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B-MAT -
B_MAT - Bharati Vidyapeeth Postgraduate Management Aptitude Test
Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC / SC / ST - Rs.1500
Important Dates
Registration Date
Feb 01, 2017
Admit Card Date
Feb 26, 2017
Test Date
Mar 05, 2017
Result Date
Mar 26, 2017

How to Prepare for B-MAT 2017

  • It is very important that you make a timetable and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.

  • It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basis and concepts before moving on.

  • It is very important to make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.

  • Candidates need to attempt each question in less than 80 seconds. Selection of questions is crucial here.

  • Aspirants should focus on core topics and theory. The chief strategy should be to attempt familiar questions and leave non-familiar/non-comfortable questions. Candidates should be able to decide this within 10 seconds.

  • Speed will be also very critical. Apart from learning to select a question, candidates should also to reject a question in less than 10 seconds.

  • Expect some calculation-heavy problems. These questions are meant to be left alone. Give it a try only if are not very close.

So focus on the basic quant syllabus. For Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, revise the Class 5-10 NCERT school books. Since fast calculations can save time, practice with tables, squares, cubes and decimal-fraction conversions.

Logical reasoning is comparatively more important than Quant and Data Interpretation in management entrance examination as many an exam has reasoning questions with double weight age. Questions in LR range from Numerical reasoning, Decision Making to Verbal Logic. Logical Reasoning can be practiced using puzzle books and other books on reasoning. You can also profit from working with books such as R S Aggarwal’s book on Reasoning available easily.

Language skills section usually consists of grammar, reading comprehension. So focus on basic grammar rules that you learned during your school days. Candidates need to focus on an overall strategy while preparing for verbal sections because most competitive exams have a similar syllabus.

While revising GK/Current Awareness, candidates need to go through top news stories regularly. Apart from that, focus on General Awareness Questions and static topics.

However, it would be advisable for a student to work on his/her speed mathematics as some of the questions under Data Interpretation tend to be calculation intensive.

For preparation on General Awareness, in addition to reading newspapers regularly, it would be advisable for a student to prepare from the following sources:

1) In the various issues of Careers magazines on MBA focus on features like Business GK, Current Issues & Events, and Current Event Chronicle.

In addition to the above, please run through the GK Model Papers feature titled, improve your GK.

2) Go through the GA Notes (Study Material) for stock GK (like history and geography).

3) Manorama & CSR Year Book - it helps in preparation for stock type questions

In Manorama Year Book and CSR, please  focus on the following chapters.

1. Who is who

2. What is what

3. Science scan

4. Human body

5. Computers

6. Landmarks of history

7. The Universe

B-MAT 2017 Important Instructions

  • The candidate seeking admission to any course should have completed 18 years of age as on the date of admission.
  • The candidate once admitted will be treated as a registered student of the University and he / she will have to abide by its rules and regulations.
  •  The candidate after admission will be assigned to an Academic Study centre, as far as possible, of his/her choice through which he/she will get services such as counselling, library and lab facilities etc. The internal evaluation will be done and University examinations will be conducted at the allotted centre. The centre is allowed to arrange or rearrange the schedule for personal contact sessions / seminars.
  • Study centres will conduct the Personal Contact Programmes (PCP) / Contact Classes as an when required or as per demand by a minimum of 5 students.
  • No separate correspondence will be made for conduction of PCP by SDE and Study Centre.
  • Self Learning Material provided by SDE will be in printed form and in English language only. SDE is not liable to provide the aforesaid material in any other form or in other language.
  •  Students are requested to intimate change of their communication address immediately to SDE and to their respective study centre. The SDE and study centres will not be responsible for non receipt of any communication or material by the student, if the change of address is not communicated to SDE and to their respective study centre immediately.
  • The School of Distance Education or the study centre will not be responsible for delay or loss in transit of any communication or material.
  • Information related to programme fees, examinations, Personal Contact Programme (PCP) etc. will not be sent to the students by post. Student should visit the website regularly for the updates and/or student should be in contact with their academic study centre regularly for the updates.

