The parents are always worried about their wards for higher studies. So, it has become essential to search best institute for students to flourish. Of course, new generation are finding new potential in business school. Because twenty first century needs more trade, business, and industry. In the same context , Mr.S.S.Dogra, Managing Editor Dwarka Parichay –spoke to Dr. Alok Saklani-Director, Apeejay School of Management, Dwarka. Excerpts:
|Dr. Alok Saklani
Q.Who was the founder of the Institute?
Ans.Dr.Stya Paul was the Founder Chairman of Apeejay Stya Group & Education Society.
Q.Who is the President of the Society.
Ans. Ms.Sushma Berlia is the President of the Society and under this society our school is running.
Q. Who is the Dean of the school?
Ans. Dr.Deepankar Chakrabarti is the Dean of the school.
Q.When Apeejay School of Management came into existence?
Ans. The Apeejay Education Society established Apeejay School of Management in 1993, in the name of Apeejay Institute of Design. Then, it shifted to Sector-8, Dwarka, in 2000, at that time it was the first business school in Dwarka.
Q.When you joined this school?
Ans.I joined in the year 2004.
Q.How many business schools are there in the sub city, at present?
Ans. Now, around five business schools are there in the sub city, namely Era Business School, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute, I.P.University, Banarsidas etc.
Q.What is the infrastructure of the school?
Ans.We have spacious lecture rooms, huge library with about 16,000 books, national & international magazines, periodicals, journals and research papers. It offers a rich source of books, journals, educational CDs, company annual reports, bound volumes of journals, project reports and online databases. We have computer centre where 450-networked computers with internet connectivity are available. Our institute have a spacious air-conditioned auditorium with 400 plus capacity. We also have Seminar & Conference halls readily available.
Q.Name few associates ?
Ans.We have collaboration with National Entrepreneurship Network(NEN) which aims to develop entrepreneurs by coordinating entrepreneurship programmes in the campus & provide an access to entrepreneurial activities resources. We are also associated with Times Business Solutions which conduct innovative research and explore innovative solutions through-Development of HR business management solutions, Seminars/webinars conducted in HR circle & Consultancy assignments for HR processes. Our institute has corporate tie up with HDFC Bank Ltd. To promote cooperation and advancement of academic and business exchanges. We have alumni association & it plays an active role in placements, both in terms of bringing in new companies in the campus and providing inputs in terms of skill-building.
|Apeejay School of Management, Sector-8, Dwarka
Q.What’s your school achievement, what’s it ranking in India.
Ans.According to a survey report published in Competition Success Review-Magazine, We have 49th ranking among 4,500 business schools in India. It’s a matter of proud for us. Apart from this we have 30 institutes, We have a full fledged University near Sohna in Gurgaon, Haryana.
Q.What special your school’s students gets from you?
Ans.Apart from regular studies, We provide them a healthy environment & encourages them to become more sensitive & value added disciplined student. So that he/she can give valuable contribution to the society and become a worth full asset for the nation. Our students are encouraged to visit local NGOs, Old Age Homes . They interact with them to exchange their views and keep them fresh ,energetic and become the parts the living society. The students celebrate all the festivals, annual festivals, participate in mini marathons, fashion show, dance, debate competition, organize seminars with local, national & International reputed professors.
Q.How many students do you have in your school at present?
Ans.We have around 350 students in our school.
Q.What about your staff strength?
Ans. We have a faculty of 32 members who are dedicated, committed & well experienced to their profession. Around 50 staff members in administration & other category.
Q.Explain about the courses you offer to the students?
Ans.We have M.B.A. in Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, I.T. & International Business.
Q.What is the admission criteria of your school?
Ans.Any student who has more than 50% marks at Graduation level and qualified CAT/MAT test are eligible for admission.
Q.What is tenure of your course?
Ans.All the courses carry two years tenure.
Q.When does the admission start?
Ans.The admission procedure starts from January, but the session begins from the first week of July every year.
Q.Do you have any hostel facility in Dwarka?
Ans.As you know that we have students from different states like, Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttarkhand, U.P. Bihar, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana etc. So, we have a hostel facility to accommodate around 200 students at a time.
Q.What’s employment opportunities offered to your students ?
Ans.Our students get ample opportunity to engage with reputed company like TCS, ICICI, AMADEUS, HDFC etc. The starting salary package is not less than 4-5 lacs.
Q.What’s the vision of Apeejay School of Management?
Ans.The ASM strives to develop competent and relevant manpower for the twenty first century needs of trade, business, and industry. The School supports the various programmes for enhancing the potential of individual students, enriching human values, upholding the Indian value system, all acting in union as a vehicle for growth at the national and international level, thereby making it a “student driven” institute of higher learning.