MARC School of Business-

MARC School of Business

Management Academy and Research Centre, Bannerghatta Main Road, Next to Kalena Agrahara Bus Stop, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India- 560076


Affiliated to University of Mysore. Faculty and Industry Resource persons from reputed institutes a...

Courses Offered

MBA+PGPM , Smart MBA Plus ,




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Girls Hostel



About College

  • Affiliated to University of Mysore.
  • Faculty and Industry Resource persons from reputed institutes and companies in India and abroad
  • Reputed international collaborations
  • Unique & motivating learning environment & infrastructure
  • Global exposure & study exchange programmes

Placement Services

  • MSB Bangalore offers 100% placement assurance to all students selected for the Company Linked MBA + PGPM programme
  • MARC Business School is the first and only Business School to offer an Innovative program which is called Company Linked MBA where students from the 1st semester will be trained based on specific skills required by Company/Industry
  • School has a huge corporate network that comprises more than 1000 companies across various sectors and cities

Top Recruiting Companies


  • HDFC Bank
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Redington
  • Blue Dart
  • ICICI Group
  • Sutherland
  • HSBC
  • Airtel
  • Vodafone
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Rankings & Awards

MSB Bangalore has featured in various ranking surveys. Some of them worth mentioning are:

  • According to Bhaskar Lakshya B School Ranking, Nov 2011 Issue, the 16th Best Private Business School in South India.
  • The institute offers MBA from University of Mysore which is the first university in India to be assessed and accredited with a Five Star status in 2000 and reaccredited with an A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  • MBA from Bharathiar University at MSB Bangalore is ranked No 2 in India and Recognized by UGC, MHRD and Govt. of India.
  • Gulbarga University which is also an associate of MSB Bangalore is recognized by UGC & MHRD and accredited by NAAC

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

Offers a distinctive atmosphere ideal for teamwork, cooperation, and friendly competition. Smaller student groups in classes enhance the process of developing supportive relationships with one another and faculty members.
Offers some of the best campus facilities that serve the need of the student community. Students are provided with modern, up-to-date amenities and infrastructure. Some of the salient features include:
Academic Infrastructure: Multi-discipline faculty, demographically varied student body, relevant specializations, in-depth projects, case studies, research and publications. Physical Infrastructure: These include Stress-free learning classrooms, seminar halls, board rooms, discussion rooms with modern furniture, OHP, LCD & DLP Projectors, multimedia enabled lecture facilities, and exclusive facilities for tutorial workshops. Contemporary Classrooms: Sitting arrangement in these classrooms is designed like that of an amphitheatre. The classrooms and seminar halls are also fitted with over-head-projectors, screens and speakers to ensure an interactive learning experience. Study Material: Study materials are designed after extensively research and are periodically updated. Besides study material MARC also provides a bibliography of reference material to all students. The students are advised to refer to books mentioned in the bibliography for a better understanding of the subjects. The main books recommended for the academic programme of each semester are given on text book loan scheme to each student. Computer Lab: It is equipped with the latest machines installed with the latest useful software. The machines are also net-enabled and the students have the convenience of choosing between their laptops and the desktop computers. Library: Well stocked library with the latest editions of all recommended books, periodicals, journals both national and international magazines, audio & video cassettes and CD ROMs for ready reference. The school also has a digital library where study materials, previous exam papers, Individual faculty notes, project reports and other research materials have been made available along with other reference materials. Free Laptops & Wi-Fi Connectivity: All students at MARC are offered Laptops as part of the standard kit on joining up, enabling the learning process to be highly flexible. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled where students can have access to internet 24/7. Thus students make the best use of the laptop given by the institute

Top Faculty

Top experts at MSB Bangalore include:

Mr. U.K. SHARMA: He is the Chairman of MARC B School as well as the founding Director. Earlier he was instrumental in setting up and successfully running various B Schools as Director / Dean. He holds an engineering Degree from IIT, Roorkee. He also has an MBA Degree along with PG Diploma in HRM and PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling.

