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Post Graduate Programme MBA in Financial Management and Business Laws

  • About the Programme
  • Director's Message
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Admission Procedure
  • Fee Structure
  • Curriculum
  • Apply here
  • Students' Testimonial
  • Internship and Placement
  • Contact Us

About the Programme

Contemporary business environment has witnessed unprecedented complexities in terms of Institutions, Instruments and Regulations. With the large scale of integration across the globe, national and international regulatory framework continue to shape the destiny of the institutions. In view of this dynamism, creation of competence and skillset in the domain of financial management and business laws remain a major challenge.

With the objective of creation and dissemination of specialized knowledge and skills in the above disciplines, GNLU initiated a two year full time residential MBA (Financial Management and Business Laws) programme to nurture managerial and legal acumen of the participants. This programme aims to cater to the skill and human capital requirements of Indian and multinational corporations, investment and banking houses, public sector undertakings, regulatory authorities and international organizations, etc.

Director's Message

GNLU MBA in Financial Management and Business Laws
… A Programme For Future Business And Legal Leaders And Strategists

Contemporary business environment has witnessed unprecedented complexities in terms of Institutions, Instruments and Regulations. With the large scale of integration across the globe, national and international regulatory framework continue to shape the destiny of the institutions. Indian and Chinese economy have intertwined messages for the whole global business and economic community. The dynamic and unprecedented changes happening in the business and legal landscape of American, European and Asian economies call for prompt understanding of the business and legal issues in integrated manner. The Economic Crisis of 2008 in US and European markets, Rising Indian Growth Story, Chinese economic upheavals and the African Rise, can only be explained through an integrated business and law perspective. The micro issues and challenges posed by these big stories leave little time for institutions, let alone individuals, to prepare and effect timely response. A businessman without good legal knowledge or a lawyer without good business practices knowledge is doomed to be swept away in fraction of time. We are living in indeed a most unstable and unpredictable business and legal environment. There are certain issues and challenges which can be only resolved through legal actions only. In view of this dynamism, creation of competence and skillset in the domain of financial management and business laws remain a major challenge.

With the objective of creation and dissemination of specialized knowledge and skills in the above disciplines, GNLU initiated a two year full time residential MBA (Financial Management and Business Laws) programme to nurture managerial and legal acumen of the participants. This programme aims to cater to the skill and human capital requirements of Indian and multinational corporations, investment and banking houses, public sector undertakings, regulatory authorities and international organizations, etc.

The programme will be specifically suitable for students and young business executives who are searching for holistic integrated answers to their complex questions. Foreign students wiling to initiate businesses, import-export relations with India and Asian economies, advise companies in their own jurisdictions on legal and regulatory matters, learn alternative dispute resolutions to myriad of business disputes, acquire understanding of functional economies and businesses through practical experiences, network with actors and institutions of Indian and Asian economies, market and share success business-legal stories in a different environment, will have learning environment with fun and cultural experience. The programme will have business and legal Gurus from across the globe influencing your vision and thought process. Availability of excellent library facilities, case-studies will add on the knowledge base. We will also provide skills-training to make you master of networking, drafting, communication, etiquette which are extremely important in today’s globalized world. Most importantly, internship / training during the programme will equip you with very useful first-hand experience in understanding the real working of the business and law houses, public sector undertakings, governmental departments, MNCs, companies, big project management institutions of India.

Welcome to India, learn and explore "Make in India", "Digital India", "Rising India", "Asian Century", and see for yourself how your dreams are bound to materialize at GNLU through this unique MBA programme in a world-class university campus with most modern amenities and facilities.

Prof. Dr. Bimal N. Patel
Director and Professor of Public International Law
Gujarat National Law University
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), India

Eligibility Criteria

  • The programme will be open to the graduates from any recognized university or institute with minimum qualification in/with commerce, management, law, arts, science and engineering except fine arts.
  • Only Candidates who have appeared at Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 conducted by IIMs are eligible to apply.
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA (50% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) category) awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other Educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor’s degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if she/he submits a certificate latest by October 01, 2019 from the Principal/Registrar of her/his College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2019) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.
  • GNLU may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process. Applicants should note that the mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing by GNLU. Prospective candidates must maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process.
  • The admission to the said course will be primarily based on Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018), conducted by IIMB followed by group discussion and personal interview to be conducted by GNLU.
  • GNLU Academic Regulations and norms, as appropriate, will be applicable to the admitted students.

Admission Procedure

The overall weightage for various components for admission to the program will be as follows:

Sr. No. Particulars of the applicant Weightage
1 CAT 2018 percentile score 60%
2 Legal Aptitude Test* 15%
3 Group Discussion & Personal Interview 15%
4 Academic record & Prior work experience 10%

*Basic knowledge of Indian legal system & Current legal affairs

Online Application will be made available on University website (www.gnlu.ac.in). Candidates will be required to submit the application form along with the prescribed fees online at www.gnlu.ac.in. The details of various activities is given in the below mentioned table.

Sr. No. Activities Timeline (Tentative)
1 Applicants can submit a soft copy of their duly filled application form by paying Rs.2000/- application fee. To submit application form please click here: Application Form March 31, 2019
2 Applicants can submit a hard copy of their duly filled application form along with a hard copy of DD/NEFT receipt at GNLU. April 22, 2019
3 Legal Aptitude Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview April 10, 2019
4 Declaration of Results April 15, 2019
5 Payment of Fees for the first semester Latest by May 15, 2019
6 Waitlist to fill the vacant seats June 15, 2019
7 Commencement of Academic year June 25, 2019

Fee Structure

Intake and Reservations for MBA in Financial Management and Business Laws:
Course General SC ST Total Supernumerary Seats (J&K Residents)
PG 15 03 02 20 02

NOTE : 30% seats are horizontally reserved for Female candidates and 3% horizontally reserved for candidates belonging to Specially Abled Category.

Fee Structure for PG(MBA) Programme (I Year):
Type of Fees PG (MBA)
Tuition Fee ₹ 81400
Infrastructure Maintenance Fee ₹ 16500
Admission Fee (One Time) ₹ 2000
Examination Fee ₹ 6000
Extra-Curricular Fee ₹ 3000
Academic Facilities Fee ₹ 15000
Hall of Residence, Canteen & Other Related Fees ₹ 50100
General Security Deposit (One time)
₹ 10000
Total Annual (I Year) Fee for General Student ₹ 184000/-
Fee Structure for PG(MBA) Programme (II Year):
Type of Fees PG (MBA)
Tuition Fee ₹ 81400
Infrastructure Maintenance Fee ₹ 16500
Examination Fee ₹ 6000
Extra-Curricular Fee ₹ 3000
Academic Facilities Fee ₹ 15000
Hall of Residence, Canteen & Other Related Fees ₹ 50100
Total Fee (II Year) for General Student ₹ 172000/-

Note : The above fee structure is only for the Academic year 2018-19 and is subject to revision from time to time by the University authorities.

All queries and information (including expression of interests, etc.) shall be sent in WRITING to the admission@gnlu.ac.in only and the same will only be admitted for all official purposes.

Disclaimer: GNLU reserves the right to make any changes at any time which is in the best interest of GNLU academics and students.

Curriculum

Semester wise distribution of subjects of the program is as follows:

Semester: I Semester: II
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Written Analysis & Communication
  • Law of Contracts
  • Financial Management
  • Introduction to Indian Legal System
  • Cost & Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques in Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Banking & Insurance Laws and Practices
  • Management Information Systems
  • Company Law and Practice
Winter internship at the end of Semester - I Summer internship at the end of Semester - II
Semester: III Semester: IV
  • Corporate & Project Finance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Security Analysis and Investment Management
  • Labour Laws
  • Direct Taxation
  • Tax Laws and Practice
  • Any one optional paper from group A
  • Any one optional paper from group B
  • Group A
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Alternative Investments and Hedge Funds
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Group B
  • International Business-Laws and Practices
  • Laws of Property
  • Securities and Investment Laws
  • Comprehensive Project/ Dissertation
  • Business Ethics, Governance and Sustainability
  • Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (Adversarial and ADR)
  • Indirect Tax Laws and Practice
  • Any one optional paper from group A
  • Any one optional paper from group B
  • Group A
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity & Alternative Investments and Hedge Funds
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Econometrics for Managers
    Group B
  • Energy & Infrastructure Laws and Management
  • Indirect Taxation
  • Intellectual property Laws and Management
Winter internship at the end of Semester - III -

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Students' Testimonial


3rd MBA Batch: 2018-20
2nd MBA Batch: 2017-19
1st MBA Batch: 2016-18

Internship and Placement



The MBA Programme offers three compulsory internships (two winter and one summer) over the period of two years. The duration of internship ranges from 6 - 8 weeks. The firms offered internships to 1st & 2nd batch of MBA are as follows:

Contact Us

Gujarat National Law University

Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba,
Koba (Sub P. O.), Gandhinagar-382426 (Gujarat), INDIA.

Phone No.: +91-79-23276611/23276612

Fax : +91-7878186624,

Mobile:+91-9574782581

Email: gcbpp@gnlu.ac.in