Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), a not for profit association, based at Hyderabad launched the accreditation system for Business Schools called “South Asian Quality Assurance System” with acronym as SAQS.

SAQS is the South Asian system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.

AMDISA received financial support from EFMD during 2004-2006 for developing SAQS. AMDISA evolved the South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS), at a national workshop of Deans and Directors of Management Schools, coordinated by AMDISA’s Founder-President late Dr Dharni P. Sinha in June, 2000.

SAQS has positioned itself as Quality Assurance System representing the highest standard of achievement for management schools. AMDISA believes that Institutions that earn Quality Assurance, confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review of institutional mission and its alignment, faculty capability, and composition, curricula quality, admission and delivery system, research and executive education, pursuing regional and global network promoting connections with corporate world and making its contribution to community having appropriate academic and physical infrastructure

COST OF ACCREDITATION

The financial implications of SAQS are as follows: US $ 400/- with Eligibility Application; Once eligibility is accepted, a sum of US $ 12,500/- would be payable and the next US $ 12,500/- would be payable at the time of submitting self- assessment report. The mentors and peer review experts’ travel expenses will be met by AMDISA; local hospitality is to be provided by the Institutions concerned. 

     Accredited schools

  • IILM Institute for Higher Education,New Delhi  

  • Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) India

  • SVKM's NMIMS School of Business Management Mumbai, India , Bangalore 

  • IFIM Business School Bangalore, India

  • FORE School of Management , New Delhi 

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIMS), Chennai

  • Institute of Financial Management & Research (IFMR) Chennai 

  • Nirma University   Institute of Management  Ahmedabad 

  • DIA: 

    • Newly accredited schools 2018-19​

  • Goa Institute of Management, Goa, India.

  • Jagan Institute of Management Studies, New Delhi, India.

  • Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, India.

 B-Schools undergoing SAQS Accreditation 

 BANGLADESH: 

  • Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

INDIA: 

  • GITAM - Hyderabad Business School, Hyderabad, India.

  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad, India

  • Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad, India.

  •  School of Management Sciences, Vananasi, India.

  • ICFAI Business School, Bengaluru, India.

  •  International School of Management Excellence, Bengaluru, India.

  • Management Development Institute, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India

  •  SRILANKA

  • Department of Management Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Open University of
    Sri Lanka, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
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NEPAL

  • Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), Kathmandu, Nepal.

PAKISTAN

  • Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (Sukkur IBA), Sukkur, Pakistan

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