MBA (Master of Business Administration) is one among the most popular courses of Management that deals with all the ethics of business and business management. Originally, MBA was started in the United States in the 20th century when the companies in the United States required a person who has a scientific approach to management. MBA course comprises with the subjects such as finance, accounting, Marketing, human resource and business operations.
MBA is dual degree course and the admissions in MBA are offered by many institutes on the basis of entrance exam score. In India, there are many institutes offering part-time, full time and executive courses in the field of management. The MBA institutes in India are affiliated to AICTE or UGC. Apart from that, the autonomous institutions in India like Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) are offering courses in MBA.
Why and Who can Choose MBA?
Those who are fond of learning the ethics of Management principles and using those skills either in a managerial position in an organization (or) entrepreneurship are eligible to choose a course in MBA. As it is a Master’s course for those serious level thinking candidates, the admissions in MBA in many institutes are on the basis of entrance exam scores.
Career in MBA
An MBA candidate can choose their career in many management fields. A study says 65% of candidates are doing MBA to change their careers: An MBA pass-out can work on following domains –
- Business Analyst
- Business Strategist
- Business Development Analyst,
- Manager of an organisation
- Team leader
- Department Director
- Financial Analyst
- Lead Management Consultant
- Portfolio Manager (or) product manager
- Operational Analyst (or) manager
Types of MBA
On the basis of course and duration, the MBA is classified as three, such as Regular MBA program, Part-time MBA, and Distance MBA.
Regular MBA program: As Name Implies, regular MBA program is a full-time course. The course duration of Regular MBA Program is 2 years. Around 70% of MBA institutes in India are offering admissions on the basis entrance exam that conducted either by any national bodies or by the university itself.
Part-time MBA– The part-time MBA program is good for working professionals or for those who aren’t able to sit for a full-time course. The duration of part-time MBA course is 3 years, which consist of 2-3 hrs classes on week days. The fee for attending a part-time MBA course is half or less than the fee for a full-time MBA course.
Distance MBA Course: Learning MBA without attending college regular studies is called distance MBA. Those who are enrolling in distance MBA Course learning are learning classes either through online or by studying books.
List of MBA Entrance Exams
There are many MBA entrance exams conducted In India: most of the universities in India are offering admissions to the MBA candidates are on the basis of CAT exam, while few other institutes in India are offering MBA admissions on the basis of entrance exam conducted by the Institute itself. Based on the entrance exam scores, the candidates have to appear group discussion secession followed by an individual interview with the department representatives. Following are some national level MBA tests-
- CAT– Admission for all IIMs and 150 more institutes
- XAT –Admission For XIM Bhubaneshwar, XLRI Jamshedpur, S.P.Jain
- SNAP– Admission For Symbiosis University
- MH-CET: Admission for colleges in Maharashtra state
- CMAT: All India Council of Technical Education
Salary of MBA Candidate
The salary of an MBA candidate will vary on the basis of organization, he is working for and the type of assigned job. According to the reports, a fresher level MBA candidate in India will get salary around Rs. 3 to 5 LPA.
Top Ten MBA Institutes In India
Here is a list of top leading MBA Institutes In India:
|Name of the College||Official Website|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad||http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta||https://www.iimcal.ac.in/|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore||http://www.iimb.ernet.in/|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow||http://www.iiml.ac.in/|
|Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)||http://www.xlri.ac.in/|
|Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)||http://www.fms.edu/|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode||https://www.iimk.ac.in/|
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Indore||http://www.iimidr.ac.in/|
|P. Jain Institute of Management and Research||http://www.spjimr.org/|
|Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS)||http://www.jbims.edu/|
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