MBA (Master of Business Administration)

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus offers the following two distinct Management Programmes designed to meet the needs and requirements of fresh graduates and working professionals from diverse educational and professional background:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA in Business Analytics

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA program gives students exposure to different domains of management such as, marketing, finance, human resource management, information systems and analytics, operations and supply chain management. The program is designed to cater the requirements and interests of graduates with different backgrounds and the working professionals from different industries. The two-year MBA is divided in three semesters of holistic classroom training coupled with one semester of industry exposure through a structured and evaluative internship (Practice School) making this programme one of its kind. The purpose of Practice School is to offer corporate exposure to fresh graduates and make them industry orientated even before they step-out of the Institute. The working professionals can opt for Dissertation (instead of Internship) to advance their knowledge and skills in the preferred area of interest.

Some of the salient features of these two programmes are:
  • Flexible Class schedule: Evening /Weekend lecture sessions
  • 06 Months Industry exposure for fresh graduates
  • Dissertation option for working professionals
  • Continuous Industry interactions
  • Case based learning
  • Industry oriented curriculum
  • Lectures delivery by expert faculty and industry professionals
  • Support from Career Services Division for Placements
  • Flexibility in the pace and duration for completing the programme


Eligibility Criteria For Higher Degree Programme (M.B.A.)

  • Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline or its equivalent with at least 60% aggregate marks.
  • Studied at least one subject in mathematics or statistics at the high school (10+2) or higher level.
Application Procedure for Higher Degree Programme (M.B.A.)

The Application procedure for admission is listed in detail. Please ensure that you read the instructions carefully and submit all of the documents to avoid disqualification.

For Higher Degree Programmes

  1. Read the Admission Bulletin 2024-25 carefully.
  2. Application for Admission must be filled online. Online Application procedure: (Read instructions given below before proceeding to fill the online form).
  • Visit and sign up as a new user, and “Apply Now” link under the Programme Level “Higher Degree (M.E./ M.B.A.)”.
  • Enter all the information required carefully and correctly in the online form.
  • Ensure the correctness of all entered data before submission. Once you confirm the correctness of the entered information and submit the form, the entered data will be recorded and you will not be able to change it.
  • On starting the application you will be allotted a unique reference number and you will be directed to proceed for Application fee payment.
  • You have the option of paying the fee online through Debit or Credit Card or paying offline either by Cash or Bank Transfer (Refer Section 5 below for fee details).
  • Upon successful completion of online application fee payment you will be allotted a unique application number and you will be instructed to upload your documents.
  • Upload the required documents(jpeg or pdf format) and your submission will be complete.
  • In the event you opt for offline application fee payment(Cash or bank transfer), send the proof of fee payment along with Applicant’s name and Application reference number by email to for the allotment of unique application number.
  • Upon receipt of the unique application number, you can proceed to upload the required documents(jpeg or pdf format) and your submission will be complete.
  • For candidates submitting the application and fee online, the system will generate a unique application number. You may note down the number for all future references. For those candidates who are opting for offline submission or payment, a unique application number will be allotted and informed to the candidate by the institute on receipt of the application and fee. In all subsequent correspondence with the Institute, the candidate must quote this application number.
  • Documents required to be submitted with the application form:
    • Copy of 10th class mark sheet/certificate for date of birth.
    • Copy of the transcript and degree of Qualifying Examination, such as B.E/B.Tech.
    • Tech or its equivalent. If the degree copy is not available, at the time of applying, upload or email this as soon as the same is available. If the transcript is not available, Mark sheets of all semesters/years of the qualifying degree should be submitted.
    • Copy of the ID for U.A.E Nationals. For candidates with other nationalities, passport copy (first 2 pages and last 2 page), and U.A.E visa page if holding U.A.E. residence visa. Candidates, who do not possess a valid passport at the time of applying, must enclose a declaration along with the Application, that they will fax the required Passport pages on or before the last date.
    • TOEFL/IELTS Score Report (For candidates completing their qualifying degree in Non- English medium).
    • A 250 – word statement of purpose describing what you propose to achieve by doing this program and your ultimate goal.
  • Application Fee to be paid at the time of submission of application form:
    An amount of AED 220.00 only (Arab Emirates Dirhams Two hundred and twenty only) payable online by Debit/Credit Card or payable offline either by Cash or Bank Transfer (Refer Page 25 of Admission Bulletin for bank details). Application received without application fee will not be considered.
  • Incomplete application will be rejected.
Scholarships For M.B.A.
  1. For New Admissions
    • Merit in Qualifying Examination (B.E./B.Tech. or it’s equivalent).
      • Tuition Fee Scholarship: Students who have obtained 75% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 20% of first semester tuition fee.
      • Hostel Fee Concession: Admitted Candidates who have obtained 80% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination will be offered a 25% concession in the Hostel fee for the normal duration of the programme (two years).
    • Students who are UAE Nationals will be offered 50% tuition fee scholarship based on their performance in the qualifying examination in the first semester and continuity of a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10.00 scale for the subsequent semesters during the programme.
    • BITS Alumni, Candidates from Collaborative Organizations & Companies and Siblings/Parents of continuing students will be offered a 10% concession on the tuition fee, during the normal duration of the programme.
    • Group Concession for Corporate Executives: Three or more candidates from the same organization seeking admission into any higher degree programme in any semester of the academic year 2024-25 would be eligible for a 10% concession on the tuition fee for the normal duration of the programme subject to continuance of the degree programme by all candidates.
  2. Merit Scholarship for continuing students:
    • Students with a CGPA of 9.00 or above on a 10.00 scale at the end of previous semester will be given a merit scholarship of 20% of tuition fee for the current semester for the normal duration of the programme.
Student Loan Providers

Education Loans are facilitated through the following banks in India and Dubai at attractive terms for BITS Pilani, Dubai Students. Upto 100% finance is provided which includes tuition fee, visa and living costs etc at competitive interest rates. Contact the Admissions Office on or call on +9714-2753700 / +971 569954888 / +91 91 21 90 7799 for more details.


Last date for receipt of Applications*15 July 2024*
Admission Test/ InterviewsWithin a week from the date of Application
Orientation & Registration30 August 2024
Commencement of Classes01 September 2024

*Applications received after the last date will be considered as ‘Late Applications’ and will be accepted for admissions, subject to merit and availability of seats.