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MBA Admission 2015, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

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MBA Admission 2015, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

Application invites for Master of Business Administration (MBA) Admission 2015, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University.

MBA Admission 2015, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar invites applications for admission in the MBA programme two year full time residential under School of Petroleum Management for the academic year 2015-16.

Specialisations are offered:
i) Energy and Infrastructure, ii) Operation Management, iii) Finance, iv) Human Resources Management and v) Marketing

Duration: Two year full time residential programme (Each year is divided in three trimesters); the programme also includes six to eight weeks of compulsory summer training for the students

Total No. of Seats: 120

Eligibility Criteria

* Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 conducted by IIMs are eligible to apply

* A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA, the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent

* In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have obtained bachelor’s degree

* In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the SPM by dividing earned CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the quotient with 100

* A candidate appearing for the final year examination of bachelor’s degree or equivalent can also apply

Selection Process

The candidates who appeared in CAT-2014 and seek admission in the MBA programme must apply in the prescribed form

The candidates short listed on the basis of aggregate CAT score will be required to appear for group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) at SPM, PDPU on specified dates

The group discussion (GD) shall be held in a group of about 10-12 students

Students appearing at GD shall be evaluated on the set criteria

Each candidate is required to appear before interview panel after group discussion for personal interview
Students appearing at PI shall be evaluated on the set criteria

Relevance of work experience, wherever applicable may be assessed at this stage


Seat allocation to the various categories (SC/ST & General) is in accordance with the Govt rules
The number of seats under each category will be posted at along with the short listed candidates for MBA Programme admission

Seats not filled-in under any reserved category shall be allotted to the general category

Admission Process

Candidates eligible have to apply by sending the duly filled in application form along with the payment of the application fee of Rs.2000/- (non-refundable)

Application forms are available on website

The application fee can be paid by demand draft drawn in favour of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, payable at Ahmedabad

The application fee can also be paid in the university account at Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) A/c No- 09331131003242 In this case the payment receipt must be enclosed along with filled application form
Candidates are required to send filled application form by registered post, or through nationally/ internationally reputed courier

For the late receipt of the forms or loss of form in the transit, SPM-PDPU shall not be responsible

The last date of receiving the application form is 27th February 2015

The information about received applications shall be put up on the School's website ( within one week from the last date of receiving the application form

The GD & PI will take place for MBA programme during 19th-22nd March 2015 with an approved schedule (the GD/PI schedule will be uploaded in the School’s website)

All communication by the School for the admission process will be made through SPM website

Important Dates

Availability of Application Forms on ( 01st October 2014 onwards

Last date for receiving Application Forms: 27th February 2015

GD/PI date for short listed candidates: 19th to 22nd March 2015

Display of information about shortlisted candidate's for Admissions: 01st April 2015

Completion of Admission formalities, fees collection and enrolment: 01st to 10th April 2015

Operating waiting list: 14th April 2015 onwards

Payment of balance charges: 01st to 05th June 2015

Commencement of the academic session: 22nd June 2015

More Details :


Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar
School of Petroleum Management,
Raisan, Gandhinagar,

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University has been promoted by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) to create a world class University in energy education and research with special focus on the oil and gas sector. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University addresses the need for trained and specialised human resource for Oil & Gas Industry worldwide. It intends to expand the opportunities for students and professionals to develop intellectual knowledge base with leadership skills to compete in the global arena.
Related Courses: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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