FORE School of Management, the Delhi based premium Management School, has extended the applications for the admissions in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the upcoming 2015-17 session. The last date for submitting the applications now is December 15, 2014.
In order to encourage cultural diversity, a special weightage of 5% (over and above 100%) is offered to students from the 7 North-Eastern states, Jammu & Kashmir and South India (namely Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana and Puduchery). Present batch is highly diverse in terms of gender (34% female students), academic background, and work experience.
Placements at FORE are amongst the best in the industry with top companies from India & abroad flocking the campus. The continuous efforts, to keep the curriculum relevant, have paid off well. Some of the names from the 100+ list of respectable organizations, which FORE can boast of, includes - HSBC, Bank of America, Michael Page International, Honeywell, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pitney Bowes, Deloitte, Thomas Cook, TNS Global, Continental Corporation, Accenture, Dun & Bradstreet, Dell, E&Y, Evalueserve, EXL, Fiserv, Franklin Templeton, Google, HP and HCL. The average placement offers in the past 2 years has been INR 8 lacs PA (20% offers above 10 lacs) while the highest was INR 39.5 lacs PA.
Apart from the CAT scores, weightage is given to other skill sets like analytical reasoning, decision making skills, problem solving attitude, creativity, communications and other positive attributes of the student. "Fair chance to students is ensured and evaluation is enhanced through multi member panel including one from the corporate world. Weightage given to CAT score is 40%, while rest of the 60% is distributed in - GD: 15%; PI: 20%; academics: 15% and work experience: 10 %. The criteria, however, is reviewed from time to time," said, Prof. Neeraj Kumar, Executive Chairman-Admissions at FORE.
For the past three decades FORE has successfully created a niche in the management education and is consistently ranked among the top most B Schools of the country including CRISIL with a rating of A***, the highest for educational institute providing post graduate studies. Recently, FORE was recognized by SkillTree Great Place to Study, at The House of Commons, London.
Located in the heart of South Delhi, FORE now have a swanky new building in the campus with state-of-the-art infrastructure, technology and resources. One can apply online.