I-MBA is an apt course for students who aim to become competent management professionals with strong ethical values. The course crafts them capable of assuming pivotal role in various sectors of Indian economy & society, aligned with the national priorities. It equips them with requisite knowledge, skill &the right attitude necessary to operate in a competitive global environment.
Faculty of Management at GLS University offers a 5 year (10 Semester) Integrated BBA-MBA Programme for all eligible class XII pass outs aspiring for a career in the field of management. On successful completion of the 5-yearProgramme, students are awarded the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree.
Students, who want to acquire only an undergraduate qualification, have an option of getting a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree on the successful completion of 3 years of this Programme.
The Integrated BBA-MBA is a 10 semesters programme conducted over the span of 5 academic years. The duration of each semester is around 16 weeks.
GLS University proves itself to be an ideal facilitation ground, to the extent that their locational benefit empowers students to cosset into manifold activities. Situated behind CG Road; it is one of the most prominent setting for corporate offices, making it opportune for the students to gain practical experience by visiting companies as a part of their IMBA course.
GLS Universityis located in an expansive 32,000 sq. mt campus. The infrastructure is well designed to provide spacious, air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled classrooms, the state-of-the-art computer labs, well-equipped library, world class fitness Gym and breath-taking auditorium.
With one of the richest libraries in the state boasting of more than 15000+ volumes, more than 125+ national and international journals and more than 12633 electronic resources (Prowess, J Gate, EBSCO, ProQuest to name a few) - students have access to the best in educational resources.
The programme boasts of cutting-edge Information Technology support with access to 200+ Computers, exclusive campus agreement with Microsoft, secured networks with Firewall and Antivirus protections. The campus has state of the art wireless Wave 2.0 network with 5G speed and 200 mbps dedicated Internet Leased Line Powered by HP Aruba. It has one of the 10 largest Wi-Fi networks in the city of Ahmedabad.
The programme’s blueprint inculcates the right attitude. It develops the appropriate skills and imparts widespread and meticulous knowledge to the students. The course material covers relevant subjects which the top multinational companies necessitate. The students are also benefited with the vast experience of faculty members who not only act as facilitators but as mentors to provide them the most realistic educational and training experience.
IMBA Programme has witnessed a commendable placement record for its first batch (2015-2020). Moreover, a handful of management graduates with budding entrepreneur skills have established their own venture or expanded their family business successfully.
The names of a few organizations/companies across sectors visiting IMBA are:
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The programme has an active account on LinkedIn (Premium) and Facebook which bridges the gap between the corporate and placement cell. It helps to regularly stay in touch with corporate and student fraternity through social media platforms. It regularly shares information about various events, workshops and seminars organized at the campus like International conference, Alumni meet, Guest lectures, Expert Opinion Series, etc.
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IMBA, GLS University recognizes the importance to instill the corporate culture into the lives of the participants. The programme explicitly emphasizes on Industry-Academia Interactions as a part of their continuous endeavor by setting up a Corporate Relations Cell. The dedicated cell organizes subject and content specific guest sessions on regular basis which facilitates students to relate and explore theoretical learning into practical implementation through the real-world experience of successful practitioners. It provides a vibrant platform to the participants to get insights from the vast pool of expertise from a gamut of promising areas and sectors wherein they strive to see their professional careers.
The students @IMBA have outshined their counterparts at various state-level and national-level competitions displaying their acumen in varied areas like Research, Business quiz, Case study analysis, Stock trades, Branding and Advertising, Sports, Drama, Dancing and so on.
In order to excel in various competitions, the students are carefully handpicked and mentored by the faculty and experts in specific domains. This results in students outshining other management graduates in virtually any competition that they participate.The students participate in competitions hosted by reputed management institutes at state and national level &secureseveral accolades.
More than 200 studentswon prizes in various academic, para academic& extra-curricular activities last academic year.
Some of significant events where students won accolades are as follows:
|Institute/University||Activities||No. of students securing
Top 3 position
|Nirma University||Virtual Stock Trade, Poster Presentation and Sports||21|
|Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University||Sports and Drama||18|
|Shanti Business School||Business Plan, Financial Planning, Sports, Open Mic and Drama||24|
|B.K. School of Business Management||Case Analysis, Business Plan and Sports||11|
|Ganpat University||SIP Competition and Business Plan||4|
|IBS School of Business Management||Business Quiz||2|
|Indus University||Strategy Designing, Technology, Business Quiz, Singing||21|
|Som Lalit School of Business Management||Marketing Strategy, Business Plan and Extempore||7|
|K.S. School of Business Management||Research Paper Competition, Business Quiz and Business Plan||6|
|Karnavati University||Business Quiz and Business Plan||5|
|NICM||Business Quiz and Singing||3|
|GLS Annual Sports Meet||Cricket, Kabbadi, Long Jump, Shot Put and Discus throw||33|
|N.R. Institute of Business Administration and GLS BBA||Business Quiz, HR, Financial Quiz, Singing and Poetry||14|
The students are also encouraged to participate and present their research output in conferences and seminars. Faculty of Management, GLS University has been the one of the few institutes in the state of Gujarat whose students’ research is well acclaimed and accepted in reputed institutions. Students at IMBA have collaborated with faculty members and presented their research at prominent institutes like:
In pursuance of the directions issued by the University Grants Commission and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India; Faculty of Management - IMBA has set up the Women Development Cell (WDC) with the objective to provide and maintain a dignified, congenial working environment for women employees (including teaching, non-teaching) and students, where they can work, study and explore their potential to the fullest. They can approach the Women Development Cell in case of any grievance.
The University has the provision of anti-ragging mechanism, both at the university level as well as the institute level. The University and its programmes have zero tolerance for ragging.
The applicant should have passed the 12th Std. or equivalent examination with English as one of the subjects of Gujarat State Board/CBSE/ICSE or any other approved board with at least one of the following subjects in General (Commerce) or Science stream at the first attempt with 45% marks (40% for students of reserved category viz. SC/ST/SEBC/OBC) or its equivalent:
|Sr. No.||Programme||Institute Name||2020-21||2021-22||2022-23|
|1.||IMBA - BBA||School of Management||31000||32000||32000|