Osmania University - Dept. of Business Management - MBA Programme

The MBA Programme

Selection Procedure Course Structure & Evaluation
Summer Project The Curriculum
Meet the Industry Industrial Tour
Co-Curricular Activities

The MBA programme offered by the Department of Business Management is a two-year full time Post Graduate programme that consists of four semesters covering 28 courses, with an average of 75 classes of 50 minutes each, assigned to each course.

The programme aims at moulding students into effective managers by providing them with courses reinforced with multi-faceted inputs of management education using state-of-the-art methods of training and active industry interface.

TopSelection Procedure

Candidates aspiring to join the MBA programme are required to appear for a state-wide Common Entrance Test [ICET], which evaluates them on the basis of their analytical, quantitative and verbal skills. The admission is offered only to the top rankers amongst the 1, 00, 000 odd candidates. The programme has been attracting, young and bright students of the state from varied academic streams like Engineering,

Commerce, Mathematical, Biological Sciences and Humanities.

Top Course Structure & Evaluation

The curriculum has been structured after an exhaustive analysis by experts from various academic and industrial fields. Each student majors in any two of the four fundamental areas viz., Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing and Information Systems. Each specialised area has four elective papers.

Examinations are conducted at the end of each semester to assess the students’ understanding in what has been taught and learnt during that particular semester period. A comprehensive viva-voce is conducted, at the end of each year.

TopSummer Project

As an integral part of the curriculum, every student takes up work on a project in an organisation with a view to facilitate complimentary learning and greater understanding of real life organisational situations. The duration of the training ranges from 6-8 weeks. The project guides from among the faculty and provide necessary guidance to the students. The projects are evaluated at the end of the fourth semester by a panel of external, internal and corporate examiners on the basis of a report, a presentation and a viva-voce.

TopThe Curriculum

ONE * Statistics for Management * Managerial Economics
* Business laws & Ethics
* Organisation Theory & Behaviour
TWO * Quantitative Techniques for Decision Making * Economic & Environmental Policy * Human Resource Management
THREE * Production & Operations Management * Leadership & Change Management
* Organisation Development & Team Building
FOUR * Supply Chain Management * International Business * Performance Appraisal & Counselling
* Industrial Relations

* Introduction to Information Technology * Financial Accounting & Analysis   * Principles of Marketing
*Management Information Systems * Financial Management   * Marketing Research
* Knowledge Management
* Requirements Management
* Management Accounting & Control
* Strategic Financial Decisions
* Financial Systems & Services
* Product Management
* Promotion & Distribution Management
* E-Business
* Software Metrics & Performance Management
* Security analysis & Portfolio Management
* International Finance
* Strategic Management * Consumer behaviour
* Services Marketing

TopMeet the Industry

To foster a closer relationship with the industry and to enable the students to keep abreast of the current practices of management, the department arranges a series of guest lectures and seminars every Saturday, given by Managers and Eminent Members of the Industry. The experience and knowledge that they share with the students provide a perfect supplement to the conventional academic education that the university provides.

List of Other Academic Seminars

Lekha Sista, MD,
Brig. Sharma
Mr Venkat Rao - IPS officer
Mr Moheet Nagrath - VP - Global HR, P&G

TopIndustrial Tour

The Department organizes industrial tours which enable students to understand the realities of the shop floor. Besides visiting industrial establishments in the twin cities the students visited the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.


Our programme aims at achieving holistic personality development. Keeping this in view, a day-long workshop on enhancing creativity and problem solving was conducted by Prof B. Bowonder, Dean, Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).



TopCo-Curricular Activities

The students participate in a  variety of co-curricular activities including paper presentations, group discussions, management games and business quizzes.

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