Mr. V. K. Srivastava: He has served as the CMD of SAIL- Bokaro Steel Plant, from June 13, 2006 to July 31, 2010. He was the Managing Director of Maharashtra Elektrosmelt Ltd. and has been a Director of Hindustan Steel Works Construction Ltd. since October 27, 2006. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the renowned institute, IIT Roorkee.

Mr. V Krishnan:
An alumnus of IITB, he is the former Managing Director of ITCOT CONSULTANCY AND SERVICES LTD, Chennai (popularly known as ITCOT. He is currently holding the position of ADVISOR for the same. He is also a leading advisor to many American Consultancies and Universities. He is an MMS of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Prof. Rajeev B. Agarwal:
He holds more than 3 decades of managerial experience at senior levels in various organizations  within the country, such as Escorts Ltd., Blue Star Ltd., Singer (India) Pvt. Ltd. Advisor & Consultant to "Guru Darshan Education Trust", Consultant for "Axylyn", Consultant for ODC representing "Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation", Consultant for Ewraw & ODC (Organization Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd.), Visiting faculty to some of the reputed Management Institutes at Bangalore. Along with his PGDBM degree, he is an alumnus of IIT Roorkee the elite engineering institute.

Mr. Prasad Kumar:
He is an MBA in Marketing from the University of Mysore. In more than 2 decades of his professional career, he has provided senior placement assistance services to beneficiaries. He brings along with him a rich experience of business development having served in the corporate sector & education domain. He is well versed in the enhancement of the employability quotient of students from diverse educational backgrounds.

Mr. M.U. Bhat: He has more than 35 years of experience in companies like MECON, Hindustan Steel, and Toastmasters International USA. He is a social worker of international repute in training school & college students of more than 125 institutions in Karnataka (India). He holds a B.E. Degree from NIT Suratkal, a highly reputed engineering institution. He also has a Diploma in Management from AIMA.

Ms. Satyadarshini Sharma:
She has more than 14 years of experience in the IT industry. He has worked in companies like Nokia, Oracle and Wipro primarily in Oracle technologies and Datawarehouse. From 2008, she has donned the hat of an entrepreneur in the areas of Education, IT Outsourcing, Training and Recruitment Consultancy. She is a BE holder (Information Science) and is a well known IT Consultant.

Institute Description

  • Established in the year 2008.
  • An initiative of IIT alumni who have worked with leading Public Sector Companies like SAIL & MECON. 
  • The core objective for its established is to provide quality education and careers to aspirants.
  • Located in the prime up-market area of Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore in the neighborhood of IIM Bangalore, the school is a dream project of a group of dynamic and highly qualified entrepreneurs and mentors with the endeavor to cater quality education in management to meet the aspirations of the student community as well the business and industry requirement of the nation.
  • Moreover, MARC Business School backed by reputed senior resource persons where in 35% are IIT alumni, 30% are IIM Alumni, 20% Industry Experts & 15% are Doctorates.
Other salient features of the institute include:
  • More than 40 Lakh worth scholarships to recognize and reward merit.
  • Enriching global exposure through Exchange programmes, Faculty invitations, International internships & Foreign Trips.
  • Additional training & certifications based on student's specialisation and company recommendation.
  • Reputed International Collaborations to offer global exposure.
  • Teaching as per company requirements to strike a balance between education and employment.

Featured Faculty

Faculties at MARC have background from the best management schools in the country and are highly experienced in industry and business. They are selected based on their ability to reach down to the level of the students enabling the students to internalize the vital skills and basic concepts of management. The academic Council of MARC comprises academicians and business professionals of high standing. Apart from imparting managerial skills, the school also focuses on the development of skills like innovation, creativity, networking and teamwork etc. which the modern business demands. Some of the featured faculties include:


He is a professional IT Consultant with nearly a decade of global industry experience in top consulting firms like IBM, Barry-Wehmiller, PwC and Keane. Mr. Powru has advised government clients on e-governance and e-health initiatives. Since returning to India in 2008, he has been teaching postgraduate programmes in business schools, specializing in MIS. Mr. Powru has been certified by the Project Management Institute and is a licensed E-commerce Consultant since 2005. Research interests include 'IT for supply chain industry' and 'geopolitical economics'.


