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July 08, 2016 02:22 PM

Candidates aspiring admission in MBA and PGDM courses at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bangalore, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS ...


I wish to do MBA/PGPM/Ph.D (Full Time/Part Time) program at IBS? What is the Admission Process? All the students who wish to pursue MBA/PGPM/Ph.D program have to appear for IBSAT-2015 scheduled between December 15–30, 2015 or can apply with a valid GMAT (from 2013 onwards) / CAT 2015 / NMAT by GMAC™ 2015 score. The students who are shortlisted based on IBSAT-2015 / GMAT (from 2013 onwards) / CAT 2015 / NMAT 2015 by GMAC™ score will be called for selection process at IBS Hyderabad. MBA / PGPM : 18 – 26 February, 2016 Ph.D : 18 – 20 March, 2016 Ph.D applicants: IBS Alumni/M.Phil degree holders/candidates qualified in UGC Net 2015 are exempted from IBSAT 2015. These candidates have to submit the relevant certificates for verification.

Where do I purchase the Application Voucher (IBSAT 2015 Bulletin)? Application Voucher (IBSAT 2015 Bulletin) may be purchased either through Online or Offline mode as follows. The cost of the Application Voucher (IBSAT 2015 Bulletin) is Rs 1600/-. Online:- Online registration for the programs is available on After successful transaction, candidates will receive a mail with details of application number and password. Offline:- Offline Application Vouchers are available at IBS Marketing Branches - For nearest branches you may visit the website On purchase of Application Voucher you will receive a scratch card containing application number and password.

What is the procedure after the purchase of Application Voucher (IBSAT 2015 Bulletin)? Candidates have to download the instructions for filling the online application form. The application guidelines are available on the Candidates have to log in with application number as login id and password using the link and fill the application form. For Offline applicants, the application number and the password are available on the scratch card. For Online applicants, upon successful payment (Rs.1600), candidates will receive a mail giving details of application number and password. IBSAT 2015 Bulletin will be dispatched to the candidates within seven days from the date of filling the online application form.

Where can I get information on Programs and Admission Process of IBS? The details are available on the website On filling the online application, you will receive a copy of the IBSAT bulletin containing all the details about the institution, programs and processes. It will be sent within seven days from the date of filling the online application form.

Is there any management quota of seats available? There is no management quota or NRI quota.

Schedule for Admissions 2016 ? Application Submission August 5,2015 – December 05,2015 IBSAT 2015 Test dates December 15, 2015 – December 30, 2015 IBSAT 2015 Result January 19, 2016 Selection Briefings January 30 – February 09, 2016 Selection Process MBA : February 18–26, 2016 Ph.D : March 18-20, 20163

Is IBSAT 2015 a common entrance for all programs of IBS? IBSAT is conducted every year for admission to the following Programs: 2-year MBA program at IBS Hyderabad. 4-year Ph. D program (Full Time) at IBS Hyderabad 4-year Ph. D program (Part Time) at IBS Hyderabad 2-year PGPM (Postgraduate Program in Management) at 6 IBS campuses - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune 2 Year MBA program of IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur

When is the last date for applying for IBSAT? The last date for applying for IBSAT 2015 is December 05, 2015.

When is the last date for applying with CAT/ GMAT / NMAT score? The last date for applying with CAT / GMAT / NMAT by GMAC™ score is December 31, 2015.

My CAT / GMAT / NMAT test results will be announced only in January 2016. Can I still apply? Yes, you have to apply before December 31, 2015. However, you have provision to update your scores online on or before January 31, 2016. On updation of scores, Selection process call letter will be issued in the month of January 2016.

When will the IBSAT 2015 results be declared? The IBSAT 2015 results will be declared on January 19, 2016.

What are the various programes and eligibility? Programs MBA PGPM Ph.D (Full Time) Ph.D (Part Time) Duration 2 years 2 years 4 years 4 years Offered at IBS Hyderabad IBS Dehradun IBS Jaipur IBS Ahmedabad IBS Bengaluru IBS Gurgaon IBS Kolkata IBS Mumbai IBS Pune IBS Hyderabad IBS Hyderabad Graduation% (10+2+3/4) 50 50 50 50 Post Graduation - - 60 60 Graduation Pursuing Eligible Eligible Not Eligible Not Eligible Other Requirements - - PG in Management (Full Time with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management and Operations from an UGC approved University with 60% and above marks) Or PG (Full Time) in Economics, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration, Statistics, Mathematics or in an allied discipline from a recognized University in India or abroad with 60% and above marks Or Professional qualification like CFA / CA/CWA/CS with 60% and above marks. Minimum 17 years of regular education (10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2) PG in Management (Full Time with specialization in M

What are selection Briefings? The selection briefings are a series of focused seminars to provide the candidate an insight into Programs and processes at IBS. Selection Briefings will be conducted at 40 locations from Jan 30 – Feb 09, 2016.

When is the selection process conducted? Selection process for the MBA / PGPM Program will be conducted at Hyderabad campus from February 18-26, 2016.Selection process for the Ph.D Program will be conducted at Hyderabad campus from March 18 – 20, 2016.

What does the selection process comprises of? The selection process comprises of the following stages: Registration Briefing Group Discussion Personal interview

Will the students be provided with the Laptops? No, Laptops are not provided to students. The students are expected to bring their own Laptops when reporting at the campus.

Is hostel accommodation available for the students? Hostel facility is not available at IBS campuses (except at IBS Hyderabad). However campus administration will assist the students in getting a suitable off campus accommodation near by the campus. The living expenses in these cities vary from Rs 5,000 – Rs 10,000 per month.At IBS Hyderabad The MBA program: Residential program. The students will be allotted non-A/c Single rooms with common wash room facility. The accommodation and mess expenses have to be borne by the student. Ph.D (Full Time): Single accommodation will be provided. Married students may opt tostay outside the campus.

Is there any financial assistance for IBS Programs? The candidates selected for IBS Programs avail educational loans from Public / Private Sector Banks. The maximum loan amount provided by the bank is Rs.10 Lakhs for programs in India. The loan amount will be disbursed by the bank as per the fee schedule. The list of banks where the students have availed educational loans in the past are: Private Sector Banks & Financial Institutions- HDFC Bank CREDILLA Financial Services AVANSE Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. Axis Bank Public Sector Banks State Bank of India Punjab National Bank Andhra Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce Bank of Baroda Canara Bank Corporation Bank Syndicate Bank Central Bank of India State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur State Bank of Hyderabad Bank of Maharashtra Bank of India UCO Bank Allahabad Bank IBS has entered into MOUs with the following financial institutions: CREDILLA Financial Services AVANSE Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.8

In cases of any queries or assistance with bank loans you may contact ? Dr. P Venkateswarlu Financial Aid Cell Tel: 040-23440963 Email:

In case of queries on MBA / PGPM program whom do I contact? For any queries on MBA / PGPM, you may contact on the following address, email and telephone numbers: Admissions Officer IBS Admissions Office Plot no 65, Ground Floor, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta Hyderabad - 500 082, Telangana, India. Phone: + 91-40-2344 0963; Toll Free No: 1800 425 55 66 77 E-mail:

In case of queries on Ph.D Program whom do I contact? For any queries on Ph.D Program, you may contact the following person: Dr. Sindhuja Menon E-mail: