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Overview of the Department of Management

The Islamic University established in 1979 with a view to combine the Islamic education with all branches of modern arts, science and technology, and to produce competent scholars for the advancement of knowledge, as well as society. The Islamic University launched its academic journey in the session 1985-86 with four departments. Department of Management along with three other departments started its academic activities on June 28, 1986 under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty of Business Administration has been established on September 30, 1995 with the two departments namely Accounting and Management. Primarily the traditional method was followed by the department but integrated course system was introduced from the academic session 1990-91 and offered 28 courses & internship for the degree of Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) with Honors (3 years program) and 9 courses & internship for the degree of Master of Business Studies (MBS one year program). Each academic year was equally divided into two semesters, and each course of 50 marks comprising of 10 marks in-course examination and 40 marks course final examination. In keeping with the greater appeal and acceptability in the job market and successfully face the competitive environment in the modern business world, the BBS (Honors) and MBS degree have been renamed by the academic council as Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with Honors from the session 1993-94 and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the session 1996-97. This change necessitated the adoption of 40 courses and internship program in place of 28 courses and a four-year graduation program replacing the three-year program from the session 1994-95. In MBA, (One year program) 12 courses and internship program are adopted in place of 10 courses.


The Department of Management launched its academic activities on 28th June, 1986 with 75 students. But at present the total number of students of the department are 475 (approx.) including BBA, MBA, M. phil. and Ph.D. and the total number of graduated students (Undergraduate, Graduate, M. phil & Ph. D) are 1500 (approx.) The Department offers Undergraduate and Post-graduate programs for the brilliant students with clear commitment and devotion to develop knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts, which are required in the practical circumstances. Moreover, the Department also offers M. Phil. and PhD degrees under the supervision of recognized researchers.


Adequate and sincere attention has been given in designing BBA and MBA curriculum so as to make it a program of international standard. The curriculum has been revised and appreciated by the experts with international repute in business education. It is expected that this program would be able to play a pivotal role in the development of a new generation of managers and corporate leaders who are professionally competent and morally upright to face the challenges of this millennium.