One year MBA in Mumbai: My Executive to Entrepreneurship journey at SPJIMR PGPM

Most of the good one year MBA programs for executives in India (offered by ISB and the IIMs) are based outside Mumbai, Interestingly, apart from the traditional 2-year MBA programs like Jamnalal Bajaj (JBMIS), Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) there’s not much for executives with experience to choose from in the commercial capital. Here’s one –> Executive … Read more

Why hiring executives from one year GMAT MBA programs in India is a good idea

It’s not just the students who are confused about difference between a regular 2 year MBA in India for freshers and a GMAT-based MBA for executives. The lack of awareness extends to HR folks and recruitment managers working in leading companies as well.

Maximizing the X effect at IIM Ahmedabad PGPX (1 year MBA)

Among the various one year MBA programs across the world, one program stands head and shoulders above the rest – the Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (IIMA PGPX) at IIM Ahmedabad. Consider these facts. The class size is small (85 students in the current PGPX classroom), but the class profile is among the most … Read more

One Year MBA Experience at IIM Indore EPGP

Here’s another addition to our blog posts on one year MBA programs in India. The Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) offered by IIM Indore is a 1 year course where the average experience in the class is 7.5 years. In the class profile PDF hosted on the official site, we couldn’t find the … Read more

Best One year MBA in India for Executives

Though we’ve written extensively about one year MBA programs in India, it’s been more of individual success stories of folks who’ve got into these colleges. We also published one on the best one year MBA in USA. However, we didn’t have a single motherhood post on the Indian one year MBA programs, collating all the … Read more

How the ISB admission process works

What are the chances that your ISB application will be shortlisted for an interview? What happens inside the ISB admissions office after you submit your ISB essays, recommendations? Will the ISB admissions officer reject your application purely because of a low GMAT score? V.K. Menon, senior director of admissions, financial aid and careers offers some … Read more

IIM Lucknow (IIML) IPMX one year MBA after 10 years experience

Nisha Shukla faced a dilemma that’s not-so-uncommon among professionals who’ve been working for quite a while and are now looking for some serious career rejuvenation. The options at that stage seem pretty limited. With an experience of 10+ years and a 6XX GMAT score, Nisha didn’t want to target the traditional MBA programs where the … Read more

MBA student life after ISB Hyderabad admissions

Curious to know about MBA campus life, after ISB Hyderabad admissions are over and a few fortunate folks head over to the Gachibowli or Mohali campus? From day one to the day, that the exciting news of placements hits the newspapers, there’s a lot of action going on. MG, one of the best MBA consultants … Read more

ISB Admission with scholarship in third attempt

The topic of average GMAT score for ISB Hyderabad (Indian School of Business) gets discussed a lot. We published an article about an MBA applicant who got into ISB with a low GMAT score of 610. This time we consider another aspect of GMAT scores i.e. the limited utility of a high GMAT score. Ritesh … Read more

IIMA PGPX, IIMB EPGP, IIMC PGPEX – Shiv scores a hat-trick

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) successfully ventured into the world of GMAT based 1-year programs in India by launching IIMA PGPX (IIM Ahmedabad), IIMB EPGP (IIM Bangalore) & IIMC MBAEx (Formerly PGPEX) (IIM Calcutta). And soon enough the demand for these shorter duration MBA courses shot up. And so did the confusion about Executive … Read more

ISB Admissions Round 1 vs Round 2 deadlines

ISB Hyderabad and Mohali admissions generate a lot of excitement, stress…and as a result a lot of queries too among the applicant pool. The big question being – ‘I have made up my mind to apply to ISB this year. But I’m not sure when I should apply. Round 1 or Round 2?’ If you … Read more

Executive MBA vs MBA for Executives – The Big Indian Confusion

In India, mention ‘Executive MBA‘ to an MBA aspirant and ask him how it differs from an ‘MBA for executives’. The odds are high that you’ll end up confusing your friend. And not without reason. Several popular post-graduate management courses offered by our IIM clan (Indian Institutes of Management) have the word executive in them. … Read more