The ICFAI Business School (IBS) was established in 1995 by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (Institute). The Institute has been a trusted name in higher education for the past 20 years, offering high-quality educational programs in different areas of business and finance to a wide cross-section of students, executives and professionals across India. The Institute has a reputation for innovative program design, up-to-date curricula, quality courseware, personalized instruction, extensive branch network, strong industry interface and, research and publicationsÂ
Â IBS is established to promote quality education, research, training and consultancy in business. In a short span of time, IBS has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from industry, academic circles and professional bodies. IBS has a strong and growing presence at the all India level with campuses located at fourteen cities namely Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.
Â Courses Offered
MBA Full Time Programme
The MBA Program is a broad-based general management program designed by ICFAI Business School to provide in-depth understanding to students in technical, human and conceptual skills. The MBA Program prepares men and women with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business anywhere in the world.
The MBA Program is offered by IBS on a two-year, full-time, campus-based format. In the two years of study at IBS, the MBA students receive in-depth exposure and training in core subjects, elective courses and integrated general management courses which focus on both knowledge and skills. The courses are intellectually demanding and are taught by faculty who encourage active student participation in the classrooms through case discussions, quizzes, management exercises, projects, etc.
During the second year, students are exposed to elective courses in
their field of specialization.
Students who successfully complete the MBA Program will be awarded the "Master of Business Administration" degree by the University.
Graduation (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) from any discipline, (English medium) with 50% and above aggregate marks.
All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis) by April 30, 2006. Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or on a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to the management programs of ICFAI.
Students in their final year bachelorâ€™s degree course are also eligible to apply. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. For any extension of this deadline, the applicants should apply separately, giving the schedule of their graduation examination.
The selection process comprises of IBSAT and interviews. Applicants are required to write the IBSAT 2005. Alternatively, GMAT scores are also accepted by IBS. The GMAT code number of IBS is 7061. The applicants short-listed on the basis of their performance in the IBSAT 2005 are called for the interviews. The IBSAT scores will be made available to the participating institutions namely ICFAI Business School.Each participating institution determines its own cut-off scores of IBSAT 2005 and calls the students for interviews.
MBA Part Time Programme
The MBA Program (Part-time) developed by the ICFAI Business School is a 3 year campus program on a part-time format, offered at 7 centers of IBS located all over India.
The MBA Program (Part-time) is designed to prepare the students with skills, knowledge and strategic perspective essential to the leadership of business anywhere in the world.
The electives are the same as that of the full time programme.
All the students who successfully complete the MBA Program (Part-time) will be awarded the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from the ICFAI University.
Graduates (any discipline)
CAs, CWAs, CSs and other Postgraduates (any discipline)
Final level students of CA, CWA, CS and other PG and Professional courses
Working Executives, Entrepreneurs, Bankers, Civil Servants, Consultants, provided they are graduates.
The selection of students into the MBA Program (Part-time) is based on Application Form and Personal Interviews. The applicants are not required to write any Admission Test.
The Admissions Board evaluates an applicant on multiple criteria i.e. past academic record and performance in interview, communication skills, initiative, maturity, creativity, co-curricular activities and professional and social involvement. The weightages assigned to each of the parameters mentioned are designed to provide a balanced evaluation of an applicantâ€™s all-round personality.
While evaluating applicants for admission into the MBA Program (Part-time), due weightage is given to their past biographical and academic record. Apart from the marks/grades secured, various academic achievements and honors obtained by students are also considered.