A Unique MBA Admissions Process
Academic achievement is only a small part of the picture in a student’s life, and is often weighted far too heavily in B school admissions offices. SOIL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS DESIGN selects students based on indicators of their future potential; characteristics including intellectual curiosity, perseverance in the face of adversity, and creativity. Read our admissions section for more information and contact our admissions office to start your application.
Our user-friendly admissions process will help you navigate your innovation journey and make a choice that will impact your intellectual and creative potential in profound ways. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be required the follow the below mentioned steps.
Online application form
Statement of purpose
Design thinking workshop
Important Information for Admissions to the PGDM Program
Online Application Form Availability - September 1, 2022
Applications are accepted to the 2 year PGDM program.
Online Application Form - https://app.soil.edu.in/pgdm
If you are interested in the program, you can apply using the following link
All applicants are required to appear for GMAT /CAT /XAT /MAT.
Only freshers and candidates with less than 5 years of work experience as on 30th June 2023 are ONLY eligible to apply.
Applicants may submit multiple examination scores; SOBD will consider the best score provided by an applicant while shortlisting applications
Candidates should have a full-time undergraduate degree completion certificate before 15th June 2023
Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
Graduation type: 3 years / 4 years or 5 years integrated program
Stream: Arts/Commerce/Science/ Engg. (B. Tech / B.E) etc.
A minimum score of 50% (45% for SC/ST) in graduation (for engineers) is required to be considered in the admission process
Online Application Form
Start your registration process by visiting https://app.soil.edu.in/pgdm
Complete the Registration process and online application form by making an online payment of INR 2000.
Once you complete the payment, you will receive a notification email acknowledging your payment.
The applicant will have to submit their Statement of Purpose (SOP) before their interview dates for consideration for the further steps.
The applicant will have to select a date for their Design Thinking Workshop (A half day immersion where students will solve real-life problems. It is designed to help us appreciate your candidature better and also provide you a glimpse of our innovative approach to teaching and learning.)
Selection Process - Design Thinking Admissions Workshop
Candidates who have eligible will be short listed on the basis of the details filled in the application form and their entrance examination scores. Only the shortlisted candidates will then be called for the Design Thinking Admissions workshop and Personal Interview round.
Design Thinking Admissions Workshop
A Design Thinking workshop is a hands-on, activity-based session built around the Design Thinking process. The students will be taught about the process of design thinking and the ways to practice and implement the learning. The students will then carry out the 5 key processes of design thinking namely Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test their solutions to a problem. The personal interview round will follow the design thinking workshop
All candidates will be evaluated based on the following key parameters. If a student is selected, he will be notified to his official emai-id given in the application form within 7 to 10 days from the interview date.
Capacity to Relate
Capacity to Think
Capacity to Learn
Capacity for Action
Capacity to Communicate
Program Fee Structure
The above fee is inclusive of tuition fee, examination fee, extra and co-curricular activities on campus Library books and reading material, IT Services etc.
One-time Registration Fee of Rs. 50,000 (Rupees Twenty-Two Thousand only) includes the following
* Registration fee breakup:
Rs. 25,000 towards Security Deposit (refundable).
Rs. 5,000 towards Library Security (refundable).
Rs. 3,000 towards Journal Subscription for two years
Rs. 5,000 towards Medical Insurance with Personal Accident Policy for 2 years.
Rs. 12,000 towards Student Activities charges.
Hostel facility is mandatory for both the academic years. Annual hostel facility charges are for the duration of the academic year covering three terms.
* Accommodation charges for the 2nd year may be reviewed & revised before the beginning of the 2nd Year.
Optional trip charges are on opt in basis only. These charges can change and are on actual basis. Student will have to pay these charges 3 months in advance if they wish to go for these trips
Refund policy as per AICTE norms- In case the vacated seat is not filled, the Institution should refund the Security Deposit and return the original documents.
The Institution will not demand fee for the subsequent years from the students cancelling their admission at any point of time