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MBA Admission in Punjab

Oct 06, 2020 by Admin
MBA Admission in Punjab

MBA Admission in Punjab: Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Criteria

Admission for Post Graduate degree MBA Course in Punjab will be granted based on the candidates score acquired in National Level-MBA entrance examination. In Punjab there are several reputed B-School and prominent deemed universities like Chandigarh University, Lovely Professional University which offers high quality of education in management stream. Most of the government and private aided management colleges in Punjab accepts the valid score of CMAT, MAT, CAT, XAT entrance examination.

Apart from national level entrance exam score, deemed universities of Punjab conducts separate entrance exam in order to provide admission for MBA courses. Punjab University conducts PU MET (Panjab University Management Entrance Test), Chandigarh University Conducts CUSAT (Chandigarh University Scholarship Aptitude Test) and Lovely Professional University Conducts LPU NEST-MBA (National Entrance & Scholarship Test). Selection of the candidates will be based on Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Aspirants who wish to get admission can check out the details relevant to the Punjab MBA admission process, selection criteria, eligibility, application process and list of Punjab MBA Colleges.

Course Name


Course Level

Post Graduate Course

Course Duration


Admission Through

Entrance Exam Based

Eligibility Criteria

Qualified in Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Percentage

50% aggregate marks

Entrance Exam Accepted



Counselling level

State Level


Eligibility Criteria for MBA Admission in Punjab

Academic Qualification: In order to get eligible for MBA admission in Punjab, candidates must satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria. The Basic requirements is, candidates shall have completed bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from any recognized university. In such cases, candidates who belonging to reserved category can attain minimum 45% aggregate score in qualified examination. As per the norms of government, 5% relaxation will be applicable for reserved category students.

Domicile Rules: Aspirants who are willing to get admission for MBA in Punjab under Government Quota, must be resident of Punjab state. Only such candidates will be eligible to claim government reservation policies and tuition fee waiver & scholarship scheme. However, certain domicile rules will not be applicable for the Private Punjab MBA Colleges and deemed universities.

Application Process for MBA Admission in Punjab

In Punjab, most of the private MBA Colleges and deemed universities accepts online application form. In such cases, candidates need to register themselves through online mode individually by logging to the official website of desired institute. Thereafter, upon successful registration candidates can proceed to fill up online MBA application form, uploading documents and candidates has to pay the stipulated application fees in order to complete the application process successfully.

Also, few MBA Colleges conducts application process in offline mode. In such cases, candidates can collect the application form prospects by visiting the college campus. Later, candidates can submit the duly-filled application form and must pay the application fees through demand draft. Hence, before applying the application form candidates must be aware of the mode of application process of specific college.

Selection Process for MBA Admission in Punjab

Aspirants who have submit the application form for MBA Admission in Punjab Management Colleges, will be selected based on the performance in national level entrance exam/university level entrance examination. Candidates who secured valid score in CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT or any other equivalent can take part in group discussion & personal interview round for further selection process. Most of the MBA Colleges in Punjab reserved seats under government quota for valid national level MBA entrance exam. Only Punjab residents are allowed to secure admission under government quota.

Candidates who wish to take admission for MBA through PU MET valid score, must mandatory clear the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. For PU MET written exam 85% weightage is given, for Group Discussion 7.5 weightage and for Personal Interview 7.5% weightage. After all the rounds, concerned authority will declare the final result by considering the candidates overall performance.

Direct Admission for MBA in Punjab

Candidates who failed to secure government quota seat for MBA admission in Punjab or candidates who are not obtained valid score in any one of the national level MBA entrance exams can take direct admission for MBA. Also, candidates from other states with valid entrance exam score can secure Management Quota MBA admission in Punjab

List of Top MBA Colleges in Punjab 

College / University  Annual Fees Location 
Lovely Professional University  INR 2.3 Lakhs  Jalandhar 
Chitkara University  INR 2.8 Lakhs  Patiala 
Chandigarh Group of Colleges INR 92,000 Ludhiana 
Punjab College of Technical Education INR 95,000 Ludhiana 
Chandigarh Business School of Administration INR 92,000 Mohali 
Baba Farid Institute of Technology INR 1.1 Lakhs  Bathinada 
Indo Global College of Management and Technology INR 80,000 Mohali 
Rayat Bahra University School of Management Studies INR 1.5 Lakhs  Mohali 
GNA University  INR 3.2 Lakhs  Phagwara 
Adesh University  INR 1.3 Lakhs  Bathinada 
CT Institute of Management & Information Technology INR 1.3 Lakhs  Ludhiana 
Punjab College of Technical Education INR 96,000 Ludhiana 
Cordia Institute of Business Management INR 85,000 Ludhiana 
Dr. I.T. Business School INR 80,000 Patiala 
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology INR 4 Lakhs  Patiala 
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology INR 99,000 Mohali 
Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology INR 1.2 Lakhs  Ludhiana 
I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University INR 88,000 Jalandhar 
Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology INR 60,000 Jalandhar 
Guru Nanak Dev University INR 1.1 Lakhs  Amritsar 
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College INR 90,000 Fatehgarh