Business Administration

Department of Business Administration provides a two-year post graduate degree course in Business Administration. It was started way back in the year 1978, the first of its kind in the entire region when the others have not even dared to think about it. Each failure, each obstacle, and each stumbling block turned into a success story, becoming a symbol for the thousands of aspirants of this region. Today it is in the stage of proudly giving education to its 33rd batch.

The department offers two-year full time MBA degree course in 4 semester curriculum and also in order to promote excellence in management it has launched the PhD programme in management since inception. The department offers dual specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource and Production Management. The doctoral programme is designed to impart knowledge, develop skills and create attitudes relevant to teaching research and consulting.

The MBA programme is under the full sponsorship of UGC and recognition of AICTE. The department is ranked best among those of the north east as per the quality of education imparted by the distinguished faculty with interdisciplinary background from the premier institutes of the country and even outside the country. The department holds the institutional membership of professional bodies like AIMS and AMDISA.

Our goal has been to develop in the students an analytical mind-set, in-depth professional knowledge, passion for achievement and a socially responsive outlook, which will ensure all round development of the nation.


Our Objectives are

  • To grow into an institute of excellence in imparting management education in this part of the country.
  • To cater to the rapidly growing needs for managerial manpower through provisions of well designed and well directed programme of professional education.
  • To generate alternative solution to management problems in general, and problems faced by business houses in the country through organized programmes of research, consultancy and publication.

Courses Offered

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Department of Business Administration
Gauhati University, Guwahati 781014, Assam
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Monoj Kumar Choudhury
MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Economics and Marketing

Associate Professor

Monoshree Mahanta
MBA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Quantitative Techniques and General Management


Munindra Kakati
MMS (Pilani) PhD (Gauhati)
Production and Finance


Pradeep Kumar Jain Head of the Department
MBA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
HR and Finance


Rinalini Pathak Kakati
MBA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Finance and Marketing

Assistant Professor

Samir Sarkar
MBA (Gauhati) MA (Gauhati)
Marketing and Cartography