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.

Recent Placement Record of SOMS:

School of Management Sciences (SOMS), IIEST Shibpur has achieved a great placement record for the academic year 2020-2022. Sector-wise statistics of placement for the last three years: 2018-2020; 2019-2021; 2020- 2022 are given below:

Some salient features of SOMS placement are: 

  1. Excellent placement record.
  2. Average salary (last three years) is 9 lakhs per annum.
  3. Some of the prominent recruiters where our students placed are TCS, Tata Tinplate, Infosys, Cognizant, Capgemini, Accenture, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ShippingKaro,Chemtex Speciality Ltd etc. 

Placement Cell: 

The placement for our MBA students of SOMS is done through the dedicated central placement cell of IIEST Shibpur, which facilitates and acts as an interface for students and the industry for seamless integration of all knowledge transfer and coordination. 

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





Curriculum and Syllabus

2 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Management Science

Research Areas

1 Emerging Area in area of Management Science
2 Quality 4.0; Business Intelligence and Analytics; Industry 4.0

Staff Members

Goutam Sarkar

Office Assistant

Pranab Satpathi

Office Peon

Sukanta Guha

Office Peon


  • 1 Mine closure
    Funding Agent: BCCL
    PI: PI
    Consultants: S.Mukhopadhyay, P. Duta, N.C. Dey, G.C.Roy, Md. M. Islam

  • 2 Mine Closure Verification
    Funding Agent: Hindalco

  • 3 Sampling of coal of ECL Mines
    Funding Agent: C.C.O
    PI: Consultant

  • 4 Mine Closure Verification
    Funding Agent: Hindalco

  • 5 Mine Closure Verification
    Funding Agent: NLC India

  • 6 Verification of Subsidence report
    Funding Agent: SovaIspat Ltd.

  • 7 Blast vibration monitoring at Chappi dam, Rajasthan
    Funding Agent: Eltrosteel Castings Ltd.

  • 8 GPS survey at Nabha, Punjab
    Funding Agent: Sardip Consulting Engineers

  • 9 GPS survey at Kulpi
    Funding Agent: Sardip Consulting Engineers

  • 10 Surveying of opencast mines in SECL
    Funding Agent: ICC

  • 11 Blast vibration monitoring
    Funding Agent: HCC

  • 12 Rock testing
    Funding Agent: CESC

  • 13 Identification of over ground biomass in the Kalimpong Subdivision of West Bengal
    Funding Agent: DST SERB
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 14 Landslide hazard zonation of Kalimpong subdivision of West Bengal and creation of a portal to upload landslide hazard map and all other maps created using open GIS
    Funding Agent: MOEF
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 15 Generation of landuse/ landcover inventory of the mining areas of Burdwan district of West Bengal and preparation of reclamation plan for the abandoned opencast mines in the study area
    Funding Agent: DST WB
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 16 Assessment and management of ground water resource for English Bazar block, Malda district of West Bengal
    Funding Agent: DST SERC
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 17 Site suitability analysis for small hydro project using RS and GIS.
    Funding Agent: ISRO
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 18 Development of GIS based environmental information system for the coal mining areas of West Bengal
    Funding Agent: MOEF
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 19 Development of a methodology for cumulative impact assessment of non-coal mining projects
    Consultants: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 20 Monitoring and mapping of wetlands of east Calcutta with multitemporal remote sensing data and GIS approach.
    Funding Agent: DST SERC
    Consultants: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 21 Economic analysis of impact of mechanised surface mining on natural resources and economy of iron ore mining belt of eastern India
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • 22 Landuse and landcover change detection in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal
    Funding Agent: DST SERC
    PI: Prabir Kumar Paul

  • Publications

  • 1 Mondal, A., Paul, P.K., Monitoring of groundwater generated land subsidence by persistent scatterer analysis – A case study of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), West Bengal., 181(2023), Journal of Earth Syst em Science, 2023
  • 2 Pamir Roy, Kaushik Ghosal and P.K. Paul, Landslide susceptibility mapping of Kalimpong in eastern Himalayan region using a Rprop ANN approach, 131(2), Journal of earth system Science, 2022
  • 3 Kaushik Ghosal, Santasmita Das Bhattacharya & Prabir Kumar Paul, Estimation of aboveground forest biomass in Himalayan region of West Bengal, India using IRS P6 LISS IV data, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2022
  • 4 Mousumi Chowdhury & P. K. Paul, Identification of suitable sites for rainwater harvesting using fuzzy AHP and fuzzy gamma operator: a case study, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2021
  • 5 Mousumi Chowdhury, Prabir Kumar Paul, Quantification of groundwater resource of Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district, West Bengal, Environment Development and Sustainability, 2019
  • 6 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
  • 7 P.K.Paul & S.Das, Development of a model to identify the flow at any location of an ungauged stream for selection of sites for small hydel in the Kalimpong Subdivision of West Bengal, India, 91(2), 188-194, Journal of Geological Society of India, 2018
  • 8 Md. Mirajul Islam, Asok Adak and Prabir Kumar Paul., Sorptive Removal of Pb(II) ions from Aqueous Solution using Sweetmeat Waste: Batch and Column Study, 53(2), 219-229, Separation Science and Technology, 2017
  • 9 Md. Mirajul Islam, Asok Adak and Prabir Kumar Paul, Characterization of sweet meat waste and its suitability for sorption of As(III) in aqueous media, 89(4), 312-322, Water environment research, 2017
  • 10 TanimaBasu and Prabir Kumar Paul, Creation of a Web portal for dissemination of accident information of underground coal mines of Eastern Coalfields Limited, India, using Web GIS, 7(1), 78-88, International journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, 2016
  • 11 Koushik Das and Prabir K Paul, Present status of soil moisture estimation by microwave remote sensing, 1, 1-21, Cogent Geosciences Taylor and Francis 1084669, 2015
  • 12 Koushik Das and Prabir Kumar Paul, Soil moisture retrieval model by using RISAT – 1, C-band data in tropical dry and sub-humid zone of Bankura district of India, 18(2), 297-310, published in the Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Elsevier, 2015
  • 13 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
  • 14 P.K.Paul and S. Das, Landslide Susceptibility Evaluation of GIT Watershed of Kalimpong Subdivision, India Using Information Value Method, 5(2), 18-24, International Journal of Economic and Environment Geology, 2014
  • 15 P.K.Paul, Identification of location of hydro tunnels using GIS, 62(1-2), 1-5, Indian journal of power and river valley development, 2012
  • 16 Poulomi Mukherjee (Mondal), Prasenjit Chatterjee, Shankar Chakrabarty, Supplier Selection Using Compromise Ranking and Outranking Methods, 7, 61-73, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 2011
  • 17 P.K.Paul & S.Das, Reclamation planning of old abandoned/disused opencast mines of Eastern Coalfields Limited using GIS, 91, 28-38, journal of Institute of Engineers, India, 2011
  • 18 P.K.Paul & S.Das, Landuse/landcover analysis to identify the effect of mining in the Burdwan District of West Bengal, using GIS and Remote Sensing, 107, 61-70, MGMI transactions, 2011
  • 19 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
  • 20 N. Hait& P.K. Paul, Geological modeling of an ore body by GIS vis-á-visMinex, 56(1-2), 22-27, Published in the Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels January-February, 2008
  • 21 S. Chakraborty, P.K. Paul and P.K. Sikdar, Assessing aquifer vulnerability to arsenic pollution using DRASTIC and GIS of North Bengal Plain: A case study of English Bazar Block, Malda District, West Bengal, India, 7(1), 101-121, published in Journal of Spatial Hydrology, 2007
  • 22 S.Chakraborty, P.K. Sikdar & P.K.Paul, Hydrogeochemical framework of quaternary acquifer of English Bazar block, Malda district, West Bengal, 1(2), 61-74, Published in The ICFAI Journal of Earth Sciences, 2007
  • 23 Santasmita Das & P.K.Paul, Selection of site for small hydel using GIS in the Himalayan region of India, 6(1), 17-28, published in Journal of Spatial Hydrology, 2006
  • 24 A.K. Gorai & P.K.Paul, Selection of dump site in an opencast mine using GIS- an approach, 16(3), 36-39, Published in the Indian Mining and Engineering Journal, 2006
  • 25 P.K.Paul & S.Das, Published in The Journal of Institute of Engineers, India, 87, 30 –34., Development of a GIS-based environmental MIS for coal mining areas of West Bengal, 2006
  • 26 S. Das & P.K. Paul, Remote Sensing and GIS application to identify sites for small hydel, 56(7,8), 173-178, Published in the Indian journal of Power and river valley development, 2006
  • 27 S.Chakraborty & P.K.Paul, Identification of potential ground water zone in the Baghmundi block of Purulia district of W.B. using RS and GIS, 64, 69-73, Published in The Journal of Geological Society of India, 2004
  • 28 P.K Sikdar, .S.Chakraborty, E.Adhya & P.K Paul, Landuse/ landcover changes and ground water potential zoning in and around Ranigunj mining area, Bardhaman Dist, W.B. – a GIS & Remote Sensing approach, 4(2), 1-24, published in the Journal of Spatial Hydrology, 2004
  • 29 S.Chakraborty, P.K. Sikdar & P.K.Paul, AA GIS approach to evaluate the impact of integrated waste land development programme of Ghogha, Bhavnagar district, Gujrat, 29(1,4), 27-38, Published in Indian Journal of Earth Sciences, 2002
  • 1 Mukherjee Mondal Poulomi, Effectiveness of E-Recruitment: An Employer’s Perspective., Sixteenth AIMS International Conference on Management, 2019
  • Contact Us

    Contact our HOD for more information:

    Prof. Prabir Kumar Paul


    Office Phone: 2668 4561 to 63 (Ext. 440), 26688355