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MBA Master of Business Administration


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

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MBA - Masters of Business Administration custom-made with (Dual Specialization) course at Garden City University is intended to develop the students with meticulous understanding of complex and challenging aspects in the field of Business Management, and to develop the expertise needed for a broad range of careers in the areas of finance, marketing and human resources domains, as well in multifunctional organizations located in India’s high tech capital city, Bangalore. School of Management Studies is strategically positioned to expose students to all facets of India’s burgeoning economy. Its charter is to build leaders and entrepreneurs through transformative and innovative education.

Key Benefit

  • Our programme provides you with a thorough knowledge of the main components of Finance, marketing and human resources with the help of highly used software like, SPSS, E-Views, and SAP etc.
  • Our faculty members and practitioners have extensive and wide-ranging experience in the finance industry, providing invaluable contributions to the teaching of the modules and bringing theory into practice.
  • We are in professional association with AIMA and FKCCI
  • “Joy of Learning” is the principle guiding strategy for all courses at GCU.
  • GCU employs the “ARM” pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.
  • We train you to Professionally Do and Scientifically Know.
  • Regular industry interactions give you insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area and bring practical insights into the classroom by applying the theory to real-world scenarios.
  • This programme is most suitable if you have some quantitative background in degrees with some quantitative elements.
  • We have tied up with professional bodies like ACCA, CIMA, and CISI to enrich the curriculum to meet the demands of the corporate world

Our MBA two-year post graduate programme designed to prepare students to take on leadership roles in an increasingly complex and dynamic global scenario.

The 2 year programme is spread into 4 semesters, with a summer project between the two years. The programme lays the foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, and gives the students an insight into the dynamics of the business environment. We believe that world-class business leaders are not mass-produced; they are nurtured and developed with personalised care and attention in small teams, and in a practical, application-oriented, user-friendly environments.

The School of Commerce and management designed the curriculum in pursuance of best in the nation, and to ensure that we deliver a world-class business education, based on the best pedagogic practices, while addressing the Indian context. The course content and design is inspired by management practices rather than ivory-tower academics. A strong orientation towards current and emerging management issues is also focussed up on. The curriculum is modified every year and overhauled every Three yearss to stay in tune with the current business environment.

At the core of the School is its faculty – a group of highly qualified researchers, educators and practitioners from the best universities and business schools nationwide. The faculty members keep themselves updated on present management realities through extensive involvement in cutting-edge research and consulting in all functional areas of management.

Guest lectures supplement regular course work and the level of interaction required in the programme ensures that the pool of work experience among students is effectively tapped.

The curriculum, the innovative teaching methods, the exposure to industry’s best practices and experiential learning, emphasize the distinctive challenges of managing in emerging economies. We provide real experiences of learning in a vibrant emerging economy. Clubs, social projects and student self-governance initiatives help build leadership skills.

We boast a strong and sustained placement record because we are seen by global corporations as a source of world-class talent for global locations.

Course Structure

Semester I

  • Dynamic Business Environment
  • Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Managerial Economics
  • Project & Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
  • Soft core courses
  • Research Methodology
  • Business Communication Skills (P)
  • Spreadsheet Modelling and Analytics (P)

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Semester II

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Intelligence using Tableau (P)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Soft core courses
  • Minor Project Work
  • Soft Skill Training (P)

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Semester III

  • Applied Statistics using SPSS (P)T
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Specilization Course
  • Marketing / HR / Finance

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Semester IV

    Soft core courses
  • Dissertation and Internship

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Specialization Courses

Marketing Finance HR
Consumer Behaviour Management of Financial Services Compensation Management
Digital Marketing Merger, Acquisition & Restructuring International Human Resource Management
Integrated Marketing Communication Project Appraisal & Finance Industrial Relation & Labour Laws
Retailing Security Analysis & Portfolio Management Performance Appraisal & Management
Rural Marketing Wealth Management Strategic Human Resource Management
Service Marketing Financial Derivatives Training & Development


This programme includes flexible choices for you to follow your interests, in the final year. Assessment is made using a blend of conventional examinations, coursework, presentations, and laboratory exercises.

Programme Prospects are as follows:

25 years of legacy and strong placement initiatives has ensured that GCU Graduates are highly employable. The strong alumni base provides hand holding for a smooth transition from classroom to the corporate.

Regular recruiters on our campus include:

Offering one of the most lucrative placement packages, our students are placed with companies such as Cognizant, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, KPMG, TCS, Amazon, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LinkedIn, Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, PepsiCo, Unilever, Coca Cola and GE, etc.

Fee structure for the Academic year 2021-22

Programmes Course Duration 1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
MBA 2 years 25000 125000

1st Instalment 5 Subsequent Instalments (except BHM & BPT-7)
$ 500 $ 1833
DOUBLE SHARING 95000 110000 120000 95000 95000
SINGLE SHARING 135000 155000 165000 135000 135000
SINGLE WITH AC & REFRIDGERATOR - 180000 190000 - 180000

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Application status : Open

Duration : Two years

Study mode : Full-time

Entry Requirements : Any graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages is eligible

Fee structure 2021

1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
25000 125000
1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 1833

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Entry Requirements

Any graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages is eligible.

About Admissions

"Our graduates believe in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).

The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.

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The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992 and proud of its 45000+ strong Alumni spread across the globe.

The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

Please note: The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.

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