Admission Brochure 2014-15

Gujarat Law Society’s
Affiliated to Gujarat University
Shaping a better tomorrow...
From the Director’s Desk
Welcome to Gujarat Law Society’s NR (GLS) Institute of
Business Administration! Thank you for choosing NR
BBA as an option to further your career goals.
Today’s dynamic business world creates a constant
pressure to innovate and deliver, no matter what
the circumstances. With this in mind, we at NR BBA
believe in making our course a journey in the pursuit
of excellence, by focusing on academics, industrial
exposure, all-round growth and personal values. This
brochure will give you an idea of how NR BBA can add
value to your career.
Apart from academic rigor, our intensive industry
interaction activities ensure that students are imbibed
with entrepreneurial and managerial skills and are
exposed to the real business world. Our objective is to
ensure that our students are career ready – whether
they choose to go for higher education, work after
graduation or join their family businesses.
Our outstanding academic results at all Gujarat
University examinations are testimony to our academic
processes; our students’ admissions to prestigious
institutes in India and abroad attest the rigorous efforts
put into all-round development; and the positive
response of companies recruiting our students proves
their employability and industry acceptance.
Thank you for your interest in NR BBA. We look forward
to welcoming you into this stimulating academic
Dr. Avani Desai
Gujarat Law Society
Gujarat Law Society (GLS) was established in 1927 by
SardarVallabhbhai Patel, ShethKasturbhaiLalbhai and
Shri Ganesh Mavlankar. Today it is western India’s premier
educational trust, offering courses from KG to post
graduation in various disciplines as law, arts, commerce,
management, education and IT. With 30 institutes and
over 30,000 students under its umbrella, GLS believes in
excellence in education. Its expansive alumni group is
present in distinguished positions in the government,
business and corporate sectors across the globe. Every
institute at GLS echoes the philosophy of ‘Learn, love and
serve’ championed by the top management.
N R (GLS) Institute of Business
Gujarat Law Society’s N R (GLS) Institute of Business
Administration (popularly known as NRBBA), was one of the first
BBA colleges affiliated to Gujarat University. It was established in
1997, by the name of GLS Institute of Business Administration, and
later renamed as N R (GLS) Institute of Business Administration in
2000. In its 17 years of existence, NRBBA has always focused on
being not just any college, but an undergraduate B-school that
prepares its graduates for the challenges of the corporate world,
the intricacies of the entrepreneurial arena and the rigors of
higher management education.
Unique Features
360 degree learning
In-depth industry exposure
Innovative teaching methods
Focus on social and emotional growth
Summer internships and live projects
Excellent placement assistance
Experienced faculty, majority with PhDs
Emphasis on soft skills development
Central location
With a centrally located wi-fi enabled campus, a vibrant
academic environment, infrastructure with well-equipped
classrooms and computer lab, rich library, state-of-the-art
auditorium, convenient canteen and ample parking facilities,
NRBBA offers an extremely conducive learning environment.
Student Support
Scholarships: NR BBA facilitates its students in
obtaining scholarships from the Government for SC,
ST, OBC and minority students. GLS freeships (full and
partial refund of fees) to students securing ranks at the
Gujarat University Examinations are also offered.
Students’ Council: A group of interested students
working as a bridge between the students and faculty
members. They help organize and manage cocurricular and extra-curricular activities in college.
eNRich: Electronic
CWDC: The Collegiate Women’s Development Cell that
addresses issues faced by girl students at home, in
campus or elsewhere.
Spandan : College Culfest
Counseling: Emotional wellbeing is extremely
important for long term growth of a student. NRBBA
trains its faculty for proactively counselling students.
Every faculty has regular counselling hours to help
students resolve their psychological and emotional
issues that impact their academic and social life.
Health Checkups & Workshops: NR BBA conducts
annual health checkups for its students. Regular
workshops and lectures on health issues as women’s
health, AIDS prevention, etc are conducted to create
awareness among students.
Management Competitions
Institute Activities
Research Projects
Vishleshan : Inter College Case Analysis & Business
Plan Competition
Social Responsibility Cell
Academic Results
Our students’ performance at the Gujarat University
examinations every year is a source of pride for us. To
encourage and inspire them to do their best, they are
awarded 100% of their fees (for ranks in top 10) and
50% of their fees (for ranks in top 50).
