CAT (COMMON ADMISSION TEST)
Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most popular MBA entrance test and is held annually for admission to postgraduate management courses in all the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and various other
management institutes. IIMs offer around 3,335 seats in various management programmes & other than the IIMs, most of the institutes admit students based on CAT scores. Every year more than two lac
students appear for CAT.
XAT (XAVIER APTITUDE TEST)
For more than 60 years XLRI has been conducting admission test on all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. There are more than 70+ Management Institutes which use XAT scores for selecting students. There are 33 cities in which XAT exam is conducted. Some of prominent institutes which accept XAT are :
S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai, Welingkar
Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai, Xavier
Institute of Management Bhubaneswar and Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
MAT (MANAGEMENT APTITUDE TEST)
Management Aptitude Test or MAT as it is popularly known, is conducted 4 times a year (in February, May, September & December) by the Centre for Management Services (CMS) division of All India Management Association (AIMA). It is as a single window test for admissions to different postgraduate management programmes.
SNAP (SYMBIOSIS NATIONAL APTITUDE TEST)
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common written test for the admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University. Written test is mandatory for admission into any Postgraduate programme offered by the constituent institute of Symbiosis International University. To apply for SNAP a candidate should be a graduate with atleast 50% marks in graduation.
ATMA – AIMS TEST FOR MANAGEMENT ADMISSIONS
ATMA has been approved by the Ministry of HRD of the Government of India for admission on All India basis to the MBA/PGDM and other postgraduate programmes. Approx 140 MBA institutes accept ATMA scores for admission to various management programs.
IBSAT (IBS APTITUDE TEST)
IBSAT is an aptitude test conducted by the Federation of Universities (FedUni), for students seeking admission into the management programmes. The application form is available for Rs. 1500 and the
test is held all across India in about 100 centres in various cities.
IIFT (INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE)
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalize the country’s foreign trade management. Today it is
one of India’s most prestigious business schools. Last year approximately 50,000 candidates applied for just 220 seats.
JMET (JOINT MANAGEMENT ENTRANCE TEST)
The Joint Management Entrance Test is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology – IIT’s For admission to the Two year, Full Time Postgraduate Degree Programmes in Management offered by the IITs.
Currently all most all the IIT’s are offering Programmes in Management. Eligibility:- Candidate should have engineering degree or a master’s degree in science with atleast 60% aggregate marks.
Candidates in their final year can also apply JMET.
Website: all IIT website
MAH – MBA/MMS CET (MAHARASHTRA MBA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST)
Maharashtra – MBA/ MMS – Common Entrance Test (MAH MBA/MMS CET) is conducted by DTE, Maharashtra for admission to post graduation management degree MBA/MMS and PGDBM/PGDM courses in Government, University Managed and Unaided institutes of Maharashtra.
ICET (INTEGRATED COMMON ENTRANCE TEST)
The Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is the common entrance examination for admissions to Master of Business Administration (MBA) by Universities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. ICET is conducted by any one University in Andhra Pradesh. ICET 2010 was conducted by
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.