When we think of pursuing Management PG degree, getting an admission into top class institute becomes our priority. A Top class institute gives you edge over your counterparts in terms of knowledge and overall personality development. Although its very common nowadays to travel for studies still people have different preferences. Since old days Uttar Pradesh is famous for producing studios and hard working students, and today as well nothing has changed. There are famous and world class management colleges in Uttar Pradesh like Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L), Institute of Management Studies- Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), GL Bajaj Institute of technology & management, Greater Noida etc.
If you are the one who wants to pursue your management learning experience in Uttar Pradesh, would surely want to know which exams are required to secure a seat in various institutes. Lets check- out,
CAT: Common Admission Test, every year, this exam is organised by IIM’s on rotational basis. CAT is considered one of the toughest to crack entrance exam. CAT is a 3 hour, 100 question exam with three sections namely
1)- Verbal Ability & Comprehension,
2)- Quantitative Aptitude
3)- Data Interpretation & Logical reasoning.
Each correct question carries 3 marks, and each wrong answer will reduce 1 mark from the participants score. CAT follow Percentile Method for their merit list. Generally, cut-off for an IIM seat ranges between 90-99.9 percentile. Apart from IIM’s some good institutes like GL Bajaj Institute of technology & management also accept CAT scores for their seats.
MAT: Management Aptitude Test is organised four times in a year by All India Management Association. This exam is accepted at more than 800+ B schools across India. This Test has five sections namely Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Indian & Global Environment, Data Analysis, & Intelligence and Critical Reasoning.
- GMAT or Graduate Management Admission Test, is organised by Graduate Management Admission Council. Various Colleges across UP also accept GMAT Score for their admission process. Syllabus of CAT and GMAT is almost similar except that Quantitative aptitude is easier in GMAT. This test can be attempted up to 5 times in 12 months, with each attempt date has to have a minimum of 16 days of difference.
Apart from these main Competitive exams various institutes also organizes their own Admission Tests. All the best for your learning endeavours.