Press Release- Shiv Nadar University Announces Admission Open for its MBA Program 2019-21 and announces scholarship

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Shiv Nadar University Announces Admission Open for its MBA Program 2019-21

MBA Students selected for 2019-21 batch to receive a Rs 2.5 Lakh Scholarship to study at University of Warwick, London for three weeks as part of the program

New Delhi, 28 February, 2019:Shiv Nadar University(India’s leading research-driven, multidisciplinary university), today announced the opening of the admission process for its MBA program for the 2019 batch. The program is being offered under the aegis of the School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SoME) for the academic session commencing July 2019. The School also offers a Bachelors and a Doctoral program in management studies. Applicants will have to fill in the online common application form available at, by 15th March, 2019.

This year the University has also introduced two new initiatives for the class of 2019-21 MBA cohort i.e. Global Immersion Program and Merit-based scholarships.

  • Global Immersion Program will allow students to spend three weeks atthe University of Warwick (ranked as top 20 MBA program globally by Economistin 2018) in London and gain international exposure. This is designed to provide an exclusive opportunity for learning from international faculty and guest speakers along with cultural exposure, helping students to be better equipped to emerge as global leaders of tomorrow. The University will sponsor the Tuition Fee and Boarding charges as part of the program, amounting to Rs 2.5 Lakh.
  • Merit-Based Scholarship will support meritorious students giving them an opportunity to access quality education at a highly subsidized fee. These scholarships can cover up to 80% of the tuition fee.

Dr. Shubhro Sen, Director, School of Management and Entrepreneurship said, “It is our constant endeavor to create opportunities and avenues to strengthenour management programs and provide our students with a cutting-edge curriculum and global exposure. All our programs are comprehensively designedby top-ranked teaching faculty to optimize the learning experience and make students industry ready.”

The acclaimed advisory board guiding the School of Management & Entrepreneurship include distinguished faculty from Shiv Nadar University, Harvard Business School, The Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley and IIM Calcutta. The list includes:

  1. Dr. SrikantDatar – An American economist, focusing in the cost management and management control areas, currently the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is a member of the boards of directors of ICF International Inc., Stryker Corp. and T-Mobile US, all in the US.
  2. Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri – Former Director of IIM-C and Founding Director of School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University. Prof Chaudhuri has over 40 years of experience in both industry and academia.
  3. Dr. Rishikesha Krishnan – A Visiting Scholar at the Centre for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2008), and at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad (2011-12). He held the JamunaRaghavan Chair in Entrepreneurship at IIMB from 2007-10
  4. Prof. Govindrajan S – Has worked with the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar from 1989 to 2005 before joining Praxis Business School as Dean. His team’s work on innovative methods of revenue collection mechanisms in rural areas has been incorporated in the Electricity Act, 2003 and has been appreciated by leading development banks, including the World Bank.

The students who graduated from the MBA programare working withrenowned organisations including ITC, Voltas, Capital Mind, Realtime Data Services, among others.

Notes to the Editor:

About School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SoME)

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SoME) at Shiv Nadar University was established in 2014 with the goal of developing into a premier business school located in India but serving the world. It has been built painstakingly from the ground up – recruiting both established and high potential faculty from top educational institutions; investing in the latest educational technology and infrastructure such as financial trading, innovation prototyping and ‘digital experience’ labs; and establishing a deep student-centric foundation for advanced experiential learning, incubation and entrepreneurship. Given its association with Babson College, recently rated as the #1 entrepreneurship program in the world, SoME has a special focus on entrepreneurship in both programs including opportunities to spend a semester at its overseas partner campuses.

About Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University (, a Shiv Nadar Foundation initiative, is a multidisciplinary, student-centric, research-focused university offering a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Shiv Nadar University’s multidisciplinary curriculum provides students a strong foundation in disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, technology and engineering studies, communications and management, while enabling them to gain mastery of a subject of their choosing. Taught by world-class faculty, undergraduate education at the University is designed to develop students with the breadth of vision, knowledge, skills and attitudes required to succeed in the careers of the 21st century. Located on a 286-acre campus in India’s National Capital Region, Shiv Nadar University is a private philanthropic institution established in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The university has been recognized as ‘University of the Year’, under the category – ‘in existence for less than 10 years’ at the 3rd FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards.

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