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Business Administration

(UGC-SAP Supported)

       During the Golden Jubilee Year 1978, the Department of Business Administration was inaugurated with the objective of promoting management education, research, training, consultancies, etc. The department has signed a Memorandam of Understanding with the Neyveli Lignite Corporation and the Ball State University, U.S.A. A chair was created by M/s. Madura Coats, Madurai. The UGC has granted Rs.40 lakhs for strengthening of the department. Research projects funded by the AICTE, UGC, ICSSR, TNSCST have been carried out to the tune of Rs. 1 crore. Teachers receive awards periodically. The faculty members have published many research papers and also serve as Consultants to various companies. Teachers go abroad on various academic activities. Excellent placement arrangements are made for the benefit of students.

Highlights of the Programmes
  • Programmes lay foundation in various disciplines of management with application orientation.
  • Opportunities for undertaking research projects in industries and institutes with scholarships.
  • Industrial visit
  • In-plant training
Research Thrust Areas
  • HRM
  • Women Studies
  • Health Economics
  • Entrepreneurships
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Behavioural Science
  • Financial Services
Resource Generated and Research Output (in the last 5 years)
  • Funds Generated: 1 crore through Development Grants & Research Projects
  • 71 Lakhs through consultancy
  • Papers in Edited Volumes - 100
  • Books Authored - 05
  • Edited Volumes - 34
  • Conference Proceedings - 04
  • In-House Journals - 03
  • M.Phil. Awarded - 112
  • Ph.D. Awarded - 105
  • Papers Published - 391
  • Awards - 32
Industry Linkage and Placement
    The department has MoUs and alliances with industry for curriculum design, in-plant training, student projects, R&D projects and campus placements. Some of the industry partners include Automative Axles Limited, NLC, etc.
    Placement Training:
    Soft Skill Training is provided to prepare students for placement.
Job Opportunities
  • Hexaware, CTS, WIPRO
  • E-Logisgics, Hindustan Lever
  • ICICI, HDFC, Citi Bank
  • Cavin Care, Sutherland etc.


Programmes Offered
  • M.B.A. (Dual Specialization)
  • M.B.A. (Human Resource Management)
  • M.B.A. (Financial Management)
  • M.B.A. (Marketing Management)
  • M.B.A. (International Business Management)
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D. (Full Time, Part Time, Internal & Overseas)
  • D.Litt.


The Professor and Head
Department of Business Administration
Annamalai University
Annamalainagar-608 002
Tel : 91-4144-238259 - 328 (Extn)
Fax: 91-4144– 238080
e-mail : aumbadocument@gmail.com
Website: www.aumba.org