MBA & Other Management Courses Offered By SMU


Sikkim Manipal University (SMU)Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), One of the top university in India offer various courses in Management including MBA & BBA. Here we are providing a short summary of various courses offered by the university for the students seeking admission into graduate & post graduate courses through SMU distance learning mode.

SMU Distance Learning Graduate Courses

Bachelor Of Business Administration (BBA) –

The university offer 3 years BBA degree program through SMU distance learning mode.  There are total 6 semester in the course and student have to complete the course in minimum 3 years & maximum of 6 years time frame. To be eligible for the course the candidate must be having 10+2 or equivalent / 3 year Diploma from a State Board of Technical. The total fee for the program is Rs.12,150/- (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs.1500/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 200/-) Or a one time payment of Rs 63,795.

SMU Distance Learning Post Graduate Courses

PG Diploma MBA with 16 Specializations –

Introduction:- These are specialized programs in different areas of management. The programs are specially designed for the candidates who either completed a post graduate program in general management, or may want to specialize further, following completion of an MBA.

Eligibility:- To be eligible for the program, the candidate must have an MBA degree from a recognized University, or an equivalent of a two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from an AICTE approved institution.

Duration & Fees:- The duration of the program is 1 year & per semester fee is Rs.12,750/- (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs.1300/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 100/-).

Specializations:- Some of the specializations offered are Marketing Management, Retail Operations, Information Systems Management, Operations Management, Banking Management, Project Management, Total Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Healthcare services Management, Finance Management.

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU)Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) –

The PGDBA Program aims to improve the students capability to manage in a business environment. To be eligible for the program the candidate must have a 3 years graduation degree from a recognized university. The fees are Rs.13,800/- per semester (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs.1500/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 200/-).

Master Of Business Administration (MBA) –

Introduction:- Catering to the huge demand for business management, SMU distance learning courses in MBA are the best option for working professionals or students who are starting afresh.

Eligibility:- The candidate must have cleared an Admission test called the SMUDE Management Aptitude Test (SMAT). However, students who meet any one of the following criteria would be exempted from taking the SMAT:

1. A Candidate has a minimum 50% Aggregate score in their graduation exams
2. A Candidate has work experience of 3 years or more after graduation
3. A Candidate has a score card of National/ International MBA Entrance Test* and his/her score is 45 percentile or above. However, the score card should not be more than one year old at the time of admission at SMU.

Fees:- The per semester fee of the program is Rs.14,200/- (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs.1500/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 200/-) and if candidate make a full payment the one time fee is Rs 49,600 instead of Rs 57,100.

Specializations:- SMU Distance Education offers 15 specializations for its MBA students. The specializations are taken up by the students in the second year of their MBA.
SMU distance education MBA specialisation chart

MBA – The Flexi Way

Introduction:- The program is aimed at providing the students with complete flexibility in pursuing their further education without compromising on quality. An Apple iPad2 which is provided along with the study material will give 24X7 access to the study material on the go.

Eligibility:- Candidate are required to clear Entrance Test (SMAT- SMUDE Management Aptitude Test) for admission to MBA program. All eligible candidates are required to take the SMAT and secure a minimum forty percent mark for admission to the MBA program. Candidates who have already thus qualified through similar Entrance examination conducted by any other competent body or through other exemption criteria in this behalf may apply for admission directly.

Fees:- The total fee for the program is Rs 63,900, which can be paid in installments. Candidate can also make payment in one go to get discount. Thus, the total fees payable by the student would be Rs 55,440 instead of Rs 63,900.

MBA in Banking And Finance (MBA B&F)

Introduction:- As the name suggest the program is specially designed for people wants to established their career in the field of Banking and Finance. Indian banking sector has witnessed an exceptional growth in past two decades. Not only public sector banks but many private sector bank has emerged as top performing banks in India. Along with it the demand of skilled banking professionals has jump to a new level. There is a high demand of banking & financial professionals in public & private sector banks. To help people to grow their career in the field of Banking industry, Sikkim Manipal University is offering a specialized MBA in Banking & Finance.

Eligibility:- Any graduate who has a 3 years bachelors degree from a recognized university may apply for this program.

Duration and Fees:- The minimum duration to complete the course is 1.5 years & maximum is 3 years. Per semester fee of the program is Rs. 17,300/(inclusive of Exam Fee Rs. 1200/- and Alumni Fee Rs. 100/-). The fee is subject to change. Additional fees for Lateral Entry Rs. 4,100/- (including examination fees). SMU also offers scholarship (Vidyadeep) to 1,500 meritorious and deserving students.

Education Loan Facility –

Education Loan is provided for all programs offered under SMU Distance Education under which fees can be paid in 2 ways:

  • Apply to the Bank for the Loan and wait for the confirmed admission till the disbursement of Loan.
  • Pay the first semester fees in full to secure admission, which would be refunded once the bank disburses your loan amount.

All students also get the facility of EduNxt’s, which is an online program that offers you 24×7 access to online courses and classes.

Please Note:- The information given here is just a summary. So, we strongly recommend our readers to also verify the information given here from SMU Distance Education’s official website: to get complete and updated information.

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