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DO WE HAVE ANY TIE-UPS WITH ANY ORGANIZATION WHICH EVALUATES INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIALS AND ACCREDITATION?

Yes. All Universal Business School programs are Approved by AICTE and have been accredited by the following Accreditation Agencies. UBS is the first Indian Business School to be recognized by AICTE, to grant an International MBA Degree in India.

  1. MBA Degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK is accredited by Quality Assurance Agency, UK and British Council
  2. MBA Degree from Swiss School of Management, Italy is accredited by IACBE (USA), EDUQUA (Switzerland), US Department for Veteran Affairs (USA) and CHEA (USA).
  3. MBA Degree from INSEEC Business School, France is accredited by Association of MBA’s (AMBA), UK, Conferences Des Grandes Ecoles (France), UGEI (France) and EPAS (EFMD), Europe.
  4. MBA Degree from University of Economics, Bulgaria is accredited by The National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation, Bulgaria.

HOW IS UBS DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHER B-SCHOOLS IN INDIA?

  • UBS is the Only Indian B-School Endorsed by 60 CEO’s
  • UBS has 30 Senators who are Heads of Businesses in reputed companies, who bring in regular innovations in the curriculum.
  • Only B-school to give you 5 options of Dual Degrees from UK, France, Italy, Bulgaria and USA or Canada and 1st B-school in India to be approved by AICTE to give a Dual Continent MBA Degree.
  • Achieved the Highest Salary of Rs.1.01 crore and Highest ROI in India @ 155%, ahead of Top B-schools like IIMs and SPJIMR.
  • UBS is Asia’s only B-School which has a Thomson Reuters Global Cross Asset Trading Room and gives student access to professional trading opportunities at par with the post-graduate level.
  • Faculty from IIM’s, SPJIMR, JBIMS, Stanford, XLRI, Michigan, Tuck & Anderson
  • UBS Pedagogy meets with industry standards making our students Industry Ready from Day 1.
  • UBS has adopted the Cambridge & Oxford University Model of Mentoring its students.
  • UBS Infrastructure is at par with the best in the World and has been built by American Architects who have built Cornell University and Columbia Business School, USA. UBS has been termed a ‘FIVE STAR UNIVERSITY’ by India Today.
  • UBS has attracted international students & Faculty from USA, UK, Germany, France, Russia, South Africa, Spain, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Poland, Qatar etc. giving you a truly International Experience.
  • Only B-school run by Global CEOs who have run Multi-billion dollar businesses
  • India’s FIRST GREEN Business School
  • The entire delivery is based on the Experiential Learning Waterfall which focuses on 80% practical learning.

WHAT ARE THE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER COMPLETING THE PGDM?

  • The Placement team facilitates this process from preparing his / her resume, conducting mock interviews preparing the student for the interview process, inviting companies and managing the interview & selection process.
  • UBS is endorsed by 60 CEO’s and so students get access to these companies – 210 Companies and 1088+ Interview opportunities have been given to our students
  • Highest Package achieved
    • 20 lacs (Marketing) @ Carrier Midea
    • 15 Lacs (Finance) @ Societe Generale
    • 101 Lacs (Operations) @ Venture Gulf Engineering
    • 8 Lacs (Human Resources) @ Deloitte
  • Top Business School in Return on Investment (ROI) – 155%
  • Highest Increase in Salary for experienced Student – 250%
  • Average Salary – 6.51 Lacs & Median Salary – Rs.6 Lacs
  • We have achieved 16 International placements in France, Germany, Turkey, UAE, Bahrain, Spain, South Africa, Nigeria, Congo, China and USA

WHAT IS THE PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES, AFTER COMPLETING THE MBA PROGRAM FROM INTERNATIONAL DEGREE PROGRAMS? CAN A STUDENT WORK ACROSS THE GLOBE?

  • Students will receive a globally accepted PGDM Degree from leading B-schools from Universal Business School, which will enable students to apply for jobs across the world, as the pedagogy we teach is on par with any Top University globally.
  • At UBS, our Placement Team brings you many International placement opportunities.
  • UBS has been termed as one of the four ‘TRULY GLOBAL B-SCHOOL IN INDIA’ by Times of India, 2015

HOW WOULD THE INTERNATIONAL DEGREE HELP HIM/HER HAVE AN EDGE OVER THE OTHER STUDENTS ACROSS THE VARIOUS OTHER B SCHOOLS?

