Department of Management Studies – Karaikal Campus

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About the Department

The Department of Management Studies was started at Karaikal Campus in the academic year 2009-10. The Department offers M.B.A. in Insurance Management and Ph.D. in Management. The M.B.A. programme in Insurance Management was initiated by Pondicherry University ascertaining, firstly, the escalating need for sectoral MBA programmes from stakeholder side and secondly, prosperous growth of insurance sector after liberalisation of the sector in India in 2000.
With a commitment to the promotion of knowledge and development of youth, the Department pursues the following goals:
1. To develop the department as a Centre of Knowledge in the insurance field.
2. To promote research in the insurance industry through research programmes, seminars, workshops, etc.
3. To strengthen industry-institute interface through association, consultancy and participation in skill development programmes.

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Vision and Message of Head of Department

Dr. C. Madhavaiah

  • Associate Professor
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  • Well equipped library with good number of books and journals related to various disciplines of management and insurance.
  • Centralized computer lab with internet facility.
  • E-Resource Centres.
  • Remote accessing facility of all library resources from Central Library of Pondicherry University main campus.
  • Separate hostels for boys, girls and research scholars.
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Insurance Management
  • Insurance & Actuarial Sciences
  • Healthcare Management
The Department has an excellent research output in terms of Ph.D. awards, research publications, research grants from UGC and ICSSR and in getting Post-Doctoral Fellowships abroad. The faculty of the Department have published research articles in internationally reputed journals from Emerald Insight, Sage Publications, etc., in various functional disciplines of management and published books with reputed publishers like Pearson Education, Prentice Hall of India, Lambert Academic Publishing, Himalaya Publications, etc
Leading Companies in insurance sector and all leading insurance verticals of consultancy firms visit the department for recruiting students for find placement and internships. The Department has been achieving 100% Students placement every year in life insurance, general insurance, consultancy firms, banks and insurance broking firms. Department has formalised an Alumni Association in which all the students are life members with elected office bearers. Alumni Meet is organised in December every year. The alumni placed in the industry have been a great source of strength in building and strengthening strong Institute-Industry network. Alumni Association is planning to create an Endowment Fund to assist the students from economically weaker sections of the Department.