Distance Education MBA in Project Management in India (Best Universities)


If you are working in a corporate world and your work involves managing and delivering projects then a MBA degree in Project Management can give to your career and you can climb the ladder of the success in a short period of time.

As a working professionals, we all have very limited time for our studies and we can hardly think of attending a full-time course.

Here the distance education comes into play. There are many good Universities and Institutions in India that offer a distance education MBA programme in Project Management.

Project Management skill is in demand in both IT and Non-IT sectors, and the pay scale is also very attractive.

Here are some career options you can take after completing your MBA in Project Management
  • Project Manager 
  • Project Coordinator 
  • Project quality manager
  • Project director
  • Project risk manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project scheduler
  • Project lead
  • Project specialist
  • Project planner
  • Project procurement manager
  • Project cost estimator

In today's article we will tell you some good universities that are offering MBA in Project Management through distance education in India.

Best Universities in India for MBA in Project Management (Distance Education)

Suresh Gyan Vihar University

Suresh Gyan Vihar University (SGVU) is a popular and reputed private university in India located in Rajasthan.

The university has won many awards for their quality of education and infrastructure.

Their distance education courses are powered by Edusphere. That means you can access all study material, lectures and notes online using internet.

Suresh Gyan Vihar University offers a 2 years Distance Education MBA programme in Project Management.

The programme is known as "Distance MBA in Project Leadership Management".

The programme is divided into 4 semesters. The structure of the MBA course is mentioned as below.

Distance MBA in Project Leadership Management

A minimum 50% marks in Graduation is required to join this programme.

The total fee of the course is INR. 62,400 (Lumpsum), and INR 74,400 (In Installments).

Jaipur National University

Jaipur National University is another popular private university from Rajasthan offers an MBA Distance Education in Project Management.

The university run distance education courses under The School of Distance Education and Learning (SODEL) which was established in the year 2008-2009.

In the year 2009, the university got an approval from Distance Education Council and the joint committee of AICTE-UGC-DEC to run these courses.

The distance education MBA course in Project Management offered by Jaipur National University is a 2 years degree programme divided into 4 semesters.

A graduation degree is required for getting admission into this course.

The fee of the course is affordable and as per Jaipur National University official website, the fee for MBA course is INR 21800 per year.

MIT School Of Distance Education

MIT Pune is a leading private institution in India that is known for their regular management courses.

MIT Pune also runs distance learning courses under MIT School of Distance Education (MITSDE).

Since MIT is not a university, their offers only post graduate diploma courses under the distance education system.

They have a one year post graduate diploma in Project Management (PGDPM).

The course is divided into two semesters. The course structure is mentioned as below.

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management

To be eligible for this course, you should be a Graduate or Diploma holder with minimum 3 years of work experience.

The total fee of the course is INR 41000 (Lumpsum) and INR 41000 (In-Installments).

Alagappa University

Alagappa University is a well-know university from South-India offers a 2 years distance education MBA in Project Management.

The university runs its distance learning courses under The Directorate of Distance Education (Alagappa University).

MBA in Project Management is one of distance education courses that university offers under the semester pattern.

There are total 4 semesters in the MBA programme.

If you wish to take admission in Alagappa University's distance education MBA programme, you must be having a graduate degree under the 10+2+3 system.

The total yearly fee of the course is INR 12000.

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Shivaji University Distance Education Courses Fee Admission 2018

Shivaji University was founded in the year 1962 in the memory of the great Maratha warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji.

It was inaugurated by then President of India, Dr. Radhakrishnan. This university was the result of dire need of a premium education institute of South Maharashtra.

This university has successfully completed its objective and now provides education to near about 3 lakhs students in around 271 affiliated colleges and main campus of the university. To extend its reach and to provide education to the unfortunate children’s who cannot afford a regular course, the university opened its Directorate of Distance education.

Shivaji University vision is to educate maximum number of persons in their capabilities and educate them with the best possible knowledge and environment. Shivaji University is up to date with modern facilities and other amenities to provide the best possible education for the students.

Shivaji University boast excellent hostel facilities for its students, a fully stacked library, lush green gardens to help students with their studies. Talking about the programs, University offers a wide range of courses ranging from under graduate level to post graduate level. It is a prime institute for regular studies as well as distance education.

The course material provided with distance courses is very easy to understand and help students to develop key skills required for the field. Distance education has become a important medium of studying in the recent times with the change in times.

Nowadays, more and more students are undertaking distance education mode as their preferred choice of learning because it provides them with the option to work as they are studying. It enables them to support themselves while they are studying.


