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GBS School of Business Studies
About GBS
In 2009, Guru Nanak Educational Society, under the approval of All India Council of Education and Training (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India introduced Guru Nanak Business School offering PGDM and EPGDM programs.

Popular as GBS, Guru Nanak Business School was intending bridge the gap existing in Business School Education in Telengana during and before its existence.

Although Business School Education is more than 20 years old in Hyderabad, the focus on an employable and a skill based PGDM program was still missing. GBS put a foundation to some of the most revolutionary features of B-School Education in Hyderabad.

After the introduction of Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus (GNITC), Guru Nanak Business School became a part of the Management wing of GNITC under School of Management Studies.

GBS is currently operating under the aegis of GNITC with the approval of AICTE, offering PGDM and EPGDM program to aspiring graduates and working professionals.

School of Business Studies (GBS) also invited to join hands with Andhra Pradesh Skills Development Corporation to train unemployed technical and non-technical graduates of Andhra Pradesh with Supply Chain Skills to make them employable in different sectors.

Prospective aspirants of PGDM and EPGDM programs can visit the AICTE site and can check under approved group of PGDM institutions against Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus (GNITC) for the approval status.

Milestones under GBS
  • Guru Nanak Business School was launched in 2009 under Guru Nanak Educational Society and with an approval from AICTE, Ministry of HRD and Govt. of India.
  • GBS became the first institutions to offer full grown Sectorial specialization as a part of triple specializations.
  • GBS was the first institute to introduce a Front loaded PGDM curriculum, which helps the students to perform better in the internships. Front Loading is the newest trend in management education. Prompted by feedback from both students and recruiters, we have moved many key courses such as Strategic Management, Business Continuity, and Organizational Performance Management to the second semester of the program. In theory, the change have allowed the students to perform better on internship interviews, and the right internship may ultimately lead to better job offers.
  • GBS introduced Analytics Courses in the areas of HR, Supply Chain and Finance as a part of the curriculum since 2010.
  • GBS introduced Choice Based Credit System for the students in selecting specializations.
  • GBS became the first institute to introduce interdisciplinary specializations, and Capstone papers during the second year of the PGDM program. Capstone papers helps the students to bridge the gap of transiting from the classroom learning to the workplace requirement. GBS have started with Magnate Capstone in 2017, but intending to introduce Mountain Top, Mandate and Mirror
  • In 2012, Guru Nanak Business School became a part of GNITC under the School of Business Studies. There on GBS was renamed as School of Business Studies under the aegis of GNITC.
  • Starting from 2016, as per the instruction of AICTE, GBS introduced Course of Independent Studies (CIS) replacing the traditional form of dissertation requirement to complete a PGDM program.

About GNI
Guru Nanak Institutions is one of the largest educational groups in India with 10,000+ Students currently enrolled in various programs of studies including Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Business Management, Computer Applications and Dental Science. GNI was founded by the visionary industrialist and a well-known philanthropist Sri Tavinder Singh Kohli who is also the current chairman of the Group. Guru Nanak Educational Society formed in the year 1998 established Guru Nanak Engineering College, the founder institutions to the Group. Guru Nanak Institutions currently has 11 education centers spread across Hyderabad, Nagpur and Roorkee.

GNI has an excellent infrastructural facilities spread out in 53 acres of campus with 500000 sq. ft. of built up area which houses modern laboratories, Computer Centre, spacious and well-furnished classrooms, seminar halls, workshops, drawing halls, indoor and outdoor sports/games facilities as per norms to laid out by central and state governments.

GBS-School of Business Studies, is the PGDM wing of GNI operational since 2009.

The Group reached to its heights of achievements under the leadership of Sri G.S. Kohli, the current Vice Chairman and Secretary of the Group of institutions. Mr. Kohli is an exceptionally talented and creative individual who has completed his studies from Queen Mary & Westfield College of London, UK.

Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus (GNITC), is one of the five colleges of GNI established in year 2001. The campus is located in Ibrahimpatnam village under RR District falling under Telengana State. The campus can be reached via Hyderabad Outer Ring Road conveniently through the all-weather concrete roads from Hyderabad city, which is just 28km. away from Hyderabad and 26km. from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.

