Thursday, April 25, 2019


Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) has been established by GERMI as a Private University through the State Act enacted on 4th April, 2007. The University offers programs to address the need for trained human resources in the domains of Science, Technology, Management and Humanities. It intends to broaden the opportunities for students and professionals to develop core subject knowledge which are duly complemented by leadership training interventions, thereby helping the students to make a mark in the global arena. This objective is being further addressed through a number of specialized and well-planned undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs as well as intensive research projects.


  • Students can elect for dual specialization from Financial Management, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Human Resources Management

  • The MBA programme includes six to eight weeks of compulsory summer training for the students resulting in hands-on experience to them

  • School organizes industrial visits and guest lectures periodically to provide practical/ industrial exposure to students

  • University has collaborated with various reputed universities across the globe for exchange of knowledge and to provide international exposure to students by developing joint research projects

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 conducted by IIMs/Xavier Admission Test (XAT) 2018 conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur are eligible to apply
  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, 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 semester exam of bachelor’s degree or equivalent can also apply

Selection Process

Candidates who appeared in CAT/XAT and seek admission in the MBA program have to 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

Group Discussion

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

Written Ability Test

Students shall be required to submit a written assignment on the topic announced at the time of GD and PI

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

Selection of students shall be done using the following criteria along with the weights indicated below


  • CAT/XAT Score
  • Group Discussion
  • Written Ability Test
  • Personal Interview
  • Work Experience
  • Academic PerformancE


Seat allocation to the various categories (SC/ST & 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 MBA Programme admission

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

100% of Total Batch Placed
Average Salary (Annual) Maximum Salary (Annual)
INR 6.82 L INR 17.50 L

Companies / Recruiters who visited the campus

INR 4,03,000 INR 4,07,000 INR 8,11,000



Address: Raisan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382421


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