Best 20 MBA Distance Learning Top Universities In India 2015

In our earlier post on "Top MBA Distance Learning India" we had discussed why getting a Distance Education MBA degree is boon for working professionals. In our this post we're gonna tell you about the top universities in India offers correspondence MBA degree program.

Increasing number of job opportunities in has given a strong boost to distance learning MBA programs in India. All popular university in India now a days offering various distance learning programs & those who are not providing are joining this bandwagon.

MBA distance learning India

When someone though of doing an Online MBA or Correspondence MBA degree program in India, the first few name that comes into our mind are IGNOU, Symbiosis & Sikkim Manipal. No doubt all of these universities are renowned & best in providing management degree programs but there are many other universities & institutions as well which also offers world class management programs through online & study center mode.


As we all know Indra Gandhi National University is worlds largest open university in terms of number of students enrolled. It was founded in 1985 & currently serving more than 35 lakhs students worldwide. Pan India reach & some study centers in abroad makes it the perfect choice for doing a correspondence program. IGNOU offers 175 academic programs comprising 1100 courses at certificate, diploma and degree levels including diploma, degree & Phd programmes in management. IGNOU MBA is one of the most popular management degree programme in India.


Symbiosis International University is one the UGC and the AICTE recognized multi-institutional university located in Pune, India. The university runs various postgraduate, diploma & certificate distance learning courses under "Symbiosis center for distance learning". It has learning centers across India which provides admission assistance & classes to interested candidates. Recently SCDL has been ranked 2nd amongst the Leading Institutes – by DNA Indus Learning Survey 2012. Students also gets the placement assistance after completing their course. 

Institute of Management & Technology (IMT)

IMT is among the top business schools in India. The institute is located in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. IMT offers its distance education programmes in management and information technology under IMT-CDL. The institute has been ranked No.1 by various magazines & news channels including DNA, Outlook, Competition Success Review, Zee News, Hindustan Times. The institute has its presence across the country. IMT also offers the facility to take lectures online & you can also appear in online exam.

Sikkim Manipal University

SMU-DE is ISO 9001: 2000 certified university offers distance education programmes in many disciplines. All programmes offered by Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education are recognised by DEC . SMU-DE has more than 725 Authorised Centres in 310 towns. SMU-DE offers education through EduNxt, which is an award-winning learning delivery system. It also offers scholarship to 1500 meritorious students.

Welingkar Institute of Management

Prin. L.N .Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool) one of the leading Business schools in Asia, with impeccable accreditation and recognition from various national and international organizations. From last few years the institute is promoting it's distance education courses & opening up new study centers across India. Welingkar offers a two year PG diploma program in distance learning mode. There is no exam to join the program.

MD University

Maharishi Dayanand University is a state level university based at Rohtak, Haryana. It offers distance education courses under Directorate of Distance Education (DDE). Currently it offers 40 courses including 21 Postgraduate degree courses, 14 courses for Bachelors degree, 5 course is P.G. Diplomas. Currently it is serving more than 1,27,000 students through various study centers across India.


ICFAI is a UGC recognized university offers 2 years distance education Master of Business Administration course. The MBA Program is essentially based on self-study and examinations. Students may also participate in workshops & contact classes which are optional. It provides facility for online registrations & examinations.

Amity University

Amity University is India's one of the top ranked university offers distance education in management & technology to the masses in an affordable fee. Currently it is offering postgraduate, bachelor & diploma courses in management. you can read more about the courses & can apply for them online from their official website.

Lovely Professional University

LPU is a leading private university based in Pujab. It recently started offering distance mba through its various study centers. The curriculum of this university has been designed keeping the modern business scenario which is a plus point of this. It offers 2 year distance learning MBA program.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University is a DEC, Government of India, New Delhi approved university offers various diploma, bachelor & postgraduate programme in management. you can collect Information Brochure (including Admission Form) from academic annexes located in our Institutions in Pune, New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Kolhapur, Karad, Sangli and Solapur.

Indian Institute of Finance

IIF-DLP's are primiarily designed for senior executives and executives with no formal background in Finance. The sessions for the DLP's begin twice in a year (on 1st May and 1st November). The programmes follow a Bi-Semester system to meet the needs and requirements of senior executives. Currently the institute offering a One Year Post Graduate Distance Learning Program called Basic Business Finance (BBF) & a Two Year Post Graduate Distance Learning Program called Management of Business Finance (MBF).

University 18

University18 is India's first and largest online University Platform having partnerships with some of India's largest Universities. It offers a choice to students to choose a course from a national university i.e Karnataka State Open University, Uttarakhand Open University or choose ones with huge International presence such as the Don Bosco University, India.

University of Madras

University of Madras is another top university in India offers various under graduate & post graduate programs in various disciplines including management. It offers Executive MBA, General MBA & integrated MBA under its correspondence learning medium.