The college started with an intake of 240 students and four engineering branches (CSE, ECE, EEE and IT). The school of Engineering & Technology is offering seven UG courses in Engineering (Aeronautical, Civil, Computer Science, ECE, EEE, Information Technology and Mechanical) with a current intake of 1320 seats spreading over seven streams of engineering studies.

Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus was granted with the autonomous status by University Grants Commission since the academic year 2016-17.

Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus consists of four schools, School of Engineering and Technology, School of Pharmacy, School of Computer Applications and School of Management and Business Studies.

Vision & Mission
“A world class management institute with value based education and learning that contributes to promote, manage and develop business, values and culture for the development of society at large”

we want to accomplish for our students

Nurture and develop future corporate leaders with distinct qualities of high knowledge, positive attitude, proactive approach and attributes that helps them advancing to positions of strategic importance and actualize into a responsible citizen.

VC's Message

Sri. Gagandeepsingh Kohli
Guru Nanak Group of Institutions
An integrated approach to Management education best equips a student to face the business challenges. Today Business education is as much behavioral science as it is statistics and numbers. Cross pollination of ideas from subjects like Psychology, Finance, Marketing and others make the process of study makes it more intense and enriching resulting in creating better professionals to handle real time scenarios.

At GBS, the focus is not only on generalist pattern of education but also about creating specialists who can play a pivotal role in building a company’s growth chart when employed. Also, an industry-interface driven curriculum ensures that students at GBS are ready for employment any sector. Quality takes a paramount importance at GBS which is visible with the employment record of our students with top-notch companies.

Dean's Message

Prof. Krishna Chandra Mishra
On behalf of the GBS family, I welcome you all to a Business Management Program which aims to be at the forefront of understanding the nature of business, professional policy and corporate practices. We also believe in creating, disseminating knowledge through research and learning that is distinctive; purposeful and transformational. We groom our students through informing, inspiring, promoting practices and policies that are value-creating, beneficial and sustainable. Our ultimate objective is to create managers who can act as a responsible global citizen for the common good of business and society.

Our continuous focus on quality, innovation in programme building and the value that we attach to the link between theory and real life have often resulted in giving us a stronghold among the Business Schools in a short period of time.

Academic Council
Carl A. Scheraga, Ph.D.
Professor of Bus. Strategy & Technology Mgt.
Department of Management Dolan School of Business Fairfield, Connecticut
Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed
BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt.(India) Renong Distinguished Endowed Chair of Marketing Professor of International Business Director: Malaysian Center for International Business Education and Research
President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement Graduate School of Management Universiti Putra Malaysia
Mohamed Ariff
Professor of Finance, Professor of Finance & Endowed
Chair Renong Chair Bond University and University Putra Malaysia
Dr. K.S. Chandrasekhar
MBA, Ph.D(Management), D.Univ (Commonwealth), MS(IPMS), CPET(ISB)
Professor and Head - Institute of Management in Kerala Chairman- Board of Studies in Business Management In charge- SBT Chair Professor in Management
Morris Kalliny,
Assistant Professor of Marketing Department of Marketing John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University
Dr. Satyendra Singh
Director, Centre for Emerging Markets Professor, Marketing and International Business Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets University of Winnipeg,
Dilip K. Ghosh, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance, American University in Cairo Hellenic Bank Association Endowed Chair
Professor of Finance, Sofia University, Bulgaria.
John A. Doukas
EFM Managing Editor Prof. of Finance & Eminent Scholar W. B. Spong, Jr., Chair in Finance Old Dominion University
Joseph d. vu
Professor Joseph Vu, Ph.D., CFA DePaul University Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Ooi Keng Boon
Dean and Associate Professor
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Perak Campus Jalan University
Dr Md. Ruhul Amin
Associate Professor
University Malaysia, Kelntan
Ove Jobring, Dr.,
The Supsys project [1] University of Gothenburg,
Department of Work Science
Prof. Dr. Ali Sanayei
Professor of Marketing Research, and E-commerce
University of Isfahan
Larry Dongxiao QIU
Professor School of Economics and Finance
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Dr. Bokkasam Sasidhar
Professor, Quantitative, Analysis Department,
College of Business Administration, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Jacques Cory 2
Costa Rica Street, Haifa 34981, Israel
Dr. Thirarut Worapishet
Professor in Marketing, 50 Phaholyothin Road Jatujak Bangkok 10900 Telephone: (6681)-489-5385, (662)-942- 8102, Email:

