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  • Program semester fee :
  • ₹ 15,000


  • Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) and maximum 4 years
  • Eligibilty: 3 Year Graduation from a recognised university & must qualify in the entrance test conducted by the University 

  • SMU-DE uses EduNxt a unique online learning portal to convert each program’s printed self-learning material into a thrilling dynamic world of concept maps, videos, crosswords and quizzes.”

    Laura Vatsala Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies

    The duration of the MBA program is minimum 2 years (4 semesters) and maximum 4 years.
    • To provide intensive theoretical and practical knowledge of management.
    • To enhance the student's analytical abilities.
    • To provide access to a broad base of knowledge in core managerial skills.
    • To develop the essential management skills required to meet and participate in an increasingly international business environment.
    • To build upon the essential core management modules allowing greater emphasis on elective modules of management.

In keeping with the spirit of AICTE directives on admission to the MBA Program and as per the decision of the Academic Senate, the University will conduct, from the current Spring drive, an Admission test called the SMUDE Management Aptitude Test (SMAT). This test will be a proctored one. The result sheet of the test duly signed by the proctor should be attached along with the other documents when they are sent to the University for admission. However, students who meet any one of the following criteria would be exempted from taking the SMAT
  • 3 Year Graduation from a recognised university and student must qualify in the #entrance test conducted by University 

    #Exemption for entrance test conducted by the University to MBA program:
  •  A candidate has a score card of National / International MBA Entrance Test* and his/her score is 45 percentile or above.  However, the score card should not be more than one year old at the time of admission at SMU-DE

All are advised to comply with the above mentioned requirement.


* Complete list of National/ International MBA Entrance Tests:


ATMA – AIMS Test for Management Admissions ATMA Entrance Exam.



CAT – Common Admission Test CAT Entrance.



IIFT–Indian Institute of Foreign Trade IIFT Exam.



MAT – AIMA Management Aptitude Test.



XAT – XLRI Aptitude Test.



IRMA – Institute of Rural Management Anand.



IGNOU OPENMAT – Indira Gandhi National Open University OPEN Management Admission Test.



NMAT – Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test.



CMAT – Common Management Admission Test. 



SNAP – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test.



TISSNET – TISS National Entrance Test.



IBSAT – ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test. 



GMAT – Graduate Management Admission Test. 


Semester Fee : Rs. 15,000/- (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs. 2,100/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 200/-) or as revised from time to time. Fees may also be paid one-time. Contact University for details.

An MBA student can undertake multiple roles in management after completion of the Degree. A few unique job possibilities are highlighted below.

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Supply Chain Head
  • Marketing Executive
  • Planning & Organising Expert
  • Accounting and Resource Management



The SMU-DE MBA program provides an integrated perspective of management functioning along with exposure to practical business scenarios.

First semester

Code Subject Credits
MB0038 Management Process & Organisation Behaviour 4
MB0039 Business Communication 4
MB0040 Statistics for Management 4
MB0041 Financial & Management Accounting 4
MB0042 Managerial Economics 4
MB0043 Human Resource Management 4
Total Cumulative Credits 24

Second semester

Code Subject Credits
MB0044 Production & Operations Management 4
MB0045 Financial Management 4
MB0046 Marketing Management 4
MB0047 Management Information System 4
MB0048 Operations Research 4
MB0049 Project management 4
Total Cumulative Credits 48

Third semester


Third Semester Core Subjects + Specialisation Subjects


Code Subject Credits
MB0050 Research Methodology 4
MB0051 Legal Aspects of Business 4
  4 Subjects in area of specialisation (credits each) 16
Total Cumulative Credits

Fourth semester


Fourth Semester Core Subjects + Specialisation Subjects


Code Subject Credits
MB0052 Strategic Management & Business Policy 4
MB0053 International Business Management 4
  4 Subjects in area of specialisation (4 credits each) 16
  Total Cumulative Credits 96
       *Project (4 Credits) 100
11 specialisations offered

The specialisations are taken up by the students in the second year of their MBA. The courses covered under each of the specialisation are as given below -

Marketing Management


Philip Kotler defines Marketing Management as ‘the analysis, planning, implementation and control of programs designed to bring about the desired exchanges with target audiences for the purpose of personal and mutual gain’.


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Retail Operations

The field of retail operations is related to the work that individuals do to keep a retail store functioning. Small stores with only a handful of workers and large chain stores with hundreds of employees, come under this function. Strong communication skills and the ability to handle difficult customers are skills required to pursue a career in this field. 


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Information Systems Management


The application of information technology to support the major functions any organization is Information Systems Management. Managing resources such as labour, capital & raw materials was an important function. But the need to manage information resource is now equally important. ISM supports the process of collection, manipulation, storage, distribution and utilization of an organisation's information resources.


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Operations Management


Operations is one of the three core functions of an organisation – the others being Marketing & Finance. Operations management is one of the most rapidly growing career areas in the economy. It refers to the activities, decisions and responsibilities of managing the resources dedicated to the production and delivery of services. Operations management deals with the design and management of products, processes and supply chains. From strategic to tactical and operational levels – operation management is responsible for everything.


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Banking Management


An MBA in Banking Management addresses the requirements of senior bankers who want to re-evaluate the future of banking in a fast changing environment. Issues specific to the banking industry such as strategic positioning options post-global economic crisis, big data & digital banking and their purpose in deepening retail & private banking relationships, asset and liability management.


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Project Management


Project Management is an important function for all kinds of businesses. Project Managers can work in several industries including finance, software, IT, pharmaceuticals and more. They help streamline all projects to meet the goals and objectives of an organisation while increasing profitability as well. 


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Total Quality Management


Total quality management (TQM) can be defined as a management approach to long term success through customer satisfaction. It involves participation from all members of an organization in improving products, services, processes and culture which they work in.


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Human Resource Management


Effectively managing an organisation's human resources has become a key factor in the success of public and private enterprises. This recognition has led to a demand for trained and qualified HR professionals. It has also caused development of a career structure growing to the highest levels of the organisation.


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Healthcare Services Management


The MBA in Healthcare Services Management provides the knowledge and skills needed for management careers in various health services organizations. This course highlights the practical applications of management and business theories of within healthcare settings. Apart from core subject, this course places special emphasis on critical thinking, self-development, communication and teambuilding skills, problem-solving competence, and ethical leadership.


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Finance Management


Joseph Massie defines Finance Management as “the Operational Activity of a business that is responsible for obtaining and effectively utilizing the funds necessary for efficient operation.” It is generally related to procurement, allocation and control of financial resources of a concern.


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International Business

SMU-DE’s MBA in International Business focuses on strategic planning for international operations.  It gives an in-depth understanding of the organizational competencies required for international operations, including specialized functions such as, human resource management, finance and international marketing. This course also addresses topics such as inter-cultural communication, import and export.


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