NITTE Director Interview Dr M Venugopal says, “Aim is to be one among the top 10 B-schools by 2023”
NITTE Director Interview, Dr M Venugopal - Nitte School of Management, Bengaluru Director, Dr M Venugopal shares his vision about the institute as he aims to make it among the top 10 B-schools in Bangalore. Dr Venugopal says that the institute is relentlessly working towards igniting the young minds through collaborative and agile learning environment. The faculty at the institute works towards making the students more responsible and trying to make them managers and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. In an exclusive interaction with Careers360, NITTE Director Dr M Venugopal talks about the admission and the selection process as well as the infrastructure. Read the full interview of Dr M Venugopal to know all the information related to the institute such as the mission, vision, placements etc.
Careers360: Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission?
Dr. M. Venugopal: Nitte School of Management, Bengaluru is a proud constituent of NITTE Group of Institutions operating at 3 campuses at Nitte (Udupi), Mangaluru and Bengaluru. Started in 2009, the Institute is an autonomous and approved management Institute offering 2 year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The AICTE approved Institute, offers two-year full time PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) course. Being a pioneer and experimenter in management education, the School has revamped its course specializations in tune with changing times and themes. Since the advent of the academic year 2019-2021, the Institute has been offering the following specializations commencing from the second semester itself. They are: a) Management Consulting b) General Management (Finance, Banking, HR, Marketing, Operations Management, International Business Management) c) Agri-Business Management d) Business Analytics e) Health Care Management.
“NSOM faculty and staff enable an Integrated, Supportive, Creative, Collaborative and Agile learning environment to challenge and ignite young minds. NSOM nurtures its students into being responsible citizens, business leaders, managers & entrepreneurs of tomorrow.”
NITTE School Of Management aspires to be one among the top 10 Business School in Bengaluru.
It seeks to get accreditation by NBA & AMBA, run 5 signature programs, have an annual intake of 120 by 2023.
Towards CSR initiatives, NITTE School Of Management aims at mentoring at least 10 semi-urban/rural educational institutions.
Careers360: Tell us something about the admission process?
Dr. M. Venugopal: NITTE School of Management has an unique selection/admission process. Along with academics NSOM focuses upon other areas of student development both personally and professionally. Firstly students should apply online through our official website furnishing personal and academic details followed by online registration for a telephonic/personal interview.
Telephonic/Personal Interview is been taken by one of our subject expert as it would be an interactive session in order to understand and analyse the various skills of student such as personality, communication, subject and general knowledge, problem solving, current affairs etc. on successful completion of Telephonic interview student was given an offer letter. On Acceptance of offer letter students can pay Rs 30000/- as an initial admission fee for a provisional admission into the institution.
Careers360: What kind of infrastructure can students expect at the institute? Please elaborate?
Dr. M. Venugopal:
Hostel: Hostel with full-fledged facilities
Library: Vast collection of books, magazines is our Novelty. Digital facilities are available
Sports: Spacious playing ground for all games and sports is available
Medical facilities: 24×7 medical attention and support is on board
Clubs: Institute has variety or students clubs for academic and cultural engagement
Gym: Separate Gym facilities for girls and boys with supervisors supports is available
ATM: Bank branch and 2 ATMs are in the campus is ready to serve you
Wi-Fi: Our campus is well connected learning system with wi-fi and user friendly
Canteen and Mess: High quality canteens and mess facilities at your service
Open Theatre: Your appetite for music and fun is fully served in our World and open theatre
State-of-the-art conference rooms
Robust and scalable IT Infrastructure with 1600+ computers
Wi-Fi enabled campus with 400 Mbps (leased line- 1:1).
24/7 HT power supply with 320 KVA generator
Residential facility for faculty
Multi-purpose Gym and Indoor/outdoor sports facility
On-campus student Medical Center/counselling cell
On-campus Higginbothams Campus Book Store
On-campus Multi-purpose Society
On- campus Internet Browsing/Reprographics Facility
Transportation Facilities from different corners of Bangalore city.
Cafeteria serving multiple cuisines
Open Air Theatre
Careers360: There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?
Dr. M. Venugopal: The entire course is designed and delivered in association with Industry Leaders, Corporate Executives and well established academicians with teaching and research background. Institutional membership and close rapport with industry associations such as FKCCI, ASSOCHAM, Peenya Industry Associations. Regular industry visits and guest talks from industry experts. Students have umpteen opportunities to participate in industry events, conferences, seminars etc.
Careers360: Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes how?
Dr. M. Venugopal: Institute has dual mentorship system wherein one mentor from the industry and one member from teaching fraternity will be with the students throughout the course period. The dedicated placement officer will look after internship requirements with the professional touch.
Careers360: Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?
Dr. M. Venugopal: North Dakota University, USA and Qversity
Careers360: Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.
Dr. M. Venugopal: 123+ Recruiters
97.8% Placement Offers
41% New Recruiters
23.8% Increase in highest salary
5 years Placement Gold Card
Rs.5.8 lakhs per annum average salary
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What is the placement scenario of NITTE School of Management? Is the Pgdm course offered, worth doing?
Placements at NITTE School of Management are really good. It also depends on the student worth. If he/she is good enough to get a chance to go for interview then he/she may select for company. It has option of on campus pool and also off campus pool. Guidelines from the lecturers are pretty useful.
Percentage of Candidate placed - 94%
Lowest package - 3.68 LPA
Average package - 4.64 LPA
Highest package - 3.68 LPA
Hope this helps
When is the admission start for pgdm at nitte school of management banglore- 2019 -21
Here's the official page where you can find all the details for PGDM at NITTE School of Management Bangalore:
If you have any further queries please comment below this answer, so we can help you out further.
I have got 359.50 score in MAT ..... shall i do mba or pgdm ??
Hope you're doing great.
Whether you an MBA or PGDM the curriculum for the whole course remains the same. To understand this, an MBA is a management degree provided by the University such as MBA from FMS will fetch your degree in management from Delhi University. However, if you study MBA from an autonomous or independent body such as IIMs or any other private institute then after finishing your course you will be eligible for PGDM degree in a specialised subject such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR etc.
You have got average marks in MAT examination. With that score you can target the following colleges which offer MBA/PGDM degree:
- JIMS Jaipur: Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Jaipur
- DGMC Mumbai: Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies
- GIBS Business School - GIBS Bangalore
- ISB&M Kolkata: International School of Business & Media
- National School of Business
- CMR University
- Don Bosco School of Management
Personally, I'll suggest you try and improve your marks in another attempt to get a shot at top MBA/PGDM college through MAT. The decision is yours.
Hope this will help. Do reach out in the comment section for more query.
All the best!