Higher education entrance exams are becoming very competitive day by day. Total number of CAT aspirants stood at 2.4 lacs. This number is going to increase in the coming future. Any MBA aspirant looking forward to take admission in top 30 B schools of India must prepare good strategy to crack the admission in reputed institute.

First step is understanding calendar of the entrance exams which serves as an entry point to GD and PI shortlisting

No Exam Exam Dates Estimated Exam Fee/ Expenses
1 CAT (Common Admission Test) Generally second week of November each year Rs. 1500
2 XAT (Conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur) First or second week of January each year Rs. 1500
3 SNAP (Conducted by Symbiosis Group Pune) Second Week of December each year Rs. 1500
4 NMAT (Conducted by Narsee Monjee Mumbai) Jan/Feb of each year Rs. 1450
5 MAT Conducted 4 times a year (Each quarter) Rs. 1200
6 JMET (Conducted BY IITs) First or second week of December each year Rs. 1500
7 FMS Conducted in the month of January each year by FMS Delhi Rs. 900
8 GMAT Student can appear any time of the year for this exam. It is online exam conducted across India in various GMAT test centers. Rs. 10000
9 State Level CET Conducted in Feb of each year by respective state DTE Rs. 1500

Total Exam Cost                               Rs.21,050 /-

Any serious MBA aspirants must appear for all the above exams to safeguard admission to one of the top B School of India or abroad. It is important to understand that basic pattern for all those exams is similar with objective type questions and emphasis is on aptitude in the area of mathematics, logical reasoning and English.

So still there is time to prepare for all the exams. We will publish our next informative blog of preparation and planning to crack MBA soon!!!