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Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, SNAP 2018

About SNAP 2018:

Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International Deemed University,
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, District: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-28116226/ 27 Whatsapp No.: 7709328908
Email: Website: or

Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune for admission to various Post Graduate Programs for the academic year 2018-19, conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP). The SNAP Test will be on 16th December 2018, from 14:00 Hrs. to 16:00 Hrs.
SNAP 2018 - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP is a National-Level Management Entrance Test, conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to its 15 Institutes.

SNAP 2018 Overview:

Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) programmes offered by institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2018. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of programmes by paying separate programmes registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would then need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually.

SNAP Test Score Accepting Colleges (15 MBA Institutes):

·         Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM - Pune)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC- Pune)

·         Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

·         Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

·         Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM- Nashik)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM - Bengaluru)

·         Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)

·         Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Mgt.)

·         Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

·         Symbiosis School of Sport Science (SSSS)

SNAP Exam Pattern 2018

·         General English [Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability] = Normal Questions - 30 Special Questions 05 & Total 35 Questions & 40 Marks

·         Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency - Normal Questions - 30 Special Questions 05 & Total 35 Questions & 40 Marks

·         Analytical & Logical Reasoning - Normal Questions - 30 Special Questions 05 & Total 35 Questions & 40 Marks

·         Current Affairs - Normal Questions - 20 Special Questions 05 & Total 25 Questions & 40 Marks

·         Total- Normal Questions - 110 Special Questions 20 & Total 130 Questions &150 Marks

·         SNAP Test duration is of 120 minutes

·         Date of SNAP Test - 16th December 2018 (Time: 14.00 hrs. - 16.00 hrs)

·         SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has 4 responses (Only for Normal Questions). Candidate should choose an appropriate response.  Candidate should choose an appropriate response. 0.25 marks will be penalized for wrong answers. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

·         Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only

·         Normal Questions carry 1 mark for each question and Special Questions carry 2 marks for each question.

·         Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks for Normal Questions and for Special Questions also.

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

·         Those who have completed Graduate from any recognized/statutory University or Institute with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST), Programs, which require specific discipline/ subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

·         A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/ qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any program of SIU.

·         Evaluation Division of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) issues equivalence certificate for foreign degrees/qualifications.

Note: Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for the programs) which they are desirous to pursue. SIU/STS/ Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for program(s) for which he/she is not eligible.

Selection Process for SNAP 2018

On the basis of their overall percentage of SNAP, a cut-off list (category-wise) will be prepared and uploaded on the official website of respective institutes. According to these cut off lists, students will be shortlisted for the GE-PI WAT

List of Test Centers for SNAP 2018

SNAP 2018 Test will be conducted in 92 cities all over India. A candidate may choose three preferences of test cities of the following for SNAP ONLINE 2018 Test.

Agra, Guntur, Mumbai, Ahmedabad,Guwahati, Mysuru, Ahmednagar, Gwalior,Nagpur, Ajmer, Hisar, Nashik, Aligarh, Hooghly, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Howrah, Nellore, Ambala, Hubballi,Noida-G Noida-Gaziabad, Amravati, Hyderabad, Panipat, Amritsar, Indore, Panjim-Mapusa, Anand, Jabalpur, Patiala, Asansol, Jaipur, Patna, Aurangabad, Jalandhar, Portblair, Bareilly, Jammu, Pune, Belagavi, Jamshedpur, Raipur, Bengaluru, Jhansi, Rajkot, Bhilai, Jodhpur, Ranchi, Bhopal, Kakinada,Roorkee, Bhubaneswar, Kanpur, Rourkela, Bilaspur, Karnal, Shelling, Chandigarh - Mohali, Kolhapur, Shimla, Chennai, Kolkata, Siliguri, Coimbatore, Kota, Surat, Cuttack, Kottayam, Thane-Kalyan-Dombivli, Dehradun, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Delhi - Gurugram, Kurnool, Thrissur, Dhanbad, Lucknow, Udaipur, Dibrugarh, Ludhiana, Vadodara, Ernakulam-Kochi, Madurai, Varanasi, Faridabad, Mangaluru, Vijayawada, Gandhinagar, Meerut, Visakhapatnam, Gangtok-Bardang, Moradabad.

Candidates who complete their SNAP 2018 payment process by October 21, 2018 will be intimated their allotted test city via E-mail on or before October 29, 2018.This will enable candidates to plan their travel schedules accordingly

Reservation Policy

As per the UGC Regulations/ Guidelines, following will be the reservation policy for admission to any program of Institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institutes of Management Studies, which has separate policy)

a) Within Sanctioned Intake

·         Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%

·         Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%

·         Differently Abled: 03%

b) Over & Above Intake

·         Kashmiri Migrants: 02 seats per program

·         International Candidates: 15%

·         Candidates applying from categories other than Open Category are required to submit valid supporting document (s) at the time of GE-PIWAT (if shortlisted)

How to Apply:

Application Process:

Register online on the website (from August 28, 2018 to November 26, 2018)

Note: Any Changes in the online application form (except name, date of birth, category and test city preferences) will be entertained only up to the closing date of Registration i.e. November 26, 2018. No changes shall be permitted after closing date under any circumstances. No change in name, date of birth, category and test city requests will be entertained once candidate completes his/her SNAP Online Test 2018 payment.

Upload your latest scanned colour passport size photo at the time of Online Registration for SNAP Test. (Your photograph should not be more than 3 months old).

Ensure that the information you have filled is accurate.

Modes of Payment for SNAP Test:

·         The candidate may pay through i) Bill desk Payment Gateway ii) Easebuzz Payment Gateway iii) Indian Bank Payment Gateway iv) Demand Draft.

·         Pay the SNAP test fee of Rs.1750 as per the instructions mentioned on the website for Payment of SNAP Test fee. (From August 28, 2018 to November 26, 2018).

Payment through Demand Draft:

Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,


Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune-412115

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the details of Demand Draft and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the realisation of payment, would you be able to view your Admit Card.

Note: SNAP Test fee and institute programme payment is non-refundable.

SNAP Admit Card 2018

The Test Centre and its address will be printed on the Admit Card. (Admit card will be live on SNAP website from 01st December 2018). While all efforts will be made to ensure that the candidate gets a test city as per his/her preferences, however, in some exceptional circumstances, a different test city in nearby area may be allotted.

