The MS Business Administration program at IBF has been designed as a foundation-level research degree that develops the research and analytical skills of the students. It provides them with basic knowledge about conducting Business & Management research and the contemporary issues relevant to the field. Our aim is to inculcate scholarly and philosophical thinking among the students, which could help them pursue a doctorate degree in Business Administration.

The students will have an option to select any one of the areas of specialization offered:

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management  

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to the MS program, the candidate is required to have  4  year  BBA  (Hons)  /  BBA (IT­4  years)  BCom  (4  Years),  Bachelors of Business studies  (BBS­  4  Years),  BS (Accounting & Finance­ 4 Years), Bachelors of Public Administration (BPA­ 4 Years), MBA (16 Years)/ MBA (IT) (16 Years), M.Com, MSc (Accounting & Finance), MSc (Insurance and Risk Management), Master of Business Studies (MBS­1 6  Years),  Master of  Public Administration  (MPA),  ACMA,  C.A minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 OR 2.80/5.00.

50% weightage will be given to the marks obtained in the Departmental Admission test (subject-based) conducted in the Institute.

Qualifying marks of Departmental Admission test = 60% ; GAT General = 50%

50% weightage will be given to the marks/division obtained in Matric, Intermediate, Bachelor and Master Certificate / Degree

Program Structure:

This is a 2-year (04 semesters) program comprising of 30-credit hours.

Year 1:

  • Semester 1 (12 Credit Hours)
  • Semester 2 (12 Credit Hours)

Year 2:

Research Thesis (06 Credit Hours)  

Degree Completion Requirements:

  1. Successful completion of 8 (each of 3 credit hours) MS Courses individually, and successful completion of a thesis of 6 credit hours.
  2. Maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 in all semesters and attaining a minimum CGPA of 2.2 at the end of fourth semester.
  3. Passing comprehensive examination on completion of course work.

Scheme of studies is available with the Institute