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“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”- Peter Drucker

St. Joseph’s Business School started in 2006, was the fulfillment of a long cherished dream of providing facilities for professional education in this part of Kerala. From its very inception , the business school had been relevantly establishing an impeccable reputation among all the stake holders and the visiting committees as a “College with a difference”.

Affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala (KTU), the B-school offers Master’s programme in Business Administration (MBA). The aim is to provide an education that helps the students to realize their full potential and become business & industry ready on completion of the course. With this in view, all infrastructural facilities are arranged by the college for soft skills, personality development, Yoga and meditation training, learning skills development, employability skills development, communication skills development, expert counselling services, special coaching for weaker students and sports and games.

Second year MBA students visited Holiday Inn, Kochi as part of Industrial visit


Second year MBA students visited Sea Blue Shipyard Ltd, Cochin as part of Industrial visit

Experience sharing by alumnus Ms. Teresa Joy (MBA 2009-2011 BATCH)

S4 MBA students attending Value Added Course (VAC) offered by Hedge Equities, Cochin

S4 MBA students visited the Mariyasadanam Rehabilitation Centre, Pala

S2 MBA students visited CIAL solar power plant, Cochin on 26th March 2024 as part of Industrial visit

S4 MBA Students visited IKEA, Bengaluru

S4 MBA Students visited Stovekraft at Bidathi Industrial area, Bangalore

S4 MBA Students visited Bengaluru for a Knowledge Exchange Programme - Kristu
Jayanti College and St. Joseph's Business School, Palai on 11/03/2024


2021-23 MBA Batch

2020-22 MBA Batch

Industrial-Visit to Jeevan Tea Factory

SJBS industrial visits #wemeanbusiness

SJBS industrial visits #wemeanbusiness

SJBS industrial visits #wemeanbusiness

SJBS Student Leadership - Participants for National Level MDP organised by Kristu Jayanti College Banglore

SJBS Student Leadership - Paper presented at International Conference Organised by Macfast College

To emerge as a centre of excellence in the field of management education with a distinct identity and character in all areas of activities.

  • To maintain a conducive infrastructure and a learning environment to become a centre of excellence.
  • To nurture a team of dedicated, competent and research oriented faculty.
  • To support and promote student development for their successful career.

Our motto is holistic development of students by providing facilities and opportunities for their intellectual, physical, moral, social and cultural and spiritual enrichment and thereby transforming them in to responsible and dedicated citizens of country.

Notable features that make it stand apart from the competing B-Schools

  • Knowledge dissemination relevant to culture and social fabric

  • Short term study abroad programme

  • Activity filled well rounded learning opportunities

  • Higher return on investment (ROI) for student and parents

  • Soft skill training for exponential success

  • MoU with corporates for student/faculty interaction and trainings

  • Outcome and result focused approach

  • Individual development plan for each student through personalized mentoring

  • Research oriented, Faculty support

  • 200 MBPS Globally connected B-School

  • Foreign academic programmes supported by industry stakeholders

  • Commendable academic results in KTU

  • Significant number of Alumni in globally acclaimed organizations, abroad



Candidates who have been awarded or qualified for the award of the Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Business Administration with 50% marks in aggregate or Bachelor’s degree in Arts/Science/Commerce with 50% marks in aggregate for the main course papers are eligible to apply for admission to the MBA programme. The aspiring candidates should also possess a valid CAT/CMAT/KMAT score.



From 2020 admissions, the duration of the MBA (Full-time) programme of the APJAKTU is two years consisting of four semesters. Maximum period for completing the programme is eight semesters. For MBA (Full-time) programme, each semester shall consist of 14 instructional weeks of 29 hours per week. Every academic year shall have two semesters “1st July to 31st December (Odd semester)” and “1st January to 30thJune (Even semester)”.

The academic programme in each semester will consist of course work and field work/ internship. The scheme shall be so drawn up that the minimum number of credits for successful completion of the MBA programme of any specialization is 102 credits with a split up of:

First year (I and II semester): 54 credits

 Second year (III and IV semesters): 40 credits (Course work)

 Internship : 03 credits (Second year)

Project& Comprehensive Viva: 05 credits (Second year)

Total: 102 credits

At the end of the semester, examination will be conducted for all courses offered in that semester and will be of three hours duration unless otherwise specified. The major eligibility criteria for the semester examination are attendance in the course and no pending disciplinary action. The minimum attendance for appearing for the semester examination is 75% in each course.

