Amrita School of Business Dean answers Admission queries at Careers360 Chat
The MBA admission processes at the top B-schools are going on in full fledge. If you want to enroll yourself in the class of 2013-15 of one of the reputed management institutes of India, you must have details about the B-School as well as the program. To give you answers to all your admission queries, Careers360 is conducting a Live Chat on MBA Admission, starting from January 30, 2012.
The first chat was conducted with Shrikant G. Kulkarni, Acting Dean & Professor - Marketing at Amrita School of Business on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
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Following are the excerpts of the chat:
Soumya Saxena: I am looking for admission in Amrita School of Business. Out of the four campuses in Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Kochi, which one is the best?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Each campus is unique in its own way. The syllabus and contents are same across all the locations and we have well qualified faculty at all locations. The fee for each campus is different. Please log onto www.amrita.edu/asb for more details.
Aakash Aggarwal: What are the criteria to get admission in Amrita School of Business?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: To get admission at Amrita School of Business, you need to have 50% each in 10th, 12th and degree and a valid entrance exam score such as CAT, MAT, XAT, GRE and GMAT. The cut off is yet to be decided. Selection depends on your academic performance, test score and your performance in PI.
Neeraj: Does Amrita School of Business accept CMAT scores?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Yes, CMAT is accepted at Bengaluru, Kochi and Amritapuri campuses.
Bharat: I have heard the MBA in Kochi campus is not approved. Is it true?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: The MBA program at Kochi campus is approved by UGC.
Kumar Krishna Kriti: What are the specializations offered at ASB?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: There are four specializations offered at the campuses of ASB, namely, HR, Marketing, Finance, Operation and Systems.
Aakash Aggarwal: What was the CAT cut off last year?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Last year, the CAT cut off was 70 percentile.
Kumar Krishna Kriti: What was the campus placement scenario of MBA batch last year and what was the highest package?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Placement is handled by Corporate and Industry Relations centrally from Coimbatore. Students from all the campuses get equal opportunity in placement process. We achieve hundred percent placements every year. Highest salary package last year was Rs.11.00 lakh. Please log onto www.amrita.edu/asb for more details.
Aadarsh: You have one program MBA – MS with Buffalo University. Could you please share scope of placement of this program? Is this an approved program? Who will give us degree Amrita or Buffalo?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: MBA-MS is twinning degree program offered only at Bengaluru; MBA from Amrita & MS from SUNY, Buffalo. You will get MBA from Amrita and MS from Buffalo University, New York.
Aadarsh: Is the program Valid for higher studies in India?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Yes it is valid for higher studies in India.
Preeti: Is there girls’ hostel facility available at all the four campuses?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Yes, girls’ hostel facility is available at all the four campuses.
Aakash Aggarwal: Does ASB offer Executive MBA program?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Executive MBA program is offered only at the Bengaluru campus.
Preeti: I want to know the demographic mix of the students at the campus as I am from North India.
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: About 40% of the students are from other parts of the country - other than south India.
Kumar Krishna Kriti: How many companies have visited your campus for recruitment last year?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: As of the last year placement about 90 companies have visited the campus. This year the placement is still on.
Diksha: Where does ASB stand if we compare Amrita with VIT, Manipal management program?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: We are placed in top 50 colleges in the country.
Hari: I have got 68.26 percentile in XAT, 80 percentile in MAT, 77% in 10th, 92.5% in 12th and 74% in B. Tech. I am a fresher. Am I eligible to apply for the Coimbatore campus?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Yes you are eligible to apply.
Robin: Do companies visit all the campuses for placement?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Placement is centrally coordinated from Coimbatore campus. Employer will visit any one of the campuses and interested students will travel to that location.
Somesh: Which is preferable, hostel or day scholar for Coimbatore campus? Is it true that mother campus gets preference?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: You have to make choice between day scholar and hostel. It depends how you will manage with the rigors of the MBA program. All the students get equal opportunity across the campuses.
Abhijeet: What are the opportunities you have for summer internships? My friends tell me that summer internships are necessary. What is the duration and stipend for the same?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: The CIR team coordinates for both summer and final placements. Summer internships are a must. It is for about 2 months. Stipends depend on where you are doing the summer internship.
Sashi: Does ABS have any exchange program?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: ASB has tied up with some of the European universities under for exchange program.
Preeti: Besides summer internship are there any other opportunities provided to students for industry interaction any short-term projects etc.?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Yes, there is regular interaction between industry experts and students. Students can get involved in short term projects.
Kapil: Do you have scholarships for deserving students?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: We do not have a scholarship scheme.
Swapnil: What is the batch strength of Coimbatore campus?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: The batch strength of Coimbatore campus is 120.
Pradeep: Is there any specialization on Retail?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: There is no particular specialization on Retail, but it comes under Marketing specialization, which you can choose in your second year.
