About The Department

DSATM in general and the Department of Management Studies in particular has carved a niche among the comity of institutions providing higher education in the state and country. Bestowed with dedicated and resourceful faculty with rich experience the department has witnessed an exponential growth since its inception in 2011. Affiliated to VTU and offering a 2 year full time MBA programme with all the specializations and combinations, the department has emphasized on the overall development of the students by incorporating a range of programmes under the head of Professional Input Programmes. The department has entered avenues of wholesome development of students into effective, socially responsible and contributing nation builders of tomorrow.

Management education is different from other branches of education. It is always dynamic and more of people centric and oriented towards personality development. The management education is an effort to bring the best in a person. This in turn is the contribution of the Institute and Management to building the nation in a broader sense.

In this direction DSATM has been trying hard to bring in a balance between the academic delivery and the professional inputs to students and over all the personality building. Apart from the systematic running of classes there is always a thrust for the life skill development through various programs. The department has been organizing the industry academia interface by organizing guest lecturers exposing the students to the corporate world. The students are taken to the industries and also to Industrial tour for additional exposure to the practical business world.

The department also organizes special training programs with the help of one of its kind in the country the “center for Innovative leadership” an in-house training center to improve employability of the students. In the previous year the department has achieved more than 85% placement for the eligible final year MBA students.

The department has professors with very rich Industry and academic experience along with abundant research background. The students who join DSATM will graduate themselves to be more knowledgeable, confident, employment worth, effective managers and more than all the good human beings.

Intake of the Department

The Department of Management Studies has a sanctioned intake of 60 approved by AICTE and VTU.


To get recognized as one of the most sought after management institutes by imparting quality education to develop a cadre of competent managers, entrepreneurs and professionals with a global mindset , social sensitivity and environmental consciousness


  • M1: To provide an environment that fosters creativity and innovations in pursuit of excellence.
  • M2: To nurture team work in order to develop responsible leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • M3: To enable students to adapt to the dynamic business environment and make them socially sensitive and environmentally conscious.
  • M4: To nurture research and development among the faculty members and the students of the department.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO's):

  • PEO1: Post Graduates of the program will acquire necessary managerial skills to think strategically and to lead, motivate and manage teams thereby enhancing managerial effectiveness.
  • PEO2: The focus of Management graduates is to be either on self-employment, or demonstrate their entrepreneurial potential in their own organization.
  • PEO3: Encourage and train the students to appreciate the importance of research work in their own fields, so that they can contribute to the continually changing Business environment.

Program Outcomes (PO’s) based on NBA graduate attributes :

  • PO 1:Apply knowledge of management theories and practices to solve business problems.
  • PO 2:Foster Analytical and critical thinking abilities for data-based decision making.
  • PO 3:Ability to develop Value based Leadership ability..
  • PO 4:Ability to understand, analyze and communicate global, economic, legal, and ethical aspects of business.
  • PO 5:Ability to lead themselves and others in the achievement of organizational goals, contributing effectively to a team environment

About The Course :

The Department is offering a TWO Year Full Time MBA Program affiliated to VTU and approved by AICTE. The Program has four semesters and the students will study general core subjects in the first two semesters and the functional electives in the two semesters of second year.

The department offers all the combinations of specializations prescribed by VTU with an option provided to students either to pursue dual or single specialization.

The students will take up one internship on between second and third semesters and a project in between third and fourth semesters. These will be evaluated with the examinations of subsequent semesters.

The course expectations reflect development of a very clear and a strong base of professional development which embodies a proper blend of communication skills, problem solving skills, decision making skills, negotiation skills and similar skill sets.


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Seminar Hall
HOD Room Department Staff Room
Faculty Room

Staff Details

Teaching Faculty

Dr Geetha R

Professor and HOD

Qualification MA, MPhil (Eco), MBA, PhD(Mgmt),KSET Qualified

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Praveen Kumar Sinha

Associate Professor

Qualification MBA

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Assistant Professor

Qualification BE, MBA

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M D Saibaba


Qualification AMIE,FCMA,PGDM,PhD

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Assistant Professor


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Asmeen Mahapatro

Assistant Professor

QualificationMBA (HR & FINANCE), B.TECH (ECE)

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  • The Oracle Workforce Development Program (WDP) helps educational institutions around the world prepare a new generation of IT specialists to enter the workforce with the most in-demand Oracle skills. MOU signed between Oracle WDP & DSATM on 28th April 2015 for providing students authorized Oracle training content as a part of existing certificate, diploma, and/or degree programs, students can learn those relevant and desirable job skills required for the increasingly competitive work environment. The program also addresses the growing shortage of skilled employees in the global technology industry by allowing you to offer Oracle authorized training combined with the internationally recognized Oracle certification.

