University of Hyderabad MBA admission notification 2023-2025

Interested to join the School of Management Studies under the University of Hyderabad for MBA programs 2023-25? Know more about the MBA program including its specializations, eligibility, application form, fees, selection criteria, contact information, important dates etc.

About Institute

The School of Management Studies also known as SMS under the University of Hyderabad, was established in the year 1999. For those who do not know much about the University of Hyderabad, in simple words, it's a Central University that was started in 1974. According to the NIRF 2021 ranking, the University of Hyderabad is ranked 9th among Indian universities. It even received the NAAC IoE award in 2019. The SMS under the University of Hyderabad is famous for its MBA and Ph.D. programs. The institution offers 7 specializations in the MBA programs namely Marketing , Finance, Operations, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, and Banking. If you are interested to join the SMS under the University of Hyderabad for the 2-year full-time MBA program 2023-25, here is your chance. For the MBA program offered by SMS, the total intake is 60 students. Refer to the official brochure to know the seat reservations for reserved category candidates and for Wards of the Defence personnel, and Nominees from the Union Territories/North-Eastern States.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with a minimum 60% Bachelor's degree in any discipline recognized by UGC/the Association of Indian Universities/AICTE obtained on or before June 2023 are eligible to apply for the MBA program 2023-25 conducted by the School of Management Studies Hyderabad University. Those who are completing their final examinations by June 2023 are also eligible to apply. In addition, the candidates should appear in CAT-2022, conducted by the IIMs on 27th November 2022.

How to apply

Candidates who wish to apply for the MBA course 2023-24 conducted by the School of Management Studies under the University of Hyderabad should apply online using the link

If you have any doubts about filling out the application form, you can also refer to the online application process link mentioned at the end of the post. The downloaded application form along with fees, CAT registration number, and the test centre code should reach the following address before 31st January 2023-
The Joint Registrar(Acad & Exams)
University of Hyderabad
P. O. Central University
Hyderabad 500046

Application fees and mode of payment

For General candidate: Rs 600/-
For EWS candidate: Rs 550/-
For OBC candidate: Rs 400/-
For SC/ST/PwD: Rs 275/-

Once the candidates fill out the online application form, they can pay the fees immediately using the online Payment Gateway link provided on the form. Also, they should note down Application No. and the Payment Transaction Number for future reference. If you have doubts regarding the payment process receipt printout, you can refer to the online payment service link given below.

Admission process

There will be a group discussion/interview conducted by the School of Management Studies at Hyderabad University. CAT 2022 percentile score will be used for shortlisting candidates for the group discussion/interview. If you are seeking admission under the foreign nationals/NRI category, refer to the brochure to know more about their eligibility and selection process.

MBA program fees

For General: Rs 50640 (Includes fees per semester and per annum)
For Foreign and NRI students, fees per semester (in US $): 7975
For SAARC & Korean students, fees per semester (In US$): 3960

Contact information

School of Management Studies
University of Hyderabad
P. O. Central University
Hyderabad 500046
Tel: 040-2313-5000/5001
Fax: 040-2301-1091

Important dates

Last date for receiving applications by the University of Hyderabad: 15th December 2022
Tentative date of notifying shortlisted candidates for group discussion and interview: February 2023
Venue and date for group discussion and interview: February/March 2023
Tentative date of finalizing admission: March 2023

Note: If you have any queries regarding the application form/fees, contact Ph. 040-2313 2444 / 040-2313 2102

Useful links:

MBA brochure:
Online payment service:
Online application process:
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