Uma Krishna Shetty Institute of Management Studies & Research
Buntara Bhavan Marg, Kurla (East), Mumbai 400070.
Bunts Sangha Group is a pioneer in the field of education and its foray extends back to over five decades. The Bunts Sangha established night schools for children as early as 1950. The SM Shetty Educational Institutions was established in 1998. The institution has now expanded tremendously and imparts world class education to almost 7000 students every year in various fields. Bunts Sangha’s Higher Education Project was initiated in the year 2003 at Kurla with an aim to provide Higher Education to students. Bunts Sangha’s Higher Educational Institution’s at Shashi Manmohan Shetty Complex has launched colleges for almost every field of studies from Commerce to Information Technology, from Mass Media to BMS to Hospitality Management as also for Post-Graduation courses such as M.Com and MBA and the Junior college for Science and Commerce. In 2012, the Sangha established a quality management college under the name of Bunts Sangha’s Uma Krishna Shetty Institute of Management Studies and Research (UKS) with the approval of AICTE/DTE.
UKS Institute of Management Studies and Research offers a two years full time PGDM course. The college is located in the heart of central Mumbai and has easy connectivity through all modes of transport. UKS strives to develop leaders who embrace the complexity of doing business today, who are decisive despite the uncertainty, and who can foster the commitment of their employees, partners and other stakeholders. Basically, the approach is to help prepare today's student to think, act and lead in the cross-functional way now required for business success. At UKS students are trained to develop their will and to tap their inherent abilities in order to Create, Plan, Act and Lead the country into a better tomorrow. The focus is on nurturing students as dynamic managers and future global leaders.
UKS has State-Of-Art Infrastructure a 1000 seater auditorium, two 500 seater mini auditoriums, hostel facilities for boys and girls, banking facilities, Hi-tech air-conditioned Wifi enabled classrooms, well equipped library with a plethora of books and e-journals and databases, training and discussion rooms and even an inbuilt posh restaurant to support its student canteen. At UKS, teaching pedagogy includes case based learning, class discussions, assignments, field projects, seminars / workshops, management games, role-plays and simulation based learning, destination lectures, summer projects & live industry projects. UKS also organizes number of industry interactions to offer real life experiential learning environment. The faculty are at par with the best in the Business with academic and industry experience. The institute engages special guest/visiting faculties for lectures to give the students the much needed variety from the teachers perspective. In addition to this, there are special lectures delivered by entrepreneurs and accomplished corporate executive. UKS provides hands-on Industry experience for the student along with the course work.
UKS also facilitates many ‘value-add’ and overall personality development workshops conducted by professionals at no extra cost. The regularly conducted Study tours and Corporate visits give the students a much needed breather from the routine as well as ensures a practical viewpoint of the classroom teaching. The novel concept of 'Destination Lectures' has been introduced for the first time by UKS. Destination Lectures are unique 'out of the classroom' lectures and simulation exercises held by the institute once a while at exotic and interesting locations in and around the city. The students get a much needed change of scene from the classroom and a teaching-learning atmosphere with a difference is provided. Novel initiatives like ‘Circle Time’, where the students spend much needed informal ‘down-time’ with faculty are a part of the regular time table which is aimed at developing the EQ of the students. The UKS campus is vibrant and students regularly participate in all activities including seminars, debates, sports, and cultural activities.
UKS has top corporates as knowledge partners who help in designing industry specific syllabus, giving summer & final placements & provide eminent visiting facilities & live projects. UKS Academic Partners are MT Educare and other Industry Partners which ensures summer internships and final placements for the students. UKS has achieved a track record of 100% placements which figure includes some students who have opted for entrepreneurship. The companies which have laid their faith in us for final and summer placements are reputed companies such as HDFC Bank, All Cargo Logistics, Cipla, Lakme, Deustche Bank, Tata Housing, Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Indian Oil, Pepsi, Godrej, Hindustan Petroleum, Accenture, ITC Ltd., MT Educare, AFCONS Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., OSource India Ltd., Wealth Tree Consultants, Coppergate Consultants, Andromeda, Pet Pooja, Quantspire, to name a few.
The feedback of the recruiters regarding UKS Alumni has been very encouraging and some of our students have won awards and received accolades for their performance within a short span of time.
UKS offers the following course:
Course - PGDM - AICTE and DTE Approved (Two years Full time course in Management Studies)
Qualification - Any graduate level degree from any stream with min 50% marks and Any entrance exam for MBA-CMAT,MAH-CET,ATMA,MAT or Any other equivalent Entrance Exam (Institute shall provide assistance in enrolling and preparing for the Entrance Exam)
Fees - Rs 2,50,000 for 2 yrs (Rs 1,25,000/yr)
Academic Scholarship: 75% fee waiver for students with final ‘O’ Grade. 50% fee waiver for students with final ‘A’ Grade.
Minority Scholarship: 10% off on the total fees for Tulu and Kannadiga students
Institutional Scholarship: 10% off on the total fees for students of Bunts Sangha Higher Educational Institutions at Kurla and Powai.
Early Bird Discount till 15th July,2016 : 10% off on the total fees.
Installment Facility: Possible through PDC’s but to be discussed on a case-to-case basis.
Transport Facility: Free College Bus Facility available from Kurla Railway Station to college and back at frequent intervals.
Hostel Accommodation: Available opposite the college Premises at Reasonable rates for Male and Female students (Limited rooms available on first-come first-serve basis).
Academic Partner: MT Educare.
TIE-UP’s: with corporates like Allcargo Logistics, Intellenet, MT Educare, E- Employment Exchange.
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