SNAP 2018 Important Dates:

Registration Commences on: 28th August 2018

Registration Closes on: 26th November 2018

Payment Closes on: 26th November 2018

Admit Card Live on website: 01st December 2018

SNAP Online Test 2018: 16th December 2018 (Sunday, Time: 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs)

Announcement of Result: 02nd week of January 2019

Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT: Third week of January 2019

GE, PI and WAT: First/Second week of February 2019

SNAP 2018 Final Merit List: Fourth week of February 2019

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NMIMS NMAT 2019, for Management Programs- 2019

About NMAT 2019:

SVKM’S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Deemed to be University
V.L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai- 400056, Maharashtra, India
Telephone No.: 022 42355555 E-mail: website:

NMIMS announces admission to its Two-Year Full-Time Programs MBA, MBA-HR, MBA-Pharmaceutical Management & MBA Analytics & Decision Science at Mumbai Campus, PGDM at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai Campus for the academic year 2019-21. Admissions to the above programs are through entrance test - NMAT by GMAC. Candidates can apply for more than one Programme and more than one campus.


·         Legacy of 37 years

·         Amongst the top-10 B-schools in India

·         6 Campuses at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai

·         14 constituent schools that include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce,

Business Economics, Science, Law, Aviation, Liberal Arts, Design, Family Business & Entrepreneurship,

Performing Arts & Distance Learning.

·         Over 12000 students & 513 full-time faculty members are part of NMIMS

*30% Seats in the MBA / PGDM Programs of NMIMS will be offered to Girls


·         For MBA / MBA HR / MBA Analytics and Decision Science (Mumbai Campus):

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marksin the aggregate (of all years).

·         For MBA Pharmaceutical Management Selection process is separate (Mumbai Campus):

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Medical Technology, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate (of all years). Post Graduate degree holders in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply. Candidates with B.Tech. Bio-Tech., B.Tech. Bio-Medical, B.E. BioTech., B.E. Bio-Medical are also eligible to apply. Candidates working in Pharmaceutical Companies for more than two years are preferred.

·         For PGDM Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Navi Mumbai, Indore Campus:

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marksin the aggregate (of all years).

How to Apply:

Apply Online:

Step 1: Registration at NMAT by GMAC: Visit to register online and complete registration process by paying registration fee. Please remember your NMAT by GMAC registration number. It is mandatory to complete the NMAT by GMAC test registration before proceeding for the NMIMS application.

Step 2: Registration at NMIMS: Visit enter your NMAT by GMAC registration no. and complete the application process, without this number you will not able to proceed further to fill up NMIMS application form; complete the NMIMS application by paying the registration fees (as applicable).

Note: There will be three radio buttons for registration i.e. MBA Program/s, Both (MBA Program/s & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore) & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore. A candidate who wishes to apply for more than one programme has to select MBA Program/s & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore and has to pay registration charges as per the above table. Candidates are required to fill only one application form even if they are applying for multiple programs / campuses.

The NMAT by GMAC™ test will be conducted at the following domestic/international centers (cities):

·         North: Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi.

·         West: Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara.

·         South: Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada.

·         Central: Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur.

·         East: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong.

·         International: Kathmandu (Nepal), Thimphu (Bhutan), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Colombo (Sri Lanka)

NMIMS Application Registration charges (Non-Refundable):

·         Rs.1300/- plus applicable taxes for normal registration for either MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

·         Rs.1600/- plus applicable taxes for both MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

NMIMS Re-application Registration charges (Non-Refundable):

·         Rs. 1300/- plus applicable taxes for either MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

·         Rs. 1600/- plus applicable taxes for both MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

Important Dates:

Exam Registration Last Date: 3rd October, 2018

Application Start Date: 7th July, 2018 (Saturday)

Application End Date: 15th October, 2018 (Monday)

Re-application Start Date: 6th October, 2018 (Saturday)

Re-application End Date: 25th December, 2018 (Tuesday)

Announcement of results: 22nd January, 2019 (Tuesday)

Registration for CD/ PI: 23rd January, 2019 to 28 January, 2019

Conduct of CD/ PI: 1st February, 2019 to 20 February, 2019

First Merit List - MBA Program: 25th February, 2019 (Monday)


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

IIFT New Delhi MBA IB Entrance Test 2019

About Exam:

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, New Delhi
(Deemed University), (Dept of Commerce, Govt. of India),
Delhi Campus: B-21 Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110016, Tel.: 011-26857908,
Website Email:
Kolkata Campus: 1583 Madurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata-700091,
Tel.: 033-23572853

IIFT 2019 MBA Entrance Exam - The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) invites applications for Master of Business Administration (MBA - International Business) Degree Program at New Delhi, Kolkata & Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) Campuses for the academic year 2019-21

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade IIFT will conduct the IIFT 2019 MBA entrance exam on 2nd December 2018. The qualifiers of IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam will receive admission in MBA, International Business Program the academic year 2019-21. Please see the details of application, test pattern, syllabus and other aspects of the IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) Entrance Exam. The IIFT MBA Program aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities.


·         Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with 50% marks in Graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).

·         Candidates appearing in final year of Graduation can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2019.

·         No age limit.

Additional Eligibility for Foreign National and NRI

·         In order to qualify as an international; candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as on December 31, 2018 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window. The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with application a certificate from the Indian Embassy / High Commission /Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stated that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on December 31, 2018.

·         Foreign nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign nationals who are present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test are required to take the same.

·         The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2019. GMAT taken before 1st January 2017 is not valid.

·         If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2018) such as CAT /XAT /IIFT etc., he /she is not eligible to apply.

·         Transcripts of all academic degrees/diplomas are required to be submitted along with the application. Grades or marks may be self-reported. Originals are required to be produced at the time of admission.

Mode of Admission:

(For Generai/SC/ST/PWD/OBC Category)

1.      On the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview and Writing Skill Assessment

2.      Written Test on Sunday, 2nd December 2019 between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.

3.      Based on marks for written test, candidates will be called for Group Discussion, Interview and Written Skill Assessment to be held during January/February 2019 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

(For Foreign National and NRI)

·         Candidate would be shortlisted on the basis of the GMAT Score

·         Shortlisted candidate would be required to undergo a Personal Interview at IIFT campus. Candidates called for this will have to make their own travel arrangements. In case they are not able to be physically present they would be interviewed through Skype.

Admission Test Pattern:

·         The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English).

·         Duration of the test is two hours and will cover English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

How to Apply:

Application Form:

·         IIFT Application Form 2019 will be available online at IIFT’s official website.

·         Please visit IIFT website Click on the ADMISSIONS 2019 icon and fill in the Online Application Form as per details given in the website.

