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MBA Admissions in West Bengal 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: July 07, 2022 02:21 pm IST

Get all the details about the West Bengal MBA admissions 2021 in this article. Explore MBA entrance exams, eligibility, selection process, fees, important dates of some of the best MBA colleges in West Bengal here.

West Bengal MBA Admissions

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 management entrance exams. 

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 2021 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 given below: -

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

Fulfilling the eligibility criteria for MBA admissions in West Bengal is mandatory for all aspirants. Those who seek admission in an MBA college in West Bengal must check whether they qualify the eligibility conditions or not. The basic eligibility criteria for MBA admissions in West Bengal have been listed below.

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

Entrance Exam: The applicants must have a valid JEMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ MAT score to get admission in an MBA course. The candidates must have the 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.

West Bengal MBA Admission Procedure and Important Dates

The admission procedure of West Bengal MBA colleges for the academic year 2020-21 will be purely based on the merit and entrance exam score. Candidates can check the important dates here.

WB JEMAT 2020 Important Dates

WB JEMAT 2020 dates have been declared. Candidates may check the table provided below to know all the important dates of WB JEMAT 2020.



WB JEMAT 2020 application process commencement date

October 1, 2020

Deadline to submit WB JEMAT 2020 application

October 21, 2020

WB JEMAT 2020 admit card availability

October 22, 2020

WB JEMAT 2020 exam date

October 28, 2020

WB JEMAT 2020 results

October 29, 2020

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

The selection process of MBA colleges in West Bengal has been explained in detail here.

JEMAT 2020 Selection Process: The primary shortlisting of candidates is based on the performance in WB JEMAT 2020 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 2020 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.

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

For more colleges, click on the link below

MBA Colleges in West Bengal, Courses and Fees

You can apply to any of these colleges listed above by filling our Common Application Form.

Meanwhile, you can check some MBA admission related articles for other states provided below.

MBA Admissions in Punjab 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

MBA Admissions in Rajasthan 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

MBA Admissions in Telangana 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

MBA Admissions in Madhya Pradesh 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility


What is the course fee of MBA colleges in West Bengal?

The course fee charged by the MBA colleges in West Bengal comes to an average of Rs. 2-11 lacs.

Which are the best MBA colleges in West Bengal?

Some of the best MBA colleges in West Bengal include IIM Calcutta, Pearl Academy, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur, Institute of Engineering & Management (IEM) Kolkata, etc.

Can I apply for MBA admission in West Bengal under state domicile quota?

Yes, almost all the MBA colleges of West Bengal provide the quota of state domicile to candidates. However, the rule is applicable only on candidates applying for admission through WB JEMAT.

What is the eligibility criteria for MBA admissions in West Bengal?

The basic eligibility criteria for MBA admissions in West Bengal are that the candidate must have a UG degree in any stream from a recognised university/ college. Additionally, he/ she must have scored at least 45-50% aggregate marks in the bachelor degree.

Which MBA entrance exams are accepted for MBA admissions in West Bengal?

The most popular MBA entrance exams accepted for admission to the MBA colleges in West Bengal are WB JEMAT, CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT, and ATMA.


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