  • Geekslab Technologies, an integrated solution provider, is working with a motive to provide IT services and solutions as well as to spread awareness about latest technological trends amongst students all over the world. MOU signed Geekslab Technologies & DSATM on 14th August 2015 for the purpose of providing the industrial exposure and enhancing the quality of engineering education being imparted to the students .

  • MOU signed between INCYNC & DSATM on 1st July 2015 for the purpose of providing placement trainings to the students.

  • MOU signed between LiviKodez & DSATM on 09th August 2016 for the purpose of providing placement trainings to the students.

  • MOU signed between Studenting Era & DSATM on 09th August 2016 for the purpose to create an environment which will enable students to get access to get information, Services and Opportunities that will enable them to enhance their goals and objectives.

  • MOU signed between Kolar Cikkaballapura Dist. Co-op Milk Producers Societies Union Limited & DSATM on 18th July 2016 for the purpose of providing the Research Support and enhancing the quality of engineering the quality of engineering education being imparted to the students

  • MOU signed between The perfect Raga & Dept. of CSE, DSATM on 18th July 2016 for the purpose of commitment towards environmental and social responsibilities so that students and staff participation in these activities in the surroundings help overall development and students being better citizens with empathy to neighborhood and less privileged

Objectives of MOU

  • Internship
  • Project Workshop for Students
  • Industrial Visits
  • Students specific Training
  • Faculty Development Program

Industry – Institute Collaboration


Hed-X is the perfect Launchpad for students and institutions and helps bridge the gap between academia and industry by providing not just quality but future requisite education for the ever evolving professional environment. The program ensures that the students are placement-ready & can confidently get on to the best of career opportunities to leap-start their professional life. The training was conducted for the students of 6th CSE & ISE semester to prepare them for campus recruitment.

Technical Seminars/ Workshops Organized by The Department

1. Mrs. Deepthi Santhosh , Quality Snr Manager-ProdDev, Oracle Finance Pvt Ltd.Students AchievementsIf any student association or forum was formed Name it and mention the objectives of it.1. Square OneThe Entrepreneurship Centre at Dept. of CSE, DSATM provides a range of programming to educate and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Students of CSE formed Square one the native entrepreneurship development cell. The aim is to give our students the skills and support to either start their own venture or to be a force for entrepreneurial change within existing organizations.Recently conducted the first ever Entrepreneurship Summit of DSI, sponsored by Hype, Channel 9 and Soapy Football Bangalore, organized by the students of Team Square One, the native entrepreneurship development cell. The event was carried out over the course of two days on the 27th and 28th of October, 2017 under the guidance of Principal, Dr. B R Lakshmikantha and Dr. C.Nandini, Vice Principal & H.O.D, C.S.E Department of DSATM and Mrs. Chaitra P C, the faculty coordinator of CSE department.2. DecodeThe tech club Decode was started to offer a platform for like minded individuals who are interested in gaining technical knowledge in the field of computer science to collaborate, seek and offer guidance. Decode team aim to do this by organizing tech related events and workshops. Some of the events on the clubs agenda are
  • Coding challenges
  • Group projects
  • Hackathon
  • Workshops and so on

The club has already successfully conducted an online coding challenge this semester.The club's ever growing community currently has 40+ members who eagerly participate in online group discussions by asking doubts and answering others queries about tech related knowledge and upcoming tech events.

