MBA Admission Process and Selection Criteria: Comprehensive Guide

By Universitykart Team, Posted on Jun 22, 2024
MBA Admission Process and Selection Criteria

Master of Business Administration is a prestigious graduate degree, to develop skills and knowledge and make a career in Business Administration & Management. In Top MBA Colleges of India, MBA Admission is done based on an entrance exam at the national, university, or state level like CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT, ATMA, IIFT, IBSAT, SNAP, TISSNET, GMAT, etc. and candidate must be completed Graduation with 50 % as per MBA Eligibility Criteria.

Some Universities or Colleges require work experience to get admission into an MBA program along with Group Discussion and personal interviews. Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Operations, Digital Marketing, Business Analytics, Healthcare Management, etc. are the Top MBA specialities in India. The average Fee Structure for MBAs in Government colleges is INR 50,000 to INR 4 lakh, Private colleges are INR 20 lakh to INR 25 lakh.


MBA: Admission process

The MBA admission process is designed to identify candidates who have the potential to excel in business and administration roles. These 5 steps of the MBA admission process are to select the most suitable candidate according to grade point average, academic transcripts, entrance exam scores, a résumé containing significant work experience, letters of recommendation, group discussions, and personal interviews.


MBA Admission: Eligibility


MBA: Entrance Exam and Application Detail

The CAT 2024 exam is the sole gateway and the deadline is September 13, 2024. XAT 2024 registrations are also ongoing, Form submission will be until November 30, 2024. MAT registrations for the 31 March 2024 phase are closed, but candidates can apply for the December 2024 phase exams, applications will be opened in October 2024. After filling out the college application form, appearing in the entrance exam, and participating in Group Discussions/Personal Interviews (GD/PI), the admission process will be completed.

List of MBA Entrance Examinations 2023-24

Registration Start Dates

Exam Date

Exam Registration Fees

Result

CAT 2024

Aug 2, 2024

November 26, 2024

Rs.2400

-

XAT 2025

July 15, 2024

January 7, 2025

Rs.2100

-

IIFT 2024

Cancelled

Cancelled

To Accept CAT 2023 Score

-

NMAT 2024

Aug 1, 2024

Oct 10 to Dec 19, 2024

Rs.2800

-

SNAP 2024

Aug 23, 2024

Dec 10, 17 & 22, 2024

Rs.2250

-

IBSAT 2023

July 1, 2023

Dec 23 & 24, 2024

Rs.1800

-

TISSNET 2024

Dec 14, 2023

February 15, 2024

Rs.1000

-

CMAT 2024

Dec 15, 2023

May 15, 2024

Rs.2000

Announced Soon

MAT 2024

Feb 10, 2024

PBT: June 2, 2024, CBT: May 26, 2024 IBT: May 19, 2024

Rs.1950

-

TSICET

07 to 30 April 2024

June 4 – 5, 2024

Rs. 750

June 28, 2024

APICET

7 April, 2024

May 06 - May 07, 2024

Rs. 550

June 20, 2024

CUET PG

10 Feb,2024

March 11 – 28, 2024

Rs. 1000

Done

TANCET

May 7, 2024.

March 09, 2024

Rs. 1000

March 28, 2024

ATMA

June 15, 2024

May 11, 2024 (May Session), June 23, 2024 (June Session), July 21, 2024 (July Session)

Rs. 2000

May 16, 2024 (May Session)

Top MBA College: Entrance Exam and Application Detail

MBA College

MBA Entrance Exam Accepted

Application Detail

International Management Institute, Kolkata

CAT, XAT, GMAT

Closed

International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar

CAT, XAT, GMAT

Closed

IMT Ghaziabad

CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT

Closed

Amity Business School

MAT, CMAT, GMAT, NMAT, CAT, XAT

Open

FMS Delhi University

CAT

Closed

SPJIMR Mumbai

CAT, GMAT

Open

IIFT Delhi

IIFT Entrance Exam

Closed

XLRI, Jamshedpur

XAT, GMAT

Closed

Great Lakes Institute of Management

CAT, XAT, CMAT

Closed

Symbiosis International University (Deemed)

