Research Aptitude Test (RAPT)

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Research Aptitude Test (RAPT) 2008
Full Time Ph.D. Program at IBS Hyderabad
New Session commences on August 01, 2008

IBS is one of the leading business schools in India, and is consistently ranked among the top 10 b-schools in the country.

IBS Hyderabad is located in a new, sylvan, 90-acre campus with hostel facilities for all students.


Attractive fellowship.

(Rs.25, 000 per month during the first year; Rs.27, 000 per month in subsequent years; Around $1,500 per month (under visiting scholar program in the third year).

Annual professional development grant.

Visiting Scholar Program in leading business schools in the US and Australia.

Exposure to Ph.D. level courses and intensive workshops by well-known faculty from reputed business schools in India and abroad.


First Class postgraduate degree (with 60% and above) in Management, Engineering, Science, Commerce, Economics, or Arts. CFA, CA, CWA and CS are also eligible to apply.

Candidates should preferably be between 23-30 years of age.



Admission Based on Research Aptitude Test (RAPT) 2008 and interviews. RAPT 2008 will be held on January 27, 2008 (Sunday) from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm at 71 test centers all over India.

Some categories of applicants are exempted from RAPT. Details of exempted categories are available in the prospectus.

For Prospectus and Application (Rs.750, by Cash/DD favoring ‘Icfai University Common Fund A/c IBS’, payable at Hyderabad), please contact:

Coimbatore CPAD:
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Near Reliance & Titan Showroom,
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Salem: (9994370542).

Dharmapuri: (9843538260).

Pollachi: (9786345465).

Ooty: (9786345464).

Madurai: (9282161686).

Tiruchirapalli: (9282161685).

Pondicherry: (9444383500).

Erode: (9994176005).

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