Guide for all MBA Entrance Exams

The entry to an MBA institute takes place through entrance exams. The most common entrance exams which are taken by the MBA aspirants are CAT, XAT, MAT, FMS, IIFT, JMET, SNAP, ATMA, NMAT, MAH-CET etc.

Guide for all MBA Entrance Exams


Common Admission Test (CAT) is the entrance exam conducted by the IIMs. From 2009, the exam format changed to computer based from paper pencil test. Apart from the 13 IIMs, more than 150 B-schools accept CAT scores for their admission. CAT is a two and half hours paper consisting of three sections, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning...Read More


XAT is an all-India examination conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. XAT is designed on multiple-choice questions of two-and-a-half hours in which the last 20 minutes are given to an essay. Like CAT, XAT is also based on the areas which includes verbal ability and reasoning, reading comprehension, quantitative skills, data interpretation, analytical and logical reasoning. In XAT, the additional areas in comparison to CAT is the 20-minute essay writing section which from XAT 2011 was called the Analytical Caselet section...Read More


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a leading management institution, with campuses in Delhi and Kolkata, with a strong emphasis on International business. The MBA institute organizes its own entrance exam. IIFT is a paper pencil based test of two hours duration. It covers the areas of English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.....Read More


The FMS exam is the management entrance exam conducted by New Delhi-based Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University. FMS, set up in 1954, is one of the pioneers of management education in India and its entrance exam is one the oldest one. The pattern of the exam includes Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and Language Comprehension, Analytical Ability and Environmental Sensitivity.....Read More


The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the common entrance exam for the Symbiosis institutes. The duration of SNAP is two hours. The four sections of the test are General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, and Verbal Ability; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency; General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario; Analytical and Logical Reasoning.....Read More


The Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is the entrance exam for the two-year full-time postgraduate programs in management at the Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs). The exam is of duration of 180 minutes and had 120 questions in total. The exam tests the areas of Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Verbal Communication.....Read More


The Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test (NMAT) is the entrance exam for the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS). NMAT has become computer based test from 2010. The exam was conducted by Pearson Vue. The three sections of NMAT are Language Skills, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning. Total number of questions is 150. Total time allotted is 120 minutes. .....Read More


All India Center for Technical Education launched its very own MBA entrance exam, CMAT or the Common Management Aptitude Test. The first test was conducted in early 2012 in a computer based format, with the aim of reducing the burden from the MBA aspirants’ shoulders of taking a number of MBA entrance exam in order to get a seat in a decent B-School....Read More


The AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is the MBA entrance exam organized by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) since 2000. The test is of three hours and it contains 170 multiple choice questions. The areas covered in the test are Quantitative, Verbal and Analytical Reasoning skills. For a correct answer a candidate gets 1 mark and for an incorrect answer 1/3rd mark is deducted......Read More


The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET) is one of the biggest state level MBA entrance exam organized by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. In this MBA entrance exam there is no negative marking. The areas which are tested are Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. The duration of the paper is 150 minutes......Read More

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