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ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad

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About ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad was established in the year 1995. It was one of the first three B-Schools in South Asia to be reaccredited by South Asian Quality Standards [SAQS]. CRISIL had rated this institute with A**. This institute offers one of the largest MBA programs in Asia. 

ICFAI Business School Highlights
Year of Establishment 1995
Faculty Count 170
Department Finance and Accounting, Marketing and Strategy, Operations & IT, Human Resources & Soft Skills, Economics
Infrastructure Library, Cafeteria, Hostel, Sports, Gym, Auditorium, Labs, etc
Programs Offered  Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Full-time Doctorate, Part-time Doctorate
Admission ICFAI Business School BBA Admission
Fees IBS Fees
ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Address Donthanapally, Shankarapalli Road, Hyderabad - 501203, Telangana, India 

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Also, IBS has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from business and industry, academic circles and professional bodies. It offers high-quality programs in different areas of management to a wide selection of students. This institute has a reputation for innovative program design and delivery, personalized instruction, quality courseware, strong industry interface, research, consultancy and publications. For ICFAI Business School Admission candidates can apply online on the website of the college.

Moreover, this institute has MoUs with fifteen institutions in the UK, USA, Australia, and Malaysia. These MoUs allow PhD students to engage in a visitor scholar program for 9 months. The faculties of this college are from the industry and academia with the majority of them having PhDs.

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Telangana has its own research and content development centres. This college uses the case study method for academic programmes. Over the years, the institute has published over 600 articles in reputed journals. These cases are used for teaching, in textbooks, and industries around the world. The Centre of Management Development of this institute provides opportunities to the faculties in interfacing with the various industries. 

The ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Placements has an excellent record. Furthermore, the institute has associations with many colleges in the USA, Belgium, and Korea. It has also networked with many international institutions to ensure the development of the students and faculty.

About ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education:

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education was established in 2008 and is a Deemed-to-be-University. It was started under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. It is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is spread over 92 acres of lush green land with a built-up area of more than 16 lakh sq. ft. 

The campus of this institute is fully wi-fi enabled and equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities like amphitheatres, academic blocks, auditoriums, fully equipped library block, computer centre, hostels, language lab, canteen and faculty accommodation. 

IBS Rankings and Awards:

The Institute has been awarded multiple times for its contribution to the education system and society. It has also been ranked in top positions in many surveys conducted by top organizations and magazines of the country. ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Ranking in India and the awards received by it are mentioned below.

  • It was rated AAAA Best B-School State-wise (Pvt and Public) in Telangana in 2018 by Careers 360 B-Schools Survey.
  • This institute was ranked 9th amongst private B-Schools in All India by Career 360 B-Schools Survey in 2018.
  • Silicon India B-School Survey in 2018 ranked this institute 2nd amongst private B-Schools in All India.
  • In South Zone, this institute was ranked 2nd amongst private B-Schools by the Week-Hansa Research Survey Top B-Schools in 2017.
  • IBS, Hyderabad was ranked 1st amongst private B-Schools in Hyderabad by the Week-Hansa Research Survey Top B-Schools in 2017.
  • It was ranked 16th amongst top B-Schools in India by Business India B-School Survey in 2017.
  • This institute was ranked 12th amongst All India Private B-Schools by Business World Best B-School Ranking Survey in 2017.
  • In 2016, by Education World Best B-School Ranking Survey, it was ranked 13th amongst All India Private B-Schools.
  • IBS Hyderabad has been rated by ICRA at National level with the rating - EB2+ IN and at the state level with the rating – EB1 TS.
  • The World Consulting & Research Corporation [WCRC] has ranked this institute among Asia’s Best Private Educational Institutions for the year 2012-13.

IBS Courses:

The institute offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Management. ICFAI Business School is one of the top business schools in India. ICFAI Business School Hyderabad fee structure varies according to the course of choice.

Discipline Course Specialization
Management BBA
Executive MBA [Part Time]
PGP Analytics
PhD Full Time
Part Time


IBS Hyderabad offers an MBA program consisting of 30 courses spread out over 4 semesters. The students are taught via Syndicated Learning Programme [SLP] involving classroom sessions, group discussions, mock tests and interviews. Domain knowledge and soft skills are rigorously inculcated to make the students ready for campus placements.  The syllabus is subject to change to keep up with changing industry practices. The Executive MBA program is offered to working executives with a minimum of 2 years of work experience. The classes for this course are conducted on Saturdays and Sundays between 9:00 am and 6:00 am


ICFAI Business School Hyderabad offers a program in BBA with 6 semesters spread out over 3 years. The course consists of 42 courses out of which 35 are compulsory, 5 are electives and 2 are soft skills training. 2 internship programs are also given to the students to enhance their skills so they can succeed in a globalized, competitive business environment. 


IBS Hyderabad offers full time and part-time program in Doctor of Philosophy [PhD]. The program is divided into Doctoral Coursework, Pedagogy, Qualifying Examination, Preparation of Research Proposal and Thesis Work. The course can be completed in 4 years. In the third year of the course, students are eligible to spend 5 months abroad under the Visiting Scholar Program on a self-supported basis. Candidates applying for PhD need to appear for IBSAT.

IBS Fees:

IBS Hyderabad offers courses in BBA, PGPA, MBA and PhD. MBA students are expected to have their own laptops at the time of admission. The course fee for the courses are as follows:

  • ICFAI Business School Hyderabad MBA fees are INR 702,000 per annum.
  • The course fees for BBA is INR 230,000 per annum.

