One of the most sought-after careers for students in the corporate sector is management. There are many top business schools in India where one can pursue a course in management.
To get admissions in the best B schools, one has to appear in various entrance exams. Some of the national level entrance exams are CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, etc. Some of the best schools for pursuing a Master’s degree in management are the IIMs, FMS, XLRI, ICFAI, Symbiosis, IIFT, etc. One needs to have a Bachelor’s degree to be eligible for a MBA. One can pursue MBA in different disciplines such as finance, marketing, HR, etc., depending on their choice.
The Common Admission Test or CAT is a national-level test conducted by IIMs every year. The CAT exam 2017 forms will be available from August 2017. The scores of CAT are important as they are accepted by most of the major top B schools for admissions.
After CAT, XAT is one of the most popular entrance exams for MBA courses. The Common Management Admission test or CMAT is a test conducted by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). The forms for this exam will be available from November 2017. The MAT exam is conducted by the AIMA (All India Management Association) four times a year. The CAT, the XAT and the CMAT are considered as the best of the lot as their scores are accepted by most of the top B schools. There are also state-level entrance exams for management studies. There are many coaching institutes across India to help students prepare for their management exams.