SRM Distance Education MBA

SRM Distance MBA

The SRM University or the SRM Institute of Science and Technology with A++ accreditation by NAAC, offers a number of courses under their distance education program.

These are all approved by the UGC and can be accessed through various channels.

Students can choose to receive online study materials, read relevant texts from the university's electronic library or they can also contact the teachers separately.

There are discussion forums held for students to clear their doubts and discuss different topics related to the course.

MBA or Master of Business Administration is a Post-graduate business degree.

Distance MBA at SRM University focuses on courses related to finance, human resources, entrepreneurship, marketing and management.

There are also elective courses available in MBA programs that are related to business strategy and management analysis.

Candidates opt for MBA programs to develop their entrepreneurial skills, create a business network and to develop hands-on experience.

Eligibility Criteria

SRM University conducts an entrance test for all students interested in the distance MBA program.

If a candidate has a bachelor's degree in any subject, from a recognized institution, then that candidate is eligible to sit for the entrance test or the SRMCAT ( SRM Common Admission Test).

Admission Procedure

The admission procedure for the distance MBA program at SRM University is simple.

Interested candidates first need to fill in an online application form (available on the official website).

Soon after that, an entrance examination or the SRMCAT is conducted. This is an online examination.

The entrance test usually takes place in February.

SRM University releases all important dates related to the admission procedure, well in advance.

Students whose names are published in the merit list of the SRMCAT can then proceed to take admission by paying the required fees via a demand draft (DD) in favour of the university.

Fee Structure

MBA programs can be very expensive. But at SRM University, the distance MBA program is quite affordable. Students have to pay Rs. 15,000 per semester.

Therefore, the total fee (for four semesters) for SRM distance MBA is Rs. 60,000. However, this does not include examination or registration fees.


The distance MBA program has an extensive syllabus. It covers all basic and advanced topics so that students are able to gain all-round knowledge and focus on their areas of interest, as well. This syllabus is spread out over the course of four semesters.

Semester 1

  • Micro/Managerial Economics 
  • Legal and Business Environment
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Statistics and Analytics for Decision Making 
  • Organizational Behaviour 
  • Managerial Skills for Effectiveness 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Business Communication 
  • Computer Applications for Business 
  • Financial Reporting, Statements and Analysis 
  • Operations Management 

Semester 2

  • Indian Economy and Polity 
  • Indian Financial System and Financial Markets 
  • Indian Ethos and Business Ethics
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Corporate Strategy 
  • Marketing Research 
  • Organization Design 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability 
  • Quantitative Techniques 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Project Management 

Semester 3

  • Five different elective topics chosen from a particular domain 
  • Five more elective topics chosen by the student from one domain 
  • Summer internship program 

Semester 4

  • Two non functional elective topics 
  • Two more non functional elective topics 
  • Project work 


The distance MBA course is designed to provide good career opportunities to students.

The university provides excellent placement to its students after training and counselling them.

The placement cell works to improve soft skills and also has programs available for motivating students and providing them with the necessary experience.

The jobs offered are related to a student's skills and abilities and therefore allow every student to excel.

Top recruiters include Amazon, Asian Paints, Canon India, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Goldman Sachs, among others.

Frequently Asked Question

What documents are required while filling out the form for distance MBA at SRM University?

Applicants will have to provide a passport size photograph along with their signature, mark sheets of their 10th and 12th board examinations and bachelor's degree.

What is the application fee?

Application forms can be sent via the online portal or offline, through post. In both cases, the application fee is Rs. 500.

What is the duration of the distance MBA program?

There are four semesters in this program. Therefore, students can two to four years (maximum) to complete the course.


The distance MBA program at SRM University is an excellent one for all candidates who cannot afford to attend a full time program.

The study material sent to students contains detailed information about each subject and the university's electronic library is available for all students.

The distance education MBA is designed to help students get the full experience and not miss out on any part of the course.

The entire course structure is extremely beneficial and therefore, the distance MBA at SRM University is definitely a good choice.

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