To create and disseminate globally and locally relevant knowledge, to improve quality of life for people and communities, through effective leadership and management of organizations.
Keeping in view the vision of IAS our aspiration is to prepare students with complete arena of knowledge, skills, attitude and experience that will equip them for leadership roles required by the society at large.
BS(Hons) in Management
The curriculum of Bachelor of Science (4 years) in Management program reflects the latest approaches in management education which prepares individuals to take professional positions in public, non-profit and private organizations. The Institute of Administrative Sciences takes pride in this unique program, launched in 2001, which has recently been revised and brought in line with HEC’s roadmap for business and management education. University of the Punjab, Jhelum Campus introduced BS(Hons) in Management in 2017. The BS Management degree, in its academic standing, is at par with North American and European Universities’ Bachelor’s degree programs.
Students with F.A./F.Sc./A Levels or equivalent qualification with at least 50% marks and age not more than 24 years are eligible for admission. The admission merit is calculated using weightage of marks obtained in Matric and F.A./F.Sc./A Levels. In case a candidate has passed F.A./F.Sc./A Levels. or equivalent in previous years, 2% marks for each session are deducted from marks obtained out of 100. There are no age and session restrictions in case of students seeking admission to BS program run on self-supporting basis.
This program prepares students with complete arena of knowledge, skills, attitude and experience that will equip them for leadership roles required by the society at large . The BS Management degree, in its academic standing, is at par with a USA Bachelor’s degree. The graduates of BS program are eligible for admission to MPA / MS / MPhil leading to PhD programs of IAS and graduate programs of other national and foreign universities. The designed curriculum not only help aspirants wishing to appear in CSS and PMS examinations but also assist in career development through specialized courses which are of value at home and abroad.
The program requirements can normally be completed in eight semesters over four years. The maximum duration for completion of the program is six years. However students exceeding four years will not be treated as regular students and will not be entitled to any facility normally available to regular students such as hostel accommodation, healthcare and transportation.
Areas of Concentration/Specialization
A concentration/specialization generally consists of four emphasis courses (12 credit hour) usually from the chosen field/area of management. Students will be offered six major specialization courses and can select any two minor specialization courses in year 4 (7th & 8th Semester). A minimum class 15 students is required to offer a concentration / specialization. The student can choose only one area of concentration from the following:
To be eligible for the award of BS (Hons) degree, students must earn 132 credit hours comprising of the following:
BS students are required to complete an internship-based research project worth four-credit hours. They are required to undergo six – week internship program in any organization nationally / internationally. The purpose behind this internship program is to equip our students with office practices and to provide them a chance to apply their theoretical knowledge in the area of practical world, hence helping them in selection of their future career paths. During the internship, each student is required to select a topic of research on any management issue of the host organization, collect data and write a 15000-20000 words report. This research project forms an important part of the BS program and acts as a capstone to integrate and apply much of what has been studied in the coursework. The project is assessed by a committee, including the research supervisor, constituted by Director Punjab University Jhelum Campus.