IGNOU Launches MBA Programme


The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched an MBA programme that has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The university's flagship MBA programme has been entirely revamped to satisfy the needs of business and academia.

Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Marketing Management, Operations Management, and Services Management are the five specialities available.


The MBA programme will begin accepting applications in July 2021. Candidates having a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% (45% for restricted category) can apply without taking an admission exam.

“The programme is meticulously designed by renowned academicians and industry experts. It has got contemporary curriculum and the latest course material,” the university said.

Learners have to complete 28 courses and 116 credits, spanning across four semesters. The programme is offered pan India and in selected foreign countries, IGNOU said.

The minimum duration of the programme is 2 years and the maximum duration is 4 year