FAQs for PGDBM & MMS Admissions
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management Studies & Research & Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management and Information Technology Offer Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management & Masters in Management Studies
How is the institute?
Institute is 30 years old and the PGDBM program is 15 years old. It is autonomous and AICTE approved program.
No of Seats: PGDBM – 120, & MMS - 120
The institute belongs to Bharati Vidyapeeth family, with 50 years glorious history, which has over 160 educational institutes providing education from Nursery to PhD programmes.
4th Rank in Mumbai & Navi Mumbai and 13th in Western Region (Career 360, December 2014)
41ST Among Top B _ School of Excellence. (CSR 2014)
‘A’ State rating by CRISIL (2014)
How is the faculty?
Institute has 25 members of core faculty, (8 PhD holders) who have diverse and rich academic as well as industry experience. Institute also draws professional Managers & Leaders as faculty from industry so that students remain in tune with current trends in the industry.
Questions related to eligibility for admission:
What are eligibility criteria?
A student needs to be a graduate from any discipline, from a recognized university, with minimum 50 % marks. And 45% marks for SC/ST. (For MMS seats only. No relaxation of marks/fees for PGDBM Prog.)
Questions related to admission procedure
Admission is based on student’s score in any one of the following: CAT (Conducted by IIM) /ATMA (Conducted by AIMS)/MAT (Conducted by AIMA) / XAT (Conducted by Xavier institute), & MH-CET conducted by DTE, Govt of Mah. In addition for admission in PGDBM, performance in group discussion, personal interview and test for proficiency in English are also important factors.
If a student has not appeared for any exam, then how do we accommodate him? Appearing for one of the qualifying exams is must.
After ascertaining that the candidate has appeared for any of the above admission tests, the selection to PGDBM program is finalized based on his performance based on GD, PI and written test, which carry 25 marks each.
When the classes are likely to begin?
27th July 2015.
PGDBM & MMS Questions related to fee:
PGDBM : How much does the course cost? What all things are covered in the fee?
The fee for the first year is Rs.2,59,000/- and for the second year is Rs.2,00,000/-*
Rs.1,000/- for students welfare fund to be paid while taking the admission
The fee covers: Tuition fee, Library deposit, corporate apparel, Alumni association fee and charges for co-curricular activities and complimentary laptop. no concession if laptop is not required by student
Total fee is 4, 60,000 INR (Students coming from any of the colleges of Bharati Vidyapeeth family will be given concession of 10% in admission fee (i.e. 40000/- INR).
Minimum fees to be paid for securing admission? 1,00,000 INR
What is the refund policy in case of cancellation of admission?
Amount equivalent to 10 % of First year fee will be deducted towards processing fee and balance amount will be refunded.
MMS :Fee Structure
|Rs. 3, 82,000||Rs. 71,000||Rs. 93,000||Rs. 2, 30,000|
MFM, MMM, MHRDM fee ( 3 Year Part Time Prog. for working professionals) Rs. 46,000 per year
Questions about infrastructure:
How big is the campus?
The campus is situated on 5 acres of land in the picturesque setting of Parsik Hills. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled
Computer lab: Lab has 180 computers.
Is there a good library?
The institute has a well stocked air conditioned library with over 16,000 books and over 36 national and international journals and newspapers. E journals are also available.
Are the classrooms air conditioned?
The classrooms are spacious and air conditioned
What about hostel?
The institute offers separate hostel facility for boys and girls close to the Campus.( 2km form the campus) It offers indoor games and television and healthy food.
For girls - Rs. 58200 – (Three persons in a room)
Rs. 78,200 (Two person/room )
Rs. 93,200 ( Single person/room) per annum
For boys – Rs. 63,100 per annum
Number of seats – For girls 355 and for Boys – 240
For Boys rooms are 3 and 4 seated.
Criteria for admission to hostel – First - come – first - served
Medical facility – Doctor on call
Mess facility available
Internet facility is not available presently
What about the canteen facility?
The campus houses a spacious airy and trendy canteen and Café Coffee Day which cater to the needs of students.
Medical facility on campus - Doctor available on call
Questions about quality of the PGDBM
Q. How good is this program?
A. BVIMSR is running (PGDBM ) this program for last 15 years. It is approved by AICTE.
A. There are 25 permanent faculty members and many visiting faculty members drawn from the industry. Excellent placements.
A. There is emphasis on academic rigor and student has to spend lot of time on assignments /case studies/ projects and library work.
Is it better to do PGDBM than MMS? / What is difference between PGDBM and MMS? / What is the advantage of doing PGDBM?
PGDBM program is autonomous and AICTE- approved program. Hence it is possible for us to make changes in it quickly, and respond to changes that the industry demands.
MMS program is affiliated to Mumbai University. The institute needs to run the program as per Mumbai University guidelines.
As far as ‘placement’ in Industry is considered, industry does not differentiate between MMS and PGDBM program.
Specializations available at the institute:
In PGDBM program the institute offers super specialization in IV semester in three areas of Finance viz. Banking, Corporate Finance and Capital Market. Similarly, in Marketing super specialization is available in the area of International Business, Export Import management, and Retail Marketing. This super specialization is exclusive feature of our PGDBM program.
Aspirants for admissions may opt for either PGDBM or MMS keeping in mind the points mentioned herein above.
Questions about placements
How is the placement scene at the institute?
Placements have been good at the institute as the institute is patronized by many old and new generation organizations over the years.
Institute offers placement assistance to students
Average salary package that a student got this year- around Rs. 3.60 lacs with maximum – Rs.6.50 lakhs
Our recruiters and summer placements
More than 54 recruiters visited the campus in 2015.
Other programs offered at the institute:
Activities / Events/ Seminars / Other program
Leadership &Personality Development Program
Campus to Corporate Program
Seminars & Management Development Program in association with BCCI (Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry), NIPM, NHRD Network (National Human Resource Development Network)
English speaking & Soft Skills courses
Managing events of the institute( Alumni Meet/Farewell/Induction/Conferences & Seminars.