PGPMAX Admission 2014

ISB PGPMAX Admission 2014

Indian School of Business ( ISB ) invites application for admission to Post Graduate Program in Management for Senior Executives ( PGPMAX ) Course for academic year 2014.

ISB PGPMAX 2014 Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the program the following criteria needed to be fulfilled :

Bachelor’s Degree : The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline. An equivalent qualification will be determined by the Admission Committee of the program and will include the likes of CA, ICWA, etc.

Work Experience : The applicant should possess a minimum of 10 years of full-time work experience as on date of submitting the application ( desired experience is closer to 15 or more years ).

ISB Selection Procedure 2014

Each component of the application and the interview is important and the selection of the participants for the program will be made considering a combination of many factors including :

  • Quantity and quality of work experience e.g. significant responsibility, experience of managing personnel and budgets, etc.
  • Evidence of professional success
  • Strong communication skills
  • Likelihood of benefiting from the program
  • Business leadership potential, track-record, traits, attitude / mindset, etc.
  • Motivation to participate in the program
  • Undergraduate degree performance
  • Performance in the interview
  • TOEFL / IELTS score ( if applicable )

How to Apply for ISB 2014

The application form can be downloaded from ISB Website

Important Dates for ISB 2014

  • Admission Start : 1st September, 2013
  • Application Deadline ( Round 1 ) : 15th November, 2013
  • Application Deadline ( Round 2 ) : 15th January, 2014
  • Result Announcement ( Round 1 ) : 30th January, 2014*
  • Result Announcement ( Round 2 ) : 15th March, 2014*

Contact Details

The Office of Admissions & Financial Aid,
Indian School of Business,
Hyderabad – 500 032.


Indo-Pak B School

Indo-Pak B-schools to launch joint executive management programs

The ISB ( Indian School of Business ) in association with IBA ( Institute of Business Administration ), Karachi has decided to launch the first ever joint executive management program in Pakistan. The 2 B-schools are currently working on the program entitled as ‘leadership skills for top management’ in Karachi. They signed a MoU ( Memorandum of Understanding ) in Karachi on April 13, 2012. The initiative aims at introducing top notch executive education programs in Pakistan.

‘Leadership skills for top management’ ( LSTM ) is the first program of the portfolio to be offered to business leaders in Pakistan. The program is specifically designed for business heads, government officials and CEOs to improve their leadership skills and expand by performing exceptionally in a competitive and ever-evolving market. LSTM is ISB’s one of the most successful executive programs in India, which has been imparted to over 1000 senior business leaders in past 11 years.

Both the B-schools are delighted over the commencement of the joint executive program. The global networks of ISB and its in-depth knowledge of growing economies will facilitate in preparing high-performing business leaders and policy makers of Pakistan and train them with best global practices that will help them to pioneer the country’s growth.

The tie-up with ISB will help Pakistan’s corporate managers to interact with the leading practitioners and scholars across the globe and gain new knowledge and tools. CEO’s, directors, senior leaders from sectors such as pharmaceutical, banking and financial institutes, oil and gas, power, infrastructure development, agribusiness, MNCs and government functionaries participated in the program.

The upcoming programs under the partnerships will be offered by the ISB’s faculty members from across the world who will share their knowledge on various topics such as family business, business leadership, entrepreneurship, strategy and other related areas.

This program will strengthen the position of Center of Executive Education ( CEE ) of ISB which is known worldwide as one of the largest executive education provider in Asia. The center has now tie-ups with Sri Lanka, Oman and Pakistan and is aiming to expand further and become the knowledge partner for the industry to cater to the needs of the growing markets.

With an aim to be one of the top 10 B-schools in South Asia and top 100 in the world, IBA is partnering with the premier B-schools of the world. Its partnership with ISB is a part of that objective.


UG Program 2012

International School of Business and Media invited Applications for Undergraduate Program

The International School of Business and Media, Gurgaon invited application for its three year undergraduate program in Business Administration.

The course encompasses subjects such as Business Organisation and System, Business Accounting, Business Economics ( Micro ), Business Demography and Environmental Studies, Personality Development, Business Laws, Human Resource Management and Organization Behaviour, Entrepreneurship Development and Business Ethics. Apart from all this, the course also offers specializations in Finance, Human Resource Development and Marketing.

In order to be eligible for the course, the student needs to have a minimum percentage of forty five in any stream with English as one of the subjects. 31st August, 2012 is the last date for application to the course.


ISB PGP 2012

ISB to commence first academic session at the Mohali from 14th April, 2012

The Indian School of Business ( ISB ) 19th March, 2012 announced that it is set to commence the first academic session at the Mohali campus from 14th April, 2012. This marks the beginning of a new phase of growth for the school after completing a decade of growth and accomplishment, firmly putting India on the world map of management education.

Starting this year, ISB’s flagship Post – Graduate Programme ( PGP ) will be simultaneously delivered across the two campuses Hyderabad and Mohali. The PGP Class of 2013 will have a total class size of ~770 students out of which ~210 students will be at the Mohali campus.

Speaking on the occasion, Savita Mahajan, Deputy Dean and Chief Executive of the Mohali campus, said, “We see the Mohali campus as an extension of ISB and the values that it stands for. Over the past decade, ISB has set several benchmarks and raised the bar for world – class management education.

With the same commitment to groom future business leaders, we aim to replicate the excellence displayed and make a strong impact on the industry through our young professionals who are ready to take the baton forward in the corporate world.”

