List of Top BBA Entrance Exams in India 2024: Dates, Eligibility, Accepting Colleges

Yash Dhamija

Updated On: April 30, 2024 03:47 pm IST

The list of top BBA entrance exams in India includes IPMAT conducted by IIMs, Symbiosis Entrance Test, AIMA UGAT, and others. Some of the most popular BBA entrance exams are university-level exams conducted by IIMs, NMIMs, Symbiosis, Christ University, etc. Find out more about top BBA exams right here!

BBA Entrance Exams 2024

The list of top BBA entrance exams in India features popular entrance tests like IPMAT, AIMA UGAT, CUET, SET BBA, etc. conducted by some of the prestigious management institutes offering BBA courses like IIMs, NMIMS, IIFT, Symbiosis, and others. Aspirants who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration course at some of these top-tier colleges after completing their Class 12 have to appear for the relevant entrance exams and qualify for the same to secure admission. Additionally, candidates may also be required to appear for further selection rounds like Personal Interviews and Group Discussions.

Find out more about the top BBA entrance exams in India and BBA admission 2024 in the article below!

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BBA Entrance Exams Latest Updates

  • CUET UG 2024 exam will be conducted from May 15 to 24. The NTA will conduct the exam for 15 subjects in offline mode from May 15 to May 18 and 48 subjects in CBT mode from May 21 to May 24, 2024.
  • Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will conduct the SET BBA 2024 exam in two sessions. Tests 1 & 2 will be conducted on May 5 and May 11, 2024.
  • NMIMS NPAT 2024 is being conducted from January 1 to May 25. The National Test for Programs After Twelfth is held for admission to undergraduate and integrated degree courses offered by the SKVM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
  • IIM Rohtak IPMAT and IIM Indore IPMAT will be conducted on May 18 and May 23, respectively. IPMAT is the Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test conducted for admission to integrated courses offered by IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Ranchi, IIFT Delhi, and other top B-schools in India.

List of BBA Entrance Exams in India 2024: Important Dates

Candidates seeking BBA admission in 2024 can check out the important dates related to the list of BBA entrance exams in India 2024:

Name of the Exam

Application Opens

Application Closes

Exam Date(s)

CUET UG 2024

February 27, 2024

April 5, 2024

May 15 to 24, 2024

SET BBA 2024

December 13, 2023

April 14, 2024

Test 1 : May 5, 2024
Test 2 : May 11, 2024

IIM Indore IPMAT 2024

February 14, 2024

April 1, 2024

May 23, 2024

IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test 2024

February 6, 2024

April 10, 2024

May 18, 2024

JIPMAT 2024

March 22, 2024

April 28, 2024

June 6, 2024

AIMA UGAT 2024

January 4, 2024

June 9,  2024

June 16, 2024

NMIMS NPAT 2024

December 6, 2023

May 20, 2024

January 1 to May 25, 2024

Christ University Entrance Test 2024

December 8, 2023

Session 1: March 30, 2024
Session 2 : May 4, 2024

Session 1 : April 7, 2024
Session 2 : May 11, 2024

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Overview of Top BBA Entrance Exams in India 2024

Find out detailed information for some of the top entrance exam for BBA in India 2024:

SET BBA 2024

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 BBA is a common entrance exam for BBA conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). The exam is conducted for admission to the BBA program offered by the colleges falling under the university. The scorecard of SET is valid for all the campuses of Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies offering BBA. Here are the highlights of the SET BBA exam.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer-Based Mode)

No. of Questions

150

Duration

1 Hour

Marking Scheme

  • 1 Mark for Each correct attempt

  • No negative marking

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates belonging to the general category must have cleared 12th with a minimum of 50% aggregate.

  • Candidates from SC/ ST categories must have scored 45%.

