The MBA Program

Student Handbook
Class of 2011

Disclosure

IBS is a constituent of the Icfaian Foundation, a registered not-for-profit society, and is not affiliated to any University. IBS provides academic support and placement assistance to students interested in pursuing MBA program of ICFAI University, Dehradun. The student handbook is designed to provide the students with information on operational aspects, academic and other regulations, which they are required to follow during their period of study. IBS reserves the right to amend rules & regulations wherever considered necessary and appropriate and interpret them for students and this interpretation is binding on all the students. Disputes, if any, relating to IBS and its activities are strictly subject to Hyderabad courts jurisdiction only.

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IBS Academic Calendar Semester I Registration Mid Semester Exams End Semester Exams 1st June 2009 27th July to 31st July 2009 21st September to 26th September 2009 Vacation 27th September to 4th October 2009 Semester II Registration Mid Semester Exams End Semester Exams 5th October 2009 23rd November to 26th November 2009 25th January to 1st February 2010 Vacation 2nd February to 14th February 2010 SIP Registration SIP End Date 15th February 2010 21st May 2010 Vacation 22nd May to 30th May 2010 Semester III Registration Mid Semester Exams End Semester Exams 31st May 2010 19th July to 24th July 2010 20th September to 25th September 2010 Vacation 26th September to 3rd October 2010 Semester IV Registration Mid Semester Exams End Semester Exams MRP End Date 4th October 2010 22nd November to 27th November 2010 24th January to 31st January 2011 12th March 2011 .

..............................................................................17 Sexual Harassment ......13 General Regulations ....................... c.. 10 IBSAF Membership . 13 Soft Skills Courses .............. 11 Awards and Medals .....7 4....Contents 1....7 6...........8 4...................................... 13 Program Structure ...... 11 5.................... 21 4.............. 10 6..11 4.................1 5......6 3..................1 2.......8 6.......................... 08 Use of photocopying facility .............4 4.... 04 Loan Scholarships ...... 19 Evaluation Scheme...........7 Financial Regulations ....4 6.....................................4 3...1 6...................5 4...3 4............ 07 Fee Waiver.... 03 Attendance ...... 04 Bridge Loan Facility ...................12 4............................... 23 a.........5 Program Structure ....... 21 Non-Letter Grades....................... 21 Grading Policy . 21 Notations ................ 08 Use of Mobile phones ........................... 10 Hospitalization Expenses Scheme .............................0 4......... 03 4............0 2............... 07 Student Assistanceship...2 5...... 20 Repeating Courses ..........................3 6.. 08 Use of printers .......0 3............ 08 Laptop .................................................................................... 02 Campus Transfer ... 22 Minimum Academic Requirement......... 07 6........ 04 Payment of Fees .............. 10 Prohibition of Ragging .......... 08 Use of Telephone ... 22 Graduation Requirement ..........................5 Introduction......... 24 ........ 21 Summer Term Examinations ..............2 3...............11 Grade Point Average ................................ 09 Prohibition of smoking in campus premises ..............6 Teaching...................................5 3...................0 6.......................................................6 4.....14 4..................................................................................3 5...............................4 2.................. 20 Unfair Practices ................1 4...... 09 Conduct Regulations........3 3............... 08 Correction / Change of Name .....................0 2...... 02 Academic Process . 14 Elective Courses ...................10 4...... 04 Scholarships .... Evaluation and Grading Policy ............................. 23 Transcript .. 02 Assessment ..................................... Grade Sheets ..... 22 Cumulative Grade Point Average ........ 23 Provisional Certificate......... b.......5 6...................................... 19 Student Feedback ... 18 3. b............................. 21 a...................... 23 Certification.......0 5...9 4.....................2 6............................ 08 Use of Internet ........2 4.15 4.................... 08 Photo Identity Card ..................................................... c......2 2....................... d.............. 15 Course Syllabus ..............3 2.................. 08 Use of Library......................... Letter Grades .............................4 5............... 08 Address Change ... 01 Academic Regulations ...... 07 Fee Refund on Death of Student .... 24 MBA Degree Certificate.1 3.....10 6.16 4..........9 6.................................. 02 Registration ......... 14 Internship and Research Projects .......................

This handbook provides information on operational. IBSAF membership. Section-2: Academic Regulations – This section gives information on registration modalities and campus transfer. faculty consultation. Communication to Students: The primary mode of communication with the student is through e-mail. Students can access the complete information like registration. procedure on unfair practices and grading & certification followed by the University. monitors and analyses information on critical process parameters and gives relevant feedback for maintaining and continuously improving quality standards. extends academic support and placement assistance to students and prepares them for the MBA Degree of ICFAI University. electives and course syllabus. code of conduct to be followed. The IBS Head office. provide the requisite infrastructure. It gathers. regulations and polices of the University (reproduced with permission). Section-6: Teaching.ibsindia. internship and research project. evaluation scheme. academic and other regulations. 3 and 4 provide the rules and regulations to be followed by students at IBS and section 5 and 6 deal upon rules. evaluation feedback. plays the role of a facilitator. Evaluation & Grading Policy – This section deals upon University teaching methodology. examinations. assessments and scholarships through student zone at www. help them in formulating and implementing corporate strategy and taking critical business decisions. The courses offered in the program are practiceoriented.Section . They are carefully designed to develop a managerial perspective in the students.This section gives information on the University program structure. a constituent of Icfaian Foundation. These campuses deliver quality instruction. The IBS campuses are independent with operational freedom to innovate and experiment within the overall policy framework. under the guidance of Executive council. awards and medals. Dehradun (hereinafter referred to as the University). name change. Section 2. Students are expected to check their e-mail account regularly. The students of IBS campuses register as private students of the University. 1 . tools and concepts to meet business challenges.1 Introduction IBS. with emphasis on the application of principles. fee details. The MBA program provides a broad perspective in all areas of management. course handout.org. develop industry interface and facilitate the final placement of students. Section-3: Financial Regulations – This section gives information about fees. Section-5: Program Structure . Hospitalization Scheme. bridge loan facility and various scholarships Section-4: General Regulations – This section gives information about address change. maintain discipline. conduct evaluations. enabling each campus to function smoothly through a well designed system. use of library and other facilities.

