Wednesday , 26 July 2017
Home | MBA | MBA-102 : QUANTITATIVE METHODS – Syllabus
Download Adobe PDF Document


Maximum Marks: 100

Semester Examination: 70

Internal Assessment: 30



Mathematical basis of Managerial decisions – An overview; Nature and Scope of Quantitative methods in management; Scientific approach to Quantitative techniques; Functions and their managerial application (linear & quadratic functions); Concept of Derivative of functions and its managerial applications for finding maxima and minima (functions of single variable only); Game Theory: Zero
sum games – Pure and mixed strategies (matrices reducible to 2×2)


Basic concepts of Probability, applications of addition rule and multiplication rule of probability with emphasis on Bayes’ theorem; Elementary characteristics and simple situation applications of Bionomial, Poisson and Normal Probability Distributions; Decision theory: criteria for decisions under uncertain and probabilistic kinds of decision making environments;


Linear Programming: Concept and formulation/ structuring of Linear programming problems; Graphical Method to Linear programming problems (Maximization and Minimization cases), Simplex method to linear programming problems, Big M method; Transportation problem: Initial basic feasible solution methods, Modified approximation method for finding optimal solutions to transportation problems; Introductory concepts in Assignment problems – Hungarian assignment method for optimal assignment;


Introductory concepts in network analysis: Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) / Critical Path Method (CPM) and their managerial applications; Computations in PERT networksfinding earliest times, latest times and floats for events and activities; Probability considerations in PERT networks; Elementary PERT/ CPM – Cost Analysis, Time-cost tradeoff in network analysis; Queuing theory: Elementary characteristics and simple situation applications.

Note-The list of cases and specific references will be announced by the concerned faculty in the class at the beginning of the semester.

Suggested Readings:

1. Statistics for Behavioural and Social Scientists/Chadha, NK/1996
Reliance Publishing House,Delhi
2. Business Statistics/Gupta, SP and Gupta, MP/1997 Sultan Chand, New Delhi
3. Basic Statistics for Business & Economics/Kazmier L.J & Pohl,
NF/1988 McGrawHill, New York
4. Statistics for Management/Levin Richard I & RubinDavid S/1995
Prentice Hall Inc
5. Linear Programming and Decision Making/Narag, AS/1995 Sultan Chand, New Delhi
6. Fundamentals of Operations Research/Sharma JK/2001 Macmillian, New Delhi
7. Quantitative techniques in Management/Vohra, N.D., Tata McGrawHill, New Delhi
8. Mathematics for Management/ Ragavachari, M. Tata McGrawHill, New Delhi

Download PDF :

Download Adobe PDF Document{filelink=12}

Facebook Comments

Check Also

JKSSB: Syllabus for Written test (ObjectiveType) for Naib Tehsildar and posts having Graduation as basic qualification 2

Syllabus for the posts having Graduation as minimum qualification - Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board


  1. I like this website very much, Its a really nice situation to read and obtain info . “There’s nothing I’m afraid of like scared people.” by Robert Frost.

  2. I like this site very much, Its a rattling nice situation to read and obtain info. “Do not trust your memory it is a net full of holes the most beautiful prizes slip through it.” by Georges Duhamel.

  1. Pingback: Google

Follow us!

If you like this blog and want to remain updated, follow us.
We will make sure you never miss a thing.

and Subscribe to our newsletters via email.