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5 Years Integrated MBA + PGPCE

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  • Overview
  • Orientation & Pedagogy
  • Program Structure
  • Specialization / Electives
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to Apply
  • Fee Structure
5 YEARS INTEGRATED MBA + PGPCE

Overview

Students now a day seem to be more interested in making early career choices. The reason is the growing role of specialization and competition in the current era. The lucrative prospects for the professionals have turned the students to look for the courses wherein they can enroll in the early days and hence, come out with flying colors in the end without investing extra money and time. 5 Years Integrated MBA is one of such rapidly growing career programs offered by Narayana Business School.

Narayana Business School, Ahmedabad has designed a high-end integrated MBA + PGPCE course, that is aimed at delivering the most dynamic & practical oriented curriculum. This course would transpire leadership, management, intellectual skills, communication skills, time management, and in the end create a management professional with the highest standard of corporate excellence.

Our Integrated MBA + PGPCE Program, a five-year course, is for class XII pass out students who look forward to a career in business management. It enhances students’ managerial skills and knowledge based on ethical considerations. Students who wish to pursue a five-year integrated MBA shall have an added advantage in terms of the syllabus as in the five-year program, as there is no repetition of courses or subjects. Time and expenses are saved in Integrated MBA as candidates need not appear for the entrance exam and selection process twice (at UG and PG level), hence saving one year that goes into preparation for entrance exams. Students pursuing an Integrated MBA will have a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of business management and the opportunity to pursue chosen areas of specialization.

Our Focus Oriented Management Course specializes in:

  • Blended Learning
  • Entrepreneurial Skill Development
  • Implementing New Paradigms of Teaching

The Integrated MBA + PGPCE Program combines both under-graduate and post-graduate courses of Business Management. Which encompasses plenty of knowledge during its 5-year tenure as industrial visits, field trips, live projects, global immersion program, and multiple internship opportunities. Students on completion of 5 years program from NBS will be awarded the Integrated MBA degree in affiliation with Gujarat Technological University (GTU) and Post Graduate Program in Corporate Excellence (PGPCE). The tenure of Integrated MBA spans over 5 years which comprises of 10 semesters. During the tenure of Integrated MBA, students will be exposed to Intense Corporate Internships of 280+ days along with Interdisciplinary Corporate Exposure, for enhancement of their practical and applied skill set. NBS also offers multiple value-added enrichment programs such as Digital Marketing Course by Google, SAP Certification, Advanced Excel, Personality Development, and English Language Enhancement courses.

Orientation & Pedagogy in NBS Integrated MBA

The Integrated MBA + PGPCE program has a very clear and strong focus on the application aspects of the concepts learned and practiced in the industry. The program is a blend of classroom teaching, case analysis, simulation, modeling, scenario building, industry analysis, etc. as pedagogy. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, it also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills. These attributes are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment.

Our strategy is two-pronged

Corporate Ready

The students are prepared for functioning in the corporate environment through internships and simulations. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical oriented assignments. The critical thinking so developed helps them in understanding the business issues in-depth and coming up with feasible solutions. The interpersonal skill set learned at the college helps them to maintain and work through challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to the student-centric approach followed at NBS, we spot the entrepreneurial mindset of students much earlier. This allows us to plan and customize the challenges they are allocated at the college. The various situations they are put in to help them to hone their entrepreneurial skills. There are a lot of industry networking opportunities and mentoring by industry personnel to help them fine-tune their ideas. Further, the college also provides incubation to innovate and feasible ideas to build up their morale.

Therefore, Integrated MBA + PGPCE gives industry exposure along with building up overall personality and soft skills by focusing on preparing for presentations, debates, seminars, conferences, and personality development programs.

Program Structure

The program incorporates all the finer skill sets and conceptual details that a graduate student should necessarily undergo. It has been divided into 5 years with comprehensive discussions and in-depth understandings so as to make the student industry-ready.

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Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5

 

Value Added Enrichment Courses
Certificate in SAP
Microsoft Office Specialist
Campus Leadership Program
Digital Marketing by Google
Certificate Program in EXIM Trade Procedure & Documentation
National Institute of Security Markets
Introduction to Capital Market
Managerial Etiquette
E-Commerce
Data Analysis using Excel
Data-Driven Decision Making
Personality Development Program
Campus Recruitment Training Program
HR Excellence, Training & Development Certification
Rural Immersion Program
Stress Management

Specialization / Electives in Integrated MBA Program

The blend of Compulsory subjects and Elective subjects are so taught that it will give the overall perspective to the student. Every subject is dealt with in an enhanced way so that students learn the real application of it in the industry. We, at NBS, take special care that student gets to learn not only the concepts that are in the book but also the practical industry cultures, practice, and vocabulary.

This automatically leads to strong placement / entrepreneurial opportunities for the students.

Electives
FINANCE
MARKETING
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
HUMAN RESOURCES
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
ENTREPRENEURSHIP & FAMILY BUSINESS
PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

 

Integrated MBA Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination of Standard 12th (10+2 pattern) with a minimum of 45% marks in General Category (40% marks in case of Reserved Category), computed on the basis of grand total or cumulative grade point average as shown in the mark sheet of the Board.
  • Candidates having diploma (10+3) with 12th Equivalent certificate issued by Competent Authority (State Education Board) having a minimum of 45% (40% in Reserved Category) marks are eligible to apply for the admission in 5 Years Integrated MBA.
  • Admissions will be done on the merit basis based on the strength of the result of Standard 12th (HSC) or Equivalent Diploma.

In addition to the above, the candidate needs to appear and clear NBSAT Exam.

How to Apply for NBS MBA College Program

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Admission Test [NBSAT]. The candidates will be finally selected for admission based on the candidates’ performance in the Admission Test and Academic Performance in X and XII.

The final merit shall be determined based on the following criteria:

  • Weightage of NBSAT scores: 50%
  • Academic performance in qualifying examination: 50%

Integrated MBA + PGPCE Fee Structure

Fee ScheduleAmount (Rs)
  
Admission Fees45,000
Security Deposit (Refundable)10,000
Semester Wise Fees (1,00,000 per Semester)10,00,000
  
Total Fees10,55,000

 

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Integrated MBA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Integrated MBA?

A five-year Comprehensive Management course targeted for intermediaries – HSC (12th Pass Out) with a view to make the students familiar with the various fields of management, prepare them to deal with complex management-level issues and decision making. During this course, students will learn the business leadership qualities and functionality of the business and many more aspects of the corporate world. It synergizes both the undergraduate and postgraduate program phases. The first three years (undergraduate phase) comprise of Six Semesters. The fourth and fifth years (the post-graduation phase) comprises of four Semesters. The 10-semester program comprises of both field-specific education, logistics, and case studies to teach students. Since this program provides a field-specific education, job opportunities and corporate acceptability are better. Having pursued advanced education, students are able to get positions in the middle and upper management levels.

Why should I go for Integrated MBA?

Students now a day seem to be more interested in making early career choices. The reason is the growing role of specialization and competition in the current era. The lucrative prospects for the professionals have turned the students to look for the courses wherein they can enroll in the early days and hence, come out with flying colors in the end without investing extra money and time. AN integrated MBA is one of such rapidly growing career program.

Integrated MBA Program, a five-year course, is for class XII pass out students who look forward to a career in business management. It enhances students’ managerial skills and knowledge based on ethical considerations. Students who wish to pursue a five-year integrated MBA shall have an added advantage in terms of the syllabus as in the five-year program, as there is no repetition of courses or subjects. Time and expenses are saved in Integrated MBA as candidates need not to appear for the entrance exam and selection process twice (at UG and PG level), hence saving one year that goes into preparation for entrance exams. Students pursuing an Integrated MBA will have a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of business management and the opportunity to pursue chosen areas of specialization.

What are the career opportunities after Integrated MBA?

Narayana Business School possesses a strong and intensive network of more than 312+ corporates which are both domestic and international. Students enrolling in this course will have access to all the relationships the college has with them which have been built over a period of 20+ years through trust and reputation build by the students of Narayana (alumni network).

