IP University Delhi MBA Admission 2020: Top MBA Colleges, Criteria, Fee, Selection Process

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Update on
November 30, 2019


MBA 2020 admission criteria for Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi, erstwhile IP University, and for all its affiliated MBA colleges has changed for the MBA 2020-22 batch.


Now the University School of Management Studies (USMS) at GGSIPU and its affiliated colleges will accept score of CAT 2019 exam which was conducted on November 24, 2019 in two sessions. After release of CAT 2019 exam result in first/second week of January 2020, the GGSIPU will release its details MBA admission selection process for USMS as well as for affiliated colleges. The MBA admission in the GGSIPU affiliated colleges is through central counselling process to be conducted by GGSIPU in Delhi.


Going by its reputation the MBA at IP University and its affiliated colleges will remain a low fee MBA programme with slight increase in the MBA fee for the 2020-22 batch at the MBA colleges under GGSIPU New Delhi.


Key Changes in GGSIPU MBA Admission 2020

  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi has announced on August 26, 2019 that it will accept CAT 2019 score for MBA/FM/IB/FA admission 2020-21 instead of conducting its own exam.
  • Not only for the GGSIPU MBA admission 2020 in its University School of Management Studies (USMS), the CAT 2019 score will be accepted for MBA admission in all its affiliated management institutes offering MBA/FM/IB/FA programmes.
  • Earlier GGSIPU used to conduct its own Common Entrance Test (CET), MBA entrance exam in May every year. With effect from academic session 2020-21, GGSIPU will not conduct its  CET
  • The candidates instead of waiting for any notification regarding GGSIPU MBA entrance test, should apply for CAT 2019 latest by September 18, 2019.
  • After submission of their CAT 2019 application, separate application for MBA admission to GGSIPU University School of Management Studies and other affiliated colleges should be submitted when the GGSIPU Admission 2020 notification is released.

Final Selection round (GD-PI Round) for GGSIPU & affiliated MBA colleges will be held separately and GGSIPU would not participate in any of the IIMs’ Common Admission Process (CAP)

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Top MBA Colleges under GGSIPU
MBA at University School of Management Studies (USMS) – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi has become one of the sought after management programmes with low fee structure during past few years. Apart from its own B-school, GGSIPU has number of top MBA colleges in Delhi affiliated to it.  


The admission to MBA 2020-22 batch at USMS-GGSIPU is through CAT 2019 and all the MBA colleges affiliated to GGSIPU would accept the CAT 2019 exam score for admission. Apart from USMS, the GGSIPU affiliated management colleges that will accept CAT score for MBA admission 2020 include Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute Of Professional Studies;  Bhagwan Parshuram Institute Of Technology; Delhi Institute Of Advanced Studies; Delhi Technical Campus; Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology; Management Education & Research Institute; Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies; Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies among others.


List of GGSIPU MBA Colleges with Intake
List of institutes affiliated to GGSIPU New Delhi consists of 35 colleges. Out of them the GGSIPU MBA college and other top 10 GGSIPU affiliated MBA colleges with their distinct MBA programmes & intake are given below:

Name of MBA colleges
Programme offered
University School of Management Studies (USMS) – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi
Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute Of Professional Studies, Dwarka, New Delhi
Bhagwan Parshuram Institute Of Technology, Rohini, Delhi
Delhi Institute Of Advanced Studies, Rohini, Delhi
Delhi Technical Campus, KP-III, Greater NOIDA, UP
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Rohini, Delhi -
MBA (2nd shift)
Management Education & Research Institute, Janak Puri, New Delhi 
MBA (2nd shift)
Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, Rohini, Delhi
MBA (2nd Shift)
Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, Rohini, Delhi
MBA (2nd shift)
C-DAC, NOIDA (formaly Electronics Research & Development Centre of India) Govt. of India, Institutional Area, Sector - 62, NOIDA

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MBA at GGSIPU Delhi will not put a hole in your pocket. The MBA programme Fee at USMS-GGSIPU is much lower than many other top MBA colleges in India.  The academic fee for MBA is Rs.56,000/- (Under revision) for two years at USMS-GGSIPU. Even in case the fee is slightly revised upwards it will remain much lower than many other MBA colleges in India.


MBA Programmes Offered
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University offers various MBA programmes with a range of specializations. The Programmes offered at USMS-GGSIPU and its affiliated MBA colleges are shared above. Apart from them GGSIPU affiliated MBA is offered by more than 20 other MBA colleges in Delhi NCR. Apart from regular MBA, there are MBA programmes with dual specialization and part time MBAs for which classes are conducted on week ends.


GGSIPU MBA Specializations
USMS offers 2 Year full-time MBA Programme, with specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Systems & IT and Global Business Management.


2 Years Full time MBA (Financial Markets)
USMS launched MBA Financial Markets Programme in collaboration with NSE in the year 2011. This programme offers regular MBA degree along with the NSE's Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM). This Two Year Full-Time MBA Programme with Financial Markets specialisation has been introduced for the first time in India. It aims at catering to the needs of the fast-growing financial world with a focus on financial markets. The students of MBA (FM) programme gain an edge over their counterparts by staying abreast of latest financial market developments and gain hands on experience by practical exposure in the simulation labs by working with NLT (NSE's learn-to-trade) Software. The Area of Specialization is Financial Advisory Services and Corporate Valuation


Weekend MBA Programmes for Working Professionals
The two years MBA (Weekend) Course offers Functional area specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, International Business, Information Technology and Sectoral specialization in Consultancy, Real Estate, Banking & Insurance.

