Archive for November, 2016

Campus Placement 2016 -17 at Bajaj Capital Ltd @ SMS Varanasi

In a recently concluded “Campus Recruitment Drive” at SMS Varanasi,”Bajaj Capital Ltd” has selected the following PGDM and MBA III Semester students :
1. Abhishek Kumar Tripathi- PGDM III Semester
2. Akhilesh Kumar- MBA III Semester
3. Kaustubh Pandey – PGDM III Semester
4. Rishabh Singh- MBA III Semester
5. Sandeep Kumar Mishra- MBA III Semester
6. Sundar Kumar Mishra- MBA III Semester

We congratulate the selected students and wish them luck and success in all their endeavors.

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Sports Fest 2016 @ SMS Varanasi


A three day Intra-Institute sports competition was organized at School of Management Sciences (SMS) on 12th,13th and 14th November,2016 with high euphoria and zeal among the students as well as the faculty and staff members of the SMS fraternity. The Sports Fest 2016 was declared open by Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS, Varanasi by the beat of the drum and igniting of the ceremonial flame followed by a march past by the participating 12 teams from PGDM, MBA, MCA, BBA,BCA & BCOM courses. It was followed by the oath taking ceremony. Earlier during his inaugural address Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS said that such an intra-institute sports competition is being conducted regularly which not only provides good health but sharpens the mental ability too. It also gives an appealing personality, most important attribute of modern times. He further added that sports helps in developing the superior subordinate relationship within an organizational network. Sports Fest witnessed various league matches in Cricket, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carom and Tug of War. Others who were present included Mr. Sanjay Gupta (Registrar, SMS), Mr. Sunit Kumar Mishra the Coordinator of the Sports club ‘CREST’, Mr.Chandrashekhar Mishra, Referee Volleyball, Mr.Chandrakesh Mishra, Referee Volleyball along with faculty and staff members. The inaugural function was coordinated by Dr.Pallavi Pathak (Assistant Professor, SMS-Varanasi).

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Adharshila-2016 @ SMS Varanasi


School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi completed twenty-one years of its existence in Varanasi on 10th November, 2016 and celebrated the occasion ADHARSHILA-2016 with great pump and show. Inaugurating the foundation day celebrations, the Chief Guest Dr. MahendraNath Pandey (Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Govt. of India) said that it is indeed a proud moment for not only SMS but the entire state because the culture of management institutions in the private sector in Uttar Pradesh was not seen 21 years ago when SMS was being established by the renowned management stalwart Late Prof. Mukund Lal, the Founder Director General of SMS who was also his guardian at BHU when he was a student.

He exhorted the students on this occasion to earn money through hard work and truthfulness without any compromise on our traditions and culture. He said, in this era of globalization, it becomes imminent for the students to integrate management skills with the industry but at the same time we should shy away from the materialistic culture which is destroying the social set up of our country. He said, the HRD Ministry would provide all possible help to the institution in its growth plans in the near future aiming at serving the society at large.

Presiding over the function, the Guest of Honor, the Director of MNNIT, Allahabad, Prof. Rajeev Tripathi said that the integration of teaching, learning and research, necessary for a quality oriented institution, is seen here as SMS, Varanasi publishes four research journals catering to management sciences, computer sciences, entrepreneurship and spirituality. He wished the institution more accolades in the coming years.


Various Inter College competitions like Solo Song, Solo Dance, Business Quiz, Antyakshari,Ad Making,Rangoli etc were organized on the event in which more than 15 teams from different institutes participated with great zeal and vigor. Cultural evening of the programme witnessed the stunning performance of renowned Punjabi singer Shamsher Singh Mehandi and their group DESI HUSTELERS. Pop Singer and rapper Man Singh & Gora Singh mesmerized the audience with their performance.

On this occasion the 22nd issue of the pioneer international journal of SMS Varanasi, ‘Management Insight’ and the 4th issue of ‘SMS Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation’ were released by the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour. Earlier the Director, Prof. P. N. Jha welcomed the guests. The Executive Secretary of the SMS Society, Dr. M. P. Singh felicitated the guests with shawl and memento. The vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Saneed Singh (Adharshila Convener) while the programme was conducted by Dr. (Mrs.) Pallavi Pathak (Assistant Professor).

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Ninth Annual Alumni Meet of SMS Varanasi @ SMS Varanasi


Lush green campus of SMS Varanasi witnessed the presence of good number of Alumni members in Ninth Annual Alumni Meet on 9th Nov 2016. Alumnus from different batches and courses including PGDM, MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA and B.Com attended the event.

The Alumni meet commenced with a welcome speech by Director of the institute Prof. P. N. Jha. Prof. Jha expressed his thankfulness towards Alumni members for their support in earlier years towards placement of students. A brief presentation about the recent activities and exhibition of corporate film of SMS Group was made by Mr. Utkarsh Singh, student PGDM. Later Alumni members were informed about the different milestones achieved by the institution in the recent past including the awards and accolades from the industry and academia. They were also told that SMS Varanasi has reached to the position of 46th rank among B-Schools in India. Information about various academic agreements with the various international institutions of repute was also communicated to the Alumni members.

Earlier welcoming the guests, Convener of SMS Alumni Association Mr. Amitabh Pandey along with Coordinator of Alumni Association Mr. Rohit Mehta interacted with the alumni members. They discussed the issues related to the challenges regarding industry- academia interface and the ways to handle the growing demands of the corporate. Members also interacted in ceremonial manner of SMS Alumni Association followed by open house discussion on issues such as future expectations of the industry and how to educate and coach the future management aspirants to successfully meet the demand- supply gap existing in the corporate. Ms. Pallavi Thakkar supported the event by moderating the interactions. All the Alumni members were felicitated in the meeting by presenting the mementos. Ms Akansha Mishra of PGDM facilitated the program as Session Coordination. The event ended with the promise to re union again in next year.

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AKTU Art & Cultural Fest-2016 @ SMS Varanasi


School of Management Sciences hosted a Zonal Art and Cultural Festival under the aegis of A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University-Lucknow on 5th November, 2016 at its campus. Competitions like Solo Song, Duet Song, Solo Dance, Mehandi, Poster Making and Rangoli were organized on the occasion in which 82 students from more than 15 Management and Technical Institute (Affiliated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University) participated with great zeal and vigor. During his inaugural and welcome address Prof.P.N Jha (Director, SMS, Varanasi) considered art and culture as the eternal essence of human civilization and said that these types of events bring out the inherent latent talent, and inculcate the feeling of getting involved, participation spirit, team spirit in the students. He further added that these events help the students in honing their overall personality.

Winners in the different events were:-



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