MBA Admissions 2019 Open - Important Dates

MBA Admission 2019 process is open now in the top MBA colleges in India like IIMs, XLRI, IIFT, SPJIMR, MICA, SIBM, NMIMS and many well-known colleges located in preferred MBA destinations like DelhiBangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune. These MBA colleges accept the national level entrance exam scores like CAT/XAT/NMAT/SNAP. Below is shared the current Status of MBA Admission 2019 in top MBA colleges in India 


MBA/PGDM College
Exam Accepted
Admission Status & Last Date to Apply
CAT 2018
Open/ September 26, 2018
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XLRI Jamshedpur
XAT 2019
Open/ November 30, 2018
SPJIMR, Mumbai
CAT 2018, XAT 2019
Open/ November 23, 2018
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IIFT, Delhi/Kolkata
IIFT 2018
Open/ September 24, 2018
MDI Gurgaon
CAT 2018
Open/November 23, 2018
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IMT Ghaziabad
CAT 2018, XAT 2019
Open/ November 22, 2018
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SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune & 13 other Symbiosis Institutes
SNAP 2018
Open/ November 26, 2018
MICA Ahmedabad
CAT 2018, XAT 2019, GMAT 2017 onwards 
Open/ November  20, 2018
(Mandatory to Take MICAT)
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NMIMS Mumbai
Open/October 15, 2018
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IMI New Delhi
Open/December 3, 2018
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Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai/Gurgaon
CAT 2017-18/XAT 2018-19/CMAT 2018-19/GMAT
Open/PGPM-November 30, 2018
PGDM-February 25, 2019
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BIMTECH, Greater Noida
CAT 2018, XAT 2019, GMAT 2018-19; CMAT 2019, MAT 2018-19 for specialized programmes
Open/November 30, 2018
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IRMA Anand
CAT 2018/XAT 2019
Open/December 31, 2018
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XIM-Xavier University Bhubaneswar
CAT 2018/XAT 2019/X-GMT 2019
Open/December 7, 2018
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IIM Admission Criteria 2019-21
Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have announced their admission criteria for 2019-21 batch. The admission process announced by the IIMs include the CAT 2018 cut offs, admission eligibility, shortlisting criteria and weightages and weightage components of final admission round.

IIMs with Admission Criteria 2019
CAT 2018 Cut Offs
Programme Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
Rs.22 lakhs
Rs.21 lakhs
Rs. 21 lakhs
Rs.16 lakhs
IIM Indore 90 Rs.16 lakhs


10 Key Tips for MBA Admission 2019
Remember these important tips for success in your MBA Admission 2019:

  1. MBA Admission through CAT 2018: CAT 2018 is scheduled on November 25, 2018. Submit your Application form online for CAT 2018 before September 19 for admission to MBA programmes in 20 IIMs, FMS Delhi, IITs and in top PGDM colleges like SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, TAPMI Manipal among others. Read More
  2. MBA Admission through XAT 2019: XLRI, SPJIMR, XIMB, IMT  are some of the best MBA colleges with admissions open through XAT exam score. You need to fill up the institute level online application form apart from appearing in XAT 2019. The XAT 2019 exam is scheduled on January 7, 2019 and the last date to apply with application form online is November 30. Read More
  3. MBA Admission with NMAT and SNAP 2018: MBA college admission deadlines in NMIMS Mumbai which accepts NMAT score is October 15, 2018 and in SIBM Pune, which accepts SNAP score,  the MBA application form last date is November 26. There are many similarities in NMAT and SNAP exam and each exam score will lead to MBA admission 2019 in more than 15-20 MBA Colleges.  Read More
  4. Entrance Exam Score: It is only minimum eligibility criterion. You should therefore broaden your chances for MBA colleges Admission 2019 by applying to more colleges and appearing in more entrance exams. Read More
  5. Be Mobile: Be ready to migrate to large cities like Delhi & Bangalore to get admission in best MBA colleges to get good career opportunities after completing the course. Read more 
  6. Check the Sectional Required score & Exam Weightage: All the top MBA colleges accepting CAT, XAT scores award different weightage to different sections of the entrance exams. You need to prepare and score balanced percentile to get shortlisted  at the first stage for MBA admission 2019 in the preferred institute. Read More 
  7. Work Experience – an Added Advantage: Your work experience of 1-3 years after graduation can turn the table in your favour in the MBA admission process at the MBA colleges. You will be awarded extra points for your supervisory work experience. Read More 
  8. Academic Diversity: Non-Engineer category is a preferred lot for MBA Admission 2019 in IIMs and other MBA colleges. All these MBA colleges award extra points to Non-Engineer back ground candidates in the range of 4 to 10 percent. If you are from Arts, Commerce background, you stand a better chance to get through the MBA Admission process at the best MBA colleges.  
  9. Prepare your Best and Get ready for GD and Personal Interview: If you are shortlisted by the preferred MBA college, the next is the final selection round .This is the most important stage. Your participation and performance in GD-PI can give you an edge over your peers. It is better to prepare for GD round before it is too late.  Read more
  10. Placement Record: Good Placement over the years is one of the important criteria to finalise the MBA admission. Better to check past placement record and average salary of the MBA college. Read more

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