UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

VIRATA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS


Master in Business


Admission to the Program

The application to the VSB graduate programs for AY2018-19 is now OPEN.
All applicants have to fill out the online form. Please follow the instructions below.

The Application Process

  1. Get the link to the online application form.

  2. Submit the required documents/materials listed below.

  3. Take either the Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT) on the scheduled date or the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).

  4. Initial screening is based on GPAT or GRE scores and submitted credentials. Applicants may be called for interview by the Admissions Committee. 

  5. Names of applicants who pass the initial screening will be posted as conditionally accepted applicants. For the final selection, conditionally accepted applicants must take the proficiency tests on the scheduled dates.

Online Application Form

To start the online application process, send an email to VSB.application@gmail.com with "Application Form Request" in the subject box.

A link to the online application form will automatically be sent to you by email.
Note:
(a) Avoid typographical errors in the subject box or the link will not be sent.
(b) Users of email filters like Boxbe have to make their own adjustments to receive the link.
Do the following upon receipt of the email:
  1. Click on the link and fill out the form.

  2. Click on the submit button after completing the form.
    An acknowledgement page stating that your submission has been recorded should appear;
    A message is sent to your primary email address if your submission was received.

  3. Visit the VSB Building (room 105), UP Diliman Campus, Quezon City
    (a) to submit the required documents (see below) and
    (b) to pay the application fee.

Documents Required for Admission*

The documents and materials required for admission are as follows:

  1. Photocopy of Original Transcript of Records. (Those who will qualify for admission to the program must also submit the original copy.)

  2. Proof of employment indicating your duties and responsibilities.
    A minimum of 2 years work experience is required.

  3. 2x2 photograph.

  4. Two (2) letters of recommendation.
    This is submitted online by 2 referees chosen by the applicant. The referees must send an email to VSB.application@gmail.com with "Recommendation Form Request" in the subject box.

  5. Application fee.
    A provisional permit to take the Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT) is given upon payment. Look for Mrs Rosalinda David in Room 105 of the VSB Building.

The Admission Tests

  1. All applicants are required to take an entrance/admission test. Local applicants can choose to take EITHER the Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT) on the scheduled date OR the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).

  2. The GPAT is administered by the VSB's graduate program office. Applicants who wish to take the Graduate Records Exam should contact the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the company which administers the GRE, at 60376283333 or visit their website at www.ets.org/gre and have their scores sent to the University of the Philippines Cesar E. A. Virata School of Business, (code 1607). For the GRE score report to reach us before the application deadline, applicants should take the GRE before February.

  3. International applicants except those with bachelor's degrees from the US, UK, New Zealand and Australian Universities must demonstrate fluency in English by taking the TOEFL (code B151), also administered by ETS.

 Important Dates

Deadline for submission of all required documents        18 February 2017
Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT) 26 February 2017, 7:30am

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