FMS Introduction

FMS, established in 1954 under the aegis of the Delhi University, is one of the oldest B-schools in India. FMS started of in the premises of the Delhi School of Economics. Later, the department of commerce of the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), now the Delhi Technological University (DTU), was abolished and the Faculty of Management Studies was established. Currently, FMS offers the following programs:

  1. 1. Master of Business Administration - MBA (Full Time)
    • Two year, Full time, Postgraduate management program

  2. 2. MBA - Executive (Evening Programme) (Full Time)
  3. 3. MBA - Executive Health Care Administration (Evening Programme)
    • Two year executive programs
  4. 4. Doctoral Programme
    • A full time doctoral programme encouraging original research in various aspects of management.


Getting into FMS Delhi


FMS Results Accepted


For MBA - Full Time
  • Domestic Candidates (in India) - CAT
  • International Candidate (outside India) - should apply through the office of the Deputy Dean (Foreign Students), University of Delhi

For MBA Executive (Evening) and MBA Executive HCA
  • Application Based

For Doctoral Program
  • CAT


FMS Eligibility


Eligibility for MBA - Full Time
  • Candidates must have pursued a Bachelor's Degree programme after twelve years of formal schooling with at least 50% marks at the graduation level (SC/ST: Passing marks; OBC/PWD/CW: 45% as per university rules) or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor's degree / equivalent qualification examination or are awaiting results can also apply.

Eligibility for MBA - Executive (Evening)
  • Candidates should have pursued at least a three-year Bachelor's Degree programme after twelve years of formal schooling, having secured minimum 45% aggregate marks or equivalent.
  • The candidates should have at least five years of experience as an executive or an administrator in a commercial/government establishment/registered organization after passing the Bachelor's degree examination. Experience shall be determined as on 1st April of the year of admission. Candidates should be either sponsored or they must produce a "No Objection Certificate" programme from his/her present employer.

Eligibility for MBA - Executive Health Care Administration
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor degree having secured minimum 45% aggregate marks or equivalent grades in any discipline such as Medicine (MBBS)/ Dentistry (BDS)/ Biotechnology/ Genomics/ Genetics/ Nursing/ Bioengineering/ Alternative Systems/ of Medicine/ Paramedical Discipline/ Pharmacology/ Anthropology/ Zoology or an examination recognised as equivalent.
  • The candidate should have at least five years of experience as an executive or an administrator in a commercial/Industrial/government establishment/registered organization after acquiring the Bachelor degree (excluding internship). Experience shall be determined as on the 1st April of the year of admission. Candidate should be either sponsored or they must produce a "No Objection Certificate" from his/her present employer.

Eligibility for Doctoral Programme
  • A candidate must have obtained a Master's/M.Phil. degree from the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University, or a Post-graduate Degree in an allied subject equivalent there of securing a minimum of 55% marks
  • Candidates having a MBA/Master's Degree in an allied subject from University of Delhi or equivalent would be required to write the CAT exam for admission to the Ph.D. programme. Such applicants should have a minimum experience of two years post their MBA/Master's Degree on the date of writing the admission test.
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree of duration of four years or more, viz. B.Tech. or MBBS who have obtained a minimum of 70% and 60% marks or equivalent grades respectively, and also have obtained any national level fellowships, are also eligible to apply for the Ph.D. programme
  • Permanent teachers of any recognized University/College other than the University of Delhi, employees of a Research Institute in India and candidates sponsored by their employers will be considered for admission to the Ph.D. programme only if they obtain study leave for a period of two years to fulfil the residency requirements of the Ph.D. programme of the University of Delhi.


FMS Admission Procedure

  • For MBA Full Time Programme
  • There are 2 stages that a candidate goes through before getting selected for MBA Programme.

    1. 1. The first stage is appearing for the CAT Exam conducted by the IIMs.
    2. 2. On clearing the required cut-offs and the composite score, a candidate is called for the second round which comprises of Extempore Speech, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview (PI).

    FMS Admission process MBA | CL Research
  • For MBA Executive (Evening)
    1. 1. The candidates will be shortlisted based on their application.
    2. 2. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The final selection will only be based on the profile of the candidate, quality of work experience, the WAT and PI.
    FMS Admission process MBA Executive | CL Research
  • For Doctoral Programme
    1. 1. Applications for admissions to the Doctoral Programme are invited through an advertisement. Candidates who are not exempted from admission test are required to take the CAT exam.
    2. 2. Shortlisted candidates are required to submit their registration forms to the Board of Research Studies (Management) at FMS.
    3. 3. The shortlisted candidates are required to appear for a round of personal interview.

    FMS Admission process Doctoral Programmes | CL Research

    FMS Eligibility and Selection Criteria for MBA at FMS

    For the batch of 2018-20, following procedure will be used to grab a seat in the coveted MBA programme of FMS, University of Delhi:


    Stage 1: Shortlisting of Candidates for Personal Interview

    A composite score shall be computed giving weightages of 30%, 30%, and 40% to the scores of QA, DI-LR and VRC sections respectively as provided by the CAT Centre. An additional 3 marks shall be added to the Composite Score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting.


    Stage 2: Admission Merit List

    For the shortlisted candidates, admission to MBA programme shall be based on Extempore Speech, Group Discussion, Personal Interview, Class X and XII marks and CAT 2017 scores as provided by CAT Centre. The following weight-system will be applied:


    Component

    Weightage

    CAT 2017 Score

    60%

    Class X marks

    5%

    Class XII marks

    5%

    Group Discussion

    10%

    Extempore

    5%

    Personal Interview

    15%


    An additional 3% of the maximum aggregate marks shall be awarded to the women candidates who appear for the interview.

