FORE School Of Management

    FORE School Of Management

    FORE School of Management is a South Delhi-based private business school. In 2022, the B-School is ranked 60th among Top Management Colleges in India by NIRF. The School is well-known for its PGDM electives in International Business, Financial Management, and Big Data Analytics. In addition to the PGDM/ MBA programme, the college offers Executive MBA and FPM programmes. FORE School has opened applications for the 2-year Full-time PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) Program for the class of 2022-24.

    FORE School accepts valid CAT, XAT, and GMAT scores for PGDM Admission Shortlisting. Shortlisting for its FPM programme is done via CAT, GRE, GMAT, GATE, JRF-UGC/CSIR, and FORE Entrance Test, followed by WAT, Business Awareness Quiz (BA-Q), extempore, and Personal Interview (PI). FORE School of Management completed the Final Placement process with a 100% placement record for the Batch of 2020-22. During Placement 2022, the highest CTC offered to FORE students was INR 41 LPA, with an average salary of INR 14.04 LPA.

    FORE School of Management Courses:


    Eligibility Criteria

    Course Fee ( in INR)


    A bachelor's degree with a minimum 50% aggregate of all the subjects /Those in the final year of their UG degree with 50% aggregate (in all semesters/years so far) can also apply
    Duration: 2 years
    Selection Criteria: CAT/XAT/GMAT score extempore+PI
    Intake: PGDM 180/PGDM IB 120/PGDM FM 60/PGDM BDA 60

    16.98 Lacs 


    Any bachelor's degree with a minimum 50% aggregate of all the subjects /At least 5 years of relevant work experience at managerial/ supervisory role /5 years of relevant work experience.
    Duration: 15 months
    Selection Criteria: CAT/XAT/GMAT/Other AICTE approved All India tests + extempore+PI
    Intake: 30

    12 Lacs


    A master’s degree/ Professional qualifications such as CA/ICWA/CS / BE/B Tech/BArch or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 60% aggregate
    Duration: 4 years
    Selection Criteria: CAT/GATE/GRE/GMAT/ JRF-UGC/CSIR or the FORE Entrance Test (FET)+PI

    FORE School of Management Admission:

    FORE School of Management, founded in 1981, offers PGDM and FPM programmes that are AICTE (All India Council For Technical Education) approved and SAQS accredited. Further NIRF 2022 ranked it 60th in the country overall, and Outlook 2020 ranked it 36th for its MBA/PGDM programme. The highest salary a FORE student has received is 27 LPA, and the average FORE salary rises year after year. FORE has recently established itself as one of the top B-schools in New Delhi.

    FORE School of Management Admission 2023 is based on CAT 2022 / XAT 2023 / GMAT scores for the 2-year full-time PGDM Program. The candidate is ultimately chosen based on work experience, business awareness, written ability, and performance in personal interviews. Aside from the PGDM, FORE School of Management also offers full-time PGDM-IBM (International Business), PGDM-FM (Financial Management), PGDM-BDA (Big Data Analytics), and Executive PGDM, as well as the Fellow Program in Management (FPM).

    FORE School of Management PGDM Admission:

    FORE School of Management (FSM) admits students to the two-year full-time PGDM programmes PGDM-IBM (International Business), PGDM-FM (Financial Management), and PGDM-BDA (Business Development) (Big Data Analytics).

    FORE School of Management PGDM Eligibility

    • Bachelor's degree holder in any stream from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum 50% marks should be secured in the qualifying examination.
    • Candidates appearing for the final examination can apply for admission.

    FORE School of Management PGDM Selection Criteria

    • Selection will be based on the performance in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT.
    • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an Extempore and Personal Interview.
    • The final selection on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT score, performance in the Extempore, PI, academic performance and work experience.

    FORE School of Management Executive PGDM Admission:

    FORE School of Management offers 15 months full time Executive PGDM for working professionals 

    FORE School of Management Executive PGDM Eligibility

    Graduation Degree holder with a minimum of 50% marks secured in the qualifying examination Minimum 5 years of work experience.

