About MBE

In 1973, the Department of Business Economics under University of Delhi,pioneered the Masters Program in Business Economics, MBE. Since then the Department has become a centre of excellence, imparting quality education to the students. The eclectic blend of faculty, academicians, researchers and professionals drawn from India and abroad, with their vast pool of managerial expertise distinguishes the Department from others and gives it an exalted stature. Today, it boasts of an illustrious alumni base of over a thousand individuals who have made their mark in various capacities in the corporate world as well as in the academia. Other than MBE, which is the Department's flagship course, it also administers the Bachelors, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in this discipline and has also initiated the same programs for many other universities.

Admission Procedure:

CAT Results will be used for shortlisting candidates. So a candidate has to appear for the Common Admission Test(CAT) conducted by the IIMs. (IIMs have no role in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.)

Eligibility Condition:

Graduates (Under 10+2+3) in any discipline, with at least 50% ( Minimum 45% for SC/ST) marks in Graduation from the University of Delhi or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with Maths/Business Maths at class XII level. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's Degree examination in 2012 can also apply.

Criterion For Shortlisting For GD/PI:

Candidates from General category should have at least 90 percentile in CAT to be shortlisted for GD/PI.
Sectional cutoffs in CAT percentile results would be further applied for short-listing General Category candidates for GD/PI
Short-listing will be done on the basis of candidates' CAT percentile and marks scored in Class X and Class XII Examinations.

Candidates with the following undergraduate degrees will receive extra weightage:

o B. Com. (Hons.),
o B. A. (Hons.) (Economics),
o B. A. (Hons.) (Business Economics),
o BBE,
o BBS and
o Bachelor Finance and Investment Analysis.


The intake of the course is 82 students inclusive of all the reservations.

The following weightage-system will be followed for short-listing for GD/PI:

CAT Percentile - Weightage – 75%
Marks obtained in Class-X - Weightage – 10%
Marks obtained in Class-XII - Weightage – 10%
Marks obtained in Mathematics/Business Mathematics in Class-XII Examination -Weightage – 2.50%
Candidates with the above mentioned Graduate Degrees - Weightage – 2.50%

The following weightage-system will be followed for short-listing for final selection:

CAT Score - Weightage – 60%
Marks obtained in Class-X - Weightage – 5%
Marks obtained in Class-XII - Weightage – 5%
Marks obtained in Group Discussion - Weightage – 10%
Marks obtained in Personal Interview - Weightage – 20%

How To Apply:

The candidates can apply online at: http://www.assoftwaregroup.com/admission.aspx from September 19, 2012.
Also, they can buy Admission Brochures from Monday to Friday(10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) at a price of Rs. 1,000 (for SC/ST/PC at Rs. 500) for one programme , and Rs. 1,700 (for SC/ST at Rs. 800) for two programmes from Department of Business Economics, Room No. 229, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110021. The application form duly completed can be submitted here latest by December 15, 2011.

The Admission brochure can be requested through post by sending a Demand Draft in favour of "Director, University of Delhi South Campus" payable at New Delhi of Rs. 1800/- (Rs. 900/- for SC/ST/PC) for two programmes and Rs. 1100/- (Rs. 600/- for SC/ST/PC) for a single programme.

Why MBE ?

Course is tailored on the similar patterns of the program at Harvard Business School
excellent faculty-mostly all have done PhDs
recognition from Delhi University (DU ranked The Best University in India by India Today - Nielsen Survey - http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story_image.jsp?img=/images/stories/2011August/univ2-large_080611120418.jpg&caption;=The%20Top%2010%20Universities)
student community is very talented and comes from various backgrounds
apart from the academic front, we all participate in seminars, business plan competitions and other social events
one of the unique course which offers Econometrics

Important dates:

Sale of forms: October 22, 2012
Last Date of sale of forms as well as submission: December 15, 2012( up to 5 PM)
Deadline for online submission: 15 December (up to 12 PM)

Contact Details:

Department Of Business Economics
University Of Delhi, South Campus,
Benito Juarez Road, Dhaulan Kuan,
New Delhi-110021

Tel: 011-24111141,24118854(direct),24111955,24112503,Ext 277,286

Do check the website for batch profile and other information - http://www.mbe-du.org/

GD/PI Call getters can join the FB Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/MBE.GDPI.13) if they have any queries.

If you have anything else to ask, do post here. All the best for CAT 2012.

Vishal Anand
Masters in Business Economics,
Department of Business Economics,
University of Delhi
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