The popularity and demand of management are increasing rapidly in the country. A city like Chandigarh is one of those, where management institutes, are best available, and becoming popular for the aspirants all over the nation, especially from north India. The city has top-notch institutes offering many certificates, diplomas, degrees, post-diploma, masters in various specialized streams almost covering all the specializations.
Normally MBA studies include a duration of 18 months depending upon the type of courses you have opted for. Many colleges include mandatory workshops and seminars, or several internships programs. The students have the opportunity to get placement while pursuing their courses, depending upon the institutes and company relations and ranking. Many institutes offer a scholarship program for students or some specific group of students depending upon the scholarships' criteria. Even state governments conduct several scholarship programs for the domicile or scholar students. Usually, states have some reserved seats for the domicile aspirants.
MBA entrance exams like CAT, MAT.XAT includes quantitative, logical, verbal reasoning, data insufficiency, and basic knowledge of the economy and current affairs.
Here are some colleges and their brief details about curriculum, accepted entrance tests, and fees etc.
Academic includes industry-oriented curriculum for their students. They focus on experiential learning; advanced integration is available for the students to make themselves step up in the industry. Various foreign exchange programs are also included in the curriculum which gives students a global opportunity for learning and exposure.
Eligibility- aspirants seeking admissions to Chandigarh University must have completed their graduation from a recognized AICTE university or college and must have secured at least 50% in their previous degree. Graduates from CA/ICWA are also eligible to apply.
- CUCET score (Chandigarh university common entrance test)
- Defence personnel
Exam: CAT, MAT, CUCET.
Fee: 80000 per semester.
Top recruiters- Deolite, Microsoft, Flipkart, McKinsey, axis bank, the grand, MakeMyTrip, etc.
Chitkara University (B-School)
It is one of the finest colleges in north India. It is known for its excellence in teaching, learning, and implementation. College offers courses on-
- MBA business analytics
- MBA finance and banking
- MBA marketing
- MBA rural development
- MBA human resource and development
Exam: CAT, MAT, Punjab MET, NMAT.
Fee: 4.5 lacs approx.
Top recruiters; nestle, DHL, Citibank, Moody, ICICI banks, Fortis.
DAVC was established in 1958. It is always ranked under 50 in the ranking by India today, the outlook from the past several years. Aspirants with a minimum passing percentage of 50% can apply for the admission program in DAV via offline or online portals.
It offers courses on postgraduate diplomas-
- Marketing management.
- Mass communication.
- Computer application.
Exam accepted: CAT followed by GDs and PIs. Institute may also have its own entrance exams. The final selection will be based on merit only.
University Business School
It has its unique identity as a school of thought because its philosophy of management education includes a direct interface with the industry apart from academic and classroom learning. The students are given sufficient opportunity to learn while practising and implementing. Modern attitude, practical vision, knowledge, and skills are imparted to the students while producing the best managers. Institute, established in 1995, has secured 25th rank in 2020 by Times.
- Scholarships for students with disabilities.
- National E-scholarships.
Entrance exams: CAT and PU-CET followed by GDs and PIs.
Top recruiters: The highest salary package offered in campus recruitment was 53 lacs the previous year. The placement companies are- TCS, ITC, HCL, Wipro Eicher, etc.
Courses and fee
- MBA (general)- 34,700.
- MBA entrepreneurship- 1 lac.
- MBA (HR)- 34,700.
- MBA (IB)- 34,700.
- Executive MBA – 1.9 lacs.
Indo Global Colleges
Management courses provide you with steps to climb and become leaders in the industry. Institutes provide guidance with academics, stimulating challenge and variety with flexibility for their students. More than 1000 alumni are well known in the business sector. Indigo helps to progress and accelerate career goals.
On average 10 lacs is the average placement record for the previous academic year. It has several tie-ups with IBM oracle, IITs, Toyota technical education programs, etc.
Exam: CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT.
Amity Global Business School (AGBS)
AGBS has set a benchmark globally in the field of management and business. They have designed their curriculum as industry-oriented graduate and post-graduate programs and consistently have the expertise and proficiency necessary to make appropriate decisions. They believe in excellence through innovation and learning. The ideal methodology and vibrant environment boost up the intellectual journey of a management career. Guest lectures and seminars give extensive corporate exposure to the students.
It also offers oriented courses- MBA + PGPM.
90 percentile and above merit students are eligible for applying for scholarships.
Exams Accepted: CAT, CMAT, MAT, and GMAT.
Fee: 6 lacs approx.
Top recruiters: companies like HDFC, Reliance, HCL, Axis Bank, Zomato, Click Labs, etc.
By Mithila Rathod