Indian School of Business - [ISB], Mohali

Indian School of Business - [ISB], Mohali

Mohali, Punjab AICTE Estd 2001 Private (Autonomous)

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Indian School of Business (ISB) offers postgraduate programs in the field of management for Working Professionals, Executives, and Family Business. Admission is granted on the merit scored on the basis of national level examination like CAT or GRE/GMAT score. ISB is spread across two campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali. The Postgraduate program in management for Senior Executives is ranked 52nd among the top 100 global EMBAs by The Financial Times Global EMBA 2019 Rankings. 

Indian School of Business’s flagship program is the Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) with an intake of 884 students. In the recent placement drive, the institute received the highest number of offers from recruiters i.e 1383 and saw a 124% jump in the salary package. 

ISB Mohali Highlights

Established | Type2001 | Private College
Recognized byAICTE
AccreditationAssociation to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB)
Campus Area70 acres
Type of coursesPostgraduate and Doctoral
Admission CriteriaEntrance exam
Total Students886 (PGP)
Name of the EntranceGRE/ GMAT/ CAT
Official Website

​ISB Mohali Ranking

Tabulated below are some of the recent achievements of the Indian School of Business, Mohali:

Body/ MagazineRankYear
Financial Times242019
Financial Times282018
Financial Times272017
QS World University Rankings 122017

ISB Mohali Courses 

Indian School of Business Mohali offers academic programs at postgraduate and doctoral levels and admission is based on the marks secured in the entrance tests. Listed below are the details for the same:

Course NameEligibilityRequired work experience 
Postgraduate Program in Management (PGPM)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline AND Valid GMAT/ GRE score

24 months (Full-time)
PGPM for Senior Executives (PGP Max)Bachelor’s degree in any discipline10-15 years (Full-time)
PGPM for Working Professional (PGP Pro)5-12 years (full-time)
PGPM for Family Business (PGP MFAB)Bachelor’s degree OR Professional degree like CA2-3 years (Optional)
Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM)Bachelor’s degree OR MBA8 years 
Fellow Program in Management (FPM)Master’s degree OR 4-year Bachelor’s degree AND Valid GMAT/ CAT/ JRF score-

AMP (Advanced Management Program)

The college provides some Advanced Management Program with a varied duration such as the following:

  • Advanced Management Program in Business Analytics (AMPBA)
  • Advanced Management Program for Health Care (AMPH)
  • Advanced Management Program for Infrastructure (AMPI)
  • Advanced Management Program for Manufacturing & Operations (AMPMO)
  • Advanced Management Program in Public Policy (AMPPP)

Students can apply for this program as per the common eligibility criteria of UG or PG Degree in a relevant discipline with qualifying marks.

Click here: ISB Mohali Fees

ISB Mohali Admission

Candidates seeking admission in the business school must fulfill the eligibility criteria required as per the course. They will be required to fill an online application form available on the website. Indian School of Business Mohali enrolls the students on the basis of score obtained in entrance examinations like CAT, GMAT or GRE. The selection is based on the evaluation of various academic, professional and personal attributes. Candidates must have English as the level of instruction at the UG level. If not, then candidates have to appear for TOEFL/IELTS or PTE.

Check: ISB Mohali Admission

ISB Mohali Scholarship

Indian School of Business Mohali Scholars are chosen on the basis of outstanding academic and skilled performance-

  • ISB Merit Waivers: The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit scored in the selection process. Up to 40 scholarships amounted to INR 5 Lakhs will be given to eligible students.
  • Need-based Waivers: ISB and Corporate donors’ award up yo 40 scholarships of INR 5 Lakhs to students whose family income is less than INR 12 Lakhs. To be eligible, students need to submit an essay and proof of income to be eligible for the need-based waiver. 
  • Citi Scholarships: Citi Bank awards 4 merit scholarships of INR 7.5 Lacs each – 2 for Citi employees and 2 for students with an interest in financial services. 
  • Phoenix  Nurture India Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to the students who are the sole earning members of their families. The amount to be awarded will be of INR 5 Lacs. An essay needs to be submitted on which basis the scholarship will be provided.
  • Bajaj Auto Scholar: Bajaj Auto provides three merit-based scholarships to interested students.

Apart from the above-mentioned scholarships, the institute offers a lot of scholarships under various categories. Some of them are Aakash Tuition Grant, Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarship, Hilti Scholarship, PGPMax Co 2012 Scholarship, etc.

Know more: ISB Mohali Scholarship

ISB Mohali Placement

There is a special and eminent Placement Cell at the Indian School of Business that works for the interests of both the campuses - Mohali & Hyderabad. The ISB has the best and brightest pool of management talent across the globe hence so many elites and recognized companies have been invited during the recruitment sessions at the campus placement sessions. The following graph shows the number of offers made to the students graduating from PGP:

ISB Mohali Placement Highlights

PGP Placement Highlights 2019

No. of Companies Registered373
No. of Offers made1309
International Offers24
Total Students 877
Average Domestic CTC INR 24 LPA

Some of the prime recruiters of the college are Aditya Birla Group, Axis Bank, Amazon, Bharti Airtel, Barclays, Deloitte, Google,, Future Group, Infosys, ITC, Microsoft, P&G, Paytm, Uber, and many more like them.

