ISB Hyderabad: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Saaradha Thilagam Saaradha Thilagam | Mar 15, 2023
Saaradha Thilagam
Saaradha Thilagam

Updated on - Mar 15, 2023

ISB Hyderabad is a private institution that was established in 2001. It is one of the most prestigious institutions and is is trying to become the center of excellence in the world of higher education. The institution has always put effort into understanding the needs of its students. The college is known for its innovative programs. It has a team of experienced faculty members from all around the world. The PGPMAX offered by ISB has been ranked number one in India and 53rd globally in the Financial Times 2020 EMBA rankings.

ISB Hyderabad Latest Updates

  • March 15, 2023: ISB Hyderabad admission to MBA/PGDM Round 2 deadline is March 19, 2023.
  • March 15, 2023: ISB PGP MAX admissions are ongoing. Register before March 19, 2023.
  • March 15, 2023: ISB FPM & EFPM applications is open. The last date to apply for FPM is April 30 and the last date for EFPM is May 31, 2023.

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ISB Hyderabad Quick Insights

ISB Hyderabad admission is much sought after as it has always been ranked among the best B-Schools in the country. The highlights of the Indian School of Business, such as university type, approvals, and facilities are mentioned below:

Quick Insights of ISB Hyderabad
Year of Establishment 2001
Type of University Private
Courses Offered Postgraduation, Doctoral
No. of Faculties 46
Campus Area 260 Acres
Infrastructural Facilities Recreation Centre, Lecture halls with projectors, LCDs, Shops, ATM, Dining Halls, Book Store, Cafeteria, etc
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India

ISB Hyderabad Ranking

ISB Hyderabad has been ranked 4 in Asia by FT Global MBA Rankings 2022. In the Forbes Best Business Schools 2019 rankings, ISB is placed seventh internationally (first in India). Other such rankings are as follows:

  • In the Economist Global MBA rankings, ISB is placed 44th globally (first in India).
  • ISB is ranked as the 17th top business school outside of the United States by Poets and Quants (No. 1 in India).
  • Bloomberg Businessweek's global rankings for finest business schools place it sixth in the Asia Pacific area (first in India).

ISB Hyderabad Courses

ISB Hyderabad offers courses in the discipline of management studies. More details about the courses and the provided specializations are tabulated below:

Department Course

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ISB Hyderabad Departments

ISB Hyderabad provides PGPPro, PGPMAX, and PGPFAB at the postgraduate level, in addition to MBA. Full-time and part-time options are available for the advanced management program and doctoral courses. The departments at the institute are mentioned below:

Finance Marketing Accounting
Information Systems Business Analytics Healthcare
Financial Economics Public Policy Manufacturing & Operations

ISB Hyderabad Admission

ISB Hyderabad admission 2023 process can be done online on the official website of the institute. Apart from the academic credentials and qualifying entrance score, the admission focuses on the candidate's leadership skills, professional quality, attitude, etc. The selected candidates are called for a personal interview.

ISB Hyderabad Eligibility Criteria

ISB Hyderabad offers various courses under the discipline of management studies after qualifying certain benchmarks. Candidates must be well-versed with the eligibility criteria mentioned below for the different courses:

PGP Pro Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have pursued a bachelor's or equivalent degree.
  • Candidates must have experience of full-time work experience for a minimum of 5 years

PGP Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have pursued a bachelor's or equivalent degree.
  • Valid GMAT/ GRE score is considered.
  • Candidates must have experience in full-time work for a minimum of 24 months.

FPM Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicants must have a 4-year UG or 3-year UG and PG degree in the area of business, economics, engineering, computer sciences, mathematics, physics, or the arts.
  • Valid GMAT/ GRE/ JRF/ CAT score is taken into consideration.

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Why Choose ISB Hyderabad?

ISB Hyderabad has signed an MoU with the Indian Council of World Affairs to work on the areas of diplomacy, culture, economy and trade, education, international relations, sciences, social sciences, communication, and media. Indian Railways has renewed its MoU with the college to collaboratively build capacity & research. 

ISB Hyderabad Academic Advantages

ISB Hyderabad through an MoU with the Indian Railways, a Center of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics and a Coal-Freight optimization model aimed to increase network throughput will be set up.

  • Students at the institute have access to a huge variety of job options.
  • Students can join a variety of clubs and organizations at the college. 

ISB Hyderabad Cut Off

ISB Hyderabad cut off 2021 for the aptitude test was released on the official website of the institute. Apart from its own aptitude tests, the institute accepts a variety of national-level exams for admission to various programs, including the GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, CAT, GRE, JRF, and others. Cutoff details for all the exams can be found on the official website.

