MBA (Master of Business Administration) is one of the biggest and most important professional post graduation level degrees. This degree can be earned by any graduate, after completion of his graduation degree. There are many national based, MBA entrance exams in India. CMAT (Common Management Aptitude Test), cat 2013 (Common Aptitude Test) and XAT 2013 (Xavier Aptitude Test) are the 3 major national based MBA entrance exams in India. These exams are conducted in very large scales in almost all the towns and cities across India, mostly on holidays. These exams are conducted on specific dates, all over the nation. Top business schools of India admit students through these entrance exams.
The best MBA institutes of India make admissions through the major national based management entrance exams. These institutes recruit candidates with very high competitive entrance exam scores, high ranks and good percentile. Thus, the top ranker of the major management entrance exams in India can get admissions in the top business schools of the nation. In these reputed b-schools, the best companies of India recruit students, every year, through campus recruitment drives. They are selected in the most reputed companies of India in prestigious positions with excellent salary scales and allowances. Thus, the aim of all the candidates should be to score high and get a good rank in the MBA entrance tests.
The MBA entrance exams are quite tough and competitive. Thus, the candidates must prepare very hard for the entrance exams and start their preparations, at least 1 year, before the exams. English, quantitative aptitude, general awareness, logical reasoning and math are the major sections of the question paper. The major part of the question paper is objective type and multiple choice questions (MCQ) type. Thus, there is negative marking for each wrong answer. So, the candidates should be very careful while answering these questions. The management entrance exams give much emphasis to the general awareness of the candidates, in the written test as well as in the group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) rounds.
CMAT exam is conducted in the month of September, every year, all over India. CAT 2013 exam has been conducted in the month of November. XAT 2013 exam will be conducted in the month of January. The application forms for these exams are available on the official web sites, of the exam councils. These forms can be downloaded from the website and printed out. These should be filled up and mailed on the official addresses of the exam councils, along with exam fees.