Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University MBA weekend program admissions 2017

Are you a working professional in and around Delhi? Are you planning to apply for an MBA programme? Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is offering a weekend MBA programme with various functional and sectoral specialisations. No entrance test is necessary. The last date for submission of application is 16th May, 2017. Read the details in this article to apply.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is a public, professional university located in Delhi. It is well-known for its high academic standard. The university was founded on 28th March, 1998 by the Government of NCT of Delhi as a State University. The University has been graded 'A' by NAAC. There are more than 84 affiliated Colleges under this University.

Notification of University School of Management Studies (USMS)

USMS, the A+++ ranked premier B-school of GGSIPU, offers a unique opportunity for the working professionals through its two-year MBA programme on week-end basis. This means the classes are held on Saturdays and Sundays.

Program specialisations

The programme offers two types of specialisations, viz., (A) Functional Area Specialisations in (i) Marketing, (ii) Finance, (iii) Human Resource, (iv) International Business and (v) Information Technology; or; (B) Sectoral Specialisation in (i) Consultancy, (ii) Banking, (iii) Insurance and (iv) Real Estate.

Eligibility criteria

The eligibility conditions for admission in the two-year MBA programme on weekend basis are as under:-
(a) Graduation or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
(b) Minimum one-year post qualification executive/ supervisory/ teaching experience. It is further clarified that the cut-off date for counting experience shall be 31st May, 2017.
(c) A "No Objection Certificate" is required to be submitted at the time of admission from the current employer.
The prospective applicants may note that there is no entrance examination for admission in this programme.

Admission criteria

Admission is this two-year weekend programme shall be based on the marks obtained in Graduation and the candidates' performance in personal interview. 70% weightage will be given to the marks obtained in the Graduation examination and 30% weightage will be given to the performance in the personal interview. Merit list will be prepared accorddingly.

Reservation in admission

Reservation of seats will be in accordance with the extant policy of the Government of NCT of Delhi.

Other details and contact numbers

Forms can be downloaded from the University website ( For further details relating to course fees and timings, etc., the prospective candidates are advised to contact: Office of the Dean, USMS, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, D-Block, Room No. 206, Sector 16-C, Dwarka, New Delhi. Contact telephone numbers: 011-25302602-04, 25302625, 25302616. Contact e-mail:,

Last date

Last date of submission of application is 16th May, 2017.

Concluding comment

This weekend programme is a good opportunity for working professionals in and around the NCR who want to pursue MBA. As already stated, the B-school of GGSIPU is very prestigious with A+++ rank. Successful completion of the programme would definitely help in career progression of working professionals.

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