Established in 1999, the College of Management Studies is situated in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The institute was established under the guidance of Dr. Virendra Swarup and Dr. Mini Swarup. Approved by AICTE and affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, CMS offers a two year full time course in Master of Business Administration (MBA).About the MBA Program
The MBA Program at CMS spans over 2 years and 4 semesters. The first year introduces students to core management concepts with 16 subjects to study (8 each semester) and Comprehensive Viva as well. In the second year, the students are required to opt for a specialization. The third semester consists of 4 core subjects, 4 specialization subjects and a summer training project while the fourth semester consists of 2 core subjects, 4 specialization subjects, a Research Project Report and a Comprehensive Viva.
For a detailed curriculum, refer: http://www.cmskanpur.org/Curriculum.htmlEligibility
Admission to 85% seats is reserved through UPSEE counseling while the remaining 15% come under the management quota.
For admission under both the quotas, the candidate must have completed his/her graduation with at least 50% (45% for SC/CT Candidates) aggregate marks.
The UPSEE Counseling is only open to students who have passed their qualification examination from an institute housed in Uttar Pradesh or whose parents are domicile of Uttar Pradesh.How to Apply
The candidates can apply for the UPSEE counseling at:
http://www.uptu.ac.in or http://www.upseeuptu2015.in
Offline applications can be submitted through designated helpdesks. The list of such helpdesks is available on UPSEE/UPTU Website.
The registration fees is Rs.800 for male candidates and Rs.400 for female and SC/ST candidates.
Admission under management quota will begin once the UPSEE counseling has been completed. For the institution application form, refer: http://www.cmskanpur.org/imagejhh.pdfAdmission Procedure
Admission under the UPSEE counseling will be granted on the basis of merit in UPSEE examination.
For the management quota, admission shall be granted on the basis of performance in the following in the same priority order:
- UPSEE Exam
- Aggregate marks in qualifying examination
For more details, refer: http://upsee.nic.in/PDF/UPSEE2015_Brochure.pdfFees Structure
The annual fees for pursuing the two year MBA Program at College of Management Studies, Kanpur is Rs.86,500. Along with that, the students are also required to deposit a refundable surety fund of Rs.5,000.
The registration fees is Rs.1,000 and the students are also required to pay university dues of Rs.11,550 (Rs.6050 in the first year and Rs.5,500 in the second year).Placements
The institute claims to be an attractive location for corporates for recruitment. A number of corporate giants visit the campus annually. The list includes the likes of TATA Steel, ACC, Aegis, Berger, HCL, ICICI Bank, Cadbury, Bank of Baroda, Yes Bank, HSBC, Idea, Business Standard, Ernst and Young, Infosys, HP, TATA Indicom, Kotak Mahindra and so on.
For the complete list of recruiters, refer: http://www.cmskanpur.org/Placement_Internship.html#Rankings and Recognitions
- Rated ‘A’ Category by Business India, 2005.
- Ranked among the top 20 B-Schools in India by AIMA.
The campus houses three tier library facilities- Central, Institutional and Departmental. The libraries are well stocked and automated. The institution also boasts of multiple state of the art computer labs a 24x7 active Multi-Media-Internet Lab. Teaching is aided by air conditioned smart lecture rooms. The campus also houses a gymnasium, facilities for indoor and outdoor sports and other essentials of a management institute including an auditorium (with a capacity of over 400), a seminar hall and a language lab.Life at College
- Industrial Visits
The college has close associations with a number of corporate giants and organizes frequent visits to industrial sites to verse the students with the day to day running of a corporate unit.
- Student Clubs
Students clubs form an essential part of life at CMS and present a platform for students to indulge in a range of activities pertaining to social entrepreneurship, social welfare, performing arts etc.
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To pursue MBA at CMS 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.