School of Management Sciences

About the School

School of Management Sciences (SOMS) is an integral part of IIEST, Shibpur. SOMS started its journey as B.E. College School of Management Sciences (BECSOMS) in the year 1999 for management education with the commitment of meeting the need of professional managers in the Indian industries.

Over 20 years, SOMS has emerged as an Institution of excellence in all facets of management education with highly specialized, sophisticated & 21st Century oriented courses and curriculum. The goal of SOMS is to achieve professional growth through holistic management education to shape future leaders for the corporate through the intermingling of functional knowledge of Marketing, Finance, Operations, and Human Resource Management.

The faculties work in close association with various Government institutions and industries to embrace the latest changes in business and industry in the syllabus. Faculty members are continuously undertaking relevant research and developmental activities which help to improve the quality of teaching materials and cases relevant to various subjects. SOMS has over the years maintained an excellent reputation with recruiters and the industry, in general achieving consistent good placement figures. The School of Management Sciences offers an MBA program and research program leading to a Ph.D. in Management.

The MBA program at SOMS is designed with a well-balanced theory-practical orientation. First two semesters are intended to impart foundation knowledge about the various facets of management field and the subsequent two semesters are used for imparting domain specific knowledge in the area in which one student opts to specialize. Different teaching methods like case studies, simulation games, group discussions, group seminars, scenario building and project work are used to make the teaching-learning process interesting. Students are encouraged to analyze, innovate and prepare themselves for professional challenges of the industry. Additionally, in order to enable the student to acumen the real-life management scenario, the course also requires a student to undertake a compulsory industrial training of minimum forty-five days in the area in which one specializes.

Vision & Mission


To be one of the best in building a business environment in India, to nurture future corporate leaders and entrepreneurs of the country along with creating and disseminating knowledge in the field of management and allied disciplines.


To position the School of Management Sciences, Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur as one of the most dynamic and inspiring Business School of the country that will satisfy the corporate and societal needs of today and tomorrow. To provide value-based management education and research, groom management students into excellent managers with entrepreneurial competence, humane approach, interdisciplinary innovative thinking and adaptability to the fast-changing business environment.


Commitment to academic excellence

• Fostering creativity

• Global perspective

• Enhancing Intellectual depth

• Holistic value-addition for societal welfare

• Promoting national and global economic development

Academic Programs

# Title Duration Specializations Curriculum
1 Master of Business Administration (M B A) 2 years
  • 16 Core and 8 Elective Management Papers
  • 4 Specializations (Operations, HRM, Marketing, Finance,) with the option to different Major-Minor combinations
  • Total 8 Open Elective Papers for other departments (4 each in even & odd semester)
2 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Management Science

Research Areas

1 Management Science

Staff Members

Goutam Sarkar

Office Assistant

Pranab Satpathi

Office Peon

Sukanta Guha

Office Peon

Research Scholars

Aparupa Kar
Ph. D.


  • 1 Life of mine study and prefeasibility study of underground mining
    Funding Agent: MOIL

  • 2 Verification and certification of mine closure expenses for some coal companies
    Funding Agent:

  • 3 R&D collaborative environmental study in Kandri and Mansar mine and IOT application
    Funding Agent:

  • 4 Scientific evaluation of mine closure plan with reference to sustainable development framework of Government of India for Dongri Buzurg Mine of Manganese ore India Limited
    Funding Agent: Manganese Ore india Limited Company

  • 5 Development of a methodology to integrate environmental economics in EIA of surface iron ore mines
    Funding Agent: UGC

  • 6 Development of a predictive model for SPM concentration in surface mines using soft computing technique
    Funding Agent: DST

  • 7 Development of mine closure strategy for sustainable surface coal mining in West Bengal
    Funding Agent: Ministry of Forest and Environment

  • 8 Economic analysis of environmental impacts of surface iron ore mines in eastern india
    Funding Agent: World Bank

