From the academic year 2016, the b-school offers Business Analytics as a new specialization for MBA students.It has begun accepting applications from the MBA aspirants.
Understanding the scope for Business Analytics in the industry, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore (ASB Coimbatore) has started offering the subject as a major specialization for its MBA students. The b-school has initiated many industry alliances, including an association with IBM to provide students the necessary industry skill set. As a part of it, IBM recently established Amrita-IBM Business Analytics Lab in the campus.
“More and more companies are introducing Analytics in their core business processes. The industry now witnesses a serious dearth in skilled professionals in Business Analytics. Understanding the situation, we have undertaken an initiative to address the gap,” said Dr. R. Raghu Raman, Chairman, ASB Coimbatore.
The b-school has begun accepting admission applications from the students for the year 2016- 2018. The minimum qualification to apply for its MBA program is 50% score in Bachelor’s degree examination (10 + 2 + 3 years of education) in any discipline. Those appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree examination in 2016 can also apply.
The aspirants are expected to have appeared in any of these entrance tests -- CAT, GMAT, GRE and XAT for admission. The deadline to apply for the course is February 28, 2016.
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS
Aspirants seeking admission must complete and submit the application form online. Alongside, an application fee of Rs. 1000/- should also be deposited. The fee can be paid through credit card, net banking or DD drawn in favor of “Amrita School of Business” payable at Coimbatore.
Apart from considering the high overall scores, the candidates will be tested via interview. A personal interview will be held on 12th and 13th March 2016. The candidates will be assessed for their communication skills, passion to choose management, emotional readiness, reading habit and extracurricular activities.
For details about program, fee and hostel, visit website or call: 99431-17777. Aspirants can also message through Whatsapp at +91 94433 84493 for any clarifications.
ASB Coimbatore was recently ranked #2 by BusinessWorld, AAA+ by Career360, #9 by Business Line-MBAUniverse.com, A3 by AIMA-Business Standard, #15 by Outlook and Business Today, and #12 by The Week in their b-school rankings. The b-school is also an AACSB member, an international standard among the b-schools across the world.
Prof. Shrikant G. Kulkarni