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Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune Entrance Exam 2009

Common Entrance Test for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Entrance Examination for MBA Courses will be held on 8th March, 2009.

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-HRM), Master of Business Administration-Information Technology (MBA-ITM), Master of Business Administration-International Business (MBA-IBM), Master of Business Administration-Business Analytics (MBA-BA) & Master of Business Administration- Biotechnology (MBA-BT) of Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune offered at

  1. Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Pune [Intake: MBA-180, MBA(HRM) & MBA(BT) - 60, MBA(ITM) & MBA(BA)-60]

  2. Institute of Management & Research, New Delhi. [Intake : MBA - 120, MBA (IBM) - 60]

  3. Institute of Management, Kolhapur. [(Intake : MBA- 60. MBA (ITM) - 60)]

  4. Institute of Management and Rural Development, Administration, Sangli. [(Intake : MBA- 60. MBA (ITM) - 60)]

  5. Yashwantrao Mohite Institute of Management, Karad. [(Intake : MBA - 60, MBA (ITM) - 30)]

  6. Abhijit Kadam Institute of Management and Social Sciences, Solapur. [(Intake : MBA-60, MBA (ITM) - 30), MBA (HRM) - (30)]

* The seats will be filled on merit based on their performance in B-MAT 2009 Test and GDPI conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth University at the designated centers.

* One seat over and above the sanctioned intake of the programme at each center is reserved for sons and daughters of migrants from J & K valley, Defence and Civil Service personnel engaged in fighting against terrorist activities in J & K valley (D.O. No. F10-1/2003-Desk (U) dated 5-12-2003). The candidates to be admitted against these seats must have appeared the B-MAT 2009 and GDPI conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune.

Note :

* 15% seats are reserved under Foreign / NRI / Management Category. Candidates seeking admissions to the seats of this category will have to apply separately on prescribed applicationform (Fee Rs. 600/-) and submit the same to The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. Seats remaining vacant after allotment to Foreign / NRI students will be allotted to Indian students under management category on the basis of merit based on the marks obtained by them in B-MAT 2009. The last date for submission of form to this category is 20th Feb, 2009 before 5.00 p.m.


i) A graduate with bachelor or Masters Degree from any discipline who has passed with minimum 45 % marks in aggregate (40 % in case of SC/ST candidates) from a recognized University. OR

The candidates in the final year Degree (Bachelors or Masters) are also eligible to apply. 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 August 25th, 2009.

If the certificates are not submitted by the said date or the eligibility will not be granted to the admission would automatically stand cancelled.

ii) The candidate should be an Indian National.

* Note :

The term aggregate marks used here shall mean the grand total marks obtained by the candidate, taken together for all the subjects, based on which the class declaration is made in that particular University from where the candidate has obtained degree. The candidate should have completed minimum of 15 years of formal education (10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).

The candidates who have pursued their graduation in any medium other than English will have to complete an orientation course in English provided by Institutes satisfactorily. The candidate who has done his graduation on part time or one time seating basis or on a two year basis are not eligible.

Test Pattern

Nature of Entrance Test "B-MAT 2009"

1. The Entrance Test B-MAT 2009 for admission to MBA Programme will be of 250 marks. It will consists of (A) Written Test and (B) Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The written test will be conducted on Sunday, 8th March 2009 from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm, for a duration of two and half hours. The GD and PI will be held at the designated centers as per schedule mentioned in this brochure. The candidates have to be present at the centre of the examination at 9:30 a.m., positively

2. 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. There is no negative marking. The break-up of marks will be as follows.

A) Written TestQuestions Marks
i) Current Affairs2020
ii) Mathematics at X level3030
iii) Logical and Abstract Reasoning5050
iv) Computer Awareness2020
v) Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension4040
vi) Quantitative Aptitude2020
vii) Management Skill2020
B) Group Discussion and Interview Test
i) Performance in Group Discussion30
ii) Performance at Interview20

Application Form

To download Online Application ( for admission to the MBA, MBA (HRM), MBA (ITM), MBA (BA), MBA (BT), MBA (IBM), Programs

1. A candidate desirous of seeking admission to MBA, MBA (HRM), MBA (ITM), MBA (IBM), MBA(BA), MBA(BT) Programme should submit the application form, enclosed along with this brochure, duly completed along with payment of Rs. 1,000/- 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 University, payable at Pune.

2. The Completed application form along with payment of entrance test fee is to be submitted to the following address either in person or through Post / Courier.

Admission Office,
Bharati Vidyapeeth University,
Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, L.B.S. Marg,
Pune 411030

3. The last date of submission of application form will be 20th February 2009 by 5:00 pm.

4. An incomplete application form or an application form which is not accompanied by necessary payment , will not be entertained and processed.

5. The University will not be responsible for any delay or loss of application/ admission card/counselling letter/any communication in transit. Such delay will not be condoned.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Entrance Exam 2009 Admission Cards

1. Admission cards for B-MAT 2009 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. The candidate must not mutilate this admission card or change any entry, made therein, after it has been authenticated by authorities.

3. In case the admission card is not received by the candidate, by 4th March, 2009 he/she should contact at the office of concerned designated center or Bharati Vidyapeeth 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.

Declaration of Results

The combined merit list of B-MAT 2009 based on 250 marks, i.e., written test of 200 marks and GDPI (Based on 50 marks) will be declared on 30th March 2009. The combined merit list for all the institutes together will be declared. Separate merit list will be prepared for Regular category and Management category.

The merit list of B-MAT-2009 entrance test will be declared and displayed at all the Institutes of Management of Bharati Vidyapeeth University and will also be displayed on its website. It is not possible to send individual invitation for counselling to the candidates. It shall be the responsibility of the individual candidate to see his own merit number and appear for the counselling at the centre.

  Selection Procedure

1. A Candidate desirous of seeking admission to MBA, MBA (HRM), MBA (ITM), MBA (IBM), MBA(BA), MBA(BT) Programme should fulfill the minimum eligibility.

2. He/She must have appeared for the B-MAT 2009 Test, [Written Test Group discussion and Interview (GDPI)] conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune at designated centers.

3. The Candidate shall be offered admission on the basis of his/her rank in the final merit list and availability of the seats for a particular programme at a particular Institute of the candidate's choice at the time of counseling and admission in the concerned Institute.

4. In the case of candidates securing equal aggregate marks their relative rank will be determined on the basis of following order of preference:

  1. When the total scores are the same, the candidates will be ranked according to their marks in written test.

  2. If equal, the candidates will be ranked according to their percentage of marks obtained at HSC or its equivalent examination.

  3. If equal, the candidates will be ranked according to their percentage of marks scored at SSC or its equivalent examination .

  4. When all the above scores are the same, the candidates will be ranked on the basis of computerized random numbering.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Entrance Exam 2009 Test Centres

1. The B-MAT 2009 Test will be held at following centers.

  • Pune

  • Navi Mumbai

  • New Delhi

  • Karad

  • Kolhapur

  • Sangli

  • Solapur