    • The Tech Prixus –Third Department Newsletter released on 2nd November 2017 by Dr. B R Lakshmikantha,Principal DSATM & Ansul Verma, Geeks Lab.
    • The Tech Prixus – Second Department Newsletter released on 27th October 2016 by Dr. Arindam Sen, Director of HCL Technologies,Guest of Honor: Prof. Karibasappa, DSATM
    • 3. The Tech Prixus – First Department Newsletter released on 8th November 2015 by Mr. Guru Venkatesh

Technical Seminars/ Workshops Attended by Students22.V.HarshaParticipated in “HACK_INTIO” 2 day workshop on ‘Ethical Hacking’ by Mahesh Rakheja at school of Engg. & Technology, Jain University3rd& 4th March 2016.Toppers of the Department

sL.NO Title of the Event Resource Person Date
1 National Level Workshop on “ Internet of Things (IOT)”, 1. Mr. Ansul Verma , Geeks Lab Technologies, Delhi 2. Mr. Anurag, Geeks Lab Technologies, Delhi 2nd and 3rd November 2017
2 Workshop On “Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence” Using Python Mr. Akash Santolia, Alumni DSATM 30th & 31st August 2017
1 Workshop on “ Web Development with Angular JS " 1. Mr. Amruth pillai, Student DSCE 14th and 15th March 2017
2 Workshop “Android For Beginners” Mr. Amruth pillai, Student DSCE 7th and 8th March 2017
3 Workshop “Building An Effective Personal Profile” 6th March 2017
1 National Workshop “Big Data And Hadoop” 1. Mr. Chetan R , Senior Software Engineer, Think solutions
2. Mr. Sandeep, Software Engineer, Lightandshadows
10th & 11th September 2016
2 Workshop “Virtual Reality And Game Development” 1. Mr. Abhilash Purohit, Managing Director, Leviosa Consulting Pvt Ltd.
2. Mr. Nikil Joshi, Technical Director, Leviosa Consulting Pvt Ltd.
29th and 30th March 2016
3 National Workshop “Internet Of Things (Iot)” 1. Mr. Pavan Sha, Geeks Lab Technologies, Delhi
2. Mr. Ansul Verma , Geeks Lab Technologies, Delhi
25th and 26th August 2015
1 National level workshop on “Cyber Security & Forensics” 1. Mr. Ansul Verma , Geeks Lab Technologies, Delhi 7th & 8th November 2014
1 National level workshop on “ Ethical Hacking” 1. Mr. Mr. Naveen Bansal Wegilant SINE IIT Bombay 7th & 8th March 2014
2 “ Programming with Android”. 1. Mr. Sudheendra S Pravid Solutions 28th Sep 2013
Sl. No. Title of the Event Resource Person Date
1 Maka Mohit Sai,Don Sam II Price in National Level Project Exhibition “INNOVATION WORLD-2017” conducted by CSE Dept., AMCEC, Bangalore.
20th April 2017
2 Naveen Kumar Participated in National Level Project Exhibition “INNOVATION WORLD-2017” conducted by CSE Dept., AMCEC, Bangalore.
20th April 2017
3 Akash Sonthalia Secured 1st place in 16 Hour Open Theme Hackathon event conducted by CSE, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering. 14th -15th April 2017
4 Omaiz Ahmed 4th Position in National Level Workshop cum Championship on “BIGDATA & HADOOP”, organized by revert Technology Pvt. Ltd. Cognizance, IIT Roorkee in B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore 20th February 2017 to 21st February 2017.
5. Akash Sonthalia Received Bhaskaracharya Scholarship of Rs 75,000/-from Insofe Education Pvt Ltd by wining 2nd price . 25th March 2017
6 Milind Agarwal Participated in CeBIT IoT Hackothon by Venturesity 14th December 2016
7. Suraj Mandal Participated in Hackathon workshop conducted by ISE Dept. Dayananda Sagar College of Engg. Bangalore 15th& 16th October 2016.
8. Ashwin K S,Skanda Ram Participated in National Level Basketball Open Tournament (Men) “SUMMER CUP 17” held at MHS Field, Kanakapura Town by New Way of Life Basket Ball CLUB powered by –DKS Sports Club. 22nd and 23rd April 2017
9. Milind Agarwal Participated in CSI Karnataka Students Convention event “ROLE OF ICT TO MAKE DIGITAL INDIA” Jointly organized by CSI & CSE Department, KSIT Engg. College Bangalore 10th to 12th November 2016
10 Sanya Participated in CSI Karnataka Students Convention event “ROLE OF ICT TO MAKE DIGITAL INDIA” Jointly organized by CSI & CSE Department, KSIT Engg. College Bangalore 10th to 12th November 2016
11. Mohith Agarwal Participated in CSI Karnataka Students Convention event “ROLE OF ICT TO MAKE DIGITAL INDIA” Jointly organized by CSI & CSE Department, KSIT Engg. College Bangalore 10th to 12th November 2016
12. Manasa Murali Rao,Anushree N S,Deepika K H,Aparna A,Bindu L Participated in Inter-Collegiate Climate Science Quiz 2016 Competition on Climate Science organised by IISC. 27th September 2016
13. Aishwarya S,Aptha H.C,Hemanth Pratap,Indu N Best paper Award in 6th National Conference on Recent Trends in Technology & Engineering(RATE-2017),titled “BARILLE THE WAY” smart tool kit for visually impaired people in T.Johm Institute of Technology 17th May 2017.
14. Kumar Ganesh and Arpitha Jaishree Best paper Award in ICASE-2017 Titled “ A Novel Security Architecture for clone & PBCTS” in Begent’s International College, Bankok, Thailand 20th-22nd Jan 2017
15 Kiran R, M,Lohith,Yogesh E,sai Kumar A Presented paper in 6th National Conference on Recent Advances In Technology And Engineering(RATE-2017) titled “ Interfacing of Matlab with Arduino for Face Recognition” 2017
16. Arpitha S Giri Published paper in IJMER Titled “Rural Development and Information and Communication Technology information Technology accelerating Rural Development, Vol 6, Issue (11),Issn:2277-7881. Jul 2017
17. Sumedh H CALL OF DUTY National Level Inter College Technical, Cultural & Management Festival in CMRIT, Bangalore. 4th march 2017
18 Sumedh H TATVA 2017,CALL OF DUTY cultural event in BNMIT Engg. College, Bangalore. 3rd& 4th March 2017
19. Aishwarya SB VERVE of 8th Mile-16 in RV College of Engineering 19th to 21st February 2016
20. Arvind Prakash Photography in CMR Institute of Technology 19th February 2016
21. Arvind Prakash Photography-Pro In BNM Institute of Technology 26th and 27th February 2016
23. Aparna Ghosh Published a Research paper titled “Cryptobiometric Key Generation” in NCACCT-2015, IJERT conference Proceedings Vol 3, Issue 14.
ISSN: 2278-0181, ESRSA publications.
30th May 2015.



