MBA Entrance Exams in India

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.

ExamFull FormColleges
CATCommon Admission TestAll IIMs – Indian Institutes of Management
XATXavier Aptitude TestXLRI, XIM
IIFTIndian Institute of Foreign TradeIIFT
CMATCommon Management Aptitude TestAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
MATManagement Aptitude Test300 MBA Colleges in India
NMATNMAT by GMACNarsee Monjee
SNAPSymbiosis National Aptitude TestSymbiosis Group – SIBM, SCHMRD, SIMS, SIMC
TISSNETTISS National Entrance TestTISS
MAH CETMaharashtra Common Entrance TestMaharashtra State Colleges
TANCETTamil Nadu Common Entrance TestTamil Nadu State Colleges
KMATKarnataka Management Aptitude TestKarnataka State Colleges

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).

You can continue reading more at here or check the guide to MBA admissions in India.