Overview On MBA Preparation And Syllabus
MBA Preparation and Syllabus
MBA entrance examinations are conducted by various institutions and may vary in small margins. A number of exams are conducted to get admission into the B-schools all over India. MBA entrance exams are considered difficult to crack because of the tough competition. Let’s look at the syllabus of these examinations to gain a better understanding of the question pattern.CAT is the entrance exam conducted by IIMs. The test score is accepted by 13 IIMs and over 150 B-Schools. The exam mainly consists of
Number systems, percentage, SI and CI, profit and loss, time and work, ratio and proportions, quadratic equations, complex numbers, progressions, geometry, set theory, probability, permutation and combination, mensuration etc.
Interpretation of data based on various visual diagrams like tables, graphs, venn diagrams etc
Clocks, calendar logical sequence, blood relation, conclusions, assumptions etc.
Reading comprehension, sentence completion and correction, critical reasoning, summery questions etc
Meaning of words, idioms and phrases, antonyms, usage etc.
Correction of grammatical errors, high school grammar
Elementary level questions on current affairs and business GK.
XAT is accepted by XLRI Jamshedpur, SPJIMR Mumbai, LIBA Chennai and other B-Schools. It comprises of essay writing, analytical reasoning, quantitative ability, verbal and logical ability, decision making, data interpretation. IIFT organizes its own written test. The subjects are similar to that of CAT. CMAT conducted by All India Institute for Technical Education also follow the same exam pattern as others i.e. reasoning and general awareness. MAH-CET, ATMA, NMAT, JMET, SNAP, FMA are some of the other entrances conducted to get admission into various B-schools.It can thus be concluded that these entrance exam focus basically on reasoning, English, and general knowledge. The pattern is designed so as to allow the students from various backgrounds to appear the entrance. The verbal and non-verbal reasoning carry a greater weight-age. The aptitude tests person sharpness along with mathematical ability. The English tests the vocabulary and grammar of a candidate to endure a decent knowledge in the language. Current affairs are an important part. The student should be aware of what is happening around him in the world. The recent happenings, business developments affect the decision of a company so the candidate chosen should keep interest in GK. The details of the syllabus are shown above. All B-school exams follow this pattern approximately with minor variations.