Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Admission 2020: Last Date Closing on Feb 24; Check Fee, Cut off, Placements


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February 24, 2020
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai is closing the last date to apply on February 24 for PGDM Admission 2020. LIBA will accept CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 exam score for admission. LIBA offers AICTE approved 2 years full time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) which is equivalent to MBA. Read this article to know all about Fee, Cut off, placements and more at LIBA
LIBA Admission 2020

Last chance is available for few more hours to apply for PGDM admission 2020 at Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai one of the highly ranked management institutes in India.

Last date to apply for admission 2020 at LIBA is closing today on February 24, 2020. The application process is online and the application fee is Rs.1500/-. LIBA will conduct PI round for admission in the month of March 2020 . LIBA Chennai Admission Open - Apply Now

LIBA offers its flagship 2 years full time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) which is equivalent to MBA. PGDM at LIBA is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA. The cut off marks change every year depending on the performance of candidates in CAT and XAT. The Cut off marks of CAT & XAT will be displayed on the LIBA website in the last week of February 2020.

To explore admission opportunity in LIBA, Chennai, the candidates need to apply for admission by using and filling up the online application form. LIBA will accept CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 scores, so you can apply with the CAT scores and also XAT scores. Better of the two scores will be considered. The Application fee for admission to PGDM 2020 at LIBA is Rs.1500/- as was last year.

LIBA Intake 2020: 180 Students
The number of students that can be admitted to the PGDM 2020-22 batch is 180 at LIBA.

LIBA Programme Fees: Rs.15,26,300

  • The Total Programme fees payable by PGDM students at LIBA is Rs. 15,26,300
  • The Fee includes Admission Fee, Tuition Fee, Library Fee, Computer Fee, Alumni Membership Fee, Insurance, Fee for foundation courses, Alumni Membership & Establishment charges.
  • The Boarding, Lodging and personal expenses are extra

LIBA Placements
LIBA has a consistent record of 100% placements. Last year placement recorded 10,00,000 LPA and the  17,00,000 LPA. Top recruiters at LIBA included Latent View Analytics P Ltd, Federal Bank Ltd, CITI Corp, HDFC Bank Ltd, Yes Bank Ltd, Amazon Kindle, Nestle India Ltd, ITC ltd (FMCG), Vedanta Ltd, Rane NSK Steering Systems P Ltd, Wipro ltd, GATI Ltd, CRISIL Ltd, IBM India P LTD, Indegene P Ltd

LIBA Admission Eligibility Criteria

  1. All PGDM applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under regular mode only from a recognized institution (AIU)
  2. The candidate should have a consistent academic record of the first class (minimum 60% marks) in STD X, STD XII & graduation.
  3. The candidates who have cleared all the subjects in their first attempt will be preferred.
  4. Candidates with a history of more than two arrears are NOT eligible to apply.
  5. CAT 2019 or XAT 2020 is a prerequisite to apply for LIBA's PGDM programme.
  6. Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for LIBA Admission for PGDM 2020-22 Batch 
  7. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by LIBA and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination at a later date as decided by LIBA.
  8. Work Experience is not mandatory for Admission at LIBA, although relevant work experience is given weightage in admission process.
  9. All PGDM applicants are required to Enter their CAT ID/XAT ID in the application form
  10. Application deadline for admission to PGDM 2020-22 batch is January 10, 2020

LIBA Admission Process for PGDM 2020
Following steps are included in the LIBA Admission process. However, Applicants should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria, have appeared or have registered for the required CAT/XAT exam, the scores of which are accepted by LIBA for Admission:

  • Step 1: Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria should apply to LIBA by completing the online admission application form at LIBA website by the last date
  • Step 2: Candidates must provide their CAT 2019 or XAT 2020 Registration ID in LIBA application form to finalize the application process. The applicants should also appear in CAT 2019 or XAT 2020 and score positive marks to be considered for shortlisting by LIBA.
  • Step 3: Candidates are short-listed for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of LIBA. The GD-PI process will be conducted at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai
  • Step 4: After the GD-PI round, admission offers are made by LIBA to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in entrance exam, performance in PI round, academics, Quality of Work Experience among others.

