Masters in Business Administration(MBA)

Course Overview and Significance

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) is a Post-Graduate course offered as two-year i.e., four semesters Full time day programme.

Eligibility Conditions:
Candidate seeking admission into Full-Time M.B.A. programme must be:

  • Bachelor degree holder of Osmania University or a degree recognized by the University as equivalent there to and / (or) as per the rooms laid down by the University with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10th class level.
  • Conveyor’s Quota – 70% of total admissions: The candidate seeking admission must qualify in the Entrance Examination conducted by the appropriate authority in the year of admission as per the norms prescribed by the University.
  • Management Quota – 30% of total admissions: The admission of Non Residental Indians (NRI) and candidates admitted in lieu of them will be as per the University Rules in force on the date of the admission.

Instruction will be provided as per the workload indicated in the structure, Rules and regulations of M.B.A. programme for all Theory, Practical and Project work course requirements.

The Almanac will be as follows for all semesters:
Duration of instruction: 14-16 Weeks
Preparation Holidays: 7-10 Days
Rules of Attendance:

Students must attend 75% of the total classes conducted for all the courses put together in a semester. Relaxation of 10% of attendance might be given to a student on medical grounds on the basis of valid medical certificate and payment of condonation fee prescribed by the University.

Project Work:

The students should undertake the Project Internship during the summer vacations (for 6 weeks of duration) intervening between II & III Semesters. Project Report work should be carried out in the Final Year of M.B.A. programme i.e., III & IV Semesters

The students are required to do project work in any area of Management under the active guidance of Internal Faculty member assigned to the student

The Project work usually consists of selecting a Topic / Problem / Theme in any area of Management, gather relevant data, analyze and interpret the same in a systematic and scientific manner.

The project work should be undertaken under the supervision of faculty member assigned for the purpose. The Project Report should be submitted to the University 30 days (1 Month) before the commencement of Final Semester Examinations.

Award of Grades for Project Report and Viva Voice:

Project Report and Viva Voice will be evaluated and awarded grades as per the following percentages of Marks obtained:

Grade A – 70% and above Marks
Grade B – 60% and above but below 70% Marks
Grade C – 50% and above but below 60% Marks
Grade D – 40% and above but below 50% Marks
Grade E (Fail) – Below 40% Marks (Fail)
Evaluation System:

  • All courses of MBA Programme will carry a Maximum of 100 Marks each.
  • Duration of the University Examination for all the courses is 3 Hours each.
  • All the courses will have 80% Marks for University Examination and 20% Marks for Internal Examination.

Electives (Major and Minor):

MBA Programme offers Electives (Specialization) as Major and Minor. For example, a student wants to Major in Finance and Minor in Marketing. In such case, the student needs to study the Major subjects of Finance Elective Investment Management (3rd Semester), Financial Risk Management (4th Semester) and one subject each from the minor of 3rd and 4thSemesters of both Finance and Marketing respectively.

General Clause:

It may be noted that besides the above-specified rules and regulations all the other rules and regulations in force and applicable to the semester system in Post – Graduate courses in Osmania University will be applicable as amended from time to time by the University. The students shall abide by all such Rules and Regulations.

MBA Semester – Wise structure of the syllabus.
1st Semester:

Subject Code Subject Name No. of teaching Hours per week Max. Marks (IA+UE) No. of Credits
1.1 Management and Organizational Behavior 5 20+80 4
1.2 Managerial Economics 5 20+80 4
1.3 Financial Accounting and Analysis 5 20+80 4
1.4 Marketing Management 5 20+80 4
1.5 Statistics for Management 5 20+80 4
1.6 Business Law and Environment 5 20+80 4
1.7 1.7.1. IT Applications for Business 5 20+60 4
1.7.1.1 : Information Technology – Lab 2 20

Note:

  • Maximum total Number of Marks = 700
  • The total number of credits at the end of 1st Semester = 28

2nd Semester:

Subject Code Subject Name No. of teaching Hours per week Max. Marks (IA+UE) No. of Credits
2.1 Human Resources Management 5 20+80 4
2.2 Business Process Reengineering 5 20+80 4
2.3 Financial Management 5 20+80 4
2.4 Research for Marketing Decisions 5 20+80 4
2.5 Operations Research 5 20+80 4
2.6 Operations Management 5 20+80 4
2.7 Decision Support System 5 20+80 4

Note:

  • Maximum total number of Marks at the end of 2nd Semester = 700+700=1400
  • The total number of credits at the end of 2nd Semester = 28+28 = 56

3rd Semester:

Subject Code Subject Name No. of teaching Hours per week Max. Marks (IA+UE) No. of Credits
3.1 Total Quality Management 5 20+80 4
3.2 International Business 5 20+80 4
3.3 Managerial Communication *(CBCS) 5 20+80 4
3.4 Finance (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
3.4.1. Investment Management (Major) 5 20+80 4
3.4.2. Strategic Management Accounting (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.4.3. International Finance (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.5 Human Resource Management (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
3.5.1. Compensation Management (Major) 5 20+80 4
3.5.2. Organizational Development (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.5.3. Leadership and Change Management (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.6 Marketing (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
3.6.1.Product and Brand Management (Major) 5 20+80 4
3.6.2.Promotion and Distribution Management (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.6.3.Marketing Engineering (Minor) 5 20+80 4
3.7 Systems (Minor)
3.7.1.Relational Database Management 5 20+60
3.7.1.1.RDBMS-Lab (Oracle) 2 20

Note:

  • Maximum total number of Marks at the end of 3rd Semester =700+700+600=2000
  • the total number of credits at the end of 3rd Semester = 28+28+24=80
  • *CBCS applicable to only MBA Day Programme of UCC&BM only

4th Semester:

Subject Code Subject Name No. of teaching Hours per week Max. Marks (IA+UE) No. of Credits
4.1 Strategic Management 5 20+80 4
4.2 Supply Chain Management 5 20+80 4
4.3 Entrepreneurial Development (CBCS) 5 20+80 4
4.4 Finance (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
4.4.1.Financial Risk Management (Major) 5 20+80 4
4.4.2.Banking and Insurance (Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.4.3.Financial Services and systems (Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.5 Human Resource Management (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
4.5.1.Performance Management(Major) 5 20+80 4
4.5.2.Labour Laws and Employee Relations(Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.5.3.Talent & Knowledge Management (Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.6 Marketing (students are required to select any one subject from Minor in addition to the Major)
4.6.1.Consumer Behavior (Major) 5 20+80 4
4.6.2.Service and Retail Marketing(Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.6.3.Customer Relational Management(Minor) 5 20+80 4
4.7 Systems (Minor)
4.7.1.E-Business 5 20+80 4
4.8 Mentor and Project Work 5 100 4
4.9 Viva-Voce(Comprehensive) 100 4

Note:

  • Maximum total number of marks at the end of 4th Semester = 700+700+600+600 = 2600
  • The total number of credits at the end of the 4th Semester = 28+28+24+32 = 112
  • The maximum pass mark for each subject shall be 40. However, students need to secure a minimum of 40% Marks in the University Examination.

 

IA: Internal Assessment

UE: University Examination