The curriculum is continously updated to integrate changes that are taking place in the business enviroment. The curriculum consist of compulsory (core) and elective courses. the core courses package provide introduction to the foundation of business. Elective courses, on the other hand, are offered with an option to specialize in an area. The Institute presently offers specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Internationl Business, Information Technology, and Operations Management areas. There is a provision for major and minor specialization. A specialization or an elective courses is offered only if a minimum of 20 students opt for it.
Core Courses (Compulsory Courses)
Core courses are the foundation courses of management education. They are compulsory for all students and mostly they are offered in the first year. Some courses provide perspective on management, while other courses focus on functional knowledge. Some courses, on the other hand, are related to self-development and skill building. A few core courses are offered in the second year also.
Elective courses are offered in the second year of the programme. Students are required to opt for twelve elective courses (36 credit hours).
There are two field courses: Managing Social Project and Capstone Project. The former is scheduled in the first year, while the latter is slated in the second year.
An audit course is not meant for earning academic credit. A student audits a course as a matter of personal interest and knowledge enhancement. Audit students are not entitled for assessment. An audit course by a student has to be approved by the Chairperson, MBA (FT).
Additional Credit Courses
A student s required to take 102 credit hours of courses to be eligible for the award of the degree. However, a student is allowed to take additional elective courses.
At the end of the third term, all students are required to do summer project/internship of 8-10 weeks with an industrial, business or service organisation. The conditions of successfully completing the programme are not deemed to have been satisfied unless a student does summer project/internship. The project is intended to give the students an opportunity to sharpen their knowledge and skills, to appreciate the practical problems of management, and to begin planning their career in light of the practical experience gained during the period.
A student will be allowed to take dual specialization viz: Major and Minor specialization. The student is required to take certain number of credit hours of courses from the area of specialization to be eligible for major specialization. Similarly, a student is required to take certain number of credit hours of courses from particular area of specialization to be eligible for minor specialization. While opting major & minor specialization, the course should be mutually exclusive for meeting the credit requirements.