Don Bosco Institute of Management
AICTE approved constituent unit of Assam Don Bosco University
DBIM invites aspiring business students - into two-years of leadership practice, immersed in real world challenges, into diverse community of colleagues and faculty reflecting a world of talents, beliefs and backgrounds, into an intense period of personal and professional transformation that prepares you for challenges in any functional area.
DBIM offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, a two-year full time program for graduate students from all disciplines who aspire to choose a career in Management.
The program commenced from the academic session 2009-2010 with an annual approved intake capacity of 60 in the first year.
Studying for an MBA will be one of the most important decisions that you ever make in your lives, and hence, choosing the right program at the right place is crucial for you. We firmly believe that the MBA program we offer is the best there is in the North-east.
Our MBA Program is unique in the sense that it encourages participative learning, and uses a variety of interactive learning methodologies.
The MBA program is designed for the students of Northeast India to learn latest concepts in management, techniques and tools, but more importantly, to develop skills and attitude of understanding others, holistic thinking, collective decision making, leading by example, communicating, negotiating, being sensitive to social concerns, etc.
We choose the very best, and toil hard to make them better. Join us for a life-changing experience.
DBIM follows a semester system * - one academic year consisting of 2 semesters. Hence, the two-year program would have a total of 4 semesters. Each trimester/term lasts for approximately 5 months (inclusive of contact hours, holidays, exam schedules, etc)
Courses & Credits **: The MBA Program consists of 32 courses including 18 Core (compulsory) and 14 Electives. In addition to the theory courses, all students are required to undergo a "Summer Internship Program", a final year project under the aegis of "Management in Practice" and a community engagement initiative called “Service Learning" # . Except for “Service Learning”, all courses, theory and practical, are of 3 credits each. The “Service Learning” course is of 2 credits. Each credit is usually equivalent to 15 contact hours. The total credit requirements for the award of MBA degree is 104 credits (32 theory courses X 3 credits, 2 practical courses X 3 credits and 1 practical course x 2 credits).
All other courses except for the “Service Learning” is completed normally in one single term spread over a minimum of 45 sessions of 60 minutes duration each and is scheduled at least twice a week OR 22 sessions of 120 minutes duration each, scheduled at least once a week. The “Service Learning” course transcends all the 4 semesters with the 2 credits appearing in the 4th semester marksheets after completion of 200 hours of engagements as laid out in the respective course syllabus.
All the core courses are covered during the 1st year of MBA. The list of Core or Required courses and the sequence of course offering is as follows. For electives, check out the Areas of Concentration.
* DBIM followed a Trimester (one academic year consisting of 3 sessions) system till 2018
** Detailed syllabi will be provided only upon request
# Service Learning - Subject to implementation starting the academic year 2020-21
Students are expected to complete the MBA degree within 4 semesters (2 years). In any case, a student has to complete all academic formalities within a maximum of 4 years since registration. Students are required to take 54 credits of Core courses in the first year. In the second year, students would be required to take 14 Elective Courses amounting to a total of 42 credits. Credit Distribution is as follows:
|Term/Courses||Core Credits||Elective Credits||Total Credits|
|27 (9 x 3)||0||27|
|27 (9 x 3)||0||27|
|0||21 (7 x 3)||21|
|0||21 (7 x 3)||21|
|Management in Practice||3||0||3|
|Service Learning *
(Spread over 4 semesters)
(32 Theory + 3 Practical)
(20 x 3) + (1 x 2)
(14 x 3)
|104 / 102 *|
* Service Learning - Subject to implementation starting the academic year 2020-21
The Elective courses ** are categorized under Areas of Concentration (AoC). Students can opt for any elective or a group of electives from the same or under different areas of concentration.
** Detailed syllabi will be provided only upon request.
The AoCs and the elective courses are defined by functional areas and are as follows: