Here is a list of the most popular MBA Entrance Exams in India. These cover more than 80% of the top business schools in India.
|CAT||Common Admission Test||All IIMs – Indian Institutes of Management|
|XAT||Xavier Aptitude Test||XLRI, XIM|
|IIFT||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade||IIFT|
|CMAT||Common Management Aptitude Test||All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)|
|MAT||Management Aptitude Test||300 MBA Colleges in India|
|NMAT||NMAT by GMAC||Narsee Monjee|
|SNAP||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test||Symbiosis Group – SIBM, SCHMRD, SIMS, SIMC|
|TISSNET||TISS National Entrance Test||TISS|
|MAH CET||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test||Maharashtra State Colleges|
|TANCET||Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test||Tamil Nadu State Colleges|
|KMAT||Karnataka Management Aptitude Test||Karnataka State Colleges|
|MICAT||MICA Aptitude Test||MICA|
Test scores of the most popular exams, especially like the CAT, are used by many more colleges all over India. As of late, some colleges have started accepting GMAT scores as well.
Most MBA candidates give the first 8 of the MBA entrance exams from the list above. However, some of these are very specific to the college courses like MICA (Communications Management) and TISS (Social Sciences).