MBA Admission 2020: Check Application Deadline of Top B-Schools
MBA Admission 2020 - Most of the colleges have started their MBA admission process for the academic year 2020-2022. MBA or Master’s in Business Administration is a two-year postgraduate degree course which offers a plethora of openings for candidates. To take admission in an MBA course, the first and foremost requirement is to have a bachelor’s degree in any specialization from a recognized institute. Many colleges offer MBA courses of two years time duration. Whereas some institutes offer MBA courses for more than two years duration. Careers360 in this article of MBA admission 2020 will help candidates know all about the MBA course, eligibility criteria, admission process, top institutes offering MBA courses as well as some of the major entrance exams. Candidates who have missed some major exams for MBA admission 2020, should not be disheartened and prepare for the same for the next year admissions.
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What is an MBA?
Master’s in Business Administration which is more aired as MBA course amongst the folks is a two years postgraduation degree that is offered in various specializations. In India, candidates willing to pursue MBA course have varied options. Candidates can opt for a regular MBA course, distance MBA or part-time MBA. Even if the working professionals are willing to pursue an MBA for careers upliftment, they can do so by enrolling themselves in executive MBA course.
What is Eligibility Criteria for MBA Admission?
The first and foremost requirement of MBA admission 2020 is an undergraduate degree for all colleges across India. The bachelor’s degree could be in commerce or science or humanities etc., domains. Eligibility criteria of MBA admission 2020 include details related to the educational qualification, marks required, age limit, nationality etc., Candidates who are planning to take admission in MBA course must check the MBA admission 2020 eligibility criteria individually for any preferred college. The basic eligibility includes the following-
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized institute
Minimum marks for open category candidates is 55% and 45% for reserved category candidates
Final year candidates are also eligible to apply
What is MBA Admission Process in India?
Thousands of colleges in India offer MBA course at affordable fees. Hence, candidates who are planning to take up an MBA course from India have huge preferences. However, what must be carefully monitored is the MBA admission 2020 process, as each and every institute follows different admission criteria to admit candidates. MBA 2020 admission process must be checked by candidates before they plan to apply in any particular college. Over the years, MBA admission process can be categorized into the following steps:
Choose a B-School
Check the MBA Entrance
Check Eligibility Criteria
Appear for the MBA Course Selection
List of Top Institutes Offering MBA Program
Never can one omit to mention the Indian Institute of Management while talking about MBA courses. Above all the management institutes, IIMs hold an important charm amongst the candidates who are willing to pursue an MBA course in India. Currently, there are 20 IIMs functioning in India that provide MBA course to candidates in the managerial domain. For MBA admission 2020 some of the colleges have started their selection procedure, some have closed while some will commence soon. Complete details on the Top institutes offering MBA course are given below and can be referred by candidates.
Top Institutes - All 20 IIMs (for the Academic Year 2020-22)
Top Institutes Offering MBA Other than IIMs (for the Academic Year 2020-22)
Top MBA Institutes
Major MBA Entrance Exams
Colleges these days have become more peculiar about admitting candidates in MBA because of which exam have been rooted by the authorities. MBA course entrance exams can be divided into three major parts i.e. National Level, State Level and University Level. Some of the entrance exams are:
CAT - Common Admission Test is a national level entrance exam which is conducted majorly to provide admission to candidates across India. CAT is conducted by IIMs every year and has an intake of around 2 lacs candidates who aspire to take admission in IIMs. Considered to be highly competitive, CAT scores are considered not only by IIMs but other major B-Schools as well. Check B-Schools accepting CAT score to know and select your preference.
IIM (CAT) Admission Process
Determining factors selection of candidates for IIM WAT/ GD-PI are as follows
- CAT score
- Class 10 score
- Class 12 score
- Graduation score
After WAT/ GD-PI round, composite score of each candidate is arrived by calculating marks obtained by them on various parameters.
IIM Admission- Final selection criteria
- CAT score
- WAT/ GD-PI score
- Class 10 score
- Class 12 score
- Gender diversity
- Graduation score
- Academic diversity
- Work experience
Note: Weightage allotted to each parameter varies for each IIM
MAT - Management Aptitude Test is also a national level test which is conducted by All India Management Association four times in a year. Clearing MAT opens the gateway to more than 600+ B-Schools across India. MAT is conducted in both paper-based and computer-based mode. Application form of MAT 2020 May session is available in online mode.
CMAT - Common Management Admission Test is conducted only in computer-based mode once in a year by the National Test Agency. CMAT 2020 was conducted on January 28. More than 800 colleges accept CMAT scores to admit candidates in post-graduate courses.
XAT - Xavier Aptitude Test is another major national level entrance test for MBA courses which is conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur. The normalization process of XAT is slightly different as compared to other national level entrance exams. In India, apart from XLRI, more than 600 colleges accept XAT scores. XAT 2020 was conducted on January 5. Passing candidates can apply to various colleges.
SNAP - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is considered as a national level test. SNAP is conducted annually by Symbiosis International Deemed University for admission to 16 participating institutes across India. SNAP 2020 registration will begin tentatively from the third week of August, 2020.
Apart from the above mentioned exams, some other major entrance exams for MBA course are-
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MBA Admission 2020: Check Application Deadline of Top B-Schools
Question: How to select an institute for full-time MBA or PGDM programme?
