For all you MBA admission seekers, here is a summary of the important MBA Entrance Tests.

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MAT

Link: https://www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

Eligibility

Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

Mode of Test
(How to take the test)
Candidate can take MAT as
(i) Paper Based Test (PBT) or
(ii) Computer Based Test (CBT) or
(iii) Both PBT & CBT

How to apply

Register online at website link: https://mat.aima.in/may20/ with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card), Net Banking, UPI or Paytm Wallet. The fees details are given below:

For Paper Based Test(PBT)

1650/-

For Computer Based Test (CBT)

1650/-

For Both PBT & CBT

2750/-

Essential Documents to be made ready for online registration:

· Valid Email Id
· Scanned image of photograph (10 to 50 kb)
· Scanned image of signature ( 5 to 20 kb)
· Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking details
(Detailed procedure is given on the website link.)

SCHEDULE
Paper Based Test (PBT) :-
Test Date : 16 May 2020(Saturday)

Test Timing : 10.00 to 12.30 Hrs

Last Date for Online Registration : 10 May 2020 (Sunday)

Availability of Admit Cards : 12 May 2020 (1600 Hrs)

Computer Based Test (CBT) :-
Test Date : 03 May 2020 (Sunday)

Test Timing : In single/different time slots at specific test venues; subject to candidates registration

Last Date for Online Registration : 26 April 2020 (Sunday)

Availability of Admit Cards : 28 April 2020 (1600 Hrs)

MAT Result
Candidates have to download the MAT Score from AIMA website : https://www.aima.in
Test Cities
Test cities for Paper Based Test (PBT) and Computer Based Test (CBT) are different.

List of Participating Management Institutes
Select the institutes where you have applied or are applying for admission.
Important Notice: Candidates are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.

AIMA has come across a couple of cases where the aspiring candidates' MAT score is not accepted by some participating institutes/universities for admission to MBA full time course despite their confirmation to AIMA MAT at the time of participation by incorporating their notifications in MAT e bulletin. Candidates are advised to recheck with the concerned institutes/universities before applying for MAT.

Admit Card
All provisionally registered candidates for PBT and/or CBT have to download their Admit Card from AIMA website : https://mat.aima.in/may20/ as per the schedule given above.

Admit Card contains Candidate's Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address.

Clarification
Candidates may clarify queries regarding MAT, if any, at e-mail: mat@aima.in and at 011-47673000/8130338839.

CMAT 2020
CMAT 2020 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on the same pattern as per the Year 2019 i.e., Computer Based Test on January 28, 2020 from 09:30 am to 12:30 pm for admission to various management programs across the country.

The result of CMAT-2020 will be declared by February 7 th, 2020 as CMAT Score which will be accepted by over 1000 participating Institutes. The participating Institutes of CMAT-2020 are the Institutions which will be accepting the CMAT Score.

Candidates must apply separately to the desired CMAT-2020 participating institutes with the CMAT Score 2020. Then, each participating institute will release their respective cut – off CMAT Score which candidates should meet to get qualified for admission to that particular institute. Once qualified, the candidates will have to appear for selection procedure of that particular institute which may comprise of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

The final selection of the candidates will be on the basis of the candidates performance based on above. Candidates are advised to see the details of the admission process of each participating institute of CMAT-2020 on their respective website.

Helpline number: 0120-689-5200

Link: https://cmat.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx
Email: cmat.nta2019@gmail.com

ELIGIBILITY The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2020-21 can also apply for CMAT-2020 computer based test (CBT). The candidate must be a citizen of India. There is no age restriction for appearing in CMAT-2020.

SCHEDULE FOR EVENTS WITH DATES:
On-line submission of Application Form 01.11.2019 to 30.11.2019 (Upto 11:50 p.m.)

Date for successful final transaction of fee 01.11.2019 to 01.12.2019 (through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/UPI/PayTM

Fee payable for CMAT - 2020
General Boys - Rs 1600/- Girls - Rs.1000/-

Gen-EWS/OBC (NCL) Boys – Rs 1000/- Girls - Rs.1000/-

SC/ ST/ PwD Boys - Rs 800/- Girls - Rs. 700/-

Transgender Rs - 700/-

Date for Choice of City 01.11.2019 To 02.12.2019 (11:50 p.m.)
Date of Examination 28th January, 2020 (Tuesday) Timing of Examination 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s website From 24th December, 2019

Declaration of Result on NTA’s website By 07th February, 2020

TEST PATTERN The medium of Question Paper is English only.

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation 25 100 Logical Reasoning 25

Language Comprehension 25

General Awareness 25

i) Each question carries 04 (four) marks.

ii) For each correct response candidate will get 04 (four) marks.

iii) For each incorrect response 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.

CAT
Official information regarding CAT 2020 has not been published so far. However here is a look at CAT 2019.

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer based test for admission in a graduate management program.

CAT website: www.iimcat.ac.in
Help Desk Number: 18002090830

cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in
Important Dates
AUG 7, 2019, Wednesday: CAT 2019 Registration Starts at 10:00 AM

SEP 25, 2019, Wednesday: CAT 2019 Registration Ends at 5:00 PM

OCT 23, 2019, Wednesday: CAT 2019 Admit Card Download Begins at 5:00 PM

NOV 24, 2019, Sunday: CAT 2019 Test Day
ELIGIBILITY The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories].

Candidates applying for CAT 2019 should fulfill any one of the following conditions: • Completed Bachelor’s degree with the required percentage of marks*. • Completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA) with required percentage*. • Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree with required percentage*. CAT Eligibility * SC/ST/PwD candidates should have minimum 45%. For General, EWS and NC-OBC candidates, the minimum is 50%.
REGISTRATION FEE ₹950 for SC, ST and PwD candidates. ₹1900 for all other candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay the registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for.

Test Pattern:
Duration 3 hours

Score / grade range -100 to 300

The test has three sections:

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA).
The total duration of the test is 180 minutes.
ATMA
ATMA is a comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to numerous Post-Graduate Management Programs like MBA, PGDM, MCA, MMS and other management post graduate course. ATMA is an online objective type Nationally accepted entrance test. This test is recognized by AICTE and Ministry of HRD, Government of India and is conducted across all the states in India.

ATMA does not require any specific prior knowledge of business or other subject areas. The Test is designed to assess the aptitude of the students for Higher Management Education and primarily consists of sections on verbal, quantitative and analytical reasoning skills.

There are around 399 Business Schools accepting ATMA scores for admitting students in management programs. Each college releases its own cutoff depending on factors such as number of students applied for admission against number of seats.

Link: https://www.atmaaims.com/index.html
Phone Number: 040-23417876, 48544057

Email: atma.secretariat@gmail.com
Fee: INR 1298
Held Multiple times a year ((February, May, June, July and December 2020)
Syllabus:
Analytical Reasoning Skills – I

Verbal Skills - I

Quantitative Skills – I

Analytical Reasoning Skills – II

Verbal Skills -II

Quantitative Skills – II

Pattern
180 questions

3 hours (30 minutes each section)

6 sections

MCQ questions

Aptitude test

There is negative marking

Eligibility
50% marks in a Bachelor’s degree

Previous University should be recognized by UGC

Candidates who have completed CA can apply.

Final year students can also apply.

IMPORTANT DATES
ATMA EXAM 24th May 2020

LAST DATE FOR FEE PAYMENT 17th May 2020 @ 5PM

LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION 18th May 2020 @ 2PM

LAST DATE OF PRINTING APPLICATION FORM 19th May 2020

ADMIT CARD DOWNLOAD 21st May 2020

RESULT 29th May 2020

SNAP
Link: https://www.snaptest.org/index.html
Call. : 18001231454 | +91-20-28116226/27

Whatsapp No. : +91-7709328908

Email : info@snaptest.org

Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc programmes offered by Institutes of Symbiosis Internationa have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test and also register for the Institute(s) offering her/his choice of programme(s) by paying separate registration fee for each programme. If shortlisted, s/he would then need to attend the further admission (GE-PIWAT) process conducted by each of these Institutes individually.

The registration process for SNAP & the Institutes is integrated. Candidates can complete the SNAP as well as programme registrations in the same portal (www.snaptest.org).

ELIGIBILITY
The candidate should be a graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institution with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply.

IMPORTANT DATES
Since official information has not been published for SNAP 2020, here is a list of previous years dates as guide.

Registration commences on 16 August 2019 (Friday)

Registration Closes on 26 November 2019 (Tuesday)

Payment Closes on 26 November 2019 (Tuesday)

Admit Card Live on (www.snaptest.org) 02 December 2019 (Monday)

SNAP Online Test 2019 15 December 2019 (Sunday) Time: 1400-1600 hours

Announcement of Result 10 January 2020 (Friday)

Please note that the SNAP 2019 test will be computer based test.
SNAP Test duration is of 120 minutes.
SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has four responses (Only for Normal Questions). Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks for Normal Questions and for Special Questions also.
GMAT
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA program. It requires knowledge of certain specific grammar and knowledge of certain specific algebra, geometry, and arithmetic.

Link: https://www.gmac.com/gmat-other-assessments/about-the-gmat-exam
Duration : 3 hours

Score / grade validity : 5 Years

Offered : Multiple times a year

Languages : English

Prerequisites / eligibility criteria : No official prerequisite. Fluency in English assumed.

Fee US$ 250
Sections:
Analytical Writing Assessment—measures your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas
Integrated Reasoning—measures your ability to analyze data and evaluate information presented in multiple formats
Quantitative Reasoning—measures your ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills
Verbal Reasoning—measures your ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments and to correct written material to conform to standard written English
In total the test takes just under 3 1/2 hours to complete, including two optional breaks.

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