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Asian School of Business, Pallipuram, Trivandrum

Asian School of Business
Pallipuram, Trivandrum

Established : 2005
Type : Co-Education
Chairman : Mr. George M Thomas
Director : Dr. D Nagabrahmam
Former Name : ASB
Location : Pallipuram, Trivandrum
Affiliation(s) : --
Category : Post Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Department(s) : PGDM & MDP


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

    First Year Courses:

    The First year Program starts with an Induction Program to orient the students towards:
    • Self-driven hard work
    • Understanding and working with teams
    • Coping with the rigour and demands of the program

    Courses in the first year are compulsory for all. The students are given a strong knowledge base in, both, management subjects and supporting subjects from social sciences and quantitative techniques, honing them towards career related specializations in the second year. These courses are designed to equip the students with the essential skills and concepts in various areas of management.

    Second Year Courses:

    In the Second Year, the student will be required to take up a few core courses (mandatory) and also choose their electives to specialize in. Appropriate counselling will be given to the students to facilitate them to take up the specialization which is best suited for them. The electives offered are: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations, Information Systems and General Management.
  • Management Development Programmes (MDP)

    Executive education and Management development Programs are very much integral to the functioning of ASB. ASB strives to organize Executive Education and Management development Programs in consonance with the priorities of the institute and the talents available

    ASB offers MDPs to business and other institutions, both customized programmes and open programmes. Several Technopark companies have sent many of their fast-track managers to these programmes, which typically include modules in Leadership, Finance, Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, customized according to the firm’s needs. The open programmes are not specific to a company but are open to executives from any company.


The eligibility criteria for the ASB-PGDM program are as follows:

  • Candidates must have at least a 3-year University degree in any discipline from a recognized institution with at least 50% marks in main subjects (Part III).
  • Candidate must have secured a minimum of
    • 50 percentile for CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA; or
    • 400 marks for MAT; or
    • 500 for GMAT.


Those candidates who are eligible to apply to our PGDM programme will be have to go through the ASB Admission Process comprising of three rounds: Extempore, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. A 3-member faculty panel will evaluate all candidates in all the three rounds based on specific criteria and scoring system. The date of the process will be informed well in advance.

Applicants are evaluated based on past academic performance, extra-curricular activities, work experience (if any), Entrance exam scores (CAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/ATMA) and performance in the admission process.


The ASB campus is one of the first campuses to be enabled by CISCO's Smart and Connect Campus system. A fully integrated Building management System(IBMS) with network supported by CISCO and implemented by UST Global with Wi-Fi, CCTV, Public address, and Access Systems for all rooms make ASB campus one of the most hi-tech campuses in the country and the first SMART Building campus. All classrooms and Seminar hall are equipped with state of the art Audio-visual equipment and video conferencing facilities. All class rooms are installed with the Polevault sytem from Seimens enabling data presentation and audio reinforcement through single control. It is possible to hold virtual class room sessions from theses rooms. These rooms are also acoustically treated to reduce noise level to 45 db.

  • »  24-hour dedicated wireless connectivity that links students to courseware and the rest of the world
  • »  Air-conditioned classrooms, library, faculty areas and Seminar Hall.

There are three blocks: the academic block, the library block, and the hostel block.

Academic Block

The Academic Block includes:

  • »  Two large classrooms with a capacity of 75 each
  • »  Seminar Hall with a seating capacity of 300
  • »  Faculty area with individual Faculty rooms
  • »  Computer Lab & Language Lab
  • »  Board Room

Library Block

The Library Block comprises:

  • »  Library
  • »  Cafeteria
  • »  Gymnasium
  • »  Game rooms

Hostel Block

4 floors of high-class living area for students and guests

24 - hour DG Backup

Located in a sprawling 15 acre campus amidst lush green environment, bordering on Technocity and the headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), on the outskirts of the city of Trivandrum, ASB is a class act.

Launched in 2005, ASB has been promoted by Mr. George M Thomas who has an abiding interest in quality education. He promoted Trivandrum International School, Kerala's first international school offering Cambridge A-levels and still the only school offering IB programme.

ASB's mission is to mould highly competent management professionals with a wide range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills. Since commissioning, ASB has produced 9 batches of informed and inspired professionals. The best of ASB alumni have been hired by top Indian and international companies.

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