The School is a professional school of management functioning within the University of Kashmir. It was established in the year 1991, with the objective to provide high quality management education to students. The department offers quality management education using rigorous multifaceted pedagogy with an effective interface with industry to translate its mission into action. It creates opportunities for its students to develop their understanding of business, social and political environment, to enlarge their ability not only to adjust to change but to become catalyst, and to enhance their ability to conceptualize, decide and communicate. The serene ambiance and academic culture of the department with its improved infrastructure provides an ideal environment for the pursuit of academic excellence in management education and research. While the department has achieved high standards of excellence in its academic programmes, it intends to achieve and sustain excellence as one of the leading business schools in India.

"The Business School envisions itself as an international community of business scholars; engaged in the pursuit of knowledge; and serving human society in general and business in particular, especially through the creative use of inter-disciplinary approaches and cyber-technology."

"The Business School strives to achieve and sustain academic excellence as one of the leading business schools by providing the opportunities for personal growth and development, skill enhancement or professional job advancement through the provision of high quality education and research to individuals to who wish to make career in the field of business."

To achieve the stated mission, the School has formulated the following Goals:

  • To achieve academic excellence through hard work, critical thinking and effective decision-making;
  • To enable the students to acquire knowledge, enrich skills and develop right attitudes and ideologies through a carefully integrated curriculum of business, ethics and technology that will lead to satisfaction and productivity in their chosen careers; and
  • To recruit, retain and develop quality faculty.

The core values that bind TBS faculty, staff, and students together and contribute to realization of its vision and mission include:

  • collaboration and respect;
  • academic freedom and intellectual rigour.
  • institutional integrity and service;
  • access, affordability, and excellence;
  • active learning and discovery;
  • diversity, fairness, and equity;
  • innovation and empowerment;
  • accountability; and
  • sustainability.

Prof. Mufeed Ahmad, Director, The Business School addressing Capacity building programme for service providers of Tourism Sector, organised by The Business School, KU
Some of the faculty members of the Business School posing for a group photo.
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