Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad is ranked 7th all over the world as per Forbes's recent ranking. The business school provides courses in the discipline of Management in various specializations such as Infrastructure Management, Healthcare Management, Business Technology, etc. The admission window becomes functional in the month of June – July, candidates having valid entrance exam scores can register via online mode only.

Latest Updates:

  • ISB tops in The Economist MBA Ranking 2021 in India. Check Here
  • ISB Hyderabad has started rolling PGP 2021-2022 application forms for the 2021 admissions. The admission will take place in two cycles. The application deadline for Cycle 1 was September 20, 2020, and the application deadline for Cycle 2 is scheduled for January 10, 2021. The program will commence on June 5, 2021.
  • For PGPMAX, PGP MFAB August 2021 will also be conducted in 2 rounds. Round 1 will start on November 22, 2020, and round 2 will start on March 21, 2020.
  • The last date of application for the Advanced Management Program for Infrastructure (AMPI) and Advanced Management Program for Manufacturing and Operations (AMPMO) is November 10, 2020, for round 1.
  • The next application deadline for the Advanced Management Program in Business Analytics (AMPBA) is November 29, 2020.

ISB Hyderabad Admission 2021

Events Dates

PGP 2021

Cycle 1 Cycle 2
Application deadline September 20, 2020 January 10, 2021
Interview timelines (tentative) October 1 to November 10, 2020 January 20 to March 10, 2021
Final results November 2020 March 2021
Acceptance due date 10 days within offer date 7 days within the offer date
Fee payment March 31, 2021 March 31, 2021
Commencement of classes June 5, 2020 June 5, 2020
PGPMAX, PGP MFAB August 2021 intake process November 22, 2020 March 2021
Last date of application for AMPI and AMPMO November 10, 2020 To be notified
Last date of application for AMPBA November 29, 2020 To be notified

ISB Hyderabad College Highlights

Official Website https://www.isb.edu
Entrance Exam GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, and IELTS
Types of Programs | No. of Programs PG Degree and Diploma | 15+
Mode of Registration  Online
Student Intake  887 
Gender Ratio (Female: Male) 17: 33
Campus area (acres) 260
Associate Schools (Abroad)
  • MIT Management Loan School
  • London Business School
  • The Fletcher School
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kellog School of Management
ISB Ranking 7th worldwide and 1st in Asia as per Forbes 

ISB Hyderabad Courses Offered

ISB Hyderabad offers various post-graduate courses only. The following table briefs about the courses and the specializations offered at ISB.

Duration Courses Offered
Long Duration Program

(Upto 15 months)

Post Graduate Program in Management
Post Graduate Program in Management For Working Professionals
Post Graduate Program in Management For Senior Executives
Executive Fellow Program in Management
Fellow Program in Management
Post Graduate Program in Management For Family Business
Advanced Management Program for Healthcare
Advanced Management Program for Infrastructure
Advanced Management Program for Manufacturing and Operations
ISB Certificate Program in Business Analytics
Management Program in Public Policy
Short Duration Open Programs
Custom Program
Massive Open Online Courses Trading Strategies in Emerging Markets Specialization
A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment
Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Specialization
Business Technology Management Specialization

Note: Candidate applying for a US Visa and Green Cards must note that US Citizenship and Immigration Services has ruled that the postgraduate PGP certificate is invalid.

ISB Hyderabad Fee Structure

Admission Fees INR 2,95,000 inclusive of GST
Tuition Fees INR 23,50,000
Campus Accommodation INR 2,78,000
Other Fees INR 5,20,240
Total Fees INR 34,43,240

Note(s):

  • Admission fees are non-refundable. Candidate if opts out of the course then his\her admission fee will not be refunded. 
  • Other than this the total amount of expenses On Campus for the students might equal INR 2,00,000. 

Check: ISB Hyderabad Fees Structure

ISB Hyderabad Admissions

ISB has a unified admission procedure for both of its campuses. The eligibility criteria for admission is as follows: 

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree holder in any of the specializations.
  2. GMAT\GRE qualifiers with valid.
  3. A minimum of 2 years of work experience.
  4. TOEFL\ IELTS scores necessary if the candidate graduation language medium was not English.

