Future of the Online MBA
With the ongoing COVID- 19 situation in the whole world, Indian education has changes its programms with the development of technology and enhancing it cost-effectively. With the situation students and working professionals have accepted the e-learning methodology.
One of the most demanded program in the professional world is Master of Business Administration (MBA). MBA Program offers you specializations in different aspects of management and business industry like Marketing, International Business, Finance, operations and many more. The demand for online MBA is increasing rapidly.
Most of the candidates wants to gain outshine in the industry relevance. So, a professional with an MBA program becomes an expert in various skills.
Hence, Master of Business Administration (MBA) has become a mandatory/required qualification for career progression in various fields.
However, getting into the top management universities and colleges in India is challenging and difficult. There are so many universities in India which offer MBA or management programs in online and distance mode. But, there are only few management or MBA colleges that offer you good value.
Still there are so many Online MBA Universities in India which encourages them and offer them the wholesome education with the best online learning/ education.
Given below is the List of Universities that offer Online MBA program in India:-
- NMIMS Distance Learning MBA
- AMITY Distance MBA
- Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA
- IGNOU Distance MBA
- ICFAI Distance Learning MBA
- SGVU Distance MBA
- SMU Distance MBA
- LPU Distance MBA
- IIFT Kolkata Distance Learning MBA
- IMT Part Time PGDM/MBA
Distance MBA admission
The admission procedure or selection procedure for Online MBA may vary from university to university. But there is a common method of getting admission in Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree i.e. eligibility criteria, work experience, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. But some of them might do Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds in their selection process.
- For getting admission in Online MBA program/degree candidates must have done Graduation degree or bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized institute or university.
- Candidates who have given CAT, MAT XAT, GMAT, or JMET entrance examination are also eligible for the admission in Online MBA program.
Online MBA Advantages and Disadvantages
Advantages of Online MBA:-
- No Regular classes
- Flexible education system
- Earn along with learning
- Cheaper than the regular course
- Easy Curriculum
Disadvantages of Online MBA:-
- Does not have any support to ask any doubt or query
- No social interaction with fellows to share ideas
- Cannot perform in any of the activities conducted by the university or college
Online Education in India is getting popular
From past so many years online education is tremendously getting popular among the working professionals in India rapidly. Online degree is also offered distance, and correspondence mode. This program is mostly suitable for working professionals and for those who have is not able to get admission in any university or college due to lower percentage and higher cut off, higher age, higher gap, already employed and cannot opt for the full time course or regular course.
Difference between Online MBA and Regular MBA
Both the modes i.e. Open MBA and Regular MBA are designed for different sections of aspirants. It’s up to you that which mode you will choose. Given below the detailed differentiation between the Online MBA and Regular MBA:-
|Regular MBA||Online MBA|
|Aspirants have to pay a big amount of fees to get admission in their desired discipline like – tuition fee, hostel fee, and so on.||Not very expensive than the regular degree course and can be accessed at are very nominal price.|
|Aspirants have to attend classes on regular basis and have to be present at the same time and same place.||There is no need to attend any classes and no need to be present at the same time and same place.|
|Aspirants have to study according to the university schedule or time table.||Aspirants have to prepare themselves for their desired discipline or program.|
|Aspirants can clarify all their doubt as there is direct interaction between you and teachers or Lecturers.||Aspirants do not have any support to ask any doubt or query. Aspirants will get study materials for various programms through the study centers and online facilities.|
|Aspirants can make new friends with whom they can share their ideas.||Aspirants can’t make new friends to share their ideas.|
|Aspirants can participate in various activities with other classmates like – Seminars, Group Discussions (GD), Mock Interviews, Quizs, and so on.||There is no social interaction and Aspirants can’t participate in any of the activities conducted by the university.|
|Aspirants can get the campus placement and more job opportunities.||Aspirants have to search for their job themselves and also no assistance provided in online mode.|
Online MBA and Regular MBA have same value in the market, because most of the organizations mostly focus on skills, knowledge and work experience rather on the degree type.
But remember that you must have more practical knowledge in your field of discipline rather than focusing on the mode of getting degree. It doesn’t matter for anyone. Once you have enough experience, you can get a good job opportunity on the basis of your skills and work experience. Do not lose hope and keep working on your experience and skills.