MBA Admissions in West Bengal 2019: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

Published: | July 11, 2019
MBA Admissions in West Bengal 2019: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

Get all the details about the West Bengal MBA Admissions 2019 in this article. Explore MBA entrance exams, eligibility, selection process, fees, important dates of some of the best MBA colleges in the West Bengal region here.

There are numerous reputed institutes in West Bengal that offer an MBA course with a wide range of specialisations. MBA admissions in West Bengal are based on the performance of candidates in the national-level/ state-level entrance exam. Interested students can apply to various colleges with a valid entrance test score. While applying to colleges, students need to consider some of the significant factors such as quality of education, placements, fees, and infrastructure of the institute. Candidates can check all the important details pertaining to MBA admissions in West Bengal 2018 here.

Entrance Exams Accepted by West Bengal MBA Colleges:

MBA colleges in West Bengal consider the score of all major national-level entrance exams. West Bengal government also holds a state-level entrance test for the admission to MBA course. The list of entrance exams accepted by West Bengal MBA colleges is listed below: -

  • WB JEMAT (West Bengal Joint Entrance Management Aptitude Test)
  • CAT
  • CMAT
  • XAT
  • MAT
  • ATMA

Not all the MBA colleges accept the score of all the management entrance exams mentioned above. Some colleges may accept CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ JEMAT score while some colleges may consider MAT/ JEMAT/ CMAT/ ATMA score.

Some private universities in West Bengal conduct their own entrance exam for the admission to MBA course.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA Admissions in West Bengal:

Basic Requirements: Candidates aspiring to pursue MBA in West Bengal must have at least 45-50% marks in UG.

Entrance Exam: The applicants must have a valid JEMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ MAT score to get admission in MBA course. The candidates must have minimum qualifying marks in any of these exams to be considered for the admission.

Domicile Rules: The West Bengal domicile rule is applicable to only those students applying for WB JEMAT. Students from any state can apply for MBA course in West Bengal with a valid CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ MAT score. However, the first preference will be given to West Bengal students in most colleges.

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West Bengal MBA Admission Procedure and Important Dates:

The admission procedure of West Bengal MBA colleges for the academic year 2019-20 will be purely based on the merit and entrance exam score. Candidates can check the important dates here.

WB JEMAT 2019 Important Dates:

Candidates can check the WB JEMAT 2019 important dates here: -



WB JEMAT 2019 application process commencement date

May 8, 2019

Deadline to submit WB JEMAT 2019 application

May 26, 2019

WB JEMAT 2019 admit card availability

May 28, 2019

WB JEMAT 2019 exam date

June 2, 2019

WB JEMAT 2019 results

June 18, 2019

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Second week of June 2019


July 2019

Click on the links below for the dates of other entrance exams: -

Colleges that accept national-level entrance test scores follow a separate admission schedule and the admission dates of all the colleges vary from college to college.

West Bengal MBA Selection Process:

JEMAT 2019 Selection Process: The primary shortlisting of candidates is based on the performance in WB JEMAT 2019 exam. Later, the exam conducting authority will upload the list of shortlisted candidates for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The final admission will be based on the performance of candidates in written test, group discussion, and personal interview.

JEMAT exam authority will allocate ranks to the candidates based on their JEMAT 2018 score (both written test, GD and PI). The selected candidates must participate in the counselling process and exercise the options. The seat allocation will be based on the merit.

CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ ATMA Selection Process: Candidates with a valid entrance test score of any of the national-level MBA entrance exams must apply to the MBA colleges individually. These colleges shortlist the name of the applicants based on the entrance test scores. The shortlisted candidates will have to participate in the Written Ability Test (WAT)/ GD/ PI. The final admission is based on the performance of applicants in all the stages of the MBA selection process.

Direct MBA Admission: Candidates who do not have a valid entrance exam score can seek direct admission through management quota. For this purpose, the candidates must apply for private MBA colleges individually.

West Bengal MBA Admission Reservation Policy:

Candidates aspiring to get MBA admission in West Bengal through JEMAT must note that all the seats in MBA colleges across West Bengal to be filled based on JEMAT will be applicable to only West Bengal state domicile candidates. The seats will be distributed among SC/ ST/ OBC/ BC/ General Category candidates as per the reservation policy of the state government.

Candidates applying to West Bengal MBA colleges through national-level entrance test scores must note that the reservation policies are decided by the respective institutes.

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Documents Required for MBA Admission in West Bengal:

Candidate must carry the original and xerox copies of the following documents at the time of taking MBA admission: -

  • Entrance Test Score Card
  • Entrance Test Admit Card
  • Class 10, 12 and UG certificate/ mark sheet
  • Domicile Certificate (only for JEMAT candidates)
  • Transfer Certificate (TC)
  • Passport Size Photograph

Top MBA Colleges in West Bengal:

Here is the list of some of the top MBA colleges in West Bengal

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