FMS, Faculty of Management Studies, one of the pioneering B-schools of India has shown immense growth and commitment to the development of management professionals. Established in 1954 FMS stands out as one of the oldest B-schools in the country. Currently FMS offers the following programs-
Two year, Full time, Postgraduate management program
Two year executive programs
A full time doctoral encouraging original research in various aspects of management.
FMS Eligibility Criteria- • 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.
How to get into FMS and the cut off? Last year’s final cut-off was about 98.5 percentile and anything north of this would be enough to get a call for Extempore and PI.
Faculty Background The institute has a total number of 29 permanent faculties of which 28 have earned their Ph.D degrees from the institutes of both national and international repute. The number of visiting faculties is 18. Out of permanent faculties 31 have a teaching experience of more than 5 years while 24 faculties have an industry experience of more than 5 years.
Summer Placement scenarios • All 209 students eligible for placements received internship offers with average stipend rising to INR 72,051 per month, a 22% increase compared to last year.
• The median stipend was 75,000 per month, highest salary being INR 2,00,000 per month and top 50% students receiving an average stipend of INR 93,823.
• 51 students received offers of stipend above 1,00,000 per month.
Companies that visit the campus Almost 81 companies across various verticals were a part of the placement season this summer at FMS. 54 students were even offered the pre-placement offers. Yet again FMCG is the strongest vertical represented at FMS Delhi, with a large number of openings in Sales & Marketing positions. Accenture Strategy, Deloitte, PwC and KPMG are marquee consulting names. The Banking & Finance sector was represented by HSBC, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, etc.Amazon and Uber are big e-commerce names. IBM and Wipro are the large IT Companies that were present.
Male/Female Ratio FMS compares very favourably with most other B-schools (the typical ratio is 1:6). That's also the male-female ratio here, the best compared to any other management school.
Infrastructure Infrastructure is not as par with other MBA colleges but when it comes to resources needed, Student Body Committee manage to arrange. Corporate Exposure is something which every student aspires for and is managed through Guest Lectures and other sessions. Usually these sessions are fixed in every week. The peer group and the activities inside the campus are very interesting and provide great learning prospects. Though FMS has its own 2 Acres of campus, it has the access to all the DU facilities, Gym, a sports stadium.
FII-Forum of Industrial Interaction Forum for Industrial Interaction (FII), the face of IIMB in the corporate world, is a student-run initiative. The 41-member team's goal is to promote interaction between academia, industry and the government to complement and enhance learning at IIMB.
Fees and Financial assistance FMS fee is one of the lowest in the world for a management degree (based on general perception, not proved by data) and is very much affordable even by low strata income households. It is merely 25,000 INR and one doesn't require any financing or scholarship in this course as such. Still, there are some scholarships available based on selection criteria such as OP Jindal scholarships etc.
Notable FMS Alumni FMS Delhi has a huge network of more than 10,000 alumni which gives its students unparalled access to information, mentors and careers. Some notable alumni are-