IFMR Graduate School of Business, KREA University, has opened applications for its 3rd batch MBA program. Last date to apply for General Decision Round is now Feb 22, 2019. Applications are available online.
“The deadline for this round now is 22nd February 2019. We have received many requests to extend the deadline from students’ community and we have decided to respect their appeal though the dates for selections are close”, said Prof. Sathya Saminadan, Chairperson Admissions.
IFMR GSB ranked amongst India’s Top-25 B-schools for Finance Management, offers MBA program in Finance, Marketing, IT & Operations, HR, and Financial Engineering, with additional specializations in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) & Data Sciences (Business Analytics). IFMR GSB released shortlisted names for EDR (Early Decision Round) candidates and second round is under process.
IFMR Graduate School of Business opens applications for MBA Admission 2019-21 batch.
Established in 1970 as a not-for-profit society, the Institute for Financial Management & Research or IFMR is now known as IFMR GSB under KREA University. Few days back, this announcement was made by Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran who has taken over as the Dean of the premiere business school of India.
Dr. Nageswaran, a management graduate from IIM Ahmedabad and doctorate from the University of Massachusetts mentioned, “World over, universities offering business and management education are asking hard questions of the purpose of their MBA programmes. KREA University’s liberal arts education provides the answer. MBA graduates must be competent in functional areas, must be decisive and effective managers and leaders, with a strong moral compass and a firm sense of purpose. IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB) at KREA University aims to provide top-quality management education that prepares students to be ethically grounded, be highly skilled in integrated reasoning and be effective leaders of enterprises”.
IFMR GSB currently offers 2 year full time MBA program ( batch 2017-19 onwards it has been MBA degree under KREA University) in Finance, Marketing, IT & Operations, HR, and Financial Engineering, with additional specializations in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) & Data Sciences (Business Analytics).
IFMR Graduate School of Business released the interim placement report for the 18th batch of 2017-19. The highest salary offered so far has been INR 14 Lacs per annum while the average salary is INR 9.5 lacs per annum. Last year the average CTC offered has been INR 8.3 lacs per annum. Incidentally, this is the 1st batch of outgoing students who are being awarded MBA degree from IFMR GSB, KREA University. Earlier, IFMR used to offer PGDM program.
The selection process at IFMR GSB consists of Written Ability Test (WAT) followed by personal interview (PI). According to Prof. Sathya Saminadan, Chairperson Admissions, “IFMR has two rounds of admission for the MBA batch (2019-2021). The deadline for this round is 31st January 2019, while the General Round is open to all applicants, who may or may not be employed.”
Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online making a payment of Rs. 1,500.00 only. Various scholarships based on merit and merit-cum-means are offered to students. More information on admissions can be obtained at www.ifmr.ac.in from [email protected]; Phone: 9385021777.
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