Students will have the opportunity of not only getting placed for final placement but also get various Live Project opportunities with theses corporates. Further, this course has got 4 internships for enhanced learning opportunities.

A partial list of employers is there on the website for your perusal at https://www.nbs.edu.in/list-of-recruiters/.

What is the difference between BBA+MBA and Integrated MBA?

1. Candidates pursuing a five-year integrated MBA degree have a certain advantage in terms of the syllabus. In the five-year program, no courses or subjects will be repeated. Candidates will progress to advanced levels of management education after two years.

2. In case of pursuing an MBA after BBA, candidates will have to repeat courses. In an MBA program, candidates come from various backgrounds. Candidates with BBA degrees will have to repeat core subjects.

3. In the case of an Integrated MBA degree, candidates must appear for an entrance exam/selection procedure just once. However, in the case of separate degrees, candidates have to undergo admission and selection procedure twice. In the latter situation, candidates generally opt for exams such as CAT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT, etc.

4. Candidates will be studying the core specialization subjects for a full 2 years in Integrated MBA, where they can have extensive knowledge of their chosen specialization. Where in Regular MBA, candidates tend to study specialization subjects for 1 year only.

5. The aim of the MBA program is to make the candidates be prepared to take up the managerial level jobs, but an Integrated MBA is a step ahead in graduating the candidates with managerial skills who are industry-ready.

6. The MBA students get only a year to prepare for being placed in placement opportunities whereas the students who opt for doing Integrated MBA can get approximately 3-4 years to prepare themselves for placement opportunities.

7. Graduates in any streams can pursue the MBA program whereas intermediates – HSC (12th Pass Out) can study the Integrated MBA program.

8. The duration of the MBA course is 2 years whereas the Integrated MBA program lasts for a period of 5 years.

9. While graduates have to study the MBA program as a separate course so as to become a postgraduate, intermediates – HSC (12th Pass Out) can directly turn out to be postgraduate by pursuing the Integrated MBA program.

A. General Questions

What is Integrated MBA?

Integrated MBA is a comprehensive management programme spanning the time period of five years, wherein first three years will be equivalent to graduation and the last two years will be equivalent to post-graduation courses.

Which stream of HSC can pursue Integrated MBA program?

Students who have done 12 Commerce, Science and Arts can pursue this course.

How 5 years Integrated MBA at Narayana Business School is different from another institute?

NBS gives you the blend of fascinating campus life along with practical pedagogy based on a blended learning approach for the holistic development of the candidate.

What will be the college timings?

The timings of college are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Moreover, Campus facilities and amenities can be utilized by the student as per instructed timings.

Will there be any allowance for part time work during study?

Integrated MBA course is a fulltime degree course and attendance is a compulsory criterion for the same. Hence doing part-time work is not allowed for the students.

Personality development and Communication Skills enhancement provided by the college?

At NBS we believe that education should not only be about learning the facts but about training the mind to think beyond the books. We offer various value-added programs to the students to build their personality and enhance their communication skills. The Value-Added programs at NBS are an integral part of the curriculum and give students strong acceleration with regards to their employability. The selected certifications are considered after rigorous discussions with industry personnel.

B. Degree

What is the affiliation and validation of the degree?

Integrated MBA course at Narayana Business School is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University and approved by AICTE.

Can I exit after 3 years of completion of BBA?

No, The program is designed with blended learning with overall development in a span of 5 years. UGC Doesn’t verify only BBA Degree, it is highly advised and recommended to grow yourself with Integrated MBA.

C. Fees

Are there any additional expenses other than fees?

No, There is no additional expenses other than fees.

Is there any Scholarship available for this program?

The scholarship is available for students scoring more than 90% in 10th and 12th standard. The required documents will be verified by the Scholarship committee and decision will be taken.

Is there any Loan assistance at campus?

Yes. College is associated with Banks like PNB, SBI, HDFC, Central Bank for an educational loan. Assistance will be provided by the college for the documentation process.