    In the year 1991, FMS increased its seats for the MBA Program from 60 to 90. Later the seats were subsequently increased. Currently, for the 2017-19 batch, there are about 200 seats in the MBA program.



       Programme

    General

    SC

    ST

    OBC

    Total

       MBA

    101

    30

    15

    54

    200

       MBA Executive

    80

    24

    12

    43

    159

       MBA Executive (HCA)

    20

    06

    03

    10

    39

     

    Note: Additionally, there are Supernumerary Seats for PWD and CW category candidates as per the rules of University of Delhi.


    Extempore-PI Call Cutoff

    For the admissions to the 2017-19 batch, FMS had shortlisted 2160 candidates for the Extempore-PI round. The break-down of the candidates called from each category is the following:


      Category

      No. of Students

      General

      1019

      OBC

      539

      SC

      301

      ST

      149

      PH

      52

      CW

      100


    The following table shows the Composite score for CAT 2016 and 2015 for an Extempore-PI call for the 2017-19 batch.


      Category

    Composite Score 2017*

    Composite Score 2016*

      General

    52.986

    59.430

      OBC

    38.859

    42.175

      SC

    31.462

    35.091

      ST

    22.697

    25.319

      PH-1

    28.223

    25.884

      PH-2

    01.319

    06.917

      PH-3

    37.596

    34.432

      CW-1

    04.2015

    02.197

      CW-2

    07.789

    06.220

      CW-3

    02.238

    11.128

      CW-4

    06.147

    24.561

      CW-5

    32.614

    32.085


    *arrived at after awarding weightage to CAT sectional scores

    The different categories of seats in MBA Full Time program are:


      Category

      Description

      General

    Unreserved

      OBC

    Scheduled Class

      SC

    Scheduled Tribe

      ST

    Other Backward Class, Non-creamy layer

      PH-1

    Visually Challenged

      PH-2

    Auditory Challenged

      PH-3

    Orthopaedic Challenged

      CW-1

    Widows/Wards of Defence Personnel killed in action

      CW-2

    Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action

      CW-3

    Widows/Wards of Defence Personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service

      CW-4

    Wards of Defence Personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service

      CW-5

    Wards of Ex-Servicemen and Serving Personnel including Police Personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards


    FMS Fees

    The most recently revised fees of FMS is tabulated below (as on May'17)


      Program

      Fees

      MBA

      Rs. 10,480 per annum
    (hostel fee excluded)

      Doctoral Programme

      MBA Executive

      Rs. 50,000 per annum




    Inside FMS Delhi


    FMS Diversity

    The following data portrays the diversity of the 2017-19 batch.


    Gender Diversity

    The graph gives a picture of the gender diversity in the 2017-19 batch of FMS. As evident, the batch is highly male dominated.

    FMS Graduation Diversity | CL Research

    Graduation Background Diversity

    The dominance of engineers in the batch of 2017-19 at FMS has been depicted below.

    FMS Graduation Diversity | CL Research


    Work Experience Based Diversity

    FMS Work Experience Diversity | CL Research


    FMS Final Placements

    The placement process is conducted in two stages. The first is the laterals process where the firms interview the students with more than 18 months of work experience and offer them mid-level managerial positions. In the second stage the firms are grouped into clusters/cohorts and the students with no or less work experience participate in the process. In the final placements of the 2015-17 batch, the average compensation for the batch of 209 students was Rs. 20.6 LPA. The average compensation for the top 50% offers made was Rs. 26.4 LPA.


    Final Placements of 2017 at a glance

      Total No. of Students Participating

      209

      Total No. of Companies

      156

      No. of Offers

      224

      PPOs Accepted

      54

      Lateral Offers

      44

      Average Salary

      20.6 LPA


    Companies from a host of different sectors and domain recruited students for a variety of functions and roles.


     

    Domain-wise Classification - Class of 2015 - 2017



    FMS Final Placements 2015 | CL Research

     

    Pre-MBA Work Experience Statistics



    FMS Increase in average salary | CL Research

    As it can be seen from the above graph, the average CTC is highest for the candidates with 12-24 months of work experience.



    Some more placement statistics:

    The following graph maps the average CTC (in Rs. lakhs) of various sub-groups of the batch.

    FMS Final Placements 2015 | CL Research


    FMS Summer Placements

    The summer placement for the batch of 2016-2018 was successfully completed. The batch of around 226 participating students was placed within 3.5 days. Over 75 companies made offers this year with around 23 first-time recruiters. Companies of different sectors hired candidates for a wide range of functions.


    Summer Placement Highlights

     Total Batch Strength

    226

     Participating Firms

    119

     Average Stipend

    Rs. 78,112 per month

     Highest Stipend

    Rs. 1,50,000 per month

     

    Domain-wise Classification - Summer Placements - Class of 2016 - 2018


    FMS Summer Placements 2015 | CL Research

    Disclaimer:


    The analysis given above has been prepared by Career Launcher experts. The information given here has no bearing on your actual score. Career Launcher does not take responsibility for any discrepancy between information in this document and actual result.


    Notable FMS Alumni

  • Harit Nagpal
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  • Founder, FICC Capital

  • Ajay Mahajan
  • Founder, FICC Capital

  • Raghav Bahl
  • Founding/Controlling Shareholder & Managing Director, Network 18

  • Sandip Das
  • Managing Director, Reliance JioInfocomm

  • Anupama Verma
  • Actress/Model


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