How to Apply For Distance Learning (Online) MBA from IIM in 2024

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) is one of the best business schools in India that offers management education programs. 

We all know that IIM offers India's best MBA program but very few of us know that some IIMs like IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Indore, IIM Ranchi, IIM Shillong, IIM Kashipur, IIM Rohtak, IIM Vishakhapatnam, IIM Raipur also offers a distance and online MBA and Certification programs in collaboration with AdTech companies like UpGrad, Nulearn, Emeritus, Coursera, EdX. 

These programs are specially designed for working professionals who want to take their careers to the next level.

Admission Procedure for IIM Distance/Online MBA Programs

Here is a step-by-step guide to apply for online courses at different IIMs:

Firstly, browse through the official websites of IIMs and check out the online courses they offer. 
Most of the IIMs offer short-term online certificate courses, and executive education programs in collaboration with different learning platforms like UpGrad, Coursera etc.

Now choose a program as per your interests, career goals, and schedule flexibility.

Check Eligibility Criteria

After you choose a program, you must check if you are eligible for the program. Different IIM courses have different eligibility criteria in terms of educational qualification, work experience etc.







Complete Application Process

After checking the eligibility criteria, the next step is to complete the application process.

In this step, you need to provide the necessary personal, academic, and professional details.

Here are the steps involved in this process
  • Register yourself on the website of the learning partner that is offering your chosen program (UpGrad, Coursera, NuLearn, etc).
  • Now pay the application fee to start the application process.
  • Fill up the online application form by providing the required details such as personal, academic, and professional details.
  • Upload the required documents such as marks sheet, aadhar card, work experience documents, etc
  • Pay the program fee.
  • Now wait for the welcome email that contains your admission confirmation and login details of the Learning Management System to access your course. 
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How Much Does IIM Distance/Online MBA Cost?

The fee also differs from program to program. On average the program fee for any program is 2,00,000 it could be higher based on the program you opt for. 

For a better understanding of the program fee, we advise you to contact the respective institute or meet with a counselor there.

Hope the details provided above will help you gain admission to IIM Distance/Online MBA programs. Although we've taken great care in processing the information but we always recommend our blog readers to contact the respective admission authority of the respective institute for any admission-related information.