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Jamia Hamdard starting MBA course in insurance

The online application form is available on the university website. Applicants who have sat for competitive exams such as MAT, and CAT can apply to the course as the university does not conduct a separate exam for the course.

education Updated: Jul 31, 2017 10:23 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Jamia Hamdard University is starting a new management course in insurance from this academic session.

The two-year MBA insurance programme, which will admit 40 students per year, will focus on both academic and field knowledge about insurance.

The online application form is available on the university website. Applicants who have sat for competitive exams such as MAT, and CAT can apply to the course as the university does not conduct a separate exam for the course.

“The applicant will have to through a group discussion and a personal interview after which the merit list will be made based on the total score of the applicant,” said Shibu John, from the School of Management & Business Studies.

The course will be of four semesters under which the first two semesters will focus on management-related issues and the last two semesters will be on insurance-related topics.

“The programme will focus on systematic and scientific methods with quality research support in the insurance sector. Students will be taught about insurance-related topics, such as health insurance, life and non-life insurance, marine insurance, and agriculture insurance,” John said.

He said that the university has tied up with Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) to get subject experts to teach students.

“We are collaborating with experts who have worked in the field of insurance so that students get to know about the present and future needs of the insurance industry,” he said.

The last date to submit the application form is August 20.

First Published: Jul 31, 2017 00:02 IST