Shivaji University Distance Education Courses & Fee

Undergraduate Courses

Course Eligibility Duration Fees
B.A 10+2 3 Years 3117
B.Com 10+2 3 Years 3117


Postgraduate Courses

Course Eligibility Duration Fees
M.A Marathi B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A Hindi B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A English B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A Urdu B.A 2 Years 3195
M.A Sanskrit B.A 2 Years 3195
M.A History B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A Sociology B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A Economics B.A 2 Years 4353
M.A Political Science B.A 2 Years 3195
M.A Philosophy B.A 2 Years 3195
M.A Public Administration B.A 2 Years 3195
M.Com B.Com 2 Years 4353
MBA Any Graduate 2 Years Not Available
MoV Any Graduate 2 Years Not Available
M.Sc B.Sc 2 Years Not Available
P.G Diploma in Transelation Any Graduate 1 Year Not Available

Admission Procedure

Center of Distance education, Shivaji University has opened various study centers to cater the needs of students.

In these study centers, education material is provided to the students in the form of library as well as experienced teachers and faculty are also present which clear the doubts of students.

These study centers are made throughout the state to make them easily accessible to the student. Admissions are done on the basis of merit.

To apply, applicants must obtain prospectus and admission form from directorate of distance education or through study center.

University has now opened several study centers to make study easier for the students. These study centers cater the needs of students in respect of providing books and guidance. They also sell admission forms as well. Students can visit any of these study centers to obtain application forms and can also submit them right there.
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Punjab University Correspondence B.Ed Course Admission 2018

Punjab University Correspondence B.Ed
Punjab University Chandigarh has started the process of admission into its 2 years correspondence B.Ed course. The course is being offered by University School Of Open Learning for In-Service teachers.The 2 years course has four semesters and has been recognized by NCET. The total number of seats in Punjab University Correspondence B.Ed Course are 800. Out of 800 seats, 500 seats are reserved for teachers serving in a recognized school/+2 level institution located in the State of Punjab and U.T, Chandigarh. Rest of the 300 seats are open for all India including Punjab & Chandigarh.

Some Important Information:
  • The last date for online application form through http://usolbed.puchd.ac.in/ is August 2016.
  • The fee for online application form is Rs 500/- for General and Rs 250/- for SC/ST/BC categories.
  • Face to Face counseling will be held during Sept,2018.

Eligibility Criteria

(A) Teaching Experience

For 500 Seats

First 500 seats are reserved for teachers serving in a recognized school/+2 level institution located in the State of Punjab and U.T, Chandigarh and having minimum 2 years of teaching experience as on 30th April.

For 300 Seats

The rest of 300 seats are open for teachers serving in a recognized school/+2 level institution located anywhere in India including the State of Punjab and U.T, Chandigarh and having minimum 2 years of teaching experience as on 30th April.

To be eligible for admission into the course, students will be required to submit an experience certificate at the time of counseling.

(B) Education Qualification


(1) Bachelor’s degree of this University or any other recognized University with at least 50 per cent marks in the aggregate, provided the candidate has offered at least two school subjects at the first degree level. 

OR

(2) M.A. or M.Sc. or M.Sc. (Hons. School) or M.Com. degree of this University or any other recognized University with a minimum of 50 per cent marks in the aggregate, with combination of at least two school subjects at the first degree and postgraduate degree level.

OR

(3) B.A. degree of the University through modern Indian Languages and English only examinations, in which case the aggregate of 50 per cent marks shall be calculated by taking into account the marks obtained in English and the elective subjects taken together. 

OR

(4)Any other qualification recognized as equivalent to (1), (2) or (3) above.

The admission will be based on the merit which will be formed on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination. We strongly recommend you to download and read the Information Brochure before your apply for the programme.

Admission Procedure

Taking admission into the B.Ed course is really simple. All you need to do is to follow the following instructions.

  1. Register yourself at http://usolbed.puchd.ac.in .
  2. Note your Login ID & Password for future reference
  3. Download bank slip and take printout.
  4. Deposit fee with bank slip in any branch of SBI.
  5. Login with your user name & password and submit fee & other details.
  6. Take printout of application form and send to along with documents to Assistant Registrar(Establishment) Room no. 103, Ground Floor, University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh through registered post/speed post or by hand.
  7. Check merit list on University website on August 2015.
  8. If your name appears into the list, attend the counselling on September 2015.
Note: The fee has to be given in four installments. The first installment has to be given at the time of admission on the day of counselling.
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An Unbiased Review On NMIMS Distance Learning MBA 2018

NMIMS Distance Learning Logo
NMIMS Distance Learning MBA Review: Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies is a well recognized name in the field of management education. Since 1981, NMIMS is offering quality education in the field of management education. Now the institute has grown into a deemed university with over 5000 students and more than 430 faculty members. In the year of establishment, the institute was started offering masters degree program in management studies with just 40 students and 4 full time faculty members. As of today the university has become one of the fastest growing university in India with over 5000 students.