ICFAI Business School Placement:

Many students of the institute are working in some of the top multinational companies around the world. The campus is visited by numerous companies for recruitments.

  • IBS Placement scenario comprises of many top companies coming over to the Institute to recruit the students. 
  • It has a very impressive record of placements over the years.
  • It has come up with a strategical approach towards shaping the careers of its students through the Career Management Center [CMC].
  • The Career Management Center plans and implements the placement activities throughout the year.

IBS Scholarship:

The students of the institute are offered scholarships on the basis of some pre-determined criteria. The students qualifying the criteria are offered scholarships.

  • IBS Scholarship is based on past academic record.
  • Merit Scholarships are based on semester-wise performance.
  • The institute also helps students with their bank loans. 

ICFAI Business School International Academic Collaborations:

IBS Hyderabad collaborates with numerous universities and organisations to train its students in specialized areas in Business Analysis, Information Technology and Research. Some of the universities collaborating with the institute are mentioned below.

  • Bentley University, MA, USA
  • Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • Oklahoma State University, USA
  • University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

IBS Industry Collaborations:

Along with universities and firms, the institute has also collaborated with many industries. Some of the industries are mentioned below.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
  • Intelligroup
  • Indian Railways
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
  • The Econometric Society of India
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
  • Development – NABARD
  • National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)


  1. What is the placement scenario in IBS Hyderabad?
    - The average placement package is around INR 700,000 per annum. The highest international package offered in 2017 was 47 Lakhs per annum and the highest domestic package was 16.5 Lakhs per annum. 

  2. What is the admission process for ICFAI Business School?
    - Candidates need to clear IBSAT/ CAT with 60 per cent and above, GMAT with scores above 500 and NMAT with scores above 150. Selected candidates will be called for GD/PI. Candidates can apply for admission through both online and offline methods. 

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Entrance Exams for Admission

ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
TOEFL 2020
Executive MBA
IELTS 2020
Executive MBA
IBSAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
GMAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
NMAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
CAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

ICFAI Business School Eligibility Criteria:

The Institute has different eligibility criteria for all of its programs. A candidate can only be eligible to apply if they qualify all the criteria. The eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

Courses Eligibility
  • It is compulsory for the candidate to pass class 12.
  • They must have a minimum of 55% marks in 10+2.
  • It is compulsory for the candidate to have a bachelor's degree in any field.
  • They should have a minimum of 50% marks.
Executive MBA
  • The candidate must be graduate in any discipline and must have 50% and above marks.
  • Applicants must also have 2 years of work experience in the managerial or supervisory positions.
  • The candidate should have a PG degree.
  • They should have a minimum of at least 55% in PG.
  • They should have scored at least 50% in the bachelor's degree.
  • The candidates must have professional qualifications in CFA / CA / CWA / CS with at least 60%.


  • The candidate must have completed at least 15 years of education.
  • They should have a minimum of 50% marks.
  • They should have a minimum of 3 years of work experience in managerial or supervisory positions.

ICFAI Business School Admission:

The admissions are open for all the courses and the candidates qualifying the eligibility criteria can go ahead and apply for the program of their interest. The ICFAI Business School Hyderabad admission procedure and important dates are mentioned below.

  • To start the IBS Hyderabad Admission Process, the candidate can apply online as well as offline.
  • The shortlisted candidates are called for the further selection process.
  • For offline application forms, applicants need to send the filled application form to the admissions office.
  • Admission intake is based on IBS Cutoff.

The selection process dates of BBA and BA (Economics) are mentioned below:

BBA Selection Process New Dates
Submission of Completed Application Form August 14, 2020
Interviews August 20, 2020
Registration September 1, 2020
Commencement of Classes September 2, 2020


BA in Economics Selection Process New Dates
Submission of Completed Application Form August 14, 2020
Personal Interviews August 20, 2020
Registration September 1, 2020
Commencement of Classes September 2, 2020


Courses and Fees Structure of ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad

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ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.90 Lakh
Executive MBA  1 year(s) 9 month(s), Part Time Rs. 5.25 Lakh
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14.04 Lakh
Post Graduate Programme  1 year(s), Part Time Rs. 3.20 Lakh

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ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.80 Lakh
ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad Doctorate Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.80 Lakh
Ph.D  4 year(s), Part Time Rs. 4.80 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 28 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 21/28 students

ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Hyderabad Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Times B 12
Economic Times 20
Business Today 37

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC; affiliated to ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education - [IFHE], Hyderabad.

Hostel Details

ICFAI Business School Hostel Details:

The Institute offers numerous facilities in their hostels. The students are offered all the relevant facilities on campus.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Donthanapally, Shankarapalli Road, Hyderabad - 501203, Telangana, India
Website : http://www.ibshyderabad.org

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA], batch of 2018
  • There are Not many projects and assignments given by the ICFAI teachers.
  • Average Quality of quality of teaching and method. 
  • Overall experience is below average.

  • The ICFAI College life is pretty good.
  • The College fests are pretty good.
  • Not too much importance given to sports but the College has equipment for all sports activities.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019

Timings are from 9:30 am to 5:50 pm. Each lecture of 1 hour 15 mins. Every day you will be having different class slots in which you can have 2 to 5 classes per day. Method of teaching is by giving the presentation.


IBS has 32 clubs which perform different events. It is very good college You can learn a lot from college clubs. Society is very good. Main fests are Trishna, Annual fest Aaveg, and National level sports fest.

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