Universal Business School, popularly known as UBS, is a dream come true for the students who are interested in international education at affordable investment with exceptional pedagogy focusing on experiential learning.
Learning in the lap of nature is such a delightful experience that one of our students, Raj Kattimani ended up writing a whole book which is dedicated to his tenure at Universal Business School with each chapter committed to different aspects of his stay at campus.
At present, there are approximately 500 students from almost all 26 states of the country making UBS a melting pot of cultures. All the batches have students ranging from academic backgrounds like science, commerce, humanities to work experience and freshers which makes the institute ‘universal’ in true sense. The biggest advantage of being a part of assorted batch is that one gets to learn a great deal about different cultures prevailing in one’s own country, their traditions and customs, their beliefs and disbeliefs which widens the mental horizons of the students. This helps in laying the foundation of the professional world which is the ultimate goal of majority students wanting to pursue MBA.
UBS Admission Process– Universal in its true spirit
Awarded as the “Most Innovative B-School” in Mumbai by India Today and Aajtak, UBS is committed to having a class which is an amalgamation of all possible academic streams, cultural backgrounds, family credentials so on and so forth. There are six key parameters on the basis of which students are selected namely Academics (10th, 12th and graduation), Entrance Exam (CMAT, GMAT, C-MAT, CET), Extra Curricular activities, Communication Skills, Work Experience/ Leadership and Statement of Purpose/ Letters of Reference. Even if one has all these parameters in place, admission in UBS is not a cake walk because a stringent admission process awaits you ahead.
Apart from showcasing your presence of mind, general awareness, ability to handle challenging situations, you need to bring in unpretentious and authentic recommendations from your mentors. Another piece of advice is to plan and write your statement of purpose which plays a crucial role in the selection process. This essay should clearly mention your career goals, the reasons to pursue MBA and UBS as your choice of school.
For holistic approach towards professional development, UBS has a plethora of student clubs which are professional as well as social like Marketing Club, Reading Club, Finance Club, Rush4Rush, Midnight Sunrise and many more. Overall, participation in such events with strong domain knowledge is the seamless recipe for unparalleled placement opportunities provided by UBS. Over the years, there have been more than 300+ companies on campus with 857+ campus interview openings to the students. 6.87 interviews per person and 121 pre-finishing offers in the year 2018 alone are evidences enough for UBS’s robust corporate connect and its alumni metal. Looking at sector wise distribution, Banking & Financial Services, FMCG and Consulting remain the top three recruiters at UBS.
Advice for aspirants
One advice which all MBA aspirants should take seriously is to work hard on the application; most importantly the interviews and statement of purpose. It is your attention to detail and focus which will get you through the admission process at UBS. And at UBS, it will be life transforming experience with only possibilities and no limits!
Samita Kumar Chahal