The Demand for a master degree is higher now than ever. Most people seeking for master degree courses now apply online so they can study while doing their favorite job. There are many options available out there some reputed and some not reputed. Below are the top 10 online MBA programs you need to know about.

1.ICFAI (Tripura)

First established in 1984, since then ICFAI has 11 universities all across India. It has built quite a reputation for being one of the finest MBA institutions in the nation. The distant learning program comes with a package of organized study materials and a study plan. Examinations are Computer-based organized at certain centers. The course is of two years with an expenditure of ₹ 65,000.

2. Indian Institute of Business Management and Studies (IIBMS):

IIBMS is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Institution and is among one of the trusted institutions when it comes to providing online distance MBA program to both national and international students. The online MBA course fee for 2 years is around ₹35,800 for Indian students.
IIBMS is accredited by ISTE – Indian Society for Technical Education, IADL – The International Association for Distance Learning, BSI ANAB – British Standard Institute, NHRD – The National HRD Network and many more..

3. Symbiosis

Symbiosis offers online MBA courses to students from all around the world. Symbiosis is also among one of the best institutions offering online MBA program as they keep updating the course structure to match the current needs of its students. Students taking courses from here have the freedom to ask questions via email or during the Virtual Classroom session. The fee for an online MBA course is approximately ₹ 95,000.

4. Amity University

Amity is already popular for providing traditional MBA degrees but, when it comes to distant learning Amity earns the throne again. Amity offers Personal contact program for its students along with several E-books and other study materials. The fee for the course is around ₹ 1,36,800


Established by the Government of India, IGNOU is approved by both UGC and AICTE. The institution provides printed study materials with some extra audio and visual kit other than the video lectures to help the students. The span of the course is of 2 years costing ₹ 32,000.

6. Annamalai University

Annamalai University is not approved by the UGC. Although, it is an “A” grade certified institute by the NAAC. Similar to the other distance education institution, Annamalai University provides printed materials home delivered to their students each semester along with support and organized video lectures. The span of the course is of 2 years costing around ₹ 26,000.

7. Lovely Professional University (LPU)

LPU backed the WES Award in 2018 for innovation in open & Distance learning. LPU has a separate facility for its students support while providing top notch study materials and video lectures. The span of the course is of 2 years and will cost you around ₹ 55,000.

8. Don Bosco University

Founded in 2009, Don Bosco University is a recognized institution by UGC. With one of the best study materials and video lectures for its students, Don Bosco also offers one of the best e-supports for its students. The distant MBA courses span is over 2 years and the fees of the programs are roughly around ₹ 1, 80,000.

9. Jaipur National University (JNU)

Jaipur National University is another institution approved by the UGC. This institution has a well-defined syllabus and e-support for queries and student help; the institution also offers assignment and exercises on a regular basis. The course fee for this MBA online course is around ₹ 45,000.

10. Sikkim Manipal University (SMU)

Sikkim Manipal University also offers online courses handled by the SMU-DE branch which was founded in the year 2001 and is considered as one of the best professional distant education providers in India. Like any other institutions in the list, SMU provides e support and various other study materials along with video lectures for each semester. The course fee is around ₹ 50,000 for 2 years.

Author's Bio: 

Prior to becoming an educational counselor and writer, Hetal worked as a digital marketing expert. She is working with IIBMS and she writes many articles on Open University and online distance learning programs like online distance MBA program, EMBA, post graduation - diploma programs and many more. Contact her at to know more about distance education.