The basic requirement of B-schools in India is usually CAT or GMAT. 6 Nationalized MBA Entrance tests approved by AICTE (GMAT, CAT, MAT, ATMA, NMAT, XAT and CMAT). Hence one of them mandatory for entrance is mandatory for the B school to be AICTE approved.
While the CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, NMAT, SNAP, etc., are accepted by only the related institution and limited B-schools, GMAT is accepted by a larger range B-schools across India. By taking GMAT a person can also apply to the leading B-schools from around the world.
Direct Admission in MBA Without Entrance Exam
|S.No.||MBA Entrance Exam||MBA Institute||Eligibility for Direct Admission MBA||Tentative Month||Website|
|1||GMAT||Graduate Management Admission Test||Graduation in any Discipline ( except for people opting for early/advance admissions)||All year around (365 days)- by Appoints Only||–|
|2||CAT||Indian Institute of Management||50% in Graduation||November||www.catiim.in|
|3||IRMA||Institute of Rural Management Anand||50% in Graduation||November||www.irma.ac.in|
|4||MAT||All India Management Association||Graduation in any Discipline||September, December, February & May||www.aima-ind.org|
|5||SNAP||Symbiosis International University||50% in Graduation(regular degree)||December||www.snaptest.org|
|6||IBSAT||ICFAI||50% in Graduation||December||www.ibsat.org|
|7||NMAT||NMIMS||50% in Graduation||December||www.nmims.edu|
|8||XAT||XLRI, Jamshedpur||50% in Graduation||January||www.xlri.ac.in|
|9||TISS||Tata Institute of Social Sciences||Graduation in any Discipline||January||www.tiss.edu|
|10||ATMA||Association of Indian Management Studies||50% in Graduation||February||www.atma-aims.org|
|11||CMAT||AICTE||50% in Graduation||February||www.aicte-cmat.in|