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MBA Admission 2018 is open in many well-known MBA colleges in India located in preferred MBA destinations like DelhiBangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune. These MBA colleges accept almost all the national level entrance exam scores like CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA. Besides, MBA admission is also available on the basis of State level MBA entrance exams. Additionally, there are still 2-3 MBA exams to be held in the month of June and July 2018, which can broaden your choice of MBA options in Bangalore, Karnataka as well as in other parts of the country. You can apply now as per the MBA application deadlines of the respective MBA colleges. MBA colleges in Maharashtra will offer admission on the basis of Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2018. You still have time to apply and participate in CAP 2018 to get the best MBA college of your choice in Mumbai, Pune and other cities of Maharashtra. 

 

MBA Entrance Exams for MBA Admissions 2018
MBA admission 2018 in India and in many top MBA colleges are to remain open during June/July 2018 since a few MBA entrance exams for MBA admission 2018 are to be held in the month of June/July 2018. Apart from this one of the prominent state level MBA Admission process is to be conducted in the month of June 2018 though CAP 2018 in Maharashtra B-sschools. The details are as under:

MBA Entrance Exam
Exam Status
Admission Process Begins on
MAHCET 2018
Result declared
June 5, 2018 for Maharashtra B-schools.
15% Seats for All India Candidates
Apply to participate in DTE CAP 2018
Karnataka PGCET 2018
July 1, 2018
Aug 2018, 1st week for Karanataka B-schools
ATMA May 2018
Result out on June 2
Score accepted by 300 MBA colleges, apply individually
ATMA June 2018
June 25, 2018
Scores to be accepted by 100 B-schools
KMAT 2018 Karnataka
July 22, 2018
Aug 2018, 2nd week for Karnataka and All India candidates
TANCET 2018
Result date: 11.6.2018
Admission process to begin in June 3rd week
TS-ICET 2018
Result date: 6.6.2018
Score accepted for MBA Admission in colleges in Hyderabad, Warangal and other parts of Telangana

Colleges with MBA Admission Open
More than 500 MBA colleges accepting one of other of the above exam scores with admission status open are there in India. The admission process is open in these MBA colleges in the month of June and July 2018. Most of the MBA colleges with admission open and listed below have good placement record. Click here to check MBA Placement Trends and MBA/PGDM Programme Fee in MBA colleges in India. Some of the top MBA colleges with admission open are shared below:

(Updated on June 04, 2018)

MBA college
Exams accepted
Fees (Rs. in lakhs)
Last Date to apply 
CAT/CMAT/MAHCET
6
15 June
CAT/CMAT/MAHCET
1.36
15 June
CAT/CMAT/MAHCET for MMS
1.36 (MMS)
15 June
CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/MAHCET for PGDM
8.70 (PGDM)
CAT/CMAT/MAHCET
2.45
15 June
CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/MAHCET for PGDM
7.80
15 June
CAT, XAT, GMAT, KMAT
11
30 June
CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAHCET/
KMAT/PGCET/ICET/TANCET  
  6.98
30 June
CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA  
6.5
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA
8.25
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT  
6.8
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA
9.25
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, NMAT by GMAC
7.5
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT  
8
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT  
7.4
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA  
7.2
30 June
CAT, XAT, NMAT by GMAC, Own entrance exam  
14.64
30 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT  
 7.50
30 June
CAT, MAT, TANCET 
1.2
15 June
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, SNAP, KMAT, UPES, PGCET, IBSAT, ICET, TANCET, ATMA, GMAT  
5.29
15-May

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Top MBA colleges with Admission closed
While the MBA admission process in many MBA colleges accepting almost all the exam scores is open, many other top MBA colleges accepting only CAT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT scores have closed their MBA 2018-20 admission process. Such MBA colleges include 20 IIMs who accept only CAT score; XLRI Jamshedpur which accepts only XAT score and also some of the top MBA/PGDM colleges like FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, NMIMS Mumbai among others. A list of few of such MBA colleges with admission process already closed is given below:

MBA college
Exams accepted
Fee (Rs. in lakhs)
Admission status
Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) 
(Application for all 20 IIMs is submitted at the time of CAT exam registration in August/September)
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode, Kashipur, Shillong, Ranchi, Raipur, Rohtak, Trichy, Udaipur
CAT 
12 to 22
Closed.
CAT 
0.25
Closed
CAT, XAT 
16
Closed
CAT 
19.81
Closed
CAT 
15.41
Closed
CAT, XAT 
16.5
Closed
XAT 
20
Closed
CAT, XAT, CMAT
11.94
Closed
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, ATMA, GMAT
11
Closed
CAT, XAT
16.7
Closed
CAT, XAT
11
Closed
CAT, XAT
13
Closed
CAT, XAT followed by IRMASAT
11.5
Closed
CAT 2017, XAT followed by MICAT
11.85
Closed
CAT, XAT, CMAT
  9.79
 
CAT 
14.27
Closed
Great Lakes Institute of Management - GLIM - ChennaiGurgaon
CAT, XAT, CMAT 
18.94
Closed
CAT 2017, XAT 
11.9
Closed
CAT, XAT,
12
Closed

10 Key Tips for MBA Admission 2018
Remember these important tips for success in your MBA Admission:

  1. Entrance Exam Score: It is only minimum eligibility criterion. If you have taken May MAT 2018 and ATMA 2018, you can broaden your choice. You can also appear in ATMA exam on June 25. Read More

  2. MBA Admission in Bangalore & Other MBA colleges in Karnataka: If you are looking for MBA admission in Bangalore and other parts of Karnataka, you can improve your admission chances by taking KMAT 2018 Karnataka exam and PGCET 2018 in July 2018 Read More
  3. MBA Admission in JBIMS & other MBA colleges in Maharashtra: Apart from JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA there are 400 MBA/MMS colleges where admission is open in June 2018 on the basis of CAT, CMAT, MAHCET scores. Besides, many other MBA colleges in Mumbai, Pune and other parts of Maharashtra will offer admission on the basis of MAT and ATMA exam scores. If you have scored well in any of these exams, you can apply and participate in DTE CAP 2018 round for admission  Read More
  4. Develop Alternatives: There are many MBA colleges who conduct their own admission test, if you have not appeared or do not wish to appear in MBA entrance exam, you can explore admission chances in these B-schools. If you are sure to improve your score next year, you can also wait and appear in CAT, XAT, SNAP, CMAT, MAT to get admission in top MBA college next year. Read more 
  5. Be Mobile: Be ready to migrate to large cities like Delhi & Bangalore for better MBA colleges to get good career opportunities after completing the course. Read more 
  6. Sell yourself at GD and Personal Interview: This is the most important stage. Your participation and performance in GD-PI can give you an edge over your peers. It is better to prepare for GD round before it is too late.  Read more
  7. Campus visit: This is a must before taking Admission to know about the B-school instead of relying of everything in air. Ask the current students about the learning experience, placement, pedagogy, career prospects at the B-school
  8. Fee discounts are possible: Before proceeding for MBA admission check for the fee rebates, scholarships, and other financial assistance available at the MBA colleges. It will reduce your financial burden during the course study. Read more 
  9. Know AICTE Fee Refund rules: If you get a better MBA option after taking admission in the MBA college, you can claim for the full fee refund minus processing charges as per AICTE Fee refund rules. Read more
  10. Placement Record: Good Placement over the years is one of the important criteria to finalise the admission. Better to check past placement record and average salary of the MBA college. Read more

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