EMBA commonly known as Executive MBA degree is designed for people working in middle level managerial positions and are looking forward to take a position in the top management.
In India, EMBA is confusingly used for one year MBA programmes. Though both the courses help the aspirants to grab a top management job there is a lots of difference between the both.
Below table will make you understand the difference between EMBA and one year MBA programmes –
|Executive MBA/EMBA||One Year MBA for Executives|
|Can be pursued from anywhere||
Yes. Candidates can pursue this course from anywhere. Only for 15 or 30 days they have to attend the college.
No. One has to attend regular classes.
|Duration||15 months or longer||12-15 months|
|Minimum Work Ex Required||10+ years||5 Years for IIMs, 2 Years for ISB/Great Lakes|
|Admission||Profile based. GMAT generally not required||GMAT/GRE is required. And admission process is rigorous|
|Fees||High than two years regular MBA programmes||High than regular 2 years MBA programme|
There are very few colleges in India which provide EMBA but many colleges including the IIMs provide one year MBA programme for working professional.
Colleges offering EMBA courses in India
|Name of the college||Course Name||Course Duration||Eligibility||Fees in INR|
– bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline from any recognized university
– minimum of 10 years of full-time work experience
|Great Lakes||PGXPM||20 months||8.50 lakhs|
|IIT Delhi||MBA in Technology Management||Three years||
1. First class degree or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering / Technology; Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics); Bachelor’s degree in Statics, Operation Research, Computer Application, Economics, Commerce and CA/ICWAI
2. – Minimum 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale or equivalent.
– 2 years of post-qualifying degree work experience
|FMS, Delhi||MBA Executive & MBA Executive (Health Care Administration)||2 years||
-3 years’ bachelor’s degree
-minimum 5 years of executive or administration work experience
Well, candidates don’t need to worry because there are number of top B schools including the IIMs offering one year MBA programmes in India. To pursue these one year MBA programmes candidates will have to leave their jobs and complete the course. But, most of the college offering one year MBA programmes provide placements so candidates need not to worry about the Jobs.
Colleges offering one year MBA programmes in India
Below is the list of top 10 colleges which provide one year MBA programmes in India.
|Institution||Name of course||Duration||Minimum Work Experience Required||Fees in INR|
|IIM Ahmedabad||PGPX||12 Months||4 years||25 lakhs|
|IIM Bangalore||EPGP||12 Months||5 years||25.89 lakhs|
|IIM Calcutta||PGPEX||12 Months||5 Years||22 lakhs|
|IIM Indore||EPGP||12 Months||5 Years||20 lakhs|
|IIM Lucknow||IPMX||12 Months||5 Years||23.50 lakhs|
|IBS Hyderabad||PGP||12 Months||2 Years||34.63 Lakhs|
|SPJIMR Mumbai||PGPM||15 Months||5 Years||18.94 Lakhs|
|XLRI Jamshedpur||PGDM (GM)||15 Months||5 Years||20 lakhs|
|MDI Gurgaon||NMP||12 Months||5 years||15.35 Lakhs|
|Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon||PGPM||12 Months||2 Years||18.94 lakhs|
Benefits of EMBA/One year MBA courses:
Learning new skills
These courses are designed for working professionals with a certain level of experience. Doing these courses will enhance their skills and knowledge and prepare them for handling top management positions.
High Salary Package
After doing EMBA or one year MBA course candidates have chance to explore high paying top executive positions. In one year MBA programmes placements are provided by the college itself.
A much needed push to Stagnating Career
EMBA or one year MBA programmes can give a push to stagnating career. It equips candidate with necessary knowledge and skills which in turn boosts the confidence of the candidate.
Enter new ventures
The EMBA courses coupled with the work experience of the candidates can enable him to start his new venture on his own. The degree enhances his strategic skills so that candidate can take the right decision while investing his money.