Students are expected to optimize their learning process by availing the library. correlate and comprehend facts and ideas. home tasks and consultation hours. The students are provided with relevant courseware and case material. The day and time of consultation is announced in the course handout. and other course related information such as pace. The faculty for each course will be available for consultation.e.2 Academic Regulations 2. Students will have to apply for late registration to the Campus Head prior to the original date of registration along with payment of fee.3 Academic Process The objective of academic process goes far beyond the transfer of knowledge and skills – the true purpose of our pedagogy is to create the potential for improvement in the students. i. but are also expected to refer to the reference books. The course handout is an important document that gives students an overall picture regarding the learning objectives. once a week at a prescribed time. will be at the beginning of every semester. 2. self-study. In genuine cases. coverage. Preparation at IBS is to arouse the curiosity of students. level of treatment.Section . case discussion and analysis supplemented with project work. Registration of a student. While daily activities help students organize. The course handout is given to the student at the beginning of each course. All students should positively report for registration on specified dates. articles. reading assignment. one week from the original date of registration beyond which registration is not permitted. The faculty introduces key concepts to the students. The pedagogy is predominantly based on case studies which allows for exploration of solutions for complex issues.1 Registration books. faculty members have the added responsibility of encouraging them to go beyond the text 2 . expected outcomes. The methodology at IBS is an optimal blend of classroom instruction. whether newly admitted or already on the rolls. During this time. Campus Head of IBS is vested with the authority for permitting students to register on day 08. IBS aims at multiple skill development involving group efforts with active collaboration amongst the students. generate habits of rational thinking and equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective decision making.2 Campus Transfer IBS reserves the right to transfer any student from one campus to another campus for operational and other reasons on a suo moto basis. computers and other facilities provided at the campus. students can approach them for clarification of doubts. The students who have failed to convert their provisional admission to confirmed admission are not permitted to register. papers and websites as specified by the faculty. thesis. 2. seminars and home assignments.

However the loss of academic sessions. attendance and assessments will not be compensated.2. and suitable feedback is given to students by the faculty for improvement. students are expected to have 100% attendance in each course. 3 .5 Attendance To foster a culture of serious academic learning. In case of emergency. Students are required to maintain a minimum attendance of 75% even after these emergencies or absence due to other engagements. 2. prior approval must be sought from the Academic Coordinator.4 Assessment The students at IBS are continuously assessed during the program through various assessment schemes.

For cheque “dishonor” first time. The details are given in the subsequent paragraphs. Chennai. 2009 February 15. All payments are to be made in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of “IUCF A/c IBS.” payable at city of IBS campus. This facility is provided until the sanction and disbursement of educational loan from the bank. In case of cheque “dishonor” second time student’s admission will be cancelled. Rs.3 Financial Regulations 3. This facility is provided for the 1st installment of fee due on June 01. 4 . 2010 October 04. 2010 May 31. who are awaiting the sanction of educational loan from the banks. Mumbai 154000 154000 154000 154000 154000 Due Date Installments Nagpur June 01. Jaipur 104000 104000 104000 104000 104000 Ahmedabad. Noida Pune 134000 134000 134000 134000 134000 Bengaluru.2 Bridge Loan Facility Bridge Loan facility is provided to the students.2500 is to be paid as penalty. 1st June 2009. Gurgaon. Kolkata.) IBS Campuses Bhubaneswar. Fee Schedule (All figures are in Rs. 2009 and not for any subsequent installments. I II III IV V 94000 94000 94000 94000 94000 Students are required to pay the Fee installment as per the due date. The parents/guardian have to submit four post dated MICR cheques dated IBS offers several scholarships to students. 2009 October 05. 3.Section . 1st August 2009 and 1st September 2009 of equal amount. 2010 a. 1st July 2009.3 Scholarships 3.1 Payment of Fee The fee for the two-year program is payable in five installments as per the Fee Schedule given below. Chandigarh. Kochi. Indore.

The details of merit scholarship disbursal during the program is given below.3 lakhs is offered to students at each campus on the basis of student’s University academic performance in semesters. 50000 121-160 161-200 IV V II October 05. 2009 100000 676-700 Rs. 2009 Total Amount Amount in Rs. Effective Date 1-40 41-80 81-120 GMAT® Scores 701 & above Rs. 2 lakhs is offered to top 200 students based on their performance in IBSAT / GMAT. 62500 601-625 Rs. Under this scheme. 2 lakhs is offered to meritorious students who are in need of financial assistance.IBSAT Merit Scholarship: IBSAT merit scholarship of up to Rs. 100000 100000 200000 Campus Merit Scholarship: Campus Merit Scholarship of up to 50% of the fee not exceeding Rs. 3 lakhs based on University Scholarship Grade Point Average (SGPA) in each semester (SGPA is the performance of a student for a particular semester and is 5 . the IBSAT scholarship amount availed towards part of the fee payment has to be re-paid by the student. 2009 October 05. 87500 651-675 Rs. the top 25% performers at each campus will be eligible to receive merit scholarships up to Rs. The disbursement plan is given below. 2009 Total 100000 200000 87500 175000 75000 150000 62500 125000 50000 100000 If a student withdraws in-between. Eligibility Criteria Past academic record and family income Effective in Fee Installments I II Effective Date June 01. 75000 626-650 Rs. The students are short listed based on their past academic record and family income. IBSAT® Rank GMAT Score IBSAT® Rank GMAT Score I June 01. Category I II III IBSAT® Rank Eligibility Criteria Effective in Fee Inst. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship: Merit-cum-Means scholarship of Rs.

