on 03 November, 2016

Getting into an MBA Institute

India has over 1800 MBA Colleges. To get into a management institute, one has to go through a selection process which includes most OR all of the following :

1. Written Test
2. Group Discussion
3. Personal Interview
4. Essay Writing
5. Psychometric Test
6. Group Task
7. Management Games

The written exam tests the aptitude of the candidate in a number of areas. It usually consists of questions related to :

1. Quantitative Ability
(Questions in Mathematics mostly from 8-9-10 standard, covering Arithmetic, Geometry, Mensuration, Algebra, Trigonometry and Co-ordinate Geometry)

2. Verbal Section
(Questions in the area cover Grammar, Sentence Correction, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension & Verbal Analogies)

3. Data Interpretation
(Analysis of Data. Usually data is in form of tables, charts, graphs. Students are required to study them and answer the related questions)

4. Logical Reasoning/Ability
(Questions to be solved using Common Logic)

5. General Awareness
(Questions pertaining to current/past issues (national & global), economics, general knowledge etc.

There are a large number of Entrance exams for MBA/PGDM courses in the country. Some of these exams are used by multiple institutes as a part of their admission processes. There are some management institutes which conduct their own entrance exams. Some of the reputed among them are IIFT, IRMA, MICA, Narsee Monjee. Some others like ISB, Hyderabad take GMAT Scores.

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