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January 5, 2022
High RoI B-School, FMS Delhi MBA admission 2022 has extended last date to apply till January 11, 2022. Earlier FMS Delhi Admission 2022 was closing on December 25. FMS Delhi has brought many changes in MBA selection process 2022. This year FMS will not conduct GD and has instead added SoP discussion. The PI may be conducted online. MBA seats for all categories have gone up to 287. FMS will accept CAT 2021 score and will award varying section-wise weights in admission process. Read this article to check key changes in FMS Delhi admission criteria, cut off, fee, Placement and more
FMS Delhi Admission 2022

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi has extended the last date to apply for admission 2022 till January 11, 2022 and is now open with its application process. Earlier last date to apply at FMS delhi was December 25. 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 less than 300 seats. 

FMS Delhi opened admission process on November 23, 2021 simultaneously for  FMS MBA (Full-Time), MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) Programme (2022-24).

FMS had delayed its application process for MBA admission 2022 due to Covid pandemic by more than a month as it used to open the application in September/October every year. With many changes announced in FMS Delhi MBA admission 2022, the online application process was opened with the application fee of Rs.1000/-. Read this article to check FMS Delhi USPs, key changes in FMS Delhi admission criteria, cut off, fee, Placement and more

Table of  Contents

  1. FMS Delhi Highlights and USPs
  2. FMS Delhi MBA Programmes Offered
  3. FMS Delhi MBA Fees 2022-24
  4. FMS Delhi Placements 2021
  5. FMS MBA Intake 2022-24
  6. FMS Delhi Admission Criteria 2022: Exam Accepted, Shortlisting, Final selection with  Key Changes
  7. How to Apply for FMS Delhi Admission 2022?
  8. FMS Delhi Eligibility criteria 2022
  9. Step by Step Process for FMS Admission 2022
  10. FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2022: Important dates

Let us know why you should apply for FMS Delhi MBA admission 2022, one of the top B-schools in India. It may be noted that FMS Delhi usually does not extend its last date to apply for admission.

1. FMS Delhi: Key Highlights and USPs

1.1 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. 

FMS MBA Batch
FMS MBA Fee
Average Placement Package (Rs.in Lakhs)
2015-17
Rs.20,000
20.6 LPA
2016-18
Rs.20,000
21.1 LPA
2017-19
Rs.25,000
23.1 LPA
2018-20
Rs.25,000
25.6 LPA
2019-21
Rs.1.92 Lakhs
26.20

1.2 Top Ranked: Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) is an integral part of University of Delhi (DU) which is ranked # 12 among top 200 universities in GoI MHRD NIRF Rankings 2021. In MBAUniverse.com B-School Rankings 2021, FMS Delhi was placed #10 among top B-schools in India  

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2. 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

2.1 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.

3. 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:

3.1 FMS MBA Fee Per Semester: All Components
FMS Delhi will charge following fee for MBA full time programme:

FMS Delhi MBA Fee Component
Fee Amount in Rupees
Admissions Fee/Re-Admissions Fee
10
Tuition Fee
500
University Enrollment Fee
300
Text Book Library Fee
30
Library Fee
25
Sports Fee
60
Athletic Fee
10
NSS
20
Health  Centre Fee
10
Culture Council
05
Library Deposit (Refundable)
1000
Delhi University Library Development Fee
200
Delhi University Dev.Fee
600
Acquisition and Maintenance of Essential Students Resources Examination Fee
45000
PHS Fee
10
Total: (Rs. Forty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Only)
Rs. 47780

Source: FMS Delhi Fee Notice No.FMS/573 dated 03/05/2019

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.   

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4. FMS Delhi MBA Placements 2021
FMS Delhi Placement 2021 concluded with higher average salary of Rs.26.20 Lakhs. The highest salary that was recorded in FMS Delhi MBA Placements 2021 has increased toRs.58.80 LPA from Rs.58.6 LPA in 2020 beating all the pandemic situation.

4.1 FMS Delhi Placement 2021: Key Highlights

  • Achieves again 100% placement despite Covid-19 pandemic situation
  • Final Placement 2021 was conducted virtually both for students and recruiters
  • Highest Salary has gone up at Rs.58.8 LPA in Placement 2021 from Rs.58.6 LPA last year
  • Average Salary goes up all time high at Rs.26.20 LPA in Placement 2021 from Rs.25.60 LPA last year
  • Average salary for female student has increased to Rs.26.40 LPA
  • Overall Median Salary increased to Rs.24 LPA in 2021 from Rs.23.40 LPA last year
  •  77% offers were above Rs. 20 LPA
  • Average salary for top 100 offers is Rs.31.8 LPA in placement 2021 
  • Highest Number of PPOs offered in Placement 2021
  • 214 students participated in Placement 2021
  • 102 Recruiters participated in Placement 2021
  • 23 new recruiters including BMW, Ericsson, HCL participated in Placement 2021 and made large number of offers
  • E-Commerce companies hired in big number
  • 84 companies made 228 placement offers
  •  36% rise in the number of product management offers  in Placement 2021 as compared to last year
  • Top recruiters include Amazon, Flipkart, Go-MMT, HCL, Microsoft,  Media.net, Myntra, Paytm, ABG, Accenture, Bain & Co., BCG, Capgemini, EY, IBM JSW, Kearney, Reliance, RPG, TAS  Read More

