Established in 2011 by Galaxy Group of Companies, Galaxy Institute of Management is located in the southern city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The institute is affiliated to Anna University and approved by AICTE. It offers a plethora of courses including a two year Masters in Business Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Courses in Mass Communication and graduation courses in commerce.About the MBA Program
Spanning over two years and four semesters, the MBA Program offered at Galaxy includes 20 compulsory subjects and 6 subjects based on the elective opted by the student. The course also includes 4 weeks of summer semester after the second semester where in the students are required to engage themselves in training. The electives offered at Galaxy are:
- Human Resources
For more details regarding the curriculum, refer: http://www.galaxy.edu.in/course/mbaAbout the PGDM Program
The PGDM Program at Galaxy spans over two years and six terms. The electives offered to students are:
- Human Resources and OB
- Information System
- Quantitative and operations management
For more details regarding the curriculum, refer: http://www.galaxy.edu.in/course/pgdmEligibility
Students having completed their graduation with at least 50% (45 % for Tamil Nadu candidates belonging to reserved categories) aggregate may apply for the MBA or PGDM program.
Under the MBA Program, candidates applying for the government quota seats are required to appear for TANCET, while those applying for the management quota seats are required to appear for the consortium test.
Under the PGDM Program, are required to have a valid score in GMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT.How to Apply
Admission aspirants can apply directly on the college website by filling in the application form available at http://www.galaxy.edu.in/online-application.Admission Procedure
For the MBA Program, the candidates under the government quota are shortlisted on the basis of TANCET score and go through a round of counseling while those under the management quota are granted admission on the basis their performance in the consortium test and a personal interview.
For the PGDM Program, the candidates shortlisted will be required to go through rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.Fees Structure
The total fees for pursuing the two year MBA as well as the two year PGDM Program at Galaxy Institute of Management is Rs.2,00,000.Placements
The campus is visited for placements by a number of corporate giants including Vodafone, HCL, Essel Group, Axis Bank, Crisil, Carwale, TNQ, Spark Infotech,, NSE, IKYA, Quspec, Surprise Solutions, Ecoman, Build HR, FirstCry.com, Radio Mirchi, Davita, BNY Mellon, Layam, Covenant India, Confidence Group, Virtusa, MS Jain Group, Universal Sampo and IIFL.
The highest package secured was Rs.5.6 lakhs per annum while the average package offered to the students of Galaxy was Rs.3.6 lakhs per annum.Campus Facilities
Galaxy boasts of a fully air-conditioned campus with 24x7 Wi-Fi availability. The classrooms are state of the art and equipped with smart boards and other modern tools. Both indoor and outdoor games facilities are available at Galaxy. The library is well stocked with books and journals. The institution also has available transportation facility to and fro college. The Galaxy campus also houses an Open Air Theatre.Hostel Facilities
The campus houses separate hostels for boys and girls. Like the rest of the campus, the hostels at Galaxy are fully air-conditioned. The mess serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food,Scholarships
The institution provides assistance to its students in obtaining educational loans.Life at College
GustoGalaxy is the annual cultural festival of Galaxy Institute of Management. It witnesses high intensity performances and a number of events with lucrative cash prizes. It usually takes place in the month of February.
- Rotract Club
Following the footsteps of the International organization, the Rotract club of Galaxy engages in various social activities.
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|MBA Operations Management||TANCET||General||25 Marks||2016|
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|MBA Finance||TANCET||General||25 Marks||2016|
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To pursue MBA at GALAXY students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.