Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi


Faculty of Management Studies (FMS, Delhi) is one of the oldest B-Schools in the country, established in 1954 under the aegis of the University of Delhi. The institute was started as a part of the Delhi School of Economics and has grown to be a full-fledged management institute. Being a part of the University system, it has been contributing to the industry, businesses, government and social sector at par with leading business schools.

Having started with an evening Masters Programme in Management in 1954, it commenced its MBA (Full-Time) Programme in 1967. FMS went on to establish Shanti Prasad Jain Advanced Management

Research Centre at University of Delhi-South Campus to promote research and training of managers from India and abroad in the year 1982. The institute over the years has gained prominence for its learned faculty and students who today occupy coveted positions in the corporate world, both in India and abroad.

Keeping in mind the need of the society and industry, FMS increased intake to its MBA (Full-Time) Programme from 60 to 90 in 1991. The Golden Jubilee Year of FMS in 2004, witnessed the launch of another two-year full-time programme namely MBA (Management of Services) with an intake of 40 students. In 2011, it merged its two full-time programmes with a combined intake of226 students. All its programmes today, viz. MBA (Full-Time), MBA Executive, MBA Executive (Health Care Administration), and Ph.D. in Management are well accepted by the industry.

Courses Offered :

Master of Business Administration (Full Time)MBA-Finance


MBA Marketing


MBA- Production & Operations Management

MBA – Entrepreneurship

MBA – Information Technology Management

MBA- Services Management

MBA – Contemporary Issues

Application & Selection Procedure

Applications for admission to the programme are invited through advertisements in major national newspapers every year. Applicants can register themselves for admission to MBA Programme (2018 2020) through FMS website www.fms.edu by filling up online registration form and by paying the requisite registration fee of ` 1000 (` 350 for SC/ST/PWD), between October 5, 2017 and November 20, 2017.

Shortlisting of Candidates for Personal Interview

To encourage diversity of Gender and Academic Disciplines, for the purpose of shortlisting candidates for Interview Process different weightages shall be assigned to the scores of different sections of the CAT 2017. A composite score shall be computed giving weightages of 30%, 30%, and 40% to the scores of QA, DI/LR and VRC sections respectively as provided by the CAT Centre for the CAT 2017 Examination for candidates who apply to FMS. An additional 3 marks shall be added to the Composite Score so computed in case of women candidates for the purpose of shortlisting. This composite score shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for Interview Process.

Admission Merit List

From the shortlisted candidates, admission to MBA programme shall be based on Extempore Speech, Group Discussion, Personal Interview, Class X & Class XII marks and CAT 2017 scores as provided by CAT centre. The following weight – system will be applied for drawing the merit list of final selection:

  1. CAT 2017 Score – 60%
  2. Marks obtained in Class X – 5%
  3. Marks obtained in Class XII – 5%
  4. Group Discussion – 10%
  5. Extempore – 5%
  6. Personal Interview – 15%

An additional 3% of the maximum aggregate marks shall be awarded to the women candidates who appear for the interview while drawing the list of selected candidates.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA Programme

Candidates applying for admission to the MBA programme must have pursued at least a Bachelor’s Degree programme after twelve years of formal schooling with at least 50% marks at graduation level (SC/ST: Passing Marks; OBC/PWD/CW: 45% as per the University Rules) or equivalent CGPA. Candidates appearing for the final year examination of Bachelor’s Degree may also apply.

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year examination of Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply for admission irrespective of their percentage of scores obtained till the time of application, provided that they expect to fulfill the eligibility criteria when their results are declared and which must be submitted to the FMS office at the time of admission to the programme.