MBA Admissions 2019: 10 Top MBA Colleges With Admission Open: Apply Now

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Wednesday, November 21 2018, 01:30 PM
While 20 IIMs and FMS Delhi have closed their MBA admission 2019 application, there are more than 10 top MBA colleges accepting CAT 2018 & XAT 2019 score where admission process is open for few more days. It is better to adhere to their application deadline and apply before the application process is closed by them. However, the registration & application dates for most of the mandatory MBA entrance exams and for top MBA colleges accepting the score of these exams are closing in the month of Nov 2018.

IIMs and FMS Delhi have closed their MBA admission 2019 application process now. But the silver lining is that there are more than top 10 MBA/PGDM colleges where you can still apply within next few days. If you have applied for CAT 2018 and are looking for top MBA colleges for admission in 2019, you have good opportunity to apply in best MBA colleges. If you have applied for XAT 2019 or can apply for the exam by November 30, 2018, you again have the opportunity to explore admission in some of these best MBA colleges. But you must adhere to the application deadlines of these MBA colleges accepting CAT, XAT or other exam scores as many of them are closing their admission process shortly. 

The registration and application dates for most of the mandatory MBA entrance exams and for top MBA colleges accepting the score of these exams will close in the month of November 2018. The decision, therefore has to be taken quickly, if you are interested to explore MBA admission opportunity in 2019 and expect to clear the entrance exam with good score. 

Top MBA colleges Accepting CAT 2018/XAT 2019: Admission Status-Open
Following are the top MBA colleges who will accept CAT 2018 score or XAT 2019 or both the exam scores for MBA admission 2019. You need to apply online for admission to them as early as possible since they will be closing their admission process shortly:   

SPJIMR Mumbai: Last date to Apply-Nov 23, 2018
SPJIMR is one of the highly ranked B-schools in India with many innovative steps taken by it in management education and placement process. Key details about SPJIMR are:

Last Date to Apply: November 23, 2018
Application Fee:Rs.1500
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018, XAT 2019
Read More on SPJIMR Mumbai Admission 2019

MDI Gurgaon: Last date to Apply- November 24, 2018
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, the highly ranked premier management institute in India will keep its online admission application process for flagship PGPM/PGP-HRM and PGP-IM 2019-21 batch till November 24, 2018 at 5PM

Last Date to Apply: November 24, 2018
Application Fee: Rs.3000
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018
Read More on MDI Gurgaon Admission 2019

IMI New Delhi: Last date to Apply – December 3, 2018
Highly ranked and first corporate sponsored B-School of India, IMI New Delhi will close its application process for PGDM 2019-21 batch on December 3, 2018 for all its campuses located at New Delhi, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. Key Details on Admission 2019 are:

Last Date to Apply: December 3, 2018
Application Fee: Rs.2200
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018
Read More on IMI New Delhi Admission 2019

IMT Ghaziabad: Last Date to Apply – November 22, 2018
IMT Ghaziabad is one of the premier B schools in the country and has been awarded the prestigious AACSB accreditation. The admission process at IMT Ghaziabad is online for PGDM programmes. Key details about MBA admission 2019 are:

Last Date to Apply: November 22, 2018
Application Fee: Rs.2000
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018, XAT 2019
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XIM Bhubaneswar: Last date to Apply – December 7, 2018
Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), a 31-year old autonomous B-School of the Xavier University is the flagship school of the University. XUB offers a range of MBA programmes in different streams. Below is shared the key details about XIMB MBA admission 2019:

Last Date to Apply: December 7, 2018
Application Fee: Rs.1500
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018, XAT 2019, own exam XGMT 2019
Read More about XIMB Admission 2019

FMS Delhi: Last Date to Apply – Nov 20 (Closed)
One of the high RoI MBA colleges of Delhi University-FMS Delhi accepts only CAT 2018 exam score for MBA admission 2019. Important details are as under:

Last Date to Apply: November 20, 2018  (Closed now)
Application Fee: Rs.1000
Exam Score Accepted: CAT 2018
Read More on FMS Delhi Admission 2019

Above are only a few of the top MBA colleges accepting CAT 2018 score in MBA admission 2019. Other  prominent MBA colleges accepting CAT for MBA admission 2019 include Great lakes Institute of Management, Chennai; GIM Goa; K J Somaiya, Mumbai, FORE School of Management, Delhi among other prominent B-schools. 

Top MBA Colleges with other Exams: Admission Open
Apart from CAT 2018, there are many National, State and Institute level MBA entrance exams leading to admission 2019 in top MBA colleges.  The registration and application process for all these MBA entrance exams is open till the last week of November 2018.