A student will be eligible for the award of MBA Degree of the University on satisfying the following conditions:

  1. Fulfilled all the curriculum requirements within the stipulated duration of the course.
  2. Earned the required minimum credits as specified in the curriculum.
  3. No pending disciplinary action.

For more details on the academic regulation and syllabus, please visit :

Academic Calendar

KTU shall publish the academic calendar for every academic trimester/year, indicating the commencement of trimesters as well as instructions, course registration date(s), enrollment date(s), weeks in which the mandatory internal tests are to be conducted, dates for completing internal evaluations, last instruction day in the trimester, schedule of trimester examinations and official holidays in the trimester/academic year. Academic calendar can be downloaded from




St. Joseph’s Business School regularly Invites experts from diverse fields to share their insights on topics of current relevance. This helps the budding managers to stay updated with the industry and to connect with them.


St. Joseph’s Business School actively  collaborates with foreign universities for various academic programs.


Students can choose from a wide range of certified programmes offered for enhancing their expertise in their domain areas.


Wisdom strides is an innovative programme which gives students a chance to walk along with successful personalities and to hear their words of wisdom.


Training programmes by  expert outside agencies are arranged for developing various employment related skills such as effective communication, leadership skills, group activity skills, motivation etc.


Visits to industries are an integral part of management studies. These visits enable the students to get a glimpse of the industry so as to get a practical exposure in real time. The management operations can also be understood to a great extent.


The department is keen on organizing various programs aimed at cultivating entrepreneurial skills among students under the auspicious of ED Cell. Interactions with well known Entrepreneurs, workshops, awareness programs, paper presentations etc. are a regular feature of our MBA Programme.

Community Development Programme

St. Joseph’s Business School conducts community development activities with the aim of inculcating amongst students, the value of  selfless service to the community, dignity of labour, importance of self-help, and awareness of the need to protect the environment.


This is a unique training programme for students arranged by this college. Lectures are given on how to learn effectively and how to manage the time available for students in the most effective way.

PhD in Management

The college is Research Centre of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU).Candidates qualifying the KTU’s Entrance procedure can join for Ph.D under the approved guide in the college



A journey from campus to Corporate” – Expert talk by Mr. Manu Jacob Mathew, Director at Think Instead Pvt Ltd on 27th  July 2023

Personality Development Program by Ms. Vinitha Jayan, Motivational speaker and freelancer corporate trainer on 6th October 2023 for S1 MBA Students

Three-Day Value-Added Course on Entrepreneurship Development for S3 MBA students during September 2023.

Skill acquisition program for S3 MBA Students by Digital work Force Management System (DWMS) and Additional skill acquisition program (ASAP) on 16,17 and 25th November 2023

Ice breaking session for S1 MBA students (2023-25 batch) by Mr. Babu Sankar, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, SJCET on 26thJuly 2023

Team building session by Dr. Soumya Varghese, Associate Professor of St. Joseph’s Business School for S1 MBA students (2023-25 batch) on 27th July 2023.

Second semester MBA students (2023-25) attending Value added course “Tech in Finance” by Dr. R. Narayanaswamy on 1-03-2024

Industrial visit

Industrial visit to Malayala Manorama by S1 MBA (2023-25 batch) on 11-08-2023.

