Best MBA options with MAT exam scores; Know the admission status and fee structure

Thursday, January 05 2017, 08:50 AM
Apply to a good B-school with MAT 2016 December score card or if appearing in MAT 2017 February exam
There is limited number of very good B-schools who will accept MAT exam scores out of 305 management institutes present in the list published by AIMA

With the declaration of MAT 2016 December exam result and dates for February MAT 2017 announced, candidates keeping their score card in hand, are looking for the good B-schools where they can apply for admission to PGDM/MBA 2017-19.

The application process for admission to MBA/PGDM 2017-19 is open in many good B-schools and is proposed to close shortly. Besides, there is limited number of very good B-schools who will accept MAT exam scores out of 305 management institutes present in the list published by AIMA.

For the first time this year you are blessed with the MBA 2017 admission opportunity based on the MAT 2016 December exam score card in good B-schools. If you wish to pursue MBA in 2017 and are seeking admission opportunity on the basis of your December MAT 2016 scores or the forthcoming MAT 2017 February scores, you should apply to your preferred B-school without wasting time as not many options will be available later when your result is announced for February MAT 2017 exam.

Best B-schools accepting MAT scores
MAT 2016 December or MAT 2017 February exam scores may not go unrecognized now as the best B-schools of India have decided to accept the MAT scores in their admission 2017. Please remember the opportunity available in 2017 may not again be available next year. Unless and until you act fast, it may also slip out of your hands.

MBAUniverse.com has been receiving numerous queries from MAT 2016 December and MAT 2017 February test takers in regard to future course of action to be taken, for example- which B schools they could get now? Should they go for admission or try their luck in 2018?  We share below the advisory on future course of action as well as the admission options in top B schools in 2017 to save one more year of preparation.
Following are few of the good B-schools who will accept MAT 2016 December and MAT 2017 February scores for admission to their MBA/PGDM programme in 2017. This will save 1 year of the candidates provided they apply in time. Appended is the admission status and the other details about the B-school where the process is open.

AIMS Institutes, Bangalore
AIMS is ranked as the 4th Best B School in South India. The B-school is an accredited member of IACBE and is also accredited by NAAC. The B-school offers 100% Placement Assistance
Admission Status: Open
Fee structure: Rs.9 lakhs

BIMTECH, Greater Noida & Bhubaneshwar
BIMTECH is one of the highly ranked B schools offering 2 years full time PGDM programmes. MAT 2016 February scores will be accepted for admission to specialized PGDM programmes at BIMTECH Greater Noida while BIMTECH Bhubaneshwar, now acquired the status of State University, will accept MAT scores for all the PGDM 2017-19 programmes.

The application process for both these B-schools is open and will close shortly. You are advised to grab the opportunity at the earliest possible.
Admission Status: Open
Fee structure: Rs.8.5 lakhs

College of Management & Economics Studies (CoMES) UPES Dehradun
UPES is the University that has emerged as an innovative institution offering programs that are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth projections. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. Today the UPES offers industry-focused specialized graduate, post graduate and doctoral programs in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology and Legal Process
Application Status: Open
2Year Tuition Fee: Rs. 10.5 lakhs.

FLAME University, Pune
Headed by the Vice Chancellor Dr Devi Singh, former director of IIM Lucknow FLAME University offers a 2 year full time MBA program. The program is graded A* at the national level for the past 3 years by the reputed rating organization CRISIL. The MBA Program is also accepted into the coveted CFA University Recognition Program. The education imparted in the MBA program at FLAME University covers various domains of Social Sciences, Humanities, Foreign Languages and Fine & Performing Arts, besides deep domain knowledge of management.
Admission status: Open
Fee structure: Rs.13.90 lakhs (Includes lodging & boarding for 2 years)

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipuria Group, Noida
Established in 2004, Jaipuria Noida in a short span is counted amongst the highly ranked B-schools of the country. The institute is also accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditation); NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with ‘A’ grade ranking and AIU (Association of Indian Universities) with MBA equivalence to its PGDM program.
Application Status: Open
2 Year Tuition Fee: Rs. 8.70 lakhs.

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini, New Delhi
JIMS Rohini, Delhi imparts professional education at post graduate and graduate levels in the fields of Management and Information Technology. The Institute has been working for the attainment of a mission: to develop highly skilled and professional human resource for industry and business.

The PGDM at JIMS is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education and accredited from National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for excellence in quality education. PGDM has also been granted equivalence to MBA degree by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Apart from PGDM, JIMS Rohini, Delhi also has two AICTE approved 2-Year Full Time Programs namely PGDM (International Business) & PGDM (Retail & Marketing Management).
Application Status: Open
2 Year Tuition Fee: Rs. 6.35 lakhs.

KIIT-KSOM, Bhubaneswar
KIIT School of Management (KSOM), a part of the prestigious KIIT University, has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. KIIT School of Management (KSOM) was founded in 1993 and since then more than 4000 students have passed out of this esteemed campus.

KSOM is one of the most progressive B-Schools in the country and has been consistently ranked amongst top-5 MBA colleges in Eastern India.
Application Status: Open
2 Year Tuition Fee: Rs. 11.95 lakhs (Includes Hostel fee)

NDIM, New Delhi
NDIM is rated A++ and 'Higher than A++' by Business India 2007 – 2013. The B-school has been rated 4th  in Delhi by Business World 2011 and among top 8 Private B-Schools in India by AIMA IMRB 2013. With Infrastructure & Living Experience rated 5th in India by Business World 2014 at NDIM, the B-school enjoys International Accreditation awarded by ASIC, UK.

Placement at NDIM is rated 15th & 16th in India by Business World 2014 & 2013 with over 200 Companies offering placements. NDIM enjoys the reputation of its Corporate Interface having been rated in the highest grade by AIMA Business Standard 2014.
Admission status: Open
Fee structure: Rs.7.5 lakhs

In view of the experts and mentors, you may proceed to explore admission opportunity in your preferred B-schools with so many MBA/PGDM options available with MAT scores instead of wasting time any more.

SDMIMD, Mysore
SDMIMD, Mysore is one of the leading B-schools in India. SDMIMD's flagship 2 year, full time, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program is approved by AICTE, accredited by NBA and ACBSP now. The Institute has been rated A** (A Double Star) by Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL) and Brickwork Ratings at the National level. SDMIMD is one of the reputed B-schools in Karnataka and ranked among top 50 B-schools.
Application Status: Open
2 Year Tuition Fee: Rs. 11 lakhs (Includes Hostel fee)

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