Master in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought after career option nowadays in India. One of the many aspects of this degree that attracts lots of students is that one can pursue it after completing his/her graduation from a different stream. For example, if you have completed B-Tech in Information Technology then after graduation you can pursue IT-MBA. This integration of courses has made MBA the booming career option among the youth. The question arises that how to decide a college when there are thousands of MBA colleges in India. There are so many colleges in India right now which offer MBA courses. It becomes a tiresome and at the same time quite a tricky process for a student to choose the right one from the lot.

While choosing the right institute for yourself, you need to focus upon certain areas. Here are few of those –
1. Certification/Accreditation – First and foremost, enquire about whether the college you are choosing, it is affiliated to some recognized university or not. Ask experts; seek advice from ex students of the institute if possible.
2. Updated curriculum - Be sure that the institute you are choosing, has the updated curriculum in use. In today’s competitive world, you can’t afford to lag behind in any aspect. You have to be thoroughly updated to keep up with the fast paced world.
3. Faculties - Learning process in B schools has to be student centric and not teacher centric. The Faculties at college are not just your teachers. They should help you achieve your career goals and they should help you identify your strengths. Choose the college that has well qualified professors. Faculty (Lecturers) should have industry exposure and who helps you develop your professional as well as personal life
4. Placement - Placement is the most important point that one should consider while deciding a college. The brand value of institute reflects in its placement record. So make sure to do little bit of research about placement record of college.
5. Location and Cost - Choose the location which is convenient for you. Make sure that you don't waste time in traveling to college. If you comfortable stay at the college hostel. An MBA Program is very costly program. Consider your budget while choosing college.

Keep the above mentioned points in mind while choosing the institute you want to pursue your MBA from.

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