Nithya: Is the alumni association of amrita very active? I am informed that IIMs are strong because of that networking. Does Amrita have alumni association meets?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: ASB have a very strong alumni network and we do have regular alumni meets. Alumni are very active on the social websites.
Soumya Saxena: Is it true that Amrita has a very good international faculty exchange program. can the students benefit from these connections if we want to study or work abroad?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: We do have tie up with European universities for faculty and student exchange programs. For details please log onto www.amrita.edu.
Mayur: Do you encourage campus visits to your campus? If so, how can we visit your campus?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: You are welcome to visit us on any working day during office hours. Please call us before your come.
Sreepathi Rao: I wanted to send my daughter to Amrita as I feel safe about your institution. I heard a lot of good things about your institute. We are from Andhra but now settled in Lucknow. Which campus would you suggest for my daughter?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: Thanks for your kind words. All the four locations are equally good, each having its own advantages. At Coimbatore the admission depends on CAT / GMAT / GRE / XAT scores. please visit our website to apply online.
Neeraj: Can you tell me whether all the four campuses are a part of the deemed university of amrita? Do the MBA have equal value. You are giving an MBA in one campus and MS (management) in another?
Shrikant G. Kulkarni: All the four campuses are part of Amrita University. At Bengaluru we offer a twinning MBA program - MBA-MS. MBA from Amrita and MS from Buffalo University, New York.
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can i get cse at amrita coimbatore with aeee rank 1300 and mains percentile 95.7 ?
Congratulations for your Rank and percentile.
You have not mention your category. Different Category have different cutoffs. At this percentile and AEEE rank. you have Good chances to get seat in Amrita Coimbatore with CSE branch. There are other factors too like your category and domicile state. However I will try to help you with whatever I know. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore is the main campus of the Amirta Vishwa Vidyapeetham Group.
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I got ece in amrita Coimbatore and biotechnology at nit Rourkela which is better to take
Congratulations for getting admission into such decent colleges. As per your question which one is better so according to me it depends on your interest actually. Because the NITs are always first preference but the branch that you get that is biotechnology and in Amrita it is ECE so you have choose that whether your first preference is to the college you get or to the branch.
According to preference you will be able to better option for you. If your first preference is to college then NIT is always better but if you are not interested in biotechnology then going with Amrita is good for you.
So I would like to suggest you to first think on your preferences and then plan accordingly. The links for both the colleges and branches that you mentioned in the question are given below which will help you in getting more information about that colleges and courses.
Best of luck.
I have 89.47 percentile in JEE Main and I belong to OBC category. Will I be able to get cse in Amrita coimbatore?
With this percentile, your general rank would be between 115045 - 85657.
Being a student of OBC category you can get admission in Amrita Coimbatore but which branch Cse, IT
It is difficult to predict, because it depends upon the cut off and it varies every year.
Cut off depends upon no of students appeared, qualified, difficulty level of exam, last year's trends, no of available seats.
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EEE at amrita Coimbatore or CSE at Mahindra university which is best
Dear Aspirants ,
Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering's first batch graduated in 2018 with decent packages. As per the reports, more than 40 recruiters hired students through on-campus and off-campus recruitments. There is an almost 100% placement record in both 2018 and 2019 Where the average package is 7.5 lpa and highest package is 45 LPA .Computer science engineering holding the highest placements of record so it is also a better place for placements .
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham , Coimbatore is ranked 8th Best University in India by NIRF, Govt of India and awarded ‘Institution of Eminence’ tag to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University to emerge as World-Class Teaching and Research Institution by Government of India. More than 85% of students got placed by the top recruiters. The highest package offered was worth of INR 43.3 LPA. The placement department is commonly known as CIR ( Corporate Industry and Relations) where you get enormous opportunities to companies based on our interest. They bring companies related to IT, Software, Business Analytics, Core related companies. Placement process is usually a three round process. First we have general aptitude, Next comes the technical and third is HR round.
Both of college is good for the career scopes but you choose your course accordingly to your interest because interest is playing the biggest role to built our career and this two branches are opposite according to the syllabus like EEE is study of Electrical and electronics where computer science is dealing with computer programming ,operating systems ,cloud ,networking etccc.
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what is the fee structure for management quota in amrita coimbatore for cse? How can I apply for this
Hello, hope you are doing well!
Amrita unlike most universities doesn't have a different fee structure for the management entries and merit entries. But Amrita started a scholarship program for the toppers in every branch effective for the 2012-2016 batch. A sum of rupees 50,000 annually. On the first year, these scholarships are issued to the first few admissions to every branch. On the forthcoming years the scholarships are awarded based on their performances.
B.E. Computer Science and Engineering Tuition fees per year- Rs.50000.