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Established : 1979 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Autonomous
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Eligibility Criteria/Cut-off for Admissions 2023

The Loyola Institute of Business Administration is a premier business school located in Chennai, and it is ranked 65th in the Management Category by the NIRF. The college is recognized by AIU and has approval from AICTE to offer management courses. It is affiliated with Madras University.LIBA Chennai is highly recognized for its quality education and placement. In 2022, LIBA's placement drive was hugely successful, with over 30 companies participating. The highest package was recorded at 20.5 lakh rupees. Henceforth, Loyola is one amongst Top B Schools in India.

LIBA Chennai Courses include PGDM, Executive one-year Diploma, and Ph.D. The flagship program of LIBA is PGDM, which AIU recognizes as its MBA equivalent. The Management Development Centre at the Institute offers a variety of customized programs (short-term and long-term) for upskilling the students for current industry standards. In addition, the college has received the most coveted accreditation from SAQS and AACSB. It is available in both full-time and part-time formats.

 LIBA Chennai admission is granted based on entrance test results followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. It accepts valid scores of CAT and XAT. Students must satisfy the cutoff requirements to be eligible for admission.

College Name

Loyola Institute of Business Administration



Courses offered by Loyola College

  • PGDM
  • PGDM (Part-Time)
  • Executive PG Diploma
  • Ph.D.

Admission Criteria

Entrance Test followed by Cutoffs

Application Mode


Entrance Exams accepted by LIBA 


Loyola Institute of Business Administration Courses

To give you a idea, here is a compiled list of all the courses currently being offered at the Institute:

Course Name


PGDM in Loyola Chennai

2 Years


PGDM (Part-Time)

3 Years

Executive Diploma

1 Year

PGP in Logistics

15 Months


3 Years

Certificate Courses


Loyola Institute of Business Administration PGDM Admission

AICTE has approved LIBA Chennai MBA equivalent PGDM. Besides, it is also available in part-time mode, exclusively for working professionals. There are five specialization options: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Business Analytics. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility requirements and apply for admission before LIBA Chennai's last date to apply.

LIBA Chennai PGDM eligibility

The candidates need to have the following conditions fulfilled for admission to this course:

  • Graduation from a recognized university under regular mode ONLY
  • The candidate should have consistently performed well in their previous classes (minimum 60% marks) in subjects such as STD X, STD XII, and graduation.
  • A valid CAT or XAT score is mandatory.

LIBA Chennai PGDM Selection criteria

  • Candidates who have applied to the LIBA Chennai MBA admission (PGDM) will be selected based on their CAT/XAT scores. Later, they will be invited to attend GD and PI rounds.
  • Those selected for the GD and PI will be chosen based on their skills and potential for the program.
  • The selection rounds will be held in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi, depending on the weather conditions. In addition, the conference may be conducted in online mode if necessary.

LIBA Chennai CAT Cut off


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Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning



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LIBA Chennai XAT Cut off


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Loyola Institute of Business Administration PGDM (Part-Time)

LIBA Chennai Part Time MBA equivalent PGDM Course is offered for 3 years. With 9 terms, the part-time PGDM program is only held on weekends. On Saturdays, the program runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; on Sundays, it starts from 9 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. There are 28 core courses and 6 electives, each of which provides a total of 102 credits.

The first year provides a comprehensive overview of the management subjects. The courses offered in the first and second years provide a sound foundation for further studies. The program's third year focuses on developing students' skills in applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations. In addition to core courses, students must choose six electives from various specializations, such as marketing, finance, human resources management, and general management.

LIBA Chennai part-time PGDM Eligibility Criteria:

  • Should have a graduate degree from a reputable university or a professional qualification equivalent to a bachelor's degree.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience and is employed at the time of application

LIBA Chennai part-time PGDM Selection Criteria:

The selection committee will review the applications and select a preliminary group of candidates for a written ability test and personal interview. The call letter will list the exact time and date of the interview. Candidates who are shortlisted for applying to the program will be notified by SMS and email and listed on the LIBA official website.

Loyola Institute of Business Administration Executive Diploma Admission

The Liba Chennai Executive MBA identical Executive, 1-year Diploma programs are designed to help working professionals with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge base and gain new expertise. By honing their skills, they can be more competitive in the workforce. The Executive Diploma program is specifically designed for this purpose and offers weekday and weekend courses. The programs are taught by academicians and practitioners who have faced real-world challenges and have learned from case studies and examples.

Liba Chennai MBA for working professionals Eligibility Criteria:

  • Should have a graduate degree from a reputable university or a professional qualification equivalent to a bachelor's degree.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Candidates with work Experience would be preferred

Selection Criteria:

The Selection Committee of the LIBA will be screening applications for the shortlist of this program. Then, the shortlisted candidates will be further called for interviews. Finally, the candidates will be finalized based on their overall performance in all the selection rounds.

