Management Institute

FAQs - BBA-MBA (Five Year Integrated)

IMNU FAQ

This is an innovative programme that combines the under-graduate and post graduate programmes - BBA & MBA. The first three years (Under-graduation period) comprise of six semesters (two semesters in each year). The subsequent two years (Post-Graduation Period) comprises of six trimesters (three semesters in each year) in line with the existing MBA programme.
The Programme provides an opportunity to exit at the end of the third year. On successful completion of the first three years a degree of "Bachelors of Business Administration" is awarded to a student who wishes to exit at this point. On successful completion of subsequent two years, a "BBA-MBA" degree will be awarded.
On successful completion of the BBA Programme, the student will directly get admission in the MBA Progamme and will not need to appear for an entrance exam.
  • Candidates should have passed Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examination (10+2) or any other equivalent Examination recognized by Nirma University with minimum 60% aggregate marks and English as one of the subjects.
  • Candidates should not be more than 20 years of age on 1st July 2016.
  • Candidates appearing for HSC exam can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met with the minimum eligibility criteria at the time of joining the programme. (Tentatively June 15, 2016)
Intake : 120
Fifteen percent of the intake is allocated for admission to NRI/NRI sponsored students. Over and above fifteen percent seats are also allocated to Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Foreign Students / Children of Indian workers of Gulf countries and South East Asia and SAARC countries.
Applicants are required to appear for National Level Admission Test [UGAT] to be conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA).
The last date for submitting application is available on UGAT website.
For details regarding UGAT refer https://www.aima.in/testing-services/ugat/information-to-candidates-for-ugat.html

In addition to UGAT, the candidates should also apply separately to the Institute of Management, Nirma University.
Application forms are available online only for the programme.

Online Application Form

• Online application form will available on our website www.nirmauni.ac.in/im
Fill in the on line application form and submit it along with an online payment of Rs.1200/- by credit card/ debit card / net banking.
• The online application form is available for registration and submission till May 25, 2016.

All communications with regard to admission should be directed to:

The Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management, Nirma University
S G Highway, Ahmedabad-382481
Gujarat, India
Email- admissions.im@nirmauni.ac.in

Last Date for Receiving Application Form

Completed application forms must reach the Institute by May 25, 2016. Incomplete forms are liable to be rejected summarily.
UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) is an Entrance Test for professional programmes conducted by All India Management Association. The applicant needs to fill up the form which can be obtained from All India Management Association, 14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-11003 through a demand draft of Rs. 500/- for applying online through AIMA Website (https://www.aima.in/testing-services/ugat/information-to-candidates-for-ugat.html) or by post direct from AIMA, New Delhi.
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Admission Test (UGAT) will be called for Personal Interview. The interview will be conducted in selected cities which will be announced later. The candidates will be finally selected for admission based on the candidates' performance in the Admission Test (UGAT), Personal Interview and Academic Performance in X, XII.
The following weightages will be given for each component of the selection criteria:
  • Admission Test: 50%
  • Personal Interview: 30%
  • Academic Performance: 20%
More Information available, kindly follow the link http://www.nirmauni.ac.in/IMNU/SelectionProcessBBA
For UGAT Test Centers visit the following link: https://www.aima.in/testing-services/ugat/information-to-candidates-for-ugat.html

Section No.

Section Name

Number of Questions

Timings

1

English Language

40

10:00 – 12:00 Hrs

2

Numerical & Data Analysis

30

3

Reasoning & Intelligence

30

4

General Knowledge

30

The test is an objective type test with multiple choice answers. Each question carries one mark. There will be negative marking for the wrong answers.

For Important Date please visit following link for information: http://www.nirmauni.ac.in/IMNU/AdmissionDetailsBBA
The course curriculum of the first three years is so designed that it provides the students a basic understanding about managerial skills and trains them in effective communication skills. The programme also inculcates entrepreneurship skills in students. With this kind of curriculum, students are better poised to explore various opportunities available in management profession.

The curriculum consists of compulsory (core) and elective courses. The core course package provides an introduction to the foundation of business. Elective courses, on the other hand, are offered with the objective to specialize in a functional area. The elective courses are offered only in the fourth and fifth year of the programme.
The main pedagogical methods are lectures, case studies, and project work. These are supplemented and complemented with role-plays, simulations, syndicate discussions, etc. The actual mix varies with the nature of a course.
As part of the curriculum, every student is required to go through a Summer Internship Programme with an organization. It helps students to enhance their skills and contribute to the organization in the best possible manner. It is a learning experience for students through which they groom themselves into better professionals for the future by experiencing the dynamics of the corporate world. The Programme requires the students to go through 3 Summer Internships in the course of five years, in Social and the Corporate Sectors.

The students are also provided an opportunity to interact with experts from the industry through guest lectures, seminars, conclaves, conferences etc.
Business is a part of society and this initiative is a step taken by the Institute to bring the two (business & society) closer. The Social Project, in its very essence, aims to make students undertake their role as socially responsible    citizens.   The    course ‘Managing Social Projects' provides the students with a lot of insight, experience and valuable learning about social organizations and NGOs. Through these projects students gain exposure and an understanding towards community / social issues prevalent in the society. The course introduces students to the field of social enterprise and the practices of growing mission-driven venture and helps them to contribute to the organizations in their spheres of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Besides this students are encouraged to become a member of the different social clubs & committees to contribute their might for social activities.

In addition, a lot of emphasis is put on inculcating ethics, values and professionalism amongst the students across curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
The Institute offers a variety of workshops and enhancement courses on Personality Development such as Effective Presentations and Interview Skills, Psychometric Testing, Business Etiquette, Creativity and Innovation, Mind Mapping, Skills of Highly Effective People, etc. These workshops are in addition to the workshops related to specific areas of management such as Analyzing Financial Statements, Logistics Management, Selling Skills, and Workshops on MS Excel, SPSS, and other tools to acquaint students with financial and statistical functions.
Life at the Institute is vibrant and exciting, transforming students into all round individuals.
Students are encouraged to plan, organize and participate in various co-curricular activities on their own with basic support from the Institute. Such an atmosphere inculcates a spirit of leadership and an understanding of different aspects of management. Various clubs and committees at the Institute fulfill the insatiable need of budding managers’ food for thought. The student clubs and committees can be broadly categorized into: academic-oriented activities, social extension activities, and sports and cultural events.

Library Resource Centre (LRC)
The  library  provides access  to  a  wide  range of management and business  information sources that include leading national and  international business periodicals in addition to  an  impressive collection of business  databases,  digitized  corporate annual  reports, and    CDs/DVDs.   The   library has  more  than 28,000 volumes of books. The library subscribes to 14 databases - around 7000 e-journals are subscribed through databases.

Hostels
The Institute has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls for the Postgraduate Programme Students. The hostels are located on the campus. However, no hostel facility is provided for BBA Students on the campus during the BBA Phase.
 
Other Facilities
A branch of the Kalupur Commercial Co-operative Bank Ltd., a scheduled bank with ATM facility, is located on the campus. There is a non-resident doctor who visits the campus regularly. The Institute has volleyball courts, lawn tennis courts, basketball courts, football and cricket ground, table-tennis room, and a well-equipped modern gymnasium. Canteen and food-courts facilities are available on campus.