Masters of Business Administration

LM Thapar School of Management offers a two-year full time program with ten specializations. Our program goal is to develop globally sensitive, scholarly practitioners with social entrepreneurial mindset.

Eligibility criteria for mba (Full Time)

  1. Graduate Degree in any discipline with 50% in aggregate marks or CGPA or grade secured from recognized University/Institute.


    Post Graduate degree in any discipline with 50% marks in aggregate or CGPA or Grade from a recognized University/Institute.


    A graduate degree with a pass in all parts/sections of the Intermediate examination of CA/ ICWA/ ACS. Candidates having extraordinary managerial/leadership potential demonstrated through at least one year of experience are exempt from having 50% marks in their graduation/post-graduation.
  2. Candidate must have valid CAT/ NMAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ Thapar Entrance test score.

Admission process for mba (Full Time)

  1. Candidates need to apply online for MBA admission. The online application form is available at
  2. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their CAT/XAT/ NMAT by GMAC™/ GRE/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ Thapar Entrance exam score
  3. Final selection will be based on CAT/XAT/ NMAT by GMAC™/ GRE/ GMAT/ CMAT/MAT/Thapar Entrance exam score, Group Interaction and performance in Personal Interview
  4. Due to the current pandemic situation, the admission process has been shifted to an online mode.

Financial assistance for mba (Full Time)


The fee for the MBA program is Rs. 8.07 lakhs which is payable in 4 instalments in 4 semesters. The fee for the MBA (Business Analytics and Big Data) program is Rs. 9.17 lakhs payable in 4 instalments in 4 semesters. The details of the Fees can be viewed at: MBA Fee Structure

  Emerging Leader Scholarships

Financial support in the form of scholarships is extended by our school. We award a number of scholarships on our MBA programme to applicants who have achieved excellence in their prior academic studies. A key consideration in our selection of Scholarship awards will therefore be the degree to which we believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the quality of the Thapar’s MBA programme.

There are 75 Merit scholarships available under this category.
Below is the description of various scholarships

Scholarship type
No. of scholarships available
for Candidates Applying through NMAT by GMAC scores
for Candidates Applying through other test scores
50% tuition fee waiver
30% tuition fee waiver
20% tuition fee waiver

All applicants are eligible to appear for scholarship test. The test will be organised on the same day of admission process and has no extra fees.

For further details on Scholarships please write to us at

Important dates for MBA (Full Time)

We conduct our admission process in several phases. We strongly urge applicants to apply at the earliest for careful consideration of their application. Please note, we offer 75 Emerging Leader Scholarships, a large percentage of these are taken up during phase 1 and 2.

Components Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3
Last date for online application form 22 February 2021 25 March 2021 30 April 2021
Candidate Shortlisting 24 February 2021 30 March 2021 5 May 2021
Evaluation Process
(Online Mode)*
27 February 2021 10 April 2021 15 May 2021
Intimation to selected candidates 5 March 2021 15 April 2021 20 May 2021
E-Counselling & Fee Deposit Between
6 March - 20 March 2021
16 April - 30 April 2021
21 May - 5 June 2021
Start of academic session 5 July 2021

* Shortlisted candidates will be able to attend the process from the comfort of their home (or any suitable place). The details of the process will be shared with the candidates over the Email.

* The Evaluation Process for candidates who were scheduled to appear for Admission process in Dera Bassi as well as New Delhi will take place in online mode on the same day, 20th June 2020.

May 2020

Final Counselling & Fee Deposit
15th June 2020, Monday
Start of academic session 6th July 2020, Monday

March 2020

Final Counselling & Fee Deposit 24th April 2020, Friday
Start of academic session 6th July 2020, Monday


Please Note:

Candidates are advised to visit for further information.

Please email admissions team at Or call on 01762-261650, 8288026129, 8288026130.

The new session commences 1st July, 2020

Above mentioned dates are subject to change with prior notice

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