FLEXIBLE MBA FOR WORKING OR EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES - On Campus

School of Digital Humanities and Liberal Arts

Duration of the program : Two years
Mode of program : Flexible,  on-campus
Venue: Digital University Campus, Technopark Phase-I, Thiruvananthapuram
Capacity/ number of Seats: 30
APPLICATION FEE : Rs.750/-(GENERAL) & Rs. 375/- (SC/ST/Divyaang)
  • PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
  • ELIGIBILITY
  • SELECTION PROCESS
  • PROSPECTS
  • FEE STRUCTURE
  • CURRICULUM

The Flexible mode MBA is a 2-year on-campus program. The degree will be generic without specialisations, but the student gets the opportunity to take elective courses in applied verticals like Business Analytics, Digital Governance, Technology Management, Information Security Management, and Digital Transformation, as well as in functional verticals like Marketing, Human Resources, Operations, Systems and Finance. Innovative curricular structure, course content, and pedagogy will ensure that the MBA program offered by the Digital University Kerala is updated for the digital era and stands out from the typical industrial-age MBA programs offered elsewhere. The program strives to inculcate the highly desirable traits of creativity, empathy, leadership, conflict and crisis management, disruption, and dynamic decision making necessary to lead change and transformation in the digital age. The curriculum will be divided into a required (core) and elective set of courses; the first year comprising mostly or entirely of core courses and the second year consisting of about 25% core and 75% elective courses.

Timing: The program will be conducted on weekday evenings, three hours per day, and Saturdays full day. The weekly hours will match that of the full -time program.
Capacity: 30 students
Degree: Same as that of the MBA (Full-Time) program offered by DUK
Venue: Digital University Campus, Technopark Phase -1, Thiruvananthapuram

Specialisations

BUSINESS ANALYTICS
DIGITAL GOVERNANCE
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
FINANCE
HUMAN RESOURCES
INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT
MARKETING
OPERATIONS
SYSTEMS
TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience is mandatory. Experience certificate needs to be produced at the time of the personal interview.
  • The qualifying degree will be a Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years duration or a Master’s degree of at least 2 years duration from a recognised university.
  • Entrance Test score  in one of the tests: (CAT/GRE(Code: 3457)/CMAT/KMAT/XAT/NMAT/Digital University MAT)
  • Minimum score of 60 percentage marks OR CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the qualifying degree. Rounding off of marks is not allowed. A candidate with CGPA less than 6.5 will also be eligible if the equivalent percentage for graduation is above 60% as per the respective university norms for conversion from CGPA to percentage. In such a case, the candidate will have to produce the official document or percentage equivalence certificate from the respective university showing CGPA to percentage conversion norms, at the time of admission. Students who have scored less than 60% in their graduation degree are not eligible for admission to the courses of Digital University Kerala. Candidates belonging to SC/ST and Persons with Disability categories are eligible for applying if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. SEBC candidates of Kerala State who are certified as belonging to non-creamy layer are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks for qualifying examination, provided that the candidates have passed the examination.

Candidates must have a valid score (tests since Nov, 2021) in CAT (IIMs), GRE(Code: 3457),  CMAT (AICTE), KMAT (Kerala), XAT (XLRI), NMAT (GMAC), or the Management Aptitude Test (DUMAT) conducted by Digital University Kerala specifically for the MBA (Flexible) program. Based on the score of any of the specified tests, candidates will be called for Group Discussion/Written Ability Test and interview, provided they have submitted the test scorecards while submitting the application. Those failing to submit the scorecard (copy or scanned copy) will not be included in the rank list. Admission rank lists will be prepared on the basis of an index score. Weightages for computing the index score will be as follows for preparing the final rank list:

Entrance Test score (CAT/GRE(Code: 3457)/CMAT/KMAT/XAT/NMAT/DUMAT)- 40%
GD/Written Ability Test- 20%
Interview-30%
Academic performance: 5%
Work experience: 5%

Selected students for the PG programs are expected to submit all the original documents of mark lists, degree/provisional degree certificates, migration certificates, etc. by 31st January 2023. In case any of the candidates fail to submit the original certificates as proof of their eligibility by this date, the University may be forced to ask the students to discontinue the course.

The MBA program, which is the World’s flagship management qualification that creates professionals who become business leaders, is one of the most relevant programs now as technology creates ever new possibilities in business, innovation and entrepreneurship. The digital-age MBA at Digital University Kerala is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to take on management positions in a variety of organizations ranging from for-profit to social enterprises to innovative entrepreneurial ventures.The goal of the program is to help the executives from the industry enhance their managerial competencies and leadership skills for professional growth and development. With the learning and exposure obtained from the program, the participants will be able to contribute more effectively to their organizations.

The tuition fee payable for the whole Flexible mode MBA  Programme is Rs 4 Lakhs.

Other fees and the caution deposit will be  applicable as per the University norms.

Admission Schedule

Will be announced soon

Round 1

Based on applications received till May 1, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): May 10, 2022

Publication of rank list: May 12, 2022

Last date of admission: May 21, 2022

Round 2

Based on applications received till July 2, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): July 12, 2022

Publication of rank list: July 14, 2022

Last date of admission: July 24, 2022

ADMISSION HELPDESK

Mob No. 8078193800
Landline: +91-471-2788019
Email : admission-pg@duk.ac.in

ADMISSION HELPDESK

Mob No. 8078193800
Landline: +91-471-2788019
Email : admission-pg@duk.ac.in

ADMISSION SCHEDULE

  • Last date for the acceptance of online application: July 31, 2022
  • Digital University Management Aptitude Test: Aug 14, 2022
  • Group Discussion/Personal Interview: Aug 16 – 26, 2022
  • Publishing of results: Aug 30, 2022
  • Commencement of classes: Sept 19, 2022

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