List of Entrance Exams after Graduate

Entrance Exams after Graduate

Are you a graduate & confused that which field is best for career to choose? So, here we are providing to you a list of few of the competitive entrance exams for Post Graduate PG courses or government/ non-government jobs that you are eligible for or can be attempted for a great career ahead.


NEET: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is an all India level entrance examination for-graduate students who want to study postgraduate PG medical course (MD/ MS) in govt. / private medical colleges/institute of India And conducted by the NATBOARD. Check details>>

JIPMER PG Exam: Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) is conducted for admission to MD / MS course.


UPSC CDS: The Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE) is a defence recruitment all India level entrance examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission UPSC. The exam is held twice a year for recruitment into the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA) and Indian Air Force (IAF) Academy.

AFCAT: This is an All India level defence recruitment exam to select applicants for Air force. It is held twice a year, for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch or Permanent/ Short Service Commission in Technical & Ground Duty Branches through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). Check details>>


Common Admission Test (CAT): It conducted by Indian Institutes of Management every year. It is an all India level entrance exam for admission to the Postgraduate PG and Fellow Programmes in the management courses offered by IIMs as well as many management institutes all across the country. Check details>>

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT): CMAT is conducted for all management admission programmes approved by AICTE. CMAT is an all India level entrance exam held once in a year. It is also conducted by AICTE in foreign countries for NRIs/PIOs or foreign nationals seeking admission in B-Schools in India.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT): XAT is conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes for admissions in management courses of different management colleges/institute all across India.

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT): IIFT conducts an entrance exam for graduates candidates held by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade for their institutes in Kolkata and New Delhi.

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP): It Test is a common entrance examination for admission to all institutes of Symbiosis International University.

NMAT: It entrance exam is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council for admission to all management courses of NMIMS Mumbai or the PGDM courses of NMIMS Hyderabad and Bangalore.

Management Aptitude Test (MAT): It conducted by All India Management Aptitude Test Service (AIMATS) on basis for admission to MBA programmes in various participate management colleges.

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHCET): MHCET is conducted for graduates seeking admissions in MBA/MMS & PGDBM/PGDM in Govt. University Departments, University managed or unaided institutes in the state of Maharashtra.

IBSAT: It is an online entrance test for graduates seeking admission in the 9 Indian Business Schools at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Jaipur, Kolkata and Pune. The test is conducted in 100 Test Centres across India.

AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA): It is an MBA Entrance Examination in India. The exam is conducted by the Association of Indian Management School for MBA/ MCA/ PGDM/ PGCM courses. Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Govt. of India approves this exam for various post graduate PG management courses.

For overseas Universities

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT): It is computer based entrance examination for admissions in more than 2100 foreign universities. And it is a registered trademark of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). It is selection criteria for admission into different graduate management programmes as MBA, Master of Finance programme, Master of Accountancy abroad.

Graduate Record Examinations (GRE): It is conducted for graduates UG seeking admission in various business schools situated in the US or other countries. And test is conducted or managed by Educational Testing Service (ETS) in more than 700 centres in over 160 countries.

For ME & MTech  

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE): It is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science & seven Indian Institutes of Technology. And It is a national level entrance examination for admissions in MTech & ME courses in different colleges. Check details>>

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM): It is conducted on an all India level by Indian Institutes of Technology /Indian Institute of Science for admission to M.Sc., Ph.D., and other post graduate PG degree programmes at the IITs and also the integrated Ph.D. programmes.

For Government Jobs

Civil Services Examination (CSE): It is nationwide competitive exam CSE is conducted for graduates by Union Public Service Commission UPSC for recruitment to Civil Services in Govt. of India including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Police Service (IPS) & Indian Foreign Service (IFS). 

Also Check:  UPSC exams dates  2017 & schedule>>

Indian Statistical Service Examination (ISS): It is another examination for Mathematics /Statistics/Economics graduates to get recruited as Grade 4 officers of the services of Indian Statistic.

Indian Economic Service Examination (IES): It is an administrative civil service exam for graduates with Economics/Statistics that includes Grade A of the Central Civil Services of executive branch of the Govt. of India.

B.Ed. Common Entrance Test (EdCET): It is a B.Ed common entrance exam for graduates conducted by different states after which the applicants can apply for teaching jobs in private and govt. schools.

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR): It’s an entrance exam that a science graduate UG can appear seeking admission in post graduation PG in agriculture related studies in Indian Universities.

For Banking Jobs

SBI PO Exams: State Bank of India SBI conducts this examination for the recruitment of Probationary officers (PO). Applicants graduated from any stream may appear for this examination.

IBPS PO/Management Trainee Exams: IBPS PO CWE is a national level Bank PO examination conducted by the Institute of Bank Personnel Selection (IBPS) for hiring PO& MT in public sector banks.

IBPS Clerk Exams: This clerical entrance examination is conducted for recruitment of clerks in public or private sector banks, except SBI. And National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development NABARD conducts this admission examination for graduates seeking positions Development Officers or others in the bank.

RBI Grade A & Grade B Examination: An entrance examination for graduates conducted by the Reserve Bank of India to recruit Grade A & B officers.

ICICI PO Exams: An ICICI Bank PO exam is for Indian Nationals for appointment of Probationary Officer. ICICI Bank Probationary Officers PO Recruitment includes 1 year training programme on selection.

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