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  1. About the Program
    • Name of the school : School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
    • School location : Gandhinagar, Gujarat
    • Year school started : 2006
    • Any ranking of the school CSR - Competition Success Review 2018 (Top B-School of Super Excellence – 11th Rank)
    • Name of the program : MBA (Energy & Infrastructure) / MBA (General Management)
  2. Admission Criteria
    • NMAT by GMAC™ score range : It may vary from year to year
    • Work Experience requirement, if any : Work experience is not an essential criterion but experienced candidates are given a suitable weightage
    • Interview Process: Yes
    • Group Discussion process : Yes
    • Any other requirement in the admissions process : WAT (Written ability Test) / UGC & AICTE Norms
  3. What is the Application Process?
    • How does one apply for the programme? As per instructions available on
    • What is the Application fee ? INR 1000/-
    • Where do I get a copy of the Application form?
      On-Line Application / Our Website
    • When does the application process start? September / October every year
    • What is the last date to apply ? 5th February 2020
  4. What is the Admission Process ?
    • What was the NMAT by GMAC™ score cut-off for accepted students for 2019 intake? 151 and above for GD/PI/WAT call
    • What constitutes work experience? Full Time Work experience in any industry ranging from minimum one year and onwards
    • When should I expect an invitation for an interview? In about one week after the application deadline
    • Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application? Please share the contact person name and email. Ms. Rutvi (079-23275119),
  5. Fees & other expenses
    • What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student? About 12 Lakhs for the two year programme which includes Tuition Fees, Mess Charges and Accommodation. Visit our website ( ) for details.
    • What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? As mentioned above
    • Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what?: Personal Expenses, Laptop, PC etc
  6. What is the financial support option available to students?Few Assistance ships are offer for a limited period.
    • What are the scholarship options available for NMAT by GMAC™ students? Scholarships as announced from time to time by University
    • What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications? As announced from time to time by University; Normally Merit & Means based.
    • What are the options of availing a loan? Most of the nationalized and private banks have been granting students loans for SPM-PDPU MBA Programme right since the inception of the B-School in 2006.
    • What is the loan amount that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required? As per the norms of the bank; Students are advised to check the same with bank directly. Normally banks entertain the loan application once the qualified students receive Admission Confirmation Letter from SPM-PDPU.
    • o At What rate of interest is the loan available: What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid?: As per the prevailing norms of respective banks.
    • Does the Institute/School help in getting loan : Facilitate in getting the loans
  7. Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel accommodation facilities of the school
    • How many intakes in a year and when? Once in a year
    • Size of the intake: 120; 60 each in MBA (Energy & Infrastructure) and MBA (General Management) respectively.
    • What are the specializations available? 1. MBA (Energy & Infrastructure)2. MBA (General Management) with specialization options in Marketing, Finance, HRM and Operations
    • What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school? The 2019-21 batch has representation from 22 states of India. The batch also has overseas students from Nepal and Yemen.
    • What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation? 100%
    • What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? About 6.75Lacks
    • What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme ? Consultancy, Banking Industry, FMCG, Manufacturing, Energy Companies, IT Firms, Real Estate Consulting, Power etc.
    • Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme: Accenture, KPMG, INFOSYS, ICICI Bank, Himalaya, Torrent, Adani, FedEx etc. For more details please visit
    • Does your school run any initiatives to promote classroom diversity: If yes please share details, Admissions are through all India merit. We also admit International Students.