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MBA in India

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MBA entrance and eligibility

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The first step in the MBA selection procedure is a written aptitude test. Normally, the areas in which students are tested include-

  • Quantitative ability
  • Analytical
  • Logical reasoning
  • Data interpretation
  • Reading comprehension

Some tests also have a section on general awareness.

Though most of these tests have a similar structure, there are variations in emphasis and difficulty levels of different sections. As these tests form the first round of elimination, time management makes a big difference. Details about the tests and its format are given below:

Name of Entrance Exam

Date of Exam


Test pattern

Test sections



Graduates with at least 50% (G) and 45% (ST/SC) marks in aggregate.

Objective, multiple choice test

Quantitative Analysis, Data Interpretation, Reading Comprehension, and Verbal Ability

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Graduate from a recognised university in any discipline.
Relevant work experience for 5 years is mandatory for General Management Programme applicants after graduation.

Multiple choice and a 250-300 word essay

English, Quantitative Ability, Reasoning, and General Awareness



Graduates from any recognised university with 50% in Humanities/ Social Science, 55% in Science, 60% in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology.

PG Degree holders with a minimum of 60% can also apply.

Objective, multiple choice test

Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension


17th May 2008 for MCA/ MBA. On 18th May 2008 for M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan

MBA: Graduate in any discipline or 10 + 3 (Diploma) + 3 years pattern.

MCA: Graduate with Mathematics in 10+2 level or Mathematics/Statistics as a subject in degree level.

For eligibility information on M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan, please check

Objective test

MBA: Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, Quantitative Analysis, Data Sufficiency and Verbal Analysis

MCA: Quantitative Ability, Analytical reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Computer Awareness

M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan: Test paper is in III parts. Pt. I & II are compulsory. Pt. III will include specialized paper as opted by the applicant


February, May, September and December

Graduate from a recognised university in any discipline. Final year students can also apply.

Objective, multiple choice test

Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, and Critical Reasoning



Graduate from a recognised university in any discipline.

Multiple choice objective type

English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Analysis



B.E./B.Tech. in any branch of Engineering.

Work experience is not mandatory.

Objective / multiple choice type

Verbal communication, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, and General Business Environment Awareness



Graduate from a recognised university in any discipline. Final year students can also apply.

Objective test

Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative, Data Sufficiency & Data Interpretation
General Knowledge, Current Affairs, and Business Scenario
Analytical & Logical Reasoning



Candidates must have a Bachelors Degree (10+2+3) with at least 45% marks in aggregate (40 % for backward class candidates from Maharashtra only) in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian University. Final year students can also apply.
Applicants who have appeared in the (CET) and secured non-zero CET scores for the academic year 2003-04.

Objective type written test

Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Analysis, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and Non-Verbal Reasoning



MBA: Graduate from a recognised university in any discipline with at least a 50% marks in aggregate. Final year students can also apply. Candidates with work experience in Executive/ Management position are preferred.

MBA – Actuarial Science: Applicant must be a Graduate / Post graduate in Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering / Economics. Candidates from other disciplines will be eligible to apply if they have secured at least 80% in Mathematics at the 10+2 level. It is preferred if applicants have experience in Actuarial Department of Insurance/ Finance / consulting firms.
MBA – Pharmaceuticals Management: - Candidates must be a Graduate / Post graduate holder in Life Sciences / Bio – medicine / Chemical Engineering / Pharmacy / Medicine. Applicants with a PG Degree in Sociology / Psychology / Anthropology can also apply. It is necessary to have 2 years work experience in relevant field.

Objective test

Quantitative Skills, Data Analysis, Data Sufficiency, and Logical Reasoning



MBA: Graduate Degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
Executive PG Program: Graduate Degree from any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate. A minimum of 3 years work experience (after Graduation) at the executive level is necessary. Applicant must be above 25 years of age on the 1st of April, 2008.

Multiple choice

Quantitative Techniques, Data Adequacy, Vocabulary, Writing Skills, Analytical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension


2008 exam was conducted in Feb.

Graduates in any discipline.

Final year students can also apply.

Multiple choice

Verbal Skills, Quantitative Analysis, and Analytical Reasoning

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