MYRA School of Business

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Dr. Shalini Urs—a renowned academic and an institution builder, is the founder & chairperson of the MYRA School of Business. She founded the Mysore Royal Academy (MYRA) in 2010 with an unwavering focus on excellence and to make qualitative difference in B School landscape after having established the International School of Information Management (ISiM) at the University of Mysore in 2005 with funding from the Ford Foundation (USD 400,000). She brings more than 4 decades of rich experience across the spectrum of teaching, research, administration, and educational leadership.

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About the Program

  • Name of the school? MYRA School of Business
  • School location? MYRA School of Business, Near Infosys, Opp. Power Grid, Yelwal, Mysuru-571130
  • Year school started? 2013
  • Name of the program?
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
    • Post Graduate Program for Executives (PGPX)
    • Global MBA (GMBA) in collaboration with Dalhousie University, Canada
    • Executive MBA (EMBA) in association with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education, UK

Admission Criteria

  • GMAT score: 550 and above
  • Work Experience requirement
    • PGDM – 0 to 3 years
    • PGPX – 3 to 5 years
    • GMBA – 0 to 3 years
    • EMBA – 5 years and above
  • English Proficiency requirement: NA
  • Letters of recommendations: PGPX and EMBA
  • Interview/Group Discussion: Yes
  • Others
    • A bachelor's degree in any discipline with 50% and above, from a recognized institution is a requirement. Academics, extra-curricular activities, awards and recognitions are also considered.
    • Statement of Purpose (SOP) essay

Application Process

Admission Process

  • What is the range of GMAT scores for accepted students? 550 and above
  • Is there a requirement of 16 years of study prior to applying? Yes
  • What constitutes work experience?
    • Worked in any organization/firm
    • Own business
  • Is there a minimum cut off for TOEFL/IELTS/PTE test scores? NA
  • Who should letters of recommendation come from?
    • Team leader
    • Reporting manager
  • When should I expect an invitation for an interview? Within 15 days of applying
  • Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application status? Write to

Fees & Other Expenses

  • What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a foreign student?
    • PGDM - USD 30,000 (USD 15,000 per annum)
    • PGPX – USD 30,000
    • GMBA – USD 45,000
    • EMBA - USD 40,000
  • What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? USD 3000 to 4500 (Twin sharing/Single room)
  • Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what? Travelling, accommodation, fee if applicable for Student Exchange program
  • Are there any job opportunities on campus that can be pursued while the programme is on, to lower the overall cost impact? NA

Financial Support Options Available to Students

  • What are the scholarship options available for the students?
    • Merit based – PGDM (23); PGPX (10); EMBA (10)
    • Fully funded by Concentrix – PGDM (4)
    • Leaders award in association with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education – PGDM (1); PGPX (1)
    • Women-in-MBA – PGDM, PGPX, EMBA (30)
  • What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications?
    • Good academic scores in 10th, 12th, Graduation
    • Entrance exam score above 60%
    • Work Experience
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Scholarship essay
  • What are the options of availing a loan?
    • MYRA has ties with Credila, Avanse and Axis bank for educational loans
    • AICTE approved PGDM program is considered and offered loan by all National Banks
  • What is the amount of loan that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required? Based on individual case and background as per rules of the concerned Bank
  • At what rate of interest is the loan available? What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid? As per bank policies
  • Does the Institute/School help in getting loan?
    • Connect to the concerned relationship manager
    • Provide appropriate documents with details of fee to be paid

Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel Accommodation Facilities of the School

  • How many intakes in a year and when? One intake in a year - June
  • Size of the intake?
    • PGDM – 120
    • PGPX – 30
    • GMBA – 30
    • EMBA - 30
  • What is the % of foreign students in an average class/intake? Up to 20 nos.
  • What are the specializations available?
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Marketing & Strategy
    • Data Analytics & Information Systems
    • Organization Behaviour & Human Resources
    • Operations Management
  • What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation? 95%What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? INR 6 lakhs
  • What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme?
    • Banks; Analytics; Beverages; Consulting; Financial Services; Education; Internet; Retail; Technology; etc.
    • We have an alumni of 200+ who are working in various capacities like Vice President, Director, CEO, Assistant General Manager, Business Development Manager, Cloud Consultant & Architect, Technical Lead, Senior Manager, Management Consultant, Associate Manager, Deck Officer, Systems Engineer, EA-Strategy & Planning, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Ecommerce specialist, Marketing head, Research Analyst, Tax Analyst, Territory Manager, etc.