Public research university in Paris, France
UNIVERSITY CAMILO JOSÉ CELA
Private university in Madrid, Spain
QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Public research university in London, England
HADASSAH ACADEMIC COLLEGE, JERUSALEM
Unique educational institution in Jerusalem, Israel
One of Malaysia’s leading research universities in Malaysia
AHMAD DAHLAN UNIVERSITY, YOGYAKARTA
One of the best Indonesian universities
Public research university in London, United Kingdom
IAE Sorbonne Business School – Paris
Sorbonne University is a public university in Paris, France, which was officially established in 2018 following the merger of Paris-Sorbonne University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. However, the institution can trace its history back to the 13th century and the University of Paris, which had a Collège de Sorbonne which was founded in 1257 by Robert de Sorbon. The university’s central campus is located in Paris’s Latin Quarter, on property inherited from the former University of Paris.
The Times Higher Education has ranked IAE Paris:
Sorbonne Business School as the best and top most Business School of world’s most prominent Universities in Humanities. Sorbonne Business School as the best and top most Business School of world’s most prominent Universities in Humanities.
Garden City University has MOU with IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School on student exchange and faculty exchange programme and every year we have batches of students visiting Paris for study abroad programmes . Here is a glimpse of the recently conducted student abroad programme.
The University Camilo José Cela (UCJC)
The University Camilo José Cela (UCJC) is a private university established in 2000 and based in Madrid, Spain. Its main campus, located in Madrid-Villafranca, includes undergraduate studies (bachelor’s degrees) in five integrated faculties (Communication, Education, Health, Law-Management and Architecture-Technology). The city campus, Madrid-Almagro, is located in downtown Madrid and is the headquarters for the UCJC Graduate School. Dr Pedro Sánchez, the Prime Minister of Spain, earned his PhD from UCJC.
GCU has signed a MOU with UCJC, spain in the year 2017 owing to organize various student exchange programmes, The program focus on the areas such as history and culture, education, medical science and social impact.
Located in the bustling heart of downtown Jerusalem, Hadassah Academic College is a unique educational institution affording students a world class, career focused education. Recognized and accredited by Israel’s governing body for colleges and universities, the Council for Higher Education, the College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to in-demand professions in fields including health sciences and life sciences, and information and computer technology, communication, design, management and more.
Garden City University has signed a MOU with Hadassah Academic College. GCU students will now have an opportunity to study specialised programs in Cyber security, Agri-biotechnology and many more.
Dating back to 1785, Queen Mary University of London is a leading public research institution in England, dedicated to fostering social justice and accomplishing the once unthinkable. As a member of the federal University of London, it has gained prominence for its remarkable research quality. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, Queen Mary ranked joint 7th in the UK, with an impressive 92% of its research rated as internationally excellent or world-leading. QS World University Rankings placed it at 145. Situated in London’s vibrant East End, the campus enjoys proximity to an array of independent shops, cinemas, markets, theatres, and museums.
Garden city university will be extending opportunities for students to do their International summer school programme in association with Queen Mary University of London.
University Putra Malaysia is one of Malaysia’s leading research universities offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fields such as science, engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, business and social science. It was ranked as the joint 202nd best university in the world in 2019 by Quacquarelli Symonds and it was ranked 36th in Best Asian Universities and the 3rd best university in Malaysia.
Garden city university offers partnership programs to its students in association with University Putra’s Business School namely Putra Business School.
Ahmad Dahlan University is a private college in Yogyakarta , Indonesia . Started in the year 1960, Ahmad Dahlan University develops a field of expertise or study programs in the fields of technology ( technological sciences ) and social and humanities ( social sciences ). Ahmad Dahlan University is one of the best Indonesian universities that has accredited “A” from BAN-PT.
King’s College London (informally King’s or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding college and member institution of the Federal University of London. Ranked 31st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019) King’s is a leading research university, has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. With five campuses in the heart of London, it offers students a cosmopolitan setting with superb access to the academic, cultural and social riches of the city.
Garden city university will be extending opportunities for students to do their International summer school programme in association with King’s College London.
GCU Students have the opportunity to study in short term experiential programs, summer school programs, dual-degree courses and much more. Having access to international institutions gives you the ability to see what the world has to offer for individuals. This Global Initiative was created by Garden City University to help students to pursue their studies with any of our partner universities around the globe.
Any qualified student from our partner universities can enroll in customized programmes like our India fellowship programme. This is offered to students from partner universities who wish to discover how to become a leader in today’s global society. This programme will teach students about Indian culture, our education system and how to utilize your given resources to maximize your potential.