Weekend Programmes:

Course Name

Total Fees (In INR)

Business Analytics (BA)

INR 2,20,100

Healthcare Management

INR 1,04,700

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

INR 1,04,600

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

INR 1,04,600

Media & Entertainment Management

INR 1,04,600

Loyola Institute of Business Administration PGP in Logistics

This program allows participants to gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in the logistics industry. The curriculum incorporates the best management principles and concepts relevant to logistics and enables students to develop specific skills to help them succeed in various logistics sectors. The program is offered in collaboration with industry partner Kerry Indev Logistics, a well-known player in the logistics sector.

This PG program is well-structured, comprising application-intensive coursework followed by a three-month industrial internship. It equates to 81 credits, developed and supported by an Advisory board that includes renowned industrial leaders, logistics professionals, and academics.

PGP in Logistics Eligibility

This course is for graduates and working professionals who want to improve their skills in the automotive, retail, e-commerce, 3PL, shipping, manufacturing, export and import, and service sectors. With a minimum of 50% aggregate marks, any graduate can apply for this course.

PGP in Logistics Selection Criteria:

Candidates selected for an interview based on their application will need to pay the application fee and submit a copy of their transcripts along with their application. The selection committee will make a preliminary screening of the applications, and the candidates who are called for an interview will be notified of the date and time of the interview.

Loyola Institute of Business Administration Ph.D. Admission

The Institute offers full-time and part-time doctoral programs. Since 2005, LIBA has supervised doctoral degrees in business administration. The doctoral degree program is affiliated with the University of Madras, Chennai. The doctoral degree program is offered in marketing, finance, economics, systems, human resource management, decision sciences, operations and supply chain management, and other management-related areas.

The Institute aims to provide high-quality supervision for Ph.D. students' theses, help them develop expertise in their research fields, and create a supportive research environment. It can last for a minimum of three years and a maximum of five years.

LIBA Chennai PH.D. Eligibility

The candidates need to have the following conditions fulfilled for benign eligibility for admission to this course:

  • Completed a pattern of Study 10+2+3+2 (or 11+1+3+2)
  • Obtained a Master's degree with 55% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • For SC/ST candidates and candidates who completed the PG degree before 1991, the minimum can be only 50% for admission to the Ph.D. Program.

LIBA Chennai Selection criteria

Applications are evaluated based on education, written entrance test, and personal interview performance. Qualifying education includes a degree from a qualifying school. The written entrance test is a standard test that all students must take. The personal interview is a chance for the school to get to know the applicant better.

LIBA Chennai Certificate Programmes

LIBA offers a range of certificate and executive programs designed to help interested candidates grow their skills and knowledge in a specific area. Some of the Certificate programs offered by the LIBA are as follows:

Course Name


Total Fees

Executive Programme in Leading Design Thinking and Digital Transformation

10 Weeks (Weekends)

INR 60,000

Advanced Diploma in Data Science with Python

4 Months (Weekends)

INR 50,000

Executive Post Graduate Programme in General Management

2 Years (Weekends)

INR 2,75,000

Online Certificate Programme in Digital Marketing

30 Hours

INR 15,000

Certificate Programme : Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

2 Months

INR 15,000

Certificate Programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

2 Months

INR 20,000

Certificate Programme in Business & HR Analytics

30 Hours

INR 20,000

Certificate Programme in Project Management

36 Hours

INR 20,000

Certificate Programme in Share Analysis and Investment Management

30 Hours

INR 15,000

Asked question about eligibility criteria & admission procedure of Loyola Institute of Business Administration

I want to know the MBA cut-off at LIBA.?
30-Jan-2023 02:54:47 asked by Raeesa Thabassum G J

Loyola Institute of Business Administration MBA cut-off in the CAT exam is 80 for general candidates.  

What procedure is followed to get admission for an MBA and the total fee of Loyola Institute of Business Administration??
28-Feb-2022 14:28:15 asked by RAGOLU LOUKYA

LIBA selects students based on their performance in the CAT/ XAT exams. Candidates that pass the screening process are invited to participate in the GD and PI rounds. Those who pass the above rounds are eventually chosen for admission at LIB for MBA and notified by SMS and email. The total fee of MBA/ PGDM is 17 lakhs.

How can I join MBA in Loyola Chennai for distance learning??
25-Jan-2022 11:31:54 asked by Aafiya siddiqa. R

To get admission to Loyola, students must have graduation and valid scores from CAT/ MAT/ or XAT exams at the national level.

How to get seat for Distance MBA at LIBA??
18-Oct-2021 08:42:21 asked by Akila Jetkin K

LIBA distance MBA course is eligible for students with graduate degrees and valid scores on entrance exams like CAT/ MAT/ XAT.

What is the eligibility requirement for a full-time MBA program??
29-Jul-2021 04:05:19 asked by ANEESHA REDDY KUNDURU

LIBA does not offer an MBA program as a management studies program but offers other PG programs like PGDM, Executive MBA, PG program and Certificate programs. 

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