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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is offered on distance mode by the ICFAI University, Dehradun. The Program aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of management. The program prepares the students with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business around the world.

Graduates (any discipline).

Two years.

Medium of instruction:

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 may approach the University for extension of the validity period.

The University may permit extension of validity period based on the merits of the case. If accepted, a de-novo fee as applicable has to be paid by the student.

The program is based on self-study and examinations.

The University provides prescribed books specially designed for self-study. Counselling classes will also be organized.

Program structure

The program structure for the MBA Program has four modules consisting of five subjects each. Module 3 has five elective courses which can be taken from one elective stream amongst 4 streams offered.

MBA Program Structure

Module I


 Principles of Management


 Business Communication & Soft Skills


 Organizational Behavior


 Economics for Managers


 Business Environment & Law

Module II


 Marketing Management


 Human Resource Management


 Foundations of Accounting & Finance


 IT & Systems


 Project & Operations Management

Module III* (4 Elective Streams)


 Elective - I


 Elective - II


 Elective - III


 Elective - IV


 Elective - V

Module IV


 Business Policy & Strategy


 International Business


 Management Control Systems


 Leadership & Change Management


 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

In Module III, Elective 1 to Elective 5 to be chosen from any one out of 4 Elective streams as indicated below.

Elective Streams

Elective Subject
Finance Investment Banking
Financial Services
Investment Management
International Finance
Wealth Management
Human Resource Management Performance Measurement and Reward Systems
Recruitment, Training and Development
Strategic Human Resource Management
Organizational Development
Global Human Resource Management
Marketing Management Integrated Marketing Communications
Services Marketing
Sales & Distribution Management
Strategic Marketing Management
International Marketing
Operations and Systems Service Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Operations Strategy
Business Intelligence

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


 Eligibility for Waiver

 Economics for Managers

 MA (Economics)

 Foundations of Accounting & Finance


 IT & Systems

 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.

Fee Schedule

Module-wise Fee Payment (Option 1)


Fee (Rs.)

Admission Fee


Program Fee




Lumpsum Payment


EMI Facility


Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card)


Balance amount to be paid through Equated Monthly Instalments [EMIs] (including bank charges) by Postdated Cheques


Number of EMIs


Full Fee Payment (Option 2)


Fee (Rs.)

Admission Fee


Program Fee (All 4 Modules)




Lumpsum Payment


EMI Facility


Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card)


Balance amount to be paid through Equated Monthly Instalments [EMIs] (including bank charges) by Postdated Cheques


Number of EMIs


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, the same may be considered by the Admissions Committee based on merits of the case. However, there will be no refund of fee.

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.

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 and address proof shall be enclosed with the Application Form for Enrollment.
• Original Certificates should not be sent.

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.
• Xerox copy of Aadhar Card / Passport.
• Fee Remittance Form.
• Demand Draft/Credit Card Merchant Slip (wherever applicable) towards the payment.

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

The Admissions Officer:
The ICFAI University, Dehradun,
Rajawala Road,
Central Hope Town,
Selaqui, Dehradun - 248197

Pre-enrollment services
Online prospectus request, online enrolment, updates on events and chat facility.

Post-enrollment services
Facility for online payment, chat facility for all the enrolled students, important information on counseling classes Schedule, updates on revision of curriculum, etc.

Secure Internet Payment Gateway
Students can enroll into the program by logging on to for filling 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, Dehradun.

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. 1000. Such students are, however, permitted to apply again after they subsequently satisfy the eligibility criteria.

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, Dehradun-Fee Collection A/c FLP” payable at Dehradun. For EMI facility please refer to Fee Schedule.

Eligibility for appearing in examinations
Students are eligible to appear for the examinations for module I (all five subjects) six months after the date of enrollment. Subsequently, students can complete each module once every six months.

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

Examinations are conducted Two-times in a year in the months of January and July. Supplementary examinations will be conducted in the moths of April and October. The schedule of registration, examination dates and announcement of results will be placed on the University website and also mailed to the students’ registered e-mail id. The process uses the computer and internet exclusively for the purpose.

Award of Certificate
On successful completion of the MBA Program, the students will be awarded the “Master of Business Administration” (MBA) Degree from the ICFAI University, Dehradun.