ISB Admission Consulting - YLP Application

ISB offers an option for deferred admission to the main ISB PGP program where the applicant is confirmed admission after a gap of two years. This is available for graduates in the pre final and the final year of application.

ISB YLP 2020 Application

ISB YLP Essay 2020 - STAGE 1

Describe an event or accomplishment that became a turning point in your life? How did it change your perspective about yourself and others? 

ISB YLP 2019 Application

ISB YLP Essay 2019 - STAGE 1

What more will you like ISB to know about your candidature?

ISB YLP Essay 2019 - STAGE 2 
In today’s world, learning and unlearning are equally important. Demonstrate with specific examples the instances where you have unlearned in order to learn something.

ISB YLP 2018 Application

ISB YLP Essay 2018 - STAGE 1 

Option 1: Write about an incident or set of incidents in your life that had the most profound influence on you. While writing this essay briefly mention the incident and the impact it has had on your life. (300 words max)

Option 2: How would you describe yourself as a person and what are the two qualities / skills / attributes that you wish to further develop in yourself through the ISB Young Leaders Programme? (300 words max)

ISB YLP Essay 2018 - STAGE 2 
How do you see your career developing and how will ISB help you achieve your goals? 


The best way to address the ISB essays 2019 is to start with a drawing board to map out your career trajectory and the activities small or big you have been involved with. The ISB essays 2019 have a very clear focus on addressing the fit of the applicant with the school. 


ISB admissions has structured the ISB essays 2019 differently from the ISB essays 2018 in the perspective that the previous year questions had more focus towards diversity. Once you have had a thorough MBA profile evaluation you must have realised why is the ISB MBA suitable program for you. Is ISB good or are you good enough for ISB - is the question that you must answer before getting started with the ISB essays 2019 process.

Profile evaluation for MBA is the first step towards a successful ISB admission. The next step is to review the programs whether it is ISB PGP MBA, ISB YLP, ISB MFAB or ISB PGPPRO for the appropriateness towards your application.

ISB YLP is a deferred entry program for pre final and final year students to enter ISB after 2 years of work experience. The ISB YLP essays have to be submitted in two phases. Once the application is selected in both the phases it is followed by an interview before the ISB YLP results are announced around a month later. 

ISB MFAB is a unique program designed for entrepreneurs engaged in family business. The ISB MFAB application consists of essays related to business goals and individual role in the business. A thorough MBA profile evaluation is required to check whether one fits into the ISB MFAB or the ISB PGP Program. 

ISB PGP is the flagship program at ISB which is a 1 year MBA designed for professionals with over 2 years of experience.

Profile evaluation for MBA thus becomes the most important step in the process to write ISB essays 2019. You must be sure what program features would take you towards your goals and then decide whether you befit the ISB MFAB, the ISB YLP or the ISB PGP  program.

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