IFMR Graduate School of Business @KREA University
Fulltime MBA 2019-21 Admissions Process
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Graduates with consistent academic record (any discipline) are eligible to apply. Candidates pursuing final year degree can also apply. Applicants must also submit scores of one (or more) of the following standardized exams: CAT 2018 / XAT 2019 / CMAT 2019/ GMAT & GRE (taken on/ after 1st of January 2016). Kindly note that only Indian Nationals and NRIs are eligible for admission.
- Graduates from a full time degree course, but NOT Part time/ correspondence/ distance mode/ online mode in any discipline with consistent academic record; Candidates pursuing final year degree can also apply.
But those with work experience should have less than or equal to 3 years of experience as of 1st December 2018.
Phase 1 - Early Decision Round (EDR) - Applicants with adequate prior work experience (12 - 36 months) will be called for admission process across India.
Phase 2 – General Round – Applicants with less than adequate work experience or no work experience will be called for admission process.
It may be noted that, while IFMR Graduate School of Business recognizes adequate work experience, work experience is not mandatory.
The last date for submission of Online application for EDR round is January 31st 2019 EOD. - February 7th 2019
The last date for submission of Online application for General Round is February 15th 2019 EOD.
South – Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai and Hyderabad
West – Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune and Jaipur
North – Delhi and Lucknow
East – Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and Patna
However, IFMR GSB reserves the right to change these venues as it deem fit. Such changes would be communicated to the applicants in due course of time. It is incumbent on the applicants to ensure that the communication coordinates (Email and Mobile number) are correct and up to date at the time of online application.
IFMR GSB offers an unparalleled educational opportunity that, at once, is comprehensive and interwoven, brings together faculty and students with diverse talents and backgrounds, and fosters learning that serves employability and lifelong learning.
The uniqueness of the IFMR-GSB MBA programme is that it is supplemented by liberal arts foundational courses in the first year of the MBA from the KREA University undergraduate programme that prepare students to be productive, purposeful and effective managers.
- Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) T. Thomas Scholarship award for ONE meritorious student.
- Merit-cum-Means scholarship for 10% of the total students admitted.
|a. Admission cum first installment fee
[with the refundable caution deposit of Rs.50,000/- at the time of admission - April 2019]
|b. Second installment fee during November 2019||Rs. 5,00,000/-|
|c. Third & final installment - June 2020||Rs. 4,00,000/-|
Living expenses will be extra and it is estimated that the boarding & lodging would be approximately Rs.1,20,000/- per annum.
- IFMR Business School, Sri City was awarded unconditional SAQS accreditation for a period of 5 years from Dec 2017 to Nov 2022, by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA).
- IFMR Business School, Sri City was ranked 34 as part of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
- IFMR BSchool, Chennai was ranked 25 in India for 2017-2018 by National HRD Network (NHRDM) and Shine.com.
The Institute has a built-up area of 300,000 sq. ft. that covers the fully air conditioned main academic block, consisting of classrooms, computer labs, seminar halls, faculty cabins, library, meeting rooms, finance and accounts sections, placement office, residential hostels, a cafeteria with dine-in services, faculty and staff housing and a Management Development Centre residence. The campus has been designed to give easy access to the Differently abled. Hostel rooms are equipped with attached baths, occupied on a twin-sharing basis.
Separate gym for boys and girls and indoor games [table tennis, etc] is available. Facilities are provided for playing cricket, football, volley ball courts, and more will help students unwind and relax after hours of lectures. An open air auditorium and more recreation facilities have also been set up.
A beautiful water body, a walkway and enough greenery makes the campus aesthetically and physically soothing. The entire campus is Wi-fi enabled. Complete security and safety are built in as basic requirements. It is planned to make the campus as not only a higher education institution but also as a vibrant Eco System
There is an IOB ATM within the campus. Additionally, there is a SBI ATM in the Sri City Business Centre. There are few ATMs located in Tada too. Further, there is a full-fledged general store inside the campus, where you can get all the daily necessities.
Medical officer appointed by the Institute will visit twice a week on Saturday and Sunday. In case of emergencies the Institute will arrange for the visit of doctors on other days too. Alternatively, the facility of SIMS Hospital at Sri City will be used.
From Chennai International Airport: – The Institute is at a driving distance of 85 km – about 1 hour 45 mins from Chennai International Airport.
From Tirupathi International Airport: – The Institute is at a driving distance of 75 km – about 1 hour 30 mins from Tirupathi International Airport.
From Chennai Central Railway Station: - The Institute is at a driving distance of 70 km – about 1 hour 30 mins from Chennai Central Railway Station.
From Sullurpeta Railway Station: - The Institute is at a driving distance of 22 km – about 20 mins from Sullurpeta Railway Station.
From Tada Railway Station - The Institute is at a driving distance of 9 km – about 10 mins from Tada Railway Station.
From Madhavaram Mofussil Bus Terminus (MMBT -Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus): – The Institute is at a distance of 56 Kms. We have plenty of buses to Tada from Madhavaram Bus Station. Buses going to Kalahasthi, Naidupet, Nellore have a stopover at Tada.
Tada: – From Chennai Central the closest Railway Station to Sri City is Tada. There are local trains running from Chennai Central to Tada Railway Station. Travel time by Chennai Local Train to Tada is 2 hours.