June 2, 2009

ISB: Application Deadlines/ Essay Topics for PGP 2010-11

The Indian School of Business Application Process for PGP 2010-11 is currently open. Application deadlines are as follows:

For Indian Passport Holders:

Cycle 1
Application Deadline: September 15, 2009
Offer Decision: On or before November 25, 2009
Acceptance Decision: 15 days from the date of offer

Cycle 2
Application Deadline: December 1, 2009
Offer Decision: On or before February 15, 2010
Acceptance Decision: 15 days from the date of offer

For Non-Indian Passport Holders:

Quoting from ISB Website, "For all international applicants, the rolling application process has begun and will go on till January 15, 2010. The applicant , if shortlisted is likely to be interviewed within one month of submission of a complete application. However, in exceptional situations it might take more than a month. The applicant will be informed about the decision within three weeks from the date of the interview. International candidates may need additional time to arrange for their visas, housing, and financial aid, and to work on their English proficiency, hence they are encouraged to apply early"

Course commencement date: Mid April, 2010

Essay Topics:

1. Give 3 reasons as to why you should be selected to the class of 2011. These reasons should ideally differentiate you from the applicant pool and should be backed with some data.(300 words)

2. Describe a challenging assignment you have handled (at work or outside) to date. What were the challenges and how did you handle them. What were the personal learnings you derived from this assignment.(300 words)

3. Briefly assess your career progression till date along with your assessment of your future career goals. Discuss how your career goals will be met by the ISB?s one year program.(300 words)

For further information aspirants can mail at
Link: http://www.isb.edu/pgp/AdmissionsCalendar.Shtml

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