In which year was the Institute established?
SMS Varanasi was established in the year 1995.
What is PGDM?
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a 2 year full
time course comprising of over four semesters. The PGDM course
seeks to enhance the students’ learning by offering
knowledge-building projects in each semester, while fine-tuning
their leadership, communication and inter-personal skills.
This also includes knowledge building through foreign languages.
3) What are the research (Ph.D) opportunities for students
After completion of their PGDM course, SMS students are eligible
for Ph.D admission at Banaras
Hindu University (BHU).
4) What are the different courses being offered
by the Institute?
We are offering Post Graduate Diploma in Management
(PGDM), Master of Business Management (MBA), Master
in Computer Application-Lateral Entry (MCA-L), Bachelor
of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Computer
Applications (BCA) & Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com).
5) Who all are eligible for admission in these courses
of SMS Varanasi?
A graduate in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks
in aggregate (or 45% in case of SC/ST/OBC Category)
from a recognized university is eligible for admission
to our PGDM & MBA courses. For MCA-Lateral course
Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration
in BCA, B. Sc (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics
as a subject at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. Intermediate
or 10+2 in any discipline is sufficient eligibility
for admission in BBA / BCA course at SMS Varanasi.
For admission in B.Com course the candidate must have
either Commerce or Economic or Mathematics as a subject
at 10+2 levels. For details about eligibility in various
courses at SMS Varanasi: Click
6) What are the total number of seats for the above
In all we have 960 seats in the following courses:
MCA-L ddddd- 60
BBA ddddd -
BCA ddddd -
7) Are these courses approved by any regulatory
PGDM courses are approved by the All India Council
for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD,
Government of India, MCA-L Course affiliated with
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (APJAKTU)
formerly (UPTU), Lucknow . School of Management Sciences
is also recognised under section 2(f) of UGC Act.
Undergraduate courses are approved by Mahatma Gandhi
Kashi Vidhyapeeth (mgkvp), Varanasi.
8) How is the Placement of the Institute?
We are having a well established Placement Cell working for
our students for the last 15 years. The students never
face a problem in getting a job, with a good salary
from a company of repute. (We have above 90% placement).
For more details, you may refer to the Placement
section on the website.
9) What types of jobs are offered to SMS Students?
As SMS Varanasi is in the fleet of Top b-school, therefore
students are given opportunities in diverse fuctional
areas including IT Companies, Entertainment Companies,
Consumer Durable Organizations, Online Marketing, Securities,
Auto Companies, Banks, FMCG Organizations, Transport
Companies, Pharma Companies, Retail Giants & Infrastructure
related Organizations according to their chosen areas
10) What degree/diploma will be awarded to students,
after completion of the PGDM course?
You will get Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Approved
by AICTE (Even IIMs provide a PGDM, which is accepted world
wide, even usable in Govt. Jobs)
11) Where can I get the Admission form for admission?
The forms can be bought from the college campus or city office.
The addresses can be obtained from our college website www.smsvaranasi.com.
Forms can also be downloaded from the Application
Forms link of website.
12) What documents are required at the time of
admission in PGDM?
Mark sheets of X & XII
Passing certificates of X & XII
Mark sheets of all semesters of graduation
Date of birth proof
Work experience certificate if any
13) What is the Fee Structure of different Courses?
- The following is the fee structure inclusive of Tuition
and other Fees for various Courses offered at School of
50,000.00* Per Semester
35,000.00 Per Annum
* Tuition Fee is provisional,
subject to pending appeal to Fee Committee for revision
14) What are the Hostel & Transportation Charges?
Rs. 65,000/- per year for Tripple
Seater (including lodging, fooding and Transportation)
Rs. 67,500/- per year for Tripple
Seater (including lodging, fooding and Transportation)
77,500/- per year for Double Seater (including
lodging, fooding and Transportation)
Bus facility for Day Scholars students
are required to deposit Rs.16,000/- yearly.
15) Does SMS provide Financial Assistance and scholarship
to deserving students?
Scholarship are available at both the levels; Entry level
as well, as during currency of the Course. Scholarships are
available for Post Graduate as well as Undergraduate students.
We also assist students in obtaining educational loans through
nationalized banks. For details of Scholarships and Bank loan
facilities - Click
16) How are students of the PGDM course evaluated? What
is the parameter of their success in course?
SMS has adopted a system of continuous evaluation to motivate
all students to gain excellence. The system is rigorous, requiring
students to put in adequate hours of study. At the same time
it is interactive and allows students to sharpen their knowledge
of the subject by engaging in class discussions, case analysis
and presentation, role-plays and interactive games, exercises
and written tests along with quizzes. Students are continually
informed of their performance in relation to the needed and
17) What are international linkages of SMS?
SMS is having foreign collaboration with different universities
and corporate houses worldwide viz., USA, Brazil, Hungary,
Singapore, Hongkong etc. for the purpose of student exchange,
foreign industrial visits, joint research activities etc.
For detail of International Linkages - Click