FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2023 Result Out: 291 Selected Candidates Need to Pay Fees and Complete Admission Formalities by May 16 in Person


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May 8, 2023
FMS Delhi has released the final admission result for MBA 2023-25 batch with a list of 291 candidates selected in different categories. All the candidates need to complete their admission formalities and should pay required fee latest by May 16, 2023. FMS Delhi had released a shortlist of 1984 candidates and conducted physical PI round from April 17 to 21 for admission to its 2 years full time MBA programme affiliated to University of Delhi
FMS Delhi Admission 2023

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi has released final admission result 2023 for MBA 2023-25 batch on its website after completing the final selection process with physical PI round. The result consists of category wise list of finally selected candidates. You can check your admission status by browsing the relevant lists on FMS admission website. No ID/Password is required to check your admission status. As FMS has the reputation to declare final merit list for MBA admission on the last day of PI round, it released the 1st final merit list for MBA admission 2023 on April 21, 2023.

291 candidates Selected
Category wise list of candidates selected for MBA admission 2023 is as under:

Number of Students Selected
Amt of Fees to be paid between May 8 to 16, 2023

Pay Fee by May 16, 2023
FMS Delhi has instructed all the selected candidates to complete their admission formalities in person from May 8 to May 16, 2023 between 10 AM to 4 PM. The necessary offer acceptance/admission fee should also be paid online after document verification at the given link on FMS Delhi admission website.

According to FMS Delhi,All candidates are required to present themselves in person at FMS office to complete the admission process during the period from: May 08, 2023 to May 16, 2023 between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Excluding Saturdays and Sundays). The link for online payment of the admission fee [Rs.48,780/-(Approx)] will be shared on successful verification of documents.”

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi conducted Personal Interview Round from April 17, 2023 to April 21 for MBA admission 2023 in physical mode. FMS had released the shortlist of 1994 candidates for PI round for 287 seats. This year again, FMS did not conduct Group Discussion round and opted of SoP and Extempore.

Given its low fees and high placements, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi is one of the top favourites of high scoring CAT test takers. Every year, more than 25,000 students apply for fewer than 300 seats. With many changes announced in FMS Delhi MBA admission 2023 process, the institute had shortlisted candidates by awarding varying sectional weightage to the CAT 2022 exam scores. FMS Delhi offers MBA (Full-Time), MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) Programme. An applicant has to appear in CAT exam and has to apply for FMS MBA admission separately. The application process for FMS MBA admission opens in September/October every year.

Read this article to check FMS Delhi admission criteria, cut off, USPs, key changes in FMS Delhi admission criteria, fee, Placement and more

Table of  Contents

  1. FMS Delhi Shortlist & Shortlisting Criteria for Admission 2023
  2. FMS Delhi Cut Offs
  3. FMS Delhi Highlights and USPs
  4. FMS Delhi MBA Programmes Offered
  5. FMS Delhi MBA Fees 2023-25
  6. FMS Delhi Placements 2023
  7. FMS MBA Intake 2023-25
  8. FMS Delhi Admission Criteria 2023: Exam Accepted, Final selection with  Key Changes
  9. FMS Delhi Admission Application Process
  10. FMS Delhi Admission Eligibility criteria 2023
  11. Step by Step Process for FMS Admission 2023
  12. FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2023: Important dates

1. FMS Delhi Shortlist and Shortlisting Criteria
FMS Delhi shortlists candidates upto 10 times of the approved intake. The category wise shortlist of candidates for PI round comprises 1994 candidates. Last year there were 1966 candidates shortlisted.

No. of candidates shortlisted
Supernumerary- PWD
Supernumerary- CW
WT (Staff –Permanent/Retired)
WNT (Staff-Permanent/Retd/Deceased)

FMS Delhi shortlisting criteria for final selection round aims to encourage diversity of Gender and Academic Disciplines. For the purpose of shortlisting candidates for Interview Process different weightages are assigned to the scores of different sections of the CAT 2022.

