Leaping ahead towards perfection and excellence in various endeavors of professional education, teaching, placements, industry-interface and inculcating philanthropic culture, School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi has bagged the B-School Leadership Award at 8th Innovation Education award Ceremony organized by DNA & Star of the Industry Group at Taj Lands in Mumbai on 18th February, 2016. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of School of Management Sciences, Varanasi. B-School leadership awards are given to recognize innovation as a key competence which helps B-Schools gain a competitive edge. B-Schools that encourage innovation distinguish between a leader and a follower. The award category received nominations from more than 100 leading institutes from all over India.
Dr. M.P. Singh, Executive Secretary, SMS Group of Institution received the above awards amongst a galaxy of corporate leaders, internationally acclaimed professionals and representatives of top-notch B-Schools. In all more than 500 delegates across the country participated in the event of great relevance to the management education in India. The award was given after evaluating the top business schools on tough parameters. The institutions were evaluated on important criteria such as quality of education and academic delivery system, facilities provided by the institutions, number of faculty members, their qualifications and experience, placement of the students and the companies participating in the placement.
The Director of the Institute Prof. P. N. Jha attributed this wonderful performance in just 21 years of existence to many factors like hard work of faculty, apart from the excellent academic ambience coupled with powerful infrastructure in terms of amenities and facilities which is being utilized effectively. SMS Varanasi happens to be one of the few Institutions in the country to publish five research based journals in areas of Management, Spirituality, Computer Science and Entrepreneurship. He further added that the fully computerized Central Library of the institute has over 200 international journals subscribed regularly in addition to 28 thousand books and a vast array of on-line reference materials. Students are provided with all necessary facilities in training and final placement in reputed corporate houses and are even taken to international tours. All these have added to the SMS image on account of which the winning spree continues. The Institute is already in tie-up with top class foreign universities located in the U.S.A., Brazil and Hungary for academic exchange programmes for students and faculty members for giving an international exposure to understand the globalised business environment.