Singapore Management University

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Singapore Management University was officially incorporated on 12 January, 2000, and was Singapore’s first autonomous government-funded university. SMU is one of the youngest universities to receive accreditation from the oldest global accrediting body, AACSB International.

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Rank42
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size145
Average GMAT Score660
Average Work Experience6 Years
Average Age30 Years
Program CostSGD 58,140

Source: http://business.smu.edu.sg/mba/academic-experience/class-profile

Recruitment at Singapore Management University (Industries):

• Accounting and Finance
• Advertising
• Computer Science
• Consulting
• Education
• Engineering
• Entrepreneurial (SMEs, Family Business)
• Finance
• Government sector
• Healthcare
• Information Systems
• IT
• Manufacturing
• Media & Communication
• Oil and Gas
• Pharmaceutical
• Physiotherapy
• Real Estate
• Science
• Shipping
• Technology
• Telecom

Apply to Singapore Management University:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1 – March 15th, 2016

Round 2 – July 15th, 2016

Round 3 – October 15th, 2016

Essays 2020:

1. Why do you want to earn an MBA and why are you choosing to apply to SMU? If you are selected, how will you contribute to the SMU MBA programme? (500 words)

2. Describe your greatest weakness and how you have tried to overcome it. (300 words)

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Nanyang Business School

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Nanyang Business school – It’s one of the most prestigious B-schools in Asia. It’s MBA is renowned and spans for a year. It’s the Business School division of the Nanyang Technological University.

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Rank29
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size157
Average GMAT Score665
Average Work Experience6 Years
Average Age28 Years
Program CostSGD 62,000

Source: www.nanyangmba.ntu.edu.sg

  • Recruitment at Nanyang Business School:
Companies
Ernst & Young
Google
Microsoft
Morgan Stanley
AT Kearney
Deloitte
Bloomberg

Source:  www.nanyangmba.ntu.edu.sg

  • Apply to Nanyang Business School:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1 – October 25th, 2019

Round 2 – January 10th, 2019

Round 3 – March 30th, 2019

  • Essays for 2020:

1. Briefly assess your career progress to date. Elaborate on your near-term (3-5 years) future career objectives and how pursuing a Nanyang MBA will help you achieve these. (400 word limit)

2. Tell us about two achievements (one personal and one professional) that you are most proud of, and why you feel that to be so. (400 word limit)

3. Share with us a situation where you faced adversity. Describe how you resolved it and what you learned from this experience. (400 word limit)

Nanyang Social Responsibility Essay: Briefly describe your involvement in any Social Responsibility or Sustainable Development activities (maximum 150 words)

Nanyang Reapplicant Essay: Since the time of your last application, how has your perspective regarding your future & Nanyang MBA changed? (300 word limit)

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National University of Singapore Business School

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National University of Singapore Business School is the B-school division of the National University of Singapor (NUS), and a leading Business School in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific Region. NUS Business School, as it is called today, was established in 2002, although its history dates back to 1961, when Business Administration was first taught as a subject in the then Department of Economics in NUS.

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Rank32
Program Duration17 Months
Average Age30 Years
Average GMAT Score656
Average Work Experience6 Years
Program CostSGD 62,000

Source:  http://mba.nus.edu/student-life/116-class-profile

  • Recruitment at NUS Singapore :

Here’s a glimpse of some of the employment highlights at NUS :

Mean SalarySGD 94,434
Industries that hireFinancial services, consulting, technology, consumer products, manufacturing,

Source: http://mba.nus.edu/career/125-employment-statistics

  • Apply to NUS Singapore:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions at have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round I: 13 August 2019 – 31 January 2020 (Scholarship Qualifying Period)

Round II: 1 February 2020 – 31 March 2020

  • Essay Topics 2020:

1. The NUS MBA offers a highly transformative education experience. What kind of transformation are you working towards in your professional and personal self? (250 words)

2. Describe the type of leader you are right now, and the qualities of a leader you aspire to be. How would The NUS MBA help you cultivate those qualities? (250 words)

3. Share a situation in your personal or professional life, where your value system was put to the test. How did you react, and what did you learn from it? (250 words)

4. Tell us about your intermediate (3 years) post-MBA career goal, describing your industry, function, and country of choice and a plan on how you would achieve this goal. (250 words)

5. (ONLY applicable to re-applicants)
Please provide an update on any new aspects of your professional, international, academic or personal profile that would not have been included in your previous application. Please also explain your motivation for re-applying to NUS. (Max. 300 words)

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Xavier School of Management (XLRI GMP) Jamshedpur

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XLRI GMP is India’s leading private Business Management School based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established in 1949 as the Xavier Labor Relations Institute, XLRI is acknowledged as India’s oldest business management school. It has consistently been ranked among the top 5 B-schools in India.

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LeagueTop Tier
Program Duration2 Years
Class Size118
Average GMAT Score682
Average Work Experience6.2 Years
Average Age29 Years
Program CostINR 17.25 lakhs

Source: XLRI GMP Brochure

  • Recruitment at XLRI:

Here’s a list of some of the top companies that hired from XLRI:

Companies
Accenture
L&T Infotech
Shapoorji Pallonji Group
Amazon.com, Inc.
Sutherland Global
Microsoft
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
  • Apply to XLRI:

The XAT registrations are still in order. You can register here.


Last Date for Application- November 30th, 2019

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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta PGPEX

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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta – It was the first IIM to have been established in India and has been consistently ranked as one of the best B-schools in India and in the APAC Region.