One will have to consider the following parameter prior to selecting an institute for taking MBA admission
- Institute's infrastructure
- Accreditation of the institute
- Specialization offered
- Teaching faculty
- Tuition fees
- Past placements records
- Industry interface
- City preference
Question: How much would it cost to pursue full-time MBA or PGDM programme?
Every B-school/ college has its own fee structure. Overall, it may cost you Rs 25000 to Rs 15 Lakh or more to pursue full time MBA or PGDM programme.
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Question: What is the eligibility criteria to pursue full-time MBA or PGDM programme?
In order to eligible for full time MBA or PGDM programme one need to fulfill the followinng criteria
- Candidates should have done their graduation in any field with having 50% marks in total aggregate
- Candidates need to clear the selection process of the B-school, starting with an entrance exam accepted by B-school i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, CMAT etc
Question: What is the selection process for admission full-time MBA or PGDM programme?
The selection/ admission process in B-school is based on:
- Past educational qualification
- Scores in management entrance exam
- Performance in Group Discussion (GD)
- Performance in Personal Interview (PI)
- Work experience
Question: What entrance exam need to be taken for admission into MBA or PGDM programme?
For admission into MBA or PGDM programme, one need to take management entrance test accepted by B-schools you are targeting. Check below some of the popular entrance exam.
CAT - Common Admission Test
MAT – Management Aptitude Test
CMAT – Common Management Admission Test
IBSAT – ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test
GMAT – Graduate Management Aptitude Test
XAT – Xavier Aptitude Test
SNAP – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
NMAT – NMIMS Management Aptitude Test
IRMA – Institute of Rural Management Anand entrance test
IIFT – Indian Institute of Foreign Trade entrance test
Question: What minimum score/ percentile is required in CAT to get into IIMs?
It depends on candidate's profile. However, as per past year trend the minimum percentile range to getting a GD/ PI call from IIMs is 85-90 percentile
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Questions related to CAT
If I get 574 marks neet ug 2020 from obc cat then what chances for getting govt college in rajasthan
As you have not mentioned your home state so considering it as Rajasthan according to your profile.
See it is little bit difficult to predict exactly whether you will get seat in any government medical college or not because different colleges have different cut-offs for State quota and All India Quota. Also, cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in an examination, the number of candidates qualifying an examination, difficulty level of the paper, and so on.
But if we go through previous years NEET cut-off trends in Rajasthan then there are good chances for you to get seat in some of the GMCs, the reason being is last year the lowest cut-off marks was 564 for Government Medical College, Barmer for Management quota seat under Home State quota for OBC category.
You can check the previous years cut-offs through the link given below :-
To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your marks, category, and state you can use NEET College Predictor:-
I hope this information helps you.
I have scored 90.2% in 10 and scored 95.6% in class 12 with (commerce+maths) and currently I will be joining the University of Delhi for B.com.(Hons), I want to enrich my profile to make it CAT interview ready. please suggest some tips and activities which I should follow during this 3 year?
Hope you're doing well.
Your academics are quite strong. MBA colleges such as IIMs, FMS, etc , they look for people who have a good academic record, CAT percentile of more that 95, mostly. And, if you have a good hold of communication skills(professional), you'll surely be preffered.
Apart from CAT preparation, During your Bcom, just focus on your studies and try to keep your CGPA decent and good. Try to engage in extra curricular activities. Work on developing your skills. And, if you have working experience, more preference would be given to you. So, you should do a few internships and if possible get some job experience after completing Bcom. You should follow books like RS agarwal and arun sharma for a good hold of quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, data interpretation, verbal and nonverbal reasoning.
All the best.
i got 48 rank in ews cat in bhu msc zoology do i have any chance of getting admission in bhu or its affiliated colleges..? please reply asap
As per your rank in EWS CAT in Banaras Hindu University, you are eligible to get admission in main campus. Also you are more preferable to get admission in affiliated colleges of Banaras Hindu University which offer Msc Zoology. Visit the official website for regular updates regarding counselling and other admission process.
I got 472 marks in neet 2020. i belong to BC-b cat . can i get mbbs seat in andhra pradesh under female quota? please suggest me the colleges in which there are chances to get seat
As per the NEET Marks you have secured & your Estimate RANK is 2409, As per marks specified by you and based on the community BC-B Women there is a chance to get MBBS seat in following colleges as per the last year admissions
1. Govt. Medical College Govt. General Hospital Road, Anantapur,
2. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Putlampalli, Cuddapah District,
3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Srikakulam, Srikakulam District,
4. G.S.L.General Hospital & Medical College NH-5, Laxmipuram, Rajahmundry-533294, East Godavari District,
5. Katuri Medical College Katuri Nagar, Chinakondrupadu, Guntur-522019, Guntur District.
As per the last year admissions with last rank admitted in various colleges,
For more details on NEET Cutoff, Fee, Colleges Information on NEET Predictor please refer below mentioned link :
how much time is required to prepare for CAT exams. Is Four months enough? would be completing BTech by 2021 July.
The preparation time totally depends upon your background knowledge and the source and method you are following. It really depends from people to people and 4 months is also good, if you have enough knowledge for preparing according.
In this 4 months you can solve sample paper and solve last years paper.
For more information ,go through the given link below:-