ISB Hyderabad Selection Process

If the candidates clear all the eligibility criteria then they have to follow the below-given instruction:

  1. The candidate must submit an application form with an essay, a recommendation letter and also their mark sheets before the last date of submission.
  2. The documents of the candidates reviewed and then the shortlisted candidates are called for an interview round.
  3. The interview date depends on the round you submitted your application.
  4. It is advisable that students must submit their application during round 1. 
  5. Overseas applicants have an option to opt for a Skype or a telephonic interview.

Application Deadline and Fees

For the batch of 2021 forms of ISB Hyderabad are now out. Below are the details of the application last date and the fees of the application.

Rounds Application Deadline Application Fees Re-Application Fees
Round 1 September 15, 2019 INR 5000 INR 2,500
Round 2 December 1, 2019 INR 7500 INR 2,500
Round 3 January 1, 2020 INR 10,000 INR 5,000

Check: ISB Admissions

ISB Scholarships

ISB funded waiver is given at the time of admission. It ensures that no deserving candidate should be left because of their incapability to submit the fee. For the deserving candidates sometimes fee is entirely summed up. Scholarships provided by ISB are as follows:

  1. Merit Waivers: Awarded based on the overall weighted scores at the end of the selection process. Up to 40 scholarships varying from INR 5 Lakhs to full tuition fees are awarded to eligible candidates at the discretion of the Adcom.
  2. Need-Based Waivers: ISB and Corporate donors’ together award up to 40 scholarships of INR 5 Lakhs each to deserving candidates whose family income is not more than INR 12 Lakhs (including applicant’s pre-ISB income). Candidates have to submit an essay and proof of income to be eligible for the need-based waiver.
  3. ISB Merit by Diversity: ISB believes that diversity enriches the learning experience both inside and outside the Class. To encourage students with diverse profiles ISB gives scholarships of INR 5 Lakhs to up to 10 students.
  4. AIESEC – ISB Waivers: Up to 3 scholarships of INR 5 Lakhs are given to AIESECers. An essay needs to be submitted for the same.
  5. International Diversity: ISB offers up to 30 scholarships of varying amounts to deserving international students.
  6. Bridge to India: This scholarship is given to Indian origin students currently working abroad, who plan to move back to India. INR 5 – 10 Lakhs scholarships are awarded to up to 5 students. Eligible students would have to submit an essay for the same.  

Check: ISB Scholarships

ISB Hyderabad Placement

The B-school has seen a drastic increase in the number of admissions of the students because of the placement record. With the increase, the rate of placement has also increased over the period of time. In 2018, the number of placements was 1136 whereas in 2019 the number increased to 1309. Given below are the tabulated data for placement trends.

CTC DATA

Years Average Domestic Salary (INR)
2016 22,58,273
2017 20,76,383
2018 22,13,592
2019 24,35,915

The following infographic represents ISB Hyderabad Placements for the year 2018-19:

ISB Hyderabad Placements

Note: There has been 187% increase in the salary package for the top-ranked MBA school.

ISB Hyderabad Companies and Offers Made:

Given below is a tabulated format of a number of companies that came for campus placement and the number of offers made in the last 4 years.

Years Number Of Companies Number of Offers Made
2016 297 1151
2017 411 1113
2018 375 1136
2019 373 1309

Top recruiters: Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Barclays GSC, Cleartrip Pvt Ltd, Cognizant, Deloitte USI, KPMG and many more.

