MBA Master of Business Administration

MBA programme is a two-year full-time residential programme at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) under the School of Petroleum Management (SPM) .

Each year is divided in three trimesters. The programme also includes six to eight weeks of compulsory summer training for the students. The first year courses of the MBA Programme lay foundation of management with courses like accountancy, finance, marketing, economics, quantitative management, business research methods, organizational behavior, operations management, HRM, etc. Besides, a few foundation courses as well as group projects are offered related to the Energy & Infrastructure Sector to the students in the first year of the MBA Programme with an objective to sensitize the students about the Energy & Infrastructure Sector.

Following specializations are offered during the second year of the MBA programme:
- Energy and Infrastructure
- Finance
- Marketing
- Operations Management
- Human Resources Management

The Energy & Infrastructure specialization allows students to undergo energy & infrastructure management related compulsory as well as elective courses. Similarly, the functional area specialization in Finance, Marketing, Operations Management and HRM allows students to undergo respective functional area compulsory as well as elective courses. The students can opt for a major and a minor specialization from the above FIVE options in the beginning of second year of the MBA Programme.




The information about selected and waitlisted candidates will be available on 1st April 2015.

For more details Click on MBA Admission Policy.


Selection Process
SPM uses CAT (Common Admission Test, conducted by IIMs) score as an input for the admission process. For further assessment it uses group discussion and personal interview process to select the most deserving candidates for its programme. The minimum eligibility criterion for admission to the programme is a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA).


School of Petroleum Management uses CAT score as an input for the admission process. The minimum eligibility criterion for admission to the programme is a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC-ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA of any recognised university in India or abroad.

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. The basis of computing the percentage obtained by the candidate in bachelor’s degree would be as per the practice followed by the university/ institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidate being awarded grades / CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence of percentage will be considered.

For details you are advised to visit our website and read the MBA Admission Policy.