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How to Apply for Admission at LIBA
The aspirants desirous of seeking admission at LIBA should apply by registering online. you apply, make sure you have the following documents. Scanned passport size photograph, Scanned academic certificates, Scanned work experience certificates.

  1. Log on to LIBA Admission Website
  2. Click on the Apply Now link on the home page to create a User Registration. The details of the user ID and password will be sent to your registered email ID. If you forgot your password please click the reset link on the login page.
  3. After logging into your account using your user name and password, enter your CAT ID / XAT ID, personal details and upload your passport size photograph. Enter your academic details and upload all the support documents.
  4. Enter your work experience details and upload the support documents. Provide your reference information.
  5. Confirm all the details and submit the application form. Pay online Rs.1500/- through credit card / Debit Card /Net Banking.
  6. Download the completed application in PDF and email it to LIBA

Accepted Exam Scores for admission at LIBA are: 2019- conducted by IIMs on November 24, 2019; conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on January 5, 2020

Registering for CAT 2019/XAT 2020 is a prerequisite for applying to LIBA. Candidates may register for both of the admission tests. The better of the two scores will be considered by LIBA.

LIBA Admission Cut Off 2020
Expected LIBA Cut off 2020 for CAT or XAT will be based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also have scored well across the sections of the entrance exams. LIBA will also display CAT 2019/XAT 2020 score cut offs on its website in the second week of February 2020 while shortlisting the candidates for final admission round.

The expected cut offs may remain as under:

Entrance Exam
2 Years PGDM Expected Cut off
CAT 2019
XAT 2020

Shortlisting and Final Selection at LIBA
LIBA Admission Criteria 2020 include weightage to exam score, academics and work experience, final selection process with the weightage to different parameters. Admission Criteria 2020 at LIBA Chennai will be a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria and the Final admission selection Criteria

  1. Shortlisting Criteria

The first part of Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. LIBA will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:

  • Candidates who have applied to LIBA will be short-listed on the basis of their CAT 2019 / XAT 2020 scores.
  • Short-listed candidates will be called for a group discussion and an interview for the final selection in March 2020
  • A call letter for interview will be sent through e-mail. You may click on the PGDM results on LIBA website and login using your LIBA-ID and password to find the results.
  • In case more both CAT and XAT exams are taken by the applicant, LIBA will short-list the candidates for the interview based on their best available test scores

Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

  • Post short-listing on the basis of available scores, applicants will be called for the final selection round (PI Round) at the designated centres
  • Performance in Personal Interview (PI) will be awarded high weightage in final selection criteria.
  • Group discussions and interviews will be held at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai
  • The evaluation criteria in final selection will also look into the academic year arrears. As per the admission policy LIBA do not admit candidates with a history of more than 2 arrears.
  • Evaluation Criteria in LIBA Final Selection will also involve the quality of work experience, academic profile, achievements among others
  • Final Admission offer at LIBA will be based on CAT/XAT scores, past academic performance, work experience and performance in GD & PI Round

LIBA Admission 2020: Important Dates

LIBA Admission Process Activity
Important dates
LIBA Admission 2020 Application Process begins
October 11, 2019
CAT Admissions Test – 2019
24th November 2019
XAT Admissions Test – 2020
05th January 2020     
Last Date to Apply for LIBA FULL-TIME PGDM 2020

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) was established in 1979. It is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the country. LIBA is a Jesuit institution under the aegis of Loyola College Society, Chennai. The institute lays stress on holistic learning with particular emphasis on excellence and ethics. The institute is one of the B schools who offer dual specialization.

LIBA has the USP of 100% placement, competent faculty, International Collaborations, constantly updated syllabus. LIBA has a legacy of 38 years in Management Education and is ranked No. 3 in the Southern Region & Ranked 36 among the top 100 B-schools of India in MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2019. LIBA has International Collaboration with institutions in 5 European, 3 Asian, 2 American, Australian and African Countries.

LIBA has established the Centers of Excellence in Logistics & Supply Chain, Business Ethics & Corporate Governance, Loyola Inclusive Innovation Impact Centre (L3IC). Prof. C.K.Prahalad Centre for Emerging India and Informatics Centre at LIBA has been established to hone the skills of students consistently.

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