MANAV RACHNA UNIVERSITY
FAQs – BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Q.1.Why move from MRCE to MRU? Why should a student opt for MRU? / How is MRU different from other universities?
Ans. Manav Rachna University is a State Private University (established by Haryana State Legislature Act No 26 of 2014 & under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956). The University has evolved from Manav Rachna College of Engineering (MRCE, established in 2004), a NAAC Accredited ‘A’ Grade Institution ranked 10th among all the private engineering institutes of the country and 29th among all engineering institutes across the country including IITs and NITs by The Times Engineering Survey (May 27th, 2016).
The accreditations of MRCE are testimonial to the trust of accrediting bodies in the quality of education being offered, a well established teaching and learning process guided by the global best practices and a culture of academic excellence promoting research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
University status also helps in:
- Designing and revising Course Curriculum as per the Market Requirement.
- New Emerging areas can be included like –Digital Marketing, Data Analytics and Financial Analytics etc.
- Adopting Choice base Credit System.
- Thrust will be on more on ‘Learning by doing’ and for self learning so as student’s creative knowledge gets enhanced.
Q.2 What is the process of admission to the program?
Ans. Candidate needs to fill online form at our website www.mru.edu.in with the prescribed fee. After accepting the form university will intimate the candidate about the MRNAT examination date and place. After clearing the MRNAT candidate appears for the group discussion and personal interview.
First preference will be given to MRNAT and second preference to marks in qualifying examination.
Q.3 What is the eligibility criteria, fees and selection process for the programs?
BBA- Finance & Accounts
Pass in 10+2 examination with at least 60% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects. Should have qualified English as a subject.
BBA- Entrepreneurship & Family Business
Pass in 10+2 examination with at least50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects. Should have qualified English as subject
BBA- Health Care Management
Pass in 10+2 examination with at least50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects. Should have qualified English as subject
BBA- Operations Management with specialization in Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Projects Management)
Pass in 10+2 examination with at least50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects. Should have qualified English as a subject
Q.4 Do we need to submit the original certificates on the day of admission?
Ans. No there is no need to submit original certificates but candidate must produce original certificates/documents on the day of admission for their verifications, failing which candidate shall not be considered for admission. Two sets of self-attested copies of the certificates/documents are required to be submitted at the time of physical counseling as detailed in the admission brochure.
Q.5 What is the reservation policy for Graduate programmes?
Ans. Manav Rachna University presently follows the reservation policy as under:
- NRI/ Foreign National / PIO seats: 15% in all programmes / courses.
- General Seats: 85% (25% seats are reserved for Haryana domicile students, of which 10% seats are for the scheduled castes of Haryana).
- Kashmiri migrants: 1 seat in merit quota for the programmes.
Q.6 What are our placement initiatives and what has been the record of placement?
Ans. MRU has a central placement cell named CRC that takes care of the university placements.
Major recruiters are: HDFC Bank, NESTLE, Supertech, Apollo tubes, YES Bank, Naukri.com, ICICI Securities, Thomas Cook, Raheja Developers, OMAXE Real Estate. Some of our alumni are placed in Royal Bank of Scotland, Kargil Food, Café Coffee Day, Accenture and Avantor.
Q.7 What are the skill enhancement measures taken by us?
Ans. MRU conducts Employability Enhancement Programmes (EEP) to groom the overall personality of the students. This is effected through
PDP (Professional Development Program) course of 1 credit is offered in curriculum in all six semesters for students soft skills and interpersonal skills development by professional corporate trainers
- Regular in-semester EEP sessions by the Career Development Center (CDC) provides skills to the students with an objective of enhancing employability.
- During three years program students are supposed to undergo mandatory real world training in second and third year at the corporate organizations who have collaboration with MRU.
- Foreign Language is a compulsory course for the students of MRU.
- MRU has collaboration with professional organizations for curriculum design, development, delivery and training.
Q.8 What are the co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities available?
Ans. At University level five broad committee namely Technical, Literary, Sports, Social and Cultural have been constituted.
- Apart from the Student Chapters there is a Management Club and Paryavaran Club.
- The student literary committee showcases the talent of the students by conducting various activities like debate, declamation, and essay writing.
- In the category of sports, various inter college and Intra College tournaments are held.
- The annual management cum cultural fest is organized by the student’s committee.
- Among the cultural group, we have SPICMACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth)that organizes events of classical music and dance, folk arts, crafts etc. in educational institutions through the world.
- ManavRachna Leo Club instills amongst the students a sense of responsibility towards the society.
- Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC), students aspiring for entrepreneurship are trained, developed and groomed through various workshops, seminars, interactive sessions, mentoring and platforms organized in association with NEN, NIESBUD, SIDBI, NSIC.
Q.9 What is the sports infrastructure available?
Ans. The University offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor sports facilities to its students. These include a shooting range, squash court, cricket ground, volleyball and basketball courts, billiards and pool facility etc.
Q.10 What is Choice Based Credit System?
