Top 10 Entrance Test for Admission in MBA Programme


MBA- Master In Business Administration is the hot trend in Education Industry now a days. Managerial Position and Hefty salary add the test to the management education. The average salary of an MBA graduate is  normally higher than the other. Increase in private Industry give importance to the management education more than other.

In India , so many Institute provides Management Degree in different discipline, like : Finance, Marketing, IT, HR and other field. To get in to  the Management Programme  , you have to score a Management test. There are numbers of test to join the MBA programme. Some of the Institute conduct own test and some are accepts National level test organised by other.

You can also read why you run for MBA Degree ? 

Top 10 Entrance Test for Admission in MBA Programme

We Will discuss about some National level test , which is accepted by most of the Institute in India to take admission in management Programme.

CAT : Common Admission Test

CAT- Common Admission Test is organised by Indian Institute of Management to taking the admission in PGDM programme of IIM and IISc. CAT is the prestigious test because , the candidate score the higher rank will be eligible for the best Management Institute of India. The test is difficult in nature as per the candidate. The test is conducted in the month of November. It is purely online test .

To appear the test , candidate must be a graduate with 50% as aggregate in any discipline from any of the recognized  Institute.

IIM offers around 3335  seats in various Subject of Management Programme. More than two lakh students are appearing the test every year.

Along with IIM’s , other institute also accept CAT score card for the Admission Process. You can know all about CAT 2014 test for our article.

XAT : Xavier’s Aptitude Test

XAT – Xavier’s Aptitude Test is conduced by XLRI group of Institutions for taking admission in to Management programme in XLRI. This is the Second good test for the management entrance after the CAT. Over 60 years XLRI conducting the test on an India level and most of the Institute accept the Test for the Admission process.

Test is conducted in the month of January every year.  XAT 2015 Notification is already out for this year.

SNAP : Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

SNAP : Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is the common entrance test for the admission of management programme in Symbiosis International  University . 50% in graduation is required to appear the test. Test is conducted in the month of December every year.

SNAP 2014 test Schedule is already out , you can register for the test. Want to know about , How to register for SNAP ?

IIFT : Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

IIFT is organised by Indian Institute of Foreign trade to the admission for 220 seats at IIFT. IIFT mostly provide management education in the field of foreign trade. More than 50000 students applied for the test every year. The test fall on the November month every year. For this year IIFT already announced the test schedule for the academic year 2015-17.

IBSAT : IBS Aptitude Test

IBSAT test is conducted by ICFAI foundation for student seeking admission to the MBA programme at IBS Hyderabad. The test is held across more than 100 centers in India. The test is fall in the month of December month every year. This year admission starts ate IBS for the academic year 2015-17. Test schedule is here.

MAT : Management Aptitude Test

MAT is conducted by All India Management Education for the Admission to its PGDM programme. MAT is is widely accepted across institute through out India. MAT is conducted four times a year and fall on September, December, February and May month. From a small institute to mid size Management Institute accept the MAT Score for the Admission.

Since 1988, MAT is the only test for admission in Management Degree in India for all type of Management Programme in Mid size Education Institute.

NMAT : Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test

NMAT is conducted by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management for the admission to MBA programme in Mumbai and PGDM courses in Hyderabad and Bangalore. A Candidate can apply 3 times for the NMAT Test and the best score will be accept for the admission .

CMAT : Common Management Aptitude Test

CMAT is conducted by All India Council for Technical Education ( AICTE) for admission in Management programme at AICTE approved Institute in India. AICTE approved Institute always accept CMAT score for the admission in MBA programme. CMAT is fall in the month of February. For this year already registration open for CMAT 2015-16 .

ATMA : AIMS Test for Management Admission

ATMA is approved by Ministry of HRD of Gov of India for admission in all India basis to MBA/PGDM course other program like MCA. More than 140 Institute accepts ATMA score for the admission. ATMA test fall in the month of February.

IRMA : Institute of Rural Management

IRMA test is conducted by Institute of Rural Management for the admission in to full time MBA programme at Institute for Rural Management focusing on Rural Sector of India. The test is conducted in the month of November. Since Inception IRMA delivering value to rural sector and part of India for Growth.

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