What is the Early Entry Option?

The Early Entry Option is a deferred admission offer to the ISB Post Graduate Programme in Management. The Early Entry Option allows recent graduates with less than 24 months of full-time work experience to secure their admission to the ISB PGP. Candidates selected will secure a deferred admission and will be eligible to join the PGP upon completing at least 24 months of full-time work experience.



Why the Early Entry Option?

The Early Entry Option is designed for young professionals who are keen on pursuing a management education and want the advantage of early clarity about their career plans. With their ISB admission secured, Early Entry Option admits are able to concentrate on maximizing their learning from the work experience they garner before joining the PGP.


Who can apply?


To apply through the Early Entry Option for a deferred admission, you will need to have:

  • a Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline

  • a valid GMAT / GRE score till the commencement of PGP

  • less than 24 months of full-time work experience by class start date

  • TOEFL / IELTS (only if the language of instruction at the undergraduate study level is not English) 

Admission Deadlines & Fee Details:


Application fee & Round 1 deadline for PGP 2022 intake.

Round 1 Deadline: September 12, 2021

Application FeeINR. 5,000

Though applying in any round does not impact your chances of securing an admission offer, we encourage you to apply in Round 1 to improve your chances of receiving a scholarship.

Advantages of applying in Round 1:

1) Full tuition fee waivers will be offered only to Round 1 applicants.

2) 50% of all merit and need-based waivers will be offered to Round 1 applicants 

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