·         Please note that Category once filled by the candidate in his / her online application, will not be changed under any circumstances.

·         Applications of Foreign Nationals under Self-financing Scheme should be routed through the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2019. They must send a copy of their valid GMAT score with the application.

Registration Fee

·         General/OBC Candidates: Rs.1650/-

·         SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs.825/-

·         Foreign National/NRI candidates: US$ 85 (INR Rs.5500)

Mode of Payment

·         Online Payment Gateway - Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

·         Demand Draft - Applicant has to get a DD made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form.

For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-39147213 (Direct), 39147200 - 205 (Extn. 621) OR email at

Important Dates:

Last date to fill the Online Application Form:     14th September, 2018

Last date for Request for Test Centre Change (Centre Change Fee: 1,000.00):    5th November, 2018 (Monday)

Downloading of Admit Card: 16th November, 2018 (Friday)

Written Test  : 2nd December 2018 (Sunday) at 10am - 12 noon

Last date to fill the Online Application Form and to submit GMAT Score 
for Foreign Nationals and NRIs:    15th February, 2019 (Friday)


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Xavier Aptitude Test, XAT 2019, by XLRI Jamshedpur

About XAT 2019:

Xavier Labour Relations Institute, XLRI, Jamshedpur
Xavier School of Management (XAT),
the Chairperson Admission XLRI, C.H. Area (East),
Jamshedpur-831001 (Jharkhand),
Phone No.: +91-657-665-3203/3204/3205,
Email:, Website or

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019 by XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) for MBA admission 2019

XAT Exam 2019 - XAT 2019 Exam Date has been released officially (06th January 2019). XAT 2019 is also referred as Xavier Aptitude Test. It is the University Level Entrance Exam, which is organized by the XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) on the behalf of XAMI. XAT Exam is conducted for the admission in more than 150 B-Schools of the country.

The application process for XAT 2019 is commencing on third week of August 2018. MBA aspirants passing Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university or institute in any discipline will be eligible to apply for XAT 2019.

Candidates can check all the details of XAT 2019 in terms of eligibility criteria, application procedure, important dates, admit card, exam pattern, cutoff, result and many more.

XAT 2019 will be conducted on 06th January 2019 (Sunday). XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India Level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission.

What is XAT?

XAT is Xavier Aptitude Test conducted by XLRI (Xavier Labour Relation Institute) Jamshedpur. It is a common entrance exam conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) for admission in its management institutes across India.

Member Institutes

·         Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Loyola College, Chennai-600034

·         Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore-560052

·         St. Francis Institute of Mgt. and Research (SFIMR), Mumbai-400103

·         St. Joseph's College of Business Administration, Bangalore-560025

·         St. Aloysius Institute of Mgt. and Information Technology, Mangalore-575022

·         Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar-751013

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore-560100

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. & Research, Mumbai-400001

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. Jabalpur-482021

·         Xavier Labour & Relations Institute, Jamshedpur-831001

·         Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi-834001

Eligibility for XAT 2019:

The candidate must hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline; those completing their final examination by 10th June 2019 may also apply. All Indian candidates must appear for XAT-2019. However, NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates have an option of appearing for XAT 2019). Candidates appearing in Final year of Graduation can apply by entering their aggregate percentage of marks obtained until the time of filling of form

Eligibility for NRI/Foreign Candidates:

NRI or foreign national candidates have to apply through GMAT scores. Candidates from Dubai or Nepal are exempted from applying through GMAT scores as XAT will be conducted in these two international cities.

Selection Criteria

·         The selection criteria and XAT 2019 participating institutes vary from B-School to B-School. It is generally a two-step process. In the first phase, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their XAT performance and institute cut-off

·         The shortlisted candidates have to appear for Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Essay Writing or Group Discussion/Group Activity and Personal Interview rounds. The B-schools may also consider criteria like past academic records, work experience etc. or the overall candidate profile

·         Work-experience before graduation will not be counted by the selection panel

·         Candidates who were in their final year of graduation while applying for XAT must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree at the time of selection procedure in order to be eligible for selection.

XAT Exam Pattern 2019

XAT 2019 is going to be an online or computer-based test of 210 minutes duration. However, until last year it used to be an offline paper. It is a combination of objective and subjective questions, although majority of the questions are objective multiple-choice type. XAT is divided into two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper 1

·         The duration of the test will be of three hours from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm on Sunday, 06th January 2019

·         The duration of Paper 1 is 170 minutes or 3 hours 50 minutes.There are three sections in this paper, Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation.

Paper 2

·         This paper is a combination of objective and subjective type questions. The sections of Paper 2 are General Knowledge/Awareness and Essay Writing. There are 25 questions in the GK section. Candidates are given only one topic for essay writing. The duration of this paper is 35 minutes.

Test Centres

XAT 2019 would be conducted across India in the following cities

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam


The result of XAT 2019 will be declared online in the last week of January 2019. XAT officials will release the score cards stating the section wise and overall scores and percentiles. Test takers can download the score cards and take the requisite number of print outs. XLRI Jamshedpur will also send the hard copy of XAT 2019 score card to the address of candidates. The scorecard has to be preserved till the admission process gets over.

How to Apply:

Application /Registration Process:

·         A candidate needs to register for XAT exam and also register for the institute courses of his/her choice separately by paying separate application fees. The candidates first need to visit the official portal of XAT i.e.;

·         Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2019 and appearing for XAT 2019 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants to different institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately to Institutes of their choice

·         Applicants for XAT 2019 can choose to pay online using credit card/debit card/online banking

·         Please note that the XAT ID and password gives you an individual login on and on frequent intervals, you need to check for mails from XAT & other associated institutes.

·         Please ensure that you give your correct mobile No. to receive SMS alerts.


·         If you do not receive the registration confirmation mail, with your XAT ID & Password, within 24 hours of signing up, please check your spam/junk folder. If you are unable to locate the email, please write to citing your primary email id. or call us up on 1800 419 2929 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m. (IST) if you are unable to reach the customer care executive, please write to

·         We shall get back to you in 48 hours. (Excluding Holidays)

Mode of Payment

The candidates may pay through:

Payment Gateways

Candidates can pay through the given payment gateways with credit card/ debit card and net banking options.

