Exam Detail

B-MATBharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 200

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.


i) 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.


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 25th August 2017 If the certificates are not submitted by the said date, the eligibility will not be granted and the admission would automatically stand cancelled. 

Ii) The candidate should be an Indian National. 

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 the 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. 


  • A Candidate desirous of seeking admission to MBA, MBA (HR) Programme should fulfill the minimum eligibility condition as stated in point no 2, above. 
  • He/She must have appeared for the B-MAT 2017 Test, [Written Test, Group discussion and personal Interview (GDPI)] conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune at designated centres. 
  • 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. 
  • n the case of candidates securing equal aggregate marks their relative rank will be determined on the basis of following order of preference:
    • When the total scores are the same, the candidates will be ranked according to their marks in written test.
    • If equal, the candidates will be ranked according to their percentage of marks obtained at HSC or its equivalent examination.
    • If equal, the candidates will be ranked according to their percentage of marks scored at SSC or its equivalent examination .
    • When all the above scores are the same, the candidates will be ranked on the basis of computerized random numbering. 


  • The Entrance Test B-MAT 2017 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 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 centres 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
  • 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 Test Questions Marks 
i)  Current Affairs 20 20
ii) Mathematics at X level 30 30
iii) Logical and Abstract Reasoning  50 50
Iv) Computer Awareness  20 20
V) Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension  40 40
Vi) Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
vii) Management Skill  20 20
  Total 200 200

B) Group Discussion and Interview Test

i) Performance in Group Discussion 30 
ii) Performance at Interview 20
  Total 50


Counselling and Spot Admissions :

The counselling and on the spot admissions session will be held at centers as per the following schedule.

 The counselling schedule will be as follows : 

Counselling location 

Admission to Institute at


BVIMR, New Delhi BVIMR, New Delhi, IMED Pune IM, Kolhapur, IMRDA, Sangli YMIM, Karad, AKIMSS, Solapur 23rd, 24th April 2017 For detailed schedule of counseling & result please refer the website. www.bvuniversity.edu.inor imed.bharatividyapeeth.edu or www.bvimr.com 
IMED, Pune  IMED, Pune 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th April 2017
Kolhapur IM, Kolhapur 
Sangli IMRDA, Sangli
Karad YMIM, Karad 
Solapur AKIMSS, Solapur 

The candidate must report for counselling at 10.00 a.m. only, on the date of the counselling at the respective centers. 


  • The candidate must note that appearance for the examination and inclusion of name in the merit list does not necessarily mean that he/she will get admission to the institute & course. The admission will depend upon the availability of seats to the particular programme and institute at the time of his counselling. 
  • It shall be candidates responsibility to see the result B-MAT 2017 and confirm their merit no. The candidate should remain present for counselling as per the schedule. 
  • ndividual counselling letters are not going to be sent. The candidate should attend counselling & spot admissions on their own as per the schedule given. The candidate should bring along with them proof of appearing for the B-MAT 2017 Test such as Admit Card & or photo copy of application form / D.D. etc.
  • The candidate will be offered a seat in the Institute of their choice and course as per the combined merit lists prepared by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune. for all the institutes and all the courses. The candidate will be called for counselling as per their merit number and will be offered a seat as per availability of the seat in the particular Institute and particular programme. 

The following certificates in original along with self attested two copies each of the same are to be submitted at the time of counseling and spot admission.

  • Statement of marks (Last qualifying examination)
  • Passing/Degree certificate (Last qualifying examination)
  • Migration certificate from the University from which the candidate has passed the last examination.(other than Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University).
  • Transference /Leaving Certificate from the College last attended.
  • Character Certificate from Principal of the College last attended.
  • Affidavit regarding Gap in education on Rs 100/ -stamp paper if applicable
  • Caste Certificate (in case of SC/ST Candidates)
  • Caste Validity Certificate (for SC/ST Candidates)
  • Change in Name Certificate (if any for married female students).
  • DD of the requisite fees as per the fee structure.
  • 5 Passport size recent photographs.