  • The Edge with an International degree is as follows: a) Global curriculum with established international best practices, b) Global exposure which allows student to study in 15 International Universities c) Ability to study on Cardiff UK Campus; d) Focus on Critical Thinking and 80% practical learning rather than Rote Learning in the Indian system e) An ability to pick a job oriented specialization.

HOW WELL RECOGNIZED IS THE PGDM DEGREE AWARDED BY UBS IN INDIA AND GLOBALLY IN TERMS OF EMPLOYABILITY?

  • The UBS program is built by Industry for Industry.
  • UBS is endorsed by 60 CEOs of leading Indian companies and Multinationals who are on our Board of Governors.
  • Furthermore UBS is spear-headed by 30 Heads of Business from leading Indian & MNC corporations who serve on our Senate. This ensures the employability of our programs.
  • Every year more than 210 companies including Top MNCs visit our Campus for talent.
  • Leading MNC’s like Amazon, Deloitte, KPMG, L’Oreal, Hindustan Unilever, Honda, UBER, LG, Coca Cola, SONY and several Top multinationals come for campus placements.

WHAT INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCES FOR STUDENT EXCHANGE DOES UBS HAVE?

  • UBS has International Alliances with over 22 Universities across 20 countries UK, USA, France, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Columbia, Hungary, Senegal, Brazil, Ukraine, Morocco, Russia, South Africa, China, Lithuania and Argentina. Students have the opportunity to study in any of these countries under the Student Exchange program.
  • UBS also offers European Scholarships for 6 months complete free study and stay in Europe through the ERASMUS+ European Union program.

Why is the UBS Faculty superior to other B-Schools?

  • The UBS Faculty is experienced in Business Management, having served as CEOs and Heads of Business with international experience, unlike other Business Schools who are purely academicians with no or very junior corporate experience.
  • Cumulative Faculty Industry Experience is 500+ years
  • The Student Faculty ratio is 1:10

What are the specializations that students can avail off?

  • Students have the option of choosing the following specialisations as Majors
    • Finance (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA; Swiss School + INSEEC MBA)
    • Marketing (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA; Swiss School + INSEEC MBA)
    • Operations (PGDM)
    • Human Resources (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Project Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Product Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • General Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Healthcare Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Leadership & Global Management (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • Entrepreneurship (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • Luxury Management (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • International Business & Economics (University of Economics MBA)
  • Students have the option of choosing the following specialisations as Minors
    • Digital Marketing & eCommerce
    • Logistics & Supply Chain
    • Information Technology
    • Business Analytics

WHAT ARE THE SPECIALIZATIONS THAT STUDENTS CAN AVAIL OFF?

  • Students have the option of choosing the following specialisations as Majors
    • Finance (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA; Swiss School + INSEEC MBA)
    • Marketing (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA; Swiss School + INSEEC MBA)
    • Operations (PGDM)
    • Human Resources (PGDM; Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Project Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Product Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • General Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Healthcare Management (Cardiff Met MBA)
    • Leadership & Global Management (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • Entrepreneurship (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • Luxury Management (Swiss School of Management MBA)
    • International Business & Economics (University of Economics MBA)
  • Students have the option of choosing the following specialisations as Minors
    • Digital Marketing & eCommerce
    • Logistics & Supply Chain
    • Information Technology
    • Business Analytics

How does UBS help students build their profile so that they are prepared to take on the world as young leaders and entrepreneurs?