The ISB will function as one unified entity with a seamless integration across two campuses Hyderabad and Mohali. To encourage cross-learning and increase networking across the campuses, there would be an inter – campus exchange programme. Through a transparent process, an equal number of students from each campus will have the opportunity to choose courses of their choice at the other campus.

The PGP typically commences with the “Orientation Week” where ISB Alumni from previous classes induct the new class into the ISB culture and ethos. This is followed by commencement of the classes. The Post Graduate Programme ( PGP ) is spread over 12 months comprising eight terms of six weeks each.

The Mohali campus has been created with a total outlay of INR 250 Crores. The campus is equipped with state – of – the – art learning infrastructure lecture theatres, a 500 – seater auditorium, high definition video conferencing facilities to enable collaboration across locations, seamless access to digital and online library resources, cashless payments through use of smart cards, and more.

It also boasts of world – class amenities, including fully serviced apartments for students and faculty, cafeterias and cafes, a host of sports and recreational facilities, and support services such as banking, communication, convenience stores, medical facilities, etc. The buildings adhere to the latest international building code and educational – facility – operating standards.

The campus is designed to meet the LEED Gold sustainability criteria, with energy – efficient mechanical and electrical fixtures, rain water harvesting, maximised day lighting and passive environmental controls.

Work on the project is fast progressing towards completion. While the academic block, comprising of the Lecture Theatres fully – equipped with audio – visual facilities, Library resources, Wi – Fi internet access, student cafeteria and book store, etc, will be in operation starting 14th April, 2012, finishing works on the housing block will be completed soon after. The school has made necessary arrangements in nearby hotels for the students’ accommodation during this short period.

Sharing his thoughts on the commencement of the Mohali campus, Analjit Singh, Chairman, Max India and Chairman, Mohali Campus Advisory Board, ISB, said, “The Mohali Campus of ISB is a world class Campus built with an environment for learning commensurate to any outstanding Business School in the world.

It will be an example and a trend – setter for the way tertiary education is delivered in India.  The current Punjab Government has been extremely supportive in helping us to set up this Institution.”

The Mohali campus spread across 70 acres in the Knowledge City has taken shape with the encouragement of the Honourable Prime Minister of India and under the visionary leadership of the Government of Punjab led by Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Parkash Singh Badal and Analjit Singh as the Chairman of the Mohali Campus Advisory Board. ISB Mohali has been founded with the generous support of Max India Group, Bharti Group, Hero Group and Punj Lloyd.

Max Institute of Healthcare Management :

The Max Institute of Healthcare Management will impart industry relevant skill sets to students through a healthcare specialisation offered in the PGP programme to meet India’s growing need for quality healthcare professionals.

Munjal Global Manufacturing Institute :

Munjal Global Manufacturing Institute will be a premier institute in manufacturing excellence and innovation.

A specialisation in Healthcare Management and Manufacturing will be available to the PGP students starting in April 2012.

Bharti Institute of Public Policy :

The Bharti Institute of Public Policy will promote quality research and full time courses in the area of Public Policy. This institute aims at creating a talent pool and providing meaningful insights to facilitate the policy making process in various strategic areas.

Punj Lloyd Institute of Physical Infrastructure Management :

The Punj Lloyd Institute of Physical Infrastructure Management will play a critical role in generating a huge pool of skilled managers to meet not just India’s requirements but also to address the global skills shortage in this area.

The Public Policy and Infrastructure Management specialisations will be introduced over the next two years.

These institutes will also have support from the ISB’s international associations. The school has established an academic association with the MIT Sloan School of Management to support the setting up of both The Munjal Global Manufaturing Institute and The Punj Lloyd Institute of Physical Infrastructure Management, with The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University, to develop the Bharti Institute of Public Policy, while the existing partnership with The Wharton School has been extended to include the Max Institute of Healthcare Management. The Mohali campus will also have support from Kellogg School of Management and the London School of Business.

The ISB Advantage :

Over the years, the ISB’s Post Graduate Programme ( PGP ) has grown in stature as an internationally top – ranked programme. Its success has been built on the following differentiators.

One Year Programme :

The Post Graduate Programme in Management ( PGP ) at the ISB is a rigorous one year programme designed for working professionals who want to enhance their careers without a long break from work. Students come with prior work experience ranging from two to about twenty years.

Global curriculum and pedagogy :

Specially designed for professionals with work experience, curriculum  at the ISB is based on cutting edge research and is both challenging and comprehensive, created by some of the best minds in management education and business. The School constantly strives to ensure that the curriculum is contemporary and relevant to current industry needs.

Portfolio Faculty Model :

The ISB has a unique ‘portfolio’ model of faculty that includes eminent academicians with research and teaching experience from the best B – schools in the world. The school  has nearly 50 resident faculty, and over 100 visiting faculty from some of the leading B – schools in the world such as Wharton, Kellogg, London Business School, Cornell, Chicago, Duke, and UCLA, among others. ISB’s resident faculty will teach across both campuses.

Diverse student body :

The ISB attracts outstanding students, all with unique backgrounds. The rich and diverse experiences of students from diverse backgrounds educational, professional, social, geographical and cultural leads to an extremely dynamic and challenging class environment that is highly conducive to learning. The average work experience of the class is five years, and the average age is 28 years. The average GMAT score at 712 is comparable to some of the top global B – schools.

World Class Infrastructure :

At the ISB, the environment plays a very crucial role in enhancing the learning experience. All facilities and services are provided to ensure that stay on campus is comfortable and students’ time is utilised for learning.


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