Everything You Want To Know About INSEAD Admission 2017-18

INSEAD, a graduate business school with campuses in Europe, Asia (Singapore), and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), is one of the leading business schools which is known to offer full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, a Master in Finance programme and a variety of executive education programmes.

Since more and more aspiring MBA students are willing to get admission into INSEAD, it’s very important to have the updates of all necessary information related to the admission process. If you are seeking to take admission in INSEAD, here is a complete guide for you related to ‘INSEAD Admission 2017-2018’ which includes all the details like Eligibility, Fees, Admission, Deadlines etc.

INSEAD MBA Admission Eligibility Criteria

INSEAD, being a no.1 business school across the globe comprises a multi-cultural environment encompassing of students from 80 nationalities. They ideally look for the people with different intellectual curiosity and personal qualities/traits so that they can contribute to various INSEAD activities. They prefer candidates who have a desire to stretch themselves in a rigorous academic programme.

They welcome applications from all around the world regardless of their religion, race, gender, colour or financial status. There is no specific work experience INSEAD look for, still, candidates must have two years of experience as the participants of their current class have an average of 5.5 years of work experience with the range between two and ten. A candidate should have 1-3 years of minimum experience along with 5-7 years of average work experience.

Eligibility – Academic Background

Exam Name Acceptable Score/Score Ranges Max Scale Remarks
 Bachelor’s Degree



Need to have 60% or more




Candidate with three years and four years Bachelors degree from India accepted.
A Valid GMAT Score




610-780 800 Candidate should have a minimum GMAT score requirement of 610 Score which is valid from the date of test taken
A Valid GRE Score


NA 340 There is no minimum GRE score requirement but a score above 315 is recommended. Score valid for five years from the date of test  taken
 A Valid TOEFL Score  105(iBT) 120  www.ets.org
A Valid IELTS Score  7.5   www.ielts.org


Additional Info If you have completed your undergraduate degree from an institution, language will be waived off where English is the language of instruction.  








Fee Components Amount in Euro Amount INR
Tuition Fee


Rs. 64 lakhs
Miscellaneous SGD 5000 Rs. 3 lakhs
Total SGD 65990-67209.8 Rs. 67 lakhs
Additional Info Tuition fees are subject to be paid at INSEAD Fontainebleau campus and are subject to change. There are some miscellaneous   costs which includes your books and supplies, public housing as well as the health expenses as a moderate Lifestyle in Singapore
INR value may vary depending on current SGD-INR rate.

INSEAD Application Deadline- January 2018 Intake

For Round 1

Deadline: March 15, 2017
Interview Decision Notification: April 21, 2017
Final Decision Notification: May 24, 2017


For Round 2

Deadline: May 3, 2017
Interview Decision Notification: June 2, 2017
Final Decision Notification: July 7, 2017


For Round 3

Deadline: June 14, 2017
Interview Decision Notification: July 13, 2017
Final Decision Notification: September 8, 2017


For Round 4

Deadline: July 26, 2017
Interview Decision Notification: August 26, 2017
Final Decision Notification: September 25, 2017


All the applicants are recommended that their applications must be submitted 11:59 PM French Time on the day of the deadline. Visit INSEAD’s admissions website for more information.