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Admission process

  • Candidates need to apply online for MBA admission. The online application form is available at www.lmtsm.thapar.edu

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their CAT/XAT/ NMAT by GMAC™/ GRE/ GMAT /CMAT/MAT/Thapar Entrance exam score

  • 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

Please note: Due to the current pandemic situation, the admission process has been shifted to an online mode.

The MBA Programme at LMTSM revolves around the principles of ethical decision making, inclusive human resources management, sustainable strategy and entrepreneurial development.

The programme specifically attempts to:

  • Equip students with the required skills and knowledge in consultative and quantitative problem solving; and socially responsible ethical decision making.

  • Develop leadership capabilities to act as agents of change in promoting and developing social and commercial entrepreneurial activities.

  • Nurture business professionals who are aware about the globalised nature of contemporary business, culturally sensitive about managing business networks and relations, and understand the relationship between self, society and business environment. This is achieved by specifically designed activities and courses that encourage students to learn act and reflect.

  • Paying special attention to generating new ideas and synthesizing and integrating existing ideas for applying them to solve real world problems.

Programme Goal

Our programme goal is to develop globally sensitive, scholarly practitioners with social entrepreneurial mindset.


The duration of the programme is of 2 year. The course consists of 4 half years semesters.


The specializations offered for these programs is as under:

  • Business Analytics and Big Data

  • Finance

  • Information Systems

  • Operations

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  • Energy & Sustainability

  • Education Management & Leadership

  • International Management & Strategy

We execute a rolling admissions process. However, given the competitive nature and the limited number of slots in the program, we advise that you start the admission process well in time before the commencement of the program.

We base our admission decision on your educational and professional background, your motivation essay, your contribution to the society and your interview with the admissions committee. We give credit to your achievements so far and your potential to take up a responsible leadership role in an organization. Other important indicators of success we look for are your attitude, your openness to new ideas and your sense of justice. The program has been designed by keeping YOU as the center of the learning journey and therefore student empowerment is key to the success of the EMBA.

We are inviting applications from professionals with more than six years of organizational experience who are now ready to leap forward in their intellectual journey. Women who are considering a second career after taking a break from their original careers are also encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with extraordinary life experiences.

Apply for the Thapar Executive MBA

Stage 1: Submitting online application.

Please submit your application online at Application form along with supporting documents. You will also be required to submit a motivational essay.

Stage 2: Application review

Your application will be reviewed by the admissions committee. The decision of the reviewing committee will be made within 5 working days from the date of your application.

Stage 3: Personal interview

This is the most important and compulsory component of the entire admission process. Depending on the availability this can be done physically, over the phone or on Skype. During this you will need to very explicitly demonstrate why you want to enroll for the program, your understanding of what the program has to offer and your contribution to the program. You might have to go for multiple rounds of interview. The Director would like to speak to all applicants before a final offer is made.

Stage 4: Communication of decision

Whatever decision is made by the admissions committee will be communicated in three working days. Successful candidates will need to accept and confirm their place.

Stage 5: Accepting the offer and registration

You will have a few days to register for the program and submit all documents and fees pertaining to the program.

We follow a rolling admission process and applications accepted latest by Wednesday 31st July, 2020 will be considered for the admission session 2020.

  • Candidate will be communicated about the Interview schedule within 3 business days after the submission of the application form.
  • All the candidates will be given 15 days after the selection to proceed with online counselling and fee deposition, no later than 15th August 2020
  • The academic session will commence on Saturday, 5th September 2020.

Please Note:

  • Candidates are advised to visit www.lmtsm.thapar.edu for further information.
  • For queries, please email admissions team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Or call on 8288006698, 8288026130.
  • Above mentioned dates are subject to change with prior notice.


A bachelors degree from any government recognized university in India or an equivalent degree from overseas.

Minimum work experience

A minimum of Six years work experience is necessary for you to be eligible to apply for the Executive MBA program. Candidates with demonstrated potential will be considered with fewer number of year of experience.


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