FMS Delhi Admission 2020: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Cut-off; Increases MBA Fee to Rs.1.92 Lakhs; Seats Increased to 251; Last Date – Nov 25, 2019

Friday, October 11 2019
FMS Delhi Admission 2020
FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2020 is open from October 10, 2019 to November 25, 2019. As per the past trends FMS Delhi does not extend the last date to apply for admission. FMS Delhi has increased its MBA course fee to Rs.1.92 lakhs and number of seats to 251 for MBA 2020-22 batch. FMS will accept CAT 2019 score in shortlisting the candidates for final selection round. Apart from the PI and Extempore, GD round is also included in the final selection process

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi, has opened its MBA admission 2020 application process on October 10, 2019 with a sharp increase in its course fee. Now, FMS Delhi MBA full time course fee for 2020-22 batch has gone up to Rs.48,000/- per semester (Rs.1.92 lakhs for complete course) from Rs.20,000/- for two years.

FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2020: Key Changes

  • MBA Seats increased to 251 from 200 last year
  • MBA (Full Time) Programme Fee Increased to Rs.1.92 Lakhs from Rs.25,000/-
  • 3 Additional marks will be added to the Composite Score in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting

MBA Admission application fee at FMS Delhi is Rs.1000/- which should be paid online. The last date to apply for MBA admission 2020 at FMS Delhi is November 25, 2019. As per the past trends, FMS Delhi does not extend the last date to apply for admission. 

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FMS Delhi is the coveted management faculty of University of Delhi and is one of the most sought after MBA college at par with top IIMs. Even after the increase in the MBA fee to Rs.48,000/- per semester, FMS Delhi is one of the most sought after MBA colleges in India due to its high placements which still make it the highest RoI MBA college in India.

FMS Delhi will accept CAT 2019 score for shortlisting. FMS has awarded varying weightage parameters to sectional percentile in CAT 2019 to shortlist the candidates for final selection round.  Apart from appearing in CAT 2019, the applicants have to apply separately online to FMS Delhi.

Established in 1954, FMS over the past 64 years has helped shape diverse personalities and unique talents in order to imbibe the spirit of achieving excellence. The intellectual rigor and exposure that FMS students receive unifies academics with leadership skills, provides practical experience and training. At FMS, one has the liberty to initiate new activities and the collaborative spirit of students makes it possible for numerous such efforts to bear fruits every year.

Programmes Offered at FMS Delhi
The 2 years full time residential MBA programme at FMS Delhi is the flagship management course of the Faculty of Management, University of Delhi. The MBA degree after completion of the course is awarded by Delhi University. Apart from the 2 years flagship MBA programme, FMS Delhi also offers 2 years part time MBA Executive Programme,  MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) Programme and  Doctoral Programme in Management.

Highest RoI MBA College
MBA programme at FMS Delhi is offered at low fee but the placements at FMS are at par or even cross the packages that students of top three IIMs get at campus placements. The RoI is so high that while the FMS MBA fee is lower than a normal school fee, the facilities, learning experience and industry readiness which the FMS students get commensurate with global standards. This is the reason, many candidates who are offered admission by IIMs and FMS, choose the FMS Delhi as their preferred destination. 

FMS MBA Batch
FMS MBA Fee
Average Placement Package (Rs.in Lakhs)
2015-17
Rs.20,000
20.6 LPA
2016-18
Rs.20,000
21.1 LPA
2017-19
Rs.25,000
23.1 LPA

FMS Delhi MBA Placements 2019
FMS Delhi Placement 2019 concluded with higher average salary of Rs. 23.10 Lakhs going up from Rs.21.10 lakhs last year. The highest salary that was recorded in FMS Delhi MBA Placements 2019 stood at Rs.48 Lakhs. Out of the batch of 216 students, 18 students had sought placement holiday. The significant achievement in FMS placement 2019 was the sharp rise in the average salary for women students as it had gone up at Rs.25.10 Lakhs from Rs.22.6 lakhs last year.

Entire participating batch of 198 students got 210 placement offers in diverse domains at higher packages offered by more recruiters.  There were 129 companies who confirmed their participation in placement 2019 at Faculty of management Studies (FMS) University of Delhi but only 68 could get the opportunity to make recruitment offers to the students.

Top recruiters at FMS Delhi in placement 2019 included Nestle, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), ITC, Reckitt Benckiser, BMW, Google, Bain & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, Accenture Strategy, Deloitte India, Capgemini, E.L.I.T.E., Flipkart, OYO, Amazon, UBER, Paytm, Microsoft among others.

How to Apply for FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2020?
To apply for MBA admission 2020 at FMS Delhi, you should register and fill the online application form at FMS website. The application form should be submitted online alongwith the payment of Rs.1000/- application fee.

Please keep ready all your documents like Mark Sheets from class X onwards; category certificate, if any, scanned photograph & signature of required size to upload on the FMS Admission application form. 

