AICTE reminds entrance tests required for PGDM courses

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has issued a notification as a cautionary reminder to all students planning to join PGDM courses in the academic year 2013-2014. As per the AICTE rules, colleges should select students based on any of the five recognized entrance tests. ATMA, CMAT, CAT, MAT, XAT are the five recognized tests accepted by all AICTE approved Institutes, recently IRMA challenged AICTE’s decision secured an interim stay on IRMA Entrance Test. IRMA will have it’s own entrance exam but other colleges under the ambit of AICTE must use scores of any of these five entrance exams only.

Students are here by advised to make a note of the rule passed by AICTE and appear for anyone of the 5 recognized MBA entrance exams. However some Institutions are still conducting their own entrance exams, students must exercise caution and note that students joining PGDM or MBA courses without appearing for entrance exams will get invalid PGDM or MBA degrees.

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