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How will my application be evaluated? The Admissions Committee reviews each application received in depth. For short listing a student, we emphasize on the leadership potential, personal qualities and characteristics, participation by the student in co-curricular activities, previous academic performance, and scores in entrance examinations such as CAT / XAT / MAT/AMAT.

In which part of the application may I enter additional information, including special circumstances? Please enter important information that you want the Admissions Committee to know in a separate sheet and submit it along with the admission form.

How do I add new information if I have already submitted my application? Once the application has been submitted, the Admissions Committee cannot accept application updates other than contact updates. The candidates may however, submit their updates at the time of interview.

Does the reputation of my undergraduate institution or company affect my chances of being accepted? Our goal is to admit a class that offers a variety of perspectives. Therefore, we carefully consider individuals from a wide spectrum of academic and work experiences. Admission is given on the basis of your competence and not on the reputation of the institution where in you did your under graduation.

What is the desired length of work experience you wish to see in candidates? Aurora’s Business School insists on work experience only for PGDM (Executive) program and PGDM (Part Time) program. Suitable candidates will have the ability to demonstrate strength in our admission process regardless of the number of years of their work experience. However, the suitable work experience is an asset and will help the student in understanding the intricacies of the business.

What constitutes the suitable work experience? Suitable work experience includes opportunities in which students have been able to develop their professional and leadership skills.

Are there specific types of work experience that will make me a more attractive candidate? We do not focus on specific area of work experience but emphasise on the roles, responsibility and the learning from their employment. The Admissions Committee will look at the quality of the applicant's work experience during evaluation.

What are the dates for GD and Personal Interview? The GD and Personal Interviews would be conducted till the closing date of admission.

What should I expect during my GD and Personal Interview? Your GD would last for 15 minutes and the Personal Interview will last for approximately 10 minutes. The focus of GD would be on contemporary topics. The objective of Personal Interview to elicit information further to the application and find the suitability of the candidate as per admission requirements set by the Admissions Committee.

How can I best prepare for GD and Personal Interview? The purpose of the GD and Personal Interview is to evaluate the student. We encourage candidates to relax and be ready to talk about themselves. You are advised to be very attentive, maintain eye contact with the Interviewer; and speak with clear and audible voice.

Will Aurora’s Business School provide feedback to the students who have been rejected? If contacted, the Admissions Counselor would be able to provide the appropriate reasons for rejection of your application.

How long can I defer my acceptance of admission? Candidates who are selected need to pay the admission fee of Rs. 40,000 within two weeks from the date of notification of selection. Delaying payment of fee would automatically lead to cancellation of the admissions offer made.

Which scores are accepted for admission? Aurora’s Business School accepts CAT, XAT, MAT and AMAT scores.

What is the estimated cost of the program? Specific details of the course fee can be obtained from Admission Counselor and also from the brochure of the Aurora’s Business School.