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MBA Admissions Alert: FMS Delhi calls candidates for PI rounds

The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University has released the list of shortlisted candidates for conducting the Personal Interview (PI) round for admission to MBA Programme for the academic year 2016-17.

Mar 22, 2016 12:21 IST
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The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University has released the list of shortlisted candidates for conducting the Personal Interview (PI) round for admission to MBA Programme for the academic year 2016-17.

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University has released the shortlist of candidates who are selected for the Personal Interview (PI) round to grant admission in their MBA Programme for the academic year 2016-17. For the PI rounds, 2157 candidates have been shortlisted against 216 seats. Candidates must visit the official website to check the status of their selection.

Selection Procedure @ FMS Delhi

FMS Delhi shortlist the candidates for its Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds on the basis of their CAT scores. The qualifying candidates are called for the GD and PI rounds and become eligible to take admission into the flagship MBA programme of FMS. FMS is the only top B school that shortlists candidates for the first stage of pre-admission process on the basis of their CAT percentile and not according to their academic profile, work experience and other factors.

In the final round, the candidate’s academic record, work experience and other factors including the CAT score are taken into account for selection. The composite scores turn out to be the minimum cut-off for various categories. Accordingly, the lists of candidate eligible for the next round of admission process to MBA Programme of this faculty, comprising of Extempore/Personal Interview that has already been declared.

The institute has released list based on the CAT 2015 scores. Personal Interview of the shortlisted candidates is scheduled to be held from April 12th to April 18th, 2016.

Following is the division regarding of seats, number of candidates for PI and composite score:

Category Total No. of Seats No. of Candidates Called for PI Composite Score**
General 101 1010 59.43
SC 30 300 35.091
ST 15 150 25.319
OBC 54 540 42.175
PH1 6 20 25.884
PH2 6 17 6.917
PH3 6 20 34.432
CW1 10 11 2.197
CW2 10 22 6.22
CW3 10 18 11.128
CW4 10 25 24.561
CW5 10 24 32.085
Total 216 2157  

Selection Criteria for FMS 2016

The marking Scheme of FMS Delhi Admissions 2016 was based on the weightage allotted to the three sections of CAT Entrance Exam

Section Weightage
Quantitative Aptitude 30%
LR/DI 30%
Verbal Ability 40%

This evaluation renders Verbal Ability as one of the most important sections for the candidates.

Composite Score = ∑(Score in Section * Weightage)/Max Marks for the Section. It may be mentioned that University of Delhi rules have been followed for reservations to prepare the lists of eligible candidates called for Extempore/Personal Interview in each of the categories. Candidates can visit the official website to read the shortlist of candidates.

FMS Delhi is a high ROI B-School that provides student an advantage of low fee structure coupled with high placement package. The annual tuition fee payable to Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi is approximately Rs. 10,000/- for MBA (FT) programme while the average placement at FMS Delhi stood at Rs.17.04 lakhs in 2015.

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