  • UBS has innovated and brought multiple unique programs that are run for and by students on campus:
    1. Experiential Learning Corporation (ELC) where students get hands on business, Leadership, Organisation and entrepreneurial experience and work for a Pvt. Ltd. company on Campus
    2. Rush4Rush – India’s 1st Business Adventure festival. This is an inter-collegiate festival which is developed and executed by the students
    3. Universal Innovation Council (UIC) – Students come up with innovations across the Academic processes, pedagogy, student development which are implemented by students.
    4. Earn While You Learn (EWL) – Students get an opportunity to contribute to the school and earn in the process.
    5. Case Blazer – The 100 hour case study prepares them for the intense competition and work pressures in the corporate world
    6. Young Ideas – Allows them to get their Ideas funded by Seed funding from Venture Capitalists
    7. UBS Clubs – Students join clubs to further their knowledge and exposure in areas, like the Finance Club Frigata or Marketing Club Quiverine etc. We also have interest based clubs like Toastmasters, Photography, Video Tech, Social Media focused clubs.
    8. Global Trading – Students get the opportunity to trade stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies across all 5 continents in real-time
    9. Global CEO Series – Students have access to over 60+ CEOs during the Academic year and get exposed to leadership lectures from Global CEOs, which gives them access to top management exposure and latest industry trends.
    10. TechOps – It develops strong leadership skills in planning, managing and executing infrastructural projects and makes students excellent Project Managers.

What are the accommodations provided for children with special needs to help them cope up with the others?

  • The entire UBS campus is disability friendly as it has been designed to American standards.

What are the accommodations provided for children?

  • UBS has world class accommodation. Students are given an air-conditioned single room with attached bathroom. Four students share a common living room, dining room and kitchenette for light snacks, Tea & Coffee. Students have access to a Launderette as well as a Laundry service run by the students. Students have housekeeping services which are provided once a day to clean their rooms.
  • Students have access to a Gymnasium, Indoor games arena with Pool, Table Tennis and Outdoor games like Badminton, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Cricket and Volley ball court. Students have a jogging track and indulge in Mountain trekking and Mountain Biking etc.

What are the Extra-curricular Activities that the students can take part in?

  • Students have several opportunities to explore their true potential on Campus. These include Indoor and Outdoor sports competitions, Cultural shows, Talent Shows, Fashion Shows, Musical nights (Octave nights), Toastmasters Public Speech Making, Individual & Group Dancing and Singing competitions,  Play Acting, Debates, Case Competitions, Trading Competitions, Case Study Competitions, Photography competitions, Gaming, Cross Country running, Mountain biking, Treasure Hunts, Trekking, Participation in Clubs, ELC, Innovation Council, Learning International Languages like Spanish, French or German.

By when do I need to select my Specialisation?

  • Students can select their Specialisation as follows:
    • PGDM – By the end of Semester 2 (Within the first 6 months)
    • Global MBA + PGDM – By the end of Semester 1 (Within the first 4 months)

What is the Safety and Security measures on Campus?

  • UBS gives utmost importance to the safety and security of our students.
    • UBS has 30 Security personnel 24 * 7 round the clock across Campus
    • There are two special Security Officers posted below the Girls apartments and one woman security officer.
    • The entire Campus is under CCTV surveillance and a special camera is installed above the Girls apartment block
    • 4-6 girls stay together in an apartment block which is locked from inside, so no one can enter.
    • Only women housekeeping staff clean and do the housekeeping of the Campus
    • The Chairman lives on Campus (Prof. G.S. Anand) with his wife and is available 24*7 at a 5 minutes distance from the student accommodation
    • Several Faculty members stay on Campus in and around the students’ accommodation.
    • Dr. Soni (Sr. Professor from America) stays amongst the student housing.
    • Amol Borale – Admin Officer is on call 24*7.
    • In case of emergency, an in-house doctor attends to the student or student is taken to Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (Super specialty hospital) – 20 minutes from Campus.
    • The Students Leadership teams are made of Students (50% female) and are available for supporting the students.
    • Anti-Ragging Affidavit signed by every student and their parent on Stamp paper.

What is Admission Process?

  • There are the steps to secure admission in Universal Business School
    • STEP 1: Fill the online Application Form by paying Rs.1500/- Application Fees
    • STEP 2: Upload the critical documents like mark sheets etc. while filling the application form. If any documents are pending, you can email the same to admissions@ubs.org.in
    • STEP 3: If you qualify, the Admission Team will schedule a 1st Round Interview with a Global Faculty / Industry leader which can be face to face or Skype. This will require you to prepare for a Micro Presentation on 3 topics and the Panelist will ask you to speak for 1 minute on any of the three topics. The first Interview round is an Internal focused round to understand you better.
    • STEP 4: If you clear the 1st round you will have 2nd round interview scheduled with a CEO / Senior Faculty member. The 2nd Interview is externally focused to understand your general awareness and awareness
    • STEP 5: If selected, and after completing all documentation formalities which have been satisfactorily accepted by the Foreign you will be send an Offer Letter confirming your Provisional Admission to the program on meeting specific criteria.
    • STEP 6: You will need to deposit the Admission Confirmation amount within the last date for confirmation as mentioned in your Offer Letter.

