ISB Hyderabad Invites Applications for PGP Programme 2017

Vinod Sharma updated on : 09 Sep 2016

The Indian Institute of Business (ISB), Hyderabad invites applications from the eligible and interested candidates for its Post Graduation Programme for the academic session 2017.

The Indian Institute of Business (ISB), Hyderabad recently released a notification for inviting applications from eligible and interested candidates for its one year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in management for the academic session 2017-18.  The aspirants need to apply on the official website of ISB Hyderabad. The last date to apply for the cycle 1 admission is October 15, 2016 and January 15, 2017 for cycle 2.

ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The interested candidates should necessarily have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized institute/university in any discipline with a valid GRE/GMAT scores and at least 24 months of full-time post qualification work experience until March 31, 2017. Candidates who don’t have English as a language of instruction at undergraduate level need to submit TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores too.

To apply under the Early Entry Cycle 1 for a deferred admission, candidates need to have 24 months of full-time post qualification experience by March 31, 2017. Applying for either of the two cycles will have no impact on candidate’s chances to secure an admission. However, ISB advises candidates to apply in the cycle 1.

ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 Application Process

Candidates who want to take admission in BSB Hyderabad need to apply on the official website of ISB where they need to register with the valid email ID. On the admission page, candidates will have to fill in the relevant details in the prescribed format. Even those who are reapplying this year need to create a fresh login id and password. Applications that are duly filled; complete and error-free will be reviewed by the admissions’ office and the shortlisted applicants will be invited for the interview.

ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 Application Fee

The application fee for the ISB Hyderabad PGP course for the academic session 2017 and early entry option (PGP deferred) for the first time candidates is INR 5000 and INR 2500 for the re-applicants.

ISB Hyderabad PGP 2016 Important Dates

The ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 candidates need to keep the following dates in mind to ensure they don’t miss any important detail in the whole process.


Cycle 1

Cycle 2

Application Deadline

October 15, 2016

January 15, 2017

Offer Decision -1

November 10, 2016

February 10, 2017

Offer Decision -2

December 5, 2016

March 5, 2017

Acceptance Date

10 days from the date of offer

ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 Selection Procedure

Since there is no cut off criteria applied either to academic performance or the GMAT/GRE score, ISB evaluates 12th standards grades, graduation grades, post graduation grades and certification scores whenever and wherever applicable along with valid GMAT/GRE score.

Candidates are also evaluated based on the basis of the initiative they have taken, responsibilities handled and career progress achieved till date other than the professional recommendation letter they have submitted.

For the shortlisted candidates, personal interview will be conducted only in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mohali, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Those who are based out of India can opt for a telephonic interview or Skype video conferencing interview if they get shortlisted for ISB Hyderabad PGP 2017 programme.  

PGP Programme fees, scholarships and loans

ISB’s PGP programme is developed in association with international management schools such as The Fletcher School, London Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management and Wharton, Kellogg School of Management. Hence, it is among the premium prices schools. Candidates can check for the PGP programme fee, scholar ships and other details here.  


Shared Accommodation


Admission fee (non-refundable) + applicable GOI taxes
to be paid at offer acceptance

Rs. 2,50,000

Rs. 2,50,000

Tuition & other costs - Payable by April 7, 2017

Tuition Fee

Rs. 21,50,000

Rs. 21,50,000

Campus accommodation

Rs. 2,00,000

Rs. 3,15,000

One time contribution for lifetime use of campus libraries & recreation centres

Rs. 5,000

Rs. 5,000

Total Fee

Rs. 26,05,000

Rs. 27,20,000

Add: Service Tax + Cess (Net Present Rate: 15%)

Rs. 3,90,750

Rs. 4,08,000

Total Fees (inclusive of taxes)

Rs. 29,95,750

Rs. 31,28,000

ISB Alumni Association membership contribution

Rs. 15,000

Rs. 15,000

Interest-free refundable security deposit

Rs. 15,000

Rs. 15,000

Total amount payable

Rs. 30,25,750

Rs. 31,58,000

For International students
Total amount payable (approximate)

$ 45,000

$ 47,000


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