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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


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:


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

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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)



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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



To know more Information about entrance please visit:

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.



To know more Information about entrance please visit:

SAAT 2018 Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar 

Institute of Technology Education and Research, (Faculty of Engineering Technology), Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade, deemed to be University, Khandagiri Square, PO Khandagiri Bhubaneswar-751030, Odisha, Website

SAAT 2018 common entrance test for Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admissions 2018 

SAAT 2018 is the Common Entrance Exam for Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University admission to UG and PG courses for the academic session 2018-19 

The University conducts SOA University Admission Test each year. Sikha 'O' Anusandhan University has announced that it will hold SAAT 2018 from 20th- 30th April 2018 in 35 cities in India, except for medical & dental programs (UG & PG) 

Programs Offered 

Candidates can apply online for SAAT-2018 Entrance for various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, Hospital Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Law & Agriculture 

UG - Bachelor of Degree Programs 
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University offers Undergraduate Programs in Agriculture, Business Administration, Biotechnology, Dental, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality Management, Hospital Administration and Law 
B. Tech (4 years) in Civil Engg., Computer Sci. & Engg., Computer Sci. & IT, Electrical Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg., Electrical Instrumentation & Control Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Electronics & Instrumentation Engg., Mechanical Engineering 
B.Sc . Nursing 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing) 

Dual Degree Programs 
Dual Degree in Engg (B.Tech & M.Tech) (DEE) in different branches of engineering Dual Degree in Management (B.Tech& MBA) (DDM) 

PG - Post Graduate Programs 
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University offers Post Graduate Programs in Business Administration, Biotechnology, Dental and Medical Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality Management, Hospital Administration 
M.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engg Dept., Civil Engg Dept., Electronics & Communication Engg Dept., Electrical Engg Dept., Electrical & Electronics Engg Dept., Mechanical Engineering Dept., Computer Science & Information Technology Dept., Computer Science & Engineering Dept., Computer Science & Data Processing, Material Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology and Biotechnology 
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharma technology 
M.Sc . in Biotechnology 
M.Sc. in Nano Science & Nano Technology 
M.Sc. Nursing in Medical & Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, and Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing 
Master of Laws (LLM) 

Lateral Entry Programs 
Under Lateral Entry (LE) scheme 20% of intake capacity of previous year in appropriate discipline and carry forward vacant seats of 1st year of Engineering, Pharmacy, Hotel Management, Nursing, MCA will be filled up at the 2nd year level 

Lateral Entry MCA 
B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) 
BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology) 
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics; Oral Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral Medicine and Radiology; Oral Pathology and Microbiology; Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics; Prosthodontics and Crown Bridge; Periodontology 

Eligibility Criteria for UG courses 

The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test - SAAT 2018) for various UG Courses is elaborated as below 
B. Tech Program- Pass or appearing (in the year 2018) at 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects alongwith one of the following subjects: Chemistry , Computer Science, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Biology, Informatics , Statistics or any other subject as approved by appropriate authority, by securing 50% marks in aggregate (all subjects inclusive) 

B. Pharm Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) with pass mark in individual subjects - English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology 

BHMCT Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) in any discipline with atleast 45% marks (40% in case of SC, ST, OBC category) 

B.Sc. in Agriculture Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 exam (2018) with not less than 50% marks in aggregate for admission under general and OBC categories, 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PH categories, with PCM,PCB,PCMB subject combinations. Pass in English in the 10+2 examination is essential 

Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years and the upper age limit is 23 years as on 31-12-2018 
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic) Programs - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) with at least 45% marks in aggregate (Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together) and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST, OBC candidates and must have passed in English 

Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31.12.2018 

Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing (Post basic) - Passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council 

Five years integrated BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons) Program - Pass or appearing (2018) the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with atleast 45% marks. Relaxable to 40% in case of SC, ST 
Candidate should not have completed 20 years of age as on 01st August 2018. The upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 2 (two) years for SC and ST candidates 

BBA - Pass or appearing (2018) the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream 

MBBS,BDS Eligibility - Pass or appearing at 10+2 exam or any equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology) and English individually and must have secured a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying exam 
In respect of the candidates belonging to SC,ST & OBC the marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying exam can be 40% instead of 50% for General Candidates 
For PH candidates qualifying exam marks is 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together. As per MCI & DCI guidelines candidates have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. All candidates must pass in English

Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years and the upper age limit is 25 years as on 31st December. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for SC,ST candidates 

Eligibility Criteria for PG Courses 
The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test - SAAT 2018) for various PG Courses is elaborated as below 

For M. Tech Program - Pass or appearing in BE, B.Tech, AMIE, MCA, M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent 
Candidates having MCA & M.Sc (Maths) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp Sci. & Data Processing; candidates with M.Sc (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engg and M.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engg., M.Sc. in Computer Science and IT are eligible for M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering and CS & IT respectively 

A candidate with B.Tech (Environmental, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Metallurgy) or M.Sc (Environmental Sci, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Geology, Life Science, Botany, Zoology) is eligible for M.Tech in Environmental Science & Technology 

M.Tech in Biotechnology, candidates having B.Tech, B.E in Biotechnology or related fields,M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or equivalent, MBBS, B.Pharm, B.V.Sc with Biology as a subject at +2 level are eligible 
Admission to M.Tech, candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with atleast 50% marks 
GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form 

MCA - Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline from any recognised University with atleast 50% of marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC,ST,OBC Category) having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level 
Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible 

MBA,MHA,MHTM,MHMCT - Pass or appearing three year Bachelor Degree in Science, Commerce and Arts, B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, B.Pharm, B.Sc Agri., BVSC ,BHMS ,BAMS ,BDS,BPT, BHMCT,BBA,BCA exam or equivalent from any recognised University with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC,ST,OBC category) 

For MHMCT the candidate must have secured atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC,ST,OBC Category) in BHMCT 
Candidate having a minimum composite score of 500 in GMAT,CAT,XAT,MAT,ATMA or any other equivalent test are exempted from appearing SAAT. They are required only to submit the filled up application form; admission will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT or MAT followed by group discussion and personal interview (GD, PI), all taken together 

M. Pharm - Pass or appearing at B.Pharm examination from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks 

M.Sc All (Biotechnology, Nano Science & Nano Tech, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology & Drug Design): Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor degree in Science OR four year Bachelor course in Agriculture, Pharmacy Veterinary, Engg, Technology, Medicine (MBBS,BDS) from any recongnised University with atleast 50% marks (45% incase of candidates belonging to SC,ST,OBC category) 

M.Sc in Chemical Biology & Drug Design the candidates should have B.Sc Chemistry (Honours), B.Tech in Chemical Engg, B.Pharm, M.Pharm with atleast 50% marks (45% incase of candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC category) 

M.Sc. in Nursing - Passed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic,Post Basic) Degree with 55% aggregate from an Institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area but they should be registered in State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife 

LLM - Pass or appearing Bachelor Degree in Law or studied Integrated Law Course or equivalent thereof, from any recognized University, securing 50% Marks in aggregate 

Lateral Entry Program - Admission to 2nd year Degree Program in Engg, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders; pass or appearing at three-year diploma course in Engg, Pharmacy and Hotel Management respectively with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha or equivalent 

Lateral Entry MCA - Pass or appearing in three year Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), B.Sc in Information Technology and B.Sc in Computer Science with atleast 60% of marks in aggregate from any recognized University 

IInd year Degree Program in Engineering, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders: 
Pass or appearing (in the year 2018) at three year diploma course in Engineering, Pharmacy and Hotel Management respectively with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha or equivalent 

For Pharmacy, pass or appearing (in the year 2017) at two year diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from State Board of Pharmacy (SBP) or SCTE&VT, Odisha, or equivalent 

Exam Pattern 

There will be multiple-choice questions. The medium of examination is English and the duration of the entrance examination is 2hrs 
Each question shall have four probable answers with only one is correct answer, and the examinee shall have blacken only the correct circle with HB pencil or black,blue ballpoint pen 
Each correct answer shall carry four marks whereas each incorrect answer will lead to dedication of one mark. Each unanswered question will carry zero mark 
If more than one circle is darkened for one question, it will be treated as an incorrect answer and one mark will be deducted 

How to Apply:


Candidates can apply online at Applicants can apply through online mode only. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the course 
There is no examination, application fees 
For further detailsvisit the website of the University 

Important Dates 

Application form is available from: 14th December 2017 

Last Date for Form Submission: 10th April 2018 

Admit Card,Hall Ticket: 15th April 2018 

Date of Entrance Test: 20th to 30th April 2018



To know more Information about entrance please visit:

MAT February 2018

All India Management Association

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, Website

MAT February 2018 Registration has been started from 20th December 2017. 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.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility prescribed for appearing the MAT 2018 is as follows:

Qualification Requirement: Candidate must be graduate to be eligible for MAT.Graduation can be completed in any discipline.

