School Of Management
The School of Management under Centurion University
of Technology and Management conducts two years
fulltime residential programmes at Paralakhemundi as
well as Bhubaneswar campus.
Set up in public - private - partnership with support
from the Ministry of MSME (Government of India) and
Industries Department (Government of Odisha), the
MBA College in Paralakhemundi Campus is an
autonomous Institute recognised by AICTE, Ministry
of HRD, Govt. of India.
It is also recognised by Govt. of India as Rajiv Gandhi
Udyami Mitra Institute.
The off-campus MBA programme of Centurion
University is carried out at the Bhubaneswar Campus.
The programme offers two-year full time residential
Masters in Business Administration (MBA). This
programme is approved by the All India Council of
Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of
India with 120 seats.
Divided into four semesters each of six months’
duration, in this programme, a student has to undergo
minimum 990 classroom/other route contact hours
during the two years of his/her stay in the Institute,
equivalent to 99 credits. Successful completion of the
summer internship of minimum 8 weeks, which is a
mandatory component of the programme, will fetch an
additional 6 credits. In total, the student has to earn
105 credits for award of the degree.
Under the credit system, a student is awarded 3 credits
on successful completion of 30 classroom contact
hours in a particular course.
The programme intends to develop practicing
managers and hence provides a mix of conceptual and
experiential learning, comprising lectures, cases,
simulations, games, brainstorming, debates, drama,
movies and field projects. Students specialising in
domain areas get extensive hands-on experience
through industry incumbency.
Domain is a distinct feature of the School of
Management which is a student-led activity based
programme that aims to empower students with close
guidance of faculty. Currently, Financial Services and
Rural domains are operational besides the functional
specialisations. The domain specialisation can be
attained by earning 27 credits through workshop
mode of learning, supported by the faculty and the
professionals drawn from domain partners. Its main
purpose is to groom industry-ready professionals.
Continual assessment through written examinations
and quizzes, performance tests, procedural tests, viva
voce, movie analysis, take home assignments etc.
ensure the highest academic rigor of the MBA
programme. A cumulative quality point index (CQPI) of
4.5 out of 8 is the minimum qualifying standards for the
These are compulsory non-credit courses for exposing
the students to cutting-edge industry practices.
Leading industry practitioners and researchers offer to
update students and faculty alike.
Award of Degree
The Masters Degree in Business Administration is
awarded at the Annual Convocation, to students who
have successfully acquired at least 105 credits with 4.5
On completion of the first year, the students gain
hands-on experience in the application of core
concepts and functional skills through a Summer
Project with leading corporate firms. This practice of
'Learning by Doing' helps the student relate the rigour
of theory to the world of business.
They work on projects as per the specification of the
company. At the end of 8-10 weeks of a closely guided
project under the supervision of a company executive,
the student submits a report to the company.
Companies may also offer Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs)
to students who perform well during the internship.
MOU with SAP, India has been signed as a SAP
University Alliance Partner. The SAP academic courses
have been integrated with ERP Management course
along with Advance Business Application
Programming (ABAP) in fourth generation.
The computer lab has 60
desktops with internet connections and necessary
software. Students and Faculty are able to access a
shared computing facility. Four uninterrupted power
supply systems ensure glitch–free connectivity at all
times. Online storage of course materials and
notification of changes is done through the online
Academic Information System.
|Shri. A. J. J. Raju||Trustee, CSREM|
|Shri. PSNV Narsimham||Cognizant Technologies|
|Shri. Aditya Sapru||Management Consultant|
|Dr. Malcolm Harper||Chairman, Micro-credit Rating International Ltd., EDA (UK)|