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Birla Global University MBA/ PGDM Selection Process 2018

Last Updated - August 14, 2018

Birla Global University is a self-financed university, established in the year 2008, located in Bhubaneswar. The university offers various UG, PG, Diploma and Management programs such as BA, BBA, MBA/ PGDM, M.Com, M.Sc, BBA, and others.

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To get admission in the UG and PG programs students have to clear personal Interview and written test. But admission in the MBA is only possible if students have cleared any of the CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT or GMAT entrance exam followed by write-up, group discussion, and personal interview.

Students can apply for any of the course after filling the application form downloaded from the official website.  They are advised to keep visiting the official website to get any kind of the latest update regarding admission to any course. The last date to submit the application form for MBA/ PGDM is December 2018.

Birla Global University Admission Highlights

UniversityBirla Global University
Basic Admission CriteriaMerit and Entrance Based
Application ModeOnline and Offline
CategorySelection Process
Name of EntranceCAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT

Birla Global University Selection Process

For getting admission in the MBA/ PGDM program students have to clear any of the entrance exams from CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT. Other than the entrance exam, those who have cleared graduation with 50% marks are also eligible to apply.

Final selection of the student will be done on the basis of scores in the national entrance exam, written test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview

Step by Step Selection process:

Step 1

  • At the time of submitting the application form, students have to submit the application fee of amount INR 1150/-
  • Fee can be paid through Net Baking, Debit Card/ Credit Card
  • Draft can also be send in favour of
  • Birla Global University” payable at Bhubaneshwar

Step 2

  • All the eligible students will be informed about their date and venue of the selection process.  
  • Tentative venues where students can appear for Group Discussion/ Personal Interview are Ahmedabad, Bangaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cochin, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Indore, Ranchi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Thiruvanthapuram, Pune, and Greater Noida.

Step 3

Students appearing for the selection process must carry the photo copy of mark sheet of all the last qualifying examination

Step 4

Following are the steps that students must follow while appearing for the selection process:

  • To evaluate the students writing ability, they have to write an essay of around 300 words   
  • Group Discussion is conducted to evaluate the team spirit, communication, body language etc.
  • Personal Interview is conducted to evaluate career objective, extra-curricular activities etc.

Step 5

Students will be selected on the basis of following parameters:

  • Career Performance
  • Performance in the Selection process
  • Performance in CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAT entrance exams

Step 6

  • Admission offer letter will only be issued to the finally selected candidates
  • Within the 7 days of receiving offer letter students have to send the confirmation letter to the university
  • Those selected for the MBA/ PGDM program are required to submit requisite fee within 15 days of receiving an offer letter

Financing of Programs: University has the understanding with the following banks which can provide a loan to the students on priority basis subject to fulfil their documentation requirement. Given below following Bank Names:

  • Andhra Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • HDFC Bank
  • UCO Bank

To avail, the education loan students may contact any of the above bank branches.

Required Documents

  • Certificates along with mark sheets of the qualifying examinations
  • College Leaving Certificate last attended
  • Conduct certificate
  • University Registration Number
  • 3 passport-size and 2 stamp-size photographs
  • UID Aadhar Card
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

Final Selection Criteria

The following table shows the detailed selection criteria for Merit (General) category candidates:

Selection criteriaWeightage in percentage
Personal Interview20%
Group Discussion10%
Graduation Marks10%
10+2/ Higher Secondary marks10%
Marks in 10th5%
Misc (Work Experience, Academic & Regional Background, Professional Qualification)15%

Following table shows the detailed selection criteria and weightages for sponsored category & International students:

Selection criteriaWeightage in percentage
Personal Interview (PI)30%
Group Discussion (GD)15%
Graduation Marks10%
10+2/ Higher Secondary marks10%
Marks in 10th5%
Misc (Work Experience, Academic & Regional Background, Professional Qualification)15%



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