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Loyola Institute of Business Administration

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Loyola Institute of Business Administration
Established 1979
Type Private business school
President Rev. Fr. Dr. Casimir Raj
Dean Dr. Revathy/Prof. Thiagarajan
Director Prof. R. Maria Saleth
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Postgraduates 120 + 120
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Affiliations University of Madras

Loyola Institute of Business Administration or LIBA is a business school in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1979. LIBA is a Jesuit management school located in Loyola College Campus, Chennai. It is run by the Loyola College Society. Loyola Institute of Business Administration or LIBA is one of the important and highly reputed management education institute located in Tamil Nadu along with prestigious Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli or BIM-Trichy.

This autonomous school, governed by a Governing Council, offers a full-time MBA (PGDM) program (2 years), part-time MBA (PGBM) program (3 years), and various executive diploma courses and certificate programs in various management subjects. It is a resource center for doctoral program offered in affiliation with the University of Madras. LIBA secured the 9th rank in the Business Today-Nielsen Survey 2009, which ranks Management Institutes in India annually.[1]


Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) was established in 1979 with a three-year part-time PGDBM program mainly to cater to the needs of business executives in and around Chennai. The part-time PGDBM programme has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Since 1995, LIBA offers a two-year full-time PGDM program. This program has been approved by the AICTE and is recognized as equivalent to an MBA degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). LIBA also has collaborations with several Universities overseas.


  • Two-year PGDM Program
  • Three-year part-time PGDM Program
  • Ph.D Program
  • One-year Executive PG Diploma Program
  • Certificate Programs
  • Blended Learning
  • Executive MBA


Admissions to the two year full-time MBA is done through XAT examination conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur. From academic year 2012, LIBA has also started accepting CAT scores. The candidates applying to LIBA will be short-listed on the basis of their XAT and CAT scores. The final selection of short-listed candidates is based on a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview being held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

Management Development Centre

LIBA's Management Development Centre designs, develops and conducts customized programmes to suit industry needs. The focus is on creating skill-development programmes that equip managers with the required expertise.

Long Term Executive Programmes

These programmes, designed in collaboration with corporates are industry-supported in their course content and design. They are conducted with an aim to equip corporates working in these areas with a deeper understanding of the management principle involved.

Short Term Executive Programmes

These programmes are meant for executives who have no knowledge of different management verticals.

Management Development Programmes

These programmes meet the needs of mid-career executives who wish to equip themselves for senior management position


LIBA has strategic partnerships with various firms that offer faculty and students opportunities to work on real-time projects.

Centres of Excellence

  • Centre for Ethics and Governance
  • Centre for Retail and Supply Chain Management
  • Prof. C.K. Prahalad Centre for Emerging India[2]

International Collaborations

LIBA has collaborations, through MoUs with renowned business schools in the United States, Europe, Australia, China and South America. Based on mutual recognition, these associations provide opportunities for curriculum revision, student exchange, faculty exchange and jointly conducted research.

Student Committees and Clubs


  • 360 Degrees - The Student affairs Committee
  • Media and Communications Committee - The PR and Media Relations Committee
  • The Placements Committee
  • LIBA Premier League - Talent Meets Managers
  • Beyond Management - The Guest Lectures/Industry-Institute Interaction Committee
  • The Alumni Committee
  • E-Cell - This cell encourages and promotes entrepreneurship among students


  • MARK-IT (Marketing Club of LIBA)
  • FINESSE (Finance Club of LIBA)
  • HR – Le Vox Populi (HR Club of LIBA)
  • ARISTA (Operations Club of LIBA)
  • MindWorks(The Quiz Club of LIBA)
  • LIBA RADIUS(The Social Service Club of LIBA)
  • REACT(The Real Estate Club of LIBA)
  • CENTERSTAGE (The Performing arts club) : Launched by Ms. Anita Ratnam


  • LIBA Soccer Team (Newly formed has just played its first match and Won)
  • LIBA Basketball Team



Annual National Management Symposium organized by Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai. This is an event organized by LIBA Chennai every year


ESPIRE is an annual Business plan competition organized by the Entrepreneurship Cell of LIBA. The Contest is open to business ideas that involve or leverage technology in any sphere of human activity. The entries are evaluated by a team of Jurors that will include Entrepreneurs, VCs, Industry Captains and members of the Academia.

Mother Teresa Award

Under the auspices of the Centre for Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, the Mother Teresa Award for Corporate Citizenship, instituted in 1998, is presented every year to a company that has shown exemplary commitment to the ideal of being a responsible corporate.

The Mother Teresa Award for Corporate Citizenship 2008 was awarded to the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL). The award and citation were presented to Mr. K. K. Acharya, Managing Director, CPCL by the distinguished Prof. C. K. Prahalad (Paul and Ruth McCracken Professor of Strategy, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA), an alumnus of Loyola College.

Past winners of the Mother Teresa award for Corporate Citizenship include NTPC, Polaris, Tata Sons, Titan Industries, Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers, Indian Oil Corporation, TVS Motor Company and Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals.


‘LIBARATED’ is LIBA's annual intra-colligiate cultural fest


LIBA-Chrysalis is the annual national management festival conducted by the students of LIBA.Students of Management Schools from different parts of the country participate in the various events organized as a part of LIBA-Chrysalis.


Exquizite 2010

Exquizite is Chrysalis’s annual corporate business quiz, hosted by Derek O Brien. 237 teams participated in 2009.

See also


  1. ^ India Today (October 12, 2009) and Business Today (October 18, 2009)
  2. ^ "C.K. Prahalad Centre to focus on entrepreneurship". Business Line. 6 August 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 

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