D. Admission Related

Will I be able to cope with I-MBA, if I am from Gujarati (Other than English Medium)?

Yes. We have specialized facilities like a language lab, personality development programmes and communication workshops to develop your English proficiency. Individual assistance will be provided if needed.

What will be the medium of instruction?

The medium of instruction for the course will be English only.

What is the procedure to enroll if I am from state other than Gujarat?

You have to fulfil eligibility criteria and appear for NBSAT exams. You can refer the website for details or contact us.

The merger of both MBA and Integrated MBA (Last Two Years) for class conduction?

MBA and integrated MBA are two separate courses offered by Narayana Business School. As the curriculum of both these courses are different, the classes for both will also be conducted separately.

Is there any eligibility criterion for 5 years Integrated MBA after 12th?

1. Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination of Standard 12th (10+2 pattern) with a minimum of 45% marks in General Category (40% marks in case of Reserved Category), computed on the basis of grand total or cumulative grade point average as shown in the mark sheet of the Board.

2. Candidates having diploma (10+3) with 12th Equivalent certificate issued by Competent Authority (State Education Board) having minimum 45% (40% in Reserved Category) marks are eligible to apply for the admission in 5 Years Integrated MBA.

3. Admissions will be done on the merit basis based on the strength of result of Standard 12th (HSC) or Equivalent Diploma.

In addition to the above, the candidate needs to appear and clear NBSAT Exam.

E. Evaluation Pattern

Examination and evaluation pattern

Weightage of Components

Internal Evaluation: 80 marks

External Evaluation: 70 marks

Total marks: 150 marks

Internal Evaluation:

30 marks Mid Term Exam

30 marks Continuous Evaluation Component (CEC)

20 marks Presentations/Case Study/Quiz/Assignments

External Evaluation:

External Examination of 70 marks would be conducted by GTU

F. Internships and Placements

What will be the number of Internships that I will get in the Integrated MBA?

The Internship is the part of ‘learning by doing’ approach pedagogy which NBS proudly follows. Two Industry interface internship opportunity is provided. Virtual Internship guidance and opportunity are also provided additionally if required. Compulsory Live projects will be part of the curriculum.

What difference in placement will I get if I do integrated MBA from NBS rather than doing only MBA from NBS?

The MBA students get only a year to prepare for being placed in placement opportunities whereas the students who opt for doing Integrated MBA can get approximately 3-4 years to prepare themselves for placement opportunities.

When will the final placement start for the program?

The final placement process will start before 6 months of the completion of the program i.e, in the 10th semester.

G. Specialization and Course Outline

Will, there be any specialization offered in Integrated MBA and can I change it later?

First, three years of integrated MBA course will focus on providing a comprehensive knowledge of the management field. Specialization option will be provided to the students in the seventh semester i.e. the beginning of their fourth year.

Do I have the option of dual specialization?

As the course is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University, we follow the rules framed by the same. As per these rules, the university does not provide the option of dual specialization to the students.

Will I be getting international exposure by pursuing the Integrated MBA?

The candidates can get global exposure through global immersion programs that provide study tours and internship opportunities across the world.

H. Teaching and Faculties

Is there semester system in 5 years Integrated MBA or it is yearly pattern course?

Integrated MBA follows semester system pattern.

Will I get books/study material/ any resources from the college for Integrated MBA?

The college has a well-equipped library with both Books and E-resources. All the required study material will be provided either in the form of E-books, E-notes or even hardcopy notes as required for the content taught.

Faculty experience for UG teaching?

Experienced Faculty as per the norms of AICTE are there to guide you through entire course duration.

Any type of business support facilities/incubation?

College strongly motivates students with an entrepreneurial bent of mind. With this thought in mind, college gives a strong impetus to innovative and new ideas of students. Student gets one faculty mentor and one industry mentor who guide them in their business initiatives. The mentors along with students strive to achieve the combined goal of student’s growth through motivating them for kick-starting their business ventures.

Narayana Business School, in its journey of 20+ years, has got a strong alumni network of more than 8500+ students. All these students are placed in reputed corporates with senior positions. Existing students will get the benefit of the college alumni network as a part of their business support facilities.

