Best Business School, MBA Colleges in Kochi, Kerala

Courses & Admission

Admission to the various MBA Programmes offered by the School of Management Studies is based on valid scores in Management aptitude tests, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

About Our School

SMS was founded in 1964 and was initially part of the University of Kerala. With the formation of the University of Cochin in July 1971, the School blended in and became an integral part of the University, which is now known as Cochin University of Science and Technology.

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is ranked one of the top universities in the world by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022, the only University from Kerala to make it to the list.

Admission Process

Admission to the various MBA Programmes offered by the SMS is based on a valid aptitude test score, GD and Personal Interview.

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The Placement Cell at the SMS, CUSAT is a well-oiled machinery propelled by the dynamic student team.

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Campus Premises

The Campus has its modern and multi-cuisine cafes and restaurants open on all working days, including Sundays.

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Contact Us

School of Management Studies, CUSAT Main Campus, Cochin University Post, Kerala - 682 022, INDIA

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Admission Process

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Cochin University Of Science & Technology

SMS Alumni

Why SMS?

  • Pioneering B school in South India with 5 decade legacy.
  • Proudly produced over 5000 leaders across different walks of life.
  • AICTE approved new-age MBA programmes.
  • Dedicated cell for career development and placement support.
  • One of the highest comparative ROI for students (4 times).
  • Consistent placement record of over 95% placements with an annual CTC of above Rs. 6.5 lakhs.
  • Provides value-added and professional certification programmes.
  • High demand ratio (15 times) for our flagship MBA program.
  • Highly qualified, experienced and student friendly faculty.
  • Healthy student to teacher ratio (7:1).


  • Nestled in a 180-acre sprawling campus of magnificent architecture, historic iconic buildings, lush gardens, famous libraries, and facilities.
  • As the oldest B-School in Kerala with a impressive legacy in academic and scientific contribution to society.
  • SMS is located in the heart of the metropolis, well connected to all of the city's major thoroughfares.
  • Strategically located at the heart of the largest industrial, commercial, and IT belt of Kerala, yet far from the madding hustle and bustle of city life. Read More


  • Highest salary package (12.56 Lakh per annum) and Average CTC (6.5 LPA) in 2021-22.
  • Students (full-time and part-time) are required to complete 45 days’ Organisation familiarisation exercise through an internship cum Project Work assignment in an organisation of their choice.
  • Assistance in upping student employability quotient through Personality Development programs, aptitude training, domain-specific skills training, active associations with professional bodies, Industry Interactions, Webinars, Seminars and the like.
  • Placement Cell arranges in-house Training, Projects, and Internships with corporates to provide a comprehensive industry orientation to students before they embark on their careers.Read More


Since 1982, Talentime has been South India’s biggest Management Fest for time galore! Talentime has come a long way from being the first of its kind in 1982, and today it is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm and energy by the School of Management Studies, CUSAT.

The creative flame! The bonfire of euphoria! The glow of triumph! The biggest and flagship Management fest of CUSAT is all set to ablaze the stage again with incandescent performance of participants from colleges all over the country.The fest has spread its wings far and wide, inviting a huge number of participants to the plethora of innovative events being hosted every year.The Fest boasts more than 1500 participants from over a hundred educational institutions. Read More

SMS Alumni

SMS CUSAT proudly boasts a vibrant, dynamic alumni who has proved their mettle on countless occasions in different fields of work. Their achievements speaks volumes about the kind of perseverance and grit one needs to thrive in an ever changing business environment.

They have always ensured constant support in monetary and emotional form in all steps of our journey. Their helping hand of guidance when perplexed has been a constant blessing to those in need.The seminar hall, Hall of Fame and six smart classrooms are some of the alumni contributions that has enhanced the learning experience of the students. Our brilliant alumni has a huge role in ensuring top notch facilities for the students of SMS. Read More

This is a two-year full time post-graduate programme leading to the Degree of Master of Business Administration.
The part-time programme leading to the degree of Master of Business Administration is a three-year evening programme.
Each Ph.D student (Both Full-time and Part-time) is required to undertake course work on a full time basis for a minimum period of one semester.
This conference aims to discuss the emerging frameworks and paradigms of management and technology that design innovative business ideas during uncertain times.It intends to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practitioners around the globe to share their views, experiences and research on how the business tackles the challenges of sustainability during crisis times and to suggest proactive business models that warrant more inclusive and sustainable growth.

Upcoming Events

20 SEP

PMIK Academic forum orientation at SMS