Although IIM-CAT has a huge vanilla component common to other major Indian MBA exams, still some minor extra requirements have to be taken care of, if you are  targeting the other exams.

Exam Pattern XAT

Some of the top B.Schools and programs using XAT scores are XLRI, XIMB, XIME, SP. Jain and GIM

Section Number of Questions Duration
Decision Making 25 140 Minutes
Verbal and Logical Ability 30
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 36
Essay & General Awareness 40 Minutes
Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks allotted for every question
Number of options: 5
30 General Awareness questions were asked, which were based on Current Affairs & factual  GK
Candidates had to attempt the essay as well as the General Awareness questions.

Exam Pattern IBSAT

Top colleges using IBSAT scores are ICFAI – Hyderabad, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur , Mumbai, etc

Section Number of Questions Time Duration
Verbal Ability 50 2 Hours
Reading Comprehension 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25
Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation 25

SNAP Exam Pattern

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a common admission test to join various MBA programs offered by Symbiosis International University (SIU) at various locations i.e. Pune, Noida and Bengaluru. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their academic profile & SNAP Test Score. Shortlisted candidates called for personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT).
Duration of the SNAP written Test will be 2 Hours and includes following sections:

S. No. Sections Total Marks Time Duration
1 General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40 120 minutes
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40
3 General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 40
4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60
Total 180


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