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Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:00 PM

MBA from IGNOU can be a boon for working front-line | Correspondence | Eligibility 


For working professionals, looking to upgrade their academic qualifications and growth prospects without compromising or quitting their work, IGNOU comes as a big relief.  It is the ideal option for people who cannot attend the regular course, due to professional compulsions. IGNOU is famous for its Open Distance Learning Mode through which it caters to the needs of several people, not only in India but abroad too.

MBA From IGNOU School of Management 2017

IGNOU is one of the top national level open university in India, offering a wide spectrum of educational programmes. It has the objective of making higher education available to all sections of the society at affordable and flexible terms. The School of Management Studies was launched in 1987 with the purpose of providing a developmental avenue for working personnel and professionals for acquiring management qualifications to upgrade and refine their managerial skills, capabilities, and orientation. The aim of the School is to impart lifelong learning opportunities to the learners in the specific domains like leadership, entrepreneurial skills, and professional competence. The Programmes offered by the School are geared to fulfil identified gaps in the corporate and business world.

Eligibility for MBA from Ignou

Admissions to the MBA Program at IGNOU are open to all graduates in any discipline with 50% marks with 3 years managerial/supervisory/professional experience. They are also open to people with 50% marks in streams such as Engineering, Medicine, Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Works Accountancy, Chartered Secretaryship and Law. The candidates also have to clear an entrance exam called OPENMAT, conducted by IGNOU. 

Also Read - Distance Learning and it's Advantages

Ideal for working people

The MBA, offered by IGNOU, is ideal for working professionals. The Program consists of 21 courses in all and the learners have ample choices to choose from. It is tailor-made to meet the requirements of such people, as it offers maximum flexibility and multiple exit points to the learners. The course runs through the distance learning mode and provides the luxury to people to continue their jobs while pursuing the MBA from IGNOU. This qualification, then, increases their prospects in their present jobs, as well as, otherwise.


The School follows a multimedia approach in programme delivery. It comprises self-instructional printed course material packages sent to the student directly by post, supporting audio-video programmes, face to face interaction with academic counsellors at study centres, assignment for assessment and feedback, telecast of video programmes on Doordarshan, broadcast of audio programmes on all India Radio and live teleconferencing along with other learner-friendly features.

Given the flexibility, cost and convenience of the course, working professionals can really benefit from it and use it to enhance their market value.

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