Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University, M.P

Balkhand Sura, Madhya Pradesh, India - 450771


The Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University (CVRU) offers MBA, BBA, PGDBM, and PhD (Management) degree programs. With a notable emphasis on industry-academia partnerships and practical learning, the Faculty works to undertake social initiatives to train responsible business leaders for the future. It also offers ten popular professional certificate courses, and hosts the Center for Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship Development.

The Training & Placement Department of Dr. C. V. Raman University works with BBA and MBA students to ensure that they are adequately prepared for placement success. Most recruiters of MBA students of CVRU are from various industrial conglomerates headquartered in Chhattisgarh and abroad, including Bollywood Parks Dubai, Shristi Infra Build, Jaguar & Co., Plastic Piping Division (Supreme). The Department also works to allot internships to all its students; these must be completed over summer, and their length varies from 21 to 45 days.

Management students of CVRU have access to the world class sports facilities spread across the 70-acre campus of the University. In addition to sports grounds and practice nets, the University also boasts a yoga studio, a full size football field, and courts to play badminton and volleyball. The academic facilities are extensive as well, with a seminar hall that seats 300 students, with digital smart boards and projectors in all the smart classrooms, with widespread Wi-Fi internet access. Student life is vibrant, with five main clubs and associations: The Adventure Club, the Sports Association, the Eco Club, The Legal Aid Society, and the Yoga Club.


Establishment Year2008
Ownership TypePrivate
Total StudentsN/A
IIRF Ranking 2024National Rank - 5 (Top 20 Emerging Business Schools)
Campus Size70 Acres
Total Number of Campuses1
University Websitehttps://www.cvru.ac.in/academics/commerce-and-management 
Number of Courses4 (MBA, BBA, PGDBM, PhD in Management)
Total Faculty Size11
Highest Placement PackageN/A
Top RecruitersICICI Prudential, BSNL, Tech Mahindra
Student to Faculty RatioN/A
Total number of Hostels3
College EventsAnnual Sports Meet


The tuition fees for the different programs offered by the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University, are as follows:

  • MBA: INR 59,800 for the two year program. This is considerably lower than the tuition fee amount for other private Business Schools.
  • BBA: INR 42,000 for the three year program.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management: INR 14,200 for the one year program.
  • All students must also pay examination fees of INR 2,000 per year. The tuition fees cover all other costs, including registration, access to library facilities, and usage of the library database.

Students must also budget for other living expenses, including hostel fees, mess costs, shopping for personal items, and purchase of textbooks, which may vary from student to student.


The eligibility criteria for admission to the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University, are as follows:

  • MBA:
    • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years’ duration in any discipline.
    • The aggregate across all semesters of the Bachelor’s degree program must be at least 45% for General Category students, or 40% for SC, ST, and OBC students.
    • Students who have already completed a one year PG Diploma (e.g. the PGDBM program in CV Raman University) will be eligible for direct admission to the second year of the MBA program, if they satisfy the other entry requirements.
    • Neither work experience nor entrance exam participation is compulsory, though these will be advantageous during the preparation of the merit list.
  • BBA:
    • Students must hold a Standard XII pass certificate issued by any recognized Board of Higher Secondary education in India or abroad.
    • There is no minimum percentage specified in the 10+2 Board Examination. No entrance test score is required.

The steps in the application process include:

  • Checking the admission notice in the daily newspapers and the CVRU website regarding the opening of the application window.
  • Filling up the application form with academic and personal details.
  • Submitting self-attested copies of the relevant documents supporting the qualifying examination marks.
  • The merit list is prepared based primarily on the marks in the qualifying examination (either UG semester tests or Standard 12 Board Exam).
  • Students must pay the first year’s fees and complete the academic registration process to indicate their acceptance of the offer to join the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University.


As one of the top MBA colleges in India, the placement highlights of the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University, are as follows: 

  • Prominent recruiters from the Faculty of Management include:
    • Public Sector Undertakings: BSNL, Doordarshan, Indian Railways.
    • Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Firms: Axis Bank, Fusion Microfinance, and ICICI Prudential.
    • Large Industries: Vedanta, Tech Mahindra.
    • Local Firms: Shristi Infra Build, Jaguar & Co., Plastic Piping Division (Supreme).
    • Retail: Future Group, and Narmada Cold Drinks.
  • The Training & Placement Department of Dr. C. V. Raman University has four main functions: in house training, placement organization, personality grooming, soft skills training, and industry exposure. It was instituted two years after the inception of the University, in 2010-11.
  • It organizes end-to-end placement activities, including interactive sessions with company representatives, training lectures, alumni workshops, interview simulations, mock placement tests, Group Discussion training, internship interviews, final placement coordination with companies, and pre-placement talks.
  • All students are assisted in finding internships by the T&P Department. The summer internship ranges in duration from 21 to 45 days.
  • The main job roles for which graduates of the Faculty of Management, CVRU, are hired include Management Consultant, Marketing Manager, Project Manager, Account Manager, Brand Manager, and Equity Research Analyst .


