• Overall user rating


    as per reviews

  • Average Salary

    INR 9.0 L

    per year

  • Establishment Year



    age > 30 years

  • Institute type

    Private College


Publisher 2016
Business Line #32/91

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

College review

By Ashwin Jacss (Class of 2017) , 1 year, 4 months ago
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My experience of having been a student/ studied in LIBA is nothing short of wonderful. I would love to go there and live the life all over again - if I could. At LIBA, there's a good mix of students from all over the country, and there's plenty of opportunities to learn and enjoy learning at the same time. To start off, there's plenty of clubs such as Placements committee, 360 Degrees - The Student Affairs committee, LIBA Alumni committee, Finesse (Finance club), MarkIt (Marketing club), Le Vox Populi (HR club), E-cell (Entrepreneurship club) etc. There's plenty of exposure to activities outside the ring of academics such as guest lectures from dignified members of the society every week, social outreach program, outbound learning program, marathon case study and much more. LIBA is nothing short of an experience of a lifetime. Students generally have a great time during their stay - balancing academics and learning to have fun while at it. We have celebrated almost every festival that is known and famous (including Halloween). The college management has always encouraged us to participate/ prove our mettle in events hosted by other colleges and boy, we've won in many competitions and made heads turn. LIBA has a decent infrastructure (which is improving year on year) and the prescribed courses are taught by the best faculty. We have plenty of visiting faculty (Even international) who teach specific courses.


LIBA’s main strength is its academically well-qualified, richly experienced and technically competent faculty members with commitment to teaching and research. All of them have high professional redentials acknowledged well by front-line management schools all over the world. Most of them have long and rich corporate experience. Besides teaching, they are also actively involved in research and publications on management issues of current relevance. Their pedagogic resourcefulness has attracted many students from different parts of the country and also other nations. Students of LIBA are fortunate to benefit from their expertise, experience, mentoring and personal care, all of which, in fact, constitute the core intellectual capital of LIBA.


Scholarships are awarded by the Institute to students on merit-cum means basis. LIBA also has tie-up with corporates such as Bharti Foundations, Hyundai Motors India Limited, Palaniswamy Trust, who offer scholarships to eligible students.

More about Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai

The Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), established in 1979, is one of India’s Premier management schools. Consistently ranked among the best business schools in the country, LIBA represents the unflagging zeal for education that is a unique characteristic of the Society of Jesus. The Institute lays stress on holistic learning with a particular emphasis on excellence and ethics. It is proud of its culture rooted in values such as mutual respect, integrity, team work and social concern.


LIBA to be a premiere management school promoting academic excellence and professional ethics for individual growth, national development and social welfare.


Rooted in the Jesuit principles and practice of education, LIBA strives to:Rooted in the Jesuit principles and practice of education, LIBA strives to:

  • Provide quality and affordable management education to all students for their holistic formation as men and women of caliber with national vision and social sensitivity.
  • Become a leading resource centre for research, consultancy, and publication in the business-economy-society interface for promoting knowledge application and facilitating corporate strategies and national policies.
  • Create academic and research linkages with national and international institutions of repute as platforms for enabling its students, research scholars and faculty to excel in their specializations.
  • Extend access to managerial knowledge and skills to in-service professionals and new aspirants using tailor-made training programmes for meeting the social goal of access to learning for all.
  • Recognize those contributing to managerial excellence, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development with internationally acclaimed awards for inspiring their peers to achieve business success with ethics and good governance.
  • Establish a strong bond with the corporate sector, government, media and society to reinforce the strategic interflow among knowledge, policy, practice and impact.
  • Encourage social entrepreneurs and small businesses with training, skills and information on resource support to bolster development at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid.

Courses Offered at Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai

The  institute offers PGDM and  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Executive Diploma course and Certificate courses.