1.1 FMS Delhi Shortlisting Criteria
FMS Delhi shortlists the candidates on the basis of sectional and overall CAT score, gender diversity and other criteria as under:

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in FMS Admission Criteria awards 100% weight to CAT 2022 score
  • In the shortlisting criteria, the candidate is awarded weightage to sectional percentile scores in CAT 2022.  Score in Quantitative Ability (QA) section is awarded 30% weight; the Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) section also carries a weight of 30% while the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) section carries highest weightage of 40%.
  • An additional 5 marks are added to the Composite score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting.
  • This composite score is used only for shortlisting the candidates for Interview Process.
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for final selection round have to attend PI round, failing which they will be not be considered for the final admission

1.2 FMS Delhi Shortlisting Criteria 2023: Weightage Components
FMS Delhi awards following weightage to CAT 2022 scores in shortlisting the candidates for PI stage on the basis of CAT 2022 scores. The weightage to the scores of three sections in CAT 2022 are as under:

CAT 2022 Exam Section
Score Weightage
Quantitative Ability (QA)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VARC)

1.3 Additional 5 Marks to Women Candidates
For candidates who have applied to FMS, an additional 5 marks are added to the Composite Score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting.

2. FMS Delhi Cut Off 
Earlier FMS Delhi used to take into account overall CAT exam score. For the last three years FMS Delhi Cut offs also include the sectional CAT score as per the weightages awarded to each section. However, going by the past pattern, a candidate with high sectional percentile score of 98+ in CAT 2022 is shortlisted as per the FMS Delhi cut off and sectional weightage criteria.

3. FMS Delhi: Key Highlights and USPs

3.1 High RoI MBA College: MBA programme at FMS Delhi is offered at low fee but the placements at FMS are at par or even surpass the packages that students of top three IIMs get at campus placements. The RoI is so high that while the FMS MBA fee is lower than a normal school fee, the facilities, learning experience and industry readiness which the FMS students get, commensurate with global standards. This is the reason, many candidates who are offered admission by IIMs, choose FMS Delhi MBA programme as their preferred choice. 

Average Placement Package ( Lakhs)
20.6 LPA
21.1 LPA
23.1 LPA
25.6 LPA
Rs.1.92 Lakhs
26.20 LPA
Rs.1.92 lakhs
32.40 LPA
Rs.1.92 Lakhs
34.10 LPA

3.2 Top Ranked: Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) is an integral part of University of Delhi (DU) which is ranked # 13 among top 200 universities in GoI MHRD NIRF Rankings 2022. In B-School Rankings 2021, FMS Delhi was placed #10 among top B-schools in India   

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4. FMS Delhi MBA Programmes Offered
FMS conducts following Management Programmes

  • 2 Years full time MBA Programme
  • MBA Executive Programme
  • Executive (Health Care Administration) Programme
  • Doctoral Programme

A separate Information Bulletin is released for the candidates applying for MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Healthcare administration) Programmes

4.1 FMS Delhi MBA: Flagship Programme
The 2 years full time residential MBA programme at FMS Delhi is the flagship management course of the Faculty of Management, University of Delhi. The MBA degree after completion of the course is awarded by Delhi University.

5. FMS Delhi MBA Fees
FMS Delhi MBA Fees is substantially increased. Now the FMS Delhi MBA Fees for its 2 years full time course has gone up to Rs.48,000/- per semester (Rs.1.92 lakhs for 2 years) from Rs.25,000/- for two years earlier. The fee is payable at the beginning of the academic year. Students from PWD category shall be exempted from payment of all fees except Admission fee and Identity Card fee.

After many years of keeping its MBA fee at Rs.20,000 to 25,000 for the complete MBA programme, FMS Delhi MBA fees is now increased to Rs. 1.92 lakhs.

Besides this fee, the students have created a registered body, i.e. Management Science Association (MSA), comprising of various societies, which charges membership fee for carrying out student activities. The fee for them is decided by the students from time to time.

Accordingly, the other fee components in FMS Delhi MBA programme are higher than tuition/academic or other fee. The complete fee structure at FMS Delhi is as below:

5.1 FMS MBA Fee Per Semester
FMS Delhi has increased its semester fees by Rs.1000 to Rs.48,780 as compared to earlier fees of Rs.47,780.

FMS Delhi is the coveted management faculty of University of Delhi and is one of the most sought after MBA colleges at par with top IIMs. Even after the increase in the MBA fee to Rs.48,000/- per semester, FMS Delhi is one of the most sought after MBA colleges in India due to its high placements which still make it the highest RoI MBA college in India.

