ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India), IBS (Indian Business School), Jaipur was established in 2002 with the aim of providing quality education in management and developing global business leaders. An MOU was entered into with the Government of Rajasthan for the establishment of the ICFAI University in the State of Rajasthan, subject to completion of legal formalities. IBS Jaipur may become a constituent unit of the proposed ICFAI University in Rajasthan in due course. Land was allotted by the Government for campus project. Construction work is currently in progress. First phase is expected to be ready by 2010. It provides a fully air-conditioned campus and classrooms with state-of-the-art facilities. IBS offers two-year, full-time Postgraduate Program in Management (PGPM) to prepare the students and equip them for successful corporate careers. As IBS campuses do not award degree or diploma, they have not sought AICTE approval. Students are encouraged to enrol for a fleximode / distance learning MBA from any University separately. IBS offers high-quality programs in different areas of management to a cross-section of students, executives and professionals across India. IBS has a reputation for innovative program design and delivery, quality courseware, personalized instruction, strong industry interface, research, consultancy and publications. IBS conducts an an aptitude test - IBSAT, which is conducted by the Federation of Universities (FedUni), for students seeking admission into the management programs. IBSAT consists of multiple choice questions. IBSAT is for 2 hours duration and is aimed to test the applicant’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension. For more info - http://www.ibsat.org
Finance / Human Resource Management.
Library Facilities - The school has a well stocked library containing wide range of books, CDs, Videos, Indian and international journals/magazines and research reports. It has a comprehensive collection of literature predominantly related to management and its allied subjects. It subscribes to corporate information database services to make available a large research resource and publications with search facilities to students and faculty. It subscribes to the leading academic databases like EBSCO, Emerald Management Xtra and Science Direct which are the storehouse of around 8000 leading journals in all areas of management and database from CMIE (Prowess, Cenca, Business Beacon, Industry Analysis Survey), Reuters Business Insights, Market line, Ibid, Magindia, World Development Indicators, EIU Viewwire etc.
Computing Facilities - These include computer lab with Internet facility, 40 computers, and advanced software. IBS Campus provides the necessary latest hardware and software infrastructure to cater to the computing needs of all students and the training needs of information technology related courses. It is equipped with powerful servers and multiple terminals with multiple operating systems enabling a client-server environment. An internet connection through dedicated leased line at each campus assists the students in their continuous search for knowledge through the world wide web. Case Development Lab - Case Development Centre encourages students to participate in case development through stipendiary assignment program. Under the guidance of experienced faculty members, the students are initiated into the process of case development from identifying triggers to final editing of the cases. Students who participate in case development go through an enduring and enriching experience.
SAP - The Stipendiary Assignment Program is designed for the students of the PG Program of the IBS, allowing them to obtain practical work exposure while studying at IBS. This Program offers the students an opportunity to work on a part-time basis, as marketing executives to promote various programs and publications of the ICFAI University. SAP is a voluntary program offering a monthly stipend and attractive performance-based incentives, apart from practical work exposure and skill development opportunities. For more info - http://www.ibsindia.org/sap.asp
CMC - Career Management Centre operates under the overall guidance of a coordinator who heads a team of managers and executives, to work towards better placements every year, at the campuses. CMC enhances the placement prospects of IBS students. CMC personnel visit potential employers in various companies and apprise them of the ample talent available at our business school. Over the years, they have developed strong relationships with more than 4,000 companies all over India. There has also been a steady increase in the number of companies recruiting from IBS every year. The CMC organizes various activities such as guest lectures, pre-placement talks and workshops, which give opportunities to the industry as well as the students to interact with each other. Apart from academics the students are given career counselling and training in soft skills, and are also exposed to practice group discussion sessions and mock interviews prior to the final placements. For more info - http://www.ibsindia.org/fulltimeplmts.asp
Soft Skills Training - The soft skills training provides strong practical orientation to the students and helps them in building and improving their skills in communication, the effective use of English, business correspondence, presentations, team building, leadership, time management, group discussions, interviews, and inter-personal skills. This training also helps students in career visioning and planning, effective resume writing and dealing with placement consultants and head-hunters. For more info - http://www.ibsindia.org/softskills.asp
Case Study Focus - The case study method is a key component of the academic program at IBS, which is one of the few institutions in India that has made case studies a critical component of its curriculum. Almost all the courses in the IBS program are designed keeping in mind the advantages of the case method. A few courses are even taught entirely through case studies - the case studies being tailor-made to the requirements of different subject areas and topics. Student evaluation is based on individual/team presentations, written reports and class participation. Students are encouraged to analyse the issues in-depth by gathering supporting information - either through published sources or by directly interacting with the companies involved. ICFAI has a huge repertoire of case studies for almost all the functional areas in management. For more info - http://www.ibsindia.org/casestudyadv.asp
IBSAF - IBS Alumni Federation All students who successfully complete the PG Programs of IBS are eligible for membership in IBSAF. Currently, IBSAF has around 16,500 members. With many IBS alumni pursuing careers in the corporate world in various locations in Asia-Pacific, Australia, USA, Europe and Middle East, IBSAF now has a global presence.
SIP - The Summer Internship Program enables students to undertake a 14-week internship at any organization during the intervening period between close of Semester II and commencement of Semester III. The program is almost equivalent to one semester and carries a weightage of 18 units, which is normally equivalent to six academic courses. The internship which would be a simulation of real work environment requires the students to undergo the rigour of professional environment both in form and substance. It exposes them to technical skills and helps them to acquire social skills by drawing them into contact with real professionals. Merit Scholarships - IBS campuses offer a number of merit scholarships, merit-cum-means scholarships and loan scholarships. For more info - http://www.ibsindia.org/financial_aid.asp
Faculty Zone - It has been created to enable the faculty members to share useful information amongst themselves and to facilitate smooth flow of information between the faculty members, campus heads, academic coordinators, sip coordinators, examination coordinators and the head office. For more info - http://www.faculty.ibsindia.org/facultyzone/facultylogin.asp
Research and Development - IBS has established various Centres of Excellence with core members for research and development to focus on development of courseware, case studies and publications.
Special concessions - Special concessions will be extended to students domiciled in Rajasthan, as per the regulations of the proposed University.
Laboratories - It has language lab and a soft skills lab.
Co-curricular activities - These include an annual Management Fest – ABLAZE – is organized by students which also attracts large number of students from all over India. Students form diverse clubs in the areas of marketing, finance, IT, etc., which provides for extra curricular activities.
Placements - Top 10 Recruiters are D E Shaw, Deutsche Bank, HDFC Bank, Ibexi Solutions, ICICI Bank, TATA AIG, TCS, Wipro infotech etc.
IBS is consistently ranked among the top B-Schools in India, in the annual B-School surveys every year.