Mr. Majumdar has nearly 2 decades years of experience in the global IT services industry. A professionally qualified project manager, Nimai has managed a portfolio of SAP implementation projects for clients in Europe, India and the Middle-East, and comes with experience of global best practices in managing projects as adopted by PwC, IBM and HP. Mr. Majumdar is an industry expert in oil and gas sector and has a good exposure to the Indian steel industry.


She is an MBA in HR from University of Madras with experience in training and teaching OB & HR courses. She has also worked as Academic Associate in IIM Ahmadabad taking lead in Courseware Development, handling evaluation and coordinating the course sessions. She has also participated in various training programs like Research Methods, Managing Negotiations, Managerial Effectiveness Enhancing Strategy & Performance Management for Competitive Advantage conducted at IIM A. Currently working with MARC School of Business as Faculty and also offering her services to top management institutions in OB & HR area.


Certification in Human Resources Management
Certification in Business Communication
Basic Communication and English Vocabulary
She is an inspiring teacher with a passion to teach, interact and get along with students. Her strength is her ability to understanding students' strengths and areas of improvements and working with focus to nurture them. She is also specialized in analyzing the basic problem of communication and work with individualistic approach.


P. Viswanathan is credited for developing the Bangalore Centre for the Indian Institute of Materials Management since 1978. He is much applauded for delivering lecture series and seminars on material management. He comes with industry experience of over 3 decades in a variety of supply chain functions ranging from inventory management, transportation, e-procurement, warehousing,packaging and logistics management. Mr. Viswanathan has held management and controller positions in Kudremukh Iron & Steel, Farida Shoes, al-Hasan Group (Oman), NGEF and Bengal Electric Lamps.


She is a corporate and a soft skills trainer with work experience of 11 years. She has been a corporate trainer for more than eight years. Apart from subjects in managerial communication, she has also conducted training for MBA students to develop their interview skills, personality development, presentation skills, time management and out of the box thinking skills, Entrepreneurship skills, sales training, leadership skills for middle managers, etc. In her trainings, she makes it a point to share real life as well as actual industry examples which help in understanding and interpreting the situations in a better manner. She has coached people in organizations like, HSBC, Nipuna Satyam,, Accenture, Aricent technologies, Tesco, RV Engineering college, Bapuji College, Baldwin's college, Lifestyle, GMR and others.


Sorabh has 5 years of industry experience in the Business Excellence & Project Management domain. He strives to explore opportunities of process automation for the Services industry. He is an MBA from Ohio University, USA & some of his professional certifications include
qualified internal auditor (ISO9000:2008),ITIL V3 Foundation, trained Lean Six Sigma green belt, QAINASSCOM Certified BPO team leader (CBTL), QAINASSCOM Certified BPO quality analyst (CBQA) and trained career coach (Accenture India).


Gauri brings with her a rich experience in Marketing: Digital & Print. Having started her career with conventional or 'offline' marketing but gradually moved to the enriching & enormous field of online marketing. Since then, in the span of 10 years she has worked with various companies like Timesjobs (No.1 Job site) - Times of India, Rupiz Infotech (where the mind moves on e-street), Ignitee Digital Solutions (Mediaturf - a division of Connecturf India Pvt. Ltd.) - India's pioneer complete online marketing service provider and Interactive Agency which provides a "one stop shop solution". Her last assignment was with Seventymm as Associate Vice President - Marketing & Product. And currently she runs her own venture Redwing Solutions which is a full fledged agency providing services in Creative design, development, user experience, Digital Marketing,Radio /TV advertising etc. Each day is a new day for her where she tries to make it a more interesting and learning experience.