Ans. The Indian Higher Education Institutions have been moving from the conventional annual system to semester system that accelerates the teaching-learning process and enables vertical and horizontal mobility in learning. As per UGC, Semester Based Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) provides choice for students to select from the prescribed courses (core, elective or minor or soft skill courses). It provides a ‘cafeteria’ type approach in which the students can take courses of their choice, learn at their own pace, undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required credits, and adopt an interdisciplinary approach to learning. It is desired by UGC that the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in India move to CBCS and implement the grading system.
Q.11 What is continuous assessment?
Ans. MRU follows a policy of continuous evaluation with the objective to train the student to put in sustained and disciplined efforts over the entire period of study. This will be in the form of a system of continuous assessment, wherein the performance of the student is analysed throughout the semester. This shall include the following:
- Two term exams with approximately 50% syllabus coverage in first two terms and approximately 100% syllabus coverage in End term exam.
- Besides formal evaluation there shall be continuous informal evaluation ( which includes assignments, class performance) for which approximately following weightage shall be used
Theory Formal: Informal assessment = 4:1
Practical Formal: Informal assessment = 3:2
Q.12 Are the degree programs recognized by Govt., public and private sector.
Q.13 What are the library timings?
Ans. The Timings for Central Library is from Monday to Saturday is 8:00am to 8:00pm and on Sunday it is 9:00am to 2:00pm
Q.14 Is the campus Wi-fi enabled?Ans. Yes. It is Wi-fi enabled and equipped with latest computing facilities. All computers are connected to the internet with a bandwidth of 45 Mbps.
Q.15 What are the key dates?
Ans. Click here for MRU ADMISSIONS CALENDAR 2019-20
Q.16 When are the classes commencing?
Ans. Classes will commence from third week of July .
Q.17 What are the university working hours?
Ans. Timings for: classes 8:00am- 3:30pm
Q.18 What is the duration of the semester?
Ans. For a program the academic year shall normally comprise Odd semester (Jan to May), Even semester (Aug to Dec) and a Summer Training period (normally in the months of June & July). The starting and ending dates of the semesters and the training schedules shall be announced in the academic calendar of the program.
Q.19 When are summer trainings organised? Does the college arrange for them?
Ans. During three years program one year will be class room teaching within the campus, while in second and third year students are supposed to undergo the real world training at the corporate and organizations designated and approved by the University. The students undertake summer internships of 4 weeks in second year and 8 weeks in third year under Industry and faculty mentors which are evaluated and credits are awarded for same.
Q.20. Are Parent Teacher Meetings conducted? When and how?
Ans. There are fixed days in the academic calendar for the Parent Teacher Interaction. These dates are reflected in the Academic Calendar for the semester and uploaded on the website. However, Parents are regularly invited for interaction and are welcome to meet the faculty at their convenience.
Q.21 Are there international student exchange programmes?
Ans. There are student exchange programmes and projects with international Institutions of repute such as Purdue University, USA, Auckland University, New Zealand, . For exp, students undertook an open elective of Purdue University on environmental sustainability and participated in an International Environmental Project with University of Tennessee, USA titled “A step towards cleanliness”. This project was the combined effort of University of Tennessee, Manav Rachna University, Flame University – Pune, EDI- Ahmedabad and Siddganga Institute of Management & Technology. There are over 80 International University Partners in USA, Europe (NWE University, UK, Lahti University, Finland) , Asia (President University, Indonesia) and Australia (Newcastle University) which have students exchange programs with Manav Rachna University.
Q.22 What are the various specializations offered in BBA ?
BBA Finance and Accounts
BBA Entrepreneurship and Family Business
BBA Healthcare Management and BBA Operations Management.
Q.23 What is the market demand/ scope for these specializations?
Ans. In an era of competition, BBA qualification provides edge over the others, it provides an ability to have analytical approach, skills of leadership, teamwork and supervision, skills of effective oral and written communication, presentation, and critical.
After successful completion of BBA program, students have following career options:
- BBA Finance and Accounts: There are opportunities in securities and commodities brokers, banks, insurance carriers, government agencies and real estate companies. Some entry-level positions in finance include: Bank branch manager, Commercial lender, Financial analyst, Financial manager, Financial planner, Portfolio manager, Security analyst, Trust manager. They can also pursue career in Corporate finance, Corporate treasury,Credit analysis, Equity research and Risk management.
- BBA Entrepreneurship and Family Business:Degree in entrepreneurship provides a foundation in management, finance and business operations. As an entrepreneur, you can start up your own business.Other options are business consultant in various government and private companies, Small Business Owners, Business Consultants, Business Reporters,Fundraisers and Development Officers, Sales Managers, New Venture Developers.
- BBA Healthcare Management: Students learn about health care administrative practices, government regulations and medical care procedures. The degree in health care management prepares students for supervisory positions within health care organizations and medical facilities that include hospitals, doctors’ offices, medical billing firms, health insurance companies, extended living facilities and rehabilitation centers. Potential job titles may include Health services manager, Nursing home administrator, Health care department manager.
