If you are looking for information on various MBA entrance exam 2022 and 2023 for admission 2023, you are at the right place. Here is a complete list of entrance exams for Management courses.
Management Entrance Exams
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 graduation. At the present, many institutes offer management courses with specialization in different streams.
To get admission to various MBA courses, candidates need to apply for the various management entrance test organized by these colleges.
National Level MBA Entrance Exams 2022-23 [Registration Opening Soon]
The application forms for the national-level management entrance exam 2022-23, namely- CAT 2022, IIFT 2023, XAT 2023, SNAP 2022, NMAT 2022, and IBSAT 2022 will be released soon. These entrance exams are approved for admissions to IIMs, SPJIMR, IIFT, NMIMS, Symbiosis Pune, IBS Hyderabad, etc.
The registration process for CAT, SNAP, and NMAT will begin in July/August 2022 (tentatively). While admissions for other exams like TISSNET, XAT, IIFT, and CMAT will begin between August and October 2022.
State-Level MBA Entrance Exams [MBA Admissions Open]
Some important state-level MBA entrance exam application processes are open now.
The admission process for various state-level entrance exams like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, and 330 other MBA colleges in Maharashtra are open now. These MBA colleges will accept scores of state-level MAH CET 2022 (For Maharashtra B. Schools). The admission will be conducted through the DTE CAP round which begins in September/October 2022.
Other State level entrance tests accepted for MBA in India in the States of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, and Telangana are – Karnataka PGCET; Kerala KMAT; Tamilnadu TANCET; Telangana TSICET, etc.
MBA Entrance Exams Dates 2022 for these exams have been announced. TANCET, Kerala KMAT is over. The Schedule for MAHCET, Karnataka PGCET, and TSICET is open and the exams will be held in July/August 2022 for MBA admission 2022.
Top MBA Entrance Exam 2022-23: Important Dates
Here is the tentative exam schedule for MBA entrance exams:
|MBA Entrance Exam 2022 & 2023||Last Date to Apply||Exam Date|
|CAT 2022||September 15, 2022||November 27, 2022|
|IIFT 2023||October 15, 2022||December 4, 2022|
|XAT 2023||November 30, 2022||January 8, 2023|
|TISSNET 2023||January 10, 2023||January 21, 2023|
|NMAT 2022||November 10, 2022||October 14 to December 27, 2022|
|SNAP 2022||November 30, 2022||December 18, 2022|
|IBSAT 2022||December 21, 2022||December 24 & 25, 2022|
|CMAT 2023||January 15, 2023||February 26, 2023|
|MAH CET 2022||May 11, 2022||August 23, 24, 25, 2022|
|TSICET 2022||July 23, 2022||July 27 & 28, 2022|
|Karnataka PGCET 2022||July 12, 2022 (Tentative)||August 21, 2022 (Tentative)|
|Karnataka KMAT 2022||September 10, 2022 (Tentative)||September 18, 2022 (Tentative)|
List of Management Entrance Exam In India
CAT 2022 (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. The CAT exam 2022 is scheduled to be held on November 27, 2022.
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 400 MBA/PGDM colleges that accept MAT scores. It is conducted four times a year February, May, September, and December. Candidates can apply for this form via online mode on the official website.
Note: September MAT schedule for CBT, PBT and IBT is coming soon.
XAT 2023 (Xavier Aptitude Test)
XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test is another most important MBA entrance exam. It is a nationa-level exam with the aim to provide admissions to XLRI, XIMB, TAPMI, IMT, and 150+ MBA colleges in India. More than 100,000 candidates appear for XAT every year. XAT is conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur and is thus also known as XLRI-XAT. The XAT exam 2023 will be held tentatively on January 8, 2023.
CMAT 2023 (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 CMAT exam is expected to be held on February 23, 2022 tentatively. CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai, PUMBA Pune, Great Lakes Chennai, BIMTECH Greater Noida among others.
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)
SNAP is a MBA entrance exam for admission to 16 Symbiosis Institutes in India. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune conducts SNAP every year as computer based test. Over the years, the authorities have changed the question paper pattern from paper-based to computer-based. SNAP 2022 is likely to be held as computer-based test on December 18, 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 CUSAT exam will be held on June 22, 23, and 24, 2022.
NMAT 2022 (Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test)
NMAT is an important national-level MBA entrance test leading to admission to top MBA colleges including NMIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR, ISB, VIT, XIMB, and other 30 institutes and universities in India. GMAC is the exam conducting body for NMAT. The NMAT exam will be held from October 14 to December 27, 2022. NMAT is conducted in two modes: Online proctored test and Online exam at 73 exam centers in 68 cities.
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.
It is conducted to provide admission in various management programmes which is offered by ICFAI Universit and across all India’s ICFAI Business School. IBSAT Entrance Exam 2022 is scheduled on December 24 & 25, 2022.
ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) is a national-level entrance exam which is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). ATMA exam score are accepted by 200+ MBA/PGDM colleges in India. It is one of the best exams to get admissions to various Post-Graduate Management Programs like MBA, PGDM, MCA, MMS and other management post-graduate courses.
It is conducted via paper and computer-based mode and is conducted four times a year. The registration process will start in the month of December, February, May & July.
