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Duration of Course 2 Years (4 Semesters)

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Seats 30

  • 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
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  2. Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University
Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET)

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

 

Schedule for UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET): TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

The University reserves the right to make any changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake, and academic regulations. They also reserve the right to change the location of the test at any time without specifying any reason or prior notice. The said change applies to both prospective and enrolled students.

 

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.

 

Admissions through National Level Tests

Students having minimum MAT/CMAT valid score of 80 Percentile will be exempted from UPES Management Entrance Test and will only be called for Group Discussion & Interview if qualified.

Valid 75 percentile & above valid score of CAT/ XAT. A valid score of min 550 or above for GMAT, a valid score of 140 and above in NMAT will also be accepted.

**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 bonafide Uttarakhand resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to the "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra certificate." However, if these seats remain unfilled by the stipulated date in the category mentioned above, then the same shall be treated as unreserved.

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.