Appearing Candidates: Final year graduation appearing candidates can also apply.

No Minimum Marks: There is no minimum marks requirement to be eligible for MAT. However, candidates have to secure passing marks in graduation.

No Age Limit: No prescribed age limit and number of attempts for appearing MAT 2018.

MAT Exam Pattern 2018

The details of MAT 2018 Exam pattern is given below:

Exam Mode: MAT is conducted in online (CBT) as well as offline mode (PBT).

Type of Questions: MAT is an objective type test with multiple-choice questions.

Number of Questions: The test contains 200 questions divided into 5 sections.

Sections Covered: There will be total 5 sections in MAT exam.

Exam Duration: The test is of 2 hours 30 minutes.

Marking Scheme: One mark will be given to each correct answer.

Negative Marking: 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The following table shows the structure of MAT:


No. of Questions

Time (in minutes)

Language Comprehension



Mathematical Skills



Data Analysis and Sufficiency



Intelligence and Critical Reasoning



Indian and Global Environment






How to Apply:

MAT 2018 Registration

Candidates desiring admission in postgraduate management courses must necessarily fill MAT application form 2018  through online mode.

The online application form has been released from 20th December 2017.

There is no offline application is available to apply for MAT exam.

Application should be completed in all respects including the filling of all necessary details and uploading of signature & photograph.

After few days of the submission of application form, applicants can check their status of application form.

Candidates can submit the online application till 26th January 2018.

Registration Fee:

All the category candidates are required to pay Rs. 1271/- as application fee. GST will also be added. Payment can be processed through credit card/debit card and net banking.

MAT Syllabus 2018

The complete knowledge of MAT syllabus is very important for the best preparation of exam. The test will include 5 sections i.e. Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment.

How to Prepare for MAT

Here are few tips on how to crack MAT. This would help you to score good marks:

Planning is very important for exam preparation. Plan your study time table properly.

Time management is very important in order to make sure that all the five sections of the entire paper can be attended properly.

Negative marking also exists in MAT so attempt the question with full attention.

You can also practice the mock test to get idea about the exam pattern.

A wide variety of books are available in market for MAT preparation. It is very important to choose the right study material.

Last but not the least, maintain your health and stay healthy.

MAT 2018 Admit Card

All Successfully registered candidates can download their MAT 2018 admit card from 27th January 2018.

Admit card will not be dispatched by post or through any other means.

Admit card would contain Candidate Name, Form No, Roll No., Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address.

MAT Result 2018

MAT 2018 Result will be declared one month after the examination.

Result will be declared online only on the official website of AIMA.

It can be checked by entering roll number, application form number and by selecting month of test.

MAT Score Card 2018

MAT Score Card will be put on AIMA website. It will also be sent to the candidates through post.

Score card will be valid only for one year i.e. for admission to that particular session only.

If candidate has lost the admit card then he/she can also request the duplicate score card within the stipulated time period.

Most of the management institutions in India accepts the MAT Scores.

MAT Admission Procedure 2018

The candidates shortlisted on the basis of entrance test are required to appear the further round of selection in participating MIs.

Candidates can apply individually in the participating institutions.

Each MI has its own selection process. Usually the selection process comprises of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and/or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds.

Final admission will be based on candidate’s performance in entrance exam and in further rounds.

Important Dates

Date of Issue of MAT February Application Forms: 20th December 2018 

Last Date for Online Registration: 26th January 2018 (Friday) 

Date of MAT 2018 (Paper Based Test): 04th February 2018 (Sunday) [10.00 am to 12.30 pm] 

Date of MAT 2018 (Computer Based Test): 10 February 2018 (Saturday) onwards** [10.00 am to 12.30 pm] 



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ATMA - 2018 AIMS Test for Management Admissions - Online Test for PGDM, MBA, MCA Courses 2018

Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Hyderabad D No 6-3-668/10/76, First Floor, Near Sri Kalyana Venkateshwara Swamy Temple Durganagar Colony, Punjagutta, Hyderabad-500082 (Telangana), Tel.: 040-23417875/76 Email, Website

Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) has announced the exam dates for online AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA-2018), which will be conducted in January 2018

The ATMA online exam will be held in January 2018. ATMA is conducted for taking admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs offered at various Institutes/Universities for the academic session 2018

AIMS offer the AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA), as a credible, Comprehensive and Single Window Test for admission to different Postgraduate Management Programmes.

