Programme Highlights


  • For: Senior executives with over 15 years of work experience
  • Duration: 15 Months
  • Location: Hyderabad, Mohali

The PGPMAX is the only EMBA equivalent programme from India to be ranked in the Global Top 50 in The FT EMBA 2022 Ranking. The programme is designed for experienced professionals, senior executives, and business owners having 15+ years of work experience.

It allows experienced business professionals to earn an Executive MBA equivalent degree while studying in a format with minimal work disruption.

The main objective of the programme is to improve and broaden existing skills of students, offer better knowledge and bigger exposure to the latest development in their industry or business, and prepare them to take on greater responsibilities.


in India - FT EMBA 2022 Ranking


FT EMBA 2022 Ranking


Months Modular Programme


International Immersions


In-Campus Residency Weeks




Contact Hours

15000 +

PGP Suite Alumni Network

Explore the PGPMAX at ISB

Why PGPMAX by Prof Bhagwan Chowdry


You might be wondering why at this stage in your life should you go back to school? Why now? What is it that PGPMAX is going to offer you? Here is Prof. Bhagwan Chowdhry sharing his view on 'why you should consider the PGPMAX at ISB'.

Gain Access to World-class Faculties

Access to World-class Faculties

Select faculty, the best in their areas from around the world, are chosen to teach PGPMAX participants. Here are some of our alumni sharing their experiences.


Begin your transformational journey

Begin your transformational journey

PGPMAX is designed to enable your transformation to become an organisational leader. The peer group, learning interventions, and programme experience are thoughtfully put together to help you make this transition.

Programme Highlights

ISB PGPMAX is a 15 month, Global Executive MBA equivalent programme designed to meet higher career aspirations of experienced professionals and business owners or entrepreneurs with 15+ years of work experience. 

Class Profile

The programme attracts a diverse group of senior executives from large private organizations, public sector undertakings, NGOs, SMEs, mid-size companies and family businesses. 

Individuals across functional domains such as sales, marketing, finance, accounting, manufacturing, operations, project management, and research & development are part of the programme.

Student Profiles

PGPMAX gives students the opportunity to learn with and from an extraordinary talented and diverse mix of participants. The programme include a diverse range of industries, functions, and backgrounds enabling all students to develop broader global perspectives and network. Being part of a dynamic, diverse, and accomplished group who are passionate about exchanging ideas is a highly rewarding and transformational experience.

Admissions to PGPMAX

Global Executive MBAs are tailored for experienced managers, senior executives, and business owners/entrepreneurs with substantial professional experience. The ISB PGPMAX  seeks experienced senior professionals who have the desire and passion to learn and use the knowledge to advance their career.

Fees, Financing, and Sponsorships

ISB PGPMAX - Top EMBA programme in India, offers invaluable lessons in management, both from outstanding faculty and experienced peer group, providing you with a unique opportunity to gain business and leadership skills, expand your professional network, and prepare to achieve future career goals.

PGPMAX programme fee for the academic year 2024-25 is ₹ 41,78,000 plus taxes. To gain a better understanding of the programme benefits and ROI, we advise you to attend one of our information sessions or reach out to the Admissions Team. 

Alumni Speak

Sanjiv Bhagat

PGPMAX Co'12 | Vice President - AT&T ASEAN

“The ISB alumni community is a great boon to seek the assistance of any kind. Even if one doesn’t know the other, alumni come forward to help in every way they can”.


Vandana Bhardwaj

PGPMAX Co'13 | Principal Director - IT Products & Services at Milliman

"Be boundless, be curious, be rigorous, and be open to learning. Base it all on perseverance and hard work. You will achieve more by giving more, be it your time or knowledge".



Amit Singal

PGPMAX Co'15 | Founder and CEO - Neus HealthTech

"The School provides you with the best of environments. What best you extract out of the opportunities depends on you. Getting the best return on investment, learning and unlearning are all within you".


Chandresh Natu

PGPMAX Co'15 | Practice Head | Wipro HR Service

"Small changes within lead to gigantic successes. If you change even 1% every day, you will be a different person at the end of the programme. Identify at least three things worth implementing from each subject and you will have a substantial number by the end of the programme".

Upcoming Events



Featured News | Press Releases

Indian School of Business celebrates the Graduation Day for PGPMAX, PGPpro, PGP MFAB and AMPBA programmes

The Indian School of Business (ISB) today celebrated the graduation of its PGPMAX Class of 2023; PGPpro Class of 2023; PGP MFAB Class of 2022 and AMPBA Class of 2022 (Winter) and Class of 2023 (Summer). A total of 611 students graduated today.

Feb 17, 2024


School News | Press Releases | Featured News

ISB ranked India's best B-school in FT Global MBA Ranking 2024; leads in research, alumni network

Consolidating its position as the best B-school in India and among the top-ranked in the world, the Indian School of Business has been ranked #31 globally in the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2024, released today.

Feb 12, 2024


Popular on PGPMAX Help

This section provides answers to some of the questions we commonly encounter from prospective students or others looking to engage with the school.

    Read More    


PGPMAX Support