1. What are the programs offered by SBS?
SBS offers 2 years full-time program of PGDM and PGDM-C with a variety of specialization streams like Marketing, HRM, IB, Finance, Decision Science & Analytics, Brand Management, Advertising Management, Media Management, PR, Development Communication and Digital Communication & Analytics. The first year of the program is more or less common, the specialization streams commence in the second year.
2. What is the status of recognition of the programs offered by SBS?
The PGDM & PGDM-C Programs offered by SBS is recognized by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education). Copies of approval can be seen on the website.
3. How do you differentiate SBS with other B-Schools?
The cornerstone of SBS growth story has been its emphasis on an innovative, industry-focused and comprehensive curriculum that is taught by eminent faculty and industry professionals. It is enhanced by exceptional pedagogy, mentorship and projects.
4. What is the Pre-Entry Qualification and Selection Process?
The Pre-Entry Qualification for the PGDM & PGDM-C Program is graduation in any discipline from a University recognized by UGC with minimum of 50% marks. The selection process for admission to the program is as under:
A – Valid score from any one of the following management admission tests (CAT/XAT/ATMA/MAT/CMAT/NMAT)
B – Candidates have to appear for Personal Interview, Group Discussion and any other process of selection as decided the Admission Committee
C – Based on the academic performance, scores in the entrance tests, performance in the selection process and other co-curricular activities, the admission committee will prepare a composite score for the candidate. Based on this, the admission will be decided.
5. What is the cut-off percentile of the Entrance Exam?
SBS does not believe in cut-off points. It makes a comprehensive evaluation of the candidate and his/her potential for management education and decisions of admission are made. The process is holistic and comprehensive.
6. Is the program offered by SBS residential?
No, the program is not mandated to be residential. Students also can choose to be day-scholar. However it is a full-time program and its rigour would not leave any scope for the student to pursue any other course or vocation.
7. What are the placement prospects after completing the SBS program?
SBS has been maintaining 100% placement since inception. With respect to students seeking placement. SBS has a very proactive Placement Cell taking care of the placement of all students seeking placement. Organizations participated in the placement process and the range of compensation packages offered can be shared with the prospective candidates by the Placement Cell.
8. Are students of SBS eligible to get educational loans?
Yes. As programs are approved by AICTE, all students pursuing the program are eligible to apply for education loans that are being offered by nationalized and private banks in India. SBS has signed MOUs with SBI, Vijaya Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Credenc and so on to enable speedy processing of the loan application of students admitted to SBS. Loans are decided by the respective banks based on their prevailing policies and guidelines and applicants will have adhere to these.