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DETAILS

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Duration of Program 2 Years (4 Semesters)

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Seats 20

  • UPES ranked among Top 15 MBA Institutions in North India and No. 1 Private Institute in Uttarakhand by Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings 2020
  • Agribusiness includes all the processes required to transfer an agricultural good to market. It includes the functions of production, processing, and distribution
  • Agribusiness is also used to explain businesses that are involved in the marketing and promotions of agricultural products, such as warehouses, wholesalers, processors, retailers, and more
  • The specialisation will develop the skills to evaluate the impact of trade policy, common markets, trading blocks, market instability, commodity problems, trade agreements and environmental regulations on imports and exports in international trade to be able to improve production decision making
  • Students will understand how employer characteristics and decision-making at various levels enhance the success of an agricultural enterprise
  • UPES NIRF Ranking UPES ranks 56th in NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) of MHRD in the Management Category.

DETAILS

Semester I

Semester II

Subject

  • Organization Behavior
  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Business Communication
  • Rural, Social & Institutional Environment
  • Agriculture & Food Policy

Subject

  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Sales & Distribution for Agriculture
  • Internet Technologies & E-Commerce
  • Marketing of Agricultural Inputs
  • Farm Management
  • Program Elective I
  • Open Elective (as being offered across MBA Programme)
  • Rural Immersion

Semester III

Semester IV

Subject

  • Strategic Management
  • Executive Communication
  • Economics of Food Quality
  • Food Supply Chain Management
  • Agri Warehousing
  • Emerging Technologies in Agribusiness
  • Legal & Safety Issues
  • Program Elective II
  • Open Elective II
  • Summer Internship
  • Dissertation I

Subject

  • Risk Management in Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship
  • Dissertation II

PROGRAM ELECTIVE I (any one)

PROGRAM ELECTIVE II (any one)

  • Rural & Cooperative Marketing
  • Agriculture Finance
  • Analytics for Food & Agribusiness
  • International Agri Food Trade
  • Contract & Organic Farming
  • Food Technology & Processing
Open Elective I Open Elective II
  • Leading in a Dynamic Era
  • Presentation Skills
  • Creativity, Innovation and Foresight
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  •  Money and the Firm
  • Competing in the Global Market Space
  • Establishing & Cultivating
  • Customer Markets
  • Media Literacy for Personal Branding
  • Managing the Globally Diverse Firms
  • Minimum 50% marks in classes X, XII & Graduation
  • Graduation from a recognized university
  • Graduation in Agriculture or Any science stream
Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET)

Candidates who have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th, 12th and graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET) 

 

Schedule for UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET): 

Name of Program Date of Test Test Window Duration
MBA (All Streams) 27-29th Jan, 2020 10:00 am - 02:00 pm 2.5 Hours

UPES reserves the right to conduct further online/paper pencil mode exams for admission to various MBA programs in addition to the date already announced.

 

Scheme of Tests:

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 35
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 35
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 35
Total no. of Questions 140

The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake and academic regulations or change of location at any time without assigning any reason or prior notice. The said change may apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are already enrolled with the University.

University reserves to itself to offer any or all of the program electives/specialization electives. Electives thus offered maybe based on the number of students who opt for such electives and will be offered at the sole discretion of the University.

Admissions through National Level Tests

Students having MAT/CMAT 2020 score of 75 percentile & above. CAT/XAT 2019 score of 70 percentile & above. GMAT Score of 550 & above. NMAT Score of 140 & above will be exempted from UPES Management Entrance Test and will only be called for Group Discussion & Interview if qualified.  

**Upto 30% seats shall be filled through National Level Tests category (CAT/MAT/XAT/NMAT). Incase candidates for such seats are not available, UPES has the right to fill these seats through MBA (UPESMET).

 

Reservation of Seats:

For Uttarakhand bonafide resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to production of "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra" (Permanent Resident certificate)" issued by competent authority of Uttarakhand State. These seats will get alloted based on the merit order in this category, provided the candidate has declared his intent to opt under this category at the time of applying for admission.

Note: Candidates applying under this category would be required to produce the original “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” during the day of admission, failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled.

 

Seats remaining unfilled by the stipulated date in this category may be treated as unreserved.

 

Semester

Tuition Fee (Rs.)

Academic Service Fee (Rs.)

Total (Rs.)

I

216,500

72,250

288,750

II

216,500

72,250

288,750

III

233,750

78,000

311,750

IV

233,750

78,000

311,750

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