JNU MBA Admission 2019 to begin on January 20

JNU MBA Admission 2019 – The Jawaharlal Nehru University will begin the application process for MBA from January 20. The Atal Bihari Vajyapee School of Management and Entrepreneurship in JNU will commence MBA admission process and this will be the first batch of the newly announced course by JNU, as per NDTV report. JNU is renowned in the sphere of humanities programs. Those who apply for the MBA program to gain admission will have to submit the Common Admission Test (CAT) (held by IIMs) registration number while filling the application form, noted the report.

The University will use CAT scores for selecting the candidates for the MBA Program. IIMs will have no role either in the selection process or in terms of the conduct of the program, said the report. Those having applied to the MBA programme of ABVSME, JNU, on qualifying the CAT will be shortlisted and then invited for an interview. Since MBA is a professional course, no additional deprivation points (as it may be the case in some other JNU courses) will be taken into consideration for admission.

Application fees

  • Applicants for the JNU M.B.A programme at ABVSME, have to pay the following application fees (non-refundable): Rs. 2000 (two thousand) only for General Category and OBC applicants
  • 1000 (one thousand) only for SC/ST/PwD applicants
  • JNU MBA Programme: Admission schedule
  • Start of the online application process: January 20, 2019 (From 10 a.m.)
  • The closing of the online application process: March 1, 2019 (till 11.59 p.m.)
  • Dates for MBA Viva/Interview of Shortlisted candidates: 15, 16 and 18 April 2019
  • Final Results to be declared: 26 April 2019
  • Booking of Seats: Start May 3, 2019 (10.00 a.m.)
  • The closing of booking: May 6, 2019 (till 11.59 p.m.)
  • Second List (if required): May 10, 2019
  • Booking of Seats for the second list starts: May 10, 2019 (from 10 a.m.)
  • Booking of Seats for second list closing: May 14, 2019 (till 11.59 p.m.)

The Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship in JNU (ABVSME, JNU) is a newly created school in the university. At the current juncture when India is struggling to provide formal jobs to its youth, entrepreneurship assumes immense significance. Yet, there are few if any quality institutions, offering management degrees in entrepreneurship in India. Therefore, the School will carve out a niche and fill this gap.

A slew of factors is likely to contribute to the success of this school of JNU. The University has strong national and international credentials and a brand image. The addition of ABVSME to its existing schools will add to its already strong brand image. JNU is located close to industry in the Delhi NCR region. This location advantage would bolster its placement program.

JNU’s proximity to high-quality institutions like IIT-Delhi, IIFT, IMI, FMS, and University of Delhi allows for synergy through meaningful collaborations. What is more, JNU can also create a Research Industry Park in the way many global universities have done. Given that JNU has enough land, it could utilize some part of it to accommodate a Research Industrial Park.

The other schools at JNU that would benefit from sharing such a Park are: School of Engineering, School of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences, School of Computer and Systems Sciences and School of Physical Sciences; School of Social Sciences (especially the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) and School of International Studies (especially the Centre for International Trade and Development (CITD)).

The three important aspects the school follows:

Being a chief executive in the corporate sector involves making difficult decisions on a case by case basis, managing teams, and executing a strategy.  Every student of ABVSME should be able to put himself/herself in the shoes of such a corporate leader, decide exactly what he/she would do and how he/she would do it. It would also mean living with the consequences of that decision, something all corporate leaders must face in their careers.

The ABVSME curriculum would focus on self-reflection. On completion of a programme in ABVSME students should leave JNU with a better understanding of the purpose in life than they did before entering the programme, and have the tools to continue on a path of self-exploration.

The most irreplaceable aspect of the ABVSME would be the people: the faculty and the students.  Students should realize how crucial it is to experience perspectives different from their own, to meet people from all walks of life, and to embrace the socio-economic and linguistic diversity of our country. The programmes at ABVSME in JNU should teach students not only to see the many sides of a given problem but also to appreciate the importance of including voices different from their own in every conversation and decision-making process.