Admission Alert - JKBS Invites Applications For Limited Seats Against Withdrawals For PGDM 2021-2023

The selection process would be based on management simulation GAME along with national management entrance (CAT/MAT/CMAT etc ) score, Written Aptitude (WAT)  and Personal Interview. The last date to submit applications is 10th July 2021

JK Business School (JKBS), a leading B-School in the country anchored by JK Organization is inviting applications for Limited seats against withdrawals for PGDM 2021-2023. Candidates are requested to fill the application form in an online format from its website latest by 10th July 2021. JKBS is India’s first B-School to have introduced a business simulation game as an important criterion with a weightage of 20 per cent in the upcoming PGDM admission. It gives an opportunity to students to get into the shoes of business professionals and analyse their analytical skills, thinking and problem-solving approach across various functional areas of business processes. While up until now the selection criterion of the PGDM course was based on general aptitude tests, the advancement in technology also helps to assess the business acumen of the candidates. 

The PGDM programme of JK Business School (JKBS) is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The program lasts six trimesters, spread over two years, with a summer internship of two months in between the two years. It is a high rigour, content-rich, and autonomous program, valued for being in sync with the dynamic requirements of the industry. Students graduating in this program are in great demand by the corporate as they are job-ready.  

Eligibility & Admission Criteria

Students having a 3-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate marks recognized by the Association of Indian Universities/ University Grant Commission are eligible for postgraduate studies in Management. Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree are also eligible, provided that they complete all formalities of their examinations before the month of September/ as per their university date sheet. Such candidates, on selection, will be given provisional admission subject to successful passing or completion of the bachelor’s degree examination and submission of required documents in the admissions office. Non-fulfilment of the above condition will result in the cancellation of the provisional admission. 

It is compulsory for students to appear in National Entrance Exams such as CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ XAT/ GMAT and their equivalent. The validity of such exams is for ONE  year only. 

Selection Procedure

The admission to JKBS Programs is carried out in two stages:

Stage 1: (Shortlisting): The shortlisting of candidates for MSG -WAT- PI is done on the basis of Entrance Score percentiles. The minimum cut-off percentile is decided based on the number of candidates to be shortlisted. 

Stage 2: (MSG -WAT- PI): The shortlisted candidates go through the following process: 

  1. Management Simulation Game (MSG): A Candidate will be provided credentials (login details) for playing MSG which is available on JKBS website. Candidates will be required to play the game for one day. After playing and successfully submitting the game, the candidate will be required to complete the assessment on the link provided to him. The focus will be to test your critical thinking, analytical ability, ability to understand and apply basic business concepts; in all assessments of the business acumen of candidates. 
  2. Writing Ability Test (WAT): Candidates will be shared with a video link. The candidate will be required to watch the video and express his/ her thoughts in 200- 250 words. WAT shall test his/ her written expression, creativity and clarity of thought. The duration of the video will be 17 minutes and the submission of responses will be done within an hour.
  3. Personal Interview (PI): Thereafter candidates will be invited for a personal interview. A panel of experts will interview the candidates for 25- 30 minutes. The focus will be to test learning attitude, aptitude, aspirations, communication skills, clarity of thoughts and ability to handle situations.
  4. The final selection will be made on the basis of a candidates’ overall performance in the National Entrance Exams such as CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ XAT/ GMAT or their equivalent, all above-mentioned tests MSG- PI- WAT and past academic record.

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