An Accredited Management Teacher of AIMA (All India Management Association) since 2010.Rich corporate experience in the manufacturing sector, with MNCs like Mercedes-Benz India Pvt.Ltd and Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd in the area of Treasury Operations. Associated with Business Schools of repute like IBS, Pune; International Institute of Information Technology, Pune as full time faculty and SIBM , Pune and SCIT, Pune in the capacity of visiting faculty. Has contributed articles to management journals, management magazines and news papers. Currently associated with International School of Business and Research (ISBR), Bangalore and Management academy and Research centre (MARC), Bangalore as visiting faculty, in the domain of Finance.


Mr. Haldar has more than 10 years of industry experience in the Retail industry. Partha's multifunctional roles in big and small retailers include managing the buying and merchandising processes, business development, retail operation management, vendor relations and supply chain management. Mr. Haldar is a Yellow Belt Sensei and has specialized in Lean/Six Sigma methodologies for the Retail industry and teaches as visiting faculty in India's leading retail educational institutes.


He is post graduate in Management from IBA, Bangalore working with Oracle as a Senior Business Consultant and he spends his free time in teaching course like Managerial Economics, Accounts and Finance. He is been on e of the most creative teacher and trainer in his area of specialization and he brings valuable corporate experience to the classroom. He also spent more than 2 years in managing his family business which helped him understand various facets of business planning and growth.

MARC - Scholarships for Meritorious Students

MARC Business School offers scholarship support to those meritorious and talent students with the interest to pursue higher education in management. This is an important initiative of MARC Business School which helps the students to support their education. The scholarship offered is based on various criteria like:

  • Academic performance
  • Test score
  • Interview Performance
  • Work experience (if any)
  • Commitment to the course
  • Co curricular achievements and awards
The scholarship fund for each student is decided based on the criteria mentioned and same is offered as Fee waiver

Academic partners include

University of Mysore
Established in the year 1916, it is among the foremost institutions of its kind, and is an enduring symbol in the sphere of higher education in India.
Bharathiar University: Ranked No 2 In India & Accredited with A grade by NAAC
Established in the year 1982 by the Government of Tamilnadu, the institute received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants.
Gulbarga University
Established in the year 1980, Gulbarga University s jurisdiction extends to the five districts of Gulbarga, Bidar, Raichur, Bellary and Koppal of Hyderabad Karnataka. The University enrolls about 3500 students every year for various post-graduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in various disciplines. There are 305 colleges affiliated to this University which enroll students for graduate/diploma courses in arts, fine arts, music, social sciences, science & technology, commerce, education and law.

International Associations

It is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. It is headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. The organization has more than 270,000 members in more than 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. The institute has assisted people from diverse background since the last 9 decades. TAFE HUNTER INSTITUTE-AUSTRALIA
It provides Awards, Grants & Scholarships each year. The institute in association with its partners, offers a wide range of education scholarships, awards and grants, many of which are made available through the Hunter TAFE Foundation. Grants and Student Scholarships
Hunter TAFE students can access a variety of grants and scholarships to help them complete their education and training. Start Up Scholarships are funded by the Hunter TAFE Foundation Awards and Scholarships program, these student scholarships support prospective students who face financial and/or educational barriers to study.
The Hunter TAFE Foundation considers a number of student grant applications each year seeking support for activities which demonstrate value to the student and the TAFE NSW Hunter Institute. The Foundation favours activities which also have a community benefit. Hunter TAFE Awards
The outstanding efforts of Hunter TAFE s highest achieving students are recognised each year through the Hunter TAFE Awards.
The Hunter region s access to a skilled, flexible, innovative and technologically advanced workforce depends on these high achievers and Hunter TAFE s committment to their education and training. TAFE NSW - Hunter Institute
The Hunter Institute of TAFE NSW is an Australian Registered Training Organisation and member of the TAFE NSW network of Institutes. TAFE NSW has the financial stability and support of the New South Wales Government and is a statutory authority established under State legislation. Hunter TAFE Snapshot

