MBA Entrance Preparation does not stop at CAT
For Common Admission Test- CAT more than 2 lakh students appear every year, this is one of the most important entrance exams in India. Every aspirant’s dream is to score well and get admission to the best B-School. But this is not the reality in the end not everyone can score well in the CAT examination.
But do you think this is the end of your dream? Do you think that this is the end to pursue MBA and get a good job?
The answer is a big NO!!!!
Many students have a misconception that only if they score well in the CAT exam they will have a chance to get admission to good B-Schools. However, many top B-Schools accept NON-CAT scores also. Let us see which other exams can be given and what are the types of management entrance exams in India.
Type of Management Entrance Exams:
- Content focus
- Speed focus
- CAT- Common Admission Test
- XAT- Xavier Aptitude Test
- GMAT- Graduate Management Admission Test
- IIFT- Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
These exams focus on the content, the difficulty level of these exams is way higher than the one which is based on the speed with a basic difficulty level.
The strategy of these exams is to have very high accuracy and maximize the number of attempts.
- SNAP- Symbiosis International University
- NMAT- NMIMS Management Aptitude Test
- MICAT- MICA Admission Test
- TISSNET- Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
- MAH-CET – Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
- ATMA- AIMS Test for Management Admissions
- MAT- Management Aptitude Test
- CMAT- Common Management Admission Test
These exams focus on the speed as their level of difficulty is comparatively easy. In these kinds of tests number of questions are more and you have to solve these questions in less amount of time.
“MOVE ON” is the main strategy in these exams, one cannot get stuck only on one question. You should try the round strategy, try solving the easy questions first which can be solved within 1 minute.
Solve previous years’ question papers, so that you can be familiar with the paper pattern, durations, how much time do you need, and also the difficulty level
Top Ten Colleges accepting Non-CAT scores
ISB- Indian School of Business
Exams Accepted: GMAT & GRE
Campus: Hyderabad & Mohali
Salary Package: 25.71 LPA
XLRI- Xavier Labour Relations Institute
Exams Accepted: GMAT & XAT
Campus: Delhi & Jamshedpur
Salary Package: 24.31 LPA
JBIMS- Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
Exams Accepted: MH-CET
Salary Package: 22.84 LPA
IIFT- Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Exams Accepted: IIFT
Campus: Delhi & Kolkata
Salary Package: 20.48 LPA
TISS- Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Exams Accepted: TISSNET
Salary Package: 21 LPA
SIBM- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
Exams Accepted: SNAP
Campus: Pune, Bangalore, and Hyderabad
Salary Package: 20.14 LPA
NMIMS- Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Exams Accepted: NMAT
Campus: Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad
Salary Package: 18.33 LPA
MICA- Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad
Exams Accepted: MICAT, CAT, XAT, and GMAT
Salary Package: 13.9 LPA
SCMHRD- Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development
Exams Accepted: SNAP
Salary Package: 16.1 LPA
IMT- Institute of Management Technology
Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, and GMAT
Campus: Nagpur, Hyderabad, and Ghaziabad
Salary Package: 13.6 LPA
What shall be done?
All these colleges mentioned above are top-notch colleges and some of them are even better than a lot of IIM’s. Due to the misconception, some students stop preparing for other exams as they feel they won’t be able to crack them. Here is the biggest reason to PARTY!!!!