Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is a premier institution of engineering and technology in India. The first engineering institution set up in India in 1847, IIT Roorkee has acquired a world-wide reputation of being among the foremost centres of excellence. In recognition of its distinguished record in imparting quality education, it was elevated to the position of the first autonomous University of Independent India in 1949. In the year 2001, it was rechristened as Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. The Institute has about 4500 students in 19 academic departments/centres of Engineering and Technology, Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences and Management.
In the contemporary environment of rapidly evolving global business and commerce, a new knowledge driven society is emerging and revolutionising the acumen needed for managers. Recognising this, the then University of Roorkee established the Department of Management Studies in 1998 to impart high quality formal education in management science through a comprehensive 2 year regular MBA programme.
The Department of Management Studies has, over a short period, acquired and developed adequate infrastructure, expertise and resources to excel in imparting management education. The Department is housed in an exquisitely designed double storeyed building with four spacious lecture rooms, a large computer laboratory, a double storeyed library with 6100 books, syndicate and committee halls, auditorium with teaching aids and a large central atrium. An excellent departmental library and a state of the art computer laboratory augment the centralised resources available to students at the Institute level. The Department is Wi-Fi enabled.
Presently, the Department offers dual specialization in any two of the following:
(i) Marketing, (ii) Finance, (iii) Information Systems, (iv) Operations, (v) Human Resource Management.