Govening Body
Shri. Sardar Tavinder Singh Kohli
Guru Nanak Group of Institutions
Shri. Gagandeep Singh Kohli
Guru Nanak Group of Institutions
Mrs. Sunmeet Singh Kohli
Vice President,
Guru Nanak Group of Institutions
Dr. H S Saini
Managing Director,
Guru Nanak Group of Institutions
Mr. Ganesh Netha
Director of Quality Managemen,
Confectionery industry Syria
Mr. Raju Rai
Joint General Manager, Foundry Operations, Kansbahal Works,
Larsen & Toubro Limited
Mr. Radhakrishna Shastry
Div. Head DCM,
Shriram Consolidated Limited
Mr. Indrajit Chaudhuri
Chief Advisor,
Global Project Management Solutions
Mr. Vinod Nakra
Senior Vice President- Operations,
IJM Infrastructure India Ltd
Mr. Rajesh Maithani
Managing Director,
Ashwin Logistics Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Kaushik Biswas
Amalgamated Plantations Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Navjeet S. Mehta
Marketing and Media Head,
Intercard India ltd
Mr. Gyanendra Mohan
Khare Senior Manager,
Jaypee Cement, UP
Mr. Narendra Tipnis
Creative Consultant,
Apparel Media Pvt. Ltd
Mr.Venu Manohar Pulipaka
General Manager,
Jupiter Bioscience Limited, Medak
Mr. Rajib Bose
Lead Assessor,
European Foundation for
Quality Management
Dr. M N Patel
Management Representative (MR),
Milk Producers Union Ltd, Ahmedabad
Mr. R.D.S. Yadav
Vice-President (HRM),
Birla Corporation Limited (Cement Divn).
Mr.V. G. Subramanian
MSPL Limited
Mr. Buroshiva Dasgupta
Media Consultant, Business Economics,
Calcutta Unit
Mr. Suresh Rajagopalan
Chief Information Officer,
National Bank of Egypt
Mr. Sanjay Sapru
Country Manager-Philipines,
Nice Systems
Mr. Gregory Murray
Benjamin Warren (Greg Warren)
MD-Warren Communications
Mr. Narinder pal Singh
National Sales manager,
Rdiohms Agencies Limited (Nippo Batteries)
Mr. Sridharan Mani
Freelance consultant
Thomas Assessments (India Chapter)
Mr. Nataraj Bhattacharya
Retired Head Computer & IT,
From SAIL-Rourkela
Mr. Surendra S. Tiwary
Export Head,
S. Monno Fabrics Ltd. Bangladesh
Mr. Rajiv Kapoor
Deputy General Manager,
Indirect Taxes & Inventory Control Kemrock Industries & Exports Limited, Vadodaraa
Mr. Nagendra Venkobarao
Head IT (South) & Branch Manager,
Mr. A.Jagannadharao
Senior Branch Manager,
State Bank of India
Mr. Raj Narayan
Vice President,
Content Strategy & Delivery India Syndicate (P) Limited, Bangalore
Mr. Devdutt Abhyankar
Executive Director,
Scintilla Hotels-Amsco Africa
Mr. Bernard Gingras
Senior Partner Gelder,
Gingras and Associates inc. (GGA)
Mr. Umashankar. S
Solution Management in Unisys Global Services, Bangalore
Mr. Balachandran Ramiah
Senior Vice President,
IMRB International, Kantar Group
Export Head, Ultra Tech Cement Limited,
Mr. Avinash Agarwal
Managing Director,
Narus Networks Private Limited
Mr. C. Gopalan
Former Division Head, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,
Trivandrum. Under Indian Space
Mr. Harrison Monarth
MD Guru Maker
School of Professional Speaking