The national level entrance test i.e. IIFT 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. Every year around 60,000 students from all disciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Humanities and Law take IIFT admission test to get admission in MBA (IB) program at one of three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
Delhi University Admission
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 Score as well as candidates’ marks in their bachelor’s and will they clear the cut off which is decided by the Admission Authority.
IPU CET 2022
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 programs this university also conducted CET Exam to offer admission into the various courses. IPU CET 2022 Exam Dates have been announced. The exam for UG was conducted on 18th & 19th June 2022. The IPU CET (PG) will be conducted from 23rd to 25th June 2022.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) also provides admission into MBA programs in their own affiliated colleges in Uttar Pradesh which is founded by the Government of India. Aligarh Muslim University as well conducted its own entrance test to provide admission to these fellowship programs.
Allahabad University 2022
The University of Allahabad organizes an entrance examination ((MONIBRA) Admission Test 2019) to provide admission in their own colleges in MBA programs in different specializations. Candidates who cleared MBA (MONIBRA) Admission Test 2022 will go through the further process (group discussion & personal interview rounds) for admission to the management program 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 (CUET) to provide admission into the Management courses for UG, PG & Ph.D. degrees in the fields of management, engineering, arts, etc.
Pondicherry University 2022
Pondicherry University (established by the Government of India in the year 1985) provide admission into the MBA program in the university on the basis of the CAT Score Card. The university organized group discussions and personal interviews 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 to various undergraduate & postgraduate programs of the university. The registration process will available in the month of October 2022. The exam is conducted via online mode.
BVP CET 2022
Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University organized its own entrance examination i.e. BVP CET B-MAT 2022 to provide admission to the students in the MBA program. 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 the CAT examination. The application will be applied via online mode only.
MU OET 2022 | 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 programs in the various specialization. It is conducted to provide admission in various fields of engineering, management, medical, etc. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their past records in academics and management test scores and performance in the GD & PI rounds.
KIITEE 2022 | 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 Kalinga University. The Registration Process will be opened in the month of November 2022.
LPU NEST 2022 (Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test)
LPU University organized its 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, who can appear for this examination. The registration process will be available in the month of November 20122.
PTU Exam 2022
Punjab Technical University (PTU) does not organize any entrance exam. It provides admission into the MBA program on the basis of the CMAT examination. If in case any seats will be vacant after filling through the CMAT score then the 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 for 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 2022.
VMOU Admission 2023
Vardhman Mahaveer Open University is organized VMOU Admission 2019 to provide admissions into various UG, PG, and other programs in the field of management, science, computer application, etc. The registration process will be available in the month of January 2023.
AIMA UGAT 2023
AIMA UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) examination is organized as 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 2023.
To admission in Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and Fellowship Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) will be provided on the basis of the Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand test. Also, the admission will be based on CAT 2022/XAT 2023 scores. The registration process will be started in the month of October 2022.
NMIMS NPAT 2023
NMIMS NPAT (NMIMS Programs After Twelfth) is a university-level exam that was organized for providing admission to 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.
IMU CET 2022
Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) is a common entrance test that is regulated by the Indian Maritime University. Through the IMU CET exam, students can get admission to various UG & PG courses in the field of marine. It offers an MBA program in Port and Shipping Management & International Transportation and Logistics Management.
Lucknow University 2022
Lucknow University conducts an entrance exam for providing admission in various UG & PG courses offered in management, science, law & other fields. It is a university-level examination.
BHU Admission 2023
As students choose and desired college in Uttar Pradesh i.e. Banaras Hindu University which offers admission into the UG, PG, and Diploma/Certificate programs in various specializations. BHU organized its own test for providing admission into this course. BHU also offers admission to an MBA course in Agribusiness specializations. The registration process will start in the month of January 2023.
KMAT Karnataka 2022
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is state level entrance exam that 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 are offered by the Karnataka State’s University and Affiliated University.
Karnataka PGCET 2022
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 2022
Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra is the main organizing authority that conducts the MAH CET exam. MAH CET 2022 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 programs. The exam is scheduled to be held on August 23, 24 & 25.
AP ICET 2022
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 are offered by the various universities & colleges of Andhra Pradesh state.
TS ICET 2022
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 programs which is offered by the universities & their affiliated institutes in Telangana State.
TANCET 2022 (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 programs are offered in the Tamil Nadu States Government Institutions. It is organized via offline mode.
UPSEE 2022 (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination)
UPTU entrance exam is popularly known as UPSEE examination. It is conducted by the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh to provide admission in the 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 2022 (Kerala Management Admission Test)
KMAT (Kerala Management Admission Test) state-level examination is conducted every year by University, of Kerala to provide admission in the MBA program which is offered by the governments & private institutions. Candidates will be selected on the basis of the KMAT Scorecard, Candidates who score minimum cut-off marks are decided by the conducted authority. It is organized two times a year i.e. April and November sessions.
MBA is the most-sought career in India. Management is one of the challenging and most trustworthy courses after completing graduation. At the present, many institutes offer management courses with specialization in different streams.
To get admission to various MBA courses, candidates need to apply for the various management entrance test organized by these colleges.
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