FMS Delhi MBA Application Fee
FMS Application fee is Rs.1000/- for General category candidates and Rs.350/- for SC/ST/PWD) candidates. The application fee should be paid online by using Debit card/Credit Card/Internet Banking

Last Date to Apply: Nov 25, 2019
The last date to apply for FMS admission 2020 is November 25, 2019. FMS Delhi has the reputation of closing the admission process on the due date and usually does not grant any extension in it after the last date of application submission is over.

FMS Delhi MBA Programme Fee: Increased to Rs.48000/- Per semester
After many years of keeping its MBA fee at Rs.20,000 for the complete MBA programme, FMS Delhi has now increased its MBA course fee to Rs.48,000 per semester including all the components. The total MBA fee at FMS for all the four semesters, therefore goes up to Rs. 1.92 lakhs.

According to the MBA Admission 2020 bulletin released by Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi on October 10, 2019, “The semester fee payable to Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi is approximately Rs.48,000 for MBA programme. However, students from PWD category shall be exempted from payment of all fees except Admission fee and Identity Card fee

Total academic fee structure therefore comes to around Rs.1.92 lakhs. The fee for various programmes is payable at the beginning of the academic year.

Besides this fee, the students have created a registered body, i.e. Management Science Association (MSA), comprising of various societies, which charges membership fee for carrying out student activities. The fee for them is decided by the students from time to time.

Accordingly the other fee components in FMS Delhi MBA programme are higher than tuition/academic or other fee. The complete fee structure at FMS Delhi is as below:

FMS MBA Fee Per Semester: All Components
FMS Delhi will charge following fee for MBA 2020-22 full time programme: 

FMS Delhi MBA Fee Component
Fee Amount in Rupees
Admissions Fee/Re-Admissions Fee
10
Tuition Fee
500
University Enrollment Fee
300
Text Book Library Fee
30
Library Fee
25
Sports Fee
60
Athletic Fee
10
NSS
20
Health  Centre Fee
10
Culture Council
05
Library Deposit (Refundable)
1000
Delhi University Library Development Fee
200
Delhi University Dev.Fee
600
Acquisition and Maintenance of Essential Students Resources Examination Fee
45000
PHS Fee
10
Total
(Rs. Forty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Only)
Rs. 47780

Source: FMS Delhi Fee Notice No.FMS/573 dated 03/05/2019

FMS Delhi Intake: 251 Students
Total seats for MBA 2020-22 batch at FMS Delhi have increased to 251 from 200 last year. The seat are divided between General and Reserved category as under:

Unreserved    101 Seats
Reserved SC -37, ST – 19, OBC – 69, EWS-25
Supernumerary seats    PWD-12; CW-12; FS-12

FMS Delhi: 5 Step Application Process
FMS Delhi has suggested 5 step application submission process for MBA admission 2020:

FMS Admission Steps

FMS Admission Criteria  
FMS MBA Admission Criteria 2020 for MBA 2020-22 batch will be a three step process. The three-stages of selection criteria are:

  1.  Eligibility criteria
  2.  Shortlisting Criteria for GD-PI-Extempore
  3. Final Admission Selection criteria

  FMS Delhi Admission Eligibility

  1. FMS Delhi Eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration after class 12, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST only passing marks are required. In case of OBC/PwD and CW category candidates, 45% marks at graduation are required).
  2. FMS Delhi Admission Eligibility criterion requires the applicant to appear in CAT 2019 exam and must score minimum prescribed sectional and overall percentile to become eligible for next stage of shortlisting
  3. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGP admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by FMS Delhi by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  4. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for FMS Delhi Admission 2020 for MBA 2020-22 batch.
  5. Such candidates, appearing in the final year examination of Bachelor‘s Degree are eligible to apply for admission irrespective of their percentage of scores obtained till the time of application, provided that they expect to fulfill the eligibility criteria when their results are declared and which must be submitted to the FMS office at the time of admission to the programme.
  6. The candidates will be eligible for admission only after the result of the qualifying examination has been declared and the candidates submit the result meeting the minimum eligibility criteria before the last date notified by the University of Delhi
  7. Applicants who have not taken CAT 2019 will not be considered for MBA admission 2020 at FMS Delhi.  

FMS Delhi Shortlisting Criteria
The second stage of FMS Delhi Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. To encourage diversity of Gender and Academic Disciplines, for the purpose of shortlisting candidates for Interview Process different weightages shall be assigned to the scores of different sections of the CAT 2019. FMS Delhi will shortlist the candidates on the basis of sectional and overall CAT 2019 score, gender diversity and other criteria as under:

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in FMS Admission Criteria awards 100% weight to CAT 2019 score
  • In the shortlisting criteria, the candidate will be awarded weightage to sectional percentile scores in CAT 2019.  Score in Quantitative Ability (QA) section will be awarded 30% weight; the Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) section also carries a weight of 30% while the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) section carries highest weightage of 40%.
  • An additional 3 marks shall be added to the Composite score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting.
  • This composite score shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for Interview Process.
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for final selection round will have to attend GD-PI & Extempore, failing which they will be not be considered for the final admission

FMS Delhi Shortlisting Weightage
FMS Delhi will shortlist the candidates for GD- PI stage on the basis of CAT 2019 scores. The weightage to the scores of three sections in CAT 2019 are as under:

CAT 2019 Exam Section
Score Weightage
Quantitative Ability (QA)
 30%
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
 30%
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VARC)
 40%
Total
100%

For candidates who apply to FMS, an additional 3 marks shall be added to the Composite Score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting.

