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Updated on
January 18, 2024

Do you know that Direct MBA Admission without Entrance Exam is available in many MBA colleges in India. In fact, many MBA colleges may offer direct MBA Admission 2024 Without Entrance Exam to meritorious students considering their good academic profile, extra curricular activities, work experience, diversity among other parameters. There are many colleges offering Direct MBA Admission with Low Fee. However, for Direct MBA Admission Without Entrance Exam Documents Required are related to your profile much before any entrance exam score. During last 2-3 years, AICTE had also directed the PGDM/MBA colleges to offer direct admission on the basis of academic scores, to such institutes where MBA entrance tests could not be conducted due to pandemic. AICTE Guidelines for Direct MBA Admission 2024 do not restrict a student whose bachelor’s degree exam was not conducted in 2020, 2021 and 2022 but had good academic profile. 

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However, don’t fall prey to Admission Agents who can manipulate you and sometimes run away with your money. It is best to approach MBA Colleges directly (check list below). This special MBAUniverse.com article will help you understand the What and How of Direct MBA Admission without Entrance Exam Scores. 

First, know following facts about Top MBA Colleges with Direct Admission 2024 as well as through Entrance:

  1. Direct MBA Admission in IIMs: None of the 21 IIMs offer direct MBA admission. They accept only CAT scores. There is no scope of admission to IIM MBA without CAT Score even in baby IIMs
  2. Direct MBA Admission India in Top PGDM Colleges: Top 10 PGDM colleges like XLRI, MDI, SPJIMR, IMI, Great Lakes, IFMR GSB, Welingkar, BIMTECH accept – Only 6 national entrance exams namely CAT, XAT, NMAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA.
  3. Top 10 Private University Direct MBA Admission: MBA admission in top private universities is based on their own exam or any of the national exams. NMIMS accepts NMAT, Symbiosis accepts SNAP, XUB accepts CAT/XAT/X-GMT. Many other Private universities offer direct MBA admission
  4. AICTE Guidelines on Direct MBA Admission in India: Earlier in September 2020 and 2021 and later on also, AICTE had issued guidelines for the management colleges to offer direct MBA admission without entrance exam score on the basis of graduation marks. Although such announcement has not been made yet by AICTE for direct MBA admission 2024, the information will be updated, once it is announced by AICTE.  Read below complete details of earlier released AICTE Circular
  5. Top MBA Colleges with Direct Admission 2024 as well as through Entrance: Many colleges offer direct MBA Admission without entrance exam as well as through Entrance Exams. Check list below.
  6. MAT – An Easy Test for MBA Admission: Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is rated as an easy exam for MBA admission. Conducted four time in a year, the score is always available for most PGDM and MBA Colleges. Check details below
  7. Direct MBA Admission India Through Management Quota: Many MBA colleges in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other states offer direct MBA admission through Management Quota. Check List below
  8. Graduation Marks: Candidates are selected based on the merit in the qualifying UG exams for  Direct Admission in MBA Colleges without Entrance Exam. Check below the eligibility criteria and direct MBA admission process   

Now, as you know the important details about the Direct MBA admission without entrance exam, check below the city wise lists of some of the best MBA Colleges in India without Entrance Exam. They include colleges offering direct MBA admission with their fee and admission status. This will help you to choose MBA college available with direct admission at your preferred location.

List of MBA Colleges without Entrance Exam in Delhi NCR

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Delhi NCR list includes some of the best direct MBA admission colleges in Delhi NCR with Fees and admission status as given below:

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
NDIM New Delhi
10.60
Open | Apply Now
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
14.75
Open | Apply Now
GNIOT Institute of Management Studies (GIMS)
6.21
Open | Apply Now
Jaipuria School of Business, Ghaziabad
8.20
Open | Apply Now
CII School of Logistics, Amity University, Noida
9.31
Opening Soon 
Jaypee Business School, Noida
9.09
Opening Soon 

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Rajagiri Business School Kochi | Apply Now Jaipuria Noida, Lucknow | Closing Soon | Apply Now
MET MUMBAI | Closing Soon | Apply Now NDIM New Delhi (NDIM) | Closing Soon | Apply Now
Sparsh Greater Noida | Closing Soon | Apply Now SIES Mumbai | Closing Soon | Apply Now

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Bangalore

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Bangalore with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
JAGSOM Bangalore
15.95
Open | Apply Now
Alliance School of Business - Alliance University
15.00
Open | Apply Now
AIMS School of Business
9.06
Open | Apply Now
NSB Academy, Bangalore
8.30
Open | Apply Now
RV Institute of Management
7.50
Open | Apply Now
Dayananda Sagar University Bangalore
8.00
Open | Apply Now

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Mumbai

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Mumbai with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
ATLAS SkillTech University Mumbai 10.45 Open | Apply Now
Kohinoor Business School
7.00
Open | Apply Now
Vivekanand Business School (VBS)
8.00
Opening Soon 
Durgadevi Saraf Global Business School (DSGS) Mumbai
7.25
Opening Soon 

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Pune

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Pune with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
Sri Balaji University, Pune
9.40
Open | Apply Now
IIMS Pune: International Institute of Management Studies
9.00
Opening Soon 
Pune Business School
5.90
Opening Soon 

