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ISB PGP Admission Round1 Deadline Cruising


Are you planning to transform your career by getting into the Indian School of Business, the top B school in India? Having campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali and ranking between 151-200 in QS World University Rankings, The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) at ISB is specifically designed to cater for the needs of different individuals aspiring to transform their careers by expanding their existing thought process and refining their goals and objectives. This one-year programme seamlessly allows professionals to take a break in the middle of their careers. If you also want to join the ISB community, it's high time you start preparing for the GMAT/GRE and validate your dream score, as the Round 1 application deadline for PGP admissions is September 15, 2024.

ISB PGP Admission Round1 Deadline Cruising
Source: Business Standard

In this blog, we will explore the eligibility criteria, application process and other tips for getting admitted to ISB:

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for admission to the Indian School of Business (ISB) can vary slightly depending on the specific program you are applying to. Here are the general criteria for the flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP):

1. Academic Qualification - Undergraduate Degree: A bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline.

2. Work Experience - A minimum of 24 months of full-time work experience is typically required. Exceptional candidates with less experience but with outstanding achievements may be considered.

3. GMAT/GRE Score - Standardized Test: A valid GMAT or GRE score is required. The score is a vital application component, but no specific cutoff score exists.

4. English Language Proficiency - TOEFL/IELTS: If English was not the medium of instruction for your undergraduate studies, you may need to provide a TOEFL/IELTS score.

5. Leadership Potential

Essays: Essays and personal statements must demonstrate leadership potential and fit ISB’s values and culture.

Letters of Recommendation: Typically, two recommendations are required from professionals who can attest to your skills, achievements, and leadership potential.

6. Interview - Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview during the selection process.

Application details:

One can directly apply to their flagship program through their website. The application form has six important sections apart from the personal details and statement of integrity/ declaration sections.

1. Academics: Mention your X, XII, graduation, post-graduation (if any), additional certifications in this section, etc. in this section.

2. Work Experience: Mention your top job responsibilities, initiatives, and achievements.

3. Awards & Activities: Arrange your awards, achievements, and hobbies in importance and mention them in the awards, activities, and hobbies sections.

4. GMAT/GRE Test Score: Provide a valid GMAT or GRE score.GMAT and GRE scores are valid for five years from the date you take the test. Since we require the GMAT or GRE for admission, you must take the test before submitting your application. 

5. Essay: Reflect on your experiences and let your thoughts flow. Focus on uniqueness and leadership. Mind the word Limit.

6. Recommendation: You must provide details of one recommender who can be your reporting manager, previous manager, etc. Go by the quality of the evaluation rather than the seniority of the designation.


A unique feature of the GMAT/GRE is that it is conducted annually. However, you can take the GRE test once every 21 days and the GMAT once every 16 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days).

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