The two-year full-time PGDM – Dual Specialization program, is Narayana Business School’s flagship program. Approved by AICTE, the program creates confident managers by focusing on Acquisition, Application, and Assimilation of knowledge.
The program is up to date with contemporary course content and helps students imbibe a comprehensive approach towards solving business and management problems. The course derives its core strength from the flexible curriculum consistent with the ever-changing trends in the industry.
Narayana Business School’s beyond books learning strategy imbibes leadership, management, intellectual, and communication skills in our students. It trains them on time & stress management. At the end of the management course, we create in our students a professional outlook with the highest standard of corporate excellence. This makes Narayana Business School Ahmedabad’s PGDM program rank among the top PGDM courses in India.
Theory-based MBA is not useful anymore. The modern world needs professionals who can apply what they learnt, to real-world business situations. NBS PGDM Dual Specialization program acts as a bridge between the theoretical concept and their practical applications.
Narayana Business School’s PGDM program, ranked Top 10 in India, transforms your career. Over 670+ diverse organizations including government companies, unicorn startups, and many top national & foreign MNCs actively hire from NBS Ahmedabad. Citi Bank, PWC, E&Y, LG, Dabur, S&P Global, Coca-Cola, Accenture, Genpact, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Berger Paints, LG, Dabur, BYJU’s, VIVO, Godrej, HCL, Times of India, Motilal Oswal, PhonePe, and many other top brands are among NBS list of recruiters.
The best part is that NBS is among the first Management Colleges that most of these brands visit for their hiring needs. Hence, NBS placements are over long before other Top B-schools even start their placement season.
To lead a business, you need a broad knowledge base and skill set—and the ability to put all the pieces together. Develop the essential cross-functional perspective that prepares you to lead with vision, build a focused strategy, strengthen organizational structures and processes, and make the tough decisions that drive performance, sustainable growth, and lead to success.
NBS PGDM Dual Specialization program’s two years are divided into 6 trimesters. Each trimester has 9 subjects focused on concepts and live projects to get practical experience. The first year ends with a 3-month summer internship.
You will learn subjects in diverse streams such as Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Operations and General Management. Plus, you will get industry-ready with live industry projects that train you in Data-Driven Decision making, Financial Statement Analysis, Research Projects using SPSS software, and R –Program for Business Analytics.
This practical experience is demanded repeatedly by top brands. Hence, students at NBS undergo live industry projects at MNCs like Dabur, LG Electronics, Bajaj Group, Future Group, etc. apart from the 3-month internship at the end of first year.
Our students also learn various value-added programs (Read: Details of value-added projects) that develop in-demand skills needed to excel in today’s corporate world.
The 2nd year of NBS PGDM course is all about practical application of core MBA concepts. Also, this year brings with it the crucial decision to choose your specializations.
NBS offers 16 elective subjects, designed by industry experts, in each term. These are core specialization subjects where students study the industry’s best practices, culture, and methodology in depth.
Dual specialization is the combination of any 2 domains from Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, and operations based on the student’s preference. Dual Specialization makes the student eligible for multiple streams of opportunities. Narayana Business School’s dual specialization is different than what most Top B-Schools offer. in terms of a major and a minor stream. At NBS Ahmedabad, you will study equal subjects of both specializations and will be considered as a specialist in both. For instance, if you choose Marketing and Finance as your specialization, you will be studying 8-subjects of Marketing and 8 subjects of Finance, giving equal weightage to both. At the end of 2nd year, you will also be doing a capstone project depending on your area of interest.
Classroom sessions are conducted from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekdays and on weekends, students have live interactions with industry experts, trainers, and leaders.
This unique program structure & internationally acclaimed teaching Pedagogy helps NBS students outperform the globally recognized performance standards. Few, if any, PGDM/MBA colleges in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, or even India, follow this innovative style of experiential, learn by doing, beyond the books approach.
Situated in Ahmedabad, one of the most developed cities of India, Narayana Business School provides students a healthy and peaceful lifestyle.
India’s first world heritage city Ahmedabad offers an enchanting view of Sabarmati Riverfront, mouthwatering street food, and an unforgettable sea-plane ride. Then, there are many other attractions of Gujarat such as the Statue of Unity, Somnath Mandir, Dwarka, Kutch, Sun Temple, etc., that are close to Ahmedabad. Plus, many other fun places to keep the party going with your friends at Narayana Business School.
Life at NBS offers many opportunities which give students the freedom and flexibility to live their passion and polish their innate skills.
You will never see a moment of dullness at NBS, with over 12 students’ clubs & committees for every talent. Whatever your interest, there is always something for you at NBS.
Students’ clubs & committees organize many events & activities around the year.
|Back to Bachpan Fest||Simulation Activities||Mind Mapping Games||Team-Building Events|
|Sports Activities||Friendship day||Knowledge Fest||Cultural Fest|
|Batch Picnic||Film Promotions||Creative Thinking||Design Thinking|
|Personal Branding||Networking Skills||Rural Immersion||Bridge Programs|
|College Fest||Innovation Fest||Start-up Fest||Industrial Visits|
|Nukkad Natak||Gamifications||Freshers Party||Navratri Celebrations|
|Valentine’s Day||Janmashtami Party||Ganesh Utsav||Movie Screenings|
And many more to fulfill your co-curricular/extra-curricular needs including all festivities & cultural programs.
