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Admission in ISMS

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for tomorrow's leaders; people with exceptional talent and ambition to succeed in areas they are passionate about. These candidates represent a diverse group of backgrounds and experiences - culturally, professionally and personally. Building on your track record of accomplishments and leadership success, you have strong career aspirations and are looking for a dynamic and challenging MBA experience.

The ISMS program and case method require you to be highly analytical, and comfortable solving problems and making decisions with ambiguity or incomplete information. A strong academic history and solid MAT/CAT score or equivalent GRE to help to demonstrate these skills.

Mandatory / Supporting Documentation

  • Graduate with minimum of 55% in University examinations/Institutions. One copy of official/certified transcripts will be required if a candidate receives an admissions offer.*
  • Valid MAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT score (Designate ISMS with code OR GRE score
  • Résumé demonstrating good academic score or a minimum of two years, full-time work experience
  • TOEFL score (if required for ESL applicants)
  • Two reference letters
  • Online application including completion of two required written essay questions and two required video** questions
  • Application form

Application Process

Applications are processed on a rolling basis, and both admissions and scholarship decisions are handed out between application deadlines.

Application Policies


Applicants who have been denied admission to the ISMS MBA Program must wait at least one year before re-applying. Re-applicants should focus on how they have improved their application. Re-applicants do not have a relative advantage, or disadvantage, compared with other candidates.

Application Review

The application review process begins once we have received all application components. Applications are then reviewed for interview consideration.

It is not necessary to contact ISMS to confirm receipt of application components. Applicants will be contacted if any information or components of their application are missing.

Admission Interviews

Within approximately two weeks of receiving all application components, a candidate may receive an invitation to interview.

  • ISMS conducts interviews by invitation only
  • All candidates admitted to the ISMS MBA are interviewed at least once
  • Chosen candidates receive further detail regarding expectations and preparation tips within the interview invitation