According to employers and experts, MBA is the most-sought career in India. At present, in India, 80% of engineers are pursuing MBAs from IIMs and other management institutes after completing UG. Management is one of the challenging and most trustworthy courses after completing under graduation. As in the present, many B schools offer management courses with specialization in different streams for masters. To get admission to a B school or Indian Institute of Management, candidates need to apply for the various management entrance test organized by these colleges. If you ask any of the engineers after engineering what they want to do, 80% of students would say they want to pursue a Master in Business Administration. Here we are going to list Management Entrance Exams 2022
List Of Management Entrance Exams
Here is a list of all the national and state-level management entrance exams with their preferences in India.
National Level Management Entrance Exams
CAT 2021 (Common Admission Test)
The first and most popular management entrance exam in India is CAT, also known as Common Admission Test. It is a national-level management entrance test and is organized by different IIMs annually on a rotational basis. CAT is conducted to provide admission into the 19 Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and other B-schools situated all over the country. CAT 2021 application form was released on August 4, 2021, and was closed on September 22, 2021. The CAT 2021 examination is scheduled to be held on November 28, 2021.
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MAT 2022 (Management Aptitude Test )
After the CAT Exam, MAT is another important and second-best choice for candidates who want admission into management schools. The All India Management Association (AIMA) organizes the MAT examination annually and is a paper-based and computer-based examination. This examination is conducted to get admissions into the best Business schools. It is conducted four times a year during February, May, September, and December. Candidates can apply for this form via online mode on the official website.
XAT 2022 (Xavier Aptitude Test)
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) organizes XAT. XAT is a national-level entrance exam for admission in management programs. It is another popular entrance exam that helps get admission to MBA/PGDM courses in XLRI and other top MBA colleges like IMT Ghaziabad, TAPMI Manipal, XIMB, and other popular top management colleges in India. After clearing the XAT examination, you can get into the management colleges in Jamshedpur and Delhi.
The XAT examination will be held on January 2, 2022. The XAT conducting authorities released the application forms on August 10, 2021. The last date for registration is November 30, 2021 (till midnight). The results for the examination will be released on January 25, 2022.
CMAT 2022 (Common Management Admission Test)
CMAT or Common Management Admission Test is a government-organized online national level entrance exam to get admission into 1000 AICTE approved management programs like MBA and PGDM across India. Till 2018, CMAT was conducted by AICTE, now National Testing Authority or NTA conducts the exam.
The official notification for CMAT 2022 examination will be released on the official website of CMAT on November 1, 2021. The online registration process will begin on November 1, 2021, and end on January 10, 2022. The tentative date for the CMAT exam is February 22, 2022, and is subject to change.
GMAT 2022 (Graduate Management Admission Test)
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is the national level management entrance exam conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). It helps analyze the candidate’s critical thinking, analytical writing, problem-solving, and logical reasoning skills. It is considered an essential requirement when trying to get into MBA programs. The GMAT score is accepted by 7000+ management programs in over 2300 B schools across the globe. Candidates can register for this exam any time in the year and participate in this examination every month but can appear only five times in a year. Moreover, the GMAT score is as well valid for one year.
SNAP 2022 (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)
Symbiosis University organizes a university-level examination, i.e., Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP). It is an offline entrance exam conducted to provide admission into the MBA program offered by Symbiosis University. The SNAP examination is held in three different slots: December 19, 2021, January 8, 2022, and January 16, 2022
Cochin University of Science And Technology conducts the university-level entrance level exam for students who want to get admission into UG and PG courses of CUSAT. The authorities will release the CUSAT 2022 application form on the 2nd week of March 2022, and the tentative date for the CUSAT 2022 exam is the 3rd week of June 2022.
NMAT 2022 (Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test)
Graduate Management Aptitude Council (GMAC) is organized a postgraduate university level entrance test i.e. Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) to provide admission into the graduate management degree programmes. Candidates can get admission through NMAT Score in the top B Schools.
ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is organized by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad. ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education is the conducting authority. It is also known as ICFAI Aptitude Test. This exam is conducted to provide admission in various management programmes which is offered by ICFAI Universit and across all India’s ICFAI Business School.
ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). it is conducted four times a year. It is conducted via paper and computer-based mode. The registration process will start in the month of December, February, May & July.
The national level entrance test i.e. IIFT which is conducted by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). It is one of the trendings institution across India for providing admission into the MBA (International Business) program which is offered by the Kolkata & New Delhi campus. The registration process will be available in the month of July 2019.
Delhi University Admission 2019
Dream of Every Students Delhi University does not organize any entrance examination to provide admission into the Delhi University. Delhi University provides admission on the basis of CAT 2018 Score as well as candidates marks in their bachelors and will they clear the cut off which is decided by the Admission Authority.
IPU CET 2019
The university level entrance exam Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) is conducted by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha. It is organized to provide admission into MBA programmes this university also conducted CET Exam to offer admission into the various courses. The registration process is available via online mode only. The Exam is conducted via offline mode.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) also provides admission into MBA programmes in their own affiliated colleges in Uttar Pradesh which is founed by the Government of India. Aligarh Muslim University as well conducted their own entrance test to provide admission in these fellowship programmes.
Allahabad University 2019
The University of Allahabad organizes an entrance examination ((MONIBRA) Admission Test 2019) to provide admission in their own colleges in MBA programmes in different specialization. Candidates who cleared MBA (MONIBRA) Admission Test 2019 will go for the further process (group discussion & personal interviews rounds) to admission in management programme offered by the university.
the ten Central Universities of India together organized a national level entrance exam in the management field i.e. Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) to provide admission into the Management courses for UG, PG & Ph.D degree in the fields of management, engineering, arts, etc. The registration process will start in the month of February 2019.
Pondicherry University 2019
Pondicherry University (established by the Government of India in the year 1985) provide admission into the MBA programme in the university on the basis of CAT Score Card. The university organized group discussion and personal interview for those students who cleared CAT Exam.
The University level entrance exam PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is organized by the PES University. It is organized to give admission in various undergraduate & postgraduate programmes of the university. The Registration process will available in the month of October 2019.was released from October 10 2017. The exam is conducted via online mode.
BVP CET 2019
Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University organized their own entrance examination i.e. BVP CET B-MAT 2019 to provide admission to the students in MBA programme. It is conducted via offline mode (pen-paper based). The registration process will be available in online mode.
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University also provides admission in their own colleges in various PG and other courses in the field of management i.e. MBA courses on the basis of CAT examination. The application will be applied via online mode only.
MU OET 2019 | Manipal University Online Entrance Test
Manipal University (which is located in Manipal, Karnataka) conducts its own entrance test that is known as Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET) is organized by the Manipal University to provide admission into their own campuses in MBA programmes in the various specialization. It is conducted to provide admission in various field of engineering, management, medical, etc. Cndidates will be selected on the basis of their past records in academics and management test score and performance in the GD & PI rounds.
KIITEE 2019 | Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam (KIITEE)
The university level entrance exam known as KIITEE is organized by the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology which is the main conducting body. It is organized to provide admission in MBA, B.Tech, BCA, MCA & other courses that are offered by the Kalinga university. The registration Process will be opened in the month of November 2019.
LPU NEST 2019 (Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test)
LPU University organized their own university level test i.e LPU NEST (Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test). It is organized to provide admission to the students in various courses i.e.MBA, B.Tech & others offered by LPU, can appear for this examination. The registration process will be available in the month of November 2019.
PTU Exam 2019
Punjab Technical University (PTU) does not organized any entrance exam. It provides admission into MBA programme on the basis of CMAT 2019 examination. If in case any seats will be vacant after filling through the CMAT score than remaining seats will be offered bn the basis of inter-se-merit of the qualifying examination.
MICA Admissions Test (MICAT) is conducted by the MICA (Mudra Institute of Communication) which is the main conducting authority behind MICAT. It provides admission into the PGDM-C course. Candidates who qualify at least one of the national level entrance examination i.e CAT/MAT/GMAT. The Registration process will be opened via online mode from September 2019.
