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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is offered on distance learning mode by the ICFAI University, Tripura. It is offered in following streams:

• MBA (Marketing)
• MBA (HRM)
• MBA (Finance)

The Program aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of management, finance and human resource management. The program prepares the students with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business around the world.

Eligibility

Graduates (any discipline).                                                                      

Duration

Two years.

Medium of instruction

English.

Validity of enrollment

The students are required to complete MBA Program within a period of four years from the date of enrollment. Students who are unable to complete the program within the validity period of four years, but still keen on continuing the program, are required to register de novo by paying the requisite fee.

The program is based on self-study and examinations.

Self-study

The University provides prescribed books specially designed for the programs meant for self study. Counselling classes will be organised.

Program structure

The MBA Program is structured into 4 stages. There are 20 subjects in the program.

Out of these 20 subjects, 12 are common for all the three streams. In each stream there are 8 specialized subjects. The program structure for each stream is as indicated.

Program Structure
MBA (Marketing)
Stage I
Stage II
Stage III
Stage IV
Principles and Practices of Management IT & Systems in Management Consumer Behavior Marketing of Services
Managerial Economics Business Environment and Business Law Advertising and Communication Management Retail Management
Human Resource Management
Operations Management Strategic Marketing Business Policy and Strategy
Accounting and Finance for Managers Management Control System Business Research Methodology Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Marketing Management Sales and Distribution Management International Marketing Project Work

Program Structure
MBA (HRM)
Stage I
Stage II
Stage III
Stage IV
Principles and Practices of Management IT & Systems in Management Recruitment, Training and Development Human Resource Planning and Audit
Managerial Economics Business Environment and Business Law Performance Measurement and Reward Systems Strategic Human Resource Mgmt.
Human Resource Management
Operations Management Leadership and Change Management Business Policy and Strategy
Accounting and Finance for Managers Management Control System Business Research Methodology Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Marketing Management Organizational Behavior Organization Development Project Work

Program Structure
MBA ((Finance)
Stage I
Stage II
Stage III
Stage IV
Principles and Practices of Management IT & Systems in Management Financial Markets Financial Risk Management
Managerial Economics Business Environment and Business Law Security Analysiss Mergers and Acquisitions
Human Resource Management
Operations Management Portfolio Management Business Policy and Strategy
Accounting and Finance for Managers Management Control System Business Research Methodology Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Marketing Management Financial Management for Managers Strategic Financial Management Project Work

Subject-wise Waivers

Students with prior qualifications are eligible to get waivers from certain subjects of the MBA Program as indicated below:

 Subject  Eligibility for Waiver
 Managerial Economics  MA (Economics)
 Accounting & Finance for  Managers  CA, CWA
 IT & Systems in Management  MCA, B.Tech

What the qualifications refer to:

  • CA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

  • CWA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

  • MA (Economics) from any University.

  • MCA from any University.

  • B.Tech from any University.

CBT examinations

The examinations are offered through Computer Based Test (CBT).

Online exam registration

All students are required to register and book the slots for each subject for their CBT (including payment of fee) using the online facility only, as the operations of examinations department are entirely computerized.

Test centers

The CBTs are held at test centers, as indicated on the website www.iutripura.edu.in/dlp.

Eligibility for appearing in examinations

Students will be eligible to appear for examinations for the first stage (comprising of 5 subjects) six months after the date of enrollment, provided all due postdated cheques are honored on time. Subsequently, students can complete each stage once every six months.

Students will be required to progress in the program stage-wise, sequentially. In order to advance to the next stage students should not have more than one backlog in the ongoing stage. The student can appear for the backlog in the subsequent examination. However, a backlog subject cannot be carried forward beyond one stage. For example a backlog subject of Stage I cannot be carried to Stage III. Within a stage, students can appear for examinations in any order of the subjects and for any/all subjects at a time.

Examinations

Examinations are conducted four-times in a year in the months of January, April, July and October

Enrollment dates

In order to become eligible to appear for the examinations, the students are required to enroll into the program on or before the dates given in the following table.


 Examinations  Enroll into the program on or before
Jan 2016 June 30, 2015
April 2016  Sep 30, 2015
July 2016  Dec 31, 2015
Oct 2016 Mar 31, 2016

Mock practice questions to familiarize with computer based examinations will be provided to all enrolled students.

Certification

The following Diplomas/Degree are issued by the ICFAI University, Tripura to the successful students:

 Certification  On successful completion of
 Certificate in Business Basics  First 5 subjects
 Diploma in Management  First 10 subjects
 PG Diploma in Marketing/  Finance/HR  First 15 subjects
 Master of Business Administration  Degree in respective discipline  All subjects

Pre-enrollment services

Online prospectus request, online enrolment, updates on events and chat facility.