  • Publications

  • 1 Dipankar Shome , Ganesh Manekar, Surajit Chakraborty , Suranjan Sinha, Pollution control measures for core and buffer zone as sustzinzable development framework at Dongri Buzurg opencast mine of MOIL Limited, 68(6), 184-188, Mines Metals and Fuel, 2020
  • 2 Das, A. , Sinha, S. , Ganguly, S., Development of a blast-induced vibration prediction model using an artificial neural network, 119(2), 187-200, Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2019
  • 3 Sinha, S. , Chakraborty, S. , Shome, D., Mining footprint: a spatial indicator of environmental quality—a case study of a manganese mine in Bhandara district, Maharashtra, 12(3), 96, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 12(3), 2019
  • 4 Chakraborty, S; Ranjan, R; Mondal, P,, “A state-wise Performance appraisal of Indian Roads using PROMITHEE - GIS approach”;, 25, Bench Marking – An International Journal, 2018
  • 5 Sinha, S. , Chakraborty, S. , Goswami, S., Ecological footprint: an indicator of environmental sustainability of a surface coal mine, 19(3), 807-824, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2017
  • 6 Mukherjee Mondal Poulomi, Managing Reliability in Printing Industries in India: Role of Information System, 267-275, Managing organizations in the Digital Era- Selected Papers from Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Management, 2014
  • 7 Poulomi Mukherjee (Mondal), Prasenjit Chatterjee, Shankar Chakrabarty, Supplier Selection Using Compromise Ranking and Outranking Methods, 7, 61-73, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 2011
  • 8 Poulomi Mukherjee (Mondal), Vijay M. Athawale, Shankar Chakraborty, Supplier Selection Using Multi-Criteria Decision-making Methods, VIII, 41-60, ICFAI Journal of Operation Management, 2009
  • 9 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Dr Shubhabrata Dutta & Dr Subhas Ganguly, Prediction of suspended particulate matter concentration at surface mines using artificial neural network modeling approach, 57, 28-32, Mines, metals, 2009
  • 10 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Prof (Dr) Rabindranath Bhattacharyya , Rajasree Banerjee, Surface iron ore mining in eastern India and local level sustainability, 32(1-2), 57-68, Resources policy Elsevier, Science Direct, 2007
  • 11 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Prof (Dr) Rabindranath Bhattacharyya & Rajasree Banerjee, External Costs of, Mining and Its Control, A case study on an iron ore mining region of eastern India, Under review, 2007
  • 12 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Prof (Dr) Rabindranath Bhattacharyya & Rajasree Banerjee, Mining sustainability and policy initiatives, Proceedings of International conference new technology for surface and underground mines, organised by Mines Metals & fuel, 2006
  • 13 Dr Suranjan Sinha & R. Banerjee, Environmental Impact of surface iron ore mining on natural resources, an economic analysis, Proceedings of National Seminar on Environmental Issues Kalayani University, 2003, 2003
  • 14 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Economic analysis of impact of surface iron ore mines in eastern India, , 2002
  • 15 P. Dutta & Suranjan Sinha, Use of Ash for Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage, 15-17, Journal of Coal Ash Institute of India, 2000
  • 16 Suranjan Sinha & P. Dutta, Design of mechanical structures for containment of tailing for ore beneficiation plant, 101 - 111, Proceedings of IPC 2000, BHU, 2000
  • 17 Suranjan Sinha & P. Dutta, Integration of environmental economic in feasibility analysis of mechanised iron ore projects, 297 - 299, Benaras Hindu University, Proceedings of IPC 2000, BHU, 2000
  • 18 Dr Suranjan Sinha & P. Dutta, Soil erosion control measures for mined watershed, 48(3-4), 56-58, Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuel, 2000
  • 19 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Health Impact Assessment of Development, 20(2), 247- 251, Indian J .Environmental Protection, 2000
  • 20 Dr Suranjan Sinha & D. Shome, An approach to the use of cost model for pre-feasibility study of large mechanized opencast mines, 38(5), 12-13, The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal, 1999
  • 1 Chakraborty Surajit, Dhar Basu Rohit, Sikdar K Pradip, Sinha Suranjan, Landuse/Landcover change analysis using geospatial technology and chronosequence estimation of soil organic carbon in naturally reclaimed overburden dump soil in an opencast mine of Raniganj coalfield area, West Bengal., November 27 - 30, 9th International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management towards Circular Economy, 2019
  • 2 Mukherjee Mondal Poulomi, Effectiveness of E-Recruitment: An Employer’s Perspective., Sixteenth AIMS International Conference on Management, 2019
  • 3 Sanjoy Gorain , Suranjan Sinha, Environmental Quality Assessment of Sonepur bazari opencast mine, Mining , Recent advances , challenges and scenario beyond 2015, 2014
  • 4 Dr Suranjan Sinha & R Banerjee, Environmental Impact of surface iron ore mining on natural resources, An economic analysis, Proceedings of National Seminar on Environmental Issues Kalayani University, 2003, 2003
  • 5 S.Sinha & R.Thakore, Mineral Development and Environmental Management in India - an overview, International Conference on Opencast Mining 1998, 1998
  • 1 Dr Suranjan Sinha, Reconciling Environment and Economics, 97, Environmental Economic Research Committee ( EERC),IGIDR, 2003
  • Contact Us

    Contact our HOD for more information:

    Prof. Suranjan Sinha


    Office Phone: 2668 4561 to 63 (Ext. 440)

    Mobile: 9433401631