FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. What is the admission process for the two year full time PGDM programmes?
Ans The admission process of the two year full time PGDM Programmes is as follows:
Apply to FORE.
Take the CAT conducted by IIMs.
Short-listing of candidates on the basis of
CAT Percentile & AcademicPerformance.
Call for Group Discussion-Personal
Interview of short-listed Candidates.
Final selection is based on CAT percentile,
performance in GD-PI, academic
performance & work experience.
Q. What are the criteria for applying to the two year full time PGDM
Ans. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks or
equivalent recognized by AICTE/UGC/AIU. He/she must also take the CAT
conducted by IIMs.
Q. Are the programmes approved by AICTE?
Ans. Yes, the programmes are approved and accredited by AICTE.
Q. Can the final year Graduation students apply?
Ans. Yes, candidates appearing in the final year examination of graduation in 2010 can
apply subject to furnishing the proof of Graduation by 1st October, 2011.
Q. How can one apply to FORE School of Management?
Ans. Candidate can apply on the prescribed Application Form available at FORE
School of Management as well as 100 Branches of AXIS Bank. Students can also
apply on-line (http://www.fsm.ac.in).
Q. How are the ‘shortlisted’ and ‘selected’ candidates informed?
Ans. The shortlisted candidates are informed by post and through E-mail. The list of
short listed & selected candidates are also put up on the website.
Q. Is there any Company Sponsored Category?
Q. Does the Company Sponsored Candidates need to send some document?
Ans. Yes, in case you wish to apply under the Company Sponsored Category, please
download the “Format for Company Sponsored Candidates” from the FORE
website, fill it up and send the original copy to the institute.
Q. What is the last date of receiving the filled-in Application Form?
Ans. The last date of receiving filled-in Application Form is December 6, 2010.
Q. What is the cost of the Application Form?
Ans. For each programme, the amount payable is Rs. 1650/ in case you apply on-line
or else Rs 1600/- in case you buy the Application Form from the FORE School of
Management or AXIS Bank Branches.
Q. Do you need to apply separately for both the programmes?
Ans. No, one can apply for both the programmes in one form.
Q. Can diploma holders apply for the Two year Full time PGDM Programmes?
Q. When is the GD-PI process conducted?
Ans. The GD-PI process is usually conducted in the month of February and March in
New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Guwahati. Management
reserves the right to cancel any of these venues for GD-PI. However, if there is a
change, the candidate will be informed accordingly.
Q. What specializations are being offered to the Two year Full Time PGDM
Ans. The specializations that are offered in case of PGDM Programmes are Marketing,
Finance, Human Resource Management, Production & Operation Management
Q. Does FORE offer a dual specialization system?
Q. Does FORE provide placement assistance to the students?
Ans. Yes, Placement assistance is provided to the students. FORE's placement record
has been excellent since its inception.
Q. Is there any Management Quota?
Ans. No, there is no management quota. Admissions take place strictly on the basis of
Q. Is there any hostel facility available?
Ans. Yes, leased hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls in the vicinity of
FORE School of Management.
Q. Does FORE provide assistance to the students for getting education loan from
Ans. Yes, FORE has tie up with some of the leading public and private banks of India.
Candidates interested to take education loan can approach these banks. The details
are given in our Website.
Q. What is total intake of the Programme?
Ans 180 in Two year Full time PGDM and 60 in Two year Full time PGDM (IBM).