The Praxis Business School is an institute imparting post graduate education in management. It is located on Bakrahat Road, Rasapunji, on the southern outskirts of Kolkata city, in the state of West Bengal, India. PAT or Praxis Admission Test is a national level entrance and scholarship examination conducted by Praxis Business School for admission in to the post graduate programs offered at Praxis Business School. This time Praxis Admission Test 2018  will be conducted on February 11, 2018 in 10 centers across the country. Interested candidate can apply online from the official website for PAT 2018 or can simply click on the direct link that is given here. Candidates have to register before they can fill the application form for PAT 2018. Students with valid scores in other qualifying exams ( CAT/XAT/GMAT/GRE/CMAT/MAT) are also encouraged to appear for Praxis Admission Test. The best of the scores would be considered for selection.

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Praxis Admission Test 2018

Praxis Business School offers a two-year fully residential Post Graduate Program in Business Management and a one-year full-time Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics. PwC and ICICI Bank are the knowledge partners for the one-year program. Get all the details regarding Praxis Admission Test 2018 in this page. Let us start with some of the important dates of PAT 2018.
 Events Dates
Online Registration endsTo be announced
Date of Examination11 Feb 2018
Declaration of Result13 Feb 2018
Date of Interview17 Feb 2018
Courses CommencesJuly 2018

Application Form

Praxis Business School offers Post Graduate Program in Business Management and Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics.  The PGP in Business Analytics is offered from Praxis campuses in Kolkata and Bangalore. Candidates may apply to either one or both the programs using the same application form. Selected candidates for the PGP in Business Analytics would be given the choice of selecting the campus ( Kolkata/ Bangalore) after the offer has been made. To be eligible for the test, students need to apply online through Praxis website. The cost of application for PAT 2018 is Rs. 1,200
Apply Online: Click Here to apply online for PAT 2018
Application fee
Prospectus & application for the Post Graduate Programs can be obtained for a non-refundable amount of Rs.1200/- (rupees one thousand two hundred only) in the following ways:
  • Any of the IMS centers: Remit the requisite amount through Cash/DD*/Pay Order*/Credit Card and purchase the Application Kit.
  • Online Application: Remit the requisite amount through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ Mobile Banking.

Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate who has a graduate or post graduate qualification in any discipline can apply for the entrance examination.

Exam Pattern

  1. PAT 2018 will be a pen and paper based physical test
  2. PAT 2018 will consist of 60 questions for 180 marks
  3. The duration of the examination will be two hours
  4. Each correct answer carries +3 marks and incorrect answer carries a negative mark of -1

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their performance in aptitude test. Praxis Business School conducts its own entrance examination – Praxis Admission Test. A candidate is allowed to appear for Praxis Admission Test or to submit any of the below scores:
  • CAT 2016 / 2015/ 2014
  • XAT 2017/ 2016/ 2015
  • GMAT taken after November 2014
  • GRE taken after November 2014
Students applying for the 2 year PGP in Business Management program can submit the following test scores in addition to the above:
  • CMAT 2017/ 2016/ 2015
  • MAT 2017/ 2016
The selection will further be based on the applicants profile that comprises:
  • Academic Performance
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Work Experience
Short-listed candidates will be required to appear for Essay Writing, Psychometric Test followed by Personal Interviews. The final admission would be awarded on the basis of the applicants test scores, profile and performance in Essay Writing, Psychometric Test and Personal Interviews.


  • Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal Ability
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude

Examination Cities

  1. Bangalore
  2. Bhubaneswar
  3. Chennai
  4. Delhi
  5. Guwahati
  6. Hyderabad
  7. Kolkata
  8. Lucknow
  9. Mumbai
  10. Pune

Interview Centers

Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar,
Patna, Guwahati, Ranchi/Jamshedpur
New Delhi
For more Information visit the official website for PAT 2018