ISB YLP: Your Path to Excellence

Introduction The ISB Young Leaders Programme (ISB YLP) stands as a beacon of educational excellence, offering a gateway to exceptional opportunities for young talents. It’s a stepping stone towards a transformative academic journey designed to nurture future...

ISB Campus Guide: Mastering the Top One-Year MBA in India

Discover the best ISB campus in India and learn valuable tips and tricks to excel in the number one, one-year MBA program in India. This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about ISB campuses, admissions, curriculum, and success strategies for a...
How to make your ISB MBA more affordable: Scholarships

How to make your ISB MBA more affordable: Scholarships

Explore fees, financial aid, and scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic years at the renowned Indian School of Business (ISB) Post Graduate Program (PGP). Financial constraints shouldn’t hinder deserving candidates from accessing world-class education thus this...
How to write ISB PGP Essays 2023-24: Analysis and Tips

How to write ISB PGP Essays 2023-24: Analysis and Tips

Embarking on the thrilling journey towards joining the prestigious Indian School of Business (ISB) is a dream shared by many aspiring MBA candidates. However, with fierce competition, it is vital to conquer the ISB Essays 2024, which acts as the gateway to your...

Writing an ISB PGP Application?: Avoid these 5 Common Mistakes

There is tough competition for a spot in the list of admits at ISB. Hence, your application needs to be flawless to at least get considered for an interview call. The good part is, most applicants make similar mistakes and if you avoid them, your chances automatically...

ISB: How to answer the “Why You” in your ISB application

The most frequently asked essay question at ISB (and all other major B schools) is why you should be selected for the programme. Here, the admissions committee is looking to know you better. This is your chance to showcase who you are and what you bring to the class...

ISB: The Graduate Student Board (GSB) – Democracy at its best!

Today, we’ll cover the engine which makes sure you get the most out of your experience at ISB, the Graduate Student Board (GSB).According to ISB, “The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is an organization of the students of the Post Graduate Programme...

ISB Sample Essays

ISB has announced essay topics around the month of June every year. However, with the delay due to COVID-19, essay topics would be announced in July 2020. The deadline would also be slightly delayed for Round 1 – 20 September (vs. 15 September in previous...

Are you a re-applicant to ISB? Then, you should read this!

So, last year despite all the hard work on your application and / or interview preparation, you could not get through to ISB. We know how hard it must’ve been to absorb the pain of a rejection. If you are re-applying this year, then first congratulate yourself for not...

ISB: Aikya – Your family away from home

In this post, we’ll cover the first major event of the year where a few clubs come together to organize it and set the ball rolling for the year- The Aikya Launch.Aikya is a unique initiative by ISB to connect students with the local business community in Mohali and...

ISB: ISB Admissions Process – Top myths

The Indian School of Business is one of the top 30 B-schools in the world and best B-school in the country. As the number of applicants grow, so do the ‘truths’ or ‘theories’ about the admissions process and what the adcom wants in an...

Know Your B School: ISB – Bandhan: The Joy of Giving

Almost all the topics we’d cover in the Know Your B-school Series would focus on what the class can professionally gain from the ISB experience. This one is about the joy of giving back and making the day for someone else- the...

ISB Placements: Class of 2020

Indian School of Business (ISB) has been at the forefront when it comes to supplying top MBA talent to corporates. No wonder that such a young Business school (established less than 20 years ago in 2001), has been able to earn a position in the “Indian Ivy League”....

All About IIM Lucknow (IIML) IPMX (One Year MBA for Executives)

The International Programme in Management for Executives, also known as IPMX (One-Year MBA), is offered at the NOIDA Campus of IIM Lucknow. This is a one-year residential program created for mid to senior-level professionals to get them ready for leadership jobs in...

ISB: How to answer the “Why ISB” in your ISB application

A common essay question ISB asks the applicant (in one form or another) is “Why MBA?” and “Why ISB?”. While everyone has his/her own motivations for applying to an MBA program, there are some common reasons for choosing ISB. Some of the major ones are elucidated...

ISB Admissions Deadlines: Class of 2021-22

The Indian School of Business (ISB) is one of the most sought after destinations for MBA in India. Spread across two campuses located in Hyderabad and Mohali , ISB recently became the 100 th  school in the world to achieve the coveted...

How to write ISB YLP 2022 Stage 1 essay

Within just 20 years of its existence, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has established itself as one of India’s most reputed business schools, as reflected by the recent Financial Times rankings (source) (#1 in india, #5 in Asia, #23 in the world). In 2020, it...

ISB Essay Analysis: 2021 Intake (Class of 2022)

How to write ISB Essays for 2020 application (2021 Intake) – Essay analysis from ISB alumni turned application consultants ISB essay topics for the PGP application in 2020 , i.e. 2021 intake (class of 2022) are given below: ISB Essay 1 Topic: Describe...

ISB: GMAT score for ISB admission

Embarking on your journey to ISB, you start preparing for the first hurdle – the GMAT. The GMAT, testing nuances of quantitative aptitude & verbal ability (along with your power to reason and articulate your thoughts well) has been a nightmare for a lot of test...

ISB: Term 3 – Where Life at ISB is at its rigorous best!

After the intense workload of Term 2 with endless hours of Markstrat, DMOP massacre, competitive strategy assignment and memories of Aikya, Term 3 brings a fresh breath of air for the finance folks! By this term, the students are used to...

ISB Placements Process (PGP)

When you see the Indian School of Business (ISB) campus sprawling with sharply dressed students carrying documents in their hands and walking swiftly to reach their intended destination, you know the placement season has commenced at ISB. With over 800 students...

ISB: Who are the Best ISB admission consultants?

While looking for help for your MBA application (for ISB or any other top B school), you would like to work with nothing but the best admission consultants. After all, you are going to entrust your consultant with arguably the most important decision of your...

How to write essays for ISB application

Writing an essay is an art, especially when it is for your MBA application. It is these essays that become a “deal maker” or a “deal breaker” for most applicants. And why not, essays are one of the few things that you can control when you decide to apply for ISB (or...

ISB – Term 1: The Eye Opener

Today, we’ll give you an insight into the eye-opener – Term 1 at ISB! The academic calendar at ISB is divided into 8 terms of about 6 weeks each. Each term has 4 courses (slight variations in terms 4 to 8, we’ll cover in the coming weeks), 4 hours of...

ISB: How to crack the PGP admission interview

Clearing the interview round is the last step in your journey towards getting an admit from Indian School of Business (ISB). How does one approach interviews? What kind of preparation is required for ISB interviews? What are the questions usually asked? This blog...

ISB MBA after 30 ?

We got a number of queries during the ISB Admissions Gyan Sessions from prospective applicants who are over 30 (i.e. with more than 8-9 years of experience). Let’s call them ‘O30’.Is ISB the right fit for me? Will my application be considered differently?...

ISB Hyderabad vs. ISB Mohali

Since ISB established its Mohali campus in 2012, there has been a constant comparison between the experience at the two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. ISB maintains a “One School Two Campuses” philosophy and maintains that the class experience is very similar (if...