City Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Admission through Management Aptitude Test (MAT)

Admission Notices

The Institute is constructing a campus at Village Tilheri on the outskirts of Jabalpur. Tilheri is a Panchayat. It can serve as a field - laboratory for students to learn how to relate to people, plan and decide with them, share in their joys and sufferings. The construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2002. In the meantime space is rented in the Sneh Sadan Campus, 599 South Civil Lines, (Opposite the residence of the Chief Justice), Jabalpur, 482001. It is at a distance of 1½ km. East of Jabalpur Railway Station.

The campus contains accommodation for academic activities as well as board and lodge for men and Women. Sleeping facilities are in non - attached four bedded rooms. All students are expected to reside in the campus as boarders.

The charges for the two-year Academic Programme amount to nearly Rs. 30,000/- per year. Hostel charges per year come to approximately Rs. 12,000/-. The Institute charges Course Fees as well as Hostel Charges. A table with fees to be paid at the beginning of each Semester is found below. The first year fees, both course fees and Hostel charge have to be deposited in two installments during the year.

Fees to be paid during the first and second year, Grand Total= 58,500/-. This is for the first 20 candidates who will be admitted under the free seats quota. Thereafter 18 candidates will be admitted under the payment seats quota amounting to Rs. 42,500 per candidate per annum and the balance 2 candidates will be NRI sponsored whose fees would be US $ 3,000 per year per candidate. Less Rs. 10,000 paid through DTE, Bhopal.

XIDAS is making an effort to secure Scholarships for deserving students from government and sponsorships from other sources. Also to obtain bank loans for students from low-income families. The fees for sponsored candidates will be the same as for ordinary (non-sponsored) candidates. Sponsored candidates however must submit a certificate of sponsorship, as found in annexure.

i) XIDAS welcomes candidates from all classes, race, caste, religion, Language, or gender and also those who have already worked in rural development projects for at least two years. The institute invites candidates sponsored by Governmental and Non-Governmental agencies, who on completing the course plan to return to their employment. They will, however, have to fulfill all admission requirements as non-sponsored students.

ii) The minimum qualification for entry to the MBA in rural Management at XIDAS is any Bachelor degree recognized by the Association of Indian Universities in any discipline with good marks, as judged by the selection Board. The Board will also see how good the performance and marks in the 10th 12th standards of Secondary education were. This will exhibit the consistency of the candidates' good performance.

iii) Candidates who have a background in agriculture, veterinary sciences, Soil and water Sciences, horticulture and social Science too, will be considered as especially suitable for admission.

iv) Financial stringency should not be a block or deserving and well-motivated candidates from less privileged groups, STs/SCs/ OBCs etc. The institute will try to help such students with scholarships from Government or other sources.

v) Women Candidates with suitable qualification will, be given preference.

vi) In the process of selection the candidates' entry qualification should be supported by their keenness to serve rural people, manifested in readiness to embrace the values XIDAS promotes: sincerity, honesty, commitment, hands-on culture, which go counter to those of the global market.

Selection Procedure

i) Admission to this course shall be through Entrance Tests to be conducted by the professional Examinational Boards, Bhopal. There will be two sessions of counselling conducted by the PEB, Bhopal, to fill up the seats available. If, however, all the seats are not filled up through these two counselling, then the institute in view of filling up the permitted 40 seat will advertise its MBA (R.M) programme within the stipulated period in local and national dailies. The notice for admission will specify: Entry qualification, dates of the written test, interview, availability of application form, admission of selected candidates and remedial course.

ii) While applying, candidates will be supplied with a brochure of the Institute (XIDAS), MBA, (RM) prospectus comprising complete details on courses, fees, faculty, infrastructure, Academic and field exposure activities. The Institutes does not collect any fees without the permission from the competent authority. (DTE)

iii) The candidates will be given sufficient time after the issue of application to prepare for the Admission Test which will be conducted at XIDAS, Jabalpur. A representative of the Professional Examination Board, M.P., and Bhopal and also from Rani Durgavati Vishvavidyalaya, Jabalpur, will also be present.

iv) Before the written test the scrutiny of application forms will be done and only the selected candidates will be called for the test. The selection test will be conducted in two parts:

Written test-Written test will be conducted to measure; General knowledge basic management skills and career aptitude; communication skills, awareness o rural issues, understanding Organizations and motivation of the applicants.

Interview-The Candidates who have been screened through the written test and have passed will be called for viva voca. This will help the selection board to measure aptitude, subject knowledge, perception of rural issues, creative quality and communication ability. The board will also observe social behaviour, leadership, persuasiveness and the motivational attitude of the candidates. Results will be declared within 2 or 3 days of the Viva Voce test.

P.Box-5, 599, South Civil Lines, Jabalpur-482001
Madhya Pradesh
Phone No :-91-0761- 326843, 326568
Fax No :-91-0761- 326341
[email protected]

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