Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS) is one of the top colleges of the University of Delhi falling under the Faculty of Management Studies, imparting education in the fields of management, finance and information technology. The college was established in 1987 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development as the first collegiate business college in India. The college has rapidly developed since its inauguration, and has been consistently ranked as one of the best undergraduate colleges in the country.In 2013, the website MBA Universe ranked SSCBS second best Business Management College in Asia and first in India at Undergraduate level.[4]

The college was established as College of Business Studies under the aegis of the Delhi University in 1987. Dr. S.S. Gulshan was behind the idea of undergraduate business management education, and was appointed as the principal of the college.

In 1991, the College of Business Studies was the first college in Delhi University to adopt the semester system, for its bachelor of business studies course. The semester system was then implemented in all courses across the university in 2010.

The college was rechristened as 'Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies' in 1997, after Indian revolutionary Sukhdev Thapar who along with Bhagat Singh and Shivaram Rajguru became part of independence folklore.

In 1999, the college became the only college in the country to offer a bachelor of financial and investment analysis programme, a core finance based programme spread over six semesters.[1]

Since May 2013, bachelor of business studies courses have been transformed to bachelor in management studies, which is directly under the aegis of . It also offers a tertiary course namely Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Honours.

SSCBS is known for its Society Culture throughout in Delhi University with around 30 societies, which is highest in Delhi University. [2]

Besides the bachelor degree courses and diploma course, it also offers various certificate courses on fintech, digital marketing, data analytics, financial modelling and capital markets.

The admission process for Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) and BBA (Financial Investment Analysis) course is different and relatively more difficult from the regular cutoffs based on Class XII results, as followed in other colleges of the university. The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) undertakes the responsibility for admissions. Selection criteria for prospective students consist of the following (weightage in admission decisions given in brackets):

1. An objective written test, the Joint Entrance Test - includes a wide variety of questions on verbal skills, quantitative skills, logic, business knowledge, and current affairs (65%)
2.Marks scored in class 12th board examination. (Percentage of best four subjects including mathematics and english) (35%)[3]

The admission test is highly competitive with only 300 seats (with 150 UR + 150 Reserved category) and a selection ratio of 1:150

The admission to the B.Sc Computer Science programme is done solely on cut-offs based on Class XII performance. The cutoff of this college is comparatively very high for this course. In 2013, the website MBA Universe ranked SSCBS second best Business Management College in Asia and first in India at Undergraduate level.[4]

The professional placements of its graduates and interns are maintained through a dedicated student team at the SSCBS Career Development Centre.

The highest packages offered to graduates of SSCBS are in excess of Rs. 18 to 20 lakhs with average packages of over Rs 800,000. In addition, the college boasts of multiple alumni pursuing their postgraduation from top Indian institutions such as IIMs, ISB, FMS, SP Jain, DSE and global institutions such as Harvard, LSE, Oxford, Yale, Wharton and Columbia.

Members of YUVA, the college's entrepreneurship cell,[5][6] have built a number of successful startups over the years, including Vahdam Teas which raised $11 Millions in Series C round funding,[7] Hollr, and Instago. The society operates Delhi University's first student-run co-working space and organises various events like E-summit, Impact Week, and Investors Pitch Day.

The college has the Indian chapter of IFSA Network, from which students have won case study competitions including the Harvard Global Case Competition.[8]. IFSA members are engaged with different finance events in India and abroad.

Enactus-SSCBS, the social entrepreneurship society won the 2017 Enactus World Cup and qualified in top 12 teams in World Water Race.[9]. It is currently working on three projects: Project Khidki: which aims to eliminate malnutrition from slum communities; Project Avya, which provides low cost, customised water purifiers to slum dwellers, and Project Pravaah, which aims to rectify indoor air pollution.

180 Degrees Consulting, Mark-it, Career Development Cell are among other academic societies.

Among cultural societies, the college has 'Verve'- the street play society, 'Dhwani'- the music society, 'Fourth Wall Productions'- the dramatics society, 'Blitz'- the dance society, and others, winning a number of competitions[which?] and producing several actors and singers[who?].

The college has an in-house incubation centre, SSCBS Innovation and Incubation Foundation (SIIF)[10] which is an outcome of Incubation Policy from Govt. of NCT, Delhi. Under this policy, initially 6 institutes from Delhi were selected to develop incubation centre within the institute, with an objective to provide a progressive and comprehensive platform to the entrepreneurs.

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS) is one the 6 such institutions – Delhi Technical University (DTU), Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT), Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS), Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), Indraprastha Institute of Information & Technology – Delhi (IIIT-D) and Indira Gandhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW).

It provides mentorship, networking opportunities, incubation and funding support to student entrepreneurs. SIIF works in close association with YUVA, the e-cell to boost the entrepreneurial mindset among students.