MBA Admission Notice 2013 for PDPU, Gandhinagar Gujrat

Admission Notice 2013
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar Gujrat

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar Gujrat invites applications for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses for academic year 2013

MBA Admission Notice

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Eligibility: Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2012 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, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.

The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three 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.

Such candidate must produce a certificate from the authority of the of the university/ institution certifying that (i) the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks (i.e. all the years grade/marks except the final year grade/marks), and (ii) the candidate has completed all the requirements and has appeared for the examinations / practical etc. for the final year/final term and that the results is awaited for obtaining the bachelor's degree/ equivalent qualification.

Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit such certificate latest on the registration date notified by the School.

However, the admission will be confirmed provided that final mark sheet and degree certificate are submitted not later than September 30, 2013 and if the candidate has met the prescribed eligibility criteria, otherwise the fees paid will not be refundable except the deposit money.

Non-fulfilment of the above conditions/dates will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

How to Apply

Admission Process:

  • Eligible Candidates apply by sending the duly filled in application form (available at Schools along with the payment of the application fee of Rs 2,000 (non-refundable).
  • The application fee can be paid via a 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. 09331131002245. 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 for the MBA Admission is 8th March 2013.
  • The information about received applications shall be put up on the School's ( within one week from the last date of receiving the application form for MBA Admission.
  • Candidates short-listed on the basis of merit of CAT score will be invited for group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) and this information shall be displayed on the SPM website within one week from the last date of receiving the application form for MBA Admission.
  • The GD and PI will take place separately for MBA (Energy & Infrastructure) and MBA programme during the last week of March 2013 with an approved schedule (the GD/PI schedule will be uploaded in the School’s website).
  • Candidates have to bear all expenses for attending the GD and PI.
  • A candidate appearing for the GD and PI is required to report at least one hour in advance as per the schedule and register with MBA Admission Office.
  • In case a candidate is late, the MBA Admission Office may accommodate him in next session on the same day if possible. The candidate will not be allowed any other dates.
  • If a candidate cannot appear for GD and PI on the scheduled date due to unavoidable circumstances, he or his guardian may request in writing to the MBA Admission Office along with documentary evidence showing reason for inability to appear on scheduled date, and seek an alternate arrangement within the stipulated approved GD/PI schedule. The MBA Admission Office will take an appropriate decision on such request. The decision of Admission Office shall be final and binding.
  • The information about selected and waitlisted candidates will be available on the School’s website during the first week of April 2013.
  • Selected students are required to make payment of fees latest by mid-April 2013.
  • All candidates should complete admission formalities in all respect by mid-April 2013, failing which the admission offer shall stand cancelled and the seat will be offered to the waitlisted candidate.
  • The School will operate waitlist (s) after mid-April 2013 to fill the vacant seats, if any. On receiving the intimation of the offer of admission by web notice/email, the waitlist candidate is required to secure his/her admission as per instructions.
  • The final list of admitted candidates will be uploaded on the School's website on the commencement of the programme.
  • If at any stage, the information provided by a candidate is found to be false, his candidature/admission shall be cancelled.
  • All communication by the School for the admission process will be made through SPM Candidates are strongly recommended to access the School's website on regular basis for admission updates.

Last date to submit paper application with all required documents is 08/03/2013

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