Master of Business Administration in Distance Education / Correspondence
MBA Distance Education is one of the most popular postgraduate programs. MBA stands for Master of Business Administration; as the name suggests, it is a two-years professional management degree program that imparts the knowledge required to master the entrepreneurship and business management skills. MBA courses curriculum are designed in a way to offer collective comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of business management, and to specialize in an elective field opted by the aspirants. MBA degree specializes students in a single management stream like Human Resource, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Supply chain management, etc. However, there are several institutions offering MBA Dual Specialization programs also.
MBA courses are highly in demand due to the advantages it carries. It is the most desired postgraduation degree designed to prepare aspirants for top managerial positions. To meet the ever-increasing need of MBA courses, MBA degree programs are offered through various modes.
Regular MBA programs require students to physically attend scheduled classes, regularly held in college campus. This makes it impossible for working professionals to join Regular MBA programs. Due to its tight and inflexible schedule, Regular MBA is an inconvenient option also for fresh graduates who want to take up a job. The fees for regular MBA programs are very high; thus, making it difficult for aspirants facing financial constraints to afford to join these programs. Regular MBA degree from a top B-School is a dream for many. Although, not everyone gets this chance of pursuing Regular MBA degree owing to various reasons.
Distance MBA or Online MBA or Correspondence MBA, all are alternative solutions to the Regular MBA programs. These alternative options are almost similar to each other and are designed with a common objective of enabling students to pursue MBA degree without attending regular classes. Distance/ Online MBA is a highly searched, sought and pursued postgraduate program in India.
Distance/ Online/ Correspondence MBA programs offered by UGC-AIU-DEB approved universities are equivalent to the Regular MBA programs in terms of validity and demand. UGC issued a public notice in this regard and clarified that degrees or diploma awarded through distance mode should be considered equivalent to regular degree or diploma. There are many UGC-AIU-DEB approved universities in India offering MBA programs through Distance/ Online/ Correspondence mode.
Distance Educastion Bureau
University Grants Commission
Association of Indian Universities
National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Graduates from any discipline are eligible for taking admission into distance MBA courses.
20K - 80K Per Year (As fees varies according to universities)
There is no upper age-limit for MBA through distance mode.
Entrance Exam: No entrance exams are needed for taking admission to Distance & Online MBA.
Flexibility: It allows candidates to learn at their own pace, from anywhere anytime, without having to attend classes physically.
No need to resign: It allows seasoned professionals to excel in their career by pursuing management education without discontinuing their jobs.
Earn while you learn: It helps graduates, who want to take up a job, in completing their education while working.
Double Value: Distance MBA program doubles the market value of fresh graduates doing jobs. As after two years they will be having both degree and experience.
Affordable Fees: Distance/ Online MBA program fee is very low as compared to regular MBA programs.
Career Change: Graduates from any discipline can pursue Distance MBA. This allows aspirants, not happy with their current job profile, in shifting their career to management.
Recognition & Demand: UGC has made it clear that Distance/ Online MBA should be considered equivalent to Regular MBA for employment or any other purpose.
Industry-Oriented Curriculum: Distance/ Online MBA programs are designed in a way to impart leadership, managerial, communication and other industry required skills to the aspirants.
Distance Education MBA allows aspirants to learn management skill at their own convenience and pursue the degree without disturbing their current job scenario. It helps working professionals in achieving higher positions and freshers in continuing their education while doing a job. There is abundance of job opportunities available to the Distance MBA degree holders similar to the Regular MBA holders. Both are equally eligible for management job posts in any organization. The area of work differs according to the specializations pursued. Every specialization has various jobs available in management sector.