Higher education in India has been largely borrowed from the western system of education. Upon gaining independence, the Indian government focused on enhancing the country’s technological education. Gradually, with the passage of time, higher education began to be further influenced by the west, which led to the emergence of professional courses. Indians, hitherto fond of academics and civil services, began shifting focus to other kinds of career opportunities.
Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is one such course that has gained immense popularity especially among urban Indians. The changing economy and the growing demand, led to the Indian government taking the initiative to establish management institutes in the country. These came to be known as the Indian Institutes of Management offering management degrees to MBA aspirants. The brainchild of Jawaharlal Nehru, the IIMs was established with the objective of providing quality management education. They primarily offer postgraduate, doctoral as well as executive MBA programs.
Gradually, the MBA courses/programs became so popular that private players began to venture in to the market. Several educational institutes have mushroomed all over the country that are offering MBA degrees.
Gradually, with changing times and economy, the demand for MBA began to increase and more and more Indian students began to opt for MBA in their postgraduate studies for better career opportunities. With the passage of time other avenues also opened up. The traditional structure surrounding MBA began to change and various specializations began to be incorporated. Established courses like MBA in Finance and Marketing gave way to newer disciplines like Retail Management, Rural Management and so on. Nowadays, even courses like Executive MBA, MBA in Insurance have started gaining popularity.
Recently, the latest trend that has gained immense popularity is Executive MBA. Initiated by the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, the one-year executive MBA program kick started with fruitful returns. Intense and fast paced, the executive MBA ensures the candidate is fully equipped to face the corporate world with full responsibilities.
Moreover, in the era of the Internet and online media, since online education has reached new heights, almost all courses can be pursued online these days. MBA is no exception. Online MBA degrees have already become the talk of the town and thousands are opting for the same.
All major Indian cities have management institutes. Following the demand, private players also hit the market. Today India is home to numerous MBA colleges and institutes that offer degrees in various specializations. Being the capital of the country, Delhi definitely has loads of opportunities in this field. MBA aspirants can choose from several MBA colleges and courses in Delhi.
Let us take a quick look at the same. Some of the top MBA colleges in Delhi are
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi
Established in 1954, Faculty of Management Studies,(FMS) University of Delhi is known for some of the finest departments in sociology, economics and others. Courses offered by FMS are
* MBA – full time
* MBA – Health Care Administration
* MBA – Management of Services
* Management Development Programme
* PhD in Management
Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Founded in 1976, the Department of Management Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology has some unique features, such as heavy research orientation. One can choose from various MBA specializations in this esteemed department.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Set up in 1963 by the Government of India, this is one of the better known MBA colleges in Delhi/NCR.
International Management Institute
International Management Institute is another renowned MBA institute in Delhi that offers degrees in MBA with various specializations options.
Apart from the above-mentioned institutes, Delhi also has other educational institutes offering MBA degrees.
Sampurna Majumder writes on the behalf of Shiksha.com, which is the leading education portal providing genuine and accurate information about the current education trends and different courses available in various management colleges across India.