New MBA course in agri insurance by Jamia Hamdard University
Jamia Hamdard University is starting a new management course in insurance topic such as agriculture insurance, health insurance, life and non-life insurance from this academic session.
The two-year MBA insurance programme, which will admit 40 students per year, will focus on both academic and field knowledge about insurance.
The online application form is available on the university website. Applicants who have sat for competitive exams such as MAT, and CAT can apply to the course as the university does not conduct a separate exam for the course.
“The applicant will have to through a group discussion and a personal interview after which the merit list will be made based on the total score of the applicant,” said Shibu John, from the School of Management & Business Studies.
The course will be of four semesters under which the first two semesters will focus on management-related issues and the last two semesters will be on insurance-related topics.
“The programme will focus on systematic and scientific methods with quality research support in the insurance sector. Students will be taught about insurance-related topics, such as health insurance, life and non-life insurance, marine insurance, and agriculture insurance,” John said.
He said that the university has tied up with Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) to get subject experts to teach students.
The last date to submit the application form is August 20.