Integrated 5 Year BBA + MBA Programme

Faculty of Management, GLS University


Integrated MBA Programme (I-MBA)

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.

Course Structure at a Glance


Details of Course Structure

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.

  • I Year and II Year: In the first two years, each semester has 7 courses to acquaint students with concepts and skills for various business functions and domains.
  • III Year: Students are offered core courses as well as elective courses. As the programme offers Choice Based Credit System (CBCS); student can decide elective subject of their choice from three different electives namely Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management. Upon the completion of the third year, the student would be eligible for BBA Degree.
  • IV and V Year (Semester VII, VIII, IX and X) leads to the completion of MBA Program. Students in these semesters can choose subjects of specialisation from the vast variety of advance courses offered.

Infrastructure Facilities

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:

  • Banking
  • Axis Bank
  • Bandhan Bank
  • Canara HSBC
  • DCB India
  • Federal Bank
  • IDFC First Bank
  • IndusInd Bank
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
  • BPM (Business Process & Product Management)
  • Just Dial
  • Qodoro BPM Pvt.Ltd
  • Chemicals
  • Meghmani Group
  • Meghmani Pigments
  • Prakash Chemicals Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Prakash Chemicals International
  • Salasar Organics Pvt Ltd.
  • Financial Services
  • Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Anmol Group
  • Befree Business Resourcing LLP
  • Blue Chip Investment Corp
  • CARE Ratings Ltd
  • Cholamandalam Securities Ltd
  • Equilibrium Mortgage Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • GRUH Finance Ltd.
  • HDB Financial Services Limited
  • HDFC Ltd.
  • Home First Finance Company
  • IIFL Home Loans
  • Jagdish Hirani &Associates
  • Lakshmishree Investment & Securities Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lending Tree
  • Mansukh Securities and Finance Ltd
  • MAS Rural Housing & Mortgage Finance Ltd
  • NJ India Invest Pvt. Ltd.
  • Prudent Corporate Advisory Services Ltd
  • RBSA Advisors
  • S T Shah & Co
  • S&P Global
  • Sharekhan
  • SpandanaSpoorthy Financial Ltd
  • Sunil Sandeep & Co.
  • Tipsons Group
  • UTI AMC Ltd
  • Government
  • Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Healthcare
  • PlexusMD
  • Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics
  • LG Electronics
  • Panasonic India
  • Insurance
  • Aegon Life
  • Apollo Munich
  • Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited
  • HDFC Life
  • IFFCO Tokio
  • Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance
  • Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Troth Insurance
  • Vibrant Insurance Broking (P) Ltd.
  • Jewellery
  • K.Zinzuwadia legacy
  • Marine
  • Ship Automation
  • Market Research
  • Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd. (CMIE)
  • Trestle Research
  • Media & Advertising
  • Go Ads India
  • Mangos Mediacom
  • One Advertising and Communication Services Ltd. (ONE)
  • VTV News ( Sambhav Group)
  • NGO
  • Shelter4U
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sectra Fuels
  • Paint
  • Asian Paints Ltd.
  • Berger Paints India Ltd
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medkart Pharmacy Private Limited
  • Oxygen Healthcare Research Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sunrise Pharmaceuticals
  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Power
  • Torrent Power
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Amara Raja Batteries limited (Amaron)
  • Amazone Ceiling
  • Chiripal Poly Films Ltd.
  • Lubi Electronics
  • MRF
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Stainless Bolt Industries
  • Ecommerce
  • Indiamart Ltd
  • Magicbricks
  • PayTm
  • PhonePe
  • Education
  • 3D EdTech Pvt Ltd
  • Byju's
  • Extramarks Education Pvt. Ltd
  • Hike Education
  • Jaro Education
  • LIDO Learning
  • Toppr Tech. Pvt Ltd.
  • Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt. Ltd.
  • Consultancy
  • 7D Immigration Services
  • Lead Magnets
  • Dairy
  • AMUL AmulFed Dairy Fresh Product
  • Event Management
  • Brahmani Events and Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Export & Import
  • Digital EXIM
  • Bunker Partner
  • Spectra Fuels
  • Financial Advisory
  • Eduprogress
  • FMCG
  • CavinKare
  • DangeeDums Ltd
  • ITC Ltd.
  • Coca Cola India Ltd
  • HR Consultancy
  • Addrec Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • Aerostar Jet Training Academy
  • Ans placement Pvt ltd
  • Fasttrack HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • IMS People
  • i-Process Services (India) Pvt Ltd
  • Krazy Mantra
  • Linkruit
  • IT
  • Accrete Infosolution Technologies LLP
  • AppsTech Solution
  • Bacancy Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Bankai Group of Companies
  • Coaspect Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • Collabera
  • Elsner Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • Evosys Global
  • Global Network
  • Hidden Brains Infotech Pvt.Ltd.
  • Intech Systems Pvt. Ltd.
  • Medusind Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • metR Technology
  • Pinsoftek
  • Principia Transformatica
  • Pronix Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Rubik Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sigma Allied Services
  • Silver Touch Technologies Ltd.
  • SPEC India
  • Sterlite company
  • Synoptek
  • Tax Tech India Pvt. Ltd.
  • TCS
  • Techno Infonet Gujarat Pvt. Ltd
  • VC ERP Consulting
  • WebtelElectrosoftPvt. Ltd
  • ZunRoof Tech Private Limited
  • Retail
  • DMart
  • Planet Health
  • Reliance Retail ( Ajio)
  • Sales India
  • Textile
  • D.P Cotton
  • Waste Management
  • Durogreen Waste Managem
  • Real Estate
  • Arise group

And many more…..


