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ISB PGPPro 2019 Intake: Calling all Applicants!!

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New post 04 Jun 2018, 22:07
Starting this thread for applicants of 2019 ISB PGPpro. Application opened couple of weeks back. Those who are applying in R1, keep us posted about about your app progress.

This is the 3rd year of this program and it is the first program from ISB to be offered outside its campus. I wonder if any current PGPPro students can share their experiences with us.


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Moderator Note: Sorry but we removed your post. This thread is for discussing application related stuff. You are welcome to post app updates, ask program/application related queries, get connected with fellow applicants here.

For profile evaluation, pls visit this topic.. https://gmatclub.com/forum/profile-eval ... -1780.html


Hi Guys!!

Thanks for starting this post. I will be applying to ISB this time and below is my profile snapshot. Just wanted to check with you, how does my profile looks from ISB standpoint, much appreciate your reply.

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Essay 1: One of the key intrinsic element at the Indian School of Business is “to develop principled, future leaders who improve lives around the world…" Please discuss how you will contribute towards this mission based on examples of your past work and activities? (400 words max)

Your potential as a future leader of consequence, is demonstrated from your past experiences. That's the reason the essay explicitly states that you need to cite examples of your past work and activities.

Don't be in awe of the the word world in the title of the essay. After all, each individual being is a part of the world that we live in. So, anything you might have done (in your individual or professional capacity) that might have positively impact the personal/professional life of a few individuals, would qualify.

Also, don't worry if you have no mega-deeds that impacted a large section of the society. Hardly anyone would have stories of such deeds to share. Whatever you are doing, is ultimately in some way, contributing towards the betterment of the world. Hence do justice to your work, by articulating it appropriately. For example, your contribution to a project that automated a manual task, or created an online store, or made a banking system more efficient, or removed logistic bottlenecks, or detected a bug that was performing incorrect calculations, ultimately made life easier for someone else!

We suggest that a maximum of 2-3 such examples must be cited. Anything more than that would look like a laundry list and would not fit-in, given the 400 word space; anything less than that could be construed as lack of content.

Essay 2: Additional Information: Kindly share information that you feel is relevant for the Admissions Committee to be aware. For example: current or past gaps in education or employment, professional achievements, awards or other information relevant to your application. (250 words max)

While this is an optional essay, we recommend that PGPpro applicants do attempt this essay. After all, ISB is giving you a phenomenal space of 250 words that you would rather not let go waste. Since ISB dos not have any specific essay on the Statement of Purpose, we suggest that applicants treat this essay as the Statement of Purpose, explaining to ISB how they want their careers to shape up and how PGPpro can catalyze their career growth.

This essay is best addressed along 3 major points.

a) First what you have done in life so far (primarily on the professional/academic front)
b) Second what you want to do in future
c) Third how does ISB fit into the scheme of things

Clearly there are some experiences, attributes, and interests that you already have. This is your past. You have aspirations to do something in the future. Now, based upon what you have done in the past, and what you want to do in future, there are certain gaps in terms of skill sets, in terms of network, or in terms of competencies, that you want the b-school to bridge. So, you need to build a case that equipping yourself with these skillsets, network and competencies will help embark you towards your future goals.

It is also very important that you do a good research on the unique offerings of ISB that would be directly relevant to your aspirations. Please note that mentioning ISB's attributes such as great faculty, good peer group and interactive classes are in most cases a waste of space in the essay; this is because almost every applicant would mention these; imagine what the evaluator of the essay will go through, reading the exact same words one essay after another.

So, what will pay off are the very specific and unique offerings of PGPpro. In fact, if you have had a chance to visit ISB, ISB's Information sessions, or personally interact with any existing student, do highlight it, since this would demonstrate your interest.
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has anyone received the R1 result?
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Any chance we get the result before 15th November ?

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has anyone received the R1 result?



It's too soon. Maybe 5th November :/

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Hi guys, planning to apply in R1 for Hyderabad cohort. Anyone else applying for Hyderabad cohort ?
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Any cohorts from Hyd planning to apply or have applied for PGPPro Class of 2020. Any idea on when the decisions will be made? :please
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Anybody heard the results for round 2 or 3 yet?
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Hi I'm interested in pgp pro n still in dilemma between pgp n pro..Can any one clear by dialema

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rajapavan4444 :

Good question and you definitely need to understand what you are looking for from an MBA program, be it post-MBA goals, the immersive experience for a 1 year (PGP)program or 16 month PGPPRO program where you continue with your professional commitments and continue with your pursuit of an MBA.

ISB website provides details on both the programs a few points that helped me make a call.

a. I would recommend you to connect with an alumni from both the programs to get their views, ask the questions i am sure the Alums will be more than happy to chat with you.
b. Visit the Campus if you in Hyderabad or Mohali, if not ask the ad-coms for help with scheduling a class visit, you will get a feeler for what its like.
c. Where you are in your current admission process: Get over the GMAT(PIA) for a start, its a requirement for PGP. There may be a checklist for this on GMAT Club.

Both programs make their cases, PGP is a more established program, well-know. Campus Placement is provided.
PGP-Pro is nascent, but heard the academic rigor is on-par, you will have your own nuances with this program. No-Campus Placement(This is a grey area, may be someone more closest with this can help).


If possible take a step back and review what you are looking for.
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Guys today I attended info session at isb hyd and they clarified me the difference between pgp and pgp pro

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Hi guys, submitted my R1 application for Hyderabad cohort, on Jan 24. Anyone in the same boat?
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rajapavan4444 wrote:
Guys today I attended info session at isb hyd and they clarified me the difference between pgp and pgp pro

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Hi Raja, any key takeaways ? Thanks
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Hi guys, submitted my R1 application for Hyderabad cohort, on Jan 24. Anyone in the same boat?


I submitted my R1 application for Hyd on 28 Jan.
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agarwalgaurav81 wrote:
Hi guys, submitted my R1 application for Hyderabad cohort, on Jan 24. Anyone in the same boat?


I submitted my R1 application for Hyd on 28 Jan.


Best of luck buddy. :)

Please do let me know if you hear back anything..
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agarwalgaurav81 wrote:
smmundada wrote:
agarwalgaurav81 wrote:
Hi guys, submitted my R1 application for Hyderabad cohort, on Jan 24. Anyone in the same boat?


I submitted my R1 application for Hyd on 28 Jan.


Best of luck buddy. :)

Please do let me know if you hear back anything..


Certainly. Best of luck to you too.
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Did anyone hear anything from the admissions department on round 1 applications for Hyderabad or Delhi?

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Did anyone hear anything from the admissions department on round 1 applications for Hyderabad or Delhi?

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Not Yet.
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Did anyone hear anything from the admissions department on round 1 applications for Hyderabad or Delhi?

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How many does ISB usually take to call for the interviews? (after candidate submitting the application)
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