Why Bangalore?

Bangalore is the third-largest city in India and was voted as "the most live-able" by to a global survey of cities conducted by Mercer. It was once called "the garden city" because of its many green spaces. Now, it has become a bustling center of India's information technology industry and has earned the distinction of being India's Silicon Valley.

Bangalore is India's third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban City of India. As of 2009, Bangalore was inducted in the list of Global cities and ranked as a "Beta World City" alongside Geneva, Copenhagen, Boston, Cairo, Riyadh, Berlin, to name a few, in the studies performed by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network in 2008.

Today as a large city and growing metropolis, Bangalore is home to many of the most well-recognized colleges and research institutions in India.Numerous public sector heavy industries, software companies, aerospace, telecommunications, and defense organizations are located in the city.

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation's leading IT exporter. A demographically diverse city, Bangalore is a major economic and cultural hub and the fastest growing major metropolis in India.

Nature has gifted Bangalore city with a very pleasant and moderate climate. In Bangalore, neither would you tremble with cold in winters, nor would you drench with sweat in summers. Bangalore weather boasts of cool winters and warm summers, without any extremes in both the cases. The city of Bangalore counts amongst the few cities in India that experience an agreeable weather throughout the year.

ENTREPRENEUR

Another interesting option is to put your theoretical knowledge into practice. With the business knowledge gained in MBA institutes, entrepreneurs are putting theory into practice what they have learned on their own terms and by piloting their own ship. Though you will have the freedom to work on your own terms and concepts, there is a certain uncertainty that make it a risky venture. Someone who assumes the financial risk of the initiation, operation and management of a business In the most general sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it. Rut true entrepreneurship goes way beyond that simple definition. An entrepreneur is a person who has possession of a new enterprise, venture, or idea and assumes significant accountability for the inherent risks and the outcome. The term is originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to the type of personality who is willing to take upon herself or himself a new venture or enterprise and accepts full responsibility for the outcome. Jean-Baptiste Say, a French economist is believed to have coined the word "entrepreneur" first in about 1800. He said an entrepreneur is "one who undertakes an enterprise, especially a contractor, acting as intermediatory between capital and labour.

INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE

The International Exchange Program at MBABangalore, the best Student Exchange Program in the country India, is one of the many opportunities available for PGP students to broaden their vision and enhance their personalities. Spending an academic term studying at a top partner school abroad, helps students experience a different cultural and business environment and develop a first hand understanding of the global business scenario. In addition the exchange program provides students with a cross cultural exposure and a global perspective. The exchange experience is all about a wide variety of people, beautiful cities, different ways of doing things and opportunities to expand one's horizons. Steps are taken every year to expand the programme further, by increasing the number of partner universities and enable an even larger number of students to avail of this unique opportunity. Every year nearly 50% of the batch gets chance to spend a term at our partner institutes spread across 60 universities in 17 countries over 4 continents. Students, who prefer to spend the term at MBABangalore, get an even chance to interact with the equally large number of foreign students from the partner schools abroad who spend an academic term at MBABangalore. A unique concept pioneered by MBABangalore, give the students a chance to participate in the IBP program, which is an elective offered in the second year. This course requires students to visit an Asian country, and work on a current business problem for a company having international operations.

COSMOPOLITAN CULTURE

Nearly one-third of the expatriate students in India are in Karnataka pursuing higher education. Bangalore, a cosmopolitan city with virtually no language barrier, seems to be among the most sought-after education destinations in India. Of the 32,318 expatriate students in India, 10,462 study in various colleges in Karnataka, according to statistics from the Human Resources Development Ministry for the 2012 academic year. Most of these students are from countries like Africa, Middle East, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives and Mauritius with Humanities and Science being the most popular disciplines. He also said he found no difficulty in interacting with the locals during his three-year stay so far since most people conversed in English. In Karnataka, there are more than 600 expats pursuing higher education on fully funded scholarships sponsored by the government of India through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), according to Sarala Unnikrishnan, Regional Director, ICCR. "These students are from across 80 countries. Foreign students choose Bangalore for its cosmopolitan lifestyle, good climate and since they can get along without having to learn the local language. Shazzad Hussain Mukit, a final year B Sc Microbiology student from Brindavan College, who hails from Bangladesh is one such student. "The college I am studying in has students from more than 40 countries. The city is cosmopolitan and international students get the right kind of exposure here. The quality of education here acts as a springboard to pursue higher studies in other countries.