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March 16, 2020

Latest Update: MAT May Exam will be held on May 3 & May 16, 2020. Read more.

 

If you are looking for updated information on MBA Entrance Exams 2020, you are on the right page.  This article by MBAUniverse.com Experts will guide you on all the important MBA Exams, Last Dates, Registration process etc.

 

MBA Entrance Exams 2020
Many exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT, SNAP, Feb MAT, Feb ATMA, MAH CET, for Admission 2020 are over. However, still there are 8-10 important MBA entrance exams like MAT, ATMA, PGCET which will be held from May to July 2020. Check Table below. 

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MBA Entrance Exams for MBA Admission 2020
Here is a list of important MBA Entrance exams which will be held in coming months:

MBA Entrance Exam
Exam date
Top MBA Colleges Accepting Exam Score
MAT May 2020
PBT: May 16, 2020
CBT: May 3, 2020
BIMTECH Greater Noida (Specialized programmes), XIME Bangalore, BIMM Pune, ISB&M Pune, SOIL Gurgaon, JIMS Rohini Delhi, Jaipuria Noida, NDIM New Delhi Read More
MAH CET 2020
March 14 & 15, 2020
JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, DSIMS, Read More
TANCET 2020
February 29, 2020
Anna University, SRM University, SSN School of Management, St Josephs School of Management, PSGIM Coimbatore Read More
Karnataka PGCET 2020
July 13 & 14, 2020 (Likely)
AIMS Bangalore, IBA, Adarsh, GIBS, IIBS, ISB&M
APICET 2020
April 27, 2020 (Likely)
JNTU, Kakinada; Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati; Andhra University, Visakhapatnam Read More
TSICET 2020
May 20-21, 2020 (Likely)
Gitam Hyderabad, Gitam Visakhapatnam,Vishwa Vishwani Hyderabad, ICBM Hyderabad Read More
KMAT 2020
July 26, 2020
ABBS Bangalore, IBA Bangalore, AIMIT Bangalore, Kristu Jayanti Bangalore
ATMA May 2020
May 24, 2020
Welingkar Mumbai/Bangalore, PUMBA Pune, Christ University Bangalore, N L Dalmia Mumbai, NDIM New Delhi, SOIL Gurgaon
UPES MET 2020
March 20-22, 2020
UPES Dehradun

Let us know about each of the above Exams:

 

May MAT 2020
Management Aptitude Test popularly known as MAT Exam is one of the most popular National level MBA entrance exams in India after CAT. The May MAT 2020 offers admission opportunity in 2020 in more than 400 MBA/PGDM Colleges which are accepting MAT exam Scores. Read here all about MAT - its Registration Process, How to Prepare, College Accepting MAT and a lot more Read More

 

MAH CET 2020
MAH CET 2020 is an important MBA entrance exam for admission to MBA colleges of Maharashtra. It’s scores are accepted by more than 330 MBA colleges including some of the best MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, among others. Read More

 

TANCET 2020
TANCET is conducted by Anna university for MBA/MCA admission in the State of Tamilnadu. Good score in TANCET 2020 offers admission to MBA and MCA and other PG courses 2020 in the prominent colleges affiliated to Anna University, Tamil Nadu and other MBA colleges also. TANCET 2020 result has been released.

 

One of the key features of TANCET entrance exam is that it leads to admission in B-schools with low fee structure. Read More

 

PGCET 2020

Karnataka PGCET is the popular MBA entrance exam for admission to MBA colleges in Karnataka. The Karnataka state and All India candidates can appear in PGCET 2020. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts the MBA PGCET 2020 exam for MBA/MCA and other post graduate courses in Karnataka Government colleges as well as private institutes. Karnataka MBA entrance exam is a moderate difficulty level test. Read More

 

APICET 2020
Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) is conducted by the S.V. University on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education. AP-ICET 2020 is the Integrated Common Entrance Test for MBA and MCA regular Courses offered by State Universities and Professional Colleges under the Jurisdiction of A.P State Council of Higher Education for the academic session 2020-21. Read More

 

TSICET 2020
TS ICET-2020 (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test - TSICET) is for M.B.A. and M.C.A. courses of all the Universities in Telangana State and their affiliated colleges. TS ICET exam is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad.  Read More

