Dayananda Sagar Business School was set up in 2007 with an aim to cater to the increasing demands of the Indian corporate economy for trained management graduates. The institute offers two-year AICTE-approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management programs in General Management and Human Resources Management. DSBS is located in Bangalore amidst sylvan surroundings.
The institute also offers other courses including Executive Development Programmes and Organization Based Programmes, Corporate Consultancy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Research and Case Development. For more details about the college, download the brochure through http://dsbschool.org/dayananda_sagar_9.pdf.How to apply
Candidates can download the application from the college site or by clicking on http://dsbschool.org/dayananda_sagar_application_form.pdf. The completed form along with a DD for Rs.1, 000/- favoring Dayananda Sagar Institutions payable in Bangalore towards application fee should be sent to the following address:
Dayananda Sagar Business School
Department of PGDM – AICTE
Shavige Malleshwara, Kumaraswamy Layout
Candidates can also apply online by clicking on http://www.entranceforms.com/form/dsbs1211/.Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor’s degree under the 10+2+3 or equivalent system. Candidates in the final year of the graduate degree program are also eligible to apply provided the provisional marks sheet can be submitted within the stipulated time.Cut-Off
Minimum 50% aggregate score in the undergraduate degree course. The candidates should have appeared in MAT/CAT examintionAdmission Procedure
Candidates are selected based on marks obtained in state/national entrance examinations and the institute’s entrance exams. Selected applicants will be called for Group Discussion and Interview and past Academic records will also be evaluated and the final list will be based on the scores of all the components. The break-up of weightage for each component is as follows: Entrance Exam-50%, Interview-20%, Group Discussion-15% and Academic Record-15%.Campus Facilities
The DSBS campus boasts of a computer lab, Wi-Fi facility throughout the campus, student activity areas like snack bar and lounge, 5 classrooms and three conference halls. All students of the institute are given a laptop enabling him/her to access information from its intranet. The Information Center System or the library of DSBS is well-stocked with printed book, journals and information in electronic form through online subscriptions and in the form of CDs and DVDs. The College is also a member of the Library in IIM-Bangalore.Hostel Facilities
Separate hostel facilities are available for girls and boys within the institute’s campus. The premium-class rooms are provided with luxurious comforts while an integrated boarding facility serves the inmates with breakfast, lunch and dinner. A doctor is always available in the campus to attend to medical emergencies.Ranking
Dayananda Sagar Business School is ranked as one of the top 100 B-schools of the country as mentioned in the college website under Fact Finder section, http://dsbschool.org/top-management-college-bangalore.php.Placement
The Placement Committee liaises with the industry to better understand their needs and align the teaching methodology to it. Some of the prominent recruiters of DSBS include Apco International Pvt Ltd, HDFC Bank, Leela Kempinsky, TATA Indicom, Pantaloon, Ernst & Young, Yes Bank, Cholamandalam, Oracle among many more. For more information on placement details please click on http://dsbschool.org/placement.php#place
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To pursue MBA at Dayananda Sagar Business School 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.