IEMS B-School

How MBA Can Add Value to Your Career


MBA as Career Option

Mr. Vinayak V. Uparate  

B.E. (Chemical), MBA (HR), M.Phil

Cell No: 7219400998

Email Address: 

Assistant Professor – IEMS B-School, Hubballi  



Though students have more options after their graduation but MBA has become one of the most preferred courses in the recent years. MBA certainly enhances marketability as a professional and increase the quality and quantity of opportunities in the market. MBA improves decision making and leadership skills.


Eligibility for MBA – Students with 50% marks in graduation are eligible to take admission along with score card of any of the entrance tests like CMAT, CAT, MAT, etc. MBA Admissions in Karnataka State for Government seats are filled based on PGGCET Exams.



Karnataka Examination Authority is authorized to conduct entrance exam – PGCET for admission to I year of MBA in Karnataka under Government Quota category. Seats allotment will be done based on the ranking in the test.  a MBA PGCET test will be in the afternoon from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm every year for 100 marks.  


Candidate with 50% (45% in case of SC, ST & Cat I) score in qualifying course (Degree) from recognized universities of a minimum of 3 years duration examination. Government seats are reserved only for Karnataka candidates.


The candidate should have studied in any of the recognized schools / colleges located in Karnataka for a minimum period of seven academic years to become eligible.  

Important Document required for documents verification


Candidates who are seeking admission to MBA under Government Quota have to produce the required original documents with one set of attested photocopies and two passport size photographs for verification purpose at the KEA help line.

About Entrance TEST

The PGCET  Entrance Test will be held in one session separately for MBA for 120 minutes time for 100 questions. Questions are multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The question paper consists of 4 categories. Each category has 25 questions. The total marks for the test are 100.

Rank List

Based on the performance in the entrance test, candidates will be allotted ranks. Seat selection priority will be done based on rank.

Schedule of Counseling




  • Documents verifications at CET Cell / Counseling Center
  • Registration of a Candidate
  • Interactive Session for options entry and
  • Assignment of User ID and Password.


  • Entry of Options by Candidates
  • Candidate can enter any number of colleges on priority on his choice


  • Mock Allotment


  • Editing option for any changes if so in mock allotment


  • Final allotment


  • Entering Choice to accept / reject the allotted seats


  • Payment of fees if allotted seats are accepted.
  • Downloading admission orders


  • Enter Choice 3 if willing to go for next round of counseling rejecting the allotted seat.
  • Enter Choice 4 if allotted seats are not satisfied and not taking help of KEA further


  • Reporting to allotted colleges


  • Final round of counseling for remaining candidates (for those entered Choice 2 & 3).


Option Entry

  • Option Entry will start after the receipt of the seat matrix from the Government. The details of the College wise, Course wise and Category wise seats available for allotment will be available the on KEA portal.
  • Candidates are suggested to ha ave print outa  of a list of colleges in which he is willing to enroll for MBA / MCA
  • The candidate whose documents are verified is eligible for option entry. The candidate has to choose the college of his choice from the seats available Candidates date can enter any number of colleges in the portal.
  • Candidate has to enter the options for all disciplines line at once if he is eligible for MBA MCA M Tech etc.
  • The candidate should note the name of the collage in a separate sheet of paper and enter the option to avoid mistakes.
  • Candidates may have to check the Cut off Ranks before entering the options to get better information.


Seats available for second round

      1. Un-allotted seats from the first round.
      2. Newly Added seats, if so.
      3. Cancelled / SurrenderedSeats from colleges.
      4. Seats of Choice 3 and Choice 4.
      5. Choice 1 and 2 seats – Not paid the fees.
      6. Consequential Vacancies


Students have to take the right decision in choosing the right college. The right college will shape the right career for students. There are plenty of MBA colleges in India. Students should also consider the location & reputation of the college, Fees, placements, quality of teaching, alumni network, and other details.  Students will make a normal mistake in choosing college as they have the influence of their friends and seniors. 

Wishing the best and happy learning

Mr. Vinayak V. Uparate 

Assistant Professor – IEMS B-School, Hubballi 

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