Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ISAB"

Imperial School of Agri Business (ISAB) has co-founded by GBPUAT Pantnagar and IIM Ahmedabad alumnus. ISAB is ranked 8th among top ABM institutions in India for industry exposure & placements and received India Agribusiness Award 2022. It is offering full time program in food & agribusiness with 9 areas of specialization along with executive and specialised program in food and agribusiness. It provides assured placement support (that means 100% Placement Assistance) to all the students of approx. average 6 LPA based on their experience, performance in academics, extra and co-curricular activities. ISAB offers INR 2 Lakh FAME scholarship to needy students as per scholarship matrix and facilitate for mortgage free education loan from nationalized banks. ISAB also offers global immersion visit to ISRAEL, US, AUSTRALIA, MALAYSIA, UK etc.

The academic session for Batch – 1 of MBA Batch at ISAB is commencing from 1st Week of August and the session for Batch – 2 of MBA will be commencing from 3rd Week of August ( dates may vary as per university advisory ).

What all programs available at ISAB GN for pursuing MBA/ POST GRADUATION along with fee structure ?

Following programs are available for UG passed out students:-

# Program Name Max Seats Total Academic Fee
1 MBA in Food & Agribusiness Management 120 INR 7.35 L
2 MBA in Microfinance & Rural Management 60 INR 7.35 L
3 PGP in Agri Entrepreneurship & Family Business 60 INR 10.85 L

This academic fee includes your tuition fees, Corpus Fee, Institution development fee, Sports, Library, IT support etc. This fee covers all expenses to be made by students except any minor university document/exam charges which to be shared with students on case-to-case basis.

Students having bachelor degrees like BSc, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B tech etc. with 55% marks or equivalent can apply and have age less than 26 years can apply.

Agriculture and allied streams like Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Sericulture, Agriculture Marketing, Home Science, Food Processing, Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Biotechnology and allied Sciences shall also be preferred for taking admissions.

Candidates who are in final year of the degree program can also apply, but with the condition to submit the valid Mark sheet/Provisional Degree Certificate/Degree Certificate/migration certificate for completing the final year by Sept 10th. Special extension shall be provided on case-to-case basis. Candidate receiving less than 55% marks in UG degree will not be eligible to continue the program.

Yes, as per the program policy, all the students who follow rules, regulations of the institution and not serving any severe disciplinary action, will be eligible for assured placement assistance.

ISAB is an industry driven institute which has been started under the guidance and mentorship of eminent Industry leaders who support for 100% placement assistance. Students are required to be ready for putting meticulous efforts which is the underlying assumption for assured placement

ISAB is enjoying its association with 200+ companies for recruitment process including Cargill , Adani Wilmar, NCML, Cyrstal Crop Care, Corteva, Dhanuka, McCain, DS Group , HDFC Bank, Ujjivan Microfinance, Midland Microfinance etc . which makes it possible for securing placement for all eligible students.

Students can refer placement report available under PLACEMENT section of website to know more about year wise placement status.

Stay at hostel nearby campus within 1 km range is recommended in order to maximize the peer-to-peer learning and considering safety aspects. Students can avail hostel facilities available in the range of 1-1.5 Lakh for a year in nearby Campus premise.

Secured and Wi-Fi enabled accommodation is available for boys/girls separately in the hostel campus under double/triple sharing with AC/NON-AC facility. Veg and non-Veg food is available for students as per the choice and convenience. Gym, Laundry and recreational room facilities is available at the hostel on paid basis and as per the availability.

