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM),
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), Global Management Programme (GPM),
  • Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW),
  • Post Graduate Programme in Family Business Management(PGPFMB)
  • Owner Management Programme (OMP),
  • Post Graduate Programme in General Management( PGPGM)

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4. Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM), IIT Bombay

The Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Bombay is one of the first and oldest IITs in India which was set up in 1958. The IITs in India are synonymous with the innovative and quality technical education which is not an exception of IIT Bombay as well. The institute authorities felt the need of quality education in management for the commercialising and global expansion of technological innovation. This was only possible if the students are trained with proper business management training. With this aim, in 1995, the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management started its journey as a part of IIT Bombay.

SJMSOM offers various courses such as MBA, Executive MBA, Fellowship Programmes and more to build the business leaders of tomorrow. This b-school under the professionalism of IIT Bombay has now emerged as one of the top B-Schools in India. The alumni of the school have marked their prominent presence on the global scale. Some students are well settled in the western countries and some are handling some top positions of some top Indian companies.

Courses offered:

  • Masters of Management Programme
  • EMBA Programme,
  • Doctoral Programme

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5. Goa Institute of Management

Goa Institute of Management (GIM, GIM-Goa) is an autonomous leading B-School, located in Goa, India. GIM, Goa offers two years full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in Healthcare Management and Big Data Analytics. It also offers part-time PGDM course for working executives.

Goa Institute of Management is an autonomous institute and GIMS is accredited by  All India Council of Technical Education of the Government of India (AICTE) for offering PGDM courses.

GIMS has collaborations with many institutes like Antwerp, Universidade Católica Portuguesa ( MBA Catolica ), Warsaw University of Technology Business School (WUTBS, Warsaw) and  The University of Kansas, USA.

Goa Institute of Management has world-class infrastructure equipped with the computer lab, library, hostel, sports etc.

Courses Offered:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM),
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (PGDM-HCM)

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6. National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) is a top B-School formerly known as National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering. The institute was established over 50 years ago by the government of India. NITIE Mumbai is an autonomous body under the ministry of HRD. It is a reputed postgraduate institute located in Powai near Vihar Lake, Mumbai.

NITIE is AICTE approved and the courses of the college are NBA accredited. The college is recognized by the ministry of HRD as the center of excellence in the country along with the 6 IIMs, 7 IITs, and IISc.  The institute has been ranked 12th among all the Management Institutes and ranked 36th among all the Engineering Institutes in the country as per the NIRF Ranking. Moreover, the institute was ranked 8th in Career 360 B-school rankings in 2018.

NITIE PG courses are in the field of Management and Industrial Engineering, as well as in the field of Fellowship programs. The PG programs are offered in many specializations such as Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Safety & Environmental Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Material Management and Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management. Other courses are Fellowship program in Management and Postgraduate Program for executives for visionary leadership for manufacturing (PGPEX-VLFM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM),
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Manufacturing Management (PGDMM)

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7. K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research was established in the year 1981 is located in the heart of Mumbai. The institute was started with a vision to build a world-class research and teaching institute that’s global in the reach of ideas. The college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and approved by AICTE. Moreover, SIMSR is certified as ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29990:2010 by Bureau Veritas Quality International. Among the many surveys that are conducted by different brands, SIMSR has been awarded as ‘Super League 2’ by ‘Business Standard’ in the 2017-2018 year and also bagged the position 54th by NIRF 2019. According to a survey of Outlook, the institute has been ranked 30th in the country and also bagged the 28th spot by ‘The Week’ magazine among the top management colleges in India.

Courses Offered:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management(PGDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Executive
  • Part-Time Masters
  • Doctoral Programme in Management

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8. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research is one leading B-School in India. The institute was established in the year 1977 and is also part of S.P.Mandali, Pune. The Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research is one of the best private institute located in Mumbai now known as WeSchool. WeSchool is a prominent institute governed by S.P.Mandali, Pune with the accreditation of AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), GOI (Government of India). Over the years WeSchool has been awarded many awards.  In 2018 the institute has been awarded as the Best Management Institute (Pvt. Tier 1) at 39th BMA Corporate Leadership Awards 2018 for Academic Excellence, champion of rural markets 2018 by economic times etc.

The campus of WeSchool is fully wi-fi enabled for the student, faculty & other staff members. Classrooms and Seminar Hall of the institute are well furnished with modern infrastructure & facilities. The Library of WeSchool has a vast collection of books, reports, journals, and periodicals. The library of WeSchool consists of all prescribed Textbooks & Reference books. The campus also has a well-established Cafeteria located within the campus by providing a wide range of foods.

Courses Offered:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • PGDM Retail Management, Business Design,
  • PGDM Media & Entertainment
  • PGDM Rural Management

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9. N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research

N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research was established in 1995 by our Founder Chairman Late Shri Niranjanlal Dalmia with an aim to provide holistic education to every meritorious student. Today, NLDIMSR ranks among the Top 10 Private B-Schools in Western India and is regarded as the most preferred destination to study management in Mumbai. The Institute has been a recipient of many prestigious awards such as the Pride of Maharashtra’s exemplary achievements & unique contributions in the field of education, CSR activities, and generating new entrepreneurs and start-ups at the Maharashtra Industry and SME summit. The institute has also recently been awarded Best Private Institute in Maharashtra for Placements 2020 by the Centre for Education Growth & Research. NLDIMSR boasts of a state-of-the-art infrastructure that provides a propitious environment to learn, and succeed. The Institute is also Mumbai’s first to have a 12-Terminal Bloomberg Lab.

