Crescent School of Business

MBA Programme with Strategy Focus

Eligibility for Admission

Crescent School of Business, a part of the BSA Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, has been established to create leaders of tomorrow. The cohort will experience a uniquely crafted curriculum and pedagogy which are administered to them through faculty who have been carefully selected for their achievements in both academics and industry. CSB believes in education for life.

This 2 years programme is designed to be a rigorous time which pushes students beyond their comfort zone to bridge both skill and competency gaps that are essential in today’s managers to face rapid digital innovation challenges.


  • All applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
  • Graduate with minimum 50% marks
  • Final year students can also apply
  • Candidates who are in final year of Bachelor’s degree, are also eligible to apply. However such candidate’s will have to submit the original certificate of having graduated and mark sheet of the final year degree examination while joining the course
  • Valid score in any of the following common entrance examinations: CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT, TANCET & Crescent School of Business Admission Test (CSBAT)
  • Working Experience: Not compulsory but desirable
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Should be able to converse, read and write in English given that the medium of instruction of the CSB’ MBA Programme with Strategy Focus is English.

The decision of the admissions committee shall be final in deciding the selection of a candidate.

Admission procedure

  • Submit the Application Form either by visiting the campus or online
  • Review on scores in Common Admission Test and previous academic performance
  • Interview with the CSB Panel
  • Admission will be availed for the deserving candidate

Specializations offered

Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, Systems, International Business, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, Logistics & Supply Chain, Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare Management and Business Analytics

Admission 2021-22
Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Year
1 MBA Programme with Strategy Focus
Tuition & Other fees Rs 3,57,000 (Year 1)
Tuition & Other fees Rs 3,57,000 (Year 2)
Total fee Rs 7,14,000

Fee includes International Immersion Programme, Harvard Business Publishing – Case studies, Simulations & online course certifications, Industrial visits, Examination fees and Membership fee of professional association.

*Advance Fee
1 Advance Fee Rs 50,000

*Candidate admitted to the 24 Months MBA Programme with Strategy Focus, Class of 2021-22 will have to deposit a advance fee of INR 50,000, which will be adjusted in their 1st installment of tuition fee.

Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year – AC
1 Establishment Charges Rs 1,00,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 50,000/-
Total Rs 1,50,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

*Hostel Fee per Year – Non-AC
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 55,000/-
Total Rs 95,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

Admission Brochure 2021-22


CSB’s MBA Programme with Strategy Focus Batch 2021-22 is designed to be a rigorous programme that pushes students beyond their comfort zone to bridge both skill and competency gaps that are essential in today’s managers to face rapid digital innovation challenges.

  • Exclusive course materials containing core foundational concepts and business frameworks taught at the Harvard Business School
  • Curriculum feedback and design from Industry practitioners, through our Advisory board
  • Skill-based Leadership training
  • Technology Business Incubation centre
  • Courses with a focus on Artificial intelligence, machine learning & business analytics

All the courses will have final deliverables the nature of which will differ with each course. Each course is meant to push students to think, introspect and apply their learning at the workplace. At CSB, we don’t believe just in education for employment, we believe in education for life.

The core courses taught at CSB include the essentials of finance, strategy, marketing, operations, Human Resource Development and IT management. These courses are taught by outstanding faculty from Industry and premier B schools.

Synopsis – Programme Structure and Curriculum

MBA Programme with Strategy Focus will have strategy orientation across the programme. A minimum of 5 Strategy core courses will be offered during the programme.

Particulars MBA Programme with Strategy Focus 2021-22
Duration of the Course Two Years
No.of Terms 4
Total credits 122
Core Courses 21
Elective Courses 10
Practical Courses 4
Seminar / Viva / Internship / Project 4
Eligibility criteria and selection process As per the AICTE norm
On line courses The students have the option to take 2 electives courses per term through online / swayam / MOOC portal with prior approval. Credit Transfer for these courses will happen after submitting grade certificate for these online courses