6. FMS Delhi MBA Placements 2023
FMS Delhi final Placement 2023 has concluded with its student getting Rs.1.23 Crore LPA highest domestic salary and average salary shooting up at Rs.34.10 LPA this year from Rs.32.40 LPA last year. Faculty of Management of Delhi University has again achieved 100% placements and has recorded many firsts for the largest MBA 2021-23 batch. Maintaining its reputation as a gold standard business school, FMS Delhi MBA 2021-23 batch achieved all time high average salary while the median salary has gone up at Rs.31 LPA. Besides 97% of the placement offers were above 20 LPA. The BFSI sector saw a significant rise in the number of offers made, with a 19% increase compared to the previous year.

6.1 FMS Delhi Placement 2023: Key Highlights

  1. 100% placements for MBA 2021-23 Batch
  2. Average Salary goes up all time high at Rs.34.1 LPA in Placement 2023 from Rs.32.4 LPA last year
  3. Overall Median Salary increased at Rs.31 LPA from Rs.30 LPA last year
  4. Average Salary for the top 10% of the batch goes up at Rs.68.16 LPA
  5. Average Salary for the top 25% of the batch goes up at Rs.51.67 LPA from Rs 48.4 LPA last year
  6. Average Salary for the top 50% of the batch goes up at Rs.43.03 LPA from Rs.40.78 LPA last year
  7. Highest Domestic Salary goes up at Rs.1.23 Crore
  8. 97% of the offers made were above 20 LPA
  9. 19% rise in the number of offers made in the BFSI sector.
  10. 269 Students out of 273 participated in Placement process 2023 
  11. 4 Students opted out for Placement Holiday to pursue Entrepreneurship
  12. FMS Delhi MBA 2021-23 Batch comprises 126 freshers and 147 are with work experience upto 37+ months
  13. 27% offers were made in Consulting Domain
  14. No of Offers made: 283
  15. No of Pre-Placement Offers made (PPOs): 109
  16. No of Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) accepted: 108
  17. No of companies confirming participation: 110
  18. No of companies invited for FMS Delhi Placements 2023: 80
  19. Top recruiters include Accenture, Amazon, Bain & Co, BCG, ITC, Kearney, Microsoft,  KPMG, EY, HUL, Axis Bank among others

7. FMS Delhi MBA 2023-25 Batch Intake
FMS MBA 2023-25 batch intake is 287 seats. Category wise FMS seats for MBA 2023-25 batch are:

Total Seats
Supernumerary- CW
Supernumerary- FMS Staff

8. FMS Delhi Admission Criteria 2023
FMS Delhi admission criteria is based on entrance exam score, shortlisting criteria and final selection criteria with many changes introduced this year in award of weightages for admission 2023.

8.1 Acceptable Entrance Exam: CAT 2022

  • FMS Delhi considers only CAT score for shortlisting and has awarded varying weightage parameters to sectional percentile in CAT 2021 to shortlist the candidates for final selection round
  • Applicants who have not taken  CAT 2022 are not considered for admission

8.2 Final Admission Selection Round Criteria: From April 17, 2023 onwards

  • All the shortlisted candidates must participate in Final selection round for admission to FMS Delhi
  • Final selection round for FMS admission 2023 is held in physical mode
  • FMS Delhi selection criteria include Discussion on Statement of Purpose, Personal Interview and Extempore speech.
  • The Merit list after final admission round is based on CAT 2022 score, performance in SoP Discussion, PI, Extempore, Academic profile.

8.3.1 FMS Delhi Admission Weightages 2023 in Final Selection
FMS Delhi Admission Weightages  in Final selection are based on following components in generation of final merit list:

Weightage percentage
Personal Interview
Weighted CAT 2022 score
Discussion on Statement of Purpose
Marks obtained in Class X
Marks obtained in Class XII
  • An additional 5 marks shall be awarded to the women candidates who appear for the interview while drawing the list of selected candidates
  • Final Merit List of selected candidates would be released by FMS Delhi immediately after the last day of final selection round is over for all the candidates
  • The candidates will be required to produce their original certificates and mark sheets at the time of the interview   

8.4 FMS Delhi Admission Criteria: Key Changes in Process
Following changes are introduced in FMS Delhi MBA admission criteria and final selection process for 2023-25 batch

