Brief Description of School of Management Sciences (SOMS) BESU, Shibpur
The University is located in a sylvan surrounding on the western banks of the river Hooghly. The University situated adjacent to the campus of the Indian Botanic Gardens, covers an area of nearly 49 hectares. It is located within 8 km from the heart of the city Kolkata through Vidyasagar Setu and it takes about 20 minutes drive from Raj Bhavan, Kolkata. The nearest suburban railway station is Howrah,which is 6 k.m. from the University campus and the Kolkata Airport is 30 k.m. from the main gate.
In this millennium, with the advent of the globally interdependent business environment, B. E. College has responded to the needs of the industry. This process has been triggered in 1999 by starting B. E. College School Of Management Sciences (BECSOMS) which subsequently became rechristened asSchool of Management Sciences (SOMS) along with statutory birth of Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur with effect from 1st October 2004, with the view to prepare managers equipped with the knowledge of corporate strategies, inter-working of the functional areas like marketing, finance, operations, human resources and IT imbibed with the spirit of entrepreneurial thoughts and action.
To keep abreast with the latest developments in the business and industry, teams of teachers work in close co-operation with various government institutions and industry. This has helped the faculty in undertaking relevant research and development of teaching materials including cases related to Indian conditions.
SOMS helps in creating individuals with specialized skills in marketing, finance, human resource operations and IT research along with a strong theoretical, practical as well as experimental knowledge in the basic disciplines of management.