B.Com in International Accounting & Finance in Association with ACCA (UK)
At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment specifically designed for our Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with ACCA degree course. We are committed to preparing our B.Com students to be truly employment-worthy by providing them with a dynamic and comprehensive pedagogy that integrates practical experiences, independent study, and rigorous assessments. Our pedagogy for the B.Com degree course is tailored to enhance students’ employability and practical skills. We employ immersive case study assessments that challenge B.Com students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, allowing them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities within a business context. To foster innovation and adaptability, we incorporate engaging mini projects into our B.Com curriculum. We understand the importance of independent study in nurturing expertise and passion. Through our integration of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms, B.Com students have the opportunity to explore their areas of interest, delve deeper into subjects of their choice, and enhance their knowledge and skills in specific domains. The pinnacle of our B.Com pedagogy is the major project, which allows students to undertake in-depth research and analysis on a subject of their choice within the commerce field. This project serves as a platform for B.Com students to showcase their expertise, research acumen, and ability to synthesize information. Complementing these enriching experiences is our mandatory six-month internship for B.Com students. This internship provides invaluable practical exposure and bridges the gap between theory and real-world application. B.Com students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in professional settings, gain industry insights, and develop the skills and networks necessary for success in their future careers.
Our assessment methods for the B.Com with ACCA degree course are diverse and comprehensive, ensuring a holistic evaluation of students’ capabilities. Internal assessment quizzes, end-semester examinations, and viva sessions for projects and internships form an integral part of our evaluation process. Additionally, B.Com students are challenged with case study solving, field surveys, and field visits, which provide practical exposure and hands-on learning opportunities. This multifaceted assessment approach ensures that B.Com students are not only well-prepared academically but also equipped with practical skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of real-world applications in the commerce field.
B.Com in International Accounting & Finance in Association with ACCA (UK)
A degree in B.Com with ACCA from GCU opens up a wide range of trending career paths in the field of accounting and finance. Here are some of the most sought-after career opportunities:
Chartered Accountant (CA): As a Chartered Accountant, you will be responsible for financial reporting, auditing, taxation, and advisory services. You can work in public accounting firms, corporate organizations, or even establish your own practice. Prominent recruiting companies in India for CAs include Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and KPMG.
Financial Analyst: Financial analysts analyze financial data, assess investment opportunities, and provide recommendations to organizations. You can work in banks, investment firms, or corporate finance departments. Companies like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HDFC Bank, and ICICI Securities often recruit financial analysts.
Management Accountant: Management accountants work closely with management teams, providing financial insights, developing budgets, and improving overall financial performance. Companies like Tata Motors, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), Larsen & Toubro (L&T), and Reliance Industries often hire management accountants.
Tax Consultant: Tax consultants help individuals and businesses comply with tax regulations, optimize tax planning, and minimize tax liabilities. You can work in accounting firms, consulting firms, or even in-house tax departments of companies. Prominent recruiters in India for tax consultants include KPMG, EY, Deloitte, and Grant Thornton.
Financial Planner: Financial planners assist individuals and families in creating comprehensive financial plans, including investment strategies, retirement planning, risk management, and estate planning. Companies like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Bajaj Capital often recruit financial planners.
Internal Auditor: Internal auditors assess an organization’s internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance with regulations. They work in various sectors, including corporate firms, government organizations, and consulting firms. Recruiting companies in India for internal auditors include PwC, Deloitte, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Infosys.
Risk Manager: Risk managers identify and analyze potential risks that may affect an organization’s financial stability. They work in banks, insurance companies, and consulting firms. Companies like State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and Ernst & Young often hire risk managers.
Investment Banker: Investment bankers provide financial advisory services, assist with mergers and acquisitions, and help clients raise capital. Prominent recruiting companies in India for investment bankers include Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Barclays.
Financial Controller: Financial controllers oversee an organization’s financial operations, including budgeting, financial reporting, and compliance. They work in various industries, including manufacturing, services, and IT. Companies like Tata Steel, Aditya Birla Group, Infosys, and Wipro often recruit financial controllers.
Forensic Accountant: Forensic accountants investigate financial fraud, analyze financial evidence, and provide litigation support in legal proceedings. They work in consulting firms, forensic accounting divisions of accounting firms, and law enforcement agencies. Companies like PwC, EY, KPMG, and Deloitte often hire forensic accountants.
B.COM Bachelor of Commerce
After completing a B.Com degree at Garden City University (GCU), you will have a wide range of career paths available to you. Here are some of the most trending and sought-after career options that you can pursue:
Financial Analyst: As a financial analyst, you will analyze financial data, perform risk assessments, and provide insights and recommendations to help organizations make informed investment decisions. Companies such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and KPMG, renowned for their financial advisory and consulting services, frequently recruit B.Com graduates for financial analyst positions.
