CORE BUSINESS SCHOOL
The Core Business School was set up in 2008 under the patronage of Aarseya Education Society with the aim of creating excellent leaders some of whom could perhaps become the next-gen visionaries. The lush-green campus is located at Near LNCT, Sanver Road, Bhonrasala, Indore – 453 555. The college offers 6-trimester AICTE-approved Post-Graduate Programs in Management with specializations in IT, Finance, HR and Marketing.
For more information about the institute you can download the brochure from http://www.corebusinessschool.org/cbsadmin/upload/Admission%20Brochure.pdf
How to apply
The application form can be downloaded from the college website http://www.corebusinessschool.org/. It needs to be completed in all respects and sent to the following address along with a DD for Rs.500/- in favor of Core Business School:
404, Premium Tower-1
AB Road, Indore – 452 010
Other documents required to be send along with the application form are Class X,Class XII, graduation marksheets and score card of the entrance exam given.
Applicants can also apply online through the following link: http://www.corebusinessschool.org/admission.php#tabs1-form
Candidates should appear for an essay writing test and a Personal Interview. The final selection is based on various scores as below:
- MAT/CAT/ATMA/XAT//CMAT (25%)
- Essay Writing (15%)
- Personal Interview (50%)
- Academic Background (10%)
- Work Experience/Other Achievements (10%)
The applicant must be hold a minimum 3-year graduate degree with 50% marks and would also have appeared in at least one of the All India Management Entrance Exams such as MAT/CAT/ATMA/XAT//CMAT
Minimum 50% marks at the Graduate level
CBS campus boasts of state-of-the-art facilities including well-equipped lecture halls and computer labs, a rich library and an E-library to access latest books and journals. Students have access to 24-hour WiFi facility too. The college also has excellent conference and tutorial halls, canteen and plenty of parking.
CBS offers separate hostel accommodation for boys and girls. The hostel rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as geysers, water purifiers and air conditioners for a comfortable stay. All rooms have LAN connection for 24/7 network connectivity. There are around-the-clock medical facilities available very close to the campus. The spacious dining halls can accommodate 120 students where the mess staff delivers five meals a day including breakfast, morning snack, lunch, evening snack and dinner.
As a first step to making students corporate-ready, Core Business School has a robust internship program in which nearly all management students get placed in a many large corporate houses such as Bharti Artel, ING Vysya, Hitachi, Mahindra Finance, SABMiller, Whirlpool etc with stipends ranging from Rs.3,000 – Rs.11,000 per month.
Students from CBS are picked up many industries such as banking, manufacturing, marketing, operations, business development, quality assurance, supply chain etc. Some of the recruiters of CBS include Wills LifeStyle, Tommy Hilfiger, Radisson Group, Muthoot Finance, ITC, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank and many others. The salary packages are in the range of Rs.2 lakh to Rs.4 lakh per annum.
In 2015 batch, 90% of the students have already been placed and 33% of them have been given a salary package of Rs.4 lakh per annum.For more information on placements, please visit the institute’s website at http://www.corebusinessschool.org/placement.php.
CBS encourages its students to enhance their own thinking capabilities beyond their textbooks and find real solutions to problems. The teaching methodology inculcates analytical thinking among students through participation and case presentations. Students from different backgrounds are exhorted to bring in their life experiences and perspectives enabling other students to broad base their knowledge skills. There are seminars organized from distinguished speakers both from the industry and from academia helping students keep abreast of the emerging and latest trends.
The academic fees for the 2-year PGDM course is Rs. 4,15,000 and the break up is as follows: One-time admission fee of Rs.30,000, Tuition fees of Rs. 3,75.000 payable in three instalments, and one-time student and Infrastructure Development Fees of Rs.5,000.
The hostel fees for the two years is Rs.158,000 and the break up is as follows: Accommodation cost of Rs.88,000 payable in two instalments and Mess Cost of Rs. 70,000 payable in two instalments.
For day boarders, the canteen and bus facilities are available at a total cost of Rs. 80,000 with the break up as follows: Mess Cost (for lunch and tea) is Rs. 32,000 payable in two instalments and Transport cost of Rs. 48,000 payable in two instalments.
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To pursue MBA at Core 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.