GOOD OLD DAYS
Good remarks: You will get to know the students from all over the world, its good place to know the cultural aspects of all the country, Management was unbiased.
SIBM- 87, BBM- 76, I opted for BBM as it was specialization in banking and first of its kind course. Curriculum was well structured giving insight of Banking, My elective was " Finance"
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
It was expensive course as Manipal university is private and course involved lots of insight information and guest lectures which were cost to the college. Course Fee 83000*3, Hostel fee 79000*3. There was an increment of 10% for every year.
Job opportunities were descent, could have been better. As it was the 2nd batch, placements were not that great. For pilot batch it was good and from 3rd batch we were tied up with many banks which helped institute in achieving 100% placements.Packages offered- close to 3 lakhs ENY, Philips, ICICI Bank, Northern Trust etc.
Hostel facility were very good and food was like 5-star hotel. We were given full thali in a royal way in newly built food court, I was in twin sharing. There were enough hostelsSingle Seat, twin sharing and triple Sharing.
No, I am part of alumni, it is good to get updates from college. These things help us building network post passing out, it was good overall experience. Seniors were helpful.
Faculty were approachable and knowledgeable, mostly we had temporary faculties from different financial institutions, who helped us in our projects with different banks and also helped us completing the management course within span of 3 years with so much of diversified syllabus.
All the facilities were given to all the students, there was no additional fee charged for any lab or sports. We had many cultural and tec fest which gave us opportunity to get along with other students from across the country. Gender Ratio- 33F:67M, Economic Status- 10% lower Middle Class 30-40% Upper middle Class 50% Rich.
Exam was schedule semester wise for every 6 months and annually, We had 6 semesters and each were rated separately. We were given consolidated mark sheet at the end of 3 years. Exams were hectic as it used to happen frequently.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
It was well diversified and distributed within 3 years, we had 3 internships during the course which gave us practical approach to a situation and better understanding in terms of corporate environment.
Stipend was 4000 in Kotak Mahindra bank in 3rd year, previously 2 internships were not paid. Internships were very critical and it was important from career prospects HAL Company, OBC Bank, HDFC Bank etc.
List of the events celebrated, Annual day of college- UtsavAnnual day of college- Utkarsh- Department of CommerceTec fest- For all colleges in Manipal university, education related national banking Conference and Stock exchanges programme.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
Scholarships were offered in few of the colleges in Manipal university. It as not there for my college- Department of Commerce. It was there for Engineering college. I have opted for loan from OBC Bank.