Part-time Ph.D Program

Eligibility Criteria                                                                                     How to Apply?

I. Eligibility

Graduation with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and Post Graduation in Management (Full time with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management and Operations from an UGC approved University) or a professional qualification like CFA/CA/CWA/CS with 60% and above marks.

Minimum 17 years of regular education (10 + 2 + 3 + 2 or 10 +2 + 4 + 2).

Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation and/ or post graduation have to submit the TOEFL / NELT / IELTS score by May 31, 2014.

Applicants who have completed their graduation/ Post graduation on one time sitting basis or on part time/ distance mode are not eligible for PhD program of IBS Hyderabad.

Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2014 onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that fulfillment of the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates. For any clarification on eligibility criteria please contact IBS Admission Office only.

II. Admission Process

IBSAT 2013
IBSAT is an online aptitude test for students seeking admission to the PhD programs.

IBSAT is based on CBT (Computer Based Test) format and consists of multiple choice questions. IBSAT is for 2 hours duration and is aimed to test the applicant's ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.

GMAT scores (from 2010 onwards) and CAT 2013 scores are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2013. Candidates with GMAT® or CAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2013.

Selection Process
Candidates who have qualified based on IBSAT 2013/ GMAT®/ CAT score are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2014. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Admission decision
The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Important dates

IBSAT 2013 Application

July 15, 2013 To: Dec 10, 2013

IBSAT 2013 Test Dates

Dec 16, 2013 To: Jan 07, 2014

IBSAT 2013 Result

January 20, 2014

Selection Briefings

February 1–10, 2014 in 40 cities

Selection Process

February 18-26, 2014 at IBS Hyderabad

IBS Admission Office 65,
Nagarjuna Hills Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082
Andhra Pradesh
Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963