All these events & activities sharpen your management skills and teach you how to work in a culturally & geographically diverse team.
Our Unique student-driven culture, Robust Corporate engagement model, and planned academic rigor turns students into corporate-ready professionals. It is not a surprise then that we have a 22-year RECORD of 100% placements. Every year, over 670 companies come to NBS to select managers for key roles. Our students have bagged 32 lakhs per annum placements.
NBS is among the first Premier B-schools in the country to conclude its final placements every year. We cross new milestones reaching greater heights with successful campus recruitment program, year after year.
Our uniquely designed NEEP which is Narayana Employability Enhancement Program ensures your final placement 6 months before the completion of your course. During NEEP, we conduct one on one sessions with experts to create your CV as per the industry requirements. Also, your faculty mentors help you in preparation for Aptitude tests, Group discussions, and Mock interviews.
The tremendous transformation our students undergo is clearly visible at the time of final placements. Majority of the batch gets multiple offers ranging from 8 to 32 lakhs, from the industry and companies of their choice. We do not restrict students from taking multiple offers, unlike many other top B-Schools of India. We assure students of PGDM with Strong Placements in top companies.
All this while keeping our fees as low as possible. Truly, Narayana Business School is the best PGDM College in Ahmedabad.
Lowest Possible Fees, Highest Possible Placement is what we want for our students. We can proudly say that we are the only private B-School that offers more than 100% ROI (return on investment) for the time, money, and efforts that our students put into the course. Proudly Gujarati.
Here are some of our top recruiters:
Narayana Business School’s PGDM course focuses heavily on the application of concepts learned and practiced in industry. No other Top Ranked PGDM Colleges in India can boast of a course so well designed. The program is a blend of
|Case Studies||Live Concurrent Projects||In Depth Industry Interface||Classroom Simulations|
|Management Games||Management Activities||On Classroom Projects||Off Classroom Projects|
|Corporate Internships||Classroom Teaching||Case Analysis||Gamification|
|Business Innovations||Business Modelling||Scenario Building||Industry Analysis|
And many others. Our academic rigour ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools. It also develops the communication, leadership, interpersonal, and networking skills of our students. These attributes are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment.
Students learn to survive, sustain, and outperform the volatile & fast-changing corporate world through our innovative style of experiential, learn by doing, beyond the books approach of NBS. They develop a focused thought process and critical thinking needed to understand business issues in-depth, produce unique solutions, and work through challenging situations.
NBS’s trademark student-centric approach spots the entrepreneur in you at an early stage. This helps us make custom challenges and growth plans for everyone.
Entrepreneurship demands creativity, a sense of initiative, problem-solving, the ability to marshal resources, and financial and technological knowledge. These competencies enable entrepreneurs to excel and adapt to change.
Our unique method of competency identification, competency assessment, competency mapping, and Development Intervention puts Narayana Business School miles ahead of the other top-ranked PGDM Colleges in India
At Narayana Business School, students experience three layers of mentorship. They learn not only from faculties, but also from industry leaders and their assigned buddy.
The first mentor is your buddy, typically a senior student who has been at NBS longer than the fresh joiners. The student mentor is always with you for any questions you have and will guide you in a way only peers can.
NBS faculties will be your second mentor. They will work on guiding you and developing you into a well-rounded professional ready to excel in the corporate environment.
Finally, you will have a mentor from the industry. You will learn from their work experience, the difficulties they faced, and the day-to-day work that they do at their job.
This is what makes NBS Ahmedabad the best PGDM College in India.
Value-Added programs at NBS are an integral part of the curriculum. These programs give students in-demand skills making them highly employable. The selected certifications are finalized after rigorous discussions with industry personnel. These Certificate programs help students function better in the industry.
To be eligible for admission to Narayana Business School PGDM Dual Specialization course, students need to meet the following requirements:
NBSAT opens the doors for students aspiring towards high-profile programs offered by Narayana Business School, Ahmedabad.
|Last date to apply||31st January 2023|
|NBSAT Exam Date||5th February 2023|
|NBSAT Result Announcement||7th February 2023|
|GDPI Slot Booking||7th to 9th February 2023|
|Sections||Questions||Marks per correct Answer||Total Marks|
|Quantitative Techniques (QT)||30||1||30|
|Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy (DI & DA)||30||1||30|
|Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning (AR)||20||1||20|
|Reading Comprehension (RC)||20||1||20|
|NBSAT Score (out of 100, scale down to 50 marks)||50|
|Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience||20|
|Fee Schedule||Amount (Rs)|
|1st Installment ( Before 15th June 2023)||1,77,500|
|2nd Installment ( Before 15th October 2023)||1,77,500|
|3rd Installment ( Before 15th March 2024)||1,77,500|
|4th Installment ( Before 15th August 2024)||1,77,500|