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    Top CAT Coaching Institutes In India

    By Aruri Manasa, Rahul Shrivastava
    14 Jun'22  7 min read
    Top CAT Coaching Institutes In India
    Synopsis

    Every year, lakhs of students appear for the Common Admissions Test (CAT) exam.  The Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) conducts the CAT exam on a rotational basis. A wide range of institutes across the country provide coaching for the CAT exam in different cities. Many institutes offer coaching in both online and offline mode that covers the whole syllabus for a different duration of time.

    Top CAT Coaching Institutes In India
    Synopsis

    Every year, lakhs of students appear for the Common Admissions Test (CAT) exam.  The Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) conducts the CAT exam on a rotational basis. A wide range of institutes across the country provide coaching for the CAT exam in different cities. Many institutes offer coaching in both online and offline mode that covers the whole syllabus for a different duration of time.

    The Common Admission Test, commonly known as CAT, is a national level entrance exam held every year through which aspirants get into top management colleges of India. It is the most popular entrance exam to get admission in IIMs and other top premier business schools in India. CAT consists of three sections namely, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). This exam is a computer based test i.e., it is conducted online and the time allowed is two hours.

    Last year, around two lakhs students appeared for CAT to secure a spot in India’s top business schools. So definitely they need to prepare equally hard to ace this exam. To help CAT candidates, many coaching institutes provide offline and online training. Careers360 has listed some of the top CAT coaching institutes in India that have been providing excellent results over the years. Read on to know more about them and their fee structures.

    Career Launcher

    Career Launcher, a part of CL Educate Limited, with branches all across India - over 250 branches in more than 115 cities across the country. It is one of the most preferred coaching institutes for the preparation of CAT exam. It offers coaching for almost all competitive exams but is renowned for providing coaching for the preparation of top management entrance exams like CAT, XAT, SNAP etc. It offers classes in both online and offline mode. Details of their CAT exam preparation are given below.

    Online Mode:

    Name of the course

    What it offers

    Fee (In Rs)

    MBA Premium

    • 130+ Live Sessions

    • Day Timings

    • Include CAT + Non CAT Preparation

    • 30 CAT + 70 Non CAT Mocks Included

    • 5600+ Practice Questions divided into 300 Topic Tests + 45 Sectional Tests

    • Physical Study Material included

    60,000

    MBA 2022 Night Classes

    • 90+ Live Sessions

    • Night Timings

    • Includes CAT + Non CAT Preparation

    • 30 CAT + 70 Non CAT Mocks Included

    • 5600+ Practice Questions divided into 300 Topic Tests + 45 Sectional Tests

    • Physical Study Material included

    45,000

    CAT 2022 Night Classes

    • 65+ Live Sessions

    • Night Timings

    • Includes CAT Preparation

    • 30 CAT Mocks Included

    • 5600+ Practice Questions divided into 300 Topic Tests + 45 Sectional Tests

    • Physical Study Material included

    36,000

    MBA 2022 Classic Online

    • 130+ Live Sessions

    • Day + Night Timings

    • Includes CAT + Non CAT Preparation

    • Both Weekday and Weekend batches available

    • Includes GDPI Preparation

    • 30 CAT + 70 Non CAT Mocks

    • 5600+ Practice Questions divided into 300 Topic Tests + 45 Sectional Tests

    • Physical Study Material included

    48,000

    MBA 2022 Online Classes (Without PDP)

    • 130+ Live Sessions

    • Day Timing + Night Timings

    • Includes CAT + Non CAT Preparation

    • 30 CAT + 70 Non CAT Mocks

    • 5600+ Practice Questions divided into 300 Topic Tests + 45 Sectional Tests

    • Physical Study Material included

    42,000


    Offline Mode:

    Name of the course

    What it offers

    MBA Classic (Weekday)

    • 10-12 months of classroom sessions

    • CAT Mocks, non-CAT Mocks, 7500+ questions with varied difficulty levels, along with 8 full-length CAT Mocks

    • CAT Percentile Predictor, the PDP Planned program, webinars, SIS, etc.

    • 22 books (Fundamental books, solution books, and section test booklets for DILR, VL, and more)

    MBA Classic Extended (Weekday)

    • Covers CAT and other MBA Entrance Exams

    • 30 CAT Mocks + 70 Non-CAT Mocks

    • 300 Topic Tests

    • 45 CAT Sectional Tests + 40 Non-CAT Sectional Tests

    • Online Test Taking Strategy Sessions

    MBA Classic (Weekend)

    • 10-12 months of classroom sessions

    MBA Classic Extended (Weekend)

    • Covers CAT and other MBA Entrance Exams

    • 30 CAT Mocks + 70 Non-CAT Mocks

    • 300 Topic Tests

    • 45 CAT Sectional Tests + 40 Non-CAT Sectional Tests

    • Online Test Taking Strategy Sessions


    Note: The fees of the online classes have not been mentioned as it varies across cities. You need to contact your nearest Career Launcher branch to get information about the fees.

