Over two lakh candidates appeared for the Common Admission Test, CAT 2018 on Sunday November 25, 2018. You may be one of them, Who are not so happy with your CAT 2018 Performance and you would have done it better to clear the cutoff for IIM admission. Still the registration for some of the national level MBA Entrance exam are open for top ranked B-School admission.
Some of the candidates found quant section of CAT 2018 exam as tricky one and may in fear of not making a good score to clear the cutoff of IIM admission. But, apart from CAT, there are other reputed MBA entrance exams like XAT 2019, CMAT 2019 etc which are also the gateway to top MBA colleges – XLRI, XIMB, IMT, FORE, XIME, TAPMI, SCMHRD, JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, Great Lakes, BIMTECH, GIM Goa among others.
The application process for these exams will also end shortly. According to experts, it is immaterial whether your CAT 2018 performance is well or not, if the other exam options to get into top B-schools are open, you should look around and grab the best ones. As, the exam pattern for other important exams like XAT, CMAT is almost similar to CAT 2018, so most of your preparation for CAT will help you to crack these exams with lesser efforts.
The application process for the XAT examination will be closed on November 30, 2018 has extended till Decemeber 11, 2018, and examination will be conducted on January 6, 2019. And for CMAT examination, the registration process has been extended till December 7, 2018 and the examinations is scheduled to be conducted on January 28, 2019.
XLRI Jamshedpur will conduct the Xavier Aptitude Test, XAT 2019 on January 6 at various centres across the country in a single session from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The online application process has been started from August 20, and the candidates can apply till November 30 (without late fee) and till December 7, 2018 with late payment of registration fee. The last date is further extended till December 11, 2018.
This year, there is a change in the XAT exam pattern. The XAT 2019 will not have essay writing. The XAT exam paper will have 4 sections: Verbal and Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge.
XAT 2019 Important Information
Application process begins- August 20, 2018
Last date to apply- November 30, 2018
Registration & Application Fee: Rs.1700/-
XAT 2019 Exam Date – January 6, 2019
XAT 2019 Exam Timings – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT Score – XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, BIMTECH, FORE, XIME, TAPMI, GIM Goa, Great Lakes, LIBA and 140 other prominent B-schools
The registration process for the CMAT 2019 has been extended till December 7, 2018. The online application process for CMAT 2019 was started from November 1, 2018.
CMAT 2019 Important Information
Commencement of online registration: November 1
Last date to apply online: December 07, 2018 till 11.50 PM
Registration & Application Fee: Rs.1400/-
Online examinations: January 28, 2019 in 2 shifts – Morning and afternoon
Availability of admit card: January 7, 2019
Results: February 10, 2019
Top MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Score- JBIMS, K J Somaiya, GIM Goa, Great Lakes, Welingkar, PUMBA and 600 other important B-schools.
Come out of dilemma and down, negative feelings from CAT 2018 performance and check now for these important MBA entrance exams where you can still apply and explore admission opportunity in top B-schools.
Take Positive from CAT 2018 Performance and All the Best for other MBA Entrance Exams…!!
Please note if you miss the bus this time, there may not be any good national exam in Year 2018-19 to which you can apply and explore admission opportunity in top Business Schools. Either be Happy With CAT 2018 Performance else Register For Other MBA Entrance Exams. Please post your Feedback or Comments regarding this article on our AfterGraduation Forum or in below comment box.
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