Post-enrollment services

Facility for online payment, Computer-based test (CBT) examinations, online admit cards, online examination results, mock test for familiarization with CBT examination procedure, chat facility for all the enrolled students, important information on examination schedule, test centers, updates on revision of curriculum, etc.

Secure Internet Payment Gateway

Students can enroll into the program by logging on to www.iutripura.edu.in/dlp for filing the application form online and making the payment through Internet. Students can make the payment through the Credit Card issued by ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank or the VISA/MasterCard issued by any bank, through Secure Internet Payment Gateway. Net Banking facility is also available for customers of ICICI Bank, AXIS Bank, Yes Bank, Karnataka Bank, Corporation Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, South Indian Bank, Federal Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait and Dhanalaxmi Bank. Students may please note that payments relating to examinations will be accepted only through Secure Internet Payment Gateway.

Admission Policies and Guidelines

The Admission modalities are with reference to the distance learning MBA Program offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura.

Enrollment

Applications received from students are checked for the basic eligibility criteria and the eligible students are enrolled into the program under the distance learning mode.

No enrollment of foreign citizens

The admission into the distance learning program is not open to foreign citizens due to visa restrictions. Indian passport holders temporarily staying abroad can enroll subject to the decision by the Admissions Committee.

Rejected applications

If the applicants do not satisfy the eligibility criteria, the applications are returned to them along with all enclosures and the amount paid after deducting Rs. 500. Such students are, however, permitted to apply again after they subsequently satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Remittance

The applicants are required to pay the fee as indicated in the Fee Schedule. The remittance can be done by way of Demand Draft or Credit Card. Demand Draft should be in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura-Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala. For EMI facility please refer to Fee Schedule.

Fee Schedule

(With effect from March 01 2014 and valid for the Academic year 2014 only)

Option I
(Stage wise)
Particulars Fee (Rs.)
Admission Fee 10,000
Program Fee 20,000
Total 30,000
Lumpsum Payment 30,000
EMI Facility  
Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card) 10,000
Balance amount to be paid through 6 Equated Monthly Instalments [EMIs] (including bank charges) by Postdated Cheques 3,565

Option 2
(Full Fee)
Particulars Fee (Rs.)
Admission Fee 10,000
Program Fee 65,000
Total 75,000
Lumpsum Payment 75,000
EMI Facility  
Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card) 10,000
Balance amount to be paid through 15 Equated Monthly Instalments [EMIs] (including bank charges) by Postdated Cheques 5,025

* The fee stated above is common for all the streams of MBA Program namely, Marketing, HRM & Finance Note: Exam fee is payable separately as and when the student registers for the examination.

Refund policy

In case a student decides to withdraw from the program after enrollment, the fee paid will be refunded after deducting the admission fee and the cost of courseware supplied. Withdrawal requests received after 30 days of enrollment are not entertained and no refund will be given.

Right to amend rules

The University reserves the right to amend the rules and regulations wherever considered necessary and appropriate. Such amendments will be intimated to the students. Therefore, this publication and the descriptions contained herein are not to be construed as a contract binding the University to any specific policies. Possible changes include, but are not limited to curriculum and course content, passing requirements, eligibility criteria for examinations, fee schedule, refund policy, examination pattern, certification and designation, and such other matters as may be considered relevant.

Guidelines

The students are advised to read the following guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Enrollment and the Fee Remittance Form.

  • The Application Forms should be filled in Capital Letters.

  • Please respond to all the information sought.

  • Additional sheets may be used, if necessary.

  • Ensure that the Application Forms are signed.

Photocopies of certificates

  • Photocopies of certificates regarding date of birth and educational qualifications shall be enclosed with the Application Form for Enrollment.

  • Original Certificates should not be sent.

Enclosures

Please ensure that your Application contains the following enclosures.

  • Application Form for Enrollment into the program (with recent color photograph affixed).

  • Copies of Certificates of Date of Birth and Educational Qualifications.

  • Fee Remittance Form.

  • Demand Draft/Credit Card Merchant Slip (wherever applicable) towards the payment.

  • Those students availing the EMI facility through PDCs are requested to enclose the postdated cheques (CTS 2010 compliant) for the required amount along with the Fee Remittance Form.

The completed Application Forms along with the required enclosures can be submitted or sent by speedpost/courier to:

The Admissions Officer,
The ICFAI University, University Campus,
Agartala-Simna Road, P.O. Kamalghat, Sadar,
Agartala - 799210, Tripura (West).