Career in Business Management Eligibility : : Courses Details of Business Management | Job Prospectus for Business Management

Graduate studies in business requires a good percentage in standard XII from any subject stream. However, subjects such as commerce, economics and mathematics would prepare a candidate better for business studies. Selection is either on the basis of class XII marks or through an entrance test. Postgraduate studies require a undergraduate degree ( BA, BSc. or BTech. ) in any discipline and clearance of entrance selection processes. A requirement of a minimum of two years of work experience is likely to be introduced for eligibility to most master’s programmes to keep them on par with international management courses.

Duration of Management courses

  • Undergraduate studies ( BBA ) : 3 years.
  • Postgraduate course ( MBA ) : 2 years
  • Part – time course ( MBA ) : 1 – 3 years.

Growth of Management Education in India during 1994 – 95 and 2006 – 07

SI. No.ExaminationMaximum MarksDuration
1Prelim - ARS / NET ( Objective Type )2002½ hours
2ARS - Main ( Descriptive Type )2403 hours
3Viva - Voce60-

Region wise Distribution of Management Institutes and Intake ( MBA / PGDM ) Year 2006 – 07

Category of CandidateQualifying Minimum Marks
General / OBC50%
SC / ST / Physically Challenged Person45%

Specialized National Institutions

The IIMs at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore and Kozhikode ( Calicut ) are autonomous institutions set up by the government of India. They are rated as the premier business schools within the country and are reputed abroad for the caliber of their alumni.

State – wise Position of Management Institutes in India in 2006 – 07

The Preference List
CourseNo. of InstitutionsTotal SeatsAdmitted%
Biotechnology3690525428
Applied Genetics101513321.8
Biochemistry2136416946.4
Microbiology2144019845
Molecular Biology122521.8
Life Sciences121628.5

( Source : AICTE : Annual Report / Hand Book Table – 1/2/3 )

Comparing the pay package

Professional degree ruled the roost and Bachelors ( Professor ) and MBA’s were among the best-paid profiles in the lot. In the top managerial levels, Masters’ level qualifications also earned comparable salaries.

I. Sales / Business Development

CourseSubjectsNo. of Questions
MCA ( 3 years )Mathematics
( 10+2 standard )
60
Analytical & Logical Ability30
Computer Awareness30
M.Tech. ( 2 years ) Branch Specific120
LLMMultiple Choice & Two long type questions 120
M.Sc. ( Biotechnology ) &
M.Sc. ( Applied Microbiology ) ( 2 years )
Biology ( 10+2+3 standard )50
Chemistry ( 10+2+3 standard )30
Mathematics ( 10+2 standard )20
Physics( 10+2 standard )20
M.Sc. NursingB.Sc. Nursing120
Ph.DTeaching and Research Aptitude60
Subject Specific60
MBBS / BDS / B.Sc.Nursing / Biotechnology - Dual Degree ( B.Tech / M.Tech )PCBPhysics ( 10+2 standard )45
Chemistry ( 10+2 standard )45
Biology ( 10+2 standard )90
BBA / BCA / Bachelor of Design ( Fashion / Textile ) / Bachelor of Film & Television Production /
BA.LLB / BBA LLB / B.Sc.LLB
Mathematical Ability30
Analytical & Logical Ability30
Verbal Ability40
General Knowledge20

II. Marketing

Faculty of ScienceFaculty of Engineering (Ph.D Only)Faculty of Management
Applied MathematicsBiotechnology, Civil EngineeringEntrepreneurship
Biochemistry / BioinformaticsComputer Science and EngineeringFinancial Management
Biotechnology, ChemistryElectronics and Communication EngineeringHuman Resources Management
Electronics / PhysicsInformation TechnologyMarketing Management
Environmental SciencesManufacturing & Industrial EngineeringOperations Management
MicrobiologyMechanical Engineering

III. Human Resource Management

ActivitiesDate
Availability of IPMG Admission Forms on http://spm.pdpu.ac.in10th October 2011
Last date of applying to SPM20th February 2012
Display of list of received applications27th February 2012
Display of short listed candidates and their schedule for GD / PI7th March 2012
IPMG GD / PI for short listed candidates21st March, 2012 to 24th March, 2012
Display of IPMG Admission List2nd April 2012
IPMG Admission Formalities, Fees Collection and Enrollment3rd April, 2012 to 13th April 2012
Operating waiting list19th April 2012 onwards
Payment of Balance Charges4th June 2012 to 8th June 2012
IPMG Commencement of the Academic Session25th June 2012

IV. Finance

Name of Famous BookFamous Author
[ T ]
TalismanSir Walter Scott
Tarzan of the ApesEdgar Rice Burroughs
TempestWilliam Shakespeare
Tender is the NightE. Scott Fitzgerald
Tenth InsightJames Redfield
Thank You, JeevesP. G. Wodehouse
The Adventures of Sheriock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle
The Affluent SocietyJohn Kenneth Galbraith
The Age of ReasonJean Paul Sartre
The AgendaBob Woodward
The Agony and the EcstasyIrving Stone

Experience and Type of B – school matter’s

IT employers showed clear preference for employees from Type A education institutes, ( MBA ) Types A institution include premium B – schools like IITs , IIMs and NITs etc. The salary premiums are as high as 50 percent in some cases. An MBA was a qualification sought after for the top managerial positions. Here again the type of institute played an important role in determining salary levels.

Importance of Experience

[ W ] 
Waiting for GodotSamuel Beckett
Waiting for the MahatmaR. K. Narayan
Wake Up IndiaAnnie Besant
War and PeaceLeo Tolstoy
Westward HoCharles Kingsley
What they don\'t teach you at Harvard Business SchoolMark H. Mc Cormack
[ Y ]
YayatiV. S. Khandekar
Year of the UpheavalHenry Kissinger
Yesterday and TodayK.P.S. Menon
[ Z ]
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceRobert Pirsig

Note : All salary figures in lakhs. Salary figures used in this report are median of salaries in the particular job profiles

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