Management is the art of organizing and coordinating things or people. Hence, your life is sorted if you’ve learned the right management tricks, be it your profession or personal life.
If you want to build your career in management and looking for the right opportunity, MBA is your key. But just having a management degree isn’t enough. Getting admission to the right college that can help you gain adequate knowledge and management techniques is really important. Also, getting admission into top MBA colleges can also land you to your dream job through campus placements.
Every year, over 50 MBA entrance exams are organized in India to offer management aspirants the opportunities they need.
Generally, there are 3 levels for these exams:
- National Level: Popular MBA entrance exams at this level include CMAT, CAT, MAT
- Regional Level: Popular MBA entrance exams at this level include KMAT, MAH-CET, TANCET, TSICET.
- College Level: Popular MBA entrance exams at this level include SNAP, XAT, IRMASAT, IIFT Exam.
Here is a list of top MBA Entrance Exams in India:
- CAT Exam
CAT exam or Common Admission Test is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) every year. The candidates who clear this entrance exam are eligible for getting admission in 20 top MBA colleges.
The test comprises of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) from four sections including quantitative, logical reasoning, verbal and data interpretation. Time given to complete the test is 180 minutes.
XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. The score card is eligible to be used by 140 management colleges.
The test comprises of objective as well as subjective questions covering topics from Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, essay writing and general knowledge. The total number of questions is not fixed but the time duration of the test is 3.5 hours.
- MAT Exam
MAT or Management Aptitude Test is conducted by All India Management Association (AAIMA) for management graduates. The exam is conducted both offline and online. This 2.5hours long entrance exam comprises of 5 sections including Language Comprehension, data analysis, mathematics, intelligence and critical reasoning and Indian and Global environment. The total number of questions is 200.
There are several other MBA entrance exams including GMAT, MICAT, ISBAT, IIFT, ATMA, SNAP, and more. While it is important to have adequate information about these exams to get entry into a good MBA college, preparing for these exams well is even more crucial.
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