Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta

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Department of Business Management of the University of Calcutta
Motto Pursuing Excellence with Ethics
Type Public
Established 1976
Students 33 (MBM / MBA), 30 (MHROM)
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Campus Alipore Campus (6th & 7th Floors)

The Department of Business Management is a post graduate department of the University of Calcutta. It is located in the Sahid Khudiram Siksha Prangan, Alipore campus. The Department offers two years full-time post graduate program (MBM, now renamed MBA and MHROM) in Business Management. The MBM programme has one of the lowest tuition fees in India. It is ranked second amongst the university of business UB management departments in India (2007 rankings).[1]

Academic programs[edit]

University of Calcutta, Alipore campus


Masters in Business Management (known as MBM, now renamed MBA) is the flagship programme of this University Department since 1976. MBM is a state sponsored programme with an annual tuition fees of less than र 20,000 (US $400) and duly recognised by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The duration of this programme is two years (full-time) with an intake capacity of 33 students. For the class entering in 2010, the acceptance rate into MBM programme was 16.5%. The class has a CAT percentile range of 65-95, age range of 21–27 years, 45% of the class are women, 40% students have work experience of one year or more, 29.6% students have science background,29.6% students have engineering background, 14.8% students have BCom/MCom background, 11.11% students have an undergraduate management degree,7.4% students have arts background and 7.4% students have an undergraduate degree in computer applications.

Programme Structure of MBM

Each academic year is subdivided into 2 semesters. The classes are held regularly from Monday to Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Semester 1 Semester 2
Management Principles, Process

Organisation Behaviour and Management of Change
Managerial Economics – I (Micro)
Managerial Economics – II (Macro)
Statistical Methods
Accounting for Managers
Ecology, Ethics and Business
Fundamental of Computers

Business Environment

Business Policy and Strategic Management
Financial Management
Marketing Management
Production Management & Operations Research Techniques
Human Resource Management
Research Methodology & Econometrics
MIS and Computers Applications

Semester 3 Semester 4
Specialisation (major and minor)

Financial Management
Marketing Management
Operations Management and Systems Analysis
Human Resource Management

Specialisation (major and minor)

Financial Management
Marketing Management
Operations Management and Systems Analysis
Human Resource Management

Other programmes[edit]


Masters in Human Resource and Organisational Management (MHROM) is a self-financed two year full-time programme specializing in Human Resource Management.
It has an intake capacity of 30 students.

Ph. D / D.Litt

Research-oriented Ph.D. and D.Litt programs are devoted to educate management scholars. The Ph.D./D.Litt program is organized into both fundamental as well as empirical management research, and has further areas of specialization.

Environment Management Research Programme

It is a research support programme in Environment management, introduced in 1994 under the special assistance scheme of the UGC.

Faculty Refresher Programme

It is a refresher programme for the undergraduate college teachers for upgrading their knowledge base to enrich their teaching ability.

Disaster Management Programme

A one-year programme focussing on the disaster management.


MBM CU Seminar room

Admission Process for the MBM programme starts in the month of March. MBM Candidates are shortlisted for GD&PI on the basis of IIM Common Admission Test (CAT) percentile. For the MHROM programme admission process begins in March and candidates with CAT and JEMAT scores can apply. Final selection is determined through academic scores and scores obtained in the Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Entry to the doctoral programme is decided by an entrance test and the Ph. D committee.

The Minimum qualifications for Admission to both MBM and MHROM course is a bachelor's degree (10+2+3) system with
Honours in Arts/Science/Commerce etc. or a bachelor's degree in Engineering & Technology / Medical Science / Professional
Courses/ or its equivalent from any recognized University.

IN addition to CAT and JEMAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT or any other national level eligibility score make a candidate interested in joining the MHROM course.



Students of the department have access to the Alipore Campus library and the Central Library of the University which is well equipped with about 1, 95,000 books and over 300 Indian and Foreign journals .

Computer facilities[edit]

The department has well equipped computer labs with a number of Management Systems Packages, Statistical Packages(SPSS), CASE tools and project management software, ecommerce packages relevant for management study and a range of Programming environments such as MS Visual Studio, RDBMS, C & C++ compilers etc.


The classrooms, seminar halls are air-conditioned and well equipped with projectors, computers.


The department has a Placement Officer and Placement is done through on-campus interviews. Both public sector as well as private sector companies recruit students each year.Placement records are decent and one of the best(for MBM) considering the Return on Investment.Many of the alumni are placed in high positions in many renowned organizations in India and abroad.

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