THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY (formerly ITM University, Gurgaon) is a premier private university located in the Gurgaon. Synonymous with its name is an undying commitment to provide quality education and nurture young minds in an environment characterized by innovation, ethics and academic excellence. It’s a multidisciplinary university running Doctoral, Postgraduate and Undergraduate programmes in Management, Engineering & Technology, Applied Sciences and Law.
The status of a multidisciplinary private university lets its primary stakeholders i.e., students enjoy opportunities of getting holistic education being imparted by specialized faculty and learning courses that are industry relevant and industry driven.
School of Management at THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY promotes excellence in the field of management education. It celebrates the diversity of talent that students bring to the university every year and manoeuvres to build and enhance students’ intellectual capacity with an assortment of research, industry-academia interaction and contemporary learning methods & practices. Learning at SOM, NCU rests on two important pillars of industry-centric courses and of excellence in management research. Each year it sees new batches of enthusiastic students joining in and converts them into excellent professionals while leaving it, to join the corporate world.
SOM, is indeed a place to be and is a dream destination of many seeking admission to BBA, BCom (H), BSc Economics (H), MBA or PhD courses on account of the following reasons:
1. Innovative Learning
The curriculum for all programmes is completely industry driven and hence, students learn useful content that is applicable when they start working. The methods of learning are most contemporary and picked & chosen in accordance with the students’ profile. The concept of flipped classroom is put into practice here. Teachers use smart boards and smart technology to engage students and create effective learning experiences for them.
2. Learned and Committed Faculty
The faculty at the School are learned and specialized in their fields. Moreover, since it is a part of a multidisciplinary university, subjects like IT, Business Law, Mathematics, etc. are taught by faculty from other schools. The faculty are active in their interactions with industry and research activities and hence they bring rich content to their classes. Most of the faculty are Doctorates and the others are pursuing their PhDs.
3. 360o Development of Students
It is strongly believed that if knowledge in imparted in classrooms, the application of that learning happens beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Students at the University are involved in various extracurricular activities. On one hand they do serious stuff being active members of Entrepreneurship Cell and Yukti (CSR cell) and on the other they explore their creativity and managerial skills being part of the university fest and other events. Industry interactions and visits give them fair idea of how business really works. Interactions with global experts who visit the university, give students required exposure to hit the corporate world with confidence. Foreign language courses are imparted to ensure that students build up on their global competence.
4. PlacementsPlacement opportunities are provided to all UG and PG programmes. Since, it is an important activity the School manages it very professionally through School of Professional Attachment (SPA) that is a part of the NCU. The School boasts an excellent placement record with companies in and around NCR. A large proportion of students is placed before their programme comes to an end.
5. Thrust on Entrepreneurship & Research
SOM seeks to build and enhance students’ entrepreneurial skills and research acumen. Students undertake a research report in their final semesters and explain complex business phenomenon. Similarly, Entrepreneurship Cell at the campus provides for various entrepreneurial trainings and workshops. Students keenly participate in these.
6. Excellent Infrastructure
The physical, academic and information infrastructure at the University are excellent and are more than often talked about in media. The library has access to various research databases. The classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with smart boards. Modern teaching aids and equipment are utilized to promote quality learning. the campus has a 24 hour wi-fi.
In all, the learning experiences crafted at the University respect the uniqueness of each student and ensure that students develop in a psychologically safe and stimulating environment. Outstation students find their accommodation in university’s hostels and feel at home. Inside the campus, faculty mentors students and takes ownership of students’ professional development and emotional well-being. Year on year undergraduate students have got back to the school for taking up the postgraduate programme. School of Management, THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY is indeed an epitome of quality education with a personal touch.
Ms Jiveta Chaudhary