  1. Final Admission Selection Round Criteria
  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in Final selection round for admission to FMS Delhi
  • Final selection round for FMS admission 2020 will begin in the second week of April 2020
  • FMS Delhi selection criteria include Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Extempore speech.
  • The GD-PI-Extempore round will be held at FMS-Delhi University campus.
  • The Merit list after final admission round will be based on CAT 2019 score, performance in GD-PI-Extempore, Academic profile.
  • Weightage to each component in FMS Delhi Admission Criteria is as below:
Component
Weightage percentage
Personal Interview
15%
CAT 2019 score
60%
Group Discussion (GD)
10%
Extempore
  5%
Marks obtained in Class X
  5%
Marks obtained in Class XII
  5%
Total
100%
  • An additional 3% of the maximum aggregate marks shall be awarded to the women candidates who appear for the interview while drawing the list of selected candidates
  • Final Merit List of selected candidates would be released by FMS Delhi immediately after the last day of final selection round is over in April 2020.

FMS Delhi Admission Cut Off  
Earlier FMS Delhi used to take into account overall CAT exam score. For the last three years FMS has also included the sectional cut offs as per the weightage. However, going by the past pattern, a candidate with high sectional percentile score of 97+ in CAT 2019 can expect to be shortlisted by FMS Delhi. Since the weightage to VARC section is higher, the score in this section will play a major role in shortlisting.

FMS Delhi Admission Process
Following steps are included in the FMS Delhi Admission process:

Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2019 to be considered for first stage shortlisting process for admission at FMS Delhi. Candidates are short-listed for GD-PI round from among the candidates who have a valid CAT-2019 score, who have applied to the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme of FMS Delhi. The GD-PI round will be conducted at Delhi. 

Step 2: Shortlisted Candidates have to attend GD, PI and extempore round in final selection process in April 2020. FMS Delhi also expects a consistent and minimum performance in the different parameters of PI round.

Step 3: After the GD- PI round, admission offers are made by FMS Delhi to successful candidates. The final selection is based on performance in CAT, performance in GD-PI round, academics among others. Category wise merit list will be generated based on Final Score

Step 4: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in April 2020 on the basis of composite Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

FMS Delhi has technology resources and facilities in both its North and South Campuses. Both the campuses of FMS are fully Wi-Fi enabled where students can access Live Databases, Online Journals and the World Wide Web. FMS has a dedicated computer centre for students where they can access online journals, keep themselves updated with day to day developments and also assist themselves in studies. 

In 2012, FMS Delhi became the third campus in India to be equipped with a Bloomberg terminal.  FMS North Campus has air-conditioned library housing over 40,000 Books and Journals (including 60 foreign Journals). Learners also have access to the Delhi University Library System which has a collection of over 600,000 books (through Online Public Access Catalogue) and over 8,000 Journals (including Online Journals).

Prominent Alumni of FMS Delhi include Ira Singhal, IAS, UPSC topper for 2015; Manish Kohli, Managing Director, Global Head of Commercial Cards, Citi Bank; Sanjay Vaid, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM);  Shalini Sultania, Vice President - Credit Risk, Morgan Stanley; Atul Kunwar, President & Chief Technology Officer, Tech Mahindra; Raghu Kochar, Executive Vice President Corporate Communications, Fortis Healthcare Group; Anjani Kumar, Senior Director, Monitor Deloitte; B.V. Sriraman, Managing Director, Accenture Management Consulting; Meghna Apparao, Global Marketing Director, HUL; Rakshit Hargave, Managing Director, Nivea India;  Rohit A. Jindal, Director-Marketing, RB; Rohit Bhasin, Global Brand Vice President - Unilever, HUL  among other prominent Who’s who.

As a founding member of the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA), FMS has a rich history of collaborations with institutions around the world. These include ESADE, Barcelona, Spain;  INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France;  Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium; Manchester Business School, England;  Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands; University Bielefeld, Germany; University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of California, Fullerton, USA; Wisconsin University, White Water, USA.  

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As a founding member of the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA), FMS has a rich history of collaborations with institutions around the world. These include ESADE, Barcelona, Spain;  INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France;  Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium; Manchester Business School, England;  Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands; University Bielefeld, Germany; University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of California, Fullerton, USA; Wisconsin University, White Water, USA.

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