 

KMAT 2020
Karnataka KMAT 2020 Exam is important MBA/MCA entrance test for the All India category as well as Karnataka State candidates. KPPGCA, the KMAT 2020 exam conducting body conducts KMAT exam for MBA/MCA admission in 180+ institutes located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. KMAT has remained a paper based test of moderate difficulty level. Read More

 

ATMA 2020 May Exam
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) 2020 is one of the popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. ATMA May 2020 exam score is accepted by 200+ MBA/PGDM colleges in India. ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to Post-Graduate Management Programs like MBA, PGDM, MCA, MMS and other management post graduate courses. It is an online objective type nationally accepted entrance test. Read More

 

UPES MET 2020
UPESMET 2020 is the answer to your MBA needs leading to specialized management programs in core sectors. The exam is conducted by UPES School of Business Dehradun. MBA programs at UPES School of Business are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth. UPES University conducts its own entrance exam UPESMET for its MBA programs. UPES conducts four UPESMET exams beginning from the month of January every year for admission in same academic session. The UPESMET-I was conducted in the month of January, UPESMET-II is in March 2020. UPESMET is computer based test of 2½ hours duration. The second UPESMET 2020 dates are March 20-22, 2020. The last date to apply online is March 17, 2020. Read More

 

MBA Entrance Exams for MBA Admission 2021
Broadly speaking, there are 9 popular National Level MBA entrance exams in India for MBA admission 2021. They are CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, NMAT, SNAP, ATMA and GMAT. Then are the State Level Exams like MAH CET, TANCET, PGCET, KMAT 2021 which will help you get into MBA colleges in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu etc. Some popular institute/university specific exams are IIFT, TISS NET, IBSAT, KIITEE Management and UPES MET.

 

Top MBA Entrance Exams 2021
Here are key details of Top MBA Exams for MBA admission 2021 in top MBA colleges in India. We have categorized them in three types:

  1. National level MBA Exams,
  2. Institute level MBA test, and
  3. State level MBA exams

National MBA Entrance Exams

Name of the National MBA Exams for 2021-23 batch
Date of Exam
Top MBA colleges accepting Exam Score
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020
November 29, 2020 
IIMs, FMS Delhi, SPJIMR, MDI, IITs, IMI, IMT
Xavier Aptitude Test - XAT 2021
January 3, 2021
XLRI, SPJIMR, XIMB, IMT, TAPMI
NMAT by GMAC 2020
Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2020
NMIMS, ISB-APPBA, SPJIMR-PGMPW, TAPMI-Mu Sigma, XUB, VIT Vellor, SD Bacconi Asia Centre
SNAP 2020
December 13, 2020
SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIOM & 12 Other Symbiosis colleges
CMAT 2021
January 24, 2021
GIM Goa, K J Somaiya, IFMR, Welingkar, Jaipuria, N L Dalmia
MAT 2020 (September)
PBT-September 06, 2020
CBT- September 13, 2020
SDMIMD, Jaipuria, BIMTECH (Specialized PGDM), JIMS, NDIM
ATMA 2020 (July)
July 26, 2020
Welingkar, CIMR, SOIL, IMS
GMAT 2020 21
Available Round the year
SPJIMR, IMI, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, FORE, LBSIM, GIM Goa

