To secure admission in a business school a student is required to clear entrance test exams ,Group discussion and Personal Interviews.
So, Following are the some entrance test exam information for MBA in all over the nation.
- CAT :
CAT is known as the “Common Admission Test “ It is conducted by IIIM’s( Indian Institutes of Management ) at an all-India level. It is one of the entrance tests for securing admission to an MBA. CAT is used to evaluate a Candidates abilities, Verbal, Logical thinking, and reasoning,
Eligibility = Minimum Criteria for entrance test exam is a student must have bachelor’s degree in any stream of a recognized university with at least 50 percent.
The exam is divided into the Three Sections which are
1-Quantitative Ability (34 question)
2-Data interpretation and logical reasoning (32 question)
3-Verbal ability and reading comprehension (34 question)
Each section has 1 hour to solve questions .student can’t switch to other sections while answering questions in one section. After spending 60 minutes on each section student can shift to the next section.
CAT is computer based exam which is normally conducted by every year in October
/ November .
Fees- Rs2000(General and NC-OBC)
Rs1000(SC,ST, and PwD )
Key features : Analysis : CAT 2021
|Mode of CAT exam||Online|
|No. of Test Cities||156|
|Purpose of CAT Exam||Admission into IIMs, MDI,IMT over 1200 B-schools in India .|
official website of CAT www.iimcat.ac.in
- CET –MH :
CET-MH common entrance test conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education of Maharashtra for the Master in Business administration (MBA)/ Master in Management Studies(MMS)courses. CET-MH is a regional-level entrance exam. CET- MH is a computer-based test for a full-time course post-graduate degree in the state of Maharashtra. The test is used to evaluate different abilities like verbal, logical reasoning, etc in a candidate.
Eligibility – A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree in any discipline of a recognized university with at least 45 percent marks for eligibility .
- The test carries 200 questions without any section,
- each question has 5 alternative answer choices.
- The duration of the CET-MH exam is 150 minutes.
- Each question carries 1 positive mark and there is no negative marking so students can attempt all questions.
- CET –MH entrance exam for MBA normally conducted every year in January / February.
600(SC,ST etc )
Key features : Analysis : CET –MH 2021
|Medium of exam||English, Marathi ,Urdu|
|Exam Level||State Level|
Official website of CET-MH www.dte.org.in
- NMAT :
NMAT is known as ‘ Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test. NMAT is an entrance Test for the admission of MBA in NMIMS institutes. NMAT test is conducted by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies ( NMIMS)
Eligibility = Minimum Three year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
NMAT test consist of three different section . These Three different section are language skills, Quantitative skills and logical Reasoning .
Each section contains 32,48,and 40 Questions respectively . The language section has 22 minutes given to solve, where the quantitative skill section and Logical reasoning have 60 minutes and 38 minutes respectively.
Each section has its individuals time and candidate have needed to answer the question of the particular sections within the allotted time. Each section has its fixed time.
One good thing is that there is no negative marking in the NMAT test .
NMAT test is normally conducted every year in the month of December/ January
Fees= Rs 2000
Colleges= More than 30 B-schools in India and 19 colleges abroad accept NMAT scores for the MBA admission program.
Key features : Analysis : NMAT 2021
|Exam Application process||Online|
|NMAT required percentile||90+|
|MBA colleges under NMAT||ISB, XIMB, shiv Nadar|
Official website of NMIMS www.nmims.edu
XAT is known as the “Xavier Aptitude Test”. XAT is one of the entrance tests for securing admission to an MBA. XAT is conducted by XLRI (Xavier Labor Relations Institute) at all Indian levels. XAT is used to evaluate a student’s logical and analytical reasoning, verbal ability and on spot decision making, etc.
Eligibility =Minimum criteria for XAT entrance exam is a student must have a bachelor degree in any discipline of recognized university .
XAT test is divided into three section with 101 to 105 questions. Each section consist 30to 40 question
In the XAT test there is another one section for essay writing.
Candidate should write an essay on given topic in the test . the topic is related social welfare and common . the essay should be of 250-300 words.
Time limited of essay writing is only 20 minute within given time .
The duration of XAT test is 120 minutes only .correct answer of aptitude test gets 1 marks where incorrect answer carries negative 0.20
Registration of XAT entrance test is normally conducted in the month of January every year , and interviews conducted in the month of March .
Fees= Rs 1750
Colleges = XLRI participating institutes and more than 160 B-school across India will accept XAT score
Key features : Analysis : XAT 2021
|Number of attempt||NO restriction|
Official website of XAT, www.xlri.edu
SNAP is known as the ‘Symbiosis National Aptitude Test ‘.It is conducted by Symbiosis Institute. Symbiosis in India’s one of the leading institutions and centers. SNAP test is conducted to secure admissions into the Symbiosis Institution for Post Graduates. Verbal reasoning and ability, decision making, and general testing skills and abilities are the most important factors in the test.
Eligibility = A minimum criterion for SNAP entrance test is a candidate must be a graduate with at least 50 % marks from any recognized university
Candidate who belongs to SC, ST, and PWD should be 45 %.
- SNAP test consists of four sections.
- The first three sections consist of 40 marks each which are
- General English
- Quantitative Data Interpretation
- Data Sufficiency & General knowledge
- current affairs. (60 Marks )
- Each wrong answer carries negative 25 % marks. The duration of the test is 120 minutes.
Registration for SNAP entrance test normally goes in November and test is conducted every year in December .
Fees= Rs 1750
Colleges = 39 MBA colleges accepting SNAP In India.
Key features : Analysis : SNAP 2021
|Level of SNAP exam||National level|
|Purpose||Admission to MBA course|
|Exam Date||Second Week of December|
Official website od Symbiosis , www.snaptest.org
So , CAT , MAT, SNAP, XAT, NMAT , CET-MH, GMAT are popular entrance test all over hundreds of AICTE approved Institute and university.