How to Apply for PGPM/ MBA?

The application form is common for admission to MBA/PGPM program at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Dehradun, IBS Kolkata and IBS Pune campuses.

Admission Process

IBSAT candidates (only the candidates who have not appeared for selection process in February/March 2023 are eligible to attend) or candidates with scores from 2020 onwards of CAT/ NMAT by GMAC TM/ GMATTM/SNAP/XAT/MAT/CMAT/CET (Maharashtra) and any other State Level Test are accepted for admission to the following programs:


Candidates who have qualified will be called for the online selection process on May 8, 2023. The selection process comprises of Micro Presentation and Personal Interview.


The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Micro Presentation and Personal Interview.

PGPM Application April 29 - May 6, 2023
Selection Process May 8, 2023 (online process)


Classroom Learning

Students from across the country with diverse backgrounds join IBS, each with their own set of strengths and challenges. For many students who are fresh out of college, the B-School is a different world altogether. They are taken by surprise by the academic rigour of multiple courses, credits, cases, clubs, and classes.

Learning Real-world Business Challenges

IBS follows 100% Case-based teaching, and is one of the first B-schools in India to do so. In the case method of learning, students are required to read the case, comprehend the business situation, and apply whatever they have learnt in text books to a real-life business situation exhibited in the case study.

Faculty Resources

The composition and quality of Faculty plays a crucial role in ensuring quality management education. All the IBS campuses have a large and well qualified pool of academicians comprising of doctorates with rich industry experience. The Faculty acts as mentors for students which ensures their all-round development.

Summer Internship Program (SIP)

IBS students are exposed to a 14-week SIP at any organization/company during the intervening period between close of Semester Il and commencement of Semester III. This gives them an exposure to how an industry operates and helps to bridge the gap in the student's perception between theory and practice in the corporate world. SIP also adds value to the courses being taught at IBS making them more targeted as per specific industry needs.

Large and Active Alumni Base

IBS has one of the largest Alumni base of 62,000 + pursuing their careers in India and abroad successfully. IBS Alumni plays a vital role in guiding the current students on career opportunities and are instrumental in grooming the students to be corporate ready by sharing their industry experience and making them realize the industry expectations.

Placement Track Record

IBS students are trained to be well rounded professionals and the placement track record bear testimony to the fact. IBS has an impeccable track record of achieving over 98% placements year-on-year. On an average close to 2 to 3 percentage of student’s secure international offers and around 10% students either start their own business and or join family business every year. Many leading Indian and global corporations hire IBS students for their proven worth.


Highest International CTC

INR 53.45 LPA

Highest National CTC

INR 21.00 LPA

Top 10% Average CTC

INR 19.66 LPA

Top 25% Average CTC

INR 11.70 LPA

Highest Average CTC

INR 8.71 LPA

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Whats our Students saying about us

Manish Thakkar
Class: 2003, IBS Ahmedabad

“IBS helped in shaping me a lot. It prepared me for what I am today. It allowed me to learn,think and accept any challenges that came my way. IBS provided me with a much-needed pedagogy of academics, grooming and most importantly the capacity to think and being self-reliant.”

Aparna Deepak
Class: 2008, IBS Bangalore

“MBA at IBS has surely given me a good foundation of knowledge and practical exposure to succeed as an entrepreneur. So it is important for young aspirants to choose the right B-school which will equip them with knowledge, skills and practical exposure to discover their endless career path options.”

Praveen Agarwal
Class: 2009, IBS Hyderabad

“The two years spent at IBS has been pivotal in my career. It was a great learning and IBS helped me getting the right starting point in my career. If I look back, I think the pedagogy in IBS with focus on presentations and case study helped me transform to confident professional.”

Abhishek Shah
Class: 2009, IBS Hyderabad

“I had memorable journey at IBS. This wonderful institute helped me in shaping and bringing the best out of me. IBS facilitated me to get stable and successful career.”

Anshuman Saikia
Class: 2010, IBS Mumbai

“IBS Mumbai gave me new skills and knowledge that turbocharged my career. The education at IBS Mumbai instilled crucial skills like organizing, self-discipline and the ability to complete tasks from start to finish. In other words, it helped me mould into a more professional individual.”

Paromita Chakrabarty
Class: 2012, IBS Kolkata

“My two years in IBS Kolkata were a life transformation experience from a student to a corporate professional. Various extracurricular activities and participation in various Clubs and learning through Case Presentation and Simulation Projects made the learning more application based than just another finishing another lesson.”