Completion Fourth Sem After Prog. The details of Campus Merit Scholarship and its disbursal during the program are given below. 2010 June. 2010 June. and SIP/MRP). 2010 June. III IV Date D E Eligibility Criteria (Performance) First Sem Second Sem Third Sem Bengaluru Gurgaon Kolkata Mumbai Total Ahmedabad Chandigarh Chennai Noida & Pune Total Bhubaneswar Indore Jaipur Kochi Total Feb.50 10. Campus Merit Scholarship Category Disbursement Schedule A B C SGPA Campus 9. Campus Merit Scholarship is in addition to IBSAT Merit Scholarship/Merit cum Means Scholarship.49 63750 63750 63750 63750 255000 56250 56250 56250 56250 225000 46250 46250 46250 46250 185000 41250 41250 8.99 52500 52500 52500 52500 210000 45000 45000 45000 45000 180000 35000 35000 35000 35000 140000 30000 30000 Feb.00 9.calculated excluding the performance in audit courses. 2010 During sem IV After Prog. Completion Fourth Sem 9. 2010 First Sem Second Sem III IV Feb. 2010 June.00 8. 2010 During sem IV First Sem Second Sem Third Sem Inst No.99 60000 60000 60000 60000 240000 52500 52500 52500 52500 210000 42500 42500 42500 42500 170000 37500 37500 8.49 56250 56250 56250 56250 225000 48750 48750 48750 48750 195000 38750 38750 38750 38750 155000 33750 33750 7.00 67500 67500 67500 67500 270000 60000 60000 60000 60000 240000 50000 50000 50000 50000 200000 45000 45000 Nagpur 45000 45000 Total 180000 41250 41250 165000 37500 37500 150000 33750 33750 135000 30000 30000 120000 During sem IV Third Sem After Prog. Completion Fourth Sem 6 . Completion Fourth Sem After Prog. 2010 During sem IV First Sem Second Sem Third Sem III IV Feb.50 7.50 8.

6000 per month. Documentation needs to be duly signed by the applicant and parent/guardian with joint and several liability. The loan scholarship is offered as an adjustment of fee IBS offers fee waiver to the students in the event of their parent’s demise (earning parent) during the course of study. Students seeking campus transfer are not eligible for Merit cum Means Scholarship prospectively. still fall short of funds to continue their studies. Post-dated cheques should be deposited for all EMIs.2 lakhs are offered to the students in the second academic year. SGPA (Scholarship Grade Point Average) is calculated and considered for awarding Campus Merit Scholarship. 3.4 Loan scholarships of up to Rs. etc. Merit-cumMeans Scholarship and Campus Merit Scholarship are as follows: The scholarship is payable only in the form of concession in fee installment. 3. Payment is made depending on the quantum of work done by the student. b. Campus Merit Scholarship can be availed in addition to IBSAT Scholarship or Merit cum Means Scholarship. 3. a. Students are allocated pre-determined and well defined tasks like assisting computer lab. g. The highlights of the loan scholarship scheme are: • • Rate of interest is 12% p. In order to avail merit-scholarship. The students will be offered stipend up to Rs. To avail the loan scholarship student has to maintain a minimum CGPA (declared by the University) of 5. library management. 7 . Re-registered students are not eligible for scholarships. 24/36 Equated (EMIs). to the extent of fee payable from the date of demise of the parent.5 f. Only MICR cheques will be accepted. merit scholarships. The student who withdraws in-between the program has to re-pay the amounts availed as scholarships. Loan Scholarships for 4th and 5th installments. e. Student Assistanceship d.6 Fee Waiver 3. monthly installments • • • • c. Repayment starts six months after completion of studies or after securing a job (whichever is earlier). The loan scholarship is provided only to those students who after utilizing other sources of funds like bank loans. students must register within the stipulated dates. The loan scholarships are meant to bridge any funding gaps that may arise during the student’s course of study. IBS offers limited financial aid in the form of student assistanceship to students having financial constraints.7 Fee Refund in the Event of Death of Student IBS refunds the fee paid in the unfortunate event of death of a student during the course of study. On the basis of student’s performance in University examinations.The general terms and conditions applicable to IBSAT Merit Scholarship.5 (out of 10) during the course of study.a. Students can avail only one scholarship either IBSAT merit scholarship or Meritcum-means scholarship. faculty in research and academic work etc.

Mutilating and defacing library books. students are required to incorporate the same in the registration cards during the registration process. Every student will be issued two library cards.3 Correction / Change of Name The telephone facility at the campuses is for official use only and not for use by students. may submit an application for endorsement of change of name in the official records along with a documentary proof at the campus. Students are required to produce their identity card for identification purpose. In case the books are lost. may submit an application for correction of name. They have to submit similar application to the University separately. along with a documentary proof at the campus. students can submit an application at the campus.7 Use of Photocopying Facility The photocopying facility at campus is only for official purpose and not for the use of students. whose names have been misspelt in the official records (like the registration card or official correspondence) or do not match with their Tenth Class certificate. 4. or e-mail.2 Address Change Library facilities are to be used by students judiciously as per the guidelines issued by the campus.5 Use of Telephone In case of a change in permanent address. 4. 8 .Section -4 General Regulations 4. removing pages. All the correspondence will be sent only to the permanent address. Eating and drinking in the library is not permitted. the students can use the facility at prices announced from time to time. The Internet facility is to be used by students judiciously as per the guidelines issued by the campus. writing. the student has to deposit the money for the same at the library.9 Use of Mobile Phones Using mobile phones in the classroom and examination halls is strictly prohibited. who have changed their names due to any reason. Students are advised not to misuse this facility. exceeding which the student is required to pay a fine. or otherwise damaging the library material may result in disciplinary action. 4.8 Use of Printers The printing facility is provided at campus. 4. 4. They have to submit similar application to the University separately.6 Use of Internet Students.4 Use of Library All students who are registered will be given a photo identity card that contains the name of the student and ID number with a validity period of two years. underlining. Students who have lost their identity card are advised to report the same immediately at the IBS campus and obtain a new identity card. Students. If a change is contemplated in the middle of any semester. journals and other material by highlighting. purely for academic interests. Each card will entitle the student to borrow one book from the library for a period of seven days. 4.1 Photo Identity Card 4. 4.