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.

  • More than 12000+ connections on LinkedIn across various Industries
  • More than 1300+ likes have been generated on Facebook page

To stay updated about the latest happenings, click on the following links: -

Instagram account : gls_imba

Industry Exposure

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.

  • Summer Internship – It is mandatory for students to undertake a 6-8 weeks summer internship with organizations of their interest area on completion of their semester 8. It provides the required hands on experience and helps them in getting better informed about their interests and the field they would want to work in. This finally assists the students to make a better and well-informed career choice. summer-internship
  • Industrial Visits – With the objective to provide excellent professional education in business & management, regular industrial visits are organized. These visits provide a great learning experience & practical exposure for students for subjects like Cost Management, Production & Operations Management, Legal Aspects of Business, International Finance, Risk Management, Indian Financial System & International Business. Students have visited institutions and organizations such as Mudra Port, IndiaInx International Exchange, BSEAhmedabad, Mother Dairy, Gujarat High Court, Havmor etc. for the requisite exposure. industrial-visits
  • Samvad: Corporate Interactions - Expert sessions are organized where torch bearers of major industrial sectors and distinguished business personalities visit the campus to share their views about the industry, its macro and micro integrities, and give an overview of recent nuances in the corporate world. This learning enhancement initiative helps the participants, into proficient managers of the future.

Outstanding achievers @IMBA

  • Supan Maniar along with the support of his batchmates, successfully organized TEDx Ellisbridge where the likes of entrepreneurs, biomedical informatics, healthcare futurists, microbiologists, global educators, social workers, dancers, singers, models, actors and pilot with Indian Air Force participated to entice the audience with their TEDx talks.
  • Swapnil Yadav along with his friends have developed an application named “Saksham”. Saksham is a platform which enables blind students to find examination. This application allows everyone to register themselves as writers and their expected fees and according to time availability and geographical boundaries, the best match will be available for blind students.
  • Dhiti Desai (pen-name: Aakruti) penned down an astounding book named ‘Betwixt the Pink Mountains’. It is a collection of her poems, which was published on 13thOctober 2019. She was highly appreciated and nominated by World Book Fair at Delhi.

Shining stars @ IMBA

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

Collaborative Research: Faculty-students

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:

  • IIM (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore)
  • MICA
  • Nirma
  • K.S. School of Business Management
  • B.K. School of Management
  • Ganpat University

Women Development Cell

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.

Activities beyond Academics

  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Group Discussion
  • Management Quiz
  • Debate
  • Ad-Making
  • TED Talk Discussion
  • Para-academic Activities
  • EVOLVE: Soft Skills Training Programme
  • Joint research by faculty members & students
  • Live Projects, Role Plays & Case Studies
  • Publication of In-House Wall Magazine: ManEdge
  • SANSHODHAN: Summer Internship Competition
  • PARISHTI: National Level SIP Competition
  • GLSU ATRPM: International Conference
  • Management Clubs….and many more
  • Student Development Activities
  • Personality Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Interview facing Skills
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Business Etiquettes
  • Mind Mapping
  • Skill Enhancement Workshops
  • Developing effective Managerial Skills
  • Logistics Management
  • Data Analytics
  • HR Analytics
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Advance Graphical Tools
  • Career Counseling
  • Basic and Advanced Excel

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

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:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology
  5. Statistics
  6. Elements of Accountancy
  7. Elements of Book-keeping

Tuition Fees Structure (per semester for the New Batch 2020)

Sr. No. Programme Institute Name 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
1. IMBA - BBA School of Management 31000 32000 32000

Life @IMBA

We-Can: Community Services

We-Can: Community Services

We-Can: Community Services

Revel – In-house Sports Competition

Revel – In-house Sports Competition

Revel – In-house Sports Competition

Being Fit @ GLS University Gym

Being Fit @ GLS University Gym

Talentino – Talent Show

Talentino – Talent Show

Days Celebration

Days Celebration

Annual Sports Meet

Annual Sports Meet

Thanganat: Garba Mahotsav

Thanganat: Garba Mahotsav

Active Women Development Cell

Visit to Gujarat High Court

Samvad: Corporate Interactions

Neeti – Strategic Battle


Tedx Ahmedabad organized by IMBA V year students

Book Launch of ‘Betwixt the pink mountains’ penned by Dhiti Desai, I year IMBA student


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Contact Details

I-MBA Programme
Faculty of Management,
GLS University
Opp. Law Garden
Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad – 380006
Ph: 079-26564836, 26446602, 9662346288
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