In this article we'll review NMIMS Distance Learning MBA program. NMIMS offers a 2 years Post Graduate Diploma program (MBA) through NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education (NGA -SCE). NMIMS NGA -SCE is one of the 9 schools of NMIMS University offering Post Graduate Diploma Programs, Diploma Programs and Certificate Programs in distance learning mode.

Let's start with some FAQ's

Q. What is the duration of NMIMS Distance Learning MBA?
A. The duration of post graduate diploma program is 2 years.

Q. Are the programs offered by NMIMS is approved by some authority?
A. Yes, The programs offered by NMIMS are approved by Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE- DEC.

Q. What specializations are available with NMIMS distance learning MBA?
A. There are total 8 specializations available. i.e
  1. Business management
  2. Human resource management
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Banking and finance
  6. Supply chain management
  7. International trade management
  8. Retail management
Q. Does NMIMS offers MBA with DUAL specialization?
A. No, NMIMS doesn't offer dual specialization.

Q. Can Someone change the specialization?
A. NMIMS allows to change the specialization only once after admission.

Q.What is the minimum & maximum duration to clear the program?
A. The minumum duration to clear the course is 2 years and maximum is 4 years.

Q.Is there any entrance test to take admission into NMIMS 2 years PG Diploma course?
A. No there is no admission test is required to take admission.

Q.How the program is delivered by NMIMS?
A. NMIMS follows a blended model to deliver this program. It involves conducting live online sessions, Personal Contact Program, lecture presentations, providing learning resources like books and recordings of online sessions.

Q.What is the duration & timings of online session?
A. NMIMS conducts 8 hours of online session during weekday. The recorded videos are also made available on its online education portal called blackboard. Students can take these lectures from their office or home. 

Q.Where can someone attend Personal Contact Programs?
A. Personal Contact Programs also known as PCP are face to face sessions that NMIMS conducts at NMIMS learning centers. Personal Contact Programs are conducted for 2 hours per course at 7 learning centers located in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Pune.

Q. When are the examination held?
A. Examinations are conducted twice a year i.e in the month of June and December.

Awards & Recognition

NMIMS has been ranked among the top 10 schools offers distance education in India by the following organizations
  1. NMIMS has been ranked among the top 10 institutions in India offer distance education MBA courses by ZEE Business consecutively for 2 years.
  2. DNA-Indus Learning Survey 2012 ranked NMIMS Distance Learning MBA as 5th best in India.
  3. Competition Success Review honored NMIMS Global Access–School for Continuing Education as “Top Distance Learning Institute of India” award consecutively for 2 years at the CSR Awards for Excellence 2013 and 2014.

What Students Says About NMIMS : Testimonials

Below are some Testimonials from NMIMS students about its distance learning MBA
NMIMS Testimonials

Final Words: Verdict

NMIMS is among the top institutions in India offers regular MBA courses although it is not much popular for distance learning program compared to IGNOU, Symbiosis, IMT, ICFAI & SMU. But we would like to say the quality of education is very good. You get a chance to interact India's top most faculty to clear your doubts during PCP sessions. Online sessions give a classroom like environment from the ease of your home & Blackboard, the online study portal makes videos & digital library available to you. If you want to associate a brand name in your education profile, we would strongly recommend NMIMS to you.
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Complete List Of Distance Education Courses Offered By SMU 2018

SMU Distance Education Courses
Sikkim Manipal University is one of the most prestigious university in India for distance education courses. You may be already familiar with SMU MBA, MCA, BBA & BCA courses but there are many other courses that SMU offer to students. The university was formed in 1995 in a Public-Private Partnership between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Group. Currently the university is enjoying 700+ Authorised Centres with over 4 lakh students in 205 districts and 300+ towns and cities across the country. In this article we'll talk about the complete list of courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University.

Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education Courses

Currently Sikkim Manipal University offers various distance learning courses in following discipline.

  • Information Technology
  • Management Studies
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Healthcare

Under Graduate Courses offered by SMU-DE

Below is the list of undergraduate courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University through distance education.