B-MAT FAQ

1) What is B-MAT ?

Bharati Vidyapeeth University conducts an entrance exam called Bharati Vidyapeeth University Post graduate Management Admission Test (B-MAT) for the selection of aspiring candidates for the admission of various courses. The main courses offered by the institute are Master of Business Administration (MBA). The duration of these courses is two years.The candidate has to take the exam in order to take admission to Bachelor of Technology programmes in various departments offered by Bharti Vidyapeeth University.

2) Who organizes B-MAT ?

B-MAt is an all India level entrance exam organized by Bharti Vidyapeeth University located at Pune.

3) Where are the campuses of Bharti Vidyapeeth University located ?

The campuses of Bharti Vidyapeeth University are located at Pune, Navi Mumbai, Kolhapur, Solapur, Sangli , Karad and one at Dubai.

4) When are the application forms for B-MAT issued ?

The application forms of B-MAT are issued mostly in the month of February.

5) What is the procedure to obtain the application form of B-MAT ?

The campuses of Bharti Vidyapeeth University are located at Pune, Navi Mumbai, Kolhapur, Solapur, Sangli , Karad and one at Dubai.

The application form may be obtained at the university office. At the office counter, the application forms may be obtained on cash payment. The application form may also be obtained by post from the following addresses:
- Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg. Pune – 411030
- The Demand Draft may be sent in the name of The Registrar, Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University, payable at Pune. The details like name of the candidate, name of the entrance exam and the contact details of the candidate should be mentioned at the back of the DD.

6) What is the procedure to fill B-MAT application form ?

  • A candidate desirous of seeking admission to MBA, MBA (HR) Programme should submit the application form,enclosed along with this brochure, duly completed along with payment of Rs. 1,500/- towards entrance test fee in cash or through bank draft on any Scheduled Bank on any branch of Bharati Sahakari Bank Ltd. drawn in favour of"The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, payable at Pune.
  • The Completed application form along with payment of entrance test fee is to be submitted to the "Admission Office, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, L.B.S. Marg, Pune 411030 " either in person or through Post / Courier.

7) What is the cost of application form of B-MAT ?

The application fee of B_MAT is Rs. 1500/-.

8) When is the last date of submission of application form of B-MAT ?

The last date for online or offline submission of application form of B-MAT is mostly in the first week of March.

9) When is the B-MAT conducted ?

The B-MAT is generally conducted in the month of March every year.

10) How to obtain the admit card of the exam ?

The admit card may be obtained from the official website of the university.

11) Is the exam B-MAT a state level exam ?

No, BVPEEE is an all India level entrance examination that is conducted by Bharti Vidyapeeth University.

12) When and how will I get the admit card (hall ticket) ?

Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD from the official website around one week prior to date of conduct of test providing the unique registration ID allotted to them at the time of online submission of application form.

13) What is the email address of contact of the Bharti VidyaPeeth University ?

The email address of contact of the Bharti VidyaPeeth University is bvuniversity@yahoo.co.in .

14) What are the contact details of Bharti VidyaPeeth University ?

The contact address for the university is
Bharati Vidyapeeth University
Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan,
Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg,
Pune – 411030
Maharashtra, India
Contact No.: +91-20-24407100, 24407114

15) What is the medium of B-MAT exam ?

The B-MAT exam is conducted in English only.

16) What is the eligiblity criteria for B-MAT ?

  • A candidate who has passed Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree from any recognised University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC / ST candidate)

OR

  • The candidate in their final admission degree (Bachelor or Master) are also eligible to apply provided they complete their graduation requirement including practical Examination, Viva / assignments on or before a day of admission. Such candidate will have to produce certificate to that effect at the time of admission. Under no circumstances will an extension of the deadline will be made. The admission of students will however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheets proving that they satisfy eligibility criteria. The deadline for submitting Mark sheet and passing Certificate is August 25, 2003 failing which the admission would automatically cancelled
  • He should be Indian National Citizen.

