Admission to the various management programmes happen through entrance examination in most of the colleges and universities. These management exams evaluate candidates on their potential for management study in future. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

These exams mainly screen candidates by testing their communication skills, analytical skills, decision making and problem solving ability. All these exams are also time bound, thereby measuring their speed and accuracy as well. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

These tests are generally comprised of 3-4 sections such as, Quantitative ability, General awareness, Logical reasoning & Data interpretation and English language. Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

Most of the MBA entrance exams are held at national level, without any particular syllabi prescribed. This makes it difficult for the candidates to prepare with accuracy.

For the candidates to prepare with their maximum potential, here is a list of various examination syllabi based on the analysis of  exam papers and patterns of previous years:

Sr. No.Exam NameDate of ExaminationExam Syllabus
1Management Aptitude Test (MAT)September 07, 2014 (for paper based test) and September 13, 2014 (for computer based testClick here
2AICTE CMAT 2015-2016September 25 to 29, 2014Click here
3NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) 2015October 07, 2014 to December 20, 2014Click here
4IIFT 2014 Entrance Exam 2014November 23, 2014Click here
5IRMA 2015November 16 to 22, 2014 (CAT scores will be accepted)Click here
6Common Admission Test (CAT)November 16 and 22, 2014Click here
7SNAP 2014December 21, 2014Click here
8IBSAT 2014 MBA Entrance ExamDecember 10 to 31, 2014Click here
9XAT 2015January 04, 2015Click here

Click here to read the MBA entrance exam calendar 2014-15 

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