Wednesday, February 12, 2014

FAQ Admissions 2014

General Queries-

1. What is the degree offered by DoMS IITR?
The degree being offered is "Masters in Business Administration".

2. Do we have to choose a specialization in second year or is it a general MBA?
Department offers dual specialization in any of the two functional areas: Marketing, Finance, Operations, Human resource management and Information technology. Students have to opt for any two specializations during second year.

3. What is the Fee Structure for academic year 2014-2015?
Program fee (Tuition fee) for the regular candidates is Approx Rs. 1.15 L  per semester including Mess and Hostel fee. Apart from this candidates have to pay for security, mess charges, hostel and other institute charges. SC/ST candidates are exempted from paying tuition fee. The above fees are subject to change and the exact amount payable by the students shall be communicated at the time of admission.

4. Difference in the Fee structure between the General Candidates and OBC candidates?
There is no difference in fee structure for General and OBC candidates.

5. What is the total intake for 2014-2016?
Total intake for MBA program is 95. Reservations applicable as per Government of India rules.

6. Specialization Offered at DoMS IIT Roorkee?
Department offers specialization in any of the two functional areas: Marketing, Finance, Operations, Human resource management and Information technology.

7. Student-Faculty ratio at DoMS IIT Roorkee?
There are 9 "Core faculty”, 3 “Joint faculty” and 3 “Institute faculty” for 160 students which works out to a faculty ratio of 1:11. If one includes the visiting faculty, the ratio will be better.

8. Does the college help in getting loan for fees?
All the documents required for loan will be provided to students who apply, by the institute. Students can avail the scholars’ loan at 10.25%, floating (0.5% less for girls) interest from SBI at the campus itself.

9. When does the academic year start?
The academic year will start approximately in the 3rd week of July

10. What are the selection criteria for getting a GD/PI call?
Short listing of candidates for GD/PI is done on the basis of performance in CAT 2013. Candidates have to appear for CAT (Common Admission Test) conducted by IIMs

11. Does the previous work experience have any weightage in selection criteria?
Work experience doesn’t have any weightage in initial shortlisting for GD/PI. However, there is 5% weightage in the final selection.

12. What is the eligibility criterion for applying?
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline of Engineering/Technology with first class or its equivalent, or a Master’s degree with first class or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised Institution or University. Final year students are also eligible to apply.
Candidates of General/OBC category seeking admission to the MBA program must have at least 60% marks or CGPA of 6.00 on a 10 point scale at qualifying degree level; but for SC/ST/PD category candidates, this percentage is 55% or 5.50 CGPA on a 10 point scale. The percentage will be considered on the basis of aggregate marks/CGPA awarded in qualifying degree examination.

13. At which locations GD-PI process will be conducted?
GD-PI process will be conducted in the month of March 2014(12-15) at DoMS IITR.

14. Will there be any increase in intake this year?
No, there is no increase in intake this year.

15. Will my request for re-scheduling of GD/PI slot entertained?
Last time it was done on case to case basis. There may be a different process for slotting this time.

16. When will the result of MBA admissions be announced?
The results of MBA admissions will be announced one month after the personal interaction. Please keep checking the website for updates.

17. If I am shortlisted for GD/PI, then will IIT R provide any accommodation for attending? Also will it be only for the candidate or parent/guardian can also avail?
Accommodation in the campus will be provided to candidates attending the GD/PI at a nominal charge of 200-250/- per day. However the accommodation facilities are subject to availability on a first cum first serve basis. These facilities are open only for candidates and no parent/guardian shall be entertained in this regard.

18. What was the average, median package offered last year?
Average salary – 7.5 lacs and median salary – 7.5 lacs and highest salary offered – 11 lacs was offered for the 2013 batch.

19. What is the current scenario of summer placements and executive placements?
Currently, the summer placements for batch 2013-2015 as well as executive placements for batch 2012-2014 are on full swing. Many companies have visited the campus and many more are expected. However, the details cannot be disclosed as of now. The placement report shall be uploaded soon.

For any other queries, you may contact-
Chairman, PG Admission -14
PG Admission Office
IIT Roorkee- 247667, Uttarakhand, India
Phone -+91-1332-284010,285875
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  1. hey can you please tell me how long will the gd/pi process take ?

  2. The morning session lasts till 2:00 PM and the evening till 7:00 PM