Important Dates

CAT Online Registration closes 22nd September 2016
CAT Admission Test - 2016 04th December 2016
XAT Online Registration closes 11th December 2016
XAT Admission Test - 2017 8th January 2017
Online Registration for LIBA 2017 PGDM (Full Time) closes 28th January 2017
Last date for reciept of LIBA application fee 3rd February 2017


4 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Part Time
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by AICTE
  • course delivery

  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

LIBA offers 3-years part time Post Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) which is approved by AICTE. The objective of the three-year part-time PGDM is to equip working executives to acquire managerial skills necessary to take up senior management. The course is structured in such a way that students of the part-time programme go through the same rigor as the full-time programme. Executives with a willingness to learn the latest management mantras to further their career growth are best suited to this programme.

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Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by AICTE
  • course delivery

  • INR

    Total Course Fee


    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

The candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university (AIU), with a consistent record of first class (Minimum 60% marks. Candidates should have cleared all subjects in their first attempt itself) in Std X, Std XII and graduation. Those appearing for their final year examination can also apply provided they produce a course completion certificate by June, 2017.

Selection Process

Candidates who have applied to LIBA will be short-listed only on the basis of their CAT 2016/ XAT 2017 scores. Short-listed candidates will be called for a group discussion and an interview for final selection.

Group discussions and interview will be held at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai.

Candidates selected for the PGDM Programme shall pay the prescribed fees, not later than the date mentioned in their admission letter along with the following documents:

  • Mark sheets of the graduation course.
  • Provisional/Degree Certificate (Original).
  • Two passport size colour photographs
Exams accepted & Cut off’s
  • CAT
  • 90.00
  • XAT
  • 90.00
  • XAT
  • 90.00
Note: Cut-off’s shown here are for general category

Entrance exam: Important dates


  • Application Posted

    29 Jul 2017

  • Applications Open (Online)

    09 Aug 2017

  • Admit Card Available

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date of Exam

    26 Nov 2017

  • Date of Result

    09 Jan 2018


  • Applications Open (Online)

    16 Aug 2017

  • Admit Card Available

    20 Dec 2017

  • Date of Exam

    07 Jan 2018

  • Date of Result


Course details

LIBA’s prestigious programme in management leading to the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) spans over two years consisting of six terms of approximately three months each.

LIBA’s Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) consists of 135 credits, including the summer project and workshops. The first year of the programme presents students with a comprehensive view of the management discipline and a broad perspective of the corporate environment. All the core courses offered in the first year are required to be taken. A sound foundation is laid for advanced learning in the second year.

In summer, students are required to spend ten to twelve weeks in an organization working on a project dealing with a significant aspect or problem relating to a functional area. LIBA arranges for this summer internship.  The aim of the summer internship is to provide students the opportunity to observe closely an organization in operation and relate what they have learnt in the classroom to actual practice. This also prepares students for choosing electives in the second year.

The courses offered in the second year meet the needs for initiating the students into the cutting edge of new techniques and innovations in various fields and for helping them to apply theoretical inputs in practice. In each term, besides required core course, students will have to choose 6 subjects (or electives) from one or more of the following areas of specialization: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Systems, and General Management.

The performance of students at the PGDM programme is continuously evaluated and rigorously monitored in order to motivate them to excel. The grading system synthesizes, on a nine-point scale, the continuous assessment of learning outcomes and reflects a student’s cumulative performance in assignments, reports, project work, field-work, class participation, quizzes, mid-term and end-term tests.

Program Highlights

  • Course content constantly revised and updated through feedback and evaluation in order to respond to the challenges and needs of the changing business world.
  • Dual specialization in functional areas of Marketing, Finance, Systems, Human Resource Management, General Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Retail Management.
  • Intensive study and training to impart knowledge, sharpen personal and managerial skills and also to widen and deepen the knowledge-base in the area of specialization.
  • Additional emphasis on strengthening the oral and written communication skills of learners through specially designed modules.
  • Distinguished faculty closely involved in the personal and professional development of each student.
  • Motivation for a commitment to social responsibility.
  • Inculcation of the right attitude and values essential for creating competent managers.
  • International Collaboration with universities in the U.S.A, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy,
  • Belgium, China, Australia and Indonesia.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    36 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

Candidates with First Class Post Graduate Degree in Management or related subjects are eligible for enrolment in the Ph.D. program. Selection will be based on written test and performance in personal interview.

