All the MBA aspirants must know the important MBA entrance exams held in the country. Many students do not know the exact information about the management entrance exams. Hence, we have prepared this article to help such students. There are various National Level, State Level and University Level entrance exam through which candidates can pursue MBA courses in desired Institute/College. An MBA degree holder has many career option in the country and abroad also. Some of the popular exams are CAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT and IIFT etc. The candidates who are willing to pursue MBA courses in the upcoming session 2019-20 should apply for the management exam within the stipulated time frame.
Popular MBA Entrance Exam 2019-20
There are a number of MBA entrance exams held in the Country but here we are focusing on some of the popular and important entrance exams. The list of MBA entrance exams are as below:
MBA Entrance Exams Details
The interested candidates can check detailed information regarding different exam in the paras given below.
CAT (Common Admission Test)
CAT (Common Admission Test) is a national level entrance exam through which candidates can take admission in management programme at reputed IIMs (Indian Institute of Management). The entrance exam is conducted by IIMs on the rotational basis. Eligible candidates can fill the application form online at official website of the exam conducting authority.
MAT (Management Admission Test)
All India Management Association (AIMA) is the exam conducting authority MAT (Management Aptitude Test). The MAT exam is held four times a year generally in the month of February, May, September and December. Candidates willing to pursue MBA courses can apply online as well as through offline mode.
XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) conducts the XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) on behalf of XAMI. XAT is one of top entrance test for MBA aspirants. It is a national level entrance test. The application form will be available in the month of August 2018. Eligible candidates should apply before due date.
CMAT (Common Management Admission Test)
The AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) is the competent authority which manages entire CMAT examination process. CMAT stands for Common Management Admission Test. It is also an important exam for candidates seeking admission in MBA programmes. The entrance test will be held probably in the month of January 2019. Candidate must collect detailed information before submitting the application form.
IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade)
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the top institutes which provides education in management courses. IIFT exam is a national level entrance exam through which aspirants can get admission in MBA (International Business) programme. Interest candidates can apply after ensuring their eligibility to appear in the entrance test. IIFT application form will be available in the month of September 2018.
SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a university level entrance test for admission in management programme. It is a university level entrance test which is conducted by Symbiosis International University. It is pen and paper-based exam. Candidate should keep checking the official website as well as our portal to get the latest information. The registration process will start in the month of August 2018.
The PES University, Bangalore conducts entrance test for admission in various UG/PG courses. The entrance test is known as PESSAT (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test). Aspirants can fill PESSAT application form in the month of October 2018. Eligible candidates should apply before due date.
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) is the exam conducting authority for KIITEE. It is a university level entrance test for admission in MBA, B.Tech., BCA and MCA etc. courses. KIITEE application form will be available in the month of November 2018. Candidate must ensure their eligibility before making application form.
The Manipal University conducts entrance test for admission various courses in the stream of engineering, medical and management etc. The exam is a university level entrance test which is known as MU OET. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in written test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Eligible candidates should apply well before the due date to avoid last hour rush.
Apart from these exams, there are various State level and university level entrance exam. Candidates who want to take admission in any particular university should go through official information bulletin of the University. If you have any query regarding MBA courses or any entrance test, please leave your comment in the comment box below.
Eligibility Criteria for MBA Entrance Exam
- Candidates must be a Graduate from any recognised University/Deemed University approved by UGC (University Grants Commission).
- Candidates should obtain at least 50% marks (in case of General Category) and 40% marks (in case of SC/ST category) in the qualifying exam.
- Those who are appearing in the qualifying exam can also apply subject to the condition that they must pass the qualifying exam.
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