Article: Rank 30: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai


Rank 30: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai

LIBA has significant international linkages that provides cutting-edge global exposure to its students
Rank 30: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai

Established: 1979, Top-scoring parameters: Leadership & Governance, Campus Life, Accreditation & Linkages


Differentiator: Significant international linkages


Loyola Institute of Business Administration, a Jesuit institution established under the Loyola College Society, Chennai, is a reputed institute in the business education domain. It offers a full-time and a part-time PGDM, a doctoral programme, an executive diploma programme and certificate programmes. It accepts CAT and XAT scores followed by group discussions and personal interviews, with the cut-offs ranging from 75-80 percentile. In addition to the core courses, the students can take up dual specialization in Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Systems, General Management, Operations and International Business.

The faculty are highly qualified and with a diverse industry experience to practice competent and practical teaching. The institute encourages that the faculty is engaged in comprehensive research, consultation and publications. This not only helps create an industry connect but also enhances the pedagogy standards at the institute. To add to the students’ global/national exposure, the institute also invites guest faculty from various other international universities and senior practitioners and executives from corporates. The customized MDPs that the institute conducts in partnership with companies also bring in opportunities to mutually benefit both through advances in business education and helping organizations perform better.

LIBA has very significant international linkages providing cutting-edge global exposure to its students. It has signed MoUs with international business schools like University of Dayton, USA, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, USA, Catholic University Eichstatt – Ingolstadt (KU), Germany, Bordeaux School of Management, France, Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore (UCDSC), Milan, Italy, University of Antwerp, Belgium, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, and Universitias Santa Dharma, Indonesia to name a few.

The students at LIBA come from variety of backgrounds and the institute receives a sizable number of fresh graduates and working professionals. The students are nurtured to be all-rounders and successful leaders. LIBA periodically revamps the curriculum and methodology and offers experience-based learning such as Outbound Learning, Inward Journey, Rural Experience, etc.

Students are also engaged in extra-curricular cultural or sports activities, get-togethers, celebrations, etc. The students at LIBA have formed various academic and social clubs that are focused on specific areas such as finance, HR, marketing, entrepreneurship, Operations, Systems, etc. Another unique student initiative named ‘Beyond Management’ organizes interesting sessions and workshops for meditation, yoga, creativity, etc. This group invites guest faculty with special expertise to provide enriching experience to students helping them unwind and develop a holistic personality besides gaining deep insights regarding excellence in the business world.

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