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May 7, 2021

MBA Admission 2021 - Process Open for B-schools; Check Last Date, Exam Accepted 

If you are looking for the latest MBA Admission updates from the Top 100 MBA Colleges in India, you are on the right page.  MBAUniverse.com has researched all B-schools to share MBA/PGDM Admission 2021 Timelines, Fees, Placements, Batch Start date and much more.

 

Timely submission of duly filled in application form to MBA college is also very important part of seeking admission to the preferred B-school. So, you must treat MBA Application Process as seriously as preparing for MBA exams, because if you don’t apply to the right B-school, you will not get admission even if you have scored 99%ile! Also, each Application Form Fee for each MBA college admission is between Rs 1500-2500. If you apply to wrong college, you have wasted your time and money. So, plan your MBA Applications very carefully. Read: How to choose MBA Colleges? Check 10 Key Parameters

 

So, are you ready to explore MBA Admission 2021 with MBAUniverse.com? Read this article carefully for MBA application dates, notification, exams accepted and a lot more. We are updating this page continuously to include each and every important MBA/PGDM Admission 2021 details. So bookmark this page. Let’s get started…! 

 

Latest MBA Admission 2021 Updates

  • Admission process in many top B-schools accepting CMAT, MAT and ATMA are now open. Check details below.  
  • Top MBA colleges in Maharashtra including JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, Welingkar are accepting CMAT 2021 exam score for admission 2021
  • Other 330+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra will also accept CMAT. MAT/ATMA score for admission 2021 for All India Category candidates
  • MBA Admission 2021 process for IIMs is closed now.  
  • FMS Delhi, SPJIMR, MDI, NMIMS, XLRI, IIFT, XIMB, MICA, IMI, IMT, GREAT LAKES, TAPMI, K J Somaiya, IRMA, FORE, BITS Pilani, VIT Vellore, BIMTECH, LIBA Admission processes are closed now 
  • MBA Admissions for IIT Bombay, Delhi, Kharagpur, Madras are closed
  • IP University Delhi, BITSOM, IFMR, IMT Nagpur, CIMP, Amrita, applications are open and are closing very soon…check ‘Important Alert’ below! 

Before we check the B-schools admission status 2021, let’s look at the top MBA entrance exams and MBA colleges accepting them for admission 2021

 

MBA Admission 2021: Admission through key National Level Exams
The table below displays details of each of the top exams and top MBA colleges accepting it. While some of the national level MBA entrance tests like CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP, CMAT  are over, other exams like MAT 2021; ATMA 2021 are open for MBA admission 2021. Details are as under:

 

Top MBA Entrance Exams

Exam
Registration & Application Last Dates
Entrance Exam Date
Top MBA Colleges
Closed (August 5 to September 23, 2020)
November 29, 2020
20 IIMs, FMS, SPJIMR, MDI, IITs, IMI, NITIE, IMT, GGSIPU
Closed (December 10, 2020)
January 3, 2021
XLRI, XIMB, XIME, IMT, TAPMI
Closed (January 31, 2021)
February 2 to 8, 2021
NMIMS, VIT, SPJIMR, XUB, ISB
Closed (November 28, 2020)
December 20, 2020; January 6, 2021; January 9, 2021
SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIIB, SIBM Bangalore
Closed (December 30, 2020)
January 24, 2021
IIFT Delhi, Kolkata
Closed (March 1, 2021)
March 31, 2021
K J Somaiya Mumbai, GIM Goa, IFMR Chennai, Welingkar, BIMTECH
MAT 2021 (May 2021)
PBT: May 24, 2021
IBT: June 2 to 6, 2021
CBT: June 7, 2021
PBT: May 30, 2021
IBT:  June 6 to 10, 2021
CBT: June 13, 2021
More than 100 B-schools including Balaji University (BIMM) Pune, Jaipuria Noida, NDIM Delhi, JIMS
ATMA 2021 (May)
May 23, 2021
May 30, 2021
Welingkar, CIMR, SOIL, IMS Read More

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19. Read More about important MBA entrance exams

 

Let’s now understand the important application dates and expected cut offs in top MBA colleges in India so that you can apply in time.

MBA Colleges with Application Form Open for Admission 2021

Application Forms for many MBA Colleges Admission 2021 are open. MBAUniverse.com has researched the MBA colleges admission application form opening date and B School admission deadlines for 100 MBA colleges with admission open with each of the exams, as below.

 

Top CAT Colleges with admission Open
Other than IIMs, following are the MBA colleges accepting CAT 2020 score with Cut Off Percentile with Admissions 2021 open. You should match your CAT 2020 percentile and apply to the right B-schools only. This will save you application money and a lot of effort. MBAUniverse.com will guide you with a step by step MBA application form filling process. 

MBA College
CAT Cut off percentile
MBA Application Status
USMS - GGSIPU University Delhi  80 Open | Read More
BITSoM Mumbai
75
IFMR GSB, KREA University
75
Closed
Prin. L. N. Welingkar WE School Mumbai
75
Closed
VIT University Vellore MBA 
70
Closed
Amrita School of Business Coimbatore
70
Open | Apply Now
Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM)
75
Open | Apply Now
SDMIMD Mysore
75
Closed 
IMT Nagpur
75
Open | Apply Now 
Sri Balaji University, Pune
75
Open | Apply Now
CIMP Patna
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Closed
Praxis Business School Kolkata
70
Open | Apply Now
UPES School of Business Dehradun
70
Open | Apply Now
SOIL Gurgaon
70
Open | Apply Now
Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida/Lucknow
70
Open | Apply Now

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19. Read More

 

XLRI XAT 2021 Top MBA Colleges with Admission Open
XLRI-XAT 2021 score is accepted for admission by 150+ MBA colleges in India. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT with admission open are:

MBA College
XAT Cut off Percentile
MBA Application Status
XLRI Jamshedpur; XIM Bhubaneswar
90-95
Closed
85
Closed
IFMR GSB, KREA University
75
Closed
75
Closed
SDMIMD Mysore
75
Closed
75
Closed
75
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now 

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19. Read more about XLRI and XAT 2021.

