PDPU Admission 2016 – MBA

20 May, 2017


PDPU Admission 2016 – Applications for admission in the MBA program two year full time residential under School of Petroleum Management for the academic year 2016-2017 have been invited by Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar.


The MBA Program

It is a two year full time in house program at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) under School of Petroleum Management (SPM). Each year is divided into three trimesters. The program also includes six to eight weeks of mandatory summer training for the students.

MBA Program is offered in:

  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • General Management with specializations in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resources

PDPU Admission 2016 MBA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates those who have given their CAT 2015 which was organized by IIMs/XAT 2016 held by XLRI, Jamshedpur are also eligible to apply.

A candidate needs to have a Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt of India, with a minimum of 50percent marks (45percent for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA the bachelors degree or equivalent qualification gained by the candidates needs to have a minimum of 3 years of education after finishing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

In cases candidates are given grades instead of marks, the same would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have gained their bachelors degree.

In case the university doesn’t have any scheme for converting CGPA into equal marks, the same would be established by the SPM by dividing earned CGPA with a maximum possible CGPA and Multiplying the quotient with 100.

Candidates who are currently in their final year can also apply for the same.

PDPU Admission 2016 MBA selection process

Candidates those who have just given their CAT-2015/XAT-2016 and wish to get admission into MBA program need to apply in the following form.


The candidates are selected on the basis of the total CAT score will be required to appear for group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) at SPM, PDPU on given dates.

Group Discussion (GD): It will consist of a group of about 10-12 students. Students those who are giving GD will be evaluated on the criteria set.

Written Ability Test (WAT): Students are requested to give a written assignment on the topic announced at the time of GD and PI.

Personal Interview (PI): Students those who are giving their PI will be evaluated on the criteria which is set.

How to Apply for PDPU Admission 2016 MBA?

Any interested candidate needs to apply online or download application form from the official website which is www.spm.pdpu.ac.in

Candidates who are eligible for this course need to apply by sending the completely filled up application form along with the payment of the application fee of Rs1000/-(which is non refundable)

This application fee can be made via a Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University”, payable at Ahmedabad.

This application fee can be deposited in the University account at Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) A/C no: 09331131003242. The payment receipt needs to be enclosed along with the application form.

PDPU Admission 2016 MBA Important Dates

Availability of Application Forms on the PDPU Website: 20th Oct 2015

    Final date for getting Application Forms: 22nd Feb 2016

    GD/PI date for short listed candidates: 12th to 15th March 2016


    Display of Information about shortlisted candidate’s for Admissions: 28th March 2016

    Finishing of Admission formalities, fees collection and enrolment: 28th March to 6th April 2016

    Operating waiting list: 11th April 2016 onwards

    Payment of balance charges: 30th May to 3rd June 2016

    Beginning of the academic session: 20th June 2016

    Contact Details:

    Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar,

    School of Petroleum Management (SPM),

    Raisan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India).

    Tel.: 079-23275109/19.

    Email: info@spm.pdpu.ac.in.

    Website: www.spm.pdpu.ac.in




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