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The Institute : An Overview

IIF Business School (IIFBS) is a Non-Profit educational institution established under a public charitable trust Jyoti Foundation with academic support of Indian Institute of Finance, to promote education & research in business management.

IIFBS is affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh for offering MBA and B.Voc (BFSI) & B.Voc(FM) program with 180 seats from 2019. It is approved by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education, Ministry of HRD, Government of India). IIFBS is in its own Campus in KP III in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh (NCR Delhi).

IIFBS Students will have benefit of using world class academic infrastructure i.e. Library, Computer Center & internationally known faculty.

Jyoti Foundation / IIF has established Two Institutions to promote education : IIF Business School in 1999 (Past Affiliated to GGS Indrpratha University, Delhi) and (Presently affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and Approved by AICTE since 2019) and IIF College of Commerce & Management Studies in 2016 (Affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut since 2016).

IIFBS Educational Programs
IIFBS Programmes are comprehensive and designed innovatively with curicula at par with MBA of international standards based on international experiences and the need of Indian Industry.

The medium of instruction is English.

IIFBS has strong international & industry linkages including with ASSOCHAM, CII, FICCI, PHDCCI & Media, Faculty is regularly invited and attends ADB-BOG meetings, World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings & OECD Meetings. IIFBS is having strong national and international linkages with more than 600 large, medium, MSMEs, Banks and Financial Institutions in India. IIFBS is priveledged to have association with more than 1000 professionals : CEOs of Banks and Companies; Sr. Managers, Bureaucrats, Politicians and Professors from different Universities including 6 NOBEL LAUREATES. It has provided academic support to more than 150 institutions / Universities in India and abroad and signed MoUs with 35 orgnisations internationally.

Alumni & Placements
Well established Placement Centre to facilitate & assist in proper placements. More than 5,000 IIF Alumni Network World Over at senior positions. IIF Chairman, Prof. J.D. Agarwal’s ex-students include two Former Cabinet Ministers (Mr. Arun Jaitley & Mr. Vijay Goel); a Former Judge in Supreme Court of India (Mr. Justice Arjan Sikri, Retd.), dozens of IAS/IPS/IRS, CEOs of Banks, FIs & PSUs, leading CAs, CS, CFOs, COOs, Lawyers, Vice-Chancellors and Deans of Foreign & Indian Universities, Media Personalities and successful Entrepreneurs.

Scholarship & Fee Concessions
Offered for deserving candidates on Merit / Means basis for University / College Toppers; Sports Personel, Army Wards, Actors, Artists & EWS Category and others.

Academic Infrastructure
The Institute is presently housed in its ultra modern buildings on a plot of 26185 sq. htrs. (6.47 acres) in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR. Academic Infrastructure comprises of 32 Lecture theatres fitted with Audio Visual Aids, 4 Halls, 24 Classrooms / Tutorial rooms, 30 Administrative Office / Faculty Rooms, IIF Library (22,848 sq feet); IIF Computer Centre (2782 sq feet); Large Gym (2782 sq feet); 16 Toilet Blocks (8 Ladies and 8 Gents); 8 Handicapped Toilets; Two large lobbies, large playground and parks, latest ultra modern equipments and ample reference material on various topics providing a pure academic atmosphere to undertake serious studies and research based activities.

Knowledge Centers
Excellent Library housed in 22,828 sq feet with over 55,000 thoughtfully selected book volumes & 950+ national & international journals; over 250 doctoral dissertations,5000 financial statements of 550+ Companies, Government reports. Is depository Library for UN,WIDER, IMF, OECD & 25+ central banks & institutions. IIFBS Library is a reservoir of a large collection of information, sources, resources and services well organised well for use of its students, faculty, alumni, researchers and public.

Modern Computer Centre in a Wifi Campus. IIFBS Computer Centre provides a centralised computing facility to complement the teaching and research functions of the Institute. Various Software packages, financial packages & Graphical tools are maintained to facilitate the general computing requirement.

Distinguished Renowned Faculty educated and/or worked in some of the best Institutions : IIT Delhi;SRCC (Delhi Univ.); Delhi School of Economics; Delhi University; Columbia University (USA); Cleveland State Univ.(USA);London School of Eco.(UK); London Bus. School (UK);ABU (Nigeria); SIDA(Sweden); ANU (Australia); USP(FIJI); World Bank (USA). Faculty engaged in Teaching & Research has published 200 books; edited 130+ issues of Finance India, 800+ articles; 130+ Bibliographies (25+ pageseach); 800+ book reviews; Participated in 1200+ conferences, organised/lectures in 550+ MDPs,participated as Experts in 2,000+ Radio/TV talks/Panel Discussions on economic issues including DD, Lok Sabha TV, Rajya TV, News Nation, Times Network, APN News, Zee TV, Zee salaam, AIR etc., National Dailies covered views & opinions more than 2000+ times. Faculty travelled widely to lecture or address conferences in 40+ countries from North to South, East to West including USA, UK, almost whole of Western & Eastern Europe (Germany, Poland, Hungary, Belgium, France, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia), Canada, Russia, Uzbekistan, Japan, China, Australia, East Asia, Fiji, Brazil, Chile, Luxemburg, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Phillipines, Singapore, UAE, Nigeria, Israel, Mauritius, Uzbekistan, Korea, Nepal, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Hongkong and Africa. Provided academic assistance to 150+ Universities/Institutions globally.

Research & Publications
IIFBS is intensively engaged in fundamental, empirical and policy oriented research. Its research findings have important bearing on government policies. It is presently engaed in a number of research studies on different aspects of finance, investment, financial services, managerial accounting,taxation etc to search empirically practical solutions to problems faced by Indian industry : private sector, public sector , banks, FI and government. The results of such research studies are made available through publications ,reserch papers, reports and otherwise to the interested companies, executives, researchers and to the students of IIFBS with the sole objective of constribution and dissemination of knowledge.

The Institute intends to undertake research on behalf of sponsoring organisations - Government Departments, International Agencies such as ILO, World Bank, UN, UNCTAD, ADB, Industry : private and public sector companies; banks and financial institutions etc. in the area of finance.

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