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 Determination of volume flow of sewage at point and non-point sources of the East Kolkata Wetlands, the water quality and hydrological parameters at various points
    Funding Agent: West Bengal Pollution Control Board
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 2 Low carbon option for waste water treatment and reuse: A case study in the East Kolkata Wetlands
    Funding Agent: West Bengal Pollution Control Board
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 3 Scaling up of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Various schools
    Funding Agent: UNICEF
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 4 Design, Installation and Demonstration of Appropriate Hand Washing Stations (HWS) for Schools
    Funding Agent: UNICEF
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 5 Application of Emerging Biotechnology for Non-point Source Pollution Control of River Ganga, India
    Funding Agent: IC-IMPACTS, Canada
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 6 Demonstration of child-friendly group handwashing facilities in schools
    Funding Agent: UNICEF
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 7 Demonstration of Integrated Fluorosis Mitigation Approaches in Malda
    Funding Agent: UNICEF
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 8 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education Programme in School
    Funding Agent: Water For People, USA
    PI: Anirban Gupta

  • 9 Preparation of Ganga River Basin Management Plan
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 10 Arsenic Mitigation and Appropriate Sanitation in High Schools
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 11 Development and Field Trial of Community-based Fluoride Removal Unit
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 12 Arsenic Mitigation and Appropriate Sanitation in High Schools
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 13 Field trials of household level and community based defluoridation units in selected fluoride affected habitations
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 14 Pilot Arsenic Mitigation Filters in Villages of Uttar Pradesh
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 15 Verification of no-safe-source (NSS) habitations and schools in fluoride-affected districts of West Bengal
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 16 Capacity Building for Technological Solution and Training to Improve Groundwater Resources Management in Arsenic Affected Areas of Eastern India
    Funding Agent:
    PI: Co-PI

  • 17 Removal of Arsenic from Village Water Supplies
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • 18 Household Arsenic Mitigation, Raichur, Karnataka
    Funding Agent:
    PI: PI

  • Publications

  • 1 Dutta, N., Mondal, P., Gupta, A., Optimization of process parameters using response surface methodology for maximum liquid yield during thermal pyrolysis of blend of virgin and waste high-density polyethylene, 24(3), 1182–1193, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2022
  • 2 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Characterization and Use of Waste Plastic Char for Removal of Arsenic and COD from Aqueous Solution, Accepted for publication, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2022
  • 3 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Development of Arsenic Removal Unit with Electrocoagulation and Activated Alumina Sorption: Field Trial at Rural West Bengal, India, 49, 1-11, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2022
  • 4 Dutta, N., Haldar, A., Gupta, A., Electrocoagulation for Arsenic Removal: Field Trials in Rural West Bengal, 80(1), 248–258, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2021
  • 5 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., An experimental study on conversion of high-density polyethylene and polypropylene to liquid fuel, 23(7), 2213–2220, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2021
  • 6 Bhattacharya, M., Bandyopadhyay, K., Gupta, A., Design of a cost-effective electrochlorination system for point-of-use water treatment, 26(5), 1-9, Environmental Engineering Research, 2021
  • 7 Azhan, A. and Gupta, A., Urine a source for struvite: nutrient recovery – A review, 507-514, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2019
  • 8 Haldar A ",Gupta A, Application of electrocoagulation: issues with community-level defluoridation, International journal Environmental Science and Technology, 2019
  • 9 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
  • 10 Ghosh, D., Sarkar, S., Sengupta, A. K. and Gupta, A, Investigation on the long-term storage and fate of arsenic obtained as a treatment residual: A case study., 302-310, Journal of Hazardous Material, 2014
  • 11 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
  • 12 Ghosh D ", Gupta A., Economic justification and eco-friendly approach for regeneration of spent activated alumina for arsenic contaminated groundwater treatment., 118-124, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2012
  • 13 Sarkar S ", Greenleaf J.E ", Gupta A ", Uy D ", Sengupta A.K., Sustainable Engineered Processes to Mitigate the Global Arsenic Crisis in Drinking Water: Challenges and Progress., 497-517, Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 2012
  • 14 Majumder C ", Gupta A., Prediction of Arsenic Removal by Electrocoagulation: Model Development by Factorial Design, 48-54, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2011
  • 15 Majumder C ", Gupta A., Factorial Design Approach to Investigate the Effects of Groundwater Cooccurring Solutes on Arsenic Removal by Electrocoagulation., 55-61, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2011
  • 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 Sarkar S ", Greenleaf J.E ", Gupta A ", Ghosh D ", Blaney L.M ", Bandyopadhyay P ", Biswas R.K ", Dutta A.K ", SenGupta A.K, Evolution of community-based arsenic removal systems in remote villages in West Bengal, India: Assessment of decade-long operation, 5813-5822, Water Research, 2010
  • 18 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
  • 19 Sarkar S. " Blaney L.M. " Gupta, A. " Ghosh, D." SenGupta A.K., Arsenic Removal from Groundwater and Its Safe Containment in a Rural Environment: Validation of a Sustainable Approach, 4268-4273, Environ. Sci. Technology, 2008
  • 20 Guha S " Raymahashay B.C. " Banerjee, A. " Acharyya, S. K. " Gupta, A., Collection of depth-specific groundwater samples from an arsenic contaminated aquifer in West Bengal, India, 870-881, Environmental Engineering Science, 2005
  • 21 Guha S " Raymahashay B C " Banerjee A " Acharyya S K " Gupta A, Collection of depth-specific groundwater samples from an arsenic contaminated aquifer in West Bengal, India, 870-881, Environmental Engineering Science, 2005
  • 22 Sarkar S " Gupta A, Treatment of chrome plating wastewater (Cr+ 6) using activated alumina., 73-82, Indian Journal of Envoronmental Health, 2003
  • 23 Gupta A " Chaudhuri M, Enteric virus removal/inactivation by coal-based media, 211-516, Water Research, 1995
  • 24 Chaudhuri M " Verma S.R " Gupta, A, Performance evaluation of ceramic filter candles, 1646-1651, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 1994
  • 25 Gupta A. " Chaudhuri M., Domestic water purification for developing countries, 25-30, Aqua, 1992
  • 1 Mukherjee Mondal Poulomi, Effectiveness of E-Recruitment: An Employer’s Perspective., Sixteenth AIMS International Conference on Management, 2019
  • 1 Haldar A, Pal, B. and Gupta, A., Community-Based Defluoridation of Groundwater by Electrocoagulation Followed by Activated Alumina Adsorption, Grounwater Development - Issues and Sustainable (Sinha Ray, SP ed.) , Springer Nature (Singapore), 2018
  • 2 Gupta A, Community-Based Approach for Mitigation of Arsenic Problems: Case Studies in West Bengal, India, 'Water and Sanitation in the New Millennium (Nath, KJ and Sharma, VP, eds, Springer (India), 2017
  • 3 Deb A.K ", Gupta A ", Bandyopadhyay P ", Biswas R.K", Roy, S.K., Appropriate Technology for Removal of Arsenic from Drinking Water of Rural West Bengal., Providing Safe Drinking Water in Small Systems – Technology, Operations and Economics (Cotruvo, J. A., Craun, G. F. and Hearne, N. eds), Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, U. S. A, 1999
  • 4 Gupta A, Domestic Water Purification for Deveoping Countries, Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology Volume 9. (Cheremisinoff, P.N, ed.), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, USA, 1995
  • Contact Us

    Contact our HOD for more information:

    Prof. Prabir Kumar Paul


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