The schedule of popular MBA / PGDM entrance exams will help you keep track of all the important dates. MBA/ PGDM entrance examinations are conducted between September and February every year.
PGDM and MBA are the two programmes which are considered the most promising management degrees offered by various B-Schools across the country. The admission to top MBA colleges in India is based on the candidate’s score in an MBA entrance exam that is conducted by different bodies. The MBA entrance examinations are conducted at an institutional level such as MICAT, IIFT, etc. or at a national or regional level such as CMAT, XAT, CAT, CMAT, MAT etc.
Usually, the MBA entrance exam season begins in September or October every year and continues until March of the following year. Popular national level management exams take place in the months of November, December, and January. So, if you are aspiring to appear for these exams this year, the below-detailed schedule of MBA entrance examinations will be very helpful for you!
List of MBA Entrance Examinations 2020–21
ShikshaTrends brings you the list of MBA entrance examinations that will be conducted during 2020-21.
|Name of the Exam||Conducting Body||Exam Date||Application Begin Date||Application End Date||Result Date|
|CAT 2020||Indian Institute of Management||November 29, 2020||August 5, 2020||September 23, 2020||January second week 2021|
|KMAT 2021*||Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)||October 29, 2020||June 10, 2020||September 30, 2020||To be announced|
|NMAT by GMAC||Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)||November 4, 2020 – January 30, 2021||September 14, 2020||November 20, 2020||3rd Week of February 2021|
|IIFT 2021 Entrance Exam||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade||December 2020||September 2020||November 2020||To be announced|
|Management Aptitude Test (MAT December 2020)**||All India Management Association (AIMA)||December 6, 2020||October 5, 2020||November 29, 2020||To be announced|
|CMAT 2021**||All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)||January 24, 2021|
|November 1, 2020|
|December 10, 2020|
|Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021||Xavier School of Management||January 3, 2021||September 12, 2020||November 30, 2020||By January 31, 2020|
|Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2021||Symbiosis International University (SIU)||December 20, 2020|
January 6, 2021
January 9, 2021
|September 24, 2020||November 28, 2020||January 22, 2021|
|ATMA 2021||Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMA)||2nd week of February 2021||3rd week of November 2020||1st week of February 2021||3rd week of February 2021|
|MICAT I 2021||Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad||December 5, 2021||October 6, 2020||November 25, 2020||December 21, 2020|
|IBSAT 2020||ICFAI Business School||December 26 & 27, 2020||July 1, 2020||December 16, 2020||1st week of January 2021|
|KIITEE MBA 2021||KIIT University||Last week of April 2021||3rd week of November 2020||4th week of March 2021||Last week of April 2021|
|MAH MBA CET 2021||Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra||2nd week of March 2021||2nd week of January 2021||4th week of February 2021||4th week of March 2021|
|AP ICET 2020||State Council for Higher Education, Andhra Pradesh||September 10 and 11, 2020||March 3, 2020||June 15, 2020||September 25, 2020|
|TS ICET 2020||State Council for Higher Education, Telangana||September 30 and October 1, 2020||March 9, 2020||June 10, 2020||October 23, 2020|
|OJEE MBA 2020||Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board||4th week of January – 1st week of February 2021||October 19, 2020||December 19, 2020||Last week of October 2020|
|IRMASAT 2021||Institute of Rural Management (IRMA)||2nd week of February-Last week of February 2021||Last week of September 2020||3rd week of January 2021||1st – 2nd week of March 2021|
|TISSNET 2021||Tata Institute of Social Sciences||January 9, 2021|
|October 15, 2020|
|November 30, 2020|
|February 5, 2021|
|TANCET MBA 2021||Anna University (Tamil Nadu)||Last week of February 2021||1st week of January 2021||1st week of February 2021||3rd week of March 2021|
**MAT is conducted four times in a year – in the months of September, December, February and May. CMAT is conducted twice a year – January and May.