Pursuing MBA courses through correspondence is seen increasing used by the students. As the word correspondence applies, it refers to remote communication between two parties. Here the students are not physically present in a classroom, but provide education to the students through distance learning.
This mode of study works best for people who have limited time and resources. Anyone management aspirant interested in doing MBA can opt for this option. The thing that you require would be a bachelor's degree and meet the course eligibility criteria. Also the fees of correspondence MBA is much lesser than regular full-time or part-time MBA.
Correspondence MBA courses are a boon for the working professionals. Here the candidate is secured from any financial instability and do not need geographical relocation. Students planning for correspondence MBA, first of all take out MBA courses list in India through this medium. Then shortlist the institutes for it. Remember one thing distance mode of education demands discipline and dedication from students' side. There would be no regular classes which may lead to distraction and students might not study the lessons well.
In correspondence MBA students receive the study material through manual mode or online, assignments need to be submitted in fixed time period as specified. This needs to be completed by semester-wise, bi-annually or annual exams.
Let's see some of most popular academic institutes/universities that offer Correspondence MBA:
1. Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok
Courses offered- Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Business Administration in Health Care Services (MBA-HCS).
Duration- 2 years.
Eligibility- for MBA graduate in any discipline, MBA-HCS requires MBBS/BDS/B-Pharma/BHMS/4yrs graduation in allied health science courses form recognized University. Course fees- 10k per semester for above courses. Selection process- MBA- MAT score followed by GD/PI. MBA-HCS admission is through interview.
2. Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi(IGNOU)
Course offered- Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Duration- 3 years. Eligibility- Graduate with 3 years of work experience. Course fees- 700 per course. Selection process- OPEN MAT entrance test conducted twice a year.
3. Annamalai University Directorate of Distance education, Annamalainagar
Courses offered- MBA
Duration- 2 years. Eligibility- Graduate from any discipline from a recognized university. Course fees- 22k. Selection process- On the spot admission.
4. Narsee Moinjee Institute of Management Studies Department of Distance Education, Mumbai
Duration- 2 years. Eligibility- Graduate in any discipline along with 2 years of work experience. Course fees- 35k for both courses
Selection process- Interest candidate need to register for Paper Based Entrance test (NMAT). Its score decides the admission selection.