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Top institutes for CAT preparation in Delhi


CAT is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India. It tests the candidates’ intellect and problem-solving skills. This is a national level computer-based exam which is conducted every year for admissions to MBA program in IIMs and many other top B-schools of India.

You must be asking why you need a good coaching institute. Well, for starters, it is a tough exam and given the level of competition, coaching boosts your preparation. You get to learn from experts and clarify queries faster. You also get the benefit of peer learning when students discuss their own problems in the classroom. Overall, coaching helps you ace the entrance and saves time too. Assistance from coaching institutes has helped hundreds of CAT aspirants to prepare with ease.

Why in Delhi? Because it is the nation’s capital and everything is better in Delhi. India’s best institutes have established their branches here and provide short term as well as long term classroom programmes along with test series.

Before joining a coaching institute, you must gather an ample amount of information including the institute’s background to get an upper hand. You should opt for a coaching institute which not only provides apt study material and techniques to tackle questions but also makes you aware of the position of your preparation.

We have tried to compile a list of some of the best CAT coaching institutes of Delhi to help you narrow down your options. Happy hunting!

  • T.I.M.E.

Established in 1992, TIME is highly preferred by CAT aspirants. This institute is one of the best national players and has widespread influence in Delhi NCR. It has been producing hundreds of successful candidates who get admissions in IIMs.

It offers regular classroom coaching, online classroom coaching, and AIMCAT, the famous test series by TIME. Peak season witnesses over 70,000 test takers. The unique feature of this test is that each question is followed by detailed text and video solutions. The fees depend on the kind of classroom coaching you have enrolled for.

  • IMS Learning Resources

This institute is around 34 years old and stands as one of the biggest and most popular when it comes to MBA coaching.  It boasts of good faculty and innovative teaching techniques. It brings to its students the most exhaustive and best quality study material for CAT preparation. Located at Barakhamba Road, this institute offers regular classroom, online/distance learning along with Test series.

  • Alchemist

Alchemist is comparatively younger than the other CAT coaching institutes but it has earned its reputation of providing topic based intensive CAT coaching. This institute understands the real concerns of MBA aspirants and has addressed them in an innovative manner by providing online support through KnowDoubt App.

Their Schedule App helps schedule time, topic, faculty, and study Centres. Missed a class? Didn’t understand the topic? Don’t worry. You can attend classes as many times you want until you feel confident. You also get the option of choosing your own faculty.

  • Career Launcher

Another reputed national level coaching institute, Career Launcher is not only one of the best CAT coaching institutes in India but in the whole of Asia. It comes with its own study material and CAT preparation for all sections. This institute offers both regular classroom as well as online classroom facility throughout India.

The star attraction here is the “GP ka Funda” which provides shortcuts to bring conceptual clarity, enables students to prepare and crack CAT questions quickly. Career Launcher not only prepares students for CAT but also other regional examinations.

  • AnkGanit

This is the only institute which offers 24*7 personalized faculty support and highest number of concept classes. Its founders Ankit and Hriday are FMS Delhi alumnus. This institute offers you freedom and flexibility to attend class any number of times and clear doubts one on one with teachers at any time of day or night.

  • Arun Sharma’s Mindworkzz

This institute is run by the well-known authors of CAT preparation books— Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyaya, the alumnus of IIM Bangalore. Programmes are available as comprehensive classroom programmes as well as online distance learning.

Recommended by toppers, this institute has trained more than 10,000 IIM graduates in the past two decades and works in collaboration with companies like Airtel, McGraw Hill Education, and Applied Mobilelabs etc.

  • Kitabee

Another favorite choice of CAT aspirants is Kitabee. It is known for giving personal attention to students. Over the years, Kitabee has developed its reputation for giving one to one attention to students. The batch sizes are not very large. Online test can be taken either section-wise or full-length. The cost of such a test goes in the range of Rs. 450 to Rs. 1,600.

  • MBA Guru

This is yet another good institute established in Delhi for CAT preparation. MBA Guru has helped hundreds of students to crack CAT and find admission in IIMs. The batches are not large. It offers both classroom and online facilities. It conducts SWOT Analysis test before you get enrolled with the institute to give you an opportunity to assess yourself.  

This is the end of our list. But don’t just believe us. Get the feel, have a demo class and judge for yourself.

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