Placement Achievers:

2017 23
2016 07
2015 11
2014 13



Computer Society of India Student Branch , DSATM

Student Branch Inaguration: (02-03-2016)

It was a day of the fulfilment of a dream to have a technical and Professional student body Computer Society of India at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. In December we started the process of registering the student branch with the Education Directorate CSI by DSATM first becoming an Institutional member of CSI for the year 2015-16.

We also enrolled over 240 student members for department of CSE and applied for the branch status for the year 2015-2016.

The guests Sri Galiswamy presided over the function and joined on stage by Dr Prakash (Vice Chairman CSI BC and Prof. DSU), Bhanumathi (Chairman CSI BC) Dr. Nandini (HOD CSE Department, DSATM).

Students exhibiting and demonstrating models at the event

Students exhibiting and demonstrating models at the event 04-May-2016 –Inaugural ceremony for the Project Exhibition conducted by the department of CSE with CSI student Branch, DSATM.

  • Chapter/Student Branch Name: Bangalore Chapter/ Dayanada Sagar Academy of Technology and Management Student Branch
  • Region – V
  • Event Date and Title 04-May-2016
  • Guests at the Event: Dr Lakshmikantha, Principal DSATM and Dr Nandini, Head, Department of CSE, DSATM
  • Guest of the Event (Few sentences regarding technical contents of the event)

Inaugural ceremony for the Project Exhibition was done by Dr Lakshmikantha, Principal, DSATM. This was conducted jointly by the department of CSE with CSI student Branch, DSATM. Over 15 projects were on display and demonstration in the event. This received an overwhelming response from the students of all branches of Engineering and Management at DSATM. The Best Projects were awarded prizes at the valedictory function

The Faculty enrolled for Life members of CSI

  • Dr. C Nandini
  • Dr. J Anitha
  • Prof. Bhasker Rao K
  • Dr. R Saravana Kumar
  • Prof. Shiva Sumanth Reddy
  • Prof. Anil Kumar B


Dr. Geetha R, MA, M.Phil. MBA, Ph.D.

Professor and Head

Department of Management Studies, MBA - VTU



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