Admissions Process

We are looking for talent with the potential to transform organizations through innovation and responsible leadership. To do this, the EGADE Business School Admissions Committee performs a holistic evaluation of each candidate to the programs we offer. We value the professional career of our candidates, their training and academic performance, as well as quantitative elements such as the results of an admission test and mastery of the English language. We identify with creative and dynamic profiles with high leadership potential, open mind and with a passionate impulse to succeed across the horizon of business transformation.

Learn the steps to be part of the EGADE community and begin the process of admission to the program of your choice.

Admission Application





Complete your Admission Application Form


The Application Form is the official document that allows you to register and start the process to apply the program of your choice.

To start your application, enter: https://solicitud.itesm.mx/

Take the admission tests


Prueba de Admisión a Estudios de Posgrado (PAEP)

The PEAP is designed to assess your skills, abilities and knowledge to apply for graduate studies. The test is divided into five areas: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, cognitive ability, writing and English.

If you reside in a location where the PAEP test is not available, the equivalent tests are GMAT (see shipping codes) and GRE (shipping code: 7433).

Meet and familiarize yourself with the PAEP here

Check dates of application in your city here or with your admission counselor.

Proof of English proficiency

As a candidate for the EGADE Business School graduate, you must prove a high level of English mastery through authorized testing.

The valid versions of the English sufficiency test are:

  • If taken in the Tec de Monterrey campus:
    • TOEFL ITP (on demand)
    • Bulats
  • Performed at other institutions:
    • TOEFL IBT (shipment code: B554)
    • IELTS
    • CAE
    • BEC Vantage
    • ILEC 

The validity period of the test result is two years and must be valid by the first day of school.

The cases of exception are those who demonstrate having obtained a Bachelor or Master's degree in an English speaking country.

Request recommendation letters


As the applicant, you must include at least two letters of recommendation.

The letters should provide specific examples that demonstrate your skills and professional skills. Select people that know you significantly (not relatives), to whom you have reported to and with whom you've had contact in recent years. It is important to include specific examples.

The format is free, and as a suggestion, they can answer questions such as:

  • What is your relationship with the candidate and how long you have known him or her?
  • In your opinion, what is the highest quality of the candidate? Which characteristics describe him o her as an exceptional colleague or employee?
  • How does the candidate's performance, personal qualities and potential stand out over others in similar positions or roles?

In addition, the letter must have the following information:

  1. Full name
  2. Program to which admission is requested
  3. Full name of the recommender and signature
  4. Company, position and seniority in the post
  5. Contact details: address, phone and email
  6. If possible, on a headed sheet

Develop your motives essay


The motives essay is the opportunity to make yourself known by the Admissions Committee and provide a deep insight into your experiences, goals, and thought processes.

It is a document addressed to the EGADE Business School and we expect it to express concretely the following points at least:

  1. What motivates you to study a postgraduate course from EGADE Business School?
  2. What will you bring to the program, teammates and EGADE Business School?
  3. What are your future career aspirations?

If necessary, provide any additional information that you consider relevant to the Admissions Committee. This can be: motives over periods without work, high turnover in jobs or further explanation about your academic record.

The format is free and we recommend a minimal extension of 650 but not exceeding 750 words.

Prepare your Curriculum Vitae


Additionally, you must deliver your CV in free format. However, you must include detailed information about your professional experience and academic information detailing dates, responsibilities and major achievements.

Other activities such as volunteer work, part-time jobs and extracurricular activities may be mentioned.

Schedule your interview with the program director or faculty member


Your Admissions Advisor will assign the interview with the director or professor in the program of your interest. For this reason, it is indispensable to present: CV, letters of recommendation, letter of intent, and certificate of studies.

Download and complete the interview format http://www2.csf.itesm.mx/egade/admisiones/General/FormatoEntrevista.pdf

Present official documentation


You must prove that you have completed undergraduate studies at least and these are valid in Mexico.

To do this, you must submit:

  • Notarized copy of legalized professional title
  • Original legalized certificate of professional studies
  • Copy of professional identity

Additionally, include the following personal documents in your application:

  • Original birth certificate *
  • Official identification (passport or INE)
  • CURP (Mexicans only)
  • 4 passport sized photographs

Click here for detailed information on the documentation to deliver.

Admission Committee Evaluation





The Admissions Committee is formed by different academic members of the School and seeks to identify those outstanding profiles who also possess characteristics related to the institution objectives.

The evaluation process is integral and holistic, i.e. both qualitative and quantitative elements of the candidate are weighted individually. The evaluation process is private and confidential. EGADE Business School reserves the reasons and judgments that lead to determine the decision. The opinions issued by the Admissions Committee are final.


July 24 and 25, 2018

August 22, 28 and 29, 2018

Delivery of admission results





Once the dossier is evaluated by the Admissions Committee, as a candidate you will receive the decision and recommendations of admission in writing by the advisor. We invite you to prepare the dossier with anticipation, taking into account deadlines to participate in assessment rounds.

It is essential that all the candidates have a complete admission dosier before receiving the final decision of the Admissions Committee and obtain administrative admission.

Consult financial aid options that you can apply for in the event of being admitted.






The last step to be part of the EGADE Business School community of students is the registration process. If you have been admitted, you will receive part of the admissions advisory instructions to carry out the process in accordance with the peculiarities of the program of your choice.