Admission Alerts for Top B-Schools

Except for the IIMs, all other management institutes require the candidates to fill the institutes’ application forms to get shortlisted for further selection stages. To help the MBA aspirants get acquainted with the important dates and other relevant information, the application details of some of the top MBA colleges are given here.

This list contains 10 prestigious institutes and does not actually reflect their rankings. Visit top MBA colleges in India to know the latest rankings of the institutes. This list also contains the test score that the institutes accept while sorting the applicants. The admission alert is given for 2018-2020 admissions. For admissions in 2022-2024, the dates are tentative to change.

Name of the Institute

Availability of Application Form

Cost of Application Form

Accepted Test(s)

Xavier School of Management- (XLRI) Jamshedpur 14th August to 15th December 2017 (Late Fee Registration)

[online and offline]

XAT: Rs. 1650/-

XLRI: Rs. 300/- per course.

Late Fees Registration:

XAT: Rs. 2000/-

XLRI: Rs. 500/- per course.

Management Development Institute- (MDI) Gurgaon 5th September to 24th November, 2017

[online only]

Rs. 2596/- (inclusive of 18% GST) CAT
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research- (SPJIMR) Mumbai 22nd September to 24th November, 2017

[online only]

Rs. 1200/- (for Indian applicants) CAT, XAT, GMAT
International Management Institute- IMI (New Delhi, Kolkata and  Bhubaneswar) 18th September to 4th December, 2017

[online or demand draft]

For Delhi: Rs. 2000/-

Others: Rs. 1000/-

* Candidates registered for Delhi can also apply to IMI kolkata and Bhubaneswar for free



IMI Bhubaneswar: CAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT

Faculty of Management Studies- (FMS) BHU Varanasi 10th September, 2017 to 22nd January, 2018

[online only]

SC/ST: Rs. 800/-

Others: Rs. 1500/-

Institute of Rural Management Anand- (IRMA) Anand 12th October, 2017 to 16th January (offline) or 20th January, 2018 (online)

[online and offline]

Rs. 1,200/- IRMASAT + CAT or XAT

IRMASAT Date: 4th Feb 2018

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade- (IIFT) New Delhi 25th July to 15th September, 2017

[online or demand draft]

SC/ST/PH: Rs. 755/-

Others: Rs. 1550/-

For NRIs/Foreign Nationals: US 80$

Indian Institute of Forest Management- (IIFM) Bhopal 26th October, 2017 to 10th February (for CAT applicants) and 20th February, 2018 (for XAT applicants)

[online only]

SC/ST: Rs. 500/-

Others: 1000/-

Goa Institute of Management- (GIM) Goa 1st October to 15th December, 2017

Late Fee Registration: 5th January, 2018

[online and offline]

1 Programme: Rs. 1800/-

2 Programmes: Rs. 2100/-

3 Programmes: Rs. 2400/-

For Late Fee Registrations:

+Rs. 600/- in each programme.

Birla Institute of Management Technology- (BIMTECH) Noida 5th September to 30th November, 2017

[online only]

Rs. 1500/- CAT, GMAT, XAT

For PGDM(IBM), PGDM(RM): MAT, CMAT are also accepted.


With this given list, MBA aspirants can be updated with the important dates and other relevant details. The candidates are also suggested to check the detailed admission process of the respective institutes to be able to prepare accordingly and get shortlisted for final selection easily.

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