Nowadays, pursuing MBA is a really popular choice among Indian students. India has several institutes offering MBA programmes with various specializations. Bennett University is counted among the top MBA colleges in India. The university was founded by The Times of India Group and started operating in August 2016. Situated in Greater Noida, the university campus is spread across the area of 68 acres and has a world-class infrastructure.
The School of Management at Bennett University offers several undergraduate and postgraduate level MBA programmes with specializations in the various fields like finance, operations, marketing, media and entertainment, entrepreneurship and business analytics. The MBA courses are specially designed in a way that teaches the students to plan, manage business and handle finance. The students are also trained to handle the influence of other fields like law, media, computer science, engineering, and data, on the business. The MBA programme curriculum of Bennett University has been adopted from Johnson Cornell University, USA.
The university has collaborations with many international institutions like Georgia Institute of Technology, Cornell University Law School, Johnson Cornell University, Babson Global, NUS, Wharton business School and edX. These tie-ups facilitate various faculty and student exchange programmes, guest lectures by industrial experts and immersion programmes that provide students with a global perspective. Bennett University has an excellent team of qualified and experienced faculty members from UK, USA, Europe, Singapore, IIMs and other leading business schools. The students are offered opportunities to gain deep industry interactions and live-projects’ exposure to equip them with real-life experiences and professional skills. The university works ceaselessly to provide the students with the basics of leadership, management and critical thinking.
Bennett University also focuses on grooming students’ skills like public speaking, English language proficiency, presentation skills, and professional etiquettes to make them desirable for reputed firms. The university has strong links with numerous prestigious firms and corporations through the Times of India Group. These links prove to be quite useful in presenting the students with excellent career opportunities in the form of internships and placements in well-established companies. Job fairs are often organized to offer students a chance to meet employers and give them a glimpse of what’s it like to work for a company of their choice. Tata Capital, Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Hindustan Unilever Limited, ICICI Bank, HSBC, and Kota Mahindra are some of the many companies that participate in the campus placements. The university also offers great career counseling to its students.
Those who want to apply for MBA admissions in Bennett University must have an undergraduate degree with a minimum duration of 3 years and a minimum score of 50% from an authorized university. The university accepts the scores of MBA entrance examinations like Common Admission Test (CAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Management Aptitude Test (NMAT), Management Aptitude Test (MAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) or any other equivalent entrance examination. Final admissions at Bennett University for MBA are based on the following parameters:
- Entrance exam score
- The score in the bachelor’s degree
- Work experience will work as an advantage
The total fee for Bennett University admissions in the MBA programme is Rs 7 lakh annually for the Indian students and USD 13,750 for the NRI students. Based on the score of the accepted entrance exams, the university provides scholarships for the first-year MBA students. The university also has collaborations with Credenc and ICICI Bank to help students get education loans to cover the expense of their studies.