Programmes in School of Management Studies

The MBA programme in Sustainable Development and Management is a 74 credits program which is open to both Indian and International students/ professionals and the incumbents would have the option to exit after one year with diploma. At the school, the student experience will revolve around hands on training through summer internships, industry visits, coupled with case discussions, role playing, simulation exercises and interaction with visiting faculty from corporates and other institutions.

Salient Features of MBA at Nalanda

  • International learning environment
  • Open for working executives with option to exit after one year with diploma
  • Internships
  • Fully residential campus located in bucolic and historic setting of Rajgir hills
  • Focus on interdisciplinary, solution-oriented approach to learning
  • Encourage critical thinking and sustainable behavior amongst the students
  • Experiential learning based on case discussion, simulations and role plays in class
  • Internationally acclaimed faculty from various Universities/ Institutes from abroad and India
  • Experience enrichment through industry visits, field visits , community engagement
  • Strong corporate interface through internships, mentorships, lectures etc.
  • Industry focused curriculum
  • Seminar courses on Business communication
  • Wide range of specialized electives to choose from
  • Admission through CAT/ MAT/ XAT with minimum score of 70 percentile ( for Indian students ) and GMAT for International students followed by interview

Course Structure and Course Credits

Year Total Number of Courses Credits
First Year
  • 5 core Courses (3 credits each)
  • 1 core course ( 2 credits)
  • Seminar (1 Credit)
  • 5 core Courses (3 credits each)
  • 1 core course ( 2 credits)
  • Seminar (1 Credit)
15+2+1=18 credits

  • Summer Internship ( 6-8 weeks )
2 credits
Exit after one year with a Diploma
Second Year
  • 2 core Courses (3 credits each)
  • 4 electives (3 credits each)
6+12=18 credits
  • Corporate Experience (10 credits)
  • Monograph (8 credits) Or
  • Dissertation (10 credits)
  • Research Presentation (8 credits)
10+8= 18 credits
Total Credits: 72+2= 74
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