Master in Retail Management

Master in Retail Management

Candidates who have good leadership potential, academic excellence, experience and perspective will be preferred for admission, particularly those who believe in the retail boom and have a passion towards the retail industry. Candidates with a sincere desire to engage intellectually in the classroom and to apply his/her knowledge and skill will be preferred in the industry.

  Admission Calendar

Subject Date
Advertisement given January/February
Sale of Forms January to May
Admission Test MAT
Group discussion and interview June
Final List of selected candidates June
Course begins July


Honours degree or equivalent in any discipline (, B.Sc., and B.A.) or Graduate in any professional course (B.E., B.Tech, BBA, 5 year LLB, etc.) of a recognized University. Those who will be appearing at such examination within June’2016 may also apply.

  Selection Procedure

Through valid CAT/MAT score and followed by GD & PI.

  Fees & Bank Loans

Duration Amount
Fee for the 1st Year Rs. 1,55,000/-
Rs. 5,000/- (Refundable Library Caution Deposit)
Rs. 5,000/- (Refundable Security Deposit)
Fee for the 2nd Year Rs. 1,45,000/-
Total Rs. 3,00,000/-
Fees are subject to change

  Loan Facilities

Institute will provide the certificate to an applicant seeking loan from a bank which has floated the "Loan Scheme", referring that the candidate is a bonafide student of the Institute.

  Admission Schedule

Advertisements will be published in leading newspapers around January - February Application Form and Admission Brochure can be collected from the reception counter of IISWBM against cash payment of Rs. 700/-.

  Downloads Forms

Students will be required to download the application form. A payment of Rs. 700 is to be made through State Bank of India Power Jyoti Account No. 32495656710 of IISWBM. .

  Admission Brochure Along With Information

  Course Structure

It is a two-year full-time management programme. The first year comprises two (2) semesters followed by the first project of two (2) months. The second year comprises two (2) semesters followed by a final project.


Paper Code Subjects Marks
101 Principles of Management 100
102 Business statistics & Quantitative Methods in Decision Analysis 100
103 Managerial Economics 100
104 Financial Accounting & Cost Accounting 100
105 Marketing Management 100
106 Organisational Behaviour 100
107 Management Skills & Ethos 100
108 Introduction to Retail & Retail Environment and concepts 100
109 Business Communication 100
Total 900


Paper Code Subjects Marks
201 Buying, Merchandising and Vendor Management 100
202 Retail Selling Skills and Sales Management 100
203 Operations Management 100
204 Retail Information System & Information Technology 100
205 Consumer Buying Behaviour and Consumer Service & Standards 100
206 Advertising and Brand Management 100
207 Research Methodology & Market Research 100
208 Legal Issues in Retail 100
209 Project I 100
Total 900


Paper Code Subjects Marks
301 Retail Marketing and Retail Strategy 100
302 Supply Chain Management and Warehousing 100
303 Retail Decision Making & Information Technology 100
304 Store Design & Visual Merchandising 100
305 Management Accounting 100
306 Retail Store Operations 100
307 HR in Retail 100
308 E-tailing 100
Toal 800


Paper Code Subjects Marks
401 Mall Management 100
402 Category Management & Private Label Development 100
403 Trends in Global Retail 100
404 Store Events & Promotions 100
405 Design Management 100
406 Retail Audit & Finance 100
407 Retail Verticals 100
408 Project II 100
Total 800
Grand Total Semester-I+ Semester-II+ Semester-III+ Semester-IV = 3400

  Academic Calendar

Subject Date
Second and Fourth Semester courses start January and February respectively
Form fill up for Second and Fourth Semester Examinations 1st week of May
Second and Fourth Semester Examinations May
First Semester course starts July
Third Semester course starts July
Form fill up for First and Third Semester Examinations 1st week of November
First and Third Semester Examinations November
Project (I) for Second Semester students November to December
Project (II) for Fourth Semester students November to January

  Placement Record

Career Assistance and Support

The projected rate of growth in the retail sector is extremely encouraging and there will be an increase in the need for trained professionals in the years to come. This Programme has been conceptualised keeping in mind the growing need for talent in the retail sector. Along with the Institutes placement cell, the department has an extensive networking with retail chains and other commercial organisations to facilitate the placement process. The Department since its inception in 2006 has achieved excellent placement. Our Students are also placed in international locations like Dubai & UK.

Our students are successfully making their mark in companies like:
TCS TVS Idea Cellular Pantaloon Retail India Limited
TITAN Bureau Veritas India Airtel High Media Entertainment India Limited
Tanishq Reliance Café Coffee Day Max Retail
Samsung Novartis Decathlon Matrix
L&T Mango Hindustan Uniliver Shoppers Stop
ITC Asian Paints Madura Garments Vera Moda
Federal Bank Adidas Aditya Birla Retail Landmark Group
HFS Smollan Group (South Africa) Puma Future Group Peter England
Sahara Q shop Khadim’s Mahindra Retail Wills Lifestyle

  Annual Events of the Department

Alumni Meeting

Retail Employees' Day Celebration - 12th December is celebrated as Retail Employees' Day to recognize the contribution and hard work of retail employees. This is the day to focus on their efforts and thank them for their untiring service to take our retail industry forward.