With CAT 2016 soon approaching, aspirants are busy preparing for the CAT 2016 exam. Once the CAT 2016 results are out aspirants will need to choose the institute according to the cut off,  ranking, the faculty, the placements opportunities and the fee structure.  As per the rankings released by Eduniversal, Paris. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore has been declared  the Top B School in Central Asia ahead of CAT 2016  and has also been honored with 5 Palmes of Excellence award on the institute.  Professor Sourav Mukherji, Dean (Programmes), IIMB, had received the award in Perth, Australia. On winning the award he stated that “IIM Bangalore’s efforts in strengthening research and teaching have paid handsome dividends by enhancing our international reputation.” Professor Ishwar Murthy, Dean (Faculty), IIMB, acknowledged the contributions of the faculty. IIM Bangalore is one of the premier institutes for management education and research in Asia with focus on innovation and strengthening of the research and teaching programmes. The PGP, Executive PGP and executive programmes of the institute are very highly placed in global rankings.

The two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) offered by  IIM Bangalore’s has been ranked 19 in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management 2016 ranking. IIM B also emerged as a winner on another front. IIM Bangalore has emerged as topper in school diversity and has around 28% women in the two-year programme, 21% women faculty and 25% of women on the school advisory board.  IIM Bangalore has also topped the list of best management institutes in the ‘India Ranking 2016’ prepared by MHRD’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).  The other top 20 schools, ranked by FT this year, include University of St. Gallen, HEC Paris, London Business School, Esade Business School, among others. The 9th Eduniversal World Convention,  is an event for the best 1,000 B-schools worldwide. The event was held from November 27 to December 1, 2016 at Curtin Business School, Curtin University. ALSO READ:  CAT 2016: Last week must do preparation tips

CAT 2016 will be conducted on December 4, Sunday across India. This year the CAT exam will be a Computer based exam and all measures are being taken to ensure that the exam is conducted without any technical glitch. In case the aspirants go through any problems they can approach the invigilator. It is important for the aspirants to note that the exam will need to be done section wise. The sections which will be included in CAT exam are VARC (Verbal & Reading Comprehension), DI & LR (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) and QA (Quantitative Ability) while thetime alloted to the candidates for CAT 2016 will be 180 minutes. ALSO READ: CAT 2016: Which courses candidates can apply after CAT 2016