Bank Branches

·         For this, candidates shall take the print of Challan form and visit the nearest IDBI branch.Demand Draft - The DD has to be made in the favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at Jamshedpur

·         In both the mode of payment, the candidates are required to courier/speed post/register post the printout of XAT Confirmation Page as well as the printout/Photocopy of payment confirmation Page to XAT Office

Exam Fee

·         XAT Registration Fee (without late Fee) - Rs.1700/- Candidates interested in XLRI programs needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.

·         XAT Registration Fee (with late Fee) - Rs.2000/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.500/- each

·         To know more about XAT please visit the website

XAT 2019 Important Dates:

Online Registration Start: 20th August 2018

Editing of Completed Application: 3rd week of August to 3rd week of December 2018

Last Date for Registration: 30th November, 2018

Last Date to for Registration & Received Application Only for DD Payment: 03rd week of December, 2018

Admit Card Issue: 20th December 2018

XAT Exam Date: 6th January 2019 (Sunday, 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)

Answer Key Release: 03rd week of January 2019

Result Declaration: Last week of January 2019

XAT Score Card Release: 01st week of February 2019


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NICMAR NCAT 2019, Common Admission Test for admission to PG Courses 2019

National institute of Construction Management and Research Pune

The Dean-Admissions, Research & Publications, NICMAR 25/1, Balewadi, N.I.A. Post Office, Pune-411045 (Maharashtra)
Tel: 020-66859166
Email; Website

Advertisement will be Published in - Times of India (All), The Hindu (All), Hindustan Times (All), Indian Express (All), The Telegraph (All) and Employment News.

NICMAR NCAT 2019 - National institute of Construction Management and Research invites applications for NICMAR Entrance Test for Post Graduate Courses Admission 2019. NICMAR has been constituted as a non-profit organisation with the express objective of engaging in activities for the promotion of education, training, research, professionalism and skill formation at all levels of the construction and other allied industries.

Candidates can fill their Application Form for NICMAR Common Entrance Test (NCAT) 2019 from the official portal National Institute of Construction Management and Research. Interested candidates can check their eligibility, application form and other important information on this page below.

NICMAR Courses and Eligibility:

Two Year Post Graduate Program in Advanced Construction Mgt. (PGP ACM) Course Offered from Pune, Hyderabad (Shamirpet), Goa (Farmagudi), Delhi NCR (Bahadurgarh) and Indore Campuses

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline/Architecture/Planning with minimum 50% aggregate marks

Two Year Post Graduate Program in Project Engineering & Mgt. (PGP PEM) Offered from Pune and Hyderabad (Shamirpet) Campuses

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks.

Two Year Post Graduate Program in Real Estate & Urban Infrastructure Mgt. (PGP REUIM) Offered from Pune Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline/Architecture/Planning with minimum 50% aggregate marks

Two Year Post Graduate Program in Infrastructure Finance, Development & Management (PGP IFDM) Offered from Pune Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline/Architecture/Planning with minimum 50% aggregate marks

Eighteen Month Post Graduate Program in Management of Family Owned Construction Business (PGP MFOCB) Offered from Pune Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks and belonging to a family having construction business. Candidates are required to provide necessary documents and undertaking in the prescribed format regarding ownership of construction business

One Year Post Graduate Program in Contemporary Smart City Development &Mgt. (PGP CSCDM) Offered from Pune Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks. Work experience will be an added advantage.

One Year Post Graduate Program in Quantity Surveying and Contract Mgt. (PGP QSCM) Offered from Hyderabad (Shamirpet) Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks

One Year Post Graduate Programme in Health, Safety and Environment Mgt. (PGP HSEM) Offered from Hyderabad (Shamirpet) Campus

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline OR Diploma in Engineering in any discipline with minimum four years of experience. Minimum 50% aggregate marks are required in all criteria

Note: Final year eligible graduating students can also apply.

Selection Procedure

Selection of students is made by the selection committee. Admissions are administered centrally from Pune campus.

Applications are scrutinised, and eligibility is established on the basis of documents submitted Eligible candidates will be invited to appear for the selection procedure, which comprises of NICMAR Common Admission Test (NCAT) (or, other entrance exams as specified below), Personal Interview (PI) and Rating of Application (RA). The details are as follows:

·         NICMAR Common Admission Test (NCAT) - 150 marks

1.      Quantitative and Analytical Ability - 60 marks

2.      Data Interpretation - 30 marks

3.      Verbal and General Ability - 60 marks

OR, Candidate may also submit valid CAT/GATE/GMAT/CMAT scores secured

·         Personal Interview (PI) - 50 marks

·         Rating of Application (RA) - 50 marks

The RA is calculated on the basis of weighted scores of the cumulative academic performance along with work experience (wherever applicable) obtained from the documents submitted to NICMAR by the candidates. Selection of candidates is done on the basis of merit. The merit list is drawn on the basis of performance in NCAT/CAT/GATE/GMAT/CMAT, PI and RA. Admission offer letters are issued in the order of merit. Candidate's preference of Program/Campus will be considered, but the allotment will be done at the sole discretion of the admission dept., NICMAR

Admission under Management Quota

The Institute has the policy of admitting a limited number of students under sponsored category, not exceeding 5% of the total students admitted.

Candidates to be considered for admission under sponsored category must fulfil the following requirements:

·         Satisfy all the eligibility criteria for admission to the respective two-year full time post graduate programs of the Institute as mentioned in the NICMAR website

·         Must have appeared for the admission process of the Institute including NICMAR Common Admission Test (or, other entrance exams as specified in admission procedure) and Personal Interview

·         On selection, should be willing to pay tuition fee, which will be 50% higher than the regular tuition fee for the respective program

·         All students who successfully complete the programme under this quota will also be eligible for on campus placement assistance both for summer internship as well as final Job placement.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure:

Interested in admission to the various programs may apply online, pay fees and upload documents through the website or direct link or download the application form from website send duly filled application form to the "Dean-Admissions, Research and Publications, NICMAR, 25/1, Balewadi, N.I.A. Post Office, Pune-411045, along with the application fee and required documents as mentioned in the application form within fee specified date. All specified documents must be submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application should be sent by Registered Post/Speed /Courier to; The Dean-Admissions, Research & Publications, National Institute of Construction Management and Research 25/1, Balewadi, N.I.A. Post Office, Pune-411045 (Maharashtra)

Application Fee:

The Application Fee for one Program was Rs.1900/- plus Transaction charges and for more than one programme was Rs.2500/- plus transaction charges

The application fee is non-refundable

You have two choices of payment (a) Internet Banking and (b) Online Payment through Credit Card/Debit Card.

