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Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 22/Oct/2018 ,   Ends On : 15/Dec/2018


Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination for entry into management programmes. Till 2018, it was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Test will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The CMAT 2019 score will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.

 It is a 03 hours computer-based test, which access candidate across various segments for the admission in MBA, PGDM, Executive PGDM, PGCM courses. The qualifying candidates for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) are granted admission to the colleges, universities, and Institutions approved by AICTE. NTA will prepare a merit list of the selected candidates, which will be forwarded to the participating institutes. The candidates are then called for the Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds and then the final result is announced.

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Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is national-level management aptitude test. It is conducted by Xavier School of Management, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) - Jamshedpur.

XLRI conducts the exam on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). XAT scores are used by more than 800 institutes for admission to MBA, PGDM and other management courses.

XLRI Jamshedpur offers the following management programmes:

·         Business Management (BM)

·         Human Resource Management (HRM)

·         Global Business Management(GBM)

·         General Management Programme (GMP)


Xavier Aptitude Test – XAT is the second largest MBA entrance test to pursue MBA/PGDM in 11 member institutes and 140 Associate institutes accepting XAT exam scores. Till 2017 XAT remained a paper based test. With effect from 2018, XAT has become an online computer based test. As per the past trends in XAT Exam Date, the XAT 2019 date is to remain the first Sunday of January month. Accordingly, XLRI – the XAT 2019 exam conducting authority is expected to announce the XAT  2019 date as January 6, 2019.  

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 03/Jul/2018 ,   Ends On : 03/Oct/2018


NMAT (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test) is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which facilitates admission into various management courses such as MBA/PGDM in all the top B-schools as well as others. NMAT is previously conducted by NMIMS and now taken over by GMAC. It is a computer-administered examination to be taken at designated test centres.

NMAT 2019 Online Registration & Slot Booking has been started from 3rd July 2018. NMAT 2019 is a university level entrance exam. This exam is organized by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

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Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is an important National Level MBA Entrance test for MBA admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2018 score. It is the mandatory exam to apply for the MBA programmes offered by the institutes of Symbiosis International University and is considered as one of the major entrance exams after CAT and XAT.  

Some of the top MBA colleges in India like Symbiosis Institute of Management (SIBM), Pune; SIIB Pune; SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others accept only SNAP Test scores for MBA admission.

SNAP Test is a moderate difficulty level exam with 150 questions in MCQ format divided into four sections. The marking pattern in SNAP exam is +1 mark for each correct answer and – ¼ negative marking for each wrong answer.  SNAP 2018 exam will be held in more than 100 cities in India.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 06/Aug/2018 ,   Ends On : 14/Sep/2018

IIFT is a leading business school of India. The institute is famous for management courses in International Business Management and Strategy courses. IIFT conducts a separate entrance test to select candidates.

It’s confirmed now! IIFT 2018 MBA entrance exam for admission to IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) will be held on Sunday December 2, 2018. IIFT is conducted in an offline mode, and this year too it will remain as a paper-based test. However, since the number of applicants are increasing over the years, the officials are contemplating to switch to an online test – the switch might take place next year. 

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 04/Aug/2018 ,   Ends On : 07/Sep/2018


Common Admission Test or “CAT” is a national-level entrance examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotation basis every year. CAT scores are used by the IIMs and other top business schools in India such as SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, NITIE etc. for admission to their MBA, PGDM, and other management courses. CAT 2018 is expected to be held in November 2018. More than two lakh aspirants apply for CAT every year.

 IIM Calcutta is expected to be the convener for CAT 2018.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 30/Jun/2018 ,   Ends On : 24/Aug/2018


Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level management entrance examination. The test scores are used for admission to various MBA, PGDM and allied management programmes. The exam is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). More than 600 B-Schools accept MAT exam scores. MAT is held four times in a year: February, May, September and December.  