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Hyderabad

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Hyderabad with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
Woxsen University
19.02
Open | Apply Now
IPE Hyderabad 8.15 Open | Apply Now
Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad
6.90
Open | Apply Now

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Kolkata; Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Bhubaneswar

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Kolkata with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
6.50
Opening Soon 
Globsyn Business School Kolkata
8.35
Opening Soon 

Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Ahmedabad

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Ahmedabad with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
12.10
Opening Soon 

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Direct MBA Admissions Colleges in Chennai and Tamil Nadu

A list of Direct MBA admission colleges in Chennai/ Tamil Nadu with Fees and admission status is given below

MBA Colleges
Fees (in Lakhs)
Admission Status
12.86
Open | Apply Now
7.82
Opening Soon 
5.90
Open | Apply Now
7.95
Opening Soon 

Direct MBA Admission 2024 Process: Eligibility Criteria, Required Documents

Direct MBA admission process differs only on one count that you either get MBA admission without entrance exam score or the admission is offered with moderate score in entrance exam. Rest other points to apply and go through the Direct MBA admission process are more or less same as detailed below: 

Direct MBA Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be a graduate or should be in final year of graduation in any discipline preferably with at least 50% marks.
  • Merit will be prepared on your graduation Marks for Direct Admission in MBA Colleges without Entrance Exam
  • If you have some work experience between 1-3 years, you will be a preferred candidate
  • If you are an achiever in sports at State or National level or have excelled in extra curricular activities it will add value to your eligibility for direct MBA admission

Application and Selection Process for Direct MBA admission 2024

The direct MBA admission process is based on certain documents. So for the direct MBA admission 2024 required documents are as under:

  • Register at MBA college website and Fill up Application
  • Submit Application with requisite Application Fee
  • Keep ready your class X, XII and graduation mark sheets, certificates (if applicable) with copies
  • Submit SoP if it is one the direct MBA admission 2024 required documents
  • On receiving call from the respective MBA college, attend GD-PI-WAT as required
  • On receiving final admission offer, pay acceptance fee

Take MAT, CMAT & Get Direct MBA Admission

Remember that Exam Scores are NOT important for Admissions into B-schools ranked after Top 50. They generally give Admissions even at very low percentile. So, it is better to take easy MBA Exam like MAT, CMAT or ATMA. There are many benefits like your scores are sent for admission to the preferred 5-7 MBA colleges free of cost. Check Exam Details here.

Direct MBA admission through Management Quota

There are many MBA colleges with Management quota in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other states. In Maharashtra there are the Institute level seats. You may get direct admission in top MBA colleges through Management quota or Institute level quota seats. Most of these colleges offer The Direct Admission in MBA without donation, although the admission fee may be a bit higher.

 

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra has clarified that 20% institute level seats can be offered through Management Quota. The instructions issued by DTE for MBA admission through Management quota seats or Institute level seats are that the Director/Principal of the respective Un-aided Management institute shall invite applications for the seats available by giving publicity in at least two newspapers and on the website of the Institute.

 

Information brochure/prospectus of the Institute, which specifies rules of admission, is published well before the commencement of the process of admission for the Institute Level/Minority Seats. All the information in the brochures is also displayed on the Institute’s website for MBA admission through Management quota seats. MBA aspiring candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply directly to the Director/Principal of the respective institute for admission. Similar admission opportunities also exist in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other States.  

List of Direct MBA Admissions Colleges through Management Quota

MBA College
Admission Status
NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE), Mumbai
Open
ITM Business School, Mumbai   
Open
Samridhi Sarwajanik Charitable Trust, Jhulelal Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Open
Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
Open
Regenesys Business School , Mumbai
Open
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering,Shegaon
Open

Direct MBA admission to NRI/PIO/Foreign National candidates

Direct MBA admission for NRI candidates without entrance exam or direct MBA admission for Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) candidates is offered in many MBA colleges. There is reservation of seats also for MBA admission to Foreign nationals, NRI candidates, PIO candidates in most of the University MBA colleges and AICTE approved PGDM B-schools.

 

In the MBA colleges in Maharashtra, eligible NRI candidates may be offered MBA admission against the Institute Level Seats in Unaided Institutes.

 

The eligibility Criteria for direct MBA admissions against seats for NRI/Foreign National/Foreign Student/ PIO/Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries is that they should have basic educational qualification of graduation as specified. In case they have not appeared in any entrance exam for MBA admission, they may alternately appear in CET conducted by the Association of all colleges of a particular type in the State.

AICTE Guidelines for Direct MBA Admission 2024

During last two-three years, AICTE had issued guidelines to all the PGDM/MBA colleges in India to offer direct admission in case the respective MBA entrance exam could not be conducted due to pandemic. The instructions were followed by many MBA colleges next year also. In case AICTE issues such guidelines and instructions for MBA admission 2024, the same will be updated on this page also

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So, if you are looking for Direct MBA Admission without Entrance Exams, there are many options. Ask MBAUniverse.com or visit College website and contact the Admission Office directly. 

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