Applicants to the MBA program at CVRU must have a minimum aggregate of 45% across all semesters of their Bachelor’s degree. This is relaxed to 40% for SC, ST, and OBC candidates. However, there is no cut-off specified ahead of time based on entrance test scores or interview performance; this depends on the average level of all applicants in a given year. There is no cut-off based on Standard XII examination marks for BBA aspirants; a pass grade is sufficient. However, it does not guarantee admission if there are more applicants than seats.                    

Faculty & Alumni

The Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University is home to 11 full time Faculty members. Out of these, 4 are Associate Professors and 7 are Assistant Professors. Their specializations span all the different disciplines in which MBA students can choose, including Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Production, and Information Technology Consulting. Most Faculty members have more than a decade of teaching or industry experience, and almost 80% hold PhD degrees in their field of study. Regular guest lectures by eminent figures from industry and academia add to the corporate exposure of the MBA students of CVRU.

The website of the CVRU alumni association aims to encourage every graduate of the University registered on its portal, including students of the Faculty of Management. The Alumni Association aims to provide ex-students with timely information about events on the CVRU campus. They can also connect with fellow alumni and current students for purposes of professional networking, and participate in conferences and interactive sessions on campus. Alumni donations and opportunities for internships and job placements are notable ways in which successful MBA and BBA graduates give back to Dr. C. V. Raman University. The Association organizes the annual Alumni Meet, and success stories are featured on the portal.


As in other top MBA colleges in India, there are multiple financial aid options available to students of the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University. Some of the prominent scholarships offered are:

1. E-Scholarship: SC and ST students of the Faculty of Management are eligible for this tuition fee scholarship and living stipend. The norms for award of the scholarship and the associated amounts are decided by the Government of Chhattisgarh on a yearly basis, and incoming students of the BBA and MBA programs must apply at the time of admission to Dr. C. V. Raman University.

2. Freeship: Students joining UG degrees at CV Raman University who have an aggregate above 85% in the qualifying 10+2 examination will be offered a partial or complete tuition fee waiver, subject to genuine financial need as determined by the scholarship committee.

3. Merit-cum-Means Scholarships: These are offered to SC, ST, and OBC students who display a consistent academic record. SC and ST students whose family income is lower than INR 2 LPA, and OBC students whose income is below INR 1 LPA are eligible, and applications must be submitted on the online scholarship portal before the candidate registers for the BBA or MBA program at CVRU.

Students may also apply for Central Government and private scholarship schemes, provided that the criteria do not disallow them from accepting two financial aid scholarships at the same time.

Preparation & FAQs

The main criterion based on which admission to the management program at Dr. C. V. Raman University is decided by academic merit, as based on the aggregate in the qualifying examination. Therefore, students should prepare well for their final examinations, whether they are applying for the MBA program (UG semester exams are considered for qualifying) or the BBA program (Standard 12 Board Exam marks). They should aim to score much higher than the cut-off of 45% to give themselves a good chance of receiving an admission offer.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Which is the best Business School in Chhattisgarh?

The Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University, is one of the best MBA colleges in India, and is a contender for best Business School in Chhattisgarh. It is ranked #5 among the top 20 Emerging Private Business Schools in India, according to the IIRF 2024 ranking list.

Q. What are the MBA specializations offered by the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University?

CV Raman University offers 5 MBA specializations: Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, Production, and Information Technology.

Q. Which professional certificate courses are offered by the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University?

CV Raman University offers 10 professional certificate courses to enable its full time and part time students to gain useful industry skills, including Lean Management, Six Sigma, Statistical Tools for Research Analysis, Entrepreneurship Skills, and Media Management.

Q. What are the library and reference facilities that the Faculty of Management, Dr. C. V. Raman University provides its MBA and BBA students?

All management students of CVRU can access the well stocked library (more than 50,000 books) in both physical and digital modes. The University also has a subscription to the National Digital Library, that all its students can use through the Central Government's e-pathshala model. Finally, students can also access lectures of videos of relevant course material online.

Q. In which mode is the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) offered by Dr. C. V. Raman University available?

The PGDBM program at CVRU is a one year diploma program in the fundamentals of business management, and many corporate executives are part of this. It is available in the distance education mode, through which classes and evaluation assignments can be attended and submitted from a candidate's home.

Q. Is the MBA program at CV Raman University recognized?

The MBA program at CV Raman University is recognized by the AICTE, and is hence an MBA rather than a PGDM program, affiliated to a deemed-to-be University.

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