Eligibility & Admission Criteria
The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA of any of the universities 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 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The bachelor 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.
Candidates appearing for the final bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of Department/Registrar/Director of the University/Institution certifying that the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks. The deadline for submission of the mark sheet and the certificate is December 15, 2017. Non-fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.
Step-1 Admission Test
All candidates seeking admission to LBSIM will be required to appear in the Common Admission Test (CAT). Details for obtaining the CAT bulletin can be taken from the CAT advertisement issued by IIMs in all leading national newspapers on July 31, 2016 and from IIM website http://www.iimcat.ac.in
Step-2 Registration at LBSIM
Besides CAT, candidates are required to register at LBSIM, Delhi through a separate Application Form which will be available along with Information Brochure as mentioned in the Important Dates from Admission
Coordinator, LBSIM, Delhi.
Step-3 Group Discussion (GD) and Interview
Candidates short-listed on the basis of CAT score will be called for Group Discussion (GD), Extempore, Written analysis test and Personal Interview (PI) for final selection.
Personal Interview would be conducted at one of the following places, as selected by the candidate at the time of applying for registration with LBSIM: (1) Bengaluru (2) Delhi (3) Hyderabad (4) Kolkata (5) Mumbai (6) Guwahati (7) Thiruvananthapuram (8) Chennai (9) Patna and (10) Bhubaneswar. GD/PI centre can be changed by the Institute at its discretion. The weightage for final selection will be 60% for CAT score and 40% for Group Discussion, Extempore and Personal Interview, past academic performance, written analysis test and work experience. Result of the selected candidates shall also be displayed on the Institute's Notice Board and website: www.lbsim.ac.in
The likely dates/schedule will be as follows:
The Information Brochure and Application Form
- GD / Personal Interview: Last week of February, 2017
- Announcement of final results and release of admission list: Ist week of April, 2017
- Closing of admission: 10th May 2017
The Information Brochure and Application Form for the programme, giving detailed information, is available with the Admission Coordinator, LalBahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi on all working days between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm (except 2nd Saturday & Sundays and holidays) at LBSIM Dwarka Campus, on payment of `Rs.1250/- in cash or by Demand Draft (Add Rs.75/- for sending information brochure by post in India and Rs. 200/- for abroad) drawn in favour of 'LalBahadur Shastri Institute of Management' Delhi, payable at New Delhi.
Application Form can be filled online with provision of online payment or can be downloaded from our website: www.lbsim.ac.in. Such downloaded application forms must be submitted along with a DD of Rs. 1325/- (Rs. 1450/- for candidates residing abroad) in favour of 'LBS Institute of Management' payable at New Delhi, towards information brochure, postage and processing.
Completed Application Forms must be sent to:
- Admission Coordinator, LalBahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Plot No.-11/7, Sector-11, Dwarka, New Delhi-75.