Faculty of Management Studies, MSU Baroda is a really reputed name. The quality of education here is really good. The admission process is through the ACPC website. Once the CMAT Scores are declared, ACPC starts with the admission process. This year things got delayed due to the Covid situation but ideally, the college begins by the end of July or the beginning of August. Although the teaching has been online, I have enjoyed learning and experiencing a unique MBA life.
The course curriculum is diverse. In the first year, there are general management subjects like Managerial Economics, Cost & Financial Accounting, Management Concepts & Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Finance, etc. The second-year has courses as per the chosen specialization. There are 4 specializations offered year - Marketing, Finance, HR, and Operations. The faculty here are widely experienced, some with even 30+ years of experience. They have good knowledge, both practical and theoretical.
Few companies like ICICI, TCS, HDFC, Reliance Industries, etc., come regularly for placements, and from an ROI point of view placements here are really good. Average placements are anywhere between 4 to 5 lakhs p.a.
The fees for the course if approximately Rs. 80,000 for self-financed students and it is much lesser for those who have got it through government seats. The fees of the course are affordable and a student can take a loan in case required.
Currently, due to Covid, the campus is closed. There are various annual fests like Yuvantas. Also, many seminars are conducted. Currently, we are having many webinars conducted on various topics ranging from technical ones like compensation structures to career and personal branding. The library is still open, so local students have access to the books, and there is almost any book that one would want to be related to management and other topics in the library. There is a student-run Management Students' Forum which has various committees like the Media Team, Placement Committee, Cultural Team, etc.
MBA Course of two years is segregated into 4 semesters wherein you are required to complete multiple academics projects and live projects which give students hands-on experience in how the corporate world works. Faculties, here are masters in their own field. The faculty-student ratio is approx 1:20
Campus placements are good but this year it got badly affected by Corona Virus. Though college managed to bring some good opportunities. Companies like ICICI, Alembic, HDFC, TOI, Dainik Bhaskar, etc came. The average placement was 5.5 lacs and the highest package was 10.2 lacs given by Federal Bank.
The placement season commences from the month of September. Infosys being a mass recruiter with about 50 offers each year offering a package of about Rs. 9 lacs, some other prominent recruiters are Ericcson, Byju's, Dell, Schneider Electric, Explora Consulting, Usha International, Smytten, HDFC Bank, Indusind Bank, Tally Solutions, Dassault Systems, Adani Wilmar, Wipro, Neilson, Hyundai, Axis bank etc. With profiles ranging from consulting, business development, market research, to sales. The highest package offered to be Rs 19 lacs and the average package standing at about Rs. 9 lacs. The successfully places 100% of the students with of course exceptions being those who opt for family business and entrepreneurship.
From trimester 5 students become eligible for placement. Big names like KPMG, enter the campus and most roles are marketing oriented.The average package is 16 lakhs. All students get placed. To work with the manufacturing industry
Companies start visiting at the start of 2nd year and placements are really good. As college is situated in Ahmedabad, lots of companies from Ahmedabad are hiring from our college. There are international placements as well. Most of the seniors are already placed.
For PG admissions in management, applicants need to clear CAT/MAT/XAT or applicants can also apply through the carlorx university admission test. If you clear the cutoff of the admission test then you can get admission into the college.
They are focusing on what is important and students achievement. Various companies also visiting to college for placement drives. Our college placement cell also train the students before sending them to campus placement.
I took the entrance exam of GCET and fill out the form and uploaded the required documents. I attended counseling and chose this college to pursue an MBA course. The reason is that I wanted to learn management and I think this college is the best for this particular course.
The placement and job opportunities in our college are good. Around 70% of the students are placed. Companies like the Adani group, HDFC Bank, Torrent, Bank of Baroda, etc. visited our college for placement. Our college also provides summer internships for the students.
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