5. FMS Delhi MBA 2022-24 Batch Intake
Category wise intake for MBA admission 2022 is as under:

Category
Number of Students Selected
General
101
EWS
  25
OBC
  69
SC
  37
ST
  19
Supernumerary- CW
  12
Supernumerary-PWD
  12
Supernumerary- FS
  12
Total
287

6. FMS Delhi Admission Criteria 2022
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 2022.

6.1 Acceptable Entrance Exam: CAT 2021

  • FMS Delhi will consider only CAT 2021 score for shortlisting and will award varying weightage parameters to sectional percentile in CAT 2021 to shortlist the candidates for final selection round
  • Applicants who have not taken  CAT 2021 will not be considered for admission

6.2 FMS Delhi Shortlisting Criteria
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 2021.

6.2.1 Shortlisting Parameters
FMS Delhi will shortlist the candidates on the basis of sectional and overall CAT 2021 score, gender diversity and other criteria as under:

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in FMS Admission Criteria awards 100% weight to CAT 2021 score
  • In the shortlisting criteria, the candidate is awarded weightage to sectional percentile scores in CAT 2021.  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 GD-PI & Extempore, failing which they will be not be considered for the final admission

6.2.2 FMS Delhi Shortlisting Weightage Components
FMS Delhi will award following weightage to CAT 2021 scores in shortlisting the candidates for PI stage on the basis of CAT 2021 scores. The weightage to the scores of three sections in CAT 2021 are as under:

CAT 2021 Exam Section
Score Weightage
Quantitative Ability (QA)
 30%
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
 30%
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VARC)
 40%
Total
100%

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.

6.2.3 Number of Candidates to be shortlisted
FMS Delhi shortlists 10 times of candidates than the approved intake. The shortlist by FMS Delhi for SoP-PI-Extempore will comprise around 2700 to 2750 candidates in different categories as under.

Category
No. of candidates proposed to be shortlisted
General
1010
SC
370
ST
190
OBC
690
EWS
250
Supernumerary- PWD
120
Supernumerary- CW
120
Total to be shortlisted for MBA 2021-23 Batch
2750

6.2.4 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 97+ in CAT 2021 may be shortlisted as per the FMS Delhi cut off and sectional weightage criteria.  

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6.3 Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates must participate in Final selection round for admission to FMS Delhi
  • Final selection round for FMS admission 2022 will be held in online mode
  • FMS Delhi selection criteria include Discussion on Statement of Purpose, Personal Interview and Extempore speech.
  • The PI-Extempore round will be held online
  • The Merit list after final admission round is based on CAT 2021 score, performance in SoP Discussion, PI, Extempore, Academic profile.

6.3.1 FMS Delhi Admission Weightages 2022 in Final Selection
FMS Delhi Admission Weightages  in Final selection will be based on following components in generation of final merit list:

Component
Weightage percentage
Personal Interview
15%
Weighted CAT 2021 score
50%
Discussion on Statement of Purpose
10%
Extempore
  5%
Marks obtained in Class X
 10%
Marks obtained in Class XII
 10%
Total
100%
  • 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   

6.4 FMS Delhi Admission Criteria: Key Changes in Process
Following changes are introduced in FMS Delhi MBA admission criteria and final selection process for 2022-24 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 to 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/-
  • FMS Delhi will shortlist the candidates by awarding varying weightage of 30% to 40% to the three sections of CAT 2021 Score
  • 5 Additional marks are added to the Composite Score in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting

6.5 No GD in Admission 2022
In its admission policy 2022, 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 2022, weightage to GD is dropped and PI round is proposed to be conducted online for the shortlisted candidates.

7. How to Apply for FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2022?
To apply for MBA admission at FMS Delhi, you should register and fill the online application form at FMS website. The application form should be submitted online alongwith the payment of Rs.1000/- application fee (For SC/ST/PWD Application fee is Rs.350/-)

fms delhi

7.1 Online Payment through Internet Payment Gateway
You will be 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. 

8. 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 2021 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 2022 for MBA 2022-24 batch.

9. FMS Delhi Admission 2022: 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 2021 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-2021 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 in April 2022. 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 2022 on the basis of composite Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

10. FMS Delhi MBA Admission 2022: Important dates
Below are the key dates for FMS Delhi Admission process 2022

FMS Admission 2022 Activity
Important Date
Application Process begins
November 23, 2021
Last date to Apply for Admission 2021
January 11, 2022
Announcement of Shortlist for PI Round
February 2022, (Last week)
PI round for shortlisted candidates
April 2nd week to 4th Week, 2022
Announcement of Final Result
May 2022, 1st week
Commencement of course
July 2022 -1st 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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