MBA Entrance Exams

Naren Sharma By Naren Sharma, 24th Jun 2017 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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MBA is the most preferred course after Graduation for a career in corporate world which accepts students from all streams. MBA stands for Master’s in Business Administration.

List of Most Popular MBA Entrance Exams in India

For getting into top colleges in India for MBA, one has to give certain entrance exams which judge the candidate’s logical aptitude, understanding of language and awareness. Most of the entrance exams have three sections which are Quantitative Aptitude (Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Commercial Mathematics, Miscellaneous) Logical Reasoning (Data Interpretation, Sufficiency) and Verbal Ability(Reading Comprehension, Verbal Logic, Vocabulary, Grammar Correction). Apart from this, every top notch MBA college takes interview before admitting students in the course. Then a final result is prepared based on both of these tests.

Weightage of Interview and the Entrance Exam differs from Institution to Institution. Applications for MBA entrance exam is usually out by Mid-October or Early-November. The entrance exams are usually held in the month of December or early January. After the results of the exams, students apply in different colleges with their respective scores based on which they are called for Interviews.

Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most common MBA entrance exam. Most B-Schools in India accept CAT scores for admission. XAT, MAT and CMAT follow CAT on the list of most. Number of applicants. Then comes SNAP, NMAT, GMAT and so on. CAT and CMAT rule the roost among all, because the best colleges of the country such as IIMs, MDI, FMS, IMT, XLRI, SP Jain accept these scores.

Most Popular MBA Entrance Exam are:-

Common Admission Test (CAT)

CAT is the biggest and most popular MBA entrance examination of India, CAT is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM). CAT scores are used for admission by 19 IIMs and various other management institutes across the country. It is a computer based test.

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

The second largest management entrance examination of the country. CMAT is conducted by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The exam is accepted by more than 500 MBA institutes across the country.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)

XAT is pen and paper based management aptitude test. Conducted by Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur, XAT is taken by approximately one lakh candidates annually.XAT scores are accepted by more than 100 management institutes.

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP)

Conducted by Symbiosis International University.SNAP scores are primarily used for admission to 15 institutes under Symbiosis International University. However, many other MBA colleges use SNAP scores for admission.

Management Aptitude Test MAT

MAT is also one of the most popular MBA entrance exam. More than 600 institutes accept MAT scores for admission to management programme.


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author avatar FannieMcCreary
21st Jul 2017 (#)

Greetings! Thanks so much for sharing the list of most popular MBA entrance exams in Indiah. It is vital for graduate students. ttp://

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