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  • Dedicated University faculty support
  • Easy fee payments with EMI options
  • Program semester fee :
  • ₹ 17,000


  • Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) and maximum 4 years
  • Eligibilty: Graduation (3 years / 6 semesters) from a recognised university in addition to having qualified in the entrance test conducted by the University



  • SMU-DE uses a unique learning portal to supplement the printed self-learning material and enhance learning with a dynamic world of concept maps, videos, crosswords and quizzes.”

    Laura Vatsala Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies

  • The course duration of Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree Program offered by SMU-DE, which is one of the best distance education universities for MBA in India, is a minimum of 2 years (4 semesters) and a maximum 4 years.

    The four specialisations offered in the MBA degree Program include MBA in Marketing Management, MBA in Information Systems Management, MBA in Human Resource Management and MBA in Finance Management.

    Our MBA distance learning Program:  

    • Provides extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of management.
    • Enhances the student's analytical abilities.
    • Provides broad based knowledge of core managerial skills.
    • Develops management skills required for an increasingly international business environment.
    • Builds upon the essential core management modules with greater emphasis on elective modules.

    The UGC-approved syllabus at our open university for distance MBA, has been designed by veteran academicians in consultation with industry experts and specialists. The syllabus is constantly updated to reflect changing industry needs. 



    MBA distance learning is among the most popular post graduate courses in India. An MBA degree from a reputed open university for distance MBA can open up several doors for your career. You can start off with jobs at the Executive or Managerial level and work your way up based on the opportunities that come your way.

    A degree from one of the best colleges for distance MBA in India, will offer you lucrative career opportunities in the field of sales and marketing to name a few.

    After getting your degree from one of the best institutes for distance MBA in India, you can start your career as a marketing manager. Your role here will be to handle the several marketing processes in the company across various departments like sales, marketing, advertising and so on. You can also join as a financial manager, if you are good with money matters. Another preferred option among most MBA degree holders in to join as a human resource manager. The job role involves looking after the resources of the company, making it a key position. 


Graduation (3 years/ 6 semesters) from a recognised university in addition to having qualified in the #entrance test conducted by the University

#Exemption for entrance test to MBA Program conducted by the University: 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.



* 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: ₹ 17,000/- (inclusive of Exam Fee ₹ 2,300/-) or as revised from time to time. Fee may also be paid one-time/annually. Please contact University for more details.

An MBA student can undertake multiple roles in management after completion of the Degree. 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
MBA101 Management Process & Organisation Behaviour 4
MBA102 Business Communication 4
MBA103 Statistics for Management 4
MBA104 Financial & Management Accounting 4
MBA105 Managerial Economics 4
MBA106 Human Resource Management 4
Total Cumulative Credits 24

Second semester

Code Subject Credits
MBA201 Production & Operations Management 4
MBA202 Financial Management 4
MBA203 Marketing Management 4
MBA204 Management Information System 4
MBA205 Operations Research 4
MBA206 Project management 4
Total Cumulative Credits 48

Third semester


Third Semester Core Subjects + Specialisation Subjects


Code Subject Credits
MBA301 Research Methodology 4
MBA302 Legal Aspects of Business 4
  4 Subjects in area of specialisation (4 credits each) 16
Total Cumulative Credits

Fourth semester


Fourth Semester Core Subjects + Specialisation Subjects


Code Subject Credits
MBA401 Strategic Management & Business Policy 4
MBA402 International Business Management 4
  4 Subjects in area of specialisation (4 credits each) 16
  Total Cumulative Credits 96
       *Project (4 Credits) 100

4 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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Information Systems Management


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


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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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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 the procurement, allocation and controlling of the financial resources of a business. 

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