23 Aug 2021 19:26 IST

ICFAI launches BBA-MBA, BCom-MBA, and BSc Data Analytics

All three programmes have multiple entry and exit options to provide flexibility to the students.

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education has launched five -year, full-time, BBA-MBA and BCom-MBA integrated programmes, and BSc (Data Analytics), starting this academic year at its off campus center, Bangalore. These programmes will be offered by ICFAI Business School (IBS) at its Kengeri Campus, Bengaluru, a constituent of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Deemed University.

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education has been permitted by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, to start an off-campus center at Bengaluru, Karnataka. “The focus will be on communication skills, critical thinking, inter personal skills and a good understanding of the domain knowledge with focus on applications to the real world” said Prof Mahender Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, ICFAI, in a virtual press conference.

Prof Mahender Reddy further said: “The off-campus centre will work closely with the headquarters in Hyderabad for adoption of the best practices to ensure quality education in the Bengaluru centre. The off-campus centre has the necessary infrastructure, faculty and good leadership, to help future students achieve excellence in their chosen field.”

The Chief Guest Prof S Raghunath, Professor-Strategy, IIM, Bangalore, unveiled the prospectus and addressed the media. Prof AV Vedpuriswar, Advisor, ICFAI Group and Prof CS Shylajan also attended.

BBA-MBA (Integrated) Programme

The programme provides an unique opportunity for undergraduate students to learn and earn two management degrees in five years. The BBA-MBA (Integrated) programme has an exit option. Students who successfully complete the first three years and fulfil the graduation requirements can exit and receive the BBA degree.

Eligibility: Pass in Class XII or equivalent with an aggregate of 50 per cent and above marks (any discipline) in English medium. Class XII (or equivalent) students who have appeared for their final examinations and awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

BCom-MBA (Integrated) Programme

By opting for an integrated BCom-MBA programme, students acquire both the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in one go. Students who successfully complete the first three years and fulfill the graduation requirements can exit and receive the BCom degree.

Eligibility: Pass in Class XII or equivalent with an aggregate of 50 per cent and above marks (any discipline) in English medium. Class XII (or equivalent) students who have appeared for their final examinations and awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

BSc (Data Analytics) Programme

The programme provides students the tools and the skills needed for improved data-driven decision making in just about every imaginable domain.

A candidate who exits at level I is eligible to earn a Certificate in Data Analytics. A Diploma is awarded for a candidate who exits at Level II, and BSc Data Analytics degree is awarded for a candidate who successfully completes all the three levels. A candidate can enter at any level of the programme based on his/her qualification. An equivalence committee of ICFAI Business School, Bangalore will map the courses completed by the candidate and decides on the number of units required to get either a Certificate, Diploma or BSc Degree. For those who are entering at Levels II & III, a suitable programme chart is created to manage their units and Academic Banking Credits (ABC).

Eligibility: The candidates who have completed Class 12 with mathematics as one of the subjects are eligible for admission into the program. With multiple entry and exit options, the candidates can enter at any level if they have earned the required credits from other institutes.