Annamalai University

Annamalai University is more than 80 years old university based in Tamilnadu, known for its diversified portfolio of programs under distance learning mode. It offers 2 years management programme with dual specialization & single specialization. All the courses offered by AU are approved by DEC, New Delhi.

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU)

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU) Kota, Or previously known as Kota university is a well known open university in India based at Kota, Rajasthan. It has total 65 Study Centers in the state to reach students from across Rajasthan. It offers one MBA program & 3 other post graduate diploma program under its management courses offering.

Osmania University

Osmania University is A *****  accredited university by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council based at Hydrabad. It offers a MBA course with 3 years duration. A candidate should qualify Integrated Common Entrance Test to take admission into this programme. The fee for MBA programme offered by the university is Rs.12000/Year.

Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

KSOU is located in Mysore offered higher education programs through Open-distance learning system. It offered one year diploma courses & 2 year MBA programme under management course category. The courses are approved by DEC & it is a regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi & Permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) London UK.

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

NMIMS a premier institute in India also offers a distance MBA course. All of the programs offered by SDL are approved by DEC, IGNOU, (New Delhi) Govt Of India. Currently NMIMS-SDL offering 14 programs.


XLRI Jamshedpur also offer 12 months MBA course with a partnership of Hughes NET Global & Reliance World. The program is specially designed for working professionals with minimum 2 years of working experience after graduation. Currently XLRI offering 5 different program through satellite learning.

Indian institute of Management (IIM)

The most prestigious management institution of India IIM e.g IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Indore also offers a MBA programs in collaboration with NIIT Imperia & Hughes Global Education. Read our post to know more about how to take admission into IIM.

Apart from the universities & institutions mentioned above many other top universities like Jamia Hamdard, Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Dr B R Ambedkar Open University (DBROU) & Teerthanker Mahaveer University also offer a MBA Distance Learning courses in India.
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Dibrugarh University Distance Education Courses, Fee, Admission 2015

Dibrugarh University is one of the top universities in the state of Assam.

It is an important center of learning and knowledge in the northeast states as it provides a wide range of courses to choose from at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The university board set out its vision to bring education to the doorsteps of the needy students who are unable to join the college because of limited seats or due to the economic reasons etc. Thus the university has set out its vision and with this aim it opened its Directorate of Distance education in the year 2001.

Since its operation it has gained a reputable position among the people and learners of Northeast states. It has emerged as an important center for learners who wish to gain useful knowledge through distance education.

The course provided by the university is very simple to understand and prepare students to fight in the real world.

Dibrugarh University Distance Education Courses

Below is a list of various courses offered by the Dibrugarh University

Dibrugarh University Undergraduate Courses

DurationEligibility                   Fees
B.A3 Years10+23000
B.A Pass Course3 Years10+22500
BBA3 Years10+24000
BBA (Aviation, Hospitality and Tourism)3 Years10+22700
BBA (Flying)3 Years10+22700
Bachelor of Commerce3 Years10+23000
BCA3 Years10+22500

Dibrugarh University Postgraduate Courses

DurationEligibility                   Fees
M.A in Assamese2 YearsB.A/Graduate5000
M.A in Economics2 YearsB.A in Economics5000
M.A in Education2 YearsB.A/Graduate5000
M.A in English2 YearsB.A English5000
M.A in Political Science2 YearsB.A Political Science5000
M.A in Sociology2 YearsB.A Sociology5000
M.A/M.Sc  in Mathematics2 YearsB.A/ B.Sc in Mathematics5000
M.Com2 YearsB.Com5000

Dibrugarh University Diploma Courses (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

DurationEligibility                   Fees
Diploma in Business Administration (Aviation, Hospitality & Tourism)1 Year10+23500
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application(PGDCA)1 YearGraduate3500
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication(PGDJMC)1 YearGraduate6000
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)1 YearGraduate6000

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Dibrugarh University Admission Procedure

Students who wish to take admissions in the university must read and consult admission prospectus carefully which usually gets out in the month of May/June.

The eligibility and the duration of the courses must be checked before handed to avoid any cancellation of their applications.

Applicants who wish to take admissions must submit application form along with a registration fee of Rs. 100/- at the study center in cash or can send it through DD.

On receipt of application form, it will be then checked thoroughly for the eligibility and viability of the candidate. This whole process is based upon the merit basis and first come first serve basis.

There is no age limit for any applicant so to promote education in the later years of person.

After applying, applicant is given provisional admission to the university and after checking the viability of the student, he/she is granted admission.

Applicants must be aware of the eligibility conditions and duration of the courses in which they are applying to avoid any confusion or cancellation of their application. This entire process of studying is done in correspondence way of teaching and students have only to come for examinations.

On offer of admission, required documents are to be shown with attested photocopies.
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Shivaji University Distance Education Courses Fee Admission 2015

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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5 Warning Signs You Might Be Get Fired Soon?

The thought of losing your job is sufficient to deprive you from the peaceful sleep. It always happens when you have not predicted and the result may be worst.

