The institution is “Rated Platinum Institute Category” by AICTE – CII Survey 2020.
Bengaluru, NFAPost: ISBR Business School, a leading business school based in Electronic City, Bangalore, has been judged as the Best Business School with Industry Collaborations in the Emerging Business Schools Category by the AICTE-CII Survey 2020.
The Survey assesses the status of the partnership between institutions and industry on six basic parameters such as curriculum, faculty, governance, infrastructure, placements and research and services / project & skill development. ISBR has scored high in every parameter and emerged on top from among 69 shortlisted management institutions that participated in the survey across India.
The AICTE-CII Survey for Industry-Linked Technical Institutes maps Industry linkages of Indian technical institutes in four broad streams – Engineering, Management, Architecture and Pharmacy. It showcases the best practices of partnerships with industry and highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the ecosystem of technical education in India.
The continuous and sustainable efforts made by ISBR in establishing active industrial collaborations under different categories, have helped in the holistic development of the institution, faculty, and students, thereby enhancing the technical skills and the employability of the students in the corporate sector. In 2019, the flagship program of the ISBR Business School, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) got NBA accredited. ISBR have been consecutively ranked as the Platinum institute by the AICTE- CII survey for 5 years in a row.
Commenting on the recognition, ISBR Director Dr. Lakshman Kumar said the institution is excited to receive this honour from the apex advisory body of education in the country.
“Creation and dissemination of knowledge have been the motto which drives everyone at ISBR. The school is working towards securing its place among the global rankings of promising business schools. Faculties and management at ISBR believe in learning and un-learning and re-learning,” said Dr. Lakshman Kumar.
Dr. Lakshman Kumar said it is this spirit that has enabled the school to retain the quality of delivery that the institute has been providing year after year to our stakeholders.
“We prepare our students to think boldly and act confidently in any environment, fostering him to be a lifelong learner, a transforming leader for the society. ISBR is a different path taken towards creating a socially conscious and effectively employable workforce for the future,” said Dr. Lakshman Kumar.
Conceptualised by CII in 2011 as a pilot and implemented in close coordination with AICTE since 2012, the AICTE-CII IndPact Survey is now a mature tool to measure the depth and extent of collaborations between technical institutions in the country and industry. It was given the name IndPact in 2013 and the two words which have been combined to arrive at this name are “Industry” and “Impact”.
The scope of the survey has increased manifold in the past eight years. It was initially launched only for six streams of engineering discipline in 2012. After its huge success, its coverage was expanded to other disciplines such as management, pharmacy and architecture in the following years.
In 2014, participation was expanded to include all types of institutes such as self-financed institutes (including deemed universities), government institutes, government-aided institutes and centrally funded institutes (IITs, NITs etc). From 2017, participation in the first level of this survey became mandatory for all technical institutions in the country.
ISBR Business School founded by young entrepreneur, Mr. Manish Kothari, is a leading management institution with collaborations with International universities of Europe, US, and Australia. The first campus of ISBR was set up under the aegis of Bangalore Education Trust established in the year 1990.
The edifice of ISBR is built on three building blocks. The Governing Council, The Academic Advisory board & the board of Studies. These Apex bodies, individually & collectively, contribute towards a high standard of Academic Governance.
With the competence & experience of the best minds from Academics & Industry, ISBR is envisioned as an institute of high academic standards. ISBR takes pride in being a place where students and faculty can pursue knowledge without boundaries, a place where theory and practice combine to produce a better understanding of our world and ourselves.