- BBA Operations Management (with pecialization in SCM, Logistics, Project management): Students get an expertise in Supply Chain Management/ Project Management/ Logistics Management. Industry vetted and driven curriculum; Training on Operations Management software tools.
Q.24 What is the exposure to Industry/research/development in the program?
Ans. The department has successfully developed strong tie-ups with various associations like:
- Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA
- PHD Chambers of Commerce
These organizations are associated in curriculum design and delivery through workshops, lectures, training and mentoring of the students who also work on projects.
Complementary educational and research opportunities are available through the closely associated laboratories, the Project Based Learning Laboratory, industrial visits, internship program and classroom sessions. Our program provides an exciting synergy of innovative projects and activities. Apart from their role in focusing on activities, these programs also facilitate interdisciplinary research, by working on projects in engineering, Applied Sciences and education and faculty in other departments at MRU.
Q.25 What are the laboratory facilities?
Ans. Following lab facilities are available:
- Computer Lab, with Excel, RDBMS, VBA and other business software
- Communication Lab
- Human Lab
- Online learning platforms of Wiley, PurdueNext, NEN and Bloomberg
Q.26 How are the students trained for placements?
Ans. MRU works towards enhancing the employability of its students and educating students to embody holistic knowledge, inspire critical & innovative thinking, possess dynamic, verbal as well as written communication skills, and thereby make them Global Citizens. Employability Enhancement is effected through various programs:
1.Employment Enhancement program (EEP) and Personality Development Program (PDP): The activities currently being performed by CDC include
- Coaching and Mentoring.
- Training on Personality Development, Business English, Business Communication and Aptitude Development.
- Employability Augmentation: Conducting Employability Assessments recognized by a wide range of corporate houses helps students get placed.
- Professional Enhancements: Making students participate in activities as Six Sigma, Lean Management, Process Improvement Courses etc. to help them add professional qualifications to their CV.
2.Summer Training: Students at MRU undergo mandatory summer training with a view to expose them to the real world situations where they could apply their learning and sharpen their managerial skills. It involves education beyond the curricula and augments the class room teaching through instructional cum research based work, project based learning, intense Industrial exposure.
3.Group Discussions and Mock Interviews: Students participate in group discussions on current issues. Mock interviews are also conducted regularly to prepare them for preliminary rounds of selection during campus placements.
4.Industry and academia guest speakers– Corporate leaders and consultants are invited as Guest Speakers to interact with the students to abreast them with the latest developments in the market.
5.Professional Association: For BBA Healthcare Management, chain of 11 super specialty hospitals. For BBA Entrepreneurship and Family Business, collaboration is with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD). For BBA Operations Management with specialization in SCM, Logistics, Project Management, MRU has collaboration with various Industry, Academic, and Professional Associations and Organizations, both nationally and Internationally.
6.Industry Projects : Students are encouraged to take up projects with corporates and industry associations.
Q.27 What is the faculty profile?
Ans. Faculty in Management and Humanities at Manav Rachna University are highly qualified (almost all are PhDs from leading Institutions in India and Abroad) and have industry experience in senior positions. They are experts in their area of specialization. Faculty has published their research and development work in leading national and international refereed and indexed journals. They are involved in university sponsored research projects, MDPs , FDPs, and educational consultancy (in collaboration with professional organizations like Faridabad Industries Association). They are regularly invited as resource persons for seminars/workshops/training and teaching of course modules at various institutes/universities of eminence.
Q.28 What are the different payment options available?
Ans. Payment accepted through Demand Draft; Credit and Debit card; and NEFT.
Q.29 What flexibility/ installments can a candidate opt at the time of payment of fees?
Ans. Twice in a year
Q.30 How can I obtain an admission brochure?
Ans. Student can download the brochure from website or it can be purchased from MRU Campus, Administrative Headquarter and city centers in cash.
Q.31 What is the scholarship policy for UG programmes?
Meritorious student’s scholarship: Aimed at promoting meritorious students, scholarship includes tuition fee waiver and is awarded to the students of UG on the basis of marks/CGPA in the qualifying examination as per following scale; however the students are required to pay other fees as applicable to the programme concerned.
90.00% & above
100% Tuition Fee waiver
85.00% above but below 90.00%
50% Tuition Fee waiver
80.00% above but below 85.00%
25% Tuition waiver
Q.32 Are any other scholarships available?
Manav Rachna offers Merit Scholarship other than Scholarship / freeship enumerated above, for students securing Ist, 2nd and 3rd positions in the odd & Even semester exams (based on the amalgamated SGPA / CGPA) every year for each programme being run at MRU, as under:
- First position : 25% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 25000/- which ever is less
- Second Position : 15% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 15000/- which ever is less
- Third Position : 10% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 10000/- which ever is less
The following are the guidelines for granting these Merit Scholarships:
- Any programme must have strength of 90 or more in semester exam to qualify for first, second and third position scholarship; otherwise only a solitary topper shall be given a solitary first position scholarship.
- If the strength of a course is 10 or less no scholarship will be awarded for that course.
A student shall be eligible to benefit for tuition fee waiver only from one source only.