VMOU Admission 2019
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University is organized VMOU Admission 2019 to provide admissions into various UG, PG and other programmes in the field of management, science, computer application, etc. The registration process will be available in the month of January 2019.
AIMA UGAT 2019
AIMA UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) examination is organized a national level examination by the AIMA (All India Management Association). To admissions in BBA, BHM, BCA, Integrated MBA and many other courses. The registration process will be available from February 2019.
To admission in Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and Fellowship Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) will be provided on the basis of Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand test. Also, the admission will be based on CAT 2018/XAT 2019 scores. The registration process will be started in the month of October 2019.
NMIMS NPAT 2019
NMIMS NPAT (NMIMS Programs After Twelfth) is a university level exam which was organized for providing admission in various UG & integrated UG courses in various fields. Students can get admission in MBA Tech (B.Tech + MBA), MBA Pharma Tech (B.Pharm + MBA) & other courses. The online registration was started from January 11 2018.
IMU CET 2019
Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) is a common entrance test which is regulated by the Indian Maritime University. Through IMU CET exam, students can get admission in various UG & PG courses in the field of marine. It offers MBA programme in Port and Shipping Management & International Transportation and Logistics Management.
Lucknow University 2019
Lucknow University conducts entrance exam for providing admission in various UG & PG courses offered in management, science, law & other fields. It is a university level examination which was conducted in the month of May 2018. The application form was released from April 2 2018.
BHU Admission 2019
As students choice and desired college in Uttar Pradesh i.e. Banaras Hindu University which offers admission into the UG, PG and Diploma/Certificate programmes in various specialization. BHU organized their own test for providing admission int this course. BHU also offers admission in MBA course in Agribusiness specializations. Registration Process will starts in the month of January 2019.
KMAT Karnataka 2019
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is state level entrance exam which is conducted by the Karnataka Private Postgraduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) is the main conducting authority. This exam is conducted to provide admission into the MBA, PGDM and MCA Programme which is offered by the Karnataka State’s University and Affiliated University.
Karnataka PGCET 2019
Karnataka PGCET is a state level entrance test conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Karnataka PGCET is referred to as Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test. Candidates can appear for this exam for admission into 1st-year full time/part time MBA/MCA/M.Arch/M.Tech/ME, part-time M.Tech (QIP) & other courses.
MAH CET 2019
Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra is the main organizing authority which conducts the MAH CET exam. MAH CET 2019 was organized only through pen & paper mode in multiple sessions. This entrance exam is conducted for admission in the first year of MBA/MMS/ PGDBM/PGDM programmes. Online registration will start in the month January 2019.
AP ICET 2019
Andhra University conducted a state level exam i.e. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) on behalf of A.P State Council of Higher Education to provide admission into MBA and MCA courses which is offered by the various universities & colleges of Andhra Pradesh state.
TS ICET 2019
Kakatiya University, Warangal organized a state level entrance exam i.e. Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. It is conducted to provide admission into MBA & MCA programmes which is offered by the universities & their affiliated institutes in Telangana State.
TANCET 2019 (Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test)
Anna University organized a state level exam in Tamilnadu which is known as Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). The state level exam is conducted to provide admission to the students in the MBA, MCA, and M.E/M. Tech programmes which are offered in the Tamil Nadu States Government Institutions. It is organized via offline mode and the registration process will start in the month of April 2019.
UPSEE 2019 (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination)
UPTU entrance exam is popularly known as UPSEE examination which is conducted by the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh to provide admission in first year of B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, BFA, MBA, MCA, BHMCT, BFAD, MAM, etc. This exam is organized via online mode i.e. Computer Based Only.
KMAT Kerala 2019 (Kerala Management Admission Test)
KMAT (Kerala Management Admission Test) state level examination is conducted every year byMG University, Kerala to provide admission in MBA programme which is offered by the governments & private institutions. Candidates will be selected on the basis of KMAT Scorecard, Candidates who score minimum cut off marks which are decided by the conducted authority. It is organized two times in a year i.e. April and November session.