MBA Entrance Exams 2017
Today, many top notch B-Schools in India offer specialization in different disciplines of business management. To get admission into MBA degree, students have to appear in various entrance exam that is organized all over the nation. Here, we are providing you the detailed list of MBA Entrance Exams 2017 that consist of National & State Level entrance exams.
National Level Exams
Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by the IIMs on the rotation basis. It is organized for admission in 19 Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and different B-schools situated across the country. Every year, CAT 2016 application form will be available from the month of August.
All India Management Association (AIMA) is the conducting authority that organizes Management Aptitude Test (MAT) every year. MAT exam will be held four times in a year usually in the month of February, May, September and December. This exam is conducted through paper based or computer based test.
On the behalf of XAMI, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) manage a national level entrance exam that is known as Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT). Candidates can get the XAT application form from the month of September 2016. After CAT, XAT is one of the famous entrance tests for admission in management programmes.
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance test which is supervised by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is organized as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. CMAT is computer based online entrance exam whose application form will be provided from the November 2016.
Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is the main organizing body that organizes Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). It is a national level entrance exam which is held all the time (12 months) in a year. Candidate can register for GMAT only one time within a month & give the exam five times in a year.
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the university level exam conducts by the Symbiosis University. SNAP is held for admission in management programmes of constituent institutions under Symbiosis University. The online registration will be started from the month of August 2016. It is pen paper based exam.
Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is one of the most famous university in Cochin which was founded in the year of 1971. Candidates who seek admission in CUSAT MBA programme, they will be selected through CMAT 2017/MAT 2017/CAT 2016 score, group discussion & personal interviews. MBA programme online registration will begin from month of January 2017.
Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) or NMIMS Management Aptitude Test is postgraduate university level entrance test. NMAT is conducted by the Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC). This entrance test is organized to pursue MBA or other graduate management degree programmes in leading institutions those accept NMAT scores.
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad is the main conducting authority that managed an ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT). IBSAT is a university level entrance that organizes for admission in various management programmes offered by ICFAI University & all India’s ICFAI Business School. It is also called as ICFAI Aptitude Test.
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) conducts a national level entrance exam four times in a year that is known as AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA). This entrance exam is organizes in paper and computer based mode. It is held in the month of December 2016, February 2017, May 2017 & July 2017.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has an exceptional reputation all across the world for imparting management education. The Institution organizes IIFT entrance exam for admission in MBA (International Business) program at Kolkata & New Delhi campus. It is a national level entrance exam. The application form will be available in the month of August 2016.
The Delhi University also known as University of Delhi is the premier university of the country. Those candidates interested to do MBA, they have to fill the admission form that is available in the month of November 2016. On the basis of the CAT score, group discussion and personal interview, candidate will get admission in MBA programme.
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University organizes university level entrance exam that is known as Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET). The university offers separate CET exam for various courses. If candidate want to apply for MBA programme, they will get the application form in the month of January 2017. The exam is conducted in offline mode.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is the most famous public university of Uttar Pradesh that is funded by the Government of India. The university conducts university level entrance exam for various programmes of the university. For MBA programmes, there is only one objective type question paper which contains 200 questions. Candidate can register for management course in the month of January 2017.
University of Allahabad which is also referred as Allahabad University is one of the most reputed university of UP. The university organizes its own admission test for different programmes. MBA (MONIBRA) Admission Test 2017 will conduct for admission in management programme of the university. After qualifying admission test, student has to pass in group discussion & personal interviews.
Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national level entrance test which is managed by the Eight Central Universities of India together. It is organized for admission into UG, PG & Ph.D courses in various field of management, engineering, arts, etc. CUCET application form will be available in the month of April.
Pondicherry University is the central university that was established by the Government of India in 1985. Candidates who desire to join MBA programme in the university, they have pass the Common Admission Test (CAT). On the basis of the CAT scores, the university through group discussion and personal interview for short-listed candidates. The university publishes separate advertisement for this programme.
The PES University conducts a university level entrance exam PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT). PESSAT is organizes to get admission in various undergraduate & postgraduate programmes of the university. Candidates can fill the application form in the month of October 2016. The entrance exam will be held in the online mode.
Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University is the group of higher educational institutions that organizes its own entrance exam for various courses. The university conducts BVP CET B-MAT 2017 for those candidates who want to get admission in MBA programmes. The application form will be available in the month of March 2017. The CET will be conducted through offline mode (pen-paper based).
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) is a national level entrance exam which is managed by the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University. SAAT is organizes for those candidates seek admission in different courses of the university constituent institutions. The entrance exam is written based & asked in English Language.
