School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University, Vadodara

Dhanora Tank Road, Paldi Village, Halol Highway, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA - 391510


The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University (ITMBU), Vadodara is a prominent MBA college in Gujarat. It offers MBA, BBA and integrated BBA honors degree programs. Entrepreneurship is a key aspect of the MBA education at ITM (SLS) Baroda University. Students are encouraged to become business leaders through an experiential learning program. Even the classroom sessions are strategic in nature and emphasize innovative operational strategies to grow quickly. The School of Business has strong partnerships with national and international educational and corporate entities, further solidifying its place as one of the top MBA colleges in Gujarat.

The School of Business has always had strong placement records. In the most recent placement season, 88% of all graduating students were placed, and more than 900 companies took part in either the internship or job placement process, or both. The highest CTC offered was INR 13.5 LPA. Prominent recruiters included Amazon, Polycab, Amul, L&T, Wipro, Samsung, the Mahindra Group, Apollo, HDFC Bank, and Big Bazaar. The Training and Placement Cell at ITMBU works to improve the career prospects of the students of the School of Business; it arranges training programs throughout the year, and facilitates the process of hiring for internships and full time jobs.

ITMBU provides world class sports facilities and cultural venues to its students. In addition to a host of student clubs and associations that work throughout the year to organize internal events and competitions, the University is also home to Illuminati, a student festival that has cultural, sports, technical, and management events. Through these initiatives, students of the School of Business can improve their organizational abilities and take part in personality development.


Establishment Year2019
Ownership TypePrivate
Total StudentsN/A
IIRF Ranking 2024National Rank - 8 (Top 20 Emerging Business Schools)
Campus SizeN/A
Total Number of Campuses1
University Websitehttps://itmbu.ac.in/sob-about-the-school/ 
Number of Courses3 (MBA, BBA, BBA Honors)
Total Faculty Size16
Highest Placement PackageINR 13.5 LPA
Top RecruitersAmazon, ICICI Bank, Tata Consultancy Services
Student to Faculty RatioN/A
Total number of Hostels3
College EventsIlluminati (annual student festival)


All students of the School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University, Vadodara, must pay academic fees (comprising tuition, examination, registration, alumni, placement, library, and computer infrastructure charges). The total academic fees for the three programs offered by the School are as follows:

  • MBA: INR 90,000 per year (INR 1.8 Lakh for the two year program).
  • BBA (General Management; 3 years): INR 65,000 per year (INR 1.95 Lakh for the full program).
  • Integrated BBA + MBA: INR 65,000 per year (INR 2.6 Lakh for the four year program).

Students who choose to stay in the ITM (SLA) Baroda University hostel must pay additional accommodation and mess fees. There is also the cost of transportation to the campus (only for students who do not live in the hostel).


The eligibility criteria for admission to The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University, are as follows:

  • MBA:
    • All applicants must hold (or be in the final year of) an undergraduate degree of minimum three years’ duration, with pass certificates in the Standard X and XII Board Examinations.
    • The minimum aggregate over all the UG semester exams must be 50% or higher, relaxed to 45% for reserved category candidates.
    • The student may submit any of these valid entrance test scores: CAT or CMAT.
  • BBA and BBA (Honors / Integrated):
    • Applicants must have a Standard XII pass certificate from any recognized Board of Higher Secondary Education anywhere in the world, or a pass grade in any equivalent examination.
    • No minimum performance is specified at the 10+2 level, though the cut-off might exceed the pass mark if there are more applicants than there are seats.

The following steps must be followed while applying to any program (UG or PG), within the School of Business:

  • Visiting the ITM (SLS) website, navigating to the Admissions Menu, and clicking on "Apply Now".
  • Registering as an applicant by providing personal and contact details, before choosing a password.
  • Filling up the application form with academic history and further personal details.
  • Uploading scans of documents to support the academic record, including detailed college transcripts and pass certificates, along with self attested Government ID cards.
  • Paying the fee. Students can choose to pay only the application fee (INR 2,000) or the partial tuition fee (INR 10,000) or the full semester fee.
  • After the School of Business checks the eligibility of the student, he/she will receive a provisional admission offer.
  • The final admit offer is conditional based on verification of the original documents at the University and payment of the remainder of the semester fee, if any.
  • After the final admission is confirmed, all candidates will receive a letter from the University confirming their joining.


As one of the top MBA colleges in India, the placement highlights  of The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University are as follows: 

  • The highest CTC offered during the most recent placement season for which data is available was INR 13.5 LPA.
  • More than 900 companies participated in the recruiting process, and made offers to students for internships, live projects, and full time jobs.
  • 88% of students were successfully placed; some of the others chose to join family businesses or start their own companies.
  • Prominent recruiters include Wipro, Amazon, Amul, L&T, Tata Consultancy Services, HDFC Bank, Columbia Hospitals, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, Parle, Reliance Jio, Jaro Education, Nestle, Maruti Suzuki, Samsung, and Apollo.
  • The Training and Placement Cell of ITM (SLS) Baroda University coordinates with companies and ensures that students are trained to succeed. It has four main functions:
    • Organizing training workshops and skill transfer sessions to familiarize students with interview structures and company expectations, and enhance communication abilities.
    • To supervise the processes related to organizing placement interviews and internship hiring.
    • To conduct career counseling sessions and provide the best job opportunities and salary packages to students of the School of Business.
    • To set up long term recruiting relationships with the largest companies in Gujarat and India as a whole.


There are no cut-offs based on the entrance test score for students applying to the MBA program at ITM (SLS) Baroda University, Vadodara. The only cut-offs are based on the academic performance in the qualifying examination; applicants must have a 50% aggregate over all UG semester examinations, or 45% for SC, ST, and EWS candidates. There is no minimum cut-off specified for applicants to the BBA program; a pass grade in the Standard 12 Board Examination is sufficient.

Faculty & Alumni

The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University is home to 16 full time Faculty members. Out of these, one is a Full Professor and is also the Dean, 12 are Assistant Professors, and 3 are Adjunct Faculty members. Most Professors hold MBA or PhD degrees, or both. Each has one or two designated areas of research and teaching specialization, including Branding & Services Marketing, Accountancy, Retail Management, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Digital Marketing, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics, Strategic Management, Personality Development, Financial Management, and Economics.

In the relatively short period of time since the inception of ITM (SLS) Baroda University, the alumni of the School of Business have already made a name for themselves in the corporate world and as entrepreneurs. Distinguished alumni of the School are in leadership positions in prominent MNCs, and talk about how their experiential training as MBA students of ITMBU set them up for long term career success. As the University grows, alumni of the 10 Schools within it will be able to utilize the power of interdisciplinary collaboration for their own professional growth.


As in other top MBA colleges in India, there are multiple financial aid options available to students of The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University. Scholarships worth more than INR 66 Lakh were awarded during the most recent academic year. The most prestigious scholarships awarded by ITMBU are given out on Republic Day every year. Meritorious students across all courses of the School of Business receive financial awards based on the level of performance and their financial need. Different categories of merit are recognized: primarily academic excellence, but also exceptional achievements in sports, cultural, social work, and student leadership activities.

In addition, BBA and MBA students of ITM (SLS) Baroda University are free to apply to external organizations for scholarships and freeships. Most of these schemes are floated by the Central and Gujarat State Governments to help uplift socially and financially disadvantaged students. There are also several private trusts and NGOs which provide merit and need based scholarships; all external scholarships must ordinarily be applied for at the time of admission to ITMBU.

Preparation & FAQs

Applicants to the MBA program at ITM (SLS) Baroda University, Vadodara, must submit a valid CAT or CMAT score. Therefore, irrespective of the MBA aptitude test which students choose, they must ensure that they maximize their rank or percentile score by attending classes for at least one year, and completing at least 10 comprehensive mock tests and practice exams to ensure both speed and accuracy.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Which is the best Business School in Vadodara?

The School of Business, ITM (SLS) Baroda University, is one of the best MBA colleges in India, and is a contender for best Business School in Vadodara. It is ranked #8 among the top 20 Emerging Private Business Schools in India, according to the IIRF 2024 ranking list.

Q. What international exposure does ITM (SLS) Baroda University offer to its MBA and BBA students?

ITM (SLS) Baroda University has international partnerships with two of the best Universities in Asia: Nanyang Technological University and the National University of Singapore. Through this, MBA and BBA students can apply for exchange programs and international business immersion trips.

Q. Which documents must be uploaded to the ITM (SLS) Baroda University website while applying for any management course?

Applicants must upload self attested scans of their Standard 12 Board Examination mark sheet, Leaving or Transfer Certificate, Aadhaar Card, and all semester mark sheets (if applying for the MBA program).

Q. What is the advantage of enrolling in the integrated BBA + MBA program at ITM (SLS) Baroda University?

The integrated BBA + MBA program at ITMBU is designed to be completed in four years. Doing a BBA and MBA degree separately usually takes 3 + 2 = 5 years, so the integrated degree program saves one year, while still having impressive placement statistics.

Q. Which specializations are available to MBA and BBA students of ITM (SLS) Baroda University?

MBA and BBA students (general management degrees) of ITMBU can choose from among multiple specializations, including Finance, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.

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