MBA Entrances-National Level

Exam Name Exam Pattern Comp based/PP Additional Points
CAT Three sections VA/RC, DI/LR and QA.Each section has 1 hour time limit. Most questions are MCQs wheres few are Non Multiple choice questions, for which there will not be negative marking. Computer Based You do not need to apply separately to the IIMs. However, for any other institute using CAT scorecard, application will need to be submitted separately.
XAT The exam shall consist of the following sections:Quantitative AbilityEnglish Language & Logical ReasoningDecision MakingGeneral Awareness Computer Based The performance in  General Awareness is not used for shortlisting of candidates for the GDPI round.
SNAP 130 Questions – 35 each in VA , QA & DI and LR,25 in current affairs. The exam compises-110 MCQs and 20 Non MCQs Computer Based Applicant needs to separately choose and apply to MBA programs of his/her choice. Rs 1000 is charged per program.
IIFT 114 questions to be answered in 120 min . The total marks are 100. PP IIFT offers MBA-IB program at its Delhi, Kolkata and newly announced Kakinada campus.
CMAT 100 Questions – 25 each in QA & DI, LR, VA and GA. Computer Based It is conducted once in the month of JANUARY.
NMAT LA – 32 Q in 22 min; QA – 48 Q in 60 min; LR – 40 Q in 38 min Computer Based A candidate can write the test up to three times within the test window.
TISSNET 100 questions –Maths and LR- 35 Qs, Eng-30 Qs, GA-35 Qs in 100 min. No negative marking Computer Based TISS has adopted a unified test for all its programmes since 2012.
MICAT candidates are assessed on MICAT which consists of 6 sections: Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative ability (QA), General awareness (GA) , Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) and Descriptive Test (DT). Computer Based It is conducted twice and best of two is taken in case an applicant has taken it both the times.
MAT 200 Questions – VA (40), QA (40), LR (40), DI/DS (40), GA (40) Both Although the paper has a section on "India and Global Environment (GK)", the scorecard is based only on the first 4 sections of the paper.
IBSAT 140 Questions in VA, RC, QA and DI - to be answered in 120 min Computer Based

*PP is Paper Pencil