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Admission

At KSBL, admissions into the MBA program are based solely on merit. Each applicant is evaluated on certain criteria, mainly to ensure that the incoming class contains a diverse group of students, who are motivated, intellectual and collaborative in nature. We carefully screen applicants based on their academic accomplishments, professional work experience (preferred but not mandatory), knowledge, and the drive for an MBA.

Eligibility Criteria

  16 years of education resulting in a degree or equivalent (equivalency certificate required) from a HEC Pakistan recognized University / Institution. Students completing 16 years of education in spring 2018 are eligible to apply.
  Two years of professional work experience (preferred but not mandatory)

Selection Process

  KMAT (KSBL Management Admission Test). GMAT & GRE are also accepted.
  Interview by KSBL Admission Committee.

Learn more – Explore our MBA program

Applying to an MBA program and selecting the right school can be a difficult decision. At KSBL, we provide you many opportunities to learn more about our program and our people. We encourage you to take advantage of as many of these resources as you can, to help you in making your MBA decision. Here are a few ways to learn more about us.

Open House or Information Sessions are a great source to learn about KSBL’s MBA program, its distinctive qualities and advantages.
To register for the upcoming Open House/Information Session, please click here.

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  Contact our Admission team :
  KSBL Admissions
National Stadium Road,
Opp Liaquat National Hospital,
Karachi – 74800, Pakistan.
UAN: (92 21) 111 11 KSBL (5725)
PABX: (92 21) 34855382/ 38771999 Ext: 172, 174 & 704

*Online Admission Application Form Submission

  Round 1 Deadline: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
  Round 2 Deadline Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
  Round 3 Deadline Tuesday, 10th July 2018

* Submission of Online Admission Application form with Supporting Documents.

Note: During the Admission year, you may apply in one round only. Please note that rounds do not signify a succession of steps for your admission application. It merely states a period in which you may apply.



KMAT Online Registration & Test Dates

KMAT - 1

  Deadline to Register for KMAT- I : 17th January 2018
  KMAT - I Test Date : 21st January 2018

KMAT in other cities will be conducted as and when required.



KMAT can be attempted thrice in a year, independent of online admission application submission.


Application Requirements/Checklist

  Online Admission Application Form
  Copy of Official Transcripts/Mark Sheets – Degree/ Certificates
(Last three qualifications, Latest and two previous)
  Copy of Test Score – KMAT (KSBL Management Admissions Test), GMAT / GRE. In case of yet to appear for a test, scheduled test dates for any of the above needs to be provided.
  Resume/ CV
  Copy of previous or current employment/ Internship certificates.
  Copy of Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) or copy of valid Passport
  Two Letters of Recommendations:
- One preferred from professional colleague (for applicants with professional work experience). One from Academic acquaintances/ Faculty members.
- Applicants with no work experience can arrange both the recommendations from academic acquaintances/ faculty members.
  Two Personal Statement Essays:
1. Describe how your professional, personal, and academic experiences have led you to the decision of pursuing an MBA at KSBL. How does this decision relate to your career goals for the future? (600 word maximum)
2. As a KSBL MBA graduate, how will you contribute to building the economic future of Pakistan? (400 word maximum)

Admission Process

  Online Application – Click here to begin. All applications along with the relevant documents are accepted through our online process.
  After submitting your online application form successfully, you need to deposit the application processing fee of PKR 2500/-. In case of registering for KMAT test, online registration form for the same along with the fee of PKR-3000/- is required to be deposited for 1st attempt. For 2nd & 3rd attempt of KMAT the fee of PKR 1500 will be applicable.
  Please enclose a slip with your Name, CNIC number and Application PIN # with the Cheque / Pay Order and dispatch through post/courier or submitted in person to:
  Finance Department/ MBA Admissions
Karachi School of Business & Leadership (KSBL),
National Stadium Road,
Opp. Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi – 74800, Pakistan.
UAN: (92 21) 111 11 KSBL (5725)
PABX: (92 21) 34855382 /38771999
  Your online KMAT test registration / admission application form along with the supporting documents and the Cheque / Pay Order must be submitted before or by the specified deadlines.
  Payment receipt will be sent to you via email. Simultaneously admissions team will contact you to discuss your application status once the initial submission requirements have been completed.
  In case of registering for KMAT, you will receive your Admit card and test details via email.
  After Admission application submission with test results, shortlisted applicants will be invited for a panel interview.
  Announcement of admission decisions are an ongoing process. Ideally, we try to communicate the same as soon as the required admission procedure for a particular round is over i.e. the interview. However, in some cases the final decision might be communicated by the end of the admission cycle. The period for the admission decisions is from March to July 2018.

KMAT (KSBL Management Admission Test)

  KSBL in its third academic year successfully designed its own admission aptitude test named as KMAT. The test is consistent with GMAT /GRE and is be valid for two years.
  KMAT can be attempted thrice in a year independent of online admission application submission. Besides KMAT, GMAT / GRE scores are also acceptable.
  MBA KMAT Test Format
  KMAT Online Registration Form
  KMAT Fee PKR 3000/- needs to be deposited in the form of Cheque / Pay Order in favor of Karachi School of Business & Leadership.
  Please enclose a slip with your name, CNIC number and Application PIN # or contact details (in case you have not filled in the admission online application form), along with the Cheque / Pay Order.
  The above can be dispatched through post/courier or submitted in person to:

Finance Department / MBA Admissions
Karachi School of Business & Leadership (KSBL),
National Stadium Road,
Opp. Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi – 74800, Pakistan.
UAN: (92 21) 111 11 KSBL (5725)
PABX: (92 21) 34855382 /38771999
  Your online KMAT test registration form and the Cheque / Pay Order must be submitted before or by the specified deadlines.
  Payment receipt will be sent to the applicants via email. Applicants will receive their Admit cards and test details via email.
  After Admission application submission with test results, shortlisted applicants will be invited for a panel interview.

KMAT Online Registration & Test Dates

KMAT - 1

  Deadline to Register for KMAT- I : 17th January 2018
  KMAT - I Test Date : 21st January 2018



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