iii. m. assists.4. but is not limited to: a. Other inappropriate conduct Being in any part of the IBS precincts. vii. Academic misconduct. reckless. Sexual Harassment. transmitting or distributing pornographic material. iii. k. Students should refrain themselves from misconduct which includes. d. to which the person has no authorized access. learn. h. Intentionally introducing erroneous or misleading material into. Committing any criminal offence. Conduct in breach of any institutional policy. falsifying. Use or attempt to use a false identity or otherwise knowingly supply false information. b. They are entitled to work. Students should regulate their own conduct so as not to impede or prejudice the work of other members. which means i) fabrication of data ii) plagiarism iii) cheating or other dishonest practices in relation to assessment. Being under the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol. Students are expected to act in ways that are consistent with the role and guiding values of the IBS. j. i. f. 4. v. Threatening or repeatedly insulting any other person. sending threatening e-mails or allowing some one to send e-mails. i. Use of filthy language. Knowingly fail to comply with any directive given by the person in charge. Laptop will be issued to the students in the month of June. iv. l. who in any way aids. ii. Engaging in any form of Harassment of another student or staff member of the IBS. 9 . Misuse of IBS’s computer systems which includes accessing. counsels. or deleting without authorization. procures or encourages any other student to breach the regulation. c. storing. after the payment of the first installment of the fee. Bribing or attempting to bribe staff by offering gifts or services in return for personal favours. ii. Willfully create or contribute to any disturbance or nuisance. Any student. disharmony/ Willfully impede or obstruct the activities of the IBS. g. Misuse of information. begins to cause a potential or likely safety hazard. Act in a disorderly. i. viewing. It is expected that students will act with integrity and demonstrate respect for others and adhere to the standards of conduct. viii. knowing that he or she is not entitled to be there at that time. study and participate in the social aspects of the IBS’s life in an environment of safety and respect. Ragging or not respecting the rights and privileges of other students.11 Conduct Regulations Racial or communal discrimination. publishing.10 Laptop e. information on record. which includes Perusing personal information files. vi. Willfully or recklessly damaging or defacing of any property of the IBS. offensive or obscene manner.

Malaria. complaint must be lodged with Campus Sexual Abuse and Harassment Cell. intestinal obstruction. Indecent exposure. Guidelines: a.12 Prohibition of smoking in campus premises i. telephonic or electronic communication. it is the effect of the behavior that is relevant not the intent. Friendships are a private concern. Sexual harassment does not refer to behavior that is mutually acceptable to the parties involved. All campuses of IBS are declared as ‘No smoking premises’ 4. abdominal trauma. leering obscene gestures. foul language. any other student. iii. Head injuries. iii. comments on a person’s Smoking in campus premises is strictly prohibited. lewd suggestions. Display of pornographic pictures. Sexual harassment may be explicit or implicit. or embarrassing along with implied or stated threats fall within the purview of sexual harassment.15 Hospitalization Expenses Scheme (HOPE) Sexual harassment is one of the many forms of illegal sexual discrimination. hardship or psychological harm or to rise fear of apprehension thereof in any student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of any student. v. Intrusion into person’s private or sex life. Pyrexia for eccentric or enteric fever. Indulging in unruly or indiscipline activities which causes are likely to cause annoyance. i. Surgeries for appendicitis. Any student violating the above and thus indulging in the act of ragging. vi. screen savers. treating or handing with rudeness. 4. It is the impact of the behavior on the receiver that determines whether sexual harassment has occurred. will be referred to the Campus Disciplinary Committee which may carryout investigation and initiate disciplinary action. Sexually offensive written. jokes and objects. Viral fever. In defining and identifying sexual harassment. ii. intimidating. Examples of behaviors that may constitute sexual harassment include: IBS offers Hospitalization expenses scheme (HOPE) to students during their study and stay at IBS. whistling. junior or senior is prohibited. 4. iv. Pyrexia of unknown origin. Sexual jokes.4.14 Sexual harassment vii. AC Gastroenteritis. In such cases campus conducts an investigation and initiates disciplinary action. etc. Students are prohibited in indulging in any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act with the effect of teasing. ii. iv. Belittling anatomy. The following emergency cases are covered in the scheme: Road accidents with poly trauma. For redressal of harassment. All individuals have a responsibility to contribute towards an environment of trust and respect which forms the basics of appropriate professional relationships. 10 .13 Prohibition of Ragging Persistent demand and repeated request for dates. It may be a single incident or occur over a period of time. Any actions or statements of a sexual nature that are abusive.

17 Awards and Medals c.b. Congenital internal diseases.2. the diagnosis undergone and the treatment provided should be specified clearly.1. The first year contracted diseases covering Cataract. Coverage of pre-hospitalization expenses wherein the relevant medical expenses for investigation/tests/consultation incurred during a period of 7 days prior to the hospitalization for the disease/illness/ injury sustained are considered under the policy. The scheme covers the Hospital Expenses for a maximum amount of Rs 1. injury sustained are considered as part of the claim. Hydrocele. 25. Fistula in anus. a society formed for the benefit of IBS Alumni. Coverage of post hospitalization expenses wherein relevant medical expenses incurred during the period up to 15 days after hospitalization on diseases/illness/ 4.ibsaf. Students completing the program are eligible to seek membership in the IBS Alumni Federation (IBSAF).750 for “C” cities. 1000 per student. c. d. There should be a minimum admission of 24 hrs and a documentary proof stating the period of admission.16 b. Hypertrophy and hysterectomy for Monorrhagia or Fiberomyoma. The student will have to make the payment to the hospitals initially and later submit the claim with original bills for reimbursement.00. a. 11 . Investigation Charges: Maximum 10% of the total bill. Best All Rounder Student at each campus All Rounder Shield will be awarded to best all rounder student of each campus. if any.000 for “A” class cities.000. will make the student ineligible for the Hospitalization Expenses Scheme.000 in each academic year starting from 01 June 2009 until the end of the program 12 March 2011. b. except chronic diseases. Chronic diseases Dental procedures Suicides Abortion. c. Consultation Charges: Maximum 10% of the total bill. the above requirement of admission to hospital is not mandatory. certificates and cash awards. 4. Gold and Silver Medals from IBS Campus i. Students are advised to log on to www. sinusitis and related disorders. d. i. Hernia. 10. The students with excellent performance in the program are awarded following medals. Terms & Conditions: a. iii. piles. False or exaggerated claims found. However in case of road accidents. This award will carry a cash prize of Rs. Rs. e. b. Rs. IBSAF Membership Following diseases/case are not covered under the scheme: Cases like: a.500 for “B” class cities. Benign Prostatic. Reimbursement of emergency of ambulance charge restricted to Rs.000.org for registration. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs. The policy has sub-limits Room rent: Rs. Pregnancy Poisonings ii. The Gold Medal will be awarded to the first rank holder of each campus.

ii.5. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs 5. This award will carry a cash prize of Rs.000. The Manu Bhatnagar Memorial Award The Manu Bhatnagar Memorial Award for All Round Excellence is awarded to the Marketing stream student of IBS Gurgaon.5.000 with Bidri work plaque and a certificate. Awarded to Best graduating student of IBS. Awarded to the second rank holder on allIndia basis.000 with Bidri work plaque and a certificate. Gurgaon. ii.5. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs.000 with a Bidri work plaque and a certificate. 12 . The Silver Medal will be awarded to the second rank holder of each campus. The Sumana Dutta Memorial Awards i.

5. with its emphasis on new strategy and managerial skills. decision making and leadership of complex organizations.Section -5 Program Structure* The MBA program of ICFAI University. knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to leadership of businessmen any where in the world. 13 . prepares students with the skills. These courses are spread over four semesters. the educational process. elective courses and integrated general management courses. Elective Courses. Management Research Project and 2 Soft Skills Labs. The details of courses and minimum number of credits a students is required to under go is given in the Table-1. Dehradun. adapt and integrate those skills into different management settings. The program gives students a wide exposure in core subjects. Table-1 Program Structure Year-1 Code SL MM 501 SL RM 501 SL FI 501 SL HR 501 SL EC 501 SL IT 501 SL AC 501 SL GM 501 SL MM 502 SL FI 502 SL OP 502 SL HR 502 SL EC 502 SL RM 502 SL IT 502 SL GM 502 AL HR 502 FL IP 500 Course Title Semester I Marketing Management I Quantitative Methods Financial Management I Organizational Behavior Managerial Economics Information Systems for Managers Accounting for Managers Business Communication Semester II Marketing Management II Financial Management II Operations Management Human Resource Management Macroeconomics & Business Environment Business Research Methods Enterprise-wide Information Systems Legal Environment of Business Soft Skills Lab I Summer Internship Program 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 A 18 Credits * Reproduced with permission from the ICFAI University. Summer Internship Program. develops the skills for problem solving.1 Program Structure The Program comprises of Compulsory Courses. Dehradun. The MBA program is designed to provide both portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply. while the curriculum provides a rigorous grounding in traditional disciplines.

2 Soft Skills Courses The internship.3 Internship and Research Projects Summer Internship Program (SIP) The Summer Internship Program (SIP) is scheduled after the completion of second semester. requires the students to undergo the rigor of professional environment both in form and substance. 5. non-letter grades like Satisfactory(S). presentation and interpersonal skills. tools and techniques and to develop an overall managerial perspective. and helps them to acquire social skills by drawing them into contact with real professionals. The Soft Skills courses prepare the students for interviews and help them to fit in the corporate environment. Management Research Project (MRP) The objective of the Management Research Project (MRP) is to broaden the knowledge base and understand the latest trends and developments in the chosen field of management.Year-2 Code SL GM 601 SL GM 611 Course Title Semester III Management Control Systems Business Strategy – I Elective I Elective II Elective III Elective IV AL HR 601 FL TS 600 SL GM 602 SL GM 612 Soft Skills Lab II Management Research Project (To be continued in Semester II) Semester IV Business Ethics and Corporate Governance Business Strategy – II Elective V Elective VI Elective VII Elective VIII FL TS 600 Management Research Project Total Credits A – Audit Course 5. SIP exposes the students to technical skills. which would be a simulation of real work environment. In Soft Skills courses. The MRP encourages and drives 3 3 3 3 3 3 6 105 3 3 3 3 3 3 A Credits The Soft Skills courses which are audit courses. Un-satisfactory (US) are awarded. 14 . provide experience in the application of concepts. are specially designed to develop the students’ personality and enhance their communication.

5.4 Elective Courses Specialized Discipline Courses In the third and fourth semesters. the student has to pursue at least four electives from that stream. The faculty sponsored unstructured courses are basically meant to encourage innovation in terms of syllabus design. broadly categorized into four streams. are taken into account for calculating the CGPA. • Application of managerial tools techniques to real-life problems. Optional Free Electives The Program offers further flexibility to the students in pursuing additional courses. career choices and external environment. pedagogy and 15 • Study and analysis of organizational issues / problems. They can: • • • • specialize in a single stream of elective like marketing. Students also have flexibility in terms of optional free electives. diligence and adaptability. Students are advised to use this option to either deepen their knowledge in the same area(s) of specialization or broaden their horizon by diversifying into other areas. The project involves the application of concepts. the grades obtained in them. tools and techniques to real world problems or research on the latest developments in the chosen field of management..the students towards autonomous learning and exposes them to crucial managerial behavioural practices such as regularity. / research specific and Services. The balance 4 electives can be chosen from the same or other streams. sense of responsibility. and Operations. Finance . It carries a weightage of 6 credits. While the optional free electives do not form the essential part of the graduation requirements. Students are required to work on a research project during third and fourth semester. initiative and leadership. ability to meet deadlines. The MBA Program of the University offers students a wide range of electives. effective presentation and articulation. • Research on the current issues / problems being faced in the industry. i.e. or opt for dual specialization in two streams like marketing and finance. in addition to the more advanced courses. or opt for multiple specialization in more than two elective streams. apart from the minimum number of courses and credits required to meet the academic and graduation requirements. • Extension of the project undertaken during SIP. Students are required to pursue eight elective courses during the program. teaching methodology. Unstructured Courses (USC) The unstructured courses are flexible format courses that can be either faculty sponsored or student initiated. A number of electives are available under each category. equivalent to 2 regular courses. • Lab-based projects. It helps to cultivate the regular habit of documentation. They can opt for one optional free elective each in third and fourth semesters.Accounts & Financial . choose two optional free electives from any stream. To specialize in any stream. Human Resources & General Management. and additionally. to align with their aptitudes. The MRP generally covers any one or more of the following areas: • Comprehensive research in the latest developments / trends. students study integrated management and strategy courses as electives. Marketing. IT & Systems.

