IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University’s full-time, two-year MBA programme provides quality management education with a strong foundation in Finance. The first year curriculum includes Interwoven Learning across management disciplines and liberal arts, followed by a rigorous two-month internship and a second year which offers advanced electives in all functional areas.

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Programme Highlights

Learn with Minimal Disruption

Interwoven Learning for the 21st century

Cutting Edge Curriculum

Access to extensive alumni network

Top B-School Faculty

Full tuition fee waiver scholarships to 3 meritorious students

Learn and Network with C-Suite Peer Group

Diverse faculty comprising fine academic scholars and industry experts

2 Weeks of International Immersion in the US and East Asia

one among the B-Schools with Best Faculty:Student Ratio

2 Weeks of International Immersion in the US and East Asia

Industry oriented unique specializations with a choice to study additional specialization alongside the main

2 Weeks of International Immersion in the US and East Asia

Curated placement services to meet individual career goals

2 Weeks of International Immersion in the US and East Asia

Notable robust industry network

Academics

Shobha Das

Shobha Das

Officiating Dean & Professor
Amit Das

Amit Das

Professor, Data Science & Information Systems
Chairperson - MBA Admissions
Aritra Pan

Aritra Pan

Assistant Professor, Data Science & Information Systems
V. N. Rajesh

V. N. Rajesh

Associate Professor, Data Science and Information Systems
Anantha Nageswaran V

Anantha Nageswaran V

Distinguished Visiting Professor
project

Balasubramanian G

Senior Professor and Advisor
Chandrashekhar

Chandrasekaran N

Professor
Chandrashekhar

Gayathri Sampath

Associate Professor, Strategy
Jayaram R

Jayaram R

Adjunct Faculty Member
project

Krishnan C

Faculty & Director
Financial Assistance
project

Lakshmi Padmakumari

Assistant Professor
project

Praveen Bhagawan

Assistant Professor
Samir Ranjan

Samir Ranjan

Professor
Chandrashekhar

Chandrashekhar G.R.

FPM-Strategy (IIM-L), PGDM-Intl.
Business & Mktg.(IIM-B), BE (ECE)
Kumaravel S

Kumaravel S

Senior Faculty Associate
Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay

Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay

Associate Professor
Lakshmi Kumar

Lakshmi Kumar

Professor
Madhuri Saripalle

Madhuri Saripalle

Associate Professor
Sumit-Mishra

Sumit Mishra

Assistant Professor
Venkatesh B

Venkatesh B

Adjunct Faculty Member
Vinod Kumar

Vinod Kumar

Associate Professor, Finance
Nagarani M

Nagarani M

Head, Corporate Relations & Career Services, Associate Professor
Vijayalakshmi

Vijayalakshmi C

Professor
Raghu Raman S

Raghu Raman S

Professor
Venkateswaran A

Venkateswaran A

Adjunct Faculty Member
Suresh Venkatraman

Suresh Venkatraman

Chairperson, MBA Programme
Vijaya C. Subramanian

Vijaya C. Subramanian

Sundram Fasteners Associate Professor of Operations Management
Subramanian T.V.

Subramanian T.V.

Professor Emeritus
Jayasankar Ramanathan

Jayasankar Ramanathan

Associate Professor
Sathya Saminadan R S

Sathya Saminadan R S

Assistant Professor
Sathyanarayanan R

Sathyanarayanan R

Sundram Fasteners Associate Professor
Sunanda Sangwan

Sunanda Sangwan

Professor

Diverse class profile. Near-perfect Placements.

A student of IFMR GSB can access the depth and breadth of international opportunities. Students stand to gain from a number of excellent external scholarships, programmes, and interactive opportunities that bring the global experience to their classrooms.

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Admissions

Eligibility

S.No. Parameter Eligibility Criteria
1 Date of Birth Between 01 Jan 1995 and 31 Dec 2002
2 Class X 60%
3 Class XII 60%
4 UG 60%
5 Work Experience 0-36 months, as on the date of deadline for submission of application. (Fresh graduates as well as candidates with work experience are eligible. Full-time work experience up to 36 months will receive credit during evaluation of application)
6 Competitive Exams
CAT 75 Percentile
XAT 75 Percentile
NMAT 80 Percentile
CMAT 85 Percentile
GMAT 85 Percentile
GRE 85 Percentile

Other Details

  • Graduates of full-time degree course and or students in the final year of the undergraduate degree can apply.
  • Students from ODL (Open and Distance Learning) institutions are also eligible to apply as per the UGC policy and notification.
  • Applicants must have valid scores in one (or more) of the competitive exams as mentioned in the eligibility criteria. From among the competitive exam scores given by the applicant, the best score will be considered subject to meeting the eligibility cut off.
  • Work experience is not mandatory. Fresh graduates as well as candidates with work experience are eligible. The admissions process comprises of two rounds i.e. Round 1 & Round 2, wherein applicants having work experience between 0 and 36 months as on the date of deadline for submission of application, can apply in either of the rounds. Full-time work experience up to 36 months will receive credit during evaluation of application.

Application & Selection Process

Aspirants can apply by clicking on “APPLY NOW” button on the top

The non-refundable application fee of INR 1,500/- is to be paid using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking, through application portal before final submission of application form.

Selection Process:

There are two stages in the selection process:

Shortlist for WAT and PI

All the parameters (qualifying parameters) as mentioned in the eligibility criteria section will be considered while screening the application to shortlist candidates for WAT and PI

The shortlisted candidates are intimated through E-mail / dashboard of the application portal with the details of WAT and PI schedule

Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)

WAT and PI are conducted on the same day. The mode of WAT and PI process will be updated at a later date

Scholarships

To help outstanding students overcome financial obstacles in their pursuit of a quality education, IFMR GSB will offer full tuition fee waiver scholarships upto three meritorious students during the admissions process. However, the student will need to pay the caution deposit, living fee and any other expenses incurred during the programme.

