Alagappa University- MBA

Periyar University - PGDM

Orientation Program

Versatile’ commences MBA/PGDM degree courses with Orientation Program in the later part of July and extends it till August 15 every year. After ‘Ice Breaking Sessions’ value based knowledge will be imparted:

Value-Based Knowledge


  • Communication Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Paper presentations
  • Honesty, Ethics, sincerity, and loyalty
  • Importance of learning on a continuous basis
  • The necessity to read books, magazines, and periodicals
  • How to read a newspaper, textbooks, etc.
  • Why using the library is important?
  • MS Office, Excel, and Powerpoint presentations
  • Certification as required by the employer
  • Importance of traveling
  • No similar mistake to recur


  • Behavior in public
  • Getting along with others
  • Managing relationships
  • Respecting others
  • Avoid hurting others
  • Abstain from gossiping
  • Impartial
  • Being flexible in approach
  • Being patient and tolerable
  • Respecting others’ views
  • The joy of helping others

Managing self

  • Managing Health
  • Cleanliness
  • Power dressing and managing self

Industry visit

  • Visiting a few industries

Value-added Programs

Industry Connect’ program

  • Internship
  • Hands-on industry experience
  • Interaction with acclaimed industrialists
  • Regular industrial visits
  • Opportunity to engage in live projects
  • Entrepreneur awareness program

First Semester

  • Special programs for Communication Skills and Personality Development
  • Soft skills
  • Learning SPSS Package
  • Participation in national and international seminars organized at state and national levels.
  • Training on fieldwork projects and presentations
  • Review on Industry/Business Tycoons
  • Industrial visits.

Second semester

  • Participation in various Workshops organized by ‘Versatile’ in the functional areas of management.
  • Special programs on Presentations Skills
  • Book reviews
  • Entrepreneurship development programs
  • Corporate Social responsibility Projects
  • Interaction with experts in various industries on relevant management topics
  • Industrial visit

Third Semester

  • Mentoring Program
  • Aptitude Test Preparation
  • Group discussions and Interview skills training
  • Mock interview sessions
  • Preparation of CV
  • Join as interns in top companies for a period of 3 months in one of the specialization.

Top Companies from various domains namely Automobile, Banking, FMCG, Real Estate, Media, Construction, Insurance, Software, Logistics, Financial Services, visit our campus to select students for internship cum placements.

Fourth Semester

  • Students start live projects in the top-notch selected for a period of 3/4 months.
  • Acceptance of the placement offered by the company and join on rolls on completion of the MBA program.


Teaching Pedagogy

  • Case Study Analysis
  • Corporate Guest lectures
  • Field study
  • Workshops
  • Management Games
  • Interactive Lectures
  • News Analysis
  • Industrial Visits
  • Group Discussions
  • Seminars
  • Brain Twisters
  • Mock Interviews
  • Personality Development
  • Communication and Soft Skills Development
  • Research Projects
  • Live Projects

Eligibility - MBA/PGDM

Any graduates from a university recognized by UGC with a pass. Graduates who are in the final year of graduation can also apply. However such graduates have to submit their provisional certificates to us within a stipulated time.


MBA/PGDM - Four semesters - Two years


MBA Application Form

PGDM Application Form

MBA Prospectus

PGDM Prospectus

Selection Procedure:

VBSET is conducted by ‘Versatile’ Business School for MBA admission. The minimum qualification for appearing in VBSET is graduation in any discipline from any recognised university or Pursuing final-year graduations is detailed hereunder:

Exam pattern
The exam is divided in four sections which are mentioned below:

Sr. no.


Total Marks


General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability



General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario



Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



Analytical & Logical Reasoning






Two Hours

 Mark: No Negative marking

Selection procedure:

  1. 50% weightage for marks secured in UG
  2. 25% weightage for VBSET / CAT/ MAT scores
  3. 25% weightage for Interview and Group Discussion

Versatile ensures smooth transition of ‘Versatilians’ to be more corporate ready.


Versatile Makes You Versatile