Last SMAT ONLINE TEST to be conducted on 4th July, 2017

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SMAT – Sports Management Admission Test is the official entrance exam for applying in Sports Management at IISM. As it caters to a very specific domain, students will be tested on their aptitude in Math and English, however there will be a major focus on their interest and knowledge in various sports. Hence IISM’s SMAT has 30% weightage for sports-related questions. The test is created for the students from any educational and geographical background, who have keen interest in sports and have desire to make a career in sports management. This exam is conducted online & is computer based.

The 90 minutes test for MSM aspirants and 75 minutes test or BSM aspirants is divided into 5 sections. These 5 sections are designed to test students on different capabilities, such as language skills, computation skills, reasoning skills and above all their interest in sports. The level of test is easy to moderate.

The test structure is as follows:

Section Number of questions (MSM) Number of questions (BSM)
Quantitative Ability 13 11
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 13 11
Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning 13 11
Visual Reasoning 13 11
Sports Awareness 23 16
Total 75 60

Interested students applying for MSM can prepare for the test using any standard MBA aptitude test books by R.S. Agrawal or Arun Sharma and can refer to the study material prepared by IMS, TIME or any other coaching institute. They should also refer to the study material related to state level MBA/MSM entrance exam like, MH-CET in Maharashtra, TANCAT in Tamil Nadu. ICET in Andhra and Telangana, etc. Study is also available online for a reference in quantitative ability, verbal ability and data interpretation and logical reasoning.

Students interested in applying for BSM can refer to SAT (US Under graduate test), CLAT (Law entrance test) or BBA entrance test of Delhi University and Devi Ahilyabai Holkar University, Indore study material.There is a lot of online reference material that students can refer to search gives you a lot of available study material.

Students must be well-versed with sport activities both on and off the field. Hence the students must be aware of all the important events and developments that take place in sports globally. This includes the new records of players, details of current fixtures, management activities related to sports, brands and sponsorships, apart from various leagues.

Admission process for academic year 2017-18 for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs to commence from January 2017. Kindly write to us at info[at]

IISM now accepts MAH-CET- MBA/MMS scores for Masters in Sports Management (MSM) and Post Graduation in Sports Management (PGPSM) for the Academic Year 2017-18
  • Sports Management Admission Test (SMAT) will be waived off for MAH-CET-MBA/MMS appeared students with a min of 55 percentile (Open category ) and 45 percentile (Reserved Category) candidates.
  • These Candidates have to submit the SMAT form and pay the fees.
    MAH-CET Download SMAT Admission form
  • Candidates will then get a call to appear for GD+PI rounds directly.