17) What is the examination pattern of B-MAT ?

The Bharati Vidyapeeth University Postgraduate Management Admission Test (B-MAT) for admission to MBA Programme consists of in all 250 marks.

  • It consists of (A) Written Test of 200 Marks and (B) Group Discussion and Interview of 50 Marks.
  • The duration of the B-MAT Test will be for two and half hours
  • The B-MAT Test will consist of in all 200 marks. It consists of 200 multiple choice questions with four alternatives for each.
  • One has to choose the right / probable choice. There is no negative marking.
  • The break up of the marks is as follows:-

S.No

Subject

Questions

Marks

1

Current Affairs

20

20

2

Mathematics at X level

30

30

3

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

50

50

4

Computer Awareness

20

20

5

Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension

40

40

6

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

7

Management Skill

20

20

 

Total

200

200

Test duration- 2.30 hours

Total Marks- 250 Marks (200+ 50)

18) What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ?

There is no upper or lower age limit.

19) Will there be any negative marking?

No,There is no negative marking.

20) Am I allowed to carry a calculator or mobile into the test venue ?

No, you are not allowed to carry a calculator or mobile into the test venue.

21) When are the results of B-MAT declared ?

The results of B-MAT are generally declared in the month of March.

22) For how long is the B-MAT score valid ?

The B-MAT score is valid for just one year.

23) Is B-MAT result based on ranking or percentile ?

The result is based on ranking.

24) What are the Specialization offered at Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University in MBA ?

Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University Specialization offered:-

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • HRM
  • Operations
  • Systems

Other programs offered at the institute:

  • Executive MBA
  • MFM
  • MMM
  • MHRDM

25) When is the counseling for admissions to the University is conducted ?

The counseling for admission of candidates to the University is conducted in the month of April.

26) When does the new session begin after admissions into Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University?

After the admissions, the new session begins in the month of July.

27) IS Bharti Vidyapeeth University UGC recognised ?

Bharti Vidyapeeth University is a UGC recognised university under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. All the Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses offered by the university are approved by All India Council for Technical Education, AICTE and accredited by National Board of Accreditation and rated as ‘A’ Grade. The university is also granted as Grade ‘A’ by Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The degrees awarded by the university are recognised in the country and abroad. There are nearly 29 institutions run by Bharti Vidyapeeth University.

28) Does the university provide Hostel Facility ?

There are hostel facilities provided in most of the institutions of the University. They have separate hostel facility for girls and Boys with mess and canteen facilities.

29) How is the institute ?

Institute is 30 years old and the PGDBM program is 15 years old. It is autonomous and AICTE approved program.
No of Seats: PGDBM – 120, & MMS - 120
The institute belongs to Bharati Vidyapeeth family, with 50 years glorious history, which has over 160 educational institutes providing education from Nursery to PhD programmes.

Ranking
4th Rank in Mumbai & Navi Mumbai and 13th in Western Region (Career 360, December 2014)
41ST Among Top B _ School of Excellence. (CSR 2014)
‘A’ State rating by CRISIL (2014)

30) How is the faculty ?

Institute has 25 members of core faculty, (8 PhD holders) who have diverse and rich academic as well as industry experience. Institute also draws professional Managers & Leaders as faculty from industry so that students remain in tune with current trends in the industry.

31) How big is the campus?

The campus is situated on 5 acres of land in the picturesque setting of Parsik Hills. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled
Computer lab: Lab has 180 computers.

32) How is the placement scene at the institute ?

  • Placements have been good at the institute as the institute is patronized by many old and new generation organizations over the years.
  • Institute offers placement assistance to students .
  • Average salary package that a student got this year- around Rs. 3.60 lacs with maximum – Rs.6.50 lakhs.