What is the Criteria for Admission?

  • Students must achieve a minimum of 70% aggregate across all criteria to qualify for admission.
  Criteria AICTE Approved PGDM Global MBA Degree + AICTE Approved PGDM
1 Academics 20% 25%
2 Extra-Curricular Activities 20% 15%
3 Communication Skills 20% 20%
4 Work Experience  / Leadership 20% 20%
5 Entrance Exam

CAT, GMAT, CMAT, CET

20% 20%
  Total 100% 100%
  • Note: All Admission decisions which happen prior to CAT score are based on the weighted average score achieved in top 4 criteria (80% of the criteria) which is extrapolated.
  • Example = ABC Person
  Criteria AICTE Approved PGDM Achieved Notes
1 Academics 20% 15% Achieved 70% throughout 10th, 12th & Graduation
2 Extra-Curricular Activities 20% 18% State level basketball player
3 Communication Skills 20% 18% Very Good
4 Work Experience  / Leadership 20% 15% No work experience / Served as Student Council / Sports Team Captain /Cultural fest organiser
5 Entrance Exam

CAT, GMAT, CMAT, CET

20% N/A Not Available
  Total 80% 66% 100%

In this case ABC has achieved 66% out of 80%, which amounts to 82% weighted average. This is above the minimum requirement of 70% and hence ABC can be given a Provisional Offer Letter. ABC needs to score only 50%ile in CAT to be accepted into the program.

What are the documents required for Admission?

  • AICTE Approved PGDM:
    • 10th, 12th and Graduation Mark sheets (which is available)
    • Entrance Exam Score Card (when available)
    • Graduation Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate / Letter from Principal on College Letter head stating that student has Graduated and obtained overall X %age in Y class

What are the Programs and Tuition Fee of each of the programs?

Courses

Duration

No. of Seats

Approved / Accreditation

Tuition Fee

Starting

Applicability

AICTE Approved PGDM

2 years

60 Seats

AICTE

Rs.8.48 Lacs

July 2018

                  Fresher or Experienced (60% in Graduation)

MBA Degree from Cardiff Met. University, UK + AICTE Approved PGDM (Dual Specialisation)

2 years

        60 Seats

AICTE, British Council, Quality Assurance Agency, UK

       Rs.10.98 Lacs

           July 2018

MBA Degree from Cardiff Met. University, UK + AICTE Approved PGDM

1 year + 3 months Internship

60 Seats

Rs.9.48 Lacs

          July 2018

Fresher (B.Com  / BBA / BE./ BTech) & Experienced

MBA Degree from Cardiff Met. University, UK + AICTE Approved PGDM

        Rs.8.48 Lacs

March 2018

         Good Academics / Experienced

MBA Degree from Swiss School of Management, Italy + AICTE Approved PGDM

1 year + 3 months Internship

         60 Seats

AICTE, IACBE (USA), EduQua (Swiss), US Dept. of VA (USA)

        Rs.8.48 lacs

July 2018

Fresher (B.Com /BFM / BBA/ BE/ B.Tech) 60% in Graduation & Experienced

MBA Degree from INSEEC Business School, France + MBA Degree from Swiss School of Management, Italy + AICTE Approved PGDM (Dual Specialisation)

2 years   (1 year @UBS +     1 year in Paris / London)

             60     Seats

AICTE, AMBA (UK), IACBE (USA), EduQua (Swiss), US Dept. of VA (USA), Grande Ecoles (France), UGEI

             Rs.8.48 lacs + EUR 6000

July 2018

                  Fresher or Experienced (60% in Graduation)

MBA Degree in International Business & Economics from University of Economics, Bulgaria + AICTE Approved PGDM

1 year + 3 months Internship (3 months in Europe)

10 Seats

AICTE,  The National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation, Bulgaria

Rs.8.48 + International Trip (Rs.2.5 Lacs) *

July 2018

    Fresher (B.Com /BFM / BBA/ BE/ B.Tech) 60% in Graduation & Experienced

What is the cost of Boarding & Lodging on Campus?