  • Group Discussion (GD) will not be conducted
  • New Component ‘Discussion on Statement of Purpose’ is introduced in final selection
  • Personal Interview (PI) round and Extempore may be conducted Online
  • Maximum weightage awarded to Personal Interview (PI) Round
  • MBA Seats increased to 287 including supernumerary seats
  • MBA (Full Time) Programme Fee Increased to Rs.1.92 Lakhs from Rs.25,000/-
  • 5 Additional marks are added to the Composite Score in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting

8.5 No GD in Admission 2023
In its admission policy 2023, FMS Delhi has replaced GD round by Discussion on Statement of Purpose (SoP). Earlier it used to award a weightage of 10% to performance in Group Discussion (GD). While GD was conducted before PI, the Extempore with a duration of 2-3 minutes is conducted during the Personal Interview. For the MBA admission 2023, weightage to GD is dropped and PI round is proposed to be conducted in the physical mode for the shortlisted candidates.

9. FMS Delhi Admission Application Process
To apply for MBA admission at FMS Delhi, you had to register and fill the online application form at FMS website. The application form had to be submitted online alongwith the payment of Rs.1000/- application fee (For SC/ST/PWD Application fee is Rs.350/-)

9.1 Online Payment through Internet Payment Gateway
You are directed to the Internet Payment Gateway of the Bank as mentioned in FMS website. Confirm payment through credit card/ debit card or other payment channels.  After successful online payment, you will be directed back to the FMS Website. A confirmation of registration will follow.

How to apply for FMS Delhi Admission Steps 2

Please keep ready all your documents like Mark Sheets from class X onwards; category certificate, if any, scanned photograph & signature of required size to upload on the FMS Admission application form. 

10. FMS Delhi Admission Eligibility
Following are the salient points that determine FMS Delhi admission eligibility criteria

  1. The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration after class 12, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST only passing marks are required. In case of OBC/PwD and CW category candidates, 45% marks at graduation are required).
  2. Applicant must have appeared in CAT 2022 exam and must have scored minimum prescribed sectional and overall percentile to become eligible for next stage of shortlisting
  3. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results were also eligible to apply for FMS Delhi Admission 2023 for MBA 2023-25 batch.

11. FMS Delhi Admission 2023: Step by Step Process
Following steps are included in the FMS Delhi Admission process:

Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2022 to be considered for first stage shortlisting process for admission at FMS Delhi. Candidates are short-listed for PI round from among the candidates who have a valid CAT-2022 score, who have applied to the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme of FMS Delhi.   

Step 2: Shortlisted Candidates have to attend PI and extempore round in final selection process from April 17 to 21, 2023. FMS Delhi also expects a consistent and minimum performance in the different parameters of PI round.

Step 3: After the PI round, admission offers are made by FMS Delhi to successful candidates. The final selection is based on performance in CAT, performance in PI round, academics among others. Category wise merit list will be generated based on Final Score

Step 4: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in April/May 2023 on the basis of composite Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

10. FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2023: Important dates
Below are the key dates for FMS Delhi Admission process 2023

FMS Admission 2023 Activity
Important Dates
Application Process begins
December 30, 2022
Last date to Apply for Admission 2023
January 29, 2023
Announcement of Shortlist for PI Round
March 23, 2023
PI round for shortlisted candidates
April 17 to 21, 2023
Announcement of Final Result
April 21, 2023
Commencement of course June 2023, First/second Week

FMS Delhi has technology resources and facilities in both its North and South Campuses. Both the campuses of FMS are fully Wi-Fi enabled where students can access Live Databases, Online Journals and the World Wide Web. FMS has a dedicated computer centre for students where they can access online journals, keep themselves updated with day to day developments and also assist themselves in studies. 

In 2012, FMS Delhi became the third campus in India to be equipped with a Bloomberg terminal.  FMS North Campus has air-conditioned library housing over 40,000 Books and Journals (including 60 foreign Journals). Learners also have access to the Delhi University Library System which has a collection of over 600,000 books (through Online Public Access Catalogue) and over 8,000 Journals (including Online Journals).

Established in 1954, FMS over the past 65 years has helped shape diverse personalities and unique talents in order to imbibe the spirit of achieving excellence. The intellectual rigor and exposure that FMS students receive unifies academics with leadership skills, provides practical experience and training. At FMS, one has the liberty to initiate new activities and the collaborative spirit of students makes it possible for numerous such efforts to bear fruits every year.

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