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  1. About the Program
    • Name of the school : LM Thapar School of Management
    • School location : Dera Bassi (near Chandigarh)
    • Year school started : Program started in 2007
    • Any ranking of the school : Business India 'B-School Ranking', December 2015 - 21st in India Ranked 1 for Global sensitivity by Higher Education Review
    • Name of the program : Masters of Business Administration
  2. Admission Criteria
    • NMAT by GMAC™ score range : 150 & above
    • Work Experience requirement, if any : Work experience will surely get additional credit in the application.
    • Interview Process : A personal interview by a panel of academicians and industry experts. The parameters will include goal clarity, personal disposition, subject knowledge, clarity of thought and communication skills.
    • Group Discussion process : Group Interaction process will have 8- 10 students presenting their views on various topics. This is called an Attitude Assessment Activity (AAA). This is to analyze the individual’s knowledge, soft skills and overall attitude towards learning.
    • Any other requirement in the admissions process ? NA
  3. What is the Application Process ?
    • How does one apply for the programme ? The applicants meeting our eligibility criteria can apply online or offline -
      Offline- The hardcopy forms are available at school premises or a PDF version can be requested in case of any problem in completing the form online. Please email the admissions team on
    • What is the Application fee ? The application fee to apply is Rs. 1000.00.
    • Where do I get a copy of the Application form ? Online- or Offline- The hardcopy forms are available at school premises or a PDF version can be requested in case of any problem in completing the form online. Please email the admissions team on
    • When does the application process start ? The application forms will be available online 15th August, 2016 onwards.
    • What is the last date to apply ? Last date to apply is 14th February, 2017
  4. What is the Admission Process ?
    • What was the NMAT by GMAC™ score cut-off for accepted students for 2016 intake ? 150
    • What constitutes work experience ? Any prior work experience that is full time engagement for a minimum of 6 months will be considered.
    • When should I expect an invitation for an interview ? Third week of February, 2017
    • Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application ? Please share the contact person name and email. Mr Ankush Arora
      Admissions Team 8288026130
      Write to us for all admissions related queries to
  5. Fees & other expenses
    • What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student ? Tuition Fees for MBA Program - 6.41 lacs
    • What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme ? A twin sharing student hostel accommodation will be 85,000 INR for 2 years and additional mess charges.
    • Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what ? The students availing hostels will be required to pay for their meals, which amount to approx. 100 INR per day. Whereas day scholars will be required to pay any transport dues, if availing facility.
  6. What is the financial support option available to students ?
    • What are the scholarship options available for NMAT by GMAC™ students ?  There are 60 Emerging Leaders Scholarships available for MBA Students.
    • What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications ?  The Scholarships are offered on the basis of merit taking in account the scores of following - Scholarship test, Entrance test, Group Interaction and Personal Interview.
    • What are the options of availing a loan ? The applicant may apply for loan facility to any of the banks after receiving his/her admission letter as an offer to the program.
    • What is the amount of loan that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required ? The students will be eligible to apply for amount stated on the admission letter provided to applicant as an offer to the program which includes the complete tuition fees and hotel & mess dues. The eligibility is based on his/her financial standing.
    • At what rate of interest is the loan available? What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid ? The rate of loan varies in financial institutions where applicant might want to avail loan from. The applicant will be liable to repay loan only after completion of the program. The repayment times are different for all the banks.
    • Does the Institute/School help in getting loan ?  The school will be able to help applicant in providing the loan letter and offer for the program.
  7. Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel accommodation facilities of the school
    • How many intakes in a year and when ? There is one intake to program in month of July.
    • Size of the intake : Size of intake is 150
    • What are the specializations available ? Finance, International Management, Marketing, Operations, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship & Family business, Human Resources, Energy & Sustainability and Higher Education
    • What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school ?
      North India (including Delhi)- 55%
      East India- 8%
      West India- 16%
      South India- 9%
      Central India- 12%
    • What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation ? 100 %
    • What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation ? 5.03 lacs
    • What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme ? Marketing Research, Business Consultancy, BFSI, Logistics, FMCG & Retail, Technology Management, Manufacturing, Education Services and Consumer Durables
    • Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme ? Tata Consultancy Services, Philips, Practo Technologies, Mitsubishi Electric, HDFC, Howden, Reliance ADAG, Hero, Gates India, Honda, Bechtel India.
    • Does your school run any initiatives to promote classroom diversity? If yes please share details. NA