Curriculum & Regulations Governing

 Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Course - w.e.f - 2007


1.     Course Title

The course shall be called ‘Master of Business Administration Degree Course’.  The duration of the course is two years consisting of four semesters; two semesters in each year. A candidate joining the course shall pursue prescribed courses of studies.

2.     Eligibility for Admission:

Any graduate or post graduate in arts, science, commerce, business management, allied sciences, engineering and technology, medical sciences of this University or from any other university considered equivalent thereto shall be eligible for admission to the course. Further the applicant shall have a minimum of 50% in the qualifying examination.  A relaxation of 5% is available for SC/ST & Cat.I Candidates. Selection of candidates to the course shall be done as per rules of the University and Government.

3.     Course Contents:

The course comprises of subjects of study prescribed and Project work.
Pedagogy: Lectures, case studies, group discussions, quizzes, seminars; on the job training, project work. Project work will start in the third semester and the Project Report should be submitted before the commencement of the fourth semester examination failing which the student shall not be permitted to appear for the examination. Project work shall be carried out strictly according to the guidelines issued by the Department / Institute.

4.     Attendance and Conduct:

The course is a full time course and students shall not take up any employment, part time or full time during their study. Students found violating this rule shall be removed from the course. Minimum attendance of 75% of actual working periods is required in each paper.  The Chairman of the Department shall certify each student’s attendance and conduct.  A student who does not satisfy the requirements of attendance and conduct shall not be permitted to write the examination in the concerned paper or papers.

5.     Instructions:
Three hours of lectures per week per paper. Project work guidance to ten students is considered equivalent to three hours of lectures per week.

6.     Examination and Evaluation of Project Report:

Each paper is divided into internal assessment of 25 marks and end term written examination of 75 marks.  Internal assessment marks shall be awarded on the basis of continuous evaluation that includes: tests (both announced and surprise), home assignments, quizzes, seminars, case discussions, group discussions and attendance.

There shall be a written examination of 3 hours duration for each paper at the end of each semester (excepting project report).

Evaluation of Project Report: 

Project Reports shall be evaluated as follows

i)    Each Project Report shall be valued for 100 marks by internal examiner and external examiner. Ordinarily, the project guide shall be the internal examiner.

II)  A viva-voce for 50 marks shall be conducted by a board of three members constituted by the   

     Chairman, BOE, from the approved list of examiners.

7.     Declaration of Results

The declaration of results shall be made as follows:
A. Minimum for a pass is 40% of the marks in each examination paper and 50% of the marks in the aggregate of four semesters. There is no minimum for internal assessment.
B. The minimum for a pass in project report is 75 marks and there is no minimum for viva-voce.
C. Carryover is permitted as per University Regulations. 
D. Declaration of Class shall be done after the fourth semester examination on the basis of aggregate marks of all semesters. The declaration shall be made as follows:

o    FIRST CLASS - 60% and above in the aggregate

o    SECOND CLASS - 50% and above in the aggregate

o    FAIL - Less than 50% in the aggregate

Declaration of results in the case of REPEATERS shall be done according to general rules of the University.


MBA Programme at AIM@ is spread over two years covering the following courses:





1.     Management Concepts & Theories 

2.     Organizational Behaviour

3.     Business Environment

4.     Managerial Communication

5.     Managerial Accounting

6.     Managerial Economics

7.     Statistics for Management

1.     Marketing Management

2.     Human Resource Management

3.     Corporate Finance

4.     Business Research Methods

5.     Operations Research

6.     Operations Management

7.     Management Information Systems





1.     Project Management

2.     Business Legislations

3.     Strategic Management

4.     Elective – I

5.     Elective – II

6.     Elective – III

7.     Project Work

1.     Entrepreneurship

2.     Elective – IV

3.     Elective – V

4.     Elective – VI

5.     Elective – VII

6.     Project Work

Note: Elective Areas: Marketing Management (MM), Financial Management (FM) Human Resource Management (HRM), International Business (IB), Information Systems (IS). Students can choose only one elective area for both third & fourth semesters.