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About India

Located in South Asia, the Republic of India is the seventh largest country in the world (by land area) and the only second to China in population, with nearly 1.3 billion people. India's border countries include China, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Burma. The Indian Ocean lies to its south and the Arabian Sea lies to the southwest.

Business Schools in India

Since India was under British rule for many years, its educational system resembles the structure of UK higher education systems. In addition to traditional colleges and universities, India also offers specialized business and management colleges and numerous distance education universities that provide courses culminating in a business degree. The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a popular degree field among Indian students and requires the student earn a Bachelor of Arts (four-year degree) in Business before entering graduate school.

Business Degrees Awarded in India

Business-related degrees offered by India's educational system include Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Commerce, Master of Marketing Management and a Postgraduate Degree in Business Administration. All take about two years to complete, following completion of a BA or BS.

Specialized business degrees provided by government and private Indian universities include MBA in Banking, MBA in European Business, MBA in Technology Management and an MBA in International Relations.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for one year of study may vary between Indian government university and private universities . India is considered one of the more affordable countries to earn your business degree.

Why Earn an Indian Business Degree?

India is currently experiencing a booming economy that needs the expertise of business degree holders to manage emerging national and international companies. The implementation of economic liberalization methods, coupled with deregulation and privatization of government-owned enterprises has served to accelerate India's growth for the past 20 years. Consequently, the demand for people with MBAs continues to attract students seeking a viable degree and long-term employment.

News and Articles

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    Oct 3, 2016

    In an age where global business drives innovation and technology across disciplines, selecting the right MBA in the right place can be a difficult choice. We’ve put together a list of 6 of the best places in the world to study business. Learn more.

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  • What are the Most Exciting Countries to Study Business in?

    Oct 1, 2019

    Have you been wondering where in the world you could study business? Do you strive for excellence in all things and want a rigorous program that will be both demanding and life-changing? MBA programs are available in many countries -- in fact, there are so many options, it’s hard to choose. However, each country offers something different and selecting the program that will best fit your needs depends, in part, on what kind of business focus you have. For those who want to pursue an MBA and start a career in business, studying abroad in countries where there are great programs available, can be extremely advantageous, both personally and professionally. Consider how these six countries, each with their own unique appeal to business students, could help get your business career on its way!

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  • Why Study at Business School in India?

    Aug 14, 2020

    In 1991, India introduced sweeping economic and political reforms. The commitment to financial and personal freedoms kickstarted the economy, attracting massive global investment. By 2015, India had the fastest growing economy in the world, and is now well on course to becoming a global superpower. Today, the country's entrepreneurial culture and exciting tech sector are attracting attention from entrepreneurs and young people all over the world, making India an up and coming destination for international study. Here are six reasons why you should think about studying at a business school in India.

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