Important Dates:

Date of Admission Advertisement: 16th September, 2018

Last Date of Issue and Submission of Applications: 20th December 2018

Date of Admission Process (NCAT & PI): 21st January to 25th January 2019

Date of Declaration of Admission Results: 01st February 2019

Last Date for Payment of Tuition fees (First installment): 14th March 2019

Date of Commencement of Programs: All Programs will commence from 24th June 2019 while MFOCB & CSCDM Programs will commence from 15th July 2019

To know more Information about this course please visit: 



About Test:

All India Management Association (AIMA)

AIMA-Centre For Management Education, Management House, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, India, Telephone: 011 - 24645100 / 011 - 24617354 / 011 – 43128100, Fax: 011- 24626689, Email: Website

Management Aptitude Test (MAT 2018) is the prestigious management entrance exam which acts as a gateway for admission to MBA/PGDM courses. It is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). MAT scores are considered by more than 600 B-Schools across India. It is the entrance test of national level conducted four times in a year. Candidates wish to pursue MBA course can apply anytime for MAT. Every year, the first MAT exam will be held in the month of February then in the month of May, September and December respectively. Interested candidates can go through this article for getting overall information about MAT 2018.

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School - national or international - can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

List of Participating Management Institutes

·         Select the institutes where you have applied or are applying for admission.

·         Important Notice: Candidates are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.

·         AIMA has come across a couple of cases where the aspiring candidates' mat score is not accepted by some participating institutes/universities for admission to MBA full time course despite their confirmation to AIMA at the time of participation by incorporating their notifications in mat bulletin. Candidates are advised to recheck with the concerned institutes/universities before applying for mat.

Mode of Test (How to take the Test)

Candidate can choose any ONE Test i.e. Paper Based Test (PBT) or Computer Based Test (CBT) or BOTH the Tests i.e. PBT & CBT


·         Candidate can opt for both the tests i.e. PBT and CBT by paying an extra fees of 1100/- in addition to 1550/-

·         Candidates opting for both PBT and CBT will have the benefit of selecting additional 2 Management Institutions for sending their scores in addition to existing option of selecting 5 Management Institutions i.e they can select 7 Management Institutions in total.


Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

Test Cities:

Test Cities for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test are different.

·         The Paper Based Test will take place only on one day i.e. 2 September 2018 (Sunday) at one time slot i.e. 10:00am -12:30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test will take place from 15 September 2018 (Saturday) in different Time slots.

·         If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and it can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 15 September 2018 itself.

Test Timing:

PAPER BASED TEST: 10:00 to 12:30 Hrs, Reporting Time at Test Centre: 08:00 Hrs

COMPUTER BASED TEST: In Single/different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.

How to Apply:

Register online at website with Credit Card/Debit Card (ATM Card) or Net Banking. The fees details are given below:

·         For PBT or CBT: Rs 1550/-

·         For Both PBT and CBT: Rs 2650/-

Detailed procedure is given on the website link.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Online Registration:

For Paper Based Test: 24th August, 2018 (Friday)

For Computer Based Test: 8th September, 2018 (Saturday)

Test Date:

For Paper Based Test: 2nd September, 2018 (Sunday)

For Computer Based Test: 15th September, 2018 (Saturday) onwards

To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

Common Admission Test 2018, CAT 2018

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)


Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct computer-based Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) on Sunday, 25th November, 2018 in two sessions. CAT 2018 will be conducted by IIMs as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. These programmes are:

A.     Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP):



IIM Ahmedabad


IIM Amritsar


IIM Bangalore


IIM Bodh Gaya


IIM Calcutta


IIM Indore


IIM Jammu


IIM Kashipur


IIM Kozhikode

PGP, EPGP (IIMK, IIMK Kochi Campus)

IIM Lucknow


IIM Nagpur


IIM Raipur


IIM Ranchi


IIM Rohtak


IIM Sambalpur


RGIIM Shillong


IIM Sirmaur


IIM Tiruchirappalli


IIM Udaipur


IIM Visakhapatnam


B.     Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]



IIM Ahmedabad


IIM Bangalore


IIM Calcutta


IIM lndore


IIM Kashipur


IIM Kozhikode


lIM Lucknow


IIM Raipur


IIM Ranchi


IIM Rohtak


RGIIM Shillong


IIM Tiruchirappalli


IIM Udaipur


IIM Visakhapatnam


Separate advertisements may appear for programmes other than PGP specific to each participating IIMs. Before a prospective candidate makes a decision to appear for CAT 2018, he/she must visit the website and/or read programme advertisement of the concerned IIM and specific programmes to ensure accurate and updated information on which programmes they want to apply for, eligibility requirements and admission processes. The CAT 2018 Scores are allowed to be used by the listed non-IIM member institutions. List of non-IIM member institutions that have registered to avail the CAT 2018 scores is provided at Please note that IIMs have no role in the selection process of non-IIM institutions.


Help Desk Number: 18002090830


The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons With Disability (PWD) categories], awarded by any University or educational institution as incorporated by an Act of the Parliament or State legislature in India or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution. If any University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA, and multiplying the result with 100. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, it may be noted that such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if they submit a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University/institution (issued on or before the date as stipulated by the respective IIM) stating that they have completed all the requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process.

For more details on eligibility candidates are advised visit the “CAT 2018 Eligibility section of the CAT website. Candidates should note that the mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IIMs.


As per the legal requirements, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, 27% of seats for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (NC-OBC), and 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD). As defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016), “person with benchmark disability” means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority.

“Specified Disability” means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. The categories of disability are:

a)     blindness and low vision,

b)     deaf and hard of hearing,

c)     locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy,

d)     autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness, and

e)     multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d)

f)       Other 'specified disabilities' mentioned in 'The Schedule' of the RPwD Act 2016.

For the purpose of being considered for reservations, the applicable Central Government list as on the last date of CAT registration shall be binding. No subsequent changes will be effective for CAT 2018 and any subsequent selection process of the IIMs.

The candidates belonging to the reserved categories need to also note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. It should be noted that while it is the endeavor of IIMs that the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/NC-OBC categories join the programme in proportionsmandated by the law, they have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria and a certain minimum level of performance to be considered for the admission process. The candidates should read the updated description of selection process followed by each IIM on their respective websites.

No change in the category will be entertained after CAT registration; hence, the applicants are advised to give attention while registering.

How to Apply:


·         Rs. 950 for SC, ST and PwD category candidates.

