MBA/PGDM EXAMS

Top MBA Entrance Exams 2020-2021

CAT 2020 – Common Entrance Test

CAT  Entrance exam is Most important in all  MBA entrance exams. It is conducted by one of the 20 IIMs on a rolling basis. This year IIM-Indore has been entrusted the responsibility of conducting the exam. CAT Exam is generally conducted in the month of November every year with each year more than 2.3 lakhs students appearing for one of the toughest MBA entrance exams of India. The score of CAT exam is not just accepted by IIMs, but also by other top non-IIMs such as FMS (Delhi), MDI (Gurgaon), IMI (Delhi), IITs (pan India)  among other popular institutes.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern:- graduate degree with minimum 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for CAT. CAT Exam comprises of 3 sections, namely Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. A total of 100 questions are asked in the exam. For each correct answer +3 marks are awarded, for each incorrect answer -1 is deducted. No mark is deducted for un-attempted questions.

CAT 2020 Important Dates

CAT exam date 2020 was announced on July 29 by IIM Indore. Take a look at the table below for the schedule of CAT 2020.

CAT 2020 

CAT 2020 Dates

Salient Features

CAT 2020 notification release

29-July-2020

CAT 2020 official website made live and exam schedule announced

CAT 2020 registrations start

05-Aug-2020

Online registrations commence for candidates to apply for CAT 

Registrations end

16-Sep-2020

23-Sep-2020

Registration process to end for all candidates

CAT form correction

27-Sep-2020 to 29-Sep-2020

Candidates can upload new photo and signature and edit test city choices. No other information can be edited

Admit card release

28-Oct-2020

To be downloaded from CAT 2020 website until the exam day

CAT mock test release

05-Nov-2020

The official mock test was released on the official website. Only registered candidates can take the mock test.

CAT official tutorial release 

05-Nov-2020

The exam conducting body will release a video to help candidates understand exam day guidelines

CAT exam 2020

29-Nov-2020

Exam was held in 156 cities in three slots – morning, afternoon and evening

CAT answer key release

To Be Announced

To be downloaded from CAT website. Candidates can raise objection (if any)

Answer key challenge process

To Be Announced

Candidates can challenge official responses online by paying Rs 1,000 per question

CAT result 2020 declaration

Second week of January, 2021

Release of scorecard on official website by 9 AM

XAT 2021

 XAT exam Conducted by XLRI in the month of January across several cities in India. Many B-schools accept XAT scores as its primary admission criteria followed by GD/PI rounds for selection to the institute.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern: graduate degree with minimum 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for XAT.XAT examination consists of an MCQ format covering four main sections i.e. ”Verbal and Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Decision Making, and General Awareness’. A total of 100 questions are asked in the exam. On basis of the merit scored in the XAT entrance test, candidates are called in for a personal interview or group discussions.

XAT Exam 2021: The XAT exam will be held on the first Sunday of January 2021 in online mode. Duration of the exam will be three hours. The question paper will consist of 100 questions from Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, English, General Knowledge and Decision Making.

XAT 2021 Dates

XAT Schedule 

XAT 2021 Dates

XAT 2021 registrations begin

10-Sep-2020

12-Sep-2020

Registrations end

30-Nov-2020

10-Dec-2020

Admit card download begins

20-Dec-2020

Admit card download ends

03-Jan-2021

XAT exam 2021

03-Jan-2021

Result announcement

Second week of January, 2021

 

CMAT 2021 – Common Management Admission Test

CMAT is a national level entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to PGDM/MBA/MMS  offered by institutes accredited by the council. Many Top B-Schools Accepts CMAT Score.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern: graduate with a minimum 50 percent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for CMAT exam. CMAT is an online test with 100 objective type questions, which are to be answered in a total time duration of 180 minutes. CMAT exam paper includes 25 questions from four main sections i.e., Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. With a total of 400 marks, each right answer earns candidate 4 marks, whereas 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Important Date

