UBS Chandigarh CAT 2020 Cutoff and Selection Process

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    UBS Chandigarh will release its admission criteria for the academic year 2020- 22 in November 2020. The online application form filling for MBA courses will run tentatively from 4th week of November, 2020 to 4th week of December, 2020. Students will be shortlisted on the basis of CAT Cut off. To apply, visit UBS Chandigarh official website.

    Latest Update: CAT Registration has started from August 5 and candidates can fill the form till September 16, 2020 on Apply Here!

    Selection process consists of CAT score, past academic record, GD, PI and work experience. To apply for UBS, a candidate must have a Bachelor’ s degree in any field with minimum required marks. Final selection is done through the overall performance of the candidates. Candidates aiming to get into flagship PGDM courses of University Business School Chandigarh should appear for CAT 2020 scheduled to take place on November 29, 2020.

    The overall cut off required for UBS Chandigarh Admission by a general category student is expected to be around 90 to 92 percentile. Admission to MBA programs will be granted to individuals who clear all rounds after considering their profile and academic background. 

    UBS Chandigarh Admission Schedule 

    UBS Chandigarh Admission Schedule 

    Here are all the important dates for UBS Chandigarh Admission for the academic session 2020-2022:

    EventDates (Tentative)
    Online Application Starts From4th week of November, 2020
    Last Date to generate Application Fee Bank Challan2nd week of December, 2020
    Last Date to Submit Fees2nd week of December, 2020
    Last Date to submit Application Form3rd week of December, 2020
    Last Date to Send Printed Application form4th week of December, 2020 

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    UBS Chandigarh CAT Cutoff

    UBS Chandigarh CAT Cutoff

    CAT Section2019 Cutoff2018 Cutoff
    VARC50 Percentile50 Percentile
    DILR50 Percentile50 Percentile
    QA50 Percentile50 Percentile
    TOTAL85 Percentile85 Percentile

    How to Apply for UBS Chandigarh?

    UBS Ludhiana Eligibility Criteria

    Compulsory academic eligibility conditions to apply for MBA at UBS Ludhiana are:

    • A Bachelor's / Post Graduate Degree in any discipline at Panjab University or a degree of any other Syndicate recognized University with a minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST/BC candidates). OR
    • Successful completion of final examination conducted by either Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England, or Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India/England, or Institute of Company Secretaries of India. OR
    • Successful completion of AMIE Examination with a minimum score of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST/BC candidates) after completion of the diploma examination with at least 60% marks and at least 5-years of post-qualification research/teaching/professional experience.
    • Applicants should possess a valid CAT Score.

    How to Apply for UBS Chandigarh?

    Check the below steps to apply at University Business School Chandigarh. 

    1. Visit the official website i.e. ubsadmissions
    2. On the homepage, click ‘Online Registration’
    3. Fill your CAT 2020 Registration Number, Mobile Number, E-mail and category in the application form.
    4. Print the bank slip and deposit fee within 24 hours
    5. After paying fee, log-in again after 24 hours
    6. Upload your scanned photograph and signature
    7. Enter other personal and academic details
    NOTE: The application fee for general category is INR 3250. For reserved category, it is INR 1625.

    UBS Chandigarh Selection Process 2020-22

    UBS Chandigarh Selection Process 2020-22

    UBS Chandigarh has a multi-step admission process wherein individuals must qualify each round to advance to the next. The steps involved in securing a seat in the business school are as follows:

    • Clearing CAT Cut Off
    • Appearance of shortlisted individuals for GD & PI process
    • Preparing the final merit list based on CAT score and performance in GD & PI round.

    Students must fulfill the eligibility criteria in addition to clearing the CAT cut off as decided by the institute. The minimum eligibility criteria for UBS is given below-

    1. Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in the final examination (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD candidates).
    2. They should have passed the final examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India or England or Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
    3. Candidates should obtain a minimum of 10% score (5% in case of SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD candidates) in each section of CAT. This means they should clear the sectional cut off with at least 10% marks.

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    CAT Selection Process for UBS Chandigarh

    • Admissions to the MBA programs will be made on the basis of merit determined by scores of candidates in CAT.
    • Once they clear the cut off as laid down by UBS, they will have to register themselves with the institute and aspirants will be shortlisted based on the information provided in the application forms.
    • Shortlisted candidates must appear for the GD & PI rounds. These rounds will be held in the institute.
    • The schedule for attending the same will be put up on the official website.
    • In the GD round, aspirants will be given a topic wherein their creative thinking ability and socio-political awareness will be tested.
    • Candidates will be interviewed by a panel of judges in the PI round to evaluate their academic profile, quality of work and personal characteristics.

