Admission Procedure

MBA Admission Notice(Summer 2017)   & Admission Form

Evening Master of Business Administration (Evening MBA)

1.         Evening Master of Business Administration (Evening MBA) Program is a multidisciplinary professional graduate program. The objective of the program is to develop skills and judgments of an individual for effective management. The emphasis is on the development of students' ability to evaluate business and organizational situations so as to enable him/her in making informed and creative judgment about policy and operations. Central to this approach is the development of creativity and judgment in students. The Evening MBA Program begins with a sequence of core courses and is followed by a range of elective courses, which provide opportunities for focusing on certain professional disciplines.

Eligibility for Admission

2.         The minimum requirement to apply for admission in the program is a Bachelor Degree or its equivalent in any field.  A student must have at least 7 (seven) points which is to be calculated following the points structure as mentioned below. Candidates must not have more than one third division or class or equivalent grade or less than GPA/CGPA 2.5 in any public examination.

Candidates with Division/Class Based Results

Points will be calculated on the basis of following table:


Certificate/ Degree

Division / Class

1st

2nd

3rd

SSC or equivalent

3

2

1

HSC or equivalent

3

2

1

Bachelor  degree (Pass)

4

3

1

Bachelor degree (Hons)

5

4

2

Master degree

1

1

1

Note:  In case of more than one bachelor or master degree, points will be considered for only the highest one.

Candidates with GPA Based Results     

  • For SSC and HSC Examination.     Points will be calculated on the basis of following table:

            GPA

Points

3.5 and above

3

3.0 to <3.5

2

2.5 to <3.0

1

  • For Bachelor Degree.    Candidates with CGPA based result need to calculate points as shown below:

            CGPA

Points

3.5 and above

4

3.0 to <3.5

3

2.5 to <3.0

2

2.0 to <2.5

1

  • For Honours’ Degree.    Candidates with CGPA based result need to calculate points as shown below:

            CGPA

Points

3.5 and above

5

3.0 to <3.5

4

2.5 to <3.0

3

2.0 to <2.5

2

  • Candidates with O/A Level.     Candidates must have a minimum average grade point of 2.5 in GCE O-Level and 2.0 in GCE A-Level with a Bachelor Degree to apply for the Evening MBA program. Letter grades of O-Level and A-Level subjects are converted to grade points as A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1. Average grade point is calculated by averaging the grade points of 5 best grades for O-Level (including Mathematics) and the 2 best grades for A-Level. However, points are assigned as follows:

Average Grade Point  in O-Level

Points

 

Average Grade Point  in A-Level

Points

3.00 and above

3

2.50 and above

3

2.75 to <3.00

2

2.25 to <2.50

2

2.50 to <2.75

1

2.00 to <2.25

1

Note:   Students must not have any F grade in any subject of both O/A Levels.

  • Equivalent Foreign/ Other Examinations.  For all other certificates and examinations of home and abroad, equivalence will be determined by the Equivalence Committee of BUP basing on the fulfillment of any other requirements. There will be no penalty for break of studies.

Selection Process

3.             Selection of candidates is made basing on their standing in the combined merit list. The selection process that is followed in AIBA is:

a.   Written Admission Test.  All candidates are required to attend a written admission test of 100 marks, where he/she will have to qualify. The test follows the internationally recognized GMAT standard in terms of conventions, coverage and level of difficulty and covers Mathematics, English, General Aptitude and Analytical Ability. The test is divided into two parts. In first part the candidates appear examination in mathematics, English, General Aptitude in MCQ and in 2nd part analytical writing.
b.         Admission test will be taken out of a total of 100 marks. Subjects of examination and distributions of marks are shown in the table below:
(1)     Subjects with Marks


Subject

Marks

English Language and Communication

30

Mathematics

40

Analytical Ability

30

Total

100

            (2)        Syllabus for Admission Test.

(a)        English Language and Communication (30 Marks): Sentence correction. Reading comprehension. Synonyms and antonyms. Appropriate word pairing /Analogy.

(b)        Mathematics (40 Marks): Operation with integers and decimals.  Operation with fractions. Calculation of percents. Average, weighted average. Signed numbers. Linear equation. Exponents. Quadratic equations. Literal expressions. Roots and radicals. Factoring and algebraic fractions. Inequalities.   Areas of different shapes. Perimeters. Volumes. Angles, triangles. Parallel lines.   Polygons. Coordinate geometry.

(c)        Analytical Ability/ General Aptitude (30 Marks): Data sufficiency. Critical reasoning. Analytical writing: Analysis of an issue and Analysis of an argument                     

b.    Communication Test (Interview/Viva-Voce).   The candidates are selected for communication test based on their written test result. Panels of faculty members take the communication test/interview, which carry 25 marks.

c.   Marks from Past Public Examinations. The results of past public examinations carry 25 marks, where 15% is from HSC and equivalent and 10% from SSC and equivalent. The marks are calculated in a simple linear distribution method from candidates' GPA.

d.   Final Selection.   Final selection is made on the basis of merit. The merit list is prepared according to combined marks obtained by candidates in the written admission test (50% of marks scored), score in communication test (interview/viva voce) and in past public examinations. Final top-down merit list along with waiting list will be displayed at AIBA Notice Board as well as in AIBA website.

 

Admission in the Program   

4.         The selected candidates must collect Admission Form from Program Office and complete admission and registration formalities within the given time frame by paying required fees.  The following rules will apply in this regard:

a.         Candidate failing to complete admission formalities within the prescribed date and time, his/ her selection will be considered as cancelled.

b.         Student who fails to attend the class within two weeks of the commencement of 1st semester class, his/her admission will be considered as cancelled.

In case the prescribed vacancies are not filled up by the candidates in the first merit list, other merit list(s) will be published from the waiting candidates for admission, who will have to follow the same procedure for admission.

Duration of Admission Test

5.         The duration of admission test is 100 minutes.

Date, Time and Place of Admission Test

6.         The date, time and place of written admission test will be mentioned in the admission advertisement which is to be circulated at least 3 or 4 weeks before the said test.

 Date, Time and Place of Interview

7.         List of eligible candidates for interview/ viva-voce will be displayed at AIBA Notice Board as well as in AIBA website along with scheduled date and time of interview/ viva voce.  All candidates will have to report to AIBA campus for the interview.