Participating Colleges for ATMA MBA Entrance Exam 2018

The list of Colleges which are accepting ATMA 2018 Test Scores is given. There are more than 400 colleges in India that will accept the AIMS Test for Management Admission (ATMA)


One of the six national tests recognized by AICTE and MHRD, GoI & also confirmed as such by Supreme Court of India

AIMS, the Association of Indian Mgt. Schools, which has a membership of 740 top Postgraduate Management Schools, administers the ATMA (AIMS Test for Mgt. Admissions) for Selection to MBA, PGDM, PGDBA, MCA* (subject to local Regulations) and other Postgraduate Mgt. Courses

About 200 high ranking institutions accept ATMA Scores for selection to PGDM, PGDBA, MBA, MCM, MCA* (subject to local regulations) and other Postgraduate Management Courses

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualification required to attend the ATMA is graduation from any recognised institute. There is no restriction for minimum marks or any particular stream of study.

The minimum age limit for taking the test is 21 years

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in both modes, i.e. online and offline (pen & paper). It is a computer based multiple-choice question type exams. Each question will have 4 choices or options, out of which you have to choose 1 correct option

The duration of ATMA is 180 minutes or 3 hours; there are 3 areas which are divided into six sections. This means that each area will have 2 sections each

The testing areas are Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills; each section has 30 questions, making the total number of questions 180

For each correct answer, 1 mark is given and for each incorrect answer 0.25 mark is deducted from the score
I. Analytical Reasoning Skills - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
II. Verbal Skills - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
III. Quantitative Skills - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
IV. Verbal Skills - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
V. Analytical Reasoning Skills - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
VI. Quantitative Skill - 30 Questions and 30 Marks
Total – 180 Questions and 180 Marks

How to Prepare for ATMA 2018 MBA Entrance exam

Most of the candidates (graduates or final year graduate course) who appear for ATMA may have taken other tests that aim at selection for management education or studied for similar tests

The preparation for ATMA should not be similar to that of College and University Exams. However, familiarity with aptitude tests, diligence and regular preparation can improve the speed. AIMS does not recommend any particular preparatory course or training for ATMA, though these may be effective in varying degrees

Exam Centres for ATMA 2017 MBA Entrance exam

Normally, ATMA is conducted in about 30 Cities in India. The following ATMA Test centre are: Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar), Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagur, Nasik, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi and Thane.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure

Interested and eligible candidates must apply online and pay application fee either through online payment or bank account transfer; the ATMA registration form/application form will ask you to fill details such as name, educational qualification, contact details, choice code of institutes.

Application Fee Rs.1100/- Plus 18% GST, i.e., Rs.1100+198=1298/- (Rupees Twelve Hundred and Ninety-Eight only) 

The candidate should fill his/her details like Full name, Correct Email ID, Mobile Number and Date of Birth in the On-line Fee Payment form (Important: You should write correct mail ID and date of Birth)

After successful registration for the test, the candidate should take two printouts of the filled-in Application (Registration Form).

You will receive an auto-generated mail to your email address which has the login credentials for the candidate i.e. username and password.

By using her/his login credentials, s/he can print the filled in registration form or admit card or test result. Hard copy of the test result will not be sent unless otherwise specifically requested for.

Payment Details for ATMA Entrance exam 2018

There are four options available to the candidate for making payment:

i) Through Debit /Credit Card (Payment Gateway)

ii) Through Net Banking

iii) Bank Transfer

iv) By Cash through FCC/Distributor

For any inquiry, candidates may email to ATMA Secretariat at Hyderabad, stating their PID and Test Date

Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Registration: 04th December 2017

Date of Closure of Registration: 09th January 2018

Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form: 10th January 2018

Downloading of Admit Cards: 11th January 2018

Online Test: 14th January 2018 (between 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm)

Results: Around 19th January 2018



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