No separate application is required. The Scholarship Committee automatically considers all qualified applicants.

The tuition fee waiver scholarships are awarded based on the overall evaluation of candidates. Evaluation criteria include academic record, scores on competitive exams, extra-curricular achievements and performance in written test and interview.

Candidates selected for such scholarships receive the scholarship offer letter before the last date for paying the first instalment fee. The candidate will be required to pay the first instalment of the tuition fee by the deadline. Once the student enrolls in the programme and classes begin, the entire amount paid by the student towards the first instalment fee will be refunded by the middle of Term – 1. The student will not be required to pay subsequent instalments of the tuition fee.

The School extends scholarships to students in need of financial assistance. The objective of the scholarship policy is to ensure that a meritorious student is not deprived of education for financial reasons. This process is intended for those students who have a pressing need for financial assistance.

Eligibility:

a) Minimum CGPA of 3.33 (equivalent to a ‘B+’ grade average) at the end of Term-3

b) Family annual combined income for the Financial Year : Less than INR 10 Lakhs

Based on CGPA at the end of Term-3, the Office of Academic Administration sends a notification to eligible students to apply for Merit-cum-Means scholarship.

Scholarship is given only to those students who are assessed to have the need for it. The Committee makes this decision based on the information provided by the student and a personal interview with him/her, if required. Based on the recommendations of the Scholarship Committee, the top 10 students who meet the above eligibility criteria will be considered for the award of scholarship. The scholarship amount shall be up to INR 2 lakhs per student.

IFMR GSB has been selected by Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) for the award of T. Thomas Scholarship for Business Leaders to the second-year MBA student based on the academic performance at the end of Term-3. The scholarship amount shall be INR 1 Lakh.

As per the criteria mentioned above, the Registrar’s Office shares the list of toppers with HUL for deciding the winner.

IFMR GSB has been selected by Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) as one of the five Business Schools in India for the award of T. Thomas Scholarship for Business Leaders to the second year student of the outgoing batch. The scholarship amount shall be INR 1 Lakh.
The OAA shares the list of toppers at the end of first year with HUL for deciding the winner.

Based on the CGPA at the end of the second year, following merit scholarships are awarded:

First Rank: INR Two Lakhs

Next three ranks INR One Lakh each to three students

In November 2019, CFA Institute approved the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program of IFMR GSB, Krea University, under the CFA University Affiliation Program (UAP). This affiliation signals potential students, employees and all stakeholders that the curriculum of the MBA program of IFMR GSB, Krea University covers a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge as well as places emphasis on the ethics aspects covered under the CFA institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. This thereby showcases that the MBA program offered is in close synergy with the global professional practices. Under the CFA UAP program, in each fiscal year, IFMR GSB is eligible to award scholarships to a set number of students pursuing their MBA at IFMR GSB to take the coveted CFA program. Details of the scholarship recipients are as follows:

Academic Year 2020-21

  1. Mr. Sankalp Joshi , MBA Batch 2020-22
  2. Mr. Akash Bahl, MBA Batch 2020-22
  3. Mr. Dharan Kumar Somani, MBA batch 2019-21
  4. Mr. Akhil Ranjan Gupta, MBA batch 2019-21
  5. Ms. Swasti Duggal, MBA batch 2019-21
  6. Ms. Sonu Agarwal, MBA batch 2019-21
  7. Mr. Utkarsh Srivastva, MBA batch 2019-21

Academic Year 2019-20

  1. Manisha Todi, MBA Batch 2018-20
  2. Samardeep Verma, MBA Batch 2018-20
  3. Devamrita Biswas, MBA Batch 2018-20

About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals who are committed to promote the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. For more information on CFA institute and the CFA Program, please visit https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/

Fees & Payment Schedule

Fee Structure for MBA Batch 2022-24

The tuition fee for the programme is INR 14,56,000/- (Rupees Fourteen lakhs and fifty-six thousand only). Details of other fees and payment schedule is as follows:

S No. Fee Description Amount in INR Tentative Timelines for payment
1 Tuition Fee: 1st Instalment inclusive of Admission Acceptance Fee: To be paid when accepting the offer
a. Admission Acceptance Fee 27,500
b. Balance First Instalment Fee 3,19,000
Part-1 of first Instalment Fee 1,67,000
Part-2 of first Instalment Fee 1,67,000
2 Refundable Caution Deposit 35,000 20-Jun-22
3 Year-1 Living Fee (Boarding & Lodging Charges including laundry charges upto INR 500/- per month) 1,70,000 20-Jun-22
4 Tuition Fee: 2nd Instalment 3,64,000 30-Nov-22
5 Tuition Fee: 3rd Instalment 3,64,000 30-Jun-23
6 Year-2 Living Fee (Boarding & Lodging Charges including laundry charges upto INR 500/- per month) *Indicative amount subject to revision based on the inflation and other costs 1,80,000 30-Jun-23
7 Tuition Fee: 4th and Final Instalment 3,64,000 30-Sep-23

Note:

  • The instalments fee mentioned above is inclusive of tuition fee, provision of course materials, library services and alumni association membership.
  • Medical insurance charges are part of the living fee.
  • The fee does not include any laptop charges. Student is required to bring his/her own laptop.
  • The MBA Programme is residential and hence staying in hostel is mandatory. The hostel is located inside the University campus in Sri City.
  • Fee payment should be made through online only.

Updated on 21 October 2021

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Sri City, Andhra Pradesh 517646

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Chennai - 600018

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