MBA Entrance Exams 2022



09 March, 2022

MBA Entrance Exams 2022

MBA entrance tests are used to narrow down candidates for MBA admittance. In India, there are more than 50 entrance tests for major MBA programs. The most well-known is the CAT exam, which is administered by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). MBA admission exams in India are held at three different levels.

List of Exams

Candidates must understand the full scope of the MBA admission exams for which they are applying and prepare accordingly. While the CAT and XAT are the most famous MBA entrance examinations, there are a few more MBA entrance tests via which applicants can gain admission to prestigious Business Schools.

University Level popular entrance exams: XAT, SNAP, IIFT, IRMASAT.

State Level  popular MBA entrance exams: MAH-CET, TSICET, KMAT, TANCET, ATMA

National Level popular exams are: CAT, CMAT, MAT

Given below is the list of the various MBA entrance exams:

  • CAT
  • SNAP
  • MAT
  • CMAT
  • IIFT
  • XAT
  • ATMA
  • KMAT
  • NMAT
  • OJEE

Last date for application and examination date for different MBA exams 2022

MBA Exam Last Date to Fill Application Form Exam Date
CAT Third Week of September 2022 Last Week of November 2022 (tentative)
CMAT January 15, 2022 March 13, 2022
ATMA  February 6, 2022 February 13, 2022
IIFT October 25, 2021 December 5, 2022
XAT December 10, 2021 January 2, 2022
MAT  March 7, 2022 March 13, 2022
NMAT January 9, 2022 January 11, 2022, to January 15, 2022

Exam Pattern

Examining the test pattern of the MBA entrance exam for which a candidate is applying will provide the candidate with an idea of the exam paper and allow the candidate to prepare properly. Applicants should also review the syllabus, which will assist them in scoring and ranking high in the entrance exam. Exam patterns for a handful of the most prestigious MBA entrance exams are provided below.

CAT Duration: 3hrs
Sections: Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability
XAT Duration: 3hrs
Sections: Decision Making, Verbal & Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, General Knowledge
SNAP Duration: 2hrs
Sections: General English, Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning
MAT Duration: 2hrs 30mins
Sections: Mathematics Skills, Language Comprehension, Data Analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence & Critical Reasoning
CMAT Duration: 3hrs
Sections: Quantitative Technique & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension, General Awareness
IIFT Duration: 2hrs
Sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning
TSICET Duration: 2hrs 30mins
Sections: Problem Solving, Functional Grammar, Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
KMAT Duration: 150mins
Sections: Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Skills, Logical & Abstract Reasoning
MAH CET Duration: 1hr 40mins
Sections: General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning
APICET Duration: 150mins
Sections: Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, Communication Ability- 50 questions section
TISSNET Duration: 1hr 40mins
Sections: General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning
TANCET Duration: 2hrs
Sections: Engineering Mathematics, Basic Engineering and Science, Specialized disciplines.
HPUMAT Duration: 2hrs
Sections: Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Skills, Logical & Abstract Reasoning
MICAT Sections: Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Psychometry Test
IRMASAT Duration: 80mins
Sections: Paragraph Based, Paragraph based Fill in the Blanks, Standalone
KIITEE Management Duration: 2hrs 30mins
Sections: General Knowledge, Quantitative Skills, English
OJEE Duration: 3hrs
Sections: Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Skills, Vocabulary
IBSAT Duration: 2hrs
Sections: Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Skills, Vocabulary
ATMA Duration: 3hrs
Sections: Analytical Skills, Quantitative Skills, Verbal Skills
NMAT Duration: 2hrs
Sections: Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, Logical Reasoning

MBA entrance exam syllabus

Candidates must be familiar with the syllabus in order to sit for the MBA entrance exam. Knowing the curriculum will help you get good grades and achieve your goals. The syllabus is as follows:

Sections Concepts
Logical Reasoning Direction SensePuzzlesSeriesClocks and CalendarsData StructuresBlood RelationsArrangementsCoding-DecodingSyllogeLogical Connectivity
Quantitative Aptitude     Number SystemsLCM and HCFPercentageProfit and LossInterest (Simple and Compound)Speed, Time, and DistanceTime and WorkAverageRatio and ProportionLinear EquationsQuadratic EquationsComplex NumbersLogarithmProgressionsBinomial TheoremSurds and IndicesInequalitiesPermutation and CombinationProbabilityFunctionsSet TheoryMixtures and AlligationsGeometryCoordinate GeometryTrigonometryMensuration
Data Interpretation TablesPie chartsLine graphsBar graphsClockCubesVenn DiagramData SufficiencySeating ArrangementBinary LogicCaseletsCalendarsNumber and Letter SeriesThe combination of Graphs
Verbal Ability Error correctionsPara-jumblesSentence completionVocabulary-based questions
Vocabulary English Usage TopicsGrammarThe contextual meaning of wordsPara completion and para jumbleError correction meanings of WordsIdioms and PhrasesSynonyms and Antonyms
General Knowledge PoliticsHistorySportsBusinessInternational RelationsMerger & AcquisitionsNation and StatesLiteratureAwards and RecognitionsEconomicsSociety


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