Ahmedabad University - A Liberal Education

Master of Business Administration

Eligibility and Selection Process

  • Candidates who have appeared at CAT 2020 conducted by IIMs / XAT 2021 conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur/ CMAT 2021 conducted by AICTE/ NMAT 2020-21 conducted by GMAC / MAT 2020-21 conducted by AIMA / SNAP 2020-21 conducted by Symbiosis International, Pune are eligible to apply.
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.
  • The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
  • In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree.
  • A candidate who has appeared for the final year examination of bachelor's degree or equivalent can also apply. Such candidate must produce a certificate from the authority of the of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks (i.e. all the years’ grade/marks except the final year grade/marks).
  • Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit such certificate latest on the registration date notified by the school. Candidate’s admission will be confirmed provided that final mark sheet and degree certificate are submitted not later than May 31, 2021 and if the candidate has met the prescribed eligibility criteria. Non-fulfilment of the above conditions/dates will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

Admission Process

  • Candidates eligible as per the clause 1.1 have to apply must apply in the prescribed online form with payment of non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1200 (inclusive of GST). Upon online registration, candidates will be issued a unique login id which should be used for subsequent admission process correspondence.

  • Duly filled application form along with the application fee can be submitted on or before February 28, 2021.

  • Candidates are strongly recommended to access the unique login id and their registered email id on a regular basis for admission updates.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed via mails and through the application portal about the status of their application by 3rd week of March, 2021. All shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interaction on specified dates.
  • The Personal Interaction round will take place for MBA programme during 1st week of April 2021. Schedule of the same would be shared with selected candidates by last week of March, 2021.
  • A candidate appearing for the Personal Interaction round is required to report at least Forty-Five (45) Minutes in advance as per the schedule and verify the documents with MBA Admission Officials.
  • If a candidate cannot appear for the Personal Interaction round on the scheduled date due to unavoidable circumstances, the candidate may request in prior in writing to the MBA Admission Office at AMSOM along with documentary evidence showing reason for inability to appear on scheduled date and seek an alternate arrangement within the stipulated Personal Interaction schedule. The MBA Admission Office will take an appropriate decision on such request. The decision of Admission Office shall be final and binding.
  • The candidates must bring the following documents in original along with one set of self-attested photocopy of the documents for verification at the time of Personal Interaction:
    • Mark-sheets of 12th Standard & Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. 
    • Certificate of equivalence for the conversion of GPA/CPI/CGPA etc into a percentage. 
    • CAT 2020 / XAT 2021 / CMAT 2021 / NMAT 2020-21 / MAT 2020-21 / SNAP 2020-21 Score Card 
    • Identity Proof 
    • Experience Certificate if any 
    • Caste Certificate (from competent authority as notified by the Government, if applied for reservation quota).
  • If at any stage, the information provided by a candidate is found to be false, his candidature/admission shall be cancelled.
  • Merit list and waiting list will be communicated to candidates on candidate’s unique login id on the mentioned date, which will be communicated in advance.
  • All the candidates who are offered admissions should complete admission formalities by the deadline date. If a candidate fails to adhere to this deadline, the admission offer shall stand cancelled and the seat will be offered to the waitlisted candidate.


Selection Matrix

  • Shortlisting Criteria

    A candidate will be shortlisted for the personal interaction round if he/she meets the following shortlisting criteria:

    a) The 1st stage of shortlisting awards 65% weight to the entrance exam score from best of all the scores candidate has mentioned in the application form, 30% weight to Academic Profile and 5% weight to extra and co-curricular activities.
    b) If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile/score in the entrance exam he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for the Personal Interaction round.
  • Final Admission Criteria

    a)    All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in the Personal Interaction round for admission.
    b)    Selection criteria after final admission round award 45% weight to Personal Interview (PI); Caselet* 15; 25% weight to entrance exam percentile/score and 15% to Academics.


As a part of Ahmedabad University’s commitment to equity and justice, the University admissions process attempts to address social inequalities by providing a relaxation of 10% to Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 7% to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and Economic Weaker Section (EWS) category students in cut-off criteria (grad/percentage/percentile) prescribed for general category students. Such relaxation shall be provided on production of requisite certificate as recognized by the Government of Gujarat.