  • ISAB is co-founded by IIM Ahmedabad alumnus which is a leading premier Food & Agribusiness management institution in Delhi NCR
  • It provides 100% assured placement assistance to all the students of approx. average INR 6 lakh per annum.
  • It offers Global Students Exchange/Immersion Program with ISREAL, UK, US, SINGAPORE, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, MALAYSIA etc.
  • Major faculties are from IIMs, MANAGE, IRMA alumni group with corporate experience having Case-based teaching pedagogy
  • Special attention on Communication, Analytics, Personality Development, MS office tools and AgTech modules like Blockchain, IoT, Cloud etc.
  • 100 hrs Special English Spoken Classes for Hindi Medium Students
  • Regular exposure visits to food and agribusiness events, agriculture conclave, workshop at Pragati Maidan, Expo Mart, Exhibition Centres in Delhi NCR
  • Personality Development via participatory learnings in various clubs / cells like Cultural, Sports, Agro-Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Music, Dramatics, Literary Media & Public Speaking, Alumni etc.

ISAB provides 100% assured placement assistance with average package of around INR 6 Lakhs per annum to all the eligible students. Higher package depends upon the capability of the students including prior job experience, academic performance, extra and co-curricular activities.

Package also depends on market conditions, performance of students etc. hence average package should not be considered as a min package for any program.

Yes, selected students can avail and qualify for bank education loan to sponsor their full education of around INR 10 Lakhs as per the central government scheme through Nationalized banks like SBI, PNB, CANARA BANK, INDIAN BANK, BOI etc.

ISAB admission team will provide all the assistance and mail letter to concern nationalized banks for processing the loan application. Many students avail education loan through public/private banks every year who can also give further guidance to the newly joined students for education loan.

Click on the link to check details of previous students who availed education loan - Click here

ISAB offers FAME Scholarship on Merit and Defence background basis. ISAB has created provision to extend financial support maximum up to INR 2 Lakhs to each student for meritorious students and for students whose parents currently serving or served in the past in defence forces (army, navy, air force, paramilitary).Click on the link to check details of previous students who availed scholarship based on merit and economic condition Click here

Note : Apart from FAME scholarship students can also avail Social Sector scholarship, belonging to weaker sections, SC / ST, OBC, minority communities which can be accessed from the State Governments, as per the norms.

ISAB is a premier Agri – B School in Delhi NCR and it is being observed that some people try to misuse ISAB brand name for wrongdoings and financial anomalies with students. We want to inform that ISAB owned domain name is hence any official email id of any person in ISAB will be only with the domain name of .

For example, or are the genuine email ids of ISAB. Any other domain name similar to above domain of ISAB is not owned by ISAB hence be cautious from any such person who is claiming to be of ISAB. For any such concern, immediately email at or call at 9599224247 to ISAB Admin Head.

Yes, students are required to arrange a business laptop/high performing laptop for enhancing their learning during the program.

As this is a private institution hence there is no reservation or concession is available based on caste, creed, and religion however students can also avail social sector scholarship, belonging to weaker sections, SC / ST, OBC, Minority Communities which can be accessed from the State Governments as per the norms.

Yes, students having 1 year + job experience will be given special weightage during admission selection process

ISAB follows its own admission procedure called ISAB Entrance & Scholarship Test (ISA’BEST) which shall have a component of score secured in any of these tests – ISAB Online Aptitude Test/CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT along with extracurricular activity, academic performance in 10th, 12th, under graduation followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Main Components of ISA’BEST :-

A. ISAB Online Aptitude Test : A 90 minutes test consisting four sections i.e. Agri Business GK, Quantitative Ability, General English and Analytical & Logical Reasoning having 20 multi choice questions in each section. Students can use laptop/mobile to see the online question paper and suggested to keep rough note book for solving questions. There is no negative marking applicable.

B. Online Group Discussion (GD) : 15-20 minutes Online GD shall be conducted in the group of five students under the presence of ISAB moderator. Instructions shall be sent in separate email.

C. Online Psychometric Test (Optional) : Online Psychometric Test shall be conducted for all the applicants together. This shall be helpful to understand the personality of the students aspiring for Food & Agribusiness management program.

D. Online Personal Interview : One to one interaction with ISAB Interview panel shall be organized which consists experts from Industry, Academia and Alumni of IIM Ahmedabad.