Below is shared a list of important MBA entrance exams with their last date to apply and top MBA colleges accepting their exam scores:

XLRI-XAT 2019: Last Date to Apply- Nov 30
XAT 2019 is a very important MBA entrance exam leading to admission in XLRI and other top MBA colleges. The registration and application process for XAT 2019 is open till November 30 without late fee and till December 7, 2018 with late fee. The exam is scheduled on January 6, 2019. Important details about XAT 2019 are shared below:

XAT 2019 Last Date to Apply: November 30, 2018
XAT 2019 Registration Fee: Rs. 1700 + Rs.300 for each XLRI Programme
XAT 2019 Exam Pattern & Date: Computer Based exam on January 6, 2019
Top MBA Colleges Under XAT 2019: XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, TAPMI, XIMB
Key Points to Note: Apply separately to all MBA colleges under XAT exam
Learn More about XAT 2019 and Apply

CMAT 2019: Last Date to Apply: Nov 30, 2018
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national level entrance examination for entry into AICTE approved management programmes. Till 2018, it was conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) every year as per the directions of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Test will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The CMAT 2019 score will be accepted by all AICTE-Approved Institutions/University Departments/ Constituent Colleges/Affiliated Colleges.

Important details about CMAT 2019 and top MBA colleges accepting CMAT scores are shared below:
CMAT 2019 Last Date to Apply: November 30, 2018
CMAT 2019 Registration Fee: Rs.1400
CMAT 2019 Exam Pattern & Date: Computer Based exam on January 28, 2019
Top MBA Colleges Under CMAT 2019: JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida, SDMIMD Mysore, VJIM Hyderabad
Key Points to Note: Apply to each MBA college accepting CMAT 2019 separately with requisite application fee before the last date.
Read More about CMAT 2019

TISSNET 2019: Last Date to Apply – Dec 10
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai will conduct TISS-NET 2019 as a computer based National Entrance Test for admission to 55 of its Masters programmes offered by its different campuses. MA programmes of Tata Institute of Social Sciences are highly sought after Masters Degree courses for the candidates seeking career in management and other branches. 

TISS has 21 schools and 45 centres offering variety of programmes. Important details about TISSNET 2019 exam are as below:

TISSNET 2019 Last Date to Apply: December 10, 2018
TISSNET 2019 Registration Fee: Rs.1000
TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern & Date: Computer Based exam on January 13,, 2019

Top 5 MA programmes Under TISSNET 2019:   M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations; M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship); M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship); M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour); M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance)

Key Points to Note: The selection procedure of TISSNET 2019 for MA and other programmes is conducted in two stages and has three components of assessment
Read more about TISSNET 2019

MAT 2018: Last date to Apply – Nov 30
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) 2018 December exam is the gateway to more than 600 MBA/PGDM colleges for 2019-21 batch. All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Management Aptitude Test (MAT) four times in a year. The fourth MAT 2018 in December will offer admission to MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch. Last three MAT 2018 exams were conducted in the months of February, May and September. Important details about December MAT 2018 exam are as below:

MAT 2018 Last Date to Apply: Nov 30 for paper Based test, Dec 7, 2018 for Computer Based Test
MAT 2018 Registration Fee: Rs.1550
MAT 2018 Exam Pattern & Date: Paper Based on Dec 9 and Computer Based exam on December 15, 2018
Top 5 MBA Colleges Under MAT 2018: JIMS Rohini Delhi, IBA Bangalore, Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow, IPE Hyderabad, IESMCRC Mumbai 
Key Points to Note: You can improve your MAT exam score in February MAT 2019 also for MBA admission 2019
Read more about MAT Exam and MAT colleges

IBSAT 2018: Last date to Apply – Dec 12
IBSAT 2018 is an important online computer based MBA entrance test conducted across India by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University) and is the gateway to MBA/PGPM 2019-21 at 9 campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS). IBSAT 2018 exam will be held in two days test window on December 22 & 23, 2018 and will have a test duration of 2 hours.  Important details about IBSAT 2018 exam are as below:

IBSAT 2018 Last Date to Apply: December 12, 2018
IBSAT 2018 Registration Fee: Rs.1800
IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern & Date: Computer Based exam on December 22 & 23, 2018
Top MBA Colleges Under IBSAT 2018:  IBS Hyderabad, IBS Mumbai, IBS Gurgaon
Key Points to Note: All the ICFAI B-schools will award MBA degree of ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University)
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It is advisable to assess your preparation and register and apply for the exam as well as to the MBA college so that you do not miss out the admission process in top MBA colleges in India.

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