It was indeed a luminous and shining landmark when the School of Management Studies (SMS), a Department of the University, was established in the year 1969. The main objective of the MBA programmes in SMS is to equip the students with requisite knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the new order. Our emphasis is to develop professional managers for the corporate sector, who will fasten the nation towards a more prosperous, just and humane society. SMS has a four decades old tradition of imparting management education and had launched MBA programme to bridge gaps in management education in the country.
The programme is backed by a very good faculty drawn from both inside and outside the institute and high quality academic infra-structure. SMS has also signed the MoUs with many foreign universities to keep the level of education upgraded. The learning environment and extra-curricular activities foster the development of a holistic personality. The training programme strives to equip the participants with more effective techniques of decision-marking, instill in them a vigorous approach to productivity, excellence, innovation, concern for ones neighbor and at the same time providing them global perspective. The School offers a number of courses, which include full time as well as distant learning courses in various streams of management. It is a matter of pride that this School was the first in the country to introduce MBA course through distant learning for senior defense officers and working executives. This course serves as a measure of rehabilitation for senior army officers and at the same helps working executives to enhance their careers.
The school boasts of a robust library of its own apart from the Bhai Kahn Singh library, the main university library.
The school library has a collection of almost 20,000 books related to all areas of Business Management. These books are available to the students for consultation, and are also issued to them for the whole semester.
The library also has a collection of almost 2500 journals. The library subscribes to five journals and many more are received from other universities/institutes on reciprocal basis. Eight daily news papers are also subscribed by the library.
Apart from books, journals and news papers, the library also has a collection of around 200 PhD theses.
School of Management Studies has a state of the art air conditioned computer lab. The lab has 60 latest desktops. The lab is also equipped with printers and scanners. All IT/ Computer related classes are held in the lab for giving practical training to the students.
The school has well equipped class rooms of varied sizes. Almost all class rooms have over head LCD projectors. The school also has a conference room.
The school has a spacious amphitheater located within its premises. Many co-curricular activities like quizzes, competitions, plays etc. are held here.