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MBA ENTRANCE EXAMS 2020-2021




MBA ENTRANCE EXAMS 2021-2022

Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Time Break-up, Marking Scheme, Top Colleges accepting Exam Score


general eligibility for mba/pgdm


  • All B-Schools offering MBA/PGDM have their separate eligibility criteria for admissions to their Post Graduate Programs of MBA/MMS/PGDM/PGDBM etc.
  • Minimum requirement for all courses across India is - candidate must have scored more than 50% in Graduation (45% in case of SC/ST).
  • Candidate's score of all semester/annual exams by most of the colleges.
  • To secure admission in one of the Top-50 B-Schools in India, please make sure you have minimum 60% in 10, minimum 60% in 10+2 and minimum 50% (45% in case of SC/ST) in Graduation.

top 10 mba entrance exams in india


  • There are more than 1 dozen MBA Entrance Exams in India.
  • We have listed only 10 MBA Entrance Exams - based on number of takers. All exams listed below have minimum 50,000 takers per year.
  • Only Colleges which are in the list of TOP 50 B-Schools in India and accept particular exam, are listed in the table. There are many other Management Colleges which accepts these exam scores.
Exam Month
& Yr
Ques. Break Up Time Limit +ve -ve Summary Colleges
CAT* Nov-21 76
VA - 26
LRDI - 24
QA - 26

40 mins per section +3 -1 for MCQs
No Negative for TITA
120 mins
76 Ques.
20 IIMs
20 Top Non IIMs
90% Indian
B-schools


XAT* Jan-22 100 VALR - 26
DMA - 21
QADI - 28
GK - 25
VALR + DMA + QADI - 165 mins
GK - 15mins
1 VALR + DMA + QADI -
0.25 per wrong answer
0.05* per unattempted ques. (more than 8 )
GK - 0
100 Marks
180 mins
XLRI, JBIMS, S.P. Jain, XIMB, XUB, SIMSREE, MICA, IMT Ghaziabad
IIFT Dec-21 110 QA - 25
VARC - 35
LRDI - 30
GK - 20
120 mins
No Sectional Time Limit
3 - QA, VARC, LRDI
1.5 - GK
1 - QA, VARC, LRDI
0.5 - GK
300 Marks
120 mins
IIFT - Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada
SNAP* Dec-21
110 VARC - 15
QADI - 20
LR - 25
60 mins
No Sectional Time Limit
+1 1/4th of all positive marks 60 Marks
60 mins
SIBM, SCMHRD
All Colleges under Symbi. University
NMAT Oct to Dec
3 Attempts
120 QADI - 36
LR - 36
VARC - 36
QADI - 52
LR - 40
VARC - 28
(student can chose order of sections)
+3 -1 360 Marks
120 mins
NMIMS, SP Jain, IBS
MBA CET Not yet declared for 2021 200 LR - 75
VARC - 50
QADI - 50
VR* - 25
150 mins
No Sectional Time Limit
1 No Negative Marks 200 Marks
150 mins
JBIMS, SIMSREE, Welingkar, PUMBA, CoEP, SIES, MET, Chetna
MAT Sept-21
Dec-21
Feb-22
May-22
200 QA - 40
DIDS - 40
LR - 40
VARC - 40
GK - 40
150 mins
No Sectional Time Limit
1 0.25 200 Marks
150 mins
DMS-IIT Madras, TAPMI, SIMSREE, PUMBA, SIES
CMAT Jan-22 100 QADI - 25
VARC - 25
LR - 25
GK - 25
180 mins
No Sectional Time Limit
4 1 400 Marks
180 mins
JBIMS, SIMSREE, GIM, KJ Somaiya, Welingkar, Great Lakes
TISS NET Jan-22 100 VARC - 30
QALR - 30
GK - 40
100 mins 1 0 100 Marks
100 mins
TISS Campuses
Mumbai, Hydrabad, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Chennai

Abbrevations


  • CAT* - There are around 25% TITA Questions (wherein you have to Type In The Answer) in CAT every year. These questions attract no penalty for incorrect answer. (So, the secret to improve your score is, you must solve all these questions)
  • XAT* - If you leave more than 8 questions unattempted, each unattempted question beyond 8th will attract penalty of 0.1 Mark.
  • SNAP* - N - Normal MCQ Question / S - Special Question, wherein you have to Type In The Answer (TITA)
  • QA - QUANTITATIVE ABILITY
  • VA - VERBAL ABILITY
  • LR - LOGICAL REASONING
  • DI - DATA INTERPRETATION
  • DMA - DECISION MAKING ABILITY
  • GK - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
  • VR - VISUAL REASONING

How to prepare for mba entrance exams


Topic Subject Exams
Grammar
(Subject Verb Agreement, Preposition & Conjunction, Noun-Pronoun....)
VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Vocabulary VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Reading Comprehension VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Analogies VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Critical Reasoning VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Parajumbles VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Cloze Passage VA All MBA Entrance Exams
Arithmetic (Ratio, Proportion, Variation, Profit & Loss, SICI, Mixture, Alligations, Time & Work, Time-Speed-Distance) QA All MBA Entrance Exams
Algebra (Equations, Inequalities) QA All MBA Entrance Exams
Geometry (Lines, Angles, Triangles, Polygons, Circles, Mensuration, Co-ordinate Geometry) QA All MBA Entrance Exams
Numbers
(HCF-LCM, Divisibility Rule, Cyclicity, Remainder Theorem)
QA All MBA Entrance Exams
Probbility, Permutation-Combination QA All MBA Entrance Exams
Seating Arrangements (Linear, Circular, Floors, Matrix) LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Blood Relation LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Directions LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Clocks LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Calendars LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Venn Diagrams LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Syllogisms LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Critical Reasoning LR All MBA Entrance Exams
Graphs & Charts (Bar, Line, Pie) DI All MBA Entrance Exams
Caselets DI All MBA Entrance Exams
Tables DI All MBA Entrance Exams
Data Sufficiency DS All MBA Entrance Exams
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