2. Institute Level MBA Entrance Exams

Name of the MBA Entrance Exams for 2021-23 batch
Date of Exam
Top MBA Institute Conducting its Admission Test
IIFT MBA (IB) 2021 Entrance Exam
December 6, 2020
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade-Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada
TISSNET 2021 (Now TISSMAT for MA (HRM&LR) and / or MA (ODCL))
January 10, 2021
Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) all campuses
IBSAT 2020
December 19 & 20, 2020
9 ICFAI B-Schools
MICAT 2020 & 2021
December 5 2020 & January 23, 2021
MICA Ahmedabad
KIITEE Management 2021
January 18-20, 2021 
KIIT School of Management (KSOM) Bhubaneswar
IRMASAT 2021
February 2021, 1st week
IRMA Anand
  1. State MBA Entrance Exams
Name of State Level MBA Entrance Exams
Date of Exam
Top MBA College Accepting Exam Score
March 2021
JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, N L Dalmiya, SIES, CIMR
Karnataka PGCET 2021
July 2021
AIMS Bangalore, IBA, Adarsh, GIBS, IIBS, ISB&M and all the colleges affiliated to Bangalore University and VTU Karnataka
TANCET 2021
February 2021
Anna University, Tamilnadu, Madras University, SRM University, SSN School of Management Chennai, Hallmark Business School Trichy, St Josephs School of Management, Trichy, PSGIM Coimbatore
TS ICET 2021
May 2021
Kakatiya University (KU); Osmania University (OU); Telangana University (TU);
Satavahana University (SU)
KMAT 2021
July 2021
IBA, AIMS, Alliance, ABBS, Kristu Jayanti 

Last date to apply for MBA Entrance Exams
Following are the last dates for each MBA entrance exam.

MBA Entrance Exams
MBA Entrance Exams 2020 & 2021 Dates
MBA Entrance Exam Last Date to Apply
November 29, 2020
September 18, 2020
January 3, 2021
November 30, 2020
IIFT 2020 (For admission 2021)
December 6, 2020
November 3, 2020
Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2020
October 3, 2020
December 13, 2020
November 21, 2020
January 24, 2021
December 10, 2020
MAT 2020 May (Paper Based)
May 3, 2020
April 25, 2020
MAT 2020 May (Computer Based)
May 10, 2020
May 5, 2020
December 19 & 20, 2020
December 12, 2020
January 10, 2021
December 3, 2020
IRMASAT 2021 (Now part of GD-PI)
February 2021 first week
January 10, 2021
January 23, 2021
January 15, 2021

MBA Colleges Accepting various Entrance Exams
Following are the MBA colleges accepting different MBA Entrance Exams scores. 

MBA Entrance Exams
Top Institutes Accepting Exam Score
20 IIMs, FMS, MDI, SPJIMR, IITs, IMI, IMT, TAPMI + 500 Others
XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB + 140 Others
SIBM Pune, SCMHRD,  + 13 Other top Symbiosis Institutes
NMIMS Mumbai + 20 other MBA colleges & Universities
3 Campuses of IIFT at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada 
All the Institutes and Universities offering AICTE approved MBA/PGDM programmes
IBS Hyderabad & all the other 8 campuses of ICFAI B-Schools
300 MBA/PGDM colleges across India
More than 200 MBA/PGDM colleges in India
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and all its campuses
IRMA Anand
MICA Ahmedabad
KIIT School of Management; KIIT School of Rural Management

Cost of MBA Entrance Exams Application Form
The MBA entrance exam fee for the upcoming MBA entrance tests has gone up for some exams while for many other MBA entrance exams, the MBA entrance exam cost has been kept at last year level. The table below shares the cost of MBA entrance exam application form for each exam:

MBA Entrance Exams
MBA Entrance Exam Fee (General category)
MBA Entrance Exam Fee (Reserved category)
Rs.2000/-
Rs.1000/-
Rs.1700/-
Rs.1700/-
Rs.2000/-
Rs.1000/-
Rs.2000/-
Rs.2000/-
Rs.1750/-
Rs.1750/-
Rs.1600/-
Rs. 800/-
Rs.1550/-
Rs.1550/-
Rs.1800/-
Rs.1800/-
Rs.1030/-
Rs. 500/-
Rs.1985/-
Rs.1985/-
Rs.1250/-
Rs.1250/-

It may be noted that if you appear in all the above MBA entrance exams, the cost of MBA entrance tests is around Rs.18,000/-. To avoid such a high MBA entrance exam fee, you may choose the preferred MBA entrance exams the scores of which are accepted by more MBA colleges. For example, CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT, MAT are the larger national level MBA entrance exams and cover more than 1000 MBA colleges accepting their exam score. This way you could reduce the burden of the MBA entrance exam cost. 

