India remains attractive for B-school aspirants

India remains attractive for B-school aspirants

India remains attractive for B-school aspirants
Foreign universities may be going the extra mile to lure Indian students abroad, but a new report reveals that Indian students who aspire for a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree continue to find the country an attractive destination for higher studies.

Consider this. The Indian School of Business (ISB) has overtaken Harvard Business School for the first time in terms of schools/programmes to which Asian citizens sent score reports, according to the 2016 Application Trends Survey. It was conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

While the US tops the wish-list of Indian students chasing their management education dreams with 74,948 scores (56.87 per cent) sent, it’s India that follows with 21,440 scores (16.27 per cent). The UK came third with 10,909 (8.28 per cent) scores, states the report.

And the recent closure of bankrupt colleges in Australia coupled with the “bashing” of Indian students appears to have hit the country badly. The island nation received only 2,072 scores (1.57 per cent) from Indian students this year to stand seventh in the list of Top 10 countries.

The survey also states that the per cent change of score reports sent by Indian citizens to Indian schools increased by 23 per cent from testing year (TY) 2016 to TY 2016. In TY 2016, Indian citizens sent a total 127,916 score reports to 10 countries, which increased 3 per cent, or 3,870 score reports to 131,786 in 2016.

“In 2016, the US spearheaded the growth in the number of applications for full-time MBA programmes, whereas, it appears that growth in 2016 was primarily driven by programmes located in other world regions across all MBA programme types,” the report states.

The study further stated that the applications are down to half of the executive MBA programmes while the average number of applications per programme declined 25 per cent. Part-time MBA programmes experienced two distinct trends — nearly half (45 per cent) of the programmes reported an average decline of 22 per cent in applications, and 42 per cent of part-time programmes had an average increase of 40 per cent. This translated into an overall positive change of 7 per cent in part-time programme application volume, despite the fact that slightly fewer programmes reported an increase in applications than those that reported a decline.

Flexible MBA programmes continued to attract more applications — two-thirds of such programmes surveyed (66 per cent) reported an increase in application volume; the average participating programme received 14 per cent more applications in 2016 than in 2016, the report further states.

Graduate management programmes participating in the 2016 GMAC survey received nearly 230,000 completed applications from approximately 75,000 candidates. Created in 1954, GMAT is the only standardised test designed by business schools specifically for graduate business and management programmes.

The IIM Bangalore recently joined 178 leading business schools from 19 countries, which accept GMAT.

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Foreign universities may be going the extra mile to lure Indian students abroad, but a new report reveals that Indian students who aspire for a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree continue to find the country an attractive destination for higher studies.

Consider this. The Indian School of Business (ISB) has overtaken Harvard Business School for the first time in terms of schools/programmes to which Asian citizens sent score reports, according to the 2016 Application Trends Survey. It was conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

While the US tops the wish-list of Indian students chasing their management education dreams with 74,948 scores (56.87 per cent) sent, it’s India that follows with 21,440 scores (16.27 per cent). The UK came third with 10,909 (8.28 per cent) scores, states the report.

And the recent closure of bankrupt colleges in Australia coupled with the “bashing” of Indian students appears to have hit the country badly. The island nation received only 2,072 scores (1.57 per cent) from Indian students this year to stand seventh in the list of Top 10 countries.

The survey also states that the per cent change of score reports sent by Indian citizens to Indian schools increased by 23 per cent from testing year (TY) 2016 to TY 2016. In TY 2016, Indian citizens sent a total 127,916 score reports to 10 countries, which increased 3 per cent, or 3,870 score reports to 131,786 in 2016.

“In 2016, the US spearheaded the growth in the number of applications for full-time MBA programmes, whereas, it appears that growth in 2016 was primarily driven by programmes located in other world regions across all MBA programme types,” the report states.

The study further stated that the applications are down to half of the executive MBA programmes while the average number of applications per programme declined 25 per cent. Part-time MBA programmes experienced two distinct trends — nearly half (45 per cent) of the programmes reported an average decline of 22 per cent in applications, and 42 per cent of part-time programmes had an average increase of 40 per cent. This translated into an overall positive change of 7 per cent in part-time programme application volume, despite the fact that slightly fewer programmes reported an increase in applications than those that reported a decline.

Flexible MBA programmes continued to attract more applications — two-thirds of such programmes surveyed (66 per cent) reported an increase in application volume; the average participating programme received 14 per cent more applications in 2016 than in 2016, the report further states.

Graduate management programmes participating in the 2016 GMAC survey received nearly 230,000 completed applications from approximately 75,000 candidates. Created in 1954, GMAT is the only standardised test designed by business schools specifically for graduate business and management programmes.

The IIM Bangalore recently joined 178 leading business schools from 19 countries, which accept GMAT. In India, ISB, Great Lakes, SP Jain, MICA, TAPMI, IIM-B, among other accept the GMAT scores. The GMAT exam is offered the year-round at more than 450 test centers in over 110 countries. In testing year 2016 (July 1, 2016-June 30, 2016), a record number of 265,213 exams were administered..

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0 # Vaibhav 2018-09-30
Hii, I am from Salem, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Mukesh 2018-10-01
This course in Salem is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Aarav 2018-09-16
Hii, I am looking for private engineering college in Dibang Valley where I can get direct admission without any entrance test score, Please let me know about it.
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0 # Mukesh 2018-09-18
There are many private engineering colleges in Dibang Valley where you can get admission without entrance exam, find here the list Engineering in Dibang Valley
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0 # Aarush 2018-09-02
Hii, I am from Jodhpur, I would like to do B.Ed from distance, Is there any university that offers B. Ed through distance mode
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0 # Jagan 2018-09-03
Yes, many universities from across the country including Jodhpur offer this course through distance mode and the prestigious of them is IGNOU, Annamalai University to name a few.
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0 # Himmat 2018-08-27
Hello, I am from Jind, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Mukesh 2018-08-28
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Jind.
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0 # Jayesh 2018-07-22
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Darrang
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0 # Mukesh 2018-07-23
Different states in India conduct different entrance exam for admission in this course, These entrance tests generally test the language & proficiency, subject knowledge, reasoning and general awareness and teaching proficiency of applicants, find the list of B.Ed college in Darrang-B.Ed in Darrang
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hello, I am from Bhandara plz tell me admission to B. Ed to IGNOU is made through entrance test?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
hii, good to know that you are from Bhandara, Yes, Admission to B. Ed in IGNOU is made through B. Ed Entrance Test, which is generally conducted during the month of October/September each year.
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hello, I am from Sitapur, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Sitapur.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Fatehgarh Sahib, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Fatehgarh Sahib, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Pollachi?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Pollachi with appropriate specialization.
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