Accountant: With a strong foundation in accounting and taxation, you can pursue a career as an accountant in various sectors, including corporate firms, government organizations, or as a self-employed professional. Leading firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Infosys often recruit B.Com graduates for accounting positions in their finance departments.
Tax Consultant: Specializing in taxation can open up opportunities as a tax consultant, where you provide advisory services to individuals and businesses to ensure compliance with tax laws and optimize tax strategies. Companies such as Grant Thornton, RSM Astute Consulting, and BDO India LLP offer tax consulting services and actively hire B.Com graduates with specialization in taxation.
Investment Banker: If you have a keen interest in finance and banking, you can explore a career in investment banking, where you facilitate corporate finance transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and provide financial advisory services. Top investment banks in India, including Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley, often recruit B.Com graduates for roles in their investment banking divisions.
Financial Planner: As a financial planner, you will assist individuals and families in managing their finances, including budgeting, retirement planning, investment management, and risk assessment. Renowned companies like ICICI Securities, HDFC Bank, and Bajaj Capital provide financial planning and wealth management services, offering career opportunities for B.Com graduates with expertise in personal finance.
Business Analyst: Your understanding of business operations and financial aspects can lead to a career as a business analyst, where you analyze data, identify trends, and provide insights to help organizations improve their efficiency and profitability. Consulting firms like McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Accenture often hire B.Com graduates as business analysts to help organizations drive growth and streamline their operations.
Auditing and Compliance: With a focus on accounting and taxation, you can pursue a career in auditing, working for auditing firms or within the internal audit departments of organizations to ensure compliance and financial integrity. Firms like EY, KPMG, and PwC have robust auditing and compliance departments and frequently recruit B.Com graduates for positions related to auditing and assurance services.
Entrepreneurship: Your B.Com degree from GCU equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to start your own business or join a startup. You can launch your own venture or explore opportunities with startup incubators and accelerators like T-Hub, 91springboard, and Indian Angel Network that support and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs.
Financial Manager: In this role, you would be responsible for overseeing the financial health of an organization, including budgeting, financial reporting, and strategic financial planning. Large corporations such as Tata Group, Reliance Industries, and Aditya Birla Group often hire B.Com graduates for financial management roles within their organizations.
Data Analyst: With training in specialized tools such as Advanced Excel and Tableau, you can pursue a career as a data analyst, where you analyze and interpret complex data sets to provide insights and support decision-making processes. Companies like Accenture, Genpact, and Capgemini have analytics divisions that hire B.Com graduates with strong data analysis skills for roles in data analytics and business
B.COM Bachelor of Commerce
At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment specifically designed for our Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree course. We are committed to preparing our B.Com students to be truly employment-worthy by providing them with a dynamic and comprehensive pedagogy that integrates practical experiences, independent study, and rigorous assessments. Our pedagogy for the B.Com degree course is tailored to enhance students’ employability and practical skills. We employ immersive case study assessments that challenge B.Com students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, allowing them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities within a business context. To foster innovation and adaptability, we incorporate engaging mini projects into our B.Com curriculum. By working on these projects, B.Com students gain practical experience and learn to think innovatively in order to address complex business challenges.
We understand the importance of independent study in nurturing expertise and passion. Through our integration of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms, B.Com students have the opportunity to explore their areas of interest, delve deeper into subjects of their choice, and enhance their knowledge and skills in specific domains. The pinnacle of our B.Com pedagogy is the major project, which allows students to undertake in-depth research and analysis on a subject of their choice within the commerce field. This project serves as a platform for B.Com students to showcase their expertise, research acumen, and ability to synthesize information. Complementing these enriching experiences is our mandatory six-month internship for B.Com students. This internship provides invaluable practical exposure and bridges the gap between theory and real-world application. B.Com students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in professional settings, gain industry insights, and develop the skills and networks necessary for success in their future careers.
Our assessment methods for the B.Com degree course are diverse and comprehensive, ensuring a holistic evaluation of students’ capabilities. Internal assessment quizzes, end-semester examinations, and viva sessions for projects and internships form an integral part of our evaluation process. Additionally, B.Com students are challenged with case study solving, field surveys, and field visits, which provide practical exposure and hands-on learning opportunities. This multifaceted assessment approach ensures that B.Com students are not only well-prepared academically but also equipped with practical skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of real-world applications in the commerce field.
