FAQs

The Interview for the admissions will happen online through skype and are scheduled between 13 April 2020 and 20 April 2020. The candidates can check their respective interview dates by logging in to https://ifmrgsbadmissions.krea.edu.in

Graduates of full-time degree course and candidates in the final year of the undergraduate degree are eligible to apply. Candidates from ODL (Open and Distance Learning) institutions are also eligible to apply as per the UGC policy and notification.

Applicants born on or after January 1, 1993 and applicants born on or before December 31, 2000 are eligible to apply.

Work experience is not mandatory. Candidates with work experience of less than or equal to 36 months, as on the date of deadline for application, can apply.

Applicants are required to take any of the following standardized entrance exams – CAT 2019 / XAT 2020 / CMAT 2020 / GMAT / GRE.
Please refer to Admissions Section on our website https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/mba-programme.html for more details

No. IFMR GSB does not have any quota system. Admissions are purely based on merit.

Aspirants can apply by clicking on “APPLY NOW for MBA 2020-22” button on our website http://ifmrgsb.krea.edu.in. The application fee (non-refundable) of INR 1,500/- is to be paid before final submission of application form through on-line application portal.

Working Professionals Round (WPR): Tuesday, February 11, 2020

General Round (GR): Tuesday, March 10, 2020

You can apply through single application form even if you have taken multiple entrance tests

Written ability test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) are conducted on the same day in the following cities:

WPR round

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Bangalore

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Chennai

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Delhi

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Hyderabad

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Kolkata

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Mumbai

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Pune

GR round

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Ahmedabad

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Bangalore

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Chennai

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Cochin

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Delhi

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Hyderabad

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Jaipur

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Kolkata

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Lucknow

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Mumbai

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Nagpur

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Patna

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Pune

MBA Writtent Test and Personal Interview

Visakhapatnam


IFMR GSB reserves the right to change these venues as it deems necessary. Such changes would be communicated to the shortlisted applicants.

Name of the ProcessWorking Professionals RoundGeneral Round
Announcement of shortlist for
WAT and PI
Mon, 17 Feb 20202nd / 3rd week of Mar 2020
Commencement of interviews4th week of Feb 20204th week of Mar 2020
Announcement of results3rd week of Mar 20203rd week of Apr 2020

*Above dates are tentative and are subject to change

All supporting documents are to be submitted while filling the application itself.

IFMR GSB will admit up to a maximum of 180 students for the batch of MBA 2020-22. However, the School is under no compulsion to fill all 180 seats. Offers will be made to deserving high quality applicants.

S.No.Fee DescriptionAmount in INR for the MBA batch 2020-22
1First Instalment Fee inclusive of Admissions Deposit Fee:
a. Admission Deposit Fee (To be paid while accepting the offer)27,500
Balance First Instalment Fees (To be paid after accepting the offer)3,02,500
2Second Instalment Fees (To be paid in the first year)5,50,000
3Third and Final Instalment Fees (To be paid in the second year)4,40,000
Total Fees13,20,000
4Refundable Caution Deposit (To be paid one week before registration)50,000
5First year Living Expenses (To be paid one week before registration)1,50,000
6Second year Living Expenses*1,57,500

* Subject to revision every year based on the inflation and other costs.

Exact fee payment dates will be updated

  • IFMR GSB is recognized as Institution of Importance across India by the Government of India (Ministry of Finance – under IT Act section 10(23)(c)(iv)
  • IFMR Graduate School of Business, Sri City, India has been accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System) for a period of five years from December 14, 2017. SAQS is an international system of strategic audit and accreditation designed for the assessment of Institution in widely different national contexts
  • IFMR GSB, Sri City was ranked 47th as part of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
  • Automated laundry service
  • A convenience store
  • Air-conditioned fitness studio
  • Spacious student lounge
  • Engaging student hub with indoor games like snooker, TT and football
  • Air-conditioned dining hall
  • Medical centre with 4 beds and 24×7 ambulance support
  • Avocado franchisee salon setup
  • Basketball court with RFP flooring
  • Futsal grass turf
  • Cricket nets
  • Snack vending machine
  • Disabled friendly campus
  • ATM inside the campus

For visiting the campus, aspirants are required to send an email to gsb.mbaadmissions@krea.edu.in

Yes. Krea University has UGC Approval.

Yes. We provide scholarships to our students. Please refer below link https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/mba-programme.html#sch

The elective courses are offered in various areas, such as Data Science, Economics, Finance, Quantitative Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, OB & HR, Operations Management, Strategic Management.

IFMR GSB has a 100% placement record since inception. Our alumni are well-placed in leadings firms across various sectors such as Investment Banking, IT, Insurance, Manufacturing, SCM, FMCG & Microfinance. The organizations include Accenture, Bank of America, Cap Gemini, Credit Suisse, Crisil, CTS, Deloitte, EY, Genpact, HDFC Bank, Honeywell, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Infosys, JP Morgan, RECL, SBI Caps, Standard Chartered, Vedanta, etc. For more details, please refer to https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/corporate-relations.html

Applicants who may have taken a break in their studies/work can apply citing the reasons for the same in the online application. The Admissions Committee will review the gap based on the reasons given.