Frequently Asked Questions
IIBS has two dates for admissions during March & September every year
Each application received is reviewed in depth by the Admissions Board. When selecting students we put an emphasis on leadership potential, strong academic ability, and personal qualities and characteristics. Personal Interview may also may be required in some cases.
Our goal is to admit a class that offers a variety of perspectives. Therefore, we carefully consider individuals from a wide spectrum of academic and work experiences.
IIBS does not require a minimum number of years work experience prior to entering the MBA program, and it is important for you to assess your own readiness when deciding to apply. Successful candidates have the ability to demonstrate strength in our criteria regardless of the number of years of their work experience. We believe our MBA Program can be impactful for students with as little or no work experience.
The Admissions Board suggests that of the three recommendations, two come from professional references. Of these two, one recommendation should come from a current or recent supervisor. Recommenders should be individuals who know the candidate well and who can attest to the candidate’s leadership ability.
Interview invitations are extended on a rolling basis throughout the course of each application round. Invitations to interview may be extended up until the notification date and are a positive indicator no matter when you receive them.
Your interview will last approximately 15 to 30 minutes and will be conducted by a member of the MBA Admissions Board or one of our Faculty Interviewers. Interviews may take place in-person or over the phone.
The purpose of the interview is to better understand you as an MBA candidate for our program. We encourage candidates to relax and be ready to talk about themselves.
Due to the large number of applications we receive each year, we cannot accommodate requests for personalized feedback on your application. We receive 4,000 to 6,000 applications for approximately 200 places in the class, and therefore have to deny admission to many exceptional individuals. Also, please understand that the decision of the Admissions Board is final, and we cannot advise you on whether or not you should reapply in the future.
Yes. Domestic and international students alike are welcome to apply.
Campus interviews conducted by a wide gamut of Corporate Companies will ensure that all our students get placed successfully. Also IIBS will introduce you to a wide network of recruiting partners who have expressed interest in receiving resumes from participants in our MBA Programmes.
We admitted about 250 to 300 students in each batch of MBA.
The official test score(s) sent by GMAT or CAT may arrive after the deadline dates, and this score will be used for verification purposes & is not a mandatory requirement.
No. We accept applicants with a wide range of test scores.
IIBS is committed to making the MBA Program accessible to students with a demonstrated financial need.
IIBS encourages collaboration amongst students through organized learning groups, such as the section and learning teams. The learning teams consisting of six to seven students who work together on graded projects and as a study group throughout their first year.
Our MBA Programme starts with Management Orientation Moulding (MOM ) which is specifically designed to bring all the students to one basic management platform.Adventure Learning Program(ALP) which is part of MOM facilitates students to stay close to nature and build healthy interpersonal relationships .

We organize Business Quiz and Communication Enhancement Forums and winners are financially rewarded.
Over 90% of HBS students live in IIBS Hostels. These residence halls range from dorm rooms to three-bedroom apartments. Because of the very high demand for residence halls, on-campus housing is assigned through a lottery.
Classes are generally held from Mondays to Fridays. Students also participate in special events like Factory Visits, Guest Lectures, personal development topics, etc. The MBA program literally is a full-time program, also when you are not in class it keeps you busy every day of the week .
Upon successfully completing final year of MBA degree with IIBS, you get dual certification i.e MBA from Punjab Technical University is awarded by IIBS.
Yes, the MBA Degree offered by IIBS is recognized in India and abroad.
AICTE is a peak body which ensures that the institutions awarding diplomas have the appropriate academic and administrative measures to deliver quality programmes. The proof of quality is the success our students achieve in their studies and the confidence employers show them.
Placement is dependent on the skills of the student. At IIBS, our academicians have industrial experience and hence, subjects are taught with industrial graduates for job experience and hence, subjects are taught with industrial relevance. Non- academic skills are taught by professionals. They are aimed at preparing graduates for job interviews and subsequent employment. IIBS has a professional placement and career cell, the members of which continuously interact with the Industry. Placements at IIBS are on campus or in company depending on the needs of the employers concerned.
Minimum duration of MBA course is 2 years .
Yes, separate hostel for male and female students are available. The Hostel provides healthy food and security .
IIBS operates in three places: Bangalore, Noida and Kolkata with HQ located at Bangalore .
Free laptop
Free international tour for students who meet the academic requirement of the college
Campus is Wi Fi enabled
Free study materials from PTU
Blazers are provided for students
Industrial visits and guest lectures are organized
Yes, special communication programmes and personality development programme are organized to meet the requirement of the corporate world.
Four specializations offered in MBA programme. They are
Yes. The institute offers BBM. The degree is awarded by Bangalore University.
50% Scholarships are awarded to meritorious students who has scored 75% throughout Academics.Apart from this special scholarships are awarded to meritorious students.