Read more: ISB Mohali Placements

ISB Mohali Facilities

The campus of Indian School of Business Mohali has been designed by New York-based Perkins Eastman that represents the identity of the institution. The institute offers state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities to the students like gymnasium, auditorium, recreation centre, library, swimming pool, etc. Students can participate in different sports activities for which grounds are available on the campus. It includes a volleyball court, a football ground, cricket nets, a children’s play area, and a badminton court.

ISB Mohali Faculty

The current faculty members at the Institute are chosen from leading international business schools on the basis of their research excellence and teaching capabilities. Listed below is a brief about the faculty members at the Institute:

Ms. Shilpa Aggarwal

  • Qualifications: Ph.D., M.A., B.A.
  • Areas of research: Economics and Public Policy

Mr. Alok Shashwat

  • Qualifications: B.E., MS, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of research: Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation, Politics and Finance

Mr. S. Arunachalam

  • Qualifications: B.E., PGPM, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Interest: Marketing

Mr. Deepal Basak

  • Qualifications: B.Sc, MS, and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Interest: Economics and Public Policy

Mr. Amit Jain Chauradia

  • Qualifications: BBA and Ph.D.
  • Areas of Research: Business Management & Organization

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ISB Mohali FAQs

Ques. Which is a better institute: ISB or IIM?

Ans. Both institutes are considered as the best B-school in India in terms of placement, courses and return on investment (ROI). Indian School of Business (ISB) offers a PGP program in the field of management whereas IIMs offer an MBA program. The fee structure of IIM (around 25 Lakhs) does not differ much from ISB (around 35 Lakhs). In the Financial Times 2018 Global MBA rankings, IIM Ahmedabad-PGPX ranked 31st, ISB ranked 28th, and IIM Bangalore-EPGP ranked 35th.

Ques. What is the fee structure at ISB?

Ans. The fee expenses are different for each course offered at the Indian School of Business. However, for the Postgraduate Program in Management, the total amount will be around INR 3.5 Lakhs. Click here for more details. 

Ques. Does ISB offer any financial assistance to students enrolled in the Fellow program?

Ans. Currently, the institute provides a scholarship to students that includes tuition fees for the entire duration of the course. It also includes a living allowance of the student ranging between INR 6-7 Lakhs for a year. The Institute considers the family composition of the students and marital status as well.

Ques. What is the cut off for GMAT/ GRE for taking admission to the PGP program?

Ans. The Indian School of Business does not specifically release a cut off for admission criteria. However, the range of GMAT in the current academic session is 600 to 780. On the other hand, the marks for GRE range from 311 to 335

Ques. Will I have an option to choose ISB campuses?

Ans. Every student applying to Indian School of Business will have an option to indicate their preferences while filling the application form. During the selection process, the admission committee will consider the preferences filled by the students and allots the campus. However, one can choose the campus exchange program between Term 3 and Term 4 on a 1:1 basis. 

Ques. What are the criteria for admission to the Early Entry Option for the PGP program?

Ans. The candidate must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline. S/he must also have a work experience of less than 24 months after post-graduation by March 31. A valid GMAT or GRE score is also mandatory for admission in PGP. However, students belonging to foreign countries must appear in TOEFL/ IELTS score. 

Top Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
PG Program-₹26.4 LakhsCheck Here
PG ProgramPass in Graduation + GMAT₹32.36 LakhsCheck Here
FellowshipPost Graduation-Check Here
Certification-₹12.6 LakhsCheck Here
PG ProgramGraduation₹22.81 LakhsCheck Here
ExecutivePost Graduation₹15.85 LakhsCheck Here
PG ProgramGraduation₹31.7 LakhsCheck Here

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College Admission Reviews

Prakhar Mishra , PGPM, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020


"I was able to score good marks in GRE and the next step was to apply here for the PGPM admissions. And luckily I got into it without any hassle as I was meeting the requirements and the merit list published by the college."   Read More

Nikhil Bansa , PGPM, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020


"I always had this dream of becoming an entrepreneur and for that, after giving the GMAT/GRE exam I applied here for the PGPM course and for which the merit list was published in coordination with our GMAT scores."   Read More

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Prakhar MishraPGPMPursued
BATCH : 2020

Management well managed!

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8.3 /10

The college gave me so many memories to remember. The infrastructure of this college is very well maintained and the academic parameter covered all the relevant information as well as capable professors.

8/10food & accom
8/10social life
Nikhil BansaPGPMPursued
BATCH : 2020

Leading Entrepreneurs

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8.2 /10

I feel good while writing about my college as the premise was really nice and the best thing was the students, as well as faculty members, were very polite. The friendly nature of my seniors helped me a lot during my student life.

8/10food & accom
8/10social life
Rutu ShahPost Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2016
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9.7 /10

The ISB experience is a one I will carry with me always. From the amazing peer group to global curriculum, experienced faculty and learning opportunities the school offers the best business school environment in India.

10/10food & accom
9/10social life

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Mohali - 140306
Punjab , India

2.55KmBus Stop- Sector 66
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Hi Shekhar, to get the details for the best MBA colleges, please find the link

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