Second Year

In the second year of the Programme, participants register for elective courses that are, courses of their choice, from a large set of courses offered by various Academic Areas of the Institute. The elective courses are expected to enable a student to gain deeper knowledge and understanding of and to acquire the required skills in specific/chosen areas in management.

Credit Requirement in the second year

Each student must earn a minimum of 48 credits through the courses offered. The Term wise as well as overall minimum credit requirement is as follows:

Second Year Credit Requirements


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Elective Courses: The elective courses are offered during the fourth, fifth, and sixth Terms of the programme.  The final decision on the specific set of elective courses to be offered in each Term rests with the PGP Executive Committee. The PGP Executive committee normally takes this decision based on recommendations of the Academic Areas in the institute. The list of elective courses on offer during the academic year 2020-21 is given below:

Sl. No Course Title Area Term Credits
1 Financial Services (FS) Accounting & Finance IV 3
2 International Finance (IF) Accounting & Finance IV 3
3 Options Futures and Derivatives (OFD) Accounting & Finance IV 3
4 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (SAPM) Accounting & Finance IV 3
5 Game Theory (GT) Economics IV 3
6 Brand Management (BM) Marketing Management IV 3
7 Consumer Behavior (CB) Marketing Management IV 3
8 FMCG Marketing (FMCGM) Marketing Management IV 1.5
9 Marketing of Services (MoS) Marketing Management IV 3
10 Sales & Distribution Management (SDM) Marketing Management IV 3
11 Human Resource Planning OB & HRM IV 1.5
12 Industrial Relations & Labour Laws OB & HRM IV 3
13 Learning & Development OB & HRM IV 1.5
14 Performance Management System OB & HRM IV 1.5
15 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Operations Management IV 3
16 Project Management Operations Management IV 1.5
17 Systems Dynamics (SD) Policy & Strategic Management IV 1.5
1 Business Analysis & Valuation Accounting & Finance V 3
2 Commercial Banking (CB) Accounting & Finance V 3
3 Fixed Income Securities (FIS) Accounting & Finance V 3
4 Risk Management in Banks and Financial Institutions (RMBFI) Accounting & Finance V 3
5 Big Data Analytics (BDA) Information System Management V 1.5
6 Business Analytics using R (BAR) Information System Management V 3
7 IT Consulting (ITC) Information System Management V 1.5
8 Advanced Marketing Research (AMR) Marketing Management V 3
9 E-Commerce Marketing Marketing Management V 1.5
10 Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Marketing Management V 3
11 Marketing Analytics (MA) Marketing Management V 1.5
12 Pricing (Pr) Marketing Management V 1.5
13 Rural Marketing (RM) Marketing Management V 1.5
14 Compensation Management OB & HRM V 3
15 Competencies and talent management OB & HRM V 3
16 Digitalization in HR OB & HRM V 1.5
17 Organization Development and Change Management  OB & HRM V 1.5
18 Service Operations (SO) Operations Management V 3
19 Business Models (BMD) Policy & Strategic Management V 3
20 Emerging Business Trends (EBT) Policy & Strategic Management V 1.5
1 Financial Analytics using MS Excel and R (FAER) Accounting & Finance VI 3
2 FINTECH Accounting & Finance VI 3
3 Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) Accounting & Finance VI 3
4 B2B Marketing (B2BM) Marketing Management VI 1.5
5 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Marketing Management VI 1.5
6 Digital Marketing (DM) Marketing Management VI 1.5
7 Retail Management Strategy (RMS) Marketing Management VI 3
8 Strategic Marketing (SM) Marketing Management VI 3
9 Global HRM (GHRM) OB & HRM VI 3
10 Strategic HRM OB & HRM VI 3
11 Operations Strategy Operations Management VI 3
12 Theory of Constraints (TOC) Operations Management VI 1.5


Non-Credit Courses: Three skill-based compulsory non-credit courses are offered to the participants to enhance their professional skills apart from the credit-courses. The participants will be evaluated and declared as Pass/Fail in these courses on the basis of their performance. However, the scores of these courses are not included in the computation of CGPA. The participants will not be conferred the final MBA degree till the successful completion, with Pass, of these courses.