Time-Bar Rule

Every student admitted to some program at the IBA has to complete the requirements of that program in the stipulated time called enrollment period to be eligible for award of diploma/degree for the program. The enrollment periods are given below for reference:

Program Enrollment Period
Undergraduate Programs
7 years
MBA, MS Morning Programs 5 years
MSCS 4 Years
MBA, MS Evening Programs / MBA Executive 7 years
PhD 8 years
PGD* 3.5 years

For course work, the period shall be counted from the date of admission.

For comprehensive examination, the period shall be counted from the date of completion of course work.

*In case a student opts to do PGD only, then 3.5 years' time limit will apply otherwise the student may continue and complete his / her MBA (Evening) in total seven years.