Exam Timing

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

IPMAT 2024

IPMAT is a popular entrance exam for BBA conducted by IIM Indore for admission to the 5 years integrated BBA+MBA program. Besides this, IPMAT scores are also valid for admission at Nirma University . Apart from the entrance exam, you will also have to clear the Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) round to get admission. Given below are the highlights of the IPMAT entrance exam.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

IIM Indore

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer-Based Mode)

No. of Questions

100

Duration

2 Hours

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for each correct attempt

  • -1 mark for each incorrect attempt

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have cleared 12th with a minimum of 60% aggregate

  • Candidates from the SC/ ST category must have scored 55%

  • The maximum age limit for general category candidates is 20 years and 22 years for SC/ ST candidates

CUET 2024

CUET is an entrance exam for BBA conducted at the national level for admission to undergraduate programs at all the colleges affiliated with Delhi University . The exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of Delhi University for admission to 18 colleges. If you are planning to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), BA (Hons) in Business Economics, or BMS course at DU, then you will have to appear for this entrance exam.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer-Based Mode)

No. of Questions

100

Duration

2 Hours

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for each correct attempt

  • -1 mark for each incorrect attempt

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must have cleared 12th with a minimum of 60% aggregate with English and three other subjects.

NPAT 2024

NMIMS NPAT is an online entrance exam for BBA conducted for admission to the BBA and BBA-MMS courses offered by NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce . The scorecard of NMIMS NPAT is valid for all the campuses of the university including Bangalore, Navi Mumbai, Indore, and Mumbai. Check out the highlights of the NMIMS NPAT entrance exam.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer-Based Mode)

No. of Questions

120

Duration

100 minutes

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark for each correct attempt

  • No negative marking

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have cleared 12th with a minimum of 60% aggregate

  • The maximum age limit is 25 years.

AIMA UGAT 2024

AIMA Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) every year for admission to undergraduate programs such as BCA course , BBA, BHM course , Integrated MBA, and B.Com course . AIMA UGAT will cover questions from Logical Reasoning, English, General Knowledge, and Numerical & Data Analysis. There are many colleges available in the country that accept AIMA UGAT scores. Check out the highlights of the AIMA UGAT entrance exam.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Mode of Examination

PBT, IBT, and CBT

No. of Questions

130

Duration

180 minutes

Marking Scheme

1 Mark for Each correct attempt, No negative marking

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have cleared 12th from any stream

IIM Rohtak IPMAT 2024

IIM Rohtak IPMAT is the entrance exam conducted for admission to the Integrated Programme in Management offered by IIM Rohtak. The institute conducts its separate exam for undergraduate admissions. More details are available in the following table.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

IIM Rohtak

Mode of Examination

CBT

No. of Questions

120

Duration

2 Hours

Marking Scheme

  • +1 mark for each correct answer

  • -1 mark for each incorrect answer

Eligibility Criteria

Class 12th in any stream

JIPMAT 2024

JIPMAT is the Joint Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test. It is a common entrance exam accepted for admission to the IPM courses offered by IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu. More details about the exam can be found below.

Particulars

Details

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Mode of Examination

CBT

No. of Questions

100

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Marking Scheme

  • +4 marks for each correct answer

  • -1 mark for each incorrect answer

Eligibility Criteria

Class 12th in any stream

Christ University Entrance Test 2024

The Christ University Entrance Test is an entrance exam for BBA conducted by Christ University, Bangalore. It is typically held for admissions to the BBA course and other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the university. The exam aims to assess the candidates' aptitude in areas such as English language, reasoning, general knowledge, etc. depending on the programme they are applying for. Here are the highlights of the exam:

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

Christ University Entrance Exam for BBA

Conducting Body

Christ University

Level of the Exam

National-level

Category of the Exam

Undergraduate

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 from a recognized board (such as Karnataka NIOS/CBSE/PUC/ISC/State Boards) in any discipline (Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management)

Mode of the Exam

Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Duration of the Exam

120 minutes (2 hours)

Total Number of Questions

120

Number of Sections

Five:

  • General Knowledge

  • English Language

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Reasoning

  • Quantitative Aptitude

Type of Questions

Objective-type (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

  • One mark will be awarded for every correct answer

  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Courses Offered

  • BBA Honors

  • BBA Finance and Accountancy

  • BBA Tourism and Travel Management

  • BBA Finance and International Business

BBA Selection Process

Skill Assessment (SA), Micro Presentation (MP) and Personal Interview (PI)

Also Read : MAH BBA BMS CET 2024

Top BBA Entrance Exams in India 2024: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates appearing for any of the following BBA entrance exam 2024 can check their exam pattern and syllabus by clicking on the links below.