The concept of consultancy at Garden City University goes beyond the traditional notion, aiming to leverage specialized knowledge and hands-on skills to achieve positive outcomes for individuals, groups, and companies. It serves as a creative platform that enables faculty members to extend their expertise beyond the confines of the classroom. Garden City University boasts an interdisciplinary knowledge pool encompassing fields such as Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Technology, Media, Commerce, Management, Computational Sciences and Information Technology, Languages, Fashion and Apparel Design, and Psychology.
One of the unique propositions of Garden City University is its close collaboration with industries, where the expertise of professors is utilized for upskilling, research and development, surveys, evaluation, certification, and more. Highly qualified and experienced faculty members from various departments form the technical consultancy team at the university, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services.
As part of the consultancy offerings, customized corporate training programs are regularly conducted by faculty members across disciplines. These programs can be held either within the university campus or at the premises of partnering companies.
Through consultancy, Garden City University bridges the gap between academia and industry, facilitating the exchange of knowledge, skills, and expertise. By actively engaging in upskilling initiatives, research and development projects, surveys, evaluations, and certifications, the university contributes to the growth and development of industries.
Garden City University (GCU) fosters a vibrant club culture within its educational framework, providing students with a platform to passionately showcase their unique interests beyond the confines of the academic curriculum. With a diverse range of 35 clubs spanning career interests, sports, and cultural & professional domains, GCU empowers students to explore their passions and unlock their full potential. These clubs serve as catalysts for personal growth, enabling students to embark on transformative journeys aligned with their individual areas of fascination.
Through meticulously organized club events, GCU ensures that students engage in a continuous process of self-discovery within their chosen domains. These immersive club experiences equip students with the skills to adeptly navigate various situations, develop multitasking abilities, and generate innovative ideas. Many of GCU’s clubs are pioneers in their respective fields, dedicated to unearthing specific student interests and nurturing them to fruition.
Beyond their individual significance, these clubs collectively contribute to the social and cultural fabric of GCU, enhancing the overall educational environment. They provide students with platforms to showcase their diverse talents and interests while earning valuable credits. GCU clubs transcend traditional extracurricular activities; they serve as dynamic hubs of experiential learning and platforms for exceptional performances. Recognizing the profound impact of extracurricular activities on a student’s life, GCU ensures that each student’s journey towards becoming a well-rounded individual is profoundly impacted, enriched, and transformed during their time at the university.
Moreover, GCU clubs act as catalysts, stimulating the growth of independent thinkers and enhancing students’ leadership capabilities. By fostering a supportive environment, these clubs empower students to become confident, innovative, and influential individuals, ready to make their mark on the world.
Thriving Startup Ecosystem: Bangalore boasts a vibrant and dynamic startup ecosystem, attracting entrepreneurs from around the world. The city is home to numerous successful startups and tech giants, fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Availability of Venture Capital: Bangalore has a robust venture capital industry, with numerous VC firms and angel investors actively supporting startups. This availability of funding options makes it easier for entrepreneurs to secure investments and grow their businesses.
Quality Higher Educational Institutions: Bangalore is renowned for its world-class higher educational institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Science (IISc), Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Management. These institutions attract talented students and faculty, providing a conducive environment for entrepreneurial activities.
Technological Infrastructure: The city boasts excellent technological infrastructure, including reliable internet connectivity and state-of-the-art research and development facilities. This infrastructure facilitates innovation and research, encouraging entrepreneurs to leverage advanced technologies in their ventures.
Networking Opportunities: Bangalore offers numerous networking opportunities for entrepreneurs through industry events, startup meetups, and conferences. These platforms enable knowledge sharing, collaboration, and the formation of valuable partnerships, enhancing the overall entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Supportive Government Initiatives: The Karnataka government has implemented several initiatives to promote entrepreneurship in Bangalore. These include incubation centers, tax incentives, and policies aimed at simplifying business registration and licensing processes.
Cultural Diversity: Bangalore’s diverse and cosmopolitan population contributes to its entrepreneurial ecosystem. The city attracts talent from various regions, fostering a diverse pool of ideas and perspectives. This diversity fuels innovation and creativity in entrepreneurial ventures.
Skilled Workforce: Bangalore has a vast pool of skilled professionals, particularly in the fields of technology, engineering, and management. The presence of such a talent pool enables startups to recruit top talent, supporting their growth and success.
Access to Industry Experts and Mentors: The city is home to experienced entrepreneurs, industry veterans, and mentors who actively engage with the startup community. These experts provide guidance, mentorship, and valuable insights, helping entrepreneurs navigate challenges and scale their ventures.
Availability of Co-Working Spaces and Incubators: Bangalore offers a wide range of co-working spaces, startup incubators, and accelerators that provide entrepreneurs with affordable office spaces, access to resources, mentorship programs, and networking opportunities. These spaces create a collaborative environment for startups to thrive and exchange ideas.