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LeagueTop Tier
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size68
Average GMAT Score685
Average Work Experience7 Years 7 Months
Program CostINR 27,00,000

Source: Latest Batch

  • Recruitment at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta PGPEX:

Some of the companies that hired from IIM C recently are listed below:

Companies
Accenture
Microsoft
Ford Motors
Amazon.com, Inc.
Call Health
Geometric
L & T InfoTech

Source: https://www.iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgpex/placements/placement-statistics-9th-batch

  • Apply to IIM C PGPEX:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1: 15th September, 2019

Round 2: 15th November, 2019

 

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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore EPGP

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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore – Founded in 1973, the public school was the third B-school to be opened after IIM C & A. It offers doctoral as well as post graduate courses and is consistently ranked amongst the top B-schools in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Rank62
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size70
Average GMAT Score710
Average Work Experience6 Years 8 Months
Program CostINR 25,89,000 – without family accomodation

Source: http://www.iimb.ernet.in/node/5636

  • Recruitment at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore EPGP:
Companies
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Google
Bain & Company, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Accenture
Deloitte
Ford Motors
AT Kearney

Source: http://www.iimb.ernet.in/PlacementBrochureFlipbook/PlacementBrochureFlipbook.html#p=36

  • Apply to IIM B EPGP:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1- August 29th, 2019

Round 2- November 28th , 2019

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IIM A PGPX

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Indian Institute of Management Ahemdabad is a public B-school that was established in 1961 to address the growing need to nurture managers. It has constantly been ranked as one of the top B-schools in the Asia-Pacific region.

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LeagueTop Tier
Rank24
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size90
Average GMAT Score710
Average Work Experience7 Years
Program CostINR 26,50,000
  • Recruitment at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad:
Companies
Capgemini
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Accenture
Amazon.com, Inc.
Deutsche Bank
Ernst and Young
Flipkart
IBM

Source:http://www.iima.ac.in/users/pgpx/files/PGPX%20Placement%20Mini%20Brochure%202016-17.pdf

  • Apply to IIM A PGPX:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1: August 27th, 2019

Round 2: October 24th, 2019

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Indian School of Business

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Indian School of Business is a private B-school in India with campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali. ISB is a not-for-profit organization funded entirely by corporates, foundations, and individuals from around the world. Its PGPM program is ranked very high among the international B-schools.

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LeagueTop Tier
Program Duration1 Year
Class Size879
Average GMAT Score707
Average Work Experience5 Years
Program Cost$50,000

Source: Class Profile

  • Recruitment at Indian School of Business:
Companies
Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Pvt Ltd
Kotak Mahindra Group
BIOCON Limited
Nestle
MakeMyTrip
Aditya Birla Group Leadership Programs
Ernst & Young LLP
Unilever Supply Chain Company, Switzerland

Source: http://www.isb.edu/pgp/careers/Recruiting-Companies

  • Apply to Indian School of Business:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Domestic Applicants

Round 1- September 15th, 2019

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Round 2- December 1st, 2019

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Round 3- January 1st, 2020

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  • Essay Topics 2019-20:

Essay 1:

There will be 900 students in the class of 2021. Why should you be one of them? (400 words max)

Essay 2:

What will you be doing in 2025 and 2030? How will the ISB PGP programme help you to achieve these goals?(400 words max)

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The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Business School

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Hong Kong University of Science & Technology – One of the top ranked business schools in Asia, it was the only Asian business school to have been ranked number 1 during its association with Kellogg.

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Rank 18
Program Duration 12/16 months
Class Size 100-120
GMAT Range 610-730
Average Work Experience 5 Years
Program Cost $101,600

Source: Rankings Information

  • Recruitment at HKUST Business School:

Here are some of the companies that hire from HKUST Business School across the Consulting, Manufacturing, Finance & Technology sectors

Companies
Accenture
ANZ
Apple
Amazon.com, Inc.
Cisco
Citi
DFS
DuPont
Facebook
H&M
  • Apply to HKUST Business School:

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1 – November 13th, 2019

Round 2 – January 15th, 2019

Round 3 – March 18th, 2019

  • Essay Topics:

1: Please tell us the motivations to pursue an MBA program, and why is now the best timing to do one.

2: Please elaborate on your career goals. How will your academic training, professional experience coupled with an MBA education at HKUST help you achieve your goals?

3: If you were admitted, how could your participation at HKUST MBA enrich fellow students’ experience inside or outside classroom? (max 1200 characters, ~200 words)

4: Please pick and answer ONE of the two topics in the space below. State either 4a or 4b at the beginning of your essay. (max 1800 characters, ~300 words)

4a. Describe a situation where your initial attempt to solve a problem failed. Tell us how you get around to finally solve the problem.

4b. Describe a situation where you created opportunities for yourself and led to a favorite outcome.

5: Please pick and answer ONE of the two topics in the space below. State either 5a or 5b at the beginning of your essay. (max 1800 characters, ~300 words)

5a. Tell us a situation when you experienced challenges in team setting, and what you have done to help the team achieve its goals.

5b. Describe a situation when you got frustrated over differences in culture or work style. What have you learnt from that experience?

6: Please tell us a situation where you faced an ethical dilemma. How did you handle the situation? (max 1200 characters, ~200 words)

7: What do you want the Admissions Committee to know about you as a person? (max 1200 characters, ~200 words)

How to Tackle these Essays:

  • Sit down and introspect on what are the key messages about yourself you want HKUST to know
  • Note them down, mull over them and discuss them with friends or family who know you very well
  • Examine your other submissions—resume, recommendations, transcripts etc.—and identify what is missing in these
  • Pick those points that you cannot convey well enough through these and write the essay using them
  • Before submitting, make sure that no ideas are repeated

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