Early Entry Option

What is the Early Entry Option?

The Early Entry Option is a deferred admission offer to the ISB Post Graduate Programme in Management. The Early Entry Option allows recent graduates with less than 24 months of full-time work experience to secure their admission to the ISB PGP. Candidates selected will secure a deferred admission and will be eligible to join the PGP upon completing at least 24 months of full-time work experience.

Why the Early Entry Option?

The Early Entry Option is designed for young professionals who are keen on pursuing a management education and want the advantage of early clarity about their career plans. With their ISB admission secured, Early Entry Option admits are able to concentrate on maximizing their learning from the work experience they garner before joining the PGP.

Who can apply?

To apply through the Early Entry Option for a deferred admission, you will need to have:

  • a Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline

  • a valid GMAT / GRE score till the commencement of PGP

  • less than 24 months of full-time work experience by March 31, 2020

  • TOEFL / IELTS (only if the language of instruction at the undergraduate study level is not English) 

Application Timelines

 Round 1Round 2Round 3
Application DeadlineSeptember 15, 2019December 01, 2019January 01, 2020
Application FeeINR 5,000INR 7,500INR 10,000
Early Entry Option INR 5,000INR 7,500INR 10,000
Reapplicant FeeINR 2,500INR 2,500INR 5,000

Admission Fee  

  • The first installment of the admission fee i.e. INR 2,50,000 + service tax has to be remitted within 10 days from the date of the admission offer.

Programme Fee  

  • The programme expenses of applicable to the joining class of PGP will be applicable for EEO students.