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Sep 29, 2023 by Admin
Registrations Begin for ACAT 2024

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has announced the Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT) registration for MBA 2024 admissions. The Amrita MBA Entrance Exam 2024 registration process will begin on September 27. The last date to register for ACAT MBA 2024 is December 31, 2023. ACAT will be a computer-based test.

The entrance exam will be held in 40 centres nationwide, providing candidates with a wide range of locations.



Exam name

Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT)

Exam conducting authority

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeeth University

No. of exam centres


Courses offered


Application mode


Selection procedure

Merit score (12th); National level and AEEE scores


Amrita University MBA Eligibility Criteria 2024

Here's a summary of the key eligibility requirements:

Educational Qualifications: Candidates should have a UG degree in the 10+2+3 pattern recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Minimum Aggregate Percentage: A minimum of 50% aggregate marks is required in the following:

  • 10th standard
  • 12th standard
  • UG degree


Final Year Students: Students in their final year of UG studies are eligible to apply, provided they can submit their last completed semester results. Final year candidates must complete their examinations and viva voce (if any) before June 30, 2024.


Accepted Exam Scores: Applicants must have valid test scores from at least one of the following tests:

  • Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT)
  • CAT (Common Admission Test)
  • XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)
  • MAT (Management Aptitude Test)
  • CMAT (Common Management Admission Test)
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination)
  • NMAT scores are accepted by Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore Campus.
  • Department of Management, Kochi, and Amrita Puri (Kollam) campuses accept valid KMAT scores.


Language Proficiency (For Bengaluru Campus): Candidates applying for MBA-MS at the Bengaluru campus need to meet specific English language proficiency requirements:

  • A minimum IBT-TOEFL score of 79
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with an individual category score of 6
  • A PTE score of 55 with an individual category score of 50
  • These scores must be submitted on or before August 20, 2024.


Work Experience: Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage in the admissions process.


Amrita ACAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The total exam marks is 100, and the duration is 150 minutes (3 marks for a correct answer and -1 for an incorrect answer). The four sections—verbal reasoning and language understanding, data interpretation and analysis, general knowledge of Indian and international contexts, and numeric aptitude—will have 25 questions. It has campuses in Amaravati, Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, and Kochi that provide MBA programs. Amrita School of Business has a proven track record with a 100% placement rate throughout the years and a top CTC of 24.84 LPA in 2023.


Amrita University MBA 2024 Selection Criteria

Here's a summary of the key points regarding the selection process:


Test Scores Consideration:

The selection process considers the best score secured in the Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT) or valid test scores from other recognized management entrance exams, such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, XAT, GRE, KMAT, and NMAT.


Shortlisting for Personal Interview (PI):

Candidates are shortlisted for the Personal Interview (PI) based on their academic performance and test scores. Shortlisted candidates will receive communication about the PI date through email and SMS. Candidates who are not qualified will not receive any communication regarding the PI.


Personal Interview (PI):

During the PI, candidates will be evaluated on various aspects, including:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Subject knowledge
  • General knowledge
  • Overall personality


Offer Letter: Successful candidates who pass the PI and meet the selection criteria will receive an offer letter. These are typically sent to candidates via email.


Payment Procedure: Selected candidates must pay for the MBA program online by the specified date.


How to apply for Amrita University MBA Admission 2024


To apply for admission to the MBA program at Amrita for the year 2024, you should follow these steps:

  • Go to Amrita's official website or the MBA program's specific admissions page.
  • Look for the "Online Application" or "Apply Now" link on the website. Click on it to access the MBA application form.
  • If you are a new user, you must register by providing basic information such as your name, email address, and password. You can log in using your present credentials if you have previously registered.
  • Fill out the Amrita online application form 2024 with accurate and complete information.
  • As part of the application, you may need to upload scanned copies of documents such as your photograph, signature, educational certificates, and other supporting documents.
  • The application fee for Amrita MBA 2024 admissions is Rs. 1500. This fee is typically paid online through the provided payment gateway on the application portal.
  • After successful submission, you should receive a confirmation of your application.
  • If you are shortlisted for the PI or receive an offer letter, follow the instructions provided by the institution for the next steps in the admission process.