B-School Exam & Form Filling Notifications

Are you preparing for several MBA entrance exams? We understand that it can be hard to keep track of all the formalities to be fulfilled for each exam and their affiliated B-Schools. To make your life easier and help you devote your valuable time to your preparation, we have created a tracker consisting of the timeline of the admission process for some of the premier B-Schools.

Name of Institute Cost of Application form* Last date of submission Entrance Exam Date of test Date of exam result declaration
NMIMS Mumbai Test Registration (Early): INR 2000 + applicable taxes Test Registration (Late): INR 2500 + applicable taxes Retake: INR 2000 + applicable taxes
Reschedule: INR 1100 + applicable taxes
First Week of October NMAT 75 day test window starting from 4th October till 17th December. Third week of January.
IIMs INR 1900 (for the entrance exam) Third or fourth week of September CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
IIFT, Delhi and Kolkata INR 2000 (for both the entrance exam and B school application) Last Week of October IIFT First Week of December or January End of December or End of January
FMS Delhi (TBA) INR 1000 (for the B-School application) Third week of November. CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
XLRI Jamshedpur INR 1700 + 300 2000 + 500 (Late Fees) (for the entrance exam + B- school application per program) Last Week of November XAT First Sunday of January Last week of January.
MDI Gurgaon INR 3000 (for the B-School application) Third or Fourth Week of November CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
SIBM Pune INR 1000 (for the B-School application) Last Week of November SNAP Mid December Second or Third Week of January
XIMB (TBA) INR 1500 (for the first program and 700 for every subsequent program) Last Week of November XAT First Saturday of January Last week of January.
MICA INR 1985 (each for the first and second round of entrance exam for MICA) MICAT 1: End of November MICAT 2: Second or Third Week of January CAT+MICAT CAT: Last Sunday of November MICAT 1: First or Second Week of December MICAT 2: End of January CAT: Second week of January. MICAT 1:Third or Fourth Week of January MICAT 2: Second Week of February
SCHMRD INR 1000 (for the B-School application) Last Week of November SNAP Mid December Second or Third Week of January
SIIB INR 1000 (for the B-School application) Last Week of November SNAP Mid December Second or Third Week of January
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research. INR 1800 (for the B-School application) End of November CAT/XAT/GMAT CAT: Last Sunday of November XAT: First Sunday of January CAT: Second week of January. XAT: Last week of January.
TISS Mumbai (TBA) INR 1030 (for each program) First week of December. TISS First/Second week of January. Fourth week of January
IMI Delhi (TBA) INR 2200 (for the B-School application) First Week of December CAT Last Sunday of December Second week of January.
ISB Hyderabad Application fee for the first cycle of applications is around INR 5,000. Fee for the second cycle of applications is INR 7500. For the third cycle, the application fee is INR 10,000 Cycle 1: 15th September Cycle 2: 1st December Cycle 3: 1st January GMAT Can be taken anytime throughout the year. Just need to fill out the form. The GMAT score is declared within 20 days from taking the test.
Goa institute of management First Mover: Rs. 1500 Early Bird: Rs. 2000 Last: Rs. 2500 First Mover: 2nd December Early Bird/Achiever Round: 15th December Last: 31st December CAT/XAT/CMAT CAT: Last Sunday of November XAT: First Sunday of January CAT: Second week of January. XAT: Last week of January.
DFS (TBA) INR 1800 (for the B-School application) First week of January CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
IRMA (TBA) INR 1500 (for the B-School application) Third week of January. CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
JBIMS Mumbai (TBA) INR 1200 (for the B-School application) Last week of January. CAT/MHCET CAT : Last Sunday of November MHCET: Second/Third week of March. CAT: Second week of January. MHCET: Last week of March.
IMT Ghaziabad (TBA) To Be Updated 22nd November CAT/XAT/GMAT CAT: Last Sunday of November XAT: First Sunday of January CAT: Second week of January. XAT: Last week of January.
NITIE (TBA) INR 1000 (for each program) First week of February. CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
IITs (TBA) (To be announced) (To be announced) CAT Last Sunday of November Second week of January.
ICFAI Business School Test Registration: INR 1800 Mid December IBSAT Third Week of December 1st week of January