Master of Business Administration(MBA)
Master of Business Administration or MBA is one of the most popular post-graduate programmes in India and abroad. The two-year programme is a gateway to a plethora of job opportunities in the corporate world. Here are some important facts about the MBA program:
What makes MBA such a popular course is that students from any background – including Science, Commerce and Humanities – can pursue it.
A regular MBA or Post-Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) is generally a two-year course divided into four or six semesters. However, there are certain private institutes that offer one-year PGDM programmes as well.
One can pursue MBA in various modes, such as, Regular, Online and Distance-Education. Interested candidates can also find programmes customised based on their professional experience such as Executive MBA.
Many management institutes offer Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) or Post-Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management instead of an MBA degree. There is not much difference between the two, but for their titles.
Full-time MBA eligibility criteria are as follows:
The basic eligibility criteria for MBA (full-time) is Graduation in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university
Most of the institutes follow the minimum score criteria in Graduation which is 50 per cent in average or equivalent. For Reserved category students, the minimum score in 45 per cent in aggregate
Final-year Graduation candidates are also eligible to apply for MBA, provided they present the proof of completion of Graduation degree within the duration specified by the institute
Students pursuing MBA programme are exposed to a range of subjects. In a two year programme, students begin with core subjects such as Organisational Behaviour, Marketing, Principles of Management, to name a few. In the second year, they are exposed to subjects such as Entrepreneurship and Business Law, among others. Often MBA schools classify these subjects as core and electives and give a chance to students to choose between the elective subjects. Listed below are some of the subjects that most MBA courses offer:
- HR management
- Finance management
- Principles of management
- Communication skills
- Business Communication
- Computer Application
- Organizational behavior
- Retail management
- Project work
- Business environment
- Business laws
- Duration: 3 Year
- Language: English
- Location: Shivam Institute of Management
- Prerequisites: No
- Course Capacity: 60
- Certificate: Yes