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University School of Management Studies

University School of Management Studies (USMS)
Established 1999
Type Established by Govt. of NCT of Delhi
Dean Prof. Anu Singh Lather
Location New Delhi, IND
Campus Urban
Website Official Web Site 1
Official Web Site 2

University School of Management Studies (commonly known as USMS) is a graduate ON-CAMPUS business school of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in New Delhi, India. The school offers a full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, as well as many other management programmes. It is currently the only on campus Business School under Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.[1] The school, within a short span of time, has developed itself as a unique and progressive school with its distinct curriculum and innovative teaching methodology. The intellectually stimulating environment at the school provides a nurturing ground for developing competent management professionals in tune with the changing business environment and emerging managerial needs. The school encourages individual growth, team building, extra-curricular activities, industry interaction and a multi-disciplinary study culture. The School is rated A+ in Best B-Schools Survey, 2006 conducted by Business India.[2]


  • History 1
  • Programs 2
    • MBA Program (Master of Business Administration) 2.1
    • MBA financial markets Program (Master of Business Administration in financial markets) 2.2
    • Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) 2.3
    • B.Tech. - MBA Dual Degree 2.4
    • MBA Weekend 2.5
      • MBA (General) Weekend postgraduate programme 2.5.1
      • MBA (Real Estate) – Weekend 2.5.2
      • MBA (Banking and Insurance) – Weekend 2.5.3
      • MBA (Consultancy Management) – Weekend 2.5.4
    • Certificate Course in Behavior Testing and Training 2.6
    • Certificate Course in Retail 2.7
  • Campus 3
  • Initiatives 4
    • Entrepreneurship Development Cell 4.1
    • Vishleshan (Case Studies Symposium) 4.2
    • International Affairs 4.3
    • AICTE Industry Institute Partnership Cell 4.4
  • Admission 5
  • Alumni 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • Sources 9
  • External links 10


Founded in 1999, University School of Management Studies (USMS) was founded as one of the several University Schools of Studies under the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The School was previously located at the Kasmere Gate Campus of the University. It has now shifted to the new West Campus of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University at Dwarka.


[3] The University School of Management studies offers the following specialized streams:

MBA Program (Master of Business Administration)

University School of Management Studies offers a two-year full-time MBA program, which consists of one year of mandatory courses (Required Curriculum) and one year of unrestricted course selection (Elective Curriculum) in which the students can opt for 2 out of the 5 specialisations (One Major and the other Minor area of Specialisation). Admission to the course is on the basis of Common Entrance Test.[4] The various specializations on offer include : - Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Systems & I.T, Global Business Management and financial markets.

MBA financial markets Program (Master of Business Administration in financial markets)

University School of Management Studies launched MBA Financial Markets Programme in collaboration with NSE in the year 2011. This programme offers regular MBA degree along with the NSE's Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM). This Two Year Full-Time MBA Programme with Financial Markets specialisation has been introduced for the first time in India. It aims at catering to the needs of the fast-growing financial world with a keen focus on financial markets. The students of MBA (FM) programme gain an edge over their counterparts by staying abreast of latest financial market developments and gain hands on experience by practical exposure in the simulation labs by working with NLT (NSE's learn-to-trade) software .

Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)

USMS also provides facility for pursuing doctoral research leading to the award of PhD degree. USMS aims at developing individuals into distinguished researchers, consultants, managers, and teachers in the field of management.

The School has a focus on promoting inter-disciplinary research. The school at present has 88 Research scholars who are registered. Eleven students have been awarded Ph.D. degrees till date.

Thrust areas of research includes the following: global Business Management, HR Issues in Organization, Healthcare Management, IT- business Interface, Banking & Insurance, Brand & Retail Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

B.Tech. - MBA Dual Degree

The school has also innovated a B.Tech. – M.B.A (Dual Degree) Programme.

MBA Weekend

This Programme is aimed at catering to the continuing educational needs of the working / employed professional in the government, public and private sector who want to assume higher responsibilities to better serve the industry and the society by upgrading their qualification without leaving their jobs.

MBA (General) Weekend postgraduate programme

With various specializations, namely, -Finance, Marketing, human Resource Management, systems T I.T. and Global Business Management. The MBA course is exclusively designed for working professional.

MBA (Real Estate) – Weekend

This programme in Real Estate is being conducted in active collaboration and association with school of Planning an Architecture (SPA). It is the first programme of its kind to be offered by any University in the country to educate students in the full range of skills demanded of today by the real estate industry. The curriculum integrates knowledge from each of the major disciplines (management, engineering, economics, planning and architecture, urban studies).

MBA (Banking and Insurance) – Weekend

This programme focuses on the financial sector and offers specialization in the area of banking or insurance in the second year. Banking and insurance are important segments of financial sector and play vital role in the development of national economic and international trade. Insurance sector has been opened up for private participation and in the times to come and will require a large number of qualified and trained manpower to cater to this huge market.

MBA (Consultancy Management) – Weekend

The programme was introduced last year to cater to the growing needs of consultancy services with the valuable support from CDC, Ministry of Science and technology.

Certificate Course in Behavior Testing and Training

The University School of Management Studies also has behavior testing and training laboratory it extends its services for psychometric testing to the industrial Houses for recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, transfers and employee profiling in general. This includes training on behavioral modification, attitude formation, leadership, team building even therapeutic training for clinical, pathological problems in employees.

Certificate Course in Retail

The University School of Management Studies recently launched a three-month Certificate Course in retail. The course is aimed to meet the demand for trained manpower in the retail industry in India. Candidates who have enrolled for the certificate course in retail will be trained in the basics of store operations and practical retail selling skills.



Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Vishleshan (Case Studies Symposium)

International Affairs

AICTE Industry Institute Partnership Cell


Admission to the Two year MBA (Regular) Programme of University School of Management Studies is done on the basis of Merit in the Common Entrance Test (CET) which is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University on an annual basis.


See also


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  • Information Booklet and Website of University School of Management Studies

External links

  • USMS web site 1
  • GGSIPU web site
  • USMS web site 2
  • USMS Alumni Blog
  • USMS Photography Club

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