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Indian School of Business cutoff

Jun 24, 2022 by Admin
Indian School of Business cutoff

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad is a private autonomous business school that is one of the top management colleges by offering various B-school degree programs and certified programs. ISB has been tied up with many International Business Schools to provide global exposure for its students. ISB Hyderabad has been accredited by AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB and has become the 100th Triple Accredited business school globally. The B-school has been ranked 23 for the year 2021 by the Financial Times Global for its overall performance.

IBS, Hyderabad ranked number one in Asia and 44 globally in AMA of 2020 for its Research Productivity. Admission to ISB Hyderabad is granted based on the competitive entrance exam results.

ISB Hyderabad offers only PG level courses and certificate programs like PGPM, PGP Pro, PGP Max, PGPM FAB, Advanced Management Program, FPM, and EFPM.

  • To apply for PG management courses in ISB Hyderabad, candidates must hold a recognized UG degree in the concerned discipline.
  • The basic selection criteria in ISB Hyderabad depend on Academic performance, Personal attributes, the candidate's performance in the entrance exam, and interview results.   
  • The accepted entrance exam for PGPM, PGP Pro, and PGP Max programs is GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ JRF. For the PGP MFAB course, candidates must undertake the BAT entrance exam to be eligible for ISB admissions.
  • The exam mode for all the entrance tests is online, i.e., in the CBT method.  
  • The cut-off scores will be estimated for ISB admissions depending on the seat availability.

ISB Hyderabad admission process through GMAT.

  • The GMAT exam will be divided into four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Verbal Reasoning.
  • To be eligible for the GMAT exam, the candidates need not have any work experience, and students can take up this exam right after graduation.
  • Candidates with valid GMAT Scores are eligible to apply for admission at ISB Hyderabad for management courses.

Steps on how to apply for the GMAT exam.

Step-1: The aspirants will have to visit the official website of the GMAT.

Step 2: Students must enter details like name, contact details, and other education details for the registration purpose.

Step 3: Candidates can schedule the exam and its center, pay application fees, and complete registration.  

Note: Good score on GMAT will range from 650 to 690 to get into any management institute, and if the candidate's score is more than 715, they can get admission to any of the top B-School like ISB management studies.

CAT cut-off score for ISB, Hyderabad

  • IIM Ahmedabad conducts the CAT exam, and the aspirants applying for ISB, Hyderabad must understand the final cut-off will be higher than the qualifying cut-off scores.
  • Based on their CAT results, candidates willing to apply for the PGDM program in ISB Hyderabad must score a minimum of 60% as their qualifying score in the CAT Entrance Test.
  • To be noted, Every year, ISB Hyderabad CAT Cut off scores might vary between 60% to 80%. It depends on the previous years' cut-off trends, availability of seats, the difficulty level of exams, and the number of applications received. 

ISB, Hyderabad GRE Cut off Score

GRE is conducted by ETS worldwide in two different tests. ISB Hyderabad does not have a cut-off margin or minimum qualified score for GRE. But a candidate scoring 310 or above in the GRE entrance exam will have a better chance of getting admission into ISB. 

ISB, Hyderabad NMAT Cut off

GMAC conducts the NMAT exam. There is no minimum cut-off or qualified marks for the NMAT exam. But if candidates secure above 140 Marks in NMAT Entrance Test. There is a high chance of getting an admission seat in ISB Hyderabad for Management courses. For the year 2019,  ISB Hyderabad NMAT Cut off was 140 score, and for the year 2020, it raised to 150.

This table shows ISB Hyderabad cut-off scores in various competitive entrance exams.

Entrance exams

ISB Hyderabad Cut-off scores/percentile




700 scores


310 scores


150 scores

The admission process for ISB Hyderabad

  • ISB aspirants must visit the official website.
  • Look for the application form link and click on it.
  • Enter all the necessary details of the candidates, like personal and educational info. They can also put their work experiences, activities, signs, and other important docs.  
  • Candidates must upload the doc in scanned or digital format.
  • They will have to proceed and pay the application fees for ISB Hyderabad.
  • The application fees can be paid online or through credit cards, debit cards, and net banking.
  • Lastly, the submission must be made online.