India, : Sri Balaji University, Pune (SBUP) has initiated the application process for the Sri Balaji Entrance Screening Test (SBEST) for individuals aiming to enroll in MBA programs for the forthcoming academic session. SBEST serves as an alternative for those who have not taken prevalent management entrance examinations or seek to enhance their scores. Aspiring candidates can register for the entrance exam through the official link before 18th February 2024.
Speaking about this commencement, Dr. Biju Pillai, Sr. Director IT & Admissions Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management, Sri Balaji University, Pune, says “By introducing SBEST, we reaffirm our commitment to providing quality education and equal opportunities. It’s a decisive moment for B-school aspirants to secure a seat and be part of a legacy that prepares students not just for the job market but for a transformative leadership journey.”
SBEST is designed to evaluate the aptitude of candidates in areas critical to business acumen:
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, & Verbal Ability
The test is structured with a total of 60 questions, wherein each correct answer earns the candidate a mark, summing to a total of 60 marks. The exam is designed to be rigorous yet fair, mirroring the demands of the dynamic business world.
After passing SBEST, students can explore a range of MBA specializations such as Sales and Marketing, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Personal Management & Human Resources Development, Digital Marketing & Business Analytics, International Business, and Business Analytics (including Data Science, Digital Marketing, Product
Management, and Telecom). These options are available across the four esteemed institutes of the university: Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM), Balaji Institute of Technology & Management (BITM), Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB), and Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resources Development (BIMHRD).
The university stands out with its formidable blend of academic excellence, industry connections, and a robust alumni network. The university boasts an impressive track record of placements, recording the highest package of 21.58 LPA and an average package of 8.75 LPA. It partners with over 365+ recruiters and is backed by a strong 22,000+ alumni network, ensuring a comprehensive and connected business education environment.
The consistent rankings by reputable surveys like “Times of India” affirm SBUP’s position as a top-tier institution, being placed among the top 11 B-Schools in India, top 6 private B-Schools in India, top 3 B-Schools in Maharashtra, and the top 2nd B-School in Pune.
Furthermore, SBUP’s diverse campus life allows student managers to participate in cultural, sporting, and social activities, enriching their academic experience. It also fosters a community of like-minded individuals determined to make a difference in the corporate world.
This announcement signifies the beginning of a new era for those aspiring to pursue management education. Sri Balaji University, Pune, with its commitment to adapting to evolving times, stands as a forward-thinking institution. It provides a platform for aspiring business leaders to flourish and turn their potential into successful careers.