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    Am i eligible for distance MBA having 12 years of experience?

    I Completed DME in 1999 and have 12 yrs experience ,may i eligible for distance MBA?

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    This is the worst decision I have ever heard of !you have 12 years of experience ,why are you even thinking about the distant MBA which is a complete waste of time for a professional like you ,yes ,you are eligible for it but ,why not to go for the EXECUTIVE MBA ..you would have such a strong point of your experience while getting admission ….
    If you are worried about loosing your job ,let me tell you that many of the indian institutions offer a Friday-through-Saturday weekend sessions for providing executive MBA .The fee is very less ,even the duration is about one year in most of the institutions including the IIM’s…
    You just need to fulfill some eligibility criteria like
    For Self Employed professionals - IT Return + MOA & AOA or Trade License or Partnership Deed is mandatory.
    For other working professionals - Salary Slip (current period) + all joining & relieving letters (if applicable) is mandatory.

    Desired Proficiencies in the Candidate (in addition to the Eligibility Criteria) –
    Proficiency in English since it would be the medium of instruction.
    Basic numerical ability and mathematical skills - including Algebra (eg. Equation of Straight Line), Basic Differential & Integral Calculus and Ability to Interpret Graphs.
    Ability to reason logically
    General awareness – including knowledge of Industry


    Besides this,you can get letters of recommendation from your seniorsin companies you have worked for …. This can be an extra benefit providing in getting admission to executive MBA !

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    Re: Am i eligible for distance MBA having 12 years of experience?

    Hello Dear Aspirant,



    Sorry,You are not eligible to apply for Distance MBA Course because You have not completed Graduation.You have done only DME Course but it is not equal to Graduation.So You are not eligible.If you want to do distance MBA course you must qualify in at least one entrance exam.Indira Gandhi National Open University is the largest distance education institute in India with 1.4 million students.This is the top ranked institute in India for distance management education.If you are qualified any MBA entrance test in state wide or national wide are accepted.

    Eligibility Criteria to apply for Distance MBA Course:


    You must be having at least 50% of marks in your graduation from recognized university and If you are belonging to SC and ST categories then 45% of marks are enough.

    Best distance MBA institutes in India;

    1.Indira Gandhi national Open University
    2.Sikkim manipal university
    3.Symbiosis school of distance education
    4.UP open university
    5.MP Open university
    6.Anna University
    7.Annamalai University
    8.ICFAI School of distance education
    9.Amity school of distance education
    10.Osmaniya university


    Various Specializations in MBA Course:

    -Marketing management
    -Finance management
    -Logistics management
    -Supply chain management
    -International Business
    -Textile management
    -Banking management
    -Retail management
    -Hospital management
    -Pharmaceutical management
    -Operations management
    -Systems management
    -IT Management
    -Project management
    -Sports management
    -Event management
    -Entertainment management
    -Media management
    -Oil management

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    Re: Am i eligible for distance MBA having 12 years of experience?

    Sorry, but most well known distance MBA universities including IGNOU doesn't allow diploma in admission. But I am giving you info on 3 universities that you may try and that doesn't have that rigorous restrictions.

    1. GLOIN Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland (www.gliononline.com)
    Qualification: Graduate in Business Management
    Duration: 27 months
    Cost of course: Rs 16,00,000
    You can do this online MBA while staying in your own country.This course is for working professionals with a bachelor's degree in a business related field, work experience and English language certificate proficiency (TOEFL and IELTS).
    They will enroll 15 to 20 students. Students can access study material online and the course offers flexibility of time to all interested.


    2.Utkal University-
    For Utkal University youhave 2 yr MBA or 1 yr diploma in HR, Financial management or marketing etc.For2 yrs distance MBA you just need to be a graduate with min 50% in aggregate and will be selected through an entrance test of 2 hours duration . Its a 150 marks test shall ofsingle answer multiple choice questions. The test has questions on Comprehension, Test of Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative aptitude andGeneral Awareness. You may check www.utkal-university.org for more details.

    3.SCDL
    Symbiosis offers 2 yrs diploma courses along with 1 month & 6 mths courses.
    For 6 months course you have to be a Graduate in any stream from a recognized university or a diploma of 3 yrs from a recognized Polytechnic. You can apply online and pay the registration fee online, though form submission date for 2011 MBA is over.
    The admissions for 2012 will commence in April, 2012 onwards.To apply you have to buy the Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA prospectus which includes an application form and a welcome kit.This is available in the SCDL cash counter located in the main office at Symbiosis Pune for Rs. 900. Check
    http://www.scdl.net
    Symbiosis distance of learning(SCDL) conduct diploma programe of 2 years,Diploma programe for 1 year, 6 month certificate programes and single course programes.

    Fee Structure of 2 year Diploma course of SCDL.

    Civil/Regular candidates- 25,000
    NRI candidates- US$ 1600
    Defence candidates- 23,000.

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    Re: Am i eligible for distance MBA having 12 years of experience?

    Hi, take a look a t the programmes the Open University have to offer. They are flexible but full of information you would find useful even after 12 years in the industry. If you still have to maintain a work life and don't have the luxury to take time off then a distance MBA could be just what's right for you.

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    Re: Am i eligible for distance MBA having 12 years of experience?

    You are eligible to apply MBA because there is age criteria to eligible for MBA but its only require bachelor degree.

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR MBA EXAM


    - You should be complete graduation from recognized Universities and Percentage should be greater than 50% (relaxation for SC/ST Caste is 45%).

    - There is no age criteria.


    You can apply following colleges which provide distance education.

    Top Distance MBA institutes in India :


    - The ICFAI Center for Distance education

    - Narsee Monji Institute of Management studies

    - XLRI-Jamshedpur

    - Indira Gandhi National Open University

    - Tasmac Distance learning institute

    - Symbiosis for distance learning

    - Tamilnadu Open university

    - Annamalai Open University

    - Pondicherry University

    - Anna University

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