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The admission procedure for the MBA program is based on the following entrance tests such as MAT/CMAT/CAT/GMAT/TANCET conducted by professional bodies followed by Written Admission Test (WAT), Group Discussion, One minute extempore, Psychometric Test and Personal Interview.

At Sona School of Management the entire application process for admissions is available online. Check in the following link: www.sonamgmt.org
The application fee for the MBA program is INR 520/- (Non-Refundable) & payment to be made through net banking.
Sona School of Management offers two programs a. MBA- General Management b. MBA-Industry Immersed Programme approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), NBA accredited, affiliated by Anna University certified Autonomous institution with NAAC "A" grade accreditation.
Features of the following programs are given below:
  1. MBA-Industry Immersed Program
    Features
    • limited number of seats - 60 only
    • Excellent Placement ( including foreign placements) and Internships with stipend
    • Faculty from IIMs, Top tiered institutions and Corporate Experts
    • Academic rigor with Industry immersed course curriculum- both through I (Innovative)School and B-school approach
    • Certified Value added programs from the consortium of industries and tie-ups
    • Student exchange program with foreign universities
    • International Tour (optional)
  2. MBA- General Management
Features
  • Value added programs
  • Good placement opportunities
  • International Tour (optional)
The application form is common for both. You can mention the choice of your program.
Once we receive the application form you will be called for the interview.
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have qualified in any UGC recognized Bachelor's degree (in any discipline) of minimum 3 years duration with 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 years pattern (ie. 10th std. + HSC + 3 years or 4 years degree program) and obtained I class all through in 10th, 12th and UG.
  • (OR)
  • Candidate must have passed in any recognized bachelor's degree (in any discipline) of minimum 3 years duration with 10 + 3 (diploma) + 3 years and obtained I class all through in 10th, diploma and UG.
Applicants are expected to be conversant in English language, analytical thinking, Knowledge of current affairs, clear SOP (statement of purpose) to pursue MBA, Leadership potential and a positive attitude.
The eligibility criteria for Management Quota seats through TANCET score is 35 and above. However scores below 35 and more than 30, with work experience and excellent communication ability may be considered on a case to case basis.
The minimum cut off is 65 percentile for MAT/CMAT entrance tests and 50 percentile for CAT entrance test.
You are most welcome to contact between 9.30 am to 04.45 pm on weekdays. Alternatively you can reach out to us on any time through the mail. Please feel free to mail your admission and programme related queries at admission@sonamgmt.org
Contact:
Admissions – Chair
Mobile: 9489600283/9894388426
Office: 0427 4099921, 0427 4099977
  1. The estimated cost of doing two-year full-time MBA –General Management would be approximately Rs. 2,80,100/- exclusive of hostel & examination charges/fees.
  2. The estimated cost of doing two-year full-time MBA- Industry Immersed Program would be approximately Rs. 4,99,100/- inclusive of hostel & exclusive of examination fees.
Programme Academic Fee for TWO years (Rs.) Hostel Rent for TWO Years (Rs.) Total Cost involved for TWO Years(Rs.)
MBA –General Management 2,80,100 1,60,000 4,40,100 (Excluding International Study Tour)
MBA-Industry Immersed Program 3,29,100 1,70,000 4,99,100 (Excluding International Study Tour)
*Optional *International Study Tour Rs. 85,000/- (Extra)

Note:
  1. Academic fee includes tuition fee towards academics, leadership and practice stream inputs, a quality tablet, books and other course materials.
  2. Examination fee will be extra and will be communicated at the time of admission.
  1. 58 Year Old Pedigree - 40 acre - "Green Campus"
  2. Adjunct Faculty from IIMs, IITs, Foreign Universities & Industry
  3. Core Faculty with Industry and Rich Academic Experience
  4. Hygienic Hostel Facilities
  5. Wi-Fi Connectivity
  6. One of the Premium B – School with Modest Fee & Merit Scholarships – always ranked within the Top 100 Pan- India B-School ranking
  7. Return on Investment – ROI: +/- 12 months **
  8. Internships for Industry Exposure
  9. 58 Year Old Academic Experience | currently 20th Batch of MBA in 2017 Admissions ** Payback period denotes the time taken to recover the programme fee based on the first year salary communicated by the employing company during campus placements.