  • Boarding & Lodging on Campus includes A/c Rooms with common living room, dining room & kitchenette; Laundry facilities, Sports & Gymnasium and Wifi.
  • Students have 2 options:

Dual Sharing Option

Single Sharing Option

Rs.1.78 Lacs / year

Rs.2.34 Lacs / year

How does one decide whether we pursue our 2nd year in Paris or London and by when do we need to make this decision?

  • You need to make the decision after the 4 months of commencing the program as you will need to do apply for your Visa in the 6th  month

What is the Cost of Living in international Campus?

  • Following are the cost of living available for our students
Country

Cost of Living / month

UK (INSEEC)

GBP 800

France (INSEEC)

EUR 700 – 900

Bulgaria (University of Economics)

EUR 350 – 450

What are the Scholarships Available to Students?

  • Following are the Scholarships available for our students

Type of Scholarship

Amount

Condition

Merit Scholarship

Rs.2,00,000/-

Achieving above 90% in Graduation

Merit Scholarship

Rs.1,00,000/-

Achieving above 85% in Graduation

Special Scholarships

Rs.25,000/-

for Women / Children of Armed Forces / Students with Domicile from North East / J&K

Means Based Scholarship

Rs.2,00,000/-

From Capital First – Income below Rs.6 lacs

Minority Scholarships

Rs.1,00,000/-

From Government of India

What is the total estimated costs of the GMP Degree INSEEC Business School program with study in Paris or London?

  • Estimated costs for the Dual Continent program in France
Particulars

Country

Estimated Costs

Tuition Fee

India

Rs.8.48 Lacs

Tuition Fee (EUR 6000)

France

Rs.4.57 Lacs

Boarding & Lodging

India

Rs.1.72 lacs

Boarding & Lodging

France

Rs.7.33 Lacs

Return Flights

Rs.0.50 Lacs

Visa Fees

Rs.0.05 Lacs

Total Costs

 

Rs.22.70 Lacs

Earning potential for 6 Months Internship

EUR 550 to  EUR 1000

Rs.2.52 lacs to Rs.4.58 Lacs

Net Costs

Rs.18 Lacs to Rs.20 Lacs

*At Current Exchange Rate of Rs.76.31 to the EUR

What will be the Internship amount for the 6 months in Paris or London?

  • Students will earn between EUR 550 per month to EUR 1000 per month in France and an equivalent sum in London. This is a mandatory Internship which is part of the MBA Degree and INSEEC Business School will ensure that each student is given this opportunity.

What is the Value of the CEOs on the UBS Board of Governors?

  • Our Board of Governors who support UBS is a great privilege and responsibility. With their personal endorsements they enhance the value of our respective programs and build the reputation of UBS. As they say your NETWORK is your NETWORTH. They have supported us in the following ways over the years.
    • Delivered amazing lectures inspiring our students
    • Invited their companies for Placements
    • Leveraged their respective CEO network to invite other companies for Placements
    • Delivered workshops on Campus
    • Guided UBS on our strategy
    • Helped in getting International Alliances across the world
    • Helped support the funding for UBS
    • Helped in Marketing of the UBS brand
    • Helped in attracting Faculty to UBS
    • Helped in attracting Top Global CEOs for our Convocation, Symposiums and Global CEO Series sessions

Can I apply if I have a back in my Graduation?

  • You are ineligible to apply if you have a back in any program
  • If you have 50% in 10th, 12th and Graduation your Application will be Rejected.

Do I need to clear IELTS/GMAT/TOFEL or any other exam to go for International studies in INSEEC Business School in London/Paris or in University of Economics, Varna?

  • IELTS / TOFEL – If you have scored over 60% in English in your 10th & 12th Board exams, then this condition is waived and you will not have to take IELTS/TOFEL. The International Partner University can insist on these tests if you do not fulfill the criteria above.
  • GMAT – It is not mandatory for you to give you GMAT for being considered eligible for the international studies. However, if you have taken your GMAT it is an added factor which will help in your selection process.
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