CAT 2018- Expected Cut-off for Top 5 B-schools which are Not IIMs!

 

Common Admission Test 2017 results were announced on the morning of January 8 th . As many as 20 candidates scored a 100 percentile in this exam.

A good score in CAT ensures a call from the premier institutes of management in India, the IIM’s as it is a gateway for admission in all 20 IIM’s, each of which has their own selection criteria.

However, due to limited number of seats, many candidates who score a decent percentile are left out of the list of shortlisted candidates. But their dreams do not end here, for them, there is no reason to be disheartened because there are a number of institutes in India that provide quality
education and ensure first-rate campus placements for their students.

CAT 2018- Expected Cut-off for Top 5 B-schools which are Not IIMs
CAT 2018- Expected Cut-off for Top 5 B-schools which are Not IIMs!

In-fact some of these Institutes are ranked higher than the new IIM’s by the National Institute Ranking Framework. Here is a list of 5 top B-schools in India that accept CAT scores to give you the education that you were
yearning for.

Faculty of Management Studies- University of Delhi

Faculty of Management Studies is a part of one of the premier institutes of the world, the University of Delhi. FMS has been serving the country’s education system for the past 50 years and has had a notable alumni community. With an annual fee of INR 10,000 only, it has the best ROI among other management institutes. There are different courses offered by FMS such as MBA, PhD, Executive MBA and Executive MBA (Healthcare Administration).

 MBA Program

This is a full-time two year management course where candidates are shortlisted for GDPI on the basis of a composite score computed by giving different weightages to sectional scores:

 Quantitative Ability: 30%
 Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: 30%
 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension: 40%

This year composite score expected cut-off is 52.98 for General Category. Also, if you are a woman candidate, you have the advantage of additional 3% after the computing of the composite score for CAT 2018 cut off.

Total Number of seats for this discipline: 200
Average package (CTC) offered through campus placements in 2017: INR 20.60 lakhs per annum

 Doctoral Program (Ph.D)

If you have obtained your Masters degree in any discipline, you are eligible for the doctoral program offered by FMS.
Total Number of seats for this discipline: 30

 MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Health Care Administration)

If you have a work experience of five years and above as an executive or an administrator in a commercial or government or registered organization after graduation, you are eligible for this course. The selection criterion involves a General Ability Test conducted by FMS separately.
Total Number of seats for MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) is 172
and 42 respectively.

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI)

MDI Gurgaon is a private establishment that has gained its position among top management institutes in a short time. Since its inception in 1973, MDI Gurgaon has provided the business industry with exemplary managers. It is the first institute to be internationally accredited in 2005.

 Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)

This two year course awards a diploma certificate to the candidates. The selection criterion is only through CAT scores and application form. The shortlisted candidates for previous year had a minimum overall cut-off of 94.93 percentile. This year it is expected to go down by 0.45%. XAT
scores are also accepted.

The total course fee is INR 19, 80,720.
Total Number of seats for this discipline: 238

 Post-Graduate Program in Human Resources (PGP-HR)

This is also a two year management course in Human Resources. Short listing of candidates is done on the basis of CAT scores and application form details.

The total course fee is INR 19, 80,720.
Total Number of seats for this discipline: 60

 Post-Graduate Program in International Management (PGP-IM)

The candidate, on completion of this course, will be awarded a post graduate diploma in management and a MIM (Masters in International Management) from ESCP Europe.

The total course fee is INR 23, 96, 400.
Total Number of seats for this discipline: 45
Average package (CTC) offered through campus placements in 2017: INR 18.89 lakhs per annum

Other programs offered by MDI Gurgaon include:

 Executive Post Graduate Programs

Under the executive program, the courses are National Management Programme (NMP), Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management (PGP-Energy Management), Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGP-PPM), and Post Graduate Programme in Management (Part-time).

NMP is a 15 month course and has emerged as a Consortium Executive Programme (Consortium Executive MBA) in partnership with ESCP-Europe. The aim is to give a holistic business outlook to its students. PGP-Energy Management is structured in accordance with the energy development industry. Admission accepts scores acquired through CAT, MDI Test and GMAT.

The total course fee is INR 13, 79, 100.

 Fellowship Programs (Ph.D)

The objective of this course is to satisfy the scholarly needs of working professionals and is a non-residential course. Candidates mostly continue at their respective workplaces while pursuing this course.

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)

National Institute of Industrial Engineering, formerly known as National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering (NITIE), once a training institute, has evolved into a full-fledged management institute. It is located in Mumbai and offers full time two year MBA diploma courses.

 Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM)

Application process is through online. The course is tailored to meet the requirements of the industry. PGDIM has an assortment of courses including international linkages, industry collaborations and sponsored research in the curriculum. It is a post graduate residential program
that allows admission through a valid CAT score. This year general category expected cut-off is 97 percentile.

Total Number of seats for this discipline: 274

 Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (PGDISEM)

This course focuses on sustainable business development and interposes suitable approaches towards analysis of environmental, social and economic effects. It is a post graduate residential program that allows admission through a valid CAT score. This year general category expected cut-off is 86 percentile.

Total Number of seats for this discipline: 39
The total course fee is INR 8, 10, 000.
Average package (CTC) offered through campus placements in 2017: INR 18.31 lakhs per annum

Other programs offered by NITIE include:

 Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE)

 Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management (PGDPM)

 Post Graduate Diploma in Manufacturing Management (PGDMM)

PGDIE, PGDPM and PGDMM are post graduate residential programs that allow admission through a valid score of GATE only.

 Fellow (Doctoral) Programme (FP)

This is a doctoral program for candidates who are interested in research. It is a multi-disciplinary course covering a wide gamut of business, social and industrial issues of the industry in research. An average of six fellowships is awarded each year.

