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DoMS, Indian Institute of Science

The Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, established in 1948, is one of the oldest management schools in the country. The Department offers an MBA programme exclusively for engineering graduates. It has a very strong research programme leading to M.Sc.(Engg.) and Ph.D. degrees in management for full-time students, to teachers from engineering colleges under Quality Improvement Programme (QIP), and to practicing professionals from industry on part-time basis through External Registration Programme (ERP). [edit]Courses/Degrees offered The department presently offers a full-time Master of Management program(M.Mgmt), a Phd program and an MSc Engg. program. It also offers an External Registration Program (ERP) program for practising industry professionals. The admission to MBA program is limited to only engineering graduates. They are screened for the program through a rigorous 3 step process starting with an all India level test called Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) followed by group discussion and then a personal interview. The MBA batch size is strictly limited to 20. [edit]MBA Program MBA was offered till 2008. It was organized as a 21 month, four term program. The courses are broadly classified into hard core, soft core and electives. The hard core courses enable students to acquire fundamental skills in various management disciplines, while the soft core and electives are tailor made to cater to individual interests. In addition to class room teaching there are mandatory industry projects which need to be un ertaken. At the end of first year, every student was stipulated to undergo an internship in industry for a minimum period of eight weeks. During fourth semester, students were taking up industrial projects, which usually doubles up as MBA thesis project. From 2011 August, Master of Management Program is offered. The eligibility criteria is same as the earlier MBA program. Considering the contemporary demands of the society and industry, M.Mgmt course is first of its kind to specialize in Technology Management and Business Analytics. The Master of Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is a master's degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. The MBA designation originated in the United States, emerging from the late 19th century as the country industrialized and companies sought out scientific approaches to management. The core courses in the MBA program are designed to introduce students to the various areas of business such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, operations management, etc. Students in MBA programs have the option of taking general business courses throughout the program or can select an area of concentration and focus approximately one-fourth of their studies in this subject. Accreditation bodies exist specifically for MBA programs to ensure consistency and quality of graduate business education. Business schools in many countries offer MBA programs tailored to full-time, part-time, executive, and distance learning students, with specialized concentrations.

 
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