FAQs on Vanguard Business School Bangalore

How is Vanguard Business School different from other Business Schools in Bangalore?

Vanguard Business School Bangalore has a dedicated team comprising of Directors, Mentors & Faculties from some of the top business schools of the country (IIM/XLRI) with vast experience in some of the world’s best companies, ensuring Quality Education to each student. They have the passion and ability to guide the students not only for their MBA, but also for their career.

Vanguard believes in the concept of Learning by Doing. As such, we have an extended internship program of 4 to 6 months, which makes the course more practical oriented. We also have a mentorship program running throughout, to guide the students not only through their internship period but at every juncture. This makes us stand apart from all other business schools in their endeavor to create real frontline managers.

Placements through pan India network of individuals from top business schools including the IIMs, XLRI. Moreover, the two years at Vanguard will give the student an opportunity to build a strong network with top industry professionals and academicians who can guide them further ahead in their career.

What are the courses offered by Vanguard Business School Bangalore?

Vanguard Business School Bangalore offers:-

  1. MBA (Bangalore University) + PGPM
  2. PGPM (flagship course)

What is the eligibility criteria to apply for Vanguard Business School Bangalore?

Any graduate or final year graduate with an aggregate of 50% and above marks in graduation are eligible to apply.

Students belonging to SC / ST community are eligible to apply with 45% marks in graduation.

For PGPM Programme:-

Any graduate with less than 50% in aggregate are also eligible to apply.

What is the average placement salary offered at Vanguard Business School Bangalore?

Currently our students are getting an average package of Rs 5,50,000 Per Year. Our aim is to provide 100% Return on Investment (ROI), student who is spending 12L or 14L in any other Business School are also working on a similar salary package and on a similar job profile.

We at Vanguard understand the fact that a Business School’s ultimate goal is to provide an excellent career not just a job or a degree. We have designed our course content to suit the Industry Requirement and we have kept our fee structure at a minimum to offer affordable education and offer packages as per Industry Standards and Market.

The B School can’t decide or set an average package, most of the companies doesn’t give any weightage to a B School if it is not a TIER 1 B School such as IIM or FMS Delhi. Recruiters rather go on basis of performance of the candidate in the Interview Process, we have seen in the past our students have performed better and earned good packages than BSchools which are charging around Rs 10 to 15L for the course.

What is the fee structure of Vanguard Business School Bangalore?

Vanguard Business School Bangalore fee structure is as below:-

  1. PGPM: Rs 575,000 for 2 Years
  2. MBA + PGPM: Rs 650,000 for 2 Years

How to get admission in Vanguard Business School Bangalore?

Vanguard Business School Bangalore has a rolling admission process, the admissions are open from December till the seats are filled. We suggest students to apply and undergo the selection process as quickly as possible. We expect to close our admissions by March end every year.

Our selection process for MBA + PGPM, PGPM comprises of

  1. Pre interview process – Admission Counselling
  2. Vanguard Entrance Exam (VET)
  3. Personal Interview (2 rounds)
  4. SOP (Statement of Purpose)

We prefer students with good academic track record, we don’t impose any cutoff scores of national level management entrance tests such as CAT / MAT. However we evaluate a student based on our selection criteria.

Approval & Certification

Difference between PGDM / PGPM and MBA?

PGDM is offered by an AICTE Approved Business school and PGPM is an autonomous certificate.

MBA can be offered only by a University. All University colleges are also under the AICTE. MBA is more of theory while PGPM / PGDM is more practical oriented, in Job point of you PGPM / PGDM has more relevance than MBA.

Eligibility Criteria

Does VBS take score of any other test and if yes, what is the cut – off? What are the eligibility criteria? What is the selection procedure?

The admission process consists of two stages. In the first stage, the student has to submit a written exam score from among CAT/XAT/SNAP/CMAT/MAT .If the student has not taken any of these tests, then he has to sit for the Vanguard Entrance Test (VET) prior to admission. The admission will be based on student’s drive, ambition and willingness to work hard. The schedule of the test will be intimated to the student through a mail. The short listed candidates would be called for Personal Evaluation by a team of Academic and Industry experts. The Personal Evaluation would consist of · Short Written Essay – 15 minutes · Extempore – 2 minutes · Personal Interview – 30 minutes

Do you have your own entrance exam?

Yes, we have our own entrance exam which is the Vanguard Entrance Test (VET).

Why GD is not conducted?

We are here to select you and not eliminate you in any rounds of selection. We believe a candidate can give his best in essay writing than in a GD.

Do you give admissions without appearing for any entrance test i.e.: Management quota?

No, Vanguard has no management quota.

I do not have 50% in graduation? My communication and English knowledge is average, do you give much weight age to that aspect while selection process?

The eligibility to apply to Vanguard is Minimum 45 % in graduation. Further, about communication skills, one can definitely try hard and develop those skills to become an industry ready achiever pre and post MBA admission. We give due importance to all the aspects much in line with the very best in the MBA education in India.

What if I have Back logs?

Please clear your Back logs before the course begins i.e. 1st July 2019 or else the admission will be revoked. The institute has no REFUND policy and in extreme cases will take it up on case by case basis if it deems fit.

Is any preference given to students with Work Experience or Engineers?

No. We give preference to any student who is keen to perform and learn during the two years of their MBA and making a career for them self. Work Experience is a criteria that may be given its due in the interview round but any one without the same has no disadvantage at all in the selection process.

What is the cost of application form? The DD is to be made in the favor of whom?

The application fee is INR 800 /- The DD / Cheque should be made in favour of “Vanguard Business School Pvt Ltd” payable at Bangalore.

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