GRG School of Management Studies (GRGSMS) was established in 1993 and is an exclusive women’s college. It falls under the Coimbatore Bharathiar University in and it belongs to the GRG group of institutions. The main program is the two-year MBA program.How to apply?
The candidates can apply both online or offline. The application form can be obtained from the college office by hand or post or downloaded from the website. To obtain the application fee from the office, the fee to be paid is Rs. 500. It can also be obtained by paying a Demand Draft of Rs. 500 drawn in favour of “GRG School of Management Studies” payable in Coimbatore.
If the application form is downloaded from the website, it is available on the following link: http://www.grgsms.com/admissions/ and the fee may be payed by way of online payment.
The candidate is expected to have taken either the MAT or TANCET exam. Based on the scores in these entrances and performance in the UG course, the candidates will be shortlisted for an interview and selection will be made on the cumulative performance of all these factors. Details with regards to this may be found on the following link on the website : http://www.grgsms.com/admissions/Cutoff
The cutoff score for the MAT exam in 2014 was 500.Eligibility Criteria
All candidates who have completed their UG course in an recognized University with a minimum score of 50% of the marks are eligible for admission in the University.Campus Facilities (i.e. Infrastructure)
GRGSMS is located in the GRG Institutions campus in Peelamalu. It has all the state-of-the-art facilities like a well-stacked library, laboratories, sports facilities, conference and seminar hall and a cafeteria. The entire campus is WiFi enabled.Hostel
The hostel facility is available to all students. Transport is provided to and from the hostel. It also has a well functioning mess to provide food.Placements
The Institute has had a good record with respect to placements with many leading companies like Axis Bank , Bank of Baroda, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Edelweiss Investment Banking, ICICI Bank, Reliance Insurance, Tata Consultancy Services, etc. The average package offered in the previous academic year was Rs. 3.5 lakhs per annum. There has been a steady increase in the recruitment numbers over the years.Ranking of the institute by various magazines
- It has been ranked A+ by Business India in November 2014.
- It is among the top 100 b-schools in the country as rated by most ranking lists. GRGSMS is the recipient of the “ Best Innovative B-School in Teaching Methodology Award
- It is also the recipient of the “ B-Schools with Excellent Industry Interface Award ”. GRGSMS won the Silver Medal in the “AIMS WeSchool Innovation Award ” contest in 2013.
The Institute has an active student body that organizes and takes part in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.Shreyas is the student forum under which various student bodies are formed based on their interest areas like environment, community welfare, arts and aesthetics, and leadership, etc. A B-School fest called Urjith is held by the students every year with various management related activities and competitions. Entrepreneurship related activities like E-talk and E-Week are also organized often by the students.Important Dates
For candidates applying though TANCET, the dates will be as per the norms of the Government University. However, for management seats, the rough estimated dates for admission are as follows:
Last date of receipt of applications – February 20th Last date of submission of applications – 1st week of March Dates for Group Discussion (GD)/Interviews - 2nd week of March Result Declaration – 31st March Last date for admissions – 31st August
If the candidate obtains admission through the MAT entrance, the fee is Rs 50,000 per year. If the candidate obtains admissions through the TANCET exam, the fee is Rs. 30,000 per year. The fee for using the hostels is around Rs. 24000 per year. Fee waivers are available to economically backward students.
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|MBA Finance||MAT||General||400 Marks||2017|
|MBA Human Resource Management||MAT||General||400 Marks||2017|
|MBA International Business||MAT||General||400 Marks||2017|
|MBA Marketing||MAT||General||400 Marks||2017|
|MBA Entrepreneurship||MAT||General||400 Marks||2017|
|MBA Corporate||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Customer Relationship Management||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Financial Management||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Financial Markets Management||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA (Hons.) Marketing Management||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Human Resource Management||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA International Business||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Development||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Quantitative Techniques I||TANCET||General||22 Marks||2015|
|MBA Corporate||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Customer Relationship Management||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Financial Management||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Financial Markets Management||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA (Hons.) Marketing Management||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Human Resource Management||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA International Business||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Development||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
|MBA Quantitative Techniques I||TANCET||General||28 Marks||2016|
To pursue MBA at GRGSMS 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.