SNAP

Closed

MDI Gurgaon

CAT, GMAT

Closed

Vijay Patil School of Management

CAT, XAT, GMAT, GRE

Open

Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune 

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, AIET 

Open

KIIT SOM

CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT, KIITEE

Closed

Christ University

CUET/ CAT

Closed

Alliance School of Business, Alliance University

CAT, XAT, GMAT, NMAT, SNAP, KMAT, MAT, CMAT, IBSAT, ALLIANCE-AMAT

Open

Crescent School of Business

CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT, TANCET and CSBAT

Open

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT

Open

Birla Institute of Management Technology, Noida

CAT, GMAT

Open

JK Business School

CAT, MAT, CMAT

Open

ITM Business School

CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAH-CET

Open

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute Of Management

CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA

Closed

Thiagarajar School of Management

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT, ATMA

Open

Jaipuria Institute of Management

CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA

Open

Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB)

CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT

Closed

EMPI Business School

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA

Open

Lloyd Business School Noida

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT

Open

IPE Hyderabad

CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA, MAT

Open

Indian School of Business (ISB)

GMAT, GRE

Open

IFMR - Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR GSB), Sri City

CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, GRE

Open

IIM Ahmedabad

CAT/GRE/GMAT

Closed

NIT Calicut

CAT

Closed

XISS, Ranchi

CAT/CMAT/XAT

Closed

IMT Nagpur

CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT

Open

IIHMR Jaipur

CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ IIHMR-U MAT

Open

MBA: Entrance Exams 2024 in India

Following are the entrance exams conducted at the national and university level for MBA courses:


MAT

MAH CET

XAT

GMAT

SNAP

ATMA

TANCET

IIFT

CMAT

CAT

NMAT

IBSAT

KMAT

   

Top IIMs: MBA Course Fee and Cutoff

IIM

Total Fees (INR)

General

OBC

EWS

SC

ST

IIM Ahmedabad

24.61 Lakhs

80

75

80

70

60

IIM Bangalore

24.5 Lakh

85

75

75

70

65

IIM Kozhikode

20.50 Lakh

85

75

75

65

55

IIM Calcutta

27 Lakh

85

75

75

70

65

IIM Lucknow

20.7 Lakh

90

82

82

65

60

IIM Mumbai

14.63 Lakh

85

75

75

70

65

IIM Indore

21.14 Lakh

90

80

90

60

50

IIM Raipur

16.1 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Rohtak

17.6 Lakh

95

78

90

55

30

IIM Udaipur

19 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Kashipur

17.3 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Trichy

21 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Ranchi

17.5 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Shillong

17.5 Lakh

75

75

75

60

50

IIM Visakhapatnam

17.58 Lakh

80

70

72

45

35

IIM Jammu

17.15 Lakh

Male- 90

Female- 87

Male- 72 Female- 70

Male- 68 Female- 65

Male- 52Female- 50

Male- 37

Female- 34

IIM Nagpur

18 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Amritsar

16 Lakhs

85

75

85

55

40

IIM Bodh Gaya

15.50 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

IIM Sambalpur

13.08 Lakh

74

74

70

54

40

IIM Sirmaur

7.5 Lakh

92

74

70

54

40

MBA: IIT fees and Cutoff

IIT

Total Fees (INR)

CAT Cutoff

IIT Bombay

8 Lakhs

GN: 98 percentile

Reserved: 97percentile

IIT Kharagpur

12.85 Lakhs

98.5 percentile

IIT Roorkee

8 Lakh

90 percentile

IIT Kanpur

4.14 Lakh

94.6 percentile

IIT Madras

8 Lakh

95-96+ percentile

IIT Delhi

9.6 Lakh

95 percentile

MBA: Selection Process

Check out the table below for the selection criteria for MBA admission:

Name of the College

Selection Process

IIM Ahmedabad

WAT and PI

IIM Bangalore

WAT and PI

XLRI Jamshedpur

GD/WAT and PI

SPJIMR

GD and PI

FMS, Delhi

GD/Extempore and PI

MDI Gurgaon

GD and PI

IMI, New Delhi

GD/WAT and PI

IIFT, Delhi

GD/WAT and PI

IMT, Ghaziabad

GE/WAT and PI and PI

XIM-Xavier University

GD/WAT and PI

SIBM, Pune

GD/WAT and PI

NMIMS, Mumbai

GD/WAT and PI

Documents Required: MBA Admission

The following documents are needed at the time of admission to an MBA: