Admission procedures – Grande École

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How to apply to the INSEEC Grande Ecole Program?

You can apply to one of the 3 INSEEC Grande École campuses in Bordeaux, Lyon or Paris depending on your training requirements and your geographical location.

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2 admission paths to integrate INSEEC Grande Ecole

  • 1 admission pathway via the BCE (Banque Commune d’Épreuve) which is intended for students in preparatory classes
  • 1 way of admission on internal competition (Evolution 1 & 2 competition) which is addressed to students already holding a BAC+2, BAC+3 or BAC+4

*Please note! The international admission procedure only concerns you if you are not a French citizen and you live outside of France.

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You are in BAC +2/+3/+4? Admission via the Evolution 1 or 2 competition

To enter INSEEC Grande Ecole and obtain a Master Grande Ecole, the most prestigious and recognized diploma in Management in France and abroad, you must register for its entrance exam:

Admission criteria BAC +2

You can apply for the parallel admission exam after a Bac+2 (Evolution 1 exam) and join the INSEEC Master Grande Ecole in your L3 year if you are :

  • Holder or in the process of obtaining a DUT, a BTS, a Licence 2, a level III certified title
  • Students enrolled in the 2nd year of the IEP
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Admission criteria BAC +3/BAC+4

You can apply for the parallel admission exam after a Bac+3/+4 (Evolution 2 exam) and join the INSEEC Master Grande Ecole in the M1 and M2 years if you are :

  • Holder of or in the process of obtaining a diploma at L3 or M1 level, certifying at least three years of higher education
  • Holder of or in the process of obtaining a level II/III certified title

Admission tests and coefficients

Written tests :

  • Application Form (Questionnaire)
  • Personal and professional project
  • In the absence of a sufficient and valid score (less than 2 years old) from an official and recognized English test (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge etc.): English MCQ

Total : Coef 30

Oral tests :

  • Motivation and personality interview, duration: 25 min
  • English interview, duration: 15 min

Total : Coef 20

Competition Fee:

  • Boursiers : 25 euros
  • Non boursiers : 50 euros
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Are you in a preparatory class? Admission via the BCE competition

Admission in 6 steps

  1. Registration

Inscrivez-vous du samedi 10 décembre 2022 au mercredi 11 janvier 2023 sur le site de la BCE, uniquement en ligne.

  1. The written tests

Elles se déroulent du mercredi 26 avril au vendredi 5 mai 2023 (hors samedi et dimanche).

Les notes des épreuves écrites sont disponibles à partir du lundi 12 juin 2023 à 10 heures.

  1. The oral tests

La période des épreuves orales s’étend du lundi 12 juin au jeudi 29 juin 2023.

  1. Eligibility & Admission Results

Places ouvertes : 110 places pour nos trois campus

  1. Choice of assignment

Assignment choices will be made on the basis of admission results.
Your wishes are to be entered on sigem.org

  1. SIGEM results

Once admitted, you will join the Grande Ecole Program in the 1st year on one of our 3 campuses in France: Bordeaux, Lyon or Paris.

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Commonly asked questions:

Quel est le diplôme délivré par l’INSEEC Grande École ?

Master degree Bac+5, AMBA accredited. It is a diploma recognized by the State, in France and abroad.

Quelle est la différence entre le programme Grande École et les autres programmes de l’INSEEC ?

You can view the comparison here.

Quels sont les délais pour finaliser la candidature au programme Grande École de l’INSEEC ?

You must finalize your application 1 week before the competition session.

Est-ce qu’il y a une préparation aux entretiens ?

Yes, our teams support you through webinars and personalized training sessions.

Quel est le score minimum pour le TOIEC ? Comment faire si je n’ai pas validé mon TOIEC ?

The TOIEC is not compulsory to enter the INSEEC Grande Ecole program

Updated 9 December 2022