You may have not started saving as it was your third month of job only or your responsibilities never permitted you to save than surely even such thought may give you a nightmare! You may say that you have not predicted it but the reality is subtle signs were already there, you just failed to take the appropriate action at the right time.

In case if your job is still with you and lately you have not checked the signs of danger than it’s high time that you should keep your eyes open. In no regards these sign declares that your job is at risk bur surely it’s an indication that you need to be more alert and efficient.

Recent alteration in the communication session with your boss

Is it happening that you have recently maintained a huge gap with your boss and those frequent sessions and friendly chat is missing? Even you are failing to greet him over social networking sites every day.

It may be that even he had started ignoring you lately which you never noticed. They were the piecemeal that you forget to subtle. They were unspoken indicators that he had already made up his mind to fire you.

No matter the count of your experienced year is more but if you have lost the charm you are no more in the team list of the company. Your colleagues would have hinted you too but it was your over confidence that you fail to believe it.

Also Read: Fast Growing Career Options after MBA

Unmet targets

Today world has confined to targets and employees always remain with the fear of losing their position if they fail to meet their target. No matter what you have done in past or to what strength the consoling words are coming from your boss, your fire notice might arrive naturally.

Don’t be surprised! Under performing employees are treated as direct liabilities and any company would like to get rid of them. In case if your failing to meet the target from a long span of time then it’s time for you to gear up towards your target to protect your job.

Also Read: Which MBA For What profession?

Sudden arrival of trainee

It is a common scenario in any business environment that your employer might ask you to teach your skill to someone new. If you have still not realized the reason behind then stay alert it may be that he has been called to replace you. Improve your skills and start proving your importance before it is too late!

Suggested Read: Use Internship as an Opportunity to Secure Top Position

A new boss

A new boss always brings the wind of revolution and innovation. It is not clearly a confirmation that you will be fired but the situation may arise that you may be removed, so that his team may replace you. Remember to keep an open and ear in such firms so that you can get the signal beforehand.

Suggested Read: Highest Paying Jobs after MBA in India

Your co worker is extremely busy but you were left ideal

So many new projects were approaching in your firm but none were assigned to you but your colleague has been assigned with most of them. It is a red signal for you to understand that company has stopped treating you like an asset to them.

The attention that was previously provided to you will vanish in a short time. Lack of participation is a clear signal that either you should look for another job opportunity or try to deliver your best immediately to remain in your position.

Losing a job could lead to a disaster in so many life. Don’t be over confident that your job is secure as you have performed better in your past. Today the world is growing at a great speed and those who fail to maintain their track with them loses their position.

Also Read: Salary Negotiation Tips

Final verdict

If you have still not subtle any such indication then keep your eye and ear open so that you may not become one of them. In case if you have any problem in the organization tries to sort it out by communicating with your manager.

Ensure that you make promises regarding your target which are practical and within your reach to meet as braggart has no role to play in any firm.

Always share your accomplishments with the new team so that they realize your importance and try to exploit your knowledge to attain success.

If nothing is working starting hunting for a job before it is too late! Your boss may have already looked for the person who will replace you it’s better that you vacate the position with positivity! The best of all these solution is to work harder every moment so that such situation may never arise!
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ICFAI University Distance Education MBA Admission Fee 2015

ICFAI distance learning MBA program is specially designed for professionals want to get their MBA degree without joining any regular classes. In 2015 ICFAI is offering a broad-based MBA Program at an affordable fee structure designed to provide a good understanding to our students in different aspects of  management.The University is empowered by UGC to award degrees & also a member of the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi and the Federation of Universities, India.

ICFAI University

ICFAI Distance Learning MBA

The two years MBA program has 20 subjects divided into four modules of 5 subjects each. For each year two modules can be studied and completed.

The third module of the program consist of Electives. Student has to select one elective among the following.
  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
  3. HRM
  4. Operations
  5. IT & Systems
  6. International Business
  7. Investment Management
  8. General Management
The program is based on self-study and examinations.

Self-study: The University provides prescribed books and a detailed study plan specially designed for the programs and meant for self study.

Contact classes: Students may attend contact classes on an optional basis.

CBT examinations: The examinations are based on Computer Based Test (CBT).

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must be a graduate (A Bachelor's Degree) in any discipline to be eligible for ICFAI MBA course.

Fee Structure

Full Fee Payment

With Contact Classes
Without Contact Classes
Admission Fee
Program Fee (All 4 Modules)
Contact Classes (Module I only)

EMI faciliaty & Module wise fee payment facility is also available. Please refer to the prospectus for more details. Fee is subject to change, the above fee structure was valid for 2012.

Online Application

Students can enroll into the program by logging on to for filing the application form online and making the payment through Internet. Students can make the payment through the Credit Card issued by ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank or the VISA/MasterCard issued by any bank, through
Secure Internet Payment Gateway. Net Banking facility is also available.

Contact Details

The ICFAI University, Sikkim
Ranka Road, Lower Sichey, Gangtok-737101, Sikkim.
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