The unstructured courses should not be linked with the Management Research Project (MRP) in third and fourth semesters. Faculty sponsored unstructured courses can be taken as a part of 8 electives. Students opting for unstructured course(s) are required to clearly understand the guidelines and requisite formalities. MRP forms an essential part of the academic and graduation requirements and is mandatory for all students. deliverables and proposed learning must be specified.evolution. The courses are generally multi disciplinary and focus on the latest developments and current trends in the field. 16 . It encourages autonomous learning and helps the student in acquiring new skills and knowledge in emerging areas. up to one each in third and fourth semesters. The phase wise progress plan. The course can be pursued only when the proposal is approved by the committee and the Registrar. The detailed guidelines are issued separately through student’s circular. nominated by the University. project based or lab based. A student initiated unstructured course can be a research based. Student initiated unstructured courses can be taken as optional free elective. How ever the student has to submit a detailed proposal to a committee of experienced faculty members.

Electives Code Course Title Code SLFI615 SLFI616 SLFI605 SLFI606 Course Title Quantitative Finance I Quantitative Finance II Security Analysis Strategic Financial Management SLMM613 Advanced Marketing Management SLMM603 B2B Marketing SLMM612 Brand Management SLMM602 Consumer Behavior SLMM611 Customer Relationship Management SLMM605 Integrated Marketing Communication SLMM614 Marketing Financial Products SLMM601 Marketing Research SLMM610 Product Management SLMM609 Retail Management SLMM606 Sales & Distribution Management SLMM604 Services Marketing SLMM608 Strategic Marketing Management SLFI618 SLFI613 SLFI617 SLFI619 SLFI608 SLFI612 SLFI611 SLFI603 SLFI601 SLFI607 SLFI604 SLFI609 SLFI610 Commodities and Commodity Derivatives Commodity Markets & Risk Management Financial Econometrics Financial Modeling Financial Risk Management Financial Services Financial Statement Analysis Investment Banking & Financial Services Management Accounting Management of Financial Institutions Mergers & Acquisitions Portfolio Management & Mutual Funds Project Appraisal and Finance SLAC601 Accounting Standards & US GAAP SLAC606 Advanced Management Accounting SLAC602 Auditing-I SLAC603 Auditing-II SLAC605 Economic Legislation-II SLAC607 Taxation-I SLAC604 Taxation-II SLBK606 Banking Services Operations SLBK611 Corporate and International Banking SLBK609 Corporate and SME Banking SLBK604 Credit Management SLBK610 Investment Banking SLBK605 Overview of Banking SLBK607 Retail Banking SLBK601 Risk Management in Banks SLBK608 Rural Banking & Micro Finance SLBK602 Treasury Management SLIN608 SLIN605 SLIN606 SLIN610 SLIN609 SLIN607 SLIN602 SLIN604 SLIN601 SLIN603 Actuarial Principles Claims Management General Insurance Health Insurance Insurance Law & Regulations Insurance Operations Life Insurance Re-insurance Risk & Insurance Underwriting Management 17 .

5 Business Intelligence Computer Communication Security & Disaster Recovery Data Mining Data Warehousing e–Business Relational Database Management Systems Software Engineering & Quality Management System Analysis and Design SLHR612 Competency Mapping and Assessment SLHR604 Global Human Resource Management SLHR601 HR Planning SLHR605 Industrial Relations SLHR609 Leadership Skills & Change Management SLHR603 Managing Knowledge Worker SLHR606 Organizational Development: Diagnosis & Interventions SLHR607 Performance Management & Reward Systems SLHR611 Quantitative Human Resource Management SLHR602 Strategic Human Resource Management SLHR608 Training & Development SLIB602 SLIB601 SLFI602 SLIB603 SLEN601 SLEN602 SLEN603 SLEN604 Global Capital Markets International Business Environment International Finance & Trade Management of MNCs Entrepreneurial Development Entrepreneurial Finance Innovation & Entrepreneurship Managing & Growing a New Business SLBK605 International Banking Course Syllabus SLMM607 International Marketing The syllabus for each course is available in “student zone”. students are expected to read financial dailies. It may not cover the entire syllabus and may also include additional topics not mentioned in the syllabus. business magazines and browse relevant websites.Code SLIV604 SLIV605 SLIV603 SLIV601 SLIV602 Course Title Asset Valuation Financial Markets Management of Mutual Funds & Pension Funds Personal Financial Planning Wealth Management Code Course Title SLOM609 Lean Manufacturing Management SLOM603 Operations Research SLOM604 Operations Strategy SLOM608 Production & Materials Management SLOM607 Project Management SLOM601 Services Operations Management SLOM606 Supply Chain Management SLOM602 TQM and Six Sigma Quality SLIT609 SLIT610 SLIT608 SLIT607 SLIT602 SLIT606 SLIT603 SLIT604 5. Students should note that the main reference book does not determine the syllabus. For this reason. SLOM605 Business Modeling & Simulation 18 . Apart from reading course specific books. students are strongly advised to refer to the other reference books specified for each course.

