The University aims at developing a cadre of professionals possessing specialized skills having a sense of social and moral responsibility and the ability to address problems from a broader perspective.
The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE) is a pioneer and trailblazer in promoting higher education in the Private Sector. It was started with an aim to groom young students who had the will to learn but unable to gain entry into the premier institutes for a variety of reasons.
The University offers value based education, industry-focused curriculum and employable skills. It is also known for its case-based learning, in-house case development, unique & rigorous PhD Program and state-of-the-art infrastructure. It strives to build excellence in higher education by adopting the very best practices and ideas from every corner of the globe and deliver unmatched value to the student.
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the University has the single minded pursuit of sustaining the education quality and aim at improving the same year on year. It meets regularly at quarterly intervals.
Academic and Infrastructural Facilities
The campus is located in a 91 acre eco – friendly campus in the city of Hyderabad. It is a fully residential campus and is equipped with all supporting facilities like, dining halls, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, recreation facilities (Gym and cultural clubs). It has own transport facility; clinic round the clock with beds and 4 doctors with 2 ambulances.
IFHE is equipped with the best of facilities to enhance the quality of teaching and learning process. Lecture theatres and classrooms are designed to facilitate the case pedagogy. All class rooms are networked and fitted with audio visual tools to enhance the teaching – learning experience. The IT infrastructure and library provide the necessary support to the faculty and students to update their knowledge for learning, research and consultancy. The campus is equipped with latest state-of-the art technology of high speed computer network and security. The library is fully supported by IT infrastructure. It is equipped with the latest software packages, CDs, Videos, Indian and International journals; magazines and research reports relating to management, science & technology, law and allied subjects.
The University offers a wide variety of professional courses including MBA, BBA, B.Tech, BBA-LLB (Hons.), BA-LLB (Hons.), LLM, B.Arch, M.Tech, Ph.D. Program [Full-Time and Part-Time], and Certificate Courses.
Success Story of ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education has achieved numerous landmarks throughout its illustrious journey. The Case Research Centre of the University is among the top three contributors to the Case Center, UK, the largest repository of the cases in the world. They are next only to Harvard and INSEAD. Their cases are taught in more than 870 B-schools across 75 countries. Moreover, 7% of the best-selling cases of Case Center UK are from IFHE. Also, 46 papers of the university have been published in A*/A journals listed in ABDC.
About the Vice Chancellor
Prof. J. Mahender Reddy is the Vice Chancellor of the University. As Vice Chancellor of ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Prof. Reddy has contributed significantly to the development of a research culture and good leadership at the University, enabling it to secure the ‘A’ grade from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). He has guided 14 Ph.Ds and 9 M.Phil scholars in Osmania and ICFAI Universities and published forty research papers, and ten books, in the areas, of foreign trade and investment, business and economic forecasting and applied economics.
The University has adopted a very systematic approach towards building the careers of their students through a Career Management Center. This interaction with the industry equips the career management team to provide suitable career planning to the students. It also helps to increase recruitments and maintain strong industry contacts. There has also been a steady increase in the compensation and the number of companies recruiting every year.
The University prepares students to be industry-ready by getting them groomed by faculty mentors, alumni and recruiting consultants throughout the year. The University has been successful in placing more than 95% of the students over the past 3 years.
Words of Trust
“ICFAI Business School (IBS) has distinguished itself with a rigorous and challenging curriculum. The desire for collaborative learning is reflected in a shared understanding of the core values that are inculcated through professional and personal bonds at IBS.” – Mayur Tibrewal
“The 2 most valuable years spent at IBS has indeed sharpened my knowledge and helped a lot in shaping up my future in this highly competitive corporate world. Also helped me in growing as a person with strong analytical ability and with the capability of facing the situations ethically.” – Anindita Ghosh
“The program at IBS has given me good exposure not only into my IT stream but also into Finance and Marketing. A well-blended curriculum with cases studies boost confidence to face corporate world and its challenges. Overall I would say 2 years in IBS was a roller-coaster ride and I enjoyed every bit of it.” – Hemant Pardesi