Colleges Accepting BBA Entrance Exam Scores

The top colleges accepting BBA entrance exam 2024 scores have been provided below:

Name of the Exam

Participating Colleges

IIM Indore IPMAT

CUET

CUET Participating Colleges 2024

AIMA UGAT

AIMA UGAT Participating Colleges 2024

IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test

IIM Rohtak

NMIMS-NPAT

  • NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Bangalore

  • NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Mumbai

  • NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Navi Mumbai

  • NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Indore

SET BBA

SET BBA Participating Colleges 2024

JIPMAT

Christ University Entrance Test

Christ University, Bangalore

Apart from these top BBA entrance exams that we have discussed here, there are many other too conducted by other BBA colleges in India. Depending on the college you are applying for BBA admission, you can check which one you should appear for and gather all the information related to it.

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FAQs

How to get a good score in BBA entrance exams?

To get a good score in BBA entrance exams, understand the format, study relevant material, and practice regularly. Focus on time management, work on weak areas, and stay updated with current affairs. Maintain confidence, revise regularly, and seek guidance when needed. Consistent effort and smart preparation are key to success.

What are the eligibility criteria for BBA entrance exams?

The eligibility criteria for BBA entrance exams include completing of class 12th with a minimum of 60% (5% relaxation for reserved category candidates). Students who are appearing for 12th exam or waiting for the esult are also eligible for BBA entrance exams.

Can I get direct admission to BBA without entrance exams?

Yes, students can get direct admission to BBA without entrance exams. Many BBA colleges in India offere admission based on a students’ past academic record only. There is no need to appear for any entrance exam when seeking admission to such colleges.          

What are the BBA entrance exams for government colleges?

The BBA entrance exams for government colleges are CUET UG, IPU CET, AIMA UGAT, etc. By appearing for these entrance exams, students can get admission to Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University, etc.

Is it compulsory to appear for CUET for BBA?

It is not compulsory to appear for CUET for BBA as every college and university has different criteria for entrance exams. CUET is conducted for admission to over 200 central, private and deemed universities in India like Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Central Punjab University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia, and Aligarh Muslim University.

Does BBA admission require 12th marks?

Yes, BBA admission require 12th marks. To be eligible for admission, students must have completed class 12 with  minimum of 60% marks (5% relaxation for students belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD categories. Those who are yet to appear for the 12th exams or awaiting results may also appear for BBA entrance exams.

Is CET exam conducted for BBA admission?

Yes, CET exam is conducted for BBA admission by various states and universities. MAH BBA/BMS CET is the latest addition to the list of BBA entrance exams conducted by the State CET Cell Maharashtra. The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) also conducts the CET exam known as IPU CET every year for BBA admission.

Is CAT exam compulsory for BBA?

No, CAT is not compulsory for BBA as it is conducted for MBA admission to IIMs and other top colleges in India. For Intergrated Programme in Management offered by IIM Rohtak, IIM Indore, and IIM Ranchi, candidates have to appear for the IPMAT exam.

What exam do I need to take to get BBA admission?

The exams students need to take to get BBA admission are CUET UG, SET BBA, IIM Indore IPMAT, IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test, JIPMAT, AIMA UGAT, NMIMS NPAT, Christ University Entrance Test, and more. It should be noted that not every colleges accept all the BBA entrance exam. So, check the requirements before applying!

Which entrance exam is the best for BBA admission in India?

The best entrance exams for BBA admission in India include CUET UG, SET BBA, IIM Indore IPMAT, IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test, JIPMAT, AIMA UGAT, NMIMS NPAT, and Christ University Entrance Test. Candidates should apply to these entrance exams based on the colleges they are seeking admission to.

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