Serial No. Information
1 Latest Score Card of ISAB Online Aptitude Test/CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT
  • Percentage/CGPA for SSC, HSC and Under Graduation and Job Experience
  • (Final year students pursuing their degree can provide CGPA till the second last year of the degree program)
3 Valid Certificate/ Proofs of extra and co-curricular activities from SSC/Class X till under graduation

Qualified applicants from Stage 1 shall be invited for Stage 2

Applicants qualified for stage 2 shall be required to complete the following steps.

Serial No. Information
1 Paper Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview shall be conducted online
  • NOTE:
  • Students who have not appeared for CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT are also eligible for admission in MBA - FABM and need to appear in the separate online aptitude test conducted by ISAB.
  • Students having percentile above 75 in CAT or XAT are exempted from appearing ISAB Online Aptitude Test and will be directly eligible for next round of the selection process i.e. Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Students are mostly placed in Food, Agri-inputs, Microfinance, banking firms on the role of sales, marketing and operations as Executive, Manager or Management Trainee. For more details, students can refer placement report of respective years.

In 2020 - 22 Batch, prominent companies like Jio Platform, PI Industries, Farmgate, Absolute Foods, UPL, Swades Foundation, Agriwatch, Godrej Agrovet, Ecosafe Agriscience have offered 100 % placement. We are glad to share that the highest job offer of Rs 18 Lakh Per Annum was received by an ISAB student from MBA -FABM 2021-23 Batch. It is an international placement in the Export Trading Group [ETG].

Further, ISAB students of MBA-FABM 2021-23 Batch have received job offers from prominent companies like Vegrow, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Agronxt, Zydex, Krishi Rashayan, Jio Krishi, Adani Wilmar, DS Group, Technico Agri Sciences (ITC), Midland Finance, Cedar Retail, NavaBharat Seeds, Sarala Proticon, Cargill, CACL, QnQ, ETG, Swadesh Foundation, Fertis, AU Small Finance Bank, AgriWatch, Growit, Indam Seeds, Vetsfarma Ltd, DCM Shriram, Deshpande Foundation, McCain, Gramophone, Ecosafe, etc.

Students also got a separate chance to do live projects with KPMG, Mandigate etc.

Cut-off required mark is 60% to qualify in ISA’BEST however final scoring will be decided based on the cumulative score of Online Aptitude Test, Academic Score in 10th, 12th, UG, Score obtained during Online Group Discussion and Personal Interview process.

Food and Agribusiness Management (FABM) also covers broad aspect of Food Processing and FMCG market and enhanced the scope of placement in the companies like AMUL, Mother Dairy, McCain, Bikaner Foods, Cargill, DS Group, ITC, Haldiram's Adani Wilmar etc. apart from agri-inputs firms whereas scope of ABM is limited till Agri-inputs companies only and hence students get more options of career after pursuing Food & Agribusiness Management program.

90% min bio-metric attendance is required at ISAB to remain eligible for placement process and examination with a grace of 15 % during severe health condition along with hospitalization.

Yes, special privilege in the scholarship will be given to the students having >70% in CAT/XAT as per FAME Scholarship Matrix

ISAB which used to be known as IABM Noida, has started its operations in 2007 and so far, 8 batches have been passed out including 2020-22 with 100 % placement record with more than 500+ alumni base working on senior positions in the industry

The Dress code for all students is Dark Charcoal grey Suit with white Shirt, Light Grey Tie for visiting to seminars, expo, conference by ISAB students.

Students are required to be in Business Formals on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and in Business Casuals on remaining days of a week.

ISAB is offering industry-oriented program as per the university norms governed by UGC hence ICAR affiliation is not required. ICAR mostly offers affiliation to science programs including BSc, MSc etc.

Students will be encouraged to write exams in Regional/local + English language hence non English spoken students should not get worried about the language medium of exams

Please note that students may be advised to consider switching to a different program depending on the availability of seats across the three programs.
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LAST DATE: 31st May 2024

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