• 5 out of top 10 and 19 out of top 50 ranks in the
Gujarat University Semester I examination 2013-14
• University topper, 2 out of top 10 and 11 out of
top 50 ranks in the Gujarat University Semester III
examination 2013-14.
• 3 out of top 50 ranks in the Gujarat University
Semester V examination 2013-14.
NRBBA’s Placement Cell attempts to match industry
expectations by developing students’ soft skills
through a series of workshops, in addition to their
strong conceptual base. Our students have found
industry acceptance in the form of job offers at very
attractive profiles and pay packages from renowned
companies. Some highlights:
Live Projects
In a unique approach, we encourage our SYBBA & TYBBA
students to carry out internships and live projects with
renowned companies, along with completing their mandatory project work. The hands-on exposure to research
methods and the immense practical exposure is a huge
help for the students in securing placements. Some of the
companies that have recruited our students and appreciated their work with stipends uptoRs. 5000/- :
Tata Industries Ltd (Tanishq): Suggesting location for new
store in Ahmedabad
Tata Industries Ltd (Tanishq): Examining awareness and
intent levels for Gold Investment Scheme
Aircel Ltd: Consumer satisfaction survey for cellular services
Neoplast Ltd: Organizational Climate Study
Creative C: Use of social media for retailers in Ahmedabad
NRBBA-Heriot Watt University Joint Project: Use of
websites for disseminating financial information by Indian
Monthly Package
Future Generali Insurance Sales and marketing trainee Rs.23,000
Rs. 18,000 to 25,000
Rs. 9,500 to 18,000
Kotak Mahindra Bank Assistant Acquisition
Rs. 17,000 +
ICICI Prudential
Life Insurance Sales Manager
LaLeeLa Group
Business Analyst
Rs. 14,000
Karma Enterprise
Rs. 12,000
Task Staffing Solutions Recrutiment Consultant
Waghbakri Group
Tea Testing Master
Panache Boutique
Admin Manager
Rs. 10,000
Awards and Scholarships
Budding Manager, FYBBA
Best Student of the batch, TYBBA
Sportsperson of the year
Scholarships :
o100% fees refund to rankers in top 10 at the Gujarat
University Examinations
o50% fees refund rankers in top 50 at the Gujarat University Examinations
Our Collaborations
NR BBA has a research collaboration with HeriotWatt University, Edinburgh, UK and Aberdeen
University, UK.
Faculty Details
Dr. Avani Desai
MBA (Finance), PhD (Investor Relations), MDP (IIM
Dr. Belur Baxi
LLB, M Com, MBA (Insurance & Banking), M Phil
(Business Management), PhD (Marketing)
Bhushan Khairnar
B Ed, MA (English Literature), PhD (Pursuing)
Dipalee Atre
M Com, MBA (Management)
NR BBA has tied up
with Tata Consultancy
Services (TCS) to
provide additional
training in Business
Process Services to
students. Gitanjalee Chauhan
B Ed, LLB, M A (Economics), M Phil, PhD (Pursuing)
Hiral Kaushik
MBA (Marketing ),PhD (Pursuing)
In the last 17 years our students have moved out into
the real world – some have pursued higher education
at institutes of repute, some have gone into business,
some have taken up academics and some have even
gone into creative fields. NRBBA invites past students
to share experiences with current ones and maintains
the bond through alumni meets.
Admission 2014-15
Admission to FYBBA will be as per Gujarat University’s
centralized admission procedure. Please refer www. for details or contact the
college office.
Minal Joshi
MSc (Statistics), M.Phil, PhD (Pursuing)
Nirja Vasavada
MA (English Literature), M.Phil (Translation Studies),
PhD (Pursuing)
Seema Pandit
M Com, M. Phil (Accountancy) PhD (Pursuing)
Sweta Singh Thakur
BA, MA, M Phil (Economics), PhD (pursuing)
Our Vision
“To be recognized amongst the best under-graduate B-schools
in India, by ensuring that our students emerge well-equipped to
thrive in an ever-changing business environment.”
Our Mission
“To sustain a vibrant learning environment that fosters
knowledge, skills, attitudes and values; and facilitates
intellectual, social and emotional growth of students.”
Shaping a better tomorrow...
GLS Campus, Off C.G. Road,
Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad-380 006.
Phone : 91-(079)-26430373
Email : [email protected]
Website :