MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FULL TIME)

School of Digital Humanities and Liberal Arts

Duration of the program : Two years
Mode of program : Full time, regular, on-campus at Digital University Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Capacity/ number of Seats: 40
APPLICATION FEE : Rs.750/-(GENERAL) & Rs. 375/- (SC/ST/Divyaang)

Attractive scholarships will be awarded to top ranking students.

  • PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
  • ELIGIBILITY
  • SELECTION PROCESS
  • PROSPECTS
  • FEE STRUCTURE
  • CURRICULUM

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) of Digital University Kerala is a 2-year, full time, 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.

BUSINESS ANALYTICS

DIGITAL GOVERNANCE

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

FINANCE

HUMAN RESOURCES

INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT

MARKETING

OPERATIONS

SYSTEMS

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

The qualifying degree will be Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years duration or Master’s degree of at least 2 years duration from a recognised university.

Students appearing for final year exams in 2022 can also apply. However, admission if offered will be subject to satisfying the eligibility criteria latest by 31st January 2023.

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 who have appeared or are appearing for the final year/semester examination may also apply for the PG Programs provided that they satisfy the following two conditions

  • Condition 1 ‐ That they have appeared/ are appearing for the final year/semester exam in full and for the first time
  • Condition 2 ‐ That they have passed all examinations prior to the final year /semester.

In other words, applicants to undergraduate programmes who are appearing for compartmental/improvement/supplementary examinations are not eligible for this privilege.

Candidates must have a valid score (tests since Nov, 2021) in CAT (IIMs), GRE(Code: 3457), CMAT (AICTE), KMAT (Kerala), XAT (XLRI), or NMAT (GMAC) on the basis of which they will be called for Group Discussion/Written Ability Test and interview, provided they have submitted the test score cards while submitting the application. Those failing to submit the score card (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.

Candidates must have a valid score (tests since Nov, 2021) in CAT (IIMs), GRE(Code: 3457),  CMAT (AICTE), KMAT (Kerala), XAT (XLRI), or NMAT (GMAC)  on the basis of which they will be called for Group Discussion/Written Ability Test and interview, provided they have submitted the test score cards while submitting the application. Those failing to submit the score card (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)- 40%
  • GD/Written Ability Test- 20%
  • Interview-30%
  • Academic performance: 5%
  • Work experience: 5%

The GD/Written Ability Test/Interview will be held in the offline mode in major cities across India or in the online mode depending on the COVID situation at that point. The chosen mode will be communicated to the short-listed candidates in advance.

Selected students for the PG programs are expected to submit all the original documents of marklists, degree/provisional degree certificates, migration certificate, etc. by 30th September 2022. 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.

Admission to the MBA program will be done in three rounds:

Round 1

Based on applications received till June 10, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): June 17 2022 

Round 2

Based on applications received till June 26, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): July 4-7, 2022

Round 3

Based on applications received till July 31, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): Aug 8-11, 2022

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.

Fee Structure: 2022-2024 (Amount in INR)

MBA Regular

Particulars

First Year

Second Year

First
Semester

Second
 Semester

Third
Semester

Fourth
Semester

Tuition fee

1,00,000

1,00,000

1,00,000

1,00,000

Caution deposit

5,000

TOTAL

105,000

1,00,000

1,00,000

1,00,000

Hostel and Mess Fee (Applicable for hostellers)

Caution deposit for Hostel

10,000

***Hostel Fee

18,000

18,000

18,000

18,000

****Mess Fee

4,500 per
Month

4,500 per
Month

4,500 per
Month

4,500 per
Month

The fee for the whole course is payable in four installments. The schedule is given below.

Installment

Tuition Fee

INR

Caution DepositINR

Last date of remittance without fine(on or before)

At the time of admission

20,000

--

--

2nd

40,000

5,000

16-08-2022

3rd

40,000

--

31-08-2022

4th (2nd Sem Fee)

1,00,000

--

Within 15 days commencement of 2nd Semester class

5th (3rd Sem Fee)

1,00,000

--

Within 15 days commencement of 3rd Semester class

6th (4th Sem Fee)

1,00,000

--

Within 15 days commencement of 4th Semester class

Total fee for the wholeprogram

4,00,000

5,000

 

***Hostel Fee: Rs. 18,000/semester/student for double occupancy

****Mess Fee: Mess charges will be based on actual and will be around Rs.4,000-4,500/month.

Note: Hostel and mess fee will be charged only after students physically arrive in the campus and get admitted to the hostel. No fee will be charged in case classes are forced to be conducted online due to COVID-19.

Admission Procedure

Round 1

Based on applications received till June 10, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): June 17  2022

Round 2

Based on applications received till June 26, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): July 4-7, 2022

Round 3

Based on applications received till July 31, 2022

Writing Assessment Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI): Aug 8-11, 2022

  • The application window for all Master’s degree and PhD programs except MBA (Full Time), MBA (Working Professionals) and  MTech (Electronic Product Design) are closed.
  • The next round of selection process for admission to MBA (Full-Time) program is on 13 Sept 2022. Those with valid CAT/KMAT/CMAT/NMAT/GRE scores may apply online

ADMISSION HELPDESK

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

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