IGNOU is the most famous university which offers Distance MBA educational program. This course was started in the year 1987. This university offers 4 types of the management program and 14 types of Commerce Program. When the students search the University for the Distance MBA educational program, then at first the name of IGNOU clicks in their mind. This University was founded in the year 1985. According to the name of PM Indira Gandhi, this University was named. In the countries of Africa, IGNOU offers the Distance MBA educational program. IGNOU provides all the essential study materials to the students of Distance MBA educational course. After doing the Audio-Video session or the direct interaction, the students go for visiting the study centers. IGNOU provides the online lecture session to the students. IGNOU conducts a program of entrance test for admission.

Courses offered:

This university offers various courses of the Distance MBA educational program which are explained below.

Master degree

  • Masters in Business administration

Doctoral degree

  • PhD (M)

PG diploma course in

  • Financial Management.
  • Marketing Management.
  • HR Management.
  • Financial Market Practice Program.
  • Operational Management.
  • Research and Teaching management.

Diploma course – Management.

Certificate course- Entrepreneurship and NGO Management.

Course detail:

Minimum Duration of the course: 2.5 years.

Maximum duration of the course: 8 years.

Fee and Eligibility

Eligibility criteria:

The students need to clear the examination of OPENMAT and IGNOU conducts this examination program. IGNOU conducts this examination program two times per year. A minimum educational qualification is required for getting admission in the University of IGNOU. The students need to have the degree of graduation level in the business-related subject. It is very important, that the general candidates have at least 50% in the graduation degree. There is no age-limitation for doing the Distance MBA educational course from the University of IGNOU. The students must have the professional experience for three years and in this experience ICWAI/CA/Law/Engineering are included.

Fee structure:

The fee for this course is about 31500 INR. The university does not refund the fee at any circumstances.

Total course number in a program is 21.

The fee/course = Rs. 1,500.

Therefore the total fee of the program is Rs. 1,500 x 21= Rs. 31,500.

Mode of payment:

The students need to pay the course fee through the demand draft. On the demand draft form, the students needs to write the enrolment number, name, and address. The installment process is not available in this university. The students need to pay the full course fee at a time.

Preparation for OPENMAT:

IGNOU conducts this examination very year for the course of Distance MBA. This examination process is very easy. The reference books for this examination are not available in the market. This examination process consists 4 sections which are such as English, mathematics, General awareness and reasoning. In mathematic section there are 50 questions, in English section 5there are 50 questions also, in reasoning section there are 70 questions and in the section of general awareness, there are 30 questions. Therefore, the total number of question is 200 and the time for solving the questions is 180 minutes. 

Admission procedure

After passing the examination, IGNOU mentions the result of the examination and on the basis of the results of the students; they apply for the program of admission. The students need to fill the form of application and the university already provides this form by attaching with the prospectus. After finishing this step, the University sends the form to the University's Regional Director with some essential documents of the students.

IGNOU provides MBA program for African students:

This university delivers the course of MBA program to the African students through the self-instructional printed materials of the course and also through the multimedia. The enrolled students only have these materials. IGNOU also provides the video lectures to the students and on Doordarshan as well as on the channel of All India radio.  This university develops such new programs in continuous basis.

Apart from the above details of the Distance MBA educational course and the university, if the students have any queries then the students can search on the website www.learningshala.in. The candidate also can create a connection with the department of customer care as this type of services is always available for the students. The students also can email their opinion at info@learningshala.in .