MBA Entrance Exam

MBA Entrance exam dates 2018 for admission to MBA 2019-21 batch in IIMs, XLRI, Symbiosis, FMS, and other top MBA colleges have been announced. While IIM-CAT 2018 is on Nov 25, the XLRI-XAT 2019 is on January 6, 2019. Besides, MBA Exams important dates for some of the other MBA entrance exams like IIFT 2018, SNAP 2018, NMAT by GMAC 2018, XAT 2019, MAT September 2018 are also announced now. Apart from eight popular national level MBA entrance exams in MBA Entrance Exam Calendar like CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, there are many State level and Institute specific MBA entrance exams to be held for MBA admission 2019-21 batch. The MBA entrance exam dates and schedule 2018 for them are either announced or to be announced shortly.

MBA Entrance Exam
MBA Entrance Exam 2018-19 Dates
Last Date to Apply
November 25, 2018
September 19, 2018
January 6, 2019
November 30, 2018
December 2, 2018
September 14, 2018
Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2018
October 3, 2018
December 16, 2018
November 24, 2018
January 28, 2019
November 30, 2018
MAT 2018 September (Paper Based)
September 2, 2018
August 27, 2018
MAT 2018 September (Computer Based)
September 15, 2018
September 8, 2018
January 2019 (2nd week)
December 2018 (Last Week)
December 22 & 23, 2018
December 12, 2018
TISSNET 2019
January 2019 (1st Week)
November 2018 (Last week)
IRMASAT 2019
February 2019 (1st Week)
December 31, 2018
MICAT 2019
December 2, 2018
November 20, 2018

MBA Entrance Exams & the Score Accepting Colleges
MBA entrance exam dates 2018 are announced along with the release of MBA entrance exams 2018 notification by the respective exam conducting authority. There are National Level, State Level and Institute Level MBA Entrance Exams leading to MBA admission in more than 3000 MBA colleges in India. Following are the MBA colleges corresponding to them are the different MBA Entrance Exams scores of which are accepted by these colleges. It may be noted that the MBA entrance exam dates and schedule 2018 for some of the National level entrance tests like CAT, IIFT, CMAT, NMAT by GMAC, MAT, ATMA change from exam to exam, the MBA exam dates for few other MBA exams like SNAP, XAT are traditionally fixed and are rarely changed. 

MBA Entrance Exam
Top Institutes Accepting Exam Score
20 IIMs, FMS, MDI, SPJIMR, IITs, IMI, IMT, TAPMI + 500 Others
XAT
XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB + 140 Others
SNAP
SIBM Pune, SCMHRD,  + 13 Other top Symbiosis Institutes
NMAT by GMAC
NMIMS Mumbai + 20 other MBA colleges & Universities
IIFT
3 Campuses of IIFT at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada 
CMAT
All the Institutes and Universities offering AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes
IBSAT
IBS Hyderabad & all the other 8 campuses of ICFAI B-Schools
MAT
300 MBA/PGDM colleges across India
ATMA
More than 300 MBA/PGDM colleges in India
TISSNET
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and all its campuses
IRMASAT
IRMA Anand
MICAT
MICA Ahmedabad

MBA Entrance Exam dates and schedule 2018 for state level MAHCET 2019, TS-ICET, AP-ICET, PGCET, KMAT, TANCET is over. The schedule for these MBA entrance exams 2019 will be announced in January/February onwards. 

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 29-07-2018 06:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 08-08-2018 10:00 AM to 26-09-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 24-10-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 25-11-2018 09:30 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 06-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 20-08-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 20-08-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Online: 07-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 20-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 06-01-2019 10:00 AM to 01:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 31-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM to 24-09-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 16-11-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 02-12-2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 05-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 28-08-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 28-08-2018 10:00 AM to 26-11-2018 11:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-12-2018 10:00 AM to 16-12-2018 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 16-12-2018 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 12-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 01-11-2018 10:00 AM to 30-11-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 07-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 28-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 10-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 22-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 22-01-2019 10:00 AM to 17-02-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 28-02-2019 10:00 AM to 11-03-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 09-03-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm), 10-03-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 19-03-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 03-07-2018 10:00 AM to 03-10-2018 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Offline: 04-10-2018 10:00 AM to 14-10-2018 05:00 PM
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 04-10-2018 10:00 AM to 17-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 17-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 23-02-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 06-03-2018 10:00 AM to 30-04-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Late Registration – Online: 14-05-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 07-05-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 23-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm), 24-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 06-06-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 19-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 19-05-2018 10:00 AM to 10-06-2018 05:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 20-06-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 15-07-2018 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 18-08-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 02-04-2018 10:00 AM to 23-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 19-05-2018 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 11-06-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 07-06-2018 10:00 AM to 25-07-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 03-08-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 05-08-2018 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-08-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 20-10-2018 10:00 AM to 17-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 23-12-2018 02:00 PM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 05-10-2018 10:00 AM to 07-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-12-2018 10:00 AM to 09-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 15-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 09-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 21-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 01-07-2018 10:00 AM to 12-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 22-12-2018 10:00 AM to 23-12-2018 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 02-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 26-10-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 10-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Offline: 12-12-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 26-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 13-01-2019 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 23-08-2018 10:00 AM to 20-11-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 26-11-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 02-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 18-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Late Registration – Online: 31-12-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 04-02-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Late Registration – Online: 15-01-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 20-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm), 21-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm), 22-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 12-03-2018 10:00 AM to 18-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 11-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 10-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 15-05-2018 10:00 AM to 07-06-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 15-06-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 22-06-2018 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM (Confirm), 22-06-2018 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 10-07-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 01-01-2018 10:00 AM to 28-04-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 07-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 12-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm), 13-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 30-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 25-01-2018 10:00 AM to 14-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 05-05-2018 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 14-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 08-12-2017 10:00 AM to 19-04-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 23-04-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 29-04-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm), 01-05-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)