ICFAI Business School Hyderabad – A Detailed Insight


A constituent of IFHE (ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, a deemed-to-be University as per the UGC Act), ICFAI Business School Hyderabad was established in the year 1995 and offers high quality management programs to professionals, students and executives all over India. The institute is counted amongst the top-rated business schools of India and was ranked 12th by a Hindustan Times survey in 2012. It is amongst the first 3 business schools in South Asia that was SAQS (South Asian Quality Standards) by AMDISA. Furthermore, it is considered an ‘Excellent’ Business School by Eduniversal and rated A** by CRISIL at national level and A*** at state level.

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad is widely recognized for offering innovative management programs with unique design and delivery mechanisms. The students receive personalized instruction, quality courseware, solid industry interface and various other services to excel in their chosen field. Ever since its inception, IBS Hyderabad has received tremendous recognition in all areas including from the professional bodies, academic circles and corporate world.

The management at ICFAI Business School Hyderabad has always striven to provide students with top-notch learning experience with plenty of focus on research, rigour and relevance, all inside an adaptive environment. The idea has always been to cultivate professional managers which are ethically grounded and can contribute to their communities and organizations.

The institute’s alumni base is growing each year and there are over 6,600 pass-outs who are pursuing fruitful careers with 500+ different organizations spread all over India and world.

The main programs on offer at ICFAI Business School Hyderabad are BBA, PhD and MBA (their flagship program). In fact, their MBA program is counted among the largest in Asia with close to 1100 students enrolled each year. The BBA program has an intake of 300 students per year and PhD 60 students per year. Other than that, the institute has tie-ups with 15 reputed institutions in Malaysia, Australia, UK and USA through which students pursue a nine-month visitor scholar program abroad. There is a part-time PhD program on offer too that works very well for working executives keen on getting a doctorate for themselves.

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ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Campus

Their campus is spread over a 91 acre area with more than 10,00,000 ft² as built-up area. It’s a completely residential campus that comes with state-of-the-art facilities. There are different academic blocks along with tutorial rooms, seminar halls, lecture theatres, library, classrooms, faculty rooms, administrative offices, academic’s office, computer lab, auditorium, conference halls, meeting rooms, career management centre and student support office.

Sports, Recreation and Hostel Facilities

The students at IBS Hyderabad can avail various recreation and sports facilities as well as a Hostel facility for their accommodation needs. The institute recognizes the importance of sports and all-round development of the students and provides various types of outdoor and indoor facilities to students. There are cricket and football grounds, gymnasiums, badminton courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, squash courts, swimming pool and indoor games like table tennis, carrom, chess etc.

Academic infrastructure

The students receive best of academic facilities to experience the most optimum learning experience. The classrooms and lecture theatres are designed in line with the IBS’ case pedagogy. All these places are Wi-Fi enabled and well-fitted with audiovisual devices to cater to the teachers’ and students’ needs. The library and the IT infrastructure of the institute keeps students and teachers updated about everything and facilitate optimum research and learning experience. The students can also get their hands on simulation software to gain an understanding of real-life business dynamics, and how to take better business decisions.

Faculty Zone and CampusNet are intranets that enable comprehensive academic monitoring. While The Faculty Zone is meant for faculty research, academic activities, HR and accounts-related information, The CampusNet is essentially a communication portal for students for account information, library, academic matters, hostel, placements and more.

Faculty Resources

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad has a fairly well qualified and a large sized faculty pool. The members of the faculty are constantly involved in industry consultancy, case developments and research matters. In fact, a good number of them have doctoral qualifications, not to forget many years of industry experience.

Computing Facilities

  • Latest state-of-the-art and high speed computer network technology secured with CISCO high-end routers.

  • Hostels linked through wire with the high-speed network of the campus

  • Classrooms and auditorium also connected through high-speed LAN

  • Videoconferencing facility to enable group discussions and lectures sharing with various international and national institutes

  • Exclusive subscription to Microsoft and Adobe products

  • Teaching labs have various licensed products including SAP, Microsoft CRM, SAS, iThink, Eviews, Advanced CAD, Auto CAD and more

  • Students-developed Campus Radio on the LAN

Library facilities

A well-equipped library which is comprehensively supported by the IT infrastructure and has a huge collection of international and Indian journals, videos, CDs, books, latest software packages, research-reports, magazines and much more related to the management and other pertinent subjects.

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad Placements

Placements is something that ICFAI Business School Hyderabad holds an impeccable track record in, for every academic year. Many top companies visit the campus to hire managers of the future. The rigourous curriculum of the institute prepares students in multiple disciplines and helps them acquire talent in a way that they can freely choose their careers going forward. The students are placed in multiple sectors including FMCG, legal practice, financial services, banking, media, sales and marketing, research, technology and more.

Some of the well-known names that visit the ICFAI Business School Hyderabad regularly for their hiring needs are Amazon Development Centre in India, LG Electronics, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, Ernst & Young, Capital First, Air Charter Service India, Zomato Media, S&P Capital, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Genpact, HDFC Ltd., HCL Technologies, TCS, ICICI Bank, JP Morgan India and many more.