MBA Admission 2023: Registration, Dates, Entrance Exams, Admission Process, Top Colleges

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MBA Admission 2023 is Open MBA is one of the most popular postgraduate degrees in both India and foreign countries.

The full form of an MBA is a master’s in business administration.

For most of the managerial jobs at the top and middle level of management requires a management degree.

Thus, we know that an MBA degree if you want to have a managerial job, and people also pursue an MBA degree if they want to build their own business or run their family business.

This is the reason most students after completing their bachelor’s degree pursue an MBA degree.

The MBA course is an academic programme oriented to provide learners with the managerial skills required to run a business. It has subjects such as organisational behaviour, marketing, the principle of management, supply chain management and operation management.

MBA is a 2- year postgraduate programme which can only be pursued after completing graduation. 

Most of you must be knowing that admission for MBA is done in most colleges based on the rank secured by the students in the entrance exams.

After the entrance exam students also have to appear in other rounds like group discussion, personal interviews and written ability test rounds.

The typical eligibility criteria for admission in the MBA program in most colleges, students must have secured 50-55% aggregate marks in the undergraduate course approximately.

The most popular entrance exams are CAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT, etc.

The top colleges which offer MBA courses are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, FMS, IIM Calcutta, NMIMS, ISB, XLRI, etc.

The MBA fees for top MBA colleges range between 10-30 lakhs approximately.

The average salary which is offered to students after doing MBA ranges between 7-45 Lakhs approximately.

Top recruiters of the MBA learners are Amazon, Deloitte, KPMG, Facebook, Accenture, etc.

MBA Admission 2023 Important Dates

Given below table shows the important dates of the MBA exam in 2023.

CAT  From July 31, 2023 onwards Sunday, November 26, 2023
ATMA 1st week of Feb 2023 3rd week of Feb 2023
XAT  To Be Announced Sunday, January 8, 2023
MAT  November 2023 3rd week of December 2023
CMAT  To Be Announced February 26, 2023 (Expected)
NMAT  To Be Announced 11 to 15 January 2023
IRMASAT  To Be Announced To Be Announced
MAH CET  Month of July 2023 4th week of August 2023
KIITEE To Be Announced 1st week of February 2023
IIFT  To Be Announced Sunday, December 11, 2022
BMAT Last week of
March 2023
To Be Announced
SNAP  2nd week of
August 2023
2nd week of December 2023
IBSAT  July 1 – 1st week of
December 2022
4th week of December 2022
CUSAT CAT To Be Announced 2nd week of May 2023 (PG)
4th week of June 2023 (UG)


MBA is a 2-year degree course which can be pursued only after completing graduation from a recognised university.

Given below table show the overview of the MBA course:

Features  Details 
Course Duration 2 years 
Course Level Post Graduation
Types of MBA Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Distance MBA,
Online MBA, Executive MBA, online executive MBA, etc.
MBA Course Fee INR 10 lakh to 30 lakh(approx.)
MBA Admission Process Entrance Exam+ Group Discussion+
Personal Interview or written ability test
Top MBA Colleges The top colleges which offer MBA courses are
IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, FMS,
IIM Calcutta, NMIMS, ISB, XLRI, etc.
Top MBA Specialisations Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance,
Human Resources, Digital Marketing
and Business Analytics, insurance 
Average Salary post-MBA INR 7 lakh to 45 lakh per annum
Top Recruiters post-MBA Mckinsey, Bain & Co, Morgan Stanley, Citibank,
JP Morgan Chase, Amazon, Facebook,
Google, Adobe, Deloitte, HDFC Bank, Goldman Sachs etc.

The fees and salary mentioned above are approximate it can be either low or high, for fees you can check the official website of the college you want to get admission to. 

MBA 2023 eligibility criteria

Full-time MBA eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • The basic eligibility criteria for an MBA full-time is graduation in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university.
  • Most of the institutes have a minimum marks requirement of 50-55% aggregate marks approximately.
  • Professionals with CA/CS/ICWAI can also pursue a regular full-time MBA.

MBA Skillset

Before pursuing any degree person must know what skills a person should have or an aptitude to build those skills.

Given below are some core skills required by the MBA professionals 

Full-time MBA: Required Skillset
Analytical thinking Leadership qualities
Business acumen Good communication skills
Eye for detail Goal-oriented & ability to work under pressure
Problem-solving Skills Management skills
Strong mathematical skills Research oriented

What are the Types of MBA Courses?

Since we know that MBA is an important course and candidates with diverse backgrounds want to have an MBA degree thus, there are various types of MBA to suit everybody’s needs.

Given below is the list of different types of MBA courses:

  • Full-time MBA: if you are a student and just want to have a degree and don’t have any other thing to do then you can pursue a Full-time MBA.
  • Distance MBA: this kind of MBA is similar to a Part-time MBA, it offers an MBA degree to students via remote communication.
  • Part-time MBA: if you are a working professional and want to do an MBA then you can go for a Part-time MBA which will help you to learn key managerial skills.

But if you are looking for placement or internship after a part-time MBA then there are no opportunities of such sort, so you should rather pursue a regular full-time MBA.

Subject wise syllabus MBA 2023

For knowing the suitability of a course for a person one must know the syllabus for the course.

Given below tables show the semester-wise syllabus for the MBA

MBA Syllabus Semester I
Organizational Behaviour Marketing Management
Quantitative Methods Human Resource Management
Managerial Economics Business Communication
Financial Accounting Information Technology Management
MBA Syllabus Semester II
Organization Effectiveness and Change Management Accounting
Management Science Operation Management
Economic Environment of Business Marketing Research
Financial Management Management of Information System
MBA Syllabus Semester III
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility Strategic Analysis
Legal Environment of Business Elective Course
MBA Syllabus Semester IV
Project Study International Business Environment
Strategic Management Elective Course

The course may differ for different universities, but the basic syllabus for the MBA course remains same.

What are the Top Specialisations in MBA?

Apart from a regular MBA, you can also pursue MBA with some specialisation of your interest.

Given below are the various specialisation offered by various colleges

List of MBA specialisations
Finance Agriculture & Food Business
Infrastructure Advertising
Marketing Materials Management
International Business NGO Management
Sales Oil & Gas
Disaster Management Pharma
Human Resources Retail
Energy & Environment Project Management
Operations Rural Management

Colleges Offering MBA Programme:

Given below table shows the name of top MBA colleges in India.

Name of the College
IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Bangalore, Kolkata, Indore, Lucknow
XLRI Jamshedpur
FMS, Delhi
MDI Gurgaon
IMI, New Delhi
IIFT, Delhi
IMT, Ghaziabad
XIM-Xavier University
SIBM, Pune
NMIMS, Mumbai
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