Masters of Business Administration

Our MBA program educational objectives (PEOs) enable the graduates to understand global business and management practices; develop a ‘do it better than before’ mindset; find solutions for social and organizational issues in sustainable and entrepreneurial ways.

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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/ SNAP/ Thapar Entrance test score.

Admission process for mba (Full Time)

Candidates need to apply online for MBA admission. The online application form is available at: Admissions 2022

Admission to the MBA & MBA – Business Analytics & Big Data programs at LM Thapar School of Management is highly competitive and is based on a comprehensive assessment of the intent and ability of the applicant to pursue a formal learning program in management.

Applicants will be shortlisted based on the overall academic performance and test scores* available at the time of application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for in-person assessment and interview. Following are the various components of this assessment:  

A. Professional Readiness:
It comprises two parts:

  1. Video Statement of Purpose – A short video (not exceeding 03 minutes, preferably MP4 format), submitted before the interview, describing the following points:
    a. Your motivation to pursue an MBA
    b. What is unique about you as a person?
  2. Interview – An interaction with the admissions panel, where the applicant is assessed for the overall fit.

B. Academic Readiness:
It comprises two parts:

  1. Quant & Verbal Aptitude Test – To be assessed based on applicant’s valid CAT/XAT/ NMAT by GMAC™/ GRE/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ SNAP score. Applicants without a valid score in the above-mentioned tests must appear for the Thapar Management Aptitude Test (60 mins in duration), on the day of the interview. 
  2. Non-verbal Aptitude Test – A 40 minutes test on non-verbal reasoning, conducted on the day of the interview, and is mandatory for all applicants.

C. Academic History:
It comprises three parts:

  1. Class 10 Performance
  2. Class 12 Performance
  3. Bachelor’s Degree Performance


  1. The weightage given to the components A, B and C are 30%, 60% and 10% respectively.
  2. Final merit is prepared on the basis of the Net Score, calculated using the following formula: 
    Net Score = (0.3*A) + (0.6*B) + (0.1*C)

    where A, B and C are applicant’s scores in Professional Readiness, Academic Readiness and Academic History, respectively

*Applicants without a valid score in CAT/XAT/ NMAT by GMAC™/ GRE/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ SNAP must appear for the Thapar Management Aptitude Test (60 mins in duration), on the day of the interview. 

Please note: The process is subject to revision as per the Director & Dean, LM TSM discretion or by mutual agreement of Admissions Committee.


Financial assistance for mba (Full Time)


The fee for the MBA and MBA (Business Analytics and Big Data) program is 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 / MBA (BABD) program 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

The scholarship would be awarded on the basis of your ranking in the admission evaluation process.

For further details on Scholarships please go through the admission brochure or 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. 

Important dates for the same are as follows:

Components Dates
Last date for online application form 28th February 2022
Short-listing of Candidates 4th March 2022
Last date to Submit the Video Resumes 9th March 2022

Evaluation Process

(Non-verbal Aptitude Test *,Thapar Management Aptitude Test and

Interview Round)

Dera Bassi – 12th & 13th March 2022
New Delhi – 20th March 2022
Intimation to selected candidates 25th March 2022
Final Counselling & Fee Deposit 8th April 2022
Start of academic session 4th July 2022

* Mandatory for all the applicants.

Please Note:

Candidates are advised to visit for further information.

Please email admissions team at Or call on 1800 202 4100, 8288026129, 8288026128.

The new session commences 4th July, 2022.

Above mentioned dates are subject to change with prior notice.

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