To obtain the MBA degree, you should have completed the following combination of Subjects:
- 20 core courses from MMPC-001 to MMPC-020.
- 7 specialisation courses from a chosen area.
- 1 project course named MMPP-001 (project subject MMPP-001 is equivalent to 2 courses).
- Total being 28
To obtain the IGNOU MBA degree with a specialization (MBA in Human Resource Management (MBAHM), MBA in Operations Management] (MBAOM), MBA in Financial Management (MBAFM), or MBA in Marketing Management (MBAMM)), you should complete the following combination of courses:
- 19 core courses from MMPC-001 to MMPC-020 (except MMPC-017)
- 8 specialization courses from one of the chosen fields.
- 1 project course is named MMPP-001 (project course MMPP-001 is equivalent to 2 courses).
- The total number of courses is 28.
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List of Subjects for Distance MBA
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Subjects from MMPC-001 to MMPC-020
The table below lists out the 20 core courses (semester wise) required for IGNOU MBA program.
|MMPC-001||Management Functions and Organisational Processes|
|MMPC-002||Human Resource Management|
|MMPC-004||Accounting and Managers|
|MMPC-005||Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications|
|MMPC-008||Information System for Managers|
|MMPC-009||Management of Machines and Materials|
|MMPC-011||Social Processes and Behavioural Issues|
|MMPC-015||Research Methodology for Management Decisions|
|MMPC-016||International Business Management|
|MMPP-001||Project course (Equals to 2 programs)|
|MMPC-017||Advanced Strategic Management|
Total Quality Management
Business Ethics and CSR
NOTE: The details regarding the 7 specialisation programs required in semester 3 and semester 4 hasn’t been announced yet, IGNOU shall announce details regarding the same at a later date. The table below lists out the specialisation courses available in the previous (older) syllabus, it should only be taken as a basic reference.
The specialization Subjects are the list of Subjects that specialize in certain areas of Management.
Title (and Code)
|Human Resource Management||
More specialization courses (for Semester VI) shall also be announced soon by IGNOU.
MBA Specializations Programs
The Following are the specialization courses to opt for the IGNOU MBF (MBA in Banking and Finance) program for the third semester:
Title (and Code)
Banking and Finance
Credit Weightage of the Courses
In order to complete the IGNOU MBA program, a student must complete 28 courses. The credit weightage is as follows:
- Each core course (20 in total) has a credit weightage if 4. Total core courses credit: 20 x 4 = 80.
- Specialisation course (7 in total) also holds a credit weightage of 4. Total specialisation courses credit: 7 x 4 = 28.
- Project course (MMPP-001) is regarded as 2 courses, thus holds a credit weightage of 8.
- Total credit weightage: 80 + 28 + 8 = 116.
IGNOU’s distance MBA program is one of the few distance MBA programs in India that carry a similar reputation to a regular MBA degree obtained from a recognized university.
There are 20 core courses in IGNOU’s MBA program. The number of core courses in the IGNOU MBA (with specialization) is 19.
A student must successfully complete a total of 28 courses (subjects) to complete the distance MBA program by IGNOU.
There is a total of 7 specialization subjects (courses) in the IGNOU MBA program and a total of 8 specialization subjects in the IGNOU MBA (specialization program).
IGNOU Distance MBA students are expected to complete a total of 7 courses (subjects) per semester.
IGNOU strictly follows a tight and well-designed syllabus for its famed MBA programs. The quality of the distance MBA program is certainly on par with any regular MBA program that can be found in India or abroad.
A student needs to have an overall credit weightage of 116 and finish all 28 courses to complete the program. IGNOU does offer an early exit option for those who do not wish to complete the full 2 years of the program (the exit option is available after the first 2 semesters).
Yes, IGNOU’s MBA programs are accredited by both UGC and AICTE. They are valid both in India and abroad.
Currently IGNOU offers the following specializations for their MBA program:Human Resource Management,Operations Management,Marketing Management,Finance Management
The total credit weightage of the IGNOU Distance MBA program is 116. A weightage of 4 is allocated to each of the courses.
IGNOU Distance MBA syllabus is available on our [syllabus] page. The same can be found in the prospectus for the distance MBA program.
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