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.

Exam Full Form Colleges
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

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.