MBA Exams

Today, many top notch B-Schools in India offer specialization in different disciplines of business management. The Top 50 B-Schools in India not only offer superlative education and learning, but also attract recruiters offering best packages in India. The top B-Schools either affiliate themselves to a common national level entrance test or take their own aptitude test to select candidates.

Various common national level tests to get into the finest B-Schools of India are:

  • CAT: All IIMs' and 100+ more institutes
  • XAT: XLRI Jamshedpur, XIM Bhubaneshwar, S. P. Jain, GIM etc.
  • SNAP: Institutes affiliated with Symbiosis University
  • MH-CET: Colleges in Maharashtra
  • CMAT: All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)

Various individual tests of some other finest B-Schools of India are:

  • IBSAT: ICFAI Business Schools
  • NMAT: NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
  • MICA: Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad
  • IIFT: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi and Kolkata

S. No. Entrance Exam Institute Eligibility Tentative Month
1 CAT Indian Institute of Management 50% in Graduation November
2 IRMA Institute of Rural Management Anand 50% in Graduation November
3 IIFT Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 50% in Graduation November
4 MAT All India Management Association Graduation in any Discipline September, December, February & May
5 SNAP Symbiosis International University 50% in Graduation(regular degree) December
6 IBSAT ICFAI 50% in Graduation December
7 NMAT NMIMS 50% in Graduation December
8 XAT XLRI, Jamshedpur 50% in Graduation January
9 TISS Tata Institute of Social Sciences Graduation in any Discipline January
10 ATMAA Association of Indian Management Studies 50% in Graduation February
11 CMAT AICTE 50% in Graduation February
National Level Tests:
S. No. Entrance Exam Institute Eligibility Tentative Month
1 MAH-CET Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State 45% in Graduation in any discipline February / March
2 CUSAT Cochin University of Science and Technology Graduation in any Discipline June
3 PAM-CAT GNDU, Amritsar / PTU, Jalandhar / Punjbai University, Patiala Graduation in any Discipline June / July
5 TANCET Anna University, Chennai Graduation in any Discipline May
6 OCET Punjab University, Chandigarh Different Eligibility for Different course June
7 UP-SEE UP Technical University 45% in Graduation in any discipline April
8 Orissa JEE Orissa JEE Graduation in any Discipline May
9 GCET Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board 50% in Graduation July
10 KMAT Karnataka Private Post-graduate College's Association Graduation in any Discipline July
11 RMAT Rajasthan Technical University 50% in Graduation June
12 UPMCAT Uttar Pradesh Technical University Graduation in any Discipline May
MBA Exam Syllabus & Pattern: Quantitative Ability Syllabus

1. Number Systems 2. LCM and HCF 3. Percentage 4. Profit and Loss
5. Interest (Simple and Compound) 6. Speed, Time and Distance 7. Time and Work 8. Average
9. Ratio and Proportion 10. Linear Equations 11. Quadratic Equations 12. Complex Numbers
13. Logarithm 14. Progressions 15. Binomial Theorem 16. Surds and Indices
17. Inequalities 18. Permutation and Combination 19. Probability 20. Functions
21. Set Theory 22. Mixtures and Alligations 23. Geometry 24. Co-ordinate Geometry
25. Trigonometry 26. Mensuration
Data Interpretation: Data is given in form of tables, charts or graphs. In this section it is tested that how candidates can interpret the given data and answer questions based on it.

1. Tables 2. Column graphs 3. Bar Graphs
4. Line charts 5. Pie Chart 6. Venn Diagrams
Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

Logical Reasoning:
1. Tables 2. Column graphs 3. Bar Graphs
4. Line charts 5. Pie Chart 6. Venn Diagrams
Verbal Ability: Types Of Questions:

Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms) English Usage or Grammar Sentence Correction
Fill in the blanks Cloze Passage Analogies or Reverse Analogies
Jumbled Paragraph Meaning-Usage Match Summary Questions
Verbal Reasoning Facts / Inferences / Judgements Reading Comprehension
Vocabulary: Vocabulary questions test the candidate's knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words, etc.

Grammar: Grammar-based questions test the candidate's ability to spot and correct grammatical errors. CAT generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers, parellel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles, prepositions, etc.

Verbal Reasoning: Verbal reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate's ability to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words or sentences.

General and Business GK (Elementry Level): Institutes like IIFT AND SYMBOISIS have a section for General knowledge which includes question related to current affairs and business GK at elementary level