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Top 10 Distance Learning MBA Programs in India 2013 Rankings | Best Distance MBA
10 Best Distance learning MBA in India
A list of the top best distance learning MBA in India, ranked according to their study material, reach to the student, online presence and most importantly the student’s feedback. The recent study was conducted by Careers360. Out of 188 distance learning institutes, 144 of them are offering distance MBA in India. Choosing an unapproved mba could make your effort worthless and threaten your eligibility for promotions to managerial posts ( proper accreditation is essential especially for govt job positions). Usually, you get a promotion to managerial posts after 2-3 years work in any MNC if you are qualified enough. Many of the MNCs Infosys, CTS even pay the fees for your mba courses. This article outlines the best distance mba programs in India and gives useful insights that would prove helpful to choose the best one from the list.
- Symbiosis Centre for DL
- Sikkim Manipal University
- Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
- Anna University
- Punjab Technical University
- Amity School of Distance Learning
- Bhartiar University
Finding the Best Ranked MBA Programs In India - Common Mistakes
Specify ‘MBA’ programs in your search
You might find several rankings of the best universities offering distance learning conducted by many organizations. But re-read that its only distance learning programmes not distance learning mba programmes. Be specific for MBA programms.
Accreditation of MBA course
Be mindful that Supreme court have ordered that a Joint council of AICTE, UGC and DEC are the authorities that give accreditation to distance programmes. Some Universitites like ICFAI will need only DEC accreditation since it’s already a university (approved by AICTE). Anyhow, make a thorough check with the counsellors of the course providing institute that the course have all necessary accreditation.
MBA vs PGDM distance courses
MBA and PGDM ( Post Graduate Diploma In Management) might have different course contents but they have the same effect when it comes to jobs. All govt. and pvt. jobs for managerial posts demand MBA/PGDM . Technically, there is no speciality for MBA from PGDM. Symbiosis the 2nd best ranked distance mba program in India is offering only PGDM not MBA. It’s told to be one of the best courses to do.
Three Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing Distance MBA (With Answers)
The newspaper notice above signifies the credibility related things you've to check while choosing it. In short just ask these questions :
Q:Is the MBA Program recognized by DEC?A: Yes
Q:Are the degrees issued by the University recognized by UGC?A:Yes
Q:Are the Programs recognized by AICTE?
A:As per the AICTE Act, Universities do not need approvals from AICTE. Only affiliated colleges of Universities need AICTE approvals.