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ISB Hyderabad Infrastructure

ISB Hyderabad campus provides open-fielded greenery which covers 260 acres of land. It offers state-of-art facilities to the students such as lecture halls with projectors, LCDs, cameras, and a touch-pad to interact with experts through video conferences. Following are the facilities available for students at the campus:

  • Library
  • Sports Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Seminar Hall
  • Medical Facilities

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ISB Hyderabad Placements

ISB Hyderabad placements 2022 drive has been completed for the PGP program. The average CTC, which stood at INR 34.07 LPA, has increased by 21%. Around 270 companies issued 2066 offers, with female students receiving 41% of the offers. The list of recruiters visiting the institute is as follows:

Aditya Birla Group

Godrej Industries Limited

Bajaj Finserv

ADP India Pvt Ltd

Google India Pvt Ltd

Barclays GSC

Alphonso Inc

Grabtaxi Holdings

Bharti Airtel

Alvarez & Marsal India Pvt Ltd

Greatest Common Factor (GCF)


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ISB Hyderabad Scholarship

ISB Hyderabad provides various scholarships. ISB scholarship includes educational loans as the college has partnered with various banks. Some of the scholarships offered by the institute are tabulated below:

Merit waivers Citi Scholarships
Visiting Faculty Scholarship
Need-based waivers Phoenix Nurture India Scholarship
Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarship
ISB Merit by diversity PGPMAX Co 2012 Scholarship
Aditya Shembekar Scholarship
AIESEC - ISB waivers Bajaj Auto Scholarship
Alumni Endowment Fund Scholarship
International Diversity scholarships D’décor Scholarship
Deepak Parayanken Scholarship
Bridge to India scholarships Hilti Scholarship
AT&T Scholarship
Develop India scholarships Jagannath Arora Scholarship
Lakshya Scholarship for Women

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ISB Hyderabad Collaborations

ISB Hyderabad to obtain affordable technological succor has collaborated and is further planning to do the same with some more academic partners. The collaborations of the institute are listed below:

Country Partnering University
US Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
MIT Sloan School of Management The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University
Pennsylvania The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
England London Business School (LBS)

ISB Hyderabad Faculty

ISB Hyderabad's faculty portfolio includes a mix of accomplished resident faculty and visiting faculty from the associate schools, including the Wharton School, Kellogg School of Management, and London Business School, as well as other schools. Professors at ISB have earned degrees from prestigious universities in the United States, Europe, and Singapore, and have written in prestigious academic journals in their specialties. 

ISB Hyderabad Alumni

ISB Hyderabad has more than 11,000 graduates from more than 60 nations that have graduated the Indian School of Business (ISB). ISB boasts roughly 600+ successful entrepreneurs among its overall number of graduates, and the top 5% of alumni are placed at CXO or other top-level positions throughout 14+ chapters. The following are some of ISB's notable alumni members:

Notable Alumni Profession
Ankur Warikoo Founder of nearbuy, former CEO of Groupon India
Neeraj Arora Former Chief Business Officer of WhatsApp
Dr. Charu Arora Senior Product Manager at Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
Dr. Dinesh Reddy Associate Director at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory
Namratha Agarwal Manager at ZS

ISB Hyderabad Highlights

Institution Type Private
Total Faculty 46
Year of Establishment 2001
Genders Accepted Co-ed
Campus Area 260 acres

ISB Hyderabad Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
12 MBA

ISB Hyderabad Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BBS ₹11,97,700 1 Year3 Months
MMS ₹24,54,000 1 Year
PhD ₹45,00,000 4 Years

ISB Hyderabad Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by ISB Hyderabad

₹ 11,97,700 (1 Year3 Months)

MMS [Master Management Studies]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 24,54,000 (1 Year)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 45,00,000 (4 Years)

ISB Hyderabad FAQs

When does ISB offer its MBA students the opportunity to participate in a student exchange program?

Yes, students can participate in an overseas exchange program for one to two ISB optional terms, usually terms 7 and 8.

Is there a hostel available for ISB Hyderabad students?

The ISB Hyderabad does have a hostel. The university has a separate hostel for males and girls that has all of the necessary amenities as well as a mess.

Is there a scholarship program at ISB Hyderabad for its students?

Yes, after completing the PGP, students can apply for Citi Scholarships, Jagannath Arora Scholarships, Bajaj Auto Scholars and many others.

What is the average ISB Hyderabad package?

A total of 1309 placement offers were received by ISB Hyderabad from various business industries. The students were given some fantastic possibilities, with the average CTC for candidates ranging around INR 24,35,915/-

How is the ISB Hyderabad selection process?

The selection procedure is application-based for PGPMAX, EFPM, and PGPpro. Score reports, similar to GMAT results, are required for courses like PGP and FPM. Business Aptitude Test (BAT) is necessary for MFAB.

ISB Hyderabad Reviews

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Gnanesh Chowdary | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Nov 08, 2017

  • 4.8
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 5
  • Academics 4.5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 4.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline and must clear the GMAT / GRE exam to get admission in this college. Minimum 740 cutoff mark in GMAT and 320 cutoff mark in GRE is required.

Apoorva K | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I appeared in TS EAMCET for the admission.

Aashay Bhosle | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Aug 02, 2016

  • 4.7
  • Academics 5
  • Fees 4
  • Placements 5
  • Infrastructure 5

Academics & Faculty : Very chilled out class timings. Exams class participation marks handled by the teaching assistant. Overall Quality of teaching is excellent as the best from over the world come to teach. Experience is excellent.

Amandeep Singh Shienh | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2015

  • 4.6
  • Academics 5
  • Fees 4
  • Placements 5

Academics & Faculty : With international faculty ranging from Chicago Booth to UCLA to other top B-Schools in the world, the level of academics at ISB is arguably the best in India.

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