    Website: careerlauncher.com

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    Time

    Triumphant Institute of Management Education (TIME) was established in 1992. It has several branches all over India, their headquarters is in Hyderabad. In addition to CAT coaching, Time also offers coaching for various competitive exams like CLAT, MAT, JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, SSC, Bank PO, Clerical exams, GATE, CDS, CSAT etc. It also provides coaching for international level entrance exams like GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, and GRE. Coachings are offered in both online and offline mode. The cost of the CAT coaching varies according to the location and mode of coaching. Fee can be paid once in lump sum or in installments with an additional extra amount of Rs 4,000-5,000.

    Categories

    What it offers

    Fee (In Rs)

    Regular

    • Study Material, (printed books) -21

    • General Awareness Test Papers (Online)- 10

    • Online Tests- 100

    • AIMCATs -22

    • Including self administered AIMCATs OMETs- 12

    • MBA Ed. and Careers Magazine- 12

    • AIMCET Discussion Videos- 02

    11,250

    Regular plus 100 + videos

    • Study Material, (printed books) -21

    • General Awareness Test Papers (Online)- 10

    • Online Tests- 100

    • AIMCATs -22

    • Including self administered AIMCATs OMETs- 12

    • MBA Ed. and Careers Magazine- 12

    • AIMCET Discussion Videos- 02

    • Concept Videos- 100

    14,750

    Advanced

    • Study Material, (printed books) -27

    • General Awareness Test Papers (Online)- 10

    • Online Tests- 200

    • AIMCATs -42

    • Including self administered AIMCATs OMETs- 30

    • MBA Ed. and Careers Magazine- 14

    • AIMCET Discussion Videos- 02

    14,950

    Advanced plus 100 + videos

    • Study Material, (printed books) -27

    • General Awareness Test Papers (Online)- 10

    • Online Tests- 200

    • AIMCATs -42

    • Including self administered AIMCATs OMETs- 30

    • MBA Ed. and Careers Magazine- 14

    • AIMCET Discussion Videos- 18

    • Concept Videos- 200

    20,450

    Materials With Online Practice Qs (2022)

    • Study Material, (printed books) -27


    9,950


    Website: time4education.com

    IMS

    IMS is the first test preparation institute specifically created for the CAT and other management entrance examinations. It offers classroom and online programs with 100 centres in 50 cities across India. Every year, around 75,000 aspirants enroll in programmes to secure admissions into premier MBA colleges both in India and abroad. It provides comprehensive lectures and study material, one to one personal mentoring and 150 hours of video content along with improved test analytics. Here’s how their fees are structured.

    Name of the course

    What it offers

    Fee (In Rs)

    E- CATapult

    • Access to 15 Live Masterclass Sessions, 12 Live ADMAT Workshops, 150 plus hours of Video Content, 110 plus full length mocks and 5,000 plus practice questions

    21,181

    CATapult Live 2022

    • Recorded sessions, Personal Mentoring and 110 + full length Mocks

    23,541

    CATapult Live 2023

    • 100 plus sessions, 80 plus of learning and application videos, and 110 plus full length Mocks

    29,441

    CATapult Elite 2022

    • 45 recorded application sessions, 15 ;Live Online Advanced Workshops, 65 plus full length mocks, Monthly Mentorship Sessions, GDPI Support

    11,,601

    SimCAT Comprehensive 2022

    • Comprehensive Test Series for CAT and other MBA exams with 110 full length mocks, 60+ hours of video workshops and 2,000 + practice workshops

    8,950

    SimCAT Plus 2022

    • Test series for CAT 2022 with access to 15 Proctored SimCATs, 25 Take-Home SimCATs and 30 Section Tests

    7,451

    SimCAT 2022

    • Access to 15 Proctored SimCATs, 25 Take-home SimCATs and 30 Section Tests

    5,450


    Website: imsindia.com

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    BYJU’s

    BYJU’s offers classes and coachings for students of all age groups. For the preparation of competitive and entrance exams, it has a separate arm known as ‘BYJU’s ExamPrep’, formerly named GradeUp.

    BYJU’s offers offline coaching classes for the CAT exam in many cities like Pune, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Noida and many other cities. The fees of the courses vary across cities so it’s best to contact the nearest branch of BYJU's for more information on courses available and their fees. Given below are the details of the online courses offered by it.

    Name of the course

    What It Offers

    Fee (In Rs)

    BYJU'S Exam Prep CAT 2022 - Live Classes and Pre Recorded Lectures with Tablet - English

    • Recorded Video Lessons

    • Live Classes by Renowned Faculties

    • Masterclass by Industry Stalwarts

    • GD-PI+WAT Prep

    • VA,QA and DILR Book Set

    • 7500+ Topic Wise and Sectional Practice Tests

    • Full-Length Mock Tests

    • Doubt Resolution Forum

    • Performance Analysis


    Note: This program will be active till March 31, 2023 and is available in English. Tablet is compulsory with the SD card, one can choose among various 4G and non 4G tablets.

    53,000

    BYJU'S Exam Prep CAT 2022 - Live Classes and Pre Recorded Lectures - English

    • Recorded Video Lessons

    • Live Classes by Renowned Faculties

    • Masterclass by Industry Stalwarts

    • GD-PI+WAT Prep

    • VA,QA and DILR Book Set

    • 7500+ Topic Wise and Sectional Practice Tests

    • Full-Length Mock Tests

    • Doubt Resolution Forum

    • Performance Analysis


    Note: This program will be active till March 31, 2023 and is available in English.

    38,000


    Website: byjusexamprep.com

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