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

SP Jain institute of Management and Research is an autonomous management institute in the heart of India’s financial hub, Mumbai. It offers a number of full time, long term and short term courses.
The full time two year residential courses include:

 Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Admission in this programme accepts scores of different entrances like CAT, XAT, and GMAT.

Eligibility criteria include a graduation of minimum three years on any discipline, work experience is not mandatory. Overall qualifying CAT score expected cut-off in PGDM is 85 percentile and sectional cut-off is 70 percentile.

Total Number of seats for this discipline: 240
The total course fee is INR 16, 25, 000.
Average package (CTC) offered through campus placements in 2017: INR 22.24 lakhs per annum

 Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

Admission in this programme accepts scores of different entrances like CAT, XAT, and GMAT.

Eligibility criteria include a graduation of minimum three years on any discipline with a minimum of five years work experience. Candidate’s interests, accomplishments and extracurriculars are also taken into consideration while admitting the students for this course.

 Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW)

It is an innovative program designed for women who are interested to get back to the mainstream corporate jobs after a break.

 Global Management Programme (GMP, formerly called PGCIM)

Admission in this programme accepts scores of different entrances like CAT, XAT, GMAT and GRE.

Eligibility criteria include a graduation of minimum three years on any discipline with a minimum of two years work experience. In this course candidates get the opportunity to begin at SPJIMR and continue the education at partner International schools.

 Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

This program is for candidates who are willing to become thought leaders and aim to be next Gen academic researchers.

There are several other management programs offered by SPJIMR designed for particular interests like family managed business programs, social sector programs, entrepreneurship programs, global programs, and executive management and education programs.

Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

IIT Bombay established SJMSOM in 1995 to pave the way for engineers to become leaders of tomorrow by imparting them with management education and encouraging interdisciplinary education. The institute as one dedicated course for the aspiring business candidates and a fellowship program for the researchers.

 Master of Management Program

This is a flagship two year full time program of SJMSOM. Eligible candidates are ones who have a minimum of 60% in their graduation and have a valid CAT score. The expected cut-off percentile for general category is 90 percentile.

Total Number of seats for this discipline: 123
The total course fee is INR 2, 29,600.
Average package (CTC) offered through campus placements in 2017: INR 24.48 lakhs per annum

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Overview Of Bangalore’s Finest Universities

Overview of Bengaluru's Finest Universities
Overview of Bengaluru’s Finest Universities

Often referred to as the “Silicon Valley of India”, there’s no doubt that Bangalore has a lot to offer in terms of career development. Starting by laying the foundation of any career, Bangalore has prestigious educational universities that students can trust to start them off on the right foot.
There are numerous factors that a student must consider before seeking admission in any university. However, the decision can be made easier by listing out the most reputed universities in Bangalore.

Below you will find a list of the top universities in Bangalore in no particular order.

Christ University

Established in 1969, Christ University has grown to be one of the most reputed universities in Bangalore. Approved by UGC, Christ University offers UG and PG courses in various streams like Commerce, Management, Arts, Science, Law to name a few.

Graduates from Christ University are known for their Intellectual Competency, Interpersonal Skills, Societal Skills which are polished and developed with the University.

Christ University strives for perfection and excellence by bestowing values like Social responsibility and love of fellow beings. Christ University aims at helping students reach their potential by providing them the relevant tools and exposure.

The placement cell of Christ University helps it’s students find suitable organisations and helps them in planning out their career by providing helpful counselling.

Jain University

Jain University is a well reputed UGC approved university offering a large variety of UG, PG and PhD programmes to its aspirants. Jain University was ranked 5 among the top private universities in India by an India Today survey in 2015.

Jain University has many research centres, like International Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management, Centre for Disaster Mitigation, Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education to name a few. These research centres conduct research in areas like Election Studies, Federalism, Adolescent Psychology etc.

With over 11,000 students, Jain University is focused to empower talent with the help of the learning experience they have to offer. Jain University promotes excellence in their students by guiding them, bestowing their ethical beliefs.

Jain University offers 100% placements to it’s students, being the platform of opportunities for their deserving students to excel in their careers.

Indian Institute of Science – IISc

Established in 1909, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a government University in Bangalore offering various UG, PG and Ph.D courses in science, technology and engineering. These degrees are broadly divided into two categories:- Degrees by research and Degrees by coursework.
Indian Institute of Science was ranked 1 by NIRF 2017.

Indian Institute of Science has prevalent international relations for collaborations in research and education to exchange students, researchers and faculty members. This exchange helps in allowing the students to get significant international exposure.

Indian Institute of Science has significant achievements for their research, having a competent research cell in place.

Bangalore University

Affiliated with the UGC, Bangalore University was established in 1886. Bangalore University offers a wide variety of UGC recognized UG and PG Courses to it’s aspirants.

Universities like Visvesvarya Technological University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science were emerged by Bangalore University.
Bangalore University’s Institute of Aerospace Medicine is recognized by the ISRO and included in the Indian space program training. Bangalore University has been rewarded Sir M Visvesvarya chair for its research.
Bangalore University provides pre placement training and pre placement talks for the students to help them get their desired placements and kick start their career.

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore – IIMB

Established in 1886, Indian Institute of Management has grown to be one of the most sought after Institutes all over India. IIMB offers various Post graduate courses in Management, Software Enterprise Management, Public Policy Management etc.

Being the only B School in India to be tanked among Top 5 Asia Pacific B-School, IIMB was also ranked as the top institute for research and teaching in 2016. IIMB collaborates with 114 B-schools worldwide for research, students and faculty exchange.

Students of IIMB are considered to be a valuable talent pool by companies seeking to enhance their human resources, offering an average package of approximately 17 LPA to competent students during campus placements.

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