This MBA Programme caters to the continuing educational needs of the Working / Employed professionals in the government, public and private sector who want to assume higher responsibilities to better serve the industry and the society.   


GGSIPU MBA Admission 2020: Important Dates
Admission to MBA 2020-22 batch at USMS-GGSIPU is through CAT 2019 Entrance exam.  All the MBA colleges affiliated to GGSIPU would accept the CAT exam score for admission.


MBA Admission schedule is announced every year by GGSIPU in the month of February. With the change in its MBA admission process, GGSIPU New Delhi has split its MBA admission criteria in two parts. The schedule for admission to MBA 2020-22 batch is as below


How to Apply for GGSIPU Admission 2020?


1. Apply for CAT 2019: Last Date September 25, 2019 (Closed)
The first step for GGSIPU admission process is to apply for IIM-CAT. The registration for CAT 2019 was closed on September 25, 2019 and the exam was conducted on November 24, 2019. Complete schedule and key dates to submit application and to appear in CAT exam is given below:

Application and CAT Exam Activity
Important Date
Last date to apply for CAT 2019
September 25, 2019 9 (closed)
Application Fee for CAT exam
CAT 2019 exam date
November 24, 2019 (Over)
CAT 2019 Result date
January 7, 2020 (Tentative)
GGSIPU Admission 2020 Notification
February 2020, first week
GGSIPU Selection Process dates
April-May 2020

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2. Apply Separately for GGSIPU MBA Admission 2020
Since GGSIPU will not conduct its own entrance test for MBA admission 2020, you now have to apply separately to the GGSIPU MBA admission including for the MBA admission in its affiliated College with your CAT 2019 registration ID/score card when GGSIPU opens its MBA admission 2020 application process. The key tentative dates for GGSIPU MBA admission are:

GGSIPU MBA Admission 2020 Activity
Important dates (Tentative)
GGSIPU MBA Admission 2020 Application opens
February 2020, 1st week
Last date to Apply for MBA admission
March 2020, 4th week
Application Fee
Centralized Counselling for MBA admission
April/May 2020
MBA Admission Offer 2020
May 2020 Last week

Key Points to Note

  • Application Submission is Online only
  • Application Form is available on University website
  • Application fee is non Refundable

GGSIPU MBA Admission Eligibility
The eligibility criteria for different MBA programmes are different. Below is shared the eligibility for MBA admission at GGSIPU, Delhi:


MBA Eligibility

  • A Bachelor’s degree of 3 or more years duration from a recognized university in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology with minimum 50% marks
  • Final year students can also apply
  • Passed the final exam of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or England; Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India or England or the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

MBA (IT) Eligibility

  • Should be a B.E/B.Tech with minimum 60%marks, Or
  • Should be M.Sc (CS), M.Sc (IT), M.Sc.(Electronics), MCA with minimum 60% marks.
  • Final year students can also apply

GGSIPU MBA Admission Criteria: Shortlisting and Final Admission Round
The MBA admissions in 2019 will be carried out strictly on the basis of score  of   Common Admission  Test (CAT) conducted by IIMs

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of CAT 2019 scores
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) will conduct  central counseling for all the colleges affiliated with it on the basis of score obtained in CAT 2019
  • Students are required to choose the college/institute during the counseling.
  • Admission shall be based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination (Graduation) and performance in personal interview.
  • Merit list shall be prepared based on the weightages awarded to various components – Academic profile, CAT score and personal interview

MBA Admission at GGSIPU: Weightage Components
Following weightages are given for making final selection in the MBA programme at USMS and other GGSIPU MBA colleges through Centralized Counselling process:

Percentage of Weightage
Percentage of Marks in Qualifying Exam & CAT Exam
Personal Interview (Centralized Counselling)

Final Merit List Generation

  • The merit list shall be prepared on the basis of marks earned by each candidate, on a scale of 100 comprising academic profile and marks obtained in Personal Interview.
  • In case of any vacant sear after July 31 the score of Central Management admission Test (CMAT) conducted by National Testing Agency will be considered

Highly Ranked MBA programme
University School of Management Studies (USMS)-GGSIPU Delhi was ranked 62 in National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019 under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The School was Rated as A+ by Business India Survey.


At USMS, an eclectic mix of teaching and learning skills are employed to impart knowledge to the students. The students learn through various management exercises, case studies and analysis, lectures and projects. The study structure helps the students in developing an analytical bent of mind and prepares them to become competent and understand the dynamics of the business environment.


USMS-GGSIPU, Delhi has emerged as a premier institute with a vision to be world-class centre of excellence in learning, research, training and consultancy services to serve the changing needs of the industry and society. The curriculum is designed and updated at periodic intervals. It provides the students with the analytical skills, creativity and sensitivity to social concerns and breadth of awareness necessary to be successful in diverse management situations.


MBA at University School of Management Studies (USMS) – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi has become one of the most sought after management programmes with low fee structure during past few years. While USMS is an on-campus B-School of GGSIPU Delhi while other MBA colleges in Delhi are affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and offer GGSIPU MBA degree.


Commonly known as IP University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is first University established in 1998 by Govt. of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 and is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), India.  The university is located at Dwarka in New Delhi. The MBA at USMS-GGSIPU Delhi has become a unique and progressive programme with its distinct curriculum and innovative teaching methodology.