Check: ISB Placements

ISB Hyderabad Faculty

Prof. Sarang Deo

  • Designation - Asst Professor
  • Qualification - Ph.D., MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and B.Tech from IIT Bombay
  • Achievement - ‘Professor of the Year’ in 2016

Prof Amit Jain Chauradia

  • Designation - Assistant Professor
  • Qualification - Ph.D. and a BBA from the University of Miami
  • Achievement - Best conference paper and have been published in the Academy of Management’s Best Paper Proceedings

Prof. Deepak Basak

  • Designation - Asst. Professor
  • Qualification - B.Sc. from Xavier’s, MS from ISI, and Ph.D. from New York University
  • Contribution - "Diffusing Coordination Risk" and "Does Financial Tranquility Call for More Stringent Regulation "

Check: ISB Hydrabad Faculty

About ISB Hyderabad

The Indian School of Business Hyderabad was inaugurated in the year 2001 by the Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ISB Hyderabad is not accredited by either UGC, AICTE or NAAC. This is because ISB offers neither Degree nor Diploma courses. It only offers certificate courses. ISB is the first South Asian country to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business. It is located in Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana. There are a total of 14 Professional Club such as Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club, Marketing Club, Women in Business, etc. It has 4 student village accommodating 130-210 students each. The Institute also has an academic and recreation center for students. 

ISB Hyderabad FAQs

Ques: If I submit more than one GMAT and GRE score as well, which score will be deemed by ISB?

Ans. Ans: ISB accepts scores of both the management entrance exams. Candidates having secured good ranks in both the exams can submit both scores. The higher or better score would be recognized, given it is within the validity period of 5 years.

Ques: Do the students have a choice between different courses?

Ans. At ISB, core courses persist the same. Every student has to take the core courses. Students have a choice of selecting a specialization area between Finance and Marketing. Once the specialization is chosen, students have to take all the courses in this specialization. 

Ques: Will ISB apply for the visa for an international internship?

Ans. No. It is the student’s responsibility to apply for a visa for internship purposes. The college neither provides travel and hotel expenses, ISB will only provide the formal invitation letter from the partner in that country.

Ques: How many applicants are admitted to FPM each year?

Ans. The College admits approximately 2 to 3 candidates for each research area of specialization in each year. It is difficult to predict the candidate’s chances of admission as competition for the seat varies year to year. ISB accepts a variety of aspirants from different educational and professional backgrounds.

Ques: If the candidate decides to withdraw from the course admitted, can he get the tuition fee refunded?

Ans. The tuition fee gets refunded if the candidate withdraws his admission within a period of time. It depends on the timing of his decision. The refund is governed by ISB refund policy prevailing at that time. The candidate is suggested to check the refund policy section for details, given on the official website of the college.

Ques. Does Indian School of Business accept state/national level exam scores for admission?

Ans. Yes,Indian School of Business accepts GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ GATE/ JRF score for its admission process in various programs offered.

Ques. Does Indian School of Business offer hostel facilities to its students?

Ans. Yes,Indian School of Business provides hostel facilities. The university has a separate hostel for boys and girls with all the basic facilities along with a hostel mess.

Ques. What courses are offered in Indian School of Business?

Ans. ISB Hyderabad offers admission to PGP (Management), PGPpro, PGPMAX, PGP MFAB, PGP in Family Business (MFAB) and many more courses.

Ques. Does Indian School of Business offer scholarships to its students?

Ans. Yes, Indian School of Business offers scholarships to students after the PGP admission in Citi Scholarships, Jagannath Arora Scholarship, Bajaj Auto Scholar, AT&T Scholarship, Lakshya Scholarship for Women schemes and many more.

Ques. What are the specializations offered under the FPM program by Indian School of Business?

Ans. Indian School of Business offers various specializations in Accounting, Information Systems, Financial Economics, Marketing, Operations Management, Organization Behaviour and Strategy at the FPM program.

Ques. What is the application fee for the FPM program offered by SB Hyderabad?

Ans. Indian School of Business charges INR 3000 for the application fee of Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). This is a fully residential program offered in seven specializations.

Ques. What is the average package of ISB Hyderabad?

Ans. ISB Hyderabad received a total of 1309 placement offers from different business industries. The students bagged some great opportunities, the average CTC bagged by applicants varied around 24,35,915/-.

Ques. Does ISB Hyderabad offer admission to early applicants for the PG program?

Ans. The institute provides the option to apply under the Early Entry Option for a deferred admission, to be eligible for the same the candidates must possess the afore-mentioned qualifications.