MBA Entrances-National Level
|Exam Name||Exam Pattern||Comp based/PP||Additional Points|
|CAT|| Three sections VA/RC, DI/LR and QA with 24,20 and 22 questions respectively.
Each section has a 40 mins time limit. Most questions are MCQs whereas few are Non Multiple choice questions, for which there will not be negative marking.
|Computer Based||You do not need to apply separately to most of the IIMs. However, for any other institute using CAT scorecard, applications will need to be submitted separately.|
|XAT|| The exam shall consist of the following sections:
Quantitative Ability, Verbal & Logical Ability,Decision Making and General Awareness
|Computer Based||The performance in General Awareness is not used for shortlisting of candidates for the GDPI round.|
|SNAP|| 60 Questions – 15 in General English , 20 in QA, DI/DS and 25 in Analytical and Logical Reasoning.
Total duration-1 hour
|Computer Based||Applicant needs to separately choose and apply to MBA programs of his/her choice. Rs 1000 is charged per program.Exam can be written max 3 times, best of 3 is considered.|
|IIFT||110 questions to be answered in 120 min . The total marks are 300.||Computer Based||IIFT offers MBA-IB program at its Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campus.|
|CMAT||100 Questions – 20 each in QA & DI, LR, VA , GA and Innovation & Entrepreneurship||Computer Based||It is conducted once in the month of March.|
|NMAT||108 Questions in 120 Minutes, LS – 36 Q in 28 min; QS – 36 Q in 52 min; LR – 36 Q in 40 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|