BIBS Kolkata: Fostering Globally Competent and Versatile Business Graduates

The institute aims to impart management education through innovative research based methods, outstanding faculty as well as industry imbibed practical learning and thought leadership to help students succeed in the fast changing and inter-connected world

One of the leading B-schools in Kolkata, Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS) was established in 2008. The institute is a perfect blend of management education, contemporary business practices, and provides live learning opportunities. BIBS is the only B-school in West Bengal with a tie-up with NSE Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange for a program in Finance.

The faculty team at BIBS comprises of industry professionals, doctorates, alumnus of IIMs, XLRI, with both corporate and academic experience. Industry oriented course taught by talented faculty of BIBS and experts from NSE Academy, ensures real-time learning which enhances placement opportunities.

Specialized Courses in Financial Management

Collaborative programs such as PGPFM and MBA are offered by BIBS in partnership with NSE Academy. The program is first of its kind in West Bengal in partnership with NSE academy and brings together a unique combination of renowned academicians and financial experts to help the students to gain contemporary skills and the knowledge to capitalize on forthcoming opportunities in financial management. The program combines the power of NSE Academy and PwC for a guaranteed career in core finance with a pan India acceptance. Further, PGPFM is a homogenous batch i.e., all of the same specialization it leads to focused learning.

Through NSE’s Learn to Trade (NLT) software, simulated live market trading exposure is provided to the students to learn the real operating scenarios of the financial world. Moreover, 9 industry regulatory certifications are offered to ensure that students get relevant tools to perform in the financial world. These certifications are required to work in the best financial firms in India.

Leading Light of the College

Vidur Kapoor is a resourceful and enthusiastic professional with a genuine interest in nurturing students’ cognitive and social growth. He is the Chairman of BIBS and under his able leadership the institute has achieved immense success. An MBA from ENCP, Paris as well as an International CFA, Mr. Kapoor has more than 2 decades of rich professional experience in the Education Industry. He asserts, “At BIBS, students get exposed to corporate leaders who teach them the nuances of the actual world using real life cases. This gives every student the power of Experiential Education, which is live knowledge, decision making abilities and leadership qualities.”

The Core Pedagogy of BIBS: LEAP Methodology

  • Live Learning:

It provides students an opportunity to work in a corporate environment on live projects, which imparts the students, the touch and the experience of the Industry, where actually academics are applied and tested.

  • Entrepreneurship:

The entrepreneurship cell of the institute has objectives of nurturing students looking to start their own businesses either while studying on campus or after completion of their course

  • Active Mentoring:

The mentoring program provides ‘real world’ information, advice, and access to networks that are important for development of the students. This program helps students to gain confidence in both academic as well as professional life; also students get the right direction and pursue a right career in their respective field. Students get several opportunities to meet in person and learn from the industry mentors.

  • Placements:

The institute has placement committee under which the summer and the final placements are managed by a group of dynamic students. These students manage the entire placement process from arranging corporate visits to final interviews and even joining formalities. These activities provide immense exposures and practice learning to the students where they actually learn about placement process.

The institute conducts Placement Evaluation Test or PET for their placements in which all students need to appear. This written examination is followed by GD and PI and this process is undergone by every student for their summer and final placements. More than 150 companies visit the campus every year and more than 10% of the MBA batch has been placed internationally.

Accolades and Achievements

The institute has been listed among the second best in Kolkata and fifth best business school in eastern India by The Times of India B-School Survey for 2018.

BIBS is the only Business School in West Bengal with a CRISIL A** Rating.

BIBS is also amongst the World’s Greatest Brands – India and GCC (Process Reviewers: PwC).

The institute has also been awarded Corporate Excellence Award for Education Institute with the Best Academic and Industry Interface by the World CSR Council.

In the year 2016, it has received award of College of the Year – 2016 for Excellence in Placements by one of the leading media publication house.

Words of Trust

“Knowing the hurdles well I decided to pursue Finance for my MBA. I have put in a lot of hard work and perseverance and also have been immaculately taught and trained by BIBS faculty and mentors from NSE Academy who were able to make me a fit for the Finance domain. Today I am a proud employee of PwC. My dreams have come true. ”

  • Prosenjit Pal –MBA Batch of 2017

“I am so excited to have got an international placement at UAE Exchange in Dubai. The effort that I put in to my MBA coupled with the immense support of my faculty and corporate mentors at BIBS have seen me grow and develop in to a confident and ambitious management aspirant.”

  • Sritama Bhattacharya – MBA Batch of 2018

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