The reasons are as follows
  1. A fair blend of Faculty-mix with Academic and Industrial experience.
  2. Excellent Linkage with Industry.
  3. Excellent Placement Opportunities.
  4. Very good track record of Placements (2016 Highest National CTC offered: Rs. 7.1 Lakhs P.A. & Highest International CTC offered: 11.4 Lahks P.A.)
  5. Exclusive Teaching Methodology: More Practical Subjects, Choice-based Credit System, Projects, Industrial Mini Projects (apart of 3 field surveys), Regular Industry Faculty Interactions, Add-on Courses, Value-added sessions, Corporate CEO Interactions, Out-bound training facilities of Sona School of Management at Yercaud Hill Station & Play Factory.
  6. Value Added Programmes (In the emerging areas of Finance, Marketing, HR & Productions )
  7. Facilities include:- Decent National/International hostels (separate) for Boys & Girls – total approximate fee per annum would be Rs. 85,000/- twin-sharing arrangement, Hi-tech Sports complex, Music center with various musical instruments, Swimming Pool, Gym, Badminton, Tennis, 400 meter track, Billiards, High Speed internet Wi-fi connectivity, Executive type class-rooms, Scenic land-scapes with ruthenium free green lawns, 12 hours Library usage with high quality Books & Journals, etc., of International Standards and Business database.
  8. Strength of Alumni association with Excellent Industry Networking / High possibility of Lateral placement offers Post-MBA (at Sona) with Job Experience through our past recruiters.
  9. Heart of the City Campus, Urban Location – surrounded by MSMEs (Less than 3 hours to reach 9 Smart Cities)
  10. Rail, Road Connectivity – 7/24 hours x 365 days connecting more than 224 major destinations across India and upcoming air connectivity from Chennai and Bangalore.
We could recommend the self-financing companies or banks to provide educational loans for our students. Our students have obtained educational loans from various nationalized banks and private sector banks.
  1. First Year
  2. The first year focuses on building the foundation through a rigorous set of core courses in the disciplines of Economics, Organizational behavior and Management. Further it also addresses the functions of management such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations and Systems. This lays a foundation for advanced and specialized learning in the second year. The courses are scheduled across the trimesters with a total of 105 credits balancing between academics, logic and learning difficulties from the student perspective. Courses with an aim to develop the softskills, increase the confidence of the students and enhance the scope of the placements are also included in the curriculum. At the end of the first year students are required to undergo an internship for a period of 4 weeks duration in an organization which helps the student in gaining insights into the organizational structure, and processes and apply some of the learning in solving real time problems in the organizational setting. This would also help the student in making a suitable choice of electives for the second year
  3. Second Year
  4. Sona School of Management offers electives in the areas of Finance, Marketing, HR, Productions and General Management based on the insights given by the corporate and the academic experts. The elective courses offered in the second year focuses on the application of theory, tools and techniques in a practical business environment and provide wide knowledge and updating the emerging perspectives in the areas of specialization. Therefore the student seek more value addition in gaining further insights which helps the students in getting better placements. At the end of the second year the students are encouraged to attach themselves with an organization and work on a Capstone.
To foster analytical thinking, creativity, effective communication and problem solving among students and to prepare them to take on business challenges, our team of faculty member's use variety of impactful teaching methods such as case studies, internships, lectures from eminent personalities, summer projects, Capstone/live projects and activity based learning methods. We have a training centre located at the hill station "Yercaud" built for the purpose of training students and corporate executives in the areas of leadership, communication and team work
The campus is well-connected with Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art computer centre, well equipped class rooms and learning resource center with a huge collection of online and off-line learning resources such as books, journals, magazines and news dailies.
If you wish to stay in the campus accommodation, all you need is to bring your valid proof of admission for MBA program and place a request to the administrative office of the hostels for campus accommodation.
The campus accommodation is well connected with Wi-Fi, Unique State-of-the-art Apple Lab, Gym, swimming pool, Billiards Court and outdoor facilities for sports, recreation hall, 24/7 power and water supply are some of the salient features of our hostel.
SPREAD OF SECTORS ENGAGED Agro BFSI Constructions
Consultancy Education Entertainment
FMCG Food Processing Health Care
Hotels IT Logistics
Manufacturing Media Mining
NBFC Retail Telecommunications
Textile
ELECTIVES PROVIDED Finance Human Resources Marketing
Production General Management