·         Rs.1900 for all other categories of candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. SC, ST and PwD candidates must upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration. Fee once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.


The registration window opens on 8th August, 2018 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on 19th September, 2018. The details will be available in the registration guide. At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any four Test Cities as per their preference from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the four preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from 24th October, 2018 till 25th November, 2018.


CAT will be conducted in centers spread across around 147 test cities. Test cities will be mentioned in CAT website and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card. IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre / city and / or change the test time and date at their own discretion.


Candidates' CAT 2018 score card will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS. The CAT results are likely be declared by second week of January, 2019. CAT 2018 score is valid only till December 31, 2019 and will accordingly be accessible on the website. Thereafter, no queries related to issuance of CAT 2018 score cards will be entertained.


Please note that each IIM is independent to mandate their own eligibility criteria (including academic cut-offs and relative weights) and follow different selection processes. Performance in CAT 2018 examination is an important component for consideration in the selection process. IIMs may also use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short-listing of candidates at various stages of the selection process. For more information, candidates must refer to the respective websites of the IlM.


Instances of any incorrect information or process violation detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate from the selection process and he/she will not be allowed to appear for CAT in future. If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected in subsequent years, such disqualification will take place with retrospective effect. Candidates must retain this Information Bulletin for future reference. Any dispute concerning CAT 2018 would be subject to jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of city of Kolkata only.

IMPORTANT Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

Important Dates:

Registration Opens: 8th August, 2018

Registration Closes: 19th September, 2018 (5.00 p.m.)

Admit Card download: 24th October to 25th November 2018

Test Date: 25th November, 2018

Result declaration: Second week of January, 2019 (Tentative)



To know more Information about CAT Entrance please visit:


NIPER Mohali

Email, Website

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research JEE for PG Programs in Pharmacy 2018

NIPER JEE 2018 - Applications are invited for registration in the prescribed form through online mode only for the Entrance Examination for Admission to M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm. M.Tech. (Pharm.); MBA (Pharm.) and PhD Courses of all seven NIPERs for the academic year 2018

NIPER Institute

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) was created as a centre of excellence in imparting higher education, research and development in pharmaceutical sciences and is the first Institute of its kind in the country

Eligibility Criteria

The Doctoral research program of the institute is classified into the following three disciplines

Chemical Sciences: Includes departments of i) Medicinal Chemistry ii) Natural Products iii) Pharmacoinformatics iv) Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry)

Biological Sciences: Includes departments of i) Pharmacology and Toxicology ii) Biotechnology iii) Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutical Science: Includes departments of i) Pharmaceutical Analysis ii) Pharmaceutics iii) Medical Devices

General Eligibility

Candidates should have a minimum CGPA of 6.75 (or 60% marks) for General, 6.25 (or 55% marks) for SC/ST, 5.75 (or 50% marks) for physically handicapped (PH) candidates on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examand should also have qualified GPAT/GATE/NET

Percentage of marks or CGPA will be based on the norms of the concerned university / Institution or aggregate marks or CGPA scored by the candidate for all years of the qualifying degree, in case University / Institution has not prescribed any norm for calculating such percentage or CGPA

Passing GPAT/GATE/NET is an essential qualification for all disciplines except for the following category of candidates:

Candidates holding M.D. / M.V.Sc.

Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals under various scholarship schemes of the MHRD/Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India may be considered for admission on the recommendation/ sponsorship of the respective Ministry subject to eligibility criteria

Applications from self-financing foreign candidates may be entertained directly by the Institute provided the requirements for eligibility under the respective program are fulfilled and their applications are cleared by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India

The brochure can be downloaded from the Institutional website and filled application form can be sent to the institute with payment of US$ 100

Such candidates have to arrange for the clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India before they can be admitted, if selected

Seats Details

The seats available in various NIPPERs/departments/disciplines include Institute funded and Govt. project funded fellowships

Details of seats will be displayed on website separately

Availability of Disciplines

Discipline of Chemical Sciences

Medicinal Chemistry (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)

Natural Products (Offering NIPERs - S.A.S. Nagar Ahmedabad) –

M.S. (Pharm) (Natural Products/Medicinal Chemistry/Traditional Medicines); M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Pharmacognosy); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

M.S. (Pharm) (Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products); M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

Pharmacoinformatics (Offering NIPERs - Hajipur; S.A.S. Nagar)

M.S (Pharm) ( Pharmacoinformatics /Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products); M.Tech (Pharm) (Bulk Drugs); M.Sc/ M.Tech (Bioinformatics); M.Sc (Organic/Physical/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Biochemistry/Biophysics/Biotechnology/ Microbiology)

Pharmaceutical Technology (Process Chemistry) (Offering NIPERs - S.A.S. Nagar)

M.S (Pharm); M.Tech (Pharm); M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

Discipline of Biological Sciences

Pharmacology & Toxicology (Offering NIPERs - Guwahati; Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)

M.S (Pharm) (Pharmacology & Toxicology/Biotechnology/Regulatory Toxicology); M.Pharm (Pharmacology); M.Sc (Pharmacology/Toxicology/Zoology/Biochemistry/Medical Biotechnology/ Microbiology); M.D (Pharmacology); M.V.Sc (Pharmacology/Pathology/Biotechnology)

Biotechnology (Offering NIPERs - Guwahati; Hajipur; S.A.S. Nagar)

M.S. (Pharm) or M.Pharm or M.Tech (Pharm) in (Medicinal Chemistry/ Natural Products/Pharmacology &Toxicology/Formulation/Biotechnology/Pharmaceutics/Pharmacoinformatics); M.E or M.Tech (Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Computational Sciences); M.Sc in Biological Sciences (Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Botany/Zoology/Physiology/Life Sciences); M.Sc in Chemistry (Organic)/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Computational Sciences; M.V.Sc; MCA

Pharmacy Practice (Offering - Hajipur)

M.Pharm. (Pharmacy Practice/Community Pharmacy/Hospital Pharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy)

Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Pharmaceutical Analysis (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad)

M.S. (Pharm) Pharmaceutical Analysis; M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis); M.Sc (Organic/Analytical Chemistry)

Pharmaceutics (Offering NIPERs - Hyderabad; S.A.S. Nagar)

M.S. (Pharm) (Pharmaceutics/Biotechnology/Pharmacology); M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics/Formulations); M.Tech (Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology/Chemical Engineering)

Selection Process

Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of their performance in the NIPER Joint Entrance Exam 2018 (NIPER JEE) organized by the Institute

Exam Scheme

There will be one objective type question paper containing 170 questions of 85 marks, for each of the following areas i.e.  Chemical Sciences; Biological Sciences and; Pharmaceutical Sciences

The question paper will be of the level of M.S. (Pharm.); M.Pharm.; M.Tech. (Pharm.); M.V.Sc.; M.D. and M.Sc. (in relevant discipline) level.

