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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - (FAQs)


1. What are the Programmes offered at Jansons School of Business (JSB)?

JSB, which was started in 2002, is an Autonomous Institute affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, and offers MBA, M.Phil in Management and Ph.D in Management. MBA (Master of Business Administration) Programme is a 2-year full-time, fully residential programme, approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. The Programme is also internationally accredited by ACBSP (The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, USA).

2. What is the admission process for JSB-MBA Programme?

For admission, JSB accepts the previous year and current year scores in CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT and ATMA. In the case of TANCET, only current year Scores are accepted. The candidates short-listed will be called for Group Discussion / Personal Interview at JSB Campus by post/e-mail/ Phone. Candidates coming through TANCET Counselling will not have GD / PI.

3. Is it a fully residential program?

Yes, JSB-MBA is a two-year full-time, fully residential programme. All students should mandatorily reside in campus to facilitate participative learning and to make use of the curriculum supportive facilities like library and system-based information modules. The scope of participative learning is to impart group interactions, to develop interpersonal skills and to build a network of relationships among students, besides sharpening their focus on academic and professional excellence.

Besides, all curriculum-related activities (like reading materials, tests, assignments, grading) are done through a completely online and digital Learning Management System (LMS). (https://jsb.linkstreet.in/portal/login/)

4. How can I obtain the application form of JSB?

The prospectus and application form can be obtained from the JSB office, either in person or through post. Application form can also be downloaded from http://www.jsb.ac.in/academic_mba_selection.html

Online registration can also be done with an option to pay by Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking / Demand Draft at http://application.jsb.ac.in/

A payment of Rs.750/- can be made through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking / Demand Draft. If payment is to be made through Demand Draft, it should be drawn in favour of 'Jansons School of Business' payable at Coimbatore and should be sent along with the filled-in application form. Enter the Demand Draft details while filling up the online application form.

5. Is it necessary to have work experience to apply for the programme?

No, work experience is not mandatory for applying to this programme. But students with work experience are preferred.

6. What about Placements?

The Placement Programme at JSB is managed by the Centre for Corporate Relations. JSB has been achieving 100% placements for all those students who have shown interest and opted for placement programme, consistently.

The Salary offered by the Corporate Recruiters for the 16th Batch (2017-2019):

- Average: Rs. 4.50 Lakhs

- Companies from all sectors viz., Manufacturing, BFSI, FMCG, Consulting, Automobiles, among others, regularly recruit from JSB

- Details available in JSB website: http://www.jsb.ac.in/placement.asp

7. What is the total fee structure?

Fee Structure for the JSB-MBA Programme for the Academic Year 2020-22:

Particulars Amount (in Rs)
Tuition Fee Per Semester 1,60,000
Campus Accommodation Per Year 20,000
Security Deposit (Interest free, refundable at the end of the Programme) 10,000
Domestic Industrial Visit & International Business Exposure Tour* 1,00,000
Other Expenses (Food Charges, Laundry) On monthly dividing basis

* Optional

Food charges may come to approximately Rs.4,500/ to 5,000/- per month (Actuals on monthly dividing basis).

8. When do I need to submit the original documents to support the data I have filled in the form?

The original documents are required during the interview process. Subsequently, document verification also takes place when the Programme begins. Every achievement and extra-curricular activity mentioned should be supported with documentary evidence.

9. What are all the Specialisations offered by JSB-MBA Programme?

Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations and Systems are the specialisations offered here.

10. What is the curriculum structure followed?

JSB follows Semester System and has four semesters in total.

Find the curriculum structure at http://www.jsb.ac.in/academic_curriculum.html

11. Is a laptop necessary?

It is not compulsory to have a laptop. However, bringing your own laptop will make it easy.

12. What is done for Co-curricular activities and/or Personality Development at JSB?

For Co-curricular activities, JSB has 10+ Students’ Clubs. Find more information here: http://www.jsb.ac.in/student-corner-new.html

Personality Development is an integral part of JSB-MBA curriculum. There is a set of dedicated sessions aimed at developing communication and contemporary management practices, like

- Business Communication

- Team work

- Public Speaking

- Group Discussions

- Presentation

The Career Commencement School at JSB creates an enabling ambience for students to enhance their personal effectiveness. The aim is to support and facilitate aspiring students for a gainful initial career in the world of business through periodical sessions on communication and aptitude tests.

JSB also has various clubs / committees that complement classroom efforts. They provide a platform for all students to work on their personality. At JSB, every student is assigned a Faculty-Mentor to track the progress of the student.

Executive Interaction Programmes (EIPs) and Alumni Interaction Programmes (AIPs) are regularly arranged, where the students will have intensive interaction with top-level and mid-level executives on contemporary organisational managerial practices and challenges.

13. What is the total intake of the JSB-MBA programme?

The intake of the JSB-MBA Programme is 120 students.

14. What is the geographical mix of the students at JSB?

JSB has a good mix of students from across India. However, a majority of the students are from Southern States.

15. Does JSB arrange for educational loan?

No; however, JSB will support the candidates by providing necessary documents.

16. How are the hostel facilities at JSB?

Twin-sharing, separate, spacious and convenient hostels are available for both male and female students with modern facilities like attached bathrooms, mattressed cots, work tables, closets, phone, Wi-Fi connectivity and separate Gyms. The hostels are modern and fully furnished, with laundry and housekeeping facilities.

17. How is the mess facility at JSB?

There is a specially designed Fully Air-conditioned Food Court. This is run by the Students Mess Committee. The Committee ensures food is of good quality with a mix of both North Indian and South Indian dishes (both Veg and Non-veg).

18. What are the other facilities available at JSB campus?

The Wi-Fi enabled campus has facilities like Fully Air-conditioned audio-video enabled Gallery-type Classrooms, Computer Centre, Library and Information Centre, Syndicate Rooms and Auditorium.

JSB's well-stocked library contains over 17800 books and subscribes to 88 periodicals and 11 leading dailies. The Information Centre has a unique and updated resource collection - EBSCO database that contains about 1000 online international journals relating to all fields of management, in addition to CAPITALINE, the financial database. It has a Documentation Centre where photocopying and printing are professionally undertaken.

There is a choice of sports-related facilities: Basketball, Table tennis, Badminton and Volleyball, in addition to the modern fitness and recreation infrastructure.

19. Is there any age limit to pursue the JSB-MBA Programme?

There is no age limit to apply for the JSB-MBA Programme.

20. Does JSB have any separate quota for NRI candidates?

No, JSB does not have any separate quota for NRI candidates.

21. Whom should I contact if I have questions regarding the status of the application?

You can route all your admission related queries to admissions@jsb.ac.in