  •  15 Campuses (including several in Newcastle)
  •  2010 Student Enrolments = 64,288
  •  2,500 Teachers and support staff
FORUM Berufsbildung has 25 years of valuable experience in the educational sector in Germany. Back in 1985, when FORUM was founded, the main focus was on the health, nutrition and natural food sector, an area where FORUM soon became the most important independent vocational training institution for the health food retail sector in Germany. Conducting courses on health food and organic products is still a major part of the FORUM educational portfolio. Over time the scope of business has vastly epanded. Today FORUM covers a wide range of educational areas, offering courses and seminars e.g on business economics, computer literacy, setting up businesses, social welfare/non-profit and the retail industry and so on. In order to give more people the chance to benefit from its unique Know How in the educational sector, FORUM, along with its long-term partner GPB, has set up an international network for education programmes abroad. For management and coordination of international activities FORUM International was established. FORUM International has set out to promote its innovative system of customized modular education by highly qualified personnel based on customers needs, implemented with profound expertise gained from 25 years educating people in all fields of traditional and modern industry.

Student Opinion

The opinion of the students vouches for the quality of the school:

Sonali Saha- This college has helped us imbibe a sense of duty. It has also helped us discover ourselves truly so that we have a good self esteem. The world class environment at MARC is commendable.
Rohith K- I like MARC because of the friendly faculty who are able to answer all our queries; they also can offer answers to queries in a creative manner i.e. can think out of the box. The college also has the system of conducting demo classes so that the students can choose the best teacher from those who conducted the classes. Amith D K- This college was built newly but the way we are coached makes us feel that this college was in existence from a long time. The teachers are well experienced and qualified to teach. The company-linked MBA programme is an original concept which trains the student to fulfill the requirements of the company expected of him. Anand Thapa -This education has helped me think with a clarity and has increased my confidence. It is the best among emerging MBA schools in Bangalore.
Arun J- The faculty motivates and supports us in our efforts. Excellent infrastructure! Company-linked MBA is practical and very useful programme. Vivek Sharma- "My thinking abilities have improved. It feels great to sit with people from the corporates. This boosts our confidence. I thank MARC for this! A professional approach is also stressed upon here at MARC."
Javed Jafar- "Helpful faculty who help us understands the subjects very well. An additional training on communication skills is helping to improve my communication." Kalpesh K Gohil- "This college delivers what they had promised. A top notch institution in the management education which takes care of students in all respects." Monica Goyal- "The campus is very beautiful. The chairman motivates and supports us. We are getting trained to get a good job and have a bright future." Namitha Bhat- "A very good and motivating faculty. Good infrastructure. Company-linked programme stresses on hard work in order to be placed in the company which we want. The stress here is on quality education."
Panchajanya Kamatham- "The teachers encourage us to come up with innovative ideas. Good labs, good facilities. The faculty has real time experience of the industry which is essential to train future managers."
Prathap Raj J B- "The first time I heard about the company-linked programme, I was thrilled. The college best efforts towards focused training and 100% placement." Rajan Jha- "This is the first time I ve heard about demo classes to choose the teachers of our liking. We are taught according to our abilities. Learning is stress free here. The mentoring sessions are also good!"
Pradeep Takawane- "Chairman Sir and Director Madam are very encouraging and supportive. Team at MARC works with students to guide them." Ramagond- "The teachers are always encouraging and work with students. The facilities are good and learning environment is highly motivating." Salman K- "The learning at MARC is highly enriching and Chairman sir motivates us very well! Excellent lab and library. With the company-linked programme I am sure to be placed in an MNC."
Pinki Rai- "Faculty members are highly qualified and experienced. The teachers are very cooperative and friendly in making us learn in different ways. They are very supportive and helpful. I am proud to be a part of this college." Saneesh P.V. - "Good infrastructure, library, good environment, nice place to learn. I am encouraged to put my 100% potential." Seema .S. Shaikh- "It is one of the best colleges in Bangalore for MBA which focuses on profile mapping, customized training and placement."
Shamli Raj- "Great College! Thank you MARC. The company-linked programme is truly a blessing to the students." Sonam Upadhyay- "There is a friendly rapport between the faculty and the students. This is very encouraging as it removes any hesitation we may have in approaching the faculty. This is what I like best about my college!"
Swapnil Shinde- "I feel nice to be a part of this college and I am sure my all dreams will come true with the support of MARC team."


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