Shanti Business School (SBS) Ahmedabad


Shanti Business School was established in 2010 by ‘The Chiripal Charitable Trust’ which is part of the Chiripal Group of Industries with a vision to build and promote management institutes that will produce visionary leaders capable of changing the socio-economic structure for the better. The campus is located at Shela, Off SP Ring Road, Opposite Vraj Gardens, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

The institute offers the following the following PGDM (Post Graduate in Diploma Management) programs:

  • PGDM –Business Management
  • PGDM – Communication Management
  • PGDM - Executive
How to apply

Applicants can apply online through the following link: or download the college brochure from

Alternately, you can give your details on the ‘Admission Enquiry’ link on the Home Page of the college Website and someone from the college will call you back or you can call at 099097 00000.

Admission Process Eligibility

Graduates from any discipline with a 3-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent exam with a minimum aggregate of 50% and students awaiting their final year results are eligible to apply. Students seeking admission to SBS PG courses should mandatorily have appeared to any of the Management Entrance Tests such as XAT, CAT, MAT etc.

Admission to SBS involves three steps:

  1. Written tests including the Business Aptitude Test (BAT), a set of Psychometric Tests for Leadership Skills and an exam for assessing Spiritual Quotient.
  2. An Individual Presentation as against the conventional Group Discussion
  3. Personal Interview

BAT is a written exam to assess for the aspirants’ skills in the areas of qualitative reasoning, verbal, analytical and data interpretation, English Language proficiency, and general knowledge. The written exams covering four areas including Emotional Quotient, Spiritual Quotient, Intelligent Quotient and Leadership Quotient all of which are important aspects of a good leader.

Campus and Hostel Facilities

The campus facilities at SBS are world-class offering modern and sophisticated accommodation facilities. The students reside in twin-sharing AC suites with an attached common area (which can be used as either a dining or sitting room), clothes cabinet, a kitchenette and bathroom. The campus can accommodate over 300 students. Other facilities offered in the campus include a gym, a playground, golf sessions, horse riding and play areas for basket ball, table tennis and volleyball.


SBS boasts of a 100% placement record since their inception and the students are placed across a wide spectrum of industries including Retail and FMCG, Banking and Financial Services, Logistics, Consulting, Event Management, Education, Real Estate, Hospitality, Advertising, IT and IT Enabled Services, BT, Pharmaceuticals, Telecom, Media, Market Research, Manufacturing and Automobile. Salaries of placed employees were between 18,000 and 62,500 per month.

The course study includes preparing students for the placement process wherein training is provided in the realms of interview preparation, recruitment form submission and final interview preparation. The placement cell visits various companies to interact and understand their hiring plans which are useful information for the students. Companies are urged to present pre-placement presentations so that students have a better understanding the job profiles.

Some of the companies that recruited SBS students include Pepsico, Caterpillar, Deutsche Bank, Ogilvy and Mather, ING Vysya Bank, Yes Bank, Decathlon, among many others. Follow this link to know more about the institute’s placement details:


SBS is ranked 17th on the India’s Top Private B-Schools rankings as per North East Sun Magazine April 2103

SBS is ranked 19th in the list of Emerging B-schools in India as per Business Baron’s special edition survey

Silicon Valley 2013 B-school survey ranked SBS as No. 1 in the list of Emerging B-schools in India

Follow this link for more information on SBS’ achievements

Learning Methodology and other Resources

Shanti School of Business offers the following key differentiators in the learning/teaching methodology adopted:

Compelling Academics: The faculty members are from prestigious management institutes such as IIM, NID, and SP Jain. The curriculum offers a wide range of electives to choose from and the inbuilt flexibility of the learning process allows for students to customize their education to suit their particular needs and aspirations.

Increased Corporate-Readiness: The post graduate courses include a 6-month industry internship which is after the 4th semester enabling students to pick up learning on-the-job and be more industry-ready than others.

Universalized Persona: SBS follows a 5-pronged mentoring system wherein the mentor becomes the mentee’s tutor, guide and friend. Mentors help students choose appropriate electives and Industry Mentors guide you through the internship period. A wide range of extra-curricular activities such as International Languages, grooming and training in poise help students to achieve a universal persona.

Fee Structure: The total cost for a 2-year residential PGDM program is approximately Rs.5, 91,000. However, this is an indicative price. Please contact the college for more details on fee structure and pricing.

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About Shanti Business School (SBS) Ahmedabad

Affiliated to
Establishment year 2010
Aid Status Unaided - Private
Minority N

Hostel and Facilities

Total Hostel Capacity

Shanti Business School (SBS) Ahmedabad Hostel

Hostel Accomodation: Yes
Total Hostel Capacity 49
Total Number of Boys Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Boys)(Number of rooms) 33
Boys Hostel(Number of beds) 69
Boys Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 255
Total Number of Girls Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Girls)(Number of rooms) 16
Girls Hostel(Number of beds) 32
Girls Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 62

SBS Ranking

Popularity Rank (based on average rank of admitted students): 121

Contact Number and Address


Shela Off S.p. Ring Road, Opp. Vraj Gardens, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380058

City Ahmedabad
District Ahmedabad
State Gujarat
Pin code 380058
Phone 099097 00000
Fax 26768656
Email Id

Fee Structure

SBS Fee Structure

Stream Fees Structure for one year
Management (MBA) ₹ 1,50,000 To 200000

Placement at Shanti Business School (SBS) Ahmedabad

Courses Offered at Shanti Business School (SBS) Ahmedabad

  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Post Graduate Diploma In Management)

    Course Level
    Post Graduate Diploma
    Regular, Full Time
    1.25 Years
    Affiliated To
    Start Year
    Applied Pending
    ₹ 1,50,000

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  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Post Graduate Diploma In Management ( Communications) )

    Course Level
    Post Graduate Diploma
    Regular, Full Time
    2 Years
    Affiliated To
    Start Year
    Applied Pending
    ₹ 2,00,000


Maximum salary offered 1060000
Minimum salary offered
Average salary offered


To pursue MBA at SBS students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.

Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.

Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.

Admission Procedure

Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.

The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:

  • Past academic performance
  • Quality & content of the answers in the application form
  • Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
  • Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
  • Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
  • Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)

A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.

A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.

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