LM Thapar 2019 MBA Selection Process

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    LM Thapar School of Management was founded on July 23, 2007, in Patiala (Punjab, India) under the aegis of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Aside from offering extremely lucrative core courses and doctoral programs, LM Thapar School of Management specializes in offering business and management courses that expose students to the most novel business trends and practices. 

    • The university offers an MBA and Executive MBA at the postgraduate level and M.Phil, Ph.D., and Executive Ph.D. at the doctoral level.
    • Candidates should have completed B.E./ B.Tech / Post Graduation with minimum required marks from a recognized Institute. 
    • Admission to the MBA course will be based on entrance exam scores
    • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their CAT / XAT / NMAT / GRE / GMAT / CMAT / MAT / Thapar Entrance Exam Score Read More 
    • IIM Kozhikode will declare CAT 2019 results on January 7, 2020, on the official website Check CAT 2019 Results
    • All queries regarding the post - CAT 2019 selection process must be directed to the respective institutions Read CAT 2019 Expected Cut off 

    LM Thapar School of Management Admission Highlights

    Name of the Institue LM Thapar School of Management 
    University Type Private 
    Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Based 
    Application mode Online 
    Exam mode Offline 
    Counselling Yes 

    MBA Admission 2020

    Important Dates

    Last date to apply for online application form February 14, 2020 
    Short-listing of Candidates February 28, 2020 
    GD / PI Process, Scholarship Test & Thapar’s MBA Entrance Test (You are required to attend the process at either one of Dera Bassi or New Delhi Locations) March 22, 2020 Venue - Dera Bassi Campus
    March 29, 2020 Venue - New Delhi 
    Intimation to selected candidates April 2, 2020 
    Final Counselling & Fee Deposit April 18, 2020 
    Start of Academic Session July 1, 2020

    Note: Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Entrance Test will be conducted for conditionally shortlisted candidates. 

    LMTSM offers a 2 year MBA program in various specializations such as Marketing and Business Consulting, Finance, Information Systems, etc. For the MBA program, candidates should have the following: 

    • A valid CAT / XAT / MAT / GMAT / NMAT / Thapar entrance exam score to be eligible for admission 
    • A Graduate or Postgraduate Degree in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks or CGPA or grade secured from a recognized university
    • Group Interaction, Personal Interview, and Scholarship Test will be held in New Delhi 
    • Scholarship Test will be held in New Delhi & Thapar Entrance Test in Dera Bassi Campus
    Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria 
    MBA Business Analytics and Big Data Graduation or Post-Graduation degree in any discipline with 50% in aggregate marks, CGPA, or grade secured from a recognized university. Entrance Exam, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview 
    Information Systems 
    Human Resource Management 
    Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
    Energy & Sustainability 
    Education Management & Leadership 
    International Management & Strategy 

    MBA Application Process

    1. Candidates need to apply online for MBA admission. The online application form is available at
    2. Upload all the required documents carefully 
    3. Fill the complete details and you will get a ‘‘login id and password’’
    4. Candidates must pay INR 1000 and fill in all of their details and submit the documents
    5. Make one copy of the completely filled form to be produced at the time of counseling
    Course Admission Link 
    MBA / PGDM Admission Link

    To gain more information about the MBA Fee Structure for 2019 Check Thapar MBA Fees  


    There are 75 Merit Scholarships available under the “Emerging Leader Scholarships” category. Below is the description of various scholarships

    Scholarship Type No. of Scholarships Available 
    For candidates applying through NMAT by GMAC Scores For Candidates Applying Through Other Test Scores 
    50% tuition fee waiver 10 15 
    30% tuition fee waiver 10 15 
    20% tuition fee waiver 10 15 
    • All applicants are eligible to appear for the scholarship test 
    • The test will be organized in the premises of Thapar School of Management and has no fee 
    • Scholarship test will be organized on the day of the admission process 
    • For further details, prospective applicants can email at

    Executive MBA Admission 2020

    LMTSM offers an Executive MBA program in various specializations such as Corporate and Entrepreneurial Finance, Strategy and International Management, Higher Education Management, etc. This program caters to applicants who have multiple years of organizational experience and for women who are considering a second career after taking a break from their original careers. For the Executive MBA program, candidates should have the following: 

    • A bachelor's degree from any government recognized university in India or an equivalent degree from overseas, and;
    • A minimum of 6 years of work experience is necessary for you to be eligible to apply for the Executive MBA program. 
    • Candidates who show extreme potential will be considered with fewer years of experience
    Course Name Core CoursesSpecialization (any two of the following) Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria 
    Executive MBA Organizing and Managing Branding and Marketing Management (BMM) 

    A bachelor's degree from any government recognized university in India or an equivalent degree from overseas


    A minimum of 6 years of work experience is necessary to be eligible for application to the Executive MBA program. Candidates with demonstrated potential will be considered with fewer numbers or years of experience.

    Application Form, Motivational Essay and Personal Interview 
    Entrepreneuring and Innovating Corporate and Entrepreneurial Finance (CEF) 
    Understanding the Economy Strategy and International Management (SIM) 
    Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (IME) 
    Operations Management and Enabling Technologies Operations and Technology Management (OTM) 
    Accounting and Finance Higher Education Management (HEM)
    Managing Human Resources 
    Data Science and Evidence Based Management 
    Strategic Management for Sustainability 
    International Business and Cross-Cultural Management 
    Leading in the Dynamic World 
    Consultative Problem Solving and Management & Organizational Consulting 

    Executive MBA Application Process

    Stage 1 - Submitting the Online Application

    • Candidates must submit the application on link provided for the official website along with the documents required
    • A motivational essay detailing your motivation to apply for the course must also be attached. 

    Stage 2 - Application Review

    • The candidate’s application will be reviewed by the admission committee 
    • Candidate will get intimated about the committee’s decision 5 working days after the submission of their application 

    Stage 3 - Personal Interview

    • Personal Interview may be done over phone call, skype, or in person 
    • Candidate must explicitly demonstrate why they want to enroll in the program, their understanding of what the program has to offer, and what the candidate will add to the program
    • There are multiple rounds of interviews including one with the director prior to an offer

    Stage 4 - Communication of Decision 

    • The decision of the working committee will be conveyed to the applicant in 3 working days 
    • Candidates will need to confirm and secure their place through registration

    Stage 5 - Accepting the offer and registration

    • The candidate will have a couple of business days to make their final decision and register with the program
    Course Admission Link 
    MBA / PGDM Admission Link


    • Fee for the Executive MBA program is INR 5.85 Lakhs
    • It can be paid in 6 equal instalments during the period of 18 months 
    • There is an optional (2 week) Global Immersion program opportunity (Europe / East Asia) for the students that has no additional fee. Students will have to pay for all of the expenses of the trip by themselves. 


    • Scholarships are offered to 30 extraordinary candidates 
    • Scholarship award is decided on the basis of the candidate’s academic qualifications, nature of work experience, personal interview and their ability to add extensive quality to the overall program
    • Amount given for the scholarship varies from Rs 50,000 to Rs. 1,00,000



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