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Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, PDPU, Gandhinagar

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, PDPU, Gandhinagar
Raisan Village
Gandhinagar, Gujrat
Phone-No: 91 79 23275063
Fax: 91 79 23275030
Email: Website:

About College:

PDPU has been promoted by Partnership of Government, Industry & Energy to create a world class University in energy education and research with special focus on the oil and gas sector. The university has further expanded its programs to address the need for trained human resource in the domains of engineering, management and humanities. It intends to broaden the opportunities for students and professionals to develop core subject knowledge which are duly complemented by leadership training interventions, thereby helping the students to make a mark in the global arena. This objective is being further addressed through a number of specialized and well-planned undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs as well as intensive research projects.

Course Name:

MBA [Specialization in: Energy and Infrastructure Management, General Management with specialization in: Financial Management, Operations Management, Marketing Management, HRM] {14th Batch} Offered by SPM


Eligibility and Selection Process:

1.    Only Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 conducted by IIMs/Xavier Admission Test (XAT) 2019 conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur /NMAT 2018 conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) are eligible to apply.

2.    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) in aggregate in all semesters/trimesters 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.

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

4.    In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the overall equivalence certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree.

5.    In case a candidate establishes that the university/ institution from which he/she graduated, does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the PDPU-SPM by dividing earned CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the quotient with 100.

6.    A candidate appearing for the final year semester examination of bachelor's degree or equivalent can also apply. Such candidates must have to obtain 50% marks or equivalent in aggregate of all the semesters/years.

(a)  Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally with an undertaking to submit the final marks sheet/grade sheet not later than September 30, 2019 and the passing certificate not later than June 15, 2020 to the School.

(b)  However, the admission shall be cancellable without informing the candidate if the final marks sheet/grade sheet and the degree certificate are not submitted latest by September 30, 2019 and if the candidate has not met the prescribed eligibility criteria, in such case the fees paid will not be refundable except the deposit money.

(c)  Non-fulfilment of the above conditions/dates will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission, otherwise the admission shall stand cancelled and the fees paid will not be refundable except the deposit money

Selection Process: The candidates who appeared at CAT – 2018/XAT – 2019 and seek admission in the MBA Programme have to apply in the prescribed form, which is available on The candidates short listed on the basis of aggregate CAT/XAT score will be required to appear for group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) at SPM, PDPU or may be at other select locations (subject to minimum applications) on the specified date(s).

Group Discussion (GD): The group discussion (GD) shall be held in a group of about 10-12 students. Students appearing at GD shall be evaluated on the set criteria.

Written Ability Test (WAT): Students shall be required to submit a written assignment on the topic announced at the time of GD and PI.

Personal Interview (PI): Students appearing at PI shall be evaluated on the set criteria. Relevance of work experience, wherever applicable may be assessed at this stage.

The GD and PI will take place for MBA programme during March 9 – 12, 2019 with an approved schedule (the GD/PI schedule will be uploaded in the School’s website).

How to apply:

Admission Process: Candidates have to apply via any of the following two options mentioned below:

Option 1: BY APPLYING OFFLINE: By downloading the Admission Application Form and sending the duly filled- in application form (available at Offline Admission Form) along with the payment of the application fee of Rs. 1,000 (non-refundable). The application fee can be paid via a demand draft drawn in favour of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, payable at Ahmedabad. Candidates are required to send filled application form by registered post, or through DTDC courier to reach us on or before the last date specified. For late receipt of the forms or loss of form in transit beyond prescribed last date, SPM-PDPU shall not be responsible.

Option 2: BY APPLYING ONLINE: Candidates who wish to use online application facility are required to fill in Online Application form available on link Apply Online. Candidates applying online shall have the facility to make online payment through the payment options available in the online application process.

Note: Candidates can use either of the options i.e. Offline or Online as per their convenience.

Closing Date:

The last date of receiving the application form is: 15th February, 2019



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