From Chairperson's Desk
Prof. Pawan Garga

Prof. Pawan Garga


“Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts”.  Winston Churchill

The University College of Business (UCBS) was established in the year 1996 and it is a constituent institution of Himachal Pradesh University (Accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC) founded on July 22, 1970. The institute is nestled amidst tall and lush green trees of deodars, oaks, pines and rhododendrons. The location of the institute presents a panoramic natural view among the woods and it is one of the pioneer institutions in the fields of Management and Computer Science in the North India. The mission of University College of Business Studies (UCBS) is to nurture future business leaders and computer professionals with character, competence and enthusiasm. These leaders would be capable of comprehending diverse populace, complex situations and conflicting requirements keeping design thinking as the framework for decisionmaking.

The BBA and BCA programs of institute are designed to prepare corporate leaders who can solve cross-functional and multidimensional problems of the business world. Besides this, one of our fundamental priorities is to instill in students a sense of ethics and sustainability. These qualities, along with our unique curriculum which integrates management and computer disciplines with Liberal Arts and Design Thinking, ensure that our graduates take on global challenges with a clear understanding of how organizations work and a human-centric approach to problemsolving.

We believe that education is about facilitating students to learn and self-discover themselves, and to make them capable of handling challenging situations not only in competitive world but also in real life situations. We channel our resources towards providing such an enabling ecosystem for education. The industry oriented curriculum includes case studies, simulation techniques as well as experiential learning modules, which is aimed at preparing students for future challenges. In the campus, entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged and innovative thinking is supported through a variety of entrepreneurship developingactivities.

Our strong bonding with highly successful alumni has resulted in linkages with reputed companies. This has resulted in fetching rewarding career opportunities for students through proactive placement cell. I am sure that you will enjoy the vibrant student life during the three years on the campus which boasts of state-of-art facilities and a peaceful environment of Shimla which is highly conducive for learning. I wish you all the best for the journey you are embarking on and all your future endeavors as well.


Prof. Pawan Garga