Management Test Content At A Glance

  1. IPMAT (IIM Indore IPM Aptitude Test)

 Exam Pattern: The duration of the IPM Aptitude Test will be for two hours. There will be 100 questions and each question will carry 4 marks.

 For each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

The question paper will have two sections Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability.

       2.IPMAT (IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test)

(a) Candidates applying for BBA, etc the structure of the test is as given below:

Section No Section Name Number of Questions Timings
1 Quantitative  40 0900 – 1100 Hrs
2 Verbal Ability 40
3 Logical Reasoning  40
  1. Symbiosis Entrance Test or SET
a.Duration: SET duration is 150 minutes.b.Type: SET is an objective test.c.Papers: SET is conducted in two sessions for FIVE question papers.
A candidate may apply to take one paper from each session.d.Institutes: The constituent institutes use scores of the following for admission.SET is an aptitude test and objective in nature for all the papers. Each question has four options as answers. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.All sections are Mandatory.
 Structure of SET for Management
Timing: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm
S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks1General English40402Quantitative40403General Awareness40404Analytical & Logical Reasoning3030 Total150150
  1. Manipal University Online Entrance test or MU-OET

BHM, BA Culinary Arts, BAJC & BBM 
The test duration is of 2.30 hours. There will be one question paper of multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type which carries 100 marks which is divided into

  • Numeracy (20)
  • Conceptual (25)
  • General English (20)
  • General Awareness (20)
  • Case Study (15)
  1. Christ University Entrance Test (CUET)
ProcessParticularsEntrance Test (ET)Christ University Entrance TestMicro Presentation (MP)Micro Presentation for 90 sec/ student during this selection processPersonal interview (PI)Personal interview for 15 minutes for each candidate by an expert panelAcademic PerformanceAssessment of past performance in Class 10,  Class 11/12, during the Personal InterviewKindly refer the website or the E-Admit card for the exact timings of the above ProcessThe duration of the Entrance Test will be for two hours. 
Entrance Test Pattern (First Round and Second Round): 
120 Minutes – 120 Questions – 120 Marks 
Each Correct Answer carries 1 mark and each Wrong Answer carries -0.25TopicQuestionsMarksEnglish Language 
Comprehension Skills 
Verbal Reasoning3030General Knowledge, Current Affairs2525Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical Ability, Fundamental Mathematical Operations2525Reasoning: Critical, Analytical and Logical2020Data Analysis and Interpretation2020Total120120 
  1. MU-CET or Mumbai University Common Entrance Test

Test structure
The candidate has to undergo a 3-tier selection procedure consisting of a Common Entrance Test (CET), a Group Discussion (GD) and a Personal Interview (PI).
The CET compromises multiple choice objective type questions in the areas of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical/Abstract Reasoning, Visual reasoning, reading comprehension and data interpretation. In all there would be 200 questions to be answered in a total time of two and half hours. 
This test is then followed by a GD and PI which carry a significant role in the entire selection process.

  1. NPAT  (Narsee Monjee Aptitude Test for Undergraduates (BBA))

Structure of the Test

NPAT is an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type of questions).

The NPAT will comprise of 3 major parts as follows:

Part Test No. of Questions Time in Minutes
1 Proficiency in English Language 50 Composite time
of 120 mins for
all tests together
2 Quantitative & Numerical ability 50
3 Reasoning & General Intelligence 50
  Total 150  

For each question for which a wrong answer is marked, 1/4th of the marks allotted to those questions will be deducted as penalty. Type of questions and difficulty level of Tests will be on SAT Pattern 

As per standard practice, the scores across various sessions will be equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test items used across sessions.

  1. SP Jain Entrance Test or SPJET

Test Structure

No. of Questions Marks per question Total Marks per Section Negative Marking per question
Logic 5 2 10 1
Diagrammatic Reasoning 4 4 16 2
Numeracy 6 3 18 1
IQ 10 2 20 1
Reading Comprehension 5 4 20 1
General Awareness 8 2 16 0.5
Total 35 100


The following institutes do not have an entrance exam for their BBA/BBM program and you can apply directly with the plus two scores.

  • University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, UPES College of Management & Economics Studies (CoMES), Dehradun
  • University of Technology & Management, Shillong (UPES Management)
  • University of Mumbai, Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute of Management Studies (ADMI)
  • Manipal University, Dubai Campus