Essay Competition

Organized by

School of Business Studies

Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology
(A NAAC Accredited Deemed to be University), Meerut

Winner List

About SBS

School of Business Studies (SBS) of Shobhit Deemed University, India is ranked among Top 50 Best B-Schools of the country (TOI-2020) has been carrying the legacy of imparting management education since 1995.The University is duly accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) (An accreditation institute of UGC, India) and the MBA programme is approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The Shobhit Deemed University is also the member of most prestigious Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SBS is pioneer in offering exclusively designed industry oriented ‘outcome base learning’ programmes with contemporary specializations. The School of Business Studies carries 25 years of academic legacy and is known as a centre of excellence for value based management education and research. Being a private University, School gets an autonomy in curriculum-designing and flexibility through foreign collaboration, academic exchanges, credit transfer mechanism and bringing in increased industry components.

The core faculty of the Institute has varied experience in academics and industry, education is augmented by industry experts and visiting faculty from reputed organisations. Shobhit University stands for going beyond the established standards and prides itself as one of the foremost premier education and research centres in north India. The University fosters a highly interactive environment between academia and industry and believes in value based education with Indian traditional ethos and to provide a real time practical learning experience to students.

In recent years, SBS has achieved many milestones of success in the field of academics. It has been ranked among Top 50 B-Schools of the country (TOI 2020). Our academic achievements have also been awarded by the several prestigious organisations of the country including ASSOCHAM, India Today, Times of India, CSR, CEGR etc.

The cosmopolitan environment of School has made it a preferred destination for students of many countries. Keeping the commitment of India to strengthen the youth in professional field, SBS is offering a unique super specialization with industry internship opportunity all its students.

The practical learning of the student not only makes them a preferred employee but also equip them with the skills the industry is looking for. Being one of the oldest B-School of North India, we have large pool of globally placed alumni, we are proud to acknowledge the success stories of our alumni serving in the top-notch companies’ world- wide. Our The University Training & Placement Cell (UTPC) strives for best in class personality development and placement for our 100% students.

SBS offers programmes in Management, Humanities MBA, MCom, BBA(Honors), BCom (Honors), BA-Psychology (Honors), BA-Business Economics (Honors), MPhil and PhD.

USPs of SBS Programmes:

  • One of the oldest B-School with 25 years academic excellence.
  • Ranked among Top 50 B-Schools of the country in 2020 by Times of India.
  • Industry Oriented ‘Outcome Based Learning Syllabus’.
  • Teaching Pedagogy includes Project Based Learning, Case Analysis, Term Paper writing, Group activities etc.
  • Practical Knowledge through ‘Simulation Software’.
  • Training in Business Analytics through SAS.
  • Value Added Certification Courses in Contemporary topics
  • Highly Qualified Faculty from Industry and Academia.
  • English and Personality Development Classes.
  • 100% Placement Assistance.
  • Training of Entrepreneurship through MSME Ministry sponsored Technology Based Incubator.
  • MBA course is duly approved by AICTE, New Delhi and accredited by NAAC

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1. Structure of the Essay Competition:

  • The Competition is divided into Under Graduate and Post Graduate category. Post Graduate category includes students Studying in PGP/Post Graduate Diplomas in Management/MBA. And, Under Graduate d Category includes students registered for any kind of undergraduate course. The students should be registered in any of the above-mentioned courses in India. Participants are required to submit a SELF ATTESTED copy of their student Identity-Card along-with the essay.
  • The Essay Competition consists of written submissions which are delivered online to the given email of the Shobhit University i.e sbs@shobhituniversity.ac.in within the 10 days timeline (April 30, 2020).
  • Only one paper per participant can be submitted.
  • All the essays will be blindly evaluated by the Hon’ble Jury members and the winners will be declared by May 05, 2020.
  • The cash prize will be awarded to first, second and third winner of the contest
  • Participation fee : Rs 200/-

Details of Bank Account as follows:

A/c No. : 496604010029158
A/c Name: Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology (Shobhit University)
Bank Name: Union Bank of India, Shastri Nagar, Meerut
IFSC: UBIN0549665
MICR Code: 250026007
Branch Code: 549665

2. Procedures for the Written Submissions

  • The Written submissions have to be sent latest by 30th April, 2020, in electronic format only (Word file/PDF ) to sbs@shobhituniversity.ac.in
  • Only original essays will be considered for the competition. Previously published essays are therefore excluded. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay.
  • Length of Essay: The essay shall be no longer than 1500 words, footnotes included. Essays shorter than 500 words are not encouraged. It may include illustrations, tables and figures, as needed.
  • Format Requirement.
    • Typed on a A4 size electronic page
    • Font size shall be 12 points, Times New Roman
    • Interlinear Space
    • Margins of 1 inch on top, bottom and both sides
  • Inclusions in the Essay submissions.
    • It should include name of the Participant, Address, E-mail ID, Contact Number, Name of the College/University with address and email id and Title of the essay.
    • List of References and List of Abbreviations shall also be submitted along-with the written submissions.
  • Citations:
    • Participants may use any recognised style of referencing system and this must be consistently used through the Submission.
    • The List of References shall include all cited texts throughout the Submission.
  • Scoring of the essay:

    Following criteria may be used in assessing the documents:

    • Quality of Content and Originality: 65%
    • Clarity: 15%
    • Structure: 10%
    • Overall Comprehension: 10%
  • Wards and relatives of Jury members are INELIGIBLE to participate in this competition.

3. Prizes:

  • Shobhit University will honour each of the winner from senior and junior categories with cash prizes as under:
    • The winner of the competition: Rs. 11000/-
    • First Runner Up of the competition: Rs. 5000/-
    • Second Runner Up of the competition: Rs. 2100/-
    • Consolation Prizes: Rs. 1100/- each (Up to five prizes for each Category, viz. UG & PG; depending upon the number of entries)
    • All participants of accepted entries will be awarded a certificate of participation by the Shobhit University. Names of the winners will be published on Shobhit University website. Separate intimation will also be sent to each of the winner.
    • The winners will be asked to show their original photo identity card at the time of receiving of the prizes.

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For BBA/MBA/PGDBM/B.Com. Honors/BA (Business Economics) Honors Students Only

Note: Only Current Students are eligible to Participate.

To Participate fill the Registration Form

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List of the Honorable Jury Members is given as below:

Prof. (Dr) Raj Singh

Advisor, School of Business Studies,
Shobhit Deemed University, Meerut
Chairman, Essay Competition Jury

Prof. (Dr) Ashish Agarwal

D.Litt., Ph.D., NET, MBA, M.Com., LL.B., FCA. DISA.)
Senior Professor (SBS),
Member, Essay Competition Jury

Prof. (Dr) Nawab Ali Khan

M.Com., M.Phil. , Ph.D.
Chairman-Deptt. of Commerce, AMU
Member, Essay Competition Jury

Prof. (Dr) Vishal Bishnoi

PGDBM, MA(Eco), MCA, Ph,D.
Dean-School of Business Studies,
Convener- Essay Competition Jury

Note: Essays incompatible with the above rules and conditions will not be considered. Participation to the competition implies acceptance of the above terms and conditions.

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