MBA Entrance Exam

MBA Entrance exam dates for MBA admission 2020 begin in October 2019 and will continue till March 2020. However, there are a few national and state level MBA entrance exams 2019 in the months of March 2019, May 2019 and July 2019 that will offer opportunities for MBA admission 2019 in the MBA colleges in India.

CAT 2019: Important Dates, How to prepare  MAT 2019: May MAT Dates, Registration

Apart from eight popular national level MBA entrance exams in MBA Entrance Exam Calendar like CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, the state level and Institute specific MBA entrance exams dates like that of TISSNET 2020 and IBSAT 2019 are also announced and will be held for MBA admission 2020 batch in December 2019 and January 2020.

 

Details of MBA Entrance exams for MBA admission 2019 and 2020 are as under:

There are national and state level MBA entrance exams still available for MBA admission 2019. The State level MBA entrance exams 2019 like MAH-CET 2019 is over now. Schedule for other MBA entrance exams for MBA admission 2019 have been announced or are about to be announced. The  Karnataka PGCET 2019; KMAT 2019; TANCET 2019; AP-MBA-CET 2019; TS-MBA-CET 2019 are yet to be held. Exam notification and the exam dates for most of them have been announced.

 

MBA Entrance Exam Calendar for MBA Admission 2019

Exam Name
Exam Date
Last Date to Apply
MAH MBA CET 2019
March 9 & 10, 2019
Closed on Feb 18, 2019
MAT 2019 May Exam
May 5, & May 19 (Paper Based)
May 18, 2019 (Computer Based
April 27 & May 12 for Paper Based Test
May 12, 2019 for Computer Based Test
ATMA 2019 May Exam
May 19, 2019
May 13, 2019
TANCET 2019
May 2019, 3rd week
April 2019, 3rd week
AP-ICET 2019
April 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
TS-ICET 2019
May 23 & 24, 2019
April 29, 2019
Karnataka-PGCET 2019
July 14, 2019
June 4, 2019
Karnataka-KMAT 2019
July 21, 2019
July 2019, 1st week

MBA Entrance Exams for MBA Admission 2020
The largest MBA entrance exam for MBA admission 2020 IIM-CAT 2019 exam date is expected on Nov 24, 2019, IIFT 2019 is expected on December 1, 2019; XLRI-XAT 2020 on January 5, 2020 and NMAT 2019 exam dates which start on October 4 will be over on December 17, 2019. The registration and application process for CAT 2019, IIFT 2019, NMAT 2019, XAT 2019 begin in July/August 2019.

 

Opportunities  for MBA admission 2020 in IIMs, XLRI, Symbiosis, FMS, NMIMS, IIFT, and other top MBA colleges start from October 2019. A few National and State level MBA entrance exams 2019 with last opportunity for MBA admission 2019 are scheduled from March 2019 to July 2019. All the national level MBA entrance exam dates 2019 for MBA admission 2020 will be announced in the months of July 2019 and August 2019 along with the commencement of their registration process.

 

MBA Entrance Exam Calendar for MBA admission 2020
The tentative MBA entrance exam dates and schedule for MBA admission 2020 are:

MBA Entrance Exam
MBA Entrance Exam 2019 & 20 Dates
Last Date to Apply
November 24, 2019
September 20, 2019
January 5, 2020
November 30, 2019
December 1, 2019
September 15, 2019
Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2019
October 3, 2019
December 15, 2019
November 23, 2019
January 27, 2020
November 30, 2019
MAT 2019 May (Paper Based)
May 5, 2019
April 25, 2019
MAT 2019 May (Computer Based)
May 19, 2019
May 12, 2019
ATMA 2019 (May Exam)
May 19, 2019
May 13, 2019
December 21 & 22, 2019
December 11, 2019
January 12, 2020
December 10, 2019
IRMASAT 2020 (Now part of GD-PI)
February 2020 (Last Week)
December 31, 2019
December 2, 2019
November 20, 2019

MBA Entrance Exams & the Score Accepting Colleges
MBA entrance exam dates 2019 and 2020 are announced along with the release of MBA entrance exams 2019 and 2020 notifications 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 2019 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 200 MBA/PGDM colleges in India
TISSNET
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and all its campuses
IRMASAT
IRMA Anand
MICAT
MICA Ahmedabad

While National level MBA entrance exams are held from October with the beginning of NMAT exam date, almost all the national level MBA entrance exams are over in the month of February with MAT and ATMA exam dates. The state level MAHCET, TS-ICET, AP-ICET, PGCET, KMAT, TANCET exam dates fall in the months of March, May, June and July. The schedule for these MBA entrance exams 2019 is announced in January/February onwards. 

Exam dates and schedule

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