Admission Notification Details for Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

MBA Admission 2013 - 2014

MBA programmes are two year full time residential programmes at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University under School of Petroleum Management (SPM)

MBA, MBA (Energy and Infrastructure)

Seats: MBA (Energy and Infrastructure) 60, MBA 60


Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by IIMs are eligible to apply

A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the MHRD, Govt of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA

The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of 3 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

In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the SPM by dividing earned CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the quotient with 100

A candidate appearing for the final year examination of bachelor’s degree or equivalent can also apply

Selection Process:

The candidates who appeared in CAT and seek admission in the MBA programmemust apply in the prescribed form

The candidates short listed on the basis of aggregate CAT score will be required to appear for group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) at SPM, PDPU on specified dates

The group discussion (GD) shall be held in a group of about 10-12 students

Students appearing at GD shall be evaluated on the set criteria

Each candidate is required to appear before interview panel after group discussion for personal interview

Students appearing at PI shall be evaluated on the set criteria

Relevance of work experience, wherever applicable may be assessed at this stage


Seat allocation to the various categories (SC/ST and general) is in accordance with the Govt rules

The number of seats under each category will be posted at along with the short listed candidates for the admission separately for MBA (Energy and Infrastructure) and MBA programme

Seats not filled in under any reserved category will be allotted to the general category

Application Form:

Candidates eligible have to apply by sending the duly filled in application form along with the payment of the application fee of Rs 2,000/- (non-refundable)

Application forms are available on website

The application fee can be paid by demand draft drawn in favour of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, payable at Ahmedabad

The application fee can also be paid in the university account at Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) A/c No-09331131002245

In this case the payment receipt must be enclosed along with filled application form

Candidates are required to send filled application form by registered post, or through nationally/ internationally reputed courier

For the late receipt of the forms or loss of form in the transit, SPM-PDPU shall not be responsible


School of Petroleum Management, Raisan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat


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