MBA Exam

CAT (Common Admission Test)

CAT (Common Admission Test) is the premier all India management entrance exam conducted by IIMs. Last year 2,04,267 students competed for 1550+ seats making it the most competitive exam in the country. The IIMs are the premier management institutes in India established by an act of Parliament.


  1. AUG 9, 2017, Wednesday CAT 2017 Registration Starts
  2. SEP 25, 2017,Monday CAT 2017 Registration ends at 05:00 PM
  3. OCT 25, 2017, Wednesday CAT 2017 Admit Card Download from 01:00 PM
  4. NOV 26, 2017, Sunday CAT 2017 Test Day


Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.


The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree and are awaiting results can also apply.

Test Duration & Pattern

Section No. Section No. Of Questions Time Suggested
1 Language Comprehension 40 30
2 Mathematical Skills 40 40
3 Data Analysis and Sufficiency 40 35
4 Intelligence and Critical Reasoning 40 30
5 Indian and Global Environment 40 15
Total 200 150

Exam Format

MAT is a paper-based as well as computer-based test. A candidate can take any one of the two testing formats. While the paper-based test is conducted only one day, the computer-based test is conducted in the week following it over a window of approximately a week.

MAT 2017 Dates

Events 2017 Dec Dates
Test Date - Computer based 16 December 2017
Test Date - Paper based 10 December 2017
Last date to purchase form 24 November 2017
Last date for submission of filled in registration forms at AIMA, New Delhi 24 November 2017
Last date for online registration 24 November 2017
Last date for submission of filled in online registration forms at AIMA, New Delhi 24 November 2017
Test date (paper based) 03 December 2017
Test date (computer based) 09 December 2017
Download of admit cards 25 November 2017


Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

The CMAT is a three hour computer based online test which is conducted in a single session to evaluate the candidates ability across various segments like Quantitative Technique, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness.

This test facilitates Institutions to select suitable graduate candidates for admission in all Management programs.

The CMAT score is accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges. The CMAT 2018 will be conducted on 20th January 2018.

Important Dates 2018

  1. Registration Start Date : 20th October 2017
  2. Registration End Date: 18th December 2017 (10:00 AM)
  3. Registration Exam Date : 20th January, 2018
  4. Result Declaration: To be announced
  5. Print Out Of Score Cards: To be announced


AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA)

ATMA 2018: Registration, Exam Dates and Eligibility. AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is the national level entrance examination through which admission to the postgraduate management programmes (MBA, PGDM, PGDBA, MCM, MCA, etc.) is provided.

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) was formed in 1988 as a network of management schools in the country at the National Conference of the Heads of Management Education Institutions on National Education Policy and its Implications for Management Education in the Country held at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in April 1988.AIMS has since grown into a powerful body of B-schools in the country with a membership of over six hundred Institutes. AIMS is one of the largest networks of management schools in the world.

ATMA is a high quality test, the scores of which can be used in the admission process, as a reliable predictor of academic performance in post graduate management programmes, including functional, sectoral and computer management programmes offered by various institutes/universities. ATMA seeks to become the benchmark test in the world of management education. It is focussed on the student. ATMA does not require any specific prior knowledge of business or other subject areas nor does it seek to measure achievement in any particular subject area. The test is designed to assess the aptitude of the student for higher management education and primarily consists of sections on verbal skills, quantitative skills, and analytical reasoning. Questions are of the objective type. ATMA makes the process of applying, registration, payments, grade cards and selection of center simpler and more efficient. Similarly, for Management Institutes, it makes the processes involved in admissions, including access to scores of students simpler and efficient.

ATMA Important Dates 2018

  1. Date of Commencement of Registration: 4th December 2017
  2. Date of Closure of Registration:09th January 2018
  3. Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form : 10th January 2018
  4. Downloading of Admit Cards: 11th January 2018
  5. Online test : 14th January 2018 (between 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm)
  6. Results : Around 19th January 2018


Uttar Pradesh Technical University(SEE-UPTU)

The State Entrance Examination - Uttar Pradesh Technical University(SEE-UPTU) (formerly known as UPSEAT) is an annual college entrance examination in Uttar Pradesh for engineering, architecture, pharmacy and management courses. All institutions affiliated to Gautam Buddha Technical University and Mahamaya Technical University admit students through centralized counselling of SEE-UPTU. The private institutions may, however, admit 15% of the total intake directly. The exam is conducted by the two universities on a rotating basis. It is one of the highly reputed exam of India.

Important Dates 2018

S.No. Name of the events of the exam Dates assigned
1 Application Form availability date 4th week of February 2018
2 The last date specified for submission of the form 4th week of March 2018
3 Admit Card will be available from 2nd week of April 2018
4 Date of Entrance test 3rd week of April 2018
5 Result announcement Date 4th of May 2018
6 Counseling process will start Second week of June 2018