Industrial visit to SEA BLUE SHIPYARD LTD and Holiday Inn by S3 MBA students(2022-24 batch) on 20th December 2023

Knowledge exchange Program in collaboration with Kristu Jayanti college Bangalore by S4 MBA Students (2022-24 batch)

Industrial Visit to Stove kraft ,Bangalore by S4 MBA students(2022-24 batch) on 12/03/2024


  1. Aleena Antony, AjoMathew, Christy Tom and JosminJ. (S1 MBA ) secured Third Prize in HR Game at the National Level Intercollege Festheld on 9thand 10th of November  2023 organised by MACFAST,Thiruvalla.
  2. Amalendhu A. Mohan and Anu Tom won Third Prize in General Quiz atthe National Level Intercollege Fest held on 9th and 10th of November 2023 organised by MACFAST,Thiruvalla

Students Paper Publications

  1. Jose Sebastin, Mr. Jins Kuriakose and Dr. Soumya Varghese participated and presented a paper entitled Addressing Mental Health Hurdles in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals: An Insight from the Covid-19 Context in the 2nd International Conference on Resilience, Reinvent and Way Forward organised by Department of Management Studies of M.O.P Vaishav College for Women on 4th and 5th January 2024.
  2. Alana Maria Mathews, Ms. Aneetta Madhumon and Dr. Soumya Varghese, participated & presented paper on “Unveiling the Landscape of Big Data: Challenges, Opportunities, and Applications Across Industries” in the 2nd International Conference on Resilience, Reinvent and Way Forward organised by Department of Management Studies of M.O.P Vaishav College for Women on 4th  and 5th January 2024
  3. Alan Sibi, Mr. Denny Chacko and Dr. Soumya Varghese (2023) participated & presented paper on E- Commerce and Its Emerging Trends in the International Conference on Digital Transformation in Business at Chavalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College for Women on 30th November 2023.
  4. Minnu K. S & Ms. Anjana Stanly participated & presented paper on Digital Business and Sustainable Marketing Exploration in the One Day International Conference On “Sustainable Synergy: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Possibilities across Industries” organized by Soundarya Institute of Management and Science, Bangalore on 15thDecember 2023.
  5. Abin Thomas & Ms. Jeethumol Joy participated & presented paper on Green Marketing and Its Role in the Journey of Sustainable Branding in the One Day International Conference On “Sustainable Synergy: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Possibilitiesacross Industries” organized by Soundarya Institute of Management and Science, Bangalore on 15th December 2023.
  6. Ponnu KS & Ms. Anetta Madhumon participated & presented paper on Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing influences Consumer Behaviour in the International Virtual Conference organised by  Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre, Thrissur held on 30th November 2023.
  7. Alana Maria Mathews & Ms. Akarsha V .S participated & presented paper on Business Intelligence and Its Future in the Field of Business World in the National conference on Artificial Intelligence Driven Business Navigating Innovation and Challenges organised by VELS Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies, Chennai held on 13th and 14th December 2023.
  8. Elba Rose James & Mr. Joel Devassy participated & presented paper on Green Marketing and its Role in Sustainable Development in the International Conference on Economic Growth & Sustainable Development organised by  Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women on 13th December 2023.
  9. Della T John & Ms. Anjana Stanly participated & presented  paper on Sustainability in Farming Practices: The Need of Present Era  in the 2nd Online International Conference on Research Methodology (ICRM-2023) Organised by Department of Economics, A. N. D. College Shahpur Patory, Samastipur (A Constituent Unit of L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga)on 13th -14th Oct 2023

Debate Competition

Secured second prize in DEBATE by Ms. Arunima Joseph and Ms. Elba Rose James and Fourth place by Mr. Abin Thomas and Ms. Ashly Joyees Mba 2022-24 at National Level Inter Collegiate Economic Fest conducted by St. Stephen’s College, Uzhavoor on 14th March 2023

Idea Hackathon

Secured Third prize for Idea hackathon- Ms. Tresa Joseph, Ms. Sona P Saju and Ms. Anjana Stanley, MBA 2022-24 at National Level Inter Collegiate Economic Fest conducted by St. Stephen’s College, Uzhavoor on 14th March 2023

Mr. Vishal Payikad 2018-20 batch placed at Federal Bank with the highest salary package from the batch.

SJBS Student Leadership – Participants for National Level MDP organised by Kristu Jayanti College Banglore

SJBS bags First Prize and Ever rolling trophy for Best Management Team, KOMERZIYO 2K19, Management Fest CMS College, Kottayam

SJBS Student Leadership – Paper presented at International Conference Organised by Macfast College

SJBS bags first prize in HR game – Management Fest organized by Mangalam College

Prize Win – SJBS bags prize – Management fest at SB College Changanassery