    Final Merit List

    UBS Chandigarh will create a final merit list based on the performance of individuals in CAT and qualifying rounds. Merit list will be prepared separately for each category. It will be released in April/ May 2020. Counseling process will be conducted and admissions will be made based on ranks secured by applicants in this list. The weightage for each component of the selection process for UBS is given below-

    StageWeightage (%)
    CAT Score85
    Group Discussion (GD)7.5
    Personal Interview (PI)7.5

    In case there is a tie, the following rules will be applicable to decide the merit position of aspirants:

    • An applicant who secures a higher percentage in the qualifying examination will rank higher in order of merit.
    • Next, the candidate obtaining more marks in the immediate lower examination will be preferred.
    • If the tie remains unresolved then, individual senior in age will get the higher merit position.

    Category-wise availability of Seats at UBS Ludhiana

    Backward Classes3
    Persons with disability3
    Riot/Terrorist Victim1
    Freedom Fighter1

    Additional Seats

    Wards of Martyrs1
    Permanently Displaced in Kargil War1
    Wards of Kashmiri Displaced Persons2
    One Girl Child out of the only two girl children (OGC)1
    CancerAIDS Thalassemia patients1 each
    Rural area Students2
    Border Area Students1
    Youth Festival1
    NRI/Foreign National9


    • Total Seats for the MBA program: 66 (57 Seats + 9 Seats for NRI candidates)
    • Admission in all reserved categories shall be made, subject to fulfillment of the applicable eligibility criteria and in accordance with the provisions of Panjab University.

    Foreign/NRI Candidates Selection Process for UBS Chandigarh

    • Candidates applying under the NRI/Foreign National Quota should fulfill any one of the following criteria:
    • Foreign nationals or PIO, holding citizenship of any other country other than India.
    • Candidates with Indian origin parents/spouse who are a legal resident of a country other than India and will pay the fee from NRI accounts in foreign currency.
    • Wards/spouse of NRI employed overseas.
    • Valid GMAT scores submitted by foreign nationals/NRI candidates will be treated at par with the combined score of CAT, and GD-PI conducted by UBS-Ludhiana.
    • Admission of Foreign Nationals/NRI applicants can be considered on the basis of inter-se merit against available seats even if they have not qualified the entrance test.

    Documents Required for UBS Chandigarh Counselling

    The documents that need to be attached with the UBS Ludhiana Application Form and presented during the selection process as well are listed below:

    • Self-attested photocopies Marks Sheet and Certificate of Class 10th, 12th, and Qualifying Degree.
    • CAT Score Card
    • Supporting documents for candidates claiming reservation under SC/ST/BC categories, issued by appropriate authorities.
    • Candidates seeking reservation against Kashmiri Migrant quota are required to produce a certificate from an authorized Government Officer in support of such claim along with Proof of current residence (such   as Ration Card/Voter’s ID/Driving License/Aadhaar Card/Passport etc.)   
    • Wards of Freedom Fighters/Martyrs should produce valid certificate from the Ministry of Defence.
    • Wards/dependents of 1984 riot affected person/terrorism affected family of Punjab has to submit a supporting certificate issued by deputy commissioner/district magistrate
    • Candidates claiming reservation under Only Girl Child/One of Two Girl Children needs to submit an undertaking by the respective parents that the benefit of this scheme is being claimed for only One Girl Child out of the two girl Children and the same claim will not be made elsewhere for the 2nd girl child in future.
    • Candidates suffering from Cancer/Aids/Thalassemia are required to present a certificate from one of the National Medical Institutes like PGI, AIIMS etc.
    • Rural Area Students needs to produce a certificate from the D.E.O./Principal of educational institute attended, certifying that the same is located within the aforesaid rural area.
    • Border Area Students will have to produce a certificate from the Tehsildar of the area or the Principal/Headmaster/Head of educational institute attended, certifying that the same is located within the aforesaid Border area.
    • Candidates seeking admission against youth festival quota will have to give an undertaking that during the program tenure, the candidate will participate in the activities associated with his/her performance field.
    • Sports quota candidates need to submit self-attested photocopies of sports certificates, roster form/list of players/competitors of the concerned tournament duly attested by the respective issuing authority or Head of Institution of last attended and an undertaking of sports achievements and attendance in University sports grounds.

    Factors determining CAT Cut Off

    Factors determining CAT Cut Off

    All business schools will declare their respective cut off after the declaration of CAT Result. The results will be declared around 1st week of January. CAT cut off is the minimum score set by various institutes that a candidate must obtain in order to qualify the exam. Aspirants who clear the cut off marks will be considered for further rounds of admission.

    • Number of applicants who appeared for CAT
    • Previous years’ cut off
    • Individual’s Performance in exam
    • Difficulty Level of entrance exam
    • Availability of seats
    • Reputation of institute or ranking

    Check CAT Previous year cut off analysis

    UBS Chandigarh Admission Criteria will consider several factors before admitting students. Candidates must appear and qualify each round of selection to secure a place in the institute. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of CAT score and GD & PI round. Qualified individuals must appear for counseling held by UBS and complete the admission formalities to confirm their seats.



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