After scrutiny of their certificates, the candidates are offered admission according to their rank and availability of seats. 

The Mode of Payment of Fees shall be as given below

The fee is to be paid through Bank Draft of any Nationalized bank drawn in the name of “The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune payable at Pune”.

  • If a candidate fails to confirm admission made to him/her, the same shall stand cancelled and the resultant vacancy will be offered to the next eligible candidate from the list. However , if candidate is unable to report in person, he /she can depute a representative with an authority letter signed by the candidate (appended in this brochure) along with requisite documents under sec.11 above and DD of fees .
  • The Attention of the candidates is particularly invited to the provisions of rules regarding the eligibility of candidates for admission to B-MAT and to the MBA Programme. If at any stage it is found that a candidate is not eligible either for admission to B-MAT or MBA Programme, his/her candidature and admission even if granted provisionally will be cancelled forthwith.


A candidate desirous of appearing for the BMAT-2017entrance test is required to complete the prescribed application form and submit to the University along with entrance test fee of Rs. 1,700/- (Entrance test fee is non refundable) 

 Online submission of Application form:

The application form is available online at  

https://www.bharatividyapeethuniversity.net/ or http://bvuniversity.edu.in/

The candidates should strictly follow the instructions given in the website while filling up the application form online, and must read the instructions carefully before filling up the online application form. Instructions are mentioned at ‘Registration Guide’ menu which is available on website. Before filling up the application form online, candidates should:

  1. Create their login credential

  2. Have a scanned image of their recent passport size photograph(Refer to guidelines mentioned on the website)

  3. Have a scanned image of their signature, ready before filling up the online application form.

  4. Read the procedure and guidelines for online payments of test fee which is to be made through Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet Banking. (Refer to guidelines, terms and conditions for using online payment mentioned on the website)

The candidate may then proceed to fill the form and submit the completed application form. The candidate should take a print of payment receipt and completed application form for reference and as a record.

Candidates should submit the completed online application form on or before the last date mentioned in the website.

For any queries related to Online Registration, contact CET Office, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Common Entrance Test Cell, Director, CET Online Department, L.B.S. Marg, Pune-411030. HelpLine No.(Phone No)- 020-24407163 Email Id: bvucetonline@gmail.com 

Submission of Application form in person / by post / by Courier: 

In case, candidates are not able to fill form online, the application forms are available in person at designated centers as mentioned in this brochure and at the CET Office, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Common Entrance Test Cell, L.B.S. Marg, Pune-411030. 

Phone No. :020-24407131/132/133 FaxNo.: 020-24329675 

The Completed application form along with payment of entrance test fee is to be submitted to the "CET Office, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan,2nd Floor, Common Entrance Test Cell, L.B.S. Marg, Pune 411030 " either in person or through Post / Courier.

The entrance test fee may be paid in cash or through bank draft on any nationalized Bank or any branch of Bharati Sahakari Bank Ltd. drawn in favour of "The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune ”, payable at Pune.

If payment is done through cash, the candidate has to fill up bank challan (available at the Common Entrance Test Cell) and deposit the filled up challan and test fee to the Bharati Sahakari Bank main branch on the working days of the bank. A copy of the challan along with the completed application form should be submitted to the Common Entrance Test Cell after which an acknowledgement receipt will be provided to the candidate.

The last date of submission of application form will be 21st March 2017 before 5:00 pm. 

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

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. 


Seats Allocation:

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune offered at its following constituent units

  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-2017 Test and GDPI conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed 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-2017 and GDPI conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Pune. 

Note :

  • 15% seats are reserved under Foreign / NRI /P.I.O. / Institutional Quota Merit Category. Candidates seeking admissions to the seats of this category will have to apply separately on prescribed application form and submit the same to The Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune. Seats remaining vacant after allotment to Foreign / NRI / P.I.O. Students (based on Merit), will be allotted to Indian students under Institutional Quota Merit on the basis of merit based on the marks obtained by them in B-MAT 2017. The last date for submission of form to this category is 21st March 2017 before 5.00 p.m. 



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