Each discipline will also have questions from general Pharmaceutical Sciences and general aptitude. Duration of the examination will be 2 hours.

There will be negative marking in the entrance examination. 25% marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The qualified candidates in each discipline shall have to appear for interview which will carry 15 marks

Scheme of marking: There will be negative marking in the entrance examination. 25% marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The qualified candidates in each discipline shall have to appear for interview which will carry 15 marks

Exam Centres

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram & Pune

Based on the performance in the online test, list of candidates to be called for interview will be displayed on the website

Interview will be held tentatively in the month of Jul 2018 at NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar

No TA/DA will be paid for attending online test and interview. Candidates have to make their own arrangement for stay during online test and interview.

How to Apply: 

Application Procedure

Applicants shall register online on per instructions given on the website

Instruction for Registration is available on the website. Open the link of Registration/Login for NIPER Joint Entrance Examination 2018

Fill the online application form available on the website very carefully. Upload the scanned copy of recent photograph and signature

Pay the registration fees through net-banking / e-Challan / Credit Card / Debit Card along with extra Bank Charges as per rule of Bank

Candidate can download the registration Form after the successful submission of fee

Take Printout of the Registration form , put signatures at the bottom of the registration form and attach the following (i) copy of award letter if any pertaining to NETJRF of CSIR/DBT/UGC/ICMR, DST Inspire etc. (ii) Sponsorship certificate from Industry / Government sponsored candidates (as per format given at Annuxer2 ) should be sent to Chairman, NIPER Joint Entrance ExamNational Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER), Sector 67, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab-160062, (through speed post/registered post/in person) so as to reach before the schedule date

The Institute will not be responsible for any postal delay

Registration Fee

For General/OBC/KM/PH category: Rs.2000/-

For Candidates belonging to SC/ST category: Rs.1000/-

Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Online Registration: 12th April 2018

Date of Closing Online Registration: 15th May 2018

Date of Computer Based Test (CBT): 10th June 2018


To know more Information about entrance please visit:

PESSAT 2018, PES University Scholastic Aptitude Test

PES University, Bangalore

Manager - Admissions Office of Admissions, PES University, 100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage, Bangalore-560085 (Karnataka), Phone No.: +91-80 2672-939, Website

PES University (PES), Bangalore has announced the exam dates for PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2018), which will be conducted from 20th April to 15th May 2018

PESSAT is conducted for taking admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate program such as Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BBA in Hotel and Event Management, Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Program for the academic session 2018 

PESSAT 2018 - Courses Offered
Courses offered through PESSAT are B. Tech, B. Des (Bachelor of Design), BBA, BBA-HEM, B. Arch, M. Tech, MA, MBA, MCA and PhD

Eligibility Criteria & Courses

Undergraduate Courses

BTech /BE (4 years): Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Eligibility: In order to appear for PESSAT for B.Tech program, the candidate should have at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th Std. or equivalent

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)
5 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2; *Approval Pending

BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
3 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2

B. Des (Bachelor of Design) Product Design, Interaction Design and Communication Design
Duration: 4 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2

B.Tech Double Specialization
Duration: 5 Years, Eligibility: Grade 10+2

B.Tech–M.Tech Integrated Program
Duration: 5 Years Eligibility: Grade 10+2

Bachelor of Business Administration, LLB (BBA, LLB) (HONS)
Duration: 3 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2

BBA-HEM (Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Event Management)
Duration: 3 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2

Post-Graduate Courses

Master of Technology in Manufacturing Science and Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; VLSI Design and Embedded Systems; Digital Communication; Automotive Technology; Software Engineering; Power Electronics; Web Technology; Cloud Computing and Big Data; Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems; Signal Processing; Smart Power Controls; Machine Design; Thermo Fluids Engineering
Duration: 2 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2+BTech/BE in Relevant Branch

Duration: 2 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2+3 or 4

Duration: 2 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2+3 or 4

Duration: 3 years; Eligibility: Grade 10+2+3 or 4

M.Sc. (Applied Economics)
Eligibility:  BA; BSc (Physics, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture); B Com, B Stat; BE, B Tech) with First division

M.Sc. (Engineering)
Eligibility: UG degree in engineering with at least 60% marks (or equivalent GPA)


Eligibility: Masters in appropriate branches

Fee Structure 2018-19

Course fee structure for various courses are also given by the university -
For B.Tech /BE - Fee for INR Rs 3,20,000/- per annum
For B.Des - Fee for INR Rs 3,20,000/- per annum
For BBA - Fee for INR Rs 1,60,000/- per annum
For BBA-HEM - Fee for INR Rs 1,60,000/- per annum
For B.Arch - Fee for INR Rs 3,20,000/- per annum
BBA (LLB (BBA, LLB) (HONS) - Fee for INR Rs 2,00,000/- per annum
For M.Tech - Fee for INR Rs 3,00,000/- per annum
For MBA - Fee for INR Rs 4,00,000/- per annum
For M.Com - Fee for INR Rs 1,60,000/- per annum
For MA - Fee for INR Rs 2,00,000/- per annum
For M.Sc. (Applied Eco) - Fee for INR Rs 1, 60,000/- per annum
For M.Sc. (Engg.) - Fee for INR Rs 30,000/- per annum
For PhD - Fee for INR Rs 60,000/- per annum

PESSAT Test Centres

The PESSAT by PES University will be delivered at 44 test centres across 42 cities throughout India

Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, Hassan, Tumkur, Chikmagalur, Udipi, Karwar, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davangere, Haveri, Bellary, Hubli/Darwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Raichur, Bijapur, Gulbarga,Bidar, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guwahati, Bihar, Patna, Ahmedabad, Jammu, Ranchi, Ernakulam, Bhopal, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kota, Chennai, Coimbatore, Lucknow Kolkata

How to Apply:

PESSAT 2018 Application

PESSAT Registration Fee - INR 1050/- 

Apply Online - Online registration Process for PESSAT 2018 is now available; candidates can apply online for the PESSAT 2018 at Website
Candidates can apply online from the mentioned above link (
In case a candidate fills two or more on-line application forms, the last filled and completed application form will be considered for further processing. You can pay the application fee in any one of the four ways:
i. Credit/Debit Card: Can be paid directly
ii. Net banking: Can be paid directly
iii. By Challan: Candidate has to print both application form and challan, carry both to bank for payment. Submit hard copy of application along with copy of stamped challan
iv. By Demand Draft: Has to be paid in Favour of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. Candidate has to procure DD from the bank, enter DD details in the space provided online and to be sent along with printed application form to the following address "Manager - Admissions Office of Admissions, PES University, 100 Ft. Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage, Bangalore-560085"

PESSAT 2018 Important Dates

Last date to register for students from outside Bengaluru: 10th April 2018

Commencement of Slot Bookings: 15th April 2018

PESSAT (Except for 1, 2, 3 and 4 when there will be no exams at any centre): 20th April to 15th May 2018



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LPUNEST 2018 - Lovely Professional University National Eligibility & Scholarship Test

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab

(Transforming Education Transforming India), India's Largest University* Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar-Delhi, G.T. Road (NH-1), Phagwara, Punjab (India)-144411. Tel.: +91-1824-404404, Toll Free: 1800-102-4431, Website

Lovely Professional University (LPU) has published a notification regarding to conduct LPUNEST National Eligibility and Scholarship Test  for the year 2018 for B. Tech


LPU NEST 2018 (Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test) is a University Level Examination administrated by the LPU University. Students seeking for admissions in various courses offered by LPU, can appear for this examination

This Examination was started in the year of 2009. Through LPU NEST exam, students will get admitted in B.Tech, Law, MBA, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management & other Courses. Here we are providing details for LPU NEST 2018 exam, including notification, application form, eligibility, etc.

B. Tech Programmes Offered at LPU

B. Tech (4 years Programme)

B. Tech (Hons.)1 (4 years Programme)

Integrated B. Tech - M. Tech (5 Years Programme) 2 (Saves 1 year)

Integrated B. Tech - MBA (5 Years Programme) 2 (Saves 1 year)


Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2018

Qualifying Examination:

Applicants appearing for LPUNEST-2018 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2018, in Final Exam of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary
Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Exam (ICSE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, College etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (CBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable

Eligibility Criteria

For admission in B. Tech, B. Tech (Hons.), Integrated B. Tech - M. Tech and Integrated B. Tech - MBA applicant should:

Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018

*For B. Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B. Tech. (BT - Food Process Engineering), B. Tech. Biotechnology (Hons.), Integrated B. Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - M. Tech., Integrated B. Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - MBA and Integrated B. Tech (BT - Food Process Engineering) - MBA

Subjects Considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above

*For B. Tech Chemical Engineering (CHE), B. Tech. (CHE - Petroleum), Integrated B. Tech Chemical Engineering (CHE) - MBA and Integrated B. Tech (CHE - Petroleum) - MBA

Subjects Considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above

Exam Pattern for LPUNEST 2018

Mode of Exam - Online mode (Computer based test)
Each MCQ will consist a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labelled A, B, C and D; one of the four responses only is the correct or most appropriate answer

Test Duration is of 120 minutes and consists of 90 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type

Making Scheme: +4 marks for correct answer; 0 (zero) marks for no answer; no negative marking for incorrect answer
The approximate distribution of questions is as follows:
a) Physics - 30 questions
b) Chemistry - 30 questions
c) Mathematics - 30 questions
d) Biology - 30 questions

Applicants can opt for either Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Language of the entrance test shall be English only. Each question carries four marks

Fee Details

Fee and Scholarship applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST-2018 will be as per details given below: 
B. Tech Program

Integrated B Tech - M Tech / Integrated B Tech-MBA - Rs 89,500/- per semester
B. Tech (Hons) - Rs.99500/- per semester

Scholarship Details

Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for students to have access to quality education
Therefore, the University offers India's largest Private Scholarship Scheme (Under this scheme in last five years LPU has awarded scholarships to more than 30,000 students worth 300+crores)

On the basis of performance in LPUNEST-2018:

Top 35% applicants’ appearing for LPUNEST (subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018), will be eligible for Scholarship upto 1.5 Lac per annum (i.eupto 7.5 lakh in case of 5 years integrated Programme and 6 Lakh in case of 4 years for B.Tech programmes)

How to Apply:

LPUNEST 2018 Application

Application of LPUNEST 2018 is to be submitted online by the students by completing the Steps below like filling basic details, completing registration, payment of application fees and entering slot booking details etc.

The guidelines for filling the application form is given below

Registration Details

(i) First of all the candidate should fill the personal information, (ii) The student must provide the valid email id; (iii) Once entered applicant Name, Date of Birth and email id cannot be changed, so you must provide correct information

(iv) Once you entered the above details, a confirmation message containing application id and password will be sent on candidates email and phone; (v) The application should note down this application number, as this is very important for future use

Already Registered User Login: This is for the applicant who is already registered and already filled the details above then can enter by using their Application Number and Password

Payment Details: The candidate should have to make payment against the application fee; the payment can be made in the following way
(i) Internet Banking Facility
(ii) Debit Card
(iii) Credit Card

The candidate should have select the appropriate payment mode and follow the instructions therein. Take a printout of the computer-generated application

Step III - Registration Details
(i) The candidate must have provided all the relevant details carefully; (ii) for Registration Click here; (iii) Then select suitable slot booking method; (iii) Test City cannot be changed; and (v) Applicant has to specify 5 choices of exam date if he/she opt for the university option for slot booking
For any further details regarding course fee, eligibility criteria, E-Hall Ticket, Slot Booking / Download E-Hall Ticket, and Test Cities, candidate are requested to download prospectus from LPU website

LPUNEST 2018 Important Dates

Registration Begins From 2nd Week of November 2017*.

Registration Ends On. 28th February of 2018.

Slot Booking. 1st March of 2018.

Examination Dates 10th to 30th April of 2018.

Result Declaration Date. 7th May of 2018.

1st Round Counselling (Choice Filling). 7th to 12th May of 2018.

1st Round Seat Allotment Result. 14th May of 2018.

Last date of Admission. 14th to 20th May of 2018.

2nd Round Counselling (Choice Filling). Will Be Announced Later*

2nd Round Seat Allotment Result. 21st May of 2018.

Last date of Admission. 21st to 24th May of 2018.

3rd Round Counselling (Choice Filling). 21st to 24th May of 2018.

3rd Round Seat Allotment Result. 25th May of 2018.

Last date of Admission. 25th to 31st May of 2018.



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