What is the deadline for admissions?
Ans. The deadline to apply for Fall 2022 is August 17th, 2022
What is the admissions process?
Ans. Undergraduate Programs:
- Online application completion
- KSBL Undergraduate Admission Test (KUAT)
- Online application completion
- KSBL Management Admission Test (KMAT)
Where does KSBL conduct aptitude tests and interviews?
Ans. The test is conducted on campus and interviews are conducted online.
How will we get to know about the test dates?
Ans. Once you submit the complete application, your documents will be verified and then your test date will be sent to you via email as well as it will be updated on our Admissions portal.
Is the admission test compulsory for every student seeking admission in KSBL?
Ans. No, it’s not. Candidates for graduate programs can opt for other tests in place of KMAT including GMAT, GRE, and NTS-GAT. Candidates for the undergraduate programs can claim an exemption for KUAT based on a valid SAT score. However, the payment of the admission application processing fee is compulsory and remains unchanged in case of an exemption.
What is the eligibility criteria for admission?
Eligibility criteria is as follows:
For Undergraduate Program:
- 12 years of Education at the time of Admission (Those awaiting result may also apply)
- This includes HSSC (min. 60% marks), A-Levels (Minimum one B and 2 Cs) or Equivalent & IB
- 16 years of Education at the time of Admission (Those awaiting result may also apply)
- Undergraduate CGPA 2.5 or more
- KMAT/GMAT/GRE/GAT General
- Must have 5 years of professional experience required (Only for Executive MBA)
What is the fee structure?
Ans. We have a standardized fee per credit hour with no other hidden fee or charges upon admission.
- Per credit hour fee is Rs. 15000
This makes per course fee is Rs. 45,000 and per semester fee is Rs. 225,000
- Per credit hour fee is Rs. 25000
This makes per course fee is Rs. 75,000
For MSBA: Per semester fee is Rs. 225,000
For MBA / EMBA – 30 credit hrs: Per semester fee is Rs. 300,000
For MBA / EMBA – 60 credit hrs: Per semester fee is Rs. 375,000
When do the classes commence?
Ans. for Fall semester, classes commence in September. For Spring semester, classes commence in February.
What is the duration of a semester?
Ans. The duration of a semester is 14 – 16 weeks.
Does KSBL refer to any institute for the preparation of admission test?
Ans. KSBL doesn’t have any preference for the preparation, however, students can take help from the online sample paper and general practice material available online.
What are class timings?
Classes will be held on campus from Monday thru Friday in between 9 am and 5 pm.
- For MBA and MSBA: Classes will be held on campus throughout the week. On weekdays, classes will be conducted in the evening hours in between 7 pm and 10 pm and on weekends, classes will be conducted in between 9 am and 5 pm
- For EMBA: Classes will be conducted online and on week nights (after 7pm) and weekends only.
Does KSBL offer any Financial Assistance?
Ans. Yes, Financial assistance options are available which includes Merit Scholarship, KSBL Interest-free loan and Third-party loan.
When can we apply for financial assistance?
Ans. You can apply for financial assistance when you fill out your admission application form. The financial assistance form will be activated once you complete your application.
Does KSBL allow the students to apply for admission whose final result has not been announced?
Ans: Yes, you can upload an unofficial transcript in an online application form along with an undertaking that you’ll meet our minimum requirement and can submit an official transcript later.
Is work experience required for an MBA?
Ans: KSBL MBA is open for fresh graduates, however, for executive MBA those with five years of experience can apply.
Executive MBA 30 credit hours is equal to 18 years of education.
What Specializations are offered in the MBA Programs?
KSBL’s MBA program provides business fundamentals, entrepreneurial skills, and critical leadership development leading to specializations in the following areas while the General Management MBA option is also available.
- Digital Marketing
- Talent Management
- Supply Chain
- Information Management
What is the eligibility difference between a 30-credit hour MBA/Exec MBA and a 60-credit hour MBA/ Exec MBA?
A 30-credit hour program is for those with 16 years of education in business and relevant areas (CA, ACCA, CFA) while the 60-credit hour program is for those with 16 years of education in any other disciplines (like Medicine, Law, Engineering, etc)
Does KSBL offer Financial Assistance?
A vast majority (more than 65%) of KSBL students are on some form of Financial Assistance and Merit Scholarships. KSBL believes in the provision of education for all and offers generous need and merit-based assistance. We offer financial assistance in different forms. Students who top the merit list are given merit-based financial assistance. Moreover, students, who are unable to pay the fee, can apply for need-based financial assistance through a simple application form.
For more details, please visit https://www.ksbl.edu.pk/mba/financial-assistance/
Do you take credit transfer students?
Transfer cases are permitted to join if their courses match 75% of the course content being taught at KSBL. Every Credit Transfer case is scrutinized individually by the KSBL administration. Students, seeking credit transfer, can apply for transferring credits to KSBL, through a simple application procedure.
What are some acceptable entry tests for KSBL Programs?
Students are required to clear their Entry Test Examination for becoming eligible for admission. KSBL accepts results of the following Entry Tests for its admissions:
- KMAT (Validity of Result: 2 Years)
- GMAT (Validity of Result: 5 Years)
- GRE (Validity of Result: 5 Years)
- NTS GAT General (Validity of Result: 2 Years)
- NTS GAT Subject (Management Sc.) (Validity of Result: 2 Years)