Student Life at Campus

Student Life at Campus
The student community at IBS is truly diverse; students come from different states, social and cultural backgrounds, and all walks of life. They become a part of the IBS community, and get an unparalleled exposure to different cultures, languages and ways of living.


Student Activities is at the core of the philosophy of management education, IBS Hyderabad believes in. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are very much a part of the day to day life on campus. In spite of their hectic academic schedule, students of IBS Hyderabad are very active outside the classrooms too. Highly self-motivated and capable students run several student bodies – Nearly thirty odd Clubs, Cells, and Committees – that organize and manage these co-curricular and extracurricular activities round the year on the campus.

Events across all areas of management as well as those related to sports, socio-cultural events, and the arts are organized by these bodies throughout the year.

At the campus there is a designated Student Activities Coordinator, and over twenty faculty members as mentors who actively work with students in organizing variety of programs and activities throughout the year.

Students also participate successfully in national and international inter-business school competitions. Two of our MBA students were among the six finalists at the Baylor – USASBE Student Case Writing Competition held in January 2015 at Tampa, Florida, USA, while a team of four MBA students were in the top six of the Baylor-USASBE Student Case Writing Competition held in January 2014 at Fort Worth, Texas, USA.


One of our MBA students represented India in the Global Youth Marketing Camp organized by Hyundai in Seoul, South Korea in February 2013. A team of two MBA students won the Second prize in the Baylor-USASBE Student Case Competition held in South Carolina, USA in January 2011. Our students won the Global Social entrepreneurship Competition 2007 organized by University of Washington, USA, competing against students from business schools around the world.

Trishna - The cultural and Management Fest
A 3 day mega event organized every year by IBS students, Trishna attracts participants from all reputed B-Schools across the country. Various management competitions, cultural, and entertainment events and recreation activities are held during Trishna.

Trishna 2015 was inaugurated by Lt. Gen (Retd) K R Rao PVSM, AVSM, VSM, the former Director General of Artillery, Indian Army. Students from premier B-schools across the country competed in nine major events, fifteen minor events and eleven Fun/CSR events during January 16 – 18, 2015.



Aaveg - The Sports Meet
Aaveg is a one of a kindthree-day national inter-business school sports meet organized by IBS students.

Mr. Saba Karim, former Indian Cricketer and currently, a member of the BCCI National Selection Committee, inaugurated Aaveg 5.0, which was held during November 28 – 30, 2014. Teams from business schools across the country competed for glory in ten different events viz, Badminton, Basket Ball, Counter Strike, Football, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Throwball, and Volleyball.

IBS students also participate in fests and competitions organized by other premier management institutes across the country. Our students have won prizes in many such competitions.

Events organized by Student Clubs

Clubs / Cells / Committees Focus Mentor
Admire Advertising and Branding Prof.Surjit Kumar Kar
Alumni Relations Cell (ARC) Alumni Relations: Organizing Alumni Meets Prof. Mahesh Kumar Soma
Analytics Analytics Learning Prof. Kavita Wadhwa
Prof. Tathagatha Gosh
Prof. D.Sarvanan
Prof. Ritu Gupta
Convergence Human Resource management Prof.Showry
DOT Club Science and Technology Prof. Siddhartha Kushwaha
EcoBizz Business, Economics & Public Policy Prof.Subhendu Dutta
FinStreet Financial Markets Prof.Ajay Kumar Mishra
Gray Matters Quiz Club of IBS Hyderabad Prof.Md.Nayeem
IBS Blues Swimming & Water Sports Prof. Bharath Supra
Infinity Studios Films, Movie Making & Appreciation Prof.Rik Paul
Kaizen Operations Management Prof.Jigyasu Gaur
Maҫon The Entrepreneurship Cell of IFHE University Prof.Raveesh Kutty
Maverick Marketing & Strategy Prof.Mukesh Mishra
Mess Committee Canteens, Food Stalls & Mess Prof.Rajesh Pathak
Money Matters Money & Banking Prof.Sudhakar Reddy
Nazaria Photography Club Prof.Samyadip Chakraborthy
Newswire News Media & News Analysis Prof. Abhilash Ponnam
Prakriti Nature, Environment & Adventure Prof.Sudeepta Pradhan
Prayaas External Events & Competitions Prof.Nemiraj
Samavesh (includes Diatribe – College Music Band) Cultural Activities, Celebration of Festivals Samavesh – Prof.M.Aruna
Sankalp Leadership & Nation Building Prof.J.S.K.Chakravarthy
Speak-Up Debate, Public Speaking & Soft Skills Prof.Mushtaque Hussain
Aaina Wriritng, Sketching, Cartooning etc as tools for reflection Prof.V.Padmavati
Stu-z Student Zone on Intranet Prof.G.P.Girish
VAPS Sports & Games Prof.Ankit Kesharwani
XpressionZ Theatre Society Prof.Aditya Mishra
Student Bodies which are Committees
Managers Without Borders
IBS Messengers
Moving Mannequins