 

NMAT by GMAC: Top MBA colleges with Admission Open
Global body GMAC, which conducts the GMAT exam worldwide, holds NMAT exam for MBA admission to NMIMS University and other good MBA colleges in India. While NMIMS has closed its MBA admission 2021, other top colleges open with application dates & expected cut offs for MBA admission 2021 are:

MBA College
NMAT Cut off Percentile/Score
MBA Application Status
IFMR GSB at KREA University, Sri City
220 (Score)
Closed
85
Open | Apply Now
VIT Vellore
80
Closed
75
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19

 

Read more about NMAT, including exam pattern, registration process and important dates.

 

CMAT 2021: Top MBA Colleges with Admission Open
CMAT is a popular MBA entrance exam for admission to more than 1000 AICTE approved PGDM  colleges. CMAT is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of AICTE. CMAT 2021 was postponed and was conducted on March 31, 2021. All the top MBA colleges accepting CMAT are open with their admission process. Top CMAT colleges are:

MBA college
CMAT cut off Percentile score
Application Status
80
Closed
80
Open | Apply Now
90
Closed
90
Open | Apply Now
75
Closed
Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research
85
Closed
IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University
80
Closed
75
Open | Apply Now
VIT Business School
75
Closed
75
Closed
SDMIMD Mysore: SDM Institute For Management Development
75
Closed
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
75
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
75
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
75
Open
70
Open
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19. Read more about CMAT 2021 (Link to CMAT pagexxx), including exam pattern, registration process and important dates.

 

MAT 2021: Top MBA colleges with Admission Open
MAT is an easier and popular national level MBA entrance exam. MAT is conducted by AIMA, the Association of Indian B-schoolsMore than 400 MBA colleges in India accept MAT score for admission. Below are some of the top MBA colleges accepting MAT with admission open for 2021-23 batch

MBA College
Cut off percentile
MBA Application Open Dates
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
80
Open | Apply Now
75
Open | Apply Now
75
Open | Apply Now
75
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open |  Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
70
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
65
Open | Apply Now
60
Open | Apply Now
60
Open | Apply Now
60
Open | Apply Now

Source: MBAUniverse.com Research. Dates may change due to COVID 19. Read more about MAT 2021, including exam pattern, registration process and important dates.

 

MBA Admissions 2021 in Top Colleges: State Level Entrance Exams
In addition to National MBA Entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, there are many State level MBA entrance exams. MAH CET, which is accepted by JBIMS Mumbai, is one of the important State level MBA entrance exams.

 

MAH-MBA-CET 2021
MAH CET 2021 will be conducted in May 2021 for admission to MMS/MBA/PGDM programmes in more than 330 MBA colleges in Maharashtra

  • Top Colleges: JBMIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, PUMBA Pune, K J Somaiya Mumbai and 300+ MBA colleges located in Maharashtra
  • Admission Dates: Through Centralized Admission Process to be conducted by DTE Maharashtra in June – July 2021.
  • When to Apply: Application dates are expected to open from March 2021 last week to Last week of April 2021 for MAH-MBA-CET Exam 2021. If you wish to apply with your CAT/XAT/CMAT score for admission to Maharashtra MBA colleges, applications are likely to open in June/July 2021 for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) for the aided or non aided MBA colleges in Maharashtra. Read More

Top MBA colleges with MBA Admission 2021 Closed
Among the top 100 MBA colleges with admission 2021 closed are the CAT accepting IIMs; XAT accepting XLRI; NMAT accepting NMIMS; SNAP accepting Symbiosis Pune; institute specific exam accepting colleges like IIFT, TISS among others. Below is shared the list of top MBA colleges with admission 2021 application closed

MBA Entrance Exams
Admission Application Closed date
Top MBA Colleges
CAT 2020
September 23, 2020
20 IIMs including IIM-A, B, C, L, K, I among others
CAT 2020
November 27, 2020
SPJIMR Mumbai
CAT 2020
January 15, 2021
FMS Delhi
CAT 2020
November 27, 2020
MDI Gurgaon
XAT 2021
December 10, 2020
XLRI
IIFT 2021
December 30, 2020
IIFT Delhi, Kolkata
CAT 2021
January 31, 2021
IIT Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur
NMAT 2021
January 31, 2021
NMIMS Mumbai 
SNAP 2020
November 28, 2020
SIBM Pune
TISSNET
January 25, 2021
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai
CAT 2020
January 27, 2021
IMI New Delhi
CAT 2020, XAT 2021
January 30, 2021
IMT Ghaziabad
CAT 2020, XAT 2021
January 22, 2021
TAPMI Manipal
CAT 2020, XAT 2021
January 10, 2021
XIMB Bhubaneswar
CAT 2020, XAT 2021, GMAT
FORE School of Management 

We hope you found above information useful to plan for your MBA Admission 2021. So, go ahead and shortlist your 8-10 B-schools and start preparing for their applications. MBAUniverse.com will continue to update this page with complete information with MBA Admission 2021 and B School Admission deadlines with MBA Application Form Dates. Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for complete MBA Admission guidance  

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