MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) PROGRAMME

The MBA programme (full time credit semester) of the department is for the duration of two years spread over four semesters. The department offers specialization in six streams: Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Productions & Operations Management, Small Business Management and Information technology. The programme is conducted under the dual specialization scheme whereby a student can opt for any two specialization areas of his / her choice. Students are required to undertake summer project for a period of four weeks after the completion of the second semester examinations. The final project study for a period of eight weeks falls in the beginning of the fourth semester.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

1. To develop young men and women into professional managers to manage all sectors of organized economic      activity.
2. To equip the youngsters with conceptual and interpersonal skills and social purpose for managerial      decision- making.
3. To develop and encourage entrepreneurial capabilities of the young generation and to make them effective      change agents.
4. To meet the demand for management professionals in the country.

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY

A pass in any bachelor’s degree examination (under 10+2+3 pattern) in Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Engineering, Medicine, Agriculture etc. of this University or any other Indian or Foreign University duly recognized by the Kannur University as equivalent thereto. Candidates to be eligible to apply for admission to the programme are required to have scored not less than 50 % marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination. However, candidates belonging to the other backward communities are eligible for a concession of 5 percent marks in the qualifying examination. Those belonging to scheduled caste/ scheduled tribes having secured a pass in the degree examination are eligible to apply for admission to the programme.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission is on the basis of merit as determined by the weighted scores obtained by the candidate in the C-MAT entrance test conducted by AICTE , group discussion and interview.

STUDENT INTAKE

40 +10 (NRI/Payments) RESERVATION RULES: As per the existing rules prescribed by the University Application Fee for MBA programme is Rs. 500/ and If the candidate need to be considered under the NRI quota an additional application (for consideration under NRI/Payment Quota) with additional fee of Rs.1000/ need to be remitted.

SPECIALISATION and SYLLABUS

The Department offers Dual Specialisation. The Student can choose any two streams from the following:

     1. Financial Mangement
     2. Marketing Management
     3. Human Resources Management
     4. International Business


ASSESSMENT AND GRADING
CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

The minimum credits needed for the successful completion of the programme shall be 66 for core courses 24 for elective courses. Total minimum credits, thus will be 90. The students shall register for the required number of courses at the beginning of each semester, before the classes begin. No student shall register for more than 24 credits and less than 18 credits in a semester. Total credits for electives registered for one semester shall not exceed 12.

SCHEME OF EVALUATION

The evaluation of a course consists of two parts, viz; Continuous Assessment (CA) & End Semester Assessment (ESA). The total marks allotted for each course shall be 100, with a maximum of 40 marks for Continuous Assessment and 60 marks for End Semester Assessment. The duration of the End Semester Assessment (written examination) for each paper shall be 3 Hrs. A student needs to secure a minimum of 50% marks separately in the End Semester Assessment. The minimum marks required for the successful completion of a course shall be 50%. There is no separate minimum for Continuous Assessment.

ACCOMODATION

The univercity provides hostel facility for the girls students. Private lodging facilities are available for the boys students adjecent to the campus