About Dayananda Sagar University (DSU)

Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) located in Bangalore, Karnataka was founded in 2014. Inspired by the legacy of Dayananda Sagar Institutions which spans over 6 decades, DSU stands for imparting quality higher education. The DSU is a co-educational higher education institution that is officially accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission, India. The institute has an ethos of providing quality education to every Indian who aspires to pursue higher education. DSU has an invaluable contribution of certain visionaries to the world.

Dayananda Sagar University aims to create an environment of innovation through modern and state-of-art infrastructure with its 25,000 sq. ft campus. It is dedicated to being a hub of innovation with an unmatched learning ecosystem for its students. DSU has topped the academic charts in all areas of knowledge and acquired unparalleled accomplishments. The programs offered by DSU allows working professionals to gain new skills and improve their managerial competencies. The institute provides outreach and extension programs of immense value.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Awarded with four stars under the “New University” category
  • Ranked 4th in "New University" category by Karnataka State University Rating Framework (KSURF)
  • Awarded as “Best Private University – South” by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM)
Executive MBA – Dayananda Sagar University

Dayananda Sagar University Programmes

About DSU Programme

The 17 Months Executive MBA by Dayananda Sagar University is the key to sustainable career development in the field of management. Working professionals who are aspiring to become robust managers can easily opt for this E-MBA Program.
The Executive MBA Program aims to provide executives with a strong foundation in general management skills followed by a functional specialization of choice. The pedagogy has a unique and effective blended learning approach. The curriculum includes Case based learning, Capstone Projects, etc. which is contemporary and progressive in nature.
DSU – Executive MBA program has flexible online classes and alternate weekend on-campus sessions, which can be availed from remote locations too, helping the working professionals scale up in their corporate roles at their own pace.

DSU Programme Glimpse

  • Accelerated, interactive, self-paced learning
  • Guidance from Industry Leaders and Subject Experts
  • 10 Specializations
  • Contemporary and Progressive Curriculum
  • Capstone Project
  • Flexible Online Classes (Recorded Lectures through LMS)
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FAQs - Dayananda Sagar University

About 90% of our professors have held senior leadership positions in industry and also have outstanding educational qualifications from world-class institutions like the IIT, IIM, MIT, Rochester Institute of Technology, SDA Bocconi, University of Illinois, University of Maryland and Babson College. Professors are not only teachers but are brilliant mentors and career guides too.

DSU believes that learning cannot be restricted to a single book and so point the students towards a set of reference books and allow the student the freedom to choose. The student is encouraged to buy text-books of their own choice. Readings and case studies are shared for class discussion and pre- & post-lecture reading however are a must to really benefit from the program.

Examinations are conducted at the end of each trimester on Saturdays and Sundays at the Dayananda Sagar University. The student needs to visit the campus and take a pen/paper examination. Further to this in the interim there are ‘make-up’ examinations to allow greater flexibility to the working professional in taking examinations should they not pass or miss an examination due to work requirements.

Each class has great diversity and the program is generally represented by students from a wide variety of organizations ranging from IT & ITES majors like INFOSYS, IBM, WIPRO, TCS and CISCO Systems to consulting firms like Ernst & Young, Accenture, Capgemini and the manufacturing industry represented by ABB, BOSCH, Buhler and Larsen & Toubro. We are increasingly seeing participation from organizations in the Supply Chain Management space like Cargill, DHL and Bluedart.
About 30% of the class is women and the average work experience for the entire class is 7.5 years making the learning experience a fantastic one.

The Dayananda Sagar University will be pleased to offer all our students who graduate with an EMBA degree the status of an alumni.

Class attendance is highly recommended and the student is expected to attend a minimum of 50% of class sessions. This is not a distance education initiative.

No. Plagiarism of any kind is strictly forbidden and will attract penalties. Work can be shared only if it is a shared assignment requiring collaboration.

On successful completion of all courses, participants will be given a provisional degree certificate. The degree will be conferred upon a student during the following convocation which is generally held at the year-end.

Student and faculty interaction are very important. In the forums as well as chat platforms, you want to be careful when you are addressing other students’ ideas and thoughts. We’ll be moderating posts as much as we can in a course of this size, and we’ll want you to bring to our attention any abusive or offensive messages or uses that may cause problems. There will be students from a wide variety of backgrounds in this course, and mutual respect is what we seek.

No, we do not provide transport. However, the campus is well located and has convenient options for travel.

Yes, there is a canteen facility at the campus, which serves beverages and snacks.

Every class room is well-appointed and air-conditioned for student comfort.

A prospective student is free to visit the campus, sit through a class, meet the Dean and other faculty and have their doubts cleared.

The university is five years old. However, the Dayananda Sagar Group is over six decades old with a strong presence in education and is a respected name nationally and internationally. Our alumni are present all over the world.

FAQ's - Dayananda Sagar University