The handout also contains information on the outline of the course delivery and methodology. They are conducted by the University. home tasks. projects. seminar. case discussions and analysis. tentative schedule. components of evaluation. The faculty introduces the key concepts of the syllabus to the students. Teaching and Evaluation form a unity of function and operate in a climate of mutual understanding and trust. Comprehensive Examinations Comprehensive examinations are the written components of evaluation(s) for all the structured courses. During this time. their frequency. competence in conceptualized arguments and ability to face unknown situations The Course Handout The course handout is given at the beginning of the course and covers the course instruction plan. mid-semester and comprehensive examinations. duration. coverage. but are also expected to refer to the reference books. The schedule for evaluation and the marks allotted for the components. generate habits of rational thinking and equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective decision making. level of treatment. reading assignments. computer and other facilities provided at the campus. Evaluation and Grading Policy* The objective of classroom education is to arouse the curiosity of students. It also contains necessary information on learning objectives. the faculty has the added responsibility of encouraging them to think beyond the text books. relative weightage of various components etc. ability to apply concepts.Section -6 Teaching. project work. papers and websites as specified by the faculty.). once a week at a prescribed hour. (pace. thesis. The day and time of chamber consultation is announced in the course handout. They are provided with most of the relevant courseware and case material. To ensure shared responsibility. 6. articles. * Reproduced with permission from ICFAI University. the regulations indicate some formal guidance. capacity to work independently and in teams. Students are expected to optimize the learning process by availing of the library. is announced in the respective course handouts Faculty Consultation: The faculty for each course will be available for consultation in his/her chamber. These examinations are comprehensive and cover the entire syllabus. The faculty for each course gives feedback to the students on their performance. Methodology: The teaching methodology is an optimal blend of classroom instruction. students can approach them for clarification of doubts and difficulties. at the The University follows the scheme of continues evaluation through assignments. While classroom instruction helps students organize. The students are expected to prepare for the introductory topics under the guidance of the faculty. correlate and comprehend facts and ideas. practical outcomes and implications of the courses and the policies governing their operation. The schedule for evaluation and the weightages allotted for the components of evaluation are given in the respective course handouts.1 Evaluation Scheme The different evaluation components used aim towards testing the students for attributes like spontaneous recall. Dehradun 19 . self-study and home assignments.

The purpose of the feedback is to gather information on the learning experience of the student and improve the effectiveness of the course delivery process. lowest and average performances. 20 . no marks will be awarded for the evaluation component. d. i. The concerned teaching faculty may take student feedback after completion of 16 sessions. if any provided. For the comprehensive feedback. Plagiarism would result in academic action against students leading to: a. Any of the following events (inclusive but not b. or on body or in any other form like cell phones.3 Unfair Practices f. Taking or giving any kind of assistance to other students. without acknowledgement. Plagiarism: Presenting other’s work/material as one’s own is plagiarism. h. 6. the performance of the students in the evaluation components will be discussed in the class. a. Comprehensive Student Feedback is taken for the semester between 24 – 30 sessions. his/her understanding of concepts. quotes (written or oral). whether used or not. Plagiarism includes reproducing others’ ideas. 6. and resubmission of the work/material within a week. vanity bags and purses. b. feedback is also continuous and regular. facts. etc. graphics. the students have to fill the printed format provided separately for this purpose. opinions. e. tools and techniques and their practical applications. Wherever possible. slips or other sources in the washroom. Indiscipline and disruptive conduct. statistics and illustrative material. language. In the first instance a written warning. The feedback provided by the student is kept confidential. Communicating with a student in or outside the examination hall during examination timings. Resorting to any other unfair means to provide or obtain advantage. Allowing/enabling other students to copy from one’s paper. to be sent to the Planning & Coordination Division of the University. The purpose of the examinations is to test the student’s knowledge of current events. Copying from other students. Evaluation Feedback As in the case of evaluation. Visiting any place other than washroom during examination. g. c. Possessing unauthorized material like notes or small slips in pockets.2 Student Feedback exhaustive) will be considered as unfair practice(s) during continual evaluation. theories. In second instance. It is the responsibility of the respective Class Representatives to collect the filled-in feedback forms and submit them in a sealed cover to the Academic Coordinator. Students are prohibited from resorting to unfair practices during any examinations component. The evaluated answer scripts will be shown to the students and clarification.end of the respective semesters. Referring to any notes. Use of unfair means would result in academic action against students leading to cancellation of student’s registration for the course(s). detailing the highest. Students are required to provide their comprehensive feedback on the faculty and their teaching methodology after each semester. assignment and examinations. according to a pre-announced schedule.

7500 for repetition of each course. who are eligible for Summer Term. namely. a student must meet the following conditions: i. The letter grades. should submit an application along with prescribed fee.4 a.5 Summer Term Examinations The letter grades have points associated with them in a quantified hierarchy. C.2500 per course. In case of subsequent repetition. b. These grades do not contribute towards the calculation of GPA (Grade Point Average). 6.c. cancellation of the registration of the course. B. Notations To be eligible for Summer Term. He/She has not met the minimum academic requirement to graduate. The students repeating the courses will have to pay Rs. their applicability and connotation are given below: Grade A B C D E b. 6. Non-Letter Grades • The University offers audit courses such as Soft Skills Lab-I and Soft Skills Lab II. These notations are not to be 21 . A student can register for any three courses offered in summer term. Qualitative Meaning Excellent Very Good Average Fair Exposed Grade Point Associated 10 8 6 4 2 Summer Term examinations are conducted in the month of May to enable students who have not met minimum academic requirements subject to conditions to improve the grades to progress to third semester or to complete the graduation requirement. D or E are awarded for the courses to the students based on their overall performance. which is relative to the performance of all students evaluated. ii. Repeating Courses Credit Courses E grades not exceeding 5 at the end of second semester. Letter Grades A student who has obtained unsatisfactory grade in Soft skills Lab-I in second semester has the option of repeating the course while pursuing fourth semester. • All the courses of Semester I and II and compulsory courses of semester III and IV. Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (US). The performance in audit courses is represented by non-letter grade. who has not met minimum academic requirements at the end of semesterII to progress to Semester III or the program completion requirements. Audit Courses Students. c. a. has the option to repeat a credit course either in summer term examinations or through regular examinations subject to conditions to improve the grade. students having NC/RC reports in the courses will have to reappear in the regular examinations. except soft skill lab courses. The student will have to pay Rs. Apart from the letter and non-letter grades. out of which.6 Grading Policy Letter grades A. will be offered in Summer Term. 6. He/She has secured cumulative number of up to 9 D&E grades. A student. certain events/facts are reported in the academic record of student by suitable notation. However.