 

MBA Entrance Exam

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 27-07-2020 06:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 04-08-2020 10:00 AM to 18-09-2020 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 24-10-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 29-11-2020 09:30 AM (Tentative)
    Result: 05-01-2021 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 23-08-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 23-08-2019 10:00 AM to 10-12-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 20-12-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 05-01-2020 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 16-01-2020 08:00 PM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 21-08-2020 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 09-09-2020 06:00 PM to 05-11-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 11-11-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 06-12-2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 15-12-2020 09:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 02-08-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 16-08-2020 10:00 AM to 22-11-2020 11:30 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 01-12-2020 10:00 AM to 13-12-2020 02:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 13-12-2020 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Tentative)
    Result: 10-01-2021 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 01-11-2019 10:00 AM to 10-12-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 24-12-2019 10:00 AM to 28-01-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 28-01-2020 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 03-02-2020 06:00 PM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 09-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 10-01-2020 10:00 AM to 22-02-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-03-2020 10:00 AM to 15-03-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 14-03-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm), 15-03-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 31-03-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 02-07-2020 10:00 AM to 03-10-2020 11:45 PM (Tentative)
    Late Registration – Offline: 04-10-2020 10:00 AM to 14-10-2020 05:00 PM
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 04-10-2020 10:00 AM to 17-12-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 22-01-2021 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 06-03-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 09-03-2020 10:00 AM to 30-04-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Online: 16-05-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 14-05-2020 10:00 AM to 21-05-2020 05:45 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 20-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm), 21-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 12-06-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 29-05-2019 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 30-05-2019 10:00 AM to 26-06-2019 05:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 11-07-2019 04:00 PM to 21-07-2019 03:30 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 21-07-2019 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 22-08-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 07-01-2020 10:00 AM to 31-01-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 29-02-2020 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 20-03-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 25-05-2019 10:00 AM to 25-07-2019 11:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-08-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 04-08-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 15-08-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 17-03-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 20-03-2020 10:00 AM to 22-03-2020 12:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 31-03-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 12-02-2020 10:00 AM to 18-05-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 21-05-2020 10:00 AM to 24-05-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 24-05-2020 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 29-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 05-03-2020 06:00 PM to 26-04-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Offline: 05-03-2020 06:00 PM to 10-05-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 28-04-2020 04:00 PM to 03-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 03-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 16-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 28-05-2020 05:00 PM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 01-07-2019 10:00 AM to 17-12-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 21-12-2019 10:00 AM to 22-12-2019 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 05-01-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 11-10-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 18-10-2019 05:00 PM to 30-11-2019 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 18-12-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 04-01-2020 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 04-02-2020 06:00 PM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 23-09-2019 10:00 AM to 25-11-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 03-12-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 07-12-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 23-12-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Late Registration – Online: 31-12-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 02-02-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 16-11-2019 10:00 AM to 13-01-2020 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Offline: 16-11-2019 11:45 PM to 13-01-2020 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 18-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm), 19-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm), 20-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 17-02-2020 10:00 AM to 30-03-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 30-04-2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 10-05-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Notification date: 31-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 02-04-2020 10:00 AM to 30-04-2020 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 15-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 02-06-2020 12:00 PM to 09-06-2020 12:00 PM (Tentative)
    Result: 25-06-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 11-12-2019 10:00 AM to 30-04-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 05-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 09-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm), 10-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 29-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 22-01-2020 10:00 AM to 16-04-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 22-04-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 02-05-2020 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 12-05-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 08-12-2018 10:00 AM to 08-05-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 11-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 15-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 16-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 15-11-2018 10:00 AM to 15-02-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 24-02-2019 02:00 PM (Confirm)
  • Registration – Online: 21-02-2019 10:00 AM to 27-05-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 29-05-2019 10:00 AM to 02-06-2019 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 02-06-2019 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 07-06-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 20-02-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 27-02-2019 10:00 AM to 27-03-2019 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 15-04-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 26-04-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 06-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Notification date: 30-05-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 05-06-2019 10:00 AM to 22-06-2019 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 30-06-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 06-07-2019 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM (Confirm), 06-07-2019 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 10-07-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
  • Late Registration – Online: 10-04-2020 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 21-04-2020 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Tentative)
    Result: 03-05-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
  • Registration – Online: 31-12-2019 10:00 AM to 31-01-2020 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: 23-02-2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 20-03-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)