    FORE School of Management Executive PGDM Selection Criteria

    The final selection of the candidate will be based on the performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT or FORE test conducted by the institution for admission followed by Written Ability Test and Personal Interview. 

    FORE School of Management FPM Admissions:

    The FORE School of Management admits students to the FPM programme in nine specialisations: Economics and Business Policy, Finance and Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Quantitative Techniques and Operations Management, International Business, Communication, and Strategy.

    FORE School of Management FPM Eligibility

    • A postgraduate degree in a relevant subject from a recognised Institute/University; and a minimum of 60% in the qualifying examination.
    • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average will also be considered for admission.
    • Prospective students may also apply for admission..

    FORE School of Management FPM Selection Criteria

    • Selection will be based on performance in the Institution's FORE Entrance Test.
    • Candidates who have passed the CAT/GATE/GRE/GMAT/UGC-CSIR-JRF will be exempt from the entrance examination.
    • Shortlisted candidates from the aforementioned qualifying examinations will be invited to the institution's interviews.
    • All candidates must give a presentation (around 10-15 minutes) on their tentative research proposal on the topic of their choice.
    • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview for final selection based on their academic record and performance in the entrance test.

    FORE School of Management: How to Apply?

    The application form can be submitted online via the institution's official website. There will be a separate application fee for FPM and PGDM, which must be paid online using a debit/credit card or net banking.

    • The application form can be completed online at the institution's official website.
    • Click the "Apply Now" button and sign up with your personal email address.
    • Fill out the necessary personal and academic information.
    • Scan and upload your photo and signature (jpg format.
    • Scan and upload any supporting documents.
    • Pay the application fee via Net Banking, Debit Card, or Credit Card

    Document Required:

    • Educational Details (10+2 and Graduation).
    • Work Experience Details
    • Address Proof (Adhar Card)
    • Date of Birth Certificate

    FORE School of Management Cutoff:

    These are the expected cutoffs for the general category keeping in mind the cutoff trends in the last 5 years:


    Expected cutoff percentile



    PGDM(International Business)


    PGDM(Financial Management) 


    PGDM(Big Data Analytics)


    FORE School of Management Ranking:

    The table shows the highlights of the FORE School of Management ranking.



    Ranked at

    NIRF – Management


    60 out of 100

    Economic Times B – School Rankings


    43 out of 50

    OUTLOOK – ICARE Ranking


    18 out of 150

    BW Businessworld



    Dalal Street Investment Journal


    33 out of 100

    Fore School of Management Placements:

    The highest and average salaries during Fore School of Management Placements 2022 were INR 41 LPA and INR 14.04 LPA, respectively. When compared to the previous year, the highest salary increased by about 51.9% and the average salary increased by about 31.2%. The average annual salary offered was INR 13.52 LPA.


    Placement Statistics (2020-21)

    Placements Statistics (2021-22)

    Number of recruiters



    Number of new recruiters



    Batch strength



    Number of PPOs



    Highest salary

    INR 27 LPA

    INR 41 LPA

    Average salary

    INR 10.7 LPA

    INR 14.04 LPA

    Median salary

    INR 10.3 LPA

    INR 13.52 LPA

    Major sector



    Major domain



    Top recruiters

    Asian Paints, ITC Limited, Nestle, Relaxo

    Asian Paints, ITC Limited, Nestle, Nivea

    Important Dates:



    Last Date of receiving Application Form

    Jun 10, 2022

    FORE Entrance Test (FET)

    Jun 14, 2022

    Personal Interview

    Jun 17, 2022

    Result declaration

    Jun 23, 2022

    Last Date of Acceptance of Admission Offer with Admission Fee

    Jul 1, 2022

    CAT 2022 Registartion Window

    Aug 3, 2022 - Sep 21, 2022

    XAT 2023 Registration Window

    Aug 10, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022

    CAT 2022 Admit card

    Oct 27, 2022

    XAT 2023 Admit card

    Nov 20, 2022

    CAT 2022 Exam

    Nov 27, 2022

    Last Date To Apply For PGDM

    Dec 31, 2022

    XAT 2023 Exam

    Jan 8, 2023

    XAT 2023 Result

    Jan 31, 2023


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