College: Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)
Year Established: 1954
Summary: Faculty of Management Studies (Commonly known as FMS Delhi), established under the aegis of the University of Delhi, offers management education to the professional managers as part-time and full-time MBA programmes. It is one of the oldest business schools in India which started offering a Full Time MBA programme. The institute was started at the Delhi School of Economics premises under the then Dean, Prof. A. Das Gupta, of the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE). The department of commerce of the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) now the Delhi Technological University (DTU) was abolished and the Faculty of Management Studies was established. The first set of professors were trained at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The institute has since then expanded on the number of management courses available.
Courses at FMS
FMS offers the following courses:
- MBA (Full Time)- 2 yrs
- MBA(Executive)- 3 yrs
- MBA(Executive)Health Care Administration- 2 yrs
- Doctoral Programmes
In addition to all these programmes, FMS also regularly conducts Management Development Programmes.
Admission to FMS
The admission to the course are done on the basis of score in Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). FMS earlier had its own entrance exam which was discontinued starting session 2012-14. The notification for various programmes offered by FMS is advertised through national newspapers in September–October every year. The annual tuition fee for year full-time programme, MBA (FT) is Rs. 10,480 (USD 200).
For the Doctoral programme, the maximum number of Seats is 20. The candidates are required to appear in the entrance test conducted every year in December. However, candidates falling under some categories are exempted from appearing in this entrance test.
The MBA Executive programme has an intake of 159 students, whereas MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) programme has an intake of 39 students. The annual fee for MBA-Executive and MBA-Executive (Health Care Administration) programmes is Rs. 50,000 payable in two equal instalments of Rs.25,000 each.