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As an aspirant seeking an MBA, you require a challenging learning experience within a highly supportive environment capable of providing you with a business qualification recognized throughout the world.


Our MBA program is a business oriented skill nurturing and development programme coupled with rigorous research based teaching. IPER offers a rich learning environment in a truly global standard. We employ the latest teaching technology and methods and have an elegant state-of-the-art campus.


The 2-Year, Full Time MBA is a Post Graduate Programme approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi, and affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal.

IPER Bhopal was one of the first Institutions in Central India in 2005 to receive an NBA Accredition, and IPER Bhopal is among the top 100 Management Schools of India.

Admission process for the 23rd Batch of IPER MBA is closed now. Session commences on 19-Sept-2019

How To Apply for IPER MBA:

  1. Candidate should have appeared for AICTE CMAT
  2. Students who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) or who have appeared in the final year examination from a recognised institution/university are eligible to appear CMAT test.
  3.  Subsequently, counseling is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. CMAT score is used for admissions in Management Programs of institutes approved by AICTE.

CMAT is a National Level Entrance exam, conducted by AICTE. CMAT is held once in a year (generally in January). AICTE announces the exam dates in prominent National newspapers and various websites. The examination is computer based.

More about CMAT

How to Appear in CMAT

Fill CMAT examination form online. AICTE announces the exam dates in prominent National newspapers and various websites.

How to prepare for the CMAT Exam

The information provided here is as per the information provided on AICTE-CMAT Website, please visit the same for latest update.

    The examination is computer based.

  1. Duration of Exam: The examination duration is 180 minutes.
  2. Pattern: There are four sections, with 25 questions in each section that includes (a) Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation b) Logical Reasoning c) Language Comprehension and d) General Awareness.Evaluation: For each correct answer there are 4 marks, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted.
  3. Fees (as in January, 2019): General/OBC: Rs.1200 + Bank charges as applicable. SC/ST/PD: Rs.600 + Bank charges as applicable. See AICTE-CMAT Website for latest update. In Foreign Countries: $125 + Bank charges as applicable
  4. To register and stay updated for admission related updates , please fill the form given in this page

Missed CMAT Exam, Now what?

Those who have missed giving the exam can also be allowed to appear for counseling based on qualifying exam percentage as per the DTE guidelines. However, this happens after CMAT-based Admission Counselling is over, for the vacant seats, if any. To keep yourself in contention please register with us to receive updates on the same. 

The admission process is as follows:

  1. On the basis of CMAT, the Directorate of Technical Education of Madhya Pradesh (DTE), Govt. of MP conducts Admission Counseling.
  2. Subsequently counseling for those who have missed CMAT is held as per DTE, Govt. of M.P guidelines strictly based on merit as per graduation Percentage(qualifying exam).
  3. The Candidate List is sent to IPER where the candidate has to confirm his candidature and deposit the requisite fee.

If you would like to find more about our MBA, you can register with us for Information or call our helpdesk at any of the following numbers –

IPER MBA Reception Helpdesk : 0755-2706100 / 7354622049

Prof. Surendra Tripathi at 91-9425371863

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should be a Citizen of India holding a Graduate Degree in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate marks (for SC/ST and OBC – 45%) of any UGC/AICTE approved Indian University or a foreign University recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Duration and Seats

Number of Seats 360  (IPER – 300, IPER PGDM – 60)
Reservation / Quota as per DTE, Govt. of MP Guidelines
Tuition Fee Waiver Seats available as per DTE, Govt of MP Norms
Duration of Course 2 Years Full-Time
Tuition Fee As per AFRC Fixation

Caution Money : Rs 1,500/- (one time to be paid at the time of admission, refundable)
Placement charges : Rs 2,000/- (one time to be paid at the time of admission)
(The fee structure of IPER MBA is as per the Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee (AFRC), Government of MP)

Bus Fee – As Applicable (Optional)

Student Loan Facility

Bank Loan facility for students is available for IPER MBA. Nationalized Banks such as Allahabad Bank, SBI, Axis Bank etc. have been providing educational loans to our students in the past, subject to fulfillment of the criteria stipulated by the respective Bank.
The process details and support is available in our Campus for students seeking bank loan facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is MBA (Full Time) Programme? When will the couselling for Admission to MBA start ?

Our Master in Business Administration (Full Time) Programme is of a two year duration, with 2 Semesters in each year. The course is affiliated to The Barkatullah University, Bhopal and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

Usually the counseling starts in June every year.

How many seats are available in IPER MBA (Full Time) ? What is the fee structure of MBA (Full Time) Programme?

The current intake capacity of our MBA (Full Time) is 360 students per year (300 seats in IPER, 60 seats in IPER PGDM). (SC/ST/OBC Quota is applicable as per the rules and regulations of Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of M.P.)

All fees are set as per the guidelines of AFRC, Govt. of M.P

What is the Eligibility Criteria for getting admission in MBA (Full Time)?

Students seeking admission in MBA (Full Time) should be Graduates in any stream from any Indian or recognised Foreign University with a minimum score of 50%. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum score is 45% marks.

What test scores does MBA (Full Time) accept for admissions?

Admissions are strictly on basis of CMAT held by AICTE. However for those who have missed out on giving the test can still appear for Counselling/admission based on qualifying exam percentage for which the DTE, Govt. of M.P releases guidelines on the same. Please register on our website for receiving regular updates on the same. Click Here to register.

Admission to MBA based on qualifying exam ?

Yes admission can be taken by candidates based on qualifying exam percentage for which DTE , Govt. of M.P conducts couselling for the same. Admissions are strictly done as per DTE Guidelines. Pls keep a watch on the website or alternatively to register with us to receive updates.

On what basis the final selection of candidates is done in MBA (Full Time) ?

Final selection in MBA (Full Time) is on the basis of CMAT results/qualifying exam percentage therafter and as per the admission counselling is conducted done by DTE, Govt of MP. Please refer the offical website of AICTE-CMAT
Please refer to the official website of DTE, Govt of M.P for the counseling schedule and complete process for securing your admission at IPER
Alternatively you can also visit MPONLINE website as well as they have the mandate to conduct the admission process given to them by DTE, Govt. of M.P (

What about the students whose Final Year results are awaited ?

The final year students can appear in counseling and can secure their admissions by procuring result awaited certificate from their respective colleges. The students will have to produce their marksheets before the last date as stipulated by DTE on their website

How can I apply?

You have to first appear in CMAT as per the schedule given by AICTE. Admissions are conducted by DTE, Govt. of M.P . Please register with us or For more on admission /related queries, mail to or call at 0755-2706100

What about Placements?

Our placement record has been outstanding in recent year and we hope to continually build on this success. See our placement page