Mumbai Educational Trust (MET) Institute of Management, Bandra
Mumbai Educational Trust’s (MET) college of Management is located right opposite the very famous Lilavati Hospital in Bandra. It’s a ten-minute rickshaw ride from Bandra station, and some students come by bus as well.
The infrastructure at MET is pretty good. Lecture halls are air-conditioned and well-maintained, the entire building is wifi enabled, and they have an excellent, well-equipped library. They also have a games room and a music room, where you can often find students jamming away to glory. There is a basketball court, a tennis court, and a little ground where you can play whatever you feel like as well.
Fees & Placements:
The fee at MET is roughly Rs.4.5 lakh for two years.
The placements vary from course to course, but the average package at MET is about Rs.4 lakh per year. Companies such as HDFC, TCS, Cognizant, ICICI Bank visit the college. The college has roughly 60-70% placements.
The faculty, while not extraordinary, is quite decent. Since this is a private college bankrolled by billionaires, they often have excellent guest lecturers. Overall, it’s a mix of above-average and average professors. MET has three courses – MMS, PGDM and eMBA. While a part of the faculty for all is common, each course also has faculty specific to the course. MMS normally gets the cream, while PGDM and eMBA lag behind a little bit.
Seminars and Industry Interaction:
The college organizes regular seminars as well as Industrial Visits which, some of which are compulsory to attend. Guest lecturers from a variety of sectors are invited to deliver seminars.
Crowd & Campus Life:
The crowd is a mix of sincere and not-so-sincere students. It’s a good crowd overall, with a healthy mix of girls and boys. Since the college has excellent facilities for extra-curriculars, you often find students being good at those as well as academics. Since the college is located in Bandra, you don’t find people ‘hanging out’ within the campus, but a lot of MET students can be found chilling at various spots near the college, Candies being the most common.
MET hosts its festival 'Utsav' in November or December, and it is a cross-stream fest heavily participated in by a number of colleges. They also have a fest called Confluence, which has ‘Business Strategy Competitions’.
Mumbai Educational Trust (MET) Institute of Management
MET Complex, Bandra Reclamation,
Bandra (West), Mumbai - 400 050.
Tel: +91 22 - 2644 0446
The crowd is good, the infrastructure is better, the location is probably one of the best. But just how good is MET overall? The jury is still out. Most students say the MMS course is pretty good, but you should opt for any of the other two only if ‘you have no choice’.