FMS Delhi: Admission, Cutoff, Placement and much more

Thank you all for giving such a good response to Top MBA colleges in India. In this article, I am sharing detailed information about FMS Delhi.

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) which was established in 1954 holds a place in Top MBA Colleges across the globe. It is spread across the 1.5-acre area in North Campus Delhi and it also has a South campus.

FMS is affiliated to the University Of Delhi. It is ranked 7th by Business Today in 2016, 4th by Outlook India and Business Group has ranked it in its top group “Super League 1” in 2016.

The best thing about FMS is its low fee structure and good placements, thus it offers great ROI. It is giving a legit competition to IIM’s.

Programs offered by FMS Delhi –

Master of Business Administration (MBA) –

  • Two year, Full time, Post-graduate program

MBA Executive (Evening program) – Full time.

MBA Executive HealthCare Administration – Full-time evening programme.

Doctoral programme.

How to get into FMS Delhi –

MBA (Full time)-

  • For Indian students – CAT
  • For international students – They should apply through office of the Deputy Dean, University of Delhi.

MBA Executive and MBA Executive HCA –

  • Students are selected on the base of the application.

Doctoral Programme –

  • Selection is done through CAT exam.

Eligibility for FMS Delhi –

MBA (Full Time) –

  • An aggregate of 50% in graduation for general category, passing marks for SC/ST and 45% for OBC/PWD/CW or equivalent CGPA .

  • Final year students or students who have qualified equivalent exams can also apply for this programme.

MBA Executive –

  • Candidate should have an aggregate of 45% in graduation or equivalent exam.
  • Candidate should have an experience of at least 5 years as an executive or administrator in a commercial organization after graduation.
  • Candidate should have “No Objection Certificate” from his/her present company or employer.

MBA Executive HCA –

  • Candidate should have 45% aggregate in medicine(MBBS) , BDS (Dentistry), Biotechnology, Genomics, Genetics, Nursing, Bioengineering, Pharmacology or equivalent exam.
  • Candidate should have an experience of at least 5 years as an executive or administrator in a commercial organization after graduation.
  • Candidate should have “No Objection Certificate” from his/her present company or employer.

FMS Delhi Admission Procedure –

MBA (Full Time) –

  • Candidates are shortlisted on the base of CAT score.
  • Shortlisted candidates are called for extempore, Group Discussion(GD) and Personal Interview(PI).
FMS Delhi

MBA Executive and HCA –

  • Candidates are shortlisted on the base of Application.
  • The shortlisted candidates are called for final round and selection is done through Written Aptitude Test(WAT) and Personal Interview(PI).
FMS Delhi

Selection Criteria –

Weightage given to each section of CAT exam is :

Quantitative Aptitude: 30%

Logical Reasoning – 30%

Verbal Ability – 40%

Shortlisting of candidates is done on the basis of their composite score in CAT exam.

Now, what is composite score?

Composite score = 0.3(QA score) + 0.3(LR/DI score) + 0.4(VA score).

Suppose a candidate gets 99 percentile, so his marks in each section will be approximate to :

Quantitative Aptitude (QA) – 154

Verbal Ability (VA) – 75

LRDI – 46

Composite score = 0.3*154 + 0.3*46 + 0.4*75

= 62.7

Generally , students from general category get a call at a composite score of 53, OBC get a call at 32 and for SC/ST, it is 24.

Extra 3 marks are added to the computed composite score for female candidates.

Number of seats in FMS Delhi –

The Number of seats for each programme for each category is :

MBA Executive80241243159
MBA Executive (HCA)20631039

Fee Structure at FMS –

FMS is the most affordable MBA college in India that offers great return on investment.

The fee structure of FMS Delhi is –

CourseFee for 2 years
MBARs, 20,960
Executive MBARs. 1 lakh
Executive MBA in Health Care AdminstrationRs. 1.02 lakh

Cutoff for FMS –

You need to have a percentile of 97 or above to get a call from FMS Delhi.

The weightage given to each part of the admission process is :

FMS Delhi

Placement opportunities –

FMS is a dream college for many students, it gets recruiters from top companies which hire students at FMS at a very handsome package.

YearAverage salaryHighest salaryNo. of Recruiters
201923.1 lakh48 lakh68
201821.1 lakh54 lakh83
201720.6 lakh54 lakh81

Diversity at FMS –

Gender diversity :

The maximum percentage of students at FMS are males, that’s the reason why female candidates are given 3 extra marks.

FMS Delhi

Stream Diversity –

Maximum students at FMS are from engineering, that’s why getting selected at FMS for a GEM ( General , Engineer and Male) is quite hard because of huge competition.

Visit official website of FMS for more details about the course and online admission.


Q: Why is FMS so cheap ?

Ans: FMS is affiliated to Delhi University so it gets grants from UGC.

It does not spend much on its infrastructure unlike IIM’S and it shares its accomodation with other colleges of Delhi University.

Q: Which is better FMS or IIM ?

Ans: Its like asking , who is better actor Sharukh Khan or Salman Khan. Both are best at their own place.

But FMS provides better return on investment and it also has less study burden so student can prepare for exams like IAS side by side.

Q: How should I prepare to book a seat in FMS ?

Ans : Getting admission into FMS is not easy , you need to get above 97 percentile in CAT for this.

This requires a lot of hardwork and dedication , Prepare for CAT wholeheartedly , to know how visit CAT Preparation Tips.

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