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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.

Admission Process: SMAT Structure

Admission to BSM, MSM, PGPS & WM program will be a 3 round process.

MSM/PGPS & WM

Round 1: SMAT Test

This year the test consists of 120 questions and the duration for the exam is 2 hours. The sectional breakup for the questions is as follows.

Area MSM/PGPS & WM
Section 1 Quantitative Analysis 20
Section 2 Data Interpretation 30
Logical Reasoning
Section 3 Verbal Ability 35
Verbal Reasoning
Reading Comprehension
Section 4 Sports Awareness 35
Total 120

Another major change in SMAT 2018 is that the students will be selected based on overall and sectional cutoffs. The cutoff will be declared at the time of result.

Round 2: SoP

The selected candidates has to submit a “Statement of Purpose”(SoP) for joining the masters in course. A questionnaire will be provided to selected candidates to write the SoP.

Round 3: Personal Interview

The candidates shall be shortlisted based on the test and SOP submission for a personal round of interview by the panelists from Sports Industry. The interview shall focus on candidate’s liking and awareness on business of sports.

BSM

Round 1: SMAT Test

This year the test consists of 90 questions and the duration for the exam is 1.5 hours. The sectional breakup for the questions is as follows:

Area BSM
Section 1 Quantitative Analysis 15
Section 2 Data Interpretation 25
Logical Reasoning
Section 3 Verbal Ability 25
Verbal Reasoning
Reading Comprehension
Section 4 Sports Awareness 25
Total 90

Another major change in SMAT 2018 is that the students will be selected based on overall and sectional cutoffs. The cutoff will be declared at the time of result.

Round 2: Essay

The selected candidates have to submit an essay based on the topic given to them related to sports and social issues. The pointers will be provided to selected candidates to write the essay.

Round 3: Personal Interaction

The candidates shall be shortlisted based on their SMAT results and essay submission for personal interaction. The interaction shall focus on candidate’s liking and awareness on business of sports.

Apply with your MAH-CET Scores

  • MSM & PG Aspirants can now apply for their dream career in Sports Management through MAH-CET scores.
  • Candidates obtaining 55 percentile (Open category) and 45 percentile (Reserved Category), in the MAH-CET test, gets a waiver from appearing for the SMAT test.
  • The registration process begins by applying through MAH-CET scores.
  • On being registered, the candidate is eligible for the Round 2 & Round 3 of admission process, i.e SoP Submission & Panel Interview, respectively.
  • To apply through you MAH-CET score, click here