MBA entrance exam

Top MBA Entrance exams other than CAT, MAT, XAT

There are a lot of college-level MBA entrance exams conducted in India by various conducting body for aspiring MBA students; these include some of the popular exams like NMAT, SNAP, etc.

Given below are the details of the MBA entrance exam along with the important dates. These exams are conducted in order to get into specific colleges.

1.NMAT (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test)

NMAT exam is conducted GMAC; i.e. Graduate management admission council to gaining admission into NMIMS university and its constituent colleges, along with other prestigious B-schools in India.

NMAT 2019 Eligibility; Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks are required to appear for this exam

It is an online-based exam, and the duration of the exam is 2hrs. Also, no negative marking is done in this exam.

There are four sections in the NMAT Exam pattern,

  1.        Language Skills
  2.        Quantitative Skills
  3.        Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  4.        Logical Reasoning

NMAT Exam fees details;

  • Service Fee Test Registration (Early) – INR 2000 + applicable taxes
  • Test Registration (Late) – INR 2500 + applicable taxes
  • Retake – INR 2000 + applicable taxes
  •  Reschedule – INR 1100 + applicable taxes
  • Additional Score Reports (beyond first five) – INR 200 per Score Report + applicable taxes

Now check out the important dates of the NMAT exam here;

EventsStart DateEnd Date
Registration                                        2nd July 201930th October 2019
Scheduling2nd July 201916th October 2019
Late registration4th October 201914th October 2019
Registration Retake5th October 201914th December 2019
Rescheduling of exam2nd July 201914th December 2019
Re-take scheduling5th October 201914th December 2019
Exam schedule4th October 201917th December 2019
Result date
3rd Week January 2020
Official score download date
31st March 2020

List of Colleges accepting NMAT scores are:

  1.    NMIMS (Narsee monjee institute of management studies)
  2.   ISB (Indian school of business) for Advanced Management Program in Business Analytics (AMPBA)
  3.  SPJIMR (SP Jain Institute of management and research) for PGMPW program
  4. Xavier University
  5. TAPMI
  6. SDA Bocconi Asia centre
  7. ICFAI Business School
  8.  SOIL (School of inspired leadership)
  9. Alliance University
  10. Athena School of management
  11. Shiv Nadar University
  12. Pandit Deendayal petroleum university
  13. Bennett university
  14. Universal business school
  15.  Woxsen School of Business Management
  16. Thapar School of Management
  17. ISBR Business School
  18. Jain University – CMS Business School
  19. Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
  20. BSE Institute Limited
  21. Amity University
  22. SRM University Chennai, Delhi NCR Sonipat
  23. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
  24. BML Munjal University
  25. VIT University
  26. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  27. Mody University
  28. GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
  29. Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University
  30. Jindal Global Business school – Delhi/NCR

2.SNAP (Symbiosis national aptitude test)

SNAP entrance exam is conducted by symbiosis international university for getting admission into 16 colleges. Candidates who are aspiring to take admission in MBA or program have to appear in this exam

SNAP Eligibility: The eligibility of the exam is Graduation with 50% marks. Final year students can also apply.

The duration of the exam is 2 hours. SNAP exam fee is around 1750 INR. The exam is objective type with 4 options for every question. 1 mark will be awarded for every right answer and 25% or 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

These four sections of NMAT Exam pattern are:
1. General English
2. Quantitative Aptitude
3. General Awareness
4. Logical & Analytical Reasoning

Important dates of SNAP 2020 are;

EventsDate (Tentative)
Registration date startsLast week of August 2019
Registration dates closeLast week of November 2019
Last date of PaymentLast week of November 2019
Admit CardFirst week of December 2019
SNAP Online Test dateSecond week of December 2019
ResultThe Second week of January 202

List of colleges accepting SNAP exam score;

  1. SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Pune
  2. SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development) Pune
  3. SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business), Pune
  4. SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) Bangalore
  5. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) Nashik
  6. SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) Pune
  7. SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management), Pune
  8. SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies), Pune
  9. SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication) Pune
  10. SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology), Pune
  11. SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) Pune
  12. SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication) Bangalore
  13. SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance), Pune
  14. SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences), Pune
  15. SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Hyderabad

3. IIFT: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

IIFT entrance exam is conducted by Indian Institute of foreign trade, New Delhi. This exam is a national exam conducted to get admission into IIFT, Delhi autonomous public business school.

IIFT Eligibility – Candidate should hold a bachelor degree in any discipline.

The duration of the exam in 2hrs. and the exam fees is 1650/- for General and OBC, 775/- for SC/ST/PH

IIFT Exam pattern:

It has 6 sections, that means 30 minutes for each section.

  1. Quantitative Ability (20 questions), 
  2. Data Interpretation (20 questions)
  3. Reading comprehension (16 questions) 
  4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning (22 questions)
  5. Verbal Ability (20 questions)
  6. General Awareness (25 questions).

There is negative marking for each wrong answer.

Important dates of IIFT 2020 exam;

EventsDate (Tentative Dates)
Registration date starts6th August 2019
Registration dates close15th September 2019
Last date for change of Test Centres5t November 2019
Admit Card Download starts16th November 2019
IIFT Online Test date1st December 2019
Result Announcement5th January 2020

Top Colleges accepting IIFT exam score:

  1. IIFT New Delhi 
  2. IIFT Kolkata
  3. IIFT Kakinada

4.MICAT (Mudra Institute of communications)

MICAT admission test is conducted by MICA Ahmedabad for getting admission in MBA program. Duration of the exam is 2 hours 45 minutes. Questions can be subjective or objective. No negative marking is there for Descriptive and Psychometric Test. MICA entrance exam fee is INR 1985

MICAT Eligibility: Graduation from a recognized university and Candidates must have appeared in at least one of the MBA Entrance Test like CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT.

MICAT Exam Pattern: 

1. Verbal Ability
2. Quantitative Ability
3. General Awareness
4. Divergent and Convergent Thinking
5. Essay/Story Writing
6. Psychometric

Important dates of MICAT exam;

EventsDate (Tentative Dates)
Registration date starts23rd August 2019
Registration dates close20th November 2019
Admit Card Download starts26th November 2019
MICAT Online Test date8th December 2019
Result Announcement18th December 2019

College Accepting MICAT entrance exam is MICA Ahmedabad

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