Fee Structure and Payment Schedule

  • Fee Structure:

    Tuition fees charged for the MBA Programme are as per the Fee Regulatory Committee
    In addition to the tuition fees, each student will have to invest approximately Rs. 15,000 per year in study materials such as textbooks, case studies, supplementary readings, simulations etc.
  • Facilities Available:

    The following facilities are available to students at cost:

    i. Hostel rooms on a twin sharing basis are provided to students.
    ii. Campus placements (Summer Internships + Final Placements)
    iii. Alumni membership
  • Payment for Securing Admission:

    Those candidates who are offered admissions are required to pay full fees of the first semester and confirm the admission.
  • Mode of Payment:
    • All candidates offered admission can pay the fees by logging again to the application portal with the unique user id and password and pay the fees. Modes available for payment Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Cheque and Demand Draft.
    • In case of Cheque and Demand Draft the candidate/s need to fill the Cheque/Demand Drat details in the system and generate challan. The challan along with Cheque/Demand Draft can be submitted to any nearest ICICI Bank branch.

Financial Aid

Ahmedabad University, we believe that finances should not stand in the way of an excellent education. We attest to this by providing financial support to students on a merit and need basis. All students receive forms for Financial Aid Scheme on their official email addresses upon admission to the university. Financial aid up to 50% of tuition fee are available to eligible candidates.

To avail this support, students must submit all aid applications with supporting documents to their respective schools in advance of their declared deadlines. The Financial Aid committee will then review all applications and make final recommendations.

Cancellation of Admission

The admission of a candidate will stand cancelled if at any point of time it is established that a candidate has got admission with (alternatively) false/incorrect/irrelevant documents and statements. In such an event no refund shall be made, except deposits.

Withdrawal of Admissions MBA Programme 2021 and Refund of fees

For withdrawal of admission and seeking fees refund, the candidate is required to submit the original fee receipt, admission offer letter and other documents received at the time of admission and fill the letter of request for withdrawal duly signed by the student/applicant and the Parent/Guardian thereof.

The letter of request for withdrawal is available at the PG Admission Office, Central Campus, Ahmedabad University and can be filled and submitted at the time of seeking withdrawal along with required documents.

The refund of the fees will be processed in accordance with the circular No. D.O. No. 1-3/2007 (CPP-II) issued by the Universities Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi dated December 6, 2016.




Net Refund

Percentage of Refund of Aggregate fees*
1 10% of Fees Paid NIL 90% of Fees Paid  15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission
2 NIL 20% of Fees Paid 80% of Fees Paid Not more than 15 days after the formally-notified last date of admission 
3 NIL 50% of Fees Paid 50% of Fees Paid  More than 15 days but less than 30 days after formally-notified last date of admission
4 NIL 100% of Fees Paid NIL Notified last date of admission 

Important Schedule

Particulars Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Availability of Online Applications Forms December 28, 2020
Application Fees INR 1200/-
Last Date of receiving Online Application Forms March 31, 2021 May 31, 2021 June 30, 2021
Notification of Personal Interview to shortlisted candidates (by Calls & Emails) April 07, 2021 June 07, 2021 July 05, 2021
Online Personal Interaction starts from April 12, 2021 June 21, 2021 July 12, 2021
Notification of Admissions to Selected Candidates (by Calls & Emails) April 21, 2021  June 28, 2021 July 19, 2021
Commencement of Academic Session July 2021
  • Note: The above rules are subject to modification(s) whenever found necessary by the MBA Admission Office.

Interpretations and Change of Admission Rules

In the matter of interpretation of Admission Policy and Procedure, the decision of Dean - Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University shall be final and binding on the candidates. In the matter of any issues not covered in the Admission Policy and Procedure mentioned, the Admission Committee is authorised to resolve these special issues on the merit of the case and take the final decision on the same.

Programme Inquiry

Office of Graduate Admission
Ahmedabad University,
Room No: 16, GICT Building
Commerce Six Roads
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009
Gujarat, India.

Admissions Virtual Office

Online Meeting: Monday to Saturday
Meeting ID: 962 5795 5791
Password: 723899
Contact Number: +91.9979842878, (M) +91.9898878063
Email: mba_admissions@ahduni.edu.in


About Amrut Mody School of Management

The Amrut Mody School of Management offers wide-ranging, multi-faceted management education through undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes. We also offer short-term certificate programmes for working professionals and other practitioners. The Management School is located in the heart of Ahmedabad, one of India’s most vibrant and historic centres of commerce. Its mercantile and industrial history underscore its present-day reputation as a hub of enterprise and new business ideas. In addition to its bustling streets, markets and sophisticated cultural life, the city is also home to many of India’s most reputed educational institutions, making it uniquely liveable for students and academics.

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