Vikram Shah Consulting works with the majority of its clients on a basic fee - success fee model. Clients may choose to work on a fixed fee model if they prefer or in some cases, Vikram Shah Consulting will recommend that clients work on a fixed fee model.

Success Fee Model

The basic fee is a minimum fee to cover the time invested in you. The success fee works in two parts, a success fee on on acceptance and on scholarship / fellowship / assistantship awards.

Basic Fee

Schools Basic Fee GST@18% Total
Upto 5 schools ₹ 175,000 ₹ 31,500 ₹ 206,500
Add on more schools:

Should you wish to apply to more than 5 schools, you may choose to do so at a rate of ₹ 20,000 + taxes (as applicable) per school.

Success Fee on Acceptance

Depending upon which school you get accepted at, a success fee will be applicable and charged as per the table below. Admission to a school that is not listed here will not attract a success fee.

Schools Success Fee(₹) Basic+Success Fee(₹) Cost to Client (Including Tax)
Harvard, Stanford, Wharton 250,000 425,000 501,500
Berkeley, Booth, Columbia, IMD, INSEAD, Kellogg, MIT, Tuck, Yale 200,000 375,000 442,500
Anderson, Cornell, Darden, Duke, London Business School, Michigan Ross, NYU 150,000 325,000 383,500
Carnegie Mellon Tepper, Emory, UNC Kenan Flagler 100,000 275,000 324,500
Cambridge, Georgetown, ISB, NUS, Oxford, Rotman, Texas Austin, USC 50,000 225,000 265,500

Success Fee on Scholarships, Fellowships & Assistantships

In addition to the success fee on admission as mentioned above, should you be awarded one or more scholarships, fellowships or assistantships, for investing the time and effort to submit a strong application, helping you reduce the cost of your MBA/Masters/Academic Program and saving you a considerable amount of money, you will reward Vikram Shah Consulting with an additional success fee equivalent to 10% of the total amount of all scholarships, fellowships or assistantships awarded upto a maximum of ₹ 350,000/- plus taxes as applicable (currently @18%)

Fixed Fee Model

Vikram Shah Consulting also offers clients the option of opting for a fixed fee model.

Schools Basic Fee GST@18% Total
Upto 5 schools ₹ 350,000 ₹ 63,000 ₹ 413,000