31 Jan ’21

CMAT 2021 last date  Fee Payment

04-Mar-2021 to 07-Mar-2021

CMAT 2021: Image Correction re-open Process

Admit card download begins

CMAT 2021 Admit Card Download

Last week of March or first week of April 2021

CMAT 2021 Exam

MAT – Management Aptitude Test

MAT( Conducted by AIMA (All India Management Association) is a popular MBA entrance examination, which can be taken up by candidates four times in a year in the month of February, May, September and December. MAT scores are widely accepted by several business schools and associate universities across India for the selection procedure.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern: 

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university is eligible to appear for MAT. MAT gives candidates the choice of either appearing for an offline test or an online one depending upon the feasibility. MAT tests b-school aspirants in five main subjects i.e. Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning and Indian & Global Environment Section.

Important Dates 

5 Jan ’21 –

1 Mar ’21

MAT 2021 PBT February: Registration Process

 

16 Feb ’21 –

20 Feb ’21

MAT 2021 CBT February: Admit Card Download

20 Feb ’21

MAT 2021 CBT: February Exam

3 Mar ’21 –

6 Mar ’21

MAT 2021 PBT February: Admit Card Download

6 Mar ’21

MAT 2021 PBT: February Exam

SNAP 2020 – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Symbiosis International University is one of the well-recognized private B-schools in India. Over the years, it has carved a niche for itself by offering unique and rare MBA specializations to aspirants. SNAP is the national level aptitude test conducted for admission to all PGDM Programs offered by Symbiosis.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern: 

graduate with a minimum 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for SNAP exam. SNAP is an objective styled MCQ test conducted in December every year. The syllabus consists mostly from four major topics namely, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Logical & Analytical Reasoning. Written exam also attracts 25 per cent negative marking for every wrong answer. The SNAP Exam this year is expected to have 125 questions, and the time duration to complete the exam is generally 2 hours.

SIU (Symbiosis International University)  has announced SNAP 2020 the exam dates. SNAP 2020 will be held thrice – on December 20, January 6 and January 9. 

Schedule

5 Dec ’20 –

20 Dec ’20

SNAP 2020 Admit Card download

20 Dec ’20

SNAP 2020 Exam (First Attempt)

6 Jan ’21

SNAP 2020 Exam (Second Attempt)

9 Jan ’21

SNAP 2020 Exam ( Third Attempt)

22 Jan ’21

SNAP 2020 Result Announcement

MAHCET 2021 – Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

MAHCET is the main management entrance test for admission to the Two-year Full-Time Post Graduate Degree Courses in MBA/MMS and PGDBM/PGDM in Government, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the state of Maharashtra.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern:

graduate with a minimum 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for CMAT exam. CMAT is an online test with 100 objective type questions, which are to be answered in the total time duration of 180 minutes. CMAT exam paper includes 25 questions from four main sections i.e., Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. With a total of 400 marks, each right answer earns candidate 4 marks, whereas 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

MAH CET 2021 

Important Dates

MAH MBA CET 2021 registrations begin

To be announced

Registrations end

Second week of February, 2021

Issue of admit card

First week of March, 2021

MAH CET 2021 exam

Second week of March, 2021

MAH CET 2021 result declaration

Last week of March, 2021

IIFT 2021 – MBA Entrance Test

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is one of the top B schools in India. IIFT offers MBA in International Business, which is one of the most sought after the program as far as management aspirants in India are concerned. MBA-IB is aimed at developing a capable cadre of business managers who can effectively handle multinational corporations in global setup. From 2019 onwards, NTA will be conducting the IIFT MBA entrance test on behalf of IIFT institute for the candidates seeking admission to the IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campuses.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university is eligible to appear for IIFT MBA Test. An online entrance exam followed by GD/PI round. The test paper covers diverse topics like English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.

IIFT exam dates 2021 have been announced. IIFT 2021 will be held on January 24.