. . It is the weighted average of grade points of all letter grades received by the student in a semester and is computed as follows: GPA = U 1 G 1 + U 2 G 2 + U3 G 3 + . which interlinks and at the same time distinguishes between the performance of a student in a single course and in his/her overall cumulative performance. . G3. 6. When disciplinary action is taken against a student for resorting to unfair means during examination. Should have pursued the named specified courses of program structure. denote units associated with the courses taken by the students and G1. Registration Cancelled (RC): An event will be recorded as Registration Cancelled (RC) in the following cases: i. • • • Not Cleared (NC) Registration Cancelled (RC) Discontinued from the Program (DP) G2. . 22 . .9 U 1 G 1 + U 2 G 2 + U3 G 3 + . The reports “NC”.7 Grade Point Average (GPA) The GPA is used to describe performance of a student in all courses in which he/she is awarded letter grades for a particular semester.. The CGPA is used to describe overall performance of a student in all courses in which he/she is awarded letter grades from first semester till the latest semester. . . The details of minimum academic requirements to be fulfilled by the student at the end of every semester are given below: i. U1 + U 2 + U 3 + . It is the weighted average of grade points of all letter grades received by the student from his/her entry into the program and is computed as follows: CGPA = 6. U2. The student will have to reappear for the examination. . . U1 + U 2 + U 3 + . Discontinued from the Program (DP): An event will be recorded as Discontinued from Program (DP) when the student has failed to Register for a course(s) within stipulated dates.. “W” and “DP” will not affect the calculation of GPA.construed as grades and do not contribute towards the calculation of CGPA. “GA”. “RC”. 6.8 Cumulative (CGPA) Grade Point Average Not Cleared (NC) will be recorded in the academic record of the student if a student is absent for the comprehensive examinations. . The various events/facts recorded and reported are listed below. are the grade points of the letter grades awarded in the respective courses. ii. . Minimum Academic Requirement ii. . Accordingly. . U3. The regulation for minimum academic requirement has been framed keeping in mind the educational philosophy of the University.. When graduation certificate submitted for admission found to be false. . The cumulative number of D and E grades secured by a student at the end of Where U1. . the objectives of the minimum academic requirement regulation is to ensure that the student meets minimum standards in majority of the courses pursued and also to alert the student on his/her performance at the end of every semester to enable him/her to improve in subsequent semesters and eventually attain graduation requirements in time. The student in the subsequent registration will carry "NCR” (NC Repeat) against the grade for the course(s) in grade sheet and transcript..

showing GPA and CGPA and other information for a semester. e. 6. GPA. grades. The cumulative number of D and E grades of the student should not exceed 12 courses. of E Grades Grades 3 6 9 12 1 2 3 4 A student is deemed to have fulfilled the graduation completion requirements when the following conditions are satisfied. Certification Semester First Second Third Fourth c. Transcript Transcript is chronologically organized information of courses. At the end of Second Semester: Failure to meet the minimum academic requirement at the end of second semester will have following implications: Student will not be permitted to register for third semester. b. Students can obtain additional transcripts on payment of Rs. SIP and MRP. iv. Grade Sheet Grade sheet is a complete record of courses done. a student needs to satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for all the required courses including Summer Internship and Management Research Project.150 for each copy. Student who obtained an ‘Unsatisfactory’ grade in Soft Skills Lab–I but met other minimum academic conditions will be allowed to progress to the third semester. either in Soft Skills Lab-I or Soft Skills Lab-II. iii. At the end of Fourth Semester: Student who does not meet the minimum academic requirements will not graduate. i. To complete the program.each semester should not exceed the number given in the table below: Cumulative Cumulative No.e.e. b.10 Graduation Requirement 6. either in Soft Skills Lab-I or Soft Skills Lab-II. f. The MBA program consists of a sequence of courses taken over multiple semesters.5. The student has obtained a minimum CGPA of 5.5 at the end of each semester.500 for each copy. of D & E No. The student has completed 28 credit courses. The student has completed minimum 105 program credit units. a. grades obtained by the student. 23 . CGPA obtained in various semesters during the program which is issued on successful completion of the program. The student has completed the program within seven years from the commencement of the program. The student has obtained satisfactory grade in one of the Soft Skills Labs. out of which. Students can obtain duplicate copies of grade sheet on payment of Rs. The student should secure a minimum CGPA of 5. The student should secure a satisfactory grade in one of the Soft Skills Labs i. the number of E grades should not exceed 4. d.11 The following certificates are issued by the University for the MBA program.. a.

100 (non-judicial) stamp paper. The MBA Degree Certificate Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the MBA Degree certificate by the ICFAI University. Dehradun subject to the University regulations.c. apply to the University with the prescribed fee and an indemnity bond on Rs.000 Rs.3. Students who wish to request for an additional copy of certificate will have to Rs. Provisional Certificate Students who fulfill the graduation criteria will be given a provisional certificate.000 Rs. Period Completed after Graduation Less than 5 years More than 5 – Less than 15 years More than 15 years Fee d.6.000 24 .2.

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