Executive MBA (E-MBA) program is designed for mid-level working professionals (executives) who desire to further enhance their competency in their area of management functioning. While a normal MBA program lasts for two years, the EMBA program can be completed in one year year.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for Executive MBA program, you must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks. You should also have a minimum of one year work experience in managerial, supervisory or related position. Work experience during graduation is not counted. Some institutes conduct personal interview (PI) and group discussion (GD), while some take entrance examination.

MBA Institutes for E-MBA

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi

Delhi University has successfully established itself as the top university in India. FMS’s one year MBA Executive and MBA Executive (Healthcare Administration) are very rigorous and have attractive placements. These courses require 5 years of work experience as an executive after graduation. You must have an MBBS or BDS to do MBA Executive Program in Healthcare Management.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

SIBM’s one year Postme Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX) is one of the best E-MBA courses in India. The duration of the program is 30 months. Classes take place during weekends, so you can manage both your work and education. You must have at least three years of work experience as an executive or manager after graduation to be eligible to apply to this course.

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai

NMIMS School of Business Management has been ranked among the top ten business schools in India. The E-MBA programme of NMIMS is creative, well researched and highly flexible. There are two E-MBA courses offered by NMIMS - normal EMBA and EMBA with specialization in Pharmaceutical Management. You must have five years of work experience after graduation as an executive to become eligible for applying for this course.

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), IIT Kharagpur

In 2010, IIT Kharagpur Vinod Gupta School of Management started offering three year Executive MBA course. The three year EMBA course includes two years of study through weekend classes and one year of project work in a company.