Schedule

6 Nov ’20 –

20 Dec ’20

IIFT 2021 registration process

ONGOING

23 Dec ’20 –

27 Dec ’20

IIFT 2021 form correction

11 Jan ’21 –

24 Jan ’21

IIFT 2021 admit card download

24 Jan ’21

IIFT 2021 exam

NMAT 2021- Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test

NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) is a Mumbai based deemed university, which offers various management courses in different specializations. Run by Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, NMIMS has acquired quite a cult status among aspirants looking for executive or part-time MBA programs.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern:

graduate with a minimum 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA score can appear for NMAT MBA Entrance exam. NMAT is an MCQ based test which is conducted over a period of two hours in 72-days window. Candidates can appear thrice for this exam during this window to improvise their test score. The best score will be considered for final admission. The test covers topics like Language Skills; Quantitative Skills, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency; and Logical Reasoning. A merit list is prepared on basis of the score of the written examination and candidates are shortlisted for the GD/PI round based upon that.

NMAT Registration Dates 2020 

Registration

NMAT Dates

NMAT Registrations starts 

14-Sept-2020

NMAT Registrations ends 

20-Nov-2020

NMAT Registration starts (with late fees)

21-Nov-2020

NMAT Late registration ends

30-Nov-2020

Registration starts for NMAT exam re-take

5-Nov-2020

Registration ends for NMAT exam re-take

17-Jan-2021

NMAT Exam Dates 2020

Exam

NMAT Dates

NMAT exam scheduling begins

14-Sept-2020

NMAT 2020 scheduling last date

02-Dec-2020

Re-scheduling

14-Sept-2020 to 17-Jan-2021

NMAT exam dates

4-Nov-2020 to 30-Jan-2021

Exam scheduling for re-take

5-Nov-2020 to 17-Jan-2021

IBSAT 2020

IBS Aptitude Test or IBSAT is a national level entrance exam conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University) for admission to MBA/PGPM programmes.IBSAT scores are accepted by nine ICFAI Business School (IBS) campuses, namely IBS Hyderabad, IBS Mumbai, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Pune, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Jaipur and IBS Dehradun.

Eligibility & Exam Pattern:

Candidate should be a Graduate in any discipline having scored 50 per cent or more in aggregate. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation need to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score. Candidates can apply through GMAT, CAT and NMAT by GMAC score for direct admission IBSAT 2020 exam is conducted in the Computer-based Test (CBT) mode. The exam is conducted across various test centres in India. The test duration is two hours and the total number of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) is 140. 

IBSAT 2020 Conducted by IBS Business School 

IBSAT Schedule

Dates

IBSAT registrations begin 

01-Jul-2020

Last date to apply

16-Dec-2020

IBSAT National Mock Test

10-Aug-2020 to 30-Sep-2020

IBSAT 2020 Admit Card

Third Week of December

IBSAT 2020 date

26-Dec-2020 to 27-Dec-2020

IBSAT result announcement & scorecard downloading

First week of January 2021

Selection Briefings

09-Jan-2021 to 17-Jan-2021

Selection Process

February 2021 to March 2021

Final Selection result 

To be announced

IRMASAT 2021

IRMASAT is a national level entrance exam conducted annually for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management Programme (PGDRM).

Eligibility & Exam Pattern:

Students must have passed their Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institute with a minimum of 5% in aggregate and 45% for SC/ST/DAP categories. Students must have a valid score in CAT 2020 and XAT 2021 entrance exam to be eligible for IRMASAT selection process. IRMASAT the exam is a computer-based objective test that carries multiple-choice questions. A total number of questions in the test is 40, which are to be answered in 80 minutes. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer One-fourth will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

The application process for IRMASAT 2021 has begun on October 19, 2020, and will conclude on December 31, 2020. The IRMASAT 2020 admit cards will be released in the last week of January 2021 and the IRMASAT exam is likely to be held in the second week of February 2021. IRMASAT 2021, Group Activity and Personal Interviews are likely to be held till the last week of February.

Important Dates Related to IRMASAT 2021

Jan ’21

IRMASAT admit card 2021

 

15 Feb ’21 –

6 Mar ’21

IRMASAT 2021, Group Activity and Personal Interview

22 Mar ’21

IRMASAT 2021 result declaration

 

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