Further, the college has created Narayana Foundation for Research and Innovation (NFRI) with an initial corpus of Rs 50 lakhs as a capital which is specially allocated to fund the new ideas. The incubated start-ups at the college will have the following benefits

a. Access to the vast NBS network of Industry Leaders

b. Infrastructure

c. Digital and Physical Library

d. Internal Networking amongst the incubated Startups

e. Air Conditioned Co-Working Shared Space

f. High-Speed Wifi Campus

g. Meeting and Networking joint

h. Amphi Theatre and Auditorium for presentations

i. Indoor and Outdoor Sports Complex

What is the attendance criteria for degree?

At Narayana Business School, attendance is a compulsory criterion of evaluation. In order to pass a student must have a minimum 80% attendance in each subject.

I. Infrastructure Facilities

Is there a canteen and hostel facility for the integrated MBA?

The Canteen is located on the college campus and is open for all the students. Students can relax, rejuvenate and take a break from the hectic schedule. With regards to the hostel facility, NBS does not provide hostel facility. Though there is support from college to locate nearby PGs and hostels.

Mode of transportation available for the college?

Transportation facility is optional and it will be provided from pickup points to the campus. For more details, contact the admin office.

What are the sports facilities available?

Narayana Business School has got facilities for indoor as well as outdoor sports. Large infrastructure of the college augurs well for lot of sports activities which the college regularly conducts. Pics of the sports event are there on the college website.

With regards to outdoor sports, the college has got basketball court, volleyball court, cricket and tennis court.

Further, college has also got indoor games like chess, carrom, table tennis, ice hockey and pool at the premises.

The college has got Sports Club which organizes various championships.

J. Industrial Visits/ Co-curricular Activities / Extra Curricular Activities

What is the number of industrial educational visits in Integrated MBA and MBA?

The minimum number of industrial educational visits in Integrated MBA is two as per the guidelines. The college may opt for more visits if there is a good opportunity for students for learning new areas. Industrial educational Visit is fully sponsored by college and part of your curriculum.

What are Extracurricular/Cocurricular activities at Narayana Business School? (Picnic/Days Celebration etc.)

The college has got a lot of different co-curricular activities which are targeted at out of the classroom for the students. The college celebrates Knowledge fest, Indradhanush, Navratri, Ganpati celebration, Rolling Stones, college picnic and various sports activities.

Every activity done by the college above helps the student have enhanced interactions amongst the students from a diverse backgrounds. It inherently builds better communication skills among students as they learn team-building skills, leadership skills, organizing skills and event management skills.

Is there any anti-ragging policy available for the admitted students?

Narayana Business School has got Anti Ragging Policy and its committee in place which takes care of the college environment. The Anti Ragging Policy is framed as per the rules and regulations of AICTE.

What are the clubs available for different activities and hobbies?

Our students are leaders, thinkers, and doers and use, the world – as their playground for experimentation. With the abundance of activities at NBS, you’re sure to find what interests you. Students run a number of clubs that vary from co-curricular to educational clubs. These clubs play a pivotal role in student life and culture of NBS. Club leaders bring in seasoned executives to conduct skill-building sessions and resume reviews, as well as informal lunch talks and broad networking opportunities.

K. Covid-19 Pandemic Response

During COVID – 19 situations how college cope up with studies and education?

NBS is well equipped with Microsoft office 365. We have trained faculties and students for Microsoft Teams. With the help of Microsoft Teams, which offers seamless connectivity with students for online classes we continued as per our academic schedule. Even online exams have been conducted via Microsoft Teams and soon results will be out also. Our campus is 100% cloud campus using Microsoft Azure Cloud Campus.

During Online operation, What NBS is providing as an extra benefit for betterment of students?

Apart from regular online teaching sessions, to enhance one’s own skillset, NBS offered enrollment opportunities in various courses via coursera.org. This short term courses included various personality development courses, IT skill development courses, marketing specialization, finance specialization, HR specialization courses. Students will be getting certificates on completion of course.