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ISB: An Overview

Indian School of Business, or ISB as it is popularly known, is one of the best business schools in the Indian sub-continent.

Ranked 24th worldwide for its PGP program, it offers a variety of management programs for professionals at different stages in their careers!

Faculty and Campus

ISB boasts of a more than 250 world-class faculty, with several worldwide top professors, domain experts and leaders serving as visiting faculty for the school. Its 2 campuses, in Hyderabad and Mohali, are equipped with all-you-can-think-of facilities, and can really help you shape up your life priorities!

Class Profiles & Placements

For its flagship one-year program, the Post Graduate Programme in Management, the school admits ~900 students per year, coming from diverse backgrounds, and turns them into brilliant product managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, leaders, activists and anything else that they would like to be!

The average work experience of candidates at ISB hovers around 4.2 years, and the average GMAT score stands at 709.


Admissions for PGP happen in 3 different rounds, starting from July until February of the next year. The first round deadline this year falls on 15th Sep’19, followed by the second round deadline on 1st Dec’19 and the final one on 1st Jan’20.

Apart from the normal application route, students in their final years in college, or early-stage professionals with less than 2 years of experience can also apply to ISB through their various programs - Young Leaders Program or the Early Entry Option.


Classes start in April - almost 4 months earlier than the usual September intake of global B-Schools - and you get some amazing opportunities to also go for exchange programs at some of the top b-schools around the world, leading to exceptional international cultural experiences! There are some amazing clubs and societies to keep you engaged socially and to help you professionally.


Overall, ISB is one of the best business schools in India! If you are planning to apply to ISB this year, get in touch with us should you require help with finalizing your applications!

Piyush Ranjan is the chief consultant for Management Masters. He did his undergrad from IIT-BHU, and then studied at the SIM program of the University of St. Gallen. He has helped multiple students get admission calls from ISB, HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School, and other top Business schools worldwide.

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