All India Management Association (AIMA) will conduct the MAT 2018 September exam in both offline (paper-pencil) and online (computer-based) mode on September 2 and September 15, 2018 respectively.

 The application process has started from June 30. The last date to register for offline and online mode is August 24 and September 8 respectively. Candidates can choose to write the exam in both modes.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 07/Jun/2018 ,   Ends On : 25/Jul/2018


Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a state-level entrance examination for admission to post graduate level programmes offered by MBA colleges and B-schools in the state of Karnataka. Aspirants can apply for admission to MBA, PGDM and MCA programmes by appearing in this examination.

KMAT 2018 is Gateway to MBA in Karnataka and Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market. KMAT 2018 accepting institutions include Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS), Alliance University, IFIM Business School, MP Birla Institute, M S Ramaiah, Mount Carmel, PESIT and many more.

KMAT 2018 shall be held across the country in following centres:

§  Bangalore

§  Calcutta

§  Chennai

§  Hyderabad

§  Indore

§  Jaipur

§  Lucknow

§  New Delhi

§  Noida

§  Patna

§  Pune

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 28/May/2018 ,   Ends On : 19/Jun/2018


AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is a national-level computer-based management entrance examination. It is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). ATMA scores are used for admission in various management programmes.


Dates for ATMA 2018 have been announced. In 2018, the exam will be held - June . The February exam will be held in pen-paper mode and the rest two in online mode. The registration process is likely to begin from May 28th 2018.

The complete schedule of admissions through ATMA 2018 is yet to be announced. However, as per ATMA 2018 notification, the result of online exams will be declared after five days. Declaration of the tesult of the paper-based test take longer. 


ATMA aims to evaluate a candidate’s verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, analysing and synthesising ability. It is a three hour exam. The test consists of multiple-choice objective-type questions.


Candidates who want to apply for the test need to be graduates (in any discipline). Final year graduation students can also apply for the exam.


“The scores of ATMA test are valid for Maharashtra institutional level MBA seats also, in addition to All-India level seats,” informs the official website.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 29/Jan/2018 ,   Ends On : 14/Apr/2018


Symbiosis Entrance Test or SET is a university level entrance test for UG courses offered by SIU affiliated institutes. 


Symbiosis International University conducts the separate exams for law, engineering, design & other courses. These tests are organized for providing admission to its various constituent colleges. For B.Tech admission, SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE) exam is conducted by the university. SET General is commonly conducted for admission to other undergraduate courses. Candidates seeking admission to SIU affiliated colleges can apply for the exam. Along with filling the application form for the exam, candidates are also required to apply for the institutions in which they want to take admission. 


Besides BBA, SET is also conducted for BBA IT, BCA, BA Mass Comm, B Sc Economics Honours, B Sc Liberal Arts, BA Liberal Arts and B Sc Culinary Arts

SET score is necessary for admission UG courses at the following institutes.

·         Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research

·         Symbiosis Centre of Media and Communication

·         Symbiosis Centre of Management Studies, Noida

·         Symbiosis Centre of Management Studies, Pune

·         Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts

·         Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 20/Oct/2017 ,   Ends On : 18/Dec/2017


CMAT registration will be started from the second week of October 2017.

To fill the application, candidates have to read the instructions and register themselves.

Make the fee payment using online or offline mode.

After fee payment, fill the remaining details in the application form.

Candidates are needed to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed format.

Check carefully before submitting the application form.

Candidates are advised to take printout of the application for further use.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 16/Aug/2017 ,   Ends On : 30/Nov/2017


XAT 2018 Registration has been started now. XAT 2018 is also referred as Xavier Aptitude Test. It is the university level entrance exam, which is organized by the XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) on the behalf of XAMI. XAT exam is conducted for the admission in more than 150 B-Schools of the country. The exam is the gateway for admission in management courses. For more than 60 years XLRI is organizing XAT exam at all India level basis.

Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 10/Aug/2017 ,   Ends On : 24/Nov/2017


SNAP 2017

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a national-level management entrance examination, conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). SNAP test scores are valid for admission to 15 institutes under SIU. The scores are also valid for admission to various other MBA or equivalent courses.

SNAP 2017 registrations began on Aug 22, 2017, and the last date to apply for the exam is Nov 24, 2017. SNAP Test has been scheduled for Dec 17, 2017. 

SNAP is a two-hour duration (from 2 pm to 4 pm) exam and is conducted in 102 cities all over India.

Every year, the admission team of SCMHRD conducts an interactive session ‘SNAP IT’ in 15 cities and 17 locations of India for the MBA aspirants to address all the issues aspirants may face during exam preparation. Last year, SNAP IT was held on December 10 and 11, 2016. The discussion includes recent changes in the exam pattern (if any), and ways to tackle them. Also, focus is laid on the key aspects of the interview and group discussions where members of SCMHRD share their personal experience. In the session, the aspirants are provided a general perspective to other exams as well. 

Test Fees

 Registration fees for SNAP 2017 is Rs 1750. 

Mode of Payment

 Candidates can choose to apply through i) Billdesk Gateway ii) Axis Bank Gateway iii) Indian Bank Gateway iv) Demand Draft.

 Online Payment:

The candidate may pay through i) Billdesk Gateway ii) Axis Bank Gateway iii) Indian Bank Gateway iv) Demand Draft.

Pay the test fee of Rs.1750/- (+ additional payment gateway charges at actuals) as per the instructions mentioned on the website for Payment of SNAP Test fee. (From August 10, 2017 to November 24, 2017)

 Demand Draft

Aspirants can also pay the fee through Demand Draft (DD) from any nationalised bank in favour of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ payable at Pune. While filling up the form one needs to fill in the DD details and send the print out of                 Payment Advice Form for DD and along with the DD to the following address:



Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115

Phone: 020-39116226/ 27


Admit Cards

SNAP 2017 admit cards will be available for download from December 1,2017 Friday to December 17,2017. Candidates could download their respective admit cards from SNAP official website. Candidates have to affix a latest passport size colour photograph on the admit card, attested by a gazetted officer. Test takers need to carry admit cards along with a photo identity proof to the exam centre. The candidates are advised to keep SNAP test admit cards safe with them as they will further be used for verification of the student during GE, PI and WAT processes, if shortlisted. Duplicate admit card will not be issued. 


Seat Reservation:

According to the UGC guidelines/ regulations the reservation criteria for different categories is mentioned below:


Seats Reserved

Within Sanctioned Intake

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)


Differently Abled*


Over & Above Intake

Kashmiri Migrants

2 seats per program

International Candidates




Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 25/Jul/2017 ,   Ends On : 15/Sep/2017


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is the top business school of India that organizes a national level exam known as IIFT Entrance Exam. This entrance exam is conducted for admission in the MBA program of International Business (IB). IIFT 2017 entrance exam is the self organizing admission test that was conducted on 27th November 2016.

Candidates can get admission in IIFT on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview and Essay Writing. IIFT Admission 2017 is begin after the result publication. Based on the written exam score candidates called for the essay writing, group discussion and Interview to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. It was held in the month of January/February 2017. Selected candidates can get admission in IIFT, New Delhi and Kolkata. Written Test was held on SUNDAY 27th November 2016 during 10.00 AM – 12.00 Noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubeneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hydrabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required.


Important Dates : Application Process Starts On : 05/Oct/2017 ,   Ends On : 24/Nov/2017


MAT 2017: All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2017 four times a year, for admissions to MBA/PGDM programmes at various management institutes. MAT 2017 is conducted in both online and offline modes in February, May, September, and December. MAT December 2017 is scheduled on December 3 and December 9 in offline and online modes respectively. The application form of MAT December 2017 will be made available from first week of October. MAT September 2017 was held on September 3 and September 9 in paper pencil and computer-based modes respectively