MBA Exam Calendar 2020: MBA admissions in India is usually based on the performance in entrance exams. There are more than 50 entrance tests for admission to top MBA colleges in India. These exams are conducted at the national or state/regional level. MBA entrance exams for MBA Admission 2020 will begin in the month of October and continue till March. Apart from the popular national level MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, the state level and institute specific MBA entrance exams like that of IIFT, TISS NET and IBSAT will also be held for MBA admission in December and January. In this article, we bring to you the MBA Exam Calendar for Admissions 2020.

MBA Exam Calendar 2020

Name of Institute Last date to apply (Tentative)
NMIMS Mumbai 3rd October
IIMs 25th September
IIFT, Delhi, and Kolkata 25th October
FMS Delhi
(TBA)
Third week of November
XLRI Jamshedpur 30th November
MDI Gurgaon 22nd November
SIBM Pune 14th December
XIMB
(TBA)
30th November
MICA MICAT 1: 25th November MICAT 2: 16th January
SCHMRD Pune 14th December
SIIB Pune 14th December
SIMS/SITM/SIMC/SIOM/SCIT/SSBF/SSSS 14th December
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research. 22nd November
TISS Mumbai
(TBA)
First week of December
IMI Delhi
(TBA)
2nd December.
ISB Hyderabad Cycle 1: 15th September
Cycle 2: 1st December
Cycle 3: 1st January
Goa Institute of Management First Mover:
2nd December
Early Bird/Achiever Round: 15th December
Last: 31st December
Department of Financial Studies
(TBA)
First week of January
IRMA
(TBA)
Third week of January
JBIMS Mumbai
(TBA)
Last week of January
IMT Ghaziabad
(TBA)
22nd November
NITIE
(TBA)
First week of February
IITs
(TBA)
(To be announced)
TAPMI Manipal (To be announced)
Great Lakes, Chennai Last week of January
FORE School of Management Last week of December
SDA Bocconi Mumbai (To be announced)
Welingkar Mumbai 26th January
IFIM Bangalore (To be announced)
ICFAI Business School December 12, 2019

Top B-Schools and Exams Accepted

Name of Institute Entrance Exam
NMIMS Mumbai NMAT
IIMs CAT
IIFT, Delhi, and Kolkata IIFT
FMS Delhi
(TBA)
CAT
XLRI Jamshedpur XAT
MDI Gurgaon CAT
SIBM Pune SNAP
XIMB
(TBA)
XAT
MICA CAT+MICAT
SCHMRD Pune SNAP
SIIB Pune SNAP
SIMS/SITM/SIMC/SIOM/SCIT/SSBF/SSSS SNAP
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research. CAT/XAT/GMAT
TISS Mumbai
(TBA)
TISS
IMI Delhi
(TBA)
CAT
ISB Hyderabad GMAT
Goa Institute of Management CAT/XAT/CMAT
Department of Financial Studies
(TBA)
CAT
IRMA
(TBA)
CAT
JBIMS Mumbai
(TBA)
CAT/MHCET
IMT Ghaziabad
(TBA)
CAT/XAT/GMAT
NITIE
(TBA)
CAT
IITs
(TBA)
CAT
TAPMI Manipal CAT/XAT/GMAT
Great Lakes, Chennai CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT
FORE School of Management CAT/XAT/GMAT
SDA Bocconi Mumbai CAT/GMAT/GRE/NMAT
Welingkar Mumbai CAT/XAT/CMAT/MH CET/ATMA/GMAT
IFIM Bangalore CAT/XAT/GMAT
ICFAI Business School IBSAT

It may be noted that the MBA entrance exam dates and schedule for some of the National level entrance tests like CAT, IIFT, CMAT, NMAT by GMAC, MAT, ATMA change from exam to exam, the MBA exam dates for few other MBA exams like SNAP, XAT are traditionally fixed and are rarely changed. 

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