Promoted in 1981 as a non-for-profit institution, Foundation for Organizational Research and Education (FORE) is committed to the advancement of management education, research, training and consultancy. Located in the heart of South Delhi, FORE provides contextual learning and helps hone the ‘thinking’ skills of students to make them well prepared for the challenges of the corporate world. The curriculum focuses on grooming multiple skills including managerial decision making, problem solving, analytical reasoning and creativity.
FORE also offers specially designed management course for the working executives. The institute is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. For the past three decades FORE has successfully carved itself a niche in the field of management education and is consistently ranked among the top B-schools in the country.
FORE provides 100 percent placement assistance to the students. Several reputed companies visit the campus every year for recruitment drive.
Sited amidst a verdant backdrop, FORE School of Management offers air conditioned classrooms equipped with audio-visual equipments, a library with over 25,000 titles of books, journals, reports and periodicals; and a vast collection of CDs and DVDs. The computer labs are equipped with branded servers and entire campus is connected to the wi-fi network. Other facilities include air conditioned auditorium with seating capacity of 300, an amphitheatre and subsidized canteens. Besides academics, the institute also offers yoga, meditation and stress management for the students.
The institute offers separate hostels for boys and girls. Both the hostels have mess and medical facility.
FORE offers following academic programmes:
Full time programmes:
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - two-year full time MBA programme
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Management (PGDM-IBM) - two-year full time MBA programme
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - two-year part time
Full time and part time PhD programmes
The application forms can be downloaded from official website of FORE. For admission to MBA programme, candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50 percent marks from a recognized university. Selection is based on CAT examination score, group discussion and interview. For the part time PGDM course, candidates should have minimum two years of work experience after graduation.
The institute has two types of fee plan for PGDM and PGDM-IBM courses.
Self-sponsored category - Rs.11,00,000
Company-sponsored category - Rs.16,50,000
The fee includes tuition fee, library charges, computer centre usage charges, cost of books and reading material and compulsorily International Immersion Programme.
FORE has received an A*** (highest rating) by research firm CRISIL in 2011.
It was ranked No.17 among top B-Schools in India in 2011 by DNA India Networks and ranked 21 in India by MBA Universe.com.