Entrance Exams

Entrance Exams

An entrance exam is an examination conducted by educational institutions to select candidates for admission. An entrance exam is held at various stages be it primary or tertiary. But, it is mainly held for tertiary levels or higher education institutions such as at the college level.

Here is a list of some entrance exams that are conducted to pursue your post-graduation degree or diploma. These are:

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Admission Test (IIFT)
  • TISS National Entrance Test(TISS NET)
  • IBS Aptitude Test(IBSAT)
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAHCET)
  • MICA Admission Test(MICAT)
  • AIMS Test for Management Admission (ATMA)
  • Common Admission Test(CAT)
  • Management Aptitude Test(MAT)
  • Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)
  • Xavier’s Admission Test (XAT)
  • Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test(NMAT)
  • Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)

These entrance exams are thus important to get admission in top B- schools. Many government-aided institutes and colleges accept these entrance exams before admission into their post-graduation management programs.

MBA Entrance Exams 2020-21 in India: Completed your Bachelor’s and looking forward to getting a postgraduate degree from reputed B-School but confused as to how to get admission? Earlier the admissions in business schools were accepted based on merit. But, with an increasing number of interested candidates, most of the B-Schools have changed their admission criteria and take admissions based on MBA entrance exams.

In India, when the thought of pursuing an MBA pops up in mind, IIMs or XLRI Jamshedpur come up simultaneously. But due to competitive admission criteria and limitation of seats not everyone can be an alumnus of IIMs / XLRI or any other top b-school. Hence Careers360 in this article of MBA Entrance Exams 2020 in India brings to you major MBA entrance exams which are being conducted in 2020 along with the details, registration dates, exam date, and related information.
Latest- IIM Indore released CAT admit card 2020 on October 28. Take CAT Mock Test 2020 for practice purposes.

Important Dates of MBA Entrance Exams 2021 in India

Before planning to appear in any MBA entrance exam and start the preparation, first and foremost candidates should be aware of important dates related to those exams. The dates mentioned in tabular form are updated continuously according to the respective notifications issued by competent authorities that are conducting the exam.

CAT 2020

Common Admission Test or CAT is a National level MBA entrance exam that is conducted once a year by IIMs on a rotational basis. To be a part of the MBA admission process for the year 2021, candidates will have to appear for the CAT 2020 exam. IIM Indore is the conducting body of CAT 2020. As per the exam pattern of CAT 2020, the exam duration will be 2 hours in which candidates will have to answer three sections.

CAT is considered to be one of the toughest MBA entrance exams out of all MBA Entrance Exams 2020 in India due to the sectional time limit criteria. IIMs do not provide any official CAT syllabus, hence candidates have to make their CAT preparation strategy keeping in mind the previous year’s exams.

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