Manipal University is one of the most well-known university of India. The university conducts its own entrance test that is known as Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET). This exam is held for admission in various programmes of engineering, management, medical & etc. Those candidate want to get admission in MBA programme, they will be selected on the basis of their past academic record, management test score and performance in the GD & PI.
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology is the main conducting body that manages the university level entrance exam. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam (KIITEE) is organizes for various courses that are offered by the constituent college of the university. The application form will be provided from the month of December 2016.
Punjab Technical University (PTU) is the most famous university of India. The University will not conduct any entrance exam. The admission into MBA programme will be based on the score of CMAT 2017. If candidate from CMAT are not available & the seats are remain vacant, then the admission will be made on the inter-se-merit of the qualifying examination.
MICA is India’s premier management institute which conducts its own admission test known as MICA Admissions Test (MICAT). MICAT is held for admission into PGDM-C course that is equivalent to the MBA. Only those candidates apply for this admission test who qualifies at least one of the national level entrance exam i.e CAT/MAT/GMAT. Online registration will be opened in the month of September 2016.
VMOU Admission 2017 shall be administrated by the Vardhman Mahaveer Open University. This university organizes entrance exam for providing admissions into various UG, PG and other programmes in the field of management, science, computer application, etc.
AIMA (All India Management Association) organizes the AIMA UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) examination. It is a national level examination organized to screen candidates for admissions in BBA, BHM, BCA, Integrated MBA and many other courses.
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand offers admissions to students into Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and Fellowship Programme in Rural Management (FPRM). Admissions will be done through CAT 2016 scores/XAT 2017 scores.
Delhi University organizes the DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test) for providing admissions in BMS / BBA (FIA) / B.A. (Honours) and other programmes offered by DU. The university shall conduct this exam in the third week of June 2017.
Actuarial Common Entrance Test (ACET) is a national level examination conducted by Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI). This examination is a gateway for those candidates planning to enroll as student members of IAI. The examination will be conducted two times in a year, i.e. May and October 2017.
State Level Exams
Karnataka Private Postgraduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) is the main conducting authority that manages the state level entrance exam called Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT). This exam is held for admissions in the Karnataka state into professional courses that are MBA, PGDM and MCA. The application form will be available in the month of May 2017.
Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra is the main organizing authority which organizes state level entrance exam called MAH CET. This entrance exam is conducted for admission in first year of MBA/MMS/ PGDBM/PGDM programmes. MAH CET 2017 will be organizes only through pen-paper mode in multiple sessions. Online registration will be started from the month of February 2017.
Rajasthan Management Aptitute Test (RMAT) is conducted by the Rajasthan Technical University. It is a state level entrance test that is organizes every year to get admission into the MBA programme. Candidates can get the application form in the month of March 2017. Through this entrance test, candidate will get admission in affiliated colleges of Rajasthan University.
Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is a state level entrance exam. It is regulated by the Andhra University in behalf of A.P State Council of Higher Education. Through this entrance exam, candidates get admission into MBA and MCA regular Courses that are offered by State Universities and Professional Colleges.
Vignan Management Aptitude Test (VMAT) is common entrance exam which is governed by the Vignan University, Andhra Pradesh. VMAT is conducted for admissions into BBA and MBA programmes that are offered by the University. After passing the entrance exam, candidates have to require attaining the group discussion/personal interview that is organized by the university.
Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) is a state level examination regulated by the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Through this examination, candidates will get admissions in MBA or MCA courses offered by various institutions of Andhra Pradesh state.
Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) is a state level entrance exam. On behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad, TS ICET is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal. This entrance exam is organized for admission into MBA & MCA programmes of all the universities & their affiliated institutes in Telangana State.
Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state level entrance exam that is regulated by the Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. TANCET is conducted to get admission in MBA, MCA and M.E/M.Tech degree programmes. Online registration will begin from the month of March 2017. The entrance exam is held in offline mode.
Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh is the famous conducting body that conducts state level entrance exam called UPTU entrance exam. UPTU entrance exam is also known as Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE 2017). UPSEE is organizes for admission in first year of B.Tech/B.Arch/ B.Pharm/BHMCT/BFAD/BFA/MBA/MCA/MAM. MBA entrance exam is held in computer based.
Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test (JEMAT) is a state level entrance exam that is supervised by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. JEMAT is organized to grant admission for deserving candidates into MBA courses. This course is offered by the various Government & Private Management Institutions in West Bengal. This entrance exam will be conducted through offline process (written test).
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