The Institute currently offers 4 programs:
1. 2 years Full-Time PGDM program approved by AICTE
2. Global MBA program in association with University of Wisconsin – Parkside
3. Post Graduate Certificate Program in Big Data in association with SAS
4. Ph.D. program in association with University of Mumbai
An important KPI for every B-school is its annual placement report. And NLDIMSR’s alumni presence in some of the top leadership positions in the industry is a testament to their excellent placement record. Every year, top MNCs and top-tier companies such as Hindustan Unilever, Zee Entertainment, Tata Croma, Bennett and Coleman, Kantar, Godrej & Boyce Limited, CitiCorp., CRISIL, CBRE, Factset, Linedata, Aditya Birla Finance, Darashaw & Co. Pvt. Ltd., B&K Securities etc. visit the campus for placements.
Average Placement Package: 9.00 LPA

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10. Institute For Technology & Management, Navi Mumbai

ITM Business School is one of the leading private B-School which is located in Navi Mumbai. The College is an integral part of ITM Group of Institutions. The college has successfully completed around 3 decades of functioning in the area of business education.

The College campus is located in a developed and marvelous city of Navi Mumbai with world class facilities like; wide-roads, tempting architecture etc.

ITM Business School is ranked under top 25 best B-schools in India by different renowned rating agencies.

The courses offered at ITM Navi Mumbai is AICTE approved and the institute is NBA and NAAC accredited.

ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai offers PGDM course in 8 different specializations. Any Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate is the minimum eligibility for admission. ITM PGDM iConnect program is a two-year full-time program with a unique program schedule, curriculum, internship, and training process in a different specialization.

ITM Business School’s placement record is getting better day by day because of the institute rigorous admission process which provides talented and capable leaders for companies to recruit from.

ITM strongly believes in the economic growth of the country and for proving it the institute has established incubators for start-ups at the campus level and provide all support to the students to make their dream true. Hundreds of India’s best companies come to the campus every year with a variety of job profiles, and opportunities for students to uplift their career in the desired field.

Courses Offered:

  • Executive MBA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management- (PGDM)

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HMR University is an institute for Health and Hospital Management. Founded in 1984 in Jaipur, IIHMR is the first of its kind in India, with attention focused on the health system, research, and management. It consists of two more campuses, namely IIHMR, Delhi, and IIHMR, Bangalore. IIHMR has acclaimed as the leading management courses in the health sector.IIHMR University Jaipur offers two years of full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses in three different specializations including Hospital and Health Management, Pharmaceutical Management, and Development Management. It also offers an MPH (Master of Public Health), Ph.D. and Certificate program in Rural Livelihoods.

Courses Offered:

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

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12. NMIMS Mumbai

The first step for NMIMS MBA Admission is to apply for NMAT by GMAC. The last date of NMAT is Nov 20, 2020. It will be conducted for 88 days from Nov 4, 2020 to Jan 30, 2020. After registering for NMAT, candidates need to apply for MBA at NMIMS using their NMAT registration number. The university has maintained an outstanding placement record over the years. About 166 companies participated in the campus drive this year. The MBA program has recorded the highest salary package. Students are offered jobs in various sectors including financial services, Banking, Insurance, education, power, Logistics, Consulting, IT, Analytics, E-Commerce, Media, Pharmaceuticals, telecom, and many more.

Some of the top recruiters are ICICI Bank, Honeywell, Wipro, L&T Infotech, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Capgemini, Aditya Birla Capital, HDFC bank, Maruti Suzuki, Cognizant, Deloitte, Max Life Insurance, IBM, OYO, AVIVA India, etc. Following are the placement highlights of the university:

SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies established in 1981, is one of the leading B-Schools in the country. It has expanded into a multi-campus deemed to be a university. The institute offers courses UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Integrated and doctoral programs across the fields of Law, Management, Engineering, Commerce, Arts, Science etc. NMIMS also provides excellent placement and internship opportunities to its students under reputed companies.

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13. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936. It was formerly known as Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. TISS aims to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities. TISS Mumbai comprises of two campuses- the Main Campus and the Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus Annexe — are both located in Deonar in the North-East Section of Greater Mumbai.
TISS Mumbai has been recognized by the University Grants Commission. TISS Mumbai has been accredited by NAAC. It is a Deemed to be University.
Most of the TISS courses are offered at its main Mumbai campus which include PG and Research programme in various disciplines. TISS Mumbai is a host to 12 schools, 6 Independent centers, and 3 resource centers. Admissions at TISS Mumbai are conducted every year through TISS-NET (National Entrance Test) and TISS-RAT (Research Aptitude Test).

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