Course details

The Doctoral Programme at LIBA, started in 2005 with the affiliation of the University of Madras, Chennai has developed into a major instrument for research thrust in LIBA. LIBA is the only independent B-School in Chennai, which has been accredited by an external university body for undertaking research in management studies leading to a Ph.D. degree. Within a short span of about nine years, four candidates have got their doctoral degree from the University and five candidates have already submitted their thesis. Currently, 16 scholars are in various stages of their doctoral research. LIBA faculty and research scholars have also organized the Annual Research Colloquium: LIBA RISE (Research Initiative for Scholars’ Excellence) in 2013, where 50 doctoral scholars from various institutions have participated and presented research papers.

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Diploma (1)

Executive Diploma Programme
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by AICTE
  • course delivery

  • Duration

    12 months

Course details

The One-year Part-time Executive Diploma Programme offers diploma courses in the following areas:

  • Banking Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics

These programmes are tailored for the executives at different levels working in the corporate sector. The Centre offers unique and distinct programmes to suit the business and developmental needs of the partnering organizations. These are short-term and week-end programmes specially designed for working professionals and others, who wish to enhance their skills in their chosen specialisations. During 2013-14, 177 candidates obtained their executive diplomas at LIBA.

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College Placements

    LIBA has always achieved 100% summer and final placement. The institute is committed towards maintaining an optimum level of relationships with quality corporates so as to visualize and achieve their objectives. They are dedicated to groom future managers & Technocrats who are business enablers and our proactive in facing the market challenges. LIBA provides the best of amenities for conducting the recruitment programs. Candidates are provided practical inputs and simulations that facilitates an actual understanding about the dynamics of business environment.

  • Average Salary

    INR 900000

Visiting companies

  • Axis Bank
  • IBM
  • Wipro
  • Accenture
  • ICICI Bank
  • Crisil
  • Unilever Ltd.
  • Asian Paints
  • Dell
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Blue Star
  • Hyundai Motors
  • IMRB International
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Tata Motors
  • MRF Tyres
  • Ramco
  • Photon Infotech
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • MindTree
  • HDFC Bank
  • Vedanta
  • Daimler India Ltd.
  • Infosys Ltd
  • Fidelity Investment
  • JLL
  • Capital First Ltd.

Available College Facilities

LIBA has a fully integrated campus that is equipped with all modern facilities. The Institute’s state-of-the-art infrastructure ensures that students have all the necessary facilities at their disposal to hone their skills and to be on the frontier of knowledge.


LIBA has excellent hostels for men and women located within the LIBA campus itself. They have well-ventilated and furnished rooms. The hostels also have a 24-hour internet connectivity and all the rooms are Wi-Fi enabled. Built according to international standards, the hostels provide an ideal ambience to make residents feel at home. The scenic surrounding and calm and serene atmosphere of the campus provide a comfortable and conducive environment for learning. LIBA also has well-furnished guest rooms for housing international students and visiting faculty.


All the classrooms are well furnished with all the modern facilities.


The campus is equipped with the best possible IT solutions to facilitate modern pedagogy. The Computer Lab has a dedicated leased line for 24-hour internet connectivity and multimedia and video conferencing facilities. Both the Institute and the hostels are well supported by Wi-Fi and LAN facilities.


The library, with over 30000 volumes, is one of the best management libraries in the country. The spacious air conditioned reading room is located within a computerised and Wi-Fi enabled building and is open seven days a week. It subscribes to over 100 Indian and international journals and provides access to information in several electronic formats such as CD ROMs, online database (EBSCO, ProQuest and J-Gate) and intranet database (PROWESS and Industry Outlook). In addition, LIBA has inter-library arrangements with the British Council Library and that of Madras Management Association.

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