With the registrations for most of the MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, NMAT, IIFT Entrance already open, some top B-schools have also announced their admission for the academic year 2014-16.
B-school admission 2014 season is here! With the registrations for most of the MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, NMAT, IIFT Entrance already open, some top B-schools have also announced their admission for the academic year 2014-16.
A few top B-schools have also announced their last date around the beginning of CAT 2013 which is being held from October 16. For example, the last date of application for both Management Development (MDI) Gurgaon and International Management Institute (IMI) is October 15.
Some B-schools are closing their registrations in September itself. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies-School Of Business Management, (NMIMS-SBM) which conducts its own test NMAT for admission to its different management programme will close registration on 24 September. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) which has two campuses – New Delhi & Kolkata, also conducts a separate entrance exam for its admission and the last date for registration this year is September 3.
The application fees for most of the B-schools range between Rs 1200 to Rs 2000. While MDI application fee is Rs 1800, the IMI charges Rs 1500 for an application. NMAT fee is Rs 2000 and IIFT fee is Rs 1500. The following table gives you brief information on top B-schools where the admission dates have already been announced.
|B-school||MBA Exam||Last Date of Application|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM)||CAT||26 Sept|
|Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)||IIFT Entrance||3 Sept|
|International Management Institute (IMI)||CAT, GMAT||15 Oct|
|Management Development Institute (MDI)||CAT||15 Oct|
|Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies-School Of Business Management, (NMIMS)||NMAT||24 Sept|
While some B-schools are in the midst of their admission registration process, many B-schools are yet to come up with admission notification for 2014-16 academic sessions. B-schools like IMT Ghaziabad, TAPMI Manipal, SPJIMR Mumbai, IFIM Bangalore are expected to announce their admission in the first or second week of September, according to the respective admission offices of the B-schools. Other top B-school like BIMTECH and a few others are likely to follow in the second week of September.
Almost all the top B-schools are expected to notify their admission for next academic session by the end of September 2013.