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The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, TripuraThe Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura (referred to hereafter as the University) was established in 2004 through an Act of State Legislature (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). The University has been approved by the University Grants Commission, under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The University believes in creating and disseminating knowledge and skills in core and frontier areas through innovative educational programs, research, consulting and publishing, and developing a new cadre of citizens with a high level of competence and deep sense of ethics and commitment to the code of professional conduct. The Visitor of the University is H.E. The Governor of Tripura. The University is administered as per the Act, Statutes and Rules. The Board of Governors is headed by the Chancellor and has Vice Chancellor and others as members. The Board of Management is headed by the Vice Chancellor. The Academic Council is responsible for all academic matters. The University campus, based at Agartala, is spread over thirty acres. The sprawling, landscaped and lush green campus provides a congenial environment for education and learning. The campus has well-equipped physical and academic infrastructure with workshop, laboratories, computer lab and library. The University has no study centers outside its authorized jurisdiction. The University offers Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral programs in management, finance, science and technology, information technology, education, law and other areas. The students are enrolled as private candidates. The University awards the Master of Business Administration Degree to the students who successfully complete all the groups of the MBA Program, through self-study and examinations subject to the University Regulations. The University reserves the right to change the body of knowledge, prescribed books, the curriculum, examination pattern, evaluation system, rules and regulations. The students are governed by the latest regulations applicable to them during the relevant academic year. This document is designed to provide the prospective students with information only. The University assumes no liability of any kind to any person for providing this information, whether or not such persons rely on it and even if they inform the University of their reliance on it. This document may contain forward-looking statements like, but not limited to, general market, macro-economic, governmental and regulatory trends, technological developments, legislative developments, court decisions, scope for further studies, career opportunities for graduates from the University. Such forward-looking statements contained herein are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forwardlooking statements. The University undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements, to reflect future events or circumstances. Jurisdiction for all disputes (if any) relating to the University is Agartala, Tripura, India.

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The MBA ProgramThe MBA Program offered by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura prepares men and women with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business anywhere in the world. The MBA Program is designed to provide both a portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply, adapt and integrate those skills into different management settings. While the curriculum provides a rigorous grounding in traditional disciplines, the educational process, with its emphasis on new strategy and managerial skills, develops the skills for problem solving, decisionmaking, and leadership of complex organizations.

General Management FocusIn a business environment characterized by rapid change, managers must necessarily be flexible and adaptable. The MBA Program seeks to prepare managers to cope with this change. It is this philosophy which has led to the MBA Program adopting a general management approach. This approach will help students develop a broad foundation of skills and knowledge in the diverse functional areas of business management.

A blend of Indian and International PerspectiveThe MBA Program has a blend of Indian and International perspective. This mix of the Indian and International emphasis offers students, real and lasting benefits. They will:

be able to understand the workings of the domestic and international marketplace. become sensitive to other cultures and capable of working in international teams. become comfortable with and capable of managing diversity. develop strategic skills and adaptability.

ObjectivesThe MBA Program aims to improve its students' capability to manage. On completion of the program, students are expected to have acquired:

a systematic approach to identification of business problems and their solutions. analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. the ability to make competent decisions. effective communication skills. the skills necessary for the potential senior manager, techniques in finance, marketing,manufacturing, human relations, information technology and strategic planning.

familiarity in applying these tools in business like situations. a broad knowledge of concepts, policies and techniques applicable to efficient administrationand management of business.The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura

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The MBA EdgeThe MBA Program will give you the opportunity to develop a range of highly valued professional skills and a competitive edge in your career. Career Progression: In most professional organizations, the senior managers are usually MBAs. There are more opportunities for MBAs than for almost any other functional qualification. The MBA Program will provide a quantum jump in your career progression. Personal Growth: The MBA Program will impart you with a perspective which enables you to relate to the entire business environment within which you may operate. You will be able to understand the impact of various decisions and play a significant role in them. The MBA Program will also help you understand business sufficiently to plan your own career and entrepreneurial moves successfully. Continuous Learning: The MBA Program is a tremendous learning opportunity. It will allow you to update your knowledge and skills significantly. The knowledge you acquire needs constant upgradation. And the learning methodology in the MBA Program provides you with a mechanism to seek, comprehend and internalize knowledge on a continuing basis.

Program StructureThe students are required to study and complete all the groups in a sequential manner. The MBA Program Group Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Group G Group H Group I* Group J* Group Kq

Subjects Introduction to Management q Managerial Effectiveness q Financial Accounting q Economics q Quantitative Methods q Management Accounting q Financial Management q Marketing Management q Information Technology & Systems q Operations Management q Organizational Behavior & HRM q Business Law q Project Management q Management Control & Information Systems q Business Policy & Strategy q Business Ethics & Corporate Governance q Elective 1 q Elective 2 q Elective 3 q Elective 4 q Integrated Case Studiesq q

*Elective Streams Marketing q Operations q Banking q International Business q Investments

Finance

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IT & Systems

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Insurance

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HRM

Detailed curriculum will be provided to all students through the Regulations Book. Students can also visit www.iutripura.edu.in for more details.The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura

The examination for each subject is for 200 marks and of 6 hours duration. Each subject has 2 papers of 100 marks each and of 3 hours duration. Examinations are conducted on specified test dates, in the morning session (3 hours) and in the afternoon session (3 hours).

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EligibilityGraduates (any discipline). A Bachelor-level degree / diploma (on 10+2+3 basis) is accepted.

Validity of EnrollmentThe students are required to complete MBA Program within a period of seven years from the date of enrollment. However, serious students who study regularly and take the examinations regularly can complete the program in two years on an accelerated track. Students who are unable to complete the program within the validity period of seven years, but still keen on continuing the program, are required to register de novo by paying the requisite fee.

Subject-wise WaiversStudents with prior qualifications are eligible to get waivers from certain subjects of the MBA Program as indicated below: Subject Financial Accounting Economics Quantitative Methods Management Accounting IT & Systems Business Law Eligibility for Waiver CFA, CA, CWA, MS (Finance), MS (Accounting), DBF CFA, MA (Economics), MS (Finance), DBF CFA, B.Tech, BE, MCA, MA/ M.Sc. (Mathematics), MS (Finance), DBF CFA, CA, CWA, MS (Finance), MS (Accounting), DBF B.Tech, BE, MCA CFA, CA, CWA, CS, BL, MS (Finance), DBF

What the qualifications refer to: MS (Finance), DBF (Diploma in Business Finance) and MS (Accounting) from the ICFAI University. CFA means a person, who is a member of the Council of Chartered Financial Analysts. CA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.

CWA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute ofCost and Works Accountants of India.

CS means a person, who has