Bharati Vidyapeeth University MBA Entrance Test, B-MAT 2016

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Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune announces B-MAT 2016. The Admissions to MBA programmes offered by consistent institutes under Bharati Vidyapeeth University will be made on the basis of merit obtained by the candidate in BV University MBA Entrance Test i.e. B-MAT 2016.

The information and the rules given herein are applicable for a combined test for admissions to the first year of two years full time post graduate degree programme Master of Business Administration(MBA), Master of Business Administration-Human Resource (MBA-HR) of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune offered at
  1. Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Pune [Intake: MBA-180, MBA(HR) - 60]
  2. Institute of Management & Research, New Delhi. [Intake : MBA - 180]
  3. Institute of Management, Kolhapur. [Intake : MBA- 60]
  4. Institute of Management and Rural Development, Administration, Sangli. [Intake : MBA- 60]
  5. Yashwantrao Mohite Institute of Management, Karad. [Intake : MBA - 120]
  6. Abhijit Kadam Institute of Management and Social Sciences, Solapur. [Intake : MBA-60]

The seats will be filled on merit based on their performance in B-MAT-2016 Test and GDPI conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University at the designated centers. 

Important Dates

Last Date for Submitting the Completed Application Form to BVDU, Pune: 01st March 2016 (upto 05.00 pm)
Date of Entrance Test (Written): 06th June 2016 (10.00 am to 12.30 pm)
Date of Group Discussion and Personal Interview:
(i) IMED, Pune: 06th - 07th March 2016
(ii) IMR, New Delhi: 06th - 08th March 2016
(iii) IM, Kolhapur: 06th March 2016
(iv) IMRDA, Sangli: 06th March 2016
(v) YMIM, Karad: 06th March 2016
(vi) AKIMSS, Solapur: 06th March 2016
Other Centres: Lucknow, Patna, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Jaipur and Indore: 06th March 2016
Date of Declaration or Result: 21st March 2016
Commencement of Courses: 04th July 2016


  1. A graduate with bachelor or Masters Degree from any discipline who has passed with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate (45 % in case of SC/ST candidates) from a recognized University.
  2. The candidates in the final year Degree (Bachelors or Masters) are also eligible to apply. 
  3. The admission of student, will remain provisional until the other necessary certificates in original, are submitted to the institute. The last date to submit all the certificates in original shall be 25th August 2016 If the cartificates are not submitted by the said date or the eligibility will not be granted and the admission would automatically stand cancelled. 
  4. The candidate should be an Indian National.

Application Procedure

  1. A candidate desirous of seeking admission to MBA, MBA (HR) Programme should submit the application form, 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. The last date of submission of application form will be 1st March 2016 by 5:00 pm.

B-MAT 2016 Pattern

  1. The Entrance Test B-MAT 2016 for admission to MBA Programme will be of 250 marks.
  2. It will consists of (A) Written Test and (B) Group Discussion and Personal Interview. 
  3. The written test will be conducted from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm, for a duration of two and half hours.
  4. The written test comprises of 200 marks. It will be of 200 multiple choice questions of one mark each with four alternatives, with single correct or most probable answer. 
  5. There is no negative marking. 
  6. The break-up of marks will be as follows:
Written Test: (i) Current Affairs (20 questions/marks), (ii) Mathematics at Xth level (30 questions/marks), (iii) Logical and Abstract Reasoning (50 questions/marks), (iv) Computer Awareness (20 questions/marks), (v) Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (40 questions/marks), (vi) Quantitative Aptitude (20 questions/marks), (vii) Management Skill (20 questions/marks)
Group Discussion and Interview Test: (i) Performance in Group Discussion (30 questions), (ii) Performance at Interview (20 questions); total 50 questions

Admit Card

  1. Admission cards for B-MAT 2016 test will be dispatched by post to the candidates under the certificate of posting. The admission card will indicate roll number and test center allotted to the candidate with its address.
  2.  In case the admission card is not received by the candidate, by 3rd March 2016 he/she should contact at the office of concerned designated center or Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune one day prior to test during working hours for collecting duplicate admission cards. In such a situation candidate should bring two copies of the same photographs along with him/her and a proof of submission /mailing of the application form (as submitted with the application form).

B-MAT 2016 Result

  1. The combined merit list of B-MAT 2016 based on 250 marks, i.e., written test of 200 marks and GDPI (Based on 50 marks) will be declared on 21st March 2016. The combined merit list for all the institutes together will be declared. Separate merit list will be prepared for Regular category and Foreign/NRI/PIO/OCI/ Management Category.
  2. The merit list of B-MAT-2016 entrance test will be declared and displayed at all the Institutes of Management of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and will also be displayed on its website.
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