BA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

It is a 3 years course offered under the category of Arts & Humanities and Vocational Sciences courses. The course can be completed in minimum 3 years (6 semesters) and maximum 6 years. This program exposes students to recent developments in media issues and media research. Students with 10+2 or equivalent / 3 year Diploma from a state board of technical education are eligible for this program. Semester Fee for this programme is Rs.12,450/-, Although students can also pay the full fee of INR 74,700 in one go.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

It is a 3 years course offered under the category of Management Courses. The course can be completed in minimum 3 years and maximum 6 years. Students with 10 + 2 or Equivalent / 3 Year Diploma from a State Board of Technical Education are eligible for this program. The semester fee of this program is Rs. 12,950/- although students can also pay full fee of amount INR 77,700 in one go.

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

It is again a 3 years course offered under the category of Information Technology. Students with 10 + 3 year diploma in IT/CS from a State Board of Technical Education are eligible for admission into this course. Students can also take admission though Lateral Entry system. For Lateral Entry students have to a Direct Entry Fee of INR 5,325. For Lateral Entry students the minimum duration to complete the course is 2 years and maximum is 4 years. Semester fee for this program is INR 12,950. Students can also pay the full fee of amount INR 77,700 in one go.

BSc (Biotechnology)

This is a 3 years duration programme offered under Healthcare category. The minimum duration to complete the course is 3 years (6 semesters) and maximum 6 years. Students with 10+2 or equivalent with Biology & Chemistry OR 10+2 or equivalent in Science (without Biology) are eligible for admission into this course. Semester fee for this programme is Rs. 16,950/- and practical fee is Rs. 6,500/- per year.

Some other under graduate courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University are....
  • Bachelor of Science - Health Information Administration
  • BSc (Information Technology)
  • BSc (Medical Imaging Technology)
  • BSc (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • BSc (Infrastructure Management System)
  • Diploma (Health Information Administration)

Post Graduate Courses Offered by SMU DE

Below is the list of post graduate courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University through distance education.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

MBA is the most popular course offered by Sikkim Manipal University. We've already wrote about SMU Distance Education MBA in our previous article. SMU Distance Education MBA also ranked among top 5 distance education MBA courses in India. It is a 2 years (4 semester) programme and can be completed in maximum 4 years. Students needs to clear SMUDE Management Aptitude Test (SMAT) to get an admission into the programme. Although if you've scored minimum 45 percentile in National / International MBA Entrance Test, you're exempted to take SNAP. The semester fee for SMU-DE MBA is Rs. 15,000/-.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 

MCA is 2nd most popular post graduate distance education course offered by Sikkim Manipal University. It is a 3 years course and can be completed in maximum 6 years. A 3 year graduation from a recognised university is required to get admission into this programme. Lateral Entry to 3rd semester is also available for students who have completed BE (CS/IT) / BTech (CS/IT) OR has done 3 year graduation from a recognised university with 1 Year PG Diploma in IT / CA from a recognised university/DOEACC ‘A’ level thereafter. The first two semester fee for this course is Rs. 14,200/- and 15,200/- from 3rd semester onwards.

MSc IT

MSc IT is another popular course offered by Sikkim Manipal University. It is a 2 years duration course and can be completed in maximum 4 years.Students should have done a 3 year graduation from a recognised university to be eligible for admission.Students can also take a direct admission into 3rd semester through lateral entry system. Students with BE (CS/IT) / BTech (CS/IT) degree OR 3 year graduation from a recognised university with 1 Year PG Diploma in IT / CA from a recognised university/DOEACC ‘A’ level thereafter are eligible for lateral entry. The semester fee for this course is Rs. 13,200.

Other post graduate distance education courses offered by SMU DE are...
  • MBA in Marketing (Marketing Specialization)
  • MBA (Tab Enabled)
  • MSc (Bioinformatics)
  • MSc (Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs)
  • MBA in Operations (Operation Specialization)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Bioinformatics)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs)
  • MBA in Retail (Retail Operations Specialization)
  • MBA in Information Systems (Information Systems Specialization)
  • MBA in Finance (Finance Specialization)
  • MBA in Healthcare (Healthcare Services Management Specialization)
  • MBA in HRM (Human Resource Management Specialization)
  • MA (Journalism & Mass Communication)
  • MBA in Banking (Banking Specialisation)
Above is the complete list of distance education courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University. We've tried to provide you as much information as possible. If you wants to know more about any of the courses mentioned above feel free to drop us a line using our contact us page. Alternatively you can visit here to know more about the courses offered by SMU.
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