Antone Aravind. T

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Vanguard Business School, [VBS] Bangalore Review by Antone

Overall Rating : 7 / 10

Written on 19 Feb 2018

Academics & Faculty
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8 /10

The directors of VBS are IIM graduates. The faculties are alumni from top B-schools like IIM, MICA, IMT, IMI, XLRI etc. In addition, they bring in a vast corporate knowledge from their working experience. This helps in adapting the syllabus according to the current corporate demands. VBS uses ask approach and places most of its importance towards attitude which is responsible for its success. 

Fees & Scholarship
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6 /10

The college's fees are about 5 lakhs and it promises 100% ROI. The college allows you to pay the fees in instalments and also provides financial guidance for students. VBS offers dual MBA programme affiliated with Bangalore University. Students who opt for Dual MBA will have to pay an additional fee of 50000 with a recurring term plus exam fee of INR10000 every semester.

Placements & Alumni Network
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8 /10

The college boasts a 100 % placements for five consecutive years since its inauguration. The salary of last year was about 5.12 lakhs. Companies like Airtel, Berger, Feedback Consultancies, 24/7, Asian Paints, LycaDigital, The companies to student ratio are 1.72. Summer internship was also offered by various companies like, Delloite, Jio in addition to companies above. 

Infrastructure & Transportation
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5 /10

The college has fully air-conditioned classes with well-equipped facilities like projector and sound system and comfortable seatings. It also has a recreational place where students hang out. The college at present lacks accommodation but they are planning to move to a new campus in the coming years. VBS also has a fully functional computer lab and a library with a wide variety of books from sections like fiction, non-fiction and textbook related. Ample number of PGs are available in the vicinity with an average monthly cost of INR 5,000 Rs.

Clubs & Associations
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7 /10

VBS has different clubs which takes care of different function. Intelligent for Finance, Magnate for Marketing, Vyasa for Literature. Students are asked to join these clubs and take part actively in their activities. There is also an inter-college fest which happens every year where the students are allowed to showcase their talent. 

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process
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The college's motto is "Creating Frontline Managers" providing ROI same as the fees in the first year of admission. The college admits anyone who has passed their graduation with a score more than 40%. It does require the candiate to write one of the managing entrance exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT, SNAP. The candiate has the option of choosing any of the approved management scores for admission process or give the VBS entrance exam which is usually condected in the month of March.  


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