Be it a graduate from technical or life sciences, the management courses are the most opted ones. The decision to opt management studies after the graduation is not a bad idea because of its benefits such as career opportunities. In order to pursue management courses, candidates have to satisfy all the prerequisites set by the institute or university and qualifying in the entrance exam is the primary requirement.
Management aspirants witness various entrance examination for admission to management courses. The management entrance exam is conducted to test the candidates on verbal reasoning, logical reasoning, quantitive skills, critical thinking ability and English language. There are many management entrance examinations in the country. The below are the upcoming top five management entrance examinations with exam dates.
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most popular entrance examinations in the country. Annually, over 2 lakh candidates appear for this management exam conducted for admission to a range of courses in the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) spread across the country. The test consists of three sections namely, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation & logical reasoning and verbal & reading comprehension. To know more about CAT, click here.
CAT 2018 admit card: October 24, 2018
CAT 2018 test date: November 25, 2018
CAT 2018 results: Second week of January 2019 (tentative)
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019
The HRD ministry had recently transferred the powers to National Testing Agency (NTA) with regards to conduct of the CMAT examination. The duration of the CMAT is three hours that tests the candidates on sections such as quantitative technique, logical reasoning, language comprehension and general awareness. The score is accepted by over 500 management institutes spread across the country. To know more about CMAT, click here.
CMAT 2019 registration dates: November 1 to 30, 2018
CMAT 2019 admit cards: January 7, 2019
CMAT 2019 test date: January 28, 2019
CMAT 2019 results: February 10, 2019
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), conducted by the Xavier School of Management, is one of the top preferred management entrance examinations in the country. This national-level entrance exam is conducted for an admission to management courses. The score is used by more than 150 institutes and the test will be conducted across 35 cities. To know more about the XAT, click here.
XAT 2019 registration last date: November 11, 2018
XAT 2019 admit card: December 12, 2018
XAT 2019 exam date: January 1, 2019
XAT 2019 result: Fourth week of January
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 2019
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a national-level entrance examination conducted for an admission to the management courses in IIFT campuses at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada. It majorly tests the candidates on business-related current affairs and general knowledge besides logical reasoning and quantitive aptitude. To know more about IIFT, click here.
IIFT admit card: November 16, 2018
IIFT written examination: December 2, 2018
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) 2019
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) is conducted by the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for an admission to MBA/ MSc (CA)/ MSc (SS) programmes offered at various Symbiosis International Institutes. It consists of four sections such as general English, general awareness and analytical & logical reasoning. To know more about SNAP, click here.
SNAP 2019 registration last date: November 11, 2018
SNAP 2019 admit card: December 1, 2018
SNAP 2019 exam date: December 16, 2019
SNAP 2019 result: First week of January