IGNOU Executive MBA with HR Specialization (Part Time)

Get details about IGNOU Part Time Executive MBA with HR specialization Admissions, Fee Structure, Application and Course Structure.

EMBA HR Overview

IGNOU offers Executive MBA program specializing in Human Resources management (elective) in collaboration with NIIT Imperia, a highly acclaimed IT mentor.

The course is offered by NIIT at its various centers and the certificate is given by IGNOU. The program is part of the Executive MBA program which offers specialization electives in various departments like HR,Finance and Marketing.

The sections below cover more information about this program.

Fee Structure

The fee structure of  the Executive MBA program with HR  specialization electives is as follows:

Executive MBA admission Application Fee: ₹ 500
Total Program Fee: ₹ 1,80,000

You can remit the fee in three installments.

Fee to be remitted during Registration: ₹ 72,000
Fee Installment 1(Oct ’10): ₹ 36,000
Fee Installment 2(Dec ’10): ₹ 36,000
Fee Installment 3(Feb ’11): ₹ 36,000

All the fee above are exclusive of the service taxes applicable. The fee covers all the academic and learning material charges. The fees is non refundable.

Note: The fee displayed here are  from 2010 and not updated since. Please refer the official websites of IGNOU or NIIT Imperia for further information.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission to Executive MBA with HR electives you should fulfill the following requirements:

  • You should be a working professional. You can also be self employed for which you will have to produce the proof.
  • You should be a graduate in any discipline with a minimum aggregate mark 0f 50%. If you belong to the SC/ST/OBC category  the minimum marks for graduation is 45%.
  • You should have 3 years of work experience after graduation.

The eligible candidates are selected on the basis of an entrance test conducted by NIIT

Program Delivery

The total program duration is 18 months and the classes are conducted twice every week.

Class timings: 6:30 to 9:30 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

Classes are delivered through the NIIT centers in your city.

The advantages of this program is evident here. You don’t have to compromise with your regular job and engagements in order to get your executive MBA.

Course Structure

The program is 3 semesters long with a total of 21 courses (subjects). The courses include 14 general courses 5 specialization courses and 2 Emerging Area courses. The program also include a Project and a Comprehensive Viva.  In your case since you are going to go with HR specialization, you should opt for the HR Specialization electives while choosing your electives.

Semester wise List of Courses offered

Semester 1

  1. Managerial Economics
  2. Managerial Accounting
  3. Quantitative Techniques
  4. OB & Management Processes
  5. Marketing
  6. Management
  7. Business Communication
  8. Business Law
  9. Emerging Area Course-1

Semester 2

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Financial Management
  3. Operations Management
  4. Research Methodology
  5. Elective 1
  6. Elective 2
  7. MIS for Managers
  8. Emerging Area Course – 2

Semester 3

  1. Strategic Management
  2. Business Ethics ,Corporate Governance, CSR
  3. Elective 3
  4. Elective 4
  5. Elective5
  6. Project
  7. Comprehensive Viva

HR Specialization Electives

  1. Measurement & Information
  2. Labour Laws
  3. Planning & Sourcing
  4. Performance & Compensation Management ( incl. BSC)
  5. International & Cross Cultural Management
  6. Development (incl. T & D)
  7. Building Learning Organisations
  8. Employee Relations

Who should do an Executive MBA

The following people would find an executive MBA specialized in  HR very useful in their careers:


These are the class of people who innovate and fall in the lines many industry legends. If you are an entrepreneur, managing Human Resources effectively is an important task for the efficient working of your organisation.

Career Switchers:
Those who would like to switch their career to a new field of managing HR. You’d find your new field extremely challenging but a very good experience because you get to work with a vibrant spectrum of talent and people.

Please Note: You can get more details about the different MBAs offered by IGNOU on our home page.

Admission Details

The admission to the program is conducted through an All India Level Exam conducted by NIIT Imperia.

The latest details for admission to this program is not available. If you want further details please visit the official website of IGNOU or  NIIT Imperia.

Other Executive MBA Programs

Apart from Executive MBA HR mentioned in this article, IGNOU also offers the following specializations for Executive MBA.

Executive MBA IT

Executive MBA HR

Executive MBA Finance

Executive MBA Marketing

Executive MBA in Hospitality Management

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