JNU Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ABVSME)

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi offers two-year MBA programme from 2019 onwards. Its new business school is called the Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ABVSME). It has been set up to impart management training to MBA aspirants. For the academic year 2019-21, the school is offering 50 seats for MBA.

Eligibility Criteria

For admission in the MBA programme, the candidates must have the following qualifications: 

  • Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent.

  • General Category candidates must have obtained a minimum of 60 per cent aggregate marks (of all the years or semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • OBC candidates need to have a minimum of 55 per cent marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • SC / ST / PWD candidates require a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. 

Admission Process

  1. Filling the online application form of JNU.

  2. Submit CAT Registration Number.

  3. Upon getting shortlisted on the basis of CAT score, candidates will be summoned for interview.

  4. Generation of final merit list of students who have qualified for admission in JNU MBA, followed by payment of programme fees.

How to Fill JNU MBA Application Form

  1. You should first fill in the online application form on the JNU website.

  2. Submit your CAT Registration Number.

  3. On the basis of CAT scores, JNU will shortlist the candidates for the MBA programme. 

  4. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview. At least three times the number of intake in each category would be shortlisted for interviews.

Application Fees: The following application fees (non-refundable) must be paid for the MBA programme at Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship, JNU, while filling the application form.

  • General Category and OBC applicants - Rs. 2000 
  • SC / ST / PwD applicants - Rs. 1000

The final list of selected candidates is based on CAT scores and the marks obtained in the interview. The weightage for selection in MBA at ABVSME, JNU is as follows:

  • CAT scores - 70% 
  • Marks obtained in the interviews - 30%

Seats

The institute admits 50 students on the basis of their CAT score.

Fees

The fee structure for Indian citizens for admission in the MBA programme at ABVSME, JNU is as follows:

Category Fees (in Rs. Lakhs)
General 12
OBC Students (Non-Creamy Layer) 8
SC / ST / PWD 6

Fees for the entire MBA Full-Time Programme is payable in equal instalments (4 Semesters) for all the category of students. 

The University fee structure for MBA programme of ABV School of Management and Entrepreneurship, JNU for all categories of students, who are Indian citizens is as follows:

Fees for University

S. No. Head of Fee In Rupees
1. Student Activity Fee (per semester) 2500
2. University Development Fund (per semester) 1000
3. Admission Fee (One Time) 1000
4. Examination Fee (per semester) 1000
5. Medical Insurance (per year) 500
6. Alumni Fee (One Time) 1000
7. Registration Fee (One Time) 1000
8. Security Deposit (Refundable: One Time) 5000
9. Medical Fee (Annual) 9
10. Medical Booklet 12

Selection Process

For the admission in MBA at JNU, you need to clear the two-stage selection process.

1. CAT Score

You must have appeared for the Common Admission Test (CAT). It is essential for the students to submit CAT registration Number and score card at the time of filling the application form of JNU. 

Weightage for admission

Rounds Weightage
Performance in CAT 70%
Interview 30%

2. Interview

As this is the first batch of MBA programme, the cut-off for the admission is not known yet. Selected students have to attend the interview round to compete for the 50 seats offered in JNU MBA programme.