Is the MBA option only for commerce students?


No. Clearly MBA is not only for commerce students. There is a huge demand for students who are technically strong with business administration and management skills. So, any undergrad student with science or commerce degree can opt for MBA to be a part of the management /strategic level. Any student with an undergraduate degree in any stream with minimum 45%-55% marks aggregate from any recognised university or institution in India or abroad. Additionally, you must clear any post graduate entrance exams like PGCET/CAT/GMAT/CMAT with an eligible score as per the university/college requirement.

MBA and its Specialisations:

MBA is a 2 year post graduate management degree that provides an overview of primary business administration activities from a managerial perspective. MBA is the most preferred qualification for a senior managerial post and above. An MBA degree has good value when you want to improve your managerial skills and climb up your career ladder. The core curriculum of MBA involves accounting, commerce, business ethics and strategy, economics, analytics, Finance, leadership and management, and operations to name a few. In addition to these core subjects based on your specialisation, you will have supplementary subjects.

An ideal MBA graduating experience provides a good industry exposure with a global perspective. The university/college will expose the students to various industries to provide them an idea of the practical field and the opportunities they can come across.

Like any other PG degree MBA also has various specialisations to choose from. Few of the most sought-after specialisations are:

  • MBA in HR
  • MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Digital Marketing
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Business Analytics
  • MBA in Healthcare management
  • MBA in international business administration

There are few universities/colleges that provide Executive courses for 12-18 months based on the curriculum of the university or college.

MBA for Engineering graduates:

 The recent trends in the job market show recruiters are looking to hire product heads, managers, and product development heads. The skills in demand are leaders with technical knowledge and the managerial and strategic skills to spearhead the department/team. The undergraduate students who completed engineering with any specialisation can enrol for MBA in marketing and finance. This specialisation opens better chances for the students to be a part of the product development and product marketing. With a clear idea of the technical aspects and the strategic management skills, they will be able to contribute to the betterment of the product.

CMR IT, one of the best MBA colleges in Bangalore, has the best curriculum with a qualified faculty team. The college also has partnerships with companies like IBM, Wipro etc for providing industry training for their students. Affiliated to VTU, the college provides the best Placement and Training for the students. To know more check their website.