Dates for CAT 2019 exams have arrived. The CAT 2019 exams are to be held on 24th November 2019 and students have started preparing for the exams by investing themselves head to toe, day and night. However, in spite of sleepless efforts, only a few students can bag seats in the country’s most renowned B-schools.

Many have already started to prepare and have narrowed down their college choices. But still, you may not bag your dream seats. Also, sometimes it is understandable that few of the top colleges are overhyped and their fee structures and administration may not match your desires. So here is a list of some of the most amazing B-schools from India, which can be your alternative option for the top-notch institutes.

1. Faculty Of Management Studies, Delhi

Profoundly known as FMS, Faculty of Management Studies, the college is one of the most renowned B-Schools of India. It is because of the great curriculum provided by the top class professors. Apart from having the best B-schools in the country, it has a really low fee structure. The college is situated in the capital city and has great networking opportunities for the students.

The tuition fee comes at around Rs. 50,000 for the whole course. Merely Rs. 25,000 per annum. However, the catch is that it has one of the toughest clearance guidelines and students generally need 99 percentile to score a seat here.

2. Xavier Labour Research Institute, Jamshedpur

Listed as the 3rd best institute in India in the list of Top Management Institutions, XLRI is one of the most renowned and oldest B-schools of India based in Jamshedpur. Students looking forward to grabbing a Post-graduation Diploma in Business Management, HR Management & other profound fields can apply here. One needs to score at least 95% marks in XAT (Xavier’s Aptitude Test) to get a seat. The full time 2 years degree may cost you from Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 16 lakh depending on your stream and choices of major.

3. Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Situated in the Nation Capital Region, MDI is a Gurgaon based management college which has a strong collaboration with Industries & experts. Although fee structure may extend from Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 25 lakh, the college assures a 100% placement for its students. Aspirants have been able to bag packages worth Rs. 19 lakh to Rs. 25 lakh per annum.

4. S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

The institute considers CAT, GMAT & XAT scores for admissions. Students getting seats in this college will bag a good package which will be worth the fee. It is one of the most constituent colleges of Mumbai’s Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan. It is one of the most premier business schools in India.

5. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (Gift), New Delhi

IIFT conducts its own aptitude based entrance exam for interested students. The most important thing to note is that it is the only business schools from among the top ones in India, which provides Masters in business administration in international business (MBA-IB). The former campus is situated in Delhi. In past years, it has extended its campus to Kolkata & Dar-Es-Salaam (Tanzania). However, the Delhi campus is still the best.

Apart from being the best B-school listed institute, the college acts as a think tank for the Government of India and serves and has collaborations with multiple industrial giants. +

6. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (Jbims), Mumbai

Established in 1965, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute is one of the most renowned B school of Mumbai. It was set up by the University of Mumbai in collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School Of Business. Standing amongst the top 10 business schools list of India, JBIMS offers full-time Masters in Management Studies programme and assures great placement opportunities.

7. National Institute Of Industrial Engineering (Nite), Mumbai

Providing the nationwide aspirants with great engineering and management learning opportunities and greater placements, National Institute of Industrial Engineering is situated in Mumbai. It has been ranked as the 12th best management college and 36th best engineering institute by NIRF. The college has ties with Industrial and manufacturing ties ups and serves best opportunities for aspirants looking to work in the management field in the manufacturing industry.

8. Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad

The college will give you a management aspirant’s seat considering your marks and performance in GMAT. It is internationally known for its courses in business administration and management related courses. Generally, work experience is mandatory for admission in ISB. However, aspirants can also opt for its young leaders’ programme if they are freshers and do not have any work experience.