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MBA Admission Registration Open 2021

MBA Admission open 2021

If you are having a piece of research about the most recent MBA admission amendments from top notch Business Schools in our country, you are on the right page that would provide all the appropriate materials.

MBA (Masters in Business Administration) is a 2 Year professional course in the field of management that provides various courses like Human Resource Management, IT, Marketing, Operations Management, MBA Finance and many more. The students’ minimum eligibility must have completed their Graduation with an aggregate of 50% marks (or 60% in some other Institutions) with satisfactory scores in the entrance exams accepted for every other college. Apart from Full-Time course, candidates can also opt for Part-Time MBA, E-MBA, Distance MBA or Online MBA course.

With respect to the results of CAT 2020 and XAT 2021 declared on January 02 and January 18, 2021, respectively, many B-schools such as IMT, XLRI, FORE, MICA, etc. who has sort of shut down their application procedure in the month of December 2020, have either prolonged their last date for registration or have rebooted their implementation procedure. The application process for MBA must be taken earnestly and sincerely to get admission in the most suitable B-school.

Registration Procedure

If you have clearly acknowledged and monitored the guidelines for the MBA application process, it is not much complicated. Common step to follow to register for the MBA course are reported below:-

  • Apply for the MBA Entrance Exams.
  • Appear for the exam and after the results are declared, go for registration on the college website. 
  • Visit the official website of the chosen college and under admission, click on ‘apply online’ or ‘register now’ as stated on the website.
  • Submit the application with all the required information like name, address, academic ground, professional field (if any), appeared exams and its score, etc.
  • After the successful submission of the application, the shortlisted candidates must be called out for personal interview.
  • The candidates who would have performed well in Written Aptitude Test (WAT) and Group Discussion (GD), can move further for the final selection.
  • Pay the required acceptance fee for the programme within the expected date.

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Important Dates and Cut-Off

Important Dates and CutOff The application dates of top B-schools for MBA admissions are mentioned in the table below along with the expected cut-offs:-
NMIMS University February 16, 2021 – June 20, 2021 80+ (NMAT by GMAC)
Symbiosis International University, Pune July, 2021 97-98 (SNAP)
JIMS Rohini, New Delhi July, 2021 85+ (MAT)
XLRI July, 2021 – November, 2021 96+ (XAT)
IIMs July, 2021 90+ (CAT)
FMS Delhi December 13, 2020 – January 15, 2021 98 (CAT)
IITs December 16, 2020 – January 16, 2021 60-90 (CAT)
IMT July, 2021 93+ (CAT), 90 (XAT)
Welingkar July, 2021 70-80 (CMAT), 70-80 (ATMA)
BIMTECH (Specialized PGDM) (2nd phase) December 9, 2020 – April 15, 2021 65-90 (MAT)
SOIL August 2, 2021 – November 8, 2021
IMS July, 2021 75+ (ATMA)
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade-Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada September 2021 – November 2021
ICFAI July 1, 2021 – December 16, 2021 65-75 (IBSAT)
Anna University July 26, 2021 – August 24, 2021

Exam Accepted

The tabulation below shows the top B-schools and what exams they accept for MBA admissions.

Symbiosis International University, PuneSNAP
JIMS Rohini, New DelhiMAT
WelingkarCMAT, ATMA
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade-Delhi, Kolkata, KakinadaIIFT MBA (IB)
Anna UniversityTANCET

Important Notification

Dates of the above mentioned National, State/Regional, and University/Institute level Entrance Exams in 2021 are listed below:-

National level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Name of the National level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Date of Exam

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021  

Exam date: November 2021  


Last date to apply: September 2021

Xavier Aptitude Test – XAT 2021

Exam date: January 2022


Last date to apply: November 2021  

CMAT 2021

Exam date: 31st March, 2021

Last date to apply: 1st March, 2021

SNAP 2020

Exam date: December 2021 

Last date to apply: November 2021

GMAT 2021

Available Round the year


Last date to apply: Not announced yet

MAT 2021 

Exam dates:

MAT Feb: 29th January –16th February 2021.

MAT May: 25th May–10th July 2021

MAT Sep: 27th August –20th September 2021

MAT December: 8th -24th December 2021


Last date to apply:

MAT Feb: 12th February 2021

MAT May: 02nd July 2021

MAT Sep: 16th September  2021

MAT Dec: 11th December 2021

ATMA 2021 (February)

Exam dates:

February Session: 14th February 2021


April Session: 25th April 2021


May Session: 30th May 2021


July Session: 25th July 2021


Last date to apply:

February Session: 8th February 2021


April Session: 18th April 2021


May Session: 23rd May 2021


July Session: 18th July 2021

University/Institute level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Name of the University/Institute level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Date of Exam

IIFT MBA (IB) 2021 Entrance Exam

Exam date: December 2021


Last date to apply: November 2021

IBSAT 2020

Exam date: December, 2021

Last date to apply: December 2021


Exam dates:

Program aptitude test (PAT): 20th June, 2021 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

Management aptitude test (MAT): 20th June, 2021 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

KIITEE Management 2021

Exam dates:

May 25 to 27, 2021 (Phase 1)

June 17 to 19, 2021 (Phase 2)

(for all candidates including those residing cyclone-affected areas)

July 17 and 18, 2021 (Phase 3)


Last date to apply:

May 22, 2021 – 6 pm (Phase 1)

June 11, 2021 – 6pm (Phase 2)

MICAT 2020 & 2021

Exam dates:

MICAT I: 1st week of December, 2021

MICAT II: Last week of January, 2022

Last date to apply:

MICAT I: 4th week of November, 2021

MICAT II: 3rd week of January, 2022

BMAT 2021

Not announced yet

State/Regional level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Name of State Level Management Entrance Exam/Test

Date of Exam

MAH CET 2021

Exam date: August 2021


Last date to apply: July 2021


Exam date: 20th March, 2021



Last date to apply: 16th February, 2021

Karnataka PGCET 2020 (For MBA Admission 2020)

Exam date: 14th July 2021

KMAT 2021

Exam date: Fourth week of July 2021


Last date to apply: Last date to apply:

Admission without Exams

Due to COVID-19, the new rules are set by AICTE that peaks out a rise in the number of colleges that would give admissions without Exams. It is also the right choice for the determined students to take admission directly who do not wish to appear for entrance exams.

Some of the B-schools which permit the students to take direct admission in MBA programme through merit list are:-

  • LPU Jalandhar
  • Amity Noida
  • Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar
  • SOIL Gurgaon
  • UPES Dehradun
  • GIBS Bangalore

Admission through Management Quota

Most of the B-schools have some reserved seats for management quota. Many colleges also give admission through NRI quota. These seats are jammed according to the counsel of the college authority and its senior managers. The predominant chief or the Director of the relevant Institute may perhaps summon the aspirants for admission by stationing a promotion on the official website of the college or any newspaper. Students can as well go through the particulars concerning the MBA Management Quota admission from the college website. To get admission through this quota, aspirants must have a good percentage in their Graduation level. It must be kept in mind that they cannot get any scholarship if they got admission under this division. Several B-schools are offering MBA programme with the Management Quota in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and many other regions of our country. Institute level seats are accepted in Maharashtra. Candidates can get immediate admission in the top B-schools for MBA through these